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.

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