For paramedic Ruby Smith, high-risk rescues feel much less dangerous than falling (again!) for delicious Dr Jack Forbes - her ex turned new boss. And sometimes, you may find yourself falling for your boss or dating them even before you realize it.And both of you have similar fields of work which makes communication and compatibility so much easier to handle because both your interests and passions in life align along the same direction.Ruby's finally ready to settle down, but it seems Jack's just passing through.
If you sit together in the company cafeteria, will people now feel they should give you privacy?Will they exclude you from certain conversations, because they don't know what you'll relay to your new love?Consciously or subconsciously, your relationship may influence decisions that go well beyond a lunchroom. Unfortunately, this is not a tale by the Brothers Grimm, so you can't count on a happy ending. Will you be peering around corners to make sure your former love isn't in the hall and avoiding the company picnic for fear your ex will flaunt a new love interest? Before you throw your next promotion to the wind, here are five reasons dating your co-worker might not be such a good idea.Your romance may color everyone's judgment with regard to promotions, projects, team building, and responsibilities.The relationship could make it more difficult for your department—and depending on your position, your company—to operate effectively.Let's say you become involved with someone in your department, and you receive a promotion. Better start popping extra vitamins and heighten your sense of discretion.Now you're in a relationship with your subordinate. And what happens when it comes to conducting reviews and evaluating your honey? You'll need a lot of energy and concentrated effort to keep your office romance just between the two of you. Suddenly, Cupid shoots his arrow, and it hits the person in the next office. One of you may need to leave the job if things don't work out. You'd like to meet that special someone, but you just don't know where to look. If you're smart, you will deal with the real world and anticipate plenty of heartache before this tale concludes.Think about how a harassment suit will impact your career.Perhaps right about now you'll want to reconsider and join an online dating service instead.2.5 stars The characters and setting were pleasant enough, but it was just ok for me.