The Varicose Vigilantes

The Varicose Vigilantes

by Jay Lumbert

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BN ID: 2940011924279
Publisher: Shaksper Books
Publication date: 11/17/2010
Series: The Varicose Vigilantes , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 485
File size: 444 KB

About the Author

Jay Lumbert is widely known for his bestselling books, The Alchemist Conspiracy, The Varicose Vigilantes, The Presidential Pretender and The Varicose Vigilantes II – Hedge Money. He delights readers worldwide with his gripping stories and his subtle, often laugh-out-loud, humor.

Jay’s books are particularly popular with seniors. His titles are consistently listed on the Barnes & Noble large print bestseller list. The Varicose Vigilantes reached #1 nationally, and has remained a fixture on the bestseller list for nearly three years.
In 1982, Jay pioneered one of the nation’s first fee-based financial planning companies. He also founded a full-service broker-dealer and investment advisory company, which provided services to wealthy individuals and business owners, as well as a number of Fortune 500 companies. In 1983, Jay created the nation’s first dating service to incorporate extensive personality testing and computer matching. In the 1990s, Jay helped conceive and build the nation’s first open-architecture 401(k) program, which is now the industry standard. Jay’s former company is now part of a diversified financial services organization listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Born in Connecticut, Jay Lumbert is an alumnus of Williams College and Wesleyan University. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and children.

Jay Lumbert has overcome numerous financial and physical challenges that have threatened his health and his career. Jay has overcome each problem and emerged stronger. His books resonate with indomitable characters that reflect Jay’s extraordinary experience: We are often limited by our own attitudes. We can accomplish extraordinary things, if we will just believe, and then let nothing stand in our way.

Innovation, persistence and determination are the hallmarks of Jay Lumbert’s life. His brilliant stories and his rare humor have made Jay a favorite author for readers everywhere. His business and personal experiences have made him a popular speaker. Jay can educate, motivate and inspire individuals from all walks of life.

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Varicose Vigilantes 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 12 reviews.
HurricaneBill More than 1 year ago
My father was dreading is 85th birthday, and had given up reading because of the strain to his eyes. As part of his b-day mailing I wanted to zero in on a perfect read. Searches and reviews lead me to a large-print funny, thrilling title, The Varicose Vigilantes. He loved the fast-pace and short chapters. He was so enthusiastic, I picked up a copy for myself, and for the first time in our lives we enjoyed a private book-club across the miles as we kept pace with each other and compared highlights. I can't wait to treat him to another of Lumbert's series.
BookSleuth More than 1 year ago
I am an avid senior reader. I will read just about anything, but my favorite is thriller fiction. A friend recently told me about The Varicose Vigilantes. She said it was a great comedy thriller, where people like us actually get to be the heroes. This has to be the best book for seniors anywhere! It is funny. It is edgy. The book is extremely well-written. I loved the characters. I loved the action. I loved the message. The type was big enough for me to read. If you are looking for a book that will make you laugh, but also keep you on the edge of your seat, this is it! I also enjoyed Jay's other book, The Alchemist Conspiracy. This guy is good. I sure hope he writes some more, particularly ones where I can see myself in action.
Motheroliver More than 1 year ago
This book is an excellent continuation in Jay's series. The characters could be your best friends, uncle, or you, if you decided to take on the bad guys. His characters jump off the page and into reality; a reality that reminds us of what humanity is capable of when we dust off our boots, kick butt, and take action. It is humurous, exciting, and full of possibilities. Well worth reading and a keeper. A series of books you'll want to keep for rereading again and again.
Lidy More than 1 year ago
She said she could not put this book down. She really enjoyed it. It was perfect because it came in large print which made reading it very easy for her. She has passed this book onto other family members!
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Really loved the characters. I found Varicose Vigilantes a delightful read and highly recommend it. Make sure to set aside your weekend plans since you will not want to put the book down.