Claire is a recurring character in the Rules of EngagementThe Sophomore, The Junior, and The Senior series. She is the daughter of billionaire and owner of the Ember Of The Sea cruise liner Bartholomew Pierce. Moreover, she is also a student at Hartfeld and a member of the Kappa Phi Sigma sorority.

Claire was initially introduced as a recurring character in the Rules of Engagement series but later joined The Sophomore/Junior/Senior series as a recurring character starting from The Sophomore, Book 1. She is first seen in Rules of Engagement, Book 1, Chapter 7.


Claire has light skin and brown eyes. Her hair is long, blonde and wavy. She wears a pink T-shirt. In The Junior, she cut her hair short due to the glue prank incident caused by Beau.


Claire is very self-entitled and treats most people as though they are beneath her. She is used to getting her way and doesn't react well when she's told no.


Rules of Engagement

Book 1

  • Chapter 7: Sweet Sixteen
  • Chapter 10: Training Day
  • Chapter 11: Under Fire


Bartholomew Pierce

Bartholomew is Claire's father. He's a wealthy and respected man.

Antoine Pierce

Antoine is Claire's uncle.


Carter has met Claire before the events of Rules of Engagement, Book 1. When Blake announces that she will have her Sweet Sixteen party on the ship, he and the entire staff groan. Carter calls her the "princess of spoiled brats" and complains that he once left work covered in glitter and gasoline after one of her parties. She's very attracted to him and always tries to get his attention. Carter thinks that Claire is the most frightening teenage girl he's ever seen.

Other Looks


  • Before becoming a recurring character from The Sophomore books onward, Claire made a cameo appearance in The Freshman, Book 3, Chapter 4.
  • Pixelberry gave her the same face as Theresa Holland, a character in the "Most Wanted" series.
  • She makes a cameo appearance in Red Carpet Diaries, Chapter 10 as a fan of Your Character.
  • It was revealed in The Junior, Book 1, Chapter 4, that she rushed Alpha Theta Mu but Nathan didn't like her attitude so she wasn't let in.
  • Several fans originally believed that she was Becca's younger sister due to their similar appearance and bratty attitudes. This was debunked when Becca's last name was revealed to be Davenport.
  • She shares the same surname as Dan Pierce, a character in the It Lives series.
  • She is a fan of Kylie Jenner.