Seventeen-year-old Alexander Lloyd and his friend, Haroon Qubadi, fight for Haroons father who is unjustly accused of supporting terrorism. The Hounded creates a timely exploration of prejudice, media power, fear politics and religion. Richen weaves a tale of friendship and family that proves love and justice can prevail. A terrific choice for a book club, family and classroom. Scapegoat: The Hounded stands alone and is also a sequel to Scapegoat: The Price of Freedom.The Hounded contains questions for book groups and classroom discussions. Further historical information about the incidents and the Constitutional considerations depicted in the novel can be found at the authors website and blog, raerichen. At the website, the author also provides connections to other historical documents and pertinent websites about the era.