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“I've barely said five words to you. What indication could you possibly have that I am a Yankee?"

"Well, we could start with the words 'what indication.' Someone from south of the Mason-Dixon would have said, 'Who the hell are you calling a Yankee?' Then we would have fought.”
Jana Deleon
“Facebook had to be the biggest playground for self-absorbed assholes that the world had ever seen.”
Jana Deleon, Louisiana Longshot
“Are you sure you weren't adopted?"
"Mom would like to think so, but it was a natural birth, so her memory's real clear.”
Jana Deleon, Unlucky
“I’d always gone out of my way to streamline my life—removing all potential complication. I suddenly realized that mostly meant not having people around. Clearly, people were the biggest complication life threw at you.”
Jana Deleon, Louisiana Longshot
“Don’t let the decor distract you,” Gertie said. “I’d have to go blind for this not to distract me.” “Got that right,” Ida Belle grumbled. “Makes my butt itch, it’s so loud.” Gertie”
Jana Deleon, Lethal Bayou Beauty
“If we can’t laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?” I stared at her. “Other people?”
Jana Deleon, Swamp Team 3
“She closed her eyes and shook her head. I was fairly certain she was praying—whether it was for strength or a vial of untraceable poison, I wasn’t certain.”
Jana Deleon, Swamp Team 3
“True,'' Ida Belle said, ''but despite all of that, he's still interested. I may be an old maid, but I know what male interest looks like.''
Gertie waved a hand at her. ''Walter slipping you a free pack of toilet paper with your grocery order hardly qualifies as the ultimate in male interest. But despite Ida Belles overblown description of her knowledge of how men think, I think she's right this time”
Jana Deleon, Swamp Sniper
“Lord save us all from the machinations of an intelligent female.”
Jana Deleon, Louisiana Longshot
“You really got him!” Gertie yelled. “Holy crap! I ate a bug. Jeez, someone get some mouthwash. Gah! I ate another one.”
Jana Deleon, Soldiers of Fortune
“You’re implying that Gertie is too old to be having fun, and that’s wrong. If Gertie wants to dress like a hooker and ride an alligator float down the bayou when she’s a hundred and two, she should do it.”
Jana Deleon, Soldiers of Fortune
“If I were there, I’d turn the fire department hose on the entire street, which was probably why it was a good thing that I didn’t work with the general public.”
Jana Deleon, Gator Bait
“Young love ends for hundreds of different reasons,” Gertie said and sighed. Ida Belle nodded. “But usually, life strangles it to death.”
Jana Deleon, Lethal Bayou Beauty
“If our mothers are rolling over every time we do something on their list of things a lady shouldn’t do, they’ve been flopping like flounder since they were buried.”
Jana Deleon, Fortune Hunter
“Slapping a man across the face with a fish hasn’t been sexy since the fifties.”
Jana Deleon, Lethal Bayou Beauty
“In my experience, the only thing that worked on crazy was crazier, and I could definitely top anything Sinful could deal out.”
Jana Deleon, Swamp Sniper
“My mom always said we can’t pick our family,” he said, “but we can make our own. I’ve got some relatives I prefer at a distance and some friends I’d give the shirt off my back.”
Jana Deleon, Resurrection in Mudbug
“To my husband, Harold, I leave the Lower Bayou Motel. You’ve spent so many nights there with other women that I felt you should call the place home. It’s been operating in the red for the last eight years, owes back taxes since 1986, and is covered with deadly asbestos. Nothing but the best for you, dear.”
Jana Deleon, Trouble in Mudbug
“Sometimes playing it safe can be just as bad as taking risks.”
Jana Deleon, Fortune Hunter
“It always feels better when someone understands that you’re standing in a shit storm holding a broken umbrella.”
Jana Deleon, Soldiers of Fortune
“God doesn't care about drinking beer. All those rules were made up by people trying to prevent you from doing something really wrong. Drunks make stupid decisions. If you don't drink, there’s less chance of doing something stupid.”
Jana Deleon, Louisiana Longshot
“Another hour or two delaying”
Jana Deleon, Miss Fortune Series Boxset 1
“I have a limited amount of faith in humans as a species, and have little problem imagining someone that petty and insane.” Jackson”
Jana Deleon, Malevolent
“Gertie”
Jana Deleon, Miss Fortune Series Boxset 1
“The dead didn’t show up to their own funerals and call people assholes.”
Jana Deleon, Trouble in Mudbug
“inveigle,”
Jana Deleon, Gator Bait
“Pity was for those who couldn’t do anything about it.”
Jana Deleon, Ghost-in-Law Series 1-3 Boxset
“relationships you choose to make are far more important than the ones that are forced on you. She’s always saying ‘you have to love your family, but you don’t have to like them, or want to spend time with them.”
Jana Deleon, Ghost-in-Law Series 1-3 Boxset
“Now she sorta resembled the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man dressed in Pepto-Bismol.”
Jana Deleon, Trouble in Mudbug
“She cried for herself—the life she’d never bothered to live and had almost lost—and the realization that she still had an opportunity to change it all before it was too late.”
Jana Deleon, Trouble in Mudbug

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