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Hello and welcome to my author page.
I am the author of four titles in the Romney and Marsh Files series of British police procedural novels, two books in the Acer Sansom series of thrillers and one book in my Booker & Cash stories.
My venture into self-publishing began in December, 2012, with the self-publication of the first of the Romney and Marsh Files. These don't have to be read in order, but, like consuming the many and varied courses of a good lunch, it is best if you do (Rope Enough, Making a Killing, Joint Enterprise and A Dog's Life). In September, 2013, my Acer Sansom books became available for download (Dirty Business and Loose Ends). These are different stories in a different genre, and while each is a stand-alone novel they really should be read in order. In January, 2014, I self-published the first of what I hope to be many of my Booker & Cash stories (Bad Sons). Please see the listings here on Amazon for a more detailed synopsis of each title.
If you do read any of my books, I would appreciate you taking the time to comment with your thoughts here on Amazon. As a self-published author it appears that reader-feedback is vitally important in furthering interest for other readers. I am also happy to receive feedback at my blog: olivertidy.wordpress.com.
I feel it is worth mentioning that with the first three Romney and Marsh Files I did everything myself except the cover art. That includes the proof-reading and the editing. One thing I have since learned about self-publishing is that one should not and simply cannot rely solely on oneself for these tasks if one wishes one's work to be the best that it can. Help is needed to limit the inevitable mistakes that one simply ends up not noticing, no matter how many times books are read through for errors. Readers of these books have generally been wonderfully tolerant and helpful with their observations regarding my English language mistakes. (Please see my blog for evidence of this.) I have now used this feedback to upload improved editions of each of the three books.
With the Acer Sansom books, my Booker & Cash story and the fourth Romney and Marsh File I have had assistance with proof-reading and editing. These books are more professional, more correct and more polished for it. That said, any mistakes that do occur are my responsibility alone, especially as I have had a habit of changing things when my collaborator was not looking.
If you have an inclination to learn more about me or my writing, I blog at the address mentioned above. Here you will also find a comments page for the Romney and Marsh Files and one for the Acer Sansom books.
My books are written in British English.
I look forward to hearing from you.