Billy Author:Whitley Strieber Fat, 40-ish Barton Royal, kiddy-clown in an L.A. bookstore, is obsessed with pubescent boys. He wants to be their "father" but when they turn against him he has a "black room" for their punishment. Seeing 12-year-old Billy Neary in an Iowa shopping mall, Barton is smitten. He follows the boy home, craftily and boldly abducts him and begins a non... more »stop drive to L.A.
Presented from both Billy's and his kidnapper's points of view, Billy is a story so terrifying--and yet so passionately committed to the value of the human spirit--that it will leave you breathless.« less