Warning: May Be Too Hot To Handle
Elle Gray looks like a supermodel, thinks like a super agent, and can kill a man with her bare hands. But when she meets Dr. Beau Ruston, the brilliant scientist and ex-college football star in charge of the project she’s been sent to protect, she wants more of her bare self around him than just her hands. If his muscular grace and quick wit hadn’t turned her on, there would still be those big brown eyes. . .watching her suspiciously. With a man this smart and sexy questioning her cover, the bad guys are the least of her problems.
Beau Ruston knows Elle is a government spy, and he doesn’t like to be spied on—or lied to, no matter how charming the liar happens to be. Wait, did he say “charming”? Damn hot is more like it. He should know, chemistry is his business, whether it’s in the lab or in the bedroom, but the reaction Elle is setting off might be too much for even him to control. . .
Monroe's absurd latest features studly chemist Beau Ruston and sexy spy Elle Gray. When security is compromised in Ruston's lab, the government sends in Gray with cover as a security consultant. While both are instantly attracted to each other, Gray must conceal her true identity, and Ruston must conceal that he already knows it. The layers of deception are compounded when Elle discovers that her brother, Matej, is working at the laboratory as well. When smugglers bent on stealing an antigravity prototype start threatening Matej's girlfriend, Gray makes it personal. There's nothing that hasn't been done better elsewhere; the characters are woefully caricatured types; the sex scenes are dreadful ("But her vaginal walls were spasming with desire") and the plot has a distant, nodding acquaintance with reality.