Anno Dracula by Kim Newman - page 31
"Still staring at her, the jaguar lowered the boy to the planks, but kept one paw on his chest, pinning Tyler down. "Lorna..." She kept her gaze fixed forward, recognizing the preternatural intelligence in those eyes. "I know what I'm doing," she whispered back to Jack. At least, she hoped she did."
Altar of Eden by James Rollins (pg 122 of ebook)
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