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Billy Straight : a novel

Author: Jonathan Kellerman
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2013, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Ballantine books mass market edView all editions and formats
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A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park. Fleeing into the night, Billy cannot shake the horrific memory of the savage violence, nor the pursuit of a cold-blooded killer. As LAPD homicide detective Petra Connor desperately searches for the murderer, the vicious madman stalks closer to his prey. Only Petra can save  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Named Person: Alex Delaware, (Fictitious character); Alex Delaware, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Kellerman
ISBN: 9780345540133 0345540131
OCLC Number: 834614742
Notes: Includes an excerpt from Guilt.
Originally published in 1998.
Description: 520 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Kellerman.

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A resourceful runaway alone in the wilds of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Billy Straight suddenly witnesses a brutal stabbing in Griffith Park. Fleeing into the night, Billy cannot shake the horrific memory of the savage violence, nor the pursuit of a cold-blooded killer. As LAPD homicide detective Petra Connor desperately searches for the murderer, the vicious madman stalks closer to his prey. Only Petra can save Billy, but it will take all her cunning to uncover a child lost in a fierce urban labyrinth--where a killer seems right at home.

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