12+ quotes from After the Night by Linda Howard

Quotes from After the Night

Linda Howard ·  352 pages

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“Do you want to know why men name their penis? So the most important decisions in their life aren't made by a stranger.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“It was just a kiss – "
"Yeah, and King Kong was just a monkey.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“I’m going to go," he said.
"All right."
He didn’t move. Then: "I don’t want to."
"Do it anyway."
He chuckled. "You’re a hard woman, Faith Devlin."
"I didn’t know him. He isn’t real to me. Did you love him?"
"Yes." But not the way I love you. Never like that.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“Oh, Jesus,” he said, wheezing with the effort it took to control
himself. He wiped his eyes with the back of his hand. “You little
innocent. I’m fluent in French, but it isn’t my first language.” It
was plain by the mortified expression in those green eyes that she
didn’t understand, so he explained. “Baby , if I can still think
clearly enough to speak French, then I’m not totally involved in
what I’m doing. It may sound pretty , but it doesn’t mean
any thing. Men are different from women; the more excited we are,
the more like cavemen we sound. I could barely speak English with
you, much less French. As I remember, my vocabulary
deteriorated to a few short, explicit words, ‘fuck’ being the most
To his amazement, she blushed, and he smiled at this further
evidence of her charming prudery. “Go to sleep,” he said gently.
“Lindsey didn’t even rate a replay.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“You see?" he asked, his voice softening to a velvety punas he felt her tremble. His warm breath stirred her hair. "All I have to do is touch you. It’s the same for me, Faith. I don’t like this worth a damn, but by God, I want you, and we’re going to do something about it.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“Do you know why men name their cocks?"
"No, why?" she asked, trying to stifle her laughter.
"So most of the major decisions in their lives won’t be made by a total stranger.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“It was amazing how flowers could grow in the damnedest places, but the Devlin weed patch had sprouted quite a wildflower in Faith.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“It was amazing how flowers could grow in the damnedest places”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“She shook her head, as if she couldn’t”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“So do I, Mrs. Hardy. Six o’clock, then.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“As the morning wore on, she was grateful”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night

“You should’ve come with me. Had fun, lots of fun." The last sentence was deep with sensuality. "You don’t know what you’re missin’, Faithie."

"Then I don’t miss it, do I?" Faith whispered, and Jodie giggled.”
― Linda Howard, quote from After the Night


About the author

Linda Howard
Born place: in Alabama, The United States
Born date August 3, 1950
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