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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