By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED the most effective BOOKS OF THE yr by way 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 event of “one of the main impressive and beautiful characters in present fiction”(The Virginian-Pilot)—as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of wierd Thomas to its brilliant conclusion.
extraordinary Thomas is again the place it began . . . as the time has come to complete it. when you consider 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 recognized kindness and cruelty, felt love and loss, kept lives and brought them—as he’s borne witness to humanity’s maximum strong and darkest evil. Again and back, he has long past the place he needs to and performed what he needed to do—for higher or worse—with his braveness and devotion sorely confirmed, and his soul without end replaced. each triumph has been tough received. each one sacrifice has taken its toll.
Now, no matter what future drives him has ultimately prompt 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 extraordinary Thomas, born to serve a function a long way more than himself, the wandering is completed. in basic terms the reckoning remains.
Praise for Saint Odd
“Equal components supernatural mystery, cultural satire, personality research, bildungsroman, offbeat love tale, highway journey, religious meditation, and apocalyptic event, the abnormal 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 anything, has been the cause of the good fortune of the sequence. . . . For readers who've been with bizarre all alongside, Saint Odd will satisfy.”—Bookreporter
Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his extraordinary Thomas novels
“Odd’s unusual presents, coupled along with his intelligence and self-effacing humor, make him some of the most quietly authoritative characters in fresh well known fiction.”—Publishers Weekly
“Koontz provides his personality wit, solid humor, a familiarity with the darkish facet of humanity—and ethical outrage.”—USA Today
“The final Everyman . . . an avatar of wish and honor and braveness for all of us—the linchpin of a rollicking sturdy story . . . strange inspires the homespun knowledge of Forrest Gump amid the mind-spinning adventures of a Jack Bauer.”—BookPage
“There’s by no means whatever predictable approximately a strange Thomas adventure.”—Booklist
“The great younger fry cook dinner with the occult powers is [Koontz’s] such a lot likable construction . . . candid, upright, fun and infrequently withering.”—The long island Times
“An artistic . . . mixture of suspense, whimsy and uplift.”—The Washington Post
“Heartfelt and provocative . . . a perfectly wealthy and wonderful story.”—Chicago Sun-Times