Review: The Night Itself

 

Title: The Night Itself

Author: Zoë Marriott

Series: The Name of the Blade (book one)

 

Who’s it for? Teens

 

What’s it about? When fifteen-year-old Mio steals the katana – her grandfather’s priceless sword – she just wants to liven up a fancy-dress costume. But the katana is more than a dusty heirloom, and her actions unleash an ancient evil onto the streets of modern-day London. Mio is soon stalked by the terrors of mythical Japan and it is only the appearance of a mysteriously familiar warrior boy that saves her life. Mio must learn to control the katana’s legendary powers fast or she risks losing not only her own life…but the love of a lifetime.

[Blurb taken from book]

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