No Sweet Sorrow went straight into the top 100 in the Kindle Store, in the top 200 of ALL BOOKS on Amazon, moving fast up the charts at Waterstones… very few books achieve this! Thank you to all Daley readers, wherever you are. And lovely to see A Breath of Dying Embers in there too, […]


Watch now! A PUBLICATION DAY treat for Daley fans. No Sweet Sorrow is published today. Available in print, e and audio editions (audio released 8 June) from Waterstones, Amazon, Birlinn – the publisher’s website, and all other good small chains booksellers and independents. A big shout out and our thanks to all booksellers across […]


Only one day to go until publication of No Sweet Sorrow the new DCI Daley novel. Already the media are on board and singing their praises for Denzil and this cracking new book. ‘Well-researched, and slickly delivered. The story moves along at a tidy pace… centred around a number of very contemporary crime and political […]


No Sweet Sorrow And before you know it, it’s time for DCI Daley 11, No Sweet Sorrow. We find that a more reflective mood has descended upon Kinloch. Jim Daley and Brian Scott are part of a nationwide fight to defeat the distribution of Fentanyl, Ketamine and other super drugs that have made their way […]


To celebrate publication of No Sweet Sorrow, we have set up a very special BOOKBUB offer on eBook editions of an earlier DCI Daley novel, A Breath on Dying Embers. From Wednesday lunchtime (31 May 2023) until Sunday 4 June you can purchase the eBook/Kindle of A Breath of Dying Embers at a super price […]


We’ve been doing some housekeeping and gathered together the outstanding reviews right across the D.C.I. Daley series. Take a look at these! From most recent right back to the very first book:   Death of Remembrance ‘Star Pick – If you have never read one of Meyrick’s mysteries now is the time’ ­– The Times […]


The 11th D.C.I. Daley novel will hit the shelves on 1 June. Don’t miss out. You can pre-order now in paperback, eBook and Audio editions. Click here to pre-order on Amazon   D.C.I Daley books in order 1. Whisky from Small Glasses 2. The Last Witness 3. Dark Suits and Sad Songs 4. The Rat […]


Checkout Jen Med’s Bookvent calendar online. And in particular… day Eleven! ‘Intense, emotional and with the authors unique blend of humour and experience, all wrapped up in a wonderful sense of place that springs so vividly to mind you can almost feel the fog wrap itself around you as it rolls across the shore. It’s […]


Great reviews coming through for Ghosts in the Gloaming: Scotsman review (Allan Massie): ‘Splendidly absurd… Meyrick has a delightfully light touch… It’s that rarity now: a happy book, one that should find its place under countless Christmas trees’ *** Sunday Post review: ‘Another captivating escape to days long gone from the pen of Meyrick… a […]


In this spookiest of months, Scottish crime author Denzil Meyrick revealed to the Scottish Field and, a ghostly encounter with a long haired, kilted figure that disappeared… The DCI Daley author claims he spotted the spooky figure while driving to Paisley, Renfrewshire with his friends. The 55-year-old writer from Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute claims that […]