The Assignment

The Assignment

by Tracey Sutton


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In small town Dahlonega, Georgia, Annie Carver, a sophomore at Dahlonega University, is finally putting the shattered pieces of her life back together, four years after her mother's death.

A shy girl, who never allowed herself to get serious about anyone, suddenly finds herself captivated by the mysterious guy, Dan Wilson, who walked into her Sociology class on that rainy, spring morning. His good looks and unapproachable demeanor piques her curiosity and she soon finds herself thinking about him relentlessly.

A sudden twist of fate forces them to work together on an assignment that brings them closer than they ever imagined. Their mutual attraction develops into a love that leaves Annie feeling nervous and overwhelmed. Dan is determined to win her over, but his hidden secret pushes her farther away.

Can he trust her enough to open his heart or will he sacrifice their love and the assignment?

Tracey Sutton is a passionate writer, who fell in love with the craft at an early age. Several of her inspiring articles have been featured in "The 400 Edition" newspaper.

She served as a member of the "Literacy Volunteers of America" and remained a devoted volunteer for several years. She described this as one of the most fulfilling experiences of her life.

Tracey's love and enthusiasm for writing persuaded her to take a step of faith and write her first novel. She wanted to incorporate her love for young adults and the elderly into a heart-warming story that would captivate people.

Tracey lives in North Georgia with her husband of twenty years and their two miniature dachshunds. She is a Senior Credit Analyst for a Fortune 500 company, where she has worked for eighteen years. She enjoys writing, traveling, and playing the guitar.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607912866
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publication date: 01/30/2009
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.53(d)

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ZeroZip More than 1 year ago
I am not much of a causual reader, so when I got Tracey Sutton's, "The Assignment", I wasn't sure if I'd find the time to read it. Was I surprised. The story drew me in and I found myself really enjoying it. So much so, that when I didn't finish it on my Thursday night flight, I took Friday afternoon off to complete it. This is a story I will have my daughter read when she becomes a teenager. It really dives deeply into the thoughts and feelings of a girl (Anne) who wonders if she should open her heart to a boy in her college class. While college may seem a bit late in today's society, for a first love, there are good reasons for her late blooming. The story translates easily to a high school and I would recommend it to parents with a 12 to 16 yesr old daughter. Her values are based on her Christain beliefs. While the story mentions going to church and singing in the choir, I never found it to be heavy handed or preachy. The message of the book seems to be take a chance, meet new people and look past your preconceptions. It will lead you to find more of the beauty in life.
Tscooter More than 1 year ago
The book is subtle in the way it leads you into each character. This is a good way to present the book because it makes you unsure of how the book could end, so many possibilities. Love the cover, which from the book could come from a couple of different possibilities. I believe this is an excellent book considering this is the first time the writer has published. I would highly recommend this book. Is it possible that Tracey Sutton will write a second book or better yet, a second series to this book?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a beautiful written love story. The author was able to capture everything that encompasses true love.friendship, innocence, loss, & love. I was captivated by the story & couldn't put it down. I can't wait to find out what the author has in store for us next!
Leigh331 More than 1 year ago
This story reminds me of myself and my best friend, and the year I fell in love. I think Tracey wrote a part of me in this story. Her characters are true and believable. Conversations between characters remind me of ones I've had. I felt totally connected to this story. Tracey tells the tale of a young woman falling in love for the first time with a mysterious edge to the plot. I find myself wondering what will happen next, what is going on, will it end like I want? I laughed and cried. This is a heartwarming story that hits close to home. When will the next chapter come?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really became enthralled with this heart-warming story.