She reached the door and undid the locks with trembling hands, wondering what kind of person kept five locks on his door.
She sat up and reached for her robe, wondering who might be visiting at this time in the morning.
She raced up the steps, wondering if men who could not be trusted would plague her entire life.
She stared into the flames, wondering why none of the windows had curtains, and why so many things were left to gather dust in the attic.
That got me wondering about Annie too; she wasn't found for some time and the papers said she wasn't dead that long.
"Please stop," she whispered, wondering if Oracles could go crazy, too.
Vera was good-looking, not at all stupid, quick at learning, was well-brought up, and had a pleasant voice; what she said was true and appropriate, yet, strange to say, everyone--the visitors and countess alike--turned to look at her as if wondering why she had said it, and they all felt awkward.
She stiffened, wondering if the job was genuine - or was he was simply looking for a mistress?
The rest of us looked to Howie, all of us wondering what roads we'd travel forward.
He smiled, and she gazed at him, wondering when he and her brother had grown from youths into handsome young men.
She took in the clean car and shook her head, wondering how many hours a week he spent cleaning everything he owned to keep it all so spotless.
He disappeared, and she stared at the place where he'd been, wondering why he was so upset with himself.
"Sofi?" he called, wondering if her mind-talking would work from the divine world.
His shirt was untucked and Dean glanced at his fly, wondering if he'd been caught using a tree for a call of nature.
Most of the guests, knowing of the affair with the bear, looked with curiosity at this big, stout, quiet man, wondering how such a clumsy, modest fellow could have played such a prank on a policeman.
The three left for the school office; Betsy, with a slight smile on her face, Molly looking excited and Julie wondering if she was dead man walking.
Dean just smiled, wondering how Ginger and Joseph would know where brother and sister-in-law were if they themselves hadn't lied like the proverbial rug and done the exact same thing as the pair they were accusing.
I climbed the monument, counting the steps, and wondering as I went higher and yet higher if the soldiers had climbed this great stairway and shot at the enemy on the ground below.
Michael Ivanovich did not at all know when "you and I" had said such things about Bonaparte, but understanding that he was wanted as a peg on which to hang the prince's favorite topic, he looked inquiringly at the young prince, wondering what would follow.
Lisa dropped her pad and pencil on the couch and crossed the room, wondering who might be calling her on his telephone and why Yancey was screening her calls.
She shivered, wondering what plan Yancey had for dealing with her.
She waited for him to open the conversation, idly wondering if it would be ten before he spoke.
I ended the conversation wondering if it was the last time I'd speak to Daniel Brennan, a stand-up guy.
He hung up with me wondering if I'd get to meet Daniel Brennan.
Wondering what twisted sister of fate thought him capable of mothering one let alone three people, he lifted her and laid her on the bed.
He could have told her he was the devil and that he now owned her soul, and she would have stayed there, wondering if he'd kiss her.
When he didn't, she rubbed her face, wondering what exactly she'd been dragged into and if her heart would explode if he reappeared.
He felt no wards protecting the station and shivered, wondering how many Guardians would be lost between now and when he could find and kill the Magician.
Sofia hung up and stared at the number on the paper, wondering if Jake had lied to her or if he flat out screwed up the number.
She flushed, wondering how many people were interested in her fate.
Deidre couldn't help wondering how the woman was able to ask such favors after hurting her so badly.
They used to hang in long festoons from our porch, filling the whole air with their fragrance, untainted by any earthy smell; and in the early morning, washed in the dew, they felt so soft, so pure, I could not help wondering if they did not resemble the asphodels of God's garden.
The last act affected us most deeply, and we all wept, wondering how the executioner could have the heart to tear the King from his loving wife's arms.
She sat awhile, wondering what the meaning of it all having happened before could be, and without solving this problem, or at all regretting not having done so, she again passed in fancy to the time when she was with him and he was looking at her with a lover's eyes.
Cynthia poked her head in later, wondering what was holding up Fred.
He wiped his prints and replaced it, wondering if Joseph or Ginger Dawkins was responsible for the gunshot at the mine.
He smiled to himself as he climbed the steps, wondering what Jake's reaction would be to a search for ancient bones.
She focused on him in interest, wondering what Death could possibly need from her.
Deidre stared at Past-Death, wondering why the former goddess was trying to help the daughter of the Dark One that meant to crush her.
Every day he awoke wondering what happened to him, but he remembered nothing beyond waking up the day before.
She gave him a withering look, wondering what crack he was smoking to think he did her any favor by bringing her here instead of to a hospital.
After her conversation with Xander, she couldn't help wondering if there was something more that made Darian seek her out or made her willing to humor him.