Deadly Bones: Jake Wanderman is not your average retired Shakespeare teacher. He recently clashed with the russian Mafia and emerged triumphant. Now Martha StewartishTV star Toby Welch persuades Jake to help solve the vicious murder of her art dealer father. It turns out that her father was involved in Ancient Art antiquities fraud which eventualltya leads Jake to Jerusalem. He scours the Holy City and finds himself drugged, abducted, tortured by Russian Mafia types and fake gurus. He is helped by a beautiful Israeli detective which causes him emotional problems as well.
Deadly Bones ripples with humor, quirky characters and thrilling plot spirals. Jake tells his story in a Brooklyn wise-guy style that reads like salted peanuts never missing a chyance, of course, to add a pinch of Shakespeare for taste.