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  • It's gut-deep in America, twisted 'round her innards and un-purged even as we facetiously scream “We are cured!”

    Miss Ashley and Her Chifferobe...Busted.

  • I closed it with a sense of complete and utter satisfaction, and this gut-deep sense that Mercury and his heroine would make it, that they were absolutely meant to be together.

    Mercury's War - Lora Leigh

  • But he kept his clothes on, because he wanted it too much and because he knew, gut-deep, bone-strong, that whatever need she felt for him in this moment came from all the wrong places.

    Risk No Secrets

  • Crawling up the slope, he was shaking and sweating, not from mere exertion but from gut-deep fear.

    Black Magic

  • He'd done his best to conceal the gut-deep fear, but he didn't know how much she'd discerned anyway.

    In the Midnight Hour

  • Male Kudiyas feel gut-deep that lands owned by the Bayars of Barkur were former settlements of republican adivasis.

    Archive 2006-07-01

  • This was a gut-deep venting of feelings, and she felt the menace behind it.

    Devil's Bargain

  • A feeling, gut-deep, assured him that the threat was real; something would remove ... remove? remove to where? ... any being that cast a spell, drew a weapon, or committed violence.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • And the part of her that was Hana of the Three Rivers had a gut-deep fear of wild animals that the civilized Hannah Snow could never begin to approach.

    Night World No. 2

  • It came as a shock to him now to realise that he was capable of such a gut-deep physical, aching, compulsive need, and even worse that that need. that ache should be directed at a woman whom he had determinedly and consciously held at a distance.

    Lesson To Learn

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