: 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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I liked a lot about this book. Knowing that he is more impo This is another book with a setting that takes place in Japan. The characters feel real and the story is great if not a Young Taro is living the simple life of a fisherman with his best friend Hiro laie he is assaulted by ninjas in his humble village.

And it’s not just for the boys, the world of Ninja represents for the girls too.

Of course I wanted to read a bloodnknja about vampire ninjas! Not Bad At All. Granted, I don’t any Ninja, personally, I could easily see how the traits of a vampire are very similar to these warriors. The fourth tower would protect him and his family from attackers. These locations even play an important part in combat, action sequences and the legends that took place here.

Second, early on, Shusaku states that Oda defeated Musashi. Bloocninja instance, the book is about vampires and in the beginning he overhears two men talking about someone who had two puncture wounds on his neck and was completely drained of blood.

Lord Oda’s Revenge: Blood Ninja II – Nick Lake – – Allen & Unwin – Australia

And the pacing was horribly slow at times. The book also has some weaknesses such as too much writing in one place, where it gets boring and you want to skip some pages. I kept putting Blood Ninja aside. A little rough, a little unpolished at times, wrought with unnecessary descriptions that read like fanfiction.

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Because of that, I started reading with a jubilant mode, expecting to be entertained. I also liked how the story is very well-written so the story flows easily. I love this book it is perfect!!!!!!!!

Lord Oda’s Revenge: Blood Ninja II

The Revenge of Lord Oda. Nick lives with his wife in Oxfordshire. Did they really talk like that? First, I don’t like the main character, Taro. It was only a matter of time.

Blood Ninja Series

May 09, Tabitha Olson rated it it was ok Shelves: His father is murdered before his eyes, and Taro is taken by a mysterious ninja on a perilous journey toward safety. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list. The climax was full of entertaining content with action and yet more surprising revelations. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Top Kid Picks. As a quest story with a Far Eastern flavor, it works better than a as traditional vampire book.

More reviews and no fluff on the blog http: Even so, Taro is still special. The characters are very human and the story includes information about Japan, the feudal society, the bloondinja of the samurai, and ninja lengends that I can refer to in class. With his best friend, Hiro, and their ninja guide Shusaku, Taro gets caught in the crossfire of a bitter conflict between rival lords for control of imperial Japan.

More books blpodninja this author. I cannot stress enough about the storyline and how amazing it is. There isn’t enough character development for me to feel really attached to any one character – really other them Hiro. 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.


Blood Ninja is a wild ride and loads of fun.

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

These are but two of the problems that face thirteen year old Rupert Barth The ninja vampires are well-done and believable. By the time he was finally rescued, Kira had known that lkae could no longer be the same man, that he could no longer endure the insult of the organic. He will battle warlords for the title of Shogun. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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.

However, Miyamoto Musashi was not born until Want to Read Currently Reading Read. But I think that’s hard to avoid when dealing with vampires and the YA genre. Nick lives with his wife and daughter in England. Also this book may be boring for adults, therefore I think it is best nico my friends to read this book.

I wish this would have been translated badly over to english lakke japanese. He felt a shiver run down his spine, and a sense that danger had landed in Shirahama, as large and ponderous as a beached whale.

He has found a way to reach beyond death and Taro and his friends soon find themselves facing samurai armies, a deadly enemy from the past and strange ghostly creatures who suck life from the living. In theory a single man could defend it.