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This exclusive audiobook short story looks back - way back - to where it all began for Odd Thomas and Stormy Llewellyn, two souls who are destined to be together forever.

Amid the dizzying rides, tantalizing games of chance, and fanciful attractions of a state fair, two teenage sweethearts on the cusp of life and love's pleasures find their way to a shadowy carnival tent brimming with curiosities. There, from the bizarre and enthralling Gypsy Mummy, a mechanized merchant of dreams and prognosticator of tomorrows, the young couple learns what fate promises for them. But fate, for Odd Thomas and Stormy Llewellyn, is something altogether different: full of dark corners, sharp edges, and things no seer or soothsayer could ever anticipate.

And for Odd Thomas, a gallant fry cook from a sleepy California desert town, the future beckons - to listen to unquiet spirits, pursue unsettling mysteries, and learn shocking truths...for a purpose far greater than himself.

©2014 Dean Koontz (P)2016 Brilliance Audio

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This isn't the book Odd Thomas

The book Odd Thomas is over 40 chapters. This is a six chapter book. Was okay, but you don't end up with a lot of storyline or depth in 6 chapters. Not in this book anyway.

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  • Kenneth J. Baldauf
  • 20-02-2017

Not a book but a chapter

I've read all the other Odd Thomas books and really enjoyed them. I should have been more careful in ordering this thinking it was a new edition.

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  • Eric R. Bohr sr
  • 06-11-2017

Short story, boo don't buy. Ripoff

This book was 5 chapters and a complete waste of money. Don't waste your time.

8 of 8 people found this review helpful

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-04-2017

I gave the story 4 because it's to short.

I really enjoyed the story. the odd series is one of my all time favorite's​. I had not heard this one yet. I definitely can tell that the story was a preview of the series. I know that is why it's so short. I still wish that it was longer. I also like the moonlight bay series. also a series that I wish was longer! thank you Mr. Koontz! ps.. please bring back the moonlight bay series! also make this series longer!!.

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  • CC
  • 30-10-2017

Enjoy Odd Thomas

This was cute story I wish it could
do gone on a a few more chapters.
this left me wanting more adventures of Odd Thomas



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  • John Priest
  • 29-07-2017

it was good but short,$13 for one hour is crazy

after reading all the Odd Thomas books I found this interesting but way too short very disappointing to pay $13 for a book that's less than an hour long

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  • May Hughes
  • 07-02-2018

Wayyy to short

This was a really disapointing purchase. The story cute, but certainly NOT what I had expected from a Dean Koontz book!

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  • halcol2
  • 13-10-2017

An EXCELLENT recap of what has yet been "Capped"..

loved it.....
It "put to rest"..."the rest of the Story"

The "Narrator"...well Odd I'd a GREAT "JOB"...

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  • Mayra Lopez-Perez
  • 02-06-2017

Too short

I was expecting more. I really love the series and don't want it to end.

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  • adventureparty
  • 19-07-2018

are you kidding me?

This story is so short, and most of it is repeated in all the other books.
Koontz is usually more focused on the story making sense.

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  • DrgnEyz
  • 04-07-2018

Odd Thomas great book as usual from a master story teller! 😄

Loved this book nothing less from expected from my favorite Wordsmith!
Great read loved this story!

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  • steve
  • 19-01-2017

Brilliant

It's was like meeting an old friend. I'm going to revisit the whole series from the beginning.

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