The Abomination

The Abomination Cover

The Abomination

By Jonathan Holt

Bourbon Street Books, Paperback, 9780062267016, 435pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014


Set in two Venices, the modern physical world and its virtual counterpart, The Abomination by Jonathan Holt is a propulsive tale of murder, corruption, and international intrigue the first book in an outstanding new trilogy in which Carabiniere Captain Kat Tapo must unravel a dark conspiracy linking the CIA and the Catholic Church.By the stunning white dome of one of Venice's grandest landmarks a body with two slugs in the back of the head has been pulled from the icy waters. The victim is a woman, dressed in the sacred robes of a Catholic priest a desecration that becomes known as the Abomination.Working her first murder case, Captain Kat Tapo embarks on a trail that proves as elusive and complicated as the city's labyrinthine backstreets. What Kat discovers will test her loyalties and remind her of a simple truth: Unless old crimes are punished, corrupt forces will continue to repeat their mortal sins.The Abomination is book one of Jonathan Holt's Carnivia Trilogy.

About the Author
JONATHAN HOLT read English Literature at Oxford, and is now the creative director of an advertising company. He lives in London. The Absolution is the concluding volume in his Carnivia Trilogy, which began in The Abomination, which was an international bestseller and was translated into fourteen languages, and continued in The Abduction.


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