Abomination

Gary Whitta (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Inkshares
Publish Date
July 29, 2015
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.0 X 8.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781941758335

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About the Author

Gary Whitta is an award-winning screenwriter best known for the postapocalyptic thriller The Book of Eli. He was also a writer and story consultant on Telltale Games' interactive adaptation of The Walking Dead, for which he was the co-recipient of a BAFTA award. Most recently he served as a writer on Lucasfilm's new generation of Star Wars projects for film and television. Abomination is his first novel.

Reviews

""Game of Thrones" by way of HP Lovecraft." Cliff Bleszinski, Creator of "Gears of War"
"Brutal, brilliant, and deeply compelling... This is historical fantasy done right." The Nerdist
""Abomination" is truly fantastic. It's everything I loved about "The Name of the Wind" and so much more." Gale Anne Hurd, Producer of "The Terminator," "Aliens," and "The Walking Dead"
"An epic blend of black magic, badass monsters, broadswords, and bloodshed. "Abomination" is the kind of book that sticks with you Whitta's twisted creatures are so memorable that you almost look forward to encountering them again in your nightmares." Nicole Perlman, Co-Writer of "Guardians of the Galaxy"
"Gary Whitta is a master of suspense. "Abomination" grabs you and doesn't let go." Hugh Howey, Author of "The New York Times" and "USA Today" Bestselling "Wool" Series
"Dark. Scary. Magical. Monstrous. "Abomination" is just my kind of wonderful." Adam Christopher, Author of "The Burning Dark" and "Made to Kill"
"Nothing can prepare you." Naomi Kyle, IGN"
""Game of Thrones" by way of H.P. Lovecraft." Cliff Bleszinski, creator of "Gears of War"
"A well-written debut that skillfully blends science fiction, historical fantasy, and spiritual themes...a tense, nail-biting ride." "Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
"Brutal, brilliant, and deeply compelling. An absolute must-read." "Nerdist Podcast"
"[This] novel about a medieval knight battling an unspeakable horror is getting tons of buzz." io9
"I enjoyed this book thoroughly, horror historical magic fun." Felicia Day
"Nothing can prepare you." Naomi Kyle
""Abomination" is an unexpected love-hate/buddy picture fantasy tale with swordplay, knights, and magic though one with a heaping helping of many-tentacled, acid-blood-filled, gut-chomping creatures. We'll take that sequel now." The Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog
""Abomination" is truly fantastic. It's everything I loved about "The Name of the Wind" and so much more." Gale Anne Hurd, producer of "The Terminator," "Aliens," and "The Walking Dead"
"An epic blend of black magic, badass monsters, broadswords, and bloodshed." Nicole Perlman, cowriter of "Guardians of the Galaxy"
"Bloody, unapologetic fantasy this is history twisted by the hands of a master storyteller." Chuck Wendig, author of "Blackbirds and Zer0es"
"Whitta has done an incredible job weaving together historical fiction, fantasy, and horror. This is a book that stays with you." Veronica Belmont, "Sword & Laser" podcast
"Dark. Scary. Magical. Monstrous. "Abomination" is my kind of wonderful." Adam Christopher, author of "The Burning Dark"
"It's a story where the reader travels to some very dark places that Whitta has created, with elements of horror, action and (thankfully) humor that keeps you turning pages until you get to the last one." Elliott Serrano, Geek to Me
"The one-time editor for the acclaimed gaming magazine PC GAMER, Whitta has carved a name out for himself with his sensational screenplay for "The Book of Eli," overseeing Telltale Games' "The Walking Dead" game and writing a draft for "Star Wars: Rogue One." Now, Whitta's debut novel, "Abomination," takes the writer deep into the world of dark fantasy." Fangoria
""Abomination" looks to place [Whitta] even more prominently on the must-read map." Daily Dead
"One of the biggest debut novels of the summer is Gary Whitta's "Abomination."" Dread Central
"If you're looking for a true escape from real life and from the standard fantasy tropes then look no further." Science Fiction Book Club
""Abomination" is an immensely satisfying combination of everything we love about fantasy and horror but so rarely see together in the same book. I cannot recommend it highly enough and will definitely be keeping an eye to see what Whitta produces next." Charlie Hopkins, "A Reading Machine"
""Abomination" is remarkable for more than just the words between its pages, but also its road to publication, via Inkshares, a new publisher who offer authors a unique way to engage with their audience." A Dribble of Ink
"With "Abomination," Whitta offers up a well-written, concise, quick-moving Dark Ages historical-fantasy tale of honor, redemption, and fortitude laced with horror elements that s perfect for today s audiences." Geeks of Doom
""Abomination" is tons of fun." Revolution SF
"The abominations themselves are brutal and absolutely horrifying, which is a good thing. They are really nightmare-inducing and I certainly wouldn t want to come across one!" Vicarious Caytastrophe
"Whitta has woven a compelling tale of inner darkness and perseverance, and of betrayal and secrets, into a highly cinematic, visceral experience. It is wonderfully paced, with fantastic and vivid action. A thrilling read!" Elan Samuel, "The Warbler"
"Suspenseful, frightening, and gripping to the final line, "Abomination" is a modern masterpiece of fantasy/horror fusion." VGBlogger"
"Game of Thrones by way of H.P. Lovecraft." --Cliff Bleszinski, creator of Gears of War

"A well-written debut that skillfully blends science fiction, historical fantasy, and spiritual themes...a tense, nail-biting ride." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Brutal, brilliant, and deeply compelling. An absolute must-read." --Nerdist Podcast

"[This] novel about a medieval knight battling an unspeakable horror is getting tons of buzz." --io9

"I enjoyed this book thoroughly, horror historical magic fun." --Felicia Day

"Nothing can prepare you." --Naomi Kyle

"Abomination is an unexpected love-hate/buddy picture fantasy tale with swordplay, knights, and magic--though one with a heaping helping of many-tentacled, acid-blood-filled, gut-chomping creatures. We'll take that sequel now." --The Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog

"Abomination is truly fantastic. It's everything I loved about The Name of the Wind and so much more." --Gale Anne Hurd, producer of The Terminator, Aliens, and The Walking Dead

"An epic blend of black magic, badass monsters, broadswords, and bloodshed." --Nicole Perlman, cowriter of Guardians of the Galaxy

"Bloody, unapologetic fantasy--this is history twisted by the hands of a master storyteller." --Chuck Wendig, author of Blackbirds and Zer0es

"Whitta has done an incredible job weaving together historical fiction, fantasy, and horror. This is a book that stays with you." --Veronica Belmont, Sword & Laser podcast

"Dark. Scary. Magical. Monstrous. Abomination is my kind of wonderful." --Adam Christopher, author of The Burning Dark

"It's a story where the reader travels to some very dark places that Whitta has created, with elements of horror, action and (thankfully) humor that keeps you turning pages until you get to the last one." --Elliott Serrano, Geek to Me

"The one-time editor for the acclaimed gaming magazine PC GAMER, Whitta has carved a name out for himself with his sensational screenplay for The Book of Eli, overseeing Telltale Games' The Walking Dead game and writing a draft for Star Wars: Rogue One. Now, Whitta's debut novel, Abomination, takes the writer deep into the world of dark fantasy." --Fangoria

"Abomination looks to place [Whitta] even more prominently on the must-read map." --Daily Dead

"One of the biggest debut novels of the summer is Gary Whitta's Abomination." --Dread Central

"If you're looking for a true escape--from real life and from the standard fantasy tropes--then look no further." --Science Fiction Book Club

"Abomination is an immensely satisfying combination of everything we love about fantasy and horror but so rarely see together in the same book. I cannot recommend it highly enough and will definitely be keeping an eye to see what Whitta produces next." --Charlie Hopkins, A Reading Machine

"Abomination is remarkable for more than just the words between its pages, but also its road to publication, via Inkshares, a new publisher who offer authors a unique way to engage with their audience." --A Dribble of Ink

"With Abomination, Whitta offers up a well-written, concise, quick-moving Dark Ages historical-fantasy tale of honor, redemption, and fortitude laced with horror elements that's perfect for today's audiences." --Geeks of Doom

"Abomination is tons of fun." --Revolution SF

"The abominations themselves are brutal and absolutely horrifying, which is a good thing. They are really nightmare-inducing and I certainly wouldn't want to come across one!" --Vicarious Caytastrophe

"Whitta has woven a compelling tale of inner darkness and perseverance, and of betrayal and secrets, into a highly cinematic, visceral experience. It is wonderfully paced, with fantastic and vivid action. A thrilling read!" --Elan Samuel, The Warbler

"Suspenseful, frightening, and gripping to the final line, Abomination is a modern masterpiece of fantasy/horror fusion." --VGBlogger