By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr by means of SUSPENSE journal • Includes Dean Koontz’s brief tale “You Are Destined to Be jointly Forever”—its first time in print!
From “one of the grasp storytellers of this or any age” (The Tampa Tribune) comes the lovely ultimate experience of “one of the main notable and attractive characters in present fiction”(The Virginian-Pilot)—as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of wierd Thomas to its fantastic conclusion.
ordinary Thomas is again the place it began . . . as the time has come to complete it. considering that he left his easy existence within the small city of Pico Mundo, California, his trip has taken him to locations unusual and lovely, mysterious and terrifying. around the land, within the corporation of mortals and spirits alike, he has identified kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, stored lives and brought them—as he’s borne witness to humanity’s maximum stable and darkest evil. Again and back, he has long gone the place he needs to and performed what he needed to do—for greater or worse—with his braveness and devotion sorely demonstrated, and his soul without end replaced. each triumph has been not easy received. each one sacrifice has taken its toll.
Now, no matter what future drives him has ultimately instructed his steps domestic, the place these he cares for many encompass him, the reminiscence of his tragically misplaced real love haunts him, and one final challenge—vast and dreadful—awaits him. For ordinary Thomas, born to serve a objective a long way more than himself, the wandering is completed. in basic terms the reckoning remains.
Praise for Saint Odd
“Equal elements supernatural mystery, cultural satire, personality learn, bildungsroman, offbeat love tale, street journey, non secular meditation, and apocalyptic experience, the strange Thomas books . . . are greater than impossible to resist page-turners. they're intimate, haunting, usually heartrending, exhilarating, and fantastically composed.”—Biography.com
“Odd Thomas is such an endearing and likable personality and, greater than the rest, has been the cause of the luck of the sequence. . . . For readers who've been with peculiar all alongside, Saint Odd will satisfy.”—Bookreporter
Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his abnormal Thomas novels
“Odd’s unusual presents, coupled along with his intelligence and self-effacing humor, make him probably the most quietly authoritative characters in contemporary well known fiction.”—Publishers Weekly
“Koontz provides his personality wit, stable humor, a familiarity with the darkish part of humanity—and ethical outrage.”—USA Today
“The final Everyman . . . an avatar of desire and honor and braveness for all of us—the linchpin of a rollicking reliable story . . . strange conjures up the homespun knowledge of Forrest Gump amid the mind-spinning adventures of a Jack Bauer.”—BookPage
“There’s by no means something predictable approximately a strange Thomas adventure.”—Booklist
“The great younger fry cook dinner with the occult powers is [Koontz’s] so much likable construction . . . candid, upright, a laugh and infrequently withering.”—The ny Times
“An creative . . . mixture of suspense, whimsy and uplift.”—The Washington Post
“Heartfelt and provocative . . . a superbly wealthy and interesting story.”—Chicago Sun-Times