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1. "Beckett looked Livia up and down and planted a kiss on her cheek. "Whitebread's so hot she's smokin' tonight."
Author: Debra Anastasia
2. "The men skipped their traditional greeting. They'd dropped the ritual. This was their unspoken acknowledgment of Beckett's absence."
Author: Debra Anastasia
3. "This is a great first date." Livia huddled closer to Blake."This isn't our first date. I count all the breakfasts. Don't worry, Livia, none of these people will harm us." He seemed confident."You're that scary?" Livia whispered."No, but Beckett is," Blake said."
Author: Debra Anastasia
4. "Beckett pulled Livia back into the room by her belt. "Loving that guy is the only thing I've ever done right," he said. "Please don't break his heart."Livia nodded, eyes wide. Beckett's soul was talking to her, not the tough bad boy he seemed to pretend to be."
Author: Debra Anastasia
5. "Hey, handsome, I'm right here. You're doing an amazing job. I'm so proud of you." Livia's voice cracked a bit, and she swallowed her tears. "The ladies here are working real hard. Beckett's here, and Cole is too. We're all just waiting for you. But you take the time you need. I'm not going anywhere. Well, I may have to pee once in a while, but I'll come right back."
Author: Debra Anastasia
6. "Blake shook his head at Beckett's lack of manners but held the chair out for Livia. She sat and smiled at Beckett like he was a guest at her freaking wedding. She's so damn happy.Blake accepted the two water bottles from a server with a nod of gratitude. He opened his first and handed it to Livia, taking her unopened one as his own. She bit her lip and smiled.Simple shit makes this chick crap bubbles and rainbows. Beckett shook his head, rattling his mental snow globe again."
Author: Debra Anastasia
7. "He found Whitebread curled up in the chair like a cat, her hand touching Blake's. She was sleeping, and Beckett had almost turned tail to leave her in peace when Blake's eyes snapped open."The fuck!?" Beckett ran to Blake's side as his brother's face registered the room in panic.Whitebread popped up and was almost nose-to-nose with Blake immediately. Beckett leaned around her and held his brother's flailing arms.Livia spoke in a soft, urgent voice. "Blake? They have you on a ventilator; this thing in your mouth needs to be removed by the doctor. Just calm down. Look, I'm here. I'm here. See? It's okay. Just try to be calm."Whitebread stroked Blake's cheek."
Author: Debra Anastasia
8. "When she saw Blake staring at her over Beckett's shoulder, Livia stumbled a bit. His gaze was so intense. So Blake. Beckett kept her steady. She could feel his whole body smiling."
Author: Debra Anastasia
9. "Finally, when they asked him to speak, he found her gray eyes.His voice was husky and raspy, but his words were clear. "Livia. You love me."Beckett let her go as she climbed back onto Blake's bed. Blake moved slowly, but he seemed determined and winced only a little as he reached for her shoulders and pulled Livia against his chest. She wanted to say something, but her sobs took those words from her.His raspy voice moved her hair with his precious, perfect words. "You're here. With me."Livia grabbed a fistful of his hospital gown. The strength that had sustained her dissolved into gratitude. To see his light, his face, everything that was Blake again brought relief like she'd never known. He rubbed her back as her body shook with sobs."
Author: Debra Anastasia
10. "Don't come here again. Ever," he said, but instead of a threat, this sounded like a declaration of affection."Beckett, you can kiss my ass," Livia countered. "I'll be here if you need me—or if I need you."Beckett winked before growling angrily, surveying the parking lot, and turning to go back inside."
Author: Debra Anastasia
11. "I'm here for my brother, Blake."The nurse glared at Livia. "Family only."Livia bit her lip."This is my wife," Beckett explained smoothly."
Author: Debra Anastasia
12. "Beckett moved quickly. In one motion he snagged the pen out of Kim's scrub pocket, stepped back, and stabbed his forearm. The ballpoint produced an instant stream of blood."Here, take mine," he begged. "I've got plenty of blood."
Author: Debra Anastasia
13. "I need to touch him." Livia waited for the curtain to open."Livia, he's got to make it, right? Right? He's at the hospital. We did everything right." Beckett's voice grew louder."
Author: Debra Anastasia
14. "I'll see him buried," Beckett said again, slightly less confidently. "I'll see my brothers. I have to. I can't not see them. I…" Beckett looked at his reflection in the mirror. "My life is worthless if it's not about them."
Author: Debra Anastasia
15. "Eve held his eyes and confidently licked the length of the razor-sharp blade with the tip of her tongue. Red blood beaded up on her tongue, and she licked her lips, giving them a fresh coat of color. Eve used the knife to blow a kiss in Beckett's direction and disappeared into the crowd. Beckett forgot to keep dancing. He stood stock still with Kyle still twirling around him.Eve had just f*cked his mind so hard, he wanted to smoke a cigarette and cuddle like some soap-watching woman."
Author: Debra Anastasia
16. "Finally Cole spoke. "Shall we exchange rings?" He nodded at Beckett, who let the rings fall into Cole's hands as if it were the most important job he'd ever done. Perhaps to him it was."
Author: Debra Anastasia
17. "Eve took a deep breath. "Mouse didn't make it." She stood next to Beckett, looking up at the canopy of dark leaves."I don't believe you. Fuck that shit! He's bulletproof. He's fucking bulletproof. Let me see him." Beckett hadn't moved."
Author: Debra Anastasia
18. "Beckett fell to his knees. "Ahh…I never thought they'd get you. Never. Fuck."
Author: Debra Anastasia
19. "Cole leaned in for a back-pounding and murmured in Beckett's ear. "Blake and I need you alive too. Don't forget that."
Author: Debra Anastasia
20. "Beckett smiled at his past and future customers with both his dimples. No need to feel alarmed, his smile told them. The devil always had the biggest welcome mat at his door."
Author: Debra Anastasia
21. "Beckett found himself grateful that Mouse was woman enough to frequent the ridiculous site."
Author: Debra Anastasia
22. "Beckett found Eve, whose lips were still stained red with blood. Beckett found it hard to focus as he wondered if he was part vampire—he wanted to taste that blood so badly."
Author: Debra Anastasia
23. "Blake laughed as Beckett set him back on the seat and pointed a thick finger at the organ. "You ass-f**k this bitch. Ass-f**k it." Beckett peeked over the balcony at Cole below. "Sorry, baby. I have too much dirty in me."
Author: Debra Anastasia
24. "Know this: I love you so fucking much. No other person has been to me what you are. No one else ever will be. - Beckett"
Author: Debra Anastasia
25. "So you're the music note, Beckett's obviously the knife, who's the cross?" She stroked Blake's tattoo."You're about to find out. We're headed to church." Blake leaned in to kiss her forehead."Of course we are. That makes perfect sense." From hell to heaven."
Author: Debra Anastasia
26. "Then one night Blake had saved them all.Blake made the old organ into a tool. You could see right into his soul through the notes he played. Beckett knew why Blake had Jesus' eyes. Kindness, hope, and light filled the music he played."
Author: Debra Anastasia
27. "Sometime later, Cole entered the situation. Beckett wasn't sure if Blake had confided in Cole or if Cole just stumbled upon the ritual, but one night he joined Blake and Beckett. And then there were three."
Author: Debra Anastasia
28. "She had to kill him. She had to kill Beckett the next time she saw him or all she'd done to become an exquisite monster would be for nothing."
Author: Debra Anastasia
29. "Eve grew uneasy. She had to tell Beckett there was another wedding to attend from a distance. Blake had refused to appoint anyone else as best man. He said it was Beckett's place, whether he filled it or not. Cole would officiate."
Author: Debra Anastasia
30. "So that's how it is. Today's the big day." Beckett nodded with a wry smile.He knows.He was naked now. "How you want me, baby? Execution style? Or you want to look me in the eyes?"
Author: Debra Anastasia
31. "But Beckett never flinched. She felt his throat vibrate as he sighed her name with relief. He tilted his head back until it rested on hers."Don't ever die in my head again. Please, never again," he told her, his voice raspy."
Author: Debra Anastasia
32. "Eve followed him into the building. No one would dare frisk her, and she entered Beckett's inner sanctum fully armed—not that she needed her weapons."
Author: Debra Anastasia
33. "The handshake got a third arm as Blake joined in. It was magic for Beckett when it was like this. The world slowed down, almost on pause as he looked from face to face. He loved these men on such a fierce level, it'd probably scare them if they knew."
Author: Debra Anastasia
34. "But as attractive as a tropical island alone with Eve might be, Beckett knew he could never go. He couldn't be that far from his brothers. What if one of them needed him? What if Eve's dad needed her? Family was family."
Author: Debra Anastasia
35. "Instead of sounding like a Beckett-style threat, Dr. Lavender's observation solidified something. Livia would live for love. Today will count."
Author: Debra Anastasia
36. "Eve hated that she had these questions, and that the only man she wanted to talk to about them was David. Have I just forsaken Beckett?"
Author: Debra Anastasia
37. "Cole updated Beckett:Stay where u r. Not sure how this will go. He's playing now.Cole glanced at Beckett's response:Ave Fuckong Mariea?Cole wondered how to put it:No, just noise. Not music.Beckett's next message had no typos:Shit"
Author: Debra Anastasia
38. "Come on, sweetheart. I'm letting you do this. Do it." When she didn't respond, he added, "Listen, I know it's easier when they're not fucking looking at you."Beckett turned and faced the wall."I don't know who hired you, but can I ask you for something?" He talked at the wall.Here comes the fast-talking, the mojo, the shout to his employees."Could you make sure Cole doesn't take credit for his handiwork last night? And can you follow up on that Chris guy?" Beckett turned his head a bit, listening for her answer.He still trusts me. He still trusts me with his brothers. I can't do it."
Author: Debra Anastasia
39. "As he drove, Beckett's eyes found the beautiful, fierce soul next to him. She bit her lip and watched his face like it was a TV.Beckett curled his lip into a sneer. Thank the fuck outta you, he told her silently.Eve's eyebrow rose in return. You're welcome."Baby, I want to take you far from here. I'm going to take you where the water's as blue as your fucking eyes." Beckett leaned in for a tender kiss, with one eye on the road. "I'm going to take you there as soon as this is over."
Author: Debra Anastasia
40. "Blake, Cole, and I have been family for each other, because the ones we started with were for crap. Why they let me in, I still don't know. But because they did, I believed I was worth more than I would have otherwise." He nodded and gathered his thoughts for a moment."Blake's company made me want to hug trees and hear music. Cole's company made me want to try harder to be a better person. I never imagined that anyone could love either of these men enough for me to let them go.""But I didn't know about the McHugh girls. Their love is fiercer than guns. More powerful than fistfuls of money. I can walk away because of them. Officer McHugh? I want to thank you again for letting me see this through. I know my peace of mind is far from your concern, but I appreciate it anyway."Beckett held his glass up high. "To my brothers. They've finally gotten the lives they deserve."
Author: Debra Anastasia
41. "Beckett, where's Eve?"When he had her pressed to his chest, she tried again. "Are you going to tell me or what?"Beckett sighed and looked into her face. "I left her, babycakes. She needs wings, not handcuffs."He held Livia tighter, like she was a teddy bear.She stopped moving her feet and hugged him around the neck. "You're not handcuffs. Don't you know that? She loves you. She does, I've seen it."Beckett resumed dancing, dipping her again. "Look around, Whitebread. She's not here. She didn't try to stop me from coming. Her heart belongs to a dead man and a dream. I'm neither of those things." Beckett released her and clapped for the end of the song. He reached in his pocket and produced a crumpled envelope. "Here's my gift to you guys. I'm sure Blake won't want to accept it, but I'm hoping you'll convince him. For me."
Author: Debra Anastasia
42. "Beckett, would you do me a favor? For my wedding?" Livia asked suddenly.He nodded. "You know I'll do whatever you ask."She looked over her shoulder and back to his face. "In a minute I'm going to faint away from lack of food. When I wake up, I would appreciate it if you were miles away on Eve's bike.""You're going to crack your fucking head trying to pull a stunt like that." He ran his hand through his hair. "And I gave your dad my word. I don't want him to think that was all a ploy.""You said anything. Come on, big guy, give me what I want." She looked at him hopefully. "I'll explain it all to my dad later. I promise."Beckett leaned down and kissed her cheek. "Fine. You take good care of my brother. Tell them both I said goodbye. I can't do it. I'm a pussy."
Author: Debra Anastasia
43. "By the time he climaxed, Eve was arched and her hair touched the floor. Her face was as far away from his as it could get while still having him inside her.They panted like this for a moment, until he realized she was too ashamed to sit back up and look at him. He'd just been at the center of her loss. He'd poisoned the only place she'd ever held her baby. Beckett looked at her long, white form. He ran his hand over a fine white scar he found just under her belly button—the scar somehow he had put on her body."
Author: Debra Anastasia
44. "Save Cole," Beckett told her as he straddled the motorcycle. "I don't intend to put my life at a premium, so no matter what happens, just get him out."
Author: Debra Anastasia
45. "Listen, Mouse wants us to find Blake," Eve pleaded. "That's why he's pointing. That's why he took out three assholes on his own like a gladiator. I want to sit and cry. I want to get him in the back of his own hearse and treat him like a goddamn king. But right now, we're going to finish what he started."Beckett stood and nodded. As wrong as it felt, he needed to leave his friend—no, my brother—lying dead here. At least for now."
Author: Debra Anastasia
46. "She needed to move quickly and get back to Beckett. She wanted to hold his big hand and make sure he didn't kill anyone when Blake died.If. If Blake dies, she admonished herself."
Author: Debra Anastasia
47. "Samuel Beckett was saying, in a new biography, that he could remember being in the womb, which, of course, is a bit far-fetched. But he's an Irishman, so nothing's too far-fetched."
Author: Frank McCourt
48. "Ryder - the oldest, Avery continued. He's standing as job boss on this project. Owen's the detail guy, runs the numbers, makes the calls, takes the meetings. Or most of them. Beckett's an architect."
Author: Nora Roberts
49. "Guy cradled his tux, stroking it, running his fingers incestuously over the satin stripe on the trousers. There is a satisfaction that only superb clothing can offer, the joy of man raising himself from the mud, vindicating evolution. Life cannot lack purpose if a tuxedo exists—this is the obvious reply to the Samuel Beckett canon."
Author: Paul Rudnick
50. "All writing is a sin against speechlessness,' Beckett had said. He would have stopped, I thought, if he could."
Author: Tim Parks

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