Taken at the Flood
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: May 2007
Duration: 6 hours 15 minutes
Part of the new look for Hercule Poirot titles for the 21st century.
Read by Hugh Fraser, who plays Captain Hastings in the popular TV series.
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...