Books: Forever Kathleen

STAR MONEY (442 pp.) — Kathleen Winsor—Appleton-Century-Crofts ($3).

"There are only two ways to make a lot [of money] while you're young," says the heroine of Kathleen Winsor's second novel. "One is to entertain the public; and the other is to cheat it." To make a lot of money while she was young, Kathleen wrote a novel called Forever Amber. It sold more than 1,750,000 copies and entertained or cheated more readers than almost any novel about a predatory female since Gone With the Wind.

Last year, with the memory of Amber's sales still green in her publisher's bank account, Kathleen asked a...

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