A chilling tale that could only come from the pen of the bestselling wizard of suspense, Whitley Strieber. Here is a story so terrifying it will leave you breathless. Whitley Strieber's newest novel about a young boy who is kidnapped by a deranged misfit is a shocking look into the dark soul of a psychopath. Whitley Strieber is also the author of such novels as Communion a...more
Although the book seems to be based on a true story, it is fiction. Its beginning is chilling as you get into the mind of the abductor, Barton Royal, while he is s...more
This book has stuck with me through the years but not in a good way. It is realistic horror at its finest. I know bad things happen in the world, but this book is written in such a way that the images are always with me. It was well written if you like this type of stuff. I wish that I had never read it.
Ok, for the most part, this book was stupid. It's about a man that kidnaps a boy named Billy. The boy is between the ages of 9 and 12-they do give his real age, but I don't remember.
This book took me a really long time to read. The parts with the kidnapper-Barton, and the boy, Billy, were somewhat interesting but any part that had to do with the police and especially with the parents should be completely skipped. Those parts were all annoying, and boring, and just really dumb.
Strieber also co-authored The Coming Global Superstorm with Art Bell, which inspired t...more