Taken at the Flood

Taken at the Flood

or, There is a Tide

A Hercule Poirot Mystery #27
by Agatha Christie
2011 Reissue, ©1948, ISBN: 9780062073846
Trade Paperback, 288 pages
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A few weeks after marrying an attractive widow, Gordon Cloade is tragically killed by a bomb blast in the London blitz. Overnight, the former Mrs. Underhay finds herself in sole possession of the Cloade family fortune.

Shortly afterward, Hercule Poirot receives a visit from the dead man’s sister-in-law who claims she has been warned by “spirits” that Mrs. Underhay’s first husband is still alive. Poirot has his suspicions when he is asked to find a missing person guided only by the spirit world. Yet what mystifies Poirot most is the woman’s true motive for approaching him.…

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