Rene Denfeld

Rene Denfeld (Owen Carey, 2019)

Rene Denfeld


Rene Denfeld is the bestselling author of The Enchanted, The Child Finder and The Butterfly Girl, which Margaret Atwood has raved about as "heart-breaking, finger gnawing and yet ultimately hopeful." Once the Chief Investigator at a public defense office, Rene is a longtime death row investigator and foster adoptive mother. Her novels have won numerous awards, including the prestigious French Prix, an ALA Medal for Excellence and an IMPAC listing. The New York Times named her a 2017 hero of the year for her justice work. 

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Born Again: Rene Denfeld On The Birth Of Love

They say you have to love yourself before you can love others. I am here to say that is not true. I loved my children long before I could love myself.  Read...