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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Literally at the end wanting more.
Overall they struck me as surprisingly vulnerable, but blold organic for it. It was an ok book, not the best in its genre, but it wasn’t bad either.
This is a ,emories and haunting tale of a young woman turned into a vampire and then sent of to care for a mentally deficient vampire with no training and no knowledge of what she had become. But I think I might have enjoyed it more if I would have waited a bit to read it.
But when his friend turns violent, Wade is torn between his friendship and protecting those his friend seeks to kill. And who is the cop who knows about hidden vampire society? I’m happy to say that so far where I am in the second book in bkood series, the main characters are still the focal point.
Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The story began to unfold and I wanted to read more. Wade is another interesting character. The juxtaposition of action scenes and “memory” scenes threw me at first. To ask other readers questions about Blood Memoriesplease sign up. For ages, they have lived among mortals, in the shadows, hiding their true selves from the eyes memoriws humanity — until now.
Probably just because I was desperately seeking a love interest. Left to my own devices, once I get obsessed with a project, I go to bed thinking about it, wake up thinking about it, work very long hours, and drink too much coffee until the first draft is done.
Maybe it’s just the name, Julian, but I so wanted to give him a hug. I have continued to read the series though and have completed 3 of 5 of the books that make up the series. As dawn approaches Edward throws himself off the porch touching the first ray of sunlight.
May 08, Wanda rated it liked it Shelves: There are some real heart-string pulling moments. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. As such, there is as much focus on the personalities of the characters as there is on the action of the story. Vampire reading spree continues! And over the past sixty some years, I must have read dozens of good, goose-bump-raising stories. She blooe to leave the Portland immediately.
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Thankfully, Hendee’s narration is just right: I enjoyed reading “Blood Memories” by Barb Hendee. But the book’s plot and several of the characters are not intriguing or well developed- both memorkes human and the vampire “bad guys” are a bit flat. That did not happen, and Julian was ashamed by what he did, so he banished both Eleisha and William to the states.
Jemories 16, Brenda rated it liked it. This took away from the main story with a lot of huge gaps in the novel.
Jan 26, Melissa rated it liked it Shelves: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Unlike other vampire myths in which the hendee have super nemories, speed, flight and any nu If Barb Hendee’s name sound familiar, it’s probably because you have read “The Bbarb Dead Saga,” written by her and her husband.
I kept wondering why no one had stood up to him earlier, especially when he first went rogue in the s. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is a suggestion toward the end of the book that vampires don’t need to kill to survive and that Hendee’s characters might start moving toward less aggressive personifications in later books. I will say that if you are looking for novel along the lines of the Blooe Harris or Lynsay Sands, you will be sorely disappointed.
As vampires, they’re traditional – sleep all day, sun will kill them, as will fire and decapitation – and yet not: Eleisha Clevon has the face of a teen angel, but she is no angel. Maybe his character will get a boost in upcoming books. And then, there was a note from somebody which came out of nowhere. Vampires never keep victims near, They never eat, indeed cannot eat, solid foods. The plot set up on the back cover serves more as a catalyst then anything, driving a mediation on what it means to be immortal, different, a vampire?
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Blood Memories (Vampire Memories, #1) by Barb Hendee
So far I am enjoying the mist torn witch series. Blood Memories was written at a turning point in the vampire genre, and I can almost see Eleisha’s path as a metaphor for what was going on in the genre at the time.
Elisha Clevon is a tiny, fragile looking vampire who uses her talent of seeming-helplessness to survive. Unlike most vampires, she doesn’t like to kill, but self-preservation comes first. Eleisha knows this cannot happen to a mortal, but there is no time to think about it.
Wade felt much too desperate for my tastes. Some of it seemed kind of tacked on, like Eleisha’s memoriess about a certain aspect of vampire existence.
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