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The Assignment

By: Penelope Ward
Narrated by: Andi Arndt,Sebastian York
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From New York Times best-selling author Penelope Ward comes a new, stand-alone novel.

Reasons why I should not be drawn to Troy Serrano. Number one: He’s obnoxious. Number two: He and I were enemies more than a decade ago, in high school. Number three: He’s my friend’s ex-boyfriend. 

I could go on and on, really.

When my boss gives me an unwanted assignment and tells me it involves spending time with the grandson of one of our residents, the grandson turns out to be Troy. He’s now as successful as he is undeniably handsome. Lucky me. Four hours a week of having to deal with his insufferable personality and unsolicited advice - the only consolation is getting to stare at his annoyingly gorgeous face, in between our many arguments.

Eventually, though, we slowly warm to each other, and our outings become something I actually look forward to. What’s happening to me?

Apparently, I misunderstood the assignment - because it certainly didn’t include thinking about Troy when I close my eyes at night, imagining what it would be like with him, just once. All the while hating myself for fantasizing about a guy who’s all wrong for me. A guy whose car I keyed back in the day. (Long story, but he deserved it.)

That’s all this is - a fantasy. Well, until that one night at the bar. The night Troy and I run into each other and all of our pent-up frustration comes barreling out.

Still, I refuse to accept that it means anything. There’s no way the guy I’m supposed to hate is also the one I can’t live without.

©2021 Penelope Ward Books, Inc. (P)2022 Penelope Ward Books, Inc.
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Such a nice book

Great to listen to, Penelope ward never fails, and goes without saying Sebastian York and Andi Arndt are always amazing together.

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Wow

This story was amazing, it had me feeling every emotion along with Aspyn. So much banter between the two. I loved the grandfather.
Narration was awesome too.

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Needed a tissue

If you're anything like me you may need a tissue as i had a few tears. Story line was great and definitely gave you something to think about. Great narration.

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Simple the BEST ❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥❤️‍🔥

Not only am I a huge fan of Penelope Ward stories but I get to listen 🎧 to my two favourite narrators bring this story to life. Friggen awesome 👏 I did want it to end. Definitely worth a listen 🎧 tooooo 💕💙💚💜🌈💜💚💙💞

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