Crime Thriller Quotes

Quotes tagged as "crime-thriller" (showing 1-30 of 87)
Laurie Stevens
“You have the Answer. Just get quiet enough to hear it. ~Pat Obuchowski”
Laurie Stevens, The Dark Before Dawn

P.I. Barrington
“Bravery isn't when you go looking for trouble; bravery is when trouble comes looking for you.”
P.I. Barrington, Final Deceit

Kathy Reichs
“Though a good cop, Luc Claudel has the patience of a firecracker, the sensitivity of Vlad the Impaler, and a persistent skepticism as to the value of forensic anthropology.

Snappy dresser, though.”
Kathy Reichs, Monday Mourning

Alexa Grace
“She knew with chilling and absolute certainty she was next.”
Alexa Grace, Deadly Offerings

Spencer Kope
“Dead is always a good alibi”
Spencer Kope, Collecting the Dead

David Videcette
“To catch the bad guys, you've got to think like a bad guy - and that's why all the best detectives have a dark side...”
David Videcette, The Theseus Paradox

Caroline Mitchell
“Abigail ... His heart ached for his little girl, and the loss of his family drove like a blade through his heart. His head jerked up as the creak of a timber echoed overhead. If only they hadn’t come to this god-forsaken place.”
Caroline Mitchell, The Silent Twin

Parker Bilal
“Makana stared up at the stars and marvelled at how clear they were out here, so far from human habitation. It was remarkable, just how many there were. They felt comforting, despite his situation. They took him back to his life with Muna, the happiest time he could remember, when the world had been simple. Sitting out in the yard in the evenings, watching the sky revolve slowly around them. It seemed like another world.”
Parker Bilal, The Golden Scales

Marie McWilliams
“The city outside, so busy, so full of life, seemed in stark contrast to the deathly silence inside their home. It seemed...like a muffled silence, as if the house itself was holding its breath, waiting...”
Marie McWilliams, Broken Mirrors

Caroline Mitchell
“In Haven, old houses didn’t settle. They carried a life of their own, and Blackwater farm was no exception. This was a house that would never be a home. The best they could hope for would be to co-exist with the ghosts of the past.
- The Silent Twin”
Caroline Mitchell, The Silent Twin

“There is nothing between you and I but air and the fear in your heart”
Grey Colson

Charlie Spillers
“Dodging a close call or tight spot felt like barely avoiding a horrible accident and winning the lottery all at the same time - and I felt surges of relief and exhilaration.”
Charlie Spillers, Confessions of an Undercover Agent: Adventures, Close Calls, and the Toll of a Double Life

Agatha Christie
“No, no es tan ridículo como usted se figura. Se basa en una necesidad fundamental de la naturaleza humana, en la necesidad de hablar, de revelarse uno a sí mismo”
Agatha Christie

Belinda Bauer
“To catch a killer, one must think like a killer”
Belinda Bauer, The Beautiful Dead

Donna Cummins
“It is the Valley of Fear, the Valley of Death. The terror is in the hearts of the people from the dusk to the dawn. Wait, young man, and you will learn for yourself.

---Sir Arthur Conan Doyle”
Donna Cummins, Rain of Terror

Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli
“Per la prima volta poteva vedere distintamente di fronte a sé quel limite, altrimenti confuso, inafferrabile, che si era sempre considerato incapace di superare. Adesso era lì, poteva toccarlo. Superarlo sarebbe stato semplice.”
Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli, Sindrome

Jim McGrath
“She had a face that had had lived a thousand stories and none with a happy ending.”
Jim McGrath, A Death in Winter: 1963

Robert Magarian
“We all have something special in us, it's a matter of finding it, and knowing what to do with it.”
Robert Magarian, You'll Never See Me Again: A Crime to Remember

Khali Raymond
“I have to hurt other people in order to get what I want, I don’t have a choice but to. In life, you gotta do the right things for the wrong reasons. Or the wrong things for the right reasons.”
Khali Raymond, Ghanport's Finest

Margaret Atwood
“Se todos nós fôssemos julgados por nossos pensamentos, seríamos todos enforcados.”
Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace

Duane Ratswander
“... it was so reminiscent of the Old West towns in the Cowboy movies him and his dad loved watching together, with it old, false-front Victorian buildings and wide porches. With the sun just setting in the west and the street all but deserted of townspeople, he could just imagine a desperado throwing down on a lawman in the main street.”
Duane Ratswander, Hobbyards

Sharmishtha Shenoy
“Do not weep for me. I am the cool breeze on a hot summer day. I am the aroa of the jasmine that grows in the garden. When you visit Darjeeling, look for me among the glinting snow peeks playing hide and seek with the cloud and the mists”
Sharmishtha Shenoy, Behind the Scenes

Sharmishtha Shenoy
“Do not weep for me. Anything you lose comes around in another form. I am the cool breeze on a hot summer day. I am the aroma of the jasmine that grows in the garden. When you visit Darjeeling, look for me among the glinting snow peaks playing hide-and-seek with the cloud and the mists. I am in the waterfalls, splashing joyfully upon the rocks.”
Sharmishtha Shenoy, Behind the Scenes

Sharmishtha Shenoy
“Forbidden pleasures are loved immoderately, lawful pleasures do not excite desire, as I found out to my consternation.”
Sharmishtha Shenoy, Behind the Scenes

Sharmishtha Shenoy
“He is so near and yet so far just like his public persona, a radiant superstar who shines so bright in the heart of the public and yet is so far and untouchable.”
Sharmishtha Shenoy, Behind the Scenes

Mala Naidoo
“Her emotions were a brewing tidal wave during her days of pensive solitude - waiting, anticipating the best, dreading the worst. - 'Souls of Her Daughters”
Mala Naidoo, Souls of Her Daughters

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Dialogues must appear as natural as if coming from effortless writing. It must not sweat. Your beloved readers must not sweat. But here am I, literally sweating, because my characters are literally talking dirty in a steamy sweaty and bloody scene.”
Ana Claudia Antunes, How to Make a Book

Marie McWilliams
“I love him. These three words were echoing around inside her head, and the noise they were making was not diminishing. They were just three words, which separately were so non-threatening, so innocuous, but when combined in that order they implied so much.”
Marie McWilliams, Broken Mirrors

Marie McWilliams
“Time has a funny way of helping us come to terms with any event, no matter how horrible.”
Marie McWilliams, Broken Mirrors

Marie McWilliams
“The truth was, she knew why she was upset. She was upset because she could no longer pretend...She could no longer push it to the space at the back of her mind and act as if it did not exist. She realised she had been like a child hiding under the covers to avoid the monsters around her, and that flimsy safety blanket had just been ripped away...”
Marie McWilliams, Broken Mirrors

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