Graveyard Shift (Lana Harvey, Reapers Inc. #1)

After an hour’s drive, he pulled off onto a gravel road and followed it back to a lake surrounded by woods. At one time, the place had been special. He had gone fishing there with his sons when they were younger.

A sarcastic "swell" was looking more and more like my word for the day.

Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

Bring me the receipts. I’m using them as a write-off.” What do you know? Even Death pays taxes.

But when he was this close, my common sense didn’t just take a back seat, it was gagged and thrown in the trunk.

Call on God, but row away from the rocks.” -Indian Proverb

doesn’t really matter what altar you’re being sacrificed on, it’s gonna sting either way.

Everything was moving too fast and before I even had a chance to digest it. Indigestion of the brain, that’s what I was suffering from. 

Goddesses had some pretty skewed ideas about revenge.

God is a comedian playing to an audience too afraid to laugh.” -Voltaire

Humans may fear death, but they never pass up an opportunity to gawk at it. 

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.” -Mother Teresa

It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.” -Thomas Jefferson

It doesn’t really matter what altar you’re being sacrificed on, it’s gonna sting either way.

man’s

Most of us spend the first six days of the week sowing wild oats, then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.” -Fred Allen

No one cared about Lial Gordon, but you might have never guessed if you had seen his funeral. A herd of socialites gathered around his grave. A silk handkerchief dabbed an eye here and there. A eulogy fit for the President was poetically read, and dozens of white roses were tossed with a dramatic and well-practiced sympathy.

Of all bad men, religious bad men are the worst.” -C.S. Lewis

Oh! Sweet Jesus! I can’t die now. I have a casserole in the oven!

Other titles Crazy Ex-Ghoulfriend Backwoods Armageddon

Pride is a tricky little bitch.

Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.” -David Searls   Funeral

She obviously fancied herself a temptress, but nagging hussy would have been more accurate.

There’s only so many times a person can call you a pea-brain before you just snap and slap the shit out of them.

They say that God is everywhere, and yet we always think of Him as somewhat of a recluse.” -Emily Dickinson

us

We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.

We have enough religion to make us hate, but not enough to make us love one another.” -Jonathan Swift

Work out your own salvation. Do not depend on others.” -Buddha

You can safely assume that you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do.”  -Anne Lamott