21+ quotes from Beyond the Highland Mist by Karen Marie Moning

Quotes from Beyond the Highland Mist

Karen Marie Moning ·  375 pages

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“Bedevil the devil and devil be dammed. I fear no devil and bow to no man.

- Adam Black”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Valhalla on the right. Paradise regained on the left. Stuck between a Godiva truffle and a chocolate eclair. Between a rock and a very hard place. Two very hard places from the looks of it.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“I am the man you've needed all you life. I can give you whatever you wish before you even realize you are wishing for it. I can fill your every longing , heal your every wound, right your every wrong. You have enemies? Not with me at your side. You have hunger? I will find the most succulent, ripe morsel and feed you with my bare hands. You have pain? I will ease it. Bad dreams? I will chase them asunder. Regrets? I will go back and undo them. Command me, Beauty, and I am yours. -Adam Black”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Yesterday is skin on snake, to be shed many times.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“He stepped into the morning feeling more alive than he'd felt in months. Hold fast and believe in me, love, he
whispered across the centuries. Because love and belief were serious magic in and of themselves.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“people were just out of control! . . . They've all got cell phones stuck to their ears and yet I've never seen such distance between people trying so hard to be close.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“In her dreams the Hawk would be waiting for her by the sea's edge; her kilt-clad, magnificent Scottish laird. He would smile and his eyes would crinkle, then turn dark with
smoldering passion.
She would take his hand and lay it gently on her swelling abdomen, and his face would blaze with happiness and
pride. Then he would take her gently, there on the cliff's edge, in tempo with the pounding of the ocean. He would
make fierce and possessive love to her and she would hold on to him as tightly as she could. But before dawn, he would melt right through her fingers. And she would wake up, her cheeks wet with tears and her hands clutching nothing but a bit of quilt or pillow.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“I mock everything. Don't take it so personally." Adam Black”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“What are the tales?" Adrienne asked wryly.
"His exploits are legendary!"
"His conquests are legion. 'Tis rumored he's traveled the world accompanied by only the most beautiful lasses."
"'Tis said there isna a comely lass in all of Scotia he hasna tumbled"
"in England, too!"
"and he canna recall any of their names."
"He is said to have godlike beauty, and a practiced hand in the fine art of seduction."
"He is fabulously wealthy and rumors say his castle is luxurious beyond compare."
Adrienne blinked. "Wonderful. A materialistic, unfaithfill, beautiful playboy of a self-indulged, inconsiderate man with a bad memory. And he's all mine. Dear sweet God, what have I done to deserve this?" she wondered aloud. Twice, she brooded privately.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“The Hawk hired fifty harpers and jesters and taught them new songs. Songs about the puny fairy fool who had been chased away from Dalkeith-Upon-the-Sea by the legendary
Hawk. And being such a legend in his own time, his tales were ceded great truth and staying power. The players
were delighted with the epic grandeur of such a wild tale. When they had rehearsed to perfection the ditties and
refrains portraying the defeat of the fool, the Hawk sent them into the counties of Scotland and England. Grimm
accompanied the group of players traveling to Edinburgh to help spread the tale himself, while Hawk spent late hours by the candle scribbling, crossing out and perfecting his command for when the fool came. Sometimes, in the wee hours of the morning, he would reach for his set of sharp awls and blades and begin carving toy soldiers and dolls, one by one.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Don't bother trying to guilt me. Ask my other. It doesn't work.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Either I can stay up here and freeze my ladycrackers off trying to find a falling star, or you can do something about it yourself. I— and my freezing nether regions— would thank you most assuredly. As would all of Dalkeith. Do something, man.” - Grimm”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“In that you're wrong. I choose, I adhere, I pursue, I commit, I attain. That - that, my errant friend - is an absolute."
- Hawk”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“and have lived through hells of your own before ever coming to me. I have only given you one more hell to add to it.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Hawk?"
He gazed up at her, still crouched on the floor, ready to pounce if she so much as moved an inch.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Yes, you do, lass, and entirely too much,” he interrupted, his hooded gaze mocking. “So stop thinking for a moment, will you? Just feel.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“You loved me.”
It wasn’t a question, but he answered it readily. “I do. More than life. My heart. I didn’t just pick a sweet turn of phrase to name you, but spoke from my soul when I named you thus. Without my heart I couldn’t live. And I couldn’t breathe without you.”
“Are you a man who has more than one heart?”
“Nay. Only this one. But it’s bitter and dark now from the pain I’ve brought you.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Because love and belief were serious magic in and of themselves.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“Is kissing me so bad, then, lass?”
“It’s not the kissing that’s bad …” Her words were lost in a soft moan as she tipped her head back for more kisses.
“What’s bad, my heart?” Hawk nipped her neck, gently.
“Oooh! … you!”
“Me? I’m bad?” He wouldn’t let her answer for a long moment while he nibbled at her lower lip, teased it, sucked it into his mouth, then slowly released it.
Adrienne drew a shaky breath. “Well … I mean … you are a man …”
“Yes,” he encouraged.
“And very beautiful at that….”
“Mmm … yes?”
“And I hate beautiful men….” Her hands moved over his shoulders, his broad muscled back, and tapered down over his tight waist to his muscular buttocks. She was shocked at her own daring, thrilled by the groan of pleasure she coaxed from him.
“I can tell. Hate me just like that, lass. Hate me like that again. Hate me all you need to hate me.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“But this healer, like so many others, was afraid of what was different and thus condemned it. Ignorance translated into fear, which quickly became persecution.”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


“The turquoise tide shimmered in shades of mermaid tails against the alabaster shore. The”
― Karen Marie Moning, quote from Beyond the Highland Mist


About the author

Karen Marie Moning
Born place: in Cincinnati, Ohio, The United States
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