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Odd Thomas

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2003
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A series of horror/mystery novels about a man who can see ghosts and has other supernatural talents.

1) Odd Thomas
2) Forever Odd
3) Brother Odd
4) Odd Hours
5) Odd Apocalypse
6) Deeply Odd
7) Saint Odd
Copyright © 2003 by Dean Koontz
To the Old Girls:
Mary Crowe, Gerda Koontz,
Vicky Page, and Jana Prais.
We'll get together.  We'll nosh.
We'll tipple. We'll dish, dish, dish.
My name is Odd Thomas, though in this age when fame is the altar at which most people worship, I am not sure why you should care who I am or that I exist.
May contain spoilers
I am at peace.
Comments may contain spoilers
I had to pick this book up after watching the movie on Netflix.
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Added: 06-Mar-2015
Last Updated: 02-Dec-2021

Publications

 01-Dec-2007
Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback
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Date Issued:
Cir 01-Dec-2007
Format:
Mass Market Paperback
Cover Price:
$7.99
Pages*:
446
Read:
Once
Cover Link(s):
Internal ID:
1482
Publisher:
ISBN:
0-553-58449-9
ISBN-13:
978-0-553-58449-3
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Credits:
Tom Hallman - Cover Design
Phil Parks  - Cover Artist
"MARVELOUS... THIS IS KOONTZ WORKING AT HIS PINNACLE."
- Publishers Weekly (starred review)


"The dead don't talk.  I don't know why."  But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant.  Meet Odd Thomas, the unassuming young hero of Dean Koontz's dazzling New York Times bestseller, a gallant sentinel at the crossroads of life and death who offers up his heart in these pages and will forever capture yours.

Odd Thomas

Sometimes the silent souls who seek Odd out want justice.  Occasionally their otherworldly tips help him prevent a crime.  But this time is different.  A stranger comes to Pico Mundo, accompanied by a horde of hyena-like shades who herald an imminent catastrophe.  Aided by his soul mate, Stormy Llewellyn, and an unlikely community of allies that includes the King of Rock 'n' Roll, Odd will race against time to thwart the gathering evil.  Hos account of these shattering hours, in which past and present, fate and destiny, converge, is a testament by which to live - an unforgettable fable for our time destined to rank among Dean Koontz's most enduring works.

A Main Selection of the Literary Guild
Doubleday Book Club, and Mystery Guild
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Notes and Comments:
I read this at the same time I read The Last Dark by Stephen R Donaldson and The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie.

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Author(s)

 Dean R Koontz
Birth: 09 Jul 1945 Everett, Pennsylvania, USA

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  • Page numbers on this site are for the end of the main story. I normally do not include appendices, extra material, and other miscellaneous stuff at the end of the book in the page count.






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