1. Hercules Platt
2. African American
3. New York
4. San Francisco
8. ms. Sparks
9. she thought Diana had some rare and valuable pearls
10. waiter at the Fairmont hotel
11. he committed suicide by jumping off a bridge
13. ice pick
14. Blue moon
16. under a bridge
19. because Ms. Sparks had just killed someone
20. because she was in love with Diana
21. to find out who had killed Diana
22. Because she was lying. She had barely killed Vivian.
23. An old police officer who had let Collier slip when he found out Collier had killed Diana, Del Conte's sister.
24. Valentino's dress he had died with.