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Praise for the novels of Jennifer Ashley

WILD CAT

“Danger, desire, and sizzling-hot action!
Wild Cat
is a wild ride. Jennifer Ashley walks the razor’s edge of primal passion as human and Shifter fight for their lives, their families, and a love that breaks all the rules. This is one for the keeper shelf!”

—Alyssa Day,
New York Times
bestselling author


Wild Cat
is a riveting read, with intriguing characters, page-turning action, and danger lurking around every turn. Ashley’s Shifter world is exciting, sexy, and magical.”

—Yasmine Galenorn,
New York Times
bestselling author

“Ashley continues to flesh out her gritty reality and introduce new players who add depth and richness to the stories. Another excellent addition to the series!”


RT Book Reviews

PRIMAL BONDS

“[A] sexually charged and imaginative tale…[A] quick pace and smart, skilled writing.”


Publishers Weekly

“An enjoyable thriller…Fast-paced, with the sexual, taut relationship between the Feline and the Lupine cutting across the action-packed tale.”


Midwest Book Review

“Humor and passion abound in this excellent addition to this series.”


Fresh Fiction

PRIDE MATES

“With her usual gift for creating imaginative plots fueled by scorchingly sensual chemistry, RITA Award–winning Ashley begins a new sexy paranormal series that neatly combines high-adrenaline suspense with humor.”


Booklist

“A whole new way to look at shapeshifters…Rousing action and sensually charged, MapQuest me the directions for Shiftertown.”


Publishers Weekly
, “Beyond Her Book”

“Absolutely fabulous!…I was blown away by this latest release. The action and romance were evenly matched and the flow of the book kept me glued until the last page…Paranormal fans will be raving over this one!”


The Romance Readers Connection

“Ashley has created a riveting tale that…explores different interpretations of human and nonhuman interaction.”


Fresh Fiction

“A very promising start to what should be a fresh take on a well-worn idea…A clever, quick book with some interesting twists that has whetted my appetite for more.”


The Good, The Bad and The Unread

THE MANY SINS OF LORD CAMERON

“Big, arrogant, sexy highlanders—Jennifer Ashley writes the kinds of heroes I crave!”

—Elizabeth Hoyt,
New York Times
bestselling author

“A sexy, passion-filled romance that will keep you reading until dawn.”

—Julianne MacLean,
USA Today
bestselling author

LADY ISABELLA’S SCANDALOUS MARRIAGE

“I adore this novel: It’s heartrending, funny, honest, and true. I want to know the hero—no, I want to
marry
the hero!”

—Eloisa James,
New York Times
bestselling author

“Readers rejoice! The Mackenzie brothers return as Ashley works her magic to create a unique love story brimming over with depth of emotion, unforgettable characters, sizzling passion, mystery, and a story that reaches out and grabs your heart. Brava!”


RT Book Reviews
(Top Pick)

“A heartfelt, emotional historical romance with danger and intrigue around every corner…A great read!”


Fresh Fiction

“A wonderful novel, filled with sweet, tender love that has long been denied, fiery passion, and a good dash of witty humor…For a rollicking good time, sexy Highland heroes, and touching romances, you just can’t beat Jennifer Ashley’s novels!”


Night Owl Reviews

THE MADNESS OF LORD IAN MACKENZIE

“Ever-versatile Ashley begins her new Victorian Highland Pleasures series with a deliciously dark and delectably sexy story of love and romantic redemption that will captivate readers with its complex characters and suspenseful plot.”


Booklist

“Mysterious, heartfelt, sensitive, and sensual…Two big thumbs up.”


Publishers Weekly
, “Beyond Her Book”

“A story full of mystery and intrigue with two wonderful, bright characters…I look forward to more from Jennifer Ashley, an extremely gifted author.”


Fresh Fiction

“Brimming with mystery, suspense, an intriguing plot, villains, romance, a tormented hero, and a feisty heroine, this book is a winner. I recommend
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie
to anyone looking for a great read.”


Romance Junkies

“Wow! All I can say is
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie
is one of the best books that I have ever read. [It] gets the highest recommendation that I can give. It is a truly wonderful book.”


Once Upon A Romance

“When you’re reading a book that is a step or two—or six or seven—above the norm, you know it almost immediately. Such is the case with
The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie
. The characters here are so complex and so real that I was fascinated by their journey…[and] this story is as flat-out romantic as any I’ve read in a while…This is a series I am certainly looking forward to following.”


All About Romance

“A unique twist on the troubled hero…Fresh and interesting.”


Night Owl Reviews
(Top Pick)

“A welcome addition to the genre.”


Dear Author

“Intriguing…Unique…Terrific.”


Midwest Book Review

Berkley Sensation Titles by Jennifer Ashley

THE MADNESS OF LORD IAN MACKENZIE
LADY ISABELLA’S SCANDALOUS MARRIAGE
THE MANY SINS OF LORD CAMERON
THE DUKE’S PERFECT WIFE

PRIDE MATES
PRIMAL BONDS
WILD CAT
MATE CLAIMED

MATE CLAIMED

JENNIFER ASHLEY

BERKLEY SENSATION, NEW YORK

THE BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP
Published by the Penguin Group
Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
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Penguin Books Ltd., Registered Offices: 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. The publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content.

MATE CLAIMED

A Berkley Sensation Book / published by arrangement with the author

PUBLISHING HISTORY
Berkley Sensation mass-market / October 2012

Copyright © 2012 by Jennifer Ashley.
Excerpt from
Tiger Magic
by Jennifer Ashley copyright © 2012 by Jennifer Ashley
Cover art by Don Sipley. Hand lettering by Ron Zinn.
Cover design by George Long.
Interior text design by Laura K. Corless.

All rights reserved.
No part of this book may be reproduced, scanned, or distributed in any printed or electronic form without permission. Please do not participate in or encourage piracy of copyrighted materials in violation of the author’s rights. Purchase only authorized editions.
For information, address: The Berkley Publishing Group,
a division of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.,
375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014.

ISBN: 978-1-101-61147-0

BERKLEY SENSATION
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PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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If you purchased this book without a cover, you should be aware that this book is stolen property. It was reported as “unsold and destroyed” to the publisher, and neither the author nor the publisher has received any payment for this “stripped book.”

ALWAYS LEARNING

PEARSON

Table of Contents

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-Two

Chapter Twenty-Three

Chapter Twenty-Four

Chapter Twenty-Five

Chapter Twenty-Six

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