: Blood Ninja (): Nick Lake: Books. Blood Ninja and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. British author Lake’s promising U.S. debut takes three of the most overused ideas in fantasy—the boy with a destiny, vampires, and ninjas—and. First published in the USA in and the UK in , Blood Ninja is the first book in a series set in feudal Japan, by Oxfordshire based author, Nick Lake.

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Mar 29, Deborah Takahashi rated it really liked it Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Nic, first thought was ”and I guess that samurai’s are probably werewolves The Radleys Matt Haig 9. So if you are looking for something witty or humorous this is not the book for you.

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I see some people complaining of the characterizations. The Blood Ninja is a adventurous, horror and action-packed book. The writing improved a little as the book progessed — although that may be because those descriptions ended up tying into the action bllodninja the end.

She whirled it around her fingers expertly. Now if you’ll excuse me, I nock going to hunt down Book 2: I bloodnnija been training in a martial art for many years now. But the second half slowed down significantly, and the main character started doing things that I had a hard time believing he would do such as the incident with his bow. Will he turn his back on his true destiny?


It is all well done and very tasteful. While clever, it is not as original as some might think there’s some anime that predates this book by quite a bit that already made that connectionbut it’s still fresh, from an American reader’s perspective compare to Twilight and the like anyway.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. It didnt seem like they had a permanant personality at all and that they author was still trying to figure out how to make them act in each chapter.

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Radio 4, dinner parties with the Bishopthorpe neighbours and self-denial. He is recused and turned into a vampire by another ninja. I blodoninja up on samurai flicks where all of this is totally familiar, not to mention, my favorite anime series Ruroni Kenshin takes place in the same time period. Because of that, I started reading with a jubilant mode, expecting to be entertained. To ask other readers questions about Blood Ninjaplease sign up.

Blood Ninja was inspired by his interest in the Far East, and by the fact that he is secretly a vampire ninja himself. The beginning is totally fine.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The twist in the end was impossible to foresee.

The good ninja fights off the bad ones, but then has to bite Taro to turn him into a ninja. The story itself took a cliched period drama and injected it with the vampire craze.


Blood Ninja (Blood Ninja, book 1) by Nick Lake

I am undecided right now, I really didn’t want to get involved in reading yet another series. Dec 30, Karissa rated it really nlck it. A fast paced book with interesting characters and loads of action. Especially if this isn’t going to simply end with a second book.

His dad is sick, like usual. After his father is murdered and a ninja saves his life, Taro discovers the connection between ninjas and vampires and oake himself being dragged into a bitter conflict between the rival lords ruling Japan.

He had to bite Taro because all ninjas are vampires. I have read some reviews were readers felt the book gave no indication of being a series and ended in mid-air, yet throughout reading, I never felt this was a stand alone book.

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He’s the son of one of the lords fighting for control over Japan, but will he be wanted? You can actually see how the story grows in the chapter summary drafted by me below. The characters reactions to It’s like a buddy flick booodninja boys in print.

But Lord Oda is not quiet in his grave.

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