Meet the "Real" Characters

under the couch real brothers spencer and justin

The Brothers — Spencer and Justin


Spencer Then


Spencer Now


The “real” Spencer is 21 years old and was born on New Year’s Day.

Like his character, he loves hockey. After high school, he played for three years in the United States Premier Hockey League, and is now playing hockey in college.

Spencer is thoughtful and quiet, like the book character. He’s more of an introvert.  When he’s not on the ice, going to school, working, or at the gym, he loves his alone time. He has learned how to manage his focus issues and ADHD. 

Spencer was a huge supporter of his mother writing a book series based on stories she told him when he was young.


Justin Then


Justin Now


The “real” Justin is 18 years old and recently graduated from high school.

Like his character, he’s athletic and loves soccer. He’s played competitively since he was young.

Justin is outgoing and funny. He’s an extrovert, has a lot of friends, and enjoys being around people.  He plans to major in business in college and go into sales or marketing.

Like his book character, Justin struggles with ADHD and dyslexia and hates to read. He prefers to listen to books or watch the movie.

But reading issues haven’t held him back. He’s extremely quick and creative. He sees things from a different perspective and can easily come up with ideas and solutions to problems.

He plans to read the Under the Couch series but says he prefers to wait for the movies!

under the couch book one hide and seek susan lintonsmith 300
under the couch book two rainbow susan lintonsmith 300
under the couch book three spiders susan lintonsmith 300
under the couch book five flipped susan lintonsmith 300

All 5 Books Available in Paperback and eBook at Amazon.

Keep Up With the Adventures!

Join the Under the Couch Community and be the first to learn of new books, new adventures, and more!

Scroll to Top