The Fall of the Blade: A Young Aristocrat's Diary is a book written by Sue Reid. It was the twenty-first book to feature a girl protagonist in My Story. The book was published in June 2010 and was followed by Pamela Oldfield'sFactory Girl.
"It's 1792. Isabelle, daughter of an aristocrat, lives in a chateau just outside Paris. But France is in the grip of the Revolution, and as terror takes hold of the city, Isabelle's family decide that they must flee to the countryside. But will they be safe there? Will they escape the guillotine's falling blade...?"