With his return to work, things at the house shifted to a faster pace.
At home, presents were under the tree, waiting for their return.
The return address was the Doctor's office in Chicago.
"He will not return before we get back," he said quickly.
Dulce was certain that he would return to his roots eventually.
If Alex forgave his father, would he want to return to that lifestyle?
Alex was gone four days and was as solemn on his return as he was when he left.
At noon he would come in from a path in the woods, eat and then return by the same path.
About thirty minutes later it would return and leave the way it had come.
The return address on the envelope was Columbia, South America, but it wasn't addressed to anyone.
I have something to return to you.
At first she had hoped, even prayed he would return.
She waited, terrified that the Indians would return.
Bordeaux smiled and said something in return.
And yet, now the twins could return to their beloved ranch – the one she had finished paying off.
The twins would be close, and that was something good that came of his return.
He stopped on a small aqua envelope and frowned at the return address.
No one ever thought he'd return to the living.
I didn't hear him return.
We heard him come downstairs and when he didn't return, I came down to check on him.
Betsy and I faced a six hour return trip to New York.
I can only describe the mood of our return trip as pensive.
He would cab to the airport in the morning and return to California.
It was a beautiful morning and there was plenty of time to kill as Howie wasn't schedule to return to the house until late afternoon.
Our spectacular triumph was the return of an infant from a small Texas hospital.
I trudged through a boring day, knowing I'd return to an empty apartment as Betsy was off to Los Angeles for the entire week.
A snow storm cancelled our return flight Sunday.
Cooms doted on the boy who seemed to return his affection.
Her parent's pleas for her return produced front page news.
The story related the successful return of a young boy kidnapped from his San Francisco home.
Any further conversation was interrupted by Howie's return.
I've never been here before and I doubt I'll return.
On Monday, Howie was on time, unusual as I assumed he'd driven his guests back to Massachusetts Sunday afternoon and would wait until early morning to return.
"We'll just put things on hold until you return," I said.
While he yearned to return to New Hampshire I sensed he possessed a strong guilt, locking him to his mother's bedside.
While I waited for my, wife's return I sifted through the startling news she'd told me.
It's best if you and Howie return to Keene.
I wasted no time telephoning the Leblanc's number to encourage my wife to return home.
When is the pair in California to return?
The three of us packed for three days only, as if so limiting our clothing changes would force our return more quickly.
I parked our car here, at the East Boston airport, as we were scheduled to return together by air.
I moseyed out by the pool to await my wife's return.
There was nothing more I could do here absent Howie so I rounded up patrolman Murphy and asked him to return me to the hospital.
We had been there perhaps an hour when we heard him return.
Thought I'd return the favor.
If Darian can't return her, I'll bring her back after the battle is over.
I've gotta return to Florida.
She has the power of ancient healers to return to life that which otherwise wouldn't live.
When he finishes clean-up in Ohio, he's been instructed to count the stalks of wheat in the field outside Speck's farmhouse and not return until he's done, Dusty growled.
Part of her wanted to return to her home that very night, and another part of her feared what she'd find if she did.
Running up the stairs to the main floor, she wanted nothing more than to return to the safety of her room.
Her features had gone from drawn and pale to glowing, the result of his return from Europe after an extended absence and the child growing in her womb.
She glanced down and realized she couldn't return home in clothing that was plainly not hers.
They waited for Xander to return with the three vamps trailing him.
I just refused to return.
I know one way to return your power to you.
Neither spoke on their return trip to the bed and breakfast, and she went straight to her room.
Why don't you leave me your name, and if Mr. Bylun believes it in his best interest, he'll return your call.
Please don't be surprised if Mr. Bylun opts not to return your call.
His phone rang, and he answered, expecting the woman to return his call with a few dozen apologies.
She left the library to return Damian's phone.
She didn't miss the way he bristled but turned her back to him to return to the library.
Her hope soared, and she watched him return to his corner.
Every time he freed her, he hoped she would return to his head.
Heartbroken by his return to the slave he was, Sofia was stopped from comforting him by Dustin's grip on her arm.
She wanted to win, so she could return to Gabriel.
I won't make any deals this trip if you teach me how when I return.
He was sending her out and expecting her to return.
Darkyn didn't appear to force her to return.
She waited for Darkyn to return but was too scared of what he was capable of doing to open the door and see the damage.
What do you want in return?
Darkyn nudged her in return, assuring her he wasn't angry.
I wanted to see what you would do when confronted with the man you thought you were going to return to, he replied.
Her mate hesitated then lowered his head, nudging her gently in return in a sign that he wasn't too angry with her.
He promised to return in an hour and ferry the group back to Bird Song, which was less than a mile away.
But in spite of their pace, the return trip seemed to take much longer.
Someone had deliberately mis-marked their return route.
With renewed caution, the pair followed the chalk arrow, not the stones, expecting any minute to find someone barring their return.
If you're going to return to chasing bad guys, you'd better think about getting in shape or you won't be catching any of them.
He would not return until after the holiday.
As he neared the softball stands and was about to return to his Jeep when a hand touched his arm.
I just wish he'd lived to return with me.
No return address, nothing.
Finally, he doubled back and spent the return trip simply enjoying the country road.
After Maria left to return to her duties, the pair lingered at the kitchen table.
In celebration of Fred's return to Bird Song, Dean didn't bother to protest.
In spite of the good news of Fred's return, the pall of Martha's continued absence draped over Bird Song.
"If I win the deal, will you return my power?" she asked, face flushed.
The mating laws from the time-before-time were absolute, but what if Darkyn and Gabriel made their own private deal to return the human Gabriel loved and abandon past-Death to the hands of the Dark One?
Deidre sought to figure out what it was about the currents and subtle movement that kept her in place when she wanted to return to the castle, where it was warm.
They were caught in an impossible position: stay loyal to Gabriel and maybe never see the underworld again or deal with the Dark One to return home.
She didn't know what to do to return to the heady high she'd been on.
She had no way of guaranteeing him that something she'd done wouldn't return to make them both miserable.
She was plotting her return with a chain of events that ended with the human that bore her likeness being turned over to Darkyn.
If you wish to return to yours, you know how to summon me.
We'll keep you safe until we can return home.
The rest he had built in investments – other than what was in the special savings account drawing interest until he could decide whether to return it or accept the responsibility that went with it.
They expected Lori to return that day, but she didn't.
Since they still didn't know why he attacked her or Alex, they considered it possible that he might return.
Even the doctor had no idea if or how quickly he would return to normal.
Finally he reached out to return the brush to its holder.
Of course she loved Alex, but who was this stranger, and when would Alex return?
For the first week after he regained his voice, they were all so busy enjoying the return to normal life that Carmen forgot about his father.
Sorry. New client brought in a dump truck full of receipts and needs his return done by close of business today.
There were too many memories inside, and he hadn't been able to return.
She shook her head and focused on her phone again, willing Logan to return one of her dozens of calls or texts.
You sleep with a wacko, your boyfriend won't return your calls.
"You wouldn't return my phone calls," she said, calming.
Return to her own world?
She agreed to return the soul of one who is dead-dead.
If he admitted not to killing Wynn, she'd return immediately.
She hadn't intended not to return to Wynn's, but the idea of keeping him safe, too, made her feel a little less guilty about sneaking out on him.
Deidre wanted to flee and never return, but she nodded at the young woman who almost seemed normal.
She couldn't return to her apartment, and her savings were almost gone.
I have to address the issues in my domain on the mortal world before I'll be allowed to return and finish repairing the underworld.
Gabriel would come for her, if she didn't return.
You're my best assassin, and you're the only one who can trespass in Hell and return.
She rolled up her window, watched him return to his car, and cursed.
Do we return her and pretend we don't know or keep her where they can't get her?
She fully intended to return the gown and tanzanite jewelry dripping off her ears and neck, but for the night, she enjoyed feeling like Cinderella.
We shouldn't take you through the shadow world to return you.
She imagined he went to her apartment to check on Toby and was struck by her longing to return to the tiny, cluttered mess of a life that was hers.
Not only could she not escape, but she could just as well starve to death if he decided never to return.
He released her without another word, and she curled onto her side, weeping not only for the bizarre world she'd entered but from the realization she'd never, ever, ever return to hers.
I'll return your life to you.
Katie smiled in return, deciding she liked the Amazon with the British accent and wild tribal tattoos.
He didn't want to try to interpret the look or await her scathing return, not when he needed to find a place for them go to.
"Stay today, Gabriel, but know that the next time you return, you will take the lives of two of them," she said.
He.d miss the smell and sight of his homeland and yearned already to stay here rather than return to his dark corner of the Immortal underworld!
She released her breath, satisfied on more than one level, to postpone her return to the human world.
I.ll promise to return.
If you will not return your brother as you are obligated, then you must return this.
If it is so, then I.ll return it to you.
The demons are demanding I return it to them.
Jade waited for Darkyn to return from his meeting with Kris.
Once he crossed this line, he could never return.
I.d be a bigger fool than Kris to return with you, Jade.
Jade waited, hoping Sasha.s desire to return to Hell or take out Kris overwhelmed any suspicion he had.
Or maybe he was desperate to return to the only place that would accept him and all his sick ways.
I.ll have this Lankha keep the Ancient in a deep sleep until you return.
She wanted to return to the Sanctuary, though not before she found out what happened to Ully.
"You.ll return today?" she asked hopefully.
She.d tried opening a portal soon after Rhyn left to return to the Sanctuary but failed.
He.s demanding we return Ully.
If we return the scientist, we won.t know if it.s tainted.
He issued a challenging look in return.
Rather than return home right away, she explored several small jewelry stores, looking for the perfect gift for Evelyn before she took her daily trip to the gym.
Kiera looked at her friend, guilty for hurting her feelings despite her need to return to her own world.
"I will handle her upon my return," he said.
When will you return to meet the Council here?
"He took a detour and is on his return trip, Father," Ne'Rin said.
I think there are some matters we should discuss when you return.
You have some nerve to do all that and make fun of me for trying to fit in or ignore me when you do return!
We are bound together and to the planet, which will only come back to life when we return.
Despite the assurance that you will return health and life to my people.
He began to think his own actions had cost him the choice he'd yet to give her: to stay forever or return to her planet.
It will be some time before I return.
You must choose to remain with me or to return to your home.
"You must choose to stay or return," he repeated.
She'd wanted to return home since she arrived, yet when presented with the enormity of her importance in her new world … when she realized how incredible it really would be to have a man like A'Ran in her bed every night … when she saw he was capable of passion … when she found out an entire planet full of people would die if she left … She couldn't help the tears at such a thought.
As much as she wanted to return home, she could never leave an entire planet to die just because she wanted to go back to the depressing part-time job and the row house where she and the cat would live alone!
I will return soon, he said, releasing her.
"I knew you'd come, if given the means to return," he said.
The note was undated and if there was a return address or an envelope, it was lost over the years.
The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the woman.
"I'm obliged to return the picture so I shouldn't have let it out of my hands," he muttered as he reached for a pitcher of orange juice.
Dean hurried to return his skis while the others took the gondola back to the parking lot.
"You could wait until they return to Boston and then mail it to them," Dean suggested.
He looked up at her, but wasn't exactly rewarded with a loving glance in return.
A batch of muffins burned in the process but things began to return to normal after Ryland indicated Edith was feeling better and had apologized for her actions.
Finally, it was acknowledged she would return to Bird Song alone.
It was on the return walk to the climbing area that they saw him.
He hesitated, reluctant to return to his room, past Ryland's door from which might be expelled the naked visitor, just as he passed by.
I hardly minded the cold and lonely walk back after evening prayers demanded my love's return.
Maybe now they'll all check out of Bird Song and things will return to normal.
Dean had been successful, for a four-figure charge, in securing a one way ticket with an open ended return, from Montrose, via Denver and Chicago, to Indianapolis.
The return trip from Grand Junction had taken Dean twice the usual two hours, a slalom of ditched autos, snow plows, ice and stopped traffic.
Please, everyone, return to your rooms except Mr. Dean.
The police spoke to Fred next, while Dean strolled back toward his quarters, with Corday's question concerning his wife's return echoing in his mind.
There was work to be done before the return of this sense of small town peace could to be fully embraced.
Mrs. Cummings was taken away to the Sister's hospital this forenoon and I fear she shan't ever return.
Dean wanted to ask when she might return but was hesitant about appearing to hurry her from her mother's bedside.
However, unlike the highway, the snow here had not yet melted and Dean was forced to return to the main road at the first opportunity to cross back over the river.
Dean couldn't help but return it.
"I suppose half the people run off with the key," she said, her back toward him but making no move to return inside.
Neither mentioned the late night phone call during Edith's nocturnal visit nor Cynthia's sudden, unannounced return.
The Quincy sisters had left the day after Cynthia's return from Indiana.
You're not going to return his money are you?
He gave no thought to how he'd reverse the process and return to the ledge above.
You didn't return to Virginia until the following day.
Jackson could not bring himself to return Sarah's gaze.
The first time, in the forest after they escaped Victor, when they decided they could never return to their families.
When his mind finally began to return to reality, he worried that he might have hurt her.
Certainly, he would never be able to return to his previous lifestyle.
They landed at 10:30 a.m. and arranged the return trip for 8:00 p.m., rented a car and drove to Samantha's house.
Miriam wanted to return to the hotel fairly early since she had an early flight.
Away. I'll return as soon as possible.
Keep this safe for me until I return.
Because he loves a woman who can't return his love?
He offered a genuine smile she couldn't bring herself to return.
She was getting ready to pass the point of no return.
Brady shook his head, wanting nothing more than to return to the sparring ring.
He faced her, and she realized how stupid it was to expect he'd do anything else but return to the fight.
With a return wave, Lana set her gaze on the door to her own apartment up the stairs.
The brunette waved in return and led her through the small town to a boardwalk lining the wide, slow-moving Mississippi River.
You don't intend for me to return.
If not, I'll find it when I return to the castle.
She never does something without getting something in return.
She won't need to break the Immortal Codes and return your mate to you, because in the next three days, you'll be out of her hair.
Not for me, not with the power I have. Besides, Death promised to return Katie to me after four days and lied.
At the Sanctuary, Kris was just getting ready to return to his tent when Kiki burst onto the beach, looking as if he were being chased by demons.
Death offered to return Katie to me after a few days. Darkyn said she wouldn't do it, and he was right. She doesn't have Katie.
Toby, Darkyn, and Death knew about the seven days. He felt a flutter of hope where he'd felt desperation before. In seven days, his bond to Katie would return.
Andre didn't return. Katie waited longer, until the chill of the night dried the sweat that'd covered her since they began running earlier.
Dean had already overstayed his visit, so with promises to return if he had any more questions and to keep in telephone contact, he took his leave, shaking Cynthia Byrne's hand and waving to Janice Riley, who was again on the phone.
He knew the return trip would be far different, crawling his way back in the snarl of rush hour.
He was to return after some early morning business, the next day, Tuesday—same day, I guess—he died after midnight, Tuesday.
When their lovemaking finished, Dean remained in bed, his arms folded behind his head, awaiting Ethel's return from her obligatory post coital trip to the bathroom.
Your return flight back isn't until 4:00 so we've got hours to grab a bite and check out that motel.
She thanked him again and wished him a safe return trip before hanging up.
They left the seashore and, after a quick bite to eat, Hunter drove Dean back to the airport for his return plane trip to Parkside.
Try as he might, the mourning ladies of dreamland wouldn't return to the empty coffin.
The man started to return to the back room when a car pulled up.
Dean asked Harrigan to work up his end of the report on the Byrne matter and make a few last minute return phone calls to neighbors, just to dot the I's.
It was shortly before 11:00 when the federal visitor from Philadelphia arrived, heralding Dean's return to legitimate police work.
The return trip took them past Bascomb Place and as they rounded the corner, Fred yelled "Stop!" so violently Dean thought he was about to run down an unseen nun.
Emergency lights were now on outside the motel, making the return trip easier once he reached the road.
She was truly beautiful, resting there, color beginning to return to her cheeks and a look of contentment that only sleep could bring, a look that would surely be absent in the morning.
He said he was just asking about Dean's return trip but he was fishing for details on why the FBI was so unexpectedly interested in Billie Wassermann.
The service ended in 40 minutes with the priest extending an invitation for friends to return to Mrs. Byrne's home.
The phone rang twice, both calls from Fred's lady friends, who were anxious for his return.
It took a pot and a half of coffee and a lot of patience before Dean learned just how complicated the Scranton excursion and return trip had been.
He paused and then added, "I don't suppose there's any return address on Arthur's note?"
Dean felt ill at ease in Cynthia Byrne's bedroom, spying on her world, seeing the small rainbow of dresses hanging in her closet, sharing space with suits and shirts looking as if they were awaiting the return of Jeffrey Byrne.
He wanted something a hell of a lot stronger—a double bourbon and leave the bottle but he knew the return trip to Parkside lay before him.
I am out of town but I will telephone you when I return on Sunday.
Dean explained Atherton's recent disappearance and the strange return of the escrow money.
Katie had offered to return their rented clothing so that they could enjoy their honeymoon together without mundane chores.
It was after their return from the Zoo in Tulsa that they had their first fight – such as it was.
If she could only shake the awful feeling that he wouldn't return.
She closed her eyes and prayed for his safe return.
Would things ever return to normal?
When it didn't return, she opened the suitcase and began tossing clothes into it.
Now he would expect things to return to normal when they went to bed, and she didn't think she was ready.
When I return from my first adventure, you'll have six sons running around the hall.
I'll return for Talia.
"I didn't think you'd return," he said.
Placing the rocks on the ground near the return portal, she looked around.
She'd almost managed to return to the zone when Darian gripped the chain at the top of the punching bag, stabilizing it before her and disrupting the swaying rhythm.
If she stole something from you, I'll return it.
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