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Fresh Pick | THE CALIFORNIA ROLL by John Vorhaus
Fresh Pick / January 18, 2011

March 2010 On Sale: March 16, 2010 Featuring: Radar Hoverlander; Allie Quinn; Vic Mirplo 272 pages ISBN: 0307463176 EAN: 9780307463173 Hardcover $23.00 Add to Wish List Fiction, Suspense Buy at Even a warm con in CA is better than…hilarious peek into the world of the grift The California Roll by John Vorhaus Meet Radar Hoverlander, a witty, gifted con artist with the mind of David Mamet, the voice of Tom Robbins, and the morals of a sailor on shore leave. What do the Merlin Game, the Penny Skim, the Doolally Snadoodle, and the Afterparty Snuke have in common? They’re all the work of world-class con artist and master bafflegabber Radar Hoverlander. Radar’s been “on the snuke” since childhood, but he’s still looking for his California Roll, the one big scam that’ll set him up in sushi for life. Trouble arrives in the stunning, sassy package of Allie Quinn—either the last true innocent or a con artist so slick she makes Radar look like a Quaker. Radar’s hapless sidekick, Vic Mirplo, a lovable loser who couldn’t con a kid out of a candy cane, thinks Radar’s being played. But if love is blind, it’s also deaf, dumb and stupid, and…