2012 San Diego Book Award Winner Best Published Fantasy-SciFi-Horror
2012 Romance Through the Ages Winner Best Paranormal and Best First Book
2012 “Book Seller’s Best” Double Finalist for Best Paranormal Romance and Best First Book
He gave up his soul for a second chance to love her...
Two and a half centuries ago, Calisto Terana lost everything when a zealous priest murdered the woman he loved. Now, desperate for another chance to love her, he wants redemption for the mistake that cost her life.
She’s haunted by dreams of her own death...
After catching her fiance with another woman, Kate Bradley returns to San Diego to clear her head. The last thing she needs is romance, but after meeting Calisto she’s drawn to him in ways she doesn’t understand.
They’ve waited in the shadows for centuries...
Calisto has no doubt Kate is the reincarnation of his lost love, but the Fraternidad Del Fuego Santo has a new watcher with dark ambitions of his own. As old enemies re-emerge and a new threat arises, the betrayal that enslaved Calisto to the night might destroy the only woman he’s ever loved again.
Previously released on Entangled’s Select imprint – August 2011
Top Pick - Lisa Kessler has now officially been added to my authors-to-watch list. After reading this captivating tale of love, lies, betrayal, and redemption, I am hard pressed to find things I didn't like. - Night Owl Book Reviews
5 Stars - Night Walkers, rogue monks in a secret Brotherhood, a megalomaniac monk and a love that spans centuries make for a great sensual paranormal romance in this first of Kessler's new The Night series. - Bitten By Paranormal Romance
"Haunting and beautiful." - Fresh Fiction Reviews
A stellar first novel with heart-stopping suspense and a hero to die for. -- Angie Fox, New York Times bestselling author THE LAST OF THE DEMON SLAYERS
Night Walker will be available August 2nd!!!
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Night Walker was a stellar read from new-to-me-author Lisa Kessler about a soul deep love that never dies.
Two hundred years ago Father Gregorio Salvador fell in love with one of the local tribeswomen, Tala. Secretly meeting under the veil of darkness they found each other’s soul mates in one anot... ...more
Romancing the Dark Side Review:
A beautiful story of a love that stands the test of time!
In his mortal life he was a priest named Father Gregorio, who fell in love with a native woman, Tala, which was murdered and lost to him in an act of the utmost betrayal by his Brotherhood. Forsaking his lif... ...more
After a failed engagement, Kate has returned to her hometown to seek solace in her old friends and family-home. But it's only a few weeks before she meets Calisto - a sexy, mysterious stranger who sets her heart racing. Calisto is alluring and strangely familiar. But Kate hasn't healed from her b... ...more
I loved Night Walker, I really did, there was never a dull moment and I especially loved the old flashbacks which made us see how Father Gregorio after losing the woman he loved Tala lost his faith in the church and how to see her again became an immortal, a Night Walker.
When the book starts Kate... ...more
I loved this, it's such a fresh approach to the whole "vampire" mythology. Lisa has spun a tale that kept me captivated from the Prologue right through to the last word in the epilogue.
The heroine, Kate was likeable she does have a tendency to run from her problems until she gets her head round... ...more
Kate returns to her home town in San Diego after discovering her fiance with another woman. She has always been haunted by nightmares she can't decipher and by a feeling of loss and loneliness she can't pinpoint, but she has managed to make a life for herself regardless. Her nightmares... ...more
KcLu's review posted on Guilty Pleasures
Night Walker introduces me to another new author and a new take on the blood sucker. (Can’t call him a vampire.. he hates that romanticized word.. LOL) I can’t wait to get my hands on the next book in this series!!!
Kate Bradley is reeling from the... ...more
Night Walkers, rogue monks in a secret Brotherhood, a megalomaniac monk and a love that spans centuries make for a great sensual paranormal romance in this first of Kessler's new The Night series.
This is actually two stories in one: 1) Calisto's life 200 years ago as Father Gregorio Salvador wit... ...more
Lisa Kessler is a definite wordsmith. I enjoyed the language and descriptions in this story which added a strong, dark tone to the building of the suspense and the romance. The storyline captured the elements of romance right away, melding them perfectly with the dark paranormal elements to make... ...more
I love this book! As you all know there is so many vampire books out there and really there is only so many ways you can spin a story line to make it different from all the other vampire books out there. Well, Lisa Kessler has done it......"Night Walkers".
This first book in which I hope will beco... ...more
I don't remember where I first saw this book, but it is definitely one of those OMG-the-cover-is-amazing-I-need-to-read-this-right-now books. I am completely ecstatic that I did. Calisto left me dreaming sweet dreams all night long and Kate was an amazing protagonist. She was a little bit broken,... ...more
A story with eternal possibilities...
Where do I even start? This book was incredible. Now, I might be a bit biased because I've met the author and spoken to her many times, but this book, truly is a work of art.
Calisto Terana is a love sick man who wanted a second chance to love his Tala. He bec... ...more
Love PNR? Kessler is an author to watch!
Accepting a new life as an immortal Night Walker to await the reincarnation of the woman he loved wasn't that difficult for Calisto Terana. It was the waiting that began to wear on him. Then Kate Bradley walked into his life...
Fresh from breaking her engage... ...more
When everything else in the world changed around him, she was always his constant – even in death.
Once a man of the cloth, Calisto Terana is once more within arms reach of attaining a second chance with his one true love. The lonely centuries spent waiting never knowing will finally have become... ...more
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After reading Lisa's short story Across the Veil a while ago when she told me about Night Walker I couldn't wait to get my hands on it and start reading it. I knew it was going to be amazing because she is such a great author and in no way... ...more
I spend time on one of the paranormal book club sites on facebook, and Lisa Kessler’s name almost always comes up when it comes to recommendations. I had heard of her before of course, but this is the first book by her that I have read. And I think I picked a good one to start with!
Kate is a youn... ...more
This book is definitely filled with suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat mixed with equal parts of delicious moments. I mean look at that cover....can you say YUM YUM RAWR?!?!
Calisto has walked the earth alone at night for centuries now. Waiting for the day he will be reunited wi... ...more
This book has been on my reading list ever since I saw that gorgeous cover. (You all know I am a complete cover whore right??) So I definitely jumped all over the chance to be part of this tour for Bewitching Book Tours.
This book is a love story between Calisto and Kate, but 250 years a... ...more
Night Walker is a tale of true love that spans hundreds of years.
Night Walker is the tale of Kate and Calisto. Kate is alone more than ever after she finds her fiancé cheating on her with one of his students. In order to get away from her pain, Kate flees Reno for her hometown Point Loma. It is... ...more
I always love when an author comes up with a new twist on an "old" character. In the case of Night Walker, it's putting a Native American spin on the vampire tale.
Calisto Terana is a Night Walker. He was given his powers by the Old One who vowed Calisto would live to see his love live in another... ...more
Night Walker is the first book in a new series by Lisa Kessler, and I thoroughly enjoyed reading every bit of this novel! It combines two types of supernatural themes, vampirism and reincarnation. It seems that reincarnation is beginning to be a more popular theme in paranormals, and as long as t... ...more
The first chapters were really enthralling : to know about the two main characters was really interesting! I enjoy the history of Calisto and his past. How and why he became a Night Walker was something different, something I never read before. I was eager to see Kate and Calisto be together! But... ...more
Kate Bradley has strange dreams that seem to occur at the same time each year, but after her parents passed, she finds them recurring constantly. The strange thing about the dreams is that they seem so real and are about the same thing,her own death and a m... ...more
I can’t say enough good things about Night Walker by Lisa Kessler. I fell in love with the story, Lisa is a wonderful writer! You really get caught up in what the characters are feeling and going through; the different points of view really helped the story to come alive.
He gave up his soul for a... ...more