Sea Haven Character Guide

Consisting of the Drake Sisters books and the Sisters of the Heart series, the Sea Haven stories focus on two incredibly powerful magical bloodlines – the seven sisters of the Drake family, and the seven brothers of the Russian Prakenskii family.

– Reading List –

  • Magic in the Wind – SHW #1/ DS #1 (Sarah Drake and Damon Wilder): also available in Lover Beware and Sea Storm
  • Twilight Before Christmas – SHW #2/ DS #2 (Kate Drake and Matthew Granite): also available in A Christine Feehan Holiday Treasury and The Wicked and the Wondrous
  • Oceans of Fire – SHW #3/ DS #3 (Abigail Drake and Alexandr Volstov): also available in Sea Storm
  • Dangerous Tides – SHW #4/ DS #4 (Libby Drake and Tyson Derrick)
  • Safe Harbor – SHW #5/ DS #5 (Hannah Drake and Jonas Harrington)
  • Turbulent Sea – SHW #6/ DS #6 (Joley Drake and Ilya Prakenskii)
  • Hidden Currents – SHW #7/ DS #7 (Elle Drake and Jackson Deveau)
  • Water Bound – SHW #8/ SotH #1 (Rikki Sitmore and Lev Prakenskii)
  • Spirit Bound – SHW #9/ SotH #2 (Judith Henderson and Stefan Prakenskii)
  • Air Bound – SHW #10/ SotH #3 (Airiana Ridell and Maxim Prakenskii)
  • Earth Bound – SHW #11/ SotH #4 (Lexi Thompson and Gavriil Prakenskii)
  • Fire Bound – SHW #12/ SotH #5 (Lissa Piner and Casimir Prakenskii)
  • Bound Together – SHW #13/ SotH #6 (Blythe Daniels and Viktor Prakenskii)
  • Judgment Road – SHW #14/ TI #1 (?)

SHW = Sea Haven World
DS = Drake Sisters
SotH = Sisters of the Heart
TI = Torpedo Ink

line– The Drake Sisters –

These are the stories that first introduced us to the small California town of Sea Haven. According to an ancient prophecy, Seven magical sisters are destined to find their true loves, from oldest to youngest, over the course of a year. But the path to true love is never smooth. Listed from oldest to youngest…

Sarah Drake – gifted with agility and grace, and an incredibly strong sense of intuition. Married to Damon Wilder. Story told in Magic in the Wind.

Kate Drake – able to calm any situation with just a word, heal psychic damage. Married to Matthew Granite.

Abigail Drake – can compel anyone to tell the truth. Married to Aleksandr Volstov. Story told in Oceans of Fire.

Libby Drake – has the power to heal. Married to Tyson Derrick. Story told in Dangerous Tides.

Hannah Drake – controls the elements of air, wind and sea. Married to Jonas Harrington. Story told in Safe Harbor.

Joley Drake – her power comes from her voice, giving her the ability to compel others. Married to Ilya Prakenskii. Story told in Turbulent Sea.

Elle Drake – carrier of the legacy, she possesses all of the magical gifts that she is destined to pass on to her own seven daughters. Married to Jackson Deveau. Story told in Hidden Current.

– The Sisters of the Heart –

Although they are not connected by blood, the Sisters of the Heart are a family. Brought together in a support group for those traumatized by violence and murder, they found in each other the strength and support to go on with their lives. Settling in the small coastal town of Sea Haven, these six women with extraordinary abilities support and protect each each other from the trauma of their pasts and the threats they face today.

Blythe Daniels – 42 years old. Exact abilities unknown. Wife of Viktor Prakenskii.

Judith Henderson – 27 years old. Controls the element of Spirit. Married to Stefan Prakenskii. Story told in Spirit Bound.

Airiana Rydell – 25 years old. Controls the element of Air. Engaged to Maxim Prakenskii. Story told in Air Bound.

Lexi Thompson – 23 years old. Controls the element of Earth. Engaged to Gavrill Prakenskii. Story told in Earth Bound.

Rikki Sitmore – Controls the element of Water. Married to Lev Prakenskii. Story told in Water Bound.

Lissa Piner – 24 years old. Controls the element of Fire. Married to Casimir Prakenskii. Story told in Fire Bound.

– Prakenskii Brothers –

The seven sons of the seventh son, the Prakenskii brothers were born into a family with a magical legacy in Russia. As children, their parents were murdered in front of them by corrupt Russian government officials, and the boys were separated and placed in brutal training facilities where they were turned into the ultimate soldiers, agents, and killing machines. Hunted by the government they once served, they are being drawn to the village of Sea Haven, where they will find a second chance at having the life that was stolen from them so many years ago. Listed from oldest to youngest…

Viktor Prakenskii – Oldest of the brothers. Does deep undercover work. Married to Blythe Daniels.

Gavriil Prakenskii – In hiding. 37 years old. Engaged to Lexi Thompson.

Stefan Prakenskii – takes the name Thomas Vincent. Powers of telepathy, telekinesis, empathy. Married to Judith Henderson.

Casimir Prakenskii – Fire element. Master of disguise. Husband of Lissa Piner. Story told in Fire Bound

Maxim Prakenskii – Air Element. Takes the name Max Walberg. Married to Airiana Ridell.

Lev Prakenskii – takes the name Levi Hammond. Power over animals and birds, telepathy. Married to Rikki Sitmore.

Ilya Prakenskii – retired Interpol agent. Youngest son and carrier of the magical legacy. Married to Joley Drake.

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*This is a breakdown of all of the characters in Christine Feehan’s Sea Haven books, consisting of both the Drake Sisters series and the Sisters of the Heart stories, complete up to the Fire Bound.  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-

Abel Williams

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Abigail “Abbey” Drake – Oceans of Fire

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • third oldest of the Drake Sisters
      • can use her voice to compel anyone to tell the truth
      • highly empathic, able to connect to any animal
      • has always hated her ability
      • shunned and feared by other children when she was a child
      • has few friends outside of her family
      • has a PhD in marine biology, studying dolphins
      • only truly at peace when she is in the sea, has a deep connection to sea life
      • usually walks away from conflict, but has a fiery temper
      • had been engaged to Aleksandr Volstov four years ago, in Russia
      • used her abilities to help Aleksandr Volstov track a killer
      • held by Russian intelligence and interrogated, beaten and threatened
      • targeted because of her relationship with Aleksandr Volstov
      • small, delicate build
      • waist-length, red-gold hair and pale skin
      • married to Aleksandr Volstov

Abram Lynchman

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • one of the original settlers of Sea Haven
      • tall and gaunt
      • brother in law Johann tried to ban Christmas
      • allowed his wife and child to take part in a Christmas pageant, where they were killed
      • spirit trapped by ancestors of the Drake sisters, released from its containment by an earthquake
      • haunts the town of Sea Haven, trying to stop the Christmas celebrations
      • sent to his final peace by Kate Drake and her sisters

Airiana Ridell Prakenskii (also Rydell) – Air Bound

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • one of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • an air elemental
      • warned by her element when danger is close
      • able to manipulate sound, control fog and wind, use air to distort features or blur appearance
      • able to read auras, sees the energy of people in colors surrounding them
      • kind and compassionate, but strong when she needs to be
      • good at seeing through lies, very difficult to mislead
      • calm in the face of any crisis, makes people feel good just by being with them
      • brain constantly craves stimuli, sees warnings in patterns
      • spent most of her life believing she would eventually go insane
      • a child prodigy, recruited to work for the US government when she was only 7
      • had been working on a project to stop global warming and famine through weather
      • 17 when her mother was tortured and killed for information about her daughter’s project
      • released from the government when she was 19
      • mother Marina Ridell actually born in Russia as Marinochka Venediktov
      • never knew her father was the brilliant Russian physicist Theodotus Solovyov
      • kidnapped by the men of billionaire Evan Gratsos-Shackler to help them use her weather project as a weapon
      • resumes working for the Department of Defense, with Maxim as her head of security
      • 25 years old, but looks even younger
      • natural platinum hair streaked with silver and gold
      • enormous deep blue eyes
      • petite and fragile looking, built like a dancer
      • light dusting of freckles across her nose
      • adopting orphans Lucia, Benito, Nicia and Siena as her own
      • wife of Maxim Prakenskii, pregnant as of Fire Bound

Akim

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • works for Uri Sorbacov
      • assigned to guard Theodotus Solovyov and kill Maxim Prakenskii

Albert Werner

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • has a 12 year old daughter in the hospital for an eating disorder
      • a respected electrician
      • tall and well built
      • slashed and stabbed Hannah Drake at a modeling party
      • life of his daughter threatened by the Tarasov crime family unless he killed Hannah Drake
      • wife Annabelle Werner also forced to try and kill Hannah Drake, but committed suicide when she was stopped

Alberto

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • long-time head gardener for Luigi Abbracciabene
      • obsessive about his plants, known for his hysterical outburts
      • tries to kill Lissa Piner on orders from Luigi Abbracciabene
      • killed by Casimir Prakenskii

Aldo Porcelli

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • head of the Porcelli crime family in Italy
      • worked with Luigi Abbracciabene to kill Marcello and Elizabeta Abbracciabene
      • brother of Angeline Abbracciabene, wife of Luigi
      • smug and condescending, lords his power over others
      • controls a large territory, powerful in the underworld
      • always heavily guarded
      • 5 foot 10 and 200 pounds
      • devoted to his long-term mistress, Lydia Sartini
      • killed by Lissa Piner

Aleksandr Volstov – Oceans of Fire

      • first appearance in Spirit Bound
      • grew up with Ilya Prakenskii in the Russian training schools
      • formidable police detective in Russia, then an Interpol agent
      • rose quickly through the ranks
      • spent several years working to bring down the Russian mafia, placing him at the top of a hit list
      • chases the worst, most vile of criminals
      • a swift and highly trained killer
      • rarely shows emotion, a master at hiding his feelings
      • fell in love with Abbey Drake four years ago while on assignment in Russia
      • nearly lost both his career and his life getting Abbey Drake out of Russia
      • moves to Sea Haven and becomes a Police Deputy
      • tall, with broad shoulders
      • handsome, chiseled features
      • midnight blue eyes
      • dark, wavy hair
      • married to Abbey Drake

Anastasia Drake

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • an ancestor of the Drake sisters
      • one of the original settlers of Sea Haven
      • helped to contain the spirit of Abram Lynchman

Andre Danilov

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • undercover partner of Aleksandr Volstov
      • had taken working undercover on the boat of Gene Dockins
      • shot and killed by Russian smuggler Chernyshev
      • murder witnessed by Abbey Drake, making her a target
      • dark hair

Angeline Porcelli Abbracciabene

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • wife of Luigi Abbracciabene
      • sister of Aldo Porcelli, the head of the Porcelli crime family
      • has three sons
      • weak willed, degraded by her husband and not respected by her children
      • likes being rich and spending money, usually turns a blind eye to what is going on around her
      • craves status and social standing
      • whiny and clingy, passive/aggressive

Anita Monroe

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • former classmate of the Drake sisters

Annabelle Werner

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • husband Albert Werner killed by Ilya Prakenskii after he stabbed and nearly killed Hannah Drake
      • has a 12 year old daughter in the hospital for an eating disorder
      • a respected and law abiding vet tech
      • poses as a nurse to poison Hannah Drake while she is in the hospital
      • life of her daughter threatened by the Tarasov crime family unless she killed Hannah Drake
      • committed suicide after she is stopped from poisoning Hannah Drake by Jonas Harrington

Arturo

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • long-time bodyguard and friend of Luigi Abbracciabene
      • like a second uncle to Lissa Piner, kind and considerate when Luigi was cold and detached
      • mobster and enforcer since he was 17
      • almost 60 years old, but still dangerous
      • comes off as kindly, but sadistic and cruel
      • tortures and abuses the women Luigi Abbracciabene takes for his prostitution ring, in the name of training them
      • enjoys breaking women and inflicting pain
      • burned alive by Casimir Prakenskii after he sexually tortures and accidentally kills Carlotta Agosto

-B-

Badeaux

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • guard at the French prison where Jean-Claude La Roux is held
      • corrupt

Ben

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a firefighter for the forestry
      • fire apparatus engineer

Ben

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • works on Duncan Gray’s Black ops team

Benito

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • around 12 or 13 years old
      • parents murdered by Ricco D’Amato
      • made a sex slave on the ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • sexually assaulted by Galati
      • interested in art and painting
      • filled with rage over what happened to him and his sisters
      • determined no one will ever hurt his sisters again
      • black hair, huge dark eyes
      • brother of Lucia, Siena and Nicia
      • younger sister Sofia raped and killed by Prince Saeed
      • rescued by Maxim Prakenskii and Airiana Ridell
      • taken with his surviving sisters to live on the farm in Sea Haven

Benjamin Frost

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • former Army ranger who worked as a mercenary for a while
      • forced out of the service for smuggling weapons and drugs out of the Middle East
      • cult member
      • an enforcer who worked exclusively Reverend R.J.
      • brutal and vicious, ruled through fear
      • few wanted to challenge him
      • many believe he was the actual cult leader and the Reverend R.J. was just his front man
      • around 50 years old
      • killed by Gavriil Prakenskii

Benjamin Larsen

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • member of the Let Animals Live Free group
      • turned evidence against those in the group that euthanized animals rather than rescue them
      • got rid of the animal bodies and sold exotic animal parts on the black market
      • missing for over a year

Bill

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • lives on the streets of Sea Haven
      • refused any help he was offered to change his living situation
      • makes his money collecting bottles
      • former soldier who served in Vietnam
      • has some psychic ability, or strong intuition
      • went to school in Sea Haven, but came back from the war a different man
      • went to high-school with Inez Nelson
      • hates doctors
      • lived life his own way
      • murdered by Petr Ivanov

Blythe

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • one of the seven aunts of the Drake sisters
      • younger sister of Carol
      • shares the same abilities as Hannah Drake

Blythe Daniels

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • at 42 is oldest of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • does not control an element, but seems to be a part of each of her sister’s powers
      • sees far more than most other people, very hard to fool
      • the driving force behind the purchase of the farm
      • makes everyone feel better just by her steady presence
      • completely honest
      • practical, the boss without being bossy
      • blames herself for the deaths of her mother and step-father
      • spins yarn and owns a yarn shop, makes quilts and sweaters
      • tall and slim, with blonde hair and dark chocolate eyes
      • elegant and beautiful
      • soft features and a gentle, soothing voice
      • very fit and athletic, runs every day
      • first cousin of the Drake sisters, mother was the third oldest sister
      • distant but polite relationship with the Drake family

Bob Thornton

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • went to school with Abbey Drake
      • a paramedic in Sea Haven

Boris

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • works for Uri Sorbacov
      • first mate of the ship provided for Theodotus Solovyov

Boris Tarasov

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • brother of Petr Tarasov
      • leader of a huge Russian crime family known for their ability to launder money and run drugs
      • brother in law of Yegor and Viktor Gadiyan
      • bloody and brutal, known to wipe out entire families
      • one of the most violent mobsters alive
      • wanted around the world for everything from fraud to murder
      • rules through brutality and fear
      • biggest rival of Sergei Nikitin
      • responsible for ordering the murder of Hannah Drake because of her connection to Jonas Harrington
      • shot trying to break his brother out of police custody
      • brother Petr Tarasov killed in the rescue attempt
      • short and stocky
      • gray hair and bushy eyebrows
      • heavy features and mean, bullish eyes
      • killed by Ilya Prakenskii

Borya Polzin

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • trained in the same school as Casimir Prakenskii
      • had been the personal assassin of Kostya Sorbacov
      • specializes in murder, a psychopath who enjoys killing
      • killed his own sister so his handlers would have nothing to control him with
      • slipped his leash with the Russian government and joined the mob
      • works with Ivan Belsky
      • killed by Casimir Prakenskii

Brian Rigger

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • lead guitarist in Joley Drake’s band
      • Joley Drake’s best friend outside of her family
      • fell in love with Sergei Nikitin, not knowing he was a criminal
      • hates being alone
      • hid who he was because he thought everyone would abandon him
      • mother died, father was an alcoholic who disowned him
      • tousled black hair

Bruce Harper

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • married to Letty Harper, expecting a child
      • had an affair with Sylvia Fredrickson

-C-

Cahill

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • works on the human trafficking ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • bad tempered and impulsive
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Carla Shore

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • a child in the cult that held Lexi Thompson captive
      • betrayed Lexi Thompson’s confidence to the cult leaders
      • actions led to Lexi Thompson being brutally punished

Carlotta Agosto

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • wife of mobster Cosmos Agosto
      • a former up-and-coming model
      • tall, but slender and delicate looking
      • incredibly beautiful, with long wavy black hair and large, dark eyes
      • soft, delicate features and classic bone structure
      • completely submissive to her husband, obeys his every command
      • abused and degraded by her husband, unable to make a decision for herself
      • taken by Luigi Abbracciabene for his prostitution ring after her husband is killed
      • dies during the torture, rape and abuse Arturo subjected her to as part of her training

Carol

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • eldest of the seven Drake aunts
      • sister of Blythe
      • has the same abilities as Sarah Drake
      • attractive, middle aged woman
      • fun and flirty
      • shrewd blue eyes
      • graying champagne blonde hair
      • dated Reginald Mars before her marriage
      • husband Jefferson died five years ago
      • moved back to Sea Haven to put some excitement back into her life
      • went to school with Inez Nelson and Donna
      • works as a creative memories consultant

Casimir Prakenskii – Fire Bound

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • middle Prakenskii brother
      • a fire element, used to forcing down his intense, passionate nature
      • master of disguise, can be anybody he wants
      • so good at pretending to be someone else he had started to forget who he really was
      • had been difficult and defiant in schools, often punished
      • completely loyal to his brothers, even though he had little contact with them since childhood
      • an assassin since his 15th birthday
      • has a sixth sense for trouble that has saved his life countless times
      • kills Luigi Abbracciabene and Arturo for their roles in the death of Lissa Piner’s parents
      • works with Lissa Piner to kill both Uri and Kostya Sorbacov
      • loses control and burns Arturo alive after he kills Carlotta Agosto
      • strong, sharp features
      • heavily scarred from his years of brutal training
      • tall and wide-shouldered, but lean and athletic
      • three faint scars from his chin up to the top of his scalp, like claw marks
      • molten silver eyes, closely cropped pitch-black hair with silver streaks from an old injury
      • husband of Lissa Piner

Chad Kingman

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • works for Frank Warner at the art gallery
      • known to be aggressive and violent
      • a heavy drinker and gambler
      • mother was a hard worker, but father was a mean drunk
      • involved int he smuggling of Russian artifacts through the art gallery owned by Frank Warner
      • part of a plot to bring a dirty bomb into the United States

Chang, Dr.

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • former professor of Libby Drake and Tyson Derrick

Chernyshev

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • shot and killed Interpol agent Andre Danilov
      • part of a lot to bring a dirty bomb into the United States
      • salt and pepper hair

Clyde Darden

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • elderly Sea Haven resident
      • he and his wife Marie inherited a bit of money and remodeled their house
      • known for his garden and flowers
      • inquisitive and nosy
      • wins every year at the Fair for his hybrids

Colese Bellingham

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • partner of Edmond Bellingham
      • up and coming fashion designer

Conley Dover

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • bodyguard of Prince Saeed
      • brother of Shamar Dover
      • a mercenary with a sizable reputation
      • bad tempered, likes to beat his opponents to death with his bare hands
      • held a couple of boxing titles and competed in martial arts events
      • good with a knife
      • rapist and killer
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Cosmos Agosto

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • works for Luigi Abbracciabene
      • a mobster who lives a life of wealth and power
      • came from a poor family, with alcoholic parents
      • taken off the streets as a teen by Luigi Abbracciabene
      • worked in the household of Marcello and Elizabeta Abbracciabene as a dog trainer, treated like one of the family
      • betrayed the family on orders of Luigi Abbracciabene
      • 36 years old
      • good looking, but evil
      • craves power and control, kills those who get in his way
      • enjoys breaking people and animals to his will
      • abused and mistreated his former model wife, Carlotta
      • killed by Casimir Prakenskii and Lissa Piner

Cyreck

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary involved in the kidnapping of Airiana Ridell
      • leering and vile
      • Greek
      • swarthy, with a dark complexion
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

-D-

Daiyu Zhang, Dr.

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • a doctor
      • held captive by the cult her husband was a member of
      • became a second mother to Lexi Thompson while they were prisoners
      • couldn’t have children of her own
      • taught acupuncture and healing to Lexi Thompson
      • raped and killed by Duncan Caine when her husband wanted to marry a much younger girl

Damon Wilder – Magic in the Wind

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • brilliant and incredibly private
      • an only child who lost his parents six months apart
      • creator of one of the most innovative defense systems ever created
      • a perfectionist who never overlooks the smallest  detail
      • badly injured a few years ago when someone tried to steal his work
      • walks with a pronounced limp from a damaged hip and leg
      • kidnapped and tortured, but never broke
      • leg was crushed between a wall and a car grille during his escape from his kidnappers
      • assistant Dan Treadway killed in front of him by those trying to steal his work
      • battered and scarred by life, was crumbling under the weight of his guilt
      • in his 40’s
      • involved in the project Airiana Ridell worked on as a child
      • re-recruits Airiana Ridell to work with him to finish her weather project for the US government
      • dark eyes
      • married to Sarah Drake

Dan Ferguson

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • sea urchin diver who works out of Sea Haven

Dan Treadway

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • former assistant of Damon Wilder
      • kidnapped, tortured and killed two years ago by those trying to make Damon Wilder reveal his work
      • had no information to give his kidnappers, since he had never worked on Damon Wilder’s project

Daniel 

      • first mentioned in Water Bound
      • former fiancee of Rikki Sitmore
      • a sea urchin diver
      • killed in fire set by arsonist Gerald Pratt

Daniel Forest

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • accidentally killed by teammate Trey Bridges while under attack by Gavrill Prakenskii

Dane Phelps

      • first mentioned in Hidden Currents
      • Elle Drake’s handler when she was undercover
      • comes from a long line of law enforcement officers
      • in love with Elle Drake
      • a good man
      • killed by Stavros Gratsos

Danny Granite

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • Sea Haven resident
      • younger brother of Matt Granite
      • son of Victoria and Harold Granite
      • works in the family’s construction business
      • thinking of buying the Salt Bar and Grill
      • married to Trudy Granite

Darrin Jorgenson

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • a cult enforcer
      • trained under Duncan Caine
      • fanatical and evil
      • killed by Gavriil Prakenskii

Darryl

      • first mentioned in Hidden Currents
      • works at the courthouse in Sea Haven

Davy Granite

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • four years old
      • son of Trudy Granite
      • dog killed by Petr Ivanov

Dean Walters

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • has worked as a roadie for Joley Drake’s band for 2 years
      • gets caught trying to party with underage girls at a party hosted by Sergei Nikitin
      • supplied young girls for Sergei Nikitin’s human trafficking ring
      • shot and killed at the concert at Red Rocks
      • death ordered by Dominic Dylan, carried out by John Dylan

Debra Jems

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • a grief counselor
      • works in Monterey, California
      • lead the support group that brought together the Sisters of the Heart

Deke

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary involved in the kidnapping of Airiana Ridell

Dennet Laurent

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • brilliant French physicist
      • disappeared without a trace several years ago
      • kidnapped by Evan Shackler-Gratsos to adapt Airiana Ridell’s weather project into a weapon of mass destruction

Denny Simmons

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • drummer in Joley Drake’s band
      • divorced once, has a girlfriend named Lisa
      • gives into the temptations of the road, known to have affairs and one night stands
      • can’t say no to the women who throw themselves at him

Dominic Dylan

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • uncle of John Dylan
      • went to jail for tax evasion, but suspected of everything from arms dealing to human trafficking
      • looking to take over Sergei Nikitin’s human trafficking business
      • has been under the eye of Homeland security for several years
      • ordered the death of Dean Walters, which was carried out by John Dylan

Donald Nelson

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • former husband of Inez Nelson
      • had been a community leader in Sea Haven
      • died five years ago

Donna

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • owner of the gift shop in Sea Haven
      • has a daughter that went to school with Joley Drake
      • long-time friendship with Inez Nelson
      • attacked and hit in the head by one of the men who was hunting Damon Wilder

Donnie Ruttermyer

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • born with Down’s Syndrome
      • determined to make his own way
      • does odd jobs for people around Sea Haven
      • kind and gentle
      • lives in a room next to Donna’s gift shop
      • often given produce by Reginald Mars
      • often helped by Jackson Deveau

Doug Higgens

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a firefighter for the Forestry department in Sea Haven

Douglas

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • part of Joley Drake’s security team

Drako

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • works for Stavros Gratsos
      • enjoys hurting and abusing women
      • tall and broad shouldered
      • was betraying his boss to his brother, Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • killed by Stavros Gratsos to teach Elle Drake a lesson

Drew Madison

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • 17 year old son of Irene Madison
      • terminally ill, has battled leukemia for most of his life
      • condition put into remission several times by the Drake sisters, but still ill
      • signed up for an experimental drug therapy by his mother
      • suffers depression from the medication, nearly commits suicide by jumping off of the cliffs
      • badly injured his legs in the fall, rescued by Tyson Derrick
      • goes into remission after starting a new drug therapy created by Tyson Derrick

Drusilla

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • works as a housekeeper for Stavros Gratsos on his private island
      • completely loyal
      • matronly looking

Duncan Caine

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • cult member and enforcer
      • depraved, violent and abusive
      • power-hungry
      • kidnapped Lexi Thompson and forced her to marry him when she was 8 years old
      • killed Lexi Thompson’s entire family in retaliation when she testified against key cult members
      • pious, commanding voice
      • cousin of the Reverend R.J.
      • wears a bushy beard to hide his week chin
      • killed after Lexi Thompson opens the earth and crushes him

Duncan Gray

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • leader of a black ops team for the Defense department
      • former boss of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • working to bring down the Russian mob, targeting the Tarasov brothers

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Eddie

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • Russian
      • works as a guard of Sergei Nikitin
      • intimidating and skilled

Edmond Bellingham

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • partner of Colese Bellingham
      • up and coming fashion designer

Edward Martinelli

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • a big name in pharmaceuticals
      • a legitimate businessman, but he has three uncles with ties to a Chicago crime syndicate
      • friends with Tyson Derrick
      • tries to force contact with Libby Drake after word of her healing abilities becomes known
      • wife Eva and son Robbie desperately ill with an autoimmune disease
      • desperate to save his very ill wife and young son

Efrim Goraya

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • Russian agent
      • sent by Sorbacov to kill Ilya Prakenskii
      • quiet, calm and steady
      • skilled in martial arts and hand-to-hand combat
      • showed acts of kindness to Gavriil when they were in training school together
      • in his early 40’s
      • killed by Ilya and Gavriil Prakenskii

Elena Solovyov

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • married to Russian engineer Theodotus Solovyov
      • liked drinking, partying and men
      • tried to arrange the murder of her husband Theodotus Solovyov, had his work stolen
      • caused the attack that gravely injured Gavriil Prakenskii
      • probably responsible for the murder of Marina Ridell
      • one brother a part of the Russian mob, another a high-ranking politician
      • hunted down and killed by Stefan Prakenskii

Elizabeta Abbracciabene

      • first mentioned in Fire Bound
      • mother of Lissa Piner
      • from Ferrera, in Northern Italy
      • husband Marcello Abbracciabene the head of a small but lucrative territory in the Italian mob
      • betrayed by her husband’s jealous younger brother Luigi Abbracciabene
      • killed along with her husband and all of their household, ripped apart by dogs
      • known for her beauty
      • long, fiery red hair

Elle Deveau Drake – Hidden Currents

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • youngest of the Drake sisters
      • carrier of the magical legacy which she will pass on to her own seven daughters
      • very strong telepath, knows the thoughts and feelings of her sisters, able to sense when they are in danger
      • does what she can to stay out of her sisters’ lives
      • the quietest and most lethal of the sisters
      • good at everything from criminalistics to chemistry
      • connected to Jackson Deveau telepathically when he was captured and tortured in the Army Rangers
      • kidnapped while working undercover to take down a human trafficking ring, held hostage for over a month
      • held prisoner by Stavros Gratsos, raped and abused
      • nearly broken by her captivity, suffered brain bleeds from psychic overload
      • petite and feminine, with pale skin
      • waist length fiery red hair and vivid green eyes
      • married to Jackson Deveau

Enzo

      • first mentioned in Fire Bound
      • a bodyguard for Luigi Abbraccibene
      • not loyal like the others, working for his own interests

Eva Martinelli

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • wife of Edward Martinelli
      • very ill with an autoimmune disease she passed onto her son Robbie
      • weak, but rarely leaves her sick son’s bedside
      • disease diagnosed by Libby Drake

Evan Shackler-Gratsos

      • first mentioned in Hidden Currents
      • Greek billionaire
      • leader of a massive criminal empire
      • human trafficker
      • inherited much of his illegal business empire from his twin brother Stavros Gratsos
      • no one has been able to find any proof of his criminal activities
      • arranged for the kidnapping of Airiana Ridell to force her to activate the weather project she created as a child to use as a weapon
      • feels entitled to whatever he wants, no matter who he hurts
      • mother took him and fled his abusive father when he was a child
      • his mother married the father of Jackson Deveau
      • leader of the Sword biker gang
      • brutal and deadly, enjoys inflicting pain and instilling fear in people
      • has become reclusive and paranoid
      • hunted by Viktor Prakenskii
      • has an obsessive desire to kill Jackson Deveau
      • long, unruly hair and shadowed features

Evelyn

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • a nurse
      • works with Libby Drake

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Feliks

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • works for Uri Sorbacov
      • assigned to guard Theodotus Solovyov and kill Maxim Prakenskii

Frank Warner

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • has lived in Sea Haven for over 10 years
      • talented but eccentric
      • in a relationship with Inez Nelson, have been friends since childhood
      • owner of the local art gallery
      • connected to the smuggling of Russian artifacts
      • recently released from jail after serving a year
      • in his late 50’s
      • in fragile health
      • pale and wan
      • thick, wavy silver hair

Friedrich Bauer

      • identity used by Casimir Prakenskii

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Galati

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a child molester and killer
      • attracted to young boys
      • vicious and depraved
      • repeatedly strangles the young boys he rapes until he finally kills them
      • a customer of Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • sexually assaulted Benito
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Gavriil Prakenskii – Earth Bound

      • first mentioned in Water Bound
      • second oldest Prakenskii brother
      • one of the Russian government’s top agents
      • training even more brutal than his younger brothers
      • severely injured guarding Russian genius Theodotus Solovyov
      • mission considered a failure, targeted for death by the Russian government
      • suffers constant, debilitating pain that he never allows anyone to see
      • lives a life of absolute discipline and control, used to deceit and betrayal
      • forced to retire due to his injuries, go into hiding and take on a new identity in order to survive
      • likes to invent things, especially weapons for field work
      • plans to draw those hunting his family away from Sea Haven and sacrifice himself
      • able to sense threats to his life, blur himself to blend into his surroundings
      • started training guard dogs after he was too badly injured to work
      • a one man army, even his own brothers are somewhat in awe of him
      • spent years hunting and killing the men who murdered his parents
      • heavily scarred after years of combat and torture
      • works the farm with Lexi
      • 37 years old
      • smoky, edgy voice
      • tall and wide shouldered, with a strong, shadowed jaw
      • shaggy dark hair with streaks of silver and midnight blue eyes
      • engaged to Lexi Thompson

Gene Dockins

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • runs a fishing business in Sea Haven with three of his sons, including Jeremy
      • husband of Marsha Dockins
      • contacted Interpol about a possible smuggling ring in Sea Haven
      • shot and nearly killed by Chernyshev, saved by Abbey Drake and the combined powers of the Drake sisters
      • large bear of a man with side, stooped shoulders
      • shaggy gray hair

Gene Fielding

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • killed by Gavrill Prakenskii

George Hodkins

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • works as a hospital orderly
      • snaps a picture of Hannah Drake after she is attacked
      • plans to sell the picture to fund his schooling

Georgii Yenotov

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • Russian agent
      • sent by Sorbacov to kill Ilya Prakenskii
      • around 40 years old
      • went to one of the training schools with Gavriil Prakenskii
      • had been somewhat inept and clumsy
      • brilliant in languages, can create a perfect accent the first time he hears it
      • killed by Gavriil Prakenskii

Gerald Pratt

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • controls the element of fire
      • arsonist that kills most of Rikki Sitmore’s loved ones
      • killed by Rikki Sitmore and Lev Prakenskii

Giacinta Abbracciabene

      • see Lissa Piner

Gina Farley

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • works at the pre-school in Sea Haven

Gloria Brady

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • mother of Lucy Brady, an unstable groupie
      • daughter had an affair with Joley Drake band member Logan Voight and became pregnant
      • demanding and threatening, almost as unstable as her daughter
      • uses her daughter’s pregnancy to try and make money

Gorya

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • works for Uri Sorbacov
      • the Stewart on the yacht provided for Theodotus Solovyov
      • skilled martial artist
      • lethal and fast
      • killed by Airiana Ridell

Granger, Mr.

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • Sea Haven resident
      • father of Patsy Granger
      • grandfather of Pete Granger
      • saved from undiagnosed heart trouble by Sarah Drake

Grayson, Mr.

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • former neighbor of Marina and Airiana Ridell
      • died of a heart attack

Greg Simpson

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • modelling agent of Hannah Drake
      • slender and well dressed
      • shallow, fawning and attention-seeking
      • a publicity hound
      • abrasive and arrogant, but very successful
      • made the careers of some of the biggest names in the fashion world

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Haley

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • attends the pre-school in Sea Haven

Hannah Drake-Harrington – Safe Harbor

      • first appearance Magic in the Wind
      • the fifth of the seven Drake sisters
      • ability to control the air, wind and sea, a spellcaster
      • very powerful and highly empathic, able to control the wind, cast spells
      • intense shyness makes her stutter when she speaks unless she is helped by her sisters
      • finds it hard to function in a crowd without being swamped by the emotions of others
      • has suffered from panic attacks since childhood
      • has never seen the strength and beauty in herself that others see in her
      • hated modelling, but did it because she thought it was expected of her
      • a people-pleaser who puts everyone else’s need ahead of her own
      • brutally slashed and stabbed while modeling, life saved by Ilya Prakenskii and the combined powers of the entire Drake family
      • targeted by Russian mobster Boris Tarasov as a way to draw out Jonas Harrington
      • speaks several languages
      • 5 foot 11 and too slender
      • has starved herself to stay at the top of the modelling world
      • incredibly beautiful, elegant and classy
      • long, curly platinum and gold hair
      • heavily lashed blue eyes
      • married to Sea Haven Sheriff Jonas Harrington
      • recently given birth to a son

Harding, Professor

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • Harvard professor
      • taught both Libby Drake and Tyson Derrick
      • arrogant and haughty
      • called out by Tyson Derrick when he was teaching something inaccurate

Harold Granite

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • father of Matthew and Danny Granite
      • husband of Victoria Granite
      • family owns a construction company

Harry Jenkins

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • a biochemist at BioLab Industries
      • heading up a project that could cure cancer
      • takes shortcuts because he wants glory more than he wants to get things right
      • drug he developed was not tested enough and caused depression in teenagers
      • taking of his drug nearly led to the suicide of Drew Madison
      • jealous of Tyson Derrick

Heinzman

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • an international criminal
      • does business with Dominic Dylan

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Ida Chapman

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • mother of Sam Chapman
      • aunt of Tyson Derrick, took him in when his own parents didn’t want him
      • died five years ago

Ilya Prakenskii – Turbulent Sea

      • first mentioned in Water Bound
      • youngest of the seven Prakenskii brothers
      • has no memory of his parents and only vague recollections of his brothers
      • has gifts similar to those of the Drake sisters, all highly developed
      • very strong telepath
      • able to alter his appearance to look like anyone
      • highly skilled Russian asset, groomed to be an Interpol agent
      • worked for a short time with a secret assassination squad
      • part of an international anti-terrorist team
      • strong and highly disciplined, trained since childhood to be a lethal weapon
      • seems cold and controlled, but holds his rage inside
      • has been fighting for survival since he was a child
      • saved Hannah Drake’s life when she was slashed and stabbed
      • killed Russian mobsters Boris and Karl Tarasov
      • has almost no memory of his family, separated from his brothers since he was very young
      • grew up in one of the same training schools as Aleksandr Volstov
      • was unknowingly guarded by his older brothers for years
      • placed on the same hit list as his brothers by the Russian government
      • leaves his undercover position to take over security for Joley Drake
      • able to provide the buffer Joley needs to continue her career and still have a life
      • good looking in a tough, dangerous way
      • tall and wide shouldered
      • rich dark hair, piercing blue-green eyes
      • married to Joley Drake

Inez Nelson

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • local grocery store owner
      • knows everyone and everything in town
      • fiercely loyal and protective of Sea Haven locals
      • makes it her life’s work to keep track of everything that happens in Sea Haven
      • deceased husband Donald was community leader in Sea Haven
      • in a relationship with Frank Warner, have been friends since childhood
      • takes care of those in Sea Haven
      • small and slender, but sprightly
      • graying hair
      • sharp, penetrating eyes and a firm handshake

Irene Madison

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • 15 year old son Drew Madison diagnosed as terminally ill
      • comes to Sarah Drake to see if she can help her son
      • best friend of the mother of the Drake sisters
      • enrolls her son Drew into an experimental drug therapy that causes depression and nearly leads to his committing suicide
      • desperately in need of money, sold the story of Libby Drake’s healing abilities to a tabloid
      • blames the Libby Drake and the Drake sisters when they cannot cure her son

Irina Tarasov Gadiyan

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • sister of Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • married to enforcer Yegor Gadiyan
      • died several years ago

Istvan

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary involved in the kidnapping of Airiana Ridell
      • Greek

Ivan

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • one of the bodyguards for Sergei Nikitin
      • killed in an attack on Sergei Nikitin

Ivan Belsky

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • member of the Russian mob
      • sells information, but known to double-cross his clients
      • always looking for a way to make easy money
      • works with former Russian agent Borya Polzin
      • like a weasel, with beady, shifty eyes
      • killed by Lissa Piner after he sells her information on the Sorbacovs

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Jackson Deveau – Hidden Currents

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • served with Matthew Granite and Jonas Wyatt in the Army Rangers
      • worked for a special ops team in the defense department with Jonas Harrington
      • a Cajun, raised in the bayou
      • father had been a soldier who taught him survival, weapons and fighting
      • mother died of cancer when he was 15, father died in a knife fight with a rival biker gang when he was 18
      • has a price on his head from the biker gang that killed his father, being hunted by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • his father was married to the mother of Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • a very strong telepath
      • able to enter into the shadow world
      • works as a Deputy in Sea Haven
      • quietly helps some of the older people in Sea Haven, but doesn’t draw attention to his kindnesses
      • plays the piano and composes his own music
      • connected telepathically to Elle Drake when he was captured and tortured while in the Rangers
      • dark and menacing, with unshakable control
      • a sniper who never misses his mark
      • able to turn off his emotions to do what needs to be done
      • quiet but lethal, moves in complete silence
      • has trouble with physical contact, rarely talks
      • scars on his face, neck and chest
      • stocky and heavily muscled
      • piercing dark eyes
      • thick, unruly dark hair
      • married to Elle Drake

Jamal

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • bodyguard of Prince Saeed
      • grew up with Prince Saeed and Yosuf
      • used to disposing of the bodies of Prince Saeed’s victims
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

James Berenger

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

James Branscomb

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • a police detective in Red Rocks
      • investigates the murder of Dean Walters

James Dawkins

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • killed by Gavrill Prakenskii

Janice Carlton

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • lives in Sea Haven
      • got drunk and threw herself at Matthew Granite

Jean-Claude La Roux

      • first appearance in Spirit Bound
      • head of a vast criminal empire
      • has untold wealth and connections
      • lived a glamorous life
      • responsible for an attack on Russian engineer Theodotus Solovyov that lead to the near death of his guard, Gavriil Prakenskii
      • obsessed with former lover Judith Henderson, has had her under surveillance since she left him five years ago
      • had Judith’s brother Paul Henderson tortured and murdered
      • imprisoned in Paris
      • surface charm hides a multitude of sins
      • destroyed mentally when he enters Judith Henderson’s dark studio
      • now confined to a mental hospital
      • good looking, well built
      • French accent

Jeanette Harrington

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • mother of Jonas Harrington
      • had her son late in life, never physically recovered from his birth
      • died of cancer when Jonas Harrington was young, leaving her son a large estate

Jeff

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • has a young son

Jeff Burley

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • usually plays Santa in the Christmas pageant

Jeffrey Dockins

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • oldest son of Gene and Marsha Dockins
      • brother of Jeremy Dockins
      • resident of Sea Haven
      • burly and friendly
      • owner of the local gas station
      • fell from his roof, but was saved by Sarah Drake
      • happily married

Jefferson

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • had been married to the eldest Drake sister aunt, Carol
      • died five years ago

Jeremy Dockins

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • son of Gene and Marsha Dockins
      • younger brother of Jeffrey Dockins
      • works at the family fishing business with his father and two brothers
      • helped his father investigate a possible smuggling ring in Sea Haven

Jerry St. Ives

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • Joley Drake’s band manager

Jim Brannigan

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • lives in Willits
      • works as a firefighter for the Forestry department
      • a helicopter pilot who has been flying for over 20 years
      • friends with Jonas Wyatt

Jock

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Joe Fields

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works in the corporate offices of BioLab Industries
      • friends with Harry Jenkins
      • tries to get Tyson Derrick to stop investigating the problem drug that nearly lead to the suicide of Drew Madison

Johann

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • one of the original settlers of Sea Haven
      • tried to ban Christmas celebrations
      • brother-in-law of Abram Lynchman

John Bastille

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • alias used by Stefan Prakenskii to take down Jean-Claude La Roux

John Dylan

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • worked on and off for Joley Drake’s band for two years
      • had a good reputation as a crew member, but is somewhat of a loner
      • nephew of international criminal Dominic Dylan
      • killed Dean Walters under orders of his uncle
      • orders Steve Brinkley to kidnap Joley Drake and Brian Rigger
      • shot and killed Sergei Nikitin

John Fergus

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • a captain of a boat named the Treasure Chest
      • ship used for smuggling Russian treasures into Sea Haven

John Sandoval

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a bodyguard for Edward Martinelli
      • tries to intimidate Libby Drake into meeting with his boss

Joley Drake – Turbulent Sea

      • first mentioned Magic in the Wind
      • second youngest of the Drake sisters
      • a spell-singer, able to weave a spell with her voice
      • abilities could cause massive destruction if wrongly used
      • tries to avoid physical contact because she reads people through touch
      • beautiful and wild, fiercely independent
      • internationally famous singer with a unique, sultry voice
      • loses herself in her music, but got tired of the empty life on the road
      • cultivates a bad-girl image, can act without thinking
      • has a fierce, wild spirit, has always gone against authority
      • fears the darkness she feels within herself
      • sets rules for the road that her band and crew must follow
      • very protective of her family
      • uses her abilities to expose Reverend R.J.’s depravity on live television
      • flawless skin
      • naturally blonde hair, often dyed darker
      • large, dark brown eyes
      • married to Ilya Prakenskii

Jonas Harrington – Safe Harbor

      • first appearance Magic in the Wind
      • Sea Haven Sheriff
      • has been close to the Drake family since they were all children
      • considers himself responsible for the safety of the Drake sisters, has always felt when they are in danger
      • has his own strong sense of intuition
      • well-liked and respected, tough and uncompromising
      • driven to protect and help the innocent
      • honest and by the book, but very protective
      • has always tried to hide his strong emotions and berserker rages
      • shot Russian assassin Petr Ivanov in the head
      • former army Ranger, served with Matthew Granite and Jackson Deveau
      • had been part of a special ops team for the defense department
      • weary of death and violence
      • became close to the Drake family when he was around 7
      • wealthy parents had him late in life
      • father died when he was 5, mother Jeanette very ill since he was born
      • took care of his mother until her death
      • ambushed, shot and nearly killed by Sam Chapman
      • only saved by the combined healing powers of the Drake sisters
      • has some telepathic abilities
      • tall, with sun-bleached hair
      • very focused sea-blue eyes
      • married to Hannah Drake, father of a baby boy

Jorge Estrada

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • runs a small, family-owned beach resort
      • married to Maria Estrada
      • has three daughters and a large extended family
      • resort has been used several times by Maxim Prakenskii while he was undercover

Judith Henderson Prakenskii – Spirit Bound

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • one of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • controls the element of spirit
      • able to weave together and magnify the abilities of the others
      • highly empathic, can use those emotions for destructive means
      • can tap into every element, draw power from all energy
      • hates her powers and considers herself dangerous
      • has lost control of her emotions before, and caused the deaths of others
      • 27 years old
      • born to a Japanese mother and American father
      • had an ideal, loving childhood
      • raised by brother Paul Henderson after their parents died in an accident when she was a teenager
      • very skilled painter
      • made her name in art restoration, but became famous for making kaleidoscopes
      • manages the local art gallery and has her own shop in Sea Haven
      • fell in love with international criminal Jean Claude La Roux when she was in her early 20’s studying art in Paris
      • brother Paul Henderson tortured and killed by Jean-Claude La Roux over 5 years ago
      • overwhelmed with rage, pain and guilt after her brother’s death
      • channels her darker emotions into her work in a locked, private studio
      • ladylike, but speaks her mind
      • tall and slim with glossy black hair to below her waist
      • small dimple in her right cheek
      • dark eyes
      • married to Stefan Prakenskii

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Kate Drake – The Twilight Before Christmas

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • second oldest of the Drake sisters
      • has the ability to sooth and calm with her voice, heal psychic damage
      • absorbs the negative emotions she draws out of others
      • able to enter the shadow world
      • demure and refined, elegant
      • always seems poised and graceful
      • seems cool and flawless, but is vulnerable
      • gives those around her a sense of peace
      • highly successful writer of mysteries and thrillers, but lives life as an observer
      • soft, melodic voice
      • long, thick chestnut hair with red highlights
      • large, expressive sea green eyes
      • flawless skin
      • married to Matthew Granite

Karl Tarasov

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • Russian
      • son of Petr Tarasov, nephew of Boris Tarasov
      • enforcer and killer for the Tarasov crime family
      • forces Albert and Annabelle Werner to attack Hannah Drake to draw out Jonas Harrington
      • father killed trying to flee police custody
      • tall, with an athletic build
      • very handsome
      • short blonde hair
      • tattoo on his hand
      • killed by Ilya Prakenskii

Kent Bastion

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • a Greek father, speaks fluent Greek
      • a bomb expert
      • wild and crazy, with a reputation for talking his way out of any situation
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Kingsley

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • a reporter

Klaus

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • one of the bodyguards for Sergei Nikitin
      • killed in an attack on Sergei Nikitin

Kolochek

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • an international criminal
      • does business with Dominic Dylan

Kostya Sorbacov

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • responsible for the murder of the Prakenskii parents and the training of the Prakenskii brothers
      • took young boys and made them into living weapons
      • used threats against the other brothers to keep the Prakensiis in line
      • brutal, cold and cruel
      • overthrown from his position of power
      • son Uri Sorbacov has targeted the Prakenskii brothers for death, trying to erase the evidence of the evil his father has done
      • charming, elegant and charismatic
      • killed by Lissa Piner and Casimir Prakenskii

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Lance

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • Sea Haven resident
      • does roofing and handyman work
      • a binge drinker

Lance

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary working aboard the human trafficking ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • not particularly large, but solidly built
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Lance Parker

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • Sea Haven resident
      • does roofing

Lazzaro

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • Russian priest
      • preformed all of the wedding ceremonies of the Prakenskii brothers
      • completely loyal

Leo Meyer

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • keyboardist in Joley Drake’s band
      • a hard partier

Leone Marciante

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • from Italy
      • a mercenary who worked as a contract killer for the mob
      • employed by Evan Shackler-Gratsos to work on his human trafficking ship
      • a brutal killer since he was young
      • has an uncle deep into the Italian mob
      • considers himself a ladies man, but is a thug and a bully
      • partnered with childhood friend Ricco D’Amato
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Leonid Ignatev

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • former Russian intelligence officer
      • a dirty cop, working with the Russian mafia
      • hoped to enter the political arena
      • became jealous when Aleksandr Volstov’s career overshadowed his own
      • tried to use Abbey Drake to hurt Aleksandr Volstov
      • planned to torture then kill Abbey Drake
      • arranged for a contract to be taken out on Aleksandr Volstov
      • has been living on the run
      • connected to a group that used terror tactics to try and overthrow the government
      • highly vengeful, full of hatred
      • works with Sergei Nikitin
      • shot Gene Dockins and killed Andre Danilov
      • attacks Abbey Drake and Aleksandr Volstov while they are diving
      • killed by Aleksandr Volstov

Letty Harper

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • pregnant
      • husband Bruce Harper had an affair with Sylvia Fredrickson
      • loves her husband, even though he was unfaithful

Levi Hammond

      • identity taken by Lev Prakenskii in Sea Haven
Lev PrakenskiiWater Bound
      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • second youngest Prakenskii brother
      • various powers including telepathy, some mind control, ability to communicate with birds, can memorize people and places in grid form
      • able to see through the eyes of animals and direct their actions
      • also known as Sid Kozlov while undercover, but takes the name Levi Hammond when he moves to Sea Haven
      • large and well muscled, scarred from years of abuse, with piercing blue eyes
      • taken from his family as a child, his parents murdered, and raised to be a killing machine
      • highly protective and cautious
      • loves the water
      • strong willed and determined
      • will stop at nothing to take care of those he considers his
      • was working undercover to stop a human trafficking ring when Elle Drake was captured and tortured
      • was presumed dead in the ship sinking that killed Stavros Gratsos
      • rescued by Rikki Sitmore, but suffered from memory loss
      • hunted by the Russian government
      • married to Rikki Sitmore

Lexi Thompson – Earth Bound

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • birth name Alexia Wilson
      • an earth elemental
      • can direct and control the earth, cause fissures and earthquakes
      • has healing abilities
      • can make anything in the soil grow
      • at 23 is the youngest of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • spends most of her time working the land on the farm
      • deeply emotional, suffers panic attacks from years of intense trauma
      • too sweet for her own good
      • kidnapped from her home when she was 8 years old
      • held by a cult leader and his followers, turned into a slave
      • forced to “marry” cult enforcer Duncan Caine
      • abused physically, sexually and emotionally
      • spent 9 years in captivity, told her family would be killed if she ever tried to leave
      • grew close to a Doctor who was also held by the cult
      • not educated, but still smart
      • learned acupuncture and healing from Dr. Daiyu Zhang before she was raped and killed by Duncan Caine
      • suffers from the trauma of what was done to her
      • escaped the cult at 17
      • has been in witness protection after testifying against the cult members
      • parents, older brothers and younger sister murdered in retaliation
      • rarely leaves the farm, not comfortable with strangers
      • pale oval face and soft, delicate features
      • pixie looking with hip length auburn hair, large green eyes
      • small and graceful
      • engaged to Gavriil Prakenskii

Libby (Elizabeth Jane) Drake – Dangerous Tides

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • the fourth of the Drake sisters
      • has magical healing abilities, along with a medical degree from Harvard
      • highly empathic
      • feels compelled to heal when someone is injured or sick
      • always gives too much of herself, and suffers for it
      • often takes the pain and illness of those she helps onto herself
      • always seen as a good girl, solid and respectable
      • has had a crush on Tyson Derrick since the seventh grade
      • nearly kills herself and her sisters when she brings Tyson Derrick back from certain death
      • small and slender, almost fragile
      • otherworldly appearance
      • midnight black hair and pale skin
      • intense green eyes
      • married to Tyson Derrick

Linda Bowers

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • a nurse
      • went to school with the Drake sisters
      • works with Libby Drake

Lisa

      • first mentioned in Turbulent Sea
      • has a young son
      • girlfriend of drummer Denny Simmons
      • a good person
      • boyfriend Denny has cheated on her while on the road with Joley Drake

Lissa Piner – Fire Bound

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • one of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • controls the element of fire
      • born Giacinta Abbracciabene in Ferrara, Northern Italy
      • family had a small but lucrative territory in the mob
      • parents Marcello and Elizabeta murdered along with their entire household
      • leg savaged by the same dogs that ripped her parents apart
      • taken in and trained by her enforcer uncle Luigi Abbracciabene
      • raised to be a weapon, spent years hunting and killing those who murdered her family
      • studied languages, weapons, martial arts and street fighting
      • has spent years trying to control her fiery nature, always seems calm and controlled
      • has hid her true nature even from the other women on the farm
      • came to America and assumed the identity of Lissa Piner when she was 18
      • a glassblower and welder, has built a successful business making custom crystal chandeliers
      • devastated when she learns her uncle Luigi was responsible for the death of her parents
      • had been little more than her uncle’s secret weapon to eliminate those who stand in his way
      • works with Casimir Prakenskii to kill both Uri and Kostya Sorbacov
      • 24 years old
      • fair skinned, with an oval face
      • long bright red hair, striking deep blue eyes
      • small and slight, but very strong and highly combat trained
      • married to Casimir Prakenskii

Lissa (Melissa Lacey) Voight

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • infant daughter of Logan Voight and band groupie Lucy Brady
      • will be raised by her father and his wife Tish

Lisset

      • first mentioned in Hidden Currents
      • friend of Jackson Deveau
      • married
      • trains protection dogs

Logan Voight

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • sax player in Joley Drake’s band
      • had a brief affair with groupie Lucy Brady, who became pregnant
      • gets sole custody of his daughter Lissa
      • has loved Tish since they were children
      • wife Tish left him after she walked in on him with another woman
      • reuniting with estranged wife Tish

Lori Robertson

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • from San Francisco
      • single mother of 14 year old Venita Robertson
      • led to believe her goth daughter is demon possessed
      • takes her daughter to the Reverend R.J. to be cured
      • when she changes her mind, she is tied up, beaten and raped by Reverend R.J.’s guards

Lucia

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • around 14 years old
      • parents murdered by Ricco D’Amato
      • made a sex slave on the ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • tries to take on the role of adult for her younger brother and sisters
      • so traumatized she has a hard time letting the children out of her sight
      • black hair, huge dark eyes
      • older sister of Benito, Siena and Nicia
      • younger sister Sofia raped and killed by Prince Saeed
      • rescued by Maxim Prakenskii and Airiana Ridell
      • taken with her surviving brother and sisters to live on the farm in Sea Haven

Lucinda Parker

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • lives in Point Arena
      • believed to be crazy
      • rumored to practice black magic
      • has been investigated several times by Jonas Harrington

Lucy Brady

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • daughter of Gloria Brady
      • an insane groupie who had an affair with Joley Drake bandmember Logan Voight
      • became pregnant with Logan Voight’s daughter
      • has threatened to kill both herself and her child several times
      • in and out of institutions the whole time shes was pregnant
      • threatened to cut her daughter out of her own stomach
      • refuses to stay on her medication
      • signed custody of daughter Lissa over to Logan
      • stalked Joley Drake, believing she stole Logan from her
      • holds Tish Voight and Joley Drake hostage, threatening to kill them

Luigi Abbracciabene

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • uncle of Lissa Piner
      • from Ferrera, in Northern Italy
      • family controlled a small but lucrative territory for the Italian mob
      • was the family enforcer, but believed he deserved more
      • jealous and greedy, betrayed his family in the name of power
      • responsible for the deaths of his older brother Marcello and sister in law Elizabeta, along with their entire household
      • raised his niece Lissa Piner to be his secret weapon
      • spent years using Lissa to remove those people who stood in his path to power
      • patient enough to spend years working his way to the top
      • plans to control not only the Abbracciabene family, but the Porcelli family as well
      • tried to have Lissa Piner killed when she had killed all of his enemies
      • pretended for years to suffer from Multiple Sclerosis, used that as a way to live a second, secret life
      • runs a lucrative prostitution ring that caters to a depraved clientele
      • olive-skinned
      • supplies women to Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • married to Angeline Porcelli, father of three sons
      • only close to his long-time soldier, Arturo
      • despises his wife, dreams of the day he can kill her
      • killed by Casimir Prakenskii

Luke Walton

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Lydia Sartini

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • long term devoted mistress of Aldo Porcelli

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Marcello Abbracciabene

      • first mentioned in Fire Bound
      • father of Lissa Piner
      • husband of Elizabeta Abbracciabene
      • from Ferrera, in Northern Italy
      • head of a small but lucrative territory in the Italian mob
      • betrayed by his jealous younger brother Luigi Abbracciabene
      • killed along with his wife and all of his household, ripped apart by dogs

Maria

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • family runs a beach resort used by Maxim Prakenskii in the past
      • married to Jorge Estrada
      • has three daughters

Mariana Loria

      • first appearance in Fire Bond
      • owner of a boutique hotel in the small Italian town of Polignano a Mare
      • elegant and classy
      • dark hair streaked with gray
      • buys custom crystal chandeliers from Lissa Piner

Marie Darden

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • elderly Sea Haven resident
      • married to Clyde Darden
      • inherited a bit of money and remodeled her house

Marina Ridell (Marinochka Venediktov)

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • mother of Airiana Ridell
      • probably an air element like her daughter
      • began to drink to quiet her over-active mind
      • tortured and killed for information on the project her daughter Airiana was working on for the government
      • born in Russia, had been a promising student at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
      • parents killed in an accident when she was 18, had no other family
      • terrified of the water after nearly drowning as a child
      • had been bright, lively and charming
      • fell in love with Theodotus Solovyov when she was at her lowest point
      • moved to the United States after she was targeted by Elena Solovyov for having an affair with her husband
      • most probably killed by Russian mercenary Wanda Payne

Marinochka Venediktov

      • see Marina Ridell

Mars, Mr.

      • see Reginald Mars

Marsha Dockins

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • family owns a fishing business in Sea Haven
      • husband Gene Dockins shot and nearly killed by Russian smugglers
      • has three sons, including Jeremy Dockins
      • often comforted Abbey Drake when she was young and other children were afraid of her

Marsten, Captain

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • captain of the human trafficking ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • abusive of women
      • killed one of the women provided for the ship’s crew
      • shot and killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Mason Fredrickson

      • first mentioned in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • went to school with the older Drake sisters
      • wife Sylvia Fredrickson had an affair with Bruce Harper
      • held hostage by the Russian smugglers
      • reuniting with his estranged wife after she risks her own life to help save his
      • wife Sylvia expecting their first child
      • works as a reserve law enforcement officer in Sea Haven

Matthew Granite – The Twilight Before Christmas

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • from a Sea Haven family
      • life-long friend of Jonas Wyatt
      • decorated Army Ranger, served with Jonas Wyatt and Jackson Deveaux
      • works in his family’s construction company
      • athletic and rugged, lives an adventurous life
      • has always needed to push himself, test his limits
      • skilled builder and designer
      • older brother of Danny Granite
      • son of Victoria and Harold Granite
      • tall, with massive shoulders and heavy muscles
      • thick, dark hair worn a bit long
      • silver eyes
      • married to Kate Drake

Max Walberg

      • name taken by Maxim Prakenskii

Maxim Prakenskii – Air Bound

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • an air elemental
      • able to manipulate fog, direct sound, distort the air to alter or hide his appearance
      • a fighting machine
      • purposeful and confident, fast and lethal
      • good at living in the shadows
      • has shut off his emotions for years
      • seems cold and controlled, but rage bubbles just below the surface
      • trained in seduction, but too detached to ever be effective
      • so busy trying to protect everyone else that he has given up on himself
      • scared to love because losing another person would destroy what is left of him
      • along with his older brother Viktor has killed most of the soldiers that attacked his family and murdered his parents
      • uses the alias Max Walberg
      • too rough looking to be considered conventionally handsome
      • becomes head of security for Airiana after she returns to work for the Defense Department
      • well over 6 feet tall, with very broad shoulders and a thick chest
      • covered with scars
      • glacier blue eyes that can seem lethally cold
      • thick, shaggy black hair
      • adopting orphans Lucia, Benito, Nicia and Siena
      • married to Airiana Ridell

Mike Carpenter

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • sea urchin diver who works out of Sea Haven

Mike Dangerfield

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a reserve law enforcement officer in Sea Haven

Mike Shariton

      • first appearance in Spirit Bound
      • a petty criminal hired by Jean-Claude La Roux to take pictures of Judith Henderson
      • lives in Point Arena, California
      • breaks into the farm and shoots at Lev and Stefan Prakenskii
      • arrested by Jonah Harrington

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Nanci

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • one of the Drake sisters’ aunts
      • sister of Blythe and Carol
      • the fourth sister, with the same healing abilities as Libby Drake

Ned Farmer

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • a well to do accountant
      • owns several businesses in Fort Bragg and Sea Haven
      • well liked in town
      • distinguished looking
      • married, with three children

Nicia

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • around 10 years old
      • parents murdered by Ricco D’Amato
      • made a sex slave on the ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • raped by Prince Saeed
      • long, curly black hair
      • sister of Lucia, Siena and Benito
      • twin sister Sofia raped and killed by Prince Saeed
      • rescued by Maxim Prakenskii and Airiana Ridell
      • taken with her surviving brother and sisters to live on the farm in Sea Haven

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Patrice Lungren

      • identity used by Lissa Piner when she hunts and kills her targets

Patsy Granger

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • resident of Sea Haven
      • very tall, with beautiful skin
      • daughter of Mr. Granger
      • mother of Pete Granger

Paul

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • head bodyguard for Reverend R.J.
      • tall and threatening

Paul Baily

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • a young child who lives in Sea Haven
      • fell into a blowhole and was rescued by Sarah Drake

Paul Henderson

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • raised younger sister Judith Henderson after the death of their parents in a car accident
      • Japanese mother, American father
      • tortured and killed by Jean-Claude La Roux five years ago
      • died in Greece, trying to protect his sister

Pavel Demidov

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • works as a bodyguard for Sergei Nikitin
      • part of Nikitin’s human trafficking ring
      • a traitor who turned on his boss
      • responsible for the deaths of several of Nikitin’s soldiers
      • killed by Ilya Prakenskii

Penny

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • Sea Haven resident

Pete Granger

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • 17 years old
      • best friend of Drew Madison
      • son of Patsy Granger

Peter Rogers

      • first appearance in Earth Bound
      • a cult enforcer
      • trained under Duncan Caine
      • killed by Gavriil Prakenskii

Petr Ivanov

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • a Russian “cleaner” sent to hunt Lev Prakenskii
      • determined to eliminate both Stefan and Lev Prakenskii
      • a sociopath, completely lethal
      • prefers to kill close up
      • no regard for life, lives for the killing of others
      • emotionally distant, unable to connect with anyone
      • trained for a time with both Stefan and Lev Prakenskii
      • intense personal hatred of Stefan Prakenskii since childhood
      • killed several other children while still in training
      • answers to Sorbacov, rather than to the Russian government
      • killed Sea Haven homeless Vietnam vet Bill
      • cold, dead eyes
      • stabbed in the heart by Stefan Prakenskii and shot in the head by Jonas Harrington

Petr Tarasov

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • brother of Boris Tarasov
      • son Karl Tarasov a brutal enforcer and killer
      • leader of a huge Russian crime family known for their ability to launder money and run drugs
      • brother in law of Yegor and Viktor Gadiyan
      • bloody and brutal, known to wipe out entire families
      • rules through brutality and fear
      • his murder of an undercover agent was caught on surveillance by Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • biggest rival of Sergei Nikitin
      • caught trying to flee the United States, died trying to escape police custody

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Raimondo

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • young bodyguard of Luigi Abbracciabene

Ralph Carlson

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • works at the fishing docks
      • only other person to see Lev with Rikki Sitmore

Raymond Silver

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • paid by John Dylan to rig the staging at Joley Drake’s concert to collapse with her on it
      • friends with Tony Morano
      • 18 years old
      • an artist with a good memory for details

Reginald Mars

      • first mentioned in Magic in the Wind
      • owner of a fruit and vegetable stand in Sea Haven
      • has his own hydroponic farm
      • crotchety and mean
      • known to throw fruit at cars when he is in a bad mood
      • ornery, but basically harmless
      • gives away most of the produce he harvests to the needy
      • dated Drake sister aunt Carol when they were young
      • craggy brows

Ricco D’Amato

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • a mercenary who used to work as a contract killer for the mob
      • works for Evan Shacker-Gratsos on his human trafficking ship
      • partnered with childhood friend Leone Marciante
      • wild since childhood
      • attracted to young boys and teenagers
      • calculating and cunning
      • killed the parents of Benito, Lucia, Nicia, Sofia and Siena and turned them over to the human trafficking ring
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Rick

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • former army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • skilled pilot
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Rick Henderson

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • plays bass guitar in Joley Drake’s band
      • handsome, with long blonde hair
      • a hard partier

Rikki Sitmore PrakenskiiWater Bound

      • first appearance in Water Bound
      • one of the six Sisters of the Heart
      • connected to the element of water, can control it in all of it’s forms
      • dark hair, black eyes
      • works as a sea urchin diver
      • high functioning autistic, suffers from sensory overload from some sounds, textures
      • difficulty being around people, lacks social skills
      • has a hard time with change
      • does not like people touching her things
      • hunted and stalked by fire elemental Gerald Platt
      • terrible fear of fire after losing most of her loved-ones in house fires set by stalker Gerald Platt
      • former fiancee Daniel killed in a fire
      • spent most of her early years in foster homes and state facilities
      • has trouble being in a room with those she loves because of the fear that they will be caught in a fire
      • fiercely independent, but completely loyal
      • married to Lev Prakenskii

R.J., Reverend

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • leader of the cult that abducted Lexi Thompson
      • cousin of Duncan Caine
      • vile, self-righteous and attention seeking
      • gets off on hurting women, sleeping with the young girls of his congregation
      • suspected of having a large drug running operation
      • used to force the younger girls in the cult to have sex with him to “save” them from their sins
      • fixated on Hannah Drake and Joley Drake
      • uses the attack on Hannah Drake to preach about the consequences of sin
      • depravities exposed by Joley Drake on live television
      • died after falling over a cliff

Rob Ryan

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • internationally famous actor
      • friends with Joley Drake
      • married with a couple of children
      • wrongly linked to Joley Drake by the press, causing a scandal

Robbie Martinelli

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • young son of Edward and Eva Martinelli
      • around 5 years old
      • has the same autoimmune disease as his mother
      • very pale and weak
      • illness diagnosed by Libby Drake

Roman

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary, involved in the kidnapping of Airiana Ridell
      • Greek
      • a pilot

Ronald Howard

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • accidentally killed by Gene Fielding while under attack by Gavrill Prakenskii

Rory Smith

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a firefighter for the forestry

Rudy Venturi

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • an obsessed fan of Hannah Drake
      • lives in his own world, lonely but harmless
      • follows Hannah Drake from show to show
      • slightly brain damaged after a car accident that killed his family
      • has a sizable trust fund
      • small and slight, with nondescript features
      • brightly dyed hair worn in spikes

Russ Craun

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • famous professional football player
      • usually dates young, pretty actresses
      • moves in the same circles as Hannah Drake
      • seems fun and easygoing, but can be arrogant
      • drugs Hannah Drake’s drink at the modelling party before she is attacked and stabbed

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Sabrina

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • successful model
      • friend and co-worker of Hannah Drake
      • sleek, dark hair

Saeed, Prince

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • in his late 50’s or early 60’s
      • middle-Eastern
      • very wealthy, has enough money to get away with just about anything
      • purely evil
      • a sexual predator with a taste for young girls
      • a customer of Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • has raped and killed countless children, including Sofia
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Sam Chapman

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • cousin of Tyson Derrick
      • mother Ida died five years ago
      • seems easygoing and charming, fits in everywhere
      • works as a firefighter for the forestry
      • a rescue supervisor
      • belittles Tyson in subtle ways, used to being the center of attention
      • has a gambling addiction, owes money to Edward Martinelli
      • has total access to the inheritance of his cousin, Tyson Derrick
      • cuts the safety harness of Tyson Derrick during the rescue mission of Drew Madison, leaving Tyson near death
      • stalked and tried to kill Libby Drake after she becomes involved with Tyson Derrick
      • shot and nearly killed Jonas Harrington
      • killed by Jackson Deveau after trying to murder both Tyson Derrick and Libby Drake

Sarah Drake – Magic in the Wind

      • first appearance in Magic in the Wind
      • oldest of the seven Drake sisters
      • magical abilities take the form of grace and agility, and strong sense of intuition
      • can seemingly disappear in plain sight
      • commands both interest and respect from the Sea Haven locals
      • the leader of the sisters
      • highly practical, has great influence among her sisters
      • adventurous, capable of nearly impossible physical feats
      • usually in the right place at the right time to help those who need it
      • outspoken and likes things done her way
      • used to stealth and secrecy
      • highly trained security specialist
      • soft, melodious voice that invites confidence
      • of average height, but with a curvy figure
      • thick glossy dark hair and a pale face
      • cool sea blue eyes
      • married to Damon Wilder

Sasha

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • bodyguard for Prince Saeed
      • shot and killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Sean Fortune

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • works as a firefighter for the forestry
      • crew chief

Sergei Nikitin

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • part of the Russian mafia
      • seems charming, bit is violent and deadly
      • maintains the appearance of a responsible businessman, enjoying the finer things in life
      • has ties to several terrorist groups
      • wields a lot of power with his money and connections
      • no one has ever been able to pin any of his crimes on him
      • a middleman for Leonid Ignatev who takes money and makes arrangements
      • one of the main traffickers of women and children into Brussels and Indochina
      • employs Ilya Prakenskii as his bodyguard, but doesn’t trust him with the human trafficking side of his business
      • brokered the hit that was taken out on Aleksandr Volstov
      • fell in love with Joley Drake’s best friend Brian Rigger
      • fakes an interest in Joley Drake to cover for his following the band
      • was many things, but not a coward
      • biggest rival of Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • shot and killed by John Dylan while trying to rescue Brian Rigger

Shamar Dover

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • bodyguard of Prince Saeed
      • brother of Conley Dover
      • a mercenary with a sizable reputation
      • fast, skilled and dangerous
      • rapist and killer
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Shayner, Dr.

      • first mentioned in Dangerous Tides
      • a doctor in Sea Haven
      • worked on Tyson Derrick when he was injured in the helicopter fall

Shelton Edwards

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • known for his brutal interrogations
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • married several times
      • all of his wives mysteriously disappeared without a trace
      • bearded
      • killed by Gavrill Prakenskii

Sherrie Rider

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • went to elementary school with Jonas Harrington and Hannah Drake
      • athletic and sporty
      • moved away from Sea Haven when she was 10

Sid Kozlov

      • alias used by Lev Prakenskii while undercover

Siena

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • 6 years old
      • parents murdered by Ricco D’Amato
      • made a sex slave on the ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • long, curly black hair and huge dark eyes
      • youngest sister of Lucia, Benito and Nicia
      • older sister Sofia raped and killed by Prince Saeed
      • rescued by Maxim Prakenskii and Airiana Ridell
      • taken with her surviving brother and sisters to live on the farm in Sea Haven

Sofia

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • born in Italy
      • around 10 years old
      • parents murdered by Ricco D’Amato
      • made a sex slave on the ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • raped and killed by Prince Saeed
      • long, curly black hair
      • twin sister of Nicia
      • sister of Lucia, Siena and Benito
      • surviving brother and sisters taken to live with Airiana Ridell and Maxim Prakenskii in Sea Haven

Sophie Rigoli

      • first appearance in Fire Bound
      • famous Italian fashion designer
      • small but sprightly
      • designer of Lissa Piner’s wedding dress

Stavros Gratsos

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • shipping magnate and playboy
      • handsome, with dark eyes
      • mother took his younger brother and fled their abusive father, leaving him behind
      • had his mother killed when he eventually tracked her down
      • took his father’s illegal activities to a completely new level
      • has police and politicians on his payroll
      • seems kind and compassionate, hiding his depravity
      • egotistical, considers himself above the law
      • a human trafficker and international criminal
      • obsessed with finding a psychic woman to bear his children
      • kidnapped, raped and tortured Elle Drake while she was undercover
      • very strong psychic in his own right, with control over the sea
      • used the sea to attack and nearly kill Hannah and Abigail Drake and Jackson Deveau
      • killed Elle Drake’s boss Dane Phelps
      • died off the coast of Sea Haven when his yacht sank
      • criminal empire inherited by his twin brother, Evan Shackler-Gratsos

Stefan Prakenskii – Spirit Bound

      • first appearance in Spirit Bound
      • fourth oldest Prakenskii brother
      • has the ability to read auras, knows when danger is close
      • telepathic
      • takes on the persona of wealthy art patron Thomas Vincent in Sea Haven
      • raised brutally in Russian military schools to be the perfect weapon
      • patient, efficient, and deadly
      • has shut off almost all emotion except loyalty to his brothers until he meets Judith Henderson
      • usually underestimated until he strikes
      • fearless and impossible to intimidate
      • skilled in undercover work, has several established identities
      • used the alias John Bastille to get close to international criminal Jean-Claude La Roux
      • had spent so many years undercover, he was losing who he truly is
      • strong personal code of honor
      • helps badly injured brother Gavriil Prakenskii go into hiding from the Russian government
      • remembers everything he reads
      • stabbed Russian assassin Petr Ivanov in the heart
      • not particularly handsome, but seductive and compelling
      • fluent in many languages
      • lost touch with his artistic side when he was forced to become a killer
      • able to help Judith Henderson focus and control her powers
      • tall and heavily muscled, almost bulky like a body builder
      • very imposing
      • scarred face and body from years of training and combat
      • dark blue-green eyes, dark blonde hair
      • married to Judith Henderson

Steve Brinkley

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • works as a driver and bodyguard for Joley Drake while she is on tour
      • kidnaps Joley Drake and Brian Rigger as leverage to draw out Sergei Nikitin
      • planted the bomb that blew up Joley Drake’s buss
      • works for John Dylan

Steve Johnson

      • identity assumed by Casimir Prakenskii

Steven Cabot

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • friend of Stefan Prakenskii
      • head of a prestigious international law firm
      • art collector based in New York
      • collects both paintings and sculpture, including that of Judith Henderson

Stewart, Detective

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • investigating the attack on Hannah Drake

Susan Briggs

      • first mentioned in Safe Harbor
      • middle-aged schizophrenic woman
      • spends several months stalking Hannah Drake
      • arrested after slashing a collection of clothes modeled by Hannah Drake
      • recently released from jail
      • seems normal, but capable of extreme violence

Swede

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • a mercenary aboard the human trafficking ship owned by Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • blonde hair
      • lazy
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Sylvia Fredrickson

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • married to Mason Fredrickson
      • had an affair with Bruce Harper
      • has always believed she can have any man she wants
      • loves her husband, but still flirts with other men
      • reconciles with her husband Mason, expecting a child
      • blonde, with generous curves

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Terry

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • member of Duncan Gray’s Black ops team for the Defense department
      • married, expecting his first child
      • a family man who supported his mother
      • the driver for Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau’s surveillance of the Tarasov brothers
      • shot and killed by Karl Tarasov

Theodotus Solovyov

      • first mentioned in Water Bound
      • Russian security genius
      • a brilliant engineer and physicist
      • fell in love with student Mariana Ridell, had an affair and fathered Airiana Ridell
      • used information about Airiana Ridell’s weather project as a basis of his own work
      • vital in the formation of the Russian defense system
      • his attempted kidnapping leads to the grave injury of his bodyguard, Gavriil Prakenskii
      • attacked on orders from Jean-Claude La Roux
      • betrayed by his own wife, Elena
      • can be utterly ruthless when it comes to his work, not used to being questioned
      • a heavy drinker
      • demands adulation for his brilliance
      • consumed by his work to the exclusion of everything else
      • tried to force Airiana Ridell to return with him to Russia to help him recover his lost work
      • was willing to betray Gavriil Prakenskii and let Maxim be killed if it meant his work would continue
      • huge and bear-like
      • bushy beard and piercing blue eyes

Thomas Vincent

      • identity taken by Stefan Prakenskii in Sea Haven

Tim Robbins

      • first appearance in Oceans of Fire
      • one of the older residents of Sea Haven
      • a fisherman who practically lives on his boat

Tish Voight

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • a teacher
      • was part of Joley Drake’s band from the beginning, taking care of the band like a road mother
      • responsible for bring Joley Drake into the band
      • left her husband after he had an affair
      • independent and proud, but couldn’t move on with her life after she walked in on her husband with another woman
      • has loved Logan since they were children
      • had cancer as a child, making her unable to have children
      • reuniting with estranged husband Logan Voight, helping to raise his daughter Lissa
      • medium height and curvy
      • long, dark hair

Tito

      • first mentioned in Fire Bound
      • a gardener working at the estate of Luigi Abbracciabene

Tom

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • a deputy in Sea Haven
      • run off the road and injured in a prisoner transfer

Tom

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • army buddy of Jonas Harrington and Jackson Deveau
      • quiet but deadly
      • helps in the rescue of Elle Drake from Stavros Gratsos

Tomasso Dal Porto

      • identity taken by Casimir Prakenskii in the Abbracciabene household

Tommy Dockins

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • a Sea Haven resident
      • injured in a mud-slide, along with Danny Granite

Tommy Lofton

      • first mentioned in Oceans of Fire
      • an old friend of Drake sisters’ aunt Carol

Tony Morano

      • first appearance in Turbulent Sea
      • paid by John Dylan to rig the staging at Joley Drake’s concert to collapse with her on it
      • friends with Raymond Silver
      • 20 years old
      • an artist with a good memory for details

Trey Bridges

      • first mentioned in Earth Bound
      • former mercenary
      • a cult enforcer who worked under Benjamin Frost
      • killed by Gavriil Prakenskii

Trudy Garret Granite

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • Sea Haven resident
      • gossipy and somewhat melodramatic
      • thinking of buying the Salt Bar and Grill
      • wife of Danny Granite
      • mother of Davy Granite
      • tall and pretty, with a youthful face

Tyson Derrick – Dangerous Tides

      • first appearance in Dangerous Tides
      • a brilliant, Nobel-prize winning Harvard-educated biochemist
      • attracted to Libby Drake since their school days, but believes the Drake family are con artists and scammers
      • has little in the way of interpersonal skills, disconnected from most people
      • completely devoted to science and research, to the exclusion of everything else
      • forgets the world around him when he gets involved in his research
      • doesn’t seem to fit in no matter how hard he tries
      • basically raised by his aunt Ida Chapman after his wealthy parents became embarrassed by him
      • parents died a few years ago in a plane crash, leaving him a fortune of over 40 million dollars
      • close only to his cousin, Sam Chapman
      • has little interest in his money, left his cousin Sam in charge of it
      • an adrenaline junkie who spends summers working with a helicopter rescue team
      • excels in several forms of martial arts
      • badly injured falling from a helicopter during the rescue of Drew Madison
      • cousin Sam Chapman a sociopath who becomes unhinged when Tyson becomes involved with Libby Drake
      • saved from certain death by Libby Drake
      • strong and broad shouldered
      • very handsome, with piercing blue eyes
      • wavy jet black hair
      • married to Libby Drake

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Uri

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • Russian
      • trained with Stefan Prakenskii as a child
      • had been the best friend of Stefan Prakenskii, before turning on him and nearly killing him

Uri Sorbacov

      • first mentioned in Spirit Bound
      • powerful within the Russian government
      • from a wealthy and influential Russian family
      • father Kostya Sorbacov responsible for the deaths of the Prakenskii parents and the training of the Prakenskii brothers
      • trying to hide the sins of his family so he can advance in politics
      • kills those who fail him, or those who no longer can be of use
      • wants the Prakenskii brothers killed, along with all others who were trained in his father’s schools
      • tried to have Airiana Ridell abducted to weaponize her weather project
      • charming, elegant and charismatic
      • killed by Lissa Piner and Casimir Prakenskii

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Valentin Blatov

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • one of the few men Maxim Prakenskii truly considers to be a friend
      • trained at the same school as Maxim Prakenskii
      • tried to look out for the younger boys at the training school
      • charming and flirtatious
      • in his late 30’s

Venita Robertson

      • first appearance in Hidden Currents
      • 14 year old girl from San Francisco
      • daughter of Lori Robertson
      • goth looking, with piercings in her lip, nose and eyebrow
      • shoulder-length straight blue-black hair
      • very pretty, but quiet and reserved
      • cuts herself
      • mother made to believe by Reverend R.J. that she is demon possessed
      • taken to Reverend R.J. to be cured
      • raped by Reverend R.J., was to be sold by him into the human trafficking ring
      • injured after falling over a cliff with Revered R.J.

Victoria Granite

      • first appearance in The Twilight Before Christmas
      • mother of Matthew and Danny Granite
      • wife of Harold Granite
      • family owns a construction company

Viktor Gadiyan

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • brother of Yegor Gadiyan
      • top level enforcer for Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • ties to the Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • involved in a plot to kill Sergei Nikitin several years ago
      • killed by Jackson Deveau

Viktor Prakenskii

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • oldest of the Prakenskii brothers
      • incredibly intimidating
      • relentlessly hunted and killed the soldiers that murdered his parents, made their deaths look like accidents
      • even more brutally trained than his younger brothers, his school was so cruel it was shut down
      • has always been in the most dangerous of situations, hunted the biggest targets
      • works deep undercover, has spent 5 years hunting Evan Shackler-Gratsos
      • organized and went off the grid with the 17 other survivors of his school
      • will do anything to protect his brothers, both by blood and the ones he was raised with
      • plans on finishing his last assignment then coming to Sea Haven
      • tall and broad shouldered, very heavily muscled
      • very long dark hair worn in a pony tail, piercing green eyes
      • heavily tattooed
      • husband of Blythe Daniels

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Wanda Payne

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • former neighbor of Marina and Airiana Ridell
      • took care of Airiana when her mother couldn’t
      • a sleeper agent for the Russian government
      • trained at the same school as Maxim Prakenskii
      • had a taste for the high life
      • broke away from her handlers
      • would take any job as long as the pay was right
      • probably responsible for the torture and murder of Marina Ridell
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

Westwood

      • first mentioned in Air Bound
      • one of Airiana Ridell’s handlers when she was working on her project for the government

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Yegor Gadiyan

      • first appearance in Safe Harbor
      • top level enforcer for Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • brother of Viktor Gadiyan
      • former husband of Irina Tarasov, sister of Russian mobsters Boris and Petr Tarasov
      • involved in a plot to kill Sergei Nikitin several years ago
      • shot and killed by Jonas Harrington

Yosuf

      • first appearance in Air Bound
      • bodyguard of Prince Saeed
      • grew up with Prince Saeed and Jamal
      • used to disposing of the bodies of Prince Saeed’s victims
      • killed by Maxim Prakenskii

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5 thoughts on “Sea Haven Character Guide

  1. Marisol says:

    I would to point out that reverend RJ actually was mentioned n first appeared in hannah drakes book and died in jokey drakes book

  2. kaleigha says:

    Good catch. I missed changing that when I added the Drake Sisters stuff to the Sisters of the Heart info. Thanks.

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