About Us

Shelly Mateer: Author of Single in the CIA, Mission: Stand Down, the Mingling in the CIA series and Mommy Thinks She’s a Monster.


Shelly Mateer is a former CIA officer. Her first book, Single in the CIA, is a comical memoir of her life in the Directorate of Operations of the Central Intelligence Agency. Her series, Mingling in the CIA, gives readers a look into the real 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. Mommy Thinks She’s a Monster is a touching children’s book about Moms and motherhood written from the perspective of a young child, who only wants their mommy to be present in their life.

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The BurpMitt® Product Line

Baby and household environmentally friendly products made from the finest organic cotton, absorbent and waterproof fabrics. Proudly made in the U.S.A.

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Cooking in the CIA

Travel the world through food as only a CIA officer can! From Transylvania to Peru, ex CIA officer Shelly Mateer has you covered! Entertain like a pro – or at least like an international spy…

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We are a small, family-run company. When you buy our books, baby products and app you can be sure that you are helping a family to support their children and plan for the brightest future possible.

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1314 E. Las Olas Blvd No. 232
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301