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  • At that moment, she wanted nothing more in the world than to slap him right across that sharp-boned face of his.

    Personal Demons

  • The face gazing down at hers was narrow, sharp-boned, leached of all color, his eyes black and his hair so white he looked like a photograph in negative.

    City of Ashes

  • He was a tall boy with a skinny build, a mass of bark brown hair worn in a waving tangle around a sharp-boned face.

    Blood Brothers

  • His cheeks were sharp-boned and sunken; his hair, which had always been white, had thinned to a few feathery wisps.


  • And now, this worn and sharp-boned middle-aged woman with breast implants and a whiskey-cigarette voice.

    A Winter Haunting

  • Such as the bitter unmarried woman I once cared for, a sharp-boned thinness to her, her eyeliner perpetually smeared, the spike heels she wore in with her maternity jeans tossed into her clothes locker, a distance between her baby and her even when she held him close.

    Never Change

  • A sharp-boned young woman arrived with disciE, lined hair and a power-dressing grey suit with a bright 'Juliard' rosette pinned to one shoulder.


  • "Go on," he added as Le hesitated, her instincts to help warring with a lifetime of discipline in her sharp-boned face.

    The Silent Tower

  • His court breeches and silk stockings betrayed ageing, sharp-boned legs, and the shoulders beneath his long-skirted velvet coat were bent and weak.

    The Fashion in Shrouds

  • DUST was piled in thick, velvety folds on the weeds and grass of the open Kansas prairie; it lay, a thin veil on the scrawny black horses and the sharp-boned cow picketed near a covered wagon; it showered to the ground in little clouds as Mrs. Wade, a tall, spare woman, moved about a camp-fire, preparing supper in a sizzling skillet, huge iron kettle and blackened coffee-pot.



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