Owen Parr
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Owen Parr

February 2019 - New Apple Literary Services has selected Owen's The Murder of Paolo Mancuso as the "Official Selection' in the Crime-Legal genre.

December 2018 - Readers' Favorite is proud to announce that "A Murder On Wall Street" by Owen Parr won the Bronze Medal in the Fiction - Mystery - Legal category. 2018.

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.

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    • A Murder on Wall Street

    • A Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian Crime Mystery
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
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    A Murder on Wall Street takes us inside the world of Captain O'Brian's Irish Pub and Cigar Bar in Manhattan, a legendary hotspot in the Financial District....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceeded my expectations!

    • By shelley on 11-11-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Murder of Paolo Mancuso

    • A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mystery
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Fred Filbrich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    Paolo Mancuso was killed in a bar in Little Italy 20 years ago. To this day, his murder has gone unsolved. "Tony the Hammer" Falcone, Paolo's best friend and co-Mafia family member, tells Joey on his deathbed that the Mafia had nothing to do with his dad's murder. He whispers three words....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By C Rowe on 04-07-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Manhattan Red Ribbon Killer

    • Mancuso & O'Brian Crime Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Fred Filbrich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
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    Now in the third book of his Mancuso & O'Brian Crime Mystery series, award-winning author Owen Parr tantalizes listeners with clues and possibilities in this fast-paced novel....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic PrIvate Investigator Procedural series...

    • By shelley on 12-15-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Case of the Antiquities Collector

    • A Joey Mancuso, Father O'Brian Crime Mystery
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Fred Filbrich
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Retired NYPD homicide detective Joey Mancuso and his half brother, Father Dominic O'Brian, are hired to find a Greenwich, Connecticut, young lady abducted from her dorm at the University of Miami. The brothers are about to find out there is more to this than a simple abduction....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mancuso and O'Brian solve another one...

    • By shelley on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Murder on Long Island: The Last Advocate

    • A Joey Mancuso, Father O’Brian Crime Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Owen Parr, Claire Bloom - director
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Real estate developer Harold Longworth is facing life in prison for the murder of his wife in their Sagaponack, Long Island home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic modern detective suspense mystery

    • By Wayne on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • How to Sell

    • Overcome Fear of Rejection, Manage Your Time, Set Goals, and Never Be Unemployed
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Jack Nolan
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    If you are considering a sales job, are in one but wallowing in the valley of mediocrity, or just need a "starter match" to get back on track, this book is for you....

    • Overcome Fear of Rejection, Manage Your Time, Set Goals, and Never Be Unemployed
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Jack Nolan
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Release date: 01-20-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Dead Have Secrets

    • A John Powers Novel
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki (Skyboat Media)
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Usually, former Delta Force soldier John Powers is delighted to hear from Casey McBride, the widow of John's brother-in-arms Braden....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-03-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Operation Black Swan

    • John Powers Novels, Book 1
    • By: Owen Parr
    • Narrated by: Jack Nolan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In the aftermath of the horrifying attacks of September 11, 2001, a second wave of attacks is expected to hit the US mainland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John Powers is great to follow

    • By Alberto on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $14.95

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