Vanessa Adams is the mother of Scarlett. She is married to Paul Adams but in Necropolis, they are in the process of getting a divorce. Vannessa works as a holiday maker whose company puts together holiday packages in China and the Far East.
Vanessa is not always present at Scarlett's life at home which is why they have a housekeeper to look after Scarlett.
Although she is upset when Scarlett disappears through the door of St. Meredith's Church in London and is missing for a day and a half.
Vanessa is described as tall, blonde and elegant.