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Last Witness

(2018)
(The second book in the Detective Zac Boateng series)
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What if you made one mistake and it came back to kill you?

When Met Police Detective Troy McEwen is found dead in his home the official verdict is suicide. But his friend and fellow detective, Zac, believes it was murder. And he thinks he might be next on the killer’s list.

If Troy didn’t take his own life, then who did? As he investigates, Zac discovers a link to an incident from decades earlier. Mistakes were made that day. Lives were lost and secrets kept. Until now…

As more people who were there on that fateful day are found dead, Zac knows that the killer is closing in on him…

A tense crime thriller for fans of Lee Child, Mark Billingham and Mark Dawson. Last Witness is a gripping, fast-paced thriller that will have you hooked from the first page.

What readers are saying about Last Witness:


Eeee. OMG! Ahhh! Where do I start? I have a new favourite author… a belter of a book!... I was so impressed, gripped, hooked and immersed. I don’t have the words to describe how much I loved this book!Between the Pages Book Club, 5 stars

Oh my goodness, what a fantastic opening!!!...Last Witness is such a heart in mouth, fast paced and chilling read which kept my jaw on the floor, and my bottom on the edge of my seat.’ The Writing Garnet, 5 stars

Without doubt being added to my top ten of 2018 an absolute must read… I couldn’t put it down.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘Well, it is official, I think I have found a new detective that I might just love a little bit… Chris Merritt can add me to his list of fans, as I loved this book, the plot, characters and most of all his writing… I couldn’t put the book down, even when I was tired and wanted sleep, so sign of a terrific book!’ Zoo Loo Book Blog

‘Fast-paced and exciting… I fell into this story and finished it in two days. After getting through this book so fast I really want to read more… A must read.’ Two Girls and a Book Obsession, 5 stars

Last Witness was chock-full of intrigue and kept me on my toes… captivating… the riveting conclusion has gotten me excited… a thrilling mystery that was a terrific read.Robin Loves Reading

I have no idea how long my list of good authors is, but after reading this book, it became a bit longer, once again.’ B for Bookreview

This was an epic read. Tense, suspenseful and thoroughly gripping from first page to last… There were several effective twists and the pace was ideal… Dark and full of intrigue, a simply fantastic novel.’ Goodreads Reviewer

Engrossing, fast-paced story.’ Book Reviews by Monnie

‘A tense, fast paced procedural full of mystery and several good twists. It held my attention throughout and I raced through the pages, desperate to know the details of the 1998 incident… a compelling read.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘This is a really dark, fast paced and gripping read, with the tension never really lets up and will have you turning those pages!On the Shelf Reviews

Another exceptional piece of work, one I couldn’t let go of, the pages turned at a slower pace for me this time as I wanted to savour the story.’ Sweet Little Book, 5 stars

‘Chris Merritt is one of those authors that weaves you into the story and makes you feel like you're there alongside the characters. Great book.’ Goodreads Reviewer

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Chris Merritt's Last Witness

Paperback Editions

July 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Last Witness: A gripping crime thriller you won't be able to put down
Author(s): Chris Merritt
ISBN: 1-78681-511-7 / 978-1-78681-511-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Last Witness: 2
Author(s): Chris Merritt
ISBN: 0-655-63983-7 / 978-0-655-63983-1
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


December 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Last Witness: 2 (Detective Zac Boateng)
Author(s): Chris Merritt
ISBN: 0-655-63982-9 / 978-0-655-63982-4
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


March 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Last Witness (Detective Zac Boateng)
Author(s): Chris Merritt
ISBN: 1-72138-854-0 / 978-1-72138-854-7
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


November 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Last Witness: Detective Zac Boateng, Book 2
Author(s): Chris Merritt
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


November 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Last Witness: Detective Zac Boateng, Book 2
Author(s): Chris Merritt
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


November 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Last Witness: Detective Zac Boateng, Book 2
Author(s): Chris Merritt
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


November 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Last Witness: Detective Zac Boateng, Book 2
Author(s): Chris Merritt
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Last Witness: A gripping crime thriller you won't be able to put down
Author(s): Chris Merritt
Publisher: Bookouture
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU