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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The result is a novel that sometimes feels like it doesn’t know what it wants to be. This was a completely guilty pleasure Memoriess is also caretaker of the senile vampire William, the father of the vampire who turned her. But the book’s plot and several of the characters are not intriguing or well developed- both the human and the vampire “bad guys” are a bit flat.

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It lost momentum with all the flashbacks, as good and necessary as they were and interesting to read too. No annoying werewolves, faeries, or other supernatural creatures. Alone with a Soldier. Great for those looking for just vampires.

On the Buffy side: In current urban fantasy, it’s more common to find vamps who rarely kill, or else vamps who are wholly evil and like to kill. Eleisha tries to reach out to Edward. When she has them alone she acts quickly, tears out a portion of the neck and drinks their blood, the only life force that can sustain her. Also by Memorues Hendee. Blood Memories is about vampire, Eleisha Clevon who has been around since the mid-nineteenth century ever since she was turned into a vampire by another, Julian, who wanted her to take care of his crazed father, Hlood Ashton for all eternity.


Eleisha and her fellow vamps were much more cerebral, darker and maybe “realistic”? As for Dominick, he has become delusional. This almost became a DNF for me, and the only reason I stuck till the very end was because I wanted to see if Eleisha was able to come out on top.

I started with ‘Dhampir’ and msmories had to get anything else Barb Hendee wrote. Eleisha doesn’t like jendee kill, but she must in order to survive.

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Blood Memories (Vampire Memories, #1) by Barb Hendee

Looking for More Great Reads? They added quite a bit to the story. Eleisha has a few defenses though. In many ways, Barb Hendee cuts Eleisha free from the many ties that bind her, as she confronts each problem and learns from it.

The sweet smell of decay assaults her as she enters. In the dark urban fantasy Blood Memories Hendee has written an engrossing tale of vampire death and evolution. Soon these two women are hunting together and for a short while Eleisha feels safe.


Blood Memories

To view it, click here. Eleisha, a vampire, is far older than she looks and makes men nendee to care for her. Overall, I enjoyed reading Ms.

I still don’t care for Phillip. It makes them sympathetic – alien, but understandable. Just irritating to the point of being memiries. That was it for the series as far as I was concerned.

It’s a power that she can control and she uses it to make men feel protective of her– until she feeds. She doesn’t use a lot of offensive language but there are some violent scenes and descriptions in this book. Structurally, it’s fast-paced for the most part but free of the worst traits of genre fiction, traits ever more prevailing today – the things that make my memoriees eyelid tick: They were able to survive and have been living bloo Portland, Oregon for almost a century.

I’ve got the first book, Dhampir, just haven’t got around to it. Barb Hendee grew up just north of Seattle, Washington. Enjoyable book that I think most vampire fans will enjoy – especially if you’re looking for something a little less sparkly. Meh, hopefully the second book picks up now that we have memorries the backstory. Recommended for those who want some real vampires in their vampire novels.