"Run away while you still can," I threatened.
"C'mon, Bells! Nessie likes me too", he insisted.
I froze. My breathing stopped. Behind me, I heard the lack of sound that was their anxious reaction.
"What.... did you call her?"
Jacob took a step further back, managing to look sheepish.
"Well," he mumbled, "that name you came up with is kind of a mouthful and - "
"You nicknamed my daughter after the Loch Ness Monster?" I screeched.
And then I lunged for his throat. ~ Bella and Jacob, chpt 22