Lord Ambrose is repeatedly described as being dark of hair and eye, tall and handsome and 'what people think of when they think of vampires', with an aquiline nose and 'brooding' expression.
In the Books Edit
Lord Ambrose is present when Alexia visits the Westminster Hive, and objects to her presence, earning him a disciplinary strike from his Queen.
Lord Ambrose is present when Imogene Hale meets Countess Nadasdy for the first time. He later scolds Madame Lefoux while preparing for a dinner party with the werewolves for having rolled sleeves. Being her praetoriani, Lord Ambrose does not arrive for the dinner party until Countess Nadasdy does. He only appears briefly once more when the wolves invade the hive as he leaps to protect the queen from them.
- Lord Ambrose met Felicity Loontwill at Alexia's wedding to Lord Maccon where he recruited her to spy on her sister for the vampires with the promise of eternal life.
- In Romancing the Inventor, it is noted that Lord Ambrose is known for "touching" everyone.
- The footman Henry is a favorite of Lord Ambrose.
- “Look at the plucky young thing! She is trying to make a funny,' said Lord Ambrose snidely.” (Soulless, Chapter Four)
- "Lord Ambrose was a large, exceedingly comely man, looking the way romantic schoolroom girls expect vampires to look – dark and broodingly arrogant with aquiline features and deep meaningful eyes." (Soulless, Chapter Four)
- "Lord Ambrose bowed his dark head, the shallow wound already closing and healing itself. "Forgive me, my queen, it is only your safety that concerns me." "Which is why you are my praetoriani." In an abrupt change of mood, Countess Nadasdy reached to caress the very part of Lord Ambrose's face she had just sliced open." (Soulless, Chapter Four)
- “I’d be careful with country meat, my queen, it can be quite tough.” (Romancing the Inventor, Chapter One)
- "Rolled shirt sleeves is taking artistic expression to an utterly unacceptable level." (Romancing the Inventor, Chapter Four)