Stephen is a retired Police officer, having served with Essex Police as a Constable for thirty years between 1983 and 2013. He has written 5 previous books, one on the Afghanistan War, one detailing a German POW Camp and three fiction titles. Ken is also retired, having spent his working life in accountancy as a finance director. These days he is a very well-respected local historian of many years standing. He was born under the very shadow of St Nicholas Church and hasn't ventured that far away from it over the years, still living in the Great Berry area of Langdon Hills today.