Playing for the Ashes Characters

Elizabeth George
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Olivia Whitelaw

Olivia Whitelaw is the adult daughter of Miriam Whitelaw. As a child, Olivia and her mother failed to get along. As Olivia grew up and made choices her mother did not agree with, the rift between the two grew. Olivia resented her mother and her decision to spend the majority of her time helping the less fortunate rather than spend time with her only child. This caused Olivia to behave in ways in which she knew her mother would not approve.

In her early adulthood, Olivia became involved with a musician who introduced her to drugs. As Olivia's drug addiction grew, her behavior worsened. In time, Olivia turned to prostitution to pay for her drug habit. One night, Olivia ran into her parents while in the company of two of her paying customers. Olivia acted sexually and inappropriately with her father. When her father died of a...

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