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4.58  ·  Rating details ·  81 ratings  ·  51 reviews
Ever been curious about how a BDSM relationship begins? Intrigued but not sure you want to experience it?
Follow Charlie as she embarks on this very journey after meeting Xander, a Dom who has lived this lifestyle for the last twelve years. Edge will take you to the very beginning, letting you explore every single fear, emotion and struggle. The story will give you a look i
Kindle Edition, 214 pages
Published July 22nd 2018 by Self-published
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Teresa Juckett (Give Me All The Book's)
This book was amazing it pulled me in from the start and had me turning pages as what started out as a simple friend request for a Author that grew into a friendship to a lovers relationship to more of a deep bond between Xander & Charlotte (Charlie) as he shares his life as a Dom and to see if Charlie would ever want join him and be his Sub. This was a different kind of book that I've read before and quiet honestly I couldn't put it down the MC's just had a way about them as the author describe ...more
Jay Williams
Jul 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Meet charlotte aka Charlie a 28 year old elementary school teacher. Currently single & enjoying life with her friends. One friend Leah introduces her to an author takeover online. Charlie is intrigued by X.A. Taylor & checks out his profile eventually sending a friend request.

Meet Xander the author, He accepts Charlie's friend request & begin messaging each other daily. They begin to build a good rapport. Xander feels draw to her but is worried that his lifestyle may put her off as he enjoys BD
Andreea Pryde
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Edge, a BDSM Romance
By the title, you would think you'd know what to expect, but you would be so WRONG.
While highly sensual, this book puts the accent on bonds, discovery, and learning, not to mention it's unbelievably sweet, witty and funny.
Written from a dual point of view, we have Charlotte aka. Charlie, a sweet vanilla, and Xander, an experienced Dom.
We mainly follow Charlie, guided by Xander, as she discovers step by step the surprising and enchanting world of BDSM, along with her potential
Cassandra Night
Nov 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is definitely surprisingly different what I have read before. It is a well-written, slow sensual journey into BDSM world. I have not expected how romantic and sweet or educating this story will be or how the accent, the main plot isn’t about sex. But instead, the emphasis was placed on the relationship establishment and growing connection between two people, teaching Charlie about darker lifestyle intricacies and trust.

Xander (X. A. Taylor), an intelligent man, who is also an indie au
Tanya Rae ~ TaSTy WordGasms
Edge: A BDSM Romance is the first book that I have read by this author. And, it looks like Drew A. Lennox is a new author. Only two books published & a third coming soon. With Edge being his first book.

Wow! I loved reading Edge. Xander has a day job and is an Indie Author, X. A. Taylor. Charlie aka Charlotte teaches elementary school. Her BFF, Leah takes Charlie to an online author takeover and Charlie decides to make friends with the author, online. Never thinking he would respond to her. The
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this new book by Drew A. Lennox. I'm a huge fan of the BDSM genre, and Xander and Charlie were a surprise. I'm used to stories where both--or more--partners are experienced in the lifestyle, and I love it. Or usually an experienced Dom meets a girl w/submissive tendencies, and the Dom introduces her to the wonderful world of D/s. Well, this story was a bit different.

Xander is an experienced Dom, and author of BDSM romance. Charlie meets Xander through social media after attending one
Aug 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2018-booklist
We meet Xander and Charlie in this magnificent book. It's not the usual in your face BDSM book where it's more focused on the sexual part, which was a breath of fresh air. The story focuses on the raw, deep down basics of the lifestyle.

Xander is an experienced Dom and Charlie is an inexperienced vanilla who has some submissive tendencies. Xander slowly introduces Charlie into the world of BDSM. It's an amazing story to read because it focuses on everything besides the sexual need of the lifesty
Tracy Kay
Sep 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is not your usual BDSM romance. Edge starts at the beginning of a BDSM romance with Charlie and Xander. In this sweet story, Charlie is slowly initiated into the lifestyle with the experienced Xander in a caring and direct way. The story builds upon itself, showing the close bond of trust, friendship and love that is formed between the characters. It is actually refreshing to see an author reflect the need to take this type of relationship slowly with vetting and romance rather than the cha ...more
Oct 13, 2018 rated it really liked it
I am in love with this series.
There is nothing about this book I’d say I don’t like.

From cover to cover I was hooked.
Behind Closed Doors Book Review
Amount of sex 4 / 5
How explicit is the sex scenes 5 / 5
Amount of BDSM/Fetish 5 / 5
Story 4.5 / 5
Overall: 4.5 / 5
Review: Xander and Charlie are so adorable. A romance for a modern age as girl meets boy via message board and texting builds their relationship. Xander is an author that Charlie's friend follows. On a whim, Charlie messages Xander kicking off a romance and a journey that neither of them quite expect. See Xander is a dom and Charlie is vanilla. Despite their long distance from each othe
Aug 06, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Ok, here we go. Please sit down, buckle in and listen.

This is the beginning of Xander and Charlie's story. A BDSM story. This is an education for Charlie as she has always had vanilla sex. Xander guides Charlie on her journey into the BDSM world. He is tender when needed and a Dom when warranted. Charlie and Xander get to know each other as the book progresses.

This is like a how-to book for readers who want to get a little taste of BDSM and understand what can all go on in books. It's a good wa
Lanai Dameron
Aug 05, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
What I liked most about this book is that it showed the deeper connection that a Dom/sub have to have in order to successfully have a BDSM relationship. It’s vital. But in most BDSM books, because it isn’t very sexy (or easy to portray as sexy I guess) it gets over looked.
The sex scenes seemed a little like Mr. Lennox hasn’t quite caught his breath with writing down the primal urges between a man and a woman yet, but I believe this is his first book. I hope he doesn’t use “sex lips” in the futu
Carrie Waltenbaugh
Aug 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is unlike any other BDSM book you have read. Consider this a slow burn that just builds your fire. Edge grabs you from the get go and doesn't let you go. By the end of the book you are wanting more. This book could be one that you read over and over.

What I liked about Edge is that follows Charlotte a newbie to the lifestyle, who meets Xander a Dom. This is his chance to bond with a newbie sub on what it takes and what it is like in the lifestyle. There are some challenges Charlotte must le
Nov 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: erotica, bdsm, romance, maledom
My oh my, Edge - the first book of Discovering BDSM by Drew A. Lennox - was absolutely wonderful! Romantic and realistic, it had a fantastic couple I just fell in love with, and was told so beautifully, I longed to see Charlie accept Xander's collar, and yet I never wanted the book to end.

Edge is a romance between an experienced Dom and a woman who is as vanilla as they come. It is the very definition of a slow-burn romance, and one that progresses quite naturally from social media, to text mess
Sep 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: drew-a-lennox
This was an incredibly interesting book. It is a love story about two people from different worlds who fall in love and try to make it work. There is an incredible amount of love, trust, and all kinds of positive emotions in this book. And although I did not identify myself with either of the parties, I enjoyed immensely reading about their journey into a relationship.
The author’s writing is excellent, engaging and informative, as he explains the BDSM lifestyle step by step, and goes into all th
Jan 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
We meet Xander and Charlie in this magnificent book. It's not the usual in your face BDSM book where it's more focused on the sexual part, which was a breath of fresh air. The story focuses on the raw, deep down basics of the lifestyle.

Xander is an experienced Dom and Charlie is an inexperienced vanilla who has some submissive tendencies. Xander slowly introduces Charlie into the world of BDSM. It's an amazing story to read because it focuses on everything besides the sexual need of the lifestyl
Andrea Berner
Mar 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow just Wow

I love this story. I love the reactions that we feel Charlie feels as she learns her way through living as Fender does. I hate it is a cliffhanger. I despise getting to a pivotal moment then...bang, left hanging. It's cruel and some people these days struggle to pay for the next book.
I fully understand it's a sure fire way to guarantee a purchase, or so its thought, but I wonder how many think...other books out there not going to leave me dangling that are cheap or on sale, will gra
Sean Hurdle
Apr 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow. What a wonderful story. Totally unexpected. This story follows Charlie’s introduction into the D/s lifestyle. It encompasses what for the most part is an introduction into BDSM beginning with the Vetting Time. This is very crucial to start to any dynamic, and the author nailed it! The author tells a story like none I have read. In today's social media atmosphere, this story, I am sure has held true for so many. By the end of this book I found myself cheering for Charlie. To see her open her ...more
Kerry Harper
Jul 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An enjoyable read and can't wait for book 2

Edge introduces us to the D/s world from the point of view of an experienced Dom, Xander, and Charlie, a newbie who, through her emotional connection to Xander, chooses to go on a journey of self discovery and learning. This is romance with a difference; with the characters building a solid emotional connection, and communication, knowledge and trust being the most important factors of their potential new relationship. Not forgetting the panty melting s
Sandra Loves Reading
Sep 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
A very enjoyable debut from Drew A Lennox.
We're introduced to Charlie as she gets involved with an author takeover, for the very first time. She sends a friend request to the author, who accepts. Thus begins a friendship that develops to calls and so on. Xander is the author. He's also into the BDSM lifestyle.
This is a tale of her being introduced to the lifestyle, slowly, by a Dom and of how their feelings develop for one another.
Lovely read and I look forward to the continuation in Feather: A
Linda Lee
Oct 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Three and a half stars
Enjoyed this book it was just a bit slow paced for me. It’s a great storyline. After attending a takeover Charlie submits a friend request to XA Taylor. She didn’t expect a response straight away and she didn’t expect a message from him either. They hit it off consistently sending messages to one another, it progresses to video chats and phone calls. Eventually they meet and Xander tells Charlie about his BDSM lifestyle. Then he takes his time introducing her to his prefere
Mar 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
If you are expecting this book to be like other BDSM books you have read, STOP. It isn’t. It is completely different.
This tells the story of a BDSM relationship as it’s being built from the foundations up. It is about a Dom introducing a sub to the lifestyle in a slow and responsible manner.
I really struggled with the pace of the story- to me it just felt as though it took so long to get to the next level, and no I’m not referring to sex lol. I think I am more accustomed to stories developing a
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic book! I am quite taken by the complete story line. Very different than other BDSM books I have read. What I love most is how the author walks your through the development of the relationship and bond. It's not all about the sex. You have Xander whom is experienced in the lifestyle and Charlie who knows next to nothing but is so willing to learn. Everything about this book is perfect!!! Looking forward to "Feather" and their continual growth both mentally and physically. ...more
Stephanie S
Aug 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was my first read from this author and I was not disappointed. I read it within a day as I could not stop reading it. it kept my interest up throughout the whole book with the characters and story.

I always have a hard time relaying my thoughts in a review as I basically want to talk about the whole book but then it would be spoiled for others that if this is a genre you like to read then I think you will be happy with this one.
Sue Paulsen
Sep 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Edge was the first book that I have read by Drew Lennox and I loved it! Definitely not your typical BDSM story; I was completely drawn from the very beginning and couldn’t wait to see how Xander and Charlie would navigate their way into a true dom/ sub relationship. What I loved most about Edge is that not only was this an amazing story; but I really felt like I learned some of the true ins and outs of a dominate/ submissive relationship. I can’t wait to read Feather!
Julia Gerard
Nov 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I feel like I'm getting a peak inside this Authors real life! I found this story to be factual and informative, but never boring! Xander an Author was doing a take over and Charlies friend want to be online for it! Charlie found him to be fun and charming, so she joined his group. Xander and Charlie form a relationship, but there are differences in the perception of relationship. I found the story to be fun and "SASSY", while Charlie discovers herself. ON to book 2 Feather! ...more
Princess Dawn
Nov 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Phenomenal read. I struggled to put it down, but had to deal with kids! I love the way he writes a female, very few male authors can in my experience. It is so easy to get swept up in the relationship of Xander and Charlie. They have great chemistry. I also love the way Lennox touches on the lifestyle and slowly introduces it. Cannot wait to read the others. I rarely am able to buy books so I am on Kindle Unlimited, but I love his writing so much I will definitely be buying the other books.
Melissa Dougherty
Nov 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So Hot!!

All I can say is that this is not your typically BDSM book, like Fifty Shades of Grey. It's an amazing story between a Dom and his "sub". I use sub lightly because she's new to it. Instead jumping head over heels with full on BDSM, it builds up from the beginning. Trust and communication. Two must important things in any relationship. Read this in less than a day. Can't wait to read Feather.
Jul 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book here was perfect! Charlie meets Xandar through a takeover about his books and things go from there. She sends him a friend request! First they become friends, then they take things to the next level! He finally tells her that he is into BDSM!
What will Charlie do? Will she be willing to take herself to the next level or will she run for the hills? To find out you need to read this book!
Lady Raven Books
Jul 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic read

This is is absolutely fantastic. I love every single minute. Xander and Charlie are great characters, and together. I will say this book is not your typical BDSM book. It is so much more. Also it's every readers fantasy. Read it you'll understand why. The writing and flow of this book is wonderful. I absolutely recommend this book
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