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• Amelia Huntington, Baroness Caire Haughty society matron and mother of Lord Caire.
• Bert A tooth-challenged tough who works for Charming Mickey.
• Concord Makepeace The eldest brother of the Makepeace Family is a beer brewer with a brood of children and a constantly pregnant wife.
• The Ghost of St. Giles A mysterious figure dressed in harlequin’s motley and mask, wielding two swords. Is he a guardian of the poor or something much more sinister?
• Godric St. John A scholar and a gentleman with a reserved exterior and a inner heartbreak—he watched the love of his life die slowly from a wasting illness. Godric is also the head of the St. John Family. (Lord of Darkness)
• Harry A thug with a heart of gold who, along with his sidekick, Bert, guards Charming Mickey’s palace in St. Giles.
• Joseph Tinbox A mischievous orphan at the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children.
• Mary Darling A foundling infant mysteriously left on a doorstep.
• Mary Hope An orphan infant at the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children, she was saved by Temperance Dews.
• “Charming” Mickey O’Connor The most notorious river pirate in London. Dangerous, cunning, and without compassion, Mickey makes a devilish offer…that ends up threatening his own soul. (Scandalous Desires)
• Mother Heart’s-Ease A venial gin seller in St. Giles.
• Nell Jones A former actress and prostitute, Nell is Temperance Dews’ right hand at the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children.
• Pansy She’s the manager of Mrs. Whiteside’s House in St. Giles—a brothel that caters to a clientele with unusual tastes.
• Soot The Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children’s black cat, Soot enjoys the odd bowl of cream, a warm kitchen hearth, and lying limp over children’s arms.
• Sir Stanley Gilpin Deceased patron of the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children and friend of the Makepeace Family.
• Temperance Dews The fourth Makepeace Family offspring. She runs the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children in St. Giles along with her brother, Winter Makepeace. She is all that is respectable—on the surface at least. (Wicked Intentions)
• William Hollingbrook Captain of the Finch and husband to Silence Hollingbrook.
• Winter Makepeace Second to the last of the Makepeace Family siblings. A schoolteacher and manager of the Home for Unfortunate Infants and Foundling Children, he seems austere, but does his severity disguise a passionate heart? (Thief of Shadows)