it’s steamy. there are a lot of explicit sex scenes, which is not a surprise, given Grace’s profession. that said, there’s a lot of adept set-up here, for when this thing turns into a Crime novel. a bit of a Very Bad Things vibe, except that when Grace gets wronged - however that happens - I don’t think she’s gonna rely on karma and infighting to hand the bad guys their just desserts. so far, I’m enjoying it...but again, a warning about graphic sex scenes.