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Authors release ‘Code Name: Papa—My Extraordinary Life While Hiding in Plain Sight’

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Hoping to educate the public, provide transparency and bring honor to those who served in harm’s way at government posts, three collaborating authors release the first book in a trilogy, “Code Name: Papa—My Extraordinary Life While Hiding in Plain Sight” (published by Archway Publishing). This biography and political thriller is the true story of John Murray (“Papa”) as told to Sharon Murray with Abby Jones. Due to John’s secretive work, all are using pseudonyms.

The book shows that being a covert agent for a large international group is hard work, not the carefree life of fictional spy and covert characters. From the start, the book lists all the states and countries readers will visit in 43 chapters that took place throughout more than 40 years – from the 1960s to 2000s. During that time, Papa almost died three times, married four times and buried numerous covert friends. He also dealt with a major UFO scare in the U.K., a secretive killing of eight “bad guys” in the conference room of a major Vegas hotel, and helped prevent a small country coup.

“Code Name: Papa”
By John Murray as told to Sharon Murray with Abby Jones
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 326 pages | ISBN 9781480819467
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 326 pages | ISBN 9781480819450
E-Book | 326 pages | ISBN 9781480819474
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
John Murray is a Vietnam veteran who spent most of his adult life working as an undercover agent for the U.S., Canada and various European governments. He lives with his wife in a small, rural town in the western U.S., but remains haunted by the visions of what he saw, tried to prevent or rectified. More information is available at:

Sharon Murray is a retired business executive, who was born and raised in the U.S. and lived abroad for a number of years. Having been married just a few years, she and John have been working on his memoirs. She convinced him to pursue publishing his stories.

Abby Jones writes for numerous magazines and lives on the West Coast. She has traveled extensively and lived in other parts of the U.S. and in Europe. This is her fifth book.

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