14+ quotes from The Unwanted Wife by Natasha Anders

Quotes from The Unwanted Wife

Natasha Anders ·  215 pages

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“I'm your husband...”
“No. You are not my husband,” she interrupted in a voice thickened with hatred and tears. “You have never been my husband. A husband loves, honours and cherishes! A husband is a lover and a champion... Look into the next room if you want to see what a real husband is, because you are no such thing!”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“Chemistry was a terrible thing, sometimes it simply sparked between the wrong people”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“It’s like putting a band-aid on an amputation!”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“All the air suddenly seemed to leave his sails and his shoulders sagged as he dropped to his knees in front of her,bringing his eyes down to the same level as hers."I want to be here with you. Why is that so hard for you to understand?”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“Suddenly it felt like there was a ticking time bomb in the house. I didn’t have all the time in the world to make you love me again; I had only a few short months.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“A year ago… Eighteen months ago even but not now! Don’t you realise that this is too little too late?” She shook her head in frustration. “It’s like putting a band-aid on an amputation!”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“I told you before, I don’t want out of this marriage. And if you give me nothing but daughters for the next twenty years, I would consider myself blessed.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“I won’t leave you. What if you have another contraction? What if your water breaks and they rush you into the delivery room? What if there are complications?” He asked hoarsely, his eyes dilating more with each anxious question. And Theresa rolled her eyes in exasperation.

“I doubt any of those things will happen in the two minutes it would take you to leave the room and get a cup of coffee, Sandro,” she sighed impatiently.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“Go out, get wasted, bang a bimbo.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“The only reason you brought me here tonight was because you thought it would appease me. Throw the vicious dog a bone and it’ll soon be eating out of your hand!”

“More like vicious bitch,” he muttered beneath his breath and when he realised that she had heard him, he shrugged unrepentantly. “If you’re going to be using animal metaphors, you may as well get it right.”

“Fine, I’m a bitch… whatever!” She knew her response was childish but she was feeling more than a little put out by the situation.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“Give the woman what she wants and maybe her rebellion will subside and she will get down to the business of being a human incubator!”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“Unfortunately, much like a car accident, she could see it coming but couldn’t seem to find a way to prevent the inevitable disaster from occurring.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“what the specifics of that loan were, but she had always assumed that it was done out of generosity. Staring up at him now, she couldn’t believe her own naïveté. Sandro did nothing out of sheer generosity, and that loan was merely another weapon for him to use against her. “You wouldn’t,” she responded. “Lisa has done nothing to deserve this.” “Cara, I will do whatever it takes to get what I want from you.” “I have money too, I can help her…” she began desperately. “No, you have a rich father, and he had the opportunity to help Lisa, but he made his contempt of the idea more than obvious to everyone at the time, and you know that he would never support you through a messy divorce, Theresa.” “I still don’t believe you would do it! You have a reputation to uphold. You’re an honest businessman, and you wouldn’t destroy a small business just to prove a point. What kind of message would that send?” she asked. “That I’m not to be trifled with.” He shrugged. “Do you honestly think I”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

“How the hell am I supposed to respect someone who sold herself to the highest bidder?" he growled with tight control, and she gasped, stung. "I have no respect for you, Theresa, not even as the potential mother of my child, because, quite frankly, you can't even do that right.”
― Natasha Anders, quote from The Unwanted Wife

About the author

Natasha Anders
Born place: Cape Town, South Africa
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