24+ quotes from From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris

Quotes from From Dead to Worse

Charlaine Harris ·  359 pages

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“I trudged back to my bedroom and pushed the door open, intending to wash my face or brush my teeth or make some stab at smoothing my hair, because I thought it might make me feel a little less trampled.
Eric was sitting on my bed, his face buried in his hands. He looked up at me as I entered, and he looked shocked. Well, no wonder, what with the very thorough takeover and traumatic changing of the guard.
Sitting here on your bed, smelling your scent,” he said in a voice so low I had to strain to hear it.
Sookie . . . I remember everything.”
Oh, hell,” I said, and went in the bathroom and shut the door. I brushed my hair and my teeth and scrubbed my face, but I had to come out. I was being as cowardly as Quinn if I didn’t face the vampire.
Eric started talking the minute I emerged. “I can’t believe I—”
Yeah, yeah, I know, loved a mere human, made all those promises, was as sweet as pie and wanted to stay with me forever,” I muttered. Surely there was a shortcut we could take through this scene.
I can’t believe I felt something so strongly and was so happy for the first time in hundreds of years,” Eric said with some dignity. “Give me some credit for that, too.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I want to be first. I know that’s selfish, and maybe unattainable, and maybe shallow. But I just want to come first with someone. If that’s wrong of me, so be it. I’ll be wrong. But that’s the way I feel.” (Sookie Stackhouse)”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I am a woman, hear me roar," I said.
Gosh, what prompted that?" Amelia asked, and I jumped”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“Men are incomprehensible assholes," I said to Amelia.
"NO shit," she said. "When I was searching for Bob today, I found a female cat in the woods with kittens. And guess what? They were all black-and-white.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“This was an unpleasant trend. I didn’t want a lot of guys popping in and out of my bedroom. I wanted one who would stay.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“Eric turned to me, kissed me on the lips very lightly, and looked at my face for a long moment. “He’ll spare you,” Eric said, and I understood he wasn’t really talking to me but to himself. “You’re too unique to waste.”
And then he opened the door.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“The security light made me feel safe, though I knew that was an illusion. If there's light, you can just see what's coming for you a little more clearly.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I did what I have been told to do by my queen. In so doing, I fell into a trap I couldn't escape. I still can't."

"The trap of LUUUUVVVV, I thought sarcastically. But he was too serious, too calm, to mock.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I was surprised to find out there was a direct line from my palm to my, my, hootchie.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“If this was The Lord of the Rings and I had a smart British voice like Cate Blanchett, I could tell you the background of the events of that fall in a really suspenseful way. And you’d be straining to hear the rest.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“No blame, no hate - why no communication?”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I could add her to the long list of people I didn't understand.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“you have to play it out sometimes.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“Snap out of it," I said. I wasn't in the mood.

With a huge effort, Eric reined himself in. "When you smell like that," he said. "I just want to fuck you and bite you and rub myself all over you."

-Eric drunk on Fairies.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I thought about making biscuits, but there seemed to be more than enough calories on board.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I put the books I was returning on the appropriate desk, and I began looking at the shelves of new arrivals. Most of them were some permutation on self-help. Going by how popular these books were and how often they were checked out, everyone in Bon Temps should have become perfect by now.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“But when I heard his voice, I felt content. When I was with him, I felt beautiful and happy. And there was nothing I could do about it.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“Lots of kids in our neck of the woods call their grandfathers "Papaw”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I found it harder and harder to stick to what was right, when what was expedient made better sense.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“My brother was an asshole, and Crystal was a whore. These were facts I had to deal with.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“Everyone was getting married or falling in love. I was happy for them. Happy, happy, happy. I pasted a smile on my face and went to Piggly Wiggly.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“- Deitei-me diante da tua lareira e falei contigo sobre a tua vida. - disse. Não tinha nada a ver com o assunto.
-Humm... Sim. Fizemos isso.
- Recordo o nosso duche juntos.
- Também fizemos isso.
- Fizemos tanta coisa.
- Ah... pois. Está bem.
- Se não tivesse tanta coisa para fazer aqui em Shreveport, sentir-me-ia tentado a visitar-te para te recordar como gostaste de cada uma dessas coisas.
- Se bem me lembro - afirmei -, também gostaste.
- Ó, sim.
- Eric, preciso de desligar. Tenho de ir trabalhar. - Ou de entrar em combustão espontânea. O que acontecesse primeiro.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“As I put one foot on the steps, Hunter said silently, Bye, Aunt Sookie. Bye, Hunter, I said right back.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


“I would give anything to lie with you again,” he said.”
― Charlaine Harris, quote from From Dead to Worse


About the author

Charlaine Harris
Born place: in Tunica, Mississippi, The United States
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