Puppeteer, children's entertainer, owner of a model agency, TV talk show panelist, luxury accommodation owner, entrepreneur: storyteller Leonie Mateer has lived a full and diverse life. Born and raised in New Zealand, Mateer moved to the United States in her 30s to pursue business opportunities. She returned to New Zealand for several years in the 2000s, running a luxury lodge in Northland - which has been an inspiration for her crime series - and now splits her time between Northland and the United States.
Audrey owns "The Three Suites" perched high on a rural mountain top in Northland, New Zealand. Her many years of unsuccessful relationships have taken their toll on Audrey both physically and mentally.
Now it is her time to get back at all the men that have done her wrong.
Single, middle aged men who stay in Suite C start to go missing. There is a new constable in town and solving the mystery of the missing men is his responsibility and one he takes very seriously.
When a heavy flood hits the small town, human bones are discovered in a ditch on Audrey's property no-one suspects the hard working, buxom blonde who welcomes her guests with fresh flowers, chilled wine and a personal welcome note.
Audrey, although obviously a psychopath in the true sense of the word, is also a hardworking, likable character and is well respected by local residents and by all the happy guests who survive their stay at her four star accommodation.
“The Murder Suite” is the first book in the series; “The Audrey Murders”