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A Perfect Blood (The Hollows, #10) A Perfect Blood by Kim Harrison
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“My mother isn't crazy. She simply has a harder time than most reconciling her reality with everyone else's reality.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“The want for that kiss had shocked him more than the interruption, and he fell back into the chair, cool and nonchalant as Quen came in with his questions and demands. He wasn't sure if he believed he'd really helped, but one thing was very clear. He wanted that again, that feeling of standing with her against all odds and succeeding. He wanted it so bad, he was going to risk destroying everything he and his father had worked for. He should walk away. Right now. But as she was ushered out the door under David's arm, all he wanted to do was follow her. What the hell was he doing, falling in love with a demon?”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“You are pathetic, Rache," Jenks said, and my eyes darted to the top of the rack and I saw him standing there, hands on his hips and frowning at me, his wings a silver blur. "Rachel and Trent, sitting in a tree, K-I-S-S-I-N-G. No wait, it was a hospital room, and he had his hands on your ass and you had your tongue down his throat. I can see why you might be confused.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I’m not going to pick her up and carry her screaming to the basement,” Trent said. “It’s a workday. Besides, she has a crutch.”

“Crutch or no, she’s hurt!” Ceri protested.

“I mean,” Trent said intently, “she can hit me with it if I do something she doesn’t like.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Oh, I'm sorry. Did I interrupt some sort of dominance foreplay?”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“My God", he whispered. What have I done to her? He thought, humbled. The spell was broken, but it wasn't sealed, and her soul was bare to him, the scars of her tragic past and her triumphs over pain and her aching need to find her place. He just wanted to hold her to him and tell her it would be okay, that she had survived and was beautiful.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Rachel?” came Ivy’s voice from her room. “Where’s my sword?”
“In the foyer where you left it last week when the evangelists were canvassing the neighborhood”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Why?" I said, taking the paper from him as Al smiled. "If it's not what I agreed to, I will burn Al's gonads off the first chance I get. Turn around. I need to use your back for a second."

"Ah, hold on a tick," Al said, snapping his fingers again and catching the new paper drifting down. "How silly of me. This is the one. Here.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Al was standing a bare three feet away, his mood almost jovial as he took the paper and it vanished in a wash of black sparkles.

“Thank you, Rachel,” he said, carefully reaching for my hand as Trent stiffened.

“Welcome back, my itchy witch.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Her elf is going to do just that,” he said, the red glow of the ever-after sun turning his hair auburn, almost as red as mine. “I did not work this hard at getting her to accept who she is to let you take your spoiled brat of a little-boy temper tantrum out on her. She stays on my side of the lines.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Some nasty bitch of a woman from the coven of moral and ethical standards tried to fry Rache" the pixy said apparently proud of it. "I pixed the Tink-blasted dildo, and Rache's black-arts boyfriend blew her right out the front door. "Bam!”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“...Ivy’s COOK THE STEAK, DON’T STAKE THE COOK apron...”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I was having coffee with my bodyguard. I didn't expect to be hunting bad guys until later. Leather before sundown is tacky.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Being poor is not an indication of potential or worth. It’s a lack of resources.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“The cookie maker needs someone to look out for him.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“The undead did not love, but they remembered love with a savage loyalty.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Sure, it was nice now, but eventually there would be running and screaming and blood on the floor.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I could sit and watch nature documentaries with Jenks and the kids the rest of the night if I wanted. And trust me, watching a dozen pixies scream as a crocodile chomped on a zebra was something not to be missed. They invariably cheered for the crocodile, not the zebra.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I didn’t mean now,” he protested. “I’m not going to raise the child. I’m having enough trouble with Rachel.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I think she suspects something, though. We’ve had cherry pie for dessert five nights in a row.” His voice drawled, and my smile deepened.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“My office is trashed,” he grumped as he squished across his damp carpet and took the coffee that I was holding out to him. “Why are you smiling? My fish are dead.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I suddenly realized that a bunch of my friends needed babysitters and vowed to start screening my calls.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I didn’t know what I was going to say, a feeling that was compounded when the line clicked open and Trent’s very muzzy voice murmured, “Rachel? Mmm, hi.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Find Eloy. Smack his head into a wall, dance on his guts... I'd get creative. Spontaneous like.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Don’t stereotype, Jenks. HAPA is an equal-opportunity hate group,” I said.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“You need me, just whistle," he said as he arranged his ball cap over his eyes against the sun leaking through the frost-emptied branches.
"You're not coming?"
Lifting the brim of his cap, he eyed me, "You want me to?" he asked blandly.
"Not really, no."
He dropped the brim and laced his hands over his middle. "Then why are you bitching? It's a crime scene, not a grocery store.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“So I’ve seen my boys do that a hundred times with the neighboring pixy girls. Give her their favorite seed and be too flustered to tell her what it was.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“He froze as the scent of her hair met him. It was touching his cheek,tickling him.
I cant afford this, he thought, but he didnt move, watching her finger trace the new line. "He cracked my mirror,"she said, clearly angry.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“Yes, but . . .” She hesitated, her gaze finally coming to me. “I survived because I fell in love.”

With you was unspoken.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood
“I frowned, wondering if Trent would mind being the size of a fairy for a day. He could talk to the newest tenants in his garden.”
Kim Harrison, A Perfect Blood

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