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#1. It's not just that,' she said, trying to explain in a way he would understand. 'My life - any lady's life - is made up of morning calls, and musicales, and balls. I would be thrown out of society. No one would receive me or send invitations. That's what it means to be ruined. - Author: Eloisa James
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#2. you're delicious and the right man will adore every curve. - Author: Eloisa James
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#3. Whenever possible, Gowan Stoughton of Craigievar, Duke of Kinross, Chief of Clan MacAulay,
avoided rooms crowded with Englishmen. They were all babbling gossips with more earwax than
brains, as his father was wont to say.
Though Shakespeare had got there first. - Author: Eloisa James
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#4. A lady should never feel anxious about her behavior. The status is bred in the bone. To show anxiety is to lower oneself. Anxiety is vulgar. - Author: Eloisa James
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#5. My eyes would have told you everything you wanted to know in the parlor ... You would never have spouted that drivel about how I felt about Lily if you could have seen my eyes. Never. - Author: Eloisa James
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#6. Gabriel looked up at her from under thick eyelashes. Will you please grope me under the table, Kate mine? - Author: Eloisa James
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#7. My only excuse is that I have no reputation myself, and I am thereby well aware of its ephemeral value. Reputation is worthless.
Sebastian Bonnington's love letter to Esme Rawlings - Author: Eloisa James
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#8. Yes Leopold," Eleanor said in a low, mocking voice. "Do start to shine, please. I think I saw the rising, but I definitely missed the shining. - Author: Eloisa James
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#9. Life should not be measured by time. The only thing that counts is how one uses the time one has. - Author: Eloisa James
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#10. Dogs are high on life. Cats need catnip. - Author: Eloisa James
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#11. Toward evening, Harriet found herself thinking the oddest thoughts: that twilight is not really dark. It's gray. The sun gone, the world turns gray, without emotion, without color. It seemed a fitting time for a little girl to slip free of all this pain, to let go. - Author: Eloisa James
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#12. She still remembered sitting for hours as a little girl and pretending to be a hassock. A foot stool. Because if she could just stay very small, and very quiet, her mother would forget she was there, and then she wouldn't scream about people and places and things that had gone wrong. - Author: Eloisa James
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#13. Life without a phone is riskier, lonelier, more vivid. - Author: Eloisa James
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#14. She rose with the grace that was inherent to her every move ... Perhaps she did everything to a rhythm only she could hear. - Author: Eloisa James
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#15. A pearl button skipped and hopped across the floor, creating a counterpoint to the splatters of rain hitting the windows. - Author: Eloisa James
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#16. Discretion is a synonym for intelligence. - Author: Eloisa James
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#17. My duchess," James stated, his eyes sweeping the crowd with the air of a man who has ruled the waves. "She is not a swan, because that would imply she had once been an ugly duckling. - Author: Eloisa James
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#18. I shouldn't think I'll have the slightest problem playing a man," she said. "I shall merely remember to rearrange my breeches in front at least once an hour, thereby drawing attention to the padding I carefully placed there in the morning, and I'll blend in perfectly. - Author: Eloisa James
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#19. Chess is the most intimate game in the world. It's like making love. By the time we finish our first slow game, I will know all his thoughts. - Author: Eloisa James
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#20. At least you pay for them."
"I could support a foundling hospital, and you would applaud my virtue."
"I didn't expect you to populate your own orphanage," she said. - Author: Eloisa James
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#21. The books weren't exactly Linnet's general reading fare, but a desperate woman will read anything. - Author: Eloisa James
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#22. They continued on to London, and she's there, safe and sound, waiting for you.'
'You can't know for sure.' Piers swung up into the carriage.
'You will never know for sure if she's dead or alive unless you keep her near you all the time,' Sebastian said with perfect, if maddening, accuracy. - Author: Eloisa James
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#23. I never did learn how to live in the moment, but I did learn that moments could be wasted and the world would continue to spin on its axis. - Author: Eloisa James
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#24. Depend upon it, her mother's voice said sternly in her memory, no prudent man will ever accept a wife who knows more than himself. - Author: Eloisa James
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#25. There was something aggressively masculine about Toloose ... perhaps it was the look in his eye. Or the way he was holding his billiard cue. It was amazing the way a man in an embroidered coat could take on the air of a dockworker. - Author: Eloisa James
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#26. He wanted to grow old with her, or not grow old at all. - Author: Eloisa James
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#27. She was everything he'd ever wanted in a woman, and nothing he'd ever thought to find in a lady. - Author: Eloisa James
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#28. Shame can kill the imagination. It's hard to keep writing in the face of cultural derision. - Author: Eloisa James
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#29. Mr. Cope ... ' Povy began.
Jem narrowed his eyes.
'The lad has a remarkably innocent face.'
'Innocence is a time of life, not an irrevocable blot. - Author: Eloisa James
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#30. Layla, darling, I shall be ready whenever you decide to retire to the country and commence on a life of unending debauchery. - Author: Eloisa James
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#31. Life does not always gives us the choices that we want - Author: Eloisa James
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#32. Dowry doesn't rhyme with many words, so I had to rhyme dowry and peach tree [ ... ] My nephew will inherit the estate, but the orchards are unentailed and will go to you. - Author: Eloisa James
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#33. Sometimes I spend all day in my dressing gown. But if I do dress, I make myself ravishing because then, I feel ravishing. - Author: Eloisa James
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#34. Olivia stated, "at - Author: Eloisa James
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#35. nights?" Something unraveled in her heart, destroying the last of her defenses, the final shard of sanity she possessed. "Yes! It is, it is. - Author: Eloisa James
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#36. He woke from a dream in which Edith raised her arms to him, the liquid gold of her hair tumbling almost to her waist. 'Ah, darling,' he had been telling her, 'I am looped in the loops of your hair.' Had he said that aloud? He would never do something so imbecilic. He really had lost his mind. - Author: Eloisa James
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#37. You are a virgin," Layla said, sighing. "Think of it as an unavoidable stage of life, like getting
old and toothless and having to drink soup. Unfortunately, men seem to think that women are like new
wine, good only before being uncorked. - Author: Eloisa James
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#38. Night on the way here, and he has twice the brains of my father. - Author: Eloisa James
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#39. You could seduce a saint with that smile. - Author: Eloisa James
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#40. [...] But do you know what I have in mind, Kate?'
She shook her head. 'Devilry, no doubt,' she muttered.
'I'm going to drive you mad,' he said conversationally. 'I'm going to kiss you and tease you and taste you... and leave. And then I'll come back and do the same thing again. And again. - Author: Eloisa James
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#41. She leaped away from Villiers the moment the note sounded in the air, sadness falling from her like a discarded cloak. - Author: Eloisa James
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#42. Rage is a useful emotion. Rage burns away sorrow and disgrace. - Author: Eloisa James
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#43. Gabriel actually laughed. Luckily for Philippa, she's beautiful enought that another man will come along who has the balls to accept what she's offering. - Author: Eloisa James
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#44. Why are girls so mean to each other? - Author: Eloisa James
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#45. He shifted his weight, and she saw he was leaning on a cane. It was hard to reconcile this infirmity with the muscled brute he appeared to be, but of course there was no way that strength could compensate for a partially missing limb. - Author: Eloisa James
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#46. Just kissing, forty-one days' worth of kisses, nights' worth of kisses, morning kisses, luncheon kisses, twilight kisses. - Author: Eloisa James
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#47. I very much regret to tell you that our piglet will not be able to attend, as he made good his escape while we were otherwise occupied. - Author: Eloisa James
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#48. I don't want Christmas season to end, because it's the only time I can legitimately indulge in on particular addiction: glitter. - Author: Eloisa James
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#49. I was thinking the other day that his life reminds me of throwing a piece of bread into a stream and watching a whole flock of little minnows come up and start nibbling at it. - Author: Eloisa James
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#50. He put his feet down into the little puddle she'd chosen. They were huge next to hers, and they both stared for a moment. Then he moved in one smooth motion to her rock. // "What are you doing?" she gasped, just like the heroine in a bad play. - Author: Eloisa James
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#51. He was fiercely beautiful in the way some young males are, as if their whole being were being lived through their eyes, and their large noses, and their ungainly limbs. - Author: Eloisa James
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#52. Dogs do tricks. Cats play tricks. - Author: Eloisa James
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#53. It was also bitterly true that a person who doesn't want you is twice as desirable. - Author: Eloisa James
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#54. If I see any man dipping toward the ground in your vicinity, I shall punt him out the door," Trent promised. "I - Author: Eloisa James
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#55. You make it sound as if I hit her. I did nothing to Edie!'
'Oh? You did nothing? The woman I found in your wake, stripped of all self-repsect, convinced that she was a failure as a mother and a lover: that wasn't your work? Because I think it was! - Author: Eloisa James
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#56. Piers took a leisurely look at Linnet. There was the beauty, sure enough. But it didn't detract from the intelligence in her eyes. And in his opinion the slightly cynical lilt in her voice just made her all the more beautiful, as if Aphrodite had been crossed with Athena. - Author: Eloisa James
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#57. The boy in me will always love you," he said, disarming her with a smile. "The man I am doesn't know you yet." And now there was a look in his eyes that she recognized, that resonated deep within her. - Author: Eloisa James
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#58. She was his heart, his other half. She filled all the empty places in his soul that he had desperately tried to paper over with pirate escapades and merry women.
-The Ugly Duchess - Author: Eloisa James
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#59. Offended you again," her godmother said with satisfaction. "Come along, then. We'll go to my chambers. The butler put me in one of the towers, and it's utterly heavenly, like being stuck in the clouds except for the pigeons crapping on the windows. - Author: Eloisa James
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#60. The sky was a high, pale blue, like faded linen hung in the sun ... Under the alders were bluebells, dark blue, blue flowers hanging their little heads from the beauty of their blossoms. - Author: Eloisa James
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#61. There's nothing I like more than meeting velvet clad peers while wrapped in a towel. - Author: Eloisa James
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#62. God, I've missed you so much - Author: Eloisa James
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#63. By all accounts Rafe's life had been shattered by the loss of his brother Peter. But whereas she turned away from drink when Draven died, Rafe had simply upended a barrel of brandy on his head and hadn't taken that hat off since. - Author: Eloisa James
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#64. Yes, it's quite amazing how I continue to shock my mother even after all these years together - Author: Eloisa James
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#65. He walked until his heart was as dreary as the sky, until some sort of truth came to him. - Author: Eloisa James
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#66. And his celebration woke up Henry and Leo - Author: Eloisa James
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#67. It's so beautiful here. You must come before you die. - Author: Eloisa James
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#68. You are absolutely beautiful," Anne said. "But if you see yourself, you'll want to pin your hair back like a shepherdess in a bad play."
(Eleanor) "Are you saying that I normally look as if I'm tending sheep? With straw in my hair? As if I might yodel? - Author: Eloisa James
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#69. Then he just blurted it out, with no preparation. 'The truth of it is that whether your mother arranged our marriage, or whether it was all an illusion, I must be horribly obtuse, because I can't talk myself out of being in love with you. - Author: Eloisa James
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#70. You don't know how easy death is. It's - it's like a door. A person simply walks through it, and she's lost to you forever. - Author: Eloisa James
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#71. I may not have been the first to wish to marry her, but I am the one who succeeded. - Author: Eloisa James
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#72. Where did you go to school?" Piers inquired. "Your all together too literate for a butler. Most bulters I know say things like as you wish, my lord, and leave it at that. Our conversations should be along these lines: Prufrock, bring me a wench and then you would say, as you wish. - Author: Eloisa James
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#73. We all think we have time, you know. It's this miracle substance and there seems to be so much of it, and then all of a sudden, it's gone. - Author: Eloisa James
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#74. She wandered out for a walk. It was the kind of day that pretends spring has come, even though it hasn't. The air smelled sweet, and the sun was shining. A blackthorn tree in the garden had already bloomed and was scattering seeds everywhere, like a child feeding birds in a dizzying circle. - Author: Eloisa James
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#75. No one had ever taught him - and he had never imagined the necessity of learning - how to betray the one person whom you truly cared for in life. The only person who genuinely loved you. How to break that person's heart, whether it be tomorrow, or five years or ten years in the future. - Author: Eloisa James
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#76. Bucknell joined their family, editing her - Author: Eloisa James
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#77. I would prefer not to throw myself on a funeral pyre. Please come back to me. - Author: Eloisa James
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#78. She was playing something so low and soft that it felt as if she were humming it ... notes built and subsided, as if a giant were softly breathing them, as if each note was a drop of water going down a stream filled with rocks. - Author: Eloisa James
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#79. He closed his eyes for a moment, and the color of his eyelashes was like the color of regret. - Author: Eloisa James
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#80. Will Peter be joining us for tea, do you think?'
'I doubt it. Peter rarely returns home before late in the evening.'
'Oh.'
Quill felt as if he had told a baby chick that his favorite dish was roast fowl. - Author: Eloisa James
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#81. It's better to live like a flame, to know a man and love him even if he can't be yours, then never to love at all. - Author: Eloisa James
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#82. Informality is the vice of the masses. - Author: Eloisa James
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#83. He kissed her into silence, and then said, his voice husky with passionate longing, "Take me back, Eloise. Please, take me back. - Author: Eloisa James
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#84. How can I not think of you as Daisy when your hair is all about your face like the petals of a flower?" He crouched down on his heels before her chair and picked up a thick curl. "It's glossy, like sunshine. - Author: Eloisa James
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#85. She was all that he wanted, all that he had ever wanted, even though he had lost track of that truth for a while. "James, - Author: Eloisa James
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#86. Freddie is here' Gabriel said 'Lazy sod - Author: Eloisa James
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#87. Esme Rawlings is as intelligent as she is dissolute. - Author: Eloisa James
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#88. Give me one last time," he begged. "Please, please. I beg you." "I - " She stopped and started again. "I'm afraid, Gabriel. You'll break my heart." "Mine is already broken. - Author: Eloisa James
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#89. Didn't it say it all that Griffin couldn't make it to his own bloody front door without a cane? For all his was mahogany topped with a dull ruby, and hid in its innards a vicious blade, in the end it was an old man's stick. - Author: Eloisa James
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#90. Theo shook out the half square of heavy silk. "It will make all the difference to this insipid gown." With one sharp wrench she pulled out the lace fichu tucked into her bodice and replaced it with the scarf. It flashed raspberry red against the almond-colored muslin of her gown. - Author: Eloisa James
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#91. Sick unto death, I think they call it - Author: Eloisa James
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#92. My wife is a lovely, intelligent woman. She has the kind of curves that a man longs to find in his bed. I may not have been the first to wish to marry her, but I am the one who succeeded." To his total astonishment, he discovered that he meant every word. - Author: Eloisa James
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#93. One child out of wedlock is an error. Two suggests carelessness. Three - and six - is simply wrong. Wrong. - Author: Eloisa James
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#94. Do you have a pet?'
Eugenia shook her head. 'I don't know very much about animals.'
'There's nothing much to know. You feed them; they love you. - Author: Eloisa James
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#95. They were talking about things that didn't matter a fig, not with the huge yawning grief burning a hole in his chest because of what had happened to her. To Josie. His Josie, now. - Author: Eloisa James
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#96. she fell asleep listening to the call of the river as it rushed to the sea. - Author: Eloisa James
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#97. It was a stupid thing to hold onto, but when one doesn't have much to celebrate in the way of physical attributes, ankles matter. - Author: Eloisa James
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#98. Here, drink your liqueur," Henry said, tossing back her drink. "I carry it with me everywhere because it's the only kind of drink that Leo doesn't like, so there's a chance I'll still have some tomorrow. - Author: Eloisa James
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#99. His grin eased the bleakness in her heart. "You're my friend, Merry. Bloody - Author: Eloisa James
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#100. They were outside. It was oddly quiet, with just a muffled roar from behind the closed door, as if the ocean were contained on that side. - Author: Eloisa James
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