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Dead Even May 12, 2007 By CAPinBoynton
Exciting read March 5, 2002 By Kevin C. Kropf
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Jared Lynch - Dead Even - Brad MeltzerJARED LYNCH

Occupation: Defense Attorney

Place of birth: Chicago, IL

Best day of your life: The day we got engaged, in that two-second interval when Sara realized I was asking her to marry me.

Worst day of your life: The day Sara’s parents died.

Reason you went to law school? It was the logical next step.

Which is the greater joy – loving someone else, or being loved by someone else? Loving someone else.

Is it possible to be in love without opening yourself up to pain? No. Never.

Pet peeves: Politicians whose only qualification for office is that they made a lot of money in the ’80s, and can now afford to spend it on themselves.

Favorite euphemism for sex? Yummies.

When you go to kick the football of life, are you Charlie Brown or Lucy? I don’t understand the question.

A recent event that you’ll admit here, but deny if anyone ever asked you in public: When I used to wear my hair long, I went into a barber shop and said, and I quote, “Make it just like Bon Jovi’s.”

Can you keep a secret? Depends on the secret.

If your house is on fire, what’s the first thing you grab? My wife.

Most important quality to have in life? Integrity.

Deepest fear: Dying alone.

Which of these best describes your relationship: You trust her with your keys; You trust her with your job; You trust her with your life? With my life.


Sara Lynch - Dead Even - Brad MeltzerSARA LYNCH

Occupation: Prosecutor

Place of birth: New York City

Best day of your life: Wedding Day.

Worst day of your life: Day my parents died.

Reason you went to law school? I was naïve and uninformed.

Which is the greater joy – loving someone else, or being loved by someone else? Loving someone else.

Is it possible to be in love without opening yourself up to pain? No, but it’s worth it.

Pet peeves: Lowlifes on the subway who grope me during rush hour, and then are surprised when I turn around and shout “THIS PERVERT JUST TOUCHED ME!” at the top of my lungs.

Favorite euphemism for sex? Like that’s your business.

When Jared goes to kick the football of life, is he Charlie Brown or Lucy? Just look at his response. Hand the man a beagle.

A recent event that you’ll admit here, but deny if anyone ever asked you in public: Bought the premiere issue of Teen People (and loved it).

Can you keep a secret? Always.

If your house is on fire, what’s the first thing you grab? My husband.

Most important quality to have in life? Faith.

Deepest fear: Losing my family.

Which of these best describes your relationship: You trust him with your keys; You trust him with your job; You trust him with your life? With my life.

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