Allison Pataki

About this author

Allison Pataki (b. 1984) is an American author, journalist, and daughter of former New York Governor George Pataki. She published her first book The Traitor’s Wife after being inspired by the Revolutionary War history of her hometown. She has since published two more historical novels The Accidental Empress and Sisi about the Empress Elisabeth of Austria-Hungary, dubbed the Princess Diana of her time. Both have been bestsellers.

1 Upcoming Event for "Allison Pataki"

July 2017



Where the Light Falls: A Novel of the French Revolution

Allison Pataki, Owen Pataki
Author Event (Fiction)
Thursday July 13, 2017 7:00 PM A sweeping novel of courage, duty, sacrifice, and love from Allison Pataki and her brother Owen. Three years after the Bastille, Paris roils with revolution. Jean-Luc, an idealistic young lawyer, hopes to join the cause. André joins the French army to evade execution. Sophie embarks on her own fight for independence. As chaos threatens to undo progress, their lives become inextricably linked.

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