Description : The Mereleigh Record Club, a group of 60-something-year-old friends from their old rock and roll days, receives an invitation from a similar group in Japan to visit and assist with a charity fund-raising show. The best-laid plans of the Japanese go astray due to cultural misunderstandings and a case of mistaken identity. Then the daughter of a friend of one of the group, who is an entertainer, goes missing in Japan. The shadowy hand of the Yakuza crime syndicate is believed to be behind her sudden disappearance, and the faction puts heavy pressure on the record group to cancel its tour of Japan. Will the woman be found alive? The beat goes on in the thriller The Mereleigh Record Club Tour of Japan: Lost in Japan. Author Roy Vaughan draws from his personal knowledge of Japan to compile this fast-moving novel. For many years he worked as a journalist covering Japanese affairs for the New Zealand Herald. Many situations and characterizations in his book are drawn from real-life experiences, giving it a high degree of realism.
Description : The Mereleigh Record Club Cruise of the South Pacific captures the thrilling journey taken by a group of friends in their chartered sailing ship. They encounter much more than they bargained for when they become entangled with Japanese fascists on the high seas. Hunting for lost gold, rescuing survivors on a sinking ship, and being captured by pirates, mark just some of their unexpected adventures. Fact and fiction are interwoven in this exciting novel based on two historic events. The first involves gold stolen during World War II. Then there’s the curious tale of the Joyita, an island trader found adrift and abandoned in 1955. The merchant vessel’s twenty-five passengers and crew were never found.
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