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1. "Life's best adventures are as close as your nearest bookshelf. Tour Europe with the Count of Monte Cristo. Dance a ball with Mr Darcy. Hunt down bad guys with Stephanie Plum. Amazing things can happen when you read."
Author: Ally Carter
2. "He waited for Stephanie at the foot of the stairs and when she made her way down he lost his breath. To him she was the most beautiful woman in the world, no matter what she wore, with make up or without. But the way she looked when she walked towards him, he was at a loss for words; he couldn't even remember his own fucking name."
Author: Celeste Carrara
3. "My mouth was dry as cotton and my head hurt like hell. I tried to lift it, and the effort left me shaken and nauseated. I satisfied myself with just shifting my eyes around. I thought of all the books I'd read, all the mysteries. Spencer wouldn't have ended up this way. Neither would Kinsey Milhone. Or Henry O. Or Stephanie Plum, Well, yeah, maybe Stephanie Plum."
Author: Charlaine Harris
4. "You should have called us. Desmond would have picked you up.''No I wouldn't,' Valkyrie's dad said, stepping into earshot. 'Sorry, Fletcher, but I had important fatherly duties to take care of, which included eating breakfast, showering, and finding my trousers. Of those three, I only managed two. Without looking down, can you guess which one I missed?'... Fletcher smiled back. 'I just want to borrow Stephanie for a moment.''Take our daughter,' Valkryie's dad said, waving a hand airily. 'We have another one now."
Author: Derek Landy
5. "What is it?' Stephanie whispered.'That, my dear Valkyrie, is what we call a monster.'She looked at Skulduggery. 'You don't know what it is, do you?''I told you what it is, it's a horrible monster. Now shut up before it comes over here and eats us."
Author: Derek Landy
6. "What does a clue look like?" Tanith whispered.Stephanie fought the giggle down and whispered back. "I'm looking for a footprint or something.""Have you found one yet?""No. But that's probably because I haven't moved from this spot.""Maybe we should move, pretend we know what we're doing."They started to walk, very slowly, still looking straight down."
Author: Derek Landy
7. "I wouldn't mind a sister either.""Any chance of that happening?""I can't see what would be in it for my parents. I mean, they have the perfect daughter already - what more could they want?"Tanith laughed, then tried to cover it up with a cough."Found something?" Skulduggery asked from behind them.Tanith turned, looking serious. "No, sorry. I thought I had, but, no, it turned out to be, uh... more floor."Stephanie hugged herself, trying to stop her shoulders shaking from laughter."
Author: Derek Landy
8. "Are you hurt? Are you injured?" / "No, just a bruise or two. I'm fine, really. You don't have to worry about me." / "Stephanie, you jumped off a building." / "Yes, but the branches broke my fall. Every one of them." / "And how were the branches?" / "A lot unlike pillows."
Author: Derek Landy
9. "Stephanie had no problem doing what shewas told, just so long as she was given a good reason why sheshould."
Author: Derek Landy
10. "Well," her mother said, looking at the engine, "at least that's still there.""Do you know anything about engines?" Stephanie asked."That's why I have a husband, so I don't have to. Engines and shelves, that's why men were invented."Stephanie made a mental note to learn about engines before she turned eighteen. She wasn't too fussed about the shelves."
Author: Derek Landy
11. "Stephanie could see the greed seep into the watery eyes of herfather's other brother, a horrible little man called Fergus, as henodded sadly and spoke sombrely and pocketed the silverwarewhen he thought no one was looking"
Author: Derek Landy
12. "I wish Bob Ewell wouldn't chew tobacco," was all Atticus said about it. According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, however, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him. Miss Stephanie (who, by the time she had told it twice was there and had seen it all—passing by from the Jitney Jungle, she was)—Miss Stephanie said Atticus didn't bat an eye, just took out his handkerchief and wiped his face and stood there and let Mr. Ewell call him names wild horses could not bring her to repeat. Mr. Ewell was a veteran of an obscure war; that plus Atticus's peaceful reaction probably prompted him to inquire, "Too proud to fight, you nigger-lovin‘ bastard?" Miss Stephanie said Atticus said, "No, too old," put his hands in his pockets and strolled on. Miss Stephanie said you had to hand it to Atticus Finch, he could be right dry sometimes. Jem and I didn't think it entertaining."
Author: Harper Lee
13. "Stephanie Plum, psycho bait."
Author: Janet Evanovich
14. "Stephanie Plum, off-road warrior. Now this was the way it should be, I thought. Taking action. Hauling ass in the woods behind Diesel. Well, okay – truthfully, I wanted to be in front of Diesel. I wanted to ride point, lead the charge, be the big kahuna. Unfortunately, Diesel was the one who'd memorized the aerial map. And he was supposedly the one with super senses. ‘Big whoop-de-do, super senses,' I said. ‘I heard that,' Diesel yelled back to me. ‘No, you didn't.' ‘Yes. I did."
Author: Janet Evanovich
15. "I have your gun" I pulled the Ruger out of my bag and gave it to Ranger. He held the gun flat in his hand and looked at it. "It smells like orange blossoms.""I washed it and sprayed it with air freshener""You washed it?""I wore rubber gloves and scrubbed it with my vegetable brush. It was.. icky"He yanked open the driver's side door, pulled me out of the car, and kissed me. The kiss involved tongue, and a hand on my ass, and made my nipples tingle. "I can always count on you to brighten my day" Ranger said.Ranger drove off, and I got back into the Buick."That was hot," Lula said. "Imagine what he'd do if you washed his Glock-- After Stephanie threw up on Rangers gun."
Author: Janet Evanovich
16. "You're a magnet for mess. I've never seen anything like it.Lula to Stephanie"
Author: Janet Evanovich
17. "You've been busy using your breaking and entering skills," I said."I just enter. I don't usually break.""You broke down Pitch's door.""Lost my temper."-Ranger and Stephanie"
Author: Janet Evanovich
18. "It was Lorraine in her nightie and Mo in his cap. They'd just settled their brains for a long winter's nap in front of the television. When out in the lot there arose such a clatter, they sprang from their recliners to see what was the matter. Away to the window they flew like a flash, tore open the blinds and threw up the sash. And what to their wondering eyes should appear, but Stephanie Plum and yet another of her cars burning front to rear."
Author: Janet Evanovich
19. "There's a small possibility that I might be a murder suspect"Stephanie"
Author: Janet Evanovich
20. "A uniform cordoned off the area with crime scene tape. The M.E. pulled in and parked. There were two EMT trucks idling at the edge of the lot. I'd stayed close to the back door, and one of the Rangeman guys had taken a position two feet from me, standing at parade rest. No doubt in my mind he'd take a bullet for me rather than face Ranger over a dead Stephanie."
Author: Janet Evanovich
21. "Stephanie: "I have a list of Kenny's friends. I'm going to run through it."Morelli: "Where'd you get this list?" Stephanie: "Privileged information."Morelli: "You broke into his apartment and stole his little black book."Stephanie: "I didn't steal it. I copied it."Morelli: "I don't want to here any of this. You're not carrying concealed, are you?"Stephanie: "Who, me?"Morelli: "Shit, I must be crazy to work with you"
Author: Janet Evanovich
22. "It wasn't exactly that Lula was fat. It was more that she was too short for her weight." - Stephanie Plum"
Author: Janet Evanovich
23. "Creep" I said, cutting to the heart of the matter. - Stephanie "Gosh, I wonder who this could be." - Morelli"You lied to me. I knew it too. I knew right from the beginning, you jerk."Silence stretched taut between us, and I realized my accusation covered a lot of territory, so I narrowed the field."I want to knew about this big secret case you're working on, and I want to know how it ties in to Kenny Mancuso and Moogey Bues." - Stephanie "Oh" Morelli said. "That lie " - Morelli"Well?" - Stephanie "I cant tell you anything about that lie" - Morelli-Two For The Dough"
Author: Janet Evanovich
24. "He [Ranger] stopped in front of my parents' house, and we both looked to the door. My mother and my grandmother were standing there, watching us."I'm not sure I feel comfortable about the way your grandma looks at me," Ranger said.[Stephanie] "She wants to see you naked.""I wish you hadn't told me that, babe.""Everyone I know wants to see you naked.""And you?""Never crossed my mind." I held my breath when I said it, and I hoped God wouldn't stike me down dead for lying."
Author: Janet Evanovich
25. "[Stephanie] 'You see, Mrs. Mayer was going on about George's lodge, and how he wanted to be buried with his ring, and so Grandma had to check the ring out, and in the process broke off one of George's fingers. Turns out the finger was wax. Somehow Kenny got into the mortuary this morning, left Spiro a note, and chopped off George's finger. And then while I was at the mall tonight with Mary Lou, Kenny threatened me in the shoe department. That must have been when he put the finger in my pocket.'[Morelli] 'Have you been drinking?"
Author: Janet Evanovich
26. "Stephanie Plum: Do you have your stun gun and pepper sray?Lula: Does a chicken have a pecker? I could invade Bulgaria with the shit i've got in my handbag."
Author: Janet Evanovich
27. "Men!" I said. "You all a bunch of chauvinist morons"Stephanie Plum - Ten Big Ones"
Author: Janet Evanovich
28. "Bob had a dog buscuit stuck to his head. "How does he always get food stuck to him?" I asked Morelli. "I don't know," Morelli said. "It's a Bob mystery. I think stuff falls out of his mouth and he rolls in it. I'm not sure."-Morelli And Stephanie"
Author: Janet Evanovich
29. "I ran three miles, staggered into the lobby, and took the elevator back to my apartment. No point to overdoing this exercise junk. --Stephanie Plum"
Author: Janet Evanovich
30. "Stephanie, I'm begging you. Eat some doughnuts. I can't keep going like this." - Morelli"
Author: Janet Evanovich
31. "I like the way you've let your hair go curly," he finally said. "Suits your personality. Lots of energy, not much control, sexy as hell,"Joe Morelli to Stephanie Plum"
Author: Janet Evanovich
32. "One of us should stop her," Ranger said to Morelli, his eyes fixed on me."Not going to be me," Morelli said. "Have you ever tried to stop her from doing something she wanted to do?""Haven't had much success at it," Ranger said.Morelli rocked on his heels. "One thing I've learned about Stephanie over the years, she's not good at taking orders.""Has authority issues," Ranger said."And if you piss her off, she'll get even. She ran me over with her father's Buick once and broke my leg."That got a small smile out of Ranger."Nice to see you boys bonding," I said."
Author: Janet Evanovich
33. "I don't need handcuffs to enslave a woman." -Ranger to Stephanie"
Author: Janet Evanovich
34. "As Stephanie and Lula were going after the bad guys, Lula was making preparations from the trunk of her Firebird. Stephanie looked inside and stopped breathing for a beat. "That's a rocket launcher!" "Yep," Lula said. "It's a big boy. I got it at a yard sale in the projects."
Author: Janet Evanovich
35. "I'm like America " he said. Stephanie swung around to look at him unnerved. "What are you talking about " she said. "Are you off your meds " "Our hands are dirty " Jules said."
Author: Jennifer Egan
36. "The sky was electric blue above the trees but the yard felt dark. Stephanie went to the edge of the lawn and sat her forehead on her knees. The grass and soil were still warm from the day. She wanted to cry but she couldn't. The feeling was too deep."
Author: Jennifer Egan
37. "Stephanie took another puff from her candy cigarette, reached into her purse, brought out the rest of the pack, and said, "Want one of these damned cigarettes?"
Author: K. Martin Beckner
38. "As Confucius once said, "He who does nothing is the one who does nothing."'Gabby pondered the words, the furrowed her brow. 'did Confucius really say that?'Sunglasses in place, Stephanie managed the tiniest of shrugs. 'No, but who cared? The point is, they handled, and most likely they found some sort of self-satisfaction in their industrious-ness. Who am I to deprive them of that?'Gabby put her hands on her hips. 'Or maybe you just wanted to be lazy.'Stephanie grinned. 'Like Jesus said, "Blessed are the lazy who lie in boats, for they shall inherit a suntan."''Jesus didn't say that.''True,' Stephanie afreed, sitting up. She removed her glasses, stared through them, then wiped them on a towel. 'But again, who cares?"
Author: Nicholas Sparks
39. "Stephanie has walls around her that could rival Fort Knox. She's determined not to let me in, but I'm going to do my damnedest to get inside."
Author: Nina D'Angelo
40. "What did you tell me, Jesse? Sure Jake, Stephanie will do exactly what you tell her. Sure Jake, protecting her will be a piece of cake. "Snorting in disbelief, he added, "Being at war is safer compared to this shit, and it's a hell of a lot easier than looking after your girlfriend."
Author: Nina D'Angelo
41. "Listen to me you piece of shit, if you ever give the press information about me, my parents or even breathe a word about me to anyone ever again, I swear to god I will make it my mission to make your life a living hell. And, believe me I'll do it with a smile on my face the whole time. You're a worthless excuse for a Detective and everyone here knows it. You've screwed your way to the top and backstabbed Gena to get into your Captain's good books. Well look around you honey, you're a real star. No one stopped Gena or me taking you on. I've currently got you in a hold, where I could snap your neck if I wanted to, and not one person is stepping forward to help you. Yeah, you've really made it." - Stephanie Carovella to Sandra Barton"
Author: Nina D'Angelo
42. "Stephanie's like a hurricane. She leaves a path of destruction in her wake. I used to joke she sucked people up with her energy and never looked back at the carnage she left behind. I never thought anyone would be able to tame her, but then she met Dom. While he didn't tame her, he contained her." – Gena Evans"
Author: Nina D'Angelo
43. "Her eyes narrowing, she turned her attention back to where Stephanie stood with Ben, feeling her own pain turn to intense fury. "Dominic knew her so damn well because he was usually thinking the same thing. She was his female version – two halves fitting perfectly together," Gena spat out, anger inflected in her voice. "Like him, she's reckless and like him, once she gets something into her head nothing or no one will change her mind." Her fury revealed itself in her eyes, as she spat out, "And, like him, she's going to get herself killed." - Gena Evans, Nowhere to Run"
Author: Nina D'Angelo
44. "I needed to know, Jesse. I needed to get inside his head. To find this son of a bitch, I need to get inside his head." - Stephanie Carovella"
Author: Nina D'Angelo
45. "Stephanie had been raped, beaten and left for dead on the Atlantic City Boardwalk several times. You'd think she would have hit rock bottom after those experiences. But no. None of that made her quit. It just made her want to use even more drugs, to forget her miserable life. As long as she could get high, she didn't care if she was being raped in a dark alley. At this point in her life, a lethal overdose probably would have felt like her salvation."
Author: Oliver Markus
46. "Instead, he was still acting distant from her in many subtle ways, and although they continued to sleep in the same bed, there had been no intimacy whatsoever. Such behavior raised an old concern of hers that Daniel was either incapable or unmotivated to offer the kind of emotional support she felt she needed, particularly in period of stress, no matter what the cause or whose fault it was. (Stephanie)"
Author: Robin Cook
47. "I was making scrambled eggs smothered in Tabasco, his favorite, when he told me about Stephanie. The way she made him laugh. The way she understood him. The way they connected. I pictured the image of two Lego pieces fusing together, and I shuddered. It's funny; when I think back to that morning, I can actually smell burned eggs and Tabasco. Had I known that this is what the end of my marriage would smell like, I would have made pancakes."
Author: Sarah Jio
48. "Dad, I'll never do any better. He's smart and funny and good-looking.."Stephanie," he took both my hands, "how could you do any worse?"Best rhetorical question ever."
Author: Stephanie Klein
49. "Flowers don't tell, they show. That's the way good books should be too."--Stephanie Skeem. Author of Flotsam"
Author: Stephanie Skeem
50. "Twenty-two astronauts were born in Ohio. What is it about your statethat makes people want to flee the Earth?"- Stephen Colbert to Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones,"The Colbert Report," November 3, 2005"
Author: Stephen Colbert

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