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 chime... more »d 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!« less