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Nick Lake

Nick Lake is 29 years old and a children's book editor at HarperCollins. He lives in London with his English teacher wife, Hannah. This is his first novel.
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Snow lies. Frost bites. A dangerous adventure for a daughter as she searches for her missing father in the Arctic.
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. To paraphrase the existentialists - life is what you make it. Which amounts to a practical kind of karma, I suppose.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. The abillity to play a musical instrument well. Also, the ability to speak all languages fluently.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who drive waaaaay under the speed limit.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Apparently".

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have no idea. My hair? It's usually quite big, because I keep forgetting to have it cut. I look like the freakish son of Tom Hanks and David Hasselhoff.

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December 04, 2009

Absolutely no one at all has asked me who would win in a fight between Taro, the vampire ninja hero of BLOOD NINJA, and Edward, from those obscure, hard-to-find books by Stephenie Meyer. Which is a shame, because I could answer them very simply: Taro would win. Why? Dude is a NINJA. As we all know, thanks to the mine of valuable information that is the internet, a ninja can whale on anyone's *ss. Even a pirate's. And yes, even Edward's. ESPECIALLY Edward's. Even if Taro wasn't a vampire, he'd win. Has Edward got throwing stars? No. But of course, as BLOOD NINJA teaches us, all ninjas are actually vampires - that's why they sneak around at night, and why... see more

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