When Ruby McCullough comes home to the family ranch for her mother's funeral, Daniel Stewart hopes to finally become Ruby's lover--or walk away forever. Instead, Daniel descends into the McCulloughs' vortex of secrecy, betrayal, transgression, and cathartic revelation. Against a vivid, gritty backdrop of modern ranch life a mystery unfolds. On horseback, Ruby and Daniel search the remote canyons and mesas of the ranch for the burial site where Ruby's father, Calvin, has covertly laid her mother to rest. Ruby also seeks her ...

The Desert Remains 2007, University of New Mexico Press

ISBN-13: 9780826342577