Ninja – dark, mysterious, deathly fast and only out at night – why then it should be no surprise that the Japanese Ninja of this series are also vampires.
Blood Ninja is set in a time gone by. Samurai rule Japan – but the game-playing of politics between the two main warlords, mean that the ninja are called on to assist both sides maintain power.
Taro is rescued from his village by one of the ninja factions. He starts his training as one of the clan and his true identity is slowly revealed.
Very readable – first in a series.