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By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Did he happen to select a color too?" "Blue." "Blue?" Victoria burst out, prepared to do physical battle for white. Madame nodded, her finger thoughtfully pressed to her lips, her own hand plunked upon her waist. "Yes, blue. Ice blue. He said you are glorious in that color-'a titian-haired angel,' he said" Victoria abruptly decided ice blue was a lovely color to be married in.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

she kissed him with all the aching longing that being this close to him evoked; she kissed him in all the ways he had ever kissed her, feeling faint with joy when he began to kiss her back, his mouth moving with fierce tenderness, then opening with fiery demand over hers, until their breaths were mingled gasps, and they were straining to one another.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Jason, stop this,” she pleaded. “You don’t want to kiss me. You don’t even like me more than a little when you aren’t foxed” A harsh laugh escaped him. “I like you too damned much!” he whispered bitterly, then pulled her head down and captured her lips in a demaning, scalding kiss that took everything and give nothing in return.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

You are mad!" she snapped, her chest heaving. "And you are a devil!" "And you, my dear," Royce imperturbably replied, "are a bitch." With that, he turned to the horrified friar and unhesitatingly announced, "The lady and I wish to be wed.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Sometimes it just happens - to the wrong people at the wrong time.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

İdealistlerin çok belirli bir özellikleri vardır.Neyin doğru neyin yalnış olduğuna kendileri karar verirler.İçlerinden gelen sesi dinlerler ve kendi değer yargıları doğrultusunda davranırlar.İdealizm törpülenmedikçe,kendisindn başka hiç bir otoriteye boyun eğmez.İdealistler her zaman serseri mayınlardır.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

The groom always smiles proudly because he's convinced he's accomplished something quite wonderful. The bride smiles because she's been able to convince him of it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Why is it when you yield, I feel like the one who has been conquered?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Royce's eyes narrowed in discouragement at the thoght of having to sing to jenny. his deep bariton voice would surely bring every hound for miles to yap and nip at his heels.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Life can be so good if you let it. But you must trade with life. You give something and you get something, then you give something of yourself again and you receive something again. Life goes bad when people try to take from it without giving. Then they came away empty-handed, and they grab harder and more often, growing more disappointed and disillusioned each time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Childhood romances always seem so real, so enduring, when we are separated from the object of our affection. But usually, when we return, we find that our dreams and memories quiet surpassed reality. -Lady Anne, Whitney's aunt

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

The two of them simply weren't attracted to just any attractive, eligible man; they were attracted rarely, but when it happened, it was evidently a life-altering experience.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

His gaze held hers, and his voice was tender and rough. “Love me, Elizabeth.” Elizabeth felt a tremor run through her entire body, but she looked at him without flinching. “I do.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Matt: I know you can cook. Meredith: What makes you so sure? Matt: Because less than an hour ago, you set me on fire.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Everything wrong I've ever done has always seemed like the right thing to do at the time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Some of the most unkind,judgmental people I've ever known go to church every Sunday and read the Bible. I don't know how some people are able to disassociate their own cruelty and shortcomings from their religious obligations and convictions, but many are able to do that.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

If being ugly was a crime, they'd be hunting that woman down with helicopters and bloodhounds.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

It would have hurt no matter who took you the first time.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

How are babies made?" Visibly startled, Jordan turned and opened his mouth, as if he intended to speak, but for some reason no words came out. At first Alexandra was puzzled by his involuntary silence, but then understanding dawned. She shook her head and sighed with sympathy for their mutual plight. " You don't know either, do you?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Which brings me to the question of why we always 'fall' in love. One falls down steps, off ladders, into rivers and down mountains. If love is so wonderful, why don't we soar in love or climb in love?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

What are you looking at?" Jordan demanded finally, watching her. "A dragon." When he looked bewildered she lifted her arm and pointed to the sky in the southeast. "Right there—that cloud—what do you see when you look at it?" "A fat cloud." Alexandra rolled her eyes at him. "What else do you see?" He was quiet for a moment studying the sky. "Five more fat clouds and three thin ones.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

You can't stand clutter, and you have an obsession with orderliness. The furniture in here is centered exactly on the walls; the files on your desk are arranged in precise corners. If I had to guess, I would say you are probably a control freak, and that is usually symptomatic of a man who feels powerless to control his own life, so he tries to control every facet of his surroundings.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Beside him a tiny elderly woman was leaning on a cane, studying him with curiosity. Since good manners seemed to require that he speak to her, Jon cast about for some sort of polite conversation pertinent to the occasion. “I hate funerals, don’t you?” He said. “I rather like them,” she said smugly. “At my age, I regard each funeral I attend as a personal triumph, because I was not the guest of honor.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Now they are empty, Ramon replied with a shrug of broad, muscled shoulders on his six-foot-three-inch frame....For the first time, a glint of humor touched Ramon Galverra's finely sculpted mouth and arrogant dark eyes.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

I'm thinking that it will be autumn soon," she said, lifting her gaze to his. "Autumn is my absolute favorite season. Spring is overrated. It's soggy and the trees are still bare from winter. Winter drags on and on, and summer is nice, but it's all the same. Autumn is different. I mean, is there any perfume in the world that can compare with the smell of burning leaves?" she asked with an engaging smile. Matt thought she smelled a hell of a lot better than burning leaves, but he let her continue. "Autumn —is thexincgitsinagre changing. It's like dusk." "Dusk?" "Dusk is my favorite time of day, for the same reason. When I was young, I used to walk down our driveway at dusk in the summer and stand at the fence, watching all the cars going by with their headlights on. Everyone had a place to go, something to do. The night was just beginning ..." She trailed off in embarrassment. "That must sound incredibly silly." "It sounds incredibly lonely.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

I do not believe that grief is ever so great that it can not be contained within.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

The amusement fled from Royce's face and with a groan he pulled her roughly against his chest, crushing her to him. "Jenny," he whispered hoarsely, burying his face in her fragrant hair. "Jenny, I love you." She melted against him, molding her body to the rigid contours of his, offering her lips up for his fierce, devouring kiss, then she took his face between both her hands. Leaning back slightly against his arm, her melting blue eyes gazing deeply into his, his wife replied in a shaky voice, "I think, my lord, I love you more.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

How am I doing so far?" she asked, forcing a cheerful lightness into her voice. "You're doing very well," Nick's lazy voice mocked. "I'm half convinced that I'm invisible.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

I'd like to shower and change clothes," she said. "Would you mind waiting for me a half hour?" The question seemed to amuse him. "Not at all," he said with exaggerated formality. "Please take all the time you need." Michael watched her walk away. Did he mind waiting a half hour for her? Not at all. He'd been waiting years for her.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Do you know why I married you, Philip?" "Presumably you wanted the financial security and social prestige I could offer." She chuckled at that and shook her head..."I believed," she confessed somberly, "I honestly believed that I had something to offer you too--something you needed. Do you know what it was?" "I can't imagine." "I thought I could teach you how to laugh and enjoy life." Philip and Caroline

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

I've hurt you terribly my love, and I'll hunt you again during the next fifty years. And you are going to hurt me, Ian-never I hope as much as you are hurting me now. But if that's the way it has to be, then I'll endure it, because the only alternative is to live without you, and that is no life at all. And the difference is that I know it, and you don't... not yet.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Every week, Michael went to Dean and DeLuca to buy your pears." She shook her head, remembering. "He waas going to school, and he had no money, so he stretched every penny like this -" She made a motion as if she were pulling on rubber band. "But he wanted you to have the best pears. For you, only the best would do.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Reformed rakes often make the best husbands

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Love" and all the obsessive behaviors associated with it, was an absurd emotion.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

He will love only once - but it will be for always.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

How foolish to yearn to ask the very person who'd caused the pain to heal it

By Anonym 18 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Sir Eustace was with Royce and Stefan looking over some maps when he was informed by the guard that the ladies were asking for him. "Is there no end to her arrogance!" Royce bit out, referring to Jenny. "She even sends her guards on errands, and what's more, they run to do her bidding." Checking his tirade, he said shortly, "I assume it was the blue-eyed one with the dirty face who sent you?" Sir Lionel chuckled and shook his head. "I saw two clean faces, Royce, but the one who talked to me had greenish eyes, not blue." "Ah, I see," Royce said sarcastically, "it wasn't Arrogance that sent you trotting away from your post, it was Beauty. What does she want?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Whitney: Where is your home? Clayton: Wherever you are.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Royce Westmoreland stared at him with biting scorn. "I despise hypocrisy, particularly when it is coated with holiness." "May I ask for a specific example?" "Fat priests," Royce replied, "with fat purses, who lecture staving peasants on the dangers of gluttony and the merits of poverty.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

We are not of what we feel or believe to do, we are of what we do or fail to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

At my age, I regard each funeral I attend as a personal triumph, because I was not the guest of honor.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

You cannot outwit fate by placing little sidebets on the outcome of life. It's either you wade in and play in order to win or you don't play at all." - Matthew Farrell

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Why did happy memories fade and blur until one could scarcely recall them at all, while horrible memories seemed to retain their blinding clarity and painful sharpness?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

But he knew instinctively what he suggested was impossible. She'd been through so much, and held her tears back for so long, that Royce doubted that anything could force her to shed them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

True beauty springs from the heart and dwells in the eyes.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

You will soon discover that in matters of the heart, memories are much kinder than reality

By Anonym 15 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

They’re going to ask what you said. And if I tell Mr. Twindell you said heaven will be like this, he’ll be very disappointed. He’s counting, you know, on gold streets and angels and horses with wings.” “I see where that could be a problem,” Ian agreed, and he tenderly laid his hand against his son’s cheek. “In that case, you can tell him I said this is almost heaven.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Some people feel love in their hearts, Julie. Some of us feel it all way into our souls. We're the ones who can't forget.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

Eğer kanıt yoksa şüpheli olmak hiç bir şey ifade etmez...

By Anonym 13 Sep

Judith Mcnaught

God help him." He chortled. "He doesn't realize he loves her. And even if he did, he wouldn't admitted it." -Dr. Whitticomb