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About Claire C Riley
She's a genre jumping book nerd who likes to write about psycho stalkers, alpha males, strong women, anti-heroes, and the end of the world. A lover of all things dark and dirty, she likes to write books that f**k with your heart, and your head.
She lives in the United Kingdom with her husband, three daughters and naughty rescue beagle.
Author of over 20 novels of various genres, including;
Ride or Die Series
The Devil's Highwaymen Nomad Series
Beautiful Victim (standalone)
WRATH #3 in the Elite Seven Series
Odium The Dead Saga Series 6 books
Odium Origins Series 3 books
Out of the Dark (standalone)
Red Eye The Armageddon Series (co-authored with Eli Constant)
Thicker than Blood Series (co-authored with Madeline Sheehan)
Limerence (The Obsession Series)
Twisted Magic (standalone)
Shut Up & Kiss me (standalone) (co-authored with Madeline Sheehan)
Blood Claim (standalone)
She can be stalked at any of the following and always welcomes any questions readers may have.
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You should never fall for the bad guy…
Over thirty of your favorite USA Today and bestselling authors have come together to create an epic collection of forbidden, dark romance stories.
Get lost in this unputdownable mixture of short stories. From heroes to bad guys, there’s something for everyone.
A person who stalks: a person who pursues someone obsessively
Stalkers is a taboo romance collection jam-packed with captivating stories.
A Devils Highwaymen MC Romance Story: anti-heroes with hearts of gold
‘Remember, the Devil was once an angel too’
Beast, an enforcer for the Devil’s Highwaymen MC, wakes up months after being captured and tortured by another club and discovers brutal and ugly scars covering over half his body.
Once a beautiful man, able to woo any woman into his bed, now his face and body are their own horror story.
Though the torture has stopped, Beast continues to relive the agony. He can’t tell anyone about the nightmares he keeps having or about the fear and depression that are tearing him apart inside. He’s the club’s weapon, and he can’t show weakness.
With no one to trust and nowhere to go, his fear slowly dissolves into rage.
Belle is working as a trainee nurse at Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital when Beast is brought in. She’s at first fearful of the dark-eyed man, and the MC behind him, but refuses to let anyone see that.
Brought up by her godmother, she’s been taught to trust her instincts and always see the beauty in people…even if at first you only see the ugly.
He’s full of loneliness and anger.
She’s full of hope and love.
Can Belle see behind the beast and thaw his heart before his rage engulfs him? Or will the broken monster destroy her right alongside himself?
‘Tame his Beast’ is a standalone MC romance and is part of the Once Upon a Fairy Tale Night Series, a collection of multi-author fairy tale romance retellings.
Full blurb to come.
Feared enforcer for the Devils Highwaymen Beast isn't used to feeling weak until one night he's attacked and his whole world shatters.
Engulfed by rage and his need for vengeance he takes his fury out on those around him--including his nurse, Belle,
But what happens when the Beast can't be caged?
And is there really salvation for a man with a soul as black as his?
While each story takes place in different cities across the world, one thing remains the same… hearts are going to be pounding and guns are going to be blazing!
Action. Intensity. Suspense. Danger.
None of that matters when you’re fighting for the one you love. The question is this… are these men worthy of your love?
This collection includes stories from Andréa Joy, Alice La Roux, Krissy V, Claire C. Riley, Erin Osborne, Elizabeth Knox, E.C. Land, Courtney Lynn Rose, Nicole Banks and Janine Infante Bosco.
Leisel and Evelyn lost everything. Husbands. Families. Friends. Lives that made sense. All they had left was each other, and a friendship that could withstand anything… Even an apocalypse.
Until one fateful night, the marginal safety they’d come to rely on comes to a vicious and brutal end. With the help of Alex & Jami, both unlikely allies, Leisel and Evelyn are able to escape their shattered sanctuary only to find themselves face-to-face with a much altered, much crueler life where they have to find the way—and the will—to stay alive in a world they no longer recognize.
Traveling across a broken and infection-ridden country; the road-weary group are pitted against endless violence, improbable circumstances, and the ultimate loss.
Everything comes at a price—especially safety, the cost of which could very well strip them of the one thing they’ve tried so hard to cling to: their humanity.
Yet along with all the trials they’re forced to endure, there’s also hope in the form of love. Having loved Leisel from afar, Alex attempts to put the pieces of her fractured heart back together.
But in such a savage world, is there room for love?
In a place of nightmares-made-reality, where the living should be feared far more than the dead, an unbreakable friendship and a love amongst all odds can mean the difference between life and death.
There are friends…
And then there are Leisel and Evelyn.
NOTE TO READERS: **Thicker than Blood is the first in a series consisting of several STANDALONE novels all based in the same setting.**
The Dead Saga
On route to find their friends, Nina and Michael find so much more. After almost being killed by the Hell’s Highwaymen—a fifty strong motorcycle gang, Nina and Michael are forced to take refuge at their headquarters until Michael recovers. Finding a new purpose in life isn't easy, but Nina is realizing that she's stronger than she believes and needed more than she knows. At least, that’s what Shooter—the brutish, blue-eyed president of the biker gang, keeps telling her. *
Meanwhile, Mikey is trapped in the candy store. Phil is gone, so is O’Donnell, and who knows what’s happened to Ricky. All Mikey knows is that he’s in for a whole world of pain unless he can think of a way to escape before Tim and Clare turn him into their lunch. *
With both of their lives hanging in the balance and heading in completely different directions, Nina and Mikey drift further apart. And it’s not just distance that separates them. Because when your fates keep pulling you away from one another, maybe it’s time to just call it a day and move on.
This is the worst flight ever!
** Rose is excited for her new adventure, but as her guilt grows, so does the tension on the plane. Sam thinks the worst thing about her week was her doomed wedding, she was wrong. **
When a red-eye flight from London to Los Angeles brings two strangers together, they have no idea that it’s the end of the bloody world!
Rose, a British runaway, is ready for the adventure of a lifetime. Her hopes are high, her funds are low, and nothing is going to rain on her parade.
Except maybe the apocalypse!
Sam is an American ballerina on her way home from a hellish vacation. She’s tired of culture, tired of traveling, and seriously tired of men. She can’t wait to get home.
That is until everyone turns into flesh-eating zombies!
Neither woman expects their exhausting overnight flight to devolve into bloody carnage of terror and mayhem.
But when you’re over 30,000 feet in the air
and there’s nowhere to run
and nowhere to hide…
what else can you do but team up with as many survivors as possible and try to stay alive?
Start this epic zombie apocalypse thriller written by USA Today Bestseller Claire C. Riley and Victoria Cage Author Eli Constant.
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Can a picture-perfect life be destroyed by a single lie? Or did it take more than that to split her world apart?
Perfect husband. Perfect children. Perfect home.
Delores Stanton had it all.
Or so it seemed.
Until one hot summer’s night, she got into her car, and left.
Delores’s tragic journey begins with deception, a bloody revenge plot born from jealousy, and a lie that has become the rocky foundation for her fragile mind.
As her world begins to spin dangerously out of control, Delores’s desperate mind starts the tortuous process of piecing her life back together. But when you can’t even trust yourself, how can you even begin?
For the man that truly loves her, finding where Delores went, and why, is proving harder to discover than he ever thought possible. People are harbouring secrets at every turn, and with no clues to guide him, he worries it might just be too late to save the woman he loves.
Because in Delores’s uncertain world, a lie might become the truth.
And the truth just might kill her.
After relocating from a small town in Tennessee, Mila has been living in New York City for a year and a half, more than happy to be lost in the crowd. Living vicariously through her best friend and roommate, Nikki, Mila spends her days waitressing and her evenings at home. Then, one night, after getting exclusive tickets to a nightclub downtown, Nikki is able to convince Mila to let loose for once.
He’s running from his future.
Having lived a privileged life, William is used to getting what he wants, and who he wants. Now, though, in his thirties, he’s bored, and seeking more from his life than mindless sex, and even worse—mindless women. Spotting Mila from across the club, he senses right away that she’s different from what he’s used to, an observation that proves true.
One night together will change everything for both of them. Pasts and futures will collide, secrets will be revealed, and the results will transform both their lives forever.
I’m a motherless son to a father who hates me. Fury has lived and breathed in my black heart for so long, it’s a part of my soul now. The only thing that’s ever mattered to me is protecting my twin sister, Sabella, from my father’s temper.
So when the chance to join a secret society presents itself, there’s no question I’ll do whatever it takes to become a member and earn my place in the ranks of only the most Elite.
With a taste for the deviant, I’m drawn to the darkest of desires, and no one ever leaves my bed unscathed.
My task: seduce Patience Noelle, St. Augustine’s sweetheart and the mayor’s beloved daughter—then break her heart.
Sinning is what I live for, and deviance is my passion. Failing has never been an option.
But what happens when my sin becomes my curse—when destroying the only woman I’ve ever wanted is my key to protecting my sister?
Accept your sin wisely, for the tasks given to earn your place are not for the weak...they’re for The Elite.
This isn’t just my chance, it’s my legacy and reckoning.
I am Samuel Gunner.
I am Wrath.
And when The Dark Carnival comes to town, there's no promise that anyone can leave...alive.
Contributors include: Kristen Strassel, Meghan Schuler, Claire C. Riley, J. Elizabeth Hill, Jessi Esparza, Debra Kristi, Ryan Bartlett, Michelle Ceasar Davis, Brian LeTendre, Ken Mooney, Eli Constant, Mari Wells, Lucas Hargis, Kat Daemon, T.A. Brock, Calyn Morgan, Emily McKeon, Gregory Carrico, Kristin Hanson, Nicole R. Taylor, C. Elizabeth Vescio, Brian W. Taylor, Kate Michael, Ezekiel Conrad, Jamie Adams, Bobby Solomons, Mark Matthews, Jamie Corrigan, Kristin Rivers, Kristen Jett, Sheila Hall, Suzy G, Kim Culpepper, Ruth Shedwick, J.C. Michael, Wulf Francu Godgluck, Ashly Nagrant, Amy Trueblood, Vanessa Henderson, Tawney Bland, Julie Hutchings and Stevan Knapp.
In the third instalment of the Odium series, having distanced herself from Mikey, Nina is on a mission. She’s seeking a woman who could be the answer to all their problems…or just another nightmare made reality.
Travelling alongside Nova, the two women are faced with countless threats and inexplicable circumstances…just another day in the land of the dead.
But Nina is changing, feeling the strain of this life, and beginning to rethink the choices she’s made and the woman she’s become. New allies will be forged on this road of self-discovery, bonds will be broken, and old enemies will resurface. Nina will be forced to make a decision that could have devastating consequences.
However life is nothing without someone to love, or a family to love you in return. And in this new world, there is only one way to prove that love is still possible. Sacrifice.
Series reading order:
Odium 0.5 is a prequel to the series and can be read either before or after Odium I
Odium 3.5 coming soon