The Crime Writers' Association

Bill DalyBill Daly

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Bill Daly’s first novel, The Pheasant Plucker, is a humorous spy thriller which has been described a cross between James Bond and Monty Python.

He is currently writing a contemporary, Glasgow-based, crime series, featuring DCI Charlie Anderson. Black Mail, the first book in this series,  was published by Old Street Publishing in 2014 and was a No 1 Kindle Bestseller in the ‘Scottish Crime’ category. The second book in this series, Double Mortice, was published in 2015, Cutting Edge in 2016 and Never Proven in 2018.

Other Awards

Constable Trophy Award from Scottish Writers’ Association

Books by Bill Daly

  • The Pheasant Plucker The Pheasant Plucker


  • Black Mail


  • Double Mortice


  • Cutting Edge


  • Never Proven