- Narrated by: Joyce Bean
- Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 07-01-08
- Language: English
- Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Suspended from the FBI task force, plagued by nightmares, and at odds with her married lover - a homicide detective - Cat finally reaches her breaking point. In a desperate effort to regain control over a life spiraling out of control, Cat retreats to her hometown of Natchez, Mississippi. But her family's secluded antebellum estate provides no sanctuary.
When some of Cat's forensic chemicals are spilled in her childhood bedroom, two bloody footprints are revealed. This sight shocks her more than any corpse she has seen in her career. Cat's father was murdered when she was eight years old, but she always believed the crime occurred in the garden outside their home. The bloody footprints suggest otherwise.
Driven by this fragment of her past, Cat attempts a forensic reconstruction of the decades-old crime, even as developments with the New Orleans task force pull her back into the case she left behind.
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By Kathy on 05-11-09
So enthralled in story I left my car running!
I got so involved in listening to this book I got out of my car while listening and went off and left it running! I loved this book. Cat is a flawed woman who many of us will relate to. Though she lives with issues that could be crippling to some (alcoholic and bi-polar) she has incredible strength to live her life intelligently and with courage. Though the story line is a nail-biter the real lesson for me was that if we can honestly evaluate our own condition and fully understand how it affects our emotional responses and our situational reactions we can function in a positive and at times heroic way. One of the previous reviewers was critical of the reader, and I couldn't disagree more. I thoroughly enjoyed the story and the reading of it.
21 of 21 people found this review helpful
By Carolyn on 09-01-08
Powerful... with a theme that haunts
I was overjoyed when Audible included author Greg Iles. It's such a personal charge to find an author so compelling, so gifted that I go searching the web for more information about what makes them tick, who they are as individuals. Greg Iles is such an author! Blood Memory takes incest and weaves a story with a sledge hammer kind of nuance - I promise you won't forget it!
32 of 33 people found this review helpful