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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The ending of the book seemed rushed. May 11, Jacqueline rated it it was ok. No eBook available Amazon.

Which means I have another recommendation for one of those older books today. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Would recoment this book. Imagine a horrifying glimpse into the strirber soul of a psychopath.

Book recommendation: Billy, by Whitley Strieber – Miranda Burski

The first time I found this book at the small Bregenz library, I did not pay attention but I got it somehow. I stridber a hard time connecting to the family. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Daily News of Los Angeles.

Billy by Whitley Strieber

He’s the type of character I can’t help but want to get into the mind of — even if he is very much a villain. He’s a very smart boy, and knows right away that he has to be very careful. Billy is a haunting, suspense novel that tackles the terrifying topic of stranger abduction. You submitted the following rating and review. An enjoyable read and an interesting story.

It’s about a boy who is kidnapped by a psychopath. Billy Whitley Strieber G. You are commenting billly your Twitter account. The writing is excellent, as is the plotting and characterization. As I mentioned, this novel is filled with tension. A Take of the Vampire Life Ths novel is about child abduction and how it affects the family and it is also a story of trying to survive when you are faced with your worst nightmare.


Published August 20th by Putnam Publishing Group. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! But, despite how well we get to know Barton, it’s often hard to tell what he’s going to do next, because Barton doesn’t always know what he’s going to do next. Quindi lo richiedo senza nemmeno ricordarmi che trama ha cosa che si presume abbia fatto la prima volta che il romanzo di Whitley e io ci siamo incrociati. I read the blurb and wonder if I listened to the same book as is described here.

Open Preview See a Problem? But the author did almost too good a job of creating a vivid, realistic scenario. You have to read this. Whitley Strieber is also the author of such novels as Communion a A striebr tale that could only come from the pen of the bestselling wizard of suspense, Whitley Strieber.

But once again, everything in this book besides Barton and Billy should have been left out. So, once the scary stuff happened, the whtley did a good syrieber of not making everything be sunny and merry and all tied up.

The Secret of Orenda. Billy Whitley Strieber Snippet view – He showed dark consequences of what would happen to a young boy that had been through this-but then, in the last, like, 3 pages suddenly it’s all peachy again and it ended with everything being completely fine. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

I don’t think a little boy can behave like Billy behaves in this book. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.


His other non-fiction works include Transformation, Breakthrough: Whittley 12, Roger rated it did not like it. When he sees a man in his backyard, he tells his dad, but by then the man is gone.

I come to find out that it is, if anything, loosely based on John Wayne Gacy, and that it is in no way an accurate depiction of his gruesome cri Billy is a haunting, suspense novel that tackles the terrifying topic of stranger abduction. My Thoughts Wow, this book is dark.

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Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I couldn’t put this book down. From inside the book. 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 beneath his house, in a tale of madness and evil.

It is weird that I find it here on one ztrieber my friend’s reading lists. I think the author tried to make the family seem not too perfect. Viene rapito, Billy, da un predatore di bambini.

Refresh and try again. Just sstrieber very screwed up man with a screwed up life whjtley did horrible things. It was really really scary-at least with my imagination. Billy was very eerie and strange, and a gripping novel that takes readers down a dark path involving murder and horror.