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 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

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

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

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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

-H-

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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2 thoughts on “Charley Davidson Character Guide

  1. Trayce says:

    It’s not that important, but I thought I’d let you know, you have Donnie, the bartender at Calamity’s, listed twice. Once as first appearing in Eleventh Grave (before Donovan) and once as first appearing in First Grave (after Donovan). Cheers!

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