Lisa Kleypas Quotes

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Lisa Kleypas
“In the fairy tale you mentioned last night, I would probably be the villain. But it's possible the villain would treat you far better than the prince would have.”
Lisa Kleypas, Tempt Me at Twilight

Lisa Kleypas
“I love you, Marks. My heart is completely and utterly yours. And unfortunately for you, the rest of me comes with it.”
Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

Lisa Kleypas
“You are not a perfect woman.You have an evil temper, you’re as blind as a mole, you’re a deplorable poet, and frankly, your French accent could use some work.” Supporting himself on his elbows, Leo took her face in his hands. “But when I put those things together with the rest of you, it makes you into the most perfectly imperfect woman I’ve ever known.”
Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

Lisa Kleypas
“He shook his head, staring at her like a condemned man who beheld the face of his executioner. "Aline," he whispered, "Do you know what hell is?"

"Yes." Her eyes overflowed. "Trying to exist with your heart living somewhere outside your body."

"No. It's knowing that you have so little faith in my love, you would have condemned me to a lifetime of agony." His face contorted suddenly. "To something worse than death.”
Lisa Kleypas, Again the Magic

Lisa Kleypas
“Slowly his resistance ebbed. She felt the change in his body, the relaxing of tension, his shoulders curving around her as if he could draw her into himself. Murmuring her name, he brought her hand to his face and nuzzled ardently into her palm, his lips brushing the warm circlet of her gold wedding band. “My love is upon you,” he whispered…and she knew then that she had won.”
Lisa Kleypas, Devil in Winter

Lisa Kleypas
“I beg your pardon?” Catherine interrupted. “Are you implying that women have poor judgment?”

“In these matters, yes.” Leo gestured to Christopher. “Just look at the fellow, standing there like a bloody Greek god. Do you think she chose him because of his intellect?”

“I graduated from Cambridge,” Christopher said acidly. “Should I have brought my diploma?”

“In this family,” Cam interrupted, “there is no requirement of a university degree to prove one’s intelligence. Lord Ramsay is a perfect example of how one has nothing to do with the other.”
Lisa Kleypas, Love in the Afternoon

Lisa Kleypas
“He uttered a curse that startled her with its foulness, and gripped her head between his hands, forcing her to stare at him. His voice was savage. "For twelve years I have been in constant torment, wanting you in my arms and believing it would never be possible. I want you for a thousand reasons other than your legs, and...no, damn it, I want you for no reason at all, other than the fact that you're you. I want to shove myself deep inside you and stay for hours...days...weeks. I want morning and noon and nightfall with you. I want your tears, your smiles, your kisses...the smell of your hair, the taste of your skin, the touch of your breath on my face. I want to see you in the final hour of my life...to lie in your arms as I take my last breath.”
Lisa Kleypas, Again the Magic

Lisa Kleypas
“You’re far too prickly tempered to be a mistress. You’re far better suited as a wife.”
Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

Lisa Kleypas
“It might do wonders for your marriage,” Amelia continued. “It’s lovely to talk to your husband after you’ve been to bed together. They just lie there feeling grateful and say yes to everything.” - Amelia to Poppy”
Lisa Kleypas, Tempt Me at Twilight

Lisa Kleypas
“They (mothers-in-law) never leave when they say they will. When my mother-in-law visits, the mice throw themselves at the cat, begging to be eaten.”
Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

Lisa Kleypas
“Win told me that one isn’t improved by being at the top of the mountain, one is improved by the climb.”
Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

Lisa Kleypas
“He took his mouth from hers and stared down at her with eyes so dark they no longer looked blue. “Amanda, do you trust me?”

“Of course not,” she said. “I don’t know the first thing about you.”

Laughter rustled from his chest. “Sensible woman.”
Lisa Kleypas, Suddenly You

Lisa Kleypas
“No,” Lillian said frankly. “But much as I hate to admit it, that puts us in a minority. Swift is liked by everyone in the northern hemisphere, including Westcliff and his friends, my friends, the servants, the neighbors—”
“You are exaggerating—”
“—children, animals and the higher order of plants,” Lillian finished sardonically. “If root vegetables could talk, I’ve no doubt they would say they like him, too.”
Daisy, who was sitting by the window with a book, looked up with a sudden grin. “His charm doesn’t extend to poultry,” she said. “He has a problem with geese.” Her smile turned quizzical. “Thank you for being so accommodating, Lillian. I expected you to make a fuss about the betrothal.”
Lisa Kleypas, Scandal in Spring

Lisa Kleypas
“... He didn't know how to say good-bye. His throat ached from the strain of holding back his emotions. “I don't want to leave you,” he said humbly, reaching for her cold, stiff hands.

Emma lowered her head, her tears falling freely. “I'll never see you again, will I?”

He shook his head. “Not in this lifetime,” he said hoarsely.

She pulled her hands away and wrapped her arms around his neck. He felt her wet lashes brush his cheek. “Then I'll wait a hundred years,” she whispered. “Or a thousand, if I must. Remember that, Nikki. I'll be waiting for you to come to me.”
Lisa Kleypas, Prince of Dreams

Lisa Kleypas
“Rather than argue, Amanda smiled at him. “And then what will you do while your son or daughter is in charge of your store and your companies?”

“I’ll spend my days and nights pleasing you,” he said. “It’s a challenging occupation, after all.” He laughed and dodged as she went to swat his attractive backside.”
Lisa Kleypas, Suddenly You

Lisa Kleypas
“It has to be now,” he insisted, a flick of amusement in his voice. He nudged his burgeoning loins against her. “After all, you can’t allow me to go around like this all day.”

“From what I’ve learned so far, this is your natural condition,” came her pert reply.”
Lisa Kleypas, Suddenly You

Lisa Kleypas
“You know, Ella, you're not the first woman who's ever been in this shower with me--"
"I'm shocked." I leaned back against him as he soaped my back.
"--but you're for damn sure the first one who's ever worried about wasting water."
"How much, would you say?"
"Ten gallons per minute, give or take."
"Oh my God. Hurry.We can't stay in here long. We'll throw the entire ecological system out of balance.”
Lisa Kleypas, Smooth Talking Stranger

Lisa Kleypas
“Sweet,” he whispered, and stole a kiss from her lips. “Sweet… let me stay with you a little longer.”

-Jack to Amanda”
Lisa Kleypas, Suddenly You

Lisa Kleypas
“His expression was infused with lust and adoration as he lowered his head to kiss her throat, his tongue venturing into the little spaces between the diamonds and round opals. “Why can’t you see yourself as I see you?”

-Jack to Amanda”
Lisa Kleypas, Suddenly You

Lisa Kleypas
“Coming to stand by her husband's side, Lara touched his arm tentatively."My lord," she said gratefully. "Thank you for protecting my sister. Thank you."

He shot her a gaze of hot black intensity. "Thank me in bed," he said, barely audible.

Lara stared at him, startled. "Now?" she whispered, feeling her cheeks prickle with heat. Hunter didn't reply, only continued to stare at her in that alarming way.”
Lisa Kleypas, Stranger in My Arms

Lisa Kleypas
“When she awakened, Hunter was watching her with eyes like dark velvet.

"You're the last woman I'll ever make love to," he said, stroking her breast, toying with the rosy peak. She stroked his sun-streaked hair and the hard nape of his neck, loving the feel of him against her.

"Good," she whispered.

"Keep me with you, Lara. I don't want to leave you.”
Lisa Kleypas, Stranger in My Arms

Lisa Kleypas
“He caressed the side of her jaw with his fingertips, sending a light shiver down her spine. "I should warn you that if we lose the paper, we'll have to sell the house.”

“That’s fine.”

“And the furniture.”

“I don’t care.”

“And—“

“We can pawn, sell, and trade off everything we own… but if you dare say one thing about my diamond, you’ll regret it for the rest of your married life. This ring is mine, and it's not leaving my finger."

He grinned at her vehemence. "I wasn’t going to say anything about your ring, honey.” Bending down to kiss her, he left wet handprints on the waist and bodice of her gown, but Lucy was too enthralled by his hearty kiss to protest.

"You taste like coffee," she whispered when his lips left hers.

"I could do with more."

"Coffee or kisses?"

"Always more kisses . . .”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“Heath," she whispered, "you're all I want. No one else ... no one . . .”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“There hasn't been any other woman," Heath said against her mouth, making her tremble. "There couldn't be. I'm too obsessed with my own wife. There's only one thing you can give me that no one else can . . . and heaven and hell be damned, I'll get it from you no matter how long I have to wait, no matter how hard I have to ride you. No, I'm not talking solely about my husbandly rights, although that would be a good place to start.”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“You're so sweet . . . Cinda ... I knew you would feel like this ... I knew it would be this way. Put your arms around me . . . ah, Cin. . .”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“Heath had been there to help her, letting her draw from his strength. Did she have enough strength to sustain him in the same way?”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“They had known each other intimately, as husband and wife, countless times, He had held her with tenderness and passion, but never with such rampant wildness.”
Lisa Kleypas, Love, Come to Me

Lisa Kleypas
“He looked up at her, a spill of black silk falling down to his eyes. He was so vibrant, so dark and beautiful, his skin like polished rosewood.”
Lisa Kleypas, Mine Till Midnight

Lisa Kleypas
“Are you going to cry, Mr. Bronson?” the child asked in concern, coming to stand beside his knees, staring into his downturned face. He managed to smile at her. “Just a little on the inside,” he said raspily. He felt her little hand on his cheek, and he held utterly still as she kissed him on the nose.”
Lisa Kleypas, Where Dreams Begin

Lisa Kleypas
“Ah. That is the price of love, I'm afraid—the pain one suffers from its loss. I'm not convinced it's worth it. Perhaps if one must love, one should do so in moderation."
"Moderation in love," she mused aloud. "It's not something that would inspire a poet, is it?"
"A poet's view of the world would make for an uncomfortable life, wouldn't it? Everyone at the mercy of his or her passions, all of us tearing our hair out for the sake of love...”
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