A Murder Is Announced Author:Agatha Christie The date was advertised in the Gazette. — The ad read: "A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30 p.m. Friends please accept this, the only intimation." — Everyone thought it was a harmless game. So, on the night of October 29th, the neighbors dropped by, out of curiosity. — Then, as the clock ch... more »imed six-thirty, the room went dark. A gun exploded. A body fell. A woman screamed. When the lights went on, a man was lying on the floor in a pool of blood-dead!
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