Charley Davidson Character Guide

Charlotte “Charley” Davidson, a part-time private investigator helping the police with her ability to contact the dead in her full-time role as the Grim Reaper, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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character-guide*This is a breakdown of all of the characters in Darynda Jones’s Charley Davidson series, complete up to Summoned to Thirteenth Grave.  While I have tried to keep things general, this is a reference that may include spoilers.

This is alphabetical by first name, with main or vital characters highlighted in blue.

-A-

Abby

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lived in the Harbor House children’s home
  • committed suicide after being possessed by a demon

Abelson, Mr.

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • wife hired Charley Davidson to investigate him when she thought he was cheating
  • was actually hanging out with college kids, smoking weed and playing video games
  • was just trying to escape his wife’s nagging

Abelson, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • hired Charley Davidson to investigate her husband because she thought he was having an affair
  • husband was trying to escape her nagging and controlling ways

Abraham Boaz Foster

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a fanatical cult leader, able to see into the supernatural world
  • leader of the People of Divine Faith, worshiped by his followers
  • believes he was put on earth to fight evil, destined to find and destroy the unholy
  • stole Reyes Farrow and several other infants from their biological parents
  • eventually sold Reyes Farrow to Earl Walker, because they thought that he deserved to be raised by evil
  • got away with kidnapping and murder for over 40 years
  • smug and pious, hides his own evil under the guise of righteousness
  • murdered infant Liana Isom and framed her mother for the murder
  • looks to be in his early 50’s, with a medium build, short dark hair and dark eyes
  • married to his twin sister Eve Foster
  • killed by Charley Davidson

Alaniz, Mr.

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a private investigator
  • hired by Charley Davidson to find out who killed her father, Leland Davidson
  • in his early 60’s
  • tall and lanky, with military-short blond hair

Al-Deesh

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • one of the Gods absorbed by Charley Davidson

Alex

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a childhood friend of Rebecca Taft

Alfonso

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • cousin of Angel Garza

Alice Knight

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • owns a ranch in New Mexico that was the site of a serial killer’s mass grave
  • elderly widow of Doyle Knight, mother of Kenny Knight
  • aunt of serial killer Saul Ussery

Allen, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • elderly neighbor of Charley Davidson
  • often asks Charley Davidson to track down her missing poodle, Prince Phillip
  • unknowingly shares her apartment with ghost named Duff
  • moved to the Morningwood Retirement community

Amador Sanchez

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • long-time friend of Reyes Farrow and Kim Millar
  • served four years for assault with a deadly weapon, affiliated with the Southside Gang in prison
  • used information from Reyes Farrow to make a fortune in the stock market
  • owns a welding and fabrication business
  • in his early 30’s
  • good looking, with short black hair and hazel eyes
  • father of Stephen and Ashlee Sanchez
  • husband of Bianca Sanchez

Amber Kowalski

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • teenage daughter of Cookie Kowalski, step-daughter of Bob Davidson
  • has psychic ability and a deep connection to things around her
  • smart, loyal and determined
  • able to communicate with Beep just after she is born
  • destined to be part of Beep’s army, will be the Prophet
  • very close to Charley Davidson, considers her a big sister
  • opening a detective agency with boyfriend Quentin Rutherford called Q&A Investigations
  • killed by the Priest Father Arneo de Piedrayta, brought back to life by Charley Davidson
  • comes back to life able to see the departed
  • very tall and slim, with long dark hair and blue eyes

Amelia

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lives in the Harbor House children’s home
  • friend of Heather Huckabee

Amita

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • one of the departed, crosses over through Charley Davidson
  • worked the rice paddies of Jamuna, Nepal
  • husband Sijan was a good man who worked as a Sherpa guide to provide for their family

Ana Matias

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a ghost who appears to Charley Davidson at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • from a small village on the border between Portugal and Spain
  • grew up poor, worked as a seamstress and became a successful fashion designer
  • fell in love at first sight and married wealthy cavaleiro Benito Matias
  • had three sons and one daughter
  • died of breast cancer three years ago, but waited for her husband to die before she would cross
  • small, with graying hair and soft brown eyes

Anaya, Detective

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • an Albuquerque Police Detective
  • friend of Bob Davidson
  • contentious relationship with Charley Davidson
  • lead detective on the Mark Weir case

Angel Garza

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a ghost who works as an investigator for Charley Davidson
  • real name Juanito Angel Garza, assumes the identity of best friend Angel Garza
  • a tough talking former gang-banger who lived in a home for unwanted children
  • died in a drive-by shooting at age 13
  • has been with Charley Davidson since her freshman year of high school
  • flirty and teasing, with an overactive libido
  • inky black hair cropped short over his ears, rich brown eyes
  • has a baby face and a beautiful smile
  • wears jeans and a dirty t-shirt with a bandana around his head

Angel Garza

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • son of Evangeline Garza
  • best friends with Charley Davidson’s Angel Garza
  • stole his mother’s car and gun and went after some neighborhood kids
  • died trying to commit a drive-by shooting

Ann

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a video-game loving nun at the Sisters of the Immaculate Cross convent
  • takes in a homeless Quentin Rutherford

Anna Michelle Gallegos

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a juror in the murder trial of Reyes Farrow
  • born in Houston, raised in New Mexico
  • sister of Marie Gallegos
  • killed by Sylvia Starr

Anthony Richardson

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • former schoolmate of Mimi Jacobs
  • involved in the death of Hana Insinga
  • believed to have committed suicide, but murder arranged by Kyle Kirsch’s mother
  • son of Tony Richardson

Arneo de Piedrayta, Father

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a Priest in the 1400’s who came into the possession of the God Glass
  • trapped innocent souls inside the glass, those who had stood in his way
  • banished to the God Glass by a group of monks, escaped when the Glass was broken
  • appeared to those sensitive to the supernatural world, looking for help to stay out of Hell
  • attacked Nicolette Lemay, killed Patricia Yaeger, Indigo Russell, and Don Koske
  • killed Amber Kowalski trying to find an anchor to this world
  • looked to be in his 40’s, with short, bowl cut hair
  • summoned by Charley Davidson and taken to Hell

Art Cox

  • see Foster, Special Agent or Powers, Special Agent

Artemis

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • 90 pound rottweiler guard dog owned by Donovan
  • patrolled the asylum where Rocket lived
  • poisoned by Blake, becomes the guardian of Charley Davidson
  • able to attack and destroy demons

Arthur

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • step-brother of Harper Lowell, step-son of Jason Lowell
  • employed at the Veil Corporation
  • works in the exploration and development of alternative fuels
  • in his 30’s
  • movie-star handsome, with short brown hair and naturally tanned skin
  • silvery gray eyes with a hint of blue
  • has always been in love with Harper Lowell, assisted her in the three years she was on her own

Ashlee Sanchez

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • daughter of Amador and Bianca Sanchez
  • sister of Stephen Sanchez
  • long black curly hair and huge sparkling dark eyes
  • has a crush on Reyes Farrow

Ayn-Eethial

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave Dead Ahead
  • celestial mother of Charley Davidson

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Barilla

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • works for the Vatican, part of the team that kept tabs on Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • of medium height, with blond hair and a Columbian accent

Barros, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • neighbor of Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow

Barry

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • college friend of Charley Davidson’s
  • pretends to date Cookie Kowalski to make Bob Davidson jealous
  • handsome, with a neatly trimmed beard

Beatrice “Bea” Heedles

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a novice nun killed by the Priest that had raped and impregnated her twin sister Maureen
  • tiny, with an upturned nose and a soft, kind face
  • hazel eyes and light brown hair

Beau

  • first mentioned in Brighter Than the Sun
  • an inmate in the prison where Reyes Farrow served time
  • used his mentally slow cousin Gerry Lee as an enforcer

Beecher, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • worked for the Lowell family as a housekeeper for over 30 years
  • terrorized Harper Lowell for decades
  • covered up the murder of a child committed by her grandson Dewey
  • killed Harper Lowell, tried to kill Charley Davidson
  • squat and elderly, with light gray hair and soft gray eyes

Beep

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • infant daughter of Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • birth name Elwyn Alexandra Loehr, nicknamed Beep before her birth
  • light version of the tattoo to the gates of hell on her body, a portal to any dimension in any realm
  • born human, but with extraordinary gifts
  • destined to battle Lucifer
  • the perfect balance between light and dark
  • sent off with the Loehr family just after she is born to keep her safe from Lucifer
  • guarded by Mr. Wong, Donovan and the bikers, Osh and the Hellhounds
  • made invisible to all who would cause her harm by Rey’azikeen
  • thick, curly black hair and big dark eyes

Becky Taft

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased sister of Officer David Taft
  • drowned when she was around 9 years old
  • jealous and possessive of her brother, full of attitude
  • called Demon Child, Strawberry Shortcake, by Charley Davidson
  • big, innocent silvery blue eyes and long blond hair
  • lives at the asylum with Rocket and Blue Bell
  • crossed over through Charley Davidson after her brother died
  • moved on with Rocket, Blue Bell and Livia

Belinda Makayla Banks

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • disappeared at age 14 while walking home from a friend’s house
  • held captive by Hale Walker for 10 years
  • kept chained and completely isolated from the outside world
  • had two children while being held, son Meiko and daughter Molly
  • rescued by Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow

Bella Lund

  • see Blue Bell

Benito Matias

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a recently deceased wealthy and famous bullfighter
  • fell in love at first sight and married a poor seamstress named Ana
  • had three sons and one daughter
  • wife Ana died three years ago, but waited for him before she would cross

Benny Price

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a murderer and human trafficker who targets homeless kids
  • owner of the Patty Cakes strip clubs
  • kidnapped Father Frederico Diaz
  • orders the deaths of Patrick Sussman, Elizabeth Ellery, Jason Barber, among others
  • responsible for the death of James Barilla
  • tried to kill Charley Davidson
  • short black hair and neatly trimmed mustache and goatee

Bernie

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • friend of Charley’s Aunt Lillian in the 1960’s

Beth

  • first mentioned in Brighter Than the Sun
  • killed her boyfriend, Jacob Townsend
  • the first killer ever caught by Charley Davidson

Bethany

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery

Bernard Pettigrew

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a regular customer at the Firelight Grill
  • a decorated war veteran and retired NYPD detective
  • tough and rascally, but very kind
  • has a sleeping demon inside him

Bernie Brummels

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • husband of Bertrice Brummels
  • lives in rural Scotland
  • in his fifties, with a thick Scottish accent
  • has a round face and rosy cheeks

Bertrice Brummels

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • wife of Bernie Brummels
  • lives in rural Scotland
  • in her fifties

Beverly Andrulis

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • married for 57 years to Charles Andrulis
  • love at first sight, married a week after he worked up the nerve to propose
  • husband recently passed away, but he waited for her so they could pass over together
  • tiny and frail, but feisty
  • red hair turned blue with age

Bianca Johnson

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a murdered child, the first body Charley Davidson helped find

Bianca Sanchez

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • wife of Amador Sanchez
  • mother of Stephen and Ashlee Sanchez
  • made a fortune off of the stock market from tips from Reyes Farrow
  • beautiful, with huge sparkling eyes and long curly dark hair

Billy

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a prison inmate who committed suicide 7 years ago
  • spirit stayed behind to help other inmates
  • good looking, with Native American features

Billy Clark

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • husband of Erin Clark
  • works with Charley Davidson to save his daughter Hannah from ghost Delbert Smeets

Blaire

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • one of the victims of serial killer Saul Ussery

Blake

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a member of the Bandits biker gang
  • poisoned and killed Artemis
  • stringy brown hair and a frizzy beard
  • overweight and out of shape
  • turned himself over to the police rather than face the Bandits

Blue Bell

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • real name Bella Lund
  • 5 year old sister of Rocket
  • died of pneumonia during the 1930’s
  • lived in the asylum with her brother and Rebecca Taft
  • knows the names of all of the dead, gives them to her brother Rocket to write
  • very small, with an oval face and huge dark eyes, short dark hair
  • pale and very shy
  • crossed over through Charley Davidson with Rocket, Strawberry Shortcake and Livia

Bobby Joe

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • former client of Charley Davidson
  • thought his girlfriend was trying to kill him

Bob (Robert) Davidson

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • uncle of Charley Davidson, brother of Leland Davidson
  • an Albuquerque Police Detective, often used Charley Davidson’s abilities to help solve cases
  • lead Detective in the Reyes Farrow case, feels guilty for the years he spent in prison
  • slated for hell after he murdered the hit-team of a Columbian drug lord sent to capture Charley Davidson
  • had been the angel Raphael, assigned to guard the mother of Charley Davidson
  • failed to keep Charley’s mother safe, gave up his angelhood to stay on earth and watch over Charley
  • gruff but loyal
  • wings burned away, making him mortal
  • angel form looked to be around 20 years old, with light brown hair and olive skin
  • massive brown wings
  • brown eyes, dark brown hair and mustache
  • husband of Cookie Kowalski, step-father of Amber Kowalski

Boyd, Mr.

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • owner of Boyd’s Minimart
  • a pervert who targets young girls
  • in his early 50’s
  • overweight, with a huge black moustache

Brad

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • around 19 years old
  • a short order cook at the Chocolate Coffee Cafe
  • unkempt looking, but mischievous and flirty

Brad Stark

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • dated by Charley Davidson for concert tickets

Bradford Kingsley

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • thought to be a long-ago romantic interest of Madison Grace
  • became involved with Sarah Steed

Brandy

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • friend of Amber Kowalski

Brenda

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a server at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Bruno “Bumpy” Navarra

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a crime boss who served time in prison with Reyes Farrow
  • three of his men killed after attacking Reyes Farrow on his first day in prison
  • worked with Zeke Schneider, Sr.
  • owns a series of strip malls

Bryan

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • works as a barista in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Bud

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • an Albuquerque Police Officer

Burro

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • works for Mexican crime lord Mendoza
  • breaks into Charley Davidson’s home and holds a gun to her head
  • soul marked by Charley Davidson
  • killed by Osh

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Caleb Ulibarri

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • son of former police detective Paul Ulibarri
  • whiny and spoiled

Carlos Riviera

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • working with Father Frederico Diaz to stop a human trafficking ring
  • had information that would free wrongfully convicted Mark Weir
  • tortured and killed under orders of former employer Benny Price
  • body found floating in the Rio Grande

Caroline

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • a red-haired barista in Albuquerque

Carolyn

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a patient of Gemma Davidson
  • very sweet and kind, but went insane after being taken over by a Shade demon
  • mutilated herself, stabbed and killed Gemma Davidson
  • died when the demon fought its way out of her

Carrie Liedell

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a kindergarten teacher in her 30’s
  • ran over undercover officer Zeke Brandt with her car while driving drunk, then bashed his head in with a brick and killed him
  • put the dead body in the trunk of her car, which was then sold to Cookie Kowalski
  • short, dark bobbed hair and a square jaw

Carson, Agent Kit

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a career-oriented FBI agent
  • father was the investigator of Reyes Farrow’s abduction as a child
  • develops a working relationship and friendship with Charley Davidson
  • short, dark bobbed hair
  • solidly built, with short brown hair and intelligent eyes
  • still in love with ex-husband, Agent Jonny Waters

Cathy Neville

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • former co-worker of Emery Adams

CC

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lived in the Harbor House children’s home
  • was slowly beginning to trust people again after years in and out of foster homes
  • committed suicide after being possessed by a demon

Celeste

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • 17 years old, but attracted to a 13 year old Reyes Farrow
  • looks a little like Charley Davidson, with long dark hair and blue-gray eyes

Chaco Lin

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • friend of Julio Ontiveros
  • works for Benny Price
  • the probable killer of lawyers Sussman, Ellery and Barber

Chad Ackerman

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • high school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • member of the chess club

Chandler, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • husband Theodore Chandler murdered by reporter Sylvia Starr
  • a pleasant looking woman in her mid 50’s
  • short brown hair and a light Texas accent

Chanel Newell

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • widowed mother of young children Charlie and Charisma Newell
  • family home being haunted by her grandmother, Joyce Blomme
  • sensitive to the supernatural world

Charisma Newell

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • young daughter of Chanel Newell, sister of Charlie Newell
  • great-grandmother Joyce Blomme haunting their family home

Charles Andrulis

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • an elderly ghost who appears to Charley Davidson naked in her jeep
  • had been waiting for his ailing wife Beverly to pass so they can cross over together
  • fell in love with Beverly at first sight, but was too nervous to ask her out
  • stole Beverly’s work picture and took it with him when he went to war
  • married for 57 years
  • watery gray eyes and a long scar on his torso
  • old military tattoo on his left bicep with the name Andrulis under it

Charlie Newell

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • young son of Chanel Newell, brother of Charisma Newell
  • great-grandmother Joyce Blomme haunting their family home
  • very sensitive to the supernatural world
  • dark haired and skinny

Charlotte Jean “Charley” Davidson

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a New Mexico private investigator and Grim Reaper
  • celestial name is Elle-Ryn-Ahleethia
  • the most powerful of beings, akin to a God
  • a brilliant light that acts as a beacon to the souls of the dead
  • can sense a person’s guilt or innocence, feel their emotions, brand their souls for Heaven or Hell
  • has the power to heal or bring a person back from the dead, stop time
  • remembers everything since the day she was born, can speak and understand every language
  • mother died during a demon attack just after she was born, father Leland shot and killed trying to discover who had her under investigation
  • older sister Gemma Davidson stabbed and killed by a patient possessed by a Shade demon
  • always different, used her abilities to help first her father Leland then her uncle Bob Davidson solve murder cases for the Albuquerque police since she was 5
  • neglected and mistreated by her step-mother Denise Davidson
  • hyperactive, with a short attention span and a quirky sense of humor
  • best friend of Cookie Kowalski, spent what felt like 100 years in a Hell dimension for bringing Amber Kowalski back to life
  • a trouble magnet, guarded by Reyes Farrow since birth
  • wife of Reyes Alexander Farrow, mother of Elwyn Alexandra (Beep)
  • forced to surrender her daughter to be raised by others to keep her safe from Lucifer
  • small tattoo of a grim reaper on her left shoulder blade
  • in her late 20’s, 125 pounds and curvy
  • chocolate brown hair, golden eyes
  • ascends and merges energy with Reyes Farrow to create a protected haven for Beep
  • will be able to protect her and watch over her from the heavens

Chewbacca

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • one of the biggest Meth dealers in Albuquerque

Chow, Mr.

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a government agent, shot helping to save Charley Davidson from kidnappers
  • black hair and sandy colored skin
  • works with Frank Smith and Ulrich

Chris Levine

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • the known associate of a drug dealer nicknamed Chewbacca
  • used by Captain Eckert to frame Charley Davidson for a crime she didn’t commit

Christianson

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • a public defender assigned to the Lyle Fiske case

Chrystal

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • former classmate of Reyes Farrow at Yucca High
  • big and startlingly pretty
  • dark brown bobbed hair and wide smile

Cin

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • drug-addict sister of special agent Louie Guzman
  • murdered her brother’s wife Mandy

Cindy Crane

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • friend of a young murdered girl whose cold case is investigated by Charley Davidson

Cindy Eckert

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • mentally challenged older sister of Captain Van Eckert
  • changed her mind while having sex with a boy she liked named Kory
  • when he didn’t stop, she said she was raped
  • killed herself after being bullied and called a liar
  • died 35 years ago

Cindy Verdean

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • former school friend and rival of Gemma Davidson

Claire

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a waitress working at Calamity’s Bar

Cleosarius

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • an ancient Byzantine prophet whose predictions all revolve around Charley Davidson
  • works being studied by Dr. von Holstein

Clyde Brewster

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • former schoolmate of Charley Davidson
  • ended up in prison for blowing up a convenience store

Colton Ellix

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • kidnapped and held teenager Faris Waters in a secret room in his house
  • died in a car accident while being chased by police
  • stalked and killed a young girl named Olivia Dern while in high school
  • questioned by Charley Davidson after he is sent to hell

Cookie Marie Kowalski Davidson

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • best friend and neighbor of Charley Davidson
  • works as Charley Davidson’s receptionist and researcher
  • mother of Amber Kowalski
  • honest and down to earth, incredibly loyal
  • mother was a Hollywood talent agent who fired Cookie as her client
  • great at tracking down information
  • feisty, fun, and flirty
  • in her mid-thirties, plus-sized and fashion challenged
  • cropped, wiry black hair, blue eyes
  • wife of Bob Davidson

Crichton

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a former Chicago crime lord targeted in a long-ago mob war

Crystal

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • owner of a dog grooming business

Curren

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a very young ghost who comes to Charley Davidson’s apartment
  • died when his dresser fell over and landed on him
  • tiny and blond, with blue eyes

Cynric

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • older brother of a Grim Reaper from long ago
  • repeated to others what he was told by his sister, family claimed he was possessed
  • stoned to death by command of the elders of his village
  • after his death, his village suffered a rash of sickness caused by his Reaper sister

Cynthia

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment
  • a drug addict whose father abandoned the family

Cynthia

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • son Logan killed on Halloween in a hit and run accident
  • treated by Dr. Mayfield

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Damien Ledger Clay

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • five year old son of Donovan
  • lives with his mother in Texas

Daniel

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a skip trace caught by Charley Davidson and Garrett Swopes
  • large and sloppy, with a pet Yorkie named Muffy

Dave

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • bread delivery driver known as “Delivery Dave”
  • almost set up on a date with Cookie Kowalski by Charley Davidson

Davey Cresap

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • went to school with Charley Davidson

David Taft

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a young Albuquerque Police officer
  • military buzz-cut, sharp blue eyes
  • sucks up to Detective Bob Davidson hoping to advance his career
  • followed around by the spirit of his little sister, Becky Taft
  • almost died himself as a child trying to save his sister from drowning
  • has been on leave for months, was training to be a sniper
  • working undercover for the FBI, infiltrated the Felix crime family in El Paso
  • gunned down in a parking lot after trying to stop a bar fight

Dawn Brooks

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a 3 year old taken from her family by Eve and Abraham Foster
  • rescued by Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • a beautiful little girl with brown hair and blue eyes

Dealer, The

  • see Osh

Debra

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • cousin of Chrystal, sister of Emily
  • has information that helps Charley Davidson track down Kim Millar

Delbert Smeets

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a vengeful and cruel ghost
  • had been a highly respected and trusted former mayor
  • killed his infant daughter Rose, blamed it on his wife Novalee Smeets
  • had his wife committed
  • vows to kill all of the females from his wife’s family
  • responsible for the deaths of Erin Clark’s first two daughters, Hailey and Carrie
  • stopped by Charley Davidson before he can kill Hannah Clark

Della Peters

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • owner of Della’s Beauty Salon
  • one of the last people to see friend Teresa Yost before she disappeared
  • portly, with messy bobbed hair

Delores

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Denise Davidson

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • second wife of Leland Davidson,
  • stepmother of Charley Davidson and Gemma Davidson Roland
  • a former pediatrics nurse
  • thought by most to be sweet and kind, but was cold and abusive to Charley Davidson
  • tried to have Charley Davidson committed when she was a child
  • feels both contempt and jealousy of Charley Davidson, believes she is evil
  • has great sense of theatrics, likes to put on a show
  • polished and refined looking, with short brown hair and a nice smile
  • after Leland’s death, seemingly tries to bond with Charley Davidson
  • taken over by Lucifer’s minions, working on his behalf
  • ripped apart and killed by Hellhounds

Dewey

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • grandson of Lowell family housekeeper Mrs. Beecher
  • mentally unstable since childhood
  • killed a small child while still young himself
  • too bright blue eyes and unkempt brown hair
  • murdered Harper Lowell, tried to kill Charley Davidson

Diageo

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • best friend of Emery Adams

Dixie

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • owner of the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • gives an amnesiac Charley Davidson a job and a place to stay
  • by-the-book, but kind
  • in her late 40’s
  • pale skin and spiky red hair, several ear piercings

Domino

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a ghost who hangs out at Trickster’s Bar
  • brother of bartender Parish McCoy
  • former Private Investigator
  • in his 60’s, chubby and balding
  • has a mustache and wears a Hawaiian shirt

Don Koske

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a murder victim whose body was found in his car
  • bruised and scratched, with random burn marks on his skin
  • one of several victims of the Priest Father Arneo de Piedrayta
  • was very sensitive to the supernatural world

Donald

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • elderly former driver for the Lowell family
  • now takes care of the Lowell family cars

Donald

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a custodian who worked at the hospital Reyes Farrow was treated at as a child
  • stabs and tries to kill co-worker Gillian after she refuses his advances
  • stopped by a 13 year old Reyes Farrow
  • the first man Reyes Farrow ever killed

Donna

  • first mentioned in Brighter Than the Sun
  • aunt of Kelly Millar, great-aunt of Kim Millar

Donnie

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a bartender at Calamity’s

Donovan

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • leader of the Bandits biker gang
  • owned of the abandoned asylum where Rocket lived
  • rough and tough, but a total gentleman
  • blackmailed into robbing banks, spent time hiding from the law in Mexico
  • had a hard life, but has a heart of gold
  • brought in by Reyes Farrow to secretly help guard Charley Davidson
  • one of Beep’s Sentry, guarding her and the Loehrs from Lucifer
  • father of Damien Ledger Clay
  • scruffy but handsome, with pitch black hair and a deep, soothing voice

Donnie

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • works at the bar Calamity’s
  • stoic and quiet
  • a well built and good looking Native American
  • muscled and very tall with long, blue-black hair

Doyle Knight

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • owned a ranch in New Mexico that was the site of a serial killer’s mass grave
  • died 30 years after a branding accident left him confined to a wheelchair
  • husband of Alice Knight, father of Kenny Knight
  • uncle of serial killer Saul Ussery

Duff Newman

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a young, baby-faced ghost
  • seems small and insecure, pretends to talk with a stutter
  • executed for killing a woman and her daughter in 1987, served time with Reyes Farrow
  • muddy brown hair, blue eyes
  • a spy who reports to those who work for Lucifer
  • marked by Charley Davidson, soul eaten by Osh

Dunlop, Mr.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former next-door neighbor of the Davidson family
  • worked as a cook at Calamity’s when Charley Davidson was a child
  • wife had an affair with Bob Davidson

Dunlop, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former next door neighbor of the Davidson family
  • husband was a cook at Calamity’s
  • has an affair with Bob Davidson

Dustin

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • nephew of Jessica Guinn, son of Willa
  • hit by a car while riding his bike
  • near death, but brought back by Charley Davidson
  • sweet, with blue eyes

Dwight, Sergeant

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a stuffy, uptight Albuquerque police officer
  • has a military-style buzz cut
  • dislikes and distrusts Charley Davidson

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Earl James Walker

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • child molester and abuser who bought Reyes Farrow as a baby
  • before Reyes Farrow, he kept boys for two years and then sold them when he was done with them
  • starved and threatened his daughter Kim Millar as a means to control Reyes Farrow
  • never claimed biological son Hale Walker
  • had a long criminal record, lived under several aliases
  • scammed elderly women out of their money
  • vicious, violent and sadistic
  • was about to be sent to prison for 15 years before he faked his death
  • Reyes Farrow served 10 years in prison for his supposed murder
  • beat former girlfriend Sarah Hadley to death
  • killed former associate Farley Scanlon
  • tortures and nearly kills Charley Davidson
  • shoots and nearly kills Garrett Swopes
  • spine severed by Reyes Farrow
  • body taken over by the emissary of Lucifer, will return to fight against Beep’s army

Eckert, Captain Van

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • Captain of the Albuquerque Police Department
  • boss of Bob Davidson
  • a handsome widower in his early 40’s
  • had a mentally challenged older sister named Cindy who was raped as a teenager
  • sister committed suicide, family destroyed
  • shot and killed his sister’s rapist Kory when he was 7
  • blackmails Charley Davidson into keeping his secrets

Edina Felix

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • mother of Hector and Elena Felix
  • leader of a huge crime ring in El Paso
  • a vicious and violent woman in her 50’s
  • had Judianna Ayers’ face slashed to pieces after she broke up with her son, Hector

Edwards

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • 32-year-old member of the Bandits biker gang
  • a bank robber and criminal, not completely sane
  • had been kicked out of Marine sniper training
  • threatens to kill either Charley Davidson or Donovan, shoots Reyes Farrow
  • ultra short blond hair, leathery skin and ruddy complexion
  • killed by Charley Davidson

Eidolon

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • one of the three Gods of Uzan
  • doesn’t play by anyone’s rules but his own
  • wants to find Beep to use her as a portal back to his own world
  • killed Shawn Foster
  • destroyed by Charley Davidson

Elaine Oake

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • stalker/fan of Reyes Farrow, pays guards for information on him
  • runs a Reyes Farrow Internet fan site, claims to be his wife
  • wealthy and driven, becomes Reyes Farrow’s fight manager when he gets out of prison
  • tall and thin, with short blond hair

Elena Felix

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • dated David Taft in high school
  • sister of Hector Felix, daughter of El Paso crime maven Edina Felix
  • poisoned and killed her brother when he confessed he was going to turn informant for the FBI
  • striking looking, with charcoal hair and flawless caramel skin

Elias

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • called the police to start an investigation into Eve Foster and the abduction of Dawn Brooks
  • cousin of Tiana

Eli Quintero

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a brilliant forger investigated by officer Paul Ulibarri
  • created a new identity for Dr. Nathan Yost
  • believed to be in hiding in Mississippi

Elizabeth Ellery

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased “client” of Charley Davidson
  • partner at Sussman, Ellery and Barber law firm
  • working for wrongly-accused Mark Weir
  • killed by two gunshot wounds to the head, death ordered by Benny Price
  • 5 foot 10, with blond hair and blue eyes

Elle-Ryn-Ahleethia

  • celestial name of Charley Davidson

Ellen

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • nosy and gossipy hairdresser in Sleepy Hollow, New York

El Tiburon

  • see Valencia

Elwyn Alexandra Loehr

  • see Beep

Emem

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • daughter of Faraji and Nikru
  • a 12 year old demon-possessed girl from a small Bantu village
  • skeletal and dehydrated, with solid white eyes and cracked skin
  • saved by Charley Davidson during her time in the Peace Corps

Emery Adams

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • works as a hospital administrator
  • strong willed, worked hard for what she has
  • smart and creative, a problem solver
  • had to grow up quickly because of her gambling addict father Geoff Adams
  • always made her own way
  • got used to being let down by her father, was more like his parent than his child
  • faked her own death after hearing her father risk her life for a gambling debt
  • boyfriend Lyle Fiske accused of her murder
  • beautiful, with long, dark blond hair

Emily

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • sister of Debra, cousin of Chrystal
  • former friend of Kim Millar

Emily

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • born with a mild case of autism, but made it to college
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery

Emily Michaels

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • girlfriend of accused murderer Phillip Brinkman
  • helped Phillip Brinkman with his plan to frame himself for murder to escape a drug cartel
  • entered into witness protection

Emmett, Doc

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • friend of William Vandenberg

Eric

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • young member of the Bandits biker gang
  • blackmailed into robbing banks
  • tall and handsome, looks like a Greek prince
  • slim, muscular build and dark hair
  • accidentally killed a man who attacked him
  • former golden-gloves champion boxer
  • had been living in hiding in Mexico
  • diagnosed with clinical depression, ADHD and Bipolar disorder
  • taken over by a Shade demon, saved by Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • able to see the departed after the demon is pulled out of him
  • brought in by Reyes Farrow to help guard Charley Davidson
  • one of Beep’s Sentry, guarding her and the Loehrs from Lucifer

Erin Clark

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a waitress at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • pretty, with long blond hair
  • wife of Billy, mother of Hannah
  • first two daughters Hailey and Carrie died before they were a year old, thought to be from SIDS
  • daughters actually killed by ghost Delbert Smeets
  • an amazingly talented artist, but gave it up after her first baby died

Estelle

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a hospital custodian who worked with Emery Adams
  • sweet and kind

Esther

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • last living sister of Madison Grace, Vera Dawn, and Tilda
  • elderly and near death
  • three deceased sisters are waiting for her so they can cross over together

Ethan

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a pedophile who took Charley Davidson when she was a child
  • around 40 years old, fat and hairy
  • spine severed by Reyes Farrow, paralyzed for life

Evangeline Garza

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a Hispanic woman in her late 50’s
  • mother of the real Angel Garza
  • took Charley Davidson’s Angel Garza in like her own son
  • husband died a few years after her son was killed
  • very strong willed and determined
  • long black hair and a soft Mexican accent

Eve Bathsheba Foster

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • runs a pediatrician’s office
  • a fanatical cult leader, able to see into the supernatural world
  • leader of the People of Divine Faith
  • believes she was put on earth to fight evil, destined to find and destroy the unholy
  • stole Reyes Farrow and several other infants from their biological parents
  • eventually sold Reyes Farrow to Earl Walker, because they thought that he deserved to be raised by evil
  • got away with kidnapping and murder for over 40 years
  • smug and pious, hides her evil under the guise of righteousness
  • tried to kill Reyes Farrow several times when he was a baby
  • killed infant Liana Isom and framed her mother for the murder
  • kidnaps and tortures Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • looks to be in her early 50’s, with short dark hair and dark eyes
  • married to her twin brother, Abraham Foster
  • killed by Charley Davidson

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Fabian

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • former boyfriend of Pari
  • dark hair and tanned skin

Fabiana Marie Luna

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • had been a juror in the murder trial of Reyes Farrow
  • killed by Sylvia Starr, death made to look like a suicide
  • body never found

Faith Ingalls

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • went to the Oklahoma School for the Deaf
  • first victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • killed 22 years ago, when she was around 6 years old
  • scratched Officer Wyatt Pierce’s face when he tried to save her
  • appears as a ghost under Charley Davidson’s bed
  • body found in a mass grave on the Knight Ranch
  • pixie-like features and a bow shaped mouth
  • tangled blond hair and huge blue eyes

Faraji

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • a skilled hunter from a small Bantu village
  • husband of Nkiru
  • daughter Emem freed from demon possession by Charley Davidson
  • forced to keep his daughter in hiding for fear she would be killed

Faris Martina Waters

  • first appearance Eighth Grave Dead Ahead
  • 14-year-old niece of Agent Jonny Waters
  • kidnapped by Colton Ellix
  • missing persons case brought to Charley Davidson by Agent Carson
  • predicted she would die before she turned 15
  • found in a secret room in Colton Ellix’s home, barely alive
  • large, expressive eyes and a sweet smile

Farley Scanlon

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a well-built hunter in his late 50’s
  • shoulder length brown hair with streaks of gray, long mustache and goatee
  • killed by long-time associate Earl Walker

Faye, Miss

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • cranky bleached-blond landlady of the apartment building where Reyes Farrow lived with Kim Millar and Earl Walker
  • found explicit pictures of Reyes Farrow taken by Earl Walker

Felix Navarro

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • former gardener of the Lowell family, close to Harper Lowell
  • died recently of natural causes

Fernando

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a bookie
  • scruffy and unshaven, slightly graying hair worn in a ponytail
  • devoted family man, with children and grandchildren

Finely, Dr.

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • associate of Dr. Nathan Yost

Fiona

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • teenage friend of Amber Kowalski

Florence Rizzo

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a nurse at Harbor House children’s home
  • in her mid-40’s, slightly overweight, with brown hair
  • never married, had no children of her own

Forrest Joplin, Detective

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • Albuquerque police detective
  • detests Charley Davidson, doesn’t trust how she solves cases
  • military-short hair

Foster, Special Agent

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • real name either Art or William Cox
  • a small-time Minnesota crook posing as an FBI agent
  • hired by Kyle Kirsch’s mother
  • kidnaps and tries to kill Charley Davidson
  • light blond crew cut and pale blue eyes

Francie

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • works at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • cute and girly, with shoulder-length red hair and pale skin
  • attractive and she knows it

Frank M. Ahearn

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a legendary skip-tracer and mentor of Garrett Swopes

Frank Smith

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • in his 50’s, with neat grayish-brown hair and dark eyes
  • works for the government with Mr. Chow and Ulrich

Frazier

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a cook at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Freddie James

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • high-school basketball star and first boyfriend of Charley Davidson
  • kissed Gemma Davidson while he was still dating Charley

Frederico Diaz, Father

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a Catholic Priest who runs a Mission for runaway kids
  • tries to bring down the human trafficking ring run by Benny Price
  • operates an underground railroad to save targeted kids
  • graying bear, thick dark hair
  • kidnapped by Benny Price

-G-

Gabriel

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • unsuccessfully tries to bully a 13 year old Reyes Farrow
  • large, with a lot of facial hair

Gallagher

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • friend Anna Gallegos murdered by reporter Sylvia Starr

Garrett Swopes

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a top skip-tracer and private investigator
  • former soldier with a talent for reading people and a strong sixth sense
  • confident to the point of being cocky
  • comes from a family of grifters and con artists
  • great grandmother one of the most famous voodoo priestesses in history, Marie Laveau
  • has a sister who inherited supernatural abilities
  • father was an engineer for a US company in Columbia who was kidnapped and murdered when Garrett was 10
  • shot and technically killed by Earl Walker
  • was clinically dead but revived on the operating table
  • spent time in hell before being brought back to life
  • learned about Reyes Farrow from Satan
  • handsome, with short black hair, chocolate skin, smoky gray eyes
  • has a son named Zaire with former girlfriend Marika

Gayle Clarke

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • husband Scott Clarke the Ob-Gyn who delivered Charley Davidson
  • in her late 60’s

Gemma Vi Davidson, Dr.

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • older sister of Charley Davidson
  • daughter of Leland Davidson, step-daughter of Denise Davidson
  • prissy and uptight, slightly OCD
  • had been able to see into the supernatural realm as a child, but lost the ability as she got older
  • saw the demon that attacked and killed her mother, but blocked the memories
  • fought against anything supernatural ever since
  • very smart and over-achieving, has a PhD in Psychology
  • can take care of everyone’s problems but her own
  • long, curly blond hair, blue eyes
  • in a relationship with police officer Wyatt Pierce
  • killed by her patient, Carolyn, who was taken over by a Shade demon
  • crossed over through Charley Davidson
  • was to be the Healer in Beep’s army, will return when Beep summons her

Geoff Adams, Jr.

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • desolate after he believes his daughter Emery Adams was murdered because of his gambling debts
  • owes money to several shady characters
  • has had his legs broken and fingers cut off by bookies
  • lacks the strength and character of either his father or daughter
  • sunk a fortune into one failed venture after another
  • lost everything in a Ponzi scheme

Geoff Adams, Sr.

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • son Geoff Adams, Jr. a spoiled, childish gambling addict
  • granddaughter Emery Adams faked her own death to punish her father
  • had a head for business and found success at a very young age
  • liquidated all of his assets to create a trust fund for his granddaughter Emery
  • a hardy man in his early seventies with thick, silvery hair

George, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • potential client of Charley Davidson
  • convinced her husband is being unfaithful

Gerald Roma

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • grade-school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • used to burn ants with a magnifying glass for fun

Geri Banks

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • daughter Belinda Banks went missing 10 years ago, at age 14
  • never gave up looking for her daughter
  • grandmother of Meiko and Molly Banks

Gillian

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a nurse who worked on Reyes Farrow as a child after he was beaten by Earl Walker
  • kind and compassionate
  • longed to have a child of her own
  • stalked by co-worker Donald after she turns down his advances, stabbed and nearly killed
  • saved by Reyes Farrow

Givens

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lived in the Harbor House children’s home
  • committed suicide after being possessed by a demon
  • body found by his roommate

Glenn, Father

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a Catholic Priest who brings Charley Davidson in to deal with a haunted house
  • an expert on possession
  • looks kind and jolly, with thinning sandy hair and chubby cheeks
  • wears wire-framed glasses

Gonzalez, Mr.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • school teacher of Amber Kowalski

Grant Guerin

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a drug dealer who went to school with Reyes Farrow
  • served time in prison for a series of petty crimes
  • was destined to murder Bob Davidson

Greg Nusser

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • dated by Charley Davidson for concert tickets

Guinn, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • mother of Willa and Jessica Guinn
  • grandson Dustin brought back from near death by Charley Davidson

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Habersham, Mr.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased “neighbor” of Charley Davidson who lived in apartment 2B
  • a dirty old man tries to spy on Charley Davidson in the shower
  • after death relationship with Charley Davidson’s great-aunt, Lillian

Hailey Marsh

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • former high-school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • legs badly injured after being run over by John Burrows

Hale Walker 

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • biological son of Earl Walker
  • pathologically jealous of Reyes Farrow and the interest Earl Walker had for him
  • a pedophile who kidnapped 14 year old Belinda Banks and held her captive for 10 years
  • biological father of Belinda Bank’s children, Molly and Meiko
  • dumped Meiko, near death, in a garbage dumpster
  • shaggy blond hair, thick glasses
  • soul ripped from his body, sent to Hell by Charley Davidson

Hana Insinga

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • former classmate of Mimi Jacobs
  • painfully shy
  • disappeared at age 16 and presumed dead
  • fell and hit her head at a party
  • body buried under the grave of Saul Romero
  • death covered up by Kyle Kirsch, Mimi Jacobs, Janelle York, Jeff Hargrove, Nick Velasquez, Anthony Richardson and Tommy Zapata
  • daughter of Hy Insinga

Hannah

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • file clerk at the Department of Records
  • contact of retired police officer Paul Ulibarri

Hannah Clark

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • baby daughter of Erin and Billy Clark
  • lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Hardy

  • fist appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a miner who died around 1930
  • his ghost helps Charley Davidson rescue Teresa Dean Yost from a mine cave-in

Harold

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • teenage crush Blaine killed by serial killer Saul Ussery

Harold Jacobs

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • father of Mimi Jacobs
  • in his 60’s, with perfectly combed gray hair
  • married to Wanda Marshal

Harold Zane Reynolds

  • alias of Earl Walker

Harper Lowell

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • deceased “client” of Charley Davidson, doesn’t know she is dead
  • hires Charley Davidson to find out who is trying to kill her
  • had been tormented by former housekeeper Mrs Beecher since childhood
  • witnessed a murder committed by Dewey Beecher
  • has been in and out of therapy all her life, institutionalized by her family when she was 12
  • from a wealthy family, heir to her father’s fortune
  • family ashamed of her and pays her to stay away
  • biological mother died when she was still a baby, not close to her father Jason or step-mother
  • very close to her step-brother, Arthur
  • tall and curvy with long dark hair
  • very pretty, with soft features and large, warm eyes
  • killed by former Lowell family housekeeper Mrs Beecher and her grandson, Dewey

Harriet

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • big and bossy
  • consoles friend Michelle Sussman after her husband Patrick is killed

Harry

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • cousin of Warren Jacobs
  • a deadbeat, always trying to borrow money
  • works at a casino in Vegas

Heather Huckabee

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • found by Charley Davidson living on the streets
  • ran away from the Harbor House children’s home
  • several children in the home died after demon possessions
  • believes she is the next to die after she becomes sick
  • slim, with black hair and pale skin

Hector Felix

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • became interested in Pari after going to her for a tattoo
  • extremely wealthy
  • violent and psychotic, extremely possessive
  • harassed and tried to kill Pari after she broke up with him after their second date
  • 32 year old son of El Paso crime kingpin Edina Felix
  • murdered by older sister Elena Felix after he admitted he was going to betray the family to the FBI to save his own skin

Hedeshi

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a demon
  • pure darkness, smart and cunning
  • acrid and repulsive smelling
  • a messenger of Satan, one of the top generals of Hell
  • chose an escaped serial killer as his human host
  • escaped from Sing Sing prison
  • looks scholarly and harmless, with a kind and affectionate smile and light brown eyes
  • smooth English accent, but originally from New Jersey
  • tries to kill Charley Davidson
  • demon form killed by Reyes Farrow

Helen

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a ghost who follows retired police officer Bernard Pettigrew
  • mother died too young, abused by her father
  • lived on the streets, turning to prostitution
  • had a young son, tried to get her life together before she was strangled to death

Henry

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a ghost who appears to Charley Davidson in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • an actor who died while recreating a scene as the Headless Horsemen
  • drowned when the bridge he and his horse were crossing collapsed
  • second cousin Tamala Dreyer murdered by Ian Jeffries

Herb Wasserman

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a handyman in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Herman

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • customer service representative at the Buy From Home shopping channel

Herman

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a maintenance man works at the Jug’n’Chug
  • talks to celery

Hershel

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a customer at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • leering, arrogant and misogynistic mechanic at a trucking company

Hickman, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • first grade teacher of Charley Davidson

Hildie

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a hairdresser
  • styles Cookie Kowalski before her wedding to Bob Davidson

Hipple, Mr.

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • teaches a business class at UNM taken by Charley Davidson
  • middle aged, with deeply tanned skin

Hobbs, Nurse

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a nurse at the Asylum when Rocket was a patient
  • helped him set the rules he lives by

Holly

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former classmate of Reyes Farrow at Yucca High

Howard

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • plays golf with Paul Ulibarri

Howard Berkowitz

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • works for the Vatican
  • has been documenting Charley Davidson’s life for the last several years
  • in his early 30’s

Hugo

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lives in the Harbor House children’s home
  • younger brother of Malaya
  • near death from a demon possession, but saved by Charley Davidson

Hy Insinga

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • mother of Hana Insinga
  • daughter disappeared 20 years ago, death covered up by her classmates
  • delicate looking and tiny, with a round face
  • graying black hair cut in a bob

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Iago

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a nerdy paranormal hunter in his late 20’s
  • follows Charley Davidson after footage of her abilities goes viral
  • works with his brother Isaac and friend Tristan
  • pudgy and cute, with dark hair

Ian Jeffries

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a police officer in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • responded to the call when Charley Davidson was found with no memory
  • comes off as sweet and caring, but is very unstable
  • a habitual liar with anger issues
  • becomes possessive and controlling of Charley Davidson
  • killed several women, including former girlfriend Tamala Dreyer and Janet
  • drugged and kidnapped Charley Davidson, tried to kill her and make it look like a suicide
  • handsome and clean shaven
  • blond hair cut military short, blue eyes
  • killed by Lucifer’s emissary Kuur while in the body of Earl Walker

Iggy

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a homeless man

Ilsa Blaine

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a patient of the New Mexico Mental Asylum in the 1950’s
  • had a daughter with fellow patient Rocket
  • daughter adopted out, got married and had a son
  • grandmother of Thaniel Lee Just

Ilya Zolnerowich

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a retired FSB agent, has been tracking a Russian arms dealer for years
  • working undercover, helps in the rescue of the Vandenberg family
  • partner of Klava Pajari
  • huge and hulking, with a bald head

Indigo Russell

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a murder victim whose body was found in her own backyard
  • bruised and scratched, with random burn marks on her skin
  • one of several victims of the Priest Father Arneo de Piedrayta
  • was very sensitive to the supernatural world
  • had been one of the humans possessed by a demon to attack Charley Davidson
  • large eyes and long, dark hair

Ingrid Yost

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • first wife of Dr. Nathan Yost, was planning on filing for divorce
  • died suddenly at age 27 of an apparent heart attack

Irma

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • the ghost in the corner of Charley Davidson’s apartment in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • actually is aunt Lillian, keeping an eye on an amnesiac Charley Davidson

Isaac

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a nerdy paranormal hunter in his late 20’s
  • follows Charley Davidson after footage of her abilities goes viral
  • works with his brother Iago and friend Tristan
  • pudgy and cute, with dark hair

Isabel Joyce

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • 3 year old daughter of Paul and Mr. Joyce
  • died of neuroblastoma
  • made her fathers promise they would be together again in heaven
  • father Mr. Joyce lost his soul to Osh to get enough money to pay for her treatment
  • pretty, with curly blond hair and blue eyes

Isom, Mr.

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • father of Veronica Isom
  • infant granddaughter Liana Isom killed by the Fosters 25 years ago
  • cold and angry

Izzy

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • waitress at the Chocolate Coffee Cafe

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Jacob

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a nurse in the care home where Charles Andrulis and his wife lived

Jacob Townsend

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a ghost who appeared to Charley Davidson when she was a child
  • the first murder that Charley Davidson helped her father solve
  • stabbed and killed by his crazy girlfriend, Beth

James

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • believed to be a homeless man in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • stays in an alley across from Charley Davidson’s apartment
  • the emissary of Lucifer, in the body of Earl James Walker

James Enrique Barilla

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • homeless boy killed at age 15 by Benny Price
  • kicked out of home by his mother when she remarried
  • Mark Weir wrongly convicted of his murder

Janelle York

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • former schoolmate of Mimi Jacobs
  • heavily into drugs as a teen
  • part of the group that covered up the death of Hana Insinga
  • murdered

Janet

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • the first victim of killer Ian Jeffries
  • body buried on a mountain in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Janie Thomas

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • sister of Mark Weir
  • homeless 15 year old son Teddy Weir killed by Benny Price
  • had some trouble with the law in her past for drugs and shoplifting

Jasmine Vandenberg

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • young daughter of William and Natalie Vandenberg
  • sister of Joseph Vandenberg
  • being held hostage with the rest of her family
  • able to see Charley Davidson’s brightness
  • dark hair and crystalline blue eyes

Jason Barber

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased “client” of Charley Davidson
  • partner at Sussman, Ellery and Barber law firm
  • killed by two gunshot wounds to the head, death ordered by Benny Price
  • former lawyer of wrongly convicted Mark Weir
  • has difficulty believing he is dead

Jason Lowell

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • wealthy father of Harper Lowell, step-father of Arthur
  • did not believe his daughter when she said she was being tormented, thought she was crazy
  • deathly ill
  • dark haired

Javier

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • former skip-tracer and boss of Garrett Swopes
  • nose misshapen from too many fights
  • antagonistic relationship with Charley Davidson

Jeff

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • college friend of Phillip Brinkman
  • paid to move away, his death was faked by Phillip Brinkman

Jeff Hargrove

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • drowned in his swimming pool
  • death arranged by Kyle Kirsch’s mother

Jehovah

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • God, a being of immense power
  • older brother of Reyes Farrow’s God half, Rey’azikeen
  • in conflict with Charley Davidson, fears her abilities
  • appears to Charley Davidson in the form of a young Indonesian boy
  • cryptic, but knows everything about everyone
  • exiled Charley into a Hell dimension after she brought Amber Kowalski back to life

Jenny

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • sells hot dogs at Super Dogs to put herself through college
  • visited by Charley Davidson with a message from boyfriend Ronald
  • grief stricken
  • pretty girl with long, dark blond hair

Jeremiah Kubrick

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • elderly ex-father-in-law of Firelight Grill owner Dixie
  • a peeping tom, watches the neighborhood through his telescope

Jerry Lee

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a former cellmate of Reyes Farrow
  • suffers from Asperger’s syndrome
  • huge and imposing, but slow and easily manipulated
  • takes orders from his cousin Beau

Jessica Guinn

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • high school best friend of Charley Davidson
  • became hostile and cruel to Charley Davidson when she found out what Charley was
  • needs to be the center of attention
  • starts spending time at Calamity’s to catch a glimpse of Reyes Farrow
  • pushed off of a roof and killed by crime lord Mendoza
  • haunts Charley Davidson in her afterlife
  • nephew Dustin hit by a car and healed by Charley Davidson
  • long fiery red hair, hazel green eyes
  • nasally, piercing laugh

Jill

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • called Jill the Giant
  • a patient of the New Mexico Mental Asylum in the 1950’s
  • had been friends with Rocket

Jillian

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • an audiologist
  • assistant of Dr. Nathan Yost for over 12 years
  • big boned, with curly blond hair and a double chin
  • pleasant features and warm eyes

Jillian Lightfoot

  • first appearance in For I Have Sinned
  • nurse at St. Joseph’s Hospital

Jimmy

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a tech guy
  • fits Amber Kowalski with a wire to try and catch her stalker

Jimmy Hochhalter

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • former sixth-grade classmate of Charley Davidson
  • used to worship a three legged pigmy goat named Pancake

Joanie

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • friends with Jessica Guinn
  • hangs out at Calamity’s to watch Reyes Farrow

Jo Anne Montgomery

  • first appearance in For I Have Sinned
  • deceased “client” of Charley Davidson
  • cannot remember who she is or how she died
  • had been sick her whole life
  • sacrificed her own life to have a child
  • in her late 20’s, with chestnut hair
  • mother of Melody Jo Anne Montgomery
  • daughter of Ruth Montgomery

Joey

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a maintenance man at Harbor House children’s home

John Burrows

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • handsome former high-school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • ran over classmate Hailey Marsh with his car

John Dickens

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • former classmate of Charley Davidson
  • used to twist Charley Davidson’s arm and give her carpet burns
  • sells insurance out of his car

John Hostettler

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • a prison guard who sells information about Reyes Farrow to Elaine Oake

Johnny

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • an associate of Marcus Nelms

Johnson, Mrs.

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • daughter Bianca Johnson murdered
  • told by 5 year old Charley Davidson where her daughter’s body was

Joplin, Detective

  • see Forrest Joplin

Jonny Waters

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • an FBI agent and ex-husband of Kit Carson
  • niece Faris Waters missing
  • handsome and exotic looking

Jose Ontiveros

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • staying at a shelter in Corpus Christi
  • nephew of Yesenia
  • brother of Julio Ontiveros

Joseph Vandenberg

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • 10-year-old son of William and Natalie Vandenberg
  • brother of Jasmine Vandenberg
  • being held hostage with his family
  • dark hair and crystalline blue eyes

Joshua

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • ex-boyfriend of Lacey Banks
  • former girlfriend’s body stolen from her grave by a cemetery groundskeeper

Josie

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • schoolmate of Amber Kowalski
  • a known bully

Joyce, Mr.

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • sold his soul to Osh in an illegal card game, hires Charley Davidson to get it back
  • was trying to get enough money to pay for treatment for his sick daughter Isabel Joyce
  • three year old daughter died from neuroblastoma
  • wants his soul back so he can join his daughter in heaven
  • husband of Paul

Joyce Blomme

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • an elderly woman who died 38 years ago from a massive stroke
  • haunting the family home where her granddaughter and great-grandkids still live
  • only able to see humans sensitive to the supernatural world like her granddaughter and great-grandson
  • friendly and kind

Judianna Ayers

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • beaten and face slashed to pieces after she broke up with former boyfriend Hector Felix
  • attack ordered by crime kingpin Edina Felix
  • levelheaded and strong, a fighter
  • in protective custody with the FBI
  • had been a model, beautiful and blond

Julia Penn

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • now-retired psychologist who treated a young Harper Lowell
  • wealthy, snobbish and cold
  • an average sized woman with long gray hair

Julio Ontiveros

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a gang-banger questioned in the shootings of lawyers Sussman, Ellery and Barber
  • works at a body shop for Noni Bachicha
  • talks and acts tough, has major attitude
  • hair shaved off at the sides
  • raised by his aunt Yesenia, has spent years searching for his brother

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Karen Claffey

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • had been part of the People of the Divine Faith cult run by Eve and Abraham Foster
  • the Fosters’ leased the Divine Intervention Adoption Agency in her name
  • left the cult after several years
  • now in her fifties

Kasih

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • mother of Pandu Yoso, wife of Surya
  • lives in Jakarta

Katherine

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a midwife hired by Reyes Farrow for Charley Davidson

Kathryn

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a volunteer at Presbyterian Hospital
  • informs Charley Davidson that Nicolette Lemay was attacked

Keith Jacoby

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • alias of Dr. Nathan Yost

Kelly Millar

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • mother of Kim Millar, abandoned her daughter with Earl Walker
  • a red-haired prostitute
  • murdered, body never found

Kenneth

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • ex-husband of Harper Lowell

Kenny Knight

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • son of Doyle and Alice Knight
  • cousin of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • retired champion bull-rider, competed all over the world
  • a free spirit, never wanted to settle down
  • wife died of cancer
  • family ranch the site of a serial killer’s mass grave
  • in his late 30’s
  • slightly bow-legged, walks with a straight back and a stiff gait
  • tall and thin, with darkly tanned skin
  • hair the color of the desert at dusk and startling green eyes

Kevin

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a busboy at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Kim Millar

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • daughter of Earl Walker, sister of Reyes Farrow
  • abandoned by her drug-addict, prostitute-mother Kelley
  • left with Earl Walker, used as a weapon to control Reyes Farrow
  • feels guilt over all the Reyes Farrow suffered trying to keep her safe
  • burns down the buildings where Reyes was abused by Earl Walker
  • worked out of her home as a medical transcriptionist
  • intelligent, but shy and very timid
  • around 27 years old
  • died after her body was taken over by the god Mae’eldeesahn
  • uses her ghost form to keep watch over Beep and report back to Charley and Reyes
  • Irish looking, with dark auburn hair and light green eyes, porcelain skin
  • fragile looking but beautiful
  • tall, willowy and painfully thin

Kirsch, Sheriff

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • father of Congressman Kyle Kirsch
  • a quick witted retired law enforcement agent
  • sheriff at the time of the disappearance of Hana Insinga
  • tall and lanky, but solid muscle
  • graying, sand colored hair and sharp blue eyes
  • lives in Taos, New Mexico

Kirsch, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • wealthy and powerful mother of Congressman Kyle Kirsch
  • wife of former Sheriff Kirsch
  • determined to see her son in the White House
  • arranges the murders of those who knew about the death of Hana Insinga

Klava Pajari

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a retired FSB agent, has been tracking a Russian arms dealer for years
  • working undercover, helps in the rescue of the Vandenberg family
  • partner of Ilya Zolnerowich

Kory

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • popular and well liked, from a affluent family
  • as a teenager, had sex with Captain Eckert’s mentally challenged teenage sister Cindy
  • friends tormented Cindy until she killed herself
  • shot and killed 35 years ago by Van Eckert
  • blond hair

Kristen

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Kristi

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • cousin of Willa and Jessica Guinn
  • from Louisville, Kentucky

Kuur

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • an emissary of Lucifer, in the body of Earl James Walker
  • kills Ian Jeffries
  • an expert assassin, able to kill any type of being
  • sent to the same Hell dimension he planned on trapping Charley Davidson in

Kyle (Benjamin) Kirsch

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a United States Congressman, planning to run for the Senate
  • had decided to confess what he had seen in the death of Hana Insinga
  • threatened into keeping his silence
  • his mother determined to see him in the white house
  • mother responsible for the deaths of his former classmates

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Lacey Banks

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a 16-year-old suicide victim, body stolen out of her grave
  • had a crazy ex boyfriend named Joshua
  • had a loving adopted family, but had no clue about her biological parents
  • suffered from learning disabilities and mental issues
  • shoulder length hair dyed charcoal gray
  • body found in the house of the cemetery groundskeeper

Larry Vigil

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • went to high-school with Charley Davidson
  • stole Owen Vaughn’s pants

LaShaun

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Leland Gene Davidson

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • father of Charley Davidson and Gemma Davidson Roland
  • first wife attacked and killed by a demon just after giving birth to Charley Davidson
  • married a second time to Denise Davidson
  • brother of Bob Davidson
  • retired Albuquerque police Detective, used Charley Davidson’s abilities to help solve crimes
  • owned a bar called Calamity’s which he sold to Reyes Farrow
  • feels guilt over Charley Davidson constantly being in danger
  • tall and slim, but solidly built
  • soft brown eyes, blond hair always in need of a trim
  • shot and killed trying to find out who has been investigating Charley Davidson her whole life
  • working undercover after his death to infiltrate Lucifer’s circle of spies
  • crossed over through Charley Davidson, restoring her memories of her past when she had amnesia

Lewis

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a busboy at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • plays bass in a metal band
  • spent years crushing on Francie
  • in his early 20’s
  • huge but gentle
  • neatly trimmed brown hair
  • olive skin and moss green eyes

Lillian

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased great-great aunt of Charley Davidson
  • died sometime in the 1960’s, in a hippie commune in Madrid
  • was an avid world traveler
  • routinely visits Charley Davidson
  • only recently discovered she is dead
  • thin and elderly, with soft gray eyes and pale blue hair
  • small framed, with a toothless but loving smile
  • having an after-death relationship with Mr. Habersham

Liana Isom

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • taken and killed by the Fosters as an infant
  • mother Veronica Isom arrested for her murder
  • died 25 years ago

Lionel

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a prep-cook at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Lisa

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • young victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment
  • had a pet turtle named Leonardo
  • dreamed of being a ninja

Livia

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a ghost in the catacombs of the Vatican
  • died centuries ago in Ancient Rome
  • had been from a well-off family, stayed behind after death to watch over her mother
  • taken out of her tomb by Charley Davidson
  • became friends with Blue Bell and Strawberry Shortcake
  • crossed over through Charley Davidson
  • tiny, with curly dark hair and dark eyes

Loehr, Mr.

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • birth father of Reyes Farrow
  • takes Beep to keep her safe from Lucifer
  • dark hair and brown eyes

Loehr, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • birth mother of Reyes Farrow
  • takes Beep to keep her safe from Lucifer
  • beautiful, with soft blond hair and gentle gray eyes

Logan

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a young ghost haunting Dr. Mayfield’s psychiatrist office
  • looks to be about 10, but is in his early teens
  • of Native American descent, with long black hair
  • made up to look like a vampire, with a painted face and long black cape
  • fake fangs, white-painted face and bloody mouth
  • killed on Halloween in a hit-and-run accident
  • friends with Angel
  • son of Cynthia

Lois

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • works for Phillip Brinkman at his car dealership
  • a pretty brunette

Loretta Rosenbaum

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • the subject of a decades-old cold case

Lori

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • has been haunting the Chocolate Coffee Cafe for years
  • as a child, sold by her mother for drugs
  • became a prostitute, suffered from a drug addiction
  • tried to pull her life together, but had no sense of self worth
  • fell back into her old life
  • died of a drug overdose in a dirty hotel room

Louie Guzman

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a special agent from Washington, DC
  • former star quarterback and president of his senior class
  • young, but worn down by life
  • being haunted by the ghost of his wife Mandy
  • his wife murdered by his jealous, drug-addict sister Cin

Louise

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • former classmate of Reyes Farrow at Yucca High
  • Latina, with curly dark hair and dark brown eyes

Lowell, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • wealthy step-mother of Harper Lowell
  • mother of Arthur
  • never believed Harper Lowell was being tormented
  • seems indifferent, petty and vain

Lowenstein, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • neighbor of Charley Davidson and Cookie Kowalski

Luann

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • highly efficient secretary of Deputy Warden Neil Gossett
  • protective of Reyes Farrow
  • in her 40’s, with pale skin, short black hair and dark eyes

Lucifer

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a fallen angel sent to Hell
  • father of Reyes Farrow, responsible for having Reyes taken from his human family just after he was born
  • created Reyes Farrow to be his host body when he came to earth
  • ripped out of Reyes Farrow’s body and sent back to hell by Charley Davidson
  • destined to be battled by Beep

Lucille

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • cousin of Cookie Kowalski
  • has some clairvoyant abilities

Luther Dean

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • nicknamed the Duke
  • brother of Teresa Dean Yost and Monica Dean
  • hot tempered and very protective of his family
  • tried to commit suicide after the death of his mother
  • a building contractor
  • large and imposing, built like a football player
  • cerulean blue eyes and crisp sable hair

Lydia Weeks

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • murdered by a serial killer about 10 years ago, at age 11
  • parents also killed, along with three others
  • looks part Asian with dark, almond shaped eyes
  • straight black hair past her shoulders
  • cold case investigated by Agent Carson and Charley Davidson
  • body found buried in the woods of the Four Winds Summer Camp by Charley Davidson

Lyle Fiske

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • the prime suspect in the murder of his girlfriend, Emery Adams
  • was going to propose the night she disappeared
  • found at the crime scene covered in blood
  • went to college with ADA Nick Parker
  • served three years for second degree manslaughter after a fraternity hazing went wrong
  • both good looking and well liked
  • pale caramel eyes and dark auburn hair

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Mable

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • Charley Davidson’s elderly neighbor in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • a borderline hoarder
  • great aunt of Stan

Madison Grace “Maddy”

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a ghost
  • one of four elderly sisters, including Vera and Tilda
  • waiting for the last sister Esther to pass away so they can all cross together
  • father worked for J. Edgar Hoover

Mae

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Mae’eldeesahn

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a God
  • killed Kim Miller after taking over her body to taunt Reyes Farrow
  • trapped in the God Glass by Charlie Davidson

Mae L. Dyson

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • owned a bakery in the 1930’s

Malaya

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lives in the Harbor House children’s home
  • around 16-years-old
  • dark skin and hair, large exotic dark eyes
  • younger brother Hugo near death after being possessed by a demon

Mandy Guzman

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • wife of special agent Louie Guzman
  • former beauty queen
  • missing for over 2 years
  • was murdered by her husband’s jealous sister, Cin
  • drugged and hit over the head, body buried in her backyard
  • pregnant when she was killed

Manny

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • cousin Mr. Trujillo killed by Sylvia Starr
  • not well liked by his family

Marcus Nelms

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • long history of drug problems, has been in and out of jail since he was 12
  • sister Miranda Nelms killed by their mother
  • feels guilt that he wasn’t able to save his sister from their mother
  • in his early 20’s, has been suicidal for years
  • thin and unhealthy looking after years of hard living
  • dark hazel green eyes

Marie Gallegos

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • sister Anna Gallegos murdered by reporter Sylvia Starr
  • teaches third grade

Marie Laveau

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • the most famous Voodoo Queen in history
  • born out of slavery
  • ancestor of Garrett Swopes

Marigold, Mistress

  • see Mary Elizabeth, Sister

Marika

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • the descendant of a Haitian Vodou Priest Sefu Zaire
  • has a son with Garrett Swopes named Zaire
  • wanted to merge her bloodline with Garrett Swopes’
  • pretty, with long dark blond hair and beautiful hazel eyes
  • speaks with a soft French accent

Mark

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • potential boyfriend of Pari
  • seems kind and good natured
  • Hispanic, with dark hair and tan skin

Mark

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a customer at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • leering, arrogant and misogynistic
  • a mechanic at a trucking company

Mark

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • stabbed to death outside a convenience store in Gallup
  • destined to be a member of Beep’s army
  • one of the names carved on the body of Thaniel Lee Just

Mark Caruso

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a parolee who threatens the family of Leland Davidson
  • involved in a high-speed chase that killed his daughter, blames Leland Davidson for her death
  • attacks Leland Davidson and Charley Davidson
  • killed by Charley Davidson

Mark Weir

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • wrongfully convicted of the murder of teenager James Barilla
  • in his 40’s
  • tall and gangly, with sandy blond hair and kind blue eyes
  • uncle of Teddy Thomas, sister of Janie Thomas

Marsh

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • an unpopular police detective and co-worker of Bob Davidson

Marvin Tidwell

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • being investigated by Charley Davidson
  • a smooth, slick real estate broker
  • completely evil and remorseless, has rage issues
  • took over the identity of the real Marvin Tidwell
  • planned to kill his wife Valerie Tidwell for insurance money
  • kidnaps, tries to rape and kill Charley Davidson
  • around 35 years old
  • good looking and articulate, with short blond hair
  • killed by Charley Davidson

Mary

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • called Wednesday by Charley Davidson
  • died in the late 1800’s at age 6
  • follows Charley Davidson after she hears the angels talking about her
  • traded her doll for a knife to become Charley Davidson’s temporary guardian
  • wears a charcoal gray dress with black patent leather boots
  • shoulder length black hair and ashen skin

Mary Elizabeth, Sister

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • a young Catholic Nun from the Sisters of the Immaculate Cross Convent
  • uses the online name Mistress Marigold, runs a website on angels and demons
  • wants to contact the Grim Reaper
  • a prophet who has always been able to hear the conversations of the angels
  • takes in a homeless Quentin Rutherford
  • green eyes, hair cut into a simple bob

Mary Jane Holbrook

  • first mentioned in For I Have Sinned
  • died at age 84

Matthew

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lived in the Harbor House children’s home
  • committed suicide after being possessed by a demon

Maureen

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Maureen “Mo” Heedles

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a ghost that appears in the convent where Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow stay
  • a novice nun who committed suicide after being raped and impregnated by her Priest
  • twin sister of Bea Heedles
  • had never spoken after seeing her father shot and killed in a mob hit when she was a child
  • spent several months in a psychiatric hospital
  • young, almost child-like
  • tiny, with an upturned nose and a soft, kind face
  • hazel eyes and light brown hair

Maya

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • wife Patricia Yaeger killed by Father Arneo de Piedrayta
  • short brown hair, a tattoo of SpongeBob SquarePants on her arm

Mayfield, Dr.

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a psychiatrist who died two years ago
  • instead of moving on, decides to stay in this realm and work as a psychiatrist for Charley Davidson and the departed
  • very pretty, with dark hair and big brown eyes

Meacham, Deputy

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • police deputy with the Corona Sheriff’s Department
  • investigating the murder of Farley Scanlon

Medina, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • an elderly tenant in Charley Davidson’s apartment building
  • tells everyone she was a spy during the Cold War

Meiko Banks

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • appears to Charley Davidson while he is in a state near death
  • 5 year old son of Belinda Makayla Banks and her captor, Hale Walker
  • brother of Molly Makayla Banks
  • had never been outside of the shipping container they were held captive in
  • became sick, taken from his mother and dropped in a garbage dumpster by Hale Walker
  • found by a school custodian, lapsed into a coma
  • healed by Charley Davidson
  • brown, unkempt hair and a dirty face
  • huge, dark eyes

Melody Jo Anne Montgomery

  • first appearance in For I Have Sinned
  • infant daughter of Jo Anne Montgomery, grand-daughter of Ruth Montgomery
  • mother died when she was born
  • going to be a very successful artist
  • same birthday as Charley Davidson

Mendoza

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a Mexican crime lord
  • used Phillip Brinkman to launder his drug money
  • determined to find and kill Emily Michaels
  • overweight and awkward looking
  • kidnapped and killed Jessica Guinn
  • soul marked by Charley Davidson
  • killed and soul eaten by Osh

Merry Schipplet

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a missing high-school Valedictorian
  • destined to be a member of Beep’s army
  • one of the names carved into the body of Thaniel Lee Just

Michael

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • member of the Bandits biker gang, second in command of Donovan
  • blackmailed into robbing banks
  • swaggers when he walks
  • had been living in hiding in Mexico
  • brought in by Reyes Farrow to help guard Charley Davidson
  • one of Beep’s Sentry, guarding her and the Loehrs from Lucifer
  • blue eyes and a mischievous grin

Michael

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a young District Attorney

Michael, Archangel

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • serves the God Jehovah
  • sent to end Charley Davidson’s mortal life so she can ascend to her rightful place
  • dark hair and silvery eyes
  • massive wings and stoic features

Michelle Sussman

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • widow of Patrick Sussman, mother of two small children
  • soft and pretty, with large brown eyes and blond hair

Mimi Anne Marshal Jacobs

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • wife of Warren Jacobs, mother of two children
  • friend of Cookie Kowalski
  • hides out in a homeless shelter under the name of Molly
  • saw the death of Hana Insinga, targeted for death by the mother of Kyle Kirsch
  • short brown hair, pale skin

Miranda Nelms

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a child ghost that terrifies Quentin in a tram car
  • had been horribly neglected and abused for most of her young life
  • beaten by her mother, father committed suicide
  • sister of Marcus Nelms
  • loved her mother, but blamed herself for never being loved back
  • her mother planned to kill her for a life insurance policy
  • was dead a month before her body was discovered
  • appears dressed in rags, with long, matted dark hair
  • emotional scars healed enough by Charley Davidson that she is finally able to cross over

Misty

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a friend of a tourist at the Rockefeller House in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Misty Rowley

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • classmate of Amber Kowalski
  • comes from a very eccentric family

Molly Makayla Banks

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • 7-year-old daughter of Belinda Banks, older sister of Meiko Banks
  • mother kidnapped at age 14, held by Hale Walker for 10 years
  • had never been outside of the shipping container they were held captive in
  • tiny and malnourished
  • rescued by Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow

Mona Salas

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • kindergarten classmate of Charley Davidson

Monica Dean

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • sister of Teresa Yost and Luther Dean
  • long black hair, startlingly blue eyes
  • very thin and sickly
  • yellowish, unhealthy tinge to her skin
  • slowly being poisoned by her brother-in-law, Dr. Nathan Yost

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Nancy

  • first appearance in For I Have Sinned
  • a nurse at the Presbyterian Hospital
  • friend of Charley Davidson
  • very pretty, with short hair and almond-shaped eyes

Nancy Burke

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • former 6th grade classmate of Charley Davidson

Natalie Vandenberg

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • wife of William, mother of Joseph and Jasmine
  • family being held hostage
  • gorgeous and exotic looking, with rich skin and thick black hair

Nate

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • friend of missing teen Faris Waters

Nathan Yost, Dr.

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • an Otolaryngologist
  • tries to hire Charley Davidson to find his missing wife Teresa Dean Yost
  • very wealthy, seen as a pillar of the community
  • seems almost too perfect, everything is for show
  • tried to isolate Teresa Yost from her family to control her
  • arrested in college for making a death threat to former girlfriend Yolanda Pope
  • murdered his first wife, Ingrid Yost
  • slowly poisoning Monica Dean, caused Teresa Dean Yost’s miscarriage
  • manipulative and controlling, cold and cruel
  • barely passed medical school
  • nice looking, with light hair and pale blue eyes

Neil Gossett

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • former high school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • prison guard-turned deputy warden of Penitentiary of New Mexico
  • life saved by Reyes Farrow during a prison riot
  • tall, bulky build and thinning hair
  • gray eyes

Nelms, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • abusive and neglectful mother of Miranda and Marcus Nelms
  • husband committed suicide
  • planned to kill her daughter Miranda to collect on a life insurance policy
  • sentenced to 15 years in prison for her daughter’s death
  • large, with chopped off hair
  • soul marked for hell by Charley Davidson

Nguyen

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • FBI agent and partner of Kit Carson

Nick Parker

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • former police officer turned assistant District Attorney
  • trying to climb the professional ladder
  • blackmails Charley Davidson into proving his friend Lyle Fiske isn’t guilty of murder
  • willing to go to jail himself to keep his friend free
  • comes to worship Charley Davidson after he is shown what she is

Nick Velasquez

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • involved in the death of Hana Insinga 20 years ago
  • believed to have committed suicide
  • murder arranged by the mother of Kyle Kirsch

Nicole Foster

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • works at Presbyterian Hospital
  • tall and red haired

Nicole Schwab

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • works at Presbyterian Hospital
  • blond hair and freckles

Nicolette Lemay

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • works in the Post-Op ward of Presbyterian Hospital
  • appears to Charley Davidson like a ghost to tell her about a death
  • sees deaths through the eyes of the victim
  • abilities developed after she was brought back to life after drowning at age 9
  • has a vision of Charley Davidson being killed by Marvin Tidwell
  • saw the death of Rosie Gutierrez Herschel
  • nearly killed by the Priest Father Arneo de Piedrayta
  • left beaten, bruised and burned, but brought back to life by Charley Davidson
  • one of the Army that will follow Beep into war with Satan
  • long black hair, cinnamon colored skin and large, dark eyes

Nisha Dev, Dr.

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a Doctor studying the delirium released from the Hell Dimension
  • tiny and dark haired, with a soft, Middle-Eastern accent

Nkiru

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • from a small Bantu village
  • wife of Faraji
  • daughter Emem possessed by a demon
  • forced to keep her daughter in hiding for fear she would be killed

Noah Kowalski

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • second husband of Cookie Kowalski, father of Amber Kowalski
  • badly injured going onto his honeymoon with Cookie Kowalski

Noni Bachicha

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a Santa Fe body shop owner and gun enthusiast
  • friend of Leland Davidson
  • teaches a gun safety class to Cookie Kowalski
  • thick black hair and olive skin

Nora

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a highly competent administrative assistant
  • works at the law firm of Sussman, Ellery and Barber

Noreen

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • aunt of Erin Clark
  • her only daughter killed by Delbert Smeet’s ghost when she was two weeks old

Norma

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a waitress at the Chocolate Coffee Cafe

Novalee Smeets

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a ghost who died in the 1930’s or 40’s
  • husband Delbert Smeets murdered their infant daughter Rose, then blamed her for the crime
  • spent almost her whole adult life in an institution
  • has spent her entire after-life trying to stop her husband’s ghost from killing the infant children of her family
  • helped Charley Davidson save great-niece Erin Clark’s daughter Hannah

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Ochoa, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a custodian at the Harbor House children’s home
  • saved a child from being crushed by falling lumber

O’Connell

  • first appearance in Brighter Than the Sun
  • a guard at the prison where Reyes Farrow was held
  • taken hostage by inmates during a riot, saved by Reyes Farrow

Olivia Dern

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a high school girl killed by Colton Ellix

Oscar Fuentes

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • has a long criminal record
  • used by Captain Eckert to set up Charley Davidson to look like a criminal

Osh Villione

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • true name Osh’ekiel, also known as The Dealer
  • a Daeva, a former slave demon who was reborn on earth
  • escaped from hell centuries ago
  • the only Daeva ever to both escape hell and make it through the void
  • feeds off of the souls of others
  • had been the strongest and fastest being in hell, more so even than Reyes Farrow
  • charismatic and charming, but dangerous
  • makes a deal with Charley Davidson to only take the souls of the evil
  • tells Charley Davidson her celestial name when she is facing Lucifer
  • the thirteenth warrior, destined to tip the balance in the war against Lucifer
  • one of Beep’s Sentry, guarding her and the Loehrs from Satan
  • fated to fall in love with Beep
  • has a magnetism beyond what most other supernatural beings possess
  • extremely handsome, almost perfect looking in a goth way
  • tall and wide-shouldered, with pale skin
  • straight nose and full mouth
  • appears to be around 19, but is centuries old
  • has been on the human plane in his current form for over 200 years
  • shoulder length black hair, with mesmerizing bronze eyes and perfect skin

Owen Vaughn

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former school-mate of Charley Davidson
  • wrongly blamed Charley Davidson for humiliation he suffered in high-school, tried to run her over
  • beaten and tormented by a street gang
  • became a police officer in Albuquerque

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Pandu Yoso

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a blind and deaf 7 year old prophet from Jakarta
  • writer and illustrator of three children’s books that seem to tell the story of Charley Davidson, Reyes Farrow, and Beep
  • son of Surya and Kasih
  • an incredibly old soul, born at the beginning of time
  • tiny and frail looking, with a slender build
  • chubby cheeks and huge, dark eyes

Pari

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former graphic artist turned tattoo artist friend of Charley Davidson
  • brilliant computer hacker
  • hacked the White House phone system and the Federal vault, has been on probation for 10 years
  • died in a car accident at age 6 but was brought back to life by EMT’s
  • while dead, learned about the power of Reyes Farrow
  • as a teenager, tried to summon Reyes Farrow during a seance
  • full sleeve tattoos of skulls, swirling lines, tiger lilies and fleur de lis
  • almost goth looking, with thick black hair
  • bisexual, currently in a relationship with Zoe

Parish McCoy

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • owner and bartender of Trickster’s Bar
  • threatened by mobster Hector Felix
  • brother Domino a ghost who hangs out at his bar

Patricia Yaeger

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a murder victim whose body was found in a gas station restroom
  • bruised and scratched, with random burn marks on her skin
  • one of several victims of the Priest Father Arneo de Piedrayta
  • was very sensitive to the supernatural world
  • wife of Maya

Patrick Sussman the Third

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • partner at Sussman, Ellery and Barber law firm
  • deceased “client” of Charley Davidson
  • killed by two bullets to the head
  • murder ordered by Benny Price
  • neat and tidy, wears glasses
  • former lawyer of wrongly convicted Mark Weir
  • husband of Michelle Sussman, father of two small children

Paul

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • 3 -year-old daughter Isabel Joyce died from neuroblastoma
  • husband Mr. Joyce sold his soul to the Dealer to pay for treatment for their daughter
  • physically imposing

Paul Sanchez

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • told Charley Davidson that computers were alien technology

Paul Ulibarri

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a retired police officer, investigated forger Eli Quintero
  • father of Caleb Ulibarri

Paula

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • friend of Amber Kowalski

Peggy

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a plump and friendly waitress in a small-town diner

Peggy

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a pediatrics nurse

Penny

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • receptionist of ADA Nick Parker

Petaluma

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • teenage friend of Amber Kowalski and Quentin Rutherford
  • becomes an investigator at Amber and Quentin’s new PI firm

Phillip Brinkman

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a successful car salesman who is accused of murder
  • laundered money for a drug cartel
  • dating Emily Michaels
  • frames himself for murder so he can get away from the drug cartel and keep those he loves safe
  • paid his best friend from college, Jeff, to move away and never come back so he could be arrested for his murder
  • dark hair, pale skin, and eyes too large for his face

Phoebe Durant

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a juror in the murder trial of Reyes Farrow
  • killed by Sylvia Starr

Powers, Special Agent

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • a small-time Minnesota crook pretending to be an FBI agent
  • real name either Art or William Cox
  • cousin pretending to be Special Agent Foster
  • hired by Kyle Kirsch’s mother
  • kidnaps and tries to kill Charley Davidson
  • light blond hair and pale blue eyes

-Q-

Quentin Rutherford

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a homeless teenager originally from Washington, D.C.
  • very strong clairvoyant, able to see into the supernatural world
  • able to see the departed as clearly as Charley Davidson can
  • if touched by a spirit, he feels what they felt
  • had been possessed by a demon and used to attack Charley Davidson
  • demon destroyed by Artemis
  • around 17 years old, shy and sweet
  • destined to be a part of Beep’s army
  • stays with the nuns at The Sisters of the Immaculate Cross Convent
  • opening a detective agency with Amber Kowalski called Q&A Investigations
  • deaf, communicates through sign language
  • gorgeous, with shoulder length blond hair and deep blue eyes
  • boyfriend of Amber Kowalski

Quimby, Judge

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a court Judge nicknamed the Iron Fist
  • large and imposing, with a razor sharp voice
  • has banned Charley Davidson from ever entering her courtroom
  • becomes less hostile to Charley Davidson after she helps her sister
  • performs the wedding ceremony of Charley Davidson and Reyes Farrow
  • rich brown skin, dark hair and eyes

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Rachel Dunn

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • former middle-school classmate of Charley Davidson
  • claimed to be in league with the devil since she was 7

Ramona

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • childhood best friend of Charley Davidson
  • ghost stayed with Charley Davidson for years after she died until Charley was ready to let her go
  • coffee brown skin, frizzy dark hair worn in two little braids
  • died at age 7 after being hit by a car

Randy

  • first mentioned in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • questioned in the disappearance of missing teenager Belinda Banks

Ran-Eeth Bijou

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave Dead Ahead
  • celestial father of Charley Davidson

Raphael

  • see Bob Davidson

Razer

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • the most violent and deadly of the three gods of Uzan
  • used by Lucifer to create Reyes Farrow

Renee

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a young African-American female
  • daughter of Rudy
  • ghost appears in Charley Davidson’s apartment along with serial killer Saul Ussery’s other victims

Reyes Alexander Farrow

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • real name Rey’aziel
  • the son of Satan, created from a supernova and forged from Earth’s elements
  • also the younger brother of the God Jehovah, so made of both good and evil
  • born to the human Loehr family, but taken just after he was born and sold to pedophile Earl Walker
  • molested and abused by Earl Walker as a child
  • sister Kim Millar used by Earl Walker to keep him in line
  • a skilled assassin and tracker, born to be the perfect weapon
  • former General in Satan’s army, commanded millions of soldiers
  • has always instilled lust, longing and often hatred in people just by his presence
  • the most dangerous of the three Gods of Uzan, God form known as the Razer
  • convicted of the murder of Earl Walker, served 10 years in prison
  • immeasurably high I.Q., educated himself in prison and built a massive fortune
  • incredibly powerful, one of the three strongest beings on this plane
  • ascends and merges energy with Charley Davidson to create a protected haven for Beep
  • will be able to protect her and watch over her from the heavens
  • about 30 years old
  • has a swirling tattoo that is the key to opening the gates of Hell
  • piercing mahogany brown eyes flecked with gold and green
  • slightly curly thick dark hair and coppery skin
  • lean but muscular, with wide shoulders
  • husband of Charley Davidson
  • father of Elwyn Alexandra Loehr (Beep)

Ricardo

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • works for the Mexican crime lord Mendoza
  • breaks into Charley Davidson’s home and holds a gun to her head
  • soul marked by Charley Davidson
  • killed by Osh

Richard Lund

  • see Rocket

Robb, Officer

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a young police officer in Albuquerque

Roberto

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • lived in the Harbor House children’s home
  • committed suicide after being possessed by a demon

Rocket

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • real name Richard Lund
  • a former mental patient, lived in the New Mexico Mental Asylum
  • had been a child during the Great Depression
  • lived on a farm, bullied as a child
  • told the names of the dead by his sister, Blue Bell, carves those names into the walls of the asylum
  • innocent and childlike, hard to keep his attention focused
  • a savant, was able to see the dead before his own death
  • fell in love with fellow asylum patient Ilsa Blaine, had a daughter he never knew about
  • grandfather of Thaniel Lee Just
  • crosses over through Charley Davidson, can leave the chronicling of Beep’s army to Thaniel
  • moved on with Blue Bell, Strawberry Shortcake and Livia
  • looks to be in his 40’s
  • like a big, burly kid with ADD
  • huge and very strong, but baby-faced and playful
  • bald and pudgy, with gray eyes

Rodriguez, Officer

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • an Albuquerque police officer

Roland, Dr.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • a married professor who had an affair with Gemma Davidson

Roland, Dr.

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • therapist of Harper Lowell
  • a dwarfish man with gray hair and tan wrinkled skin
  • one of the few who believe Harper Lowell has been terrorized since childhood

Romero, Dr.

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a Psychologist who treats Charley Davidson
  • friend and colleague of Gemma Davidson
  • understanding and patient
  • knows that Charley Davidson has special abilities

Romero, Mrs.

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • an elderly client at Della’s Beauty Salon

Ronald

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a ghost that appears to Charley Davidson dressed like a clown
  • died in the hospital while waiting for a heart transplant
  • dressed up like a clown to entertain sick children
  • voice rough and scratchy from his illness
  • asked Charley Davidson to pass a message to girlfriend Jenny
  • around 25 years old
  • died just hours before a heart was found

Rosie Gutierrez Herschel

  • first mentioned First Grave on the Right
  • originally from Mexico
  • client of Charley Davidson
  • killed by her husband Zeke Herschel when she tried to leave him

Rubin

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • former patient at the asylum

Rudy

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • daughter Renee one of the victims of serial killer Saul Ussery

Rudy

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a child at the Harbor House children’s home
  • came from a broken home
  • nearly crushed by a stack of falling lumber
  • saved by Mrs. Ochoa

Rupert

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a young Albuquerque police officer
  • part of the task force sent to capture Julio Ontiveros

Ruth Montgomery

  • first appearance in For I Have Sinned
  • mother of Jo Anne Montgomery
  • grand-mother of Melody Jo Anne Montgomery
  • strong and beautiful

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Sabrina

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a member of the Bandits biker gang
  • the getaway driver during bank robberies
  • curvaceous, with long black hair and striking hazel green eyes

Sally Danforth

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • an elderly lady and blue-ribbon pickle recipe winner
  • knew Joyce Blomme

Sammy

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • a cook at Calamity’s Bar
  • replaced by Reyes Farrow

Samantha

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • friend of Amber Kowalski

Samuel

  • first mentioned in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • served in the Peace Corps with Charley Davidson
  • recorded footage of Charley Davidson expelling the demon from a poor village girl
  • blogs under the name Spectory Sam
  • speaks with a thick French accent

Sandra Rahammar

  • see Sylvia Starr

Santiago

  • first mentioned in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • cousin of Umberto Trejo
  • cleared of kidnapping charges by Charley Davidson

Sarah Hadley

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former fiancee of Earl Walker
  • switched dental records to help fake Earl Walker’s death
  • testified against Reyes Farrow
  • attracted to Reyes Farrow when he was still a child
  • killed by Earl Walker

Sarah Steed

  • first mentioned in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • former acquaintance of sisters Madison Grace, Vera Dawn and Tilda
  • caused a scandal years ago when she was caught kissing Bradford Kingsley

Saratoga Sally

  • first mentioned in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a homeless woman who can be frequently found around Charley Davidson’s building

Saul

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • does repair work for Calamity’s

Saul Romero

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • died 20 years ago
  • Hana Insinga buried under his coffin

Saul Ussery

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • cousin of rodeo rider Kenny Knight
  • nephew of Doyle and Alice Knight
  • a maintenance man, drove truck for several years
  • a serial killer who targeted blond women and children
  • killer of Faith Ingalls and over 20 other females
  • lives in a nursing home
  • has a wide brow, tiny eyes and a pudgy face

Schwab, Dr.

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • a pediatrician
  • employer of Eve Foster and Tiana

Scooter

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • street vendor of knock-off goods in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Scott Clarke, Dr.

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • a former Ob-Gyn, the doctor who delivered Charley Davidson
  • retired after delivering Charley Davidson, saw the demon that attacked Charley’s mother and thought he was losing his mind
  • husband of Gayle Clarke

Sefu Zaire

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • powerful Haitian Voodoo priest
  • born out of slavery
  • ancestor of Marika

Selena

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • aunt of Charley Davidson

Shayla

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a waitress at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • 21-years-old, but looked much younger
  • a sickly child who had been in a series of foster homes before being adopted at age 3
  • mother was a crack addict who died of an OD
  • has been in love with Lewis for years
  • tiny and elfin looking, with pale skin and pretty blue eyes
  • died of a severe allergic reaction

Shawn Foster

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • kidnapped by the Fosters as a baby, raised as their son
  • a Nephilim, part angel and part human
  • hires Charley Davidson to look into his family
  • held prisoner by the Fosters and their followers to lure in Charley Davidson
  • has a bright, stunning aura
  • a Nephilim, descended from the union of a Grigori and a human
  • similar features to Reyes, but opposite in coloring
  • tall and incredibly handsome, with pale skin and short blond hair
  • killed by Eidolon

Sheila

  • first appearance in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • a ghost that appears in Charley Davidson’s closet in the convent
  • former tax attorney
  • spying on Charley Davidson for Lucifer
  • tried to push Charley Davidson to her death
  • chocolate colored hair worn in a tight bun
  • marked by Charley Davidson, soul eaten by Osh

Sienna

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • stunningly attractive bartender at Calamity’s
  • originally from New Orleans
  • African American, with exotic eyes and a dimpled smile
  • had a brief fling with Pari
  • leaves town when she sees what Charley Davidson’s powers

Sijan

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • husband of Amita
  • worked as a Sherpa guide in Nepal, died on the mountain
  • had beautiful silvery eyes and a guarded smile

Smith, Officer

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • an Albuquerque police officer
  • works with Bob Davidson

Stan

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • great nephew of Charley Davidson’s neighbor, Mable
  • recently entered rehab

Stan Eichmann

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • lead defense attorney for Reyes Farrow

Stan Foyer

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a friend of Jessica Guinn’s nephew Dustin

Stephen Sanchez

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • son of Amador and Bianca Sanchez
  • brother of Ashlee Sanchez
  • huge, dark eyes

Steve Johnson

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • murdered by his sister in law, his wife Vikki Johnson framed for the crime

Stone, Mr.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former teacher of Reyes Farrow at Yucca High
  • wrongly accused Reyes Farrow of cheating on a test

Strawberry Shortcake

  • see Becky Taft

Sumi

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a line cook at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • short, with a fiery temper and pretty almond eyes

Surya

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • father of Pandu Yoso, husband of Kasih
  • lives in Jakarta

Suzy

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former classmate of Reyes Farrow at Yucca High

Sylvia Starr

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a newswoman from Channel 7 news
  • a sociopath who is obsessed with Reyes Farrow, was one of the jurors at his murder trial
  • acts calm, but filled with rage
  • killed several of the other jurors in the case in revenge for Reyes being wrongly sent to prison
  • kidnapped, drugged and shot Bob Davidson
  • thick black hair and startlingly blue eyes
  • killed by Reyes Farrow

-T-

Taft, Officer

  • see David Taft

Tamala Dreyer

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • stalked and killed by boyfriend Ian Jeffries after she broke up with him
  • death was ruled a suicide, but family and friends never believed it

Tang, Officer

  • first mentioned in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • police officer

Tarpley, Ms.

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • a stylish and attractive, administrative assistant at Yucca High for over 10 years
  • dark hair with red highlights and green eyes
  • flirts with Bob Davidson
  • grand-daughter died two years ago

Teddy Weir

  • see Theodore Bradly Thomas

Tennessee

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • a ghost
  • rough voice from heavy smoking

Teresa Dean Yost

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • wife of Dr. Nathan Yost
  • sister of Luther Dean and Monica Dean
  • started a horse ranch that caters to children in wheelchairs
  • has a degree in linguistics
  • controlled by her husband, suffered a miscarriage he caused
  • took out a huge insurance policy out on herself for her brother and sister
  • planned to fake her own death
  • caught in a mine cave in
  • dark hair and startlingly blue eyes

Teri

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • best bartender at Calamity’s, becomes manager for Reyes
  • attractive, with long dark hair and striking hazel eyes
  • a little rough around the edges, but a good person

Thaniel Lee Just

  • first appearance in Summoned to Thirteenth Grave
  • truck driver for Sundial Shipping
  • a knife maker, created the weapon Charley used to close the Shade realm
  • able to see into the supernatural realm
  • grandson of Rocket and Ilsa Blaine
  • in his late 20’s, with a baby face
  • sandy hair and gray eyes
  • sees the names of Beep’s army, carves them onto his own body
  • tattoo on his back a message for Charley Davidson

Thea Wold

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • bullied schoolmate of Amber Kowalski
  • stalks Amber Kowalski, sending her explicit e-mails
  • taken over by Eidolon, stabs Charley Davidson
  • looks like a book nerd, with unkempt curly dark hair and pale skin

Theo

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • potential boyfriend of Pari
  • some Asian ancestry
  • dark hair and tanned skin

Theodore Bradley Thomas

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • also known as Teddy Weir
  • 16 years old
  • kicked out of the house by his mother, Janie Thomas
  • lived with his uncle Mark Weir
  • his uncle wrongly accused of his murder
  • works with Father Frederico Diaz to rescue trafficked children
  • targeted by Benny Price
  • tall and very good looking
  • sandy blond hair and light blue eyes

Theodore James Chandler

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • law firm accountant and recovering alcoholic, sober for over 10 years
  • had been a juror in the murder trial of Reyes Farrow
  • killed by Sylvia Starr

Theresa, Sister

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a nun at The Sisters of the Immaculate Cross Convent

Thiago

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a cook at the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Tiana

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • works as a receptionist at a pediatrician’s office with Eve Foster
  • has a bad feeling about the Foster’s, believes they are responsible for the kidnapping of several children

Tiffany Gorham

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • grade school classmate of Charley Davidson

Tilda

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • one of four elderly sisters, including Vera and Tilda
  • waiting for the last sister Esther to pass away so they can all cross together
  • father worked for J. Edgar Hoover

Tim La Croix

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • high-school senior crush of Charley Davidson

Timothy Tidmore

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • former childhood friend of Charley Davidson

Tom

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a television news anchor
  • works with reporter Sylvia Starr

Tommy

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • uncle of Cookie Kowalski

Tommy Zapata

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • a respected and well liked car salesman
  • involved in the death of Hana Insinga 20 years ago
  • was going to confess what he had seen in the death of Hana Insinga
  • murdered, death ordered by Mrs. Kirsch

Tony Richardson

  • first mentioned in Second Grave on the Left
  • son Anthony Richardson a murder victim

Tre

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • a tattoo artist
  • apprentice and former boyfriend of Pari

Tristan

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • a nerdy paranormal hunter
  • follows Charley Davidson after footage of her using her abilities goes viral
  • works with friends Iago and Isaac
  • being followed by a ghost in a straightjacket
  • in his late 20’s, boyish and sweet
  • light brown hair and an overbite

Troy

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • a tall, well-built actor
  • hired by Charley Davidson to date Cookie Kowalski to make Bob Davidson jealous

Trujillo, Mr.

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • a juror in the Trial of Reyes Farrow
  • killed by Sylvia Starr

-U-

Udesky, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • a customer of the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Ulrich

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • huge and imposing, looks like a bear
  • a government agent
  • helps rescue Charley Davidson from kidnappers
  • works with Frank Smith and Mr. Chow

Umberto Trejo

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • handles gambling debts for Fernando, works out of a place called The Dive
  • owed money by Geoff Adams, Jr.
  • went to school with Charley Davidson
  • short and beefy
  • cousin Santiago saved from a kidnapping charge by Charley Davidson

-V-

Valencia

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • also known as El Tiburon, head of a drug cartel
  • planned on killing and eating Charley Davidson in order to absorb her powers
  • in his early fifties, with a bad haircut and hideous mustache
  • he and his crew targeted by Bob Davidson
  • soul eaten by Osh

Valerie

  • first appearance in The Curse on Tenth Grave
  • manager-in-training at Calamity’s
  • in love with Reyes Farrow

Valerie Tidwell

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • client of Charley Davidson, hires her to investigate her husband
  • plans on divorcing her husband Marvin Tidwell after his affairs
  • husband planned to murder her for the insurance money
  • recently lost over 100 pounds after gastric bypass surgery, now stylish and fashionable
  • around 28 years old

Vanessa

  • first mentioned Seventh Grave and No Body
  • one of several children killed 10 years ago
  • cold case investigated by Agent Carson and Charley Davidson
  • body found by Charley Davidson

Vera

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • deceased aunt of Earl Walker

Vera Dawn

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • the oldest of four elderly sisters, including Madison and Tilda
  • waiting for the last sister Esther to pass away so they can all cross together
  • father worked for J. Edgar Hoover
  • tiny and frail looking
  • pretends to be hard of hearing, just to annoy her sisters

Verdean, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in Eighth Grave After Dark
  • husband lapsed into a coma after being poisoned by a waitress

Veronica Isom

  • first appearance in Eleventh Grave in Moonlight
  • daughter Liana taken and killed by the Fosters 25 years ago
  • had been homeless and on drugs when she was approached by the Fosters
  • arrested after the body of her daughter was found near her home
  • proven innocent by Charley Davidson
  • long, dark hair and bourbon colored eyes

Vicki

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • victim of serial killer Saul Ussery
  • ghost appeared in Charley Davidson’s apartment

Vikki Johnson

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • wrongly accused of murdering her husband Steve for insurance money
  • framed by her sister
  • heavyset, with soft brown hair

Virgil Gibbs

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • thin and hunched over from age and hard living
  • dark hair and a graying beard, missing a few teeth
  • former associate of Earl Walker

von Holstein, Dr.

  • first mentioned in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • worked at Harvard, but born in West Berlin
  • an expert in dead languages
  • attempting to translate the prophecies of Cleosarius found by Garrett Swopes
  • died of a heart attack
  • transferred his knowledge of the prophecies on to Charley Davidson when he passed
  • pudgy, dressed like he came from the 1940’s
  • round-rimmed glasses and a thin mustache

-W-

Wade Powers

  • first appearance in The Curse of Tenth Grave
  • the chief medical examiner in Albuquerque

Wanda Marshal

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • wife of Harold Jacobs
  • daughter Mimi Jacobs went into hiding after being targeted for death by Mrs. Kirsch
  • around 60, with light hair

Warren Jacobs

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • wife Mimi Jacobs a missing person, in hiding so she won’t be killed on orders of Mrs. Kirsch
  • very wealthy, writes software programs for businesses all over the world
  • adores his family, father of two children

Wednesday

  • see Mary

Wendell

  • first mentioned in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • runs an illegal cage-fighting ring

Westfield

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • an athletic student at Yucca High

Willa

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • sister of Jessica Guinn
  • young son Dustin hit by a car while riding his bike and nearly killed
  • son’s life saved by Charley Davidson
  • stunning, with short brown hair and big brown eyes

William Cox

  • see Foster, Special Agent or Powers, Special Agent

William Vandenberg

  • first appearance in The Dirt on Ninth Grave
  • owns an antique shop next door to the Firelight Grill in Sleepy Hollow, New York
  • middle aged, but seems older
  • lives for all things nostalgic
  • husband of Natalie, father of Jasmine and Joseph
  • he and his family being held hostage, rescued by Charley Davidson
  • thin and wiry, with graying blond hair and blue eyes

Wong, Mr.

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased “roommate” of Charley Davidson, hovered in the corner of her apartment
  • a being of immense power, the equivalent of an archangel
  • had been the second in command of Charley Davidson in their realm
  • one of Beep’s Sentry, guarding her and the Loehrs from Satan
  • wears armor like a prince from an ancient dynasty
  • barely 5 feet tall, but broad and strong
  • controller of the hellhounds, summoned them to guard Beep
  • covered in scars, entire back covered in tattoos

Worthy, Mrs.

  • first mentioned in First Grave on the Right
  • former high school teacher of Charley Davidson

Wyatt Pierce

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • a police officer in Albuquerque
  • accidentally killed an innocent man returning fire at a crime scene
  • 31-years-old
  • tall and broad, with sandy hair and scarred face
  • face scarred when he was 9 years, scratched trying to save Faith Ingalls
  • haunted by his failure to save Faith Ingalls
  • has problems with men who use violence against women
  • former patient and boyfriend of Gemma Davidson, in therapy for his anger issues

Wynonna Jakes

  • first appearance in Sixth Grave on the Edge
  • claims to be a psychic, says she can read auras
  • has her own TV show, brought in by Bob Davidson to assist on a case
  • used by Bob Davidson to make Charley Davidson jealous
  • short blond hair

-X-

Xander Pope

  • first mentioned in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • brother of Yolanda Pope
  • daughter nearly killed by Dr. Nathan Yost after a routine tonsillectomy, went into cardiac arrest

-Y-

Yesenia

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • deceased aunt of Julio and Jose Ontiveros

Yolanda Pope

  • first appearance in Third Grave Dead Ahead
  • former schoolmate of Charley Davidson, the popular cheerleader type
  • sister of Xander Pope
  • controlled and dominated by college boyfriend Dr. Nathan Yost
  • mother and niece both harmed by Dr. Nathan Yost when she breaks up with him
  • 28 years old, with curly brown hair and a beautiful smile
  • married with three children

-Z-

Zaire

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • infant son of Garrett Swopes and Marika
  • combines the bloodlines of two powerful Voodoo ancestors, Marie Laveau and Sefu Zaire
  • will be very powerful in his own right

Zamora, Mr.

  • first appearance in Fourth Grave Beneath My Feet
  • superintendent of Charley Davidson’s apartment building
  • short and pudgy, with salt and pepper hair
  • always wears sweat pants and a t-shirt

Zeke Brandt

  • first appearance in Second Grave on the Left
  • looked homeless, but was an undercover cop posing as a homeless man
  • investigating a drug ring that used homeless people
  • run over in a parking lot by Carrie Liedell
  • ghost shows up in the car purchased by Cookie Kowalski
  • brave and honorable, always wanted to help people and make a difference
  • shoulder length dirty brown hair
  • matted brown beard and hazel green eyes

Zeke Herschel

  • first appearance in First Grave on the Right
  • husband of Rosie Gutierrez Herschel
  • cocky and arrogant, a wife beater
  • tall and heavy set, with wide shoulders
  • light hair and a birthmark on his jaw
  • arrested for assaulting Charley Davidson
  • murdered his wife Rosie Gutierrez Herschel
  • attempted to shoot and kill Charley Davidson
  • spine severed by Reyes Farrow

Zeke Schneider, Jr.

  • first appearance in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • father Zeke Schneider, Sr. and served time in prison with Reyes Farrow
  • attacks Charley Davidson at the asylum
  • planning to use Charley Davidson as bait to lure in Reyes Farrow
  • planned to kill Reyes Farrow to get in good with crime boss Bruno “Bumpy” Navarra
  • a troublemaker and a snitch who enjoys inflicting pain
  • in his mid 30’s
  • skeletal and bony from years of drug addiction, but surprisingly strong
  • killed by one of the twelve hellhounds

Zeke Schneider, Sr.

  • first mentioned in Seventh Grave and No Body
  • son Zeke Schneider, Jr. attacks Charley Davidson at the asylum
  • served time in prison with Reyes Farrow
  • worked under crime boss Bruno “Bumpy” Navarra
  • recently died of a heart attack

Zimmerman, Officer

  • first appearance in Fifth Grave Past the Light
  • an Albuquerque police officer

Zoe

  • first appearance in The Trouble With Twelfth Grave
  • a teacher at the Hope Christian Academy
  • one-time casual girlfriend of Garrett Swopes
  • involved with Pari
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