March 18, 2024

Episode 127

The Scarcity of Trust: Espionage, Fiction and the Blurred Lines Between with Special Guest Jeffrey S. Stephens

Author Jeffrey Stephens talks spies both real and fictional, and why government malfeasance makes his job as a novelist more difficult.

Attorney & author Jeffrey Stephens is the creator of the Nick Reagan & Jordan Sandor espionage book series. As a writer of spy thrillers, he has a unique perspective on spycraft, America’s intelligence sector, and the roles that both government and business are increasingly playing in the personal lives of citizens & consumers. He joins the program to discuss is fiction work and how it’s been affected by the negative perception that US intelligence has acquired, and how abuse of power hurts the dedicated men & women who work every day to neutralize threats before they make it to our shores.