For more information on any of my books listed here, click on the title. They can all be ordered from the online retailers or from your local bookstore.

Growing Your Inner Light: A Guide to Independent Spiritual Practice US edition published by Beyond Words/Atria Books (Simon and Schuster) 2009; UK edition published by Piatkus (Little, Brown) 2011; Dutch edition published by Mana (Het Spectrum) 2010.

“Masterful……….a rich and practical variety of avenues to explore one’s own spiritual path.”  Tsultrim Allione, author of “Women of Wisdom” and “Feeding Your Demons”

“Lara Owen shares her own experience and impressive wisdom, providing an invaluable resource that you’ll want to have around forever.” Connie Kaplan, author of “Dreams are Letters from the Soul” and “The Invisible Garment”






Her Blood Is Gold: Awakening to the Wisdom of Menstruation published by Archive Publishing, 2008 (UK) 2009 (US), with a foreword by Dr. Christiane Northrup (previous editions by HarperCollins, Aquarian/Thorsons and The Crossing Press).

her blood is gold 2008

“Like the wise-women whose memory she celebrates, Lara Owen is both scientist and poet. In this wonderful book, she shows how “the curse”, when ritually respected and restored to its ancient position, becomes every woman’s crock of gold.” Chris Knight Ph.D., author of “Blood Relations: Menstruation and the Origins of Culture”  and Professor of Anthropology, University of E. London

“This book should be included in the curriculum of every school on this planet.” Christiane Northrup M.D., author of “Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom”




Love Begins At 40: A Guide to Starting Over (co-authored with Cherry Gilchrist) published by Hay House, 2008.

“I have no doubt that this book will help countless people in their quest for love in midlife. Proclaiming that loneliness isn’t inevitable, its practical approach, combined with valuable insights into life and love, will certainly change lives for the better.” Bel Mooney (Daily Mail columnist)







Dreaming of the Nile published by Lulu Publishing, 2010.

Dreaming of the Nile is a novel about a young woman’s spiritual quest to find meaning in her life. It takes place in 1990′s Los Angeles and in Ancient Egypt.

“In Dreaming of the Nile, Lara Owen writes with a clear spiritual and sensual knowledge of the souls of women. Nothing could be more feminine, sexier, nor immediately important.” Kit Birskovich, Santa Cruz.







The French Cure published by Lulu Publishing, 2010.

The French Cure is a novel about restlessness and commitment, shallowness and depth. It tells the story of Claire Murphy as she travels from Mill Valley to Montmartre and finally to a village in the Midi-Pyrénées, and discovers a way of life that truly suits her during the course of a most unpredictable year. Read more about the book here

“I loved The French Cure. Lara Owen’s description of feelings is wonderful — never mawkish or clever but rich and insightful.” J.D., England