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Allison Pataki

Allison Pataki is the author of the New York Times bestselling historical novel, The Traitor’s Wife. She graduated Cum Laude from Yale University with a major in English and spent several years writing for TV and online news outlets. The daughter of former New York State Governor George E. Pataki, Allison is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and FoxNews.com. Allison lives in Chicago with her husband. To learn more and connect with Allison visit AllisonPataki.com. 
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Author Allison Pataki talks about her new novel 'The Accidental Empress'

Bestselling Author Allison Pataki discusses the little-known and tumultuous love story of “Sisi,” the Austro-Hungarian empress and captivating wife of Emperor Franz Joseph in her new novel The Accidental Empress.'

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November 24, 2014

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Empress Elisabeth, or Sisi, was and continues to be a... see more

November 24, 2014

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Why should we, as American readers, care about Sisi and the... see more

November 24, 2014

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There are so many beautiful scene settings in my upcoming... see more

November 24, 2014

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Years ago I was traveling through Austria and Hungary... see more

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