Bio: Ross Gallen was born in New York and raised in California. Growing up during the turbulent Soviet / US nuclear era, he was acutely aware of the lack of civil liberties in the Soviet hegemony. This ingrained a lifelong belief that the Constitution was all that protected ordinary Americans from arbitrary government action. His writing career began as an Op.Ed. writer for his high school newspaper. Graduating from the University of Redlands, he simultaneously received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. After a short stint in graduate school at the University of California, he proceeded to Cal Western Law School where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree.
Ross is a member of the State Bar of California and the State Bar of Texas. Employed as a Deputy District Attorney he argued the landmark case of In re Kay before the California Supreme Court. He honed his skills as a trial lawyer by working as a deputy Public Defender representing clients charged with capital murder and serious felony crimes, and then went on to become a managing partner in a civil litigation firm. He has been a Judge Pro Tem of the Orange County Superior Court and is recognized as a preeminent lawyer in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in America. Ross currently devotes his time to writing fiction and practicing law. Both of his sons are airline pilots and his daughter is a speech pathologist. To lean more you can visit his website at http://www.rossgallenauthor.com
Betrayed is a spy fiction thriller centering on a conspiracy by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp to distribute heroin and cocaine into the United States. The IRGC's purpose is to corrupt the West and provide financing for the Iranian hegemony. As the plot unfolds, an Iranian defector sends a computer disk detailing the activities of the IRGC to a U.S. Federal Court Judge. When the defector is discovered, the IRGC attempts to retrieve the disk. In the course of retrieval the Judge is mur... more info>>