Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney
Christy Moreland has never believed that her father committed suicide
and further she was certain that he was murdered. She was also fairly
certain her rich and powerful mother-in-law knew something about it.
Now she is invited back to the old mansion in Newport and is determined
to find out the truth. Will she maintain her sanity in the search of
This was a slow and plodding mystery
First Line: "While I was in the hospital I kept drifting in and out of the world around me."