Hot Item keeps the sex appeal of the first two books: Hot Stuff and Hot Item but tackles some serious dilemmas and surprising reveals. Sophie is the sister that knows her job and does it well from the background. Too bad recent events have pushed her anonymity into the limelight. A missing friend, disappearing sisters and a business to run have left cool, calm Sophie in a frenzy. On a mission to find her Uncle's friend she joins forces with Riley Nash. A walking temptation to her well ordered life. Carly Phillips tackles the three H's: humor, heart and heat while delivering some enlightening truths and irresistible characters.