It’s an Odd Series

ForeverOddIt’s cold as a mother-in-law’s heart. The day is dark and gloomy and the rain we’ve been threatened with all day has finally begun. It’s a beautiful atmosphere for a nice juicy crime story. This one is just the ticket!

It’s quite an interesting book I’m reading now; Forever Odd by Dean Koontz. It’s the second of a series of six with the character Odd Thomas.

Our protagonist has the psychic ability to see the lingering dead. The late Elvis Presley plays a role in this tale as Odd tries to rescue his friend, Danny Jessup, from a kidnapper. Poor Danny suffers from Osteogenesis Imperfecta, making him a very fragile man whose bones are easily broken.

If you like crime yarns, this would be a good series to check out. The books are, in order, Odd Thomas, Forever Odd, Brother Odd, Odd Hours, Odd Apocalypse, and Deeply Odd.

As one might expect from Dean Koontz, the stories are well written and actually stand alone well. I say this because I inadvertently read Brother Odd first; not realizing it was part of a series.

SusanBoyleOf course, if you’d prefer a different kind of story, let me recommend New Yesterdays by that strange, odd, and curious author, Jim L Wright. A screwball to be sure, but he can tell a good story! Click the link and get your copy today!

USAUK, and  India


About Ol' Big Jim

Ol' Big Jim, has been a storekeeper, an embalmer, a hospital orderly, a medical biller, and through it all, a teller of tall tales. Many of his stories, like his first book, New Yesterdays, are set in his hometown of Piedmont, Alabama. For seven years, he lived in the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world, Amman, Jordan where he spends his time trying to visit each one of the thousands of Ammani coffee shops and scribbling in his ever-present notebook. These days, you can find him back stateside, still filling notebooks.
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2 Responses to It’s an Odd Series

  1. I thoroughly enjoyed the Odd books, Jim.

    Enjoyed New Yesterdays too, man. Thanks for writing it. Been too long since I read something about our Amerind brothers.


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