Taken at the Flood

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Taken at the Flood

By Agatha Christie

Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780062073846, 263pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011


A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade is tragically killed by a bomb blast inthe London blitz. Overnight, the former Mrs. Underhayfinds herself in sole possession of the Cloadefamily fortune.

Shortly afterward, Hercule Poirot receives a visitfrom the dead man's sister-in-law who claims she hasbeen warned by spirits that Mrs. Underhay's firsthusband is still alive. Poirot has his suspicions whenhe is asked to find a missing person guided only bythe spirit world. Yet what mystifies Poirot most isthe woman's true motive for approaching him.

About the Author
Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her books have sold more than a billion copies in English and another billion in a hundred foreign languages. She died in 1976.

Praise For Taken at the Flood

“[I’m] fascinated by Poirot’s ‘little grey cells.’”
-John Mortimer, author of Rumpole of the Bailey

“One of the better Christies… Don’t miss.”
-New York Herald Tribune