**BLOG TOUR** Poor Hands by Oliver Tidy
Reviews / 15th July 2017

What the publisher says: n a big old building on the south coast of Kent, David Booker runs a book-themed coffee shop and Jo Cash operates a private investigation business. They live there, too. But not like that. Jo needs help with tracing a mystery client’s living relatives. David needs help with his staffing problems.  Will they both get what they are looking for? Sometimes two heads are better than one. Sometimes a poor hand is better than none. But not always…     What I say: Poor Hands is the third installment in the Booker and Cash series. Like the previous two this novel is told from the point of view of Booker as he comes to terms with what he thinks are unrequited feelings for Cash and as he settles into the way of life involved in running his bookshop cum cafe on Romney Marsh. As this is the third book we are starting to get to know the main characters quite well. Their relationship is somewhat of a puzzle with Booker admitting to himself but not Cash how he feels about her but with hints from time to time that Cash may also have feelings for him,…

**BLOG TOUR** He Made Me by Oliver Tidy
Reviews / 16th June 2017

What the publisher says: David Booker and Jo Cash are experiencing similar stuttering starts to their new lives on Romney Marsh when Rebecca Swaine turns up seeking help. Someone is demanding a lot of money from her husband and she wants to know why. What do the dying words of one man – he made me – actually mean? As the mystery unfolds people will come undone and reputations will be ruined before the answer becomes clear. At the end of the day Mrs Swaine might end up wishing she’d let sleeping dogs lie… What I say: I was intrigued by the idea of this book from the start and when I started to read I was not disappointed.  Oliver Tidy has his own, very distinct, style of writing and the story is told in the first person, which I found a very good angle for the story.  This is the second of the Booker and Cash stories but it can be read as a standalone as it is a separate story.  I was intrigued enough by the backstory here to go off and find the first novel to read. Booker lives in the bookshop-cum-cafe he inherited from his aunt…