Review for Badass (Badass #0) by Leslie Johnson & Elle Dawson

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When you grow up getting everything you want, it's hard to give everything you have.

Billionaire playboy Link Duffy dumps his parent-approved girlfriend hours after he walks across the stage. Hell, he's over it. Goodbye. Good riddance.

Now he’s free to do anything he wants.

A crazy graduation night party ends with the ultimate hookup. It’s just him and the girl of his dreams.

Then the unthinkable happens. A huge mistake. A brutal cost. A price even his rich daddy can’t pay.

Discover the defining moments that transformed Link Duffy into the ultimate billionaire military badass.

*Badass is intended for mature readers. If you're under 18, cover your eyes.

Kim's Review

Leslie Johnson's "Badass" is the prequel to the new Badass series. Link Duffy has just graduated high school and broken up with his parent approved girlfriend, all in the same day. A one-night hookup at his graduation party has long standing consequences. The morning after the party, all the guys head to the cliffs to base jump one last time before everyone heads in different directions for the summer. One ill fated jump changes things forever. His charmed life is changed and has future altering consequences he never expected. This is a MUST READ and has you rooting for the bad boy!!!

5 out of 5 stars



She seeks security. He seeks freedom. They both think their lives are mapped out. Until an accident brings them together and their worlds collide, bringing passion they never expected. 

But, in their shadow, evil exists. Subtle and soundless. Insidious and menacing. It won’t stop until it tears the lovers apart. 

Welcome to the lives of Stephanie, a nursing student only months from receiving her degree, and Ken, a firefighter training to become a paramedic—two people dedicated to saving lives. 

Will the embers of their budding relationship be smothered or stoked? Do they have the power to save themselves from the evil between them? 

Stoking the Embers is the first book in the sizzling Embers series.

Just in case you missed it, here's Kim's review for #1:

Leslie Johnson's "Stoking the Embers" is is the first book in a 3-book series. Stoking the Embers is awesome. You meet Steph, an RN student of UNLV as she helps out at a car accident scene. Ken is a fireman who helps Steph at the accident scene. They see each other the next day and realize that they've seen each other before. Steph's boyfriend, Jerome is a... I'll just call him an asshole, he likes to control Steph, and not in a good way. What happens when she has had enough and gets rid of him? Will he be gone for good, or will he not take no for an answer? Find out in book 1 of this awesome series.

5 out of 5 stars


It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Love meets fear meets dread. Just when Stephanie thinks things can’t get worse, they do. From directions she never expected.

In the midst of it all, love blooms and her sexuality become unleashed. What was beautiful becomes tarnished, dirty… dangerous. There’s only one thing she can focus on… saving Ken.

Join Stephanie and Ken as they continue their sensual journey in Stoking the Embers – Book Two

Just in case you missed it, here's Kim's review for #2:

Leslie Johnson's "Stoking the Embers: Book 2" is is the second book in the 3-book series. This book continues Stephanie and Ken's story. What happens when Steph's life keeps going crazy with random things happening she can't explain? Ken has some random stuff happen at work. Who's behind all this drama? What happens when someone comes after them? Will they be able to hang onto each other, or will they be forced apart?

5 out of 5 stars


The nightmare continues for Ken and Stephanie as the lunatic haunting them remains free. They take a stand and hold onto each other, sticking together for better or worse. 


They thought they'd know what 'worse' was. But 'worse' wears many faces it seems. 

Their love and passion will meet its great challenge of all, turning Stephanie's greatest fear into reality. 

Welcome to the final book of the Stoking the Embers Trilogy. Discover how this emotional roller coaster ends.

Just in case you missed it, here's Kim's review of #3:

Leslie Johnson's "Stoking the Embers: Book 3" is the third book in the 3-book series. This is the conclusion of Ken and Steph's story. What happens when Steph is given a choice from Jerome? What will she do? Will she give up, or fight for what she wants? Who she wants? What will happen with Steph and Beth? Will everything work out with school? With Jerome? How will this crazy story end? Find out in this final book of the series!!!

5 out of 5 stars



About the Author: 

Leslie is the author of the brand new Romantic Suspense Series, Ashes. She loves hard bodied men in uniform. With plenty of sexiness, her men are alpha males, but that doesn't mean her women are pushovers. On the contrary, they can even be more alpha!

Leslie is a California native but recently moved to Arizona after a stint in Arkansas.

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I co-authored this series with Elle Dawson, one of my true friends and a fellow author. She’s the queen of emotion. The queen of raw and real writing and, guess what, she is co-authoring this series with me! I’m beyond thrilled. I know you will be too.


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