The author discusses the feasibility of the premise that a counterintelligence officer from one spy shop could go undercover inside the CIA. We get a brief history of one traitor in the CIA who might be considered an “undercover agent.” Plus, you’ll get a reading from the author’s upcoming novel, TREACHERY, book 3 of the series Meeting the Enemy.
A traitor is a traitor. Duncan offers her take on a U.S. Airman accused of stealing classified material and posting it on Discord, allegedly to impress people. And learn about an audiobook hack that allows Alexa to read an eBook to you.
For the week of April 24 – 28, 2023, both of Duncan’s novellas, The Yellow Scarf and My Noble Enemy, will be free to download (eBooks only). For her birthday week, she’s giving presents to her readers. You can find The Yellow Scarf at amazon.com/dp/B018R55P2W and My Noble Enemy at amazon.com/dp/B00Y40IN7E.
There is a week left before the launch of the reader magnet prequel, Prologue to TREACHERY, and you can preorder it still at amazon.com/dp/B0BZZNFPZH.
Duncan talks about the importance of research when writing historical or any genre of fiction and gives some researching tips. Duncan is also conducting a workshop on researching historical fiction as part of the Author Transformation Alliance 2023 Virtual Spring Writing Retreat. For more information on that retreat, which starts at 0900 on Friday, March 24, go HERE.
Here are other links mentioned in this episode:
Link to the blog post “When Is Something Considered History?”
Duncan explores the ethics of espionage, i.e., is it a black and white issue, or are the ethics of espionage dependent upon perspective, what side you’re on? And we have a reading from Duncan’s debut mystery novel, Supreme Madness of the Carnival Season.