A quick refresher for those wondering:

Sweetpea—The main character. Jazz singer, witch, and co-owner of the struggling speakeasy, The Nightshade Club. Discovers…

…Walter—Trumpet player, undead, and general all-around sad-sack. Sweetpea finds him on the streets and convinces him to play for their band to replace…

…Santiago—The former trumpet player of the Nightshade Club band. Werewolf. Temporarily out of commission after his arm suffers a nasty break trying to earn money in the underground werewolf fighting rings, run by…

…Lester—Sweetpea’s rival, owner of the much more successful Blackhollow Club, and a practiced Bokor (sorcerer), who have control over the undead…