: 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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There is a lot of fun to be had and plot twists to utilize with this aspect. I had a hard time suspending disbelief. Mar 29, Deborah Takahashi rated it really liked it Shelves: The plot itself is overall very nice: One ninja is there to save Taro and does. At least that is what he is raised to believe. If you love suspense and scary books, you will love this book. Feb 11, Imani rated it did not like it.

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All of them had died. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Even frogs had made an appearance, and of course the flies, the endless flies. This book is no fairy tale ending of ‘Happy Ever After’.

Some of my favourites are: Blood Ninja was inspired by his interest in the Far East, and by the fact that he is jick a vampire ninja himself. With paper bloodninjs characterizations and honestly westernized feeling personalities, comes the usual ‘nun or whore’ women and handsome good guy and ugly nasty deformed bad guy.


Part of the appeal of ninja in the real world is that they are human beings who can do extraordinary things because of years of training.

Because of that, I started reading with a jubilant mode, expecting to be entertained. bloodnonja

When Taro reaches Shusaku’s clan, the secrets behind his existence are slowly revealed and his dream of becoming a samurai is shattered. An interesting take on ninjas and the added twist of the supernatural was lboodninja entertaining. Jul 08, Natalie rated it really liked it Shelves: Atleast that would give this book an excuse for the crappy dialogue that has now infected my brain.

The vampire part was, by all means, downplayed and I believe the story was better for it. If you’re a fan of epic stories that gets a bit into the political workings of things, then this is a book you will probably enjoy.

It is the Heart Sutra. I know that most of the ‘twists’ were super obvious and could be seen coming from a mile off. Blood Ninja By Nick Lake. But I like to know what I am getting myself into when I pick up a book.

Especially if this isn’t going to simply end with a second book. That said, I think this is just my personal taste. So we have characters that would freak out over murder one chapter But more on that later Twilight Saga Stephenie Meyer 8.

Let’s see how balanced this review is: There always have been and there always will be. So if you are looking for something witty or nnick this is not the book for you. Third, the story progress fast but without a strong foundation. 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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They decapitiate his dad, but then another ninja comes to rescue them. My first thought was ”and I guess that samurai’s are probably bloodnninja It pretty much stops right in the middle of the story with a number of things unresolved. Hana, no doubt was described in metaphorical and beautiful ways and found a place in my heart.

Less, would definitely have been more, in my opinion. Ninja is actually vampire! Lske first half of this book held my interest intensely. The Japanese historical m Lke reviews and no fluff on the blog http: I look forward to Blood Ninja II: I would recommend this book to my friends and those who are more interested in horror and action. This book is about a young boy who loses his father during an ambush and is forced to leave with his saviour to fulfil his destiny.

However the upside is, it made me want to keep reading.