The Last Witness

A D.C.I. Daley Thriller

Denzil Meyrick author


Publisher:Birlinn General

Published:17th Jun '14


Available for immediate dispatch.

The Last Witness cover

Ruthless crime lord James Machie was assassinated in the back of a prison ambulance following his trial and conviction. But now, five years later, he appears to be back from the grave and hell-bent on wreaking vengeance on those who brought him down.

Top of his list is fellow gangster Frank MacDougall who, unbeknownst to D.C.I. Jim Daley, is living under protection near Kinloch. Daley must work out how a dead man could commit murder, what's planning next and how to protect his friend and colleague D.S. Scott, who is also a target. And nothing, not even dead, has ever stood in James Machie's way . . . 

The Last Witness is the second in the internationally bestselling D.C.I. Daley thriller series.

'A cracking tenacious thriller' – LoveReading

'Action packed . . .  full of tension, drama and excitement' – Scottish Home and Country

'Universal truths ... an unbuttoned sense of humour ... Engaging and eventful'

* The Wall Street Journal *

'The Last Witness has an excellent trait that is essential to all crime stories: that is wonderful, affable and realistic protagonists'

* Dundee University Review of the Arts *

‘A cracking, tenacious thriller of a read… this is a compelling and impressive novel’

* LoveReading *

'Sure-footed ... A must read!'

* The Book Reporter *

A compelling lead ... Satisfyingly twisted plot'

* Publishers Weekly *

'Striking characters and shifting plots vibrate with energy'

* The Library Journal *

‘Detective Chief Inspector James Daley adds his name to the memorable protagonists of Scottish crime fiction’

* CurledUp.c

ISBN: 9781846972881

Dimensions: 195mm x 130mm x 20mm

Weight: 235g

320 pages