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ChristinaCarmen's mother. She's divorced and raises Carmen as a single mother. In the second book, however, she starts a relationship with a man called David. They go on to get married and have a son.
Effie KaligarisLena's younger sister.
Ariadne "Ari" KaligarisLena's mother.
Georgios "George" KaligarisLena's father.
Valia KaligarisLena's grandmother.
Alice RollinsTibby's mother.
Mr. Rollins (given name unknown)Tibby's father.
Nicky RollinsTibby's younger brother.
Katherine RollinsTibby's younger sister.
Marlene "Marly" VreelandBridget's deceased mother.
Franz VreelandBridget's father.
Perry VreelandBridget's twin brother.
Greta RandolphBridget's grandmother.
Bailey GraffmanBailey is a 12-year-old girl who has leukaemia. She becomes a close friend of Tibby's over the course of the first book. Near the end of the first book, she dies.
Eric RichmanEric first appears in the first book as a soccer coach in the camp where Bridget spends her summer. She falls in love with him. However, near the end of the book he tells her that they can't be together because of their age difference. In the third book, two years after this, Bridget meets him again, and this time they end up becoming a couple.
Winthrop "Win" SawyerWin first appears in the third book. He is Carmen's love interest.
JuliaJulia first appears in the fourth book. She is Carmen's friend at university.