Jeremiah's Bell

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

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

Teenager Alison Doig disappeared from Kinloch over thirty years ago under mysterious circumstances. Her reclusive family still live in a remote part of the Kintyre peninsula, amidst rumours of wrecking, smuggling and barbaric cruelty.

Now rich American hotelier Alice Wenger has arrived in town, determined to punish those who made her suffer in the past. But someone has vowed to keep hidden sins concealed for ever.

Daley's team must race against time to expose long-held secrets and shameful lies before there are any more victims.



Autorentext

Denzil Meyrick was born in Glasgow and brought up in Campbeltown. After studying politics, he pursued a varied career including time spent as a police officer, freelance journalist and director of several companies in the leisure, engineering and marketing sectors. Denzil's debut novel, Whisky from Small Glasses, was Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year in 2015, and in 2018 The Relentless Tide was one of the Scotsman's Books of the Year. Denzil lives on Loch Lomond side with his wife Fiona.



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'Universal truths . . . An unbuttoned sense of humour . . . Engaging and eventful' - Wall Street Journal

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 rich American hotelier Alice Wenger arrives in Kinloch, some eyebrows are raised and memories are rekindled. Meanwhile, the secretive Doig family live a solitary existence on a remote part of the Kintyre peninsula, without even the basic amenities of modern life.

After the family's patriarch plummets to his death, secrets of stolen gold, whisky smuggling, shipwrecks and brutal events going back decades begin to emerge.

With emotions running high in Kinloch Police Office, the team must put aside their own problems and get to the bottom of a sickening crime.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
Jeremiah's Bell
Untertitel
A DCI Daley Thriller (Book 8) - The new thriller from the No.1 bestseller
Autor
EAN
9781788852791
Format
E-Book (epub)
Hersteller
Birlinn
Genre
Spannung
Veröffentlichung
04.06.2020
Digitaler Kopierschutz
Adobe-DRM
Dateigrösse
0.78 MB
Anzahl Seiten
400
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