I stopped writing about all the mysteries I read a couple of years ago, but I planned to write about Blood Memory because it, along with the nonfiction title Chief Left Hand, was the One Book One Broomfield selection for 2014. However, I have been unable to make myself plod through Chief Left Hand, which is full of information but not very engagingly written. So, I decided to just post this summary of the Novel Conversations group's discussion (which I missed due to illness), provided by group member Colleen:
We rated the books an overall "C."
Most did not like the main character because of her drinking, and felt
the nonfiction book was a bit tedious and repetitive. We did
enjoy the scenes of the Denver neighborhoods and the rich family
from Cherry Creek and learned a lot about the Native American tribe and
the history of Sand Creek. We all agreed that this was not Margaret Coel's best
Saturday is the author event at the Broomfield Auditorium. I'll add a comment on this entry after I hear what the author has to say.