- Kate Schechter
- Played by Laurel Lefkow
Kate Schechter is an expatriate American investigative journalist who has made her home in London's Primrose Hill but yearns for a lasting relationship. On her way to meet a boyfriend in Oslo she is caught up in what is described as an act of 'freak indoor global warming' at Heathrow airport. Catapulted into a mystery which suggests that the gods of Norse Mythology still walk the Earth, Kate finds herself falling for a large man with a hammer.