The Scotsman website carries a review today from that great man, Allan Massie. It will be in the print edition at the weekend. Some lovely words here but our favourite phrase? ‘A novel which you are likely to read with deepening pleasure’ and he really gets the action: ‘Eco-warriors planning an act of terrorism, their […]


It is very good to see a thoughtful review of For Any Other Truth running in the Irish Independent: ‘This latest DCI Daley thriller, the ninth in the series, is deftly plotted and peopled with sympathetically drawn local characters and satisfyingly nuanced and complex wrongdoers’. What’s not to like! Read the piece in full here.


Sit back with a dram and enjoy this beautiful video with voice-over from none other than David Monteath, narrator of the audio books of the series, who gives an introduction to the entire DCI Daley collection as well as the latest addition, For Any Other Truth. The setting for these books and it’s remarkable history, […]


Within 24 hours of publication, For Any Other Truth topped the Audible Audiobook Chart at No. 1 over ALL audiobooks available! It also smashed the overall Top 100 on the eBook Kindle Store and reached the Top 10 for Scottish Crime, Spy Stories and Tales of Intrigue and Noir Crime. It is firing its way […]


Looking for you next DCI Daley? I am delighted to report that the next book in the series (the 9th), For Any Other Truth, is published TODAY. Amazon are having some technical issues but you can find it immediately in your local highstreet bookshop, on Waterstones website or the publisher’s website. No need to wait! […]


From today, you can download a sample of FOR ANY OTHER TRUTH absolutely FREE on KINDLE! We hope you enjoy it.  Click here. AND the audio book is available to pre-order from Audible, narrated as always by the wonderful David Monteath. Click here.


We are delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of a gangland thriller, Terms of Restitution by Denzil Meyrick: September 2021 (posted by the publisher) From the author of the bestselling DCI Daley crime novels, Denzil Meyrick, comes something completely different – a modern-day gangland thriller due to be published in September 2021. For fans of […]


Media comments on the DCI Daley novels: ‘Universal truths . . . An unbuttoned sense of humour . . . Engaging and eventful’ – Wall Street Journal ‘Absorbing . . . no run-of-the-mill tartan noir’ – The Times ‘These books are a runnaway success’ – Daily Mail ‘Full of dark humour and packed with warmly […]


Culture NL Libraries asked readers to vote for their Book of the Year 2020 and look who came out on top! The winner was, drumroll…. Jeremiah’s Bell by Denzil Meyrick Readers voted across a list of the most popular books by Scottish authors on their BorrowBox service in 2020. The shortlist: Graeme Armstrong – The Young […]


Feb 2020 The team at Polygon (an imprint of Birlinn Ltd) is delighted to announce that it has acquired six new titles by bestselling crime writer Denzil Meyrick (English language rights in UK, Commonwealth excl. Canada, and Europe), from Jo Bell at Bell Lomax Moreton agency. Three novels and three novellas will appear from the […]