Rotorua and Kaituna River


The frothy Kaituna River, North Island 

That’s us – about to disappear.

Alexa Glock, the main character in my mystery series,  rents a cottage on the banks of this river that my husband and I survived rafting in 2014.



Here’s a Rotorua thermal park:


Otherworldly, don’t you agree?

Below is the mud pot that inspired Molten Mud Murder.