Quotes from Beyond the Grave

Jude Watson ·  190 pages

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“Never regret trusting someone. It proves you have a heart. But if he turns out to be a lying worm ... I'm not going to waste my time crying. Because I am way too fabulous for that.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave


“How do you say yoo-hoo in Arabic?"
"I believe that yoo-hoo could be part of a universal language," Dan said. "Like ow. Or- you're stepping on my foot."
"That's universal?"
"No, you're stepping on my foot. Ow."
Amy moved.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave


“We need you to go out there and cover for us while we search for whoever's bugging us," Amy said. "Whoever it is, he or she is probably nearby."
"All you have to do is keep talking. We've thought a lot about this, and we think you have the necessary skills," Dan said.
"Very funny, Dan-o. But true. When it comes to nonstop chat, I'm the champ," Nellie agreed.
Nellie turned off the shower and they all returned to the main room.
"That pool is so fine," she said, as if she'd never been interrupted. "I met this couple from Scotland, and I was all, whoa, you have some delish smoked salmon in your excellent country...."
Amy raised the window carefully, not making a sound. She and Dan quietly climbed out.
"--and they were all, 'Aye, lassie, we dew, ye ken our bonny fish, ye dew!'" Nellie said in a terrible Scottish accent. "So I said, 'You know what ye lads and lassies need in Scotland? Bagels! To go with!' 'Whoa,' they said, 'lassie, ye canna be serious, that is one orrrig-in-al guid idea....'"

"Okay, you can stop now."
"Man, that's guid news," Nellie said. "This lassie is about to pass out.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave


“Amy decided she was never watching Animal Planet again.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave


“She knew now that the trick to being brave was not thinking of the worst thing that could happen. It was a weird thing — if you acted brave, you could almost feel brave.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave



“You must understand something. Money is not a sign of achievement.”
― Jude Watson, quote from Beyond the Grave


About the author

Jude Watson
Born place: Brooklyn NY, The United States
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