15 Seconds: A Novel by Andrew Gross

By Andrew Gross

15 seconds can tear your existence aside . . .

Henry Steadman didn't be aware of what was once approximately to hit him while he pulled as much as a purple gentle. A profitable Florida plastic physician, he's on the town to convey a keynote handle at a convention while unexpectedly his lifestyles turns into an unrelenting chase to stick alive.

Stopped through the police for a minor site visitors violation, the placement escalates and he's pulled from his motor vehicle, handcuffed and informed he's lower than arrest. a number of different police vehicles arrive and the wondering turns frightening, yet simply as Henry is published and approximately to maneuver on, a blue sedan pulls up and the officer is without warning killed. because the automobile speeds away, there's just one suspect left behind–Henry. In that second, his idyllic lifestyles turns into a unfastened fall into hell as he turns into the objective of a police manhunt, in addition to being pursued by way of a crafty, unnamed wrongdoer bent on a few form of vengeance.

When Henry turns to a detailed pal for aid, and he, too, finally ends up useless, Henry realizes he's being elaborately framed. yet in a chilling twist, the stakes develop even darker, and he's not able to visit the police to transparent his identify, with out bringing on dire and lethal consequences.

With breakneck pacing and nonstop motion, 15 Seconds indicates what can take place whilst even the easiest existence is became the other way up straight away. it's also the tale of an blameless guy, framed for homicide, who has to save lots of the individual he loves the main, all whereas being drawn nearer and in the direction of an inevitable face-to-face standoff with a guy decided to break his lifestyles.

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