With the stark reality of life on the Texas-Mexico border as background, touching on the story of impoverished Mexicans who cross illegally into the United States, and the slum-like colonias, Ann Major paints a tale of feuding families, enduring love, and the struggle to live according to one's convictions.
Ann Major captures the reader from the first page and doesn't let go. Everything separates her heroes, Ritz Keller and Roque Blackstone. Rumors and accusations pit them against each other, make them mistrust their own feelings. Promises and misunderstandings separate them, push them into loveless marriages. Mistakes and obstinacy alienate them from each other.
This novel, however, is not just about the trials and tribulations of an appealing heroine and a compelling hero, or the feud between two ranching families. It is the story of South Texas as well, and events that could only happen there are intertwined with the fates of Ritz and Roque.
The fast-paced narrative and sensual prose will enthrall the reader. The characters, however minor, stand out and make the world of Marry a Man Who Will Dance unforgettable.