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Rene Denfeld

Rene is the author of the acclaimed novels The Child Finder and The Enchanted, as well as essays in publications such as the New York Times. Rene's literary thriller, The Child Finder, explores themes of survival, resiliency and redemption. It has received much acclaim, including a starred Library Journal review, major press, and an Indie Next pick. Landing as the #1 fiction bestseller at Powell's within its first week, The Child Finder became a top bestseller in Canada and a bestseller in the United States.

Genres: Mystery
Rene Denfeld recommends
The Lost Night (2019)
Andrea Bartz
"Exciting, gripping, disquieting...a magnificent examination of the dark corners of our souls.This season's must-read novel."
The Chill (2020)
Scott Carson
"Part old-fashioned horror story, part supernatural thriller, THE CHILL is a breathtaking story of justice—and revenge. Once I started this book I couldn't put it down. Prepare to be chilled."
What's Left of Me Is Yours (2020)
Stephanie Scott
"At once luminous and captivating, What's Left of Me is Yours is the best kind of fiction: it tells a truth. All the easy lies about love fall away, as Stephanie Scott explores its often bitter, twisting, aching core. This is a brilliant, haunting book."
The Distant Dead (2020)
Heather Young
"Bright, flawless writing, wonderful characters, and a sense of pacing that ratchets up the tension—what more could you want from a thriller? I loved this book. I bet you will too."
Saving Ruby King (2020)
Catherine Adel West
"What an astonishing book. Catherine Adel West breathes life into violence and mayhem like a poet on a new day. These are the stories we need to hear: voices of hope in a wilderness of pain."
The Whispering House (2020)
Elizabeth Brooks
"Shimmering, lush, with prose that beats at the heart, The Whispering House will keep you up all night. Elizabeth Brooks has written a gothic mystery like no other."
Road Out of Winter (2020)
Alison Stine
"Stark, dark and strangely urgent, this is a book that grabs you on the first page and doesn't let go. Alison Stine is a master at the craft. She takes us on a wild ride inside a future that feels all too real, with characters we care about, and a story that we start wishing will never end."
Pale Morning Light with Violet Swan (2020)
Deborah Reed
"Gorgeous, luminescent, and imbued with hope, meet Violet Swan, ninety-three years old, and with a heck of a story to tell. Be prepared to be spellbound."

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