Book Reviews

Turning Tables by Torrance Sene at Torquere Press

Genre Lesbian / Paranormal / Shifters / Vampires / Interspecies / Erotic Romance
Reviewed by jj on 20-September-2015

Book Blurb

It's not easy being the sole werewolf surrounded by a gang of derisive bloodsuckers, yet somehow Kayla Hart manages. Barely. But when a traitor is uncovered in the Lexington coven of Amherst by its lowly werewolf ambassador, Kayla is forced to act outside her diplomatic station, propelled by the forbidden attraction she harbors.

However, summoning the coven leader, Monica Juarez, to inform her of her findings doesn't quite go as planned. Cynical Monica enjoys playing with her pet wolf far from than Kayla can stand. Antagonistic tension simmers between the women and all unwritten rules about fraternizing with the enemy threatens to be tossed out of the window. Kayla wants to prove she's a force to be reckoned with, not a mindless pup.


This story is also included in Exchange of Power Anthology.


Book Review

The calculatingly delicious sexy leverage between an apparent underling werewolf go-between and a powerful vampire coven leader is super satisfyingly delectable. Exactly as the title states, eventually someone else manages to take the upper hand. How this fantastic shift comes to be is highly enjoyable. Magnificent!

Kayla Hart is a werewolf but she initially comes across as a low-level administrative drone. The focus of her primary task is to bring essential and enlightening data to the vampire coven leader within Amherst. A cooperative truce of sorts exists between the werewolves and vampires for the good of both influential groups and the maintenance of their surreptitious command within the human community. Kayla's initial meeting nearly ends in a potentially disastrous erotic envelopment that she nips in the bud. I surmise Kayla's experience has planted the seed awakening her to a personally available technique for change. How delightful!

Monica Juarez is a vampire of long, long standing. She really loves her position and her mastery. She excels at one of the vampires’ most treasured talents, that often leads to the many opportunities for *snark and patronization*. Monica's long history has given her many chances to perfect her skillful ascendancy. She knows exactingly when to peek into another being's thoughts, giving her a wondrously sublime superior hand and means to total authority. I sensed Monica likes to be a dominant sexual partner and that, I believe, creates a tantalizing chance for someone else to take control. Divinely desirable!

This short story is great fun and a lovely *turning of the tables* presenting all with a new Queen of the Hill! Glorious!





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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Short Story, 15 pages/4000 words
Heat Level
Publication Date 16-September-2015
Price $2.49 ebook
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