Individual Author Record
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Illinois ConnectionPataki lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationAllison Pataki is the New York Times bestselling author of The Queen’s Fortune, The Traitor’s Wife, The Accidental Empress, Sisi: Empress On Her Own, Where the Light Falls, as well as the nonfiction memoir Beauty in the Broken Places and two children’s books, Nelly Takes New York and Poppy Takes Paris. Her novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages. A former news writer and producer, Pataki has written for The New York Times, ABC News, HuffPost, USA Today, Fox News, and other outlets. She has appeared on Today, Fox & Friends, Good Day New York, Good Day Chicago, and MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Pataki graduated cum laude from Yale University with a major in English and spent several years in journalism before switching to fiction writing. A member of the Historical Novel Society, she currently resides in New York.
*"Accidental Empress", Howard Books, 2015 *"Sisi: Empress on Her Own", Dial, 2016 *"The Traitor's Wife", Howard Books, 2014 *"Where the Light Falls", Dial, 2017 *"The Queen's Fortune: A Novel of Desiree, Napoleon, and the Dynasty That Outlasted the Empire", Ballantine, 2020 *"Beauty in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience", Random House, 2019 *"Nelly Takes New York: A Little Girl's Adventures in the Big Apple", Simon & Schuster, 2019 - written with Marya Myers *"Poppy Takes Paris: A Little Girls' Adventures in the City of Light", Simon & Schuster, 2020 - written with Marya Myers