No Second Chance

When his child is taken, a father will stop at nothing to get her back in this explosive, white-knuckle thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben.

When the first bullet hit my chest, I thought of my daughter...

Shot twice by an unseen assailant, Dr. Marc Seidman lies in a hospital bed. His wife has been killed. His six-month-old daughter has vanished. But just when his world seems forever shattered, the ransom note arrives: We are watching. If you contact the authorities, you will never see your daughter again. There will be no second chance. With no one to trust, and mired in a deepening quicksand of deception and deadly secrets, Marc clings to one unwavering vow: bring home his daughter, at any cost.

No Second Chance - Harlan Coben Summary

No Second Chance was written by Harlan Coben, and published in 2003 as a stand-alone thriller. No Second Chance was the first international Book of the Month Club pick in 2003 due to its global appeal..

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No Second Chance - Harlan Coben Book Reviews (991)


Great Story, confusing character switches3 star

The story itself was thrilling and kept me wanting to read as often as I could. It bothered me that the context too seamlessly would change from one set of characters to another, causing confusion and the need to re-read so I could understand. You’d finish a paragraph with one character and suddenly the next paragraph started with dialect of another character in a completely different location in the story. Other than that....great read! 35


No Second Chance5 star

Harlan Coban is a favorite of mine and this book does not disappoint. Fast moving, a lot of twists and turns, an everyday kind of guy just doing what he has to do to survive a tragedy and get some answers, and then an ending I never saw coming. Great read and I highly recommend. 55


No Second Chance5 star

Found this book really well written, fast paced & heart wrenching...a very good read!!! 55

Stace and deb

Harlan Cobden, No Second Chance1 star

Excellent, captivating, couldn’t put it down and sad that it ended! 15


Love this book.5 star

I borrowed the actual book from my grandma and loved it. I'm fifteen and read it at fourteen. It's a great book with a great plot and written amazingly. I would highly recommend it. 55

Pickles 7

No Second Chance5 star

Good read. Definitely a page turner and keeps you in until the end. I enjoyed this book very much and would recommend. 55


Perfect!5 star

I loved every minute of this book. The twists and turns kept me up at night. The characters are rich and the story is engrossing and thoroughly satisfying. 55


Lots of twists and turns5 star

Fun read from beginning to end. At one moment you are confident you have it all figured out and the bottom drops out--- the story has changed. Well worth the read whether a weekend or long airplane trip 55


No Second Chance4 star

In my opinion, one of the author's best.... H. Samuels 45


Great Read!!!5 star

Suspenseful & Captivating! This book kept me up all night because I could not put it down. Great plot. Plan to read more of this author's books. 55

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