Dancing at the Chance

Front Cover
Penguin, Apr 3, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
27 Reviews
New York City in 1907 is a kingdom of endless possibilities for anyone who dares to dream. The Gilded Age has ended, and immigrants fill the bustling streets. The glamour of Broadway lures those who desire the limelight-but only a few are fortunate enough to thrive in the lights of a city that casts long, dark, and merciless shadows...

Pepper MacClair and her mother arrived penniless in New York thirteen years ago, and their fortune has not changed. A dancer of fluid grace and motion, Pepper is still only one chorus girl among many, struggling for an opportunity to prove herself worthy of something bigger.

For now, Pepper dances at The Chance, a rundown venue long past its prime. It is not only Pepper's workplace, where she has pushed her physical endurance to its limit, but also her home. And as the larger world changes around her and she is pulled into the intrigues of New York's elite, it is her last hope, not only to fulfill her dream, but to fulfill her heart.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
11
4 stars
9
3 stars
6
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Review: Dancing at the Chance

User Review  - Tabetha Waite - Goodreads

I enjoyed the premise of this novel. Struggling, vaudeville theatre in old New York; bold heroine, Pepper MacClaire, who wants to save a dying era; and a full cast of other characters, from a rich ... Read full review

Review: Dancing at the Chance

User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

This book captured my heart with the Arabian Nights reference in the Last Chance Show, because I'm mildly obsessed with the Arabian Nights and any mention of Scheherezade automatically makes me happy ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

DeAnna Cameron served as a writer and editor for a number of newspapers and magazines before turning to fiction. She lives in Southern California with her family. Visit her website at deannacameron.com.

Bibliographic information