Books by Allison Pataki

BEAUTY IN THE BROKEN PLACES by Allison Pataki
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2018

"A flawed but heartfelt account of dedication and devotion."
A bestselling historical novelist's account of how she survived the harrowing year following her young husband's unexpected stroke. Read full book review >
WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS by Allison Pataki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 11, 2017

"A worthy but, finally, stultifying novel."
The Pataki siblings' chronicle of the French Revolution charts the impact of the Terror on two Frenchmen of disparate backgrounds. Read full book review >
SISI by Allison Pataki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 8, 2016

"A satisfying saga of the late Habsburg period."
Second and final installment of Pataki's sympathetic fictional biography of Austro-Hungarian Empress Sisi. Read full book review >
THE ACCIDENTAL EMPRESS by Allison Pataki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Still, Pataki deserves kudos for choosing her subject matter well—Sisi's life is ideal fictional fodder."
A love match alters the course of the Habsburg dynasty in Pataki's second novel (The Traitor's Wife, 2014).Read full book review >
THE TRAITOR'S WIFE by Allison Pataki
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2014

"Benedict Arnold isn't a name that's popular among patriotic Americans, but Pataki delivers an admirable book focused on the betrayal."
A young lady's maid is witness to Benedict Arnold and his wife's treachery in this fictional account set during the American War for Independence. This is the first novel from Pataki, daughter of former New York State Governor George E. Pataki. Read full book review >