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 
When the first bullet hit my chest, I thought of my daughter... Dr. Marc Seidman has been shot twice, his wife has been murdered, and his six-month-old daughter has been kidnapped. When he gets the ransom note-he knows he has only one chance to get this right. But there is nowhere he can turn to and no one he can trust.