Study Guide

The Maze of Bones (The 39 Clues) Characters

By Rick Riordan

Amy Cahill

Older than Dan by three years, Amy's gotta be the responsible one. They're orphans with no...

Dan Cahill

Amy's younger brother, Dan, is such a stereotypical boy (in contrast to Amy's anxiety-ridden,...

William McIntyre

If William McIntyre, Grace's attorney, were female, we'd call him a shady lady. Since he's not,...

Nellie Gomez

Nellie Gomez is the pierced, punked-out, glitter eye shadow-wearing, constant-iPod-listening au...

Grace Cahill

Grace Cahill is Amy and Dan's beloved grandmother. Well, she was before she dies in chapter 1 and...

Ian and Natalie Kabra

Ian and Natalie Kabra, sometimes call the Cobras, might be Dan and Amy's greatest nemeses. In...

Alistair Oh

Uncle Alistair might be the most deceitful Cahill we've seen so far. He double-crosses Dan and...

Irina Spasky

In case you didn't get it by her name, her former KGB affiliation, and how she "preferred a...

The Holt Family

Any family with members all named after the last names of U.S. presidents can't be that smart....

The Starlings

The starling is a songbird. Originally from Europe, it was introduced to the United States by a...

Jonah Wizard

Amy and Dan's cousin Jonah, with the help of his nameless father, is an international superstar...

Aunt Beatrice

Great-Aunt Beatrice is the Petunia Dursley to Amy and Dan's Harry Potter, the Count Olaf to Amy...

The Man in Black

Out of all the characters in the book, we know the least about the man in black. He has only...