Up Close and Personal by Jay Hogan

Up Close and Personal

Auckland Med. #3

Jay Hogan

377 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary romance lighthearted mysterious tense medium-paced


DETECTIVE MARK KNIGHT has a serious problem—one that comes in the form of Auckland Med’s brand-new forensic pathologist. Six feet of delicious blond-haired, scary smart, stern and disapproving hotness—DR EDWARD R NEWTON. The man is miles out of Ma...

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Community Reviews Summary of 80 reviews


emotional 60%
mysterious 60%
tense 60%
dark 40%
funny 40%
hopeful 40%
lighthearted 40%
adventurous 20%


medium 40%
fast 40%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 80% | Character: 20%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 75% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 40% | No: 20%

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