An Exceptional Hound: Book II of the Ryland Creek Saga (Dust Jacket)
Twelve-year-old Jason Canton longs to become a coon hunter when a chance meeting in the woods with Nathan Ernst and his legendary coonhound, Seth, sets the youngster on a path to learn the lessons about the forests and life.
But something powerful and malicious has entered the forests of their Upstate New York hometown of Painted Post—something not entirely of this world.
It will test the skills and stamina of the Ernst family with Jason and his friends to confront this deadly marauder.
It will rely upon the strength of the bonds between hunters and their dogs.
It will require an exceptional hound.