Shelly Mateer


Shelly Mateer is a former CIA officer-turned-Mom. She writes books and stories inspired by her time working for the CIA. Her first book, Single in the CIA, is a memoir about her experience working in the National Clandestine Service (aka Directorate of Operations) of the Central Intelligence Agency. Her series, Mingling in the CIA, takes readers on a disturbing yet comical journey into the daily lives of the officers in America's premier spy agency. Mission: Stand Down is a true to life spy thriller – her most controversial book yet.
Shelly is also the inventor of the BurpMitt™.
She currently resides in Southern California with her husband and two children.

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Mission: Stand Down
Price: $7.99 $2.00 USD. (75% off!) Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
Jay is a covert officer in the post-9/11 Central Intelligence Agency. Risking his life on a perilous mission of high importance to the CIA, he is a rare breed in the culture of bureaucratic stagnancy that the Agency has become. A true to life spy thriller written by former CIA officer Shelly Mateer.
Mingling in the CIA: Annie Goes Overseas
Series: Mingling in the CIA. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this latest installment of the Mingling in the CIA series, we join Central Intelligence Agency officer Annie on her first overseas assignment. Annie continues on her blundering path, dragging national security along with her. From inappropriate relationships with foreign intelligence services to entitled use of government money to fund her love life, the reader will never view the CIA the same.
Mingling in the CIA: Annie
Series: Mingling in the CIA. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sheet cakes, overpriced coffee drinks, and a dancing guy in a doughnut suit? In this installment of the Mingling in the CIA series we venture into the daily life of Annie, an officer in the Central Intelligence Agency. Simultaneously combining dimwittedness with opportunistic backstabbing, she bumbles from assignment to assignment, all at the expense of national security.
Mingling in the CIA: Observations of an Underdog
Series: Mingling in the CIA. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this first installment of the Mingling in the CIA series, the reader is introduced to the "cast of characters" at the Central Intelligence Agency. A humorous short story, the reader will meet the five most common personality types that populate the Agency.
Single in the CIA
Price: $9.99 $2.50 USD. (75% off!) Words: 44,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Single in the CIA is a memoir about the author's experience as a single female working for the extremely male-dominated National Clandestine Service of the CIA. The author's story covers various romantic entanglements and workplace mischief she witnessed or was involved in. Single in the CIA is an entertaining and sexy romp through an often ugly experience.

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blacklisted    cia    cia agent    cia officers    dating    espionage    frazzled    government    government waste    humor    memoir    mingling    sexy    spies    spy    taxpayer money    underdog    women    workplace