Bentley Turner

Biography

Bentley Turner, a pseudonym, has written several short stories and numerous poems that have been published in literary journals and anthologies. Under his legal name he has written several articles for academic journals, numerous chapters for academic books, numerous entries for encyclopedias and other reference books, and several books of nonfiction for academic and reference publishers.

Books by Bentley Turner

The Agency by Bentley Turner. UFOs, CIA vs KGB. Book cover
This historical suspenseful thriller features Mason Cunningham, a well-educated former Navy pilot turned CIA agent who becomes the director of the department that investigates UFOs. His job is not only to determine sighting locations but also determine the health of those who reported the sightings and experienced exposure to bright lights. When Cunningham learns that a recently retired agent, who reportedly died, has been seen by one of his staff members, his job comes to a crashing halt and an investigation begins.
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A Killing in Oklahoma by Bentley Turner. Book cover
When prominent businessman and pillar of Derrick, Oklahoma, James Williams, is shot and killed, his son, Frank, searches for answers and uncovers evidence that leads to an unfathomable suspect; his father’s best friend. Shocked by his findings, Frank wonders if he’s caught in a set-up and the evidence has been planted.
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The Prize Winners and Other Stories by Bentley Turner. Book cover
This collection contains stories about young people who have to deal with intolerant teachers, fickle girlfriends, unusual pets, and the deaths of loved ones. Other stories concern adults who have to confront loneliness, mental illness, rejection, and even murder. "The Prize Winners and Other Stories" has something for everyone.
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The File on Thomas Marks - Book cover
After two young women are murdered in their homes, investigating detectives question the leading suspect. Young, well-educated Thomas Marks admits he was with both just before they were killed. Although he doesn't remember when he left each woman's residence, he claims to be innocent. Unfortunately, none of the evidence corroborates his story. Eventually, another suspect surfaces, and Thomas thinks he's in the clear, but appearances can't always be trusted.
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