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Odd Thomas – Forever Odd

How Edgy is it?
How Catholic is it?

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.

Yours Freely

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