Patricia FinneyPatricia Finney (born 1958) is an English author and journalist with Hungarian forebears. She is a graduate of Oxford University (Wadham, 1977–80) with a degree in History. She has written under the pen names "P. F. Chisholm" and "Grace Cavendish".
Her first novel ''A Shadow of Gulls'', published when she was 18, won the 1977 David Higham Award for Best First Novel of the year. In the same year BBC Radio 3 presented her play, ''The Flood''.
As well as writing radio plays, such as ''A Room Full of Mirrors'', Finney has published twenty-one novels, many of which are set in Elizabethan times. They include spy thrillers, crime novels and children's books. Finney has also published three books (the Jack series) written in "Doglish", the language of dogs. Provided by Wikipedia