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15 Seconds: A Novel

15 SECONDS: A NOVEL

by: Gross, Andrew
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description “A total white knuckle, stay-up-all-night thrill ride. Enjoyed the heck out of it!”—Harlan Coben “A top-notch thriller writer.”—Chicago Sun Times “A master of no-nonsense, good, old-fashioned suspense.”—Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson Key A writer “in the company of Child and Coben” (Connecticut Post), New York Times bestseller Andrew Gross is the acclaimed author of The Blue Zone, Eyes Wide Open, and other exceptional suspense thrillers. Now, with 15 Seconds, he delivers an electrifying, lightning-paced story of a desperate man on the run, trying to save his family from the faceless enemy that’s determined to destroy them all. A gripping tale of a life turned upside-down in 15 Seconds, Gross’s stunner is a must for fans of James Patterson, David Baldacci, Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Gardner, Nelson DeMille, Tess Gerritsen, or anyone who likes action and suspense done to perfection. Review “A total white knuckle, stay-up-all-night thrill ride. Enjoyed the heck out of it!” (Harlan Coben) “Gripping...coming up on the rails behind Harlan Coben and Lee Child.... Very diverting.” (Evening Standard (UK)) “An intensive manhunt....Thrillingly realistic with a surprising resolution. (Publishers Weekly) From the Back Cover 15 seconds can tear your life apart . . . Henry Steadman didn't know what was about to hit him when he pulled up to a red light. A successful Florida plastic surgeon, he is in town to deliver a keynote address at a conference when suddenly his life becomes an unrelenting chase to stay alive. Stopped by the police for a minor traffic violation, the situation escalates and he is pulled from his vehicle, handcuffed and told he is under arrest. Several other police cars arrive and the questioning turns scary, but just as Henry is released and about to move on, a blue sedan pulls up and the officer is suddenly killed. As the car speeds away, there is only one suspect left behind–Henry. In that moment, his idyllic life becomes a free fall into hell as he becomes the target of a police manhunt, as well as being pursued by a cunning, unnamed perpetrator bent on some kind of vengeance. When Henry turns to a close friend for help, and he, too, ends up dead, Henry realizes he's being elaborately framed. But in a chilling twist, the stakes grow even darker, and he is unable to go to the police to clear his name, without bringing on dire and deadly consequences. With breakneck pacing and nonstop action, 15 Seconds shows what can happen when even the best life is turned upside down in an instant. It is also the story of an innocent man, framed for murder, who has to save the person he loves the most, all while being drawn closer and closer to an inevitable face-to-face standoff with a man determined to destroy his life. About the Author Andrew Gross is the author of the New York Times and international bestsellers 15 Seconds, Eyes Wide Open, The Blue Zone, The Dark Tide, Don't Look Twice, and Reckless. He is also the coauthor of five number one bestsellers with James Patterson, including Judge & Jury and Lifeguard. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. He lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife, Lynn.

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Product Code: 9780061655975
ISBN: 006165597X
Publisher: William Morrow
Publication Date: 2012-07-10
Number of Pages: 336 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1st Printing
Dimension: 6.18 x 1.18 x 9.09 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds