A world-weary PI who knew he was out of his depth when he took the case. It doesn’t matter which case. He’s not dumb, but he’s a pretty small fish, and he’s swimming in an ocean of sharks.
Jake’s partner, Drinky is a world-weary paperclip with a drinking problem. They’ve been through a lot together, and they have similar tastes when it comes to booze.
The beautiful daughter of August Winesap, she hired Jake to find her fiancee.
The current patriarch of the vast Winesap dynasty, he managed to keep their empire from crumbling after the death of his reclusive but charismatic father.
The best shoe-shine man in the city, he’s knows everyone, and knows almost everything about them.