Dora Chambers may be the newest Lady Manager at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, but it isn't quite the plum position she expected.
Instead of afternoon teas and fancy dinner parties, she finds herself on the dusty Midway Plaisance, tasked with overseeing the Egyptian dancers whose shimmies and scant costumes are stirring up a scandal.
Fueled by the Fair's progressive spirit and heady enthusiasm, Dora rises above her disappointment and embraces a determination to fulfill her duty and aid her husband's social ambition.
But as her eyes open to the world beyond her own and unlikely friendships are forged, Dora finds the courage to face long-buried secrets that change everything. Can the life she's always longed for still be the one she desires? Or will new idea, and a tantalizing new passion, change her forever?
THE GIRL ON THE MIDWAY STAGE is unforgettable historical fiction steeped in authentic Victorian detail and an exotic love story that will sweep you up in Dora's struggle to adapt to her changing world and forge her unique happily-ever-after.
This is the debut novel from DeAnna Cameron and is a richly imagined, romantic historical novel that was formerly published as THE BELLY DANCER by Berkley/Penguin.
BONUS MATERIAL: The novel includes a preview chapter of THE GIRL ON THE VAUDEVILLE STAGE, the next stand-alone novel in The Dancer Chronicles.
THE DANCER CHRONICLES are stand-alone novels featuring young women destined for passion and fame. Step into their heart-warming stories of love and discovery, where there's never a cliff-hanger ending and always an uplifting happily-ever-after.
Book 1: The Girl on the Midway Stage (available now)
Book 2: The Girl on the Vaudeville Stage (available now)