The President Is Missing

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The President Is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson, Bill Clinton, James Patterson


#1 New York Times Bestseller
#1 USA Today Bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
#1 Indie Bestseller

"
President Duncan for a second term!" --USA Today
"This book's a big one." --New York Times
"Towers above most political thrillers." --Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"The plotting is immaculate . . . the writing is taut." --Sunday Times (London)
"Ambitious and wildly readable." --New York Times Book Review

The President Is Missing confronts a threat so huge that it jeopardizes not just Pennsylvania Avenue and Wall Street, but all of America. Uncertainty and fear grip the nation. There are whispers of cyberterror and espionage and a traitor in the Cabinet. Even the President himself becomes a suspect, and then he disappears from public view . . .



Set over the course of three days, The President Is Missing sheds a stunning light upon the inner workings and vulnerabilities of our nation. Filled with information that only a former Commander-in-Chief could know, this is the most authentic, terrifying novel to come along in many years.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316412698
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company and Knopf
Publication date: 06/04/2018
Pages: 528
Sales rank: 78
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author


Bill Clinton was elected President of the United States in 1992, and he served until 2001. 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 nonfiction works, including My Life, which was a #1 international bestseller. This is his first novel.


James Patterson received the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community from the National Book Foundation. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers, and his books have sold more than 375 million copies worldwide. A tireless champion of the power of books and reading, Patterson created a new children's book imprint, JIMMY Patterson, whose mission is simple: "We want every kid who finishes a JIMMY Book to say, 'PLEASE GIVE ME ANOTHER BOOK.'" He has donated more than one million books to students and soldiers and funds over four hundred Teacher Education Scholarships at twenty-four colleges and universities. He has also donated millions of dollars to independent bookstores and school libraries. Patterson invests proceeds from the sales of JIMMY Patterson Books in pro-reading initiatives.

What People are Saying About This

#1 bestselling author of I’ve Got My Eyes on You - Mary Higgins Clark

“Compelling from page one. A fantastic read!”

#1 bestselling author of the Ballard and Bosch series - Michael Connelly

“This book moves like Air Force One. Big and fast. Clinton and Patterson are a dream combo. Two great storytellers, one inside and one outside, both at the top of the game. They’ve put together an undeniably gripping ride through the hidden passageways of power and politics. This book teaches as much as it entertains.”

#1 bestselling author of The Cuban Affair - Nelson DeMille

“From the pens of two American icons comes a political thriller that rocks. The President Is Missing entertains, educates, and inspires us all to put our country above our politics. Bill Clinton delivers the art of government and Jim Patterson delivers the craft of writing. The reader gets a helluva story.”

#1 bestselling author of Glass Houses - Louise Penny

“The President Is Missing is heart-pounding, gripping, terrifying. As I read, ferociously turning the pages, I kept asking myself, ‘Could this really happen?’ Bill Clinton’s insight into the pressures of being president and life in the White House coupled with James Patterson’s chops as an action writer have combined to give us a genuinely masterful thriller. My knuckles are still white!”

bestselling author of the Easy Rawlins series - Walter Mosley

“Bill Clinton and James Patterson seamlessly craft a heady thriller revealing the razor-thin edge between policy and ambition, politics and patriotism. They provide a front-row seat to the inner workings of our political system, a plot that is frighteningly plausible, and a cast of complex characters—both men and women—who all have their own stake to claim. The result: a fast-paced summer read you’ll see on planes, trains, and every beach across the country and around the world.”

bestselling author of Razor Girl - Carl Hiaasen

“The combination of Patterson’s lightning pace and Clinton’s tantalizing inside knowledge of how terrorists operate is what makes this timely novel so vivid, engrossing—and authentically frightening.”

#1 bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Grant - Ron Chernow

“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. This dark tale is, at bottom, a warning and a prophecy about the mortal threats to our democracy posed by terrorists abroad, homegrown extremism, and the technological miracles that have rendered us both powerful and defenseless at once.”

#1 bestselling author of The Fallen - David Baldacci

“A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros! Engrossing from page one.”

#1 bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series - Lee Child

“The dream team delivers big time…Clinton’s insider secrets and Patterson’s storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade.”

#1 bestselling author of Don’t Let Go - Harlan Coben

“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.”

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The President Is Missing 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 236 reviews.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I was wary when I saw that it was co authored by former Pres Bill Cliniton. Once I got into the first couple of chapters I didn't wsnt to put the book down. The last several pages were political. If the Country was truly run with what was said in the final speech, America would be much better off.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Absolutely riveting. A wonderful combination of riveting writing and insider knowledge. I was expecting not to be impressed as I have not enjoyed Patterson’s co-writing years. I really did not expect Mr. Clinton to even be evident in authorship. The book is an artful meld in my opinion. Well worth the read and the $$$.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I couldn't put it down. Patterson and Clinton have incorporated real details to make this book of fiction come alive. You won't be disappointed.
Anonymous 9 months ago
The plot was exciting and riveting. More important is the message at the end of the book. We can do better.
Anonymous 9 months ago
The President Is Missing is a compelling mystery--from start to finish!
Anonymous 9 months ago
This did produce the best political fiction I ever read. Get This Book!
Anonymous 9 months ago
Hard to put down. Hated to see it end. Loved it. Thank you President Clinton.
Anonymous 9 months ago
A very believable plot and page turner!
Anonymous 9 months ago
My new favorite James Patterson book!!!
Anonymous 9 months ago
Insightful. Shocking in the realization of the damage incurred by cyberterrorism
Anonymous 9 months ago
Patterson never fails to keep us on the edge of our seats, and guessing at what will happen next. Bill Clinton’s perspectives from the view of a President and World leader, provided a very current picture of cyber threats to America and reminds us it comes down to trust and faith amongst ourselves.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I feel like I'm in a middle of a movie. Patterson and Clinton are a great team, I hope this is a series.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Very fast read sometimes too fast but enjoyable nonetheless
Gary DeBlasio 9 months ago
Absolutely fabulous read. I enjoyed this immensely.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Topical...relevant and great character development and convoluted plot line making the novel a real page turner!!! When's the next collaboration scheduled??
Anonymous 9 months ago
Loved it! I knew it would be good, but wow. It was like a roller coaster ride. Really awesome. It won’t matter your politics, it’s a great read.
Anonymous 9 months ago
Reads like a JP book through and through. Bill didn’t cramp his style!
Anonymous 9 months ago
Great read
Anonymous 9 months ago
In the tradition of Dan Brown. I could not put this book down.
Lee27614 9 months ago
Highly believable, even worrisome. Patterson as always delivers.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Fabulous story line where the storyline is unpredictable and exciting. It also applies to our present state of affairs in our society today! Keep these stories coming.,
Anonymous 9 months ago
Intriguing scenarios,believable characters,couldn’t wait to get to the next chapter.
Anonymous 7 months ago
A suspenseful read, one that you will be unable to put down. Loved it!!
Anonymous 8 months ago
Interesting and entertaining collaboration.
Anonymous 8 months ago
So if your a Clinton lover or hater this book is for you because it's NOT about (THE CLINTON'S) but it is about this country & the threats we face but most of the time we never even know they exist.....With the all the good technology has brought us it also can take us right down the path of destruction if we are not EXTREMELY CAREFUL & TOTALLY NON PARTISAN....I certainly don't want to get too political here but this is no longer the GREAT AMERICA maybe a threat like this would make all of us realize we have to change fast if we want to save THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.....Please Lord no major threats until this president is out of the White House & dear God is there a possibility that THE PRESIDENT IS MISSING...LOL JUST put your politics behind and read a good book this one is a good book & certainly made me think( yes worry too)...Oh & I was sure that I had it figured out a few times ???