Quotes from Just the Sexiest Man Alive

Julie James ·  296 pages

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“I realized that the one person who could break my heart is the only one who should have it.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Seriously, Taylor—do you know who I am?” he demanded.

She smiled at this. “You celebrities actually say that? That’s cute.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Life isn't always about logic and reasons—sometimes you just have to close your eyes and jump. Particularly when it comes to relationships.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“You’re here.”

“I am.”

Jason boldly took in the way she looked.

“I take it you don’t often wear that dress in court.”

“Probably not a good idea.”

He grinned. “Yes, I can imagine it would be somewhat awkward standing before a judge who has a huge hard-on.”

“Is that the effect this dress has?”

Taylor’s eyes traveled downward, to the zipper of Jason’s pants, and he was momentarily caught off guard by her bluntness.

Her eyes sparkled, amused.

“You’re blushing, Jason. That’s cute.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“And you said you’d hate me forever,” Jason teased as he tossed Taylor onto the bed.

She reached impatiently for his belt buckle, yanking him onto the bed with her. “This is angry sex—I actually don’t like you at all.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive



“I love you,” she said softly.

Jason's arms tightened around her. He grinned sleepily. “I know.”

Taylor drifted off contentedly. Until through the darkness, she heard a low, sneaky whisper.

“Mrs. Taylor Andrews . . .”

She didn't bother to open her eyes.

“Still not gonna happen.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Business associates? Ouch. That’s worse than friends”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“You probably should get back out there. You’re ignoring your other guests.”

“Screw them.”

“I’m sure that many of them, you already have.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Taylor’s dating Scott Casey?” He began to laugh. He held up one hand, clutching his side with the other. “Wait, wait.” He gasped for breath. “This really is too good. I gotta write this down to use one day.”

Jeremy turned to his computer, reading out loud as he typed. “ ‘And then the evil, arrogant movie star learned that lying does not pay.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“The mighty have such simple weaknesses. I like to think it’s God’s way of keeping things fair.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive



“Taylor: “Show me your craftiness. I’ll give you one question.”
Jeremy: “I’m a big believer in first impressions,” he finally said. “Tell me what your first thought was when Jason walked into the courtroom.”
Taylor: “I vowed to hate him forever.”
Jeremy: “That’s exactly what I said nineteen years ago, five minutes after he first walked into our dorm room.”
....
Jason : “Did I miss something?”
Taylor: “You’re a bit older than I thought, Jason Andrews.”
Jason glanced quickly at Jeremy, who held up his hands innocently.
Jeremy: “I swear, she forced it out of me.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Like a shot from a movie, the morning sun shone brilliantly around him like a god—his dark hair glinted warmly in the light, and his eyes gleamed bluer than the south Pacific Ocean.

Taylor's mind went blank. And suddenly, she couldn't remember why the hell she ever had been angry with Jason Andrews.

But then he spoke.

"Sleeping in this morning, Ms. Donovan?" he drawled.

Moment over.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“If you keep doing that, you’ll be turning in another wrecked PT Cruiser.”

“You said you wanted to drive,” Taylor whispered teasingly as she nibbled at his neck.

“Because I’m the man.”

“Fine. I’ll stop then, if that’s really what you want . . .”

The car careened wildly as it took the next corner.

“Fuck it,” Jason groaned. “I’ll buy you a new car.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“She inched closer to him. "I intrigue you?"
"You know you do," he replied boldly, his eyes burning into hers. Wow-things were suddenly heating up fast. He wondered if they would have sex right there on her desk.Somebody better move that stapler.
With a coy look, Taylor stood up to whisper in Jason's ear.
"then I think you're going to find this next part really intriging," she said breathlessly.
He gazed down at her-he like the sound of that-and raised one eybrow expectantly as taylor grinned wickedly and-
Slammed the office door right in his face.
For a moment, Jason could only stand there in the hallway with his nose pressed against the cold wood of her door. After a few seconds, he knocked politely.
Taylor whipped open the door, unamused.
Jason grinned at her. "I just gotta ask: where did you get the whole 'all the cute girls run around naked' thing?”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“I think that for him, I'd risk everything.”
~ Taylor”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive



“The character I’m playing in the film is this driven, workaholic lawyer who has never lost a case. When I’m playing him . . .” He paused, his voice softening. Somehow they were now standing just inches apart. “I think of you.” When their eyes met, Jason grinned and added, “With a penis.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Are you sure you’re not too tired?” Taylor taunted, lacing her fingers through his hair and pulling him between her legs. “Although you do seem to have a lot of energy for a thirty-nine-year-old.”

Jason grabbed her by the back of the neck, pulling her mouth to his. “Thirty-eight, smart-ass. I have a December birthday.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Help me out here, Jeremy," she said pleadingly.

He gave her a look. "Why should I do that?"

"Because once, nineteen years ago, you were wrong about him, too."

Jeremy stared at her stoically. After a long pause, his face broke into a smile.

"Aw, hell, you crazy kid, you knew I was gonna let you in—I'm a sucker for this stuff.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Hey—let’s get something straight. It’s a vampire/alien/zombie/warlock hybrid flick.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Well? What do you have to say to that?” Jason asked.
Taylor cocked her head. “Don’t you think we should have sex first?”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive



“Why did Jason lie about Naomi?”

Jeremy cleared his throat nervously. “Oh. That. Um . . . well, you know, uh . . . to see if you’d get jealous.” He caught Taylor’s expression. “His plan—not mine,” he added quickly. Then he cocked his head curiously. “How did you know?”

Taylor couldn't help but smile. "The watch thing.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“What exactly was your plan here, Mr. Andrews? To just walk in and flash your little smile, no questions asked?”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Come with me to the Pacific Design Center.”
“Why?”
“Because I need help picking out a new couch,” he said, peering up at her uncertainly. “Isn’t that what friends do?”
“Okay.”
“Okay.” “Should we go?”
Taylor went back inside her apartment and grabbed her keys. As she followed Jason out to his car, she tapped him on the shoulder.
“Hey—can I drive the Aston Martin?”
“No.”
“But isn’t that what friends do?”
“No.”
“My, my, you’re awfully grumpy today . . . Is something wrong?”
“Buckle up, sweetheart,” he told her. “This ain’t no PT Cruiser.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Frank, this case is a publicity stunt and a shakedown. My clients did nothing illegal, and you and I both know I’ll have no problem proving that to a jury. So there’s no reason to discuss your ridiculous settlement offer any further. Call me when somebody sees a penis.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“That wasn't Josh Hartnett; that kid was eighteen years old," Kate said.

I told you, they age slower out here. It's all the fresh California air," Val replied.

Yes, because that's exactly what Los Angeles is known for," Kate said dryly. "Clean air.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive



“My, my, aren’t we pushy . . .”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“Jeremy shook his head doubtfully. “I don’t know. I think you’ve met your match.”

Jason scoffed at the very idea. “There’s no such thing.”

“Well, from what I’ve seen and heard so far, the lawyer is up by two."

Jason considered this. He may not have liked losing, but he loved the thrill of the game.

“We’ll see how long that lasts . . .” he mused out loud.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“I'm a big believer in first impressions," he finally said. "Tell me what your first thought was when Jason walked into the courtroom."

Taylor took a sip of her drink and grinned. This one was easy. "I vowed to hate him forever."

Jeremy's brown eyes twinkled at this. "That's exactly what I said nineteen years ago, five minutes after he first walked into our dorm room.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


“I have to be honest, I’m not exactly impressed with your case,” she said, cutting him off. “All you’ve got is a sporadic string of some very minor incidents. It’s not as if anyone slapped an ass or grabbed a boob.”
― Julie James, quote from Just the Sexiest Man Alive


About the author

Julie James
Born place: Chicago
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