Adair, a talented and resourceful meeting planner, used to work for the competition until Ava lured her away to work for Extravagant Events.
Russian by birth, Alexei grew up in London, England.
Beth Falkinson came to Washington, DC, as a Capitol Hill intern during her junior year at college. She never left.
Bijoux Vance is the youngest of three sisters.
Cecil Vance, a native Washingtonian, is as non-political as he can mange to be in a town built on politics.
When Ava meets Declan O’Brien, she knows he is the right match for a particular Priya.
Derek Arden is the Ava’s father.
Doug Crestil just might be the most ambitious man in Washington.
Katharine Vance is an Emergency Room doctor.
Gracie Dessange Arden
Gracie Dessange Arden is Ava’s mom.
Though in Heaven, Granny Lizzie’s love remains active in the hearts of her children and grandchildren.
Jezzabelle is the leading popstar, with a large fan base that causes headaches for Ava and her event.
Kendrick "Ricky" Gibbons
Formerly military, Ricky Gibbons is now head of The Thornton Museum’s expansive and cutting-edge security system and teams.
Layla Hawayek Arden
Layla Hawayek Arden moved to the United States from Lebanon at the age of fourteen, to attend boarding school.
Lydia Hunt Bellsyn
Lydia Hunt Bellsyn has been causing problems for the members of The Priya Club since elementary school. Twenty years later, nothing has changed.
Mary Hawayek is a Lebanese national and the mother of Layla Hawayek Arden.
Mike Conley is Vice President of the United States of America and father of Devon Conley.
Natasha Crestil has one goal in life: the be First Lady of the United States. She is one election cycle away from her first real bit at the brass ring. Will she get there?
Pamela Millworth Fuller
Pamela Millworth Fuller is a reporter for Washington’s premiere online newspaper, Potomac Protocols.
Seychelle Baptiste is an enigma. She is also adored by everyone fortunate enough to call her “friend.”
Sophie Conley is the wife of America’s most popular elected official, Mike Conley, Vice President of the United States.
Special Agent Williams
Special Agent Williams, retired FBI, now runs a highly successful private security company based out of Washington, D.C.
Trace, the oldest of the three Arden siblings, followed his father into the field of law.
Wren Danilov is the mayor of Chevy Chase, a small town on the border of Washington, D.C., and home to many of the Priya Club members.