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Deeply Odd: Odd Thomas, Book 6 | [Dean Koontz]

Deeply Odd: Odd Thomas, Book 6

How do you make sure a crime that hasn’t happened yet, never does? That’s the critical question facing Odd Thomas, the young man with a unique ability to commune with restless spirits and help them find justice and peace. But this time, it’s the living who desperately need Odd on their side. Three helpless innocents will be brutally executed unless Odd can intervene in time. Who the potential victims are and where they can be found remain a mystery. The only thing Odd knows for sure is who the killer will be: the homicidal stranger who tried to shoot him dead in a small-town parking lot.
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Publisher's Summary

The pistol appeared in his hand the way a dove appears in the hand of a good magician, as if it materialized out of thin air. "You think I won’t do it right here in the open. But you’d be surprised.... You’ll drop before you get the breath to scream." The truck driver is decked out like a rhinestone cowboy, only instead of a guitar he’s slinging a gun - and Odd Thomas is on the wrong end of the barrel. Though he narrowly dodges a bullet, Odd can’t outrun the shocking vision burned into his mind...or the destiny that will drive him into a harrowing showdown with absolute evil.

How do you make sure a crime that hasn’t happened yet, never does? That’s the critical question facing Odd Thomas, the young man with a unique ability to commune with restless spirits and help them find justice and peace. But this time, it’s the living who desperately need Odd on their side. Three helpless innocents will be brutally executed unless Odd can intervene in time. Who the potential victims are and where they can be found remain a mystery. The only thing Odd knows for sure is who the killer will be: the homicidal stranger who tried to shoot him dead in a small-town parking lot.

With the ghost of Alfred Hitchcock riding shotgun and a network of unlikely allies providing help along the way, Odd embarks on an interstate game of cat and mouse with his sinister quarry. He will soon learn that his adversary possesses abilities that may surpass his own and operates in service to infinitely more formidable foes, with murder a mere prelude to much deeper designs. Traveling across a landscape haunted by portents of impending catastrophe, Odd will do what he must and go where his path leads him, drawing ever closer to the dark heart of his long journey - and, perhaps, to the bright light beyond.

©2013 Dean Koontz (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Koontz gives his character wit, good humor, a familiarity with the dark side of humanity - and moral outrage." (USA Today)

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    Brian Apple Valley, CA, United States 06-22-13
    Brian Apple Valley, CA, United States 06-22-13 Member Since 2010

    Long haul commuter. Audiobooks keep me from causing serious physical harm to my fellow commuters. Bless you, Audible!

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    "Odd at his Best"

    Odd Thomas may well be my favorite literary character of all time. Too early to tell. Certainly my favorite Dean Koontz character. Fans of Odd Thomas will not be disappointed as a few more layers of reality are peeled back to reveal to Odd the true nature of the world.

    On a purely personal note, there is a scene where Odd is in a car driving on the 15 Freeway between Victorville and Barstow, CA (Chapter 16). As that scene was described I was on that exact piece of piece of highway. Life is Odd.

    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Marty Warrior, Albania 06-13-13
    Marty Warrior, Albania 06-13-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Ahhh Odd"
    What made the experience of listening to Deeply Odd the most enjoyable?

    The driving Miss Daisy: so good. And Alfred....what a hoot.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    OOOh yea cowboy


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When the old lady stopped to pick Odd up and asked his all these questions.....


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, my job won't let me listen to them at one sitting, but I can never wait to get back to them.


    Any additional comments?

    Yes, MORE MORE MORE MORE FASTER FASTER....

    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    charles CONNELLSVILLE, PA, United States 01-20-14
    charles CONNELLSVILLE, PA, United States 01-20-14 Member Since 2011
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    "predictable"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    Only if he/she read the other odd books


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    Disappointed


    Which character – as performed by David Aaron Baker – was your favorite?

    Odd


    Could you see Deeply Odd being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    No movies or tv shows. Books are Always better


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Tim North Port, FL, United States 01-16-14
    Tim North Port, FL, United States 01-16-14
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    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I listen to the whole series and it kept me interested even though I have a short attention span I loved it


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Craig SANTEE, CA, United States 01-09-14
    Craig SANTEE, CA, United States 01-09-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Another great Odd Thomas story"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Deeply Odd to be better than the print version?

    I am a poor reader, audio books open up the world of books that I wouldn't be able to have in my life.


    Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?

    Dean Koontz has done it again. I enjoyed this story and the whole series.


    What does David Aaron Baker bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    David Aaron Baker is Odd Thomas, I can't imagine Odd Thomas without him.


    If you could rename Deeply Odd, what would you call it?

    no change


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michelle Jones 11-26-13
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    "Great story! Good for Odd lovers."
    Would you consider the audio edition of Deeply Odd to be better than the print version?

    It's so nice to be told a story, but I believe some people may prefer the written version to the spoken one and nice versa.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Odd


    What about David Aaron Baker’s performance did you like?

    He allowed the characters' personalities to be better imagined when read aloud.


    Who was the most memorable character of Deeply Odd and why?

    Odd - he is just so special.


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    David 11-19-13
    David 11-19-13
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    "Ho Hum!!"
    What did you like best about Deeply Odd? What did you like least?

    I Like the character of Odd Thomas he is engaging and funny, But also the stories are becoming quite predictable, seems like Koontz is mailing it in for a paycheck lately.


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    I'm not an author so it isn't my place to make suggestions on how to make it more enjoyable.


    What three words best describe David Aaron Baker’s voice?

    David's voice is good on audiobooks he is very likeable.


    Could you see Deeply Odd being made into a movie or a TV series? Who should the stars be?

    Sure it would make a good miniseries maybe but the story might become predictable pretty quick or at least repetitive.


    Any additional comments?

    I used to wait for Koontz's next book with baited breath, but recently they haven't really got my attention. What happened to the guy who wrote the bad place, who scared the beans out of you?

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Jon 11-10-13
    Jon 11-10-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Better Than"

    This is probably the best of the follow on novels. Nothing has ever lived up to the original.

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    Linda 11-09-13
    Linda 11-09-13
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    "Should be a movie"
    What did you love best about Deeply Odd?

    The details, descriptions, deep thoughts, adventure, and the uncommonly, common simplicity. Oddy's simplicity strikes the heart as much Einstein confounds the brain.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Deeply Odd?

    The Wink and Special Guest Star


    Have you listened to any of David Aaron Baker’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    Favorite performer, always reliable


    If you could rename Deeply Odd, what would you call it?

    Savior Odd or Odd Hitchcock


    Any additional comments?

    It is unfortunate there are too few Oddy's. The stories indicate just how much work goes into them

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Michele Rae White Kansas 11-01-13
    Michele Rae White Kansas 11-01-13 Member Since 2013

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    "Another Hit for Dean Koontz"
    Would you listen to Deeply Odd again? Why?

    I would listen to "Deeply Odd" again, it is a precious story with an extremely lovable character. Odd Thomas again finds himself thrust into a world of chaos with just his extraordinary talent for communing with the dead. Once again, he is pit against evil with only his talent for seeing things in a a unique way and his willingness to use self-defense against those who would do him and others harm. The performers portrayal of Thomas Odd's character is good (when I read Odd Thomas books, he sounds different in my head than the actor who portrays Odd in the recording). But I still enjoyed his performance. Odd is funny and touching in ways that is rarely equaled in any genre.


    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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