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"Gentlemen, meet the real Billy McIlvain, Creator of Heaven and Earth. . . ." So proclaimed Bill McIlvain to the friends who'd gathered for his sixth birthday party. No one could have imagined on that festive day the twisted future that lay in store for young Billy. Billy's pedigree was distinguished. He was bright and well mannered. If little Billy McIlvain was guilty of ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by St. Martin's Press
(first published July 1st 1994)
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Jul 18, 2010 Carson rated it it was amazing
What can I say, WOW! I am in love with this book. It is beyond creepy. The ending is totally unexpected, and you get a lot of mixed feelings involved like shock and sadness. With that said, the author did a great job on controlling what he wants the reader to feel. The character is pure evil, but he wasn't always like that. It began with a horrific event that happened to him as a child. It lets you get into the mind of a murderer. The chapters are not in sequential order which gives the read a s ...more