"Highly addictive, spectacular,
and mind blowing... Thomas is a wizard of fiction." -- U.S.
Review of Books
STARS]... "...[A]n amazingly entertaining
piece of literature ... and do I dare say it, a serious novel that provides
you with some genuine laugh out loud moments. ... Owen Thomas's writing leaves
you richer with emotions and contentment even before the ending arrives. If
there is only one book that you are going to read this year, make it The Lion
Trees." - Motorwriter.com
[FIVE STARS]..."I've been an avid reader for well over thirty-five
years. I've been a reviewer for over a dozen. I've been bombarded by today's
cookie cutter story assembly and I despise it. ... Then, someone like Owen
Thomas comes along and reminds me what the book world CAN offer, what a story
CAN be. ... [T]his was an astounding read for me. Not only was the story
telling mesmerizing, but Owen's writing style is inspiring. His writing is
seamless and flawless and makes me yearn for more." -- LiteraryLitter.com
[A] cerebral page turner...a powerful and promising
[FIVE STARS]..."This is a powerful, gripping and realistic story.
Once, a few decades ago, many authors would set out to write "The Great
American Novel," hoping to tap into whatever it is which makes the US and
its people so unique and hopeful, particularly at a set point in time. ...
These days it doesn't seem like anyone tries to write those kind of seminal
novels anymore... until now. ... The Lion Trees does what so very few great
novels can: it will take a lot out of you, but leave you with much more than
you had when you began." - Pacific Book Review
About the Author
Owen Thomas, a life-long Alaskan with an abiding love of original fiction, is a product of the Anchorage School District and a graduate of Duke University and Duke Law School. While managing an employment litigation practice in Alaska, Owen has written three novels: Lying Under Comets: A Love Story of Passion, Murder, Snacks and Graffiti; The Lion Trees, winner of thirteen international book awards (including the 2015 Kindle Book Award, the Eric Hoffer Book Award, the First Horizon Award, the London Book Festival, the New York Book Festival, the Beverly Hills International Book Awards, and the Amsterdam Book Festival); and a novel of interconnected short fiction entitled Signs of Passing, winner of nine book festival awards (including the Pacific Book Awards for Short Fiction and the Great Southeast Book Festival). Owen maintains an active fiction and photography blog on his author website at owenthomasfiction.com.