BIRMINGHAM, Maisie. British (born India), b. 1914. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense. Career: Personnel manager, 1936-41, 1943-45; H.M. inspector of factories, 1941-43; University College of South Wales, lecturer in social science, 1945-49; Cwmbran New Town Development Corp., member, 1949-51; University of Ghana, lecturer in social studies, 1958-60. Publications: You Can Help Me, 1974; The Heat of the Sun, 1976; Sleep in a Ditch, 1978; The Mountain by Night, 1997. Address: Castle Hill House, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8AX, England.