Trial attorney Jimmy "Royal" Payne was once his personal worst enemy - before. Haunted via own tragedy and sought after via the police officers, Payne must pass city. What he does not desire is Tino Perez, a gutsy twelve-year-old Mexican boy looking for his lacking - and undocumented - mom. yet Payne's ex-wife, an L.A.P.D. detective he nonetheless loves, makes him a deal: support the boy or visit prison. quickly Payne is following Tino into the darker facet of the yank dream. From bloody Mexicali to the bullet-ridden San Joaquin Valley, Payne is be swept into the darkish present of unlawful immigration, human trafficking, and sexual slavery - all of the whereas, navigating the twisted border among justice and revenge.
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