James Patterson and Bill Clinton to co-author 2018 thriller

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    James Patterson and Bill Clinton to co-author 2018 thriller

    Entitled The President Is Missing. Book will be released in June 2018.


    Bill Clinton and James Patterson co-writing a thriller - The Washington Post
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    Cool. James Patterson is a machine.

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    I am definitely intrigued. Starting to get into James Patterson quite a bit.

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    I'll pass

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    Not "The Case of the Mystery Stain on the Blue Dress"?

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    Seriously, though, this could be interesting. Think of the details of the presidency that a former President has over the best action/mystery author.

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    I'm in. Love me some James Patterson. And I think Bill Clinton can bring an unprecedented perspective in fiction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockmom View Post
    I'm in. Love me some James Patterson. And I think Bill Clinton can bring an unprecedented perspective in fiction.
    Same here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swamprat View Post
    Seriously, though, this could be interesting. Think of the details of the presidency that a former President has over the best action/mystery author.
    That's what has me intrigued. I feel like it could bring an interesting dynamic.

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    What's interesting to me, as a fan of James Patterson, is that Clinton's name is listed first on the cover.

    Usually when Patterson co-authors, his name is at the top, even though the co-author has done most of the writing. This time around, I imagine Patterson will be doing most of the writing, but his name appears second.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy Parker View Post
    What's interesting to me, as a fan of James Patterson, is that Clinton's name is listed first on the cover.

    Usually when Patterson co-authors, his name is at the top, even though the co-author has done most of the writing. This time around, I imagine Patterson will be doing most of the writing, but his name appears second.
    If it helps to sell more books, put the President's name on top.

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    Showtime is developing a television series based on the book.

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    Anyone read this yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper_Dad View Post
    Anyone read this yet?
    Doesn't come out until June 2018.

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