O’Day Mysteries BOOKS 1 & 2
From the author of Rat Island, a popular thriller about 911, and Earth 1
& Earth 2, Science Fiction fantasy about Global Warming, this
murder mystery also takes place in 911. The sleuth is Lt. Antonia O’Day,
an Iraqi veteran who lost her leg in the war. But her injury does not
stop her brilliant mind from being a top investigator.
Book 1: Two exciting episodes
Episode 1: A series of gruesome murders take place in The
Xanadu, an 11 story coop apartment, with intriguing characters. This
murder mystery has a warning. If you live in a coop, you'll be
watching your back with every step. Based on his own coop apartment
in Riverdale, a neighborhood of the borough of the Bronx, New York,
this mystery will keep you gasping for breath and wondering who
could have done it, and why. You will never really do laundry again
without wondering who could be lurking in the shadows.
Episode 2: At the Little Red School House, an urban school
for exceptional Vietnamese students, a series of gruesome murders
takes place. Antonia and her staff are back on the case to uncover
the culprits. Antonia finds the connection between these murders and
those in her prior case, Murders at the Xanadu.
Book 2: Two exciting episodes
Episode 3: Antonia and the team
investigate a series of gruesome murders of orchestra players. This
case comes with links to the
classical music played at the show. A “who done it” you won’t want to miss.
Episode 4: When young woman
reports her father missing, the team finds out his last stop was the
Salubrious Motel, a spa that helps obese or underweight people get
healthy. The team decides to take a well deserved vacation and sign
up to go to the spa, to investigate the missing person.
About the author and this story...
Jay Kaplan has written several books. He basis his
characters on people he knew and the locations are all places he has
visited. Lieutenant Antonia was modeled after Jay's mom, a
brilliant woman who had a leg amputated at age 40. He told the
editor that he knew how she felt bout her disability and what she
In Murder at the Concert Hall, Jay brings to the reader his love of
classical music. The story contains links to music being played in
scenes in the story. The music is available free from Amazon for
Prime members, so a reader of Kindle books can simply link and a new
window will open up and the music can be played. This is a good way to
mix music and Kindle.