Quotes from Midnight Alley

Rachel Caine ·  245 pages

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“Perv."
He pointed to himself. "Male and eighteen. What's your point?”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“But that quickly faded, and he frowned. "You're bleeding," he said. "What happened?"
Claire sighed and held up her wrist to show him the bandage. "Man, you would be so embarrassed if I said it was something else." Michael looked blank. "I'm a girl, Michael, it could have been all natural, you know. Tampons?”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Eve: She told me last!
Shane: Boyfriend!
Michael: Landlord!
Eve: Crap. Right. Next time you sell your soul to the devil, I get first contact!”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“If you ask me if I'm okay again, I'm going to smack myself in the face just to punish you.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“You shouldn't be afraid of me because I'm a vampire. You ought to be scared because you just trash-talked my girlfriend to her face.--Michael”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



“Oliver: You turned me down. So why, I wonder, did you decide Amelie would be a better choice?
Claire: She smells better. And she made me cookies.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Where's your sense of adventure?"
"Off on a beach somewhere with your sanity?”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“I like the sound of that, crashing Monica's party," he glanced at Michael, then quickly away. "What about you? That break some kind of vampire rules or something?"
"Blow me Shane."
"Boys," Eve said primly. "Language. Minor at the table."
"Well," Shane said, "I wasn't actually planning to do it."
Claire rolled her eyes. "Not like it's the first time I've heard it. Or said it."
"You shouldnt say it," Michael said, all seriousness. "No, I mean it. Girls should say 'eat me' not 'blow me'. Wouldn't recommend 'bite me' though. Not around here.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Parents had some kind of sin radar, Claire thought. They always called when you were in the middle of something you just knew they'd consider wrong. Or at least risky.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“You know what we call pedestrians in Morganville? Mobile bloodbanks.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



“Oh -- who's the Queen?"

"Her, of course. The White Queen. You're just like Alice, you know. Down the rabbit hole with the Mad Hatter.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“He broke the kiss and leaned against her, breathing hard. "Good morning to you, too. Man, I just can't stay mad when you do that.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Monica's eyes were fierce and fiery, but she didn't move, and after a second she turned and ran up the steps to the second floor, where her formally dressed friends were huddled like the cast of Survivor: Abercrombie & Fitch Island.
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“And about Shane, I swear, if he doesn't snap out of it, I'm going to punch him in the face. Well, punch him in the face and then run like hell."
- Eve Rosser”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Besides," Shane said "I want to see Monica's face
when she catches sight of the two of you. Kodak moment.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



“Girl, it's an umbrella, not a Lamborghini,”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“You were leaving, and you didn't even know if I was okay.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“And somewhere in heaven, Versace sheds a single, perfect tear.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Trav, if you cross us -- "
"I know. You'll get me. I'll try not to pee all over myself in terror.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“She smells better," Claire said. "And she made me cookies.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



“Science is a method, not a religion, yet it can be just as close-minded. Open minds here Claire. Always open minds. Question everything, accept nothing as fact until you prove it for yourself.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“How you going to stop me, cupcake? Hit me with your book bag?"

"If I have to.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Give the girl some credit. At least she told you, instead of letting you figure it out on your own."
"Yeah, and she told me last!" Eve glared at the two boys, hands on her hips.
"Boyfriend," Shane said, holding up his hand.
"Landlord," Michael chimed in.
"Crap," Eve sighed. "I guess that does leave me in last place.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Home," he repeated. "Home is where the heart is. Why don't you leave yours here? I'll take very good care of it.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“I'm more worried about you," she said. "You and trouble..."

"yeah." She heard the smile in his voice. "We're like that.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



“His gaze brushed over her, abstract and hungry. "You burn so very brightly, you know"

"Yeah," she muttered. "You said.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Shane groaned. "Yo, Drama Princess, want to tone it down a little? Somewhere, Sandra Bernhardt wants her tantrum back.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“Claire sighed. She supposed people always did like that sort of girl, and always would. And secretly? She envied Monica's confidence. Maybe just a little, traitorous bit.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“She's nice when it suits her. That doesn't mean she's nice.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley


“It's called being polite; they probably didn't teach you that at home. Doesn't mean I like you or anything.”
― Rachel Caine, quote from Midnight Alley



About the author

Rachel Caine
Born place: in The United States
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