The paperback version of Linda’s Midlife Crisis has just been released, so you can now enjoy it in print. It’s a lighthearted, entertaining read with a sprinkling of suspense, drama, humour, and more than a touch of romance. I’ve been overwhelmed by the lovely reviews it has received, and look forward to sharing some more of those soon.
Category Archives: About Toni Pike
Linda’s Midlife Crisis – just released! #new release #romance #womensfiction
I’m proud to announce the release of Linda’s Midlife Crisis, a feel-good women’s fiction book about a fifty-year-old woman who decides to turn her her life around. It’s a lighthearted, entertaining read with a sprinkling of suspense, drama, humour, and more than a touch of romance. Continue reading
A 5-Star Review from a 7-year-old for Brody Cody And The Stepmother From Outer Space #reviews #kidslit
I’m delighted to share with you a new 5-star review for BRODY CODY AND THE STEPMOTHER FROM OUTER SPACE, my new funny adventure book for children aged 6-9. The wonderful D. W. Peach gave the book to her grandson, and he did a wonderful job of sharing his thoughts in the review.
You can imagine how pleased I am to receive a review from a boy the same age as my young hero. Continue reading
Reviews for The Magus Epiphany #reviews #reading
I’m so pleased to share with you three of my favourite reviews for THE MAGUS EPIPHANY, Book 3 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series. All four books in the series are now available in a Box Set, as well as individual novels. Continue reading
Become Your Own Best Friend #selflove
This is a series about authenticity, validation, self-belief and personal power.
Some people may like to think that they don’t talk to themselves, but the truth is that we constantly communicate to ourselves using our own inner voice. How do you speak to yourself? Continue reading
Another 5-Star Review for Dead Dry Heart #thrillers #books
I’m delighted to share with you another 5-star review for DEAD DRY HEART, a political suspense thriller, which was posted by a reader in Amazon UK. Continue reading
5-Star Review on Readers’ Favorite for BRODY CODY AND THE STEPMOTHER FROM OUTER SPACE #childrensbooks
I have good news to share. BRODY CODY AND THE STEPMOTHER FROM OUTER SPACE, my latest release, has received a five-star review on Readers’ Favorite. Continue reading
In case you missed it – Interviewed by D.G. Kaye
I was thrilled and honoured to be interviewed by the wonderful writer D.G. Kaye last week in her Q and A series. You can find that interview right here: Q and A with D.G. Kaye, featuring Author Toni Pike
If you haven’t been to D.G. Kaye’s blog or read her books before, then be sure to check them out as you are in for a treat.
Guest on Sizzling Towards Sixty – Living Well by Making Positive Changes
I was delighted when Sue Loncaric, from the website Sizzling Towards Sixty and Beyond, invited me to write about the positive changes I’ve made after a health scare last August. Sue has one of the best lifestyle blogs on the internet and is always inspiring her followers to be fit and fabulous, and to live well. Continue reading
An apology and another 5-star Review for Desolation Bluff
First of all, I want to apologise for being so quiet over the last few weeks. I went away on what I thought would be a wonderful 4-week trip to France, England and Germany and, in my wildest dreams, I never imagined that I’d have a medical emergency. Right at the end of our time in England, I woke up to find myself in hospital for a few days. A week later, we flew back home and I’ve been trying to get back to my normal self ever since. Continue reading
Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update- #Reviews – Robbie and Michael Cheadle, Toni Pike and Jan Sikes
Many thanks to the amazing Sally Cronin for including a review of “Desolation Bluff” in her Author Update. Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore is a great place to visit if you’re looking for a wonderful book to read.
Welcome to the second Cafe and Bookstore Update this week with recent reviews for authors on the shelves.
Delighted to share a recent review for the 6th book in the Sir Chocolate series of stories and cookbooks by Robbie and Michael Cheadle.
About the story
Number 6 in the Sir Chocolate series: Five zoo animals go missing and Sir Chocolate needs to find them. Includes five lovely new recipes. Not only a storybook but a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to create wonderful recipes together.
One of the recent reviews for the book
Robbie Cheadle and her son Michael, in the delightful book Sir Chocolate and the Fondant Five Story and Cookbook, combine children’s story, poetry and recipes together. The story is about a zoo in Chocolate Land with Fondant Five…
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A 5-Star Review for Desolation Bluff on Readers’ Favorite
I have good news to share. Desolation Bluff, my latest release, has received a five-star review on Reader’s Favorite.
Desolation Bluff is a short suspense novel. When blind romance author Oliver Cameron suddenly regains his sight, he uncovers a shocking betrayal – and a deadly game of cat and mouse begins. Continue reading
Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – #Thriller – Desolation Bluff by Toni Pike
I was thrilled and honoured to have my new book, Desolation Bluff, featured in Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore today. With thanks to Sally Cronin, who is an amazing and prolific writer and blogger.
DESOLATION BLUFF – Just Released!
I’m proud to announce the release of Desolation Bluff, a suspense novella about a blind man who suddenly regains his sight. It is set in Australia, in the beautiful Southern Highlands region of New South Wales.
When blind romance author Oliver Cameron suddenly regains his sight, he uncovers a shocking betrayal – and a deadly game of cat and mouse begins. Continue reading
Deb’s World – List of Books Read in 2018
Debbie Harris from Deb’s World wrote an excellent article about the books she read in 2018. Her list would be a great place to start if you’re trying to find something to read, and I was thrilled to have three of my books included. Continue reading
My Goals For 2019
As the year comes to an end, I’ve started to think about my plans for 2019. Do you like to make New Year resolutions? Many people don’t like that term because those noble intentions are so often forgotten or abandoned after a few weeks. But I like to set some definite goals to work towards over the next twelve months. Continue reading
Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore- Buy a Book for Christmas #Mystery Series – Mary Anne Edwards, Diana J. Febry, Judy Penz Sheluk and Toni Pike
The wonderful Sally Cronin from Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore has included me with some excellent mystery writers in her Buy A Book for Christmas series. It’s a great place to start if you’re looking for some gift ideas.
A New Look For My Website
I’m pleased to announce that I now have a new look for my website. I’ve been unhappy with the previous one for a long time because it offered very little flexibility and was too slow to open. Continue reading
DEAD DRY HEART – a psychological thriller is now available in Paperback
I ‘m excited to announce that my latest release, a psychological thriller called Dead Dry Heart, is now available in Paperback from Amazon. The digital version has already been published and is in Kindle Unlimited. Continue reading
DEAD DRY HEART – A psychological thriller has just been released!
I ‘m excited to announce that my latest release, a psychological thriller called Dead Dry Heart, is now live and can be downloaded at all Amazon outlets. Continue reading
Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the Shelves – Dead Dry Heart #Psychological Thriller by Toni Pike
Many thanks to Sally Cronin for her kindness in listing my new book in her wonderful Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore. Sally has one of the best blog magazines on the Internet, so be sure to check it out if you’re not already a follower.
DEAD DRY HEART – A psychological thriller is now available on pre-order and due for release on 24th July.
DEAD DRY HEART – A psychological thriller – now available for pre-order
I’m excited to announce that my latest release, a psychological thriller called Dead Dry Heart, is now available for pre-order in digital format at all Amazon outlets. It will be going live in three weeks, but during the pre-order period it will be selling for half price. So hurry to avoid disappointment! Continue reading
Holy Spear of Magus – now available in eBook and Paperback formats
HOLY SPEAR OF MAGUS, the fourth book in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, is now available in Paperback. The Kindle version was released early in February and is available for purchase or in Kindle Unlimited. Continue reading
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy New Year.
Next week, I hope to share my New Year Resolutions, but first I’ll be spending a few days with my closest family and some dear friends.
Thank you so much for your friendship and support throughout the last year.
Just released – THE ONE WAY DIET
I’m pleased to announce that THE ONE WAY DIET has just been released. Are you already thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions? If one of those is to lose some weight, then this is the ideal starting point. Although based on my own experience, this book is more about you, the reader, and how to cope with every aspect of your weight loss journey.
“The Magus Epiphany” featured on The Story Reading Ape Blog
I was thrilled to have “The Magus Epiphany” featured on The Story Reading Ape Blog. Many thanks to Chris Graham for his wonderful support and inspirational website.
Here is a link to that article: New Release: “The Magus Epiphany”
Why Authors Need a Business Card
Business cards can be an important weapon in the arsenal of any writer wanting to promote their work. Many thanks to Chris from the Story Reading Ape Blog for publishing my article about business cards for authors. Continue reading
THE ROCK OF MAGUS – now released (Book 2 in the series)
A Religious Conspiracy Thriller – Code Red in the Vatican
I’m excited to announce that The Rock of Magus has now been released. It is Book 2 in the Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, and this time Jotham heads to the Vatican. There are plenty of twists and turns as he tries to foil the Simonian Sect and the Brotherhood with the help of his new partner, Madena Sutcliffe. Continue reading
Launch of my Facebook Page: Toni Pike – Author
I’m pleased to announce the launch of my Facebook Page. The Author App on the left hand side is a great way to get in touch and access my books. Here is the link, and I’d be delighted to hear if you like it.
The Mood of a Novel
We all know what it means when someone says that they are in a good or bad mood. Every one of us has a range of moods, that cover the spectrum from deliriously happy to gloomy or sad, and that is a sure sign of our humanity. Continue reading
Reviews of THE MAGUS COVENANT
Here are some excerpts from reviews of The Magus Covenant – Book 1 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series.
“Exciting new series that leaves you wanting more immediately!” – Review on Amazon Continue reading
Reviews of THE ROCK OF MAGUS
Here are some excerpts from reviews of The Rock of Magus – Book 2 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series.
“If you have read Toni Pike’s first Jotham Fletcher adventure The Magus Covenant and really enjoyed the read like I did, you are going to like book two The Rock of Magus even more.” Continue reading
3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream
On 31 December 2105, I was delighted to be a guest on the Sizzling Towards Sixty website, talking about three steps to achieving your dream. Mine was to become an author, and it was just after I published my first novel. I would love to hear what you think. Here is the link to that article:
3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream
Author Spotlight on Writer’s Treasure Chest
I was fortunate enough to be featured in an interview on Writer’s Treasure Chest. Continue reading
THE ROCK OF MAGUS – featured on Smorgasbord Summer Reading
I felt very honoured to have The Rock of Magus included in the Smorgasbord Summer Reading series, presented by the wonderful Sally Cronin.
Here is the link to that article:
Guest Post on Sizzling Towards Sixty: How to Become an Author in Midlife
I was thrilled to be a guest on the inspirational Sizzling Towards Sixty website.
Here is the link to that article:
Midlife Matters – How to Become an Author in Midlife
I’d love to hear what you think.
Interview on Smorgasbord Open House
On 3 May 2016, I was thrilled and honoured to be interviewed by Sally Cronin as part of her new Sunday Show called Smorgasbord Open House. It will feature a series of authors, blog writers, poets, artists and musicians.
Here is the link to that article:
Smorgasbord Open House – Toni Pike
Author Interview on Beach Bound Books
I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Stacie from the BeachBoundBooks Blog. I think you’ll agree that The Magus Covenant would be ideal reading for a beach holiday. Continue reading
The Moment of Clarity (Guest Post by Author Toni Pike)
Chris from The Story Reading Ape Blog was kind enough to post my article about the moment we decide to achieve our dreams. You can read more here:
Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog
The Moment of Clarity
The moment when we decide to achieve a dream
The moment of clarity is the most mysterious part of achieving a dream. It is that one lucid moment before you start to follow a plan and achieve a goal. No one can explain why, after years of longing and setting targets that were never met, everything changes. It is a magic moment when the fog in your mind lifts and your purpose becomes clear.
Just pretend for a moment that you want to go on a holiday. Not just a few days by the beach, but an overseas trip that you have been thinking about for a long time. There is a vague idea in your mind that you would love to see a certain part of the world.
When and why did you decide that you would love to see Scandinavia or Asia or…
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3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream
I was delighted when Sue Loncaric from Sizzling Towards Sixty invited me to write about achieving my dream of becoming an author.
Sue’s website is an inspiration for anyone who wants to reach their full potential and live their life to the full. Continue reading
Guest Author on Chris the Story Reading Ape’s Blog
On 18 December 2015, I was fortunate enough to be the Guest Author on Chris the Story Reading Ape’s Blog. Here is the link to that article: