Kinloch Tales

The Collected Stories

Three of Denzil Meyrick’s widely popular Tales from Kinloch are collected here in one paperback volume. From ghostly Vikings, to adventurous voyages, to old scores being settled, these stories are guaranteed to provide a fun-filled escape.

From the author of the global best-selling DCI Daley detective books, this is a series of nostalgic, humorous stories for fans of Scottish fiction like Neil Munro’s Para Handy. The book contains three stories featuring Sandy Hoynes and the crew of the ‘Girl Maggie’A Large Measure of SnowA Toast to the Old Stones and Ghosts in the Gloaming.

A fan of Kinloch Tales? You might also like the eBook, Empty Nets and Promises.

‘Wonderfully atmospheric, best consumed on a chilly winter’s night in front of a roaring fire with a bottle of single malt close to hand … offers a brief, magical escape to a kinder, simpler time’ – Roger Cox, The Scotsman (Toast ot the Old Songs)

‘Laced with humour, brimming with nostalgia and oozing charm, they’re the perfect reads to snuggle down with as the chill autumn nights draw in’Sunday Post

‘All three [tales] are beautifully written and the author’s affection for his characters and his settings is clear to see’ –Ken Lussey, Undiscovered Scotland

‘Full of laughter and with such beautifully descriptive prose and a real sense of the spirit of the sea and sea-faring communities like Kinloch, this is the perfect fireside read and most highly recommended’– Amazon reader, FIVE STARS (Large Measure of Snow)

‘Hilarious from beginning to end, I nearly choked on my cup of tea on several occasions… f I was a Doctor I would prescribe it to all my patients, everyone should have a copy as a Christmas gift to cheer us all up’ – Amazon reader, FIVE STARS (Large Measure of Snow)

‘Splendidly absurd. A rare delight… a book that regularly had me laughing out loud. Meyrick has a delightfully light touch… what fiction is all about’ — Allan Massie, The Scotsman (Ghosts in the Gloaming)

Notes these three novellas are currently available as individual audio books:

A Large Measure of Snow

A Toast to the Old Stones

Ghosts in the Gloaming




Publisher: Polygon
Published: 7 September 2023
ISBN: 9781846976391
eBook ISBN: 9781788855952