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Scrambled Eggs based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Whatever you use for a bookmark, forget it. With his debut novel, 'Scrambled Eggs,' Boris Riskin makes sure you won't need it. His Shakespeare-quoting, reluctant sleuth Jake Wanderman doesn't mind breaking a few omelets in hot pursuit of purloined (Faberge) eggs that everybody from the FBI to the KGB to the Ruskie Mafia is also after -- is this the schlmiel his wife has just dropped for (possibly) another woman (who resembles, a lot, Martha Stewart)? Jake has a lot riding on finding and returning them jewels to their rightful owners, and since the latter happens to be Mother Russia, so do we. He also has a lot of fun doing it, and so do we. Here's great mystery writing, As You Like It.
What a fun read. Love Jake Wonderman- the Shakespear quoting main character and the way Riskin takes us on a romp from the swank Hamptons to Brooklyn all the way to Russia! Perfect beach/vacation page-turner. Can't wait for the sequel.