The Mickey Bolitar Series constists of two books called "The Protector" and "Seconds Away".
The main character of the series is Mickey Bolitar. He started attending a new school and got a girlfriend. She disappeared and a lot happened before Mickey managed to find her.
In the sceond book, this girlfriend is shot along with her mother. The mother dies, but the girlfriend survives. Her and Mickey try to find out why and who's shot the mum.
Meanwhile, Mickey tries to find out what happened to his dad and why he died in a car accident. But he didn't.