Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz audiobook

Odd Thomas: An Odd Thomas Novel

By Dean Koontz
Read by David Aaron Baker

Random House Audio 9780553802498

The Odd Thomas Series: Book 1

10.61 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739301777

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. “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. 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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Summary

Summary

A USA Today bestseller

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.

“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. 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.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Once in a very great while, an author does everything right—as Koontz has in this marvelous novel.... the story, like most great stories, runs on character—and here Koontz has created a hero whose honest, humble voice will resonate with many.... This is Koontz working at his pinnacle, providing terrific entertainment that deals seriously with some of the deepest themes of human existence: the nature of evil, the grip of fate and the power of love. Publishers Weekly
Once more Dean Koontz presents readers with a story and cast of characters guaranteed to entertain. Tulsa World
Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler. The Times (London)
“Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler.” Times (London)
Dean Koontz almost occupies a genre of his own. He is a master at building suspense and holding the reader spellbound. Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Dean Koontz almost occupies a genre of his own. He is a master at building suspense and holding the reader spellbound.” Richmond Times-Dispatch
“Once more Dean Koontz presents readers with a story and cast of characters guaranteed to entertain.” Tulsa World
“This is Koontz working at his pinnacle, providing terrific entertainment that deals seriously with some of the deepest themes of human existence: the nature of evil, the grip of fate and the power of love.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Dean Koontz

Author Bio: Dean Koontz

Dean Koontz is the author of many New York Times bestsellers, including suspense thrillers and books for young readers. His books are published in thirty-six languages, and his worldwide sales top 450 million copies. Several of his books have also been adapted into feature films and television miniseries.

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English