cover image Lullaby for the Dead

Lullaby for the Dead

J. N. Catanach. Hornbill Press, $12.95 (256pp) ISBN 978-0-9706407-0-3

British army captain Monteith Fergusson, stationed in Africa in the service of Queen Victoria, investigates a murder in J.N. Catanach's (The Last Rite of Hugo T.) Lullaby for the Dead, and among the several suspects is Fergusson himself. As he assembles clues, he discovers that the evidence does seem to point toward him, and he wonders if he is the murderer, after all.