Brette Caslake: An American woman with the gift to see spirits. She is married to Keith.
Annaliese Lange: A German ballerina who seeks to escape an abusive and loveless marriage. She is married to Rolf.
Simone Deveraux: A French woman who wants to free France and who helps an American lieutenant hiding in France.
Keith Caslake: The husband of Brette who is supportive.
Rolf Kurtz: A high-ranking Nazi official who is infatuated with Annaliese. He is married to Annaliese.
Everett Robinson: An American lieutenant who is hiding out in France during World War II.