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HISTORICAL NOVEL REVIEW: The Accidental Empress

As published on Historical Novel Review by Mirella Patzer:

I truly enjoy reading books by author Allison Pataki and this one was no exception. She strikes a wonderful balance between presenting historical descriptions and moving the story forward. The prose is always effortless and the story always interesting. Her depiction of Sisi is terrific. She is charismatic, vivacious, energetic, a woman who grips life and is not afraid. Slowly, Sisi evolves from a passionate woman deeply in love with her husband, to a sad young woman who feels abandoned due to the politics that pull her husband away, creating a vast distance between them…

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Photo by Sara Kerens, Graphic Design Caroline Crawford.
Photo by Sara Kerens, Graphic Design Caroline Crawford.

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