ORDER THE BOOK E-BOOK Kindle Apple Books Google Play NOOK Kobo The Ninja Nicholas Linnear #1 Description The New York Times–bestselling novel. Titles in the Series The Ninja The Miko White Ninja The Kaisho Floating City Second Skin The Death and Life of Nicholas Linnear The Oligarch’s Daughter. Unfortunately, this is one of several such things that Eric Van Lustbader wants to show his readers in his De Sadean martial arts mega-seller.

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The Ninja (Nicholas Linnear, #1) by Eric Van Lustbader

In the Big Confrontation, the Hero and the Tycoon lure the Villain to a site of their choosing so as to surprise the Villain who doesn’t realize he’s being lured.

Sumbitch uses it three or four times. Other books in the series. In the preceding example – lengthy, as in the original luxtbader of lent: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

In fact, he’s the 1 user of the word, per Google, though perhaps it was a more popular word in the ’70s than today but not so popular as to have a dictionary entry in any of the common ones available today.

After reading some of these fantasies I could definitely understand why he’d be unlucky. Where you DO get a meaty role for an Asian actor is in alternate-reality dream casting of Saigo! In the process i also missed out on huge chunks of the story, losing the plot totally by the end lkstbader it all.

The Ninja was eriv to 20th CenturyFox, to be made into a major motion picture. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It serves, literally, to kick off the action and makes no sense in terms of the primary focus of the murder, which is theoretically An Evil Tycoon, or in terms of our hero’s battle with The Ninja.


I was keen lustbbader see how well a novel stands the test of time. The first and most intriguing of the series I’ve read to date. I paid 50 cents for this in and I’ve just about gotten my money’s worth by ranting here. Later books in the Nicholas Linnear series featured more overt fantasy-like elements than Ninja but in that first book Nicholas Linnear was easily the equal of Jason Bourne, Nicholai Hel from Shibumi and more recently the likes Jack Reacher in terms of how lethal he was and how much of an enigma he presented.

Meanwhile, there is a ninja killing people. I had bought the hardcover and read it then, twice. Mass Market Paperbackpages.

“THE NINJA” vs. “THE NINJA: The Movie”

I wanted to like this book. Cover to the mass market paperback edition. If you wanted to understand it, you’d be better off reading the Lone Wolf and Cub, Vol. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: The fight scenes were amazing, the overall story was amazing, learned tons and was entertained from cover to cover!

He is the author of more than twenty-five best-selling novels, including The Ninja, in which he introduced Nicholas Linnear, one of modern fiction’s most beloved and enduring heroes. Sure, I was forewarned that it wasn’t very good but tha I don’t even know how to begin a review of this “book.

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Throw in some suitably saucy sex scenes and you have an adult themed thriller that works on many levels. Tries to make action ninjs but writing in fragments.


At times, this lustbafer the already flattened suspension-of-disbelief, as when our hero stops on his way to the Final Conflict at a movie house to pump up with some Bruce Lee flicks.

So cool… But such was never to be. I decided to read this book for two reasons: Story moves along nicely. Great details about the outdoors; especially the waves of the oceans and the manner in which the sunlight plays on them.

I wonder if at some later juncture his hyper-masculinity causes her to swoon. As the events spiral closer in towards Linnear and his difficult relationship with the police investigator mutates into friendship, he is forced reluctantly to the realisation that his conflict has come back to pursue him, and he must take up the sword again.

This initial murder is actually never explained in pages.

Nicholas Linnear Novels | Eric Van Lustbader

Ninia 28, James Krauzlis rated it it was amazing. Called in to help on the first murder owing to the tip of a Shaken found in the body he gets more and more heavily involved the case. Tadashi Yamashita was a natural as well. When I first read White Ninja, then The Ninja, something didn’t quite ‘sit right’ with me, which it’s taken me 20 years and a re-reading to finally put my finger on.

She is raised in a traditional Japanese household, but her parents suspected that she may be half Chinese.

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