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  • Barbara was huddled in the far left corner of the backseat, her skin crawling, trying vainly to shrink away from the tip of her abductor's wickedlooking boning knife, with its outcurved, razor-sharp, nine-inch blade.

    The Girls He Adored

  • Her blue eyes were blazing above a spot of color in either cheek -- with a growl he took a step, so that she shrank from his clutching hand, its scarred, burly fingers outcurved.

    Desert Dust


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