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Toby Neal

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Toby Neal was raised on Kauai in Hawaii. She wrote and illustrated her first story at age 5. After initially majoring in journalism, she eventually settled on mental health as a career and loves her work, saying, “I’m endlessly fascinated with people’s stories.”

Toby credits her counseling background in adding depth to her characters–from the villains to Lei Texeira, the courageous and vulnerable heroine in the Lei Crime Series, to the wounds and psychological implications of the heroes of the Scorch Series.

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Blood Orchids (Lei Crime, #1)

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Black Jasmine (Lei Crime, #3)

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Torch Ginger (Lei Crime, #2)

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Twisted Vine (Lei Crime, #5)

4.18 avg rating — 2,092 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
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Wired In (Paradise Crime, #1)

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Rip Tides (Lei Crime, #9)

4.22 avg rating — 1,762 ratings — published 2015 — 6 editions
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Broken Ferns (Lei Crime, #4)

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Dark Lava (Lei Crime, #7)

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Writing a memoir can be therapeutic, but it’s not therapy. A good memoir is primarily a story for the consumption of others, and ripping open your soft parts, spilling your guts, and then assembling something entertaining out of that mess—well, it’s not for the faint of heart.
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“The wise do not indulge in grief for things that are inevitably changeable and evanescent. Those who always weep and complain that life is filled with bitter things reveal the narrowness of their minds.”
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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.”
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“There are always people talking about it. We’re dying. Suicide is a way to take control of that.”
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“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”
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Jennifer GREAT 4th Book in the Lei Crime series! Loved it as usual! :) Can't wait for book 5 already! :)


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Toby Neal Lisette wrote: "Hi Toby:

How nice to see you here on GR! :-)

Happy Reading & Writing!
Lisette"

Thanks Lisette. Aloha and happy holidays!


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Toby Neal Bridget wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Toby!"
Aloha and happy holidays!


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Toby Neal Phoenix wrote: "Thanks for the invite!"

aloha and happy holidays!


Phoenix Emrys Thanks for the invite!


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Jill Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, Toby.


Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Toby!


Lisette Brodey Hi Toby:

How nice to see you here on GR! :-)

Happy Reading & Writing!
Lisette


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