1. "partner ACC Colin Carswell based at police HQ Sir David Strathern chief constable of Lothian and Borders Police Jean Burchill Rebus’s current partner, museum curator"
- Ian Rankin, Resurrection Men
2. "We did pretty well in the ACC that year and we ended up going to the College World Series. Paul Molitor was there, playing shortstop for Minnesota. I caught one game in that World Series, going 2-for-5 at Rosenblatt Stadium against Temple"
- Bill Schroeder, If These Walls Could Talk: Milwaukee Brewers: Stories from the Milwaukee Brewers Dugout
3. "We were already in school by then. Your friends had made fun of me. I was twelve. My higher brain functions weren’t fully developed. I was so in love with you. The cold had woven its way into the fabric of my jeans and settled like a coating of ice in the folds of my jacket. Now I warmed again, puzzling through Hunter’s words. I didn’t know whether to take him seriously. Your love for me was a symptom that your brain hadn’t developed, or- Shut up. He turned to face me. I am drunk and I am trying to confess, so just let me do it, okay? I had fallen in love with you over the summer. Then this horrible thing happened to you and you stopped talking t me. I thought you blamed me, or my dad. Which he deserved. No, I protested. It was an acc- I took it as a rejection. He put his hand on my knee and looked me straight in the eyes. It’s taken me all this time to figure that out. But I regretted it every day. And I’m truly sorry. He sat back against the bench and faced the stars. The place"
- Jennifer Echols, Love Story