Book Reviews

Welcome To The Pack (Midnight Rodeo 1) by BA Tortuga at Evil Plot Bunny

Genre Gay / Paranormal / Cowboys / Shifters / Psychic Powers / Romance
Reviewed by Serena Yates on 21-September-2017

Book Blurb

He lost his twin, but he intends to keep his pack.

When head bullfighter Denton is killed by a demon bull, his twin, Denver, comes back to take his place. Denver was gone for years, working mundane rodeos and missing his twin. He’s not sure the pack can heal him since the other bullfighters challenge Denver at every turn. All except Blaine, who’s an outcast himself, and who knows Denver is like no one he’s ever met.

Blaine knows he has no place in the pack Denton created, but Denver is different. Denver makes his wolf heart sing. Can he help heal Denver from his twin’s loss, and find his own place in the greater scheme of things?




First Edition published as part of the anthology Midnight Rodeo: Homecoming by Turtlehat Creatives in January 2016.

Second Edition published by OmniLit/All Romance eBooks, 2016.

Book Review

A supernatural rodeo with werewolves, vampires, and loads of other paranormal beings? All doing what cowboys do best – except in a supernatural way? Yee-haw and bring it on! This first ‘Midnight Rodeo’ story proves that supernatural beings can be just as selfish and nasty toward their fellow beings as humans. Actually, this makes sense since it is humans who “think them up”, but bear with me here. Even though it is fiction and all make-believe, the sense of “reality” is great when all these creatures behave just like humans – or worse!

Denver is a werewolf, the younger of twins, who left years ago so his older brother Denton could rule the pack. Unfortunately, that brother is killed by a demon bull (under very suspicious circumstances, I must add), and now Denton is suddenly called back from the human rodeo to run the pack and work in the paranormal arena. Luckily he remembers how everything works from before he left, but he has his work cut out for him!

Blaine is an outcast werewolf who is treated pretty badly, just because he was not born into the pack. He is bullied all the time, never has enough to eat, but has nowhere else to go so he perseveres. He also loved Denton – a love that remained unrequited since Denton was straight. I adored how Blaine suddenly has hope for a better future when Denton turns up and makes it very clear his sense of justice is very developed and someone’s origins don’t matter to him half as much as their work ethic.

If you like the idea of a supernatural rodeo where all the bulls are far more dangerous than normal, and some of the other rodeo workers are vampires, ghost riders, etc., and if you’re looking for an entertaining and suspenseful read full of hot cowboys and hotter werewolves, then you will probably like this novella.





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Additional Information

Format ebook
Length Novella, 87 pages
Heat Level
Publication Date 29-January-2017
Price $2.99 ebook
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