Yes, Another Book Birthday


We’re ending season two of the podcast with the conclusion of the Self-Inflicted Wounds trilogy, book 3, And Justice for All. And because December is And Justice for All‘s book birthday, I have another giveaway–a signed hardcover edition of And Justice for All.

The giveaway is easy to enter. Click HERE ( ) to enter. You can add to your entries by following my Facebook Author Page, my Insta account, or sign up for my newsletter. The giveaway runs through December 31, so you have plenty of time to enter, and you can enter as many times as you want.

Concluding the Book Birthday Celebration for DANGEROUS TRUTHS


Winding up our celebration of Dangerous Truths, Thanksgiving wishes, a holiday special with Dangerous Truths being free, and don’t forget the hardcover edition of Dangerous Truths giveaway, which you can enter HERE ( The podcast takes a break next week for Thanksgiving. Have a great turkey day, and we’ll be back on December 2.

More Readings from DANGEROUS TRUTHS


Alexei is alive, but some disturbing news about his family dampens his relief. And there’s the matter of his connection to Irina Pishkatova and the fact Mai wants to get on with her mission. Don’t forget the book birthday giveaway of a signed, hardcover edition of Dangerous Truths, which you can enter HERE (

Happy Book Birthday to DANGEROUS TRUTHS


Yes, another book birthday for book 2 of Self-Inflicted Wounds, Dangerous Truths. A mini-review of the new animated series Star Trek: Prodigy and a mini-book review of Say Nothing by Patrick Keefe. To enter a drawing for a signed hardcover of Dangerous Truths, go to, fill out the form, and your name is entered. The site I’m using, King Sumo, will randomly select a winner on December 1. Good luck!

We’re All Done Celebrating WELCOME TO BELGRADE


Readings from the ending of Welcome to Belgrade, a mini-review of Denis Villenueve’s Dune, and don’t forget the giveaway. If you want to put your name in contention for a signed, hardcover edition of Welcome to Belgrade, go to this podcast’s Facebook Page — — and leave a comment about any of October 2021’s episodes. I’ll put all names in a random name selector to come up with a winner. You have until 10/31/21 to comment.

Another Reading from WELCOME TO BELGRADE


Three-quarters of the way through Welcome to Belgrade during its birthday month, we’ll see that Alexei will do almost anything for the mission; a review of a sci-fi/alternate history series on Apple TV; and don’t forget this month’s giveaway of a hardcover edition of Welcome to Belgrade. Go to the podcast’s Facebook page––and leave a comment about this episode or episodes 40 and 41. After October 31, I’ll select a name at random to receive the hardcover edition.



We delve a bit deeper into Welcome to Belgrade, book one of the Self-Inflicted Wounds trilogy, and I have a mini-review of No Time to Die, the latest James Bond film.

For Welcome to Belgrade’s book birthday this month, I’m giving away a signed, hardcover edition of Welcome to Belgrade. To put your name into contention, go to the podcast’s Facebook Page and leave a comment along with the episode number. It has to be a comment about one of this month’s episodes, so far, number 40 and 41. Here’s the link to the podcast’s Facebook Page: After October 31, I’ll place all the commenters’ names in a selection randomizer app and pick a winner. This giveaway has nothing to do with Facebook.

Happy Book Birthday to WELCOME TO BELGRADE


We’re celebrating the first book birthday of Welcome to Belgrade, book one in the Self-Inflicted Wounds Trilogy. As part of that celebration, I’m giving away a signed, hardcover copy of Welcome to Belgrade.

Here’s how you can enter:

  1. Go to the Real Spies, Real Lives Podcast Facebook page.
  2. Leave a comment on today’s episode, number 40.

At the end of the month, I’ll put the names of all commenters in a randomizer tool and have it pick the winner, whom I will contact via Facebook Messenger. And since I’ve mentioned Facebook, I have to say that this giveaway has nothing to do with Facebook; it’s my offering.

Thanks for celebrating Welcome to Belgrade‘s book birthday with me!



Some final readings from the novel in stories, THE BETTER SPY, a mini-review of American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally, and what’s coming up in October.