Anastasia Mikhelson is the rising star of the New York City Ballet. She's sacrificed creature comforts, a social life, as well as her own physical well-being for perfection in dance. Even her reputation as The Ice Queen doesn't faze her. Though Ana's at the peak of her career, competition from a new and teworthy dancer puts all she's worked for in jeopardy. While Natalie Frederico has shown herself to be a prodigy when it comes to ballet, she much prefers modern dance and living on her own terms. Life is too short for anything else. However, when the opportunity to dance with the New York City Ballet is thrust upon her, it's t like she could say . Dealing with the company's uptight lead is ather story, however. When the two are forced to work side-by-side, sparks begin to fly onstage and off.
Melissa Brayden received her bachelor s degree in film production and speechcommunication from Baylor University. She currently works full time as a theater director at the performing arts center of one of the largest high schools in the state of Texas, a job she completely enjoys. Recently, she s fallen down the rabbit hole and rediscovered her love for creative writing. Melissa is married and working really hard at remembering to do the dishes. For personal enjoyment, she spends time with her Jack Russell terriers and checks out the NYC theater scene several times a year. She considers herself a reluctant patron of the treadmill, but thoroughly enjoys hitting a tennis ball around in nice weather.Coffee is her very best friend.