29+ quotes from The Undead Pool by Kim Harrison

Quotes from The Undead Pool

Kim Harrison ·  423 pages

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“His expression became serious, and his hand almost slipped from mine. "I've had a long time to think about it."

"This can't work!"

He looked down, then jerked his head up in frustration as his finger tightened on mine. "I'm not asking you to marry me, Rachel. I just ..."

My heart pounded, and he stepped closer, so close the scent of cinnamon and wine enveloped me.

"I like walking into a room and seeing your face light up when you see me," he said earnestly, the sun from the open window making his hair glow. "I like arguing with Quen over the wisdom of employing a demon to be my security."

My throat caught. This wasn't going to happen, but something in me was withering. I wanted more--and I knew I couldn't have it.

He touched my hair, and I twitched as he tucked a strand of hair behind my ear. “I want to wake up beside you, see your curls on my pillow. I want a chance at falling in love.”

My breath came fast. That was what I wanted too, and it hurt more than I thought was possible to survive.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Trent, is this a date?"

He didn't reach for the key still in the ignition. "You never told me how your car got impounded."

"Is this a date?" I asked again, more stridently.

Silent, he sat there, his hands on the wheel as he stared at the front door and the neon bowling pins flashing on and off. "I want it to be.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I held my bag open and he dropped Jenks inside.

"Hey!" the pixy protested, and then, "Tink's little pink dildo, Rache? Haven't you gotten rid of those condoms yet? They got a shelf life, you know.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Yeah, the elf looks good in the sun," Jenks smart-mouthed, the pixy currently sitting on the bottom of my hooped earrings and out of the moderate wind. "When you going to put us all out of your misery and boink him?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“His hands grabbed my shoulders firmly and yanked me across the few feet that separated us. “Trent, you, mmmph,” I managed to get out as he stole a kiss, a wild, wonderful, passionate kiss.
His lips were heavy on mine, an erotic mix of demand and softness. My hands against his shoulders were set to push him back, but I couldn’t, shocked at the sudden surge of desire that burst from my core, flaring through me like flash paper.
Eyes closed, my back hit the counter.
Emotion vibrated up through me. My hands clenched on him and my eyes opened. Heart thudding in my chest, I shoved him back and away. Oh God, it was a fabulous kiss. I could hardly think.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Money drives the world, but when everything falls apart to leave the underpinnings of our life bare to the scrutiny of critics and thieves, the only thing remaining, the only thing that can’t be taken away, is the love you hold for the people you care about.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Happiness was happiness wherever you found it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I can’t believe I’m saying this, but you’re perfect for each other! You irritate people, and he smooths things out. You have good mojo, and he only thinks he does. You’re broke, and he’s rich. You’ve got those weird feet of yours, and he’s got them cute ears.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Because I’m never going to let you go, Rachel. I don’t care how much you push me away because you’re scared. I’ll just hold you until you get over it.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I need to know,” he said softly. “I want to know what a date with you is like so I can look at it and say that was a date. This was business. One date. One real date, with a good-­night kiss and everything. One date so I can honestly say to myself that the others were not . . . dates.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“That’s how pixies know we’re in love,” he said as he folded his dragonfly-like wings and wiggled out of his red jacket, wincing as something pulled. “If the girl has glow, she won’t say no.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“My God, woman. Your aura is glowing. Just admit you like him, bump uglies, and get on with your life!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I like walking into a room and seeing your face light up when you see me,” he said earnestly, the sun from the open window making his hair glow. “I like arguing with Quen over the wisdom of employing a demon to be my security.”
My throat caught. This wasn’t going to happen, but something in me was withering. I wanted more—­and I knew I couldn’t have it.
He touched my hair, and I twitched as he tucked a strand of hair behind my ear. “I want to wake up beside you, see your curls on my pillow. I want a chance at falling in love.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Tink’s little pink dildo, Rache! Haven’t you gotten rid of those condoms yet? They got a shelf life, you know.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“But a pawn could become a queen if she reached the end and came back again.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I'm telling you, Ivy, this is the best thing to happen to her since that boy band she liked got run over by a pack of migrating deer. Look how relaxed she is. Better than a spa day.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Curfew was in effect, so of course everyone not human was outside dodging cops.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Jenks, deep into his honey drunk, gyrated wildly.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Trent’s expression became empty, and I pulled away, hating myself.
“Please don’t close up,” I begged, but his hands had fallen away, and I took them in my own. “Talk to me.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I smiled at David, even as I shoved at him to give me more room. I hadn't been pleased last night when he'd insisted I wasn't to be left alone, but you don't argue with two hundered pounds of wolf--you make room.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I don’t want easy anymore. It’s worthless and the shine doesn’t last.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I am not going to live with regret for not having tried.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Money drives the world, but when everything falls apart to leave the underpinnings of our life bare to the scrutiny of critics and thieves, the only thing remaining, the only thing that can’t be taken away, is the love you hold for the people”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I can’t do easy anymore. It’s too hard on my soul.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“He stepped forward, forcing me back. “You’re right. I made a decision. It was the wrong one.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Jenks’s wings tickled my neck, and I shivered.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I don’t want easy anymore. It’s worthless and the shine doesn’t last. But you already knew that.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“I want to wake up beside you, see your curls on my pillow. I want a chance at falling in love.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


“Hope died hard, and the lie was easier to bear.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from The Undead Pool


About the author

Kim Harrison
Born place: Detroit, The United States
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