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“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

 

“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.” —Walter Mosley, bestselling author of the Easy Rawlins series

 

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

 

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!” —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. 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.” —Ron Chernow, #1 bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Grant

 

“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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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

 

“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, #1 bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series

 

“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.” —Nelson DeMille, #1 bestselling author of The Cuban Affair

 

“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.” —Carl Hiaasen, bestselling author of Razor Girl

 

“Truth hides on every page in this fiction—scary, remarkable truth that can only come from the ultimate insider. The President Is Missing is more than a book; it’s a skeleton key that lets you inside the head of a U.S. president. What a surprising treat.” —Brad Meltzer, #1 bestselling author of The Escape Artist

 

The President Is Missing ticks every box for top-notch thriller writing: A relentlessly fast plot, utterly unexpected reversals and twists, a compelling—and a thoroughly human—hero, and a searing and honest examination of issues that strike close to our hearts as Americans in this day and age. Bravo, James Patterson and Bill Clinton!” —Jeffery Deaver, bestselling author of The Bone Collector and The Cutting Edge

 

“A bullet train of a thriller, power-fueled by equal parts adrenaline and expertise. Timely, furiously paced, and crackling with authenticity, it’s The Day of the Jackal for the twenty-first century.” —A. J. Finn, #1 bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

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