About the bookHawaii is known for volcanoes and sandy beaches. Beauty and danger reign. After breaking a case of murdered poachers in Maui’s national park, Detective Pono Kaihale accepts a short-term position as Acting Lieutenant in Hana on the island’s rain-forest coast. He is looking forward to redirecting lost hikers and moderating mild lovers’ spats and enjoying the natural beauty of the southeast coast. But by his second week on the job, Pono finds trouble here comes in unexpected forms. Environmentalists, property developers, protesters, arsonists, kidnappers, and a rogue Homeland Security agent converge on his new post, Pono feels like the eye of a brewing storm. And when a new FBI agent gets involved, Pono realizes the stakes are much higher than a quiet period in his career. Lives will be lost if he doesn’t solve this mystery quickly.
The Lei Crime Kindle WorldKindle Worlds is an Amazon initiative that allows authors to publish stories set in another author’s fictional universe. The Lei Crime series is the best-selling creation of Maui-based Toby Neal. To date, the series consists of nine novels about the Hawaiian police detective Leilani Texeira. Watch for Torn Roots and other new additions to the Lei Crime Kindle World to appear July 31.
About the author
His published fiction includes the novels The Bones of the Earth, One Shade of Red and Army of Worn Soles, as well as short stories Sam, the Strawb Part and Dark Clouds.
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