by Sheila N., July 12, 2010 3:20 PM
What if ninjas were really vampires? This is the premise of Nick Lake's Blood Ninja. When Taro's father is murdered, Taro is rescued by a ninja who turns him into a vampire in order to save his life. Suddenly all of Taro's beliefs and assumptions are called into question as he starts his new life and dons his new identity. Recommended for readers in grades eight and up, Blood Ninja is a cleverly plotted and well-crafted historical novel that is bound to keep you enthralled till the very end.