Echo of the Dead

The gripping 19th installment of the Sunday Times bestselling DSI Lorimer series

Alex Gray author


Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group

Published:10th Nov '22


Available for immediate dispatch.

The thrilling 19th novel in the million-copy bestselling series takes DSI William Lorimer out of his iconic Glasgow and into the wilderness of the Scottish Highlands for the very first time


Whether you've read them all or whether you're discovering Alex Gray's bestselling series for the first time, ECHO OF THE DEAD will have you gripped until the final page.

'Echo of the Dead will keep you guessing LIN ANDERSON
'Echo of the Dead is Alex Gray at her finest DOULGAS SKELTON
'An exciting procedural'SUNDAY TIMES
'Effortlessly charming, wholly engaging and cleverly plotted'IRISH INDEPENDENT
'A consistent delight, wonderful' ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH

After a stressful winter, DSI William Lorimer is enjoying some time away from Glasgow. He and his new friend, Daniel Kohi, have retreated to the wilds of the Scottish Highlands to unwind. But what awaits them is far from a holiday.

Despite its troubled history, the mountain village of Glencoe is now a popular resort, famed for its close-knit community, its breath-taking scenery and the warm welcome it offers weary travellers. So it's particularly shocking when two bodies are discovered in quick succession on the nearby peaks . . .

With a potential serial killer on the loose, Lorimer's Major Incidents Team are drafted in from Glasgow. It's clear that a dark secret lurks beneath the wild beauty of this place. But will Lorimer manage to root it out before the killer strikes again?


"I have read every book in the Lorimer series and each one has been a pleasure" *****
"Alex Gray is a master storyteller" *****
"She never disappoints" *****
"I cannot wait for the next book" *****
"Her writing always keeps me engrossed" *****

Echo of the Dead is Alex Gray at her finest. Beloved characters tackle a murky tale against the stark beauty of Glencoe, where murderous passions seem to form part of the very earth. Alex shows no sign of slowing down after 20 years of Lorimer! * The Herald *
An intricately woven plot, rich in depth and detail, from a master of the genre. Alex Gray is at the top of her game and Echo of the Dead will keep you guessing to its exciting conclusion. -- LIN ANDERSON
Once again Alex Gray provides a satisfying mystery with quirky characters and plenty of surprises * SUNDAY TIMES *
Gray's Lorimer sequence has thrived through 20 years and 19 books because it unfailingly delivers what its readers both want and expect; well-made mysteries in alluring settings that are populated with credible characters * MORNING STAR *
This, the 19th William Lorimer novel, is as effortlessly charming, wholly engaging and cleverly plotted as its predecessors. * IRISH INDEPENDENT *

ISBN: 9780751583298

Dimensions: 196mm x 126mm x 32mm

Weight: 280g

400 pages