The Pale Assassin

The Pale Assassin

By Patricia Elliott

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823422500, 336pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

Set during the French Revolution, this novel about a teen aristocrat who must question the justice of her own wealth while facing the cataclysmic divisions of her society is sure to captivate readers as secrets come out, sympathies shift, and every choice can change--or end--life.

About the Author
Patricia Elliott was born in London, and grew up in Europe and the Far East. She has worked in publishing in London and in a children's bookshop in New York. She now teaches a course in children's literature at an adult education college. She lives in London with her husband, two sons, and a yellow labrador called Fingal. Her first book, The Ice Boy, won the Fidler Award for a first novel.