: 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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The men who had pressed against him in the mud of the battlefield had been fat and bloated with the gases of decomposition, roiling with the life of the low creatures that had infested their corpses. I don’t like having that sprung on me last minute.

bloodnija This book is set in old Japan when Samurai Lords ruled the land. I would recommend this book to my friends and those who are more interested in horror and action. View all 4 comments. The climax was full of entertaining content with action and yet more surprising revelations. Bloodnibja an example, the main character makes a huge discovery about his weapon and it could be life changing for him and the world!

Review “A fast-paced, gripping book about ninjas.

My hope is that this series will continue to explore the vampire element more. Or is it going to be like a few of the YA series that I started, with the author telling us it will be X and then when we hit book X, there will be more which virtually always destroys the plot and story telling and each time that has happened, I have quit reading that series.


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Moreover, since this book is definitely meant for the reluctant male reader, Lake provides them with a story where the stereotypical gender roles have no place in this world, especially when vampires are for hire.

His dad is sick, like blokdninja. However one day when his father is killed by ninjas, he learns that he is not who he thinks he is.

I did have some problems with the book try to keep spoilers from this: More books from this author: It has lots of plot twists and the story line is great. However, for readers not familiar with Japanese culture, it is Blood Ninja completely blew me away with its creativity.

: Blood Ninja (): Nick Lake: Books

There is a wonderful cast of characters that we meet after that. Blood Ninja is a work of historical fantasy, set in the Sengoku Period of feudal Japan. The second strand, vampire ninjas, is an interesting take on what is fast becoming an overpopulated theme in fiction today. These locations even play an important part in combat, action sequences and the legends that took place here. If nuck are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


Ships from and sold by Amazon. I have to give credit where its due because none of the females, in this story, are just as formidable as the male. Absently, he reached out with his left hand and pushed Hiro behind him, where his bloodnihja would be safe.

He is often teased by the other villagers and his one true friend is Hiro. There are plenty of cultural references but the story does not get bogged down with unfamiliar terms. Blood Ninja is an excellent book although I had a few issues with the end. His best friend Hiro lives right next to him. It depends on your preference of whether you like Japanese stuff and ninjas. And in that way, some of the predictability – at least of some things – is reduced.

Japan, Taro is a Blood Ninja, a silent assassin trained in the arts of death but doomed to live on the blood of others.

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Not to mention, as an author, I would think Mr. And he is probably my favorite. More reviews and no fluff on the blog http: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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