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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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We are delighted to announce that Linda Davies will join St Edmund Hall in October, to spend a term at the College as its first Writer in Residence. After reading PPE at St Edmund Hall, Linda embarked upon a career as an investment banker in London, New York and Eastern Europe for seven years before escaping to write novels.

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