Odd Thomas, a fictional character created by American author Dean Koontz, does die in "Saint Odd," the seventh and final novel in the Odd Thomas series, which began in 2003. He is shot and killed in one final act of heroism.
Released in 2015, "Saint Odd" chronicles one final challenge for Odd Thomas, a short cook with supernatural abilities. While attempting to save people from a deadly disease that the Bodachs, or demons, plan to release at a carnival, Odd Thomas is fatally wounded by a gun shot. His efforts are not in vain, since he successfully stops their plans. He is reunited with his girlfriend, Stormy Llewellyn, after his death.