Full title: The Black Lotus [a novel]
Creator / Author: Kieran Fanning
Item Type / Page count: Book / 313p
When Published: 2015
Publisher / Place of Publication: Chicken House / 2 Palmer Street, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1DS, United Kingdom.
About: A fantasy book aimed at younger teenagers. The characters Ghost, Cormac and Kate all have special and unusual abilities and talents. They become recruits of a training school for ninjas called The Black Lotus. Their talents are called upon sooner than they could have imagined in an adventure that ranges over different time periods and different locations. This book is the first in The Samurai Wars series.
ID number(s): 9781909489929
WW Connection #1: The author is a native of Stratford-on-Slaney in West Wicklow.
Extra #1: Opening lines: ‘Ghost winced with every step. He hated wearing shoes. This was his first pair and, according to his friend, Squint, they were handmade and had cost a fortune.…..
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