A historian currently researching and cataloguing the Blackmoor Manor library. Nigel is interested in writing a history of the Penvellyn family. Could he be the one who can help find the key to unlocking the past? But what's really behind his keen interest in the manor and its quirky inhabitants?
Ethel is Jane's tutor and comes from a long line of tutors to the Penvellyn Clan. She is very mysterious; her oh-so-charming demeanor has an edge that hints at something deeper. Is there something painful in her past, or is she hiding a secret?
Great Aunt to Jane and housekeeper of Blackmoor Manor. Mrs. Drake puts up a no-nonsense attitude and is truly confounded and frustrated with the recent spate of events. Outwardly she 'pooh poohs' the issue of curses and witches, but she is superstitious herself.
Linda married Hugh Penvellyn and recently moved from America to Blackmoor Manor, his ancestral home. She now refuses to let anyone see her face — even Nancy. She says there are some doors that should never be opened. What is she hiding besides her face?
Jane is unhappy with her move to Penvellyn Manor having enjoyed being raised in the US. Very curious and smart, she is knowledgeable of the manor's secrets — is she stirring up trouble so she can go back home to her mom?