Tour guide and owner of a New Zealand travel company, Rick Foster pulls together a group of old friends from their rock 'n' roll days of the '60s. Known as the Mereleigh Record Club, these 60-somethings meet to reminisce and, hopefully, in Foster’s case, rekindle an old romance as well. Foster envisions himself and his old mates partying from Auckland to the South Island. What he doesn’t bargain for is that he and his mates will become the unwilling targets of an international drug smuggling gang.A senior customs agent and a detective decide to use the group to set up a sting and things soon get out of hand. Lives are threatened and deep-seated friendships are put to the test. Foster is in the precarious position of cooperating with the police and protecting his friends. As the drama escalates, strange relationships develop between the good guys and the bad, and Foster doesn’t know whom he can trust. Will Foster and the authorities be able to pull off the biggest sting of their careers with no one getting hurt?Vaughan delivers a fast-paced, bold story with an unlikely protagonist turned hero. With adept twists and turns, viscerally powerful narration and sharp dialogue, The Mereleigh Record Club Tour of New Zealand is a page-turner with punch and a satisfying, dramatic conclusion.