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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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I still don’t care for Phillip. In Eleisha’s case that is vulnerability, she me,ories literally make people want to take care of her. This book probably would have been This was a strong 3.

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. Urban Fantasy [s] 4 56 Dec 03, For me it didn’t have the hypnotic draw that the Noble Dead books have, but it is a good read and I definitely recommend it to fans of the series, and to anyone looking for a vampire story that isn’t run of the mill. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Looking for More Great Reads?

Imagine a life that revolves around only two other people, and one of those dies. This book was about a young girl who was “turned” when she was 17 against her will. Eventually another vampire joins them.

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When she awakens that night she rushes back to her home, grabs her elderly charge William, and catches a flight to Seattle. In America, 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 is, and how to use her gift.


Instead, it’s an interesting look at a young woman turned vampire to be a caretaker but not given any information on her existance. Editing was amateur – don’t know if this was the case in the hard copy or not. I love the characters in both series, and working on two such completely different projects has been fun for me. I personally loved this book. This is a moderately serious paranormal book, but it’s not super-dark or terrifying.

Blood Memories

Dramatic standalone sentences which get their own paragraphs should be used sparingly, or they won’t be dramatic anymore. Clevon is no angel, although she has the face of one. They don’t live or hunt together. Most of them remain hidden.

I loved heendee twist that Barb Hendee put on the vampire society So, working on my own, it was nice for me to set my own pace without feeling like I was rushing him.

That did not happen, and Julian was ashamed by what he did, so he banished heneee Eleisha and William to the states. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Preview — Blood Memories by Barb Hendee. In America, 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. I like the idea of each vampire being assigned a specific ‘survival gift’ when they change — there’s intriguing possibility there, given some of the gifts wouldn’t be so blatantly useful as sexual thrall or super strength — but that’s all I can say.

Eleisha begs to stay with the one other vampire she knows about, Maggie. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Also by Barb Hendee.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. But of all of the novels I have read from her, this was my least favorite. The ending was too bloof to give a suitable climax after all that build-up, and left me less interested to read Eleisha’s next story.


This review is for Margaret, who is now tired of my 2 star reviews.

However, the story itself did start to lose my interest towards the end for a bit. Unlike other vampire myths in which the vampires have super strength, speed, flight and blkod number of other gifts, Hendee’s ‘real world’ vampires are mostly extreme manifestations of their mortal selves.

Every character is drawn in detail, even the worst of the antagonists is far from being labeled evil.

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A memoies thing since I didn’t realize I’d won book 3! The books were fine when Wren was a not so major character. They are being hunted by humans, and wherever they flee, death follows. In Eleisha’s case; it’s vulnerability. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Edward romps around the room unaware of the horrid existence surrounding him. About Blood Memories Eleisha, a vampire, is far older than she looks?

I am pleased to say that it is in no way a “Buffy” clone nor is it anything like memoties goofy paranormal romances that turn vampires into some kind of harmless non-monster with strange eating habits.

Dec 03, Karen rated it it was amazing. But her style of writing is so good that she lured me in. He wants to die and he will not let her stop him. English Choose a language for shopping. View all 9 comments. Refresh and try again.