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
Tag Archives: thriller
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
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
Dead Dry Heart in D.G. Kaye’s Sunday Book Review
Many thanks to D.G. Kaye for featuring my new thriller, Dead Dry Heart, in her wonderful Sunday Book Review series this week. I was both delighted and honoured to see that she has given it 5 stars. D. G. Kaye has one of the most inspiring blogs around, so be sure to check out the rest of her site while you’re there. You can read more here: Sunday Book Review
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
Book Promo – New Release: DEAD DRY HEART – a psychological thriller…
I was thrilled and grateful to have a chance to talk about DEAD DRY HEART today on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog. Chris is a tireless supporter of authors, so be sure to check out his wonderful for all the best articles on writers, writing and all aspects of publishing.
Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog
I‘m excited to announce that my latest release, a psychological thriller called Dead Dry Heart, is now live and available at all Amazon outlets. I hope to publish the paperback version in the very near future.
This was something I wrote several years and recently took out of a drawer to rewrite. The story is close to my heart – an Australian thriller set in Canberra, the nation’s capital city, and in a remote area of Western Australian.
Here is the book description.
DEAD DRY HEART – A psychological thriller
Tyler Thompson is Australia’s young, brilliant and charismatic Prime Minister, riding high on a wave of popularity. But the past has come back to haunt him and there is a shocking secret from his childhood that he will do almost anything to conceal.
The one man who knows what happened twenty-five years ago is back – and he is hellbent…
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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
Now Finished. THE MAGUS EPIPHANY – free for 48 hours
THE MAGUS EPIPHANY, Book 3 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, will be free for 48 hours only on 15-16 JUNE 2018 (USA 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 it. Happy reading! I can’t wait to hear what you think.
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 – 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.
The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series – now in paperback
I’m delighted to announce that the first three books in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series are now available in paperback. The ebooks were released first, and are also available in Kindle Unlimited. I’m pleased that readers who prefer print books will now be able to enjoy THE MAGUS COVENANT, THE ROCK OF MAGUS and THE MAGUS EPIPHANY. The paperback version of Book 4, HOLY SPEAR OF MAGUS, will be released soon. Continue reading
Now available on Kindle Unlimited: The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series
I’m proud to announce that all 4 books in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series are now available on Kindle Unlimited – and are being listed exclusively at all Amazon outlets. That means you can now access them if you have a Kindle Unlimited subscription. If you are not a subscriber but would like to try it, then Amazon is currently offering a 30-day free trial.
Thank you so much, everyone, for all your support!
They are available at these Amazon stores: USA – UK – Australia – Canada – France – Germany – Italy– Netherlands – Spain – India – and all other Amazon outlets
Smorgasbord Book Promotion – Air Your Reviews – Toni Pike and Lorinda J. Taylor
I was thrilled to have a 5-star review for “The Rock of Magus” mentioned in Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore update today – along with great writer Lorinda J. Taylor. Sally Cronin has a wonderful blog called Smorgasbord – Variety is the Spice of Life. Be sure to catch her latest posts.
“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”
Just Released: THE MAGUS EPIPHANY
The Magus Epiphany is the third book in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, and I’m excited to announce that it has just been released! Continue reading
Cover Reveal: THE MAGUS EPIPHANY (now released)
Now just released and available here:
Amazon: USA – UK – Australia – Canada – France – Germany – Italy – Netherlands – Spain – and other Amazon outlets
The Magus Epiphany will be the third book in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series, and I’m excited to reveal the cover for the first time!
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
Read Chapter One of THE MAGUS COVENANT
Here is the first chapter of The Magus Covenant – Book 1 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series. It is available at all Amazon outlets. 3 more books in the series have already been released.
The Health Benefits of Reading Fiction
Reading fiction is great for your health. On 6th September 2016, I was thrilled to have an article published on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog. 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.
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.
The words there, their and they’re are the source of endless confusion. Continue reading
One of the most common mistakes in writing is the misuse of either its or it’s. Continue reading
A Visit to Haddon Hall
In my first thriller The Magus Covenant, billionaire Iago Visser lives in a remote part of Derbyshire’s Peak District in a walled medieval manor house. In the second book of the series, recently released, hero Jotham Fletcher is now the owner. What better way, then, to feed my muse on a recent trip to England than to visit enchanting Haddon Hall? Continue reading
Review of THE MAGUS COVENANT on the Pick of the Literate blog
A review of the Magus Covenant was recently posted on the Pick of the Literate blog. Here’s a link to that review:
Review of The Magus Covenant on the Pick of the Literate Blog
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
THE MAGUS COVENANT now listed in Booklife
The Magus Covenant is now listed on Booklife, a new Publisher’s Weekly website.
Many thanks for their support.
Here is the link to that listing:
THE MAGUS COVENANT now listed on Goodkindles
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:
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
Review of THE MAGUS COVENANT
Many thanks to Sarah from bytheletterbookreviews who has posted a review of The Magus Covenant. Continue reading
In The Magus Covenant, Jotham Fletcher is involved in at least two dramatic car chases, not to mention other characters such as Nathan and Antonella who also engage in some wild driving. Continue reading
Who was Simon Magus?
Simon Magus is a character mentioned in the New Testament, who was reviled by early members of the Christian church. This strange figure from two thousand years ago plays an important part in my thrillers, The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series. Continue reading
The Stockholm Archipelago
It takes two hours to pass through the Archipelago as you sail into Stockholm Harbour in the warmth of summer. That’s the way I first saw it on board a cruise ship, and it was a wonderful experience. Continue reading