Toby Neal
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Toby Neal

Kirkus Reviews calls Neal's writing, "persistently riveting. Masterly."

Award-winning, USA Today bestselling social worker turned author Toby Neal grew up on the island of Kaua`i in Hawaii. Neal is a mental health therapist, a career that has informed the depth and complexity of the characters in her stories. Neal's police procedurals, starring multicultural female sleuths Lei Texeira and Sophie Ang, explore the crimes and issues of Hawaii and have sold well over a million copies.

Neal focuses on mystery, but also writes romance and a line of apocalyptic romance thrillers, the Scorch Series, with Emily Kimelman.

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Best Sellers

    • Blood Orchids

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Lei has overcome a scarred past to make a life for herself as a cop in the sleepy Big Island town of Hilo. On a routine patrol she finds two murdered teenagers - one of whom she'd recently busted....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like being there

    • By Tracy Jillard on 12-12-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Wired In

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sonja Field
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Special agent Sophie Ang's emotions are battered by a child kidnapping case that goes wrong. In tracking the criminal ring, her rogue data analysis program D.A.V.I.D. identifies an anomaly that leads her into a cat-and-mouse game Online with a deadly enemy whose motives are unclear....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More, more, we want more!! 🙂

    • By Michelle McCabe on 09-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Dark Lava

    • Lei Crime Series, Book 7
    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Maui is sacred places, ancient artifacts, and the dark lava of deepest passions. Nothing ever goes easy for detectives Lei Texeira and Michael Stevens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping. Emotional. Thrilling

    • By I♥2Read on 01-17-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fire Beach

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Detective Lei Texeira stalks the shroud killer on her own terms as Michael Stevens finds himself engulfed in the flames of a case with tangled consequences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listened to it TWICE!

    • By I♥2Read on 01-20-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Shattered Palms

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Maui is lush mountains, cloud forest and exquisite birdsong - but for Detective Lei Texeira, arrows break that peace....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enough Already

    • By Me & My Girls on 09-12-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Rip Tides

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 91
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    Poised to win the prestigious Triple Crown of Surfing, Maui surf star Makoa Simmons washes up tragically dead. Detective Lei Texeira plunges into a high-profile case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps getting better & better

    • By I♥2Read on 10-02-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Twisted Vine

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    The island of Oahu is skyscrapers and rainforests, beaches and boutiques - but Special Agent Lei Texeira is drawn into a shadow world connected by death and the Internet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Story and Fantastic Performance

    • By Allen B. Galiza on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Broken Ferns

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    The island of Oahu is warm breezes, skyscrapers, and green mountains - but a daring young thief is out to make a statement, and Special Agent Lei Texeira's new career is already on the line....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Janet on 06-13-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Unsound

    • Lei Crime Series
    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sonja Field
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Only a volcano can cure some things. Dr. Caprice Wilson, police psychologist, has spent her life unraveling the mysteries of the human mind - only to find herself in a deep crisis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected events as the story unfolds

    • By JMax on 03-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stolen in Paradise

    • By: Toby Neal
    • Narrated by: Sara Malia Hatfield
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    One betta fish, two dead biologists, three trysts, four suspects and thirty-five pairs of shoes add up to complicated days in paradise for Special Agent Marcella Scott....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lei's best friend, Marcella gets her own story!

    • By I♥2Read on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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