15 Seconds by Andrew Gross
A Novel

91%

11 Critic Reviews

Some readers may find Henry’s initial behavior unconvincing, but once he goes on the run, the plot turns thrillingly realistic with a surprising resolution.
-Publishers Weekly

Synopsis

“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.

 

About Andrew Gross

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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 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.
 
Published April 26, 2012 by Harper. 467 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime, Horror. Fiction
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Critic reviews for 15 Seconds
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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on May 07 2012

Some readers may find Henry’s initial behavior unconvincing, but once he goes on the run, the plot turns thrillingly realistic with a surprising resolution.

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Examiner

Good
Reviewed by Pamela Kramer on Jul 16 2012

The grab-you-by-the-collar suspense more than makes up for the schmaltz.

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Examiner

Excellent
Reviewed by Chelsea Cloud on Jul 13 2012

15 Seconds opens with a bang. I was hooked immediately.

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Examiner

Excellent
Reviewed by John Valeri on Jul 10 2012

Andrew Gross has unleashed the kind of page-turner that is on par with Patterson’s absolute best.

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Book Reporter

Excellent
Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub on Jul 13 2012

While it will take you longer than 15 seconds to read Gross’ latest work, you won’t notice the passage of time at all.

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Washington Independent Review of Books

Excellent
Reviewed by Philip Jason on Feb 11 2013

In this intense novel, Gross makes us feel as if each short interval of time is loaded with the buckshot of instant and cataclysmic change.

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Look At OKC

Excellent
Reviewed by Kay Dyer on Sep 09 2012

If you're a fan of fast-action thrillers, this one is for you. But don't plan on a relaxing evening of reading.

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Large Print Reviews

Good
Reviewed by Israel Drazin on Jun 04 2012

I think that readers will enjoy this easy to read new novel.

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North Jersey

Excellent
Reviewed by Jeff Ayers on Jul 11 2012

The relentless pace and mystery of "15 Seconds" demonstrates why Gross is a master of suspense.

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Rebecca's Reads

Excellent
Reviewed by Enid Grabiner on Feb 11 2013

Tension and alarm on the part of the reader makes it impossible to put down this book.

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Reviewing the Evidence

Above average
Reviewed by Arnold Taylor on Sep 01 2012

In the final chapters, as the pair eventually come to grips with someone now clearly insane, the excitement builds and there is a driving intensity to the closing stages of the book.

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