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Character and Location Map of Deb’s Books

Places and characters weave together to create a realistic community of the fictional town Nine Mile Falls in Deb’s books.  Keep reading to see the characters who make multiple appearances, or click on a link to a book to see which overlapping characters are in each book.


Reappearing locales

Armchair Books: Sebastian works here in JADE; Clara has a summer job here in STAY.
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Asher House: A B&B on Parrish Island
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Bud’s Tavern:
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Butch’s Bar Harbor Restaurant in Bishop Rock: Clara and Finn eat here in STAY;
Cricket and her friend Natalie eat here in THE STORY OF US.
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Carreras Restaurant: Indigo worked here in INDIGO SKYE, Cricket worked here briefly in THE STORY OF US.
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Cummings Road: Featured as a prominent setting in HONEY, Cricket and her family live just off this road in THE STORY OF US, and Cricket and Janssen drive this road frequently.
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Deception Loop:
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Eugene’s Gas and Garage (Abare’s): Grandpa Eugene’s station in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, Buddy works there in SIX RULES, and Henry is spotted pumping gas there in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Greenlake: Armchair Books is here; Greenlake is a murder site in STAY.

Hotel Delgado:
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Java Jive coffee shop:
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Lake Union: Sebastian lives on the houseboats here in JADE; Clara parks with Christian here in STAY; Dani and her husband Ian live on the houseboats in HE'S GONE. In ESSENTIAL MAPS FOR THE LOST, Mads discovers the body of Billy Youngwolf Floyd’s mother, Anna, here. Billy lives here with his grandmother on the houseboat docks, too, in ESSENTIAL MAPS FOR THE LOST.
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Little Cranberry Farm: The house next to Jordan’s in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, it’s where Jane and her dogs live in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER. It gets a brief mention in THE LAST FOREVER.
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Marcy Lake: Indigo and Trevor go here in INDIGO SKYE, Travis and Ruby swim here in HONEY, and Cricket and Janssen and Cricket’s family go here several time in THE STORY OF US.
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Pt. Perpetua Park:
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Quill:
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Randall and Stein Booksellers:
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Rose Garden at the Zoo: across the street from Jade’s house in JADE, Christian and Clara make out here in STAY.
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Rufaro School of Marimba:
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Sweet Violet’s Chocolates: A chocolate store on Parrish, Hayden buys Juliet chocolates there in SIX RULES, Tessa caramels there in THE LAST FOREVER, and Henry buys the cordials at Sweet Violet’s in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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The bench outside Hotel Delgado: Jordan goes there often to contemplate in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING and Kale Kramer giver her his hat there; Henry and Tessa eat burgers there in THE LAST FOREVER. Scarlet sits there often with Hayden and Zeus in SIX RULES. Isabelle ponders her future while sitting on the bench in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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The Bishop Rock Marina: Finn’s sailboat is docked here in STAY; Ash works on a fishing boat at the marina in THE STORY OF US.
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The Church on Cummings Road: In HONEY, Joe Davis works here, and struggles with the mysterious person who changes the word ‘God’ to the word ‘Dog.’  In THE STORY OF US, Cricket and Janssen fall in love on the grass in front of the church.
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The Cove burger shack on Bishop Rock: Finn’s sister works here in STAY; Cricket, Ben, Daisy and Jupiter all eat lunch here in THE STORY OF US.
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The McKinnon Family Plot: The eerie stone round table surrounded by stone chairs out in the forest on Parrish, Jordan and Jackson hike to it in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, and Isabelle and Henry have sex there for the first time in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER
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The Paragliding mountain on Moon Point: Featured in HONEY, Cricket and her family hike up here in THE STORY OF US.
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The Parrish Library: Featured in THE LAST FOREVER, Scarlet spots Buddy there in SIX RULES, and it’s also a haven for Isabelle in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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The Pigeon Point Lighthouse on Bishop Rock: Clara works here in STAY, Cricket and Ben go here in THE STORY OF US.
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The Red Pearl: The boat, owned by Jan and Dave, is where Jordan loses her virginity in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING. It’s the boat Henry and Isabelle take out In WHAT’S BECOME OF HER, the one that provides Professor Weary with an essential clue to Isabelle’s identity.
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The taffy shop in Bishop Rock: Clara and her dad make fun of the place in STAY; Cricket and her friend Natalie duck inside here to hide in THE STORY OF US.
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Total Vid: Clara’s father in STAY, Bobby Oates, watches “Riding Giants,” the movie that Titus from Total Vid recommends to everyone in the neighborhood in JADE.
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Used Book Store:
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Whistling Firs: neighborhood where both Jordan of QUEEN and Scarlet of SIX RULES live.
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Reappearing characters

(alpha by first name, where possible)

Akello: A friend of Jade’s in JADE, he is a friend of Clara’s in STAY.
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Ann: Ruby’s librarian mother in HONEY visits Carrera’s with Joe Davis in INDIGO.
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Bernice Rawlins: librarian who works with Ruby’s mom in HONEY is Quinn’s neighbor in PRINCE.
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Bonnie Randall, of Randall & Stein Booksellers: Vince MacKenzie’s girlfriend in QUEEN, she has a bookstore next door to Quill, where Scarlet’s mother works in SIX RULES. She also almost rents the space above Randall & Stein to Isabelle when she leaves Henry, in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Butch: He is behind the bar serving food in both STAY and THE STORY OF US.
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Captain Ed: drives his Winnebago in various places in nearly every one of Deb’s books. Try to spot him!  His latest appearance is at the docks in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Casserole Queens: the main characters in HONEY are seen driving down the freeway to Portland in PRINCE.
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Charles Whitney: Lillian’s aged lover in HONEY writes a book mentioned in STAY.
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Clive Weaver: the mailman in HONEY moves to Parrish Island and is the retired mailman who Scarlet saves in SIX RULES. Also a mailman in TRUE COLORS.
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Clyde Bell: Big Mama’s suicidal husband in Queen of Everything, his blood is still supposedly seen on the rocks in What’s Become of Her.
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Cora Lee from the Theosophical Society: Though briefly mentioned in QUEEN and SIX RULES, she is a student in Grandma Jenny’s painting class in THE LAST FOREVER, and swims at the pool with Isabelle in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Custodian Bill:
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Daniella Morgan: Cassie’s mother in ROSES is mentioned as the former classmate of Clara’s father in STAY.
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Dean Neuhaus: Quinn’s mom dates Dean briefly in PRINCE.  Scarlett’s Mom almost marries Dean in RULES.  Dean gets dumped both times.
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Dr. Kaninski: Indigo’s mother, Naomi Skye, works in his office in INDIGO; he is Jade’s psychiatrist in JADE.
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Grandpa Eugene: Jordan’s Grandfather in QUEEN, Scarlet visits his gas station in SIX RULES.
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Harold Zaminski: one of the Casserole Queens in HONEY; he bakes desserts for Carrera’s Restaurant in INDIGO.
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Hayden: Appearing only briefly at the end of PRINCE, Abigail Renfrew’s son is the main character and love interest of Juliet, Scarlet’s sister in RULES.
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Jackson Beene: Main character in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, he is Henry’s neighbor in THE LAST FOREVER.
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Jason Dale: Friend of both Kale Kramer in QUEEN and Buddy Wilkes in SIX RULES.
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Jenny Sedgewick: Tessa’s grandmother and painting instructor in The Last Forever, she arranges the sale of Isabelle’s house to her son, and gives art classes to Henry North in What’s Become of Her.
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Joe and Jim Nevins: The brothers work the ferry terminal in QUEEN, SIX RULES, and THE LAST FOREVER.
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Joe Davis: The minister who dates Ruby’s mother in HONEY is a customer at Carrera’s in INDIGO.
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Kale Kramer: Jordan’s boyfriend in QUEEN is friends with Buddy Wilkes in SIX RULES. He continues his life of delinquency and crime in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Louella Bell (Big Mama): Jordan’s savior and sage in Queen of Everything, she and her husband used to own the house Henry rents in What’s Become of Her.  Isabelle used to babysit her children when Louella lived there.
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Maddie and Lou: Sebastian's aunts in THE NATURE OF JADE, they are also Dani and Ian's houseboat neighbors in HE'S GONE.
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Margaret Mackenzie: Jordan’s grandma in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, she is a member of Jenny’s art class in THE LAST FOREVER, who helps try to save the Pixiebell. In WHAT'S BECOME OF HER, she teaches a knitting class at the library.
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Max: Max is Jordan’s baby brother in THE QUEEN OF EVERYTHING. He is joined with a new baby sister to appear at Henry’s Story Time hour in THE LAST FOREVER.
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Melissa Beene: Jordan’s best friend in QUEEN is a friend of Juliet’s in SIX RULES.
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Miss Poe: a boarder at Jordan’s Mom’s house in QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, she is mentioned as deceased in THE LAST FOREVER.
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Miz June: The Casserole Queen from HONEY is unnamed, but is meant to be the old lady Leroy gives directions to while dressed as a breakfast burrito in INDIGO.
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Mr. and Mrs. Martinelli:
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Mr. Wykowski: Pot head art teacher appearing in both QUEEN and SIX RULES, he gets involved with Bonnie Randall in WHAT’S BECOME OF HER.
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Mrs. Porter: mentioned briefly as the mail lady in JADE and STAY.
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Ms. Cassaday: English teacher of both Jordan’s of QUEEN and Scarlet’s of SIX RULES and her partner, Elaine Blackstone (QUEEN, SIX RULES).
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Nathan: Jordan’s stepfather in QUEEN OF EVERYTHING, he is in Jenny’s art class in THE LAST FOREVER.
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Officer Ricky Beaker, aka “The Tiny Policeman”: arrests Vince MacKenzie in QUEEN; arrests Kevin Frink in SIX RULES. In WHAT’S BECOME OF HER, he watches over Isabelle, but misses the chance for the biggest arrest of his career.
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Roger Dutton: Jade’s mom kisses him in THE NATURE OF JADE; he is the assistant basketball coach in STAY.
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Sasha: Impatient librarian and seed-saving hero in The Last Forever, she also appears as a librarian in What’s Become of Her.
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Sebastian, Tess and their family, and Tiffany and her parents: characters from JADE also appear in TRUE COLORS.  Sebastian, a young boy in TRUE COLORS, experiences his first crush on the beauty queen Tiffany. As well, the people who live on the dock with Sebastian and Tess appear in Deb’s other adult novels:  Winston Grove and Trudy, from RARE, and Gloria Montana, from JIMMY CALYPSO CAME HOME.
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Senora Kingslet: teacher of Jade in JADE; also a teacher of Clara in STAY.
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Slow Change: the music group led by Hunter Eden, who Indigo is obsessed with in INDIGO, is the group that plays Christian and Clara’s song in STAY.
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Sydney and her mom, Lizbeth: Lizbeth is a long-time friend of both Ruby’s mom in HONEY and Quinn’s mom in PRINCE, Sydney is a friend to both Ruby in HONEY and Quinn in PRINCE.
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The Beer and Books Club:
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Thomas Sedgewick: Tessa’s pot smoking dad in The Last Forever, he buys Isabelle’s house for him and Tessa in What’s Become of Her.
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Travis Becker: Ruby’s boyfriend in HONEY also dates Quinn’s friend Liv in PRINCE.
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Vince MacKenzie: Jordan’s dad in The Queen of Everything, he’s mentioned as the last major criminal on Parrish in What’s Become of Her.
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Wendy Williams: Jason’s girlfriend, appears in both QUEEN and SIX RULES.
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