Real Spies, Real Lives

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“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.


Prologue to Terror – Part 2

SUMMARY: Duncan wraps up the dive into PROLOGUE TO TERROR, the reader magnet/prequel for Meeting the Enemy Book 1: TERROR, and you learn why writers retreat. Special pricing: 1. PROLOGUE TO TERROR – 99-cent eBook at amazon.com/dp/B0B1F64YLQ 2. OLD LOVE DOES NOT RUST – 99-cent preorder price at amazon.com/dp/B0B6RWHHCH (launches 8/29/22)More

Prologue to Terror Part 1

SUMMARY: Duncan explains what reader magnets are for, as well as the structure of a genre novel, and provides a brief review of the Amazon Prime movie The 355. Heavy on the writing stuff this week–but a bit of early, American espionage history surrounding George Washington’s Culper Ring. Prologue to Terror, the prequel/reader magnet for TERROR, book…More

Vary Your Pattern

SUMMARY: Oops. For some reason, this didn’t publish last week, so here’s the 7/21/22 podcast episode. Apologies. The “other half” of Moscow Rule No. 6: Vary your pattern and stay within your cover, offers some advice on personal security–without appearing too paranoid. Links for books on sale or available for preorder: On sale: Prologue to Terror,…More

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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.

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