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Shadows & Dreams (Kate Kane, Paranormal Investigator #2) Shadows & Dreams by Alexis Hall
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“Shit. This whole clusterfuck just got way clusterier and fuckier.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Nim handed me a mug of tea. I took a sip and it was just how I like it, strong and sweet. If you added psychotic and emotionally unavailable to that, it would also cover my taste in women.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Bitter experience has taught me that you don't engage with intellectually superior wankers who make long speeches about moral relativism.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“I don’t have many friends, but I think you’re one of them. And friends don’t send friends to get their souls sucked out.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Note to self: never cockblock demons or werewolves.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: kate
“Look,” I growled. “You fuck with me, and I’ll fuck with you right back, and I fuck harder than you think.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Was it wrong that I kind of wanted to do her right there? Okay, Kate. Be professional about this. Also you have a girlfriend. A girlfriend who can juggle cars.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: kate
“Miss Kane, I have been worried.

Sorry, I've been in a faery closet and a werewolf dungeon.

Business or pleasure?

Business.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: elise, kate
“The smart thing to do was quit while I was ahead, but I wasn't really ahead and I've never been a quitter”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Basically, Elise, this is one of those cases. It's like when you bend down to pick a bit of hair out the plughole, and it yanks up more hair after it, and so you keep pulling, and you start thinking 'Shit, how much of this stuff is there?' And eventually your whole drain is clogged, and you've spent sixty quid on sink and plughole unblocker, and all you've got to show for it is twenty handfuls of goopy crap."

Elise tilted her head slightly. "I fear that analogy may have run away with you.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“The Dream is the city, and if we find it's heart in the Dream, then we find it's heart in the world.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: feels
“I fended them off as best I could while trying to shield my eyes but, tragically, I'd left my flamethrower in my other suit.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“He did his thing, and I did mine. Mine involved standing there with a sword in a bin liner waiting for something to try and kill us. Nothing did.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: kate
“You smell of shadows and dreams. And dead things.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Who the fuck keeps worms in cans?"
"Fishermen?”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Clearly when you’re immortal, life is no longer too short to stuff a mushroom.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“It's ironic, since they're supposed to be immortal, but vampires are kind of like small businesses: half of them go down within their first year”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“You're late," said Death. "Something came up.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Are you attempting to convey information, or are you trying to recreate a popular Abbott and Costello routine?” “What are you talking about?” “I am sorry. I thought you may have wanted me to reply ‘I don’t know’ so that you could respond with ‘No, I don’t know’s a werewolf.’” “Elise, you can rest easy in the knowledge that I would never want you to do that.” “That, Miss Kane, is because you have no soul.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“When you say together . . ."
"It'll help if I'm close to you physically."
"I bet you say that to all the girls.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Yes, it's amazing how little use you get out of a lemon zester on an all-blood diet.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Are we going to kick arse and take names, Miss Kane?" "I was thinking we'd maybe just ask them some questions. Politely.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Patrick had the attic room, which he’d decorated in shades of granite, wrought iron, and self-loathing.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Note to self: never cockblock a sex demon.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
tags: kate
“When all you’ve got is a ravening vampire army, every problem starts to look like a lack of wanton slaughter.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“I see you have wilfully misinterpreted me for comic effect. I am quite entertained.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“I am very fond of the instructional poster on the subject of surviving a zombie apocalypse, but I feel it lacks emotional resonance.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“He could probably save a few but not hundreds, and how would you decide who lives and who dies? It’s the only way, sweeting.” She slithered over and kissed my nose. “But it’s adorable that you care.” “I’m not sure that opposing mass murder counts as a cute little foible.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“Father,” I heard him call out, “Katharine has brought a corpse to dinner.”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams
“He was wearing a gleaming cream-coloured linen suit, and a Panama hat. The weirdest thing about this was that he was not the most outlandish-looking person in the room by a long way. Not that Little Miss Dresses-Like-Bogart over here has a right to complain”
Alexis Hall, Shadows & Dreams

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