Quotes from Sizzling Sixteen

Janet Evanovich ·  371 pages

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“Ranger sent us to check on you," Hal said. "We just got here, and we heard shots."
"Some moron ate my jelly doughnut," Lula said. "So I shot him.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Ranger clicked his penlight on. "Hang onto me if you can't see."
I curled my hand into the back of his cargo pants just above his gun belt. "I'm good to go."
He was still for a beat. "You could have held on to my jacket," he said.
"Would you rather I do that?"
"No. Not even a little.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Why do you give me cars?"
"It's fun," Ranger said."And it keeps you safe. Do you want to know why keeping you safe is important to me?"
"You love me?"
A sigh inadvertently escaped. "We're really screwed up, aren't we?"
"In a very large way," Ranger said.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“If I didn't know better, I'd think you were trying to get me drunk," I said to Ranger.
"Not drunk," Ranger said. "Just relaxed and naked.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Are we fighting?" I asked Morelli.
"No. Were discussing."
"Are you sure?"
"Am I yelling?" Morelli asked. "Is my face purple? Are the cords on my neck standing out? Am I waving my arms around?"
"The were not fighting.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Ranger picked up and there was a moment of silence as if he was sensing me at the other end, taking my body temperature and heart rate long distance. “Babe,” he finally said.
“Do you know the slum apartment building Bobby Sunflower owns on Stark?”
“Yes. It’s on the same block as his funeral home.”
“That’s the one. I’m going in to look for someone. If you don’t hear from me in a half hour maybe you could send someone to check.”
“Is this a smart thing to do?”
“Probably not.”
“As long as you know,” Ranger said. And he disconnected.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Were really screwed up, aren't we?"
"In a very large way.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“I thought you wanted to date other women?"
"I didn't want to date other women. We decided in the heat of the moment that were no longer exclusively attached."
"And I could date other men."
Morelli was starting to look annoyed. "Have you been dating other men?"
"As long as it isn't Ranger," Morelli said.
"I don't think Ranger dates.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“One of the men gave Butch a bunch of volts with a stun gun. The Rangeman didn’t move fast enough, and Butch grabbed the gun and threw it across the room.
“Hunh,” Rangeman guy said.
“Yeah,” I said. “Been there, done that.”
“Are you sure he’s human?”
“Maybe you could hook a chain to the FlexiCuffs on his ankles and drag him behind your car,” I said.
“We tried that once, and Ranger didn’t like it,” the guy said. “You do something twice that Ranger doesn’t like, and you’re out of a job and damaged.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Maybe your pregnant. Oops, hold on, you're not pregnant, on account of you're not gettin any.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Holy bejeezus,” Lula said, eyes bugged out, looking at the building. “This is scaring the crap out of me. This is like where Dracula would live if he didn’t have any money and was a crack-head. I bet it’s filled with rabid bats and killer snakes and hairy spiders as big as dinner plated.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“I like my nuts," Mooner said. "I don't want them cut off. I'd be, like, nutless then.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“I'd kiss you, but you smell like a gym bag.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“anyone else would have just killed the alligator”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“I can't squeeze to keep the breezers in.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“Morelli grinned down at me. "I don't know where he's getting it, but he's got some really good shit in those brownies.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“every other aspect of his life. He had the”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“What time is it?" Lula asked. "I might need a doughnut. Is it doughnut time?"
"I'm thinking about eating healthier," I said. "More vegetables and fewer doughnuts."
"What's that about?"
"I don't know. It just came over me."
"It's a bad idea. What do I look like, Mr. Green Jeans? How would it sound if I said it's vegetable time? People would think I was a nut. Nobody gets a craving for a vegetable. And I'm the one on the diet. What am I gonna do with one carrot or one asparagus? They are not mood enhancers, if you see what I'm saying."
"I see what you're saying, but there aren't any doughnuts between here and Ernie's house."
"I guess I could wait. And maybe you're right about the healthy eating. I'm gonna get a carrot cake doughnut.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

“What is it with men and gazongas? It’s not like women got a nut fixation. It’s not like we go around looking for some guy with basketballs hangin’ down to his knees.”
― Janet Evanovich, quote from Sizzling Sixteen

About the author

Janet Evanovich
Born place: in South River, New Jersey, The United States
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