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Once Burned (Night Prince, #1) Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost
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“No, I do my torturing in the dungeon like any other respectable castle owner,”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“That one tickled. If electrocution is your way of flirting, I commend you on your originality.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“People frequently bore me, sometimes amuse me, most often irritate me, but rarely intrigue me.”
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“I'm attracted to a lot of hot guys. If Chris Hemsworth were here, I'd light him up like a firecracker with how fast I'd jump on him.”
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“Two Leilas seemed to be battling it out inside me. The first was outraged that he still considered it a fait accompli that I'd give in to him, and the second...that slutty bitch was wondering what Vlad looked like naked.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“My body is the only thing that’s truly mine, so I don’t give it away as though it’s worthless.”
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tags: leila
“We are all more than the sum of our sins,”
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“Don’t. I’m all sweaty and bloody,” I protested.
“Heavens, not sweat and blood,” he replied mockingly. I managed to smile. Smartass vampire.”
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“I stretched out my hands as if to ward him off. “Not yet. I want to know what your end game is first.”
Another flash of teeth, this time showing his fangs.
“To have you screaming my name within the hour.”
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tags: vlad
“He was also handsome in a too-pretty way that made me think with less muscles, a wig, and some makeup, he'd look great in a dress.
Vlad's scowl vanished into a smile as the brunet's gaze swung in my direction as though he'd somehow heard that.
"Looks as though she's put you in your place as well, Bones," Vlad drawled.”
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“If I didn’t want you so much,” he said in a deadly purr, “I’d let you keep fucking me with your gaze, but you make me impatient.”
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tags: vlad
“Good. If you checked your e-mail every five minutes, or keep texting and Tweeting in the middle of our conversation, I might snap your neck out of sheer principle.”
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“How can you stand touching her?” my sister blurted, staring at our clasped hands. “Doesn’t that hurt?”
I seized on the change of topic. “These gloves are specialized rubber. They block the current.”
Gretchen’s gaze traveled over Vlad, disbelief still stamped on her features. “Yeah, but how do you two do anything else, unless he has a special, currentrepelling
glove for his—”
“Gretchen!” my father cut her off.
My cheeks felt hot. Don’t say a word, I thought to Vlad, seeing his chest tremble with suppressed laughter.
“He has a natural immunity,” I gritted out.”
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“I’m the only authentic Vlad. Everyone else is merely an envious imitation.”
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tags: vlad
“I hadn't expected to be kidnapped today or I'd have worn something more conservative.”
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“It must be important or he wouldn't dare disturb me now,” he muttered.
Then he drew away to look at me. “If it's not, I'll kill him and return to you directly.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“Why would I seek to break your heart?”
“Because you can be a merciless bastard at times,” I answered honestly.
A smile flitted across his lips. “True, but I want you with me.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“I can give you honesty, monogamy, and more passion than you can stand, but not love. That emotion died in me long ago, as I suspect you already know.”
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“I’d forgotten to keep blasting a song in my mind. I remedied my mistake, but the lyrics to “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” seemed too close to home at the mo-ment.

“Culture Club?” Now his mouth curled downward. “And you accuse me of practicing cruel and unusual punishment.”
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“Yes, but you are still only human.”

I laughed, the sound of it drowned out by the crunch of rocks as the mountain continued to shudder as though in the throes of birth pangs.

“So was Van Helsing, yet in every movie, he beat the vampire in the end. Never underestimate the power of humanity.”
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“Let me introduce my friend, Cat.’ The redhead, and for some reason, she looked familiar. ‘Her husband Bones’ – here Vlad smiled coolly at the short-haired brunet – ‘is not my friend.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“You have visitors," Maximus stated.
...
"Stop"
I did at his commanding tone, and then cursed. I wasn't one of his employees-he had no right to order me around.
"No," I said defiantly. "I'm sweaty snd bloody and I want to take a shower, so whatever you have to say, it can wait."
Maximus lost his impassive expression an looked at me as if I'd suddenly sproute a second head. Vlad's brows drew together and he opened his mouth, but before he could speak, laughter rang out from the hallway.
"I simply must meet whoever has out you in your place so thoroughly, Tepesh," an unfamiliar British voice stated.
"Did I mention they were on their way down," Maximus muttered.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“You think my blood is the only tie between us?"[...] "This is our true tie. You're meant for me, and I will have you.”
Jeaniene Frost, Once Burned
“I can give you honesty, monogamy, and more passion than you can stand, but not love. That emotion died in me long ago, as I suspect you already know.”
I took a deep breath, fighting a twinge that made no sense because he was right. I had guessed that about him.
“Good,” I replied in a steady voice. “I was worried that you’d turn into one of those obsessed, emo movie vampires, and that would be embarrassing for both of us.”
His laughter rang out before changing into something rougher and infinitely more sensual. Emerald overtook his gaze once again.
“Enough talk,” he muttered, and lowered his head.”
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tags: vlad
“I told you once before,” I said, the words husky from remembrance. “Everyone holds their sins close to their skin.”
Fangs gleamed for an instant before Vlad bit into his wrist, pooling up two deep crimson holes.
“Then come,” he said, holding it out. “And taste mine.”
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“All of you, leave," Vlad responded curtly.
"That's not nice," I mumbled. "You should talk to them before you bite them, too. Common curtesy.”
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“You probably love to tell kids to get off your lawn, too.”
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“This is our true tie," he whispered, his breath falling hotly onto my lips. "You're meant for me, and I will have you.”
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“Where are we going? You never told me."
"My home in Romania."
Wow, this guy wasn’t kidding with his Dracula fixation.”
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“He tasted like sin made into wine: dark, heady, and impossible to resist.”
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tags: vlad

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