Announced Feb 14th, 2017 -Multi Award winning author, Owen Parr, won the Solo Medalist Winner New Apple Literary Services for "Mystery" in 2017 for his A MURDER ON WALL STREET. This follows his 2016 Solo Medalist Award with “Operation Raven -The Dead Have Secrets" in the same category, and the IACM "Best Crime Author-Gold" also in 2016.
Readers have compared Owen's novels to classics from Robert Ludlum and Michaels Connelly. One reader wrote: "If Ludlum and Connelly wrote a novel together, it would be an Owen Parr novel."
Utilizing his experiences of over a quarter of a century working for Wall Street firms, he has crafted a series of political intrigue and crime novels, fusing fiction with facts. Parr captures your imagination in his new crime mystery series. His creativity in delivering absorbing plots with twists, turns and loops, is outstanding. The settings become part of your visualization. His vivid descriptions of the vibrant sceneries, is enticing to your senses. But, there's more, the development of the characters make you feel as if they're next to you, reading you -the story. They become real people, many -you'll love, some -you'll hate. The dialogue is fast paced, with a flow you'll certainly enjoy. He intertwines mystery, suspense, romance and humor, with the ease of a master conductor. Visit Owen's website at: www.owenparr.com
Born in Havana, Cuba, and later growing up in Miami. He enjoys reading fiction to transport himself to another world. And in his writing, he does that for his readers in a very successful way. His readers are fully wrapped in the plots and have fallen in love with his amazing characters.
Published author of articles in trade magazines. Hobby painter of acrylics on canvas and middle of the road golfer, Owen spends his day still employed in the financial advice industry.
Married at the age of nineteen he pursued a career in electrical engineering until boredom set in. From there he went to own and operate his own multi-branch real estate firm and licensing school.
Since 1986 he has been employed in the financial advice industry. During this time, he has written articles for the local paper, blogs and screenplays that he is now converting into fictional novels.