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The abomination : a novel

Author: Jonathan Holt
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A propulsive tale of murder, corruption, and international intrigue at the crossroads of a physical and virtual Venice, where a female Italian police captain works to unravel a dark conspiracy linking the CIA and the Catholic ChurchWhen the clock strikes midnight on the feast day of La Befana, Venice is aglow as a cascade of glittering fireworks bursts above the city. Masked figures crowd the vaporettos, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Holt, Jonathan.
Abomination.
New York : Harper, ©2013
(DLC)bl2013020809
(OCoLC)847689176
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Holt
ISBN: 9780062267023 0062267027
OCLC Number: 849507333
Notes: Originally published: London : Head of Zeus, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource : map.
Responsibility: Jonathan Holt.

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A propulsive tale of murder, corruption, and international intrigue at the crossroads of a physical and virtual Venice, where a female Italian police captain works to unravel a dark conspiracy linking the CIA and the Catholic ChurchWhen the clock strikes midnight on the feast day of La Befana, Venice is aglow as a cascade of glittering fireworks bursts above the city. Masked figures crowd the vaporettos, the trattorias are humming with grappa-soaked gossip, and the possibility for random passion heats the frosty winter air. Across the Grand Canal, beneath the stunning white dome of one of Venice's grandest landmarks, the Santa Maria della Salute, a body with two slugs in the back of the head has been pulled from the icy waters. The victim is a woman. To the dismay of the police, she is dressed in the sacred robes of a Catholic priest--a desecration that quickly becomes known as the Abomination. Working her first murder case, newly promoted Captain Kat Tapo of ...

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