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Hi everyone –

 

I know we just hopped in January, but it’s February now – the month of LOVE – so since I love all my readers, I thought it’d be fun to join in the Book Boyfriend fun!!!

My Book Boyfriend Giveaway Hop Hosted is by Reading Between the Wines Book Club& As the Pages Turn Giveaway. The hop will run from 12:01 AM February 1st through to 11:59 PM February 5th, 2012.

What better way to celebrate the month of LOVE then with your favorite book boyfriend?

Whether you have a valentine or not, the swoon worthy heroes we find in romances can’t be matched anyway! So why not put on those naughty underwear and curl up with one of these steamy reads this year instead?

Make you Valentine’s Day perfect by joining the My Book Boyfriend Giveaway Hop where fellow bloggers offer you the chance to win some of their favorite book boyfriends!

You can find the rest of the participating bloggers here… http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=113051

 

My first Book Boyfriend was probably Lestat from Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles. Sadly she made her vampires impotent, but I was pretty sure I would be the one woman who could help Lestat “rise” to the occasion! LOL

 

*ahem*

 

My second book boyfriend was Darius from Christine Feehan’s Dark Fire. He was crazy alpha, but also cared for the rest of his family so he did have a soft side that stole my heart.

 

Recently I’ve had a flurry of Book Boyfriends. Karl from Kelley Armstrong’s Otherworld series, and Derek from her Darkest Powers Trilogy, Shane from Jeri Smith-Ready’s WVMP Vampire series, and her yummy Scottish hero Zachary from her Shade Trilogy, and these are just to name a few…

 

My current Book Boyfriend is Calisto from Night Walker. He has loved Kate for over 200 years, waiting for her spirit to be reborn. He finds her again in Night Walker, but the past starts to repeat itself and he’s faced with giving her up in order to save her. It’s a very dark paranormal romance, and Calisto is a brooding Spanish immortal. I really fell in love with him when I wrote the book and it’s been a thrill to hear readers are embracing him as well…

 

So here’s a little sneak peek at Calisto, my Book Boyfriend…

 

Calisto took her hand, and Kate was surprised to find her fingers lacing together with his as if they’d been made to fit together as one.

 “Walk with me?” His low voice stripped away a layer of her resolve.

Kate nodded, following him down the steps to the sand below, only stopping for a moment to leave her shoes on the landing. They walked across the cool beach without saying a word, hand in hand, and Kate watched the haze float in atop the salt water. It was eerie and beautiful all in the same moment.

“You are shivering.”

Calisto’s voice added to the tremors that pulsed through her body.

Why did he have to be so perfect? He looked at her like she was the only woman in the world.

 “Am I?”

 He smiled, raising their joined hands to place a tender kiss on her knuckle, and then tugged off his coat and draped it over her shoulders.

 “Is that better?”

 Kate nodded, no longer able to speak. His masculine scent surrounded her, and before she could stop herself, she pulled his coat so tight, the cold lining spread gooseflesh across her skin.

 He slid the backs of his cool fingers down her cheek, his lips hinting at a smile. “Good.”

 Kate tilted her chin up. When he bent and brushed his lips against hers, her breath caught. Her pulse raced and electricity shot through her veins. Her skin warmed. Had she ever wanted anyone this badly?

 She brought her hand to his chest. His chiseled muscles responded to her touch, and a moan escaped her as he clutched her tighter. Calisto’s fingers slid through her hair, and her lips parted, her tongue tasting him, tangling with his until her knees buckled.

 Dear God, this man could kiss.

 I hope you enjoyed the sneak peek, and now for the fun and prizes!!!

 First Prize Winner – Will receive an e-Book copy of Night Walker, Book 1 in the Night Series!

Second Prize Winner – Will receive an eBook copy of Across the Veil!

Third Prize Winner
– Will receive a signed Night Walker poster! (So yummy!)

Fourth Prize Winner
– 5 winners will receive a set of signed Night Walker romance trading cards and a signed Night Walker promo card!

 

So how do you win the fabulous Blog Hop Prizes? EASY!

1) Leave me a question or a comment here at my blog below. Please also leave your email address so I can notify you in case you are a winner!

2) Earn +2 extra chances to win by Subscribing to my Blog…

3) Click on my Twitter link and follow me at: http://twitter.com/LdyDisney
– You guessed it +2 more chances!!!

4) If you have a Goodreads account, add me as a friend at:
http://www.goodreads.com/lisakessler and/or add Night Walker to your to-read list http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11557788-night-walker

5) Sign up for my newsletter and get +5 entries! http://lisa-kessler.us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=021315e00577de12b41994e33&id=d2d2bcb9d2

6) This won’t get you any entries because Facebook is mean about contests now, but you can find me and like me here anyway if you choose to!
http://facebook.com/LisaKesslerWriter and http://facebook.com/NightSeries

And if you’re already following me that still counts! J Just mention it in your comment…

 

Thanks so much for stopping by the Blog Hop! So who are your Book Boyfriends? I’d love to check them out… J

 

Lisa

 

Don’t forget there are more Blogs and more chances to win! http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=113051


  • Hey Lisa!! I follow you everywhere..goodreads (Nikki McCarver), Facebook (Sherri McCarver), GFC Nikki, email subscriber, twitter (Mc_Carver)!! Thanks so much for the giveaway!! I love Barrons from Karen Marie Monings series!! He was hot!!

    • Hi Nikki –

      Thanks for entering! 🙂

      I haven’t read Karen Marie Moning’s series yet, but I’ve heard lots of great things about it! I should check it out…

      Lisa 🙂

  • SandyG265

    Hi Lisa,

    Do you have any say in the design of your covers?

    sgiden at verizon.net

    • Hi Sandy –

      My publisher handles the covers for my Night Series.

      My self-pubbed titles I had most of the involvement…

      Thanks for entering!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Diane

    I haven’t read any of your books yet but this blog gives me the opportunity I hope to try one!

    • HI Diane –

      Yay! I hope you enjoy my books! 🙂

      It’s great to meet you!

      Thanks for entering!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Veronica De Luna

    Great giveaway! Thanks so much!

    Subscribed to blog: vadeluna07@yahoo.com
    Twitter follower: @vadeluna07
    Added as friend on Goodreads and added Night Walker to my to-read list: Veronica De Luna
    Signed up for newsletter: vadeluna07@yahoo.com

    vadeluna07@yahoo.com

    • Hi Veronica –

      THanks for entering! Nice to meet you!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Barbara

    Hi, Lisa! LOVED the excerpt…can’t wait to read MORE! Calisto sounds like the perfect book boyfriend…looks like one too, judging by that cover! 😉 I already subscribe to your blog and newsletter…and Night Walker is on by TBR list on GR. I follow you on FB too. Happy Valentines Day <3

    barbbattaglia@yahoo.com

    • Hi Barbara –

      I’m glad you enjoyed the excerpt!!! 🙂 Calisto is very sexy…. 🙂

      Happy Valentine’s Day to you too!!! And thanks for entering…

      Lisa 🙂

  • Filia Oktarina

    Hi, Lisa!! Awasome the excerpt…. this book sound interesting and i can’t wait to read this book. How many book you plan for this series? I hope can have all series!! I already subsribe to your blog and like your facebook. Thank you for this giveaway!!
    Happy Valentine Day.
    filiafantasy(at)gmail(dot)com

    • Hi FIlia –

      I’m glad you enjoyed the excerpt!!! 🙂

      There are 3 novels and 1 novella planned for the Night Series… I hope you enjoy the books!

      Happy Valentine’s Day to you too!!! THanks for entering…

      Lisa 🙂

  • Not entering Lisa, as I already have Calisto in my harem of book boyfriends. 😉
    Just wanted to say thanks for participating in the hop, hun!

    • HI Crystal!!! *waving*

      I’m honored you’ve added Calisto to your Book Boyfriends!!! 🙂

      Thanks for all the support! This has been a fun Blog Hop too!

      *HUGS*

      Lisa 🙂

  • JeanP

    Great giveaway, loved the excerpt. Newsletter subscriber. Friended you on Goodreads.

    skpetal at hotmail dot com

    • I’m glad you enjoyed the excerpt!

      Thanks for commenting Jean! 🙂

      Lisa

  • I love your choices of book boyfriends. How could you not love Karl. My book boyfriends are Larissa Ione’s Wraith an Gena Showalter’s Maddox. I love them both :).
    Thank you.

    I subscribe vsloboda(at)gmail(dot)com Twitter as Jovial_1 Facebook as Viki Sloboda

    • So glad to meet another Karl lover!!! 🙂

      I’ll have to check out Wraith and Maddox…

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Your list of book boyfriends are all new to me….Sometimes I think about moving out from underneath the rock….

    I follow via email +2
    I follow you on Twitter @Saphs_Books +2
    I’m a friend on Goodreads AND have Night Walker on my TRB shelf.

    Sapphyria
    saphsbookblog at gmail dot com

    • Hee! COme out from under the rock Sapphyria! 🙂

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Tonya

    Hi Lisa!!! I subscribe to your newsletter!!! Thanks for the fabulous giveaway!!!! I love your work!!! 🙂

    jfort357(at)bellsouth(dot)net

    • Awww thank you Tonya!!!

      And thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • hi im on all site
    desiree reilly on gr and fb both page
    twtter is desitheblonde and here
    ok when you do the cover are you doing book mark or cover if so can i get some of the books for the collection of my stuff of authors and i put it on face book and twitter
    desi the blonde @ msn .com

    • Hi Desi –

      I do make promo cards and romance trading cards. 🙂

      My publisher makes the book covers though…

      Do you want some for your collection?

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Sophia Rose

    I loved the excerpt and the synopsis of your story. Thanks for sharing your book boyfriend with us in a giveaway. Would love to read more about Calisto.

    email subscriber: sophiarose1816@gmail.com
    already GR friend: Sophia Rose
    Sophia

    • Hi Sophia –

      SO glad to hear Calisto caught your eye! 🙂

      Thanks for commenting!

      Lisa 🙂

  • My book boyfriend is Roarke from JD Robb’s In Death series. I’d totally take him. Thank you for the excellent giveaway.

    Email +2
    Twitter as @BookOwner +2
    Goodreads as Linda Henderson
    Newsletter +5
    Facebook like both as Linda Henderson

    Linda
    seriousreader at live dot com

  • Great giveaway! 🙂
    Twitter Follower: mekyser
    Goodreads Fan: Megan Kyser

    AmethystDaydreams at zoho dot com

  • Hello Lisa

    Thank you for sharing a glimpse of your Night Walker series. It made me so interested I went to add it to my Tbr pile on GR, however it’s already there. 🙂 Thank you for your giveaway as well..To think that I thought I was the only girl who could help Lestat overcome his *problem* LOL.

    I’m following your blog, and via email subscription, I already have NightWalker on my Tbr pile. I added you to GR and I’m following you now on twitter. I’m @SooooVain on twitter.

    Have a great day!

    MissVainsParanormalFantasy@gmail.com
    http://MissVainsParanormalFantasy.com

    • Hee! SO I’m not the only one who thought she could cure Lestat! LOL Great to meet a fellow Brat Prince lover! 🙂

      Thanks for entering the blog hop! I hope to see you on my blog again soon…

      LIsa 😉

  • Julianne

    Hi Lisa. I subscribe to your blog by luvfuzzz email. I’m your friend on good reads, I added Night Walker to my list to read. I was already getting your newsletter. 🙂
    Jacob from the Vampire Queen Series by Joey W. HIll.
    Keenen in The Fallen book 1: Angel of Darkness by Cynthia Eden
    Nicholas The Lords of Satyr by Elizabeth Amber
    Bastian The Lords of Satyr by Elizabeth Amber
    How did you come up with the story of Night Walker?
    luvfuzzzeeefaces at yahoo dot com

    • Hi Julianne –

      Thanks for commenting and following me everywhere! 🙂

      I wanted to write a vampire book, but I wanted a west coast story. I finally decided to create my own breed of immortals that originated from the Mayans and the more I researched, the more Night Walker came together.

      Calisto is a really tortured hero and I absolutely loved writing him!

      Thanks for stopping by!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Hi Lisa! Thank you so much for the giveaway.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

    Extras:
    Subscribing to blog via email
    Follow on Twitter: @JuneAnnM
    Friend on GR & Night Walker is on TBR list: June Manning
    Subscribe to your newsletter
    Also liked FB page: June Manning

  • Ashley A

    Hi Lisa 🙂 I follow you everywhere!! my goodreads is Ashley Applebee, my twitter is VelvetKisses22 and my email is ash_app@hotmail.com 🙂 Thanks for the great giveaway! My favoritest book boyfriends are Michael and Sterling from the Legend of Michael and The Storm That Is Sterling by Lisa Renee Jones and Jericho Barrons and V’Lane from the Fever series 🙂
    Ashley A
    ash_app@hotmail.com

  • I love your choices I totally agree with you on them being book boyfriends! Thanks!
    -Amber
    goodblinknpark@yahoo.com
    get newsletter-goodblinknpark@yahoo.com
    follow twitter- @VampedChik
    friends on goodreads- Amber Hall

  • I have not read any of your books yet, but I definitely plan to now that I have found you! BTW…my current book boyfriend would have to be Darius from Gena Showalter’s Atlantis series.
    prissp4 at hotmail dot com

    • Nice to meet you Priscilla!

      I love the name Darius! 🙂 Thanks for checking out my books!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Teo Pei Yun

    Twitter @ShotgunGuyCool
    teo_pei_yun@hotmail.com
    Thanks!

  • Diana

    I loved the excerpt. Calisto seems great character! Thank you for the giveaway!

    Subscribed to your blog
    Twitter follower: @artdem83
    Added as friend on Goodreads and added Night Walker to my to-read list: Diana Giote
    Signed up for newsletter

    artgiote at gmail dot com

    • I’m glad you enjoyed the excerpt! 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by Diana!!!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Love the giveaway.
    Am a follower on goodreads and facebook.
    msuck27@hotmail.co.uk

  • Calisto seems like an intriguing choice. My book boyfriend is Zsadist from Lover Awakened by JR Ward. This is a great giveaway! Thank you:)

    I follow on Twitter: @SweetNSensible
    Goodreads friend: Sarah Setar
    I subscribe to your newsletter: sarah.setar@gmail.com

    Best wishes for 2012! 🙂

    Sarah

    sarah DOT setar AT gmail DOT com

    • I might be a little biased where Calisto is concerned… LOL

      Thanks for commenting Sarah!

      Lisa 🙂

  • StacieD

    Hello Lisa! I fell hard for Alex Kennedy from Megan Hart’s Tempted and Naked. I also had a crush on Lestat when I first read Anne Rice.

    +2 I follow on Twitter as @GeishasMom73

    geishasmom73 AT yahoo DOT com

    • Yay another Lestat lover!!! *high 5* 🙂

      Thanks for stopping by Stacie!!!

      Lisa 🙂

  • I followed via Twitter: @KaylaShantee
    Goodreads: Simply Kayla
    Newsletter: kayla.s.graham@gmail.com
    Subscribed via E-mail: kayla.s.graham@gmail.com

    Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  • Joanne B

    Calisto makes me happy. Thanks for the giveaway. I subscribe to your blog- Joanne Balinski, I follow you on GFC- Joanne B, on Twitter- @JoanneBalinski, Goodreads- Joanne Balinski, email.

    e.balinski(at)att(dot)net

    • Awww thanks Joanne!!! Calisto makes me happy too! 😀

      Thanks for entering my blog hop!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Gena Robertson

    Hi Lisa! I would love to know if Calisto or any of your other characters wake you up in the middle of the night insisting on being heard RIGHT THEN!!!?

    My book boyfriends currently are Shade from Desire Unchained by Larissa Ione, Daniel Kane from The Heat, by Heather Killough-Walden & Kane from The Mating, by Nicky Charles

    I found you on the last hop and have been stalking you everywhere since, lol!
    email subscriber – robertsongena@hotmail.com
    GFC robertsongena
    Twitter – mystchevia
    Goodreads -Gena Robertson
    Facebook – Gena Robertson

    Thank you so much for participating in this hop and for the giveaway chance!

    Gena Robertson
    robertsongena@hotmail.com

    • Hi Gena –

      Calisto did insist on being written! 😀 He was very pushy! LOL

      I also have a certain werewolf that won’t leave me alone, but he has to wait until I finish up the Night Walker books I owe my publisher… 🙂

      Thanks for entering!

      Lisa 🙂

  • Anne R

    Awesome excerpt-thanks for sharing! One of my book boyfriends is Ian from the Night Huntress Series. There is something of the cocky bad boy that I like.
    email subscriber – areeths at new dot rr dot com
    GFC areeths
    Twitter – annereeths
    Goodreads -Anne R
    Facebook – annereeths
    Thanks!

  • Hi, Lisa. Don’t enter me in the contest as I usually buy your books. Those are some great book boyfriends. Mine would be Tardon, of course. 🙂

  • Hi Lisa!
    I’ve heard “Night Walker” is a great read and it was already in my TBR (and t be bought) list. How many books will there be in the series?
    +2 Subscribed to blog (Daniela Pagnotta Alis)
    Friended you on Goodreads, Night Walker was already in my TBR list 😉
    +5 Signed up for your newslettter (dany7578 at hotmail dot com)
    Also liked you on FB

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Juana Esparza

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    My book boyfriend is Ash from Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series.

    I subscribe to your blog = jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

    I follow you via Twitter = @jmesparza821

    I sent you a Goodreads friend request = Juana Esparza

    Newsletter subscriber = jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

    I liked both of your FB pages = Juana Esparza

    jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Anne

    Thanks for participating.
    Twitter follower (acm05) N
    Newsletter subscriber
    Night Walker on my GR to read list

    acm05atjuno.com

  • deanna_boocock

    I follow on GFC deanna_boocock (at) hotmail.com

  • deanna_boocock

    I friend on Goodreads deanna_boocock
    deanna_boocock (at) hotmail.com

  • deanna_boocock

    I To-Read on goodreads deanna_boocock
    deanna_boocock (at) hotmail.com

  • heya. The book looks great.
    i subscribe to your blog – traci goodwin
    i follow on twitter – raynekitten
    and i subscribe to your email. 🙂

  • JoAnna B

    Thanks for the giveaway! Nightwalker sounds great!
    I follow on twitter (beckerjo) and Goodreads (JoAnna)

    beckerjo at verizon dot net

  • I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while now, I hope I get lucky. 😉
    elvenspirit (at) gmail (dot) com

  • bn100

    Thanks for the giveaway. The book sounds very good.

    I subscribed to your blog.

    I added Night Walker to my to-read list. L

    I signed up for your newsletter.

    bn100candg(at)hotmail(dot)com

  • Shadow

    Thank you for the awesome giveaway!
    Im subscribed to your blog
    twitter- LuvToRead09
    friend on goodreads and i have Night Walker on my to-read list- shadow kohler
    im signed up for your newsletter
    i liked you on both of your fb- shadow kohler
    (im already following you everywhere)
    shadowluvs2read(at)gmail(dot)com

  • Subscribed to blog: june111(at)att(dot)net
    Twitter follower: @joleneallcock
    friends on Goodreads and added Night Walker to my to-read list: Jolene Allcock
    Signed up for newsletter: june111(at)att(dot)net

    Thanks for the chance to win

  • I have had many book boyfriends over the years. It all started with Mr. Darcy (Pride and Prejudice) and has recently ended with Jacelynd (Icarus; The Kindred).

    The book ICARUS is told in first person and I have rarely wanted to be a character as bad as I wanted to be Jessica Slate. Not because I wanted to be a vampire assassin, but because I the love as hot as that needs to be experienced firsthand.

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