Kristen Manning is swept up into the world of ballroom dancing when she is chosen to participate in a reality dance competition. Just a graduate student from Alabama, she is paired with the show’s infamous heartthrob, Ansel Stavros, who is known for his dashing looks and reputation as a playboy. Although Kristen tries to keep their relationship strictly professional, there’s a palpable connection between them. Ansel has never been keen on serious relationships, but he can’t shake loose the hold Kristen has on his heart. When Kristen shares unexpected – and life-changing – news with Ansel, his reaction puts their relationship and chances of winning in the show at serious risk.