Length: Short Story
Publisher: Loose ID LLC (June 13th, 2013)
Heat Level: Moderate
Heart Rating: ♥♥♥♥4Hearts
Blurb: When Roy Girard went looking for Victor Varrano, he never expected a woman to answer the door. He soon discovers that Victor is now Venetia. Roy’s startled, but even more surprised by his attraction to her. As they spend time together, he doesn’t want to let her go. But she’s sure to dump him when she learns his secret.
Venetia’s falling hard and fast for Roy. But when she learns that his brother was the bully who tormented her in high school, she’s shattered. She can’t wrap her head around the fact that the man who made such amazing love to her could so completely betray her trust.
Product Link: http://www.loose-id.com/his-kind-of-woman.html
Review: a revelation for me, as I have not had the opportunity to read many stories involving a post-op transgender woman. From both POV’s the story unfolds, allowing us to touch the broken, scared, nervous, revealing and beautiful parts of their lives and their growing relationship. Venetia has lost almost everything of her past life, a huge sacrifice she’s willing to make to live her life whole, complete as a woman. Roy faces the heartbreak of losing his brother, asking for forgiveness, and getting over some of his own bias to pursue love. I admit to looking up a few facts for myself, but I think that is the point of this story…to come to a better understanding, to realize that our differences make us human, and to think beyond gender, to that human soul beneath it all. For such a short story, it packs a lot of thought and some steamy romantic scenes as well. Recommended read.