Odd Apocalypse: An Odd Thomas Novel
“Koontz gives [Odd Thomas] wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity—and moral outrage.”—USA Today Once presided over by a Roaring ’20s Hollywood mogul, the magnificent West Coast estate known as Roseland now harbors a reclusive billionaire financier and his faithful... show more
“Koontz gives [Odd Thomas] wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity—and moral outrage.”—USA Today Once presided over by a Roaring ’20s Hollywood mogul, the magnificent West Coast estate known as Roseland now harbors a reclusive billionaire financier and his faithful servants—and their guests: Odd Thomas, the young fry cook who sees the dead and tries to help them, and Annamaria, his inscrutably charming traveling companion. Fresh from a harrowing clash with lethal adversaries, they welcome their host’s hospitality. But Odd’s extraordinary eye for the uncanny detects disturbing secrets that could make Roseland more hell than haven. Soon enough the house serves up a taste of its terrors, as Odd begins to unravel the darkest mystery of his curious career. What consequences await those who confront evil at its most profound? Odd only knows. “Odd Thomas is the greatest character Dean Koontz has ever created. He’s funny, humble, immensely likable, courageous, and just a joy to read about.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer “[Odd Thomas is] one of the most remarkable and appealing characters in current fiction.”—The Virginian-Pilot “Supernatural thrills with a side of laughs.”—The Denver PostIncludes a preview of the next novel in the Odd Thomas series: Deeply Odd!
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2013-04-30
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
This time... Odd Thomas met a mystery. It is not ghosts. Odd knows about ghosts. The more horrifying thing is that it is not ghosts but humans who were cruel and terrifying violent. Odd gave help to a pregnant woman, who is very persuasive and talks in riddle. Now Odd did what he did by wo...
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#5 in a series. I (gasp) skipped number 4. I had this and couldn't wait any longer. Odd was calling to me... 4.5 stars rounded down. Not my favorite of the series, but ultimately satisfying. Koontz threw in a little Steampunk (and Scifi), which was fun for me.
Better. The last couple in this series had me worried that the greatness of the first three books would not be seen again. This one was very good.
How apt. I finished Odd Apocalypse on the day the world was supposed to end. I'm glad we didn't all suffer some horrible fate though, because if this book had been the last piece of literature I'd read, I'd have been pissed.This book... what can I say. Almost nothing. Unfortunately all the stuff I d...