Who’s Who on Gansett Island

Who's Who on Gansett Island

**PLEASE NOTE: Updated through Mine After Dark, Book 19. May contain spoilers for those who haven’t read all the books.

The McCarthy Family

Malcom John “Big Mac” McCarthy Sr. and Linda McCarthy, owners of McCarthy’s Gansett Island Marina and McCarthy’s Gansett Island Inn, are parents to:

  • Mallory Vaughn, daughter of Big Mac McCarthy and Diana Vaughn, deceased; engaged to Quinn James
  • Malcolm John “Mac” McCarthy Jr., married to Maddie Chester McCarthy, father to Thomas, Hailey and Malcolm John “Mac” McCarthy III
  • Grant McCarthy, screenwriter, married to Stephanie McCarthy, owner of Stephanie’s Bistro
  • Adam McCarthy, computer guru, married to Abby Callahan, owner of Abby’s Attic, father to Liam Callahan McCarthy
  • Evan McCarthy, owner of Island Breeze Records, married to Grace Ryan, owner of Ryan’s Pharmacy
  • Janey McCarthy Cantrell, married to Joe Cantrell, owner of the Gansett Island Ferry Company; mother of Peter Joseph “P.J.” and Vivienne Cantrell

Judge Frank McCarthy, brother to “Big Mac” and Kevin McCarthy, father to:

  • Laura McCarthy Lawry, married to Owen Lawry, mother of Holden Newsome, Joanna Sarah Lawry and Jonathan Russell Lowry
  • Shane McCarthy, engaged to Katie Lawry, sister of Owen Lawry; daughter of Sarah Lawry; twin to Julia

Dr. Kevin McCarthy, married to Chelsea Rose, brother to Big Mac and Frank McCarthy. Psychiatrist. Father to:

  • Riley McCarthy, son of Kevin and Deb McCarthy, dating Nikki Stokes
  • Finn McCarthy, son of Kevin and Deb McCarthy
  • Chelsea Rose, married to Kevin McCarthy, bartender at the Beachcomber
  • Deb McCarthy, ex-wife of Kevin McCarthy; mother of Riley and Finn McCarthy

McCarthy Friends & Family

  • Luke Harris, co-owner of McCarthys Gansett Island Marina, married to Sydney Donovan, father of Lillian Alice "Lily" Harris
  • Sydney Donovan, interior decorator, married to Luke Harris; mother of Lillian Alice "Lily" Harris
  • Ned Saunders, best friend to Big Mac McCarthy; married to Francine Chester Saunders, mother of Maddie McCarthy and Tiffany Taylor; Gansett Island cab driver and land baron
  • Francine Chester Saunders, mother of Maddie McCarthy and Tiffany Taylor; married to Ned Saunders
  • Tiffany Taylor, married to Police Chief Blaine Taylor; mother to Ashleigh Sturgil and Adeline “Addie” Taylor, owner of Naughty & Nice
  • Blaine Taylor, married to Tiffany Taylor; stepfather to Ashleigh Sturgil; father to Adeline “Addie” Francine Taylor, Gansett Island police chief
  • Bobby Chester, estranged father of Maddie McCarthy and Tiffany Taylor, ex-husband of Francine Saunders
  • Jim Sturgil, ex-husband of Tiffany Taylor, father to Ashleigh Sturgil
  • Seamus O’Grady, manager of the Gansett Island Ferry Company; married to Carolina Cantrell; adoptive father of Kyle and Jackson Chandler
  • Carolina Cantrell O’Grady, married to Seamus O’Grady, mother of Joe Cantrell, grandmother to P.J. and Vivienne Cantrell; adoptive mother of Kyle and Jackson Chandler
  • Lisa Chandler, neighbor to Seamus and Carolina Cantrell, deceased
  • Kyle Chandler, son of Lisa
  • Jackson Chandler, son of Lisa
  • Dan Torrington, married to Kara Ballard, celebrity lawyer and friend to Grant McCarthy
  • Kara Ballard Torrington, married to Dan Torrington, operator of Ballard’s Launch Service
  • Dr. Cal Maitland, former island doctor and ex-fiancé of Abby Callahan
  • Charlie Grandchamp, stepfather of Stephanie Logan, engaged to Sarah Lawry
  • Sarah Lawry, mother of Owen Lawry, engaged to Charlie Grandchamp
  • Mark Lawry, father of Owen Lawry; ex-husband of Sarah Lawry
  • Julia Lawry, sister of Owen Lawry and Katie Lawry; daughter of Sarah Lawry; twin to Katie
  • Dr. David Lawrence, Gansett Island doctor, former fiancé of Janey McCarthy Cantrell; married to Daisy Babson
  • Daisy Babson Lawrence, friend of Maddie McCarthy’s, housekeeping manager at McCarthy’s Gansett Island Inn; married to Dr. David Lawrence
  • Tobias Fitzgerald Jackson Jr., goes by “Slim,” Gansett Island pilot; engaged to Erin Barton
  • Erin Barton, engaged to Tobias “Slim” Fitzgerald Jackson Jr.; twin to the late Toby Barton, who was engaged to Jenny Wilks Martinez; former lighthouse keeper
  • Jenny Wilks Martinez, married to Alex Martinez, mother of George Alexander Martinez II
  • Alex Martinez, married to Jenny Wilks Martinez, father of George Alexander Martinez II, brother of Paul. Co-owner of Martinez Lawn & Garden
  • Paul Martinez, married to Hope Russell, stepfather to Ethan Russell. Co-owner of Martinez Lawn & Garden; member of Gansett Town Council; brother of Alex Martinez
  • Hope Russell, mother of Ethan Russell; married to Paul Martinez
  • Ethan Russell, son of Hope Russell
  • Marion Martinez, mother of Paul and Alex Martinez
  • Jared James, resident billionaire, co-owner of The Chesterfield; married to Lizzie James
  • Elisabeth “Lizzie” James, co-owner of The Chesterfield; married to Jared James
  • Mason Johns, island fire chief
  • Truck Henry, Daisy Babson’s abusive ex-boyfriend
  • Victoria Stevens, living with Shannon O’Grady. Gansett Island midwife.
  • Shannon O’Grady, living with Victoria Stevens. Employed by Gansett Island Ferry Company. Cousin to Seamus O’Grady
  • Rebecca, owner of the South Harbor Diner
  • Doc Potter, island veterinarian
  • Chloe Dennis, owner of the Curl Up and Dye Salon
  • Nikki Stokes, dating Riley McCarthy
  • Jordon Stokes, twin sister of Riley Stokes

The Children of Gansett Island

  • Thomas McCarthy, son of Maddie McCarthy; adopted son of Mac McCarthy
  • Hailey McCarthy, daughter of Maddie and Mac McCarthy
  • Connor McCarthy, deceased son of Maddie and Mac McCarthy
  • Malcolm John “Mac” McCarthy III, son of Maddie and Mac McCarthy
  • Ashleigh Sturgil, daughter of Tiffany Taylor and Jim Sturgil
  • Adeline Francine Taylor, daughter of Blaine and Tiffany Taylor
  • Holden Newsome, son of Laura McCarthy and ex-husband, Justin Newsome
  • Joanna Sarah Lawry, daughter of Owen and Laura Lawry
  • Jonathan Russell Lowry, son of Owen and Laura Lawry
  • Peter Joseph “P.J.” Cantrell, son of Joe and Janey Cantrell
  • Vivienne Cantrell, daughter of Joe and Janey Cantrell
  • George Alexander Martinez II, son of Alex and Jenny Martinez
  • Lillian Alice "Lily" Harris, daughter of Luke and Sydney Harris
  • Liam Callahan McCarthy, son of Adam and Abby McCarthy