Together, Nora Owens and her sister Nanette were victims of sexual abuse at the hands of four evil men whom they once trusted. Ultimately, after years of suffering, Nanette committed suicide. Now, revenge is the only thing on Nora’s mind, and nothing will keep her from it—nothing.
Now, years later, Nora has followed her prey to the United States where she plots to take down the wicked men who caused her sister’s death.
The Catholic Church must now find a response to the murder of three of their own priests.
Samantha Bannion, the resolute and strong-willed Islip, New York police detective is about to take on more than she could ever prepare for. Bannion is about to go up against one of the most secretive and potent powers on the planet—the Catholic Church—and, in particular, the Catholic Diocese of New York.
Meanwhile, secretary to the Bishop of Islip and former concert pianist, Father Timothy Cavanagh, begins his own investigation into the mysterious deaths. What he finds will shake him to the core.
Now, as Father Cavanagh and Detective Bannion combine forces, they become a potent foe against the deception, lies, and evil intents of their enemies. Soon, though, they are compelled to confront Father Cavanagh’s own superior, the domineering and malevolent Bishop John Campbell; a man with evil intent in his heart and the power to carry out his despicable acts to his own devastating end.
“Fatal Absolution is propelled by raw emotion powerful enough to pull the reader right in to the printed pages,” said Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC. “Paul G. Mast lights up an incendiary tale of anguish, revenge, and murder.”
Paul G. Mast is a native of Delaware and a priest of the Diocese of Wilmington. His first book, Litanies & Legacies: Mystics and Mysteries, was released in 2009.