"About the Book ""The White House is the home of the President of the United States, the most guarded, monitored, closely watched person in the world. So how could a U.S. President vanish without a trace? And why would he choose to do so? An unprecedented collaboration between President Bill Clinton and novelist James Patterson [depicts] what it truly feels like to be the person in the Oval Office-- the mind-boggling pressure, the heartbreaking decisions, the exhilarating opportunities, the soul-wrenching power --confronting the darkest threats that face the world today, with the highest stakes conceivable""-- Book Synopsis 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 bes 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 Review Quotes Praise for The President Is Missing --- ""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 *""A page-turning thriller. The authors keep the suspense high . . . Fans of the TV series 24 and the movie Air Force One will be riveted.""--Publishers Weekly, starred review *""Clinton and Patterson are a dynamic duo weaving a suspenseful and gripping technothriller that will leave readers wondering, 'Could this really happen?' Highly rmended for thriller and suspense fans."" --Library Journal, starred review ""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 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!"" --Jeffrey Deaver, bestselling author of The Bone Collector and The Cutting Edge ""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 ""A blockbuster."" --Express (London) ""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 21st century."" --A. J. Finn, #1 bestselling author of The Woman in the Window ""A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros! Engrossing from page one."" --David Baldacci, #1 bestselling author of The Fallen ""A high-octane collaboration . . . the addictivequalities are undeniable."" --Daily Telegraph (London) ""Addictive. . .The President Is Missing towers above most political thrillers . . . Must read."" --Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ""Ambitious and wildly readable... Clinton and Patterson's fictional commander in chief brims with humanity, character and stoicism."" --New York Times Book Review ""An extraordinary event . . . the pages spark to DEFCON 1."" --Washington Post ""Compelling from page one. A fantastic read!"" --Mary Higgins Clark, #1 bestselling author of I've Got My Eyes on You ""Could I put The President Is Missing down? Of course not . . . The climax is very exciting."" --Bloomberg ""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"