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  • "Because he decided after listening to gossip and reconnoitering that you were important to me, and that your death would wound me the way Long Shadow's had him."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "There was something about this that Christine wanted me to see, to...Of course. She wanted me to use my talent here. She suspected...skulduggery."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Suddenly a section of Astroturf leaped up as a trap snapped shut, narrowly missing the wolf's hind leg. The wolf yipped in consternation, frozen in place."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Sam retired behind the hedge in front of his trailer to doff his clothes."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'Yes, ma'am, I am,' I agreed, with only a tincture of irony."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "There were times to think, and times to lie fallow. Today was a fallow day."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "She had left me a little note, too, on an old envelope that already held the beginnings of my shopping list. It said, 'I'll call you later. T'--a terse note, and not exactly redolent of sisterly love."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Though the window had broken mostly in big pieces, a few bits of glass fell from her as she rose, and I flicked an eye at Eric to make sure he understood he should clean them up. He had a truculent set to his mouth."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'I told you I would leave everything for you?' he said at the end of all this rumination."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "I might owe my life to Sam's insistence that the vampire be billeted at my house."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "I didn't believe for a minute Bill was only concerned with my safety, but I didn't want to believe jealousy brought him to my window, or some kind of prurient curiosity."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "He didn't letch after me, and he didn't seem to want anything from me."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Patrick Furnan left his pew and strode to the lectern. He didn't do a good stride; he was too stout for that. But his speech was certainly a change from the elegies the two previous men had given."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "After going through the litany, which Alcide showed me in the Prayer Book, the priest asked if anyone would like to say a few words about Colonel Flood."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'No,' he said. We were still keeping our voices down, but I could see from the sideways glances we were getting that our intense colloquy was attracting attention."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "She inclined her patrician head slightly to her right, and I gave a closer look at the couple that had been on the periphery of my attention."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Today, gray sheets of rain battered at the walls and roof, and Bud Dearborn was pontificating to five of his cronies over on the smoking side."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'And what happened to you?' I asked politely, meaning how did he come to depart his wonderful warm-blooded life of rapine and slaughter for the vampire edition of the same thing."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Off and on I lived on the coast of America, down close to New Orleans, where we'd take small cargo ships and the like. I sailed aboard a small hoy, so we couldn't take on too large or well defended a ship..."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'Oh, we'd try to catch almost anyone unawares,' he said blithely.'"-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'I've never been a bouncer before,' Charles said conversationally. 'I was the youngest son of a minor baronet, so I've had to make my own way, and I've done many things. I've worked as a bartender before, and many years ago I was a shill for a whorehouse. Stood outside, trumpeted the wares of the strumpets--that's a neat phrase, isn't it?--threw out men who got too rough with the whores. I suppose that's the same as being a bouncer."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "She subsided after he fixed her with his quelling gaze, and I wondered if he hadn't given her a dose of glamour."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "Bartenders at Fangtasia didn't tend to last long. Eric and Pam always tried to hire someone colorful--an exotic bartender drew in the human tourists who came by the busloads to take a walk on the wild side--and in this they were successful. But somehow the job had acquired a high attrition rate."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "I hate knowing more about relationships than the people in them know--but no matter how battened down I am, I pick up a trickle of stuff."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'Scuse me,' I said abjectly, putting my tray on the bar and meeting Terry's eyes briefly."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'Your guess is as good as mine,' I said mendaciously, and he winked at me."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011

  • "'And is he? He has the gall to tell this virago Debbie that Sookie is good in bed.'" -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'In the meantime, to finish our conversation, whoever stuffed the corpse in the closet meant to saddle Alcide with the blame, since Jerry Falcon had made a blatant pass at Sookie in the bar the night before, and Alcide had taken umbrage.'" -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "There was blood on his face, and he looked pinker than I'd ever seen him, ruddy with health." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • Something felt funny, something was bothering me about the appearance of my house, but I was to het up to examine my worry." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "He was awfully young--a reedy, blotched teenager." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I didn't want to argue with Bill, or upbraid him for his unfaithfulness." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'Bubba' had an unfortunate predilection for cat blood, and he was addlepated, and he could only follow the simplest directions;..." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'Bubba' had an unfortunate predilection for cat blood, and he was addlepated, and he could only follow the simplest directions;..." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "And sometimes when he does sing, it brings back memories, and he gets, ah, obstreperous." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "He'd seen me kill her, right in front of his eyes. Granted, she'd betrayed and tortured him, and that should have doused his ardor, right there." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "He kissed my cheek in a chaste, friend-of-the-boyfriend way." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "As the master of this mansion, Russell's return was a big event, and when the inhabitants smelled fresh blood, they were doubly quick to come thronging." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'She saw him pull the stake out, she said,' Eric said mendaciously." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'I didn't want to talk about it,' I said. I didn't like the way that came out, kind of forlorn." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I fought conflicting impulses to scream, burst into tears, or run...After a long, fraught pause, Alcide said, 'Let's get back in the truck.'" -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'Of course I wouldn't do any such thing,' I said demurely, and he scowled at me." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I scored big with 'quirt,' (speaking about playing Scrabble) and he stuck his tongue out at me." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "Alcide had had my company foisted on him." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I'd have to flit from door to door to use the bathroom." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I was a mess: tired, conflicted, and agitated by a the fracas with the biker and Debbie's vandalism." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "We sat staring at the shifter, and she blanched at our silence." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'Oh?' I said archly, in an attempt to lighten the mood." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "We shrugged at each other, the vagaries of the white-collar well-to-do beyond our comprehension." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I carried it behind the screen that concealed the hair-washing area, and wiped at a perfectly clean area just for verisimilitude..." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "Janice walked away to get another towel, and in the clear reflection, I watched the silver-haired customer deftly sweep up the earrings and stuff them into her jacket pocket, while Janice's back was turned." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "My mind was not through toting up grievances." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "It had been a very happy day for my grandmother, almost as happy a time as the evening she'd inveigled Bill into speaking at the Descendants meeting." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "In the complex relationship between vampire, Were, and human, there was a lot of leeway for something to go wrong somewhere. After all, my plan was thin, and the vampires' hold over Alcide was tenuous." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "...Stupid vampires. Stupid dress code. I was Sullen, with a capital S." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I can take a lot of paternalism, but I was about up to my ears." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "...Alcide Herveaux looked plenty tough. He was big as a boulder, with biceps that I could do pull-ups on. He would have to shave a second time if he planned on going out in the evening. He would fit right in on a construction site or a wharf." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "This was anything but what I had expected when Eric had told me someone who owed him a favor would be my entree into the Mississippi vampire milieu."-Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "I felt eviscerated, empty, and betrayed." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'No, he's not. He's in Seattle,' I said. Willfully obtuse." -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • 'His accent was still thick and his face still handsome, in a jowly kind of way.' -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "'I am as serious as the grave,' Bill said, and he sounded so steely, I made a major effort to change my attitude. -Club Dead, by Charlaine Harris

    February 5, 2011

  • "You hit him, because you are proud, and his subservience disgusted and excited you." -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Who is this stalwart brave gripping you?" Callisto moved a little closer. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • Judging from the state of Eric's Lycra, I succeeded. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • It canted sharply downhill. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • Eric drove with great zest and elan--and the recklessness of someone extremely hard to kill. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I could hardly say, "are screwing," however apropos it might be. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Oh, you've heard that before," I said, a little abashed. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I had a lot of time to maunder on and on through similar dead-end thought patterns, since Bill was having a rip-roaring good time at the party. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • My thoughts wandered in a dithery circle around the miserable couple in the upstairs bedroom. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • They all are, and I'd pinked Stan in his pride. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • There should be an adage, proud as a vampire. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • Stan raised his light eyebrows at my temerity. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Though at the moment I feel more like boudain." Boudain is Cajun sausage, made of all kinds of things, none of them elegant. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • She expostulated in another language. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • There was lots of conversation outside the window, most of it contentious. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • Those people who didn't espouse the more extreme measures of the Fellowship were going to get a real wake-up call tonight. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "We shouldn't force him into immolation." -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "I know this world has plenty of bad people and bad vampires, but I don't believe the majority of the people in this country, or for that matter just here in Texas, would be edified by the sight of a screaming woman burning to death." -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I knew then that he would kill me if he could, no matter what reprisals he faced. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • His voice brooked no discussion, and Sarah opened the door to disclose a bare little room with two chairs and two cots. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I clung to Hugo's arm and tried to smile in a charming but self-deprecating way. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I jettisoned my previous plans. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • She looked at us with charming ruefulness. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • The contact made Hugo's mind just that more open to me, and I could tell that he was anxious but resolute. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • He might be in sexual thrall to Isabel, he might even love her and the danger she represented, but I didn't think his heart and mind were wholly committed to her. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • The two guards on duty at the moment were both huge, and wearing the black livery of the hotel. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • This was why the fee for the hotel was exorbitant. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • The elevator snicked open when I touched the call button, and I rode down by myself. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • In a real snit, I stomped into the bedroom to put on my bathrobe. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Thank you," I said politely when we pulled under the porte cochere of the hotel. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I was glad I had found the bug and proved myself useful otherwise, or I wouldn't last long in Stan's bailiwick. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • A wig in this heat. Oh, hell. I tried not to look petulant. After all, it would be better to have an itchy head than to be identified as a woman who associated with vampires. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • Now I learn from Bill that there were vampires who became afflicted with terrible remorse, or perhaps ennui, after a long life. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Did anything else untoward happen?" Bill sounded just a wee bit dry. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I knew no one could be standing outside the door listening; after, all, the bar was as noisy as usual, with the jukebox wailing a zydeco tune and the bellowing of people who'd had few drinks. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I unbuttoned it slowly, knowing Bill's eyes were watching my hands move down the buttons, pulling the shirt apart a little more each time. Finally, I doffed it and stood there in Pam's white underwear. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • She was a pretty blond vampire I'd met a couple of times before, a sensible sort of individual with considerable business acumen. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • I was ashamed of that, since after all, we were there because a man we knew had died, but it was undeniable that after straightening up the storeroom, cleaning out Sam's office, and playing several hands of bourre (Sam won five dollars and change) we were all ready to see someone new. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • If felt strange to be going about the opening routine, just as if Lafayette were going to mince in any minute with a story about some party he'd been to, the way he had a few days before. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

  • "Well, he's soused, all right," she said, evaluating her brother. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010

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    August 18, 2010

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  • Yay! More Sookie! :-)

    (You might want to look at that umbrage citation again, though--supes like Alcide might be the first to tell you there is no "I" in umbrage.)

    February 5, 2011

  • acquired, relating to a disease, i found this in high times mag.

    December 7, 2010

  • vindiction, evidence for an argument, i found this in the newspaper.

    December 7, 2010

  • conciliation, jealous or suspicious, i found this in the news paper.

    December 7, 2010

  • revival, the act of being revived, i found this in the surfin mag.

    December 7, 2010

  • derive, to recieve from a source, i found this in sports illistrated.

    December 7, 2010

  • domestic, tame, i found this in the surfing mag.

    December 7, 2010

  • perpetual , lasting for eternity, i found this word in the sports illustrated.

    December 6, 2010

  • moralistic, to show concern, i found this word in the paper.

    December 6, 2010

  • proprietor, this word i found in my book i amd reading for history class.

    December 6, 2010

  • flourish, i found this word in my moms garden mag, the flowers flourished in the rich soil.

    December 6, 2010

  • enceinte :carrying an unborn child; pregnant.

    November 29, 2010

  • constancy.Stead fastness, as in purpose or affection; faithfulness.

    October 28, 2010

  • interpellate:To address with a question; especially, to question formally or publicly; demand an answer or explanation from

    October 28, 2010

  • clairvoyant:Having the supposed power to see objects or events that cannot be perceived by the senses

    October 28, 2010

  • ancillary: Of secondary importance

    October 28, 2010

  • delineate:2.To represent pictorially; depict

    October 28, 2010

  • insofar:To such an extent

    October 28, 2010

  • municipal:Having local self-government.

    October 28, 2010

  • albeit:Even though; although; notwithstanding

    October 28, 2010

  • theoretician:.A theorist; a theorizer; one who is expert in the theory of a science or art.

    October 28, 2010

  • purport:1.To have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; profess

    October 28, 2010