Nora Rhodes was a recurring character in Touch of Magic and the girlfriend of Chris Saphire. Although she was introduced as a human character, she later on became a vampire. Nora died when she killed herself to protect the people that she loved.
Nora had some strong bonds with The Silverstones and The Dawsons through her relationship with Chris Saphire. Because she was a vampire turned by Thomas Chamberlaine she also became part of The Millers under rule of May Miller and Grace Miller.
Nora was born as the only daughter of a dentist and a nurse in Portland. While she was growing up she spend a lot of time playing around the house, but when her parents didn't had enough time to take care of her and her little brother they decided to send her to boarding school.
In her junior year she finds herself in a new school, surrounded by new students. She soon finds a group of friends, and in an effort to try to fit in she pretends to be the daughter of a wealthy banker. To compensate for the expenses of a new warderobe she has to acquire, she gets a job at the local coffee place during the weekends.
When one of the people from school finds out she works there, she gets laughed at. However Chris Saphire, one of the people she was trying to fit in with, tells everyone else that Nora was the one making those amazing coffees. This gives the students a new outlook on Nora, and she gets welcomed into the group with open arms, while the coffee shop becomes their new hang-out.
In Season Four, Nora is manager of the coffee shop when Chris returns to town and the two of them bump into eachother. Nora reveals she couldn't afford college because her parents made some bad investments which they had kept from her. She attends several parties Chris hosts, and warns him about the pressence of Phoebe Curtis at these parties. Chris notices the jealousy Nora has towards her, and asks her why she is jealous of Phoebe. Nora then reveals she had a minor crush on him when they still went to school together. The two of them then start dating. (see more : Chris and Nora)