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 beautiful ultimate event of “one of the main amazing and beautiful characters in present fiction”(The Virginian-Pilot)—as Dean Koontz brings the unforgettable odyssey of strange Thomas to its spectacular conclusion.
abnormal Thomas is again the place it began . . . as the time has come to complete it. considering he left his basic existence within the small city of Pico Mundo, California, his trip has taken him to locations unusual and beautiful, 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 stable and darkest evil. Again and back, he has long gone the place he needs to and performed what he needed to do—for higher or worse—with his braveness and devotion sorely established, and his soul without end replaced. each triumph has been tough gained. every one sacrifice has taken its toll.
Now, no matter what future drives him has eventually 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 bizarre Thomas, born to serve a objective some distance more than himself, the wandering is completed. in simple terms the reckoning remains.
Praise for Saint Odd
“Equal components supernatural mystery, cultural satire, personality learn, bildungsroman, offbeat love tale, highway journey, religious meditation, and apocalyptic event, the bizarre 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 the rest, 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 strange 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 contemporary renowned fiction.”—Publishers Weekly
“Koontz supplies his personality wit, strong humor, a familiarity with the darkish aspect 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 strong story . . . bizarre 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 prepare dinner with the occult powers is [Koontz’s] such a lot likable construction . . . candid, upright, a laugh and occasionally withering.”—The manhattan Times
“An creative . . . mixture of suspense, whimsy and uplift.”—The Washington Post
“Heartfelt and provocative . . . a superbly wealthy and enjoyable story.”—Chicago Sun-Times