Strieber’s latest (after Communion) is by turns gripping, plodding, truly horrifying Billy. Whitley Strieber, Author Putnam Publishing Group $ (p) ISBN. Billy by Whitley Strieber – book cover, description, publication history. Barton Royal, a deranged misfit, kidnaps twelve-year-old Billy Neary from the video arcade at the Crossland Mall and imprisons him in the secret black room.

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To say it’s not light reading, even for those drawn to darker stories, is an understatement. Apr 11, Liliana Blum rated it it ahitley amazing. The only character that seemed believable to me was the mom and Striebdr, there were a few too many dead spots detail that didn’t have to be therebut toward the end I started to cry, it moved me that much.

No eBook available Amazon. Between Cloud and Horizon. Putnam’s- Fiction – pages 2 Reviews https: American writer best known for his novels The WolfenThe Hunger and Warday and for Communiona non-fiction description of his striebr with apparent alien contact.

May 29, Thea Sauer rated it it was amazing. But something was off ehitley just enough to keep the fourth star out of reach. Because it wants me to flinch first. They Call Me Bubbins. Billy by Whitley Strieber. Retrieved 20 August Whitley Strieber is also the author of such novels as Communion and Transformation. This will leave you guessing until the very end. A Very Short Story. The first few chapters are really gripping, but after that the events began to seem rather implausible.


Nov 13, P. The Basics A psychopathic kidnapper by the name of Barton sets his sights on Billy. Lists with This Book.

I read this book a long time ago. Kidnappings have long fascinated me — I love this subject matter. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. What he says or does could be the difference between life and death. Instead of the old wagon, they would have something incredible, like maybe a bright red Bentley Turbo, zero to sixty in six and a half seconds, top end a hundred and sixty, the fastest production sedan in the world. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!

Billy by Whitley Strieber

It was really really scary-at least with my imagination. The last third of this book makes it worthy in my eyes as propelling it into the very good category. Wolfen The Hunger Communion Hunters Its beginning is chilling as you get into the mind of the abductor, Barton Royal, while he is stalking and choosing his victim at the mall. But I have to give Strieber a lot of credit for building the suspense the way he did, considering much of the novel is told from Barton’s point of view.

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This started out a little slow, but picks up speed about halfway thru. Billy is a typical kid, maybe a little smarter than some, but just a kid.


From inside the book. Could not work out why he was “political” added nothing to story. The Secret of Orenda.

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Best book ever best ending ever, Camila should read it. To say it’s not light reading, even for those drawn to darker stories, is an understatement. The last 2 chapters or so I felt let down as the ending was what I had expected in some way but there was this sense of disappointment as I was expecting villy more intense that went along the flavor of the rest of the book.

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: When he spots year-old Billy Neary in an Iowa shopping mall, he follows bilky boy home, abducts him late that night, and drives back to California with Billy strapped into the back of his Aerostar minivan. My Thoughts Wow, this book is dark. I am totally surprised that the book is a real thriller and pageturner.

E’ la quindicesima vittima, Billy, chiuso a chiave dentro le stanze, Billy che non riesce a scappare, Billy che tutti stanno cercando attraverso gli Stati Uniti.