Books by Jo Leigh

C-
The Duke's Temptation

There are times in reading a romance where I feel an author has great ideas but the execution falls a bit short. As I began reading The Duke’s Temptation I liked the initial set-up for the characters, their motivations and what would drive them together. Unfortunately as the story continued tho ...

C
Closer

I found this story, with a plot full of suspense and action (and a sexy male lead), to be ultimately rather joyless. The characters are constantly weighed down by their punishing pursuer and, while they strike some sparks in hot situations, it’s not enough to make the time spent with them worthwhi ...

B-
Hush

Jo Leigh wrote my favorite Harlequin Blaze to date, Scent of a Woman, so I always make a point to buy her Blazes, even if they're very hit or miss. Hush, the first installment in the multi-author Do Not Disturb miniseries, is more hit than miss, although there are some weaknesses in the execution. ...

A-
Scent of a Woman

Jo Leigh's Scent of a Woman is a keeper in the truest sense. It's not perfect, and I'm not sure I would have given it a grade of "A" when it first came out. But it's a book I've kept and reread several times over the last few years, and I appreciate it more and more. The first time I read it, I thou ...

C+
A Lick and a Promise

I'm just not the urban type. Harlequin Blaze, with it's hip city dwellers, is not my favorite series romance line, but I have enjoyed Jo Leigh in the past. Although what's underneath is nothing new in series romance, A Lick and a Promise ended up as a reasonably fun read, with likable charact ...

B-
Nightwatch

Strong characterizations make for an effectively emotional read in Jo Leigh’s Nightwatch, one of the better entries in the Code Red continuity series so far. One stormy night a pregnant teenager arrives in Dr. Rachel Browne's emergency room. Already in labor the girl gives birth ...