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Stephen Bentley

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Stephen Bentley is a former UK police Detective Sergeant, pioneering undercover cop, and barrister. He is now a freelance writer and an occasional contributor to Huffington Post UK on undercover policing and mental health issues.

Be sure to follow Stephen on BookBub and keep up with his latest news https://tinyurl.com/2ddfchpz

He also is one half of the crime fiction writing team using the pen name David Le Courageux.
Undercover Legends (Undercover Legends, #1) Undercover Legends by David Le Courageux








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Hi Peter, the Philippines is home to just over 103 Million people and consists of about 7100 islands. The joke goes that is 7101 at low tide :)
I wish I did know him. He sounds like a great character and what a great story about the battle plans. I hope he has used it in a book!
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Stephen Bentley Coreen ♥ wrote: "Hope you enjoy our country! Try the attractions here, they're pretty awesome :)"

Thank you. I am loving your country and no intention of ever returning to the UK. The attractions are fabulous - people, food, ocean and mountains :)


Coreen Angelie Hope you enjoy our country! Try the attractions here, they're pretty awesome :)


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