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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There are also hints that vampire history may become a focus, as it does for the Vampire Lestat. Looking for More Great Reads?

I definitely want to read the rest of this series, but I think I am going to have to set it aside for now and read something non-vampy first. Blkod are not human but they’re not wooden automatons either. Hendee not only builds heart stopping tension, but also bares the soul of each protagonist. And what she finds in his home shows how world-weary he had become?

Coming from a small, independent publisher, and cursed with a rather lurid cover, this book exceeded my expectations in every bafb.

Blood Memories is about a female vampire named Eleisha Clevon who has been around since the mid-nineteenth century. 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. But the ideas and plot behind it all were intriguing.

English Choose a language meomries shopping. The minor villain, a mortal, was scarier by far. I almost skipped because of the cover, which is just over the top. This was a very nice change of pace from the love triangles and teen angst. That all being said, I still very much liked it, though I did feel it was a bit short and as such rushed.


She was made memlries a British lordling to care for William, who was turned in advanced senility and is now condemned to an eternity as a vampire with Alzheimer’s.

Barb Hendee’s excellence knows no bounds she hooked, line, and sunk me. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? How alone would you feel? Eleisha’s own gift is to appear angelic but helpless, weak and vulnerable – and make people want to help her, protect her, rescue her. I would have preferred if Eleisha was on her own because she would have come across as a better female heroine than to rely on a sap that I found Wade to be.

Dramatic standalone sentences which get their own paragraphs should be used sparingly, or they won’t be dramatic anymore. Eleisha knows this cannot happen to a mortal, but there is no time to think about it.

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Jan 08, Natasha rated it it was amazing. Credit where credit’s due. Want to Read saving…. She and William are bundled of to America with little or no explanation, and only the good fortune of coming under the wing of Edward, another vampire enables them to survive.

Blood Memories (Vampire Memories, No. 1): Barb Hendee: : Books

The policeman and his partner are on her trail. When she awakens that night she rushes back to her home, grabs her elderly charge William, and catches a flight to Seattle. Dec 03, Karen rated it it was amazing.

This is hfndee author worth checking out. Dominic has a partner, Wade, who though Psychometry, the touching of objects, can know all about a person. In the dark urban fantasy Blood Memories Hendee has written an engrossing tale of vampire death and evolution. Thankfully, Hendee’s narration is just right: Is this feature helpful? There’s a focus on the angst and loneliness of eternal life. And they’re messy eaters.


Her flash back scenes are actually not bad. What interests or skills will keep them bloid in their society and in sanity? Elisha Clevon is a tiny, fragile looking vampire who msmories her talent of seeming-helplessness to survive.

When Eliesha arrives in Seattle at Maggie’s door its against Maggie’s best interest that she let her in, but she does.

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Now she not only has to try to stay ahead of a man determined to hunt her down, but she also finds herself discovering what she really is. Don’t have a Kindle? I loved the twist that Barb Hendee put on the vampire society First published inlong years before the vampire craze took off some time in I remember it well – I’d just finished reading Twilight and about two months later, so had everybody else and suddenly vamps were IN!

In Blodo, Eleisha finds friendship with another vampire, Edward, who teaches her how to hunt, how to feed, how to ensure mortals never discover what she really Eleisha is one of only a handful of vampires in the world.

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