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Brother Odd (Odd Thomas Novels)

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ISBN13: 9780553804805
ISBN10: 0553804804
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jandeharty, January 9, 2008 (view all comments by jandeharty)

A little wierder/scifi than the first book and a little too easy to figure out. The story is still great with some interesting characters plus a little happier ending(it is Dean Koontz after all how happy could it be?). I would definitely recommend this one.
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rdcooner75, January 18, 2007 (view all comments by rdcooner75)
This book was awesome! I love that Koontz is staying with Oddy's character. Everytime he writes a new Odd Thomas book I cringe and pray that he sticks with the character just as he is. Odd can be odd in Pico Mundo and fit in, as well as a Montessori School and not lose character. In this book, Odd is called upon to calm a very ticked off ghost who may or may not have committed suicide. Of course, wherever Odd goes, troubles finds him, and he must once again save the world. What would we do without Odd Thomas? What would we do without Dean Koontz? This story is wonderful and so well written. It is also awesome to listen to in the audio book format.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553804805
Author:
Koontz, Dean
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Author:
Dean Koontz
Author:
Koontz, Dean R.
Author:
Dean Koontz
Subject:
General
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Missing persons
Subject:
Mediums
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Odd Thomas Novels
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
November 2006
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.56x6.44x1.43 in. 1.55 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Bantam Books - English 9780553804805 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Bestseller Koontz's third Odd Thomas novel (after Forever Odd) offers an irresistibly offbeat mix of supernatural horror and laugh-out-loud humor. A resident of St. Bartholomew's Abbey, a monastery in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Thomas has the ability to see the spirits of the dead, a gift he has used to resolve mysteries and prevent future tragedies. As the story opens, the seer is unsettled by visions of bodachs, sinister ghostlike entities whose appearance precedes some dire tragedy. Thomas frantically searches for some sign that will help him head off disaster, even as St. Bart's is thrown into turmoil by the disappearance of one of its members. Thomas must figure out both the identity of the person or being behind the terror and the most effective way to restore peace to his haven. While newcomers may find the villain's underlying motive a bit over the top, the narrator's engaging voice should continue to give this series cross-genre appeal." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Bestseller Koontz's third Odd Thomas novel (after Forever Odd) offers an irresistibly offbeat mix of supernatural horror and laugh-out-loud humor. A resident of St. Bartholomew's Abbey, a monastery in the Sierra Nevada mountains, Thomas has the ability to see the spirits of the dead, a gift he has used to resolve mysteries and prevent future tragedies. As the story opens, the seer is unsettled by visions of bodachs, sinister ghostlike entities whose appearance precedes some dire tragedy. Thomas frantically searches for some sign that will help him head off disaster, even as St. Bart's is thrown into turmoil by the disappearance of one of its members. Thomas must figure out both the identity of the person or being behind the terror and the most effective way to restore peace to his haven. While newcomers may find the villain's underlying motive a bit over the top, the narrator's engaging voice should continue to give this series cross-genre appeal." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Review" by , "Odd Thomas' latest adventure will make a believer out of even the hardest-nosed soul."
"Review" by , "A work both exciting and engaging — and with its heart in the right place."
"Review" by , "A darned good time should be had by all readers."
"Synopsis" by , No one could have imagined Odd Thomas ever leaving the perfect quirky comfort of Pico Mundo, least of all Odd himself. The little desert town that nurtured Odd all his life is the locus of everything he holds dear — his loyal friends, his ghostly confidants, and the place where he loved and lost his soul mate, the irreplaceable Stormy Llewellyn. Yet leave it he has, to embrace the solitude and peace of an isolated monastery high in the western mountains as he tries to find a way to live fully again.

But Odd has a knack for finding himself in the path of trouble no matter where he goes—even among the eccentric monks in their sanctuary and with the King of Rock ’n’ Roll at his side. For a killer is stalking the ancient holy halls, and Odd is about to encounter an enemy who eclipses any he has yet encountered.

"Synopsis" by , Koontz's beloved hero, who triumphed in two New York Times bestsellers, leaves the small desert town of Pico Mundo for the solitude and peace of an isolated monastery as he tries to find a way to live fully again. But Odd Thomas has a knack for finding trouble and must confront an enemy who eclipses any he has yet encountered.
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