Waiting on Wednesday: Blood Ninja by Nick Lake

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for also.

This week my WoW choice is Blood Ninja by Nick Lake. The cover is spectacular beyond words and just enough information about the book is out to make me thirsty for more....


Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing (December 1, 2009)
Language: English
Ages: 12 and up


In a secret underworld, ninjas and vampires are one and the same.

This is one of the articles that I have seen in regards to BLOOD NINJA from AP WATT.

BLOOD NINJA: THE DARK MIST OF NIGHTLake, Nick
Ninjas: silent, deadly and impossibly skilled in the art of combat. Peerless assassins and spies, they pose a terrifying threat to the Japanese nobility. Yet no-one has ever seen them by day…
For all ninjas are vampires. The source of their strength is also their greatest weakness - ghastly blood-sucking spirits, all but invincible in battle, they are vulnerable to one thing: sunlight.

THE DARK MIST OF NIGHT is the first of the Blood Ninja series. It will reveal the long-hidden secrets of ninja society and tell for the first time the astonishing tale of their first great leader – the man who was ninja, samurai and Shogun. It is the story of Taro, a boy from a simple fishing village who is rescued by a ninja when his father is murdered, and who finds himself dragged deep into a bitter conflict between the rival Lords ruling Japan.

What is the connection between Taro and Lord Tokugawa? What could an ancient curse put on the Emperor’s house by an angry spirit possibly have to do with a fisherman’s son? Where will Taro’s love for Lord Oda’s daughter Hana lead them both? What is the Buddha Ball, and why are men and gods alike willing to kill for it? And can a ninja and a peasant ever rule Japan?
Publisher: US: Simon & Schuster Schedule: Publication: December 2009

10 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: Blood Ninja by Nick Lake"

Kristen wrote: June 23, 2009 at 9:12 PM

This is most definitely on my TBR list. :) Can't wait for it to come out!


Carrie wrote: June 23, 2009 at 9:22 PM

Sounds awesome!! Great pick as always.


Jacqueline C wrote: June 23, 2009 at 10:21 PM

This sounds great! I have to put it on the wishlist! Here's my WoW pick.


Carol(ina) wrote: June 23, 2009 at 10:41 PM

This sounds like a great book! I really want it now! :)


Fantastic Book Review wrote: June 24, 2009 at 6:42 AM

Good Pick! I will have to add this to my list.


Amelia wrote: June 24, 2009 at 12:08 PM

Ooh, this sounds awesome! Going in my tbr pile now.


Mary wrote: June 24, 2009 at 1:44 PM

Hope it's a great read!


Bookgeek wrote: June 24, 2009 at 4:56 PM

sounds fabulous. Another one for the want list


Bianca wrote: December 19, 2009 at 10:23 AM

I am currently reading it and I absolutely love it!



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