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  • The front of the room was a bank of windows looking out over the night-black sea.

    Raziel

  • And that never-ending Road Slept upstairs in the bed he and Heather shared, his hair a silky night-black spill across the pillow, with Eerie nestled beside him on the red velvet comforter in a fluffy orange kitty-ball.

    Etched in Bone

  • The contrast of the warmth on her night-black hair and the coolness of the water splashing up on dry skin nearly gives her a chill even though it is not yet time for the harvest.

    Where the River Stopped

  • And Aba, her old face with its fine bones under velvety night-black skin.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • The afternoon seemed brighter here, and on the sidewalks the usual kids with sun-bleached hair and freckled limbs or night-black hair and brown limbs were running around.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • She pounded her fists on the metal rail, and the echo bounced off the night-black trees.

    Rot & Ruin

  • A wave of gloom darker than the storm seemed to blossom from her hand, enveloping Rose, who found herself suddenly bathed in night-black darkness, the ground beneath her strangely unsteady.

    When Rose Wakes

  • He scowled and watched a night-black storm walking toward his

    Widows and Orphans

  • I stared into the giant's night-black eyes, and my mind went blank with terror.

    Father Swarat

  • Her mother was hurrying her down a night-black street between piles of heaped and dirty snow.

    Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

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