Allison Pataki is a New York Times Bestselling author with a passion for telling the stories of leading ladies lost in history. Her debut novel, The Traitor’s Wife, came out in 2014 and her second novel, The Accidental Empress, came out in February 2015. Allison’s third New York Times Bestseller, Sisi: Empress on Her Own, hit shelves March 2016. In 2017 her fourth historical novel, Where the Light Falls, was published. Beauty in the Broken Places was released in 2019, a Memoir of Love, Faith, and Resilience. In May 2019 she published her first children’s book, Nelly Takes New York. Her latest and fifth historical novel, The Queens Fortune, releases February 2020 and her second children’s book, Poppy Takes Paris releases May of 2020.