Archive for January 15th, 2010

Talk about office politics!

Jake Stevens—star reporter and celebrated literary genius—is a snake. How else to explain the way he turns Poppy Birmingham’s hero worship into loathing with a single conversation? So what if she’s got a lot to learn about journalism? Aren’t they coworkers now? On the same team? Jake can take his attitude and…

Then during a job-related road trip, their relationship goes from antagonistic to hedonistic in no time flat. And suddenly Poppy can’t think of anything more delicious than having a secret fling with Jake. But with all this intensity, can she really keep it no-strings-attached?


First up, I must confess to being a HUGE fan of the boss/secretary romance. Can’t get enough of them. I particularly like it when the secretary is a bit mousy and undiscovered and somehow, along the way, the hero notices her and draws her out of her shell, only to discover he’s deeply jealous of all the attention she receives once she discovers her inner vixen.

The reality of an office romance is a little bit different, however. (more…)

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