Michael Hans-Peter Holz was born at the end of the 2nd World War on the island Rügen. As a war orphan, he grew up in modest conditions. After elementary school, he learned a technical profession. During and after his military service he went to high school. After that he studied law. After graduation, he was arrested for attempted illegal emigration and ransomed by the Federal Government. In the West he had a further legal training. From 1987 to 1998 he worked as a corporate lawyer and he was a lecturer for political education. In 1998 he was so disappointed with the political situation in Germany that he went into the immigration to Central America. There he lives happily and has the pleasure of writing novels.