Quotes from Heat Wave

Richard Castle ·  198 pages

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“We all try. And try as we might to control things, sometimes bad things get in and it's not our fault.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“Nikki paid attention to nags because they were the voices God gave to clues.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“Behind every picture hides the true story. You just have to be willing to look.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“I’m trying to figure the rules. This isn’t yin and yang, it’s more like yin and yank. The past few days I’ve been going, OK, she doesn’t mix the... romance so well with the single-mindedness of the police work. So it gets me wondering, Is the solution for me to give up our working relationship? Stop my magazine research so we can-?”
Nikki grabbed him into a deep kiss. Then she pulled away and said, “Will you shut up?”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“...but she shook the detective off and her moan revved up into a full-blown 1950's horror film shriek.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave



“Ochoa pulled the door and held it open for her. Nikki pivoted around the jamb, squaring her aim up the hall. She stopped, still holding her combat stance, shook her head, and mumbled, “Mother...”
...Rook was standing halfway up the hall with Paxton snugged behind him holding the gun to his head. He looked at Nikki sheepishly and said, “So, I’m gonna guess it’s Noah.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“You’re not leaving. I told you that.” She worked to keep the calm in her tone to counter his fury.
“I’m going to shoot.”
“It’s time to put your gun down, Noah.”
“His blood will be on you.”
Rook made eye contact with her and mouthed, Shoot. Him.
She had no shot and said so with the smallest head shake.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“For the right woman? I'd like to think I'd do just about anything.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“You can never tell from the door what’s behind a door.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“Go ahead," he said. "I need the practice.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave



“We all try. And try as we might to control things, sometimes bad things get in and it’s not our fault.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“what happens when that hard coating you’ve developed to protect the most vulnerable part of you becomes so impenetrable that that part can’t even be reached by you?”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“Nikki didn’t believe him but was applying another rule of jujitsu: When you’re closing in for a takedown, don’t get faked into a sucker hold.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“At times like these, without the work to hide in, without the martial arts to quiet it, the replay always came.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave


“The heat tamped everything down. Aside from a handful of certifiable runners and insane cyclists, the park had been left to the birds and squirrels.”
― Richard Castle, quote from Heat Wave



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Richard Castle
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