Auto Draft

marlene lopez

Nick Spill lived in New Zealand in the 1960s and 1970s. He worked for the Ministry of Internal Affairs as an exhibitions curator at the National Art Gallery. He organized a number of exhibitions including the first traveling exhibition of Contemporary Maori Artists. Nick Spill now lives in South Florida where he is Chief Investigator of a state agency. He has published The Way of the Bodyguard: Knowledge Not Gossip about his experiences as a bodyguard and edited Reluctant Q, the story of his father, George Spill. The Jaded Kiwi: A Novel (Midnight Over Miami Beach) is his latest book. The summer of 1976 in Auckland, New Zealand. There is a severe marijuana drought. Two couples; a gynecologist and a physicist, together with a violinist and an actress meet by accident in a pub and help a Maori evade the police. A group of Maori plans to deliver a truckload of cannabis to Auckland. A Chinese family has harvested four greenhouses of enhanced sensimilla. A criminal mastermind plots to start a drug war. A police Inspector hunts a fugitive Maori. The war on drugs starts in New Zealand.