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Stephen Bentley
Stephen Bentley
  • Country: Philippines
  • Books: 10
  • Profession: Author
  • Born: 17 April
  • Member Since: Oct 2018
  • Profile Views: 2,615
  • Followers: 10
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BIOGRAPHY

Stephen Bentley is a former UK undercover cop, police Detective Sergeant, and barrister (trial attorney).

He is now a freelance writer, author and occasional contributor to HuffPost UK on undercover policing.

His memoir 'Undercover: Operation Julie - The Inside Story' is a frank account of his undercover detective experiences during Operation Julie - an elite group of detectives who successfully investigated one of the world's largest drugs rings. It became an Amazon bestseller on numerous occasions.

Stephen also writes fast-paced, plot-driven crime fiction.

He was also a 2019 winner in the SIA Murder Mystery Short Story Contest for his 'The Rose Slayer.'

When he isn't writing, Stephen relaxes on the beaches of the Philippines with his family where he now lives, often with a book and cold beer to hand.

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Undercover: Operation Julie - The Inside Story

Publish Date: Jul 16, 2017

Genre: True Crime

avg rating 4.5113 reviews on Amazon

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Undercover: Operation Julie - The Inside Story

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Publication Date: Jul 16, 2017

True Crime

4.5 (113 ratings)

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Death Among Us: An Anthology of Murder Mystery Short Stories

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Publication Date: Jul 07, 2019

Crime Fiction, Mysteries

The Steve Regan Undercover Cop Complete Collection: Original Thrillers Books 1 - 3

The Steve Regan Undercover Cop Complete Collection: Original Thrillers Books 1 - 3

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Publication Date: Mar 18, 2019

Crime Fiction, Thrillers, Suspense, Action & Adventure, Romantic Suspense

Undercover: Operazione Julie - La Verità (Italian Edition)

Undercover: Operazione Julie - La Verità (Italian Edition)

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Publication Date: Apr 01, 2019

True Crime

Infiltrado: Operación Julie - el interior de la historia (Spanish Edition)

Infiltrado: Operación Julie - el interior de la historia (Spanish Edition)

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Publication Date: Oct 14, 2018

True Crime

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Disfarçado: Operação Julie – por dentro da história (Portuguese Edition)

Disfarçado: Operação Julie – por dentro da história (Portuguese Edition)

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Publication Date: Oct 28, 2018

True Crime

Who The F*ck Am I? (Steve Regan Undercover Cop Book 1)

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Publication Date: Oct 31, 2017

Crime Fiction, Thrillers

4.3 (21 ratings)

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Dilemma (Steve Regan Undercover Cop Book 2)

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Publication Date: Jul 11, 2018

Crime Fiction, Thrillers

4.2 (28 ratings)

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Stephen Bentley Interview

  • On 04, 04 2019

    Stephen Bentley interview

    Stephen Bentley grew up in the north of England spending time between a
    home in Huyton, near Liverpool, and his grandmother’s home in
    Accrington, Lancashire. As a child, he read everything including labels on
    cereal packets. His favorite book from his youth must be Gullivers Travels
    by Jonathan Swift. He was lucky with his first book. It... read full interview

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    • Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?
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      • stephenbentley 1 month Post AdminAuthor
      • Sure! My fictional undercover cop series was inspired by my real-life experiences as an undercover cop. Not only that, but my main female character in Dilemma and Rivers of Blood, Orn, is based on a woman I knew when I lived in Thailand.

        That reminds me, I must send her a copy of my book.
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