Paris is flooding. Frederic and his mother are forced to move to a shelter for flood victims. There he meets Thierry and enigmatic Claire. After a series of adventures (crocodiles, cats, a pickpocket and a boy trapped down a manhole), Thierry names them Fearless Frederic and his Floodwater Friends. A more serious challenge awaits the group, when Frederic spies his father’s murderer and plans revenge. Historical fiction at its exciting best.