Toni Allen

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Toni Allen is the author of the Jake Talbot Investigates mystery series, which began with Visiting Lilly (2014) and continues with Saving Anna (2015). She is currently working on the third book, Finding Louisa, due out in 2017.

As a photographer of note, a columnist, and an acclaimed tarot reader and astrologer, Toni draws on her extensive experience as a psychic to bring personal awareness of the paranormal, from both the believer and non-believer's point of view, to her Jake Talbot Investigates series.

Toni has had numerous non-fiction articles published, and won awards for short fiction and poetry, including a first prize awarded in a competition judged by noted mystery writer P D James.

She’s the author of two bestselling books on tarot,
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Toni Allen Characters appear in my head, and I watch what they do. I then ask, 'What's your story?' Slowly the plot starts to evolve, and I piece together how to…moreCharacters appear in my head, and I watch what they do. I then ask, 'What's your story?' Slowly the plot starts to evolve, and I piece together how to get their story down on paper.(less)
Toni Allen Hi Donelle, my book The System of Symbols, a new way to look at tarot, is a good all rounder for learning tarot, with examples from real readings.…moreHi Donelle, my book The System of Symbols, a new way to look at tarot, is a good all rounder for learning tarot, with examples from real readings. Now, if you want your character, Zoe, to do any sexy readings, then my fun book Sex & Tarot is the one to go for. I also have loads of additional insights on tarot over on my blog at www.toniallenauthor.com
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How I captured a cuckoo – with my camera

[image error]I started writing this blog post about Charlie the cuckoo as part of the #30DaysWild challenge but a health hiccup set me back. Some things had to go and it’s been my blog that suffered while I concentrated on the things I love most, writing and taking photos. This does, however, mean that I have lots of great photos to share and a nearly completed novel. There’s nothing quite like...

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