Seconds Away is by Harlen Coben. The second book in the Mickey Bolitar series. This book picks up right where the first one leaves off. Mickey must convince his uncle to exhume his father's body, so he can be sure his father is really dead, after the Bat Lady shows him a picture of the Butcher of Lodz, who look just like the paramedic who told Mickey his father had died and took his body away. How can a WWII Nazi officer look just like a thirty year old paramedic? Then there is a shooting at Rachel's, she is wounded and her mother is killed and Mickey, Ema, and Spoon are determined to find the shooter and bring him to justice. But what if the shooter is Rachel's father?
Ratings: 8th grade - 9 out of 10 - V (violence).