• Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life

  • A Former CIA Officer Reveals Safety and Survival Techniques to Keep You and Your Family Protected
  • By: Jason Hanson
  • Narrated by: Jason Hanson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (1,440 ratings)

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Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life

By: Jason Hanson
Narrated by: Jason Hanson
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Publisher's summary

The New York Times best seller that reveals the safety, security, and survival techniques that 99 percent of Americans don’t know - but should.

When Jason Hanson joined the CIA in 2003, he never imagined that the same tactics he used as a CIA officer for counter intelligence, surveillance, and protecting agency personnel would prove to be essential in every day civilian life. In addition to escaping handcuffs, picking locks, and spotting when someone is telling a lie, he can improvise a self-defense weapon, pack a perfect emergency kit, and disappear off the grid if necessary. He has also honed his “positive awareness” - a heightened sense of his surroundings that allows him to spot suspicious and potentially dangerous behavior - on the street, in a taxi, at the airport, when dining out, or in any other situation.

In his engaging and empowering book Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Jason shares this know-how with listeners, revealing how to:

  • Prevent home invasions, carjackings, muggings, and other violent crimes
  • Run counter-surveillance and avoid becoming a soft target
  • Recognize common scams at home and abroad
  • Become a human lie detector in any setting, including business negotiations
  • Gain peace of mind by being prepared for anything instead of uninformed or afraid

With the skill of a trained operative and the relatability of a suburban dad, Jason Hanson brings his top-level training to everyday Americans in this must-have guide to staying safe in an increasingly dangerous world.

©2015 Jason Hanson (P)2015 Penguin Audio

Critic reviews

"The secrets Jason reveals in this book have literally saved my life. I used what Jason taught me to escape a potential kidnapping and an attack. I’ll be forever grateful for the techniques he shared with me.” (Heather O’Brien Walker, motivational speaker and life coach)

“When I first met Jason Hanson while he was pitching me his business on Shark Tank, I knew that his company was going to be a winner - and more importantly that I might learn some tips that could one day save my life!” (Daymond John, star of ABC’s Shark Tank)

“You probably have heard me say before that if I wasn’t a cook, I would have loved to be a spy! Jason Hanson lets us all be secret agents by giving us the 411 on how to get out of potential 911 situations. With his inner secrets of the CIA, he can show you tips and tricks that could save you and your families’ lives!” (Rachael Ray)