Odd Thomas: Forever Odd is the second in the Odd Thomas series. While not as edgy as the first Odd Thomas book, Forever Odd gains an Edgier rating and maintains a Catholic rating. Exploring the dangers of phone sex and black-magic voodoo women, we are treated to the Odd One saving a childhood friend but spared the edgier encounters with ghosts of rape victims. But, phone sex and black-magic voodoo women do fall in the edgier category. As for the Catholic end, the book deals with the reanimation of the dead versus a type of death and resurrection.
The villain is a woman infatuated with all things occult and all things supernatural who is thoroughly corrupt, enough so that she kidnaps a child with a disability to get a closer look at the Odd One and his supernatural gifts. Forever Odd is solidly in our Edgy Catholic world, as are most of our contemporary favorite Dean Koontz's works.