Who’s Who on Gansett Island

**PLEASE NOTE: Updated through Temptation After Dark, Book 24. May contain spoilers for those who haven’t read all the books. 

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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 James, daughter of Big Mac McCarthy and Diana Vaughn, deceased; married to Quinn James; nursing director at Marion Martinez Home for the Aged
  • Malcolm John “Mac” McCarthy Jr., married to Maddie Chester McCarthy, father to Thomas, Hailey,Malcolm John “Mac” McCarthy III, Connor (Deceased), Emma Linda, and Evelyn Francine ; co-owner of McCarthy’s Gansett Island Marina and owner of McCarthy Construction
  • Grant McCarthy, screenwriter, married to Stephanie Logan McCarthy, owner of Stephanie’s Bistro
  • Adam McCarthy, computer guru, married to Abby Callahan McCarthy, owner of Abby’s Attic, father to Liam Callahan McCarthy
  • Evan McCarthy, owner of Island Breeze Records, married to Grace Ryan McCarthy, 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, engaged to Betsy Jacobson

  • 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 Lawry
  • Father of Shane McCarthy, married to Katie Lawry McCarthy

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

  • Riley McCarthy, son of Kevin and Deb McCarthy, engaged to Nikki Stokes
  • Finn McCarthy, son of Kevin and Deb McCarthy, engaged to Chloe Dennis
  • Summer Rose McCarthy, daughter of Kevin and Chelsea McCarthy

McCarthy Friends & Family

  • Chelsea Rose McCarthy, married to Kevin McCarthy; bartender at the Beachcomber, mother of Summer Rose McCarthy
  • Deb McCarthy, ex-wife of Kevin McCarthy; mother of Riley and Finn McCarthy
  • Luke Harris, co-owner of McCarthys Gansett Island Marina, married to Sydney Donovan Harris, father of Lillian Alice “Lily” Harris
  • Sydney Donovan Harris, 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 O’Grady; guardian to Kyle and Jackson Chandler
  • Carolina Cantrell O’Grady, married to Seamus O’Grady, mother of Joe Cantrell, grandmother to P.J. and Vivienne Cantrell; guardian to Kyle and Jackson Chandler
  • Lisa Chandler, neighbor to Seamus and Carolina O’Grady, deceased
  • Kyle Chandler, son of Lisa; guardian child of Seamus and Carolina O’Grady
  • Jackson Chandler, son of Lisa; guardian child of Seamus and Carolina O’Grady
  • Jace Carson, biological father of Kyle and Jackson Chandler; ex-partner of Lisa Chandler, deceased, bartender at Beachcomber
  • Dan Torrington, married to Kara Ballard Torrington, celebrity lawyer and friend to Grant McCarthy
  • Kara Ballard Torrington, married to Dan Torrington, operator of Ballard’s Launch Service
  • Cal Maitland, former island doctor and ex-fiancé of Abby Callahan
  • Charlie Grandchamp, stepfather of Stephanie Logan, married to Sarah Lawry Grandchamp
  • Sarah Lawry Grandchamp, mother of Owen, Katie, Julia, John, Josh, Cindy, Jeff Lawry, married to Charlie Grandchamp
  • Katie Lawry McCarthy, sister of Owen Lawry, daughter of Sarah Lawry, twin to Julia Lawry, married to Shane McCarthy, Island Nurse practitioner
  • Mark Lawry, father of Owen, Katie, Julia, John, Josh, Cindy, Jeff Lawry; ex-husband of Sarah Lawry
  • Julia Lawry, sister of Owen Lawry and Katie Lawry; daughter of Sarah Lawry; twin to Katie, engaged to Deacon Taylor
  • Deacon Taylor, brother of Blaine Taylor; engaged to Julia Lawry; Gansett Island Harbor Master and police officer
  • David Lawrence, Gansett Island doctor, former fiancé of Janey McCarthy Cantrell; married to Daisy Babson Lawrence
  • 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; married to Erin Barton Jackson
  • Erin Barton Jackson, married 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, father of Scarlett Marion Martinez. Co-owner of Martinez Lawn & Garden; member of Gansett Town Council; brother of Alex Martinez
  • Hope Russell Martinez, mother of Ethan Russell and Scarlett Marion Martinez; married to Paul Martinez
  • Ethan Russell, son of Hope Russell Martinez; stepson to Paul Martinez
  • 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
  • Cooper James, youngest brother of Jared James and Quinn James ; dating Gabrielle “Gigi”Gibson
  • Quinn James, medical director at Marion Martinez Home for the Aged, married to Mallory Vaughn James, brother of Jared James and Cooper James
  • Mason Johns, island fire chief; engaged to Jordan Stokes
  • Truck Henry, Daisy Babson’s abusive ex-boyfriend
  • Victoria Stevens, engaged to Shannon O’Grady. Gansett Island midwife.
  • Shannon O’Grady, engaged to 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, engaged to Finn McCarthy
  • Nikki Stokes, engaged to Riley McCarthy; manager of McCarthy’s Wayfarer
  • Jordan Stokes, twin sister of Nikki Stokes; engaged to Mason Johns, Activities Director at Marion Martinez Home for the Aged
  • Evelyn Hopper, grandmother of Nikki and Jordan Stokes; owner of Eastward Look house
  • Gabrielle “Gigi” Gibson, lawyer and friend of Jordon and Nikki Stokes; dating Cooper James
  • Oliver and Dara Watkins, lighthouse keepers (son Lewis deceased)
  • Candice, works at Abby’s Attic
  • Jack Downing, RI State trooper assigned to the island
  • Linc Mercier, US Coast Guard commander
  • Kelsey, au pair for Mac and Maddie McCarthy
  • Piper Bennet, off-season worker at the Surf
  • Jace Carson, former husband of Lisa Chandler, father to Kyle and Jackson Chandler; bartender at the Beachcomber
  • Jessie Morgan, seasonal worker at the Beachcomber, abandoned infant daughter now in the care of Lizzie and Jared James
  • Matilda, Gigi and Jordan’s show producer
  • John Lawry, Son of Sarah and Mark Lawry, brother of Owen, Cindy, Julia, Katie and Jeff, Josh Lawry, former police officer
  • Niall Fitzgerald, musician at Beachcomber
  • Libby, Owner of the Beachcomber, part-time EMT

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
  • Emma Linda McCarthy, daughter of Maddie and Mac McCarthy, twin sister of Evelyn Francine McCarthy
  • Evelyn Francine McCarthy, daughter of Maddie and Mac McCarthy, twin sister of Emma Linda McCarthy
  • Ashleigh Sturgil, daughter of Tiffany Taylor and Jim Sturgil, stepdaughter to Blaine Taylor
  • Adeline Francine Taylor, daughter of Blaine and Tiffany Taylor
  • Holden Newsome, son of Laura McCarthy Lawry and ex-husband, Justin Newsome, stepson to Owen Lawry
  • 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
  • Scarlett Marion Martinez, daughter of Paul and Hope Martinez
  • Ethan Russell, Son of Hope Russell; Step son of Paul Martinez
  • Lillian Alice “Lily” Harris, daughter of Luke and Sydney Harris
  • Liam Callahan McCarthy, son of Adam and Abby McCarthy
  • Summer Rose McCarthy, daughter of Kevin and Chelsea McCarthy
  • Violet Catherine James, biological daughter of Jessie Morgan, guardian child of Jared and Lizzie James
  • Kyle Chandler, son of Lisa Chandler and Jace Carson; guardian child of Seamus and Carolina O’Grady
  • Jackson Chandler, son of Lisa Chandler and Jace Carson; guardian child of Seamus and Carolina O’Grady

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