Sep 19, 2020 · in Books

18 Quotes from Shadows in Death book by J. D. Robb

Hello friends. This post is a collection of quotes from the book - Shadows in Death by J. D. Robb.

In Shadows in Death, Eve is desperate to protect Roarke. Roarke is desperate to protect Eve. And together, they're determined to find Cobbe before he finds them - even if it takes them across the Atlantic.

Quotes

That face, that face. One of life's serious miracles [...]. Eyes, boldly blue with lashes as silky as the black hair that fell nearly to his shoulders [...]. He had a mouth creative angels sculpted on a particularly generous day. The planes, the angles combined in a result somewhere between the romance of a poet and the sexuality of one of those angels defiantly taking the fall. Add the music of Ireland in his voice, and you had an exceptional package. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 1

We'd only have an hour, maybe two. We loved a lifetime's worth. We knew we only had that little bit of time. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 1

He'd do me in a heartbeat if he could manage it, but he'd kill what matters to me and enjoy it all the more. A killer is what he is, and always has been. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 1

A careful man, and one with the means, kept track of enemies. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 2

People who take lovers think they're being clever and careful, when they're rarely either. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 2

He doesn't know you, boy. He thinks he does, but he doesn't know you and never did. He'll look now, and hard, but still only see the surface. He'll envy your money and your reputation, the dark and the light there. And your freedom, because the life he chose doesn't allow him real freedom. But he'll never see who you are, he'll never understand what you're made of. And that's your advantage. Or one of them. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 3

You want to pay back an enemy, kill what he loves. You end him after that, but he suffers first. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 4

I can thank you for your kindness, and I do. But I don't care about kindness from you now. I want your fierceness. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 6

Knowing your enemies is a vital part of surviving. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 9

I was born a thief. And the need to survive honed that natural talent. I worked the tourists and the shops, and then the homes and flats of the rich. I won't insult two people I care for by denying I enjoyed it. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 9

Separately, you're strong, clever people. Together you're a force. There are parallels in your childhoods. You were meant to be together. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 9

A meal well presented can be a comfort. I thought we all could use some. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 10

Whacking off provides release, but it doesn't feed the ego like a beautiful woman who's there to do whatever you want. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 12

Dreams had the canny skill of blending the bright and dark together into shifting shadows, and hiding those keen teeth until they tore into the throat. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 12

You're not just good, not merely exceptional. You're an extraordinary investigator. I've watched you over the years, Lieutenant, pick up a detail others might miss as a spot of lint. It might mean little on its own, but you dig at it, pull at it, intuit from it, and fit it into the rest. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 13

Sometimes it was just nice to be married. Maybe especially nice with all the crap coming down on them right now to know they had each other. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 17

We're Irish, you see. We've fought on and for the land for all time. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 20

It takes a strong woman to stand back and let her man do what she wants to do herself. - Shadows in Death, Chapter 21