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The Last Witness

(2014)
(The second book in the D.C.I. Daley series)
A novel by

 
 
'Absorbing . . . no run-of-the-mill tartan noir' - The Times

'You'll have a blast with these' - Ian Rankin

'A top talent, and one to be cherished' - Quintin Jardine

'Spellbinding . . . one of the UK's most loved crime writers' - The Sunday Post

'A compelling lead . . . satisfyingly twisted plot' - Publishers Weekly

'Touches of dark humour, multi-layered and compelling' - Daily Record

'Striking characters and shifting plots vibrate with energy' - The Library Journal

'Daley is a character complete with depths, currents and sudden changes of the Atlantic ocean that crashes against Kinloch's harbour walls. The remote peninsula and the claustrophobic nature of small-town life are perfectly painted.' - Scotland on Sunday

'If you like Rankin, MacBride and Oswald, you'll love Meyrick' - The Sunday Mail

'Energetic, wry, and full of jolts' - Waterstones

'The right amount of authenticity . . . gritty writing . . . most memorable' - The Herald

'All three books have a strong sense of place, of city cops trying to fit in to a small, tightly knit rural environment' - Russell Leadbetter, Evening Times

'Meyrick has the ability to give even the least important person in the plot character and the skill to tell a good tale' - Scots Magazine

'Following in the tradition of great Scottish crime writers, Denzil Meyrick has turned out a cracking, tenacious thriller of a read. If you favour the authentic and credible, you are in safe hands' - Lovereading

DCI Daley is shaping up to be the West Coast's answer to Edinburgh's Rebus'-Scottish Home and Country

'Well crafted and engrossing . . . Meyrick is well into his rhythm' - Journal of the Law Society of Scotland

When the luxury cruiser, hastily renamed Great Britain, berths in Kinloch harbour, the pressure is on DCI Jim Daley. The UK Government are taking a high-powered group of businessmen and women on a tour of the British isles, golfing and seeing the sights, as part of a push for global trade. But when one of the crew goes missing, and an elderly local ornithologist disappears, will the pressure become too great?

The arrival of a face from the past, sends Daley's world into a tailspin. And the lives of the passengers and crew of SS Great Britain, as well as the country's economic future are in jeopardy. DS Brian Scott comes to the fore, and replete with a temporary promotion, is once more - most reluctantly, in his case - back at sea.

Daley faces a life and death struggle, but is this his last throw of the dice?

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Denzil Meyrick's The Last Witness

Hardback Editions

December 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Last Witness: A Detective Daley Thriller (Detective Daley Thrillers)
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-60598-918-5 / 978-1-60598-918-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Witness: A DCI Daley Thriller (Book 2) - When your worst nightmare returns, survival is all
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-84697-288-4 / 978-1-84697-288-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon (An Imprint of Birlinn Limited)
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last Witness
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-78954-433-5 / 978-1-78954-433-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Aria
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Audio Editions

May 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Last Witness: 2
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-4893-8881-8 / 978-1-4893-8881-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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May 2017 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Last Witness: 2
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-4893-8882-6 / 978-1-4893-8882-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


October 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last Witness: A D.C.I. Daley Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Last Witness: A D.C.I. Daley Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last Witness: A D.C.I. Daley Thriller, Book 2
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last Witness
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
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January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Last Witness
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Availability: Amazon CA   


December 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Last Witness: A Detective Daley Thriller
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-68262-079-4 / 978-1-68262-079-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Last Witness: A Detective Daley Thriller (Detective Daley Thrillers)
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
ISBN: 1-68262-074-3 / 978-1-68262-074-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Witness (A DCI Daley Thriller Book 2)
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Aria
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


December 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Witness: A Detective Daley Thriller (Detective Daley Thrillers)
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last Witness: A DCI Daley Thriller (Book 2) - When your worst nightmare returns, survival is all
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Polygon
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


July 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Last Witness: A DCI Daley Thriller (The D.C.I. Daley Series)
Author(s): Denzil Meyrick
Publisher: Polygon
Availability: Amazon CA