Books by Nick Lake

SATELLITE by Nick Lake
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"Bursts with wonder and love. (Science fiction. 13-adult)"
In this free-wheeling sci-fi adventure firmly grounded by its layered characters, Lake (Whisper to Me, 2016, etc.) explores home, family, and the idea of belonging. Read full book review >
WHISPER TO ME by Nick Lake
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 3, 2016

"Part murder mystery, part love story, with plenty of drama for Lake's many fans. (Fiction. 12 & up)"
After Cassie finds a human foot washed up on a New Jersey beach, she starts to hear a voice that threatens to harm her and others unless she obeys it. Read full book review >
THERE WILL BE LIES by Nick Lake
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"A fine exploration of the power of story itself to heal the unconscious from scars physical and emotional. (Fiction. 13-17)"
Over a period of eight days, 17-year-old Shelby's life is forever changed. Read full book review >
HOSTAGE THREE by Nick Lake
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"Readers will most likely forgive the lack of narrative control, however, as they become caught up in the layered nuances of this original story. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A diamond in the rough that, pared down, could be a glittering gem. Read full book review >
THE BETRAYAL OF THE LIVING by Nick Lake
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Aug. 7, 2012

"For the trilogy's fans only. (Horror. 12 & up)"
Meditating after destroying Lord Oda, vampire ninja Taro embarks on a quest to slay a dragon that has been troubling the city of Edo, home of the shogun. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 17, 2012

"A dark journey well worth taking—engrossing, disturbing, illuminating. (author's note) (Fiction. 14 & up)"
A tale of two Haitis—one modern, one historic—deftly intertwine in a novel for teens and adults. Read full book review >
THE REVENGE OF LORD ODA by Nick Lake
Released: Dec. 7, 2010

"Sinister without excessive exposition, Kenji and Yukiko make fascinating, cold-blooded killers, but neither they nor ninja action can fully overcome the bloated narrative. (Horror. YA)"
Growing more comfortable with his ninja training, Taro embarks on a perilous mission to reunite with his mother at the fortified headquarters of a sect of warrior monks. Read full book review >
BLOOD NINJA by Nick Lake
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"The dark cliffhanger leaves room for sequels, which will be appreciated by those vampire fans not inclined to follow more romantic bloodsuckers. (Horror. YA)"
Growing up in a small village with dreams of becoming a samurai, Taro never expected to be the target of a ninja attack. Read full book review >