Christine Feehan

Author of Dark Prince and 70+ Books

Christine Feehan
Christine Feehan


Christine Feehan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author with more than 70 published novels, including five series; Dark Series, Ghostwalker Series, Leopard Series, Drake Sisters Series, Heart Series Sisters, and Torpedo Ink. All of her series also hit the #1 spot on the bestselling list of the New York Times. Her debut novel Dark Prince was awarded 3 of the 9 Romantic Literature (PEARL) Paranormal Excellence Awards in 1999. She has since bee... n published by different publishing houses, including Leisure Books, Pocket Books, and is currently writing for Berkley/Jove. Since Dark Prince, she has also won seven more PEARL awards. IN HER WORDS: I've been a writer my whole life -- it's who I am. I write for myself and have it all. The ability with words to create images and emotions is such a miracle for me. I read all; I mean all! Books of all kinds, including encyclopedias. The written word fascinates me and I love storytellers. It's a great privilege to count myself as one. ( MORE

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Don't cater to stupidity.

I killed Freddie the vamp like twenty times, but he wouldn't die.
--Natalya Shonski

You can't turn the sheriff into a toad, Hannah. It's against the rules.

Life gives us choices. You either grab on with both hands and just go for it, or you sit on the sidelines.

I claim you as my life mate. I belong to you. I offer my life for you. I give to you my protection, my allegiance, my heart, my soul, and my body. I take into my keeping the same that is yours. Your life, happiness, and welfare will be cherished and placed above my own for all time. You are my life mate, bound to me for all eternity and always in my care.

Why do I have to do this?" Gator demanded.
Cuz you're such a pretty boy. Our photographer isn't going to fall for one of us as the tied up model," Nico pointed out.
Dumbest plan you've ever come up with," Gator rumbled. "Offering myself all trussed up like a Christmas turkey to a serial killer who likes to torture people isn't too smart.

He pulled away abruptly - self-preservation required it - and pressed his brow to hers, breathing deep. "You remember one thing. You decide you want to get married, it's going to be me."
Briony watched him stalk outside, slamming the kitchen door behind him. Both eyebrows raised, she turned to Ken.
Close your mouth, honey. That's just Jack trying to be romantic and failing miserably. Don't let him get away with that shit either. If he's going to ask you, make him do it all they way. You know - down on one knee, looking stupid."
Briony nearly choked. "That's just mean, Ken."
He leaned close to her. "If you do it, Briony, tell me first so I can videotape it. I could blackmail him for the rest of his life.

I’m quite capable of walking, she pointed out.
It is faster this way. Your legs are short.
They are not!

I wasn’t going to argue with you. Why ever would you think that? I never argue."
Lucian smiled at her. She was so small, it amazed him she was such a strong person. "Of course you do not argue. What was I thinking? Go to sleep, honey, and allow my poor body to rest."
"I’m already asleep. You’re the one gabbing.

Wolves? I should have known. Of course you have wolves. Doesn’t everybody? She snapped her fingers. The gun, Lucian. Hand it over. I’ve decided I have to shoot you after all. It’s the only way to preserve my sanity.

His lips slid over her ear. "My mind shares yours. If you're determined to go through with this, then know whatever this takes you, you won't be alone, Tansy. I'm strong. I'll find your mind and I'll bring you back."
"Last time I broke into a million pieces."
"I'll find each one.

Sometimes lying was the better part of valor and the only way to save a man’s butt.

He had known he wanted her, that it was for all time, but he hadn’t realized what was between them. A priceless gift, a treasure beyond his dreams. She was wrapped so tight inside of him, he knew it was more than his body and mind. More than his heart. She was entrenched in his soul. (Ryland, on Lily)

I have traveled all over the world and gone to the highest peaks, and the densest jungles. The Carpathain Mountians will always be my homeland, but my home is a woman. Solange Sangria. You are home to me. Your body is my home. Your mind. Your heart and soul. It matters little to me where we are.

Do you see, Solange, that you are the only woman in my world? The one woman who can choose life or death for me. You are the center of my world and you always will be. When I tell you that your pleasure is mine, I mean that literally

Sarah, honey, I hardly think kidnappers are going to take the time to buy a memento of their stay. I could be wrong, but it seems rather unlikely.

We can do anything you like. Just be with me.

Are you ever going to kiss me without swearing first?

Do you have any idea how stubborn you can look ? Our children better never give me that look, althought I won't mind if they give it to you. You'd deserve it.

Everyone knows ladies love Cajuns. It's in our blood and our language is the language of romance."
"Your language is the language of bullshit. You're just a couple of good ole boys with pretty faces. Women just ought to know better.

By the time we have our fifth and sixth you'll be a pro." Kane teased. He nuzzled Sebastien head. " Do you hear that, son ? You're our experiment, so you'll have all sorts of excuses to do very naughty things.

Rhianna flashed Rose a small smile.
"Sometimes I have a chip on my shoulder. You know, the woe-is-me-I'm-such-a-martyr complex.

Discretion is the better part of valor

King-sized? It would take up all my space. I need wide-open spaces."
She glanced at Kane for help, but he was rolling around on a matress and moaning in a loud, orgasmic manner. She rolled her eyes and heaved a sigh.

He was dead. He just didn't know it yet.

[Kane to Rose] I'll never forget the way you looked walking toward me. I never thought that I'd have a woman like you in my life. It's all there etched in my brain. And now, the way the light pours over our hair, the way all that silk shines, so black it's nearly blue. The world disappears when I'm holding you.

You just like to piss me off, Jack said.
Well, there’s that. On the other hand, we’ll find out really fast just how much of a bastard you’re going to be to live with—with your woman around. You get out of line, and I’ll have to take you out behind the barn.
We don’t have a barn.
I told you we needed a barn, damn it, Ken said. You had to have a shop. It doesn’t sound the same saying I’m taking you out behind the shop.

The trouble is not really in being alone, it's being lonely. One can be lonely in the midst of a crowd, don't you think?

You're the kind of man my mother warned me about.

Man   Mother   Warn

-She is like the wind, open and free. If I cage the wind, would it die?
-Then don't cage it, Mikhail. Trust it to stay beside you.

Someone needs to drag you kicking and screaming into this century.

You are the leader here. Obviiusly your skills are far superior to mine. I don't think I could fit into your life. I'm a loner, not the first lady.

Fit   Lady   Life   Loner

If you are a vampire, then a vampire is not the creature of the legends.

-Mikhail?...Try making suggestions next time, or just plain asking. You go do whatever it is you're doing, and I'll go search you extensive library for a book on manners.
-You will not find it.
-Why am I not surprised?

Book   Library   Manners   Order   Suggest

I'm putting up a great front, then because I feel like I'm breaking apart inside.

She didn't know how to love, to give herself to someone, to out herself in someone else's keeping and take him into hers. She didn't trust anyone with her heart - or the darker places of her soul.

Heart   Life   Love   Soul

Music burst through him, perfect notes he hear rarely. Fire and ice, wind and calm, sky and earth, water and rock all fused together. Joley seemed as wild and turbulent s the sea, yet beneath her fiery passion, at the very core of her, she was as forceful and strong and as constant as the deepest ocean currents. Ilya seemed as calm as a windless sea, yet beneath the surface smoldered a volcano of such explosive magnitude, his power could easily sweep everything from his path. Together they completed each other, his melody and hers merging together into a single, perfect harmony.

Calm   Harmony   Perfect   Sea   Wind

She stared at herself in the mirror. Her eyes were dark, almost black, filled with pain. She'd let someone do that to her. She'd known all along she felt things too deeply. She became attached. She didn't want a lover who could walk away from her, because she could never do that - love someone completely and survive intact if her left her.

Feel   Hurt   Leave   Love

I can't be anything but what I am, Elle. If you want a man who is going to treat you like a broken doll, you sure as hell come to the wrong place. And if you expect me to step aside and let you make decisions that are ultimately going to harm you, then baby, you definitely have the wrong man because I protect my woman. Right or wrong, politically correct or not, I stand in front of her when there's need.

There's no room for him in your head, Elle. I'm there. I'll always be there and if he tries to come in I'll drive him out until you're strong enough to do it yourself. And there was never room for him in your heart because I was already there. He couldn't touch your soul. It belongs to you and no one else unless you decide to share.

Maybe you are already lost and just do not know it.

Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.

I'm an observer. I read about life. I research life. I find a corner in a room and melt into it. I can become invisible. It's an art, and I am a wonderful practitioner.

Art   Life   Observe

I know you so well, dragon king, you only get that particular look on your face when you're burning to give me one of your lectures."
"Do I give you lectures ?"
"Oh, I don't mind. I think you're kind of cute when you do, and I don't really listen anyway.

For Lily, there was only her phantom lover, bold enough, arrogant enough, crazy enough to dare follow her here when he was in far more danger than she could ever be.

Don't worry, now that I know about your little ego problem, I'll do my best to look all gushy when you pound your chest.

You have to be more discerning, Lily, when experimenting with bondage."
He wiggled his eyebrows. "I'd make a great master.

It's all well and good to look back after the fact and see what we should have done, but we rarely know what path is best when we take that first step.

Choose   Done   Path

We never can just stop time. Or take moments back. Life doesn't work that way, does it?

I'll be damned if I apologize for the choices I've made. They were hard decisions, but I had good reasons for making them.


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