The Abomination, Paperback Book
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They found the woman's body on the steps of a church, washed up by Venice's winter tides.

A tattoo on her wrist matched graffiti in an abandoned hospital, not used since the Second World War.

It's Captain Kat Tapo's first murder case, and she'll do anything to get to the truth.

But as the hunt for the killer intensifies, she discovers secrets from Italy's dark wartime past that will put her in great danger...Want to hear Venice's secrets?



  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9781781853696

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Kat tried to imagine what it must have been like for Martina Duvnjak - smuggled into a foreign country, only to be imprisoned in a mental hospital where no one believed, or wanted to believe, that she was what she said she was. Where those whom she had trusted most betrayed her most profoundly.“And yet you say she was called the abomination??” she said.Sister Anna nodded. “Indeed.”“Why would they call her that,” Kat asked, “if she wasn't one?”For the first time in the conversation, she had the satisfaction of seeing the other woman rendered spechless.This is an exciting thriller with a Venetian setting, in which a Caribinieri captain, a U.S army officer and the creator of the virtual reality city of Carnivia are thrown together to investigate a murder linked to conspiracy concerning the U.S. army, spies, mercenaries, the Mafia, the Catholic Church and a Croatian war criminal.

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