Recurring characters. We love to love them. Or perhaps we love to hate them *cough-cough-Matthew.* Either way, we’re stuck with ’em and might as well know as much as possible about them.
Click below to find out more about each of the series’ reoccurring characters:
Al Rokeby – Cormoran Strike’s half-brother.
Aunt Joan – Strike’s aunt, who lives in St Mawes, Cornwall.
Charlotte Campbell – Strike’s ex-girlfriend of sixteen years.
Dave Polworth – One of Strike’s oldest friends from Cornwall.
Dominic Culpepper – A journalist for whom Strike does the occasional job.
Eric Wardle – A Detective Sergeant (later Inspector) with the Metropolitan Police.
Graham Hardacre – Strike’s friend and ex-work colleague.
Greg – Strike’s brother-in-law
Ilsa Herbert – One of Strike’s oldest friends from Cornwall.
Jago Ross – Strike’s ex-girlfriend’s new fiancé.
Jack – Strike’s favourite nephew.
Jonny Rokeby – Strike’s famous biological father, who he’s only met twice.
Leda Strike – Strike’s late mother.
Linda Ellacott – Robin’s mother.
Lucy – Cormoran Strike’s sister.
Martin Ellacott – One of Robin’s three brothers.
Matthew Cunliffe – Robin’s partner.
Michael Ellacott – Robin’s father.
Nick Herbert – One of Strike’s oldest friends.
Richard Anstis – Strike’s friend and former army colleague who works for the Met.
Roy Carver – A Detective Inspector with the Metropolitan Police.
Sarah Shadlock – Matthew Cunliffe’s friend from university.
Sam Barclay – Strike and Robin’s subcontractor.
Shanker – Strike’s contact to the dark side of London.
Spanner – The person Strike turns to for help with computers.
Tracey – Strike’s ex-girlfriend from the SIB.
Uncle Ted – Strike’s uncle, who lives in St Mawes, Cornwall.
Vanessa Ekwensi – A detective in the Met and later Robin’s friend.Go back