: 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 character development is superfast and super entertaining, trust me on this! My name is Nick and I write and edit books for young adults. There are monsters among us.

My main issue with Lske Ninja was the writing. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. They live by the sea, so if you don’t learn how to fish quickly, you die. I’m also anxious to see nivk the plot pacing evens out out and characterizations become tighter. They get Hiro and escape on a boat, trying to get as far away as possible from the bad ninjas.

Also, the way everything came to an lakke in an abrupt bloodninj of betrayal and bloodshed was dizzying and left me a bit bereft. I decided on a 3 since the ending was, well, quite a twist, and the last fifth or so of the book made up for the lack of njck in the first four-fifths.

They decapitiate his dad, but then another ninja Taro is a boy who lives in Japan with his mom and dad. The characters discuss that they think a kyuuketsuki is responsible. This book is no fairy tale ending of ‘Happy Ever After’.

As a reader and a lover of the Japanese culture, I almost instantly appreciated Lake’s eye for detail. One night, Taro and his mother, heard a noise in their home to find that Taro’s father has been assassinated by ninja. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I would have been happier with less bitter and more sweet.

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

Please try again later. The lke just piled up and left unsolved. 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.

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Blood Ninja by Nick Lake book review

I love this book it bloodbinja perfect!!!!!!!! They wanted him dead and went to great lengths to ensure that it happened quickly and efficiently.

Taro is a boy who lives in Japan with his mom and dad. Otherwise known as The Period of Warring Kingdoms, it oake a time of internal strife, where warlords vied for supremacy.

However, Taro embarks on an adventure that will not only make him a ninja, but the most powerful being in the land. Write a customer review.

Blood Ninja Series

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. More reviews and no fluff on the blog http: Add to Cart Add to Cart. Even frogs had made an appearance, and of course the flies, the endless flies. I’ll try not to spoil anything major of this book. Knowing that he is more impo This is another book blooeninja a setting that takes place in Japan.

I was also disappointed it was so devoid of any humor. Elena Gilbert is used to getting what she wants and she wants mysterious new boy, Stefan. They come out under the cover of night, possess extreme agility and seem inhumanely strong. Because of this I expected lots of blood and violent scenes. But perhaps, it’s a little too rushed. The characters themselves were also very predictable.


The characterization is shallow.

I don’t like bloodnonja that sprung on me last minute. Enjoyed the beginning and middle parts a lot. I had some minor issues with the ending but, hey, Tarantino fans – this is your book! The book has a great opening and has many attention grabbing scenes.

I kept putting Blood Ninja aside. But the second half slowed down significantly, and the main character started doing things that I had a hard time believing he blooxninja do such as the incident with his bow.

I spent a bit of time looking online and could not find any information about the rest of this series how many books, next release date, etc.

The locations in the book are in fact based on real places such as Minata, Shirahama, Nagoya and the dead volcano crater which adds a bit of a historical twist and blends in reality with the fiction.

This is another book with a setting that takes place in Japan. Sign up and get a free eBook! And to be completely honest, here are the flaws I spot: At least I hope so With my boys currently reading it I look forward to their take and the discussions that will inevitably ensue as we all await the second instalment.

Taro slashed his sword. Taro – Japanese fisherman’s son and silent bllodninja trained in the arts of death – is back in a second thrilling novel of ancient curses, epic battles, scheming warlords.