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Mick Finlay

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Mick Finlay was born in Glasgow and grew up in Canada and England. He now divides his time between Brighton and Cambridge. He teaches in a Psychology Department, and has published social psychological research on political violence, persuasion, and verbal and non-verbal behaviour. Before becoming an academic he worked as a tent hand in a travelling circus, a butcher's boy, a hotel porter, and in various psychology-related roles in the NHS and social services. He reads widely in history, psychology, and enjoys a variety of fiction genres (including crime, of course!)

Mick used his background in psychology to write 'Arrowood', a historical crime fiction novel set in Victorian London. It is publ
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Mick Finlay Hi Kelly. Thanks for getting in touch and I'm so glad you enjoyed the first two books. I really hope you like the next one. Two Victorian crime books …moreHi Kelly. Thanks for getting in touch and I'm so glad you enjoyed the first two books. I really hope you like the next one. Two Victorian crime books I really enjoyed are Fingersmith (Sarah Waters) and The Suspicions of Mr Whicher (Kate Summerscale). The Whicher book is true crime based on historical research. I hope you like them! Mick(less)
Mick Finlay Thanks, Grant. I've thought about that a lot. In the book that was published last week (Arrowood and the Thames Corpses) there is an encounter between…moreThanks, Grant. I've thought about that a lot. In the book that was published last week (Arrowood and the Thames Corpses) there is an encounter between them which I won't describe in case you haven't read it yet. But they're getting close!
I'm so glad to hear you're enjoying the books,
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Murder and witches – free online event – Sat March 27, 15.00-16.15 (UK time)

The crime writers Cathi Unsworth, Syd Moore, and Mick Finlay, whose books draw on the Hagley Woods murder of 1943, the history of witches in Essex, and murder in London and East Anglia, talk about some of the events in history that have inspired their books.

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