Novelist Kerry Miller lost her husband to a brief illness. After a year, her grief has not lessened. Shaun Everett is the backup quarterback for the Chicago Clout and cannot get a break. They are paired up on "Let's Dance," a local TV show, and good things happen. Kerry resumes her writing career. Shaun attracts the attention of another team. And best of all, through the weeks of grueling rehearsals, they fall in love. But what becomes of this unlikely couple when the dance show ends?