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The Girl from the

Red Rose Motel authentic portrayal of life in a high school and beyond... This emotionally complex story is impossible to put down.

Patti Callahan Henry

Author of The Secret Book of

Flora Lee

The Girl from the

Red Rose Motel

Zurenda’s characters are complex, and their story is deeply moving without veering into sentimentality. Bravo!

Ron Rash

Author of Serena and

The Caretaker

The Girl from the

Red Rose Motel

...The Girl from the Red Rose Motel reveals humanity at its best and worst in this engaging, skillfully crafted story of hope, compassion, and resilience.

Donna Everhart

Author of The Saints of Swallow Hill and The Education of Dixie Dupree

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