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Now a major motion picture starring Anton Yelchin, Willem Dafoe, and Addison Timlin, and directed by Stephen Sommers

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“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.
 
Sometimes the silent souls who seek out Odd want justice. Occasionally their otherworldly tips help him prevent a crime. But this time it’s 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. His 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.

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Odd Thomas
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4.5 / 5
A good read.
January 9th, 2015
A slow moving, enjoyable read. Filled with warmth, humour and suspense. Can never go wrong with a Dean Koontz novel.
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Great book.
February 12th, 2014
Couldn't put it down. Was taken by surprise of the ending.
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January 23rd, 2014
What a find, love the Odd Thomas series. The world of Odd Thomas just draws you in & keeps you wondering where it will take you next. out of all the books I've read Odd Thomas is the character I've loved the most.
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January 22nd, 2014
I thought this book was one of Dean Koontz better novels as it was different and kept me interested, it was easy to read and understand, it had humor and suspense, and you really felt like you liked the character.
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Odd Thomas
December 30th, 2013
Loved it....excellent ending. I will say no more.
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October 4th, 2013
A sad story of love lost and a great introduction to an ongoing story of a young man with an unsuual talent.
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October 4th, 2013
Wonderful series
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October 4th, 2013
This is a fantastic read. I just couldn't put it down. Solid read by itself, and a great series.
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October 4th, 2013
I love the Odd Thomas series on my Kobo Vox. The characters are well defined and the action always satisfies and the cameos by dead celebrities are ... dead on amusing.
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October 4th, 2013
Got me hooked on the Odd Thomas series right from the start, as with all Dean Koontz books.
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October 4th, 2013
This is the book that started it all! Even though it has been years since i have read this book, I remember what is between its pages like i had read it yesterday. Odd Thomas is just about the most likeable character I have ever had the pleasure of reading, and years later I am still excited to talk about this book and have been following the rest of the Odd Thomas series religiously. It's hard to believe Odd fictional never before have I wanted to much to believe in the existence of a character he does not just exist but lives in this book and i can see why every book about his story is such a huge hit, And this book is clearly no exception to that rule as its the book that has kept each fan coming back for more time and time again, Never has a character felt more alive or been more likeable, Odd claims to be just an ordinary frycook with a gift for seeing the dead but he is so much more. “I see dead people. But, then by God, I do something about it" and what he does will have you fall in love and coming back for more
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October 4th, 2013
I loved reading everyone of Dean's books. Odd is such a great person who attracts animals and humans to his life. I loved the book so much that I wrote to Dean Koontz and he actually wrote back to me. My husband is happy that I have finished reading the books(still waiting for another one) as I woke him up just so he could listen to the parts that I found funny. You need to read from the first book and in order as it really helps with the character development. I think Jim Parsons( Sheldon) should be Odd as he is who I thought of when I read the books.
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October 4th, 2013
ean Koontz never disappoints. His stories are thrilling, exciting, gasp-out-loud shocking, and always humorous. Odd Thomas is one of his very best characters.
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October 4th, 2013
Another great book by Dean Koontz. Odd is becoming one of the great heroes of today, especially as written given him great humility for what he does (always placing himself at risk with full knowledge that he is just human and scared of what he is destined to do). Thank you Mr. Koontz for many hours of entertainment.
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October 4th, 2013
Well written and I love the story line. The main character is lovable. I love the whole series.
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October 4th, 2013
one of the most electrifying books from Koontz in a long time.
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September 15th, 2013
I love all the Odd Thomas series, and it starts right here. Dean Koontz has created a character that is wonderfully humble and funny, and extremely likeable. Always ready to do what needs to be done to protect the innocent, yet remorseful at the same time. Absolutely my favorite character in any series I've read.
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Odd Thomas
February 4th, 2013
Interesting characters but not easy to follow.
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Odd Thomas
December 31st, 2012
I enjoyed this book from cover to cover... Now I have to read the next three in the series. I read this in one day!!
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