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Official Review: Blood Memory Society by D.A.Field

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Official Review: Blood Memory Society by D.A.Field

Post Number:#1 by micoleon13
» 07 Aug 2017, 19:33

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Blood Memory Society" by D.A.Field.]

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4 out of 4 stars
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Think of how much our memories shape who we are, not only as a person, but how we learn. Now, imagine that you have not only your own memories but that of your parents, your grandparents, your great grandparents and so on, back hundreds of years. Think of how much you could accomplish! This is the intriguing concept brought to life in D. A. Field’s brilliant novel Blood Memory Society.

When Will, a well-respected doctor, is contacted by his old friend out of the blue to urgently come to Washington, he has no idea what to expect. Will, in his break through research in fertility studies, has come to the attention of a certain group of people, a secret society spanning centuries, and they have a proposition for him.

Will learns that over the years, there have been certain people who have what’s called Inherited Memory, passed on through the DNA of their parents letting them access memories of generations before them. The resulting memories lead to an incredible amount of knowledge and those that have it are geniuses in their field. However, there are very few of these people left and Will’s expertise in fertility is vital in ensuring their survival. What’s worse is that someone is targeting these people and will stop at nothing to wipe them out. With enemies on every side, Will finds himself right in the middle of treacherous plot. Who can he trust with not only his own life, but that of Victoria, who has the oldest memories of them all?

Brilliantly written, this book takes an almost unbelievable concept, mixes it with fact and makes it utterly believable. Written in third person, it follows the main character, Will, as he is drawn further and further into a web of both knowledge and deceit. All the characters are incredibly realistic and vividly portrayed, which makes it even more surprising when traitors are revealed. Both Will and Victoria are very likeable characters with relatable flaws, which makes the reader want them to succeed even more.

Set in the United States, the characters travel all over, from Florida, to the Bahamas and to California, just to name a few. The settings and their natural beauty contrast well with the chaos and turmoil Will and Victoria are going through.

The story is fast paced and action packed right from the start making it very difficult to put down. It’s one of those books that will have you thinking about it for days afterwards. There are a lot of scientific and technical terms, especially at the beginning of the book, which may put some readers off, but persevere past this and it is well worth it.

This book was a refreshing surprise from other crime and thriller books as the concept of inherited memory is so interesting and can be used to describe geniuses such as Einstein, Beethoven and Tessla. It was flawless story and I rate it a solid 4 out of 4 stars. Any readers who enjoy new concepts backed up with scientific facts, mind altering revelations, as well as good old fashioned action and mystery, then this book is for you. As the first of a series, the cliff-hanger it ended on was spectacular and I can’t wait to read the next book.

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Re: Official Review: Blood Memory Society by D.A.Field

Post Number:#2 by Jaime Lync
» 11 Aug 2017, 12:15

An amazing review for an amazing book! Inherited memory seems like a double edged sword but the concept is cool. I definitely want to read this. Thank you!
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Post Number:#3 by bookiegalke
» 11 Aug 2017, 12:39

I've never heard of inherited memory so this should be an interesting read for me. thanks for the good review.
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Post Number:#4 by Dolphine
» 11 Aug 2017, 19:08

How is memory inherited?
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Post Number:#5 by Afuglsan
» 11 Aug 2017, 19:22

This book sounds fascinating. I like the concept of being able to access older generations' memories. It almost sounds like an X-men-type superpower. Great review.
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Post Number:#6 by LadyPudu
» 12 Aug 2017, 04:02

That would be incredible, having access to past generations memories! I like that it is also believable.
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Post Number:#7 by derekkirima
» 12 Aug 2017, 05:31

I find the idea of inherited memory quite fascinating and though believable as you put it, I wonder how it can impact life if scientists in our generation are able to make available passing of the DNA with ability to access memories of generations before us, from mother to child available to all people which means we can have a society of geniuses like those mentioned in the review. I also like the various descriptions you give the book like how it's brilliantly written, fast paced, action packed, and all this combined with the Inherited Memory part will make many readers of CTMH genres be attracted to read it. Thanks for the superb review.
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Post Number:#8 by kandscreeley
» 12 Aug 2017, 07:46

I want to read this one. It sounds quite exciting. Thanks for a good review.
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Post Number:#9 by Anjum
» 15 Aug 2017, 03:14

I have never heard of inherited memory before but it definitely sounds interesting. Thanks for the review.
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Post Number:#10 by Quinto
» 15 Aug 2017, 08:04

Thanks for you great review. Additionally, the title and plot are intriguing enough to provoke a curious read.
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Post Number:#11 by CatInTheHat
» 15 Aug 2017, 08:41

This sounds like a completely different concept than I've seen in novels before. It's nice to see a review and not think "I can guess how this one goes".
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Post Number:#12 by Athena Moon
» Yesterday, 09:43

It reminds me of the The Da Vinci Code; same topic of heredity but in this case it is memory. Intriguing story with the man protecting special woman. I simply love this kind of plots! Thanks for the review!
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Post Number:#13 by IsabelMay
» Yesterday, 15:00

You had me at ''fast paced and action packed from the start'', I just love that type of books. The premise sounds interesting too, not something that's already been written about in other books. Thank you for the nice review.
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