In the Dark Quotes.

1. "Oh yeah, that’s what you want to be, she muttered as she slammed the drawer shut and fumbled for the one next to it, the kind of woman men sleep with out of pity."
- Pamela Burford, In the Dark

2. "She’d located the junk drawer and it bore fruit: a short candle stub, the remnant, no doubt, of some intimate dîner tête à tête. A little more exploring turned up a mostly empty matchbook and a squat, wax-encrusted glass candlestick. She crammed the candle in the holder and touched a lit match to the blackened wick."
- Pamela Burford, In the Dark

3. "Had anyone thought to lay in a few candles here? she wondered, gingerly making her way through the gloom to the small kitchen, barking her shin on the marble coffee table in the process."
- Pamela Burford, In the Dark

4. "We’re in business—romantic lighting, she dryly intoned. Ha ha ha."
- Pamela Burford, In the Dark

6. "He was a big man; fifty or so, with greased-back grey hair and an expression that looked as if it had been kicked into position."
- Mark Billingham, In The Dark

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