For 26-year-old Jessica Coxwell, life in Kentucky horse country is almost idyllic. She’s married to a college professor and has an exhilarating career as stable manager for the wealthy O’Connell family. During routine house-cleaning, Jess makes a discovery that sends her world into chaos. Soon, she begins questioning everything: her marriage, her job, and the mystery surrounding her father’s fatal car accident.
With a distant mother and few close friends, Jessica tries to hold her unraveling life together with horses and dance, namely the tango. Her twin passions lead to an Argentinian vacation to visit her friend, Carla, but the drama she sought to escape follows her abroad. Tango takes the reader into the fascinating worlds of horse breeding, romance, and dance where Jessica struggles to regain her self-esteem and confidence but who can she trust? Will she be able to love again?