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Linda Davies

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I am half Welsh, half Danish, or half Celt, half Viking. I love myths, legends of warriors and the sea.
I am a Politics, Philosophy and Economics graduate from Oxford University and an escaped investment banker. I spent seven years in finance in New York, London and Easter Europe, specializing in leveraged buyouts and highly leveraged securities before I ran off to write novels.
Inspired by my time in finance, I wrote Nest of Vipers which has been published around the world, optioned by MGM and is now available as an E Book. I continued to write financial thrillers and have written and had published four more which are also all available as E Books: Wilderness of Mirrors, Into the Fire, Something Wild and Final Settlement. They are all actio
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Linda was St Edmund Hall’s Writer in Residence during 2018 and spoke at a St Edmund Hall Centre for the Creative Brain event on ‘The Origins of Inspiration’. This is the first of three talks from the event which took place on 23 November 2018. Linda spoke alongside two professors of neuroscience at Oxford University: Professor Charlotte Stagg and Professor Paul Matthews, and a lecturer from Imperi

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