Paradise is full of missing people.
She’s the only one who realizes they’re gone.
Detective Lei Texeira and her dog, Keiki, transfer to the lush, tropical island of Kaua`i where she uncovers a pattern of disappearances that may be related to a bizarre cult—or is it just one madman at work?
He knows what he does is wrong… but he has to silence the voices.
He thought he’d finally find peace with this latest sacrifice, but there’s someone coming for him… and she’s getting way too close.
"Lei is both tough detective and vulnerable woman in this second winning novel in the popular Hawaii mystery series created by Toby Neal." ~David Bishop, author of The Woman
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The island of Kauai is remote jungle, golden beaches and ancient culture--but transients are disappearing in paradise, and only Detective Lei Texeira notices. Fleeing a failed engagement, Detective Lei Texeira transfers to the island of Kauai, where she uncovers a pattern of disappearances that may be related to a bizarre cult--or is it just one madman at work? In Lei's world, everyone is guilty until proven innocent. In Blood Orchids Lei battled her personal demons and won--but now they've come roaring back with reinforcements, including charming real estate magnate Alika Wolcott and former fiance Michael Stevens. In the midst of the biggest case sleepy Kauai has ever seen, Lei must also discover who she loves. "Lei Texeira is both tough detective and a vulnerable woman in a winning Hawaii crime series created by novelist Toby Neal." --David Bishop, mystery author About the Author: Toby Neal was raised on Kauai in Hawaii. She wrote and illustrated her first story at age 5. After initially majoring in journalism, she 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 multicultural heroine of the Lei Crime Series."