"A large mother deer stood taller than me. And beside her were two fawns whose limbs seemed thin as grass blades. Their spotted skins flickered in the uneven forest light. "
Ned Hayes is a voracious reader (and writer). I wrote the national bestseller THE EAGLE TREE and the historical novel SINFUL FOLK,, illustrated by New York Times bestseller Nikki McClure. Both of these books were nominated for the "Pacific Northwest Bookseller's Award."