No Second Chance - Harlan Coben

No Second Chance

By Harlan Coben

  • Release Date: 2003-04-28
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 1,444 Ratings


When his child is taken, a father will stop at nothing to get her back in this explosive, white-knuckle thriller from the bestselling author and creator of the hit Netflix drama The Stranger.

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.


  • Great

    By EdBurr
    A Harlem Corbin best … great book.
  • Awesomeness

    By DRF61
    Exceptional drama from beginning to end. So many plot twists. Simply amazing. Couldn’t put it down. Highly recommended.
  • No Second Chance

    By ABQBlythe
    A good story, keeps you guessing. But the formatting is a mess. There are no spaces between most of the scenes. So you’re reading one scene and then the next thing you know you’re somewhere else. In other places they used the *** between the scenes, which is the way it should always be.
  • No Second Chance

    By Honey's Companion
    Suspenseful film for sure. However, the synopsis given here is misleading: the protagonist is not the father of the kidnapped, adorable baby, but the mother.
  • No Second Chance

    By Rose likes to tead
    I enjoyed the twists and turns. Did not expect the ending. Good book
  • No Second Chance

    By panjo1991
    This was a fun read but the terrible editing made it a confusing read.
  • Great Story, confusing character switches

    By Whizk
    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!
  • No Second Chance

    By oakwomanao
    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.
  • No Second Chance

    By Kcnjmg
    Found this book really well written, fast paced & heart wrenching...a very good read!!!
  • Harlan Cobden, No Second Chance

    By Stace and deb
    Excellent, captivating, couldn’t put it down and sad that it ended!