As originally published in Entertainment Weekly
This morning, Entertainment Weekly published the exclusive first look at the cover of our forthcoming novel, WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS.
What do you think? We loved the imagery of this Parisian scene and hope that, once you’ve had a chance to read the novel, you’ll see how the mood and many of the themes are represented in this cover.
To read the full EW article as well as an exclusive look at the first chapter, click here.
ABOUT ‘WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS‘
A NOVEL OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION: A rich and sweeping novel of courage, duty, sacrifice, and love set during the French Revolution from New York Times bestselling author Allison Pataki and her brother Owen Pataki
Three years after the storming of the Bastille, the streets of Paris are roiling with the spirit of revolution. The citizens of France are enlivened by the ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity. The monarchy of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette has been dismantled—with the help of the guillotine—and a new nation is rising in its place. Jean-Luc, an idealistic young lawyer, moves his wife, Marie, and their infant son from their comfortable life in Marseille to Paris, in the hopes of joining the cause. André, the son of a denounced Marquis, has evaded execution by joining the new French army. And Sophie, a beautiful, young aristocratic widow, faces her own fight for independence against her powerful, vindictive uncle.
As chaos threatens to undo the progress of the Revolution and the demand for justice breeds instability and paranoia, the lives of these compatriots become inextricably linked. Jean-Luc, André, and Sophie find themselves in a world where survival seems increasingly less likely—for themselves, and indeed, for the nation.
Featuring cameos from legendary figures such as Maximilien Robespierre, King Louis XVI, and Alexandre Dumas, Where the Light Falls is an epic and engrossing novel, moving from the streets and courtrooms of Paris to Napoleon’s epic march across the burning sands of Egypt. With vivid detail and imagery, the Patakis capture the hearts and minds of the citizens of France fighting for truth above all, and for their beliefs in a cause greater than themselves.
Click here to read more about WHERE THE LIGHT FALLS!
We can’t wait to share updates on this book in the coming weeks and months. Check in at AllisonPataki.com for news and announcements. This novel hits stands in July!
As always, happy reading, and thank you so much for coming along on this journey with us.
Allison & Owen