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The Last Hellion

Loretta Chase

Top 10 Best Quotes

“If you try to find a replacement, you'll be sadly disappointed, I can't be replaced. I'm the only man in all the world who possesses the right combination of qualities for you.You can turn your Ballister stare upon me all you like, but you can't petrify me. You can knock me about to your heart's content without worrying about doing any damage. You can perpetrate any sort of outrage your wicked mind conceives and be sure I'll join in, with a will. You're a troublemaker, Lydia. A Ballister devil. Nothing less than a Mallory hellion would ever suit you." - Vere Mallory -”

“We're of one mind, Grenville and I, and the mind is hers, on account of my being a man and not having one.”

“Let me explain something to you, he said. If you want to get something out of a man, dashing out his brains against a lamppost isn't the way to do it.”

“Lydia: What the devil do you mean by creeping up on me? You're suppose to be in a brothel. Vere: I lied. I can't believe you fell for the old going-to-a-brothel ruse. You didn't even look out the window to make sure I'd gone away.”

“By gad, is that you, Ainswood? I haven't seen you in a dog's age. How's the gout? Still troubling you?”

“You've been playing on my sympathies as though they were harp strings. You-' 'What do you expect me to do?' he cut in. 'Play fair? With a woman who makes up her own rules as she goes along?' 'I expect you to take no for an answer!' He rose. 'I should like to know what you're afraid of.' 'Afraid?' Her voice climbed. 'Afraid? Of you?' 'The only reason I can think of for your rejecting an opportunity to run the world as you see fit is fear that you can't manage the man offering the opportunity.”

“In the real, grown-up world, unicorns were more plentiful than Prince Charmings.”

“Due to not getting pumped regular, females take the oddest fancies, such as imagining they can think.”

“Bung upwards, she means, Your Grace," a tart called out.”

“I don't need to be coddled and sheltered. I don't need all my battles fought for me. I do need to be believed in.”

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Book Keywords:

humor, love, banter, possessiveness, vere, romance, lydia, independent

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