Clarissa Duvall -A spunky, 18-year-old girl who rejects her mother’s society world
Rose Duvall – Clarissa’s mother, who desperately wants her to marry up.
Victoria Harwood – The Harwood matriarch, looking for a suitable match for her son John.
John Harwood – 21-year-old heir to the Harwood fortune and industries
Augustus Harwood – Victoria’s husband and John’s father, head of Harwood industries.
Al Harwood – John’s younger brother
Emily Fairweather – Local girl who has her eye on John Harwood
Betty and Lucy – Clarissa’s younger sisters, who are always jealous of her.