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Contest Week: RANDOMEYES (Post Your Random, Spoiler-Free ALL SEEINE EYE Quotes)

31 Jul 2012, Posted by JaydaSteele in All Seeing Eye, Blog, Books, Contests, Fun, News, Reavers, Rob Thurman's Twitter
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All right, Reavers! As you read ALL SEEING EYE this week, flip to a random page and give us a quote right here in the comments.

You can do this on Twitter, too. For Twitter, please include the hash tags #RobThurman and #AllSeeingEye so we know where to find you when prize time arrives. Also, please keep the quotes spoiler-free.

Have fun Reaving and reading!

-Rob and Jayda

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  • marymary

    I heard there wasn’t going to be another Korsak books, is that true? I enjoyed the All Seeing Eye the references to the other Thurman books were good. Really enjoyed Annie’s big fat fanny dig. Although I figured out the villians before the end I was caught by the twist with the sister. So it was worth it. Keep the books coming!

  • Amy

    “The things I can do are limited only by my imagination and the distance between my foot and your ass.”

  • dragonchardra

    “We’re wasing time we don’t have. Is it any wonder nerves are running high, including mine?” He replaced his glasses and added briskly, “Now, let’s see what your pet psychic can do.”

  • dragonchardra

    “You shot me. That means you don’t get any say into what I do or don’t do. And there are no miracles. It’s not like the Vatican is behind funding your project.”

  • dragonchardra

    “Boys are so stupid.”

  • dragonchardra

    “That was an inexcusable breach of my privacy.”

  • dragonchardra

    “How about we get the hell out of here? Out of this whole place. This is only the second time I’ve been in this room, and I’m already sick of it. It’s a combination of a Brady Bunch camp and a maximum-security cell.”

  • dragonchardra

    “So out of the goodness of your heart, not to mention your loss of blackmail material, I can now take that free will, get up, walk the hell out of this bucket of crazy you have going on, and save my life in the process?”

  • dragonchardra

    “I wanted to do whis the easy way, the civilized way,” he offered with grim regret. “I hope you try to keep that in mind.”

  • dragonchardra

    “Are you sure it won’t be like the movie? Where you zap us with electricity if we answer wrong?” I scoffed lightly.

  • dragonchardra

    “You get a percentage there, don’t you?” he said without surprise. “For every slice of pie sold, I’d guess.”

  • dragonchardra

    “You think I”m a blackmailer.” He folded the papers, tucked them into his jacket pocket, and set his jaw. “I guess you have every right.”

  • dragonchardra

    Sorry about the long time between comments. Oh well. Here I go again.
    “Tylenol. I could spell it, but I’d think a guy with a master’s could figure it out on his own.”

  • dragonchardra

    “We’re behind schedule. Did you give him a tour first? Dinner and a show?”

  • dragonchardra

    “Jesus,” I said with some disdain. “You guys watched too much X-Files in your day. Read too many trashy books. Even I don’t believe in that crap.”

  • dragonchardra

    “You know. Are you Stupendous or Super or Marvelous? You’re doing the whole phychic thing, you need something.” Hasitly she cautioned, “But Amazing is mine.”

  • dragonchardra

    “There’s no such thing as an ex-soldier, and no one who understands it better.”

  • Deidre

    He looked like a suprised Chihuahuabut with the poisionous scuttle of a fiddlehead spider.” Pg. 22.

  • Deidre

    “Who the hell named their kid Candy? A girl like that had three choices when she grew up. Stripper, hooker or sadistic teacher with a dark line of fuzz on her upper lip.” Pg. 21.

  • Deidre

    “They painted the walls pink. They didn’t call it that, of course. They called it coral or salmon, more like Salomnella, or some such shit.” Pg. 11

  • Deidre

    “No one knows lazy like a fourteen-year-old-kid.” Pg. 7

  • Deidre

    “Who knew agony had a color?” Pg. 3

  • Heidi

    “And if wishes were horses, it wouldn’t be rain falling from the sky right now. It’d be a storm of horseshit.”

  • Heidi

    “The things that I do are limited only by my imagination and the distance between my foot and your ass.”

  • Mad_bonnie

    If I wanted to rub elbows with that many nuts, I’d hit the peanut butter factory over in Macon.

  • bn100

    Aren’t you rolling in the dough?

  • bn100

    Adore the pink.

  • bn100

    Shoo, boy! Shoo!

  • bn100

    I’m all out of diamonds.

  • bn100

    I can show you.

  • bn100

    If I look like I’m swallowing my tongue, do me a favor and shove me away from the wall.

  • bn100

    I stand corrected.

  • bn100

    Maybe you haven’t taken a really good nap, Allgood, but I have.

  • bn100

    We take a field trip.

  • Chys

    “No.” I cleared my throat, and the next words came out a little more smoothly. “It’s hair. All over my palm, just like Granny said would happen.”

    -hilarious!

  • dragonchardra

    “I like skeptics. They keep me humble.”

  • dragonchardra

    “You had to steal a car,” I grumbled. “I hope they find Jimmy Hoffa up there when they snap on the gloves and bend you over at the station.”

  • becky

    “People typically made up their minds without any messy facts or, God forbid, the actual truth.”

  • becky

    “‘Dead is dead’, I repeated with a tightness that trummed behind my voice like an overly taught guitar string.”

  • Theresa

    Sometimes things are so wrong and so bad that your brain refuses to deal with them in the here and now.

  • Heidi

    “The body holds eight to ten pints of blood. I saw that on some stupid crime-scene investigation show where everyone is attractive and everyone wears sunglasses at night.”

  • Heidi

    “I could have said you’ll meet a tall dark alien who will take you off to his mothership to be his hive-laying queen, and they wouldn’t have batted an eye.”

    Haha, great quote. :)

  • Heidi

    “But it was worth it when I woke up every morning to the green, yellow, and blue explosion that lay outside six-foot windows. Earth, sun, and sky – it was all that was eternal.”

  • dragonchardra

    “Oh, I almost forgot. I hate you.”

  • dragonchardra

    “Whatever, geek boy. I think he was looking for a weapon. Maybe he’s going to challenge you to a duel.

  • dragonchardra

    “If it got that idiot to pick up a book, it might actually be worth it.”

  • Mariana Moreno

    “One thing you learn when you’re a hungry kid on the run: you see food, you take it.”

  • Rachel

    “Everything that’s lost is found sooner or later. . .”

  • Rachel

    Nightmares cut at you a shade less in the dark of the night if you don’t have to see them looking back at you.

  • Rachel

    I’d thought life had finished teaching me about making do. Nope. Life never tired of making you its bitch.

  • Rachel

    “An enemy is just a friend you were smart enough to stab in the back first before he got you.”

  • Rachel

    “I hope they find Jimmy Hoffa up there when snap on the gloves and bend you over at the station.”

  • Rachel

    You don’t have to have special talents to steal from or manipulate people to get things done. You only need flexible morals and an extra-small in off-the-rack consciences.”

  • Rachel

    Been there, repressed that.

  • Rachel

    “Sarcasm is the lowest form of humor. I know. People tell me that all the time.”

  • Rachel

    “Tonight I’d drink paint thinner if it was in a nice enough bottle.”

  • Rachel

    “The things I can do are limited only by my imagination and the distance between my foot and your ass”

  • Rachel

    A whole three seconds of forced humanity, and Dr. Dick was back.

  • Rachel

    Hope was the candy in the pervert’s pocket, the stereotypical soap in the prison shower, the cheese in the trap. And life … well, life was what happened when you leaned in for a look.

  • Rachel

    “No one is who they say they are. Even if they don’t know it.”

  • Rachel

    “I’d charge to flip you off in traffic if I could work out the logistics.”

  • Rachel

    Life was a helluva lot easier to bear when you could forget.

  • Rachel

    It’s always you against the world, and the world cheated like hell.

  • Rachel

    Indifference and malice, sometimes it was one and the same.

  • Rachel

    Who the hell named their kid Candy? A girl like that had three choices when she grew up. Stripper, hooker, or sadistic teacher with a dark line of fuzz on her upper lip.

  • Rachel

    Who knew agony had a color? It did, though, and it made sense that it would be the same as blood.

  • Rachel

    No matter how careful you are, sometimes the bad … the horrific, they sneak up on you.

  • dragonchardra

    “Sign in blood on the dotted line.”

  • Theresa

    There was no God, no heaven, but hell could be found on your doorstep when you least expected it.

  • hlnkid

    Cottonmouths aren’t like rattles. there’s no spine-chilling sound of Satan’s castanets to warn you what’s coming your way.

  • Jayda

    Every single page is just loaded with incredible quotes, eh, Reavers? :)

  • Sara

    This was such a good book! Quotes:

    “I was like a frigging gazelle in that mud.”

    And a second just because.

    “Abby had never once tried to throw anyone off of a roof for God.”

  • Melankalia

    For randomness: “I can’t believe we dragged our asses all the way out here for this crap. It’s right up there with the Headless Horseman or, hell, the Great Pumpkin.”

    And because it’s my favorite line in the book so far: “Grocery lists I lost; my shit list was forever.”

  • becky

    “Squeezed into a gray polyester pantsuit like a summer sausage popping from its skin, she was the thick, choking smell of chalk, lilacs, and blood.”

  • Theresa

    If she were gone, if that were gone, it would be like those things, bright and hopeful, had never been.

  • Mariana Moreno

    “Geeks falling out of the sky. If that’s not a sign of the Apocalypse, I don’t know what is,”

  • Heidi

    “A man had his needs. Being in touch with the pulse of the Universal friggin’ Soul wasn’t going to change that.”

  • dragonchardra

    “Ask your guys when they wake up if they don’t feel like they got a natural ass kicking.”

  • Wave

    Dr. Chang diidn’t have to ask who Houdini was. The full- throated growl that emanated from under my desk was introduction enough.

  • becky

    “Being trash, I promptly punched that smug punk in the nose so he’d know what it was like to be me.”

  • Alice

    “You were a helluva lot nicer to me when you were blackmailing me.”

  • Alice

    Since he didn’t believe it, either, I wasn’t going to make the effort.

  • Alice

    That guy who said you can ever go home again?

  • Alice

    They took that shit seriously here.

  • Alice

    A brain the size of a fist, and he outmaneuvered me every time.

  • Alice

    Map me.

  • Alice

    Map the brain, map the ability.

  • Alice

    Dissension in the ranks. Ordinarily, I might have exploited it.

  • Alice

    I should’ve whipped out my damn crystal ball.

  • Alice

    Tess hadn’t lost her shoe. The shoe had lost her. I had lost her.

  • becky

    “You hear its choked and gleeful laughter at how you thought you’d left it behind- that you’d dare imagine things could be different.”

  • Bobbi Lafferty

    “Grocery lists I lost; my shit list was forever.”

  • Heidi

    “She’s thinking if she were three times her size, she would eat you.”

  • Sayoko

    weeping willows bowing over a chuckling creek.

  • Sayoko

    and may a heavenly choir of angels sing you to sleep. shit.

  • Sayoko

    Actually, you smell like a giant cinnamon bun. very manly. now, get your goddamn ass in gear.

  • Sayoko

    Her abuela kept two doves, gray and white with soft pink eyes.

  • Sayoko

    The nickname Shotgun Jack didn’t hurt much, either

  • Theresa

    Two words. Only two. Then again, wasn’t pink shoe just two words? Sky falls. World ends. Amazing what you could do with a mere two words.

  • Sayoko

    coyote-sharp cunning lay behind the cold blue eyes

  • Amanda

    What’s better than when you hear the title of a movie in the movie? Or the title of a book in a book? You know you all go, ‘I see what you did there’ So:

    “Ah, the All Seeing Eye.” The corner of his mouth quirked up. “Clever.”

  • lisa

    Let us count the ways in which I did not care.

  • Cat

    “He’s wearing a pair of women’s underwear. Yellow panties with pink rosebuds. Big-girl undies, size fourteen. Too much sitting behind a desk, eh, Tommy?”

    Gotta love the snark:)

  • lisa

    It’s always you against the world, and the world cheated like hell.

  • Myra Fox

    I never saw it coming. Pretty ironic for a psychic, isn’t it?

    (Decided on first words. The best part of settling down with a new book!)

  • dragonchardra

    “Did your granny bust your ass for letting her birds go?”

  • Angela

    “I had plans for my life, and they didn’t involve rusted-out cars or jeans permanently stained red by Georgia mud.”

  • Mary-Anne

    “I couldn’t be less interested if did it involve electricity with a proctologist and an IRS audit as a cherry on top.”

  • Martina

    They painted the walls pink.

  • Anne Reaves

    Oh, crap! I had intended to work on fall preps this morning. Instead, I raced through All Seeing Eye–one of your best to date! I’m looking forward to reading it at a normal pace after I accomplish some work. Dang! A whole year until the next psycho-psychometry installment.