Sub-genre: Crime Thriller, detective, Historical, historical crime, historical crime fiction, historical fiction, Historical thriller, mystery, noir, Noir Crime, Private Investigator, psychological, thriller
Mick Finlay was born in Glasgow and grew up in Canada and England. He now lives in Brighton with his family. He teaches in a Psychology Department, and has published research on political violence, persuasion, and verbal and non-verbal behaviour. Before becoming an academic, he worked in the NHS, social services, ran a market stall on Portobello Road, was a butcher’s boy and a tent hand in a travelling circus. Mick writes historical crime fiction set in the 1890s in South London, and his first novel Arrowood was published in 2017 by HQ (Harper Collins). The sequel (The Murder Pit) is coming out in January 2019.