Bartholomew, a character in the "Rules of Engagement" series, is the CEO and Chairman of the Ember of the Sea Cruise Lines and Claire's father. He is first seen in Book 2, Chapter 19.


Bartholomew has tanned skin, brown eyes and graying hair. He wears a grey pinstriped blazer over a white button-down shirt and a blue tie.



Claire Pierce

Claire is his daughter.

Antoine Pierce

Bartholomew is Antoine's brother.

Aunt (Mallory)

He seems to care for Mallory. When she almost drowned in Book 3 to rescue her daughter and Jess from the storm, he was worried about her condition. She invited him to Main Character's housewarming party together with his brother and daughter.