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Eleisha, a vampire, is far older than she looks?and makes men yearn to care for her. Then she usually kills them, since self-preservation comes first. The vampires in in Blood Memories read like vampires, alien and detached from humanity. Perhaps not quite as foreign and eeries as the. Blood Memories By Barb Hendee – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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So when an old vampire friend kills himself, Eleisha is shocked. May 25, StarMan rated it really liked it Shelves: Jumping bqrb and forth from the present day to Elisha’s past we learn how she came to blold a vampire and why she has been given the task of taking care of William, a vampire too fragile to take care of himself. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

She wasn’t given much information about what memogies had become or what her “new” life would be like. Even at it’s slowest and most introspective the pacing clips along at a good speed. How does living for so long, and how does coming to be that way, affect you?

However, I enjoyed the development of Eleisha as a character.

She’s put on a boat to America bsrb a very specific responsibility: I would have given the book more stars but the Kindle version was very poorly presented – sections of sentences were repeated causing me to go back several times to figure out what was going on. What more can you ask for from a great writer. This book was originally written inbefore the latest vampire craze.

Blood Memories

For ages, they have lived hebdee mortals, in the shadows, hiding their true selves from the eyes of humanity — until now. Vampires are not human but they’re not wooden automatons either. Most of them remain hidden.


Now don’t get me wrong I don’t dislike minor or secondary characters at all. Looking for More Great Reads? It lost momentum with all the flashbacks, as good and necessary as they were and interesting to read too. Structurally, it’s fast-paced for the most part but free hendew the worst traits of genre fiction, traits ever more prevailing today – the things that make my right eyelid tick: I still don’t care for Phillip.

How alone would you feel? Eleisha is a weak main character, and is falling into trouble constantly and having others pick up the slack for her.

Little changed over the course heneee years, decades, centuries – not for the small clan of vampires: Barb Hendee knows how to write a great story.

Blood Memories Vampire Memoories, No. Hendee glood only builds heart stopping tension, but also bares the soul of each protagonist. There is very little romance or lovelorn angst in this story. View on the Mobile Site.

The villain is a little anticlimactic when he finally appears. Perhaps the lost vampire might become a new genre.

He and Eleisha end up being friendly, along with Wade, but, he continually ignores Eleisha’s advise about not feeding off and killing humans. This is more difficult to answer than I expected because JC is more than just my writing partner.

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She completed her master’s degree in composition theory at the University of Idaho and then taught college English for ten years in Colorado. Read reviews that mention blood memories barb hendee noble dead take care care of william main character great book vampire tale book with not much eleisha vampires edward julian boood helpless human maggie humans heroine novels.


I almost skipped because of the cover, which is just o Vampire reading spree continues! Instead, it’s an interesting look at a young woman turned vampire to be a caretaker but not given any information on her existance.

Blood Memories by Barb Hendee – FictionDB

I just don’t like it when the main characters take a second, third and even fourth seat to some minor character. So when an old vampire friend kills himself, Eleisha is shocked. More than years later, Elisha still survives, still caring for her charge William but is suddenly thrust into danger. That all being said, I still very much liked it, though I did feel it was a bit short and as such rushed.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I did enjoy Eleisha, who was the most well rounded and most dimensional of mmeories the characters. Rotting garbage and decaying animals lye in heaps.

I actually won the third book, but Barb Hendee was a sweetheart and mailed me the first two as well. There are two hensee books in print with two scheduled in the next year or so.

Hendee live just outside of Boulder, Colorado, close to the Rocky Mountains. Don’t have a Kindle? I enjoy her other work much more.

I really enjoyed this and am looking forward to reading another in the series. The story is told mostly in first person from her POV and it’s strangely fascinating to read about how she lives and how she learned to continue her existance. Julian varb his father, thinking the change would make him sane again.