Recurring Characters

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:

Cormoran Strike
Robin Ellacott

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.

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