Leonie Mateer

Murder in the Family

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Audrey is a psychopath and a serial killer residing in a small town in rural New Zealand. Audrey's three estranged sisters arrive at Tiromoana for their brother's funeral stirring up a dark family history of murder and deceit. Murder in the Family is the fourth book in the series: The Audrey Murders

ISBN: 
9780997657425
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2016

May / June on AustCrimeFiction

After managing to keep this up for quite a few months - I forgot to do May and now I'm late with June.... 

Read / To be Reviewed:

The Long Con, Barry Weston (Aust)

Review - The Murder Trail, Leonie Mateer

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Book Title: 
The Murder Trail
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Location: 
New Zealand
Year of Publication: 
2015

April on AustCrimeFiction

You knew this would be late didn't you? 

Read / To be Reviewed:

The Death Ray Debacle, David McGill

#amreading The Murder Trail, Leonie Mateer

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One from this weekend's reading stack.

From the Blurb:

Audrey is a psychopath and a serial killer residing in a coastal town in the rural far north of New Zealand. 

Audrey discovers a drug cartel is using her Tiromoana Cabin Resort for cocaine trafficking. She appears to be helping the police when the drugs go missing and bodies start turning up, but is she? 

“The Murder Trail” is the third book in the series: The Audrey Murders 

The Murder Trail

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Audrey is a psychopath and a serial killer residing in a coastal town in the rural far north of New Zealand. 

Audrey discovers a drug cartel is using her Tiromoana Cabin Resort for cocaine trafficking. She appears to be helping the police when the drugs go missing and bodies start turning up, but is she? 

“The Murder Trail” is the third book in the series: The Audrey Murders 

Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2015

The Cabin by the Sea

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Audrey does not call it murder. She is just looking for the perfect tenant. 

Having lost everything; her fortune, her career and her youth, Audrey has moved to her family’s remote seaside property in the far north of New Zealand. In order to survive financially she is forced to rent out a small cabin on the 14 wooded acres. But finding the right tenant proves to be more difficult than she even imagined. 

The local police found a young girl’s body washed up on a remote rocky beach. Two more suspicious deaths follow. 

Who are they? 

ISBN: 
B00O3XCDHS
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2014

The Murder Suite

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

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. 

ISBN: 
B00O1VOPP0
Location: 
New Zealand
Series: 
The Audrey Murders
Year of Publication: 
2014

Leonie Mateer

Author Information
Mateer, Leonie

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.