The President Is Missing

The President Is Missing

A Novel

Book - 2018
Average Rating:
Rate this:
28
2
1
 …
As enemies plan an unprecedented attack on American soil, Washington is gripped by uncertainty and fear as rumors spread of a traitor in the cabinet and the president himself comes under suspicion, before he goes missing.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Little, Brown and Company, Alfred A. Knopf,, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780316412698
0316412694
Characteristics: 513 pages ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Patterson, James 1947-- Author

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

w
writermala
Aug 18, 2018

This book is billed as one with details only a president could know; and only the kind of suspense Patterson can deliver.It lives up to the billing and the result of collaboration between President Clinton and James Patterson is a spine chilling page turner. Anything I say will be a spoiler so let me just urge you to read it.

b
blue_dog_31717
Aug 18, 2018

Even with it's vicious attacks against Republicans (try and find one bad democrat, and one good republican. Exactly.), and it's massive political bias against conservatives, I still thought the book to be very entertaining. The plot was interesting and perfectly paced, the character were lifelike, and the twist at the end was very surprising. Overall, I give this book a 9/10 and a "Would Recommend Reading".

r
razorfan
Aug 16, 2018

I could not put this book down! Stayed up til 1 am to finish it. You could see the meshing of Bill Clinton and James Patterson and the expertise of each one of them. So relevant to our world and today's political climate.

h
harrissusanc
Aug 11, 2018

The authors said in their Times Talks they meshed the manuscript. When the big crisis takes over, each seems to have had a hand in international suspense, war hero lonely president, not so loyal staff, wonk cyber team, end twists, and relatable villains (who probably evolved from a difficult premise.) Reads fast and good, better if you skip the illness. Why slight hint on Paris?

n
nannianni
Aug 05, 2018

Not worth the time to try to slog through it.

w
W008
Jul 31, 2018

The story line started out a little slow, but stick with it and you'll get a fantastic read. I found I was unable to put it down as the plot progressed. Loved it. Recommending it to my book fanatic friends.

j
Jill2365
Jul 30, 2018

This book started out with the voice of Pres. Bill Clinton. It was slow but as you got into the meat of the story, you heard the unmistakable voice of James Patterson. The intro set up is political and the end of the story is too...as you hear the 2 voices come together to give their take on what a democracy and it's government should be. They don't pontificate but lay it all out in the president's final speech. I bet Bill has been wanting to comment for a long time...as has James Patterson without being to one-sided. Good plot...good suspense. Good read...just stay with it.

c
carolsonder
Jul 23, 2018

great book! someone on here commented it was slow! not in the least! and i thought the speech at the end was awesome. very relevant to what this country is facing right now!

m
mloddeke
Jul 23, 2018

I am on hold for this book because my husband read it and loved it. Ever time I asked him are you done with book all he kept saying he was only reading about 30 pages at a time because he didn’t want it to end it was that good.

p
pearl80
Jul 22, 2018

Hello, I consider myself a James Patterson fanatic. I have read over 100 of his books. I have to say this book is very slow. Many people were waiting to read it so I didn't finish. I turned it in after 150 pages. Had a hard time getting into it. I am on the list to get it again so I can finish. I was a quite disappointed that nothing grabbed my to make it a true page turner. It's way to wordy and a bit complicated.

View All Comments

Notices

Add Notices

b
blue_dog_31717
Aug 18, 2018

Violence: Mild Violence

b
blue_dog_31717
Aug 18, 2018

Coarse Language: Language throughout

Age

Add Age Suitability

b
blue_dog_31717
Aug 18, 2018

blue_dog_31717 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Summary

Add a Summary

a
amcfarland1115
Jun 10, 2018

This book has to go down as one of my favorites of all time. It had me fully engaged from the very page. I could not put it down until I was done. The book was interesting because it was filled with political and philosophical dilemmas throughout. It made the reader think. It was a perfect blend of action, philosophy and politics.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SBL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top