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Nick Lake

Nick Lake is an editorial director at HarperCollins Children's Books. He received his degree in English from Oxford University.

His first novel, Blood Ninja, was inspired by his interest in the Far East, and by the fact that he is secretly a vampire ninja himself. Nick lives with his wife in Oxfordshire. We asked him about the genesis of the novel, his writing tips and his Ninja skills.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Young Adult Fiction
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2013) : In Darkness
Michael L. Printz Award Best Book winner (2013) : In Darkness
Carnegie Medal Best Book nominee (2016) : There Will Be Lies