New AI’s will be added in due course

Please note this is a feature for trade booksellers and/or media inquiries to provide a one sided single A4 PDF for information only.

If you are a retail customer interested in purchasing books written by Stephen Bentley and published by Hendry Publishing, please click this link to a full list of books and links to online bookstores. Thank you.


Undercover: Operation Julie – The Inside Story

Scroll down below the images for the AI download link.

ISBN 978-621-96190-3-5  4th ed. Paperback

ISBN 978-621-96190-2-8  Hardbound

ISBN 978-621-96190-4-2 Large Print paperback

Extract from the AI Sheet

A gripping and fascinating true story of Britain’s biggest drugs bust and now adapted to be a feature film. Forget ‘Breaking Bad,’ truth can be stranger than fiction and the most surreal drug cartel story of all time took place over 40 years ago in rural Mid-Wales and London.

Operation Julie has achieved an almost mythical status in British Twentieth-Century popular social culture even inspiring a song by the Clash – ‘Julie’s Been Working for the Drug Squad.’

In March 1978, at the culmination of Operation Julie, fifteen defendants, including doctors, research chemists, a writer, and “professional” drug dealers were sentenced to a combined total of one hundred and twenty-four years imprisonment.

Operation Julie is still today the point of reference for all British undercover operations and training. In 2011, the BBC claimed this massive and unique police operation was the start of the war on drugs.

About the author
Stephen Bentley is a former UK Detective Sergeant, a pioneering undercover cop, and a former barrister. He now writes in retirement in the Philippines where he resides. He is an occasional contributor to Huffington Post UK. Stephen also writes crime fiction.

“Undercover Operation Julie – The Inside Story,’ documents everyday life of undercover work as the author, Stephen Bentley, won the confidence of the gang members. Bentley tells in his book how he built a ‘perfect’ relationship with Smiles, an important gang member. But this friendship almost undermined the whole operation.” –
Dominic Blake, BBC News England.


Coming Soon

Mercy: A Detective Matt Deal Thriller ISBN 978-621-96190-0-4 Paperback

The Steve Regan Undercover Cop Complete Collection: Original Thrillers Books 1 – 3 ISBN 978-621-96190-1-1 2nd ed Paperback

Close Menu