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Monday, January 12, 2015

Quote-Tastic: Against the Dark by Carolyn Crane

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I won this book a few months ago after it had been on my wish list for several years. It's a romantic suspense with a hero both brainy and skilled in fighting. The heroine is a semi-reformed criminal who is also smart, skilled and spunky. This scene occurs when they first notice each other and Angel is ruminating about her luck with men.

"Dangerously self-destructive man at oh-four-hundred hours. Angel, start your engine."
"It's not funny. At all."
They used to joke about it back in the day - if they wanted to know if a guy was troubled or self-destructive in some way, they just needed to check if Angel thought he was hot. 
Bad boyfriend radar, they called it.
Because if Angel was attracted to a guy, it meant he was probably wounded or feral, a doomed thug with a hurricane for a heart. It meant that she could love him, but never save him.
Which was why she didn't date men she was attracted to anymore, a policy that made for a shitty sex life, but the new and reformed Angel was all about avoiding trouble. 


  1. I just bought this book a few weeks back. Good quote. I hope you liked it.


    1. I did; I need to get the rest of the series.

  2. Oh man. It's been a long while since I've read her. I need to do a lot of catching up.

  3. Like the sound of this. I haven't read anything by Carolyn Crane before but it sounds good.


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