Christian Romance Quotes

Quotes tagged as "christian-romance" (showing 1-30 of 54)
Karen Kingsbury
“Life is too short for half-hearted connections and meaningless run-throughs.”
Karen Kingsbury, Take Two

Deeanne Gist
“He wants a fifteen thousand pound settlement."
"Fifteen thousand!"
"He says you're a great deal of trouble."
She hesitated for one startled moment before choking back a laugh.
"I am."
"I thought so." He leveled Drew a look. "If I pay you the fifteen thousand, do you swear to keep her?"
Drew reared back his head. "Forever?"
Her father scowled. "Forever."
"Oh, I suppose." He gave a long-suffering sigh. "If I must."
She bit the insides of her cheeks to keep from laughing outright.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“That first scream, my lord, was indeed your daughter, my wife, and if you kill me, your grandchild will be quite without a father. Won't you come in?”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“You were kidnapped not?"
"I was kidnapped."
"You were forced not into marriage?"
"I was forced into marriage."
"You want not an annulment?"
"I want not an annulment.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Their daughter scrunched up her hands and legs, waving them wildly in the air. He opened his palm, allowing the babe to kick his hand.
"Is she like a puppy?"
Constance choked. "What!"
He looked up. "Will she get her spots later?"
Laughter bubbled up from within her as she playfully whacked him on the shoulder.
"Yes. Yes, I'm afraid she will. As soon as the sun touches her skin, the freckles will appear."
A delicious two-dimple grin spread across his face.
"Good. I find I'm rather partial to freckled redheads.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“You next," he said. "Out of those clothes and into bed."
She nodded but didn't move from Sally's side. The thought of undressing exhausted her. Where would she find the strength such a task would require?
"I'm filthy. I'll ruin the new bed."
"I'll bring you some fresh water."
"I've no clothes to change into."
His grin was downright wicked. "I know."
A short laugh escaped her.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Thought you didn't like red hair."
One of Drew's dimples kicked in as he draped an arm about Grandma's shoulder.
"Must have me confused with someone else, but I'm not surprised. Seems to happen to most of the older set at some point or other.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Where are you going?"
"To get my Bible."
"Right now? You can't get your Bible out right now! I'm, I'm, we're just about to..."
She'd never be able to go through with this if he got out his Bible. She wiped all humor from her face.
"I believe you. Proverbs 5:18. Rejoice, relish, and romp with your husband."
He chuckled. "I'm serious, Connie, and I won't have you feeling ashamed or unclean over anything we do in that bed, tonight or any other night."
"I won't. I feel unashamed and very clean. I promise. But please don't get out that Bible."
"What? Think you that God can't see us right now?"
Groaning, she slid off his lap and covered her face with her hands. He sunk to his knees in front of her, drawing her hands down.
"I love you. You love me. We are man and wife. God is watching, Connie, and He is very, very pleased.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Lord Randall barreled inside, brandishing his cane in Drew's face.
"You beggarly knave, I was told this marriage was in name only! Who gave you permission to consummate the vows?"
"Theodore Hopkin, governor of this colony, representative of the kind, and it's going to cost you plenty, for that daughter of yours is nothing but trouble. What in the blazes were you thinking to allow her an education?"
Drew bit back his smile at the man's shocked expression. Nothing like landing the first punch.
Lord Randall furrowed his bushy gray brows.
"I knew not about her education until it was too late."
Drew straightened the cuffs of his shirt.
"Well, be prepared to pay dearly for it. No man should have to suffer through what I do with the constant spouting of the most addlepated word puzzles you could imagine."

"I require fifteen thousand pounds."
Lord Randall spewed ale across the floor. "What! Surely drink has tickled your poor brain. You're a FARMER, you impudent rascal. I'll give you five thousand."
Drew plopped his drink onto the table at his side, its contents sloshing over the rim. A satisfied smile broke across his face.
"Excellent." He stood.
"When will you take her back to England with you? Today? Tomorrow?"
The old man's red-rimmed eyes widened.
"I cannot take her back. Why, she's already birthed a child!"
Drew shrugged. "Fifteen thousand or I send her AND the babe back, with or without you.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Bitter disappointment pushed tears from her eyes.
"Now what's wrong? I said you could wear it."
She drew in a shaky breath.
"I w-wanted you to l-like my dreeessssss."
He moved his gaze over her.
"The gown makes my mouth water, love.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Look. Isn't he beautiful?"
Drew's expression softened. "Ah, Nellie. He's bald, pink, and has no teeth. What's so beautiful about that?"
Nellie's laugh tinkled out like musical chimes while she covered the babe back up.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“You could have arrived atop a wildcat and no one would have said a word. They will adore you.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Oh, they'll never believe a woman could solve such puzzles. They'll just assume I'm humoring you by editing it myself and allowing you to put your name to it."
She raised her eyebrows. "But you wouldn't be."
He humphed. "They'll never hear me admit it."
"I will," she said, a smile curving her lips.
He shrugged. "They'll believe me, not you.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Ho! Wise men say, 'He who hath not a good and ready memory should never meddle in telling lies.'"
Drew smiled. "I have a good and ready memory.”
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Deeanne Gist
“Sneezeweed, Drew?"
He grinned. "Jealous?"
"Remind me, and I'll have a talk with Gerald. Give him a few tips."
Deeanne Gist, A Bride Most Begrudging

Jillian Hart
“She had no experience of crushing on someone like that. She hadn't realized before how frightening it was to look a dream in the face. To realize how much it could change you live, and how much it could demand of you.”
Jillian Hart, Blind-Date Bride

Melanie Dickerson
“Why could he not have chosen some other woman? Why Avelina? But he knew why. It was because she had seemed good and kind and had expressed her thoughts without any false pride or pretense. He had admired her forthrightness and her compassion. And although he had never thought of a wife with strong opinions was a good thing, he actually found he liked her opinions-or at least admired her for having them. He wanted to get to know her, to know everything that was in her heart. He wanted to marry her and, surprising even himself, to love her.”
Melanie Dickerson, The Beautiful Pretender

D.F.   Jones
“True love was a gift. Some people never recognized true love, while others allow true love to slip through their fingers”
D.F. Jones, Anna's Way

JoAnn Durgin
“In the sin department, she stood side-by-side with Eric, neither one better than the other. Both cleansed, forgiven, and redeemed by the precious blood of the Lamb.”
JoAnn Durgin, By Grace Draw Near

Melanie Dickerson
“I am sure you know that a woman of good character, modesty, and prudence would not make her wish to marry you very obvious. She will not be hovering around you, trying to force your attention to her every moment." She spoke carefully, hoping he would see the contrast in her description between Lady Magdalen and Lady Fronicka. "She would not try to make you look unfavorably upon another woman to make herself look good. She might seem quiet and reserved, but that is only her Christian meekness and sobriety shining through.”
Melanie Dickerson, The Beautiful Pretender

D.F.   Jones
“Raphael said, “There are no tears in Heaven, no chances of a broken heart. Maybe being witness to great love is why I love coming to Earth. And maybe true love is why some angels choose to stay.”
D.F. Jones, Anna's Way

Melanie Dickerson
“She had never been in love before. She'd tried to save herself the pain, but all her pretending and hiding the truth from herself had not saved her at all. And even though this love was painful, it was worth it to remember how the sight of him and the sound of his voice had made her heart beat faster, that feeling of wanting what was best for someone else, even if it broke her own heart.”
Melanie Dickerson, The Beautiful Pretender

Amanda Hamm
“Freak-outs were a lot like snowballs. If something stuck, it was easy to keep gathering up more worries.”
Amanda Hamm, They See a Family

Denise Hunter
“His locked on hers, steady and intense. 'That was your last first kiss, Josephine Duprey,' he said softly.”
Denise Hunter

Tammy L. Gray
“There are moments when your heart breaks an swells at the same time.
When there is so much love flooding in and out of your soul that you wonder if the tide will whisk you along with it.”
Tammy L. Gray, Until I Knew Myself

Evangeline Kelly
“He stepped closer and leaned down so we were face-to-face. Honey brown eyes, striking and beautiful, blazed with a ferocity that sent shivers all the way down my spine. “First of all, don’t forget you and I are not friends, not even close.” His deep voice, purposeful and lethal, delivered a warning. “There are times I can be moody. On those occasions, don’t try to cheer me up and don’t give unsolicited advice. I’m accustomed to life the way it is and the last thing I need is a silly girl thinking she can make things better for me. Are we clear?”
Evangeline Kelly, The Unwanted Assistant

Jody Hedlund
“I can hate and blame myself forever. That’s actually the easy thing to do. What takes strength is to finally forgive myself and make peace with what happened. No, I won’t ever forget about them, but I can’t continue to live in the shadow of my mistakes.”
Jody Hedlund, Together Forever

Jody Hedlund
“So you’re saying that sometimes it takes courage to stop living in the shadows and move into the sunshine?”
Jody Hedlund, Together Forever

Jody Hedlund
“No, buddy. I won’t be mad. In fact, I’m mighty happy God brought you to the perfect family in His perfect timing just like we prayed for.”
Jody Hedlund, Together Forever

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