When a cop killer cuts loose in a club called Purgatory, New York Detective Eve Dallas descends into an underground criminal hell.
'She stood in Purgatory and studied death. The blood and the gore of it, the ferocity of its glee. It had come to this place with the willful temper of a... read more
“Can you imagine what I wouldn't risk for you? You can't, because there's nothing. There's bloody nothing.”Roarke
“Do we take him flowers or something?" "I think not. If you did that, the shock would likely put him back in a coma." "You're such a funny guy, and so early in the morning, too.”Eve Dallas, Roarke
Into the night, in the dark, he lay beside her, listening to her breathe. He knew the varied and sundry reasons a man would kill. But none were more fierce, none were more vital than to hold safe what he loved.Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
“You didn’t figure the man factor. They got dicks. You can’t ever forget the dick when you’re dealing with a man.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
“I’d prefer that you take your hands off my wife before I break them,” Roarke said from the doorway. “But either way works for me.”Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
“I love you, Eve. Nothing changes that, nothing could. But Christ, you piss me off.”Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
She’d never had anyone look at her as he did. As if nothing else and no one else existed.Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
Men, being pigs and having the dick factor, will usually forget what they were pissed about if you lay them right.”Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
“The dick’s connected to the ego. It’s medical fact. Or maybe it’s the other way around.” With a shrug, Mavis emptied the last of the screamers. “It’s a mystery to all womankind.Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
“Whenever you do that, you know, like you just did, I always feel a little drunk after. I kind of like it.”Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
“You’d have thought so, but we hadn’t even cooled off when he picked me up off the floor and carried me into bed and did it all over again.” Mira stared, rather blankly. “Does he have a particular diet? Vitamins?”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
He crouched down, and to her amusement, tugged up her trouser leg and slipped her weapon back into the ankle harness. “Our own variation on Cinderella.” The laugh went a long way to easing the rawness around her heart. “Well, Prince Charming, I’d ask for a lift to the ball, but how about giving me one in to work?” “My pleasure.”Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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