Edmund Gresham was supposedly the son of one of the maids at Wildwind (Flora) and the gardener (Alf Gresham). He grew up in Dimitri Marick's shadow. After a very sad childhood, he left home to pursue a career in writing. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his journalism. Edmund came to Pine Valley investigating the murder of Will Courtland. He got a job at tempo where he met Brooke English. He fell hard for Miss English. He loved her and her son Jamie very much. The couple talked seriously about marriage. Edmund discovered that he was Dimitri's half brother, from an affair his mother had had with Hugo, Dimitri's father.