Truthfully this was a good book, my only complaint was the bad person got away with murder. Ronnie lives with her father who is a large Mexican citizen who owns about a thousand acres of land near the Mexican border it all belonged to Mexico but was given to the US.
Chance lost his wife and as he greaves, his son is dressed up all pretty with high heel shoes lace and curls. He is being taught to be what his grandmother wants him to be, Chance notices the change in his son and decides he has had enough takes his son to Texas and stops at The big C ranch. There they are taken in.