The President Is Missing

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Don’t miss the #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from the world’s bestselling author, James Patterson: an «undeniably gripping ride through the hidden passageways of power and politics» that «moves like Air Force One» (Michael Connelly).

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.
#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

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.

Praise For…

Praise for The President Is Missing:

«Ambitious and wildly readable… Clinton and Patterson’s fictional commander in chief brims with humanity, character and stoicism.»
New York Times Book Review

«It’s a go-to read. It maximizes its potency and fulfills its mission. There’s a twist or two of which Frederick Forsyth might be proud. So, if you want to make the most of your late-capitalist leisure-time, hit the couch, crack a Bud, punch the book open, focus your squint, and enjoy.»

The New Yorker

«Harrowing . . . Mr. Patterson withholds details until the moment of maximum dramatic effect . . . beach reading of a high order.»
The Wall Street Journal

«Sure to entice millions of readers . . . the novel is fascinating . . . President Duncan for a second term!»
USA Today

«The President Is Missingfeels like the result of a strong collaboration . . . It’s driven by star power and persuasive-sounding presidential candor . . . This book’s a big one.»
New York Times

«An extraordinary event . . . the pages spark to DEFCON 1.»
Washington Post

«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.»
Michael Connelly, #1 bestselling author of the Ballard and Bosch series

«The pages of The President Is Missing are filled with the classic tropes of a big commercial thriller . . . but the authors resist pure escapism . . . The pleasure of this book is in imagining the wild tales Clinton might disclose about his own years as President, if only he could.»

«The plotting is immaculate… the writing is taut.«Sunday Times (London)

«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, author of the Jack Reacher series

«The clock ticks, suspense builds. . . [to] a satisfying twist at the end.»

«The plot is epic.»
The Economist

«A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros! Engrossing from page one.»
David Baldacci, #1 bestselling author of The Fallen

«Could I put The President Is Missing down? Of course not . . . The climax is very exciting.»

«Compelling from page one. A fantastic read!»
Mary Higgins Clark, #1 bestselling author of I’ve Got My Eyes on You

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