What you are saying about Terms of Restitution: ‘A rollicking rollercoaster of violence, misplaced loyalties and some very unexpected interventions that combine to produce one of the most satisfying gangland thrillers of the year‘ ― Irish Independent ‘Meyrick’s breaking the mould with the latest offering straight out of the underworld of Paisley and the gritty streets of […]


This year marks TEN glorious years since DCI Daley first appeared on our bookshelves. Since then more than ONE MILLION Daley novels have been sold and readers have delighted in them each and every year. We mark this milestone with publication of a tenth – and very special – book, The Death of Remembrance: It’s […]


D.C.I. Daley makes an appearance in The Herald newspaper as journalists on their arts team look forward to five Scottish thrillers and crime novels heading for screen adaptation. We are FIRST on the list with a keen eye on the future screen adaptation of the Daley best-selling crime novels  – announced last year. As soon […]


Terms of Restitution  is coming out in paperback this Spring. It will hit the bookshelves on 3 March. Tell everyone! ‘One of the most satisfying gangland thrillers of the year’ – The Irish Independent The cover has been revealed today and looks strong and splendid. Bring on 2022 – we’re ready to knock your socks […]


A Toast to the Old Stones is BOOK OF THE WEEK with a rare 10/10 review at the Dundee Courier AND the Press & Journal. Thank you Graham Drew: ‘An excellent read, with echoes of Whisky Galore and Para Handy’. Pop it in a stocking for Christmas!    


Grabbing the headlines this weekend with all things DCI Daley and that great film news. The Scotsman gave a front page puff on Friday and then FULL FRONT COVER of the magazine plus no less than FOUR PAGES inside on Saturday. PLUS another front page puff! A huge thank you to all our friends at […]


Don’t miss a day of our advent calendar before Christmas. Find it now on Twitter and Instagram – filled with opportunities to win books and more. The Birlinn team have had great fun creating this digital advent calendar and they hope that you enjoy it. Much better than chocolate. Happy Christmas!


Media Excitement with the DCI Daley TV announcement. What a buzz! TV Insider CinemaBlend Bookseller Bookbrunch Scottish Sun, feature by Matt Bendoris ‘The DCI Daley books have the right ingredients to become hit TV: stunning scenery, gripping stories, compelling characters’ BBC Radio Scotland, DriveTime with Fiona Stalker, ‘It must be a dream come true; […]


Who is toasting A Toast to the Old Stones? Everyone! ‘Superb, feel good, laugh out loud… just wonderful’ –  Waterstones Horsham ‘Funny, beautiful, and capturing the spirit of the seafaring community of Kinloch, it is most definitely recommended’  – JenMedBookReviews ‘A whisky-Galore-style caper’ – Sunday Post, UK Supplement ‘Denzil Meyrick sure knows how to conjure […]


GAME OF THRONES and BAFTA Scotland award winning actor RORY McCANN is set to star as DCI Jim Daley in 8 X 60 mins drama adapted from the bestselling novels of Denzil Meyrick. Rights to the books have been secured to adapt and produce the series by Ocean Independent, the production arm of talent agency […]