In Memories We Fear (Vampire Memories #4)
There's a new vampire in town.
Eleisha Clevon lives a quiet life in Portland, Oregon — for a vampire. She has learned to feed without killing humans and to train others of her kind. Along with her protector, Philip Branté, and their human companion, Wade Sheffield, she seeks out other vampires to offer them a community and to show them they do not have to e...more
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While receiving the fifth book in the series I thought it was time to get into the fourth. It had been years since I had not plunged into this series, and I admit I forgot a lot of things from the first three volumes. It was still a great pleasure to find the characters that I had discovered earlier, even if it is true that I really do not remember them all. The book is a quick read, it only took me two hours from start to end, but I must say that it is...more
While it is still not at all overly sexual like most books in the genre, this book does have enough here to satisfy those hardcore believers in urban vampire = sex. It might not be exactly what you think, but I believe it will satisfy.
What I really like about this book is that we see all of Eleisha's group from the Underground taking part in one way or another. In Memories of Envy Wade and Rose were not really major...more
Quick & Dirty: An interesting vampire folklore where memories play a huge role and make this book a quick and easy read.
Opening Sentence: Midautumn was approaching, and even at night, the trees lining Naito Parkway were glorious in their shades of red and yellow.
At the beginning of In Memories We Fear, Eleisha is in Portland with her friends and for the first time since she can remember she is actually feeling happy. She is making a life for her...more
*Genre* Urban Fantasy
*Review* (Contains series summary)
In Memories We Fear is the fourth novel in the Vampire Memories series. The cast of characters are vampires Eleisha Clevon, Philip Brante, Rose de Spencer, telepathic mortal Wade Sheffield (once attached to the police department as a psychologist), and ghost Seamus de Spencer who died the same day that Rose was turned against her will.
Eleisha is still suffering from the events that happened in Denver and is a huge funk (see Memor...more
Also, I didn't get the "team" aspect of this team at all. The members don't communicate at all, each goes their own way, they lie and mislead each other, and they are all pretty unpleasant. As mentioned above, perhaps it's because I've just read the 4th boo...more
Also, I can't believe it took 4 books for Eleisha and Phillip to progress in their relationship to something a bit more adult and a little less teenage.
A series of killings in England point to a new-and feral-vampire. Vampires Eleisha and Philip and their human companion travel to London to make contact with the terrified creature, to offer him sanctuary and stop the bloodshed. But the vampire they find is not what they expected...
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