Denzil Meyrick

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Denzil Meyrick
Born 28 November 1965
Glasgow, Scotland
Nationality British
Alma mater Campbeltown Grammar School
Genre Crime Writer Fiction

Denzil Meyrick is an author. Prior to that he served as a police officer with Strathclyde Police then a manager with Springbank Distillery in Campbeltown, Argyll. Since 2012 Denzil Meyrick has worked as a writer of Scottish crime fiction novels.[1]


Denzil Meyrick was educated at Campbeltown Grammar School, Argyll and then completed tertiary education at the University of Paisley. He is an author and his main series of novels includes 6 books of the Detective Chief Inspector - DCI Daley crime thriller genre. Denzil Meyrick draws from experience during his twenties when he saw service as a police officer. This was with Strathclyde Police. After his time in the police, he followed a varied career, including the management of a distillery in Campbeltown, and many diverse roles, ranging from director of a large engineering company to freelance journalism in both print and on radio. During 2012, came publication of his first crime fiction novel: Whisky From Small Glasses. This novel was reprinted in 2014 by Polygon, a division of Birlinn (publisher).[2]

Following publication of his first DCI Daley crime novel, Denzil Meyrick subsequently signed with Birlinn Books, where his next crime novels were published.[3][4]


  • 1. Whisky From Small Glasses (2012)
  • 2. The Last Witness (2014)
  • 3. Dark Suits & Sad Songs (2015)
  • 4. The Rat Stone Serenade (2016)
  • 5. Well of the Winds (2017)
  • 6. The Relentless Tide (Publication Date: 6 September 2018)

Anthologies & Short Stories[edit]

  • Dalintober Moon (2014)
  • Two One Three (2015)
  • One Last Dram Before Midnight (2017)


External links[edit]

  • Oban Times [5]
  • Dundee University Review of The Arts [6]
  • What's On In Glasgow Review [7]
  • Amazon - 213 [8]
  • Amazon - The Ratstone Serenade [9]