Nate Quotes

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Cassandra Clare
“Dear God,” said Will, looking from Charlotte to Nate and back again. “Is there anything that makes women sillier than the sight of a wounded young man?”
Tessa slitted her eyes at him. “You might want to clean the rest of the blood of your face before you continue arguing in that vein.”
Will threw his arms up in the air and stalked off. Charlotte looked at Tessa, a half smile curving the side of her mouth. “I must say, I rather like the way you manage Will.”
Tessa shook her head. “No one manages Will.”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

Sarah Dessen
“Nate: “And,” he said, “boys at twelve aren’t exactly slick with the ladies.”
Ruby: “’Slick with the ladies’?” I said. “Are you twelve?”
Sarah Dessen

Lisa Mantchev
“One o' these days, lass, I'm goin' t' still that mouth o' yers. - Nate”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars

Chelsea Fine
“So," Nate attempted conversation for the third time. He seemed to be in a better mood lately. "Do you guys maybe want to talk about how every uncomfortable this is?" He smiled tightly, looking first at Tristan, then at Scarlet. "Because I don't know about you, but I feel awkward. Let's hash it out, shall we? Tristan," Nate said brightly. "We'll start with you. How are you feeling?"
"Annoyed."
"I like your honesty and openness." Nate turned to Scarlet. "What about you? How are you feeling?"
"Tired," she said. "Nine in the morning is too early for needles."
Tristan said, "Maybe if you hadn't stayed out so late, you wouldn't be so tired."
Scarlet said, "Look who's decided to speak again. Suddenly the silent and dark Tristan has an opinion on my life."
"Oh, I have many opinions."
"See?" Nate said, his smile tighter than before. "Isn't all this openness refreshing?”
Chelsea Fine, Avow

Lisa Mantchev
“I may hold ye at arm's length....But I want ye t' be mine an' mine alone. - Nate to Bertie, as they danced.”
Lisa Mantchev, Eyes Like Stars

Chelsea Fine
“I never said I would be helpful. I said I would ask permission before stabbing you.”
Chelsea Fine, Avow
tags: nate

Chelsea Fine
“You'd think I wouldn't even have to say that, but seeing as you two were halfway to Babytown when I walked in here-"
"Just shut up and go pack," Tristan said.
"Ooh, feisty." Nate shook his head at Scarlet. "Tristan doesn't like it when I talk about you guys having sex."
"Neither do I. Geez." Scarelt was blushing as she shooed Nate from the room.
Nate exited and Tristan and Scarlet spent the next half hour lacing arrowed in blood and not making eye contact.”
Chelsea Fine, Avow

Rachel Hauck
“Maybe we can't have everything we want in this relationship, Susanna." He bent his lips to her ears and whispered, "But we have this ball and tonight, you are my queen.”
Rachel Hauck, Once Upon a Prince
tags: nate, suz

Jena Leigh
“Declan, get your ass out of bed!"
A light flicked on and Declan stumbled into view through the open window. He looked to be only half awake and was missing his shirt.
Alex, on the other hand, was not missing that shirt in the slightest.”
Jena Leigh, Revival

Eileen Cook
“Apparently, in addition to muscles, Nate had an inner squirrel. He didn't have any trouble balancing on the tree, whereas I felt like I could fall out anytime.”
Eileen Cook, Unraveling Isobel

Eileen Cook
“Your dad does like you. In fact, he wants to protect you from me. He told me to not bother trying to get my claws into you and drag you down to my level.
Bother. Definitely bother. I like the idea of you getting your claws into me.”
Eileen Cook, Unraveling Isobel

Rebecca Donovan
“I'll have to warn you, my cousins are Satan's spawn.”
Rebecca Donovan, Out of Breath
tags: nate

Jena Leigh
“They sailed through the intersection...and only barely missed getting creamed by the cross-traffic.
Nate was smiling. "Did you see that?"
"Yes, Nathaniel." Kenzie had a white-knuckle grip on the door. "You have a bright future ahead of you as a wheelman for the mob. We're all so proud. Now focus on the road, please.”
Jena Leigh, Revival

Lori L. Otto
“I don't want what I can't have. I don't want to want what I can't have. -Nate”
Lori L. Otto, Lost and Found

Lisa Ann Sandell
“When I reach the end of one row, I continue straight on away from the barn and the farm and the road. I walk until I come to a pile of hay bales and plop myself down. The sun is bright and the air is sharp. In the distance I hear the lowing of cows. It's so peaceful here.

"Merry Christmas, " I whisper to myself. "Merry Christmas, Nate.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Lisa Ann Sandell
“Nate liked Death. Death was in the clothes that he wore and the music he listened to. He would wrap himself in a black sweater and ask Death to ride along with him in his Honda Civic.”
Lisa Ann Sandell, A Map of the Known World

Matt Forbeck
“You think we're going to turn you over to the law?" he said. "Oh, no, we're much more dangerous than that.”
Matt Forbeck, The Con Job

Lynda Meyers
“When your defenses are down, it's alarming and beautiful - all that strength contained in a glass jar of innocence." He swallowed. "I've loved you since the moment you realized the astronomical odds of us meeting like that, because in that brief second, I watched you suddenly open your heart to the possibility of something magical happening - something unexpected.”
Lynda Meyers, Letters From the Ledge

Keith R.A. DeCandido
“You get to help people in ways that I can't even imagine. Hell, *you get to help people.*”
Keith R.A. DeCandido, The Zoo Job

Tracie Puckett
“Don't let yesterday use up too much of today”
Tracie Puckett, Coming Out

Caroline Hanson
“She tried to think of the right thing to say - something that would make him leave her alone. If she said she could defend herself he'd want her to prove it. But if she said she couldn't defend herself, then he'd take her out there to learn. This is so messed up.”
Caroline Hanson, Love is Darkness

Kelley Armstrong
“Something hit the floor with a crack. Nate turned and looked down to see his cell phone on the floor. He patted his back pockets, as if to be sure it was his, then swore and reached down. The phone slid across the floor.
“What the hell?” he muttered.
It slid faster now, scraping and bumping along.
“Carter!” Nate growled. “This is not the time for pranks.”
As he took off after the phone, I looked out the bathroom door to see it rise a foot off the ground, then fall with a crack.
Nate swore and picked up speed, loping down the hall, muttering. “If you break it, Carter, I swear you’re buying me a new one.”
Kelley Armstrong, Belonging

Caroline Hanson
“Trees surrounded them from all sides, casting long inky shadows that would, at another time, have been scary. But there was no point in being scared of what might be lurking in the shadows when the biggest bad, of all big bads, was gazing at her intently.”
Caroline Hanson, Love is Darkness

Caroline Hanson
“Life is about juggling obligations, Valerie. You need to study smarter, not harder.”
Caroline Hanson, Love is Darkness

Kelley Armstrong
“But you know a way to catch him?” Nate said.
“I do.”
Brad slapped another photo on the table. A smiling teenage girl with blue eyes and blond hair streaked with red.
“Cute,” Carter grunted. “Let me guess, this guy has a crush on her.”
“More than just a crush. It’s his girlfriend.”

They looked surprised. The cute smiling girl definitely did not seem like a romantic match for the scowling brute in the other photos. But Brad had done enough surveillance to be sure of his facts.
“She’s another subject, one who escaped with your grandson and his foster brother. She’s a necromancer.”
Carter’s face screwed up. “A what?”
“Someone who can speak to the dead,”
Theo said. “Like the Alpha’s girlfriend. The one on TV.”
“She’s hot,”
Nate said.
“Little young for you,” Carter said, still eying the photo.
“I meant the one on TV,” Nate said. “So the kid’s got it bad for this girl?”
“He does, and he already has a werewolf’s protective instinct in spades. He’s the same way with his foster brother, which would be the backup plan, but the brother is a sorcerer and knows self-defense. A necromancer has no defensive powers and this one’s a tiny thing. She’s his weakness. That’s how Liam and Ramon got close enough to fight him. They made a tactical mistake, though. They settled for teasing and threatening her, which only pissed the boy off enough to fight. If you want him, you just need to take her. He’ll come running.”

Kelley Armstrong, Belonging

Kaylea Cross
“Guys said you did good today.” He made a face. He’d done his job, nothing more. God knew he’d have taken on any threat to protect Taya. “Wish I’d been able to get more out of the bastard before he went to his seventy-two virgin dating service in the sky.”
Kaylea Cross, Avenged

Julie Ann Walker
“But something about having Ali there made him feel...lighter. Dare he admit it? Maybe even a teensy bit happy?

"Nate?"

Scratch that. He didn't just want to take on the world when she said his name like that, he wanted to take on the whole friggin' galaxy. ""Yeah?"

"I'm toughing you."

No doubt about that. The baseball bat he was trying to conceal behind his zipper was testimony enough. "I noticed.”
Julie Ann Walker, Hell on Wheels

Karen M. McManus
“I wish he'd listen, because if anyone knows how badly you can screw up your life when you decide you're not good enough, it's me.”
Karen M. McManus, One of Us Is Lying
tags: addy, nate

Edgar Cantero
“The remarkable thing now was emerging from the vortex, a thing for which no one had words and Nate was only able to punctuate with “Holy Satan’s crotch.”
Edgar Cantero, Meddling Kids

Rachel Hauck
“Sometimes it does a chap's heart good to rescue a beautiful woman. Makes him remember why God rescued him.”
Rachel Hauck, Once Upon a Prince

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