Nebraska Authors

Barbara Lee Jones

AKA: Barbara Leigh

Born 1937 Lincoln, NE (USA)

The author writes romance and historical romance novels. She is published by Harlequin and her books are available in 9 languages.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Columbus, NE and Creston, NE
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction


Historical fiction; Gothic fiction; Short Stories


Lincoln Public Schools, 1955
San Diego State University
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
U.C.S.D., San Diego, CA


Tour Guide

Places Worked

Department of Education, Lincoln, NE


John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 21 September 2000
Golden Heart Award for Best Historical Romance, Romance Writers of America, 1983
San Diego Library Association, 1995


Nebraska University Alumni Association
Beta Sigma Phi Sorority
Californians for Nebraska
Romance Writers of America
Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout
Ames reader, 2000


The Surrogate Wife. 1999.
For Love of Rory. 1995.
For Love Alone. 1995.
Web of Loving Lies. 1993.
To Touch the Sun. 1991.
The Siren of St. Clemins Island. 1984.

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