30+ quotes from White Witch, Black Curse by Kim Harrison

Quotes from White Witch, Black Curse

Kim Harrison ·  504 pages

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“I only snatched him to get your attention,” I said. “Now that I’ve got it, this is what I want.”
“Damn my dame!” Al shouted, hands raised to the ceiling. “I knew it! Not another list!”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“But he's Rachel Candy!"
-Both Jenks and Al”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“I won’t snatch, harm, or scare to death people with you or use checking up on you as an excuse to cause trouble. You’re worse than my mother, Rachel.”
“Mine, too,” Jenks muttered.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Pierce jerked his hand from Trent and pushed himself straight. “Kalamack Industries,” he said, expression twisted as he wiped his hand on his pants. “I knew your father.”
“I do not freaking believe this,” I said, shifting to stand where I could see both of them.
Al beamed. “Amazing who you can meet in an elevator.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Nothing is so hard that it can't be found by searching.

― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Five trolls in a dra-a-a-a-ag,' the four-inch man sang from my shoulder. 'Four purple condoms, three French ticklers, two horny vamps and a succubus in the snow.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“I sniffed, wiping my eyes. “Look at that,” I muttered. “The bastard
made me cry.”
Jenks’ wings made a cool spot on my neck. “Want me to pixy him?”
“No. But now I don’t have the chance of a ghost’s fart in a windstorm
to get that Pandora charm.” That’s not really what was bothering me,
though. It was Trent. Why did I even care what he thought?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“...Everyone had to eat, but eating people wasn't polite.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Don’t you listen to them, Rexy,” I cooed, and the cat sniffed my nose. “Rachel is a smart girl. She’s not going to go out with a ghost no matter how sexy he is. She knows better. Jenkskie wenskie can just get bent.” I beamed at Jenks, and he made an ugly face. “Rache, put my cat down before you mess with her kitty brain.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Rachel, you summon demons. You’re good at it. Get over it, then find a way to make it work for you. It’s not going to go away.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Maybe I could be friends with a ghost. I wouldn’t be able to kill him.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“I’d given up on the white picket fence after Kisten had died—finding out my kids would be demons was the nail in the coffin.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“she thought I could find a way to save her soul when she died and became an undead. Right now, I was just looking to find the rent money. I’d get to my roommate’s soul later.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Jenks laughed, taking to the air and saying, “Give it up, FIB man. It’ll take more than you to get her out. Remember what Ivy and I did to your finest last spring? Add Rachel to that, and you can say your prayers.”

From behind me came Edden’s dry “You think Ivy wants another stint as a candy striper?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Looking at everything, I started to feel nauseous, as if the seventies had taken refuge here against extinction and were preparing to take over the world.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“And Trent,” I said, watching Rex since Jenks was preoccupied with a flightless child. “Beloved city son and idiot billionaire goes and gets caught in the ever-after. Who has to bust her butt and make a deal with demons to get him back?”

“The one who got him there?” Jenks said, and my eyes narrowed.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“if I’d been hit with the same thing as Glenn, I probably had his doctor. The
thought seemed about right when Glenn shrank back in his chair with a guilty expression. The tomato, too, was in hiding somewhere. I didn’t want to know where. I truly didn’t.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“It was starting to smell really good in here. And if I liked what it smelled like, then they were liking what they were smelling, and ah…that would be me.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“I can think of a lot of things to do," he said, "and none of them involve standing up. - Al”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Edden called the church first,” she said by way of greeting, her thin
eyebrows high as she spotted Ford’s arm linked in mine. “Hi, Ford.”

The man reddened at the lilt she’d put in her last words, but I wouldn’t let him take his arm back. I liked being needed. “He’s having trouble with the background emotion,” I said.

“And he’d rather be abused by yours?”

Nice.

(Ivy, Rachel and Ford)”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“The small gargoyle had gone entirely white to match the ceiling, and only the rims of his ears, his long clawlike nails, and a thick stripe down his whip-like tail were still gray. He was crawling along the ceiling like a bat, wings held to make sharp angles and claws extended. It just about broke my creepy meter.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Al brought his attention back down from the ceiling. “You really don’t want to have sex with him? Why? What’s wrong with him?”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Ford put a hand to his head. “Back up. Back up!” he cried. “You’re too close.”

Heart pounding, I looked at the eight feet between us and pressed into the fridge.

“I think he meant for the ghost to back up,” Jenks said dryly.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Actually,” I said, hesitant to bring it up, “I was thinking along the lines of a curse that can turn you human.”

“Or witch?” Ivy said, surprising me.

There was a soft vulnerability in her and I blinked. “You don’t want to be a
witch,” I said quickly.

“Why not? You are.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Uh, guys?” Jenks said, hovering at the window. “Fountain Square is on fire.”

“What?” I jumped to my feet and turned in one motion. Al rushed to the window, and we pressed our foreheads to the glass, looking down.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Where did he go!” he bellowed, gloved hands clenching. “I had him in a snare
that would take Alexander the Great a lifetime to untwist, and he did it in a
week!” Al took a step, pinwheeling as his booted heel found an ice cube.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Ivy still had her tree up in the living room, and we exchanged presents when we felt like it, not on a specific date. Usually that was about an hour after I got back from shopping. Delayed gratification was Ivy’s thing, not mine.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Tom is trying to tag a banshee? By himself? Go for it, coffin bait.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Have any of your clients died?” Ford asked. “Someone you were trying to help?”

“Brett,” Jenks said.

“Peter?” I blurted out. But the amulet went a negative gray.

“Nick,” Jenks said nastily, and the color on the metal disk became a violent shade of purple. Ford blinked, trying to divorce himself from the hate. “I’d say no,” he whispered.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


“Holy dust,” I murmured, looking for it among the clutter. Jenks’s wings hummed and he dropped to hover over the envelope that I’d gathered from the slats under my bed, the only place the pixies didn’t clean. It was on sanctified ground, so I figured it was holy enough. And God knew my bed hadn’t seen any action lately.”
― Kim Harrison, quote from White Witch, Black Curse


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