: 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 readers get to know a bit about Japanese folk lore from characters like Shusaku, Heiko and Taro and the fate of the characters is directly related to these legends.

Oct 28, Sydney Russell rated it really liked it. Blood Ninja completely blew me away with its creativity. I really enjoyed the historical lore and the story was decenteven if a bit predictable. He tends to be repetitive See second reasona bit of an idiot but didn’t know itand somehow has the best of luck out of all the characters the fact that he’s still intact at the end of the story when other noble and deserving characters died irritates me.

Blood Ninja is the epitome of an epic tale where readers will not only love the richness of the back story, but he or she invest their time, energy, and hope in all of the characters.

So, the cover intrigued me I can totally be suckered in by a cool cover. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. But I like to know what I am getting myself into when I pick up a book. It’s a blood bath, physically and emotionally.


It was only a matter of time.

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I really hate it when an author executed a great idea sloppily. Knowing that he is more important than he thinks he is, he is forced into hiding and he parts from his mother. After finishing, and realizing that basically nothing was resolved in this book, I am left asking “how many books will there be?

The book has a great opening and has many attention grabbing scenes. Not knowing what’s going on, or what to do, Taro foolishly tries to take revenge and fight until he booodninja stopped by another ninja named Shusaku. It was like a Quentin Tarantino movie.

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It was the nature of revenge” I like anime and comics so I felt like I was reading a comic or anime, I like it. May 19, Nick lboodninja it liked it. It was very well-done and, if anything, a bit too devoid of any humor. But when his real identity is revealed, it becomes impossible for Taro to turn his back on his fate. I also liked how the story is very well-written so the story blpodninja easily. Blood Ninja is a wild ride and loads of fun.

Blood Ninja by Nick Lake book review

Shusaku fails as Taro is run-through with a sword. May 09, Tabitha Olson rated it it was ok Shelves: Bloodninj I think that’s hard to avoid when dealing with vampires and the YA genre. Someone wants Taro dead, but who—and why? Showing of 53 reviews. Other books in the series.

The good ninja fights off the bad ones, but then has to bite Taro to turn him into a ninja.

I will read the second one as fast as I can. Now, deaths in this book are abundant. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I really liked that the characters are well developed and you can always understand what’s happening. So if you have a spare moment, please tell us your thoughts by writing a reader’s review. My Swordhand is Singing Marcus Sedgwick 9. I wish this would have been translated badly over to english from japanese.


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And I really didn’t like the end. He hunts while his dad fishes and his mom dives for treasures to sell to passing merchants. Someone wants Taro dead, but who—and why? Also, the way everything came to an end in an abrupt swirl of betrayal and bloodshed was dizzying and left me a bit bereft. Each of these locations have a characteristic trait which changes the atmosphere of storytelling. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In my opinion there have been four main contributors to the way that vampires are perceived in popular fiction. But the strength felt good and right. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This book is no fairy tale ending of ‘Happy Ever After’. Remember I mentioned about the Quentin Tarantino movie? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Settings Tips on technique 3: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Mar 08, A.

But I think that often, when the character development isn’t strong enough that happens because as a reader, you are trying to find things to latch onto and things that might have been smaller, subtler hints otherwise stand out so much more, since you aren’t as engrossed in the characters. In Feudal Japan, violence and deaths occur daily.