Cast of Characters

Ava Stone has created wonderful character cards for the heroes, heroines and ghosts in The Haunting of Castle Keyvnor series. I love them, so have created this gallery to ensure you don’t miss a single one!

Vexed, an anthology of Regency romance novellas by Erica Ridley, Ava Stone and Erica Monroe

Vexed includes the novellas:

Romancing the Rogue by Erica Ridley

Once Upon a Moonlit Path by Ava Stone

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth Essex

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Romancing the Rogue by Erica Ridley
When the new earl inherits, poor relation Miss Rebecca Bond must wed immediately or be out on her ear. The only man she’s ever loved is summoned to hear the will—but he already rejected her so soundly that they haven’t spoken in years. Yet who better than a rakish Viscount to teach her how to snare a gentleman who appreciates her charms?

Daniel Goodenham, Viscount North Barrows, from Romancing the Rogue by Erica Ridley, included in the anthology VEXED, part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection of Regency romancesRebecca Bond, heroine of Romancing the Rogue by Erica Ridley, a Regency novella in the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor anthology VEXED

Once Upon a Moonlit Path by Ava Stone
Lady Cassandra Priske sees dead people…not all the time, but occasionally. When her family is summoned to Castle Keyvnor for the reading of the late Earl of Banfield’s will, Cassy is more than terrified. After all, the castle is famous for its hauntings. But the very last person, dead or alive, she expects to see at the castle is the rakish Lord. St. Giles. After all, he’s not even a distant relation to the late-earl.
Jack Hazelwood, hero of Once Upon a Moonlit Path by Ava Stone, included in the Regency romance anthology VEXEDLady Cassandra Priske from Ava Stone's Once Upon a Moonlit Path in VEXED

Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth Essex
Nessa Teague has never believed in the magic that swirls around her village like a fine Cornish mist. She’s never had need of it. Until the day Lord Harry Beck returns to Bocka Morrow and Nessa realizes there is nothing, including the blackest of magic, she won’t do to have him for her own.Henry Beck, hero of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth Essex, included in the Regency romance anthology, VexedNessa Teague, heroine of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth Essex, a Regency romance novella included in the anthology VEXED


Bedeviled, an anthology of Regency romance novellas by Kate Pearce, Deb Marlowe and Michelle Willingham

Bedeviled includes the novellas:

A Ghost of a Chance by Kate Pearce

Lady Tamsyn and the Pixie’s Curse by Deb Marlowe

A Dance with the Devil by Michelle Willingham

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A Ghost of a Chance by Kate Pearce
Violet DeLisle is secretly delighted to have the opportunity to meet up with some of the more obscure branches of her family tree. She’s been in love with her stepmother’s second cousin, Charlie, since she was a child. But her beautiful half-sister has clearly set her sights on Charlie and he is obviously dazzled. Forced to hide from the lovebirds, she huddles under the stairs and meets a kindred spirit who not only turns out to be a rather feisty ghost, but a master of courtship.Edwin Sutton, hero of Kate Pearce's A Ghost of a Chance in the Regency romance anthology Bedeviled, part of the Haunting of Castle KeyvnorViolet DeLisle, heroine of A Ghost of a Chance by Kate Pearce, included in the Regency romance anthology BEDEVILED

Lady Tamsyn and the Pixie’s Curse by Deb Marlowe
Her father inherited an earldom and a castle. Has Lady Tamsyn inherited a curse? It’s what it feels like when she discovers that she can see the truth behind the lies that men tell. All she wanted on arrival at Keyvnor was to avoid Mr. Gryffyn Cardew, but in a sea of lies, he is the one who always tells her the truth. Together they find that her curse might just be a gift—and their love the key to preventing a tragedy.

Gryffyn Cardew, from Lady Tamsyn and the Pixie's Curse by Deb Marlow, a Regency romance novella in the anthology Bedeviled, part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collectionLady Tamsyn Hambly, featured in Lady Tamsyn and the Pixie's Curse by Deb Marlowe, included in the Regency romance anthology Vexed

A Dance with the Devil by Michelle Willingham
Devon Lancaster is fascinated by the beautiful vicar’s daughter, Jane Hawkins, who has been summoned to the will reading of the late Lord Banfield. But is she truly only a vicar’s daughter? Or does her past hold secrets that put her very life in danger? Jane knows she is unlikely to find a husband among the handsome men at Castle Keyvnor because of her poverty. But when she is locked in the cellar with Devon, she finds that the Devil of Lancaster sets her blood on fire.Devon Lancaster, hero of A Dance with the Devil by Michelle Willingham, a Regency romance in the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor anthology BEDEVILEDJane Hawkins from A Dance with the Devil by Michelle Willingham in the Regency romance anthology Mystified, part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection


Mystified, an anthology of Regency romance novellas by Renee Bernard, Jerrica Knight-Catania and Erica Monroe

Mystified includes the novellas:

The Sweetest Curse by Renee Bernard

Possessed by a Stranger by Jerrica Knight-Catania

The Mad Countess by Erica Monroe

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The Sweetest Curse by Renee Bernard
Blade Hambly believes in three things: logic, science and the notion that if a man just keeps his eyes forward, he is unlikely to be tripped up by the past. But how does a man keep his thoughts cool and focused when he meets a young woman like Miss Elethea Fairfax? A woman who heals with the touch of her hands, who talks to the air and radiates magic with every other-worldly fluttering of her eyelashes? What does a man of science do when the woman he is falling in love with is a witch?Blade Hambly, hero of The Sweetest Curse by Renee Bernard, a Regency romance novella included in the anthology MYSTIFIEDElethea Fairfax, from The Sweetest Curse by Renee Bernard, a Regency romance novella in Mystified, part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection

Possessed by a Stranger by Jerrica Knight-Catania
Lady Samantha Priske can hardly wait to make herself scarce in the allegedly haunted residence of her late great uncle, the Earl of Banfield. And when she meets a handsome stranger who is blessedly not a relation, she finds herself flirting uncharacteristically with him. Chadwick Kendall isn’t thrilled to be at Castle Keyvnor for the blasted will reading. His father is dying, and he’d rather be by his side. But Chad finds something at Castle Keyvnor far more valuable than anything the earl could have left for him: A beautiful redhead, whom he must convince to be his bride.Chadwick Kendall, the hero of Possessed by the Baron by Jerrrica Knight-Catania in the Regency romance anthology MystifiedSamantha Priske, heroine of Possessed by a Stranger by Jerrica Knight-Catania, a Regency romance novella included in the anthology MYSTIFIED

The Mad Countess by Erica Monroe
Theodore Lockwood, Earl of Ashbrooke, has been in love with his best friend, Lady Claire Deering, for as long as he can remember. Claire too harbors a secret desire for him—but a witch cursed her family with madness, and she’s terrified she’ll only hurt him if they act on their feelings. When a will reading at a mysterious castle in Cornwall brings them both together, they’ll work to break her family’s curse…and find true love.Theodore Lockwood, hero of The Mad Countess by Erica Monroe, a Regency romance novella included in the anthology MYSTIFIEDLady Claire Deering, heroine of The Mad Countess by Erica Monroe, included in the Regency romance anthology Mystified


Spellbound, a Regency romance anthology by Claire Delacroix, Jane Charles and Claudia Dain

Spellbound includes the novellas:

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Claire Delacroix

Her Gypsy Lord by Jane Charles

Lady Ghost and Lord Death by Claudia Dain.

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Something Wicked This Way Comes by Claire Delacroix
Seven years ago, Sophia Brisbane lost everything—her father, her brother, her family fortune—but worse, was rejected by the man she loved. She’s determined not to yearn for the past and its pleasures—until she encounters Lucien de Roye again. Although he knew Sophia could never be his own, Lucien vowed to retrieve her squandered inheritance—even wagering his very soul to a demon. When Sophia learns what he has done, no force on heaven or earth will convince her to let him pay the demon’s due, no matter what the cost to herself.Lucien de Roye, hero of Something Wicked This Way Comes by Claire Delacroix, a Regency romance novella in the anthology SPELLBOUNDSophia Brisbane, heroine of Something Wicked This Way Comes by Claire Delacroix in the Regency romance anthology Spellbound

The Baron, a ghost in "Something Wicked This Way Comes", a Regency romance novella by Claire Delacroix in the collection, Spellbound

Her Gypsy Lord by Jane Charles
Lady Charlotte Beck craves just one little adventure, which is nearly impossible as her older brothers are the most diligent of chaperones. However, when her family is summoned to Castle Keyvnor for the reading of her great-uncle’s will, Charlotte can hardly contain her excitement. Ghosts, magic and gypsies seem to be the ingredients to the adventure she’s been searching for. However when she meets Adam Vail in the nearby gypsy camp, it may be another adventure all together that calls to her soul…if she can survive Castle Keyvnor and one very murderous ghost.

Adam Vail, hero of Her Gypsy Lord by Jane Charles, included in the Regency romance anthology, SpellboundCharlotte Beck, heroine of Her Gypsy Lord by Jane Charles, a Regency romance novella included in the anthology SPELLBOUND
Lord Death and Lady Ghost
by Claudia Dain
Hal Mort, Viscount Blackwater, visits Keyvnor Castle in the company of friends and atop his new stallion. How was he to know that ghosts awaited him? Hal does not believe in ghosts. Unfortunately for Hal, the ghosts take an interest in him. One ghost wants to see him married to the lovely Lady Morgan. Another ghost is just as determined to see him slip the noose. As the ghosts work their supernatural magic, Hal can’t determine if the intense attraction he feels for Morgan is coming from him or from them. And after a few magical kisses, he’s not sure he cares.

Harold Mort, hero of Lord Death and Lady Ghost by Claudia Dain, a Regency romance in the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor anthology SPELLBOUNDMorgan Hambly, in Lady Ghost and Lord Death by Claudia Dain, a Regency romance novella in the anthology Spellbound, part of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection

Meet the ghosts and other inhabitants of Castle Keyvnor…

Nell, a ghost with cameo roles in the Regency romance novellas of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection

Paul Hambly, one of Castle Keyvnor's ghosts

Roland, one of the ghosts of Castle Keyvnor

The Man in Black, a ghost in the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor series of Regency romance novellas.

Tuft, a pixie in the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection of Regency romances

Oscar the poodle, who has cameo roles in the Regency romance novellas of the Haunting of Castle Keyvnor collection