cover image Favored Child

Favored Child

Philippa Gregory. Pocket Books, $5.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-0-671-67911-8

This impassioned sequel to the page-turning Wideacre carries the fortunes of the Lacey family, now decaying country gentry, into the late 18th century. ``Gregory's galloping plot leads to a savage but satisfying conclusion that piques anticipation for the trilogy's conclusion,'' commented PW. (July)