Kathy Petrakis

Dancers & Divas Book Series

A Young Adult /New Adult Contemporary Romance 

The Dancers and Divas book series follows hip hop dancer Elena Martinez and her best friend, actor Sebastien Duval, as they navigate their way through New York’s top Performing Arts School. They not only have to deal with auditions, rejection  and endless rehearsals, but also their own personal journey and that of their friends and enemies, in order to discover their true selves and their dreams.

Book 1 - Dancers and Divas series                       

Does passion and desire guarantee success?

Can friends really be trusted?

Can true love be found beneath lust and deceit?


These are questions street dancer Elena Martinez faces as she struggles to compete against the most talented students at New York’s top Performing Arts High School. Along with her best friend, the cheeky and mischievous Sebastien Duval, they are determined to make center stage. But the singing diva Letitia has other plans. Beautiful, talented and popular, her desire for power and revenge could ruin everything for Elena and Sebastien. Now, they must fight against prejudice, treachery and deceit as Letitia sets out to destroy Elena’s friends, her romance, her dignity and her dreams. Can Elena win the battle for true love, happiness and success?


 The perfect package – FAME meets GOSSIP GIRL wrapped with a touch of GLEE

A compulsive tale of auditions, performances, friendship, first love and life’s lessons not yet learned . . . both uplifting and tragic – completely captivating.

Entertaining, engaging drama that covers it all – determination, disappointment, success, love, lust, betrayal, heartbreak and forgiveness; Uplifting and tragic – completely captivating.

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Book 2 - Dancers and Divas series

Can secrets stay hidden forever?

Can people really change?

Are some mistakes unforgivable?

As Elena and Sebastian embark on a fresh start, will Letitia keep his secret, or will she use it to destroy them? As Veronika falls in love, Frankie is out of rehab and trying to make amends, but will it last for either of them?

Meanwhile, as Anya is torn between loyalty to her Nana and love for Darius, could Darius fall for the new temptress, Rosa? With her stunning looks, her powerful, sensual dancing and her desire to seduce, she has everyone nervous but what secret is she hiding?

Continue the roller-coaster journey with your favorite characters as they try to survive junior year at the country’s top performing arts school.

“There is drama, stress and anger all wrapped up in a neat bow just waiting to be unleashed.”

 “.. at first, it felt like I was reading a new version of Step Up 2… LOVE… then it merged into a little Glee… then it merged with Center Stage… then in the midst of it all was the Gossip Girl…

It is extremely well written, and the plot is very engaging.  I couldn’t put it down..”

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Book 3 - Redemption - Coming in 2020