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“Everything has to do with everything else—you know that by now. So begin at the beginning, and it will lead to the end.”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“There are always people talking about it. We’re dying. Suicide is a way to take control of that.”
Toby Neal, Twisted Vine
“The house was done in a classic island style, and Lei couldn’t help but like the wide, deep roofline that sheltered a porch that ran the length and breadth of the house. The lanai was dotted with Adirondack chairs in”
Toby Neal, Broken Ferns
“The kiss is a compass. It’s like I’ve been wandering in a fog, holding a map, trying to find my way—and suddenly a light has come on, and I see home.”
Toby Neal, Somewhere in the City
“I thought of you as a pirate. Dangerous and poor.” “It turns out I am a bit of a pirate.” Rafe set his glass aside. “I know a treasure when I see one, and I’ll do anything to get it.”
Toby Neal, Somewhere On St. Thomas
“Maybe he was right about you. You are damaged.” Her mouth had dropped open in shock—that he could hit her so low and so hard by quoting Charlie Kwon, her childhood molester. Stevens had turned and left, the door of her little house slamming hard behind him. She looked at the bare finger again, regret pulling down her mouth. He hadn’t deserved how she’d ended it. She was damaged.”
Toby Neal, Torch Ginger
“He’s so different from me, dark to my light, rough to my smooth, hard to my soft—but the sum total of us is perfect.”
Toby Neal, Somewhere in the City
“Rom. 7:20 So I find this law at work: when I want to do good, evil is right there with me.”
Toby Neal, Torch Ginger
“Son of a goatherder’s pox-ridden three-eyed cousin,”
Toby Neal, Wired Rogue
“I do what I want, for whom I want, when I want. It’s called freedom, and it’s a rare elixir few can afford.”
Toby Neal, Wired Secret
“tape already marked the area around the body. A first responding officer jumped to his feet, holding the scene log on a clipboard. “Good morning, sir.” The young man spoke in the nasal voice of someone whose nose is blocked. Lei spotted white cotton sprouting from his nostrils. “Hey. Nice up here if it weren’t for the smell.” She took the clipboard, and each of them signed in. Passing the tape, Lei spotted the hand first, extended toward them from beneath the ferns, palm up. The tissue was swollen and discolored, masked in a filmy gray gauze of mold that seemed to be drawing the body down into the forest floor. Lei could imagine that in just a few weeks, the body would have been all but gone in the biology of the cloud forest. The victim lay on his stomach, his head turned away and facing into a fern clump, black hair already looking like just another lichen growing on the forest floor. The body was at the expansion phase, distending camouflage-patterned clothing as if inflated. A black fiberglass arrow fletched in plastic protruded from the man’s back. Lei and Pono stayed well back from the body. Lei unpacked the police department’s camera from her backpack, and Pono took out his crime kit. The modest quarter-karat engagement”
Toby Neal, Shattered Palms
“sweeps by your house.” “Thanks.” She watched him”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“Sun braised the leaves and dropped coins of light on the road ahead.”
Toby Neal, Black Jasmine
“pretty,”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“This is how we look out for our own Big Island style.”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“The thing is, though, we don’t have to be that special to make a difference.” A murmur of agreement. “All we have to do is want a different world, a world filled with goodness instead of hate. And then, we each do our little part to make that happen.”
Toby Neal, Scorch Series Box Set
“(book”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“Off in the distance Lei heard sirens. She staggered out of the mud up onto the grass to stand beside Pono. Her stomach crawled back down her throat as she breathed in through her nose,”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“The depression was there, some hereditary sickness of the brain, and it swamped her like quicksand whenever it wanted to.”
Toby Neal, Wired In
“Daughter of a stillborn water buffalo!”
Toby Neal, Wired Rogue
“she could still feel the dark wings of it beating around the back of her mind.”
Toby Neal, Wired In
“You give it your best, and leave God the rest.”
Toby Neal, Wired Secret
“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”
Toby Neal, Wired Dawn
“it was hard to believe God had a plan when she’d spent the day looking for the crime scene where two young girls were drowned.”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids
“from”
Toby Neal, Rip Tides
“We are all shades of gray,” Dr. Wilson said. “And that’s why justice is never simple and seldom easy.”
Toby Neal, Wired Justice
“We are better together than alone. Love has the power to heal. Through love, we can rebuild the world.”
Toby Neal, Scorch Series Box Set
“Texeira tested the rope running through the cleat, giving it a yank before nodding to the fireman controlling the winch. He switched the engine on, and she rappelled down the cliff, keeping her knees bent as she began a slow descent. Blasts of wind off”
Toby Neal, Black Jasmine
“hugged”
Toby Neal, Twisted Vine
“younger”
Toby Neal, Blood Orchids

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