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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Who was it said that following your heart is a good thing? It is pure Who was it said that following your heart is a good thing? It is pure egotism, a selfishness to conquer all. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The train stops. We are almost opposite Jess and Jason's house, but I can't see The train stops. We are almost opposite Jess and Jason's house, but I can't see across the carriage and the tracks, there are too many people in the way. I wonder whether they are there, whether he knows, whether he's left, or whether he's still living a life he's yet to discover is a lie. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Parents don't care about anything but their children. They are the centre of the universe; Parents don't care about anything but their children. They are the centre of the universe; they are all that really counts. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The darkness gets bigger; it's pushing at the edges of my skull, clouding my vision. The darkness gets bigger; it's pushing at the edges of my skull, clouding my vision. I grab Evie by the hand and start to drag her inside. She protests vociferously. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm a good liar," he told me once with a grin. Once, he said, "Even I'm a good liar," he told me once with a grin. Once, he said, "Even if she did check, the thing with Rachel is, she won't remember what happened tomorrow anyway." That's when I started to realize just how bad things were for him. It — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I want to say something to him, but the words keep evaporating, vanishing off my I want to say something to him, but the words keep evaporating, vanishing off my tongue before I have the chance to say them. I can taste them, but I can't tell if they are sweet or sour. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I have lost control over everything, even the places in my head. I have lost control over everything, even the places in my head. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I can't speak, can't move. The living room is hot, airless despite the open windows. I can't speak, can't move. The living room is hot, airless despite the open windows. I can hear noises from the street below: a police siren, young girls shouting and laughing, bass booming from a passing car. Normal life. But in here, the world is ending. For Scott, the world is ending, and I can't speak. I stand there, mute, helpless, useless. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: she finds it funny or whether she's trying to appease him. she finds it funny or whether she's trying to appease him. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It's not the worst thing I've ever done, it's not as if I fell over It's not the worst thing I've ever done, it's not as if I fell over in public, or yelled at a stranger in the street. It's not as if I humiliated my husband at a summer barbecue by shouting abuse at the wife of one of — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: My idea of fun is to sit looking at a blank wall in a cottage, My idea of fun is to sit looking at a blank wall in a cottage, making up stories in utter silence. The thought of going back to work in an office is horrendous. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: ...I never meant for it to go anywhere, I didn't want it to go anywhere. ...I never meant for it to go anywhere, I didn't want it to go anywhere. I just enjoyed feeling wanted; I liked the feeling of control. It was as simple and stupid as that. I didn't want him to leave his wife; I just wanted him to 'want' to leave her. To want me that much.

I don't remember when I started believing that it could be more, that we should be more, that we were right for each other. But the moment I did, I could feel him start to pull away. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: She must be very secure in herself, I suppose, in them, for it not to She must be very secure in herself, I suppose, in them, for it not to bother her, to walk where another woman has walked before. She obviously doesn't think of me as a threat. I think about Ted Hughes, moving Assia Wevill into the home he'd shared with Plath, of her wearing Sylvia's clothes, brushing her hair with the same brush. I want to ring Anna up and remind her that Assia ended up with her head in the oven, just like Sylvia did. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: ...if you want someone badly enough, morals (and certainly professionalism) don't come into it. You'll ...if you want someone badly enough, morals (and certainly professionalism) don't come into it. You'll do anything to have them. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: On the train on the way home, as I dissect all the ways that today On the train on the way home, as I dissect all the ways that today went wrong, I'm surprised by the fact that I don't feel as awful as I might. Thinking about it, I know why that is: I didn't have a drink last night, and I have no desire to have one now. I am interested, for the first time in ages, in something other than my own misery. I have purpose. Or at least, I have a distraction. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm not naturally an extrovert. I'm a writer - I sit in a room by I'm not naturally an extrovert. I'm a writer - I sit in a room by myself making things up. That is where I'm happiest. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Obviously, my name is known now, but I don't think people generally tend to recognize Obviously, my name is known now, but I don't think people generally tend to recognize authors very much. People like J. K. Rowling maybe, Gillian Flynn might be recognized, but I reckon she could walk by me on the street, and I wouldn't know who she was. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: because if you want someone badly enough, morals (and certainly professionalism) don't come into it. because if you want someone badly enough, morals (and certainly professionalism) don't come into it. You'll do anything to have them. He just doesn't want me badly enough. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: You know you can't believe half the stuff they print in the newspapers. You know you can't believe half the stuff they print in the newspapers. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I spent a lot of time writing about tax and pensions and mortgages. I spent a lot of time writing about tax and pensions and mortgages. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: We don't talk about anything substantial, it's just the introductory session, the getting-to-know-you stuff; he We don't talk about anything substantial, it's just the introductory session, the getting-to-know-you stuff; he asks me what the trouble is and I tell him about the panic attacks, the insomnia, the fact that I lie awake at night too frightened to fall asleep. He wants me to talk a bit more about that, but I'm not ready yet. He asks me whether I take drugs, drink alcohol. I tell him I have other vices these days, and I catch his eye and I think he knows what I mean. Then I feel as if I ought to be taking this a bit more seriously, so I tell him about the gallery closing and that I feel at a loose end all the time, my lack of direction, the fact that I spend too much time in my head. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm not even that upset about the rejection any more. What bothers me most is I'm not even that upset about the rejection any more. What bothers me most is that I haven't got to the end of my story, and I can't start over with someone else, it's too hard. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: They're what I lost, they're everything I want to be. They're what I lost, they're everything I want to be. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I sit there on the floor with the picture in front of me and think I sit there on the floor with the picture in front of me and think about how things get broken all the time by accident, and how sometimes you just don't get round to getting them fixed. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: When I'm writing, I don't read much crime at all - you don't want to When I'm writing, I don't read much crime at all - you don't want to get distracted by other people's plots. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The thing about being barren is that you're not allowed to get away from it. The thing about being barren is that you're not allowed to get away from it. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm going to tell the truth. No more lies, no more hiding, no more running, I'm going to tell the truth. No more lies, no more hiding, no more running, no more bullshit. I'm going to put everything out in the open, and then we'll see. If he can't love me then, so be it. — Paula Hawkins
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Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: One of the lovely things about writing when nobody knows who you are is there's One of the lovely things about writing when nobody knows who you are is there's no expectation. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: He loves me so much it makes me ache. He loves me so much it makes me ache. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It actually wasn't about her child at all, although the fact that the child never It actually wasn't about her child at all, although the fact that the child never stops whinging did make her hard to love. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It doesn't feel like it was me who was doing that thing. And it's so It doesn't feel like it was me who was doing that thing. And it's so hard to feel responsible for something you don't remember. So I never feel bad enough. I feel bad, but the thing that I've done - it's removed from me. It's like it doesn't belong to me. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Who's to say that once I run, I'll find that isn't enough? Who's to say Who's to say that once I run, I'll find that isn't enough? Who's to say I won't end up feeling exactly the way I do right now-not safe, but stifled? Maybe I'll want to run again, and again, and eventually I'll end up back on those old tracks, because there's nowhere left to go. Maybe. Maybe not. You have to take the risk, don't you — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I've been the fool. If he does it with you, he'll do it to you. I've been the fool. If he does it with you, he'll do it to you. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Sometimes I feel like seeing if I can track down anybody from the old days, Sometimes I feel like seeing if I can track down anybody from the old days, but then I think, what would I talk to them about now? They wouldn't even recognize Megan the happily married suburbanite. In any case, I can't risk looking backwards, it's always a bad idea. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I have to find a way of making myself happy, I have to stop looking I have to find a way of making myself happy, I have to stop looking for happiness elsewhere. It's true, — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: So who do I want to be tomorrow? So who do I want to be tomorrow? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It's not a photo I've seen before. It's not a photo I've seen before. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It's not that unusual, death by train. Two to three hundred a year, they say, It's not that unusual, death by train. Two to three hundred a year, they say, so at least one every couple of days. I'm not sure how many of those are accidental. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: There was a time when I thought he could be everything, he could be enough. There was a time when I thought he could be everything, he could be enough. I thought that for years. I loved him completely. I still do. But I don't want this any longer. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Anything was possible. When you hear hooves you look for horses, but you can't discount Anything was possible. When you hear hooves you look for horses, but you can't discount zebras. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: What does it feel like, Anna, to live in my house, surrounded by the furniture What does it feel like, Anna, to live in my house, surrounded by the furniture I bought, to sleep in the bed that I shared with him for years, to feed your child at the kitchen table he fucked me on? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Tom said about Scott and Megan came from Anna, and no one knows better than Tom said about Scott and Megan came from Anna, and no one knows better than I do that she can't be trusted. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I was kind of broke . 'The Girl on the Train' was a last roll I was kind of broke . 'The Girl on the Train' was a last roll of the dice for me as a fiction writer. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Some battles aren't worth fighting Some battles aren't worth fighting — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I miss being a mistress. I enjoyed it. I loved it, in fact. I never I miss being a mistress. I enjoyed it. I loved it, in fact. I never felt guilty. I pretended I did. I had to, with my married girlfriends, the ones who live in terror of the pert au pair or the pretty, funny girl in the office who can talk about football and spends half her life in the gym. I had to tell them that of course I felt terrible about it, of course I felt bad for his wife, I never meant for any of this to happen, we fell in love, what could we do? The truth is, I never felt bad for Rachel.... She just wasn't real to me, and anyway, I was enjoying myself too much. Being the other woman is a huge turn-on, there's no point denying it: you're the one he can't help but betray his wife for, even though he loves her. That's just how irresistible you are. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Life is not a paragraph, and death is no parenthesis.(This is a reference to an Life is not a paragraph, and death is no parenthesis.

(This is a reference to an E.E. Cummings poem within the author's work) — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: He follows me and I take off my clothes as I'm going up the stairs, He follows me and I take off my clothes as I'm going up the stairs, and when we get there, when he pushes me down on the bed, I'm not even thinking about him, but it doesn't matter because he doesn't know that. I'm good enough to make him believe that it's all about him. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It broke me and I broke us. It broke me and I broke us. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I snap the laptop shut and jump to my feet, knocking my I snap the laptop shut and jump to my feet, knocking my — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Surely he would call me, wouldn't she? She would know how panicked...how desperate I would Surely he would call me, wouldn't she? She would know how panicked...how desperate I would be. She's not vindictive like that, is she? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm starting to see what he must have seen in her. What he must have I'm starting to see what he must have seen in her. What he must have loved. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Blood starts to ooze from the wound. The girls on the other side of the Blood starts to ooze from the wound. The girls on the other side of the carriage are watching me, their faces blank. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I once read a book by a former alcoholic where she described giving oral sex I once read a book by a former alcoholic where she described giving oral sex to two different men, men she'd just met in a restaurant on a busy London high street. I read it and thought, I'm not that bad. This is where the bar is set. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Usually, I would pretend to be nice, but this morning I feel real, like myself. Usually, I would pretend to be nice, but this morning I feel real, like myself. I feel high, almost like I'm tripping, and I couldn't fake nice if I tried. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: One more day of drinking, perhaps, and then I'll get myself straight tomorrow. One more day of drinking, perhaps, and then I'll get myself straight tomorrow. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I've always thought that it might be fun to be Catholic, to be able to I've always thought that it might be fun to be Catholic, to be able to go to the confessional and unburden yourself and have someone tell you that they forgive you, to take all the sin away, wipe the slate clean. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: When I write, I imagine places more than people. When I write, I imagine places more than people. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I am no longer just a girl on the train, going back and forth without I am no longer just a girl on the train, going back and forth without point or purpose. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I am interested in the ordinary sort of threat. I know that people are interested I am interested in the ordinary sort of threat. I know that people are interested in things like serial killers and what have you, but actually, those aren't the sort of crimes that really happen very much. The sort of crimes that happen tend to be more of a domestic nature and quite banal, but the psychology behind them is always fascinating. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: There can be no greater agony, nothing can be more painful than the not knowing, There can be no greater agony, nothing can be more painful than the not knowing, which will never end. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The first Amy Silver book was commissioned, and they were not books that came completely The first Amy Silver book was commissioned, and they were not books that came completely from me. They weren't necessarily the sort of books I read, and although I enjoyed doing them very much, and they were great training, I never felt completely comfortable in that genre. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I can't bear to look at it. Well I can, I do, I want to, I can't bear to look at it. Well I can, I do, I want to, I don't want to, I try not to. Every day I tell myself not to look, and every day I look. I can't help myself, even though there is nothing I want to see there, even though anything I do see will hurt me. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Mac saved me. He took me in, he loved me, he kept me safe. And Mac saved me. He took me in, he loved me, he kept me safe. And he wasn't boring. And to be perfectly honest, we were taking a lot of drugs, and it's difficult to get bored when you're off your face all the time. I was happy. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It's impossible to resist the kindness of strangers. It's impossible to resist the kindness of strangers. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I had a teacher at school who told me once that I was a mistress I had a teacher at school who told me once that I was a mistress of self-reinvention. I didn't know what he was on about at the time, I thought he was putting me on, but I've since come to like the idea. Runaway, lover, wife, waitress, gallery manager, nanny, and a few more in between. So who do I want to be tomorrow? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It comes from shared experience, from knowing how it feels to be broken. Hollowness: that It comes from shared experience, from knowing how it feels to be broken. Hollowness: that I understand. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Beckford is not a suicide spot. Beckford is a place to get rid of troublesome Beckford is not a suicide spot. Beckford is a place to get rid of troublesome women. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Once I've made my mind up, I'm a force to be reckoned with. Once I've made my mind up, I'm a force to be reckoned with. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Tom's whole life was constructed on lies - falsehoods and half-truths told to make him Tom's whole life was constructed on lies - falsehoods and half-truths told to make him look better, stronger, more interesting than he was. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I didn't even get upset. I was just astounded. And when I brought it up I didn't even get upset. I was just astounded. And when I brought it up with Tom - calmly, matter-of-factly - he was just as baffled as I was. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete; you mould yourself through the gaps. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Things like the movie 'Memento' are interesting to me because our memories of the things Things like the movie 'Memento' are interesting to me because our memories of the things we've done and how we've behaved form our notion of who we are, what our character is. So if part of that were missing, what does that actually say about you? And what does it say about your sense of responsibility for things if you can't remember them? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: He loves me so much, it makes me ache. I don't know how he does He loves me so much, it makes me ache. I don't know how he does it. I would drive me mad. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: It must take the most incredible self-control, that stillness, that passivity; it must be exhausting. It must take the most incredible self-control, that stillness, that passivity; it must be exhausting. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: In the early days, I used to see him all the time. Like, in the In the early days, I used to see him all the time. Like, in the street, or I'd see a man in a bar and be
so sure it was him that my heart would start racing. I used to hear his voice in crowds. But that stopped,
a long time ago. Now, I think he might be dead. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: He's a master at it, making me feel as though everything is my fault, making He's a master at it, making me feel as though everything is my fault, making me feel worthless. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I can't reply because my mind has gone somewhere else entirely, and it's not I can't reply because my mind has gone somewhere else entirely, and it's not — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The memory doesn't fit with the reality, because I don't remember anger, raging fury. I The memory doesn't fit with the reality, because I don't remember anger, raging fury. I remember fear. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: He closed his eyes so that he didn't have to watch me choke. He closed his eyes so that he didn't have to watch me choke. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Parents don't care anything but their children. They are the centre of the universe; they Parents don't care anything but their children. They are the centre of the universe; they are all that really counts. Nobody else is important, no one else's suffering or joy matters, none of it is real. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I don't know where that strength went, I don't remember losing it. I think that I don't know where that strength went, I don't remember losing it. I think that over time it got chipped away, bit by bit, by life, by the living of it. The — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Women become invisible as they age; men become impotent. Women become invisible as they age; men become impotent. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I feel about an incident is proportionate not just to the gravity of the situation, I feel about an incident is proportionate not just to the gravity of the situation, but also to the number of people who have witnessed it. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Sometimes I don't even watch the trains go past, I just listen. Sitting here in Sometimes I don't even watch the trains go past, I just listen. Sitting here in the morning, eyes closed and the hot sun orange on my eyelids, I could be anywhere. I could be in the south of Spain, at the beach; I could be in Italy, the Cinque Terre, all those pretty coloured houses and the trains ferrying the tourists back and forth. I could be back in Holkham with the screech of gulls in my ears and salt on my tongue and a ghost train passing on the rusted track half a mile away. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The last thing I need is rest. The last thing I need is rest. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I am interested, for the first time in ages, in something other than my own I am interested, for the first time in ages, in something other than my own misery. I have purpose. Or at least, I have a distraction. THURSDAY, JULY 18, 2013 — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: The police think I'm a rubbernecker. They think I'm a stalker, a nut-case, mentally unstable. The police think I'm a rubbernecker. They think I'm a stalker, a nut-case, mentally unstable. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Then I wait. Times and dates, mostly. Not dates. Days. Monday Then I wait. Times and dates, mostly. Not dates. Days. Monday — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: When I look at Tom, I thank God that he found me, too, that I When I look at Tom, I thank God that he found me, too, that I was there to rescue him from that woman. She'd have driven him mad in the end, I really think that - she'd have ground him down, she'd have made him into something he's not. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I didn't want to draw attention to her resting place, but I couldn't leave her I didn't want to draw attention to her resting place, but I couldn't leave her without remembrance. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: house feels like it's shaking, too, the house feels like it's shaking, too, the — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I'm frightened, but I'm not sure what I'm afraid of, which just exacerbates the fear. I'm frightened, but I'm not sure what I'm afraid of, which just exacerbates the fear. I don't even know whether there's anything to be frightened of. I look around the room. My phone is not on the bedside table. My handbag is not on the floor, it's not hanging over the back of the chair where I usually leave it. I must have had it, though, because I'm in the house, which means I have my keys. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Life and light will not let me be. Life and light will not let me be. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: My legs are still trembling as I climb the steps to Corly station. I've been My legs are still trembling as I climb the steps to Corly station. I've been shaking like this for hours, it must be the adrenaline, my heart just won't slow down. The train is packed - no chance of a seat here, it's not like getting on at Euston, so I have to stand, midway through a carriage. It's like a sweatbox. I'm trying to breathe slowly, my eyes cast down to my feet. I'm just trying to get a handle on what I'm feeling. Exultation, fear, confusion and guilt. Mostly guilt. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: People think it's terribly sad to spend Christmas alone, but it's no sadder, really, than People think it's terribly sad to spend Christmas alone, but it's no sadder, really, than spending any other day alone, is it? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: You're like one of those dogs, the unwanted ones that have been mistreated all their You're like one of those dogs, the unwanted ones that have been mistreated all their lives. You can kick them and kick them, but they'll still come back to you, cringing and wagging their tails. Begging. Hoping that this time it'll be different, that this time they'll do something right and you'll love them. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the shadows, just beyond my reach. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: She's cuckoo, laying her egg in my nest. She's cuckoo, laying her egg in my nest. — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: I have a fascination with the nasty things people do to each other and the I have a fascination with the nasty things people do to each other and the way relationships go wrong, and how there can be this very dark underbelly to seemingly normal, mundane domestic life. They're the stories in the newspapers I always find interesting. That's not a very nice thing to admit to, is it? — Paula Hawkins
Paula Hawkins Sayings By Paula Hawkins: To have my hopes raised and dashed again, it's like cold steel twisting in my To have my hopes raised and dashed again, it's like cold steel twisting in my gut. — Paula Hawkins