Night Whispers by Judith McNaught (1998)
Heat Factor: No foreplay.
Character Chemistry: Sex so good you’ll forget all of your police training. (But they’re definitely gonna get divorced.)
Plot: Cop goes undercover to investigate her estranged family.
Overall: That’s a nope.
Sea Swept by Nora Roberts (1998)
Heat Factor: Fighting is foreplay.
Character Chemistry: Sex so good you’ll forget the ethics of your very sensitive job.
Plot: Three brothers have to honor their father’s last wish by rearranging their lives and taking care of their newly adopted ten-year-old brother. And the social worker is really hot.
Overall: Rough seas ahead.