The Claimed

By Caridad Piñeiro (Mass Market, 2012)
THE CLAIMED

Victoria Johnson loves her life. She's her own boss in a quaint beachside town, and has great friends who keep her grounded. If only they knew who she really is: an heiress to an ancient race who possesses astonishing superhuman powers. It's Victoria's duty to restore her clan of Light Hunters to their former glory by choosing the perfect mate. In Christopher Sombrosa, she just may have found him. Strong, smart, and successful, Christopher exudes a powerful energy. Their connection is sensual, irresistible-and forbidden.

A member of the Shadow Hunter clan, Christopher has defied his own father to lead his people away from affliction and violence. Yet he cannot ignore his duty to carry on his ancient bloodline. Stunningly beautiful and brimming with an erotic life force, Victoria is everything Christopher ever hoped for in a mate . . . but as a Light Hunter, she's his mortal enemy. Together, they could unite their warring tribes. But murderous factions on both sides don't want peace-and they'll stop at nothing to keep light and darkness apart forever . . .
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    • Format: Mass Market

    • Price: $7.99 US/$8.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780446584609

    • On Sale Date: 05/01/2012

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    • Imprint: Forever

    Formats Available: Mass Market, Electronic Book

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THE CLAIMED

Victoria Johnson loves her life. She's her own boss in a quaint beachside town, and has great friends who keep her grounded. If only they knew who she really is: an heiress to an ancient race who possesses astonishing superhuman powers. It's Victoria's duty to restore her clan of Light Hunters to their former glory by choosing the perfect mate. In Christopher Sombrosa, she just may have found him. Strong, smart, and successful, Christopher exudes a powerful energy. Their connection is sensual, irresistible-and forbidden.

A member of the Shadow Hunter clan, Christopher has defied his own father to lead his people away from affliction and violence. Yet he cannot ignore his duty to carry on his ancient bloodline. Stunningly beautiful and brimming with an erotic life force, Victoria is everything Christopher ever hoped for in a mate . . . but as a Light Hunter, she's his mortal enemy. Together, they could unite their warring tribes. But murderous factions on both sides don't want peace-and they'll stop at nothing to keep light and darkness apart forever . . .

Caridad Piñeiro is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who wrote her first novel in the fifth grade when her teacher assigned a project: Write a book for a class lending library. Her love of writing continued through high school, college, and law school. Shortly after the birth of her daughter, her passion for the written word led to a determination to publish and share the stories she loved with others. In 1999, Caridad's first novel was released, and a decade later she is the author of more than twenty novels and novellas. Caridad hopes to continue to share her stories with readers all over the world for years to come. When not writing, Caridad is an attorney, wife, and mother to an aspiring writer and fashionista.



You can learn more at:

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  • "Loved it! Fans of Gena Showalter and Larissa Ione should really enjoy this series." (Bookhounds on The Claimed).

  • "Piñeiro's new series will excite readers, new and old...The Lost is an excellent beginning to a new series that will have readers counting the days until the second Sin Hunters book is released." (RT Book Reviews on THE LOST).

  • "Caridad Pineiro establishes her new otherworld inside an action-packed story line." (Harriet Klausner on THE LOST).

  • "Wonderfully exciting and powerful." (Romance Reviews Magazine on THE LOST).

  • "Caridad Piñeiro actually seems to breathe life into each of her characters! Stellar!" (http://www.huntressreviews.com/snrom.htm on THE LOST).

  • "Cool concept, easy to read writing style, and interesting world building. I enjoyed Caridad's writing voice, and will be reading more, and look forward to the next book in the series." (Badass Book Reviews on THE LOST).

  • "The storyline is powerful and deep." (I Heart YA (and Adult) Books on THE LOST).

  • "This was an excellent romance story and the paranormal aspects really held me captive." (Bitten by Paranormal Romance on THE LOST).

  • "Utterly unique . . . Piñeiro is breaking the mold." (Maggie Shayne, New York Times bestselling author, on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Stronger than Sin is a face-paced read with enough baddies and sexual chemistry to keep the pages turning." (Love to Read for Fun on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "A wonderful addition to a fabulous series that is hot hot hot, with the perfect blend of a sinfully delicious plot and with the purely sexy and thrilling plot!" (BookJunkie on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Pick up this book if you're in for a good paranormal, romantic suspense..." (Rex Robot Reviews on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Caridad Piñeiro sure knows how to mix up interesting characters, great back-stories, and fast action." (Drey's Library on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "The romance and the lovemaking are warm and sexy. There is a consistent plot with good action suspense. The writing flows well and this is a fast read.  I did not feel as though I had to read the first book in the series to enjoy this one but I will definitely look to read more by this author." (Martha's Bookshelf on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Second in this series and just as tightly written as the first. It stands alone. This is suspenseful and the passion is strong. Interesting ending. also." (Romance Reviews on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Ms. Pineiro has a unique writing style and voice, something that is new and fresh, I highly recommend you pick up this book and let it sweep you away." (Bibliophilic Book Blog on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Stronger Than Sin is an action packed follow up to Caridad Pineiro's Sins of the Flesh. I fell instantly for Jesse...Liliana is a confident, smart, and strong heroine that has survived her own past abuse and came back fighting mad. The chemistry between Jesse and Liliana is just plain hot. I really enjoyed Stronger Than Sin with its unique plot and fast pace, I can't wait for more in this series!"  (My Reading Addiction on STRONGER THAN SIN ).

  • "Stronger Than Sin is a fresh take on the paranormal genre with its involvement in the genetics arena. The reader is taken to another world where scientific discovery and insanity are fine lines and the villains have stepped over the line in spades. If you are looking for a paranormal read with lots of romance, this book is the perfect fit."  (The Romance Readers Connection).

  • "The characters are well written and I found myself empathizing with both of Liliana and Jesse.  Both love their families beyond measure, but have different ways of expressing it.  They come from very different worlds but find a bond to connect them through all of the turmoil and danger.  The sparks fly between these two and there are some very steamy scenes that lit up the pages!" (One Book Shy of a Full Shelf on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "I absolutely, positively, LOVED this book!  Liliana and Jesse are two amazing characters who made their way into my heart and I enjoyed going on an adventure with them.  If you like hot guys, romance and suspense, Stronger Than Sin is a must read!" (Readaholic on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "Stronger Than Sin had one of the best endings I've read in a long time. Pineiro has changed the face of Paranormal Romance and is definitely an author to watch." (FreshFiction.com on STRONGER THAN SIN ).

  • "[A] compelling and scintillating tale of mad scientists, devoted doctors and wounded warriors. There isn't a thing missing in this imaginative and fast-paced love story." (RT Book Reviews on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "An entertaining and sizzling read." (Romance Reviews Today on STRONGER THAN SIN).

  • "In Sins of the Flesh, Caridad Piñeiro has written a sexy adventure with a luscious hero and an amazing heroine.  Mick is a delicious Alpha Male, and Caterina has guts, intelligence and courage.  The plot is fascinating, and the romance is delightful. I couldn't put it down!" (New York Times Bestselling author Angela Knight on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Sins of the Flesh explodes on the page with page-turning action and sizzling love scenes as only Caridad Piñeiro can deliver!" (New York Times bestselling author L.A. Banks on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Caridad Piñeiro is one of the most gifted and talented paranormal writers we have.  I can't WAIT until the next Caridad Piñeiro novel comes out!  She is on my automatic reading list! No one creates a page turner like Caridad Piñeiro!" (USA TODAY bestselling author Lindsay McKenna on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "A fascinating, adrenaline-fueled read! I could not stop turning the pages!" (Debra Webb, National bestselling author of Everywhere She Turns on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Cutting-edge scientific conspiracy gives 'paranormal' a fascinating and believable new edge in Caridad Piñeiro's exciting romantic thriller. A man and woman, each labeled 'rogue,' must make extraordinary efforts to stop a species-threatening scheme. Piñeiro's characters generate plenty of heart, heat, and heroism to defeat clever and brutal killers." (Carole Nelson Douglas, Award-winning author of Vampire Sunrise on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "If you're feverish for a chilling scientific thriller with a sharp edge of romance, I prescribe Sins of the Flesh as a sexy, satisfying cure!" (Award-winning author Jessica Andersen on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Sins of the Flesh is engaging from beginning to end. A very enjoyable book with enough twists and turns to keep me interested in the story and want more. I will be looking for more books by Ms. Pineiro."  (JoyfullyReviewed.com on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "I can hardly wait for the next in this exciting new series to come out. This is as good as paranormal gets!" (Romance Reviews on SINS OF THE FLESH ).

  • "This has all the makings of a great paranormal romance -a beautiful heroine, a dark, sexy and protective hero and a compelling and relevant subplot." (RT Book Reviews on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Caridad Piñeiro never disappoints, and her new series looks to be a winner in every possible way. No author is better at crafting novels which explore the paranormal than Caridad Piñeiro." (SingleTitle.com on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Readers will root for these two characters as they battle the bad guys to find a future together."

    (Bookpage on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Sins of the Flesh is a wild ride from start to finish that leaves you wanting more...[It] is the best romantic suspense novel I´ve read in years... If you read one good book this fall, make it Sins of the Flesh by Caridad Pineiro." (American Chronicle on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "Caridad´s strength lies not only in her writing, but in the incredibly real characters she creates." (American Chronicle on SINS OF THE FLESH).

  • "If you're looking for a book that will grab your attention and keep it, get a copy of SINS OF THE FLESH today."  (Romance Reviews Today on SINS OF THE FLESH ).

  • "Sins of the Flesh is a fast-paced, mesmerizing and suspenseful paranormal thriller that had me reading well into the night. Mick is an intelligent and determined hero whose ruthless façade hides compassion and understanding. Cat's pain and confusion make her a sympathetic character from the start, one whose inner strength eventually becomes clear. Combine this with arousing love scenes and gene therapy science and Sins of the Flesh is an excellent novel with an intriguing twist. I can't wait for Caridad Piñero's next release in this series." (Myshelf.com on SINS OF THE FLESH ).

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The Claimed
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $7.99 US/$8.99 CAN
  • Pages: 368
  • Physical Dimensions: 4-3/16" x 6-3/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780446584609
  • On Sale Date: 05/01/2012
The Claimed