Real Spies, Real Lives

A production of Unexpected Paths Media

Listen on:

“Real Spies, Real Lives” is for listeners interested in spies, writing, and writing about spies.

Remember, wherever you are, keep an eye out…for spies.


Inspired by Poe

SUMMARY: Duncan talks about some spy movies to brighten a dreary day and about her upcoming new book, a mystery, which is a genre change for her. Also explained is the connection of the new book, Supreme Madness of the Carnival Season, to an Edgar Allan Poe short story, “The Cask of Amontillado.” To comment on…

Uncomfortable History

SUMMARY: Duncan winds up her promotion of her first collection of espionage short stories, Blood Vengeance, with a bit of Balkan history and a reading of the award-winning title story. You have until January 31 to get the eBook of Blood Vengeance for only 99¢. Go to amazon.com/dp/B007WWBX14 and grab it now.

Spies — At Career Day?

SUMMARY: What happens when your parents are spies but your teacher insists they come to career day? The second story in Blood Vengeance is “Career Day,” and Natalia Bukharin has a lot of questions for Mai and Alexei about what they really do. The answers, however, are not forthcoming. Blood Vengeance is FREE January 19 and 20 then after that…

Our Host

P. A. Duncan

Award-winning espionage author P. A. Duncan hosts this podcast that includes readings from her works, some espionage trivia, and history lessons. Sometimes she even does the accents–for better or worse. Learn more at www.unexpectedpaths.com.

Stay in Touch

Get every new episode delivered to your inbox.

Follow us on: