This character is the novel's main character, a tough-talking private detective with a soft heart.
This character is employed as a freelance feature article writer.
This character has been on the police force for eighteen years and has been relegated to solving low-priority crimes.
This character is a recently-released convicted bank robber.
This character, a former singer and dancer, is rumored to have died of a chest cold several years earlier while living in Texas.
Mrs. Jessie Pierce Florian
This character is an alcoholic whose personal hygiene is questionable.
This character preys on rich women for the purpose of blackmailing them.
This character is a psychic consultant who employs thugs and murderers for protection.
This character serves as secretary for the psychic consultant and has a husky voice and thick accent.
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