Death In the Air - Hercule Poirot, Bk 12 Author:Agatha Christie The flight from the glittering Riviera to London was booked solid, and every passenger was grateful to have a place. Boarding the sleek, luxurious plane in France was a strange mixture of beautiful people and unsavory characters, each with reasons for making this trip. Among them was Hercule Poirot, returning from vacation and hoping for a nice ... more »quiet journey. These hopes were dashed when high above the clouds, murder took over the controls. Suddenly Poirot's vacation was over and his life itself was threatened as he found himself without a safety belt in a case here no one could prove his innocence -- not even Poirot himself.