By Toby Neal
Hawaii is palm timber, black sand and blue water—but for policewoman Lei Texeira, there’s a depressing facet to paradise.
Lei has conquer a scarred previous to make a lifestyles for herself as a cop within the sleepy tremendous Island city of Hilo. On a regimen patrol she reveals murdered teenagers—one of whom she’d lately busted. With its echoes of her personal prior, the murdered girl’s harsh lifestyles and tragic loss of life impact Lei deeply. She turns into obsessed—even because the killer is interested in Lei's depth, feeding off her vulnerabilities and toying along with her sanity. Despite her obsession with the case and worry that she's being stalked, Lei reveals herself falling in love for the 1st time.
Steaming volcanoes, black sand seashores and shrouded fern forests are the backdrop to Lei's quest for answers—and the stalker is nearer than she will think, as threads of the previous tangle in her destiny.
Lei is set to discover the killer—but he is aware the place to discover her first.
Fast-paced crime secret with a marginally of romance, readers name Blood Orchids "un-putdownable!"
"Sometimes in crime fiction you stumble throughout a personality who lives on past the book's finish by way of advantage in their mental complexity, and the richness with which the writer has drawn them. Will Graham, Jack Reacher, Alex go, and now they've got a necessary girl counterpart in Lei Teixera. Blood Orchids is that rarity between debut novels, in that it satisfies on each point. a strong new expertise is at the scene, whole-heartedly recommended."-Drew pass, former police officer and writer of BiteMarks