The Favoured Child : Wideacre

  • by Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by Kate Rawson
  • Series: Wideacre
  • 25 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Second in the best-selling Wideacre Trilogy, a compulsive drama set in the 18th century. By Philippa Gregory, the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin's Lover.
The Wideacre estate is bankrupt, the villagers are living in poverty and Wideacre Hall is a smoke-blackened ruin. But in the Dower House, two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the inheritance of Wideacre, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry.
Only one can be the favoured child. Only one can inherit the magical understanding between the land and the Lacey family that can make the Sussex village grow green again. Only one can be Beatrice Lacey's true heir.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Thoroughly enjoyable

The story made me cry but I could not stop listening, keen to hear the next turn of events
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- Mrs. O. W. Hawkins

Middle in many senses

Kept me listening but seems to be written mainly to provide a narrative for next book. Hoping that's a bit better.
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- Lindsay

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-09-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios