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It Had to Be You (Lucky Harbor, #7) It Had to Be You by Jill Shalvis
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“I'm not defined by what people think of me. My happiness comes from within.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“I know I might look like a ball of fluff," she said, "but I'm not. Not even close. And the fact that I get up each morning and put a damn smile on my face is the same as... Batman putting on his cape."
"I--"
"I'm not done. It's... protection. It's my shield. It's me waving my middle finger to the world because I choose to be happy. The bottom line, Luke, is that I know what matters and what doesn't.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“Tired of me already?" he asked with a smile in his voice.
"No quite yet. You?"
His eyes darkened, and he kissed her again. "Never."
Her heart skipped a beat. "Never is a long time," she said.
His voice was low, fierce. And very sure. "That's what I'm counting on.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“Listen, we watch Law and Order. We know shit happens. And shit's happening.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“This put her in the possession of two guns. I Love Lucy does Criminal Minds.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“I really want to hit him,” she said.
“Bloodthirsty,” he murmured, taking her hand, running his thumb over the pulse racing at her wrist. “I like it.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“He tried to hold on, tried to hold back, but it was too late. He was lost. Lost, and yet somehow found. It was as simple and terrifying as that.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“I'm never going to get tired of finding you looking at me that way. Like you have to have me right now.”
She laughed, then looked around to make sure Leah wasn’t too close. “I just had you,” she whispered…”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“Her trut meant more to him than he could have possibly imagined. But how the hell was he supposed to keep this light when everything about it felt more like... everything?”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“You scared the shit out of me."
"Why, because you nearly let me die without fulfilling your promise to Sara?"
Luke dropped his hands from his face. "What promise?"
"To give me a hug."
"You want a hug," Luke said with disbelief.
"You deaf, boy?"
Luke stared at him. "If I hug you, do you promise not to die on me?"
Edward's smirk faded, and he set the Jell-O down. "I promise not to die today. How's that?"
"Good enough," Luke said, and hugged him tight.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“So we’re still…friends?” Aubrey asked.
“We weren’t ever really friends,” Ali admitted. “I’m too jealous of your hair.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“You can’t bribe me with pie.” Before he’d finished the sentence, his stomach grumbled loudly in a plea for the pie.
The men grinned.
“We all know you’re a pie ho,” Mr. Elroy said.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“What else?”
With a shiver, she tightened her grip on his hair. He didn’t care if she made him bald, as long as she didn’t let go. “That you know my sweet spots.”
“You’re one big, sweet spot.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“Broccoli has almost as much calcium as milk,” she told him, amused. “It gives you strong bones.”
His gaze slid to hers, and she felt her face heat again. He had strong bones. And as they both knew, a few minutes ago, he’d had one particularly strong boner to boot. But mercifully he let the comment go.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“I’m not defined by someone I thought I was dating, Luke, or what I do for a living. I’m not defined by what people think of me. My happiness comes from within, and I—”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to be You
“Okay, then stay so we can have wild, up-against-the-wall sex,” he said.
Her breath caught. She wasn’t even sure what wild-up-against-the-wall sex would feel like, but she had a feeling she’d like it.…”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“It’s crazy…” she whispered against his mouth, “what you do to me.” “Tell me,” he said. “Tell me what I do to you.” “You look at me like I’m the best thing you’ve seen”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“So we said we weren’t going there,” he repeated, and she wasn’t sure if it was disappointment or relief when he let her go and turned away.
“Actually,” she said to his back. His bare back. Tanned. Sleek. Ripped with strength. “You said that we weren’t going to go there. Because even though you’re leaving and it was so awful, I still want to. Go there, that is.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You
“I’m all sweaty,” she said again, even as her hands fisted in his hair.
“That’s okay,” he said silkily, his mouth brushing her temple. “We’re going to get even more so.”
Jill Shalvis, It Had to Be You

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