The President is Missing (Paperback) By President Bill Clinton, James Patterson
An unprecedented collaboration between former US President Bill Clinton and bestselling thriller writer James Patterson. The President is Missingbrings together first class fictional credentials, with unique inside information on the workings of the White House and the president’s inner circle.
The President is Missing.
Amid an international crisis, the impossible has happened. A sitting U.S. President has disappeared.
What follows is the most dramatic three days any president has ever faced - and maybe the most dramatic three days in American history. And it could all really happen.
Full of details only a president could know, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have written the most authentic - and gripping - presidential thriller ever.
"Working on a book about a sitting President — drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works — has been a lot of fun," Clinton revealed in a statement. "And working with Jim has been terrific. I've been a fan of his for a very long time."
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'The dream team delivers big time ... Clinton's insider secrets and Patterson's storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade.' - Lee Child
The President is missing.
As an unprecedented cyberterrorist attack cripples the United States, the President must face an unthinkable truth:
There is a traitor in his Cabinet. His life is in danger.
And the only way to stay ahead of the shadowy forces tearing at the heart of America is to go off the grid, leaving behind his presidential protection. The President must go missing - and he may never resurface...
Set over the course of three days that shake a nation to its core, The President is Missing sheds a stunning light upon the inner workings and vulnerabilities of the American government. Filled with information that only a former President could know, this is the most authentic, terrifying thriller in years.
Includes an extract from the next blockbuster, The President's Daughter.
This book was recently reissued with a new cover and bonus extract, so stock may vary.
'A bullet train of a thriller. The Day of the Jackal for the twenty-first century.' - A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window
'This book moves like Air Force One. Big and fast.' - Michael Connelly, author of the Harry Bosch series
'The President Is Missing is a big, splashy juggernaut of a novel, combining thrills with a truly authentic look at the inner happenings in Washington. I read it in one gulp. You will too.' - Harlan Coben, #1 bestselling author of Don't Let Go
'Yes, The President is Missing is fiction - it's a thriller - but James Patterson and I have come up with three of the most frightening days in the history of the presidency. And it could really happen... These days, the seemingly impossible can happen. And it happens so fast. I believe that readers will not soon forget President Jonathan Duncan and his story.' - Bill Clinton
'Needless to say, we had some great conversations about the presidency, what life in Washington is really like, and about the state of America and the rest of the world.' - James Patterson
'I felt like I was right along with the characters for the shocking twists and turns you'll never guess are coming. Patterson and Clinton have created a truly unique character in their 'missing' President. The President is Missing puts the listener inside the White House and inside the mind of a President grappling with extraordinary circumstances.' - Dennis Quaid on the audiobook of The President is Missing
'Relentless in its plotting and honest in its examination of issues that strike close to our hearts.' - Jeffery Deaver
'A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros! Engrossing from page one.' - David Baldacci
'The President is Missing is more than a thriller - it's a skeleton key that lets you inside the head of a U.S. president.' - Brad Meltzer, author of The Escape Artist
'From the pens of two American icons comes a political thriller that rocks... a helluva story.' - Nelson DeMille, author of The Cuban Affair
'The President Is Missing is heart-pounding, gripping, terrifying... a genuinely masterful thriller. My knuckles are still white!' - Louise Penny, #1 bestselling author of Glass Houses
'Marry the political savvy of Bill Clinton with the craftsmanship of James Patterson and you get a fabulously entertaining thriller that is meticulous in its portrayal of Washington politics, gripping in its pacing, and harrowing in its depiction of the perils of cyberwarfare.' - Ron Chernow, #1 bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Alexander Hamilton and Grant
About the Author
President Bill Clinton (Author)
Bill Clinton was elected president of the United States in 1992 and served two terms. After leaving the White House, he established the Clinton Foundation, which helps improve global health, increase opportunity for girls and women, reduce childhood obesity and preventable diseases, create economic opportunity and growth, and address the effects of climate change. He is the author of a number of non-fiction works, including My Life, which was a number one international bestseller. With James Patterson, he is co-author of the number one international bestselling novel The President is Missing.
James Patterson (Author)
JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 385 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including romance novels and stand-alone thrillers.
James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.