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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 “Holy Spear of Magus – now available in eBook and Paperback formats”

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Balroop Singh, Jack Eason, Toni Pike, Amy Hoff and Lynn Otty

I’m both thrilled and honoured to have HOLY SPEAR OF MAGUS included in the latest update to Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore today. Many thanks are owed to Sally Cronin. If you’re looking for a book to read, check out the authors she has listed there, read about their books and where you can find them on Amazon.

Smorgasbord - Variety is the spice of life

Welcome to the Friday edition of the Author Update where I share new releases and recent reviews for authors in the Cafe and bookstore.

The first author today with news is Balroop Singh with a new review for her poetry collection Emerging From Shadows.

About Emerging from Shadows poetry collection

From darkness into light, from despair onto the wider ways of hope…life oscillates between sunshine and shadows. Emerging from shadows is a choice, which lies dormant, which can be gently inspired by self-talk. Each poem in this book banks on the hope of emerging stronger, saner, positive and resilient. Each poem in this book would talk to you, revealing layers of enclosed emotions. Each poem would divulge a secret path that could lead you into the world of poise and serenity.

When turbulences hit, when shadows of life darken, when they come like unseen robbers, with muffled exterior, when they…

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Thank you so much for your support. I hope you enjoy reading THE MAGUS COVENANT and THE ONE WAY DIET – I can’t wait to read your reviews.

I’m pleased to let you know that two of my books will be free for 24 hours only, on 8 February Pacific Time. Just click on the links below to download a copy. I’d be very grateful if you would leave an honest review on Amazon when you finish reading them. Continue reading “FREE BOOK OFFER – 8 FEB ONLY – now over”

Holy Spear of Magus – just released!

I’m proud to announce that HOLY SPEAR OF MAGUS, the fourth book in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, has just been released. Jotham Fletcher returns in another non-stop adventure, and this time he must fight to stop the Holy Spear falling into the wrong hands.

There are now four books in the series: THE MAGUS COVENANT, THE ROCK OF MAGUS, THE MAGUS EPIPHANY and HOLY SPEAR OF MAGUS. While they can be read as stand-alone stories, I definitely recommend that you read them in sequence to understand all the background details and follow the continuing story of Jotham Fletcher and the other characters.

Continue reading “Holy Spear of Magus – just released!”

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Book 4 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series – coming soon!

I’m pleased to let you know that  Book 4 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series should be released by early February, if all goes according to plan. Jotham Fletcher will be catapulted into yet another another desperate struggle  – but this time his enemies will be more diabolical than ever.

Please send me an email if you’d like to be kept informed about the release. I’d be delighted to hear from you. You can find my contact details listed below. Continue reading “Book 4 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series – coming soon!”

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Update – Toni Pike, Deanie Humphrys-Dunne, Terri Webster-Schrandt, Jaye Marie and Anita Dawes and Tina Frisco

I was so delighted and honoured to have THE ONE WAY DIET included in the latest Author Update for Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore. Wonderful writer Sally Cronin has created her own bookstore with a collection of authors and their books, including the Amazon links. If you’re looking for something to read, that’s the ideal place to start.

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Welcome to the first author update this week and the first featured author is Toni Pike who has recently published The One Way Diet.

About the One Way Diet

Are you searching for the pathway to weight loss?

This is a no-nonsense guide to finding the slender person you dream about, with simple advice on how to lose weight by focusing on your goals. THE ONE WAY DIET is not just a healthy eating plan, but is also about coping with every aspect of your weight loss journey.

People often say to me now that I’m lucky because I don’t have to worry about my weight. How wrong they are! Five years ago, I lost more than thirty kilograms after a lifetime of weight problems. Every day since then, I make the lifestyle choice to stay slim.

I call this THE ONE WAY DIET because, when I followed this…

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My New Year’s Resolutions

Have you been thinking about some New Year’s Resolutions? I think that’s a great way to prepare for the start of another year, and they help to remind us of the things that are most important to us. I really want to make the most of next year, so here’s my list of top priorities for 2018. Continue reading “My New Year’s Resolutions”

Merry Christmas

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.



The One Way Diet – now available in Paperback and eBook formats

I’m pleased to let you know that THE ONE WAY DIET is now available in Paperback as well as eBook format, including Kindle Unlimited. While travelling on a weight loss journey, it can be convenient to have a printed book on hand for reference, so this will give readers that option.  Continue reading “The One Way Diet – now available in Paperback and eBook formats”

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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.

Continue reading “Just released – THE ONE WAY DIET”

The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series – now in paperback

Happy Travels 101 – now available in paperback

Celebrating One Month on Instagram

Sue Loncaric prepares for a Spanish Adventure

Launch of my Instagram account: @authorlovestravel

4 Tips about KDP Select for Beginners

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Toni Pike, Charles E. Yallowitz and Sally Cronin

Now available on Kindle Unlimited: The Magus Covenant, The Rock of Magus and The Magus Epiphany

Just Released! Happy Travels 101: Don’t leave home without these cruise, flight, safety, packing and sightseeing tips

13 Things To Do After Publishing Your Next Book – Guest Post by, Toni Pike…

Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Air Your Reviews – Toni Pike and Lorinda J. Taylor

My 5 Top Tips for First-Time Travellers

Book Review of Toni Pike’s The Rock of Magus

Why I Love To Travel

6 Ways to Recharge Your Writing Batteries – Guest Post by Toni Pike…

Getting Out of My Comfort Zone on a Balloon Ride over Canberra

Lucky to be alive

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Author Update – Toni Pike, Andrew Joyce and Hilary Custance Green

“The Magus Epiphany” featured on The Story Reading Ape Blog


How to Recognise a Thriller

Cover Reveal: THE MAGUS EPIPHANY (now released)

The Theme of a Novel

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Christmas Update – Susan M. Toy, Marcia Meara and Toni Pike

Why Authors Need a Business Card

THE ROCK OF MAGUS – now released (Book 2 in the series)

The Benefits of Reading Ebooks

You need mini-goals to write your novel

Read Chapter One of THE MAGUS COVENANT

The Health Benefits of Reading Fiction

Please leave a review on Amazon

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Launch of my Facebook Page: Toni Pike – Author

The Mood of a Novel



3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream

Author Spotlight on Writer’s Treasure Chest

THE ROCK OF MAGUS – featured on Smorgasbord Summer Reading

Guest Post on Sizzling Towards Sixty: How to Become an Author in Midlife

The Setting of a Novel

Fiction Genres

The Role of Chapters

The Length of a Novel

Learn the difference between these words and you will never get them confused again.
Continue reading “Toni’s Writing Tips – complement & compliment”

The words there, their and they’re  are the source of endless confusion. Continue reading “Toni’s Writing Tips – their, there and they’re”

One of the most common mistakes in writing is the misuse of either its or it’s. Continue reading “Toni’s Writing Tips – its and it’s”

How to Write Dates – Guest Post…

A Visit to Haddon Hall

Review of THE MAGUS COVENANT on the Pick of the Literate blog


Avebury Stone Circle

How to Build a Story in 20 Easy Steps (Guest Post )

Interview on Smorgasbord Open House

THE MAGUS COVENANT now listed in Booklife

The Magus Covenant is now included on Goodkindles, a website that helps readers to discover the best ebooks. All books listed there must have at least ten Amazon reviews with an average rating of at least 4 stars.

Here is the link to that listing:

Goodkindles – The Magus Covenant

Author Interview on Beach Bound Books

The Moment of Clarity (Guest Post by Author Toni Pike)

Adrenaline – A Simple Guide for Writers (Guest Post by Toni Pike)


Eat Pizza the Roman Way

3 Steps to Achieving Your Dream

Tarquinia – a brief guide

Guest Author on Chris the Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Car Chases

Who was Simon Magus?

The Stockholm Archipelago

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