Megan Chance

A Dangerous Education

By Megan Chance - Published 2023


1954, Seattle. Thirty-something Rosemary is a home economics teacher at a failing school for wayward girls from ultra-rich families, tasked with turning them into ...Read Review

A Splendid Ruin

By Megan Chance - Published 2020


Set shortly before the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, this highly recommended and immersive novel reminds us to be careful what we wish for. Arriving ...Read Review

A Drop of Ink

By Megan Chance - Published 2017


In 1874, two American sisters, Adelaide and Louisa Wentworth, together with Adelaide’s lover, the atheist poet Julian Estes, flee from scandal and arrive ...Read Review

The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story

By Megan Chance - Published 2015



The Visitant: A Venetian Ghost Story is a wonderfully drawn Gothic tale. The novel follows a disgraced Elena Spira to Venice in 1884 as ...Read Review


By Megan Chance - Published 2014Published 2014-08-01



Set in 1879 Venice, this story is hard to categorize, but impossible to put down. Twins Joseph and Sophie Hannigan leave behind a mysterious, ...Read Review

Bone River

By Megan Chance - Published 2012



This beautifully written, lyrical literary novel engages with the themes of the despoliation of the Pacific Northwest’s native culture and 19th-century concerns ...Read Review

City of Ash

By Megan Chance - Published 2011


The latest novel from seasoned writer Megan Chance is a story of two women at opposite ends of the social spectrum. Geneva “Ginny” ...Read Review

Prima Donna

By Megan Chance - Published 2009


Prima Donna is the story of 19th-century opera singer Sabine Conrad and how she went from stardom in New York City to life ...Read Review

The Spiritualist

By Megan Chance - Published 2008



Middle-class Evelyn’s dreams appear to have come true when Peter Atherton, scion of one of New York’s most prominent families, proposes ...Read Review

An Inconvenient Wife

By Megan Chance - Published 2004



As the beautiful daughter of wealthy DeLancy Van Berckel, Lucy Carelton is a member of Caroline Astor’s Four Hundred Set of late ...Read Review