Pressure Head, The Plumber's Mate book 1, JL Merrow

To most of the world, Tom Paretski is just a plumber with a cheeky attitude and a dodgy hip, souvenir of a schoolboy accident. The local police keep his number on file for a different reason—his sixth sense for finding hidden things.

When he’s called in to help locate the body of a missing woman up on Nomansland Common, he unexpectedly encounters someone who resurrects a host of complicated emotions. Phil Morrison, Tom’s old school crush, now a private investigator working the same case. And the former bully partly responsible for Tom’s injury.

The shocks keep coming. Phil is now openly gay, and shows unmistakable signs of interest. Tom’s attraction to the big, blond investigator hasn’t changed—in fact, he’s even more desirable all grown up. But is Phil’s interest genuine, or does he only want to use Tom’s talent?

As the pile of complicated evidence surrounding the woman’s murder grows higher, so does the heat between Tom and Phil. But opening himself to this degree exposes Tom’s heart in a way he’s not sure he’s ready for…while the murderer’s trigger finger is getting increasingly twitchy.

Warning: Contains a flirtatious plumber with hidden talents, a cashmere-clad private investigator with hidden depths, and an English village chock full of colourful characters with plenty to hide.

Review - 4.5/5 (If you are a Brit), 4/5 (if you're not!)

Touch of very unique paranormal ability, the quirky English characters. Love Tom and Phil. Was saddened by the experiences at school and it took me a while to warm to Phil, but I did in the end! I so enjoyed this book and moved onto book 2 pretty sharpish! So pleased there is a book 2 as I didn't want to leave this characters at all. To explain the 0.5 off, I wonder if a couple of the Brit-speak words may escape non Brit readers... It didn't detract me at all.

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