There Is a Tide - Hercule Poirot, Bk 27 Author:Agatha Christie Old Gordon Cloade's abrupt departure from the life left his sweet young bride and the members of his family very angry. It seemed quite unfair for so vast a fortune to fall into one girl's hands. Something had to be done about it. — Unfortunately, something was. Murder. Hercule Poirot found the case an intriguing mind-puzzler--particularly intrig... more »uing since two men had to die to make one woman a widow, and one had to kill to make her a wife.