By Dean Koontz
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED the best 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 beautiful ultimate experience of “one of the main impressive and attractive characters in present fiction”(The Virginian-Pilot)—as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of wierd Thomas to its wonderful conclusion.
abnormal Thomas is again the place it began . . . as the time has come to complete it. given that he left his basic existence within the small city of Pico Mundo, California, his trip has taken him to areas unusual and beautiful, 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 solid and darkest evil. Again and back, he has long past 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 ceaselessly replaced. each triumph has been tough received. every one sacrifice has taken its toll.
Now, no matter what future drives him has eventually 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 objective a ways more than himself, the wandering is finished. in simple terms the reckoning remains.
Praise for Saint Odd
“Equal elements supernatural mystery, cultural satire, personality research, bildungsroman, offbeat love tale, highway journey, religious meditation, and apocalyptic event, the peculiar Thomas books . . . are greater than impossible to resist page-turners. they're intimate, haunting, usually heartrending, exhilarating, and wonderfully composed.”—Biography.com
“Odd Thomas is such an endearing and likable personality and, greater than anything, has been the cause of the luck of the sequence. . . . For readers who've been with ordinary all alongside, Saint Odd will satisfy.”—Bookreporter
Acclaim for Dean Koontz and his bizarre Thomas novels
“Odd’s unusual presents, coupled along with his intelligence and self-effacing humor, make him essentially the most quietly authoritative characters in contemporary renowned fiction.”—Publishers Weekly
“Koontz offers his personality wit, stable humor, a familiarity with the darkish facet 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 sturdy story . . . atypical conjures up 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 prepare dinner with the occult powers is [Koontz’s] such a lot likable production . . . candid, upright, fun and infrequently withering.”—The big apple Times
“An artistic . . . mixture of suspense, whimsy and uplift.”—The Washington Post
“Heartfelt and provocative . . . a superbly wealthy and interesting story.”—Chicago Sun-Times