About the author

Toby Neal

<p>Toby Neal was raised on Kaua`i in Hawaii. She wrote and illustrated her first story at age five and credits her counseling background with adding depth&ndash;from the villains to Lei Texeira, the courageous multicultural heroine of the Lei Crime Series, and all the rest of her characters. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m endlessly fascinated with people&rsquo;s stories.&rdquo;</p>