"The Captain slept fitfully, kept waking from dreams he couldn't remember. The one he finally woke from in the morning left him frightened, but he didn’t know why. He calmed down, however,... More > when he recalled that this wasn't unusual. Sometimes, maybe three times, this would happen in the morning after an execution.
"Soon he was fine. The two of them were gone; he had helped make the world a little better again."
Captain Hughes was once a legendary member of his local police department. But now - reduced by dementia and a family tired of him - he is left to spend his final days in a nursing home. Yet one thing still drives the Captain... the need for justice.
"'The Captain' is a heart-breaking account of dementia
but, as with all of Shubin's books, it's not just a great crime novel, it's a great novel."
--- STEVE HUSSY (Introduction to 'The Captain')< Less
Seymour Shubin’s best-selling first novel - 'Anyone’s My Name' - was released in 1953. In the following sixty years, Shubin has released fourteen novels and a large number of short... More > stories in magazines such as 'Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine' and 'Futures.'
'Lonely No More' collects sixteen of Seymour Shubin’s best realist and crime stories from his illustrious career, many of which have been unavailable for decades.
'Lonely No More' is published by Murder Slim Press, the renowned UK publishers of Mark SaFranko ('Hating Olivia'), Robert McGowan ('NAM') and 'The Savage Kick Literary Magazine' (which has featured Tony O'Neill, Dan Fante, Jim Goad, Doug Stanhope, Joe R. Lansdale and many more).< Less