Peta Carey is a Queenstown writer, and mother of Billie. She is the author of the 2017 book A Place for the Heart: The Life and Work of Dave Comer, Photographer and Film Location Scout, published by Craig Potton. Peta was born in Hamilton in 1963.
As a film location scout, Dave Comer is credited with finding many of the spectacular locations for Lord of the Rings. His widow Peta Carey describes her book on his photographs.