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  • He came at once, pressing himself against my legs, sending the vibrations of his fast-beating heart through me.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • He came at once, pressing himself against my legs, sending the vibrations of his fast-beating heart through me.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • With a fast-beating heart, Ki-Gor stepped past the gorilla-men, his eyes darting from side to side.

    The Green-Eyed Shwemyethna

  • He came at once, pressing himself against my legs, sending the vibrations of his fast-beating heart through me.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • Sitting cross-legged in a corner of the earth-packed floor with Trisha — Lettie — lying across her lap and her Maine coon cat, Jefferson Davis, cowering beneath her full skirts, Maggie felt the thunder of exploding shells and striking artillery shake the house from rafters to foundation, resonating in her breast along with her fast-beating heart.

    The Haunting

  • Cars passed and fast-beating windshield wipers melted the faces of the drivers under sheets of water.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

  • Hearing him say that made Nudge feel as though a cold fist gripped her fast-beating heart.

    Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

  • Hearing him say that made Nudge feel as though a cold fist gripped her fast-beating heart.

    Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

  • The maddening joy, that only a second before she thought herself incapable of containing within her fast-beating heart, died out, and left her shivering in the old anguish of physical pain that she had suffered once before at the sight of

    Almayer's Folly

  • He touched a finger to the fast-beating pulse at the hollow beneath her throat.

    Purchased By The Billionaire

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