Shannon Stacey

Inaugural Thursday Thirteen
Thirteen lines of dialogue from my books:

1. “I know all about riding around with a lump under my butt.” (Jill, Twice Upon A Roadtrip)

2. “What the hell is a turnip truck?” (Ethan, Twice Upon A Roadtrip)

3. “No…I didn’t want you.” (Travis, Forever Again)

4. “Yeah, like Mounties, only a little more juvenile, and a lot more delinquent.” (Grace, 72 Hours)

5. “I’m real, and my gun’s bigger.” (Gallagher, 72 Hours)

6. “Instead I had to put a bullet in you, and I’ll be damned if I’m going to apologize to you for it.” (Alex, 72 Hours)

7. “Whether we’re three feet tall or six feet, all we need is the unconditional love of a good woman.” (Alex, 72 Hours)

8. “I will bleed for you, moya kisa. I will gladly die for you. But I am so afraid I cannot save you.” (Khail, Kiss Me Deadly)

9. “Oh, boo-fucking-hoo. Why don’t you just leave me alone—go shit on somebody’s windshield or something.” (Bridget, Kiss Me Deadly)

10. “Bryan’s my brother, asshole. Our blood may not be genetically homogenized for purity, but it matters.” (Dane, Interstellar Sparks)

11. “You’re attached to a blow-up elderly woman with an apron?” (Jessica, In the Spirit)

12. “I don’t let diseased, horny wildlife interfere with my deadlines.” (Jessica, In the Spirit)

13. “Here’s the thing. You’re…you’re a Ferrari. Every guy wants to take a Ferarri for a spin. But when it comes time to drive something every day—for better or worse—a guy goes looking for a nice sedan or maybe an SUV.” (Tony, On the Edge)

“The truth is, a lot of men think they want a Ferarri, but when they get a chance to drive one, they find out they don’t have the balls to handle her.” (Charlotte, On the Edge)

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14 comments to “Inaugural Thursday Thirteen”

  1. May
      · January 18th, 2007 at 8:09 am · Link

    ROFL! I love 12 and 13.

    You should totally do a banner or something with that and post it everytime you’re on deadline.

  2. Jaci Burton
      · January 18th, 2007 at 9:57 am · Link

    i LOVE me some Shannon Stacey books!

    And why don’t I have ON THE EDGE yet, dammit?


  3. Angie
      · January 18th, 2007 at 9:52 am · Link

    That “shit on the windshield” quote has always been one of my favorites. I remember nearly spewing my drink the first time I read it.

    But I also love, in 72 Hours, when Grace says to Danny (paraphrase) “No matter what, remember that I love you more than Doritos.”

  4. Charlene
      · January 18th, 2007 at 11:07 am · Link

    Jumping on the Thursday 13 bandwagon. Thirteen things I’ve written about but never done!

    I love #5. And WHEN is On the Edge releasing? I want, I want! :clap:

  5. Melani Blazer
      · January 18th, 2007 at 10:23 am · Link

    Kickass list, Shan, makes me wanna read them all over again.

    I don’t have ON THE EDGE yet? Er….. taptaptap. Care to remind us when it’s available? And don’t you need, a proofreader or something? :shrug:

  6. Karen
      · January 18th, 2007 at 10:44 am · Link

    Love 13! That comeback is an instant classic :clap:

  7. Lara
      · January 18th, 2007 at 1:00 pm · Link

    Oh, maaaan . . . #8! Le sigh. I have *got* to bump KISS ME DEADLY up to my top spot on the TBR!! Sounds great, Shan!

  8. Lori
      · January 18th, 2007 at 1:36 pm · Link

    This is why I love Shannon Stacey books.

  9. Michelle
      · January 18th, 2007 at 1:59 pm · Link

    I’m with Jaci – why don’t I have ON THE EDGE yet?!! Stop teasing me woman!

  10. Angela James
      · January 18th, 2007 at 2:46 pm · Link

    Ladies, her editor doesn’t even have On the Edge yet. Back off :cowboy:

  11. May
      · January 18th, 2007 at 3:49 pm · Link


  12. Jenn L
      · January 18th, 2007 at 8:42 pm · Link

    Very cool Thriteen. Make me want to go re read all my Shannon Stacey Books.

    I can’t wait for On the Edge to come out.


  13. Anni
      · January 19th, 2007 at 12:59 am · Link

    LOL! Those are great, Shan!

    I’m up too. Come and visit if you get a sec.


  14. Heather Rae Scott
      · January 19th, 2007 at 1:43 am · Link

    You are such a tease! I cannot wait for Over The Edge. Bitch. That’s said affectionately.

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