Sam Kelley Lead Character. Detective for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office (Louisiana).
Liam . Sam's grade-school best friend.
Sylvia. Sam's Aunt, who took his mother's place in his home
Ruth, Hannah, Cecilia, Lucille, Natalie Sam's sisters. He is closest to Natalie.
Abagail Louise O'Malley DECEASED. Sam's mom.
Sarrah Taylor DECEASED. Victim of a murder that Sam Kelley is investigating
Lt. Louis Daughenbaugh. Fellow detective, on VACATION
Sgt. Debra Semien. Fellow detective, injured in hospital
Matthew (Matt) Broussard. Sarrah's boyfriend. Called in her murder.
Dale Smithe. Friend to Sam Kelley, psychiatrist, works with CPSO
Captain Chris Rogue. Sam Kelley's captain and boss at CPSO
Rhonda. Friend of Sam Kelley through an anonymous place
Rebecca . Sam Kelley's ex-wife. She took their daughter Marla to Houston.
Deputy Traci Seele First on scene at Sarrah Taylor's murder scene. (We hear this name through conversation.)
Deputy Wayne Landry. First on scene at Sarrah Taylor's murder scene. (We hear this name through conversation.)
Nina Isaac Brooks. Old friend of Sam Kelley. Hasn't seen her in years.
Jacinto . Nina 's brother. Their father lives with him and Jacinto's daughter, Lara.
Ethan . Manager at GAP store. Sarrah Taylor's boss.
Karla Plaisance. Friend of Natalie ( Sam Kelley's sister). Works with her, too.
James (Trey) Vidrine. Recently out of jail, patient of Dale Smithe's.
Gant. A dead lead in the case.
Governor Billy Hale Recently out of prison for money laundering, extortion. Not a suspect.
Ramon. The Medical Examiner for Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.
Mr Cass is Matt Broussard's boss. Grouchy fellow. Henry is an unknown workmate of Matt. (We hear this name through conversation)
Mabel Roberts . ... new person...