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Taken at the Flood Audiobook

Taken at the Flood

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Publisher's Summary

A few weeks after marrying an attractive young 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 afterwards, 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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©1948 Agatha Christie Limited, a Chorion Company. All rights reserved; (P)2002 HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London UK

What the Critics Say

"Told briskly, vivaciously, and with ever-fertile imagination." (Manchester Evening News)
"One of the best...her gift for blending the cosy with the macabre has seldom been more in evidence than it is here." (Tatler)

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    I really enjoy Agatha Christie books but I found this one hard to get into I'm going to try and listen to it again at a later date

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    Hugh Fraser was a fantastic story teller as always and Agatha's story was intruiging and thrilling. Very enjoyable.

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    I thought I had read all the Poirot cases and was pleased to find this one. It did not disappoint.

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    If you are a fan of Agatha Christie and the Poirot tv adaptations this is a great way to introduce you to one of the books.

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    If you like Christie generally then you'll enjoy this. It doesn't quite have you on the edge of your seat but Hercule is as charming as ever and the plot is not too taxing. Quite a twist at the end, worth the wait.

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