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The Sunday Conversation: Dean Koontz pens a new lesson in humility
The Sunday Conversation: Dean Koontz pens a new lesson in humility

"Odd Apocalypse," bestselling suspense author Dean Koontz's fifth novel in his Odd Thomas series about a fry cook with paranormal abilities, hits bookstores on Tuesday. The prolific 67-year-old novelist lives in Newport Beach with his wife, Gerda, and golden retriever, Anna.I gather Odd Thomas is your most popular character. Why do you think that is?I think it's because he's unique to the genre he's in. There were people in my publishing life who were not enamored of Odd Thomas when I turned in the first novel and really didn't want me to write another. And it was my new publisher who said, "I love this. Let's get back to this and round out the series," which is supposed to be seven...

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