A Certain Discontent


A Certain Discontent by Cleve Boutell
1992, Paperback

After the death of her parents, Joanna Becker becomes the ward of her Aunt Beatrice. Beatrice, wise witness to the gothic existence led by the seemingly tranquil Becker family, has gleaned much about the forces that have shaped the assertive Joanna.

Vicki LeBrecque, in thrall to Joanna, is astounded to discover that she has the consent of Beatrice to love Joanna. But Beatrice has a past of her own, and telling reasons...