Billy Dead by Lisa Reardon. Viking Publishers 1998; in print
Not an ordinary crime novel. The story is shocking, hard, and to some, I’m sure, distasteful. It’s also heartrending, compassionate and creates a reality so strong, the characters and events linger long long after the pages have been read and the book closed and perhaps traveling on to the next reader. Read more at http://bookshopblog.com/2011/08/12/no-90-billy-dead-best-100-myster...