Bill Clinton co-writes another crime novel with James Patterson
Former US president, Bill Clinton, will publish another crime novel, centred on the kidnapping of an American first daughter.
The two-term Democratic leader co-wrote the thriller entitled “The President’s Daughter” with renowned author James Patterson, the pair’s second book following 2018’s behind-the-scenes White House drama “The President is Missing.”
The duo’s debut, centred on cyberattack dangers, sold more than three million copies.
“Working with @BillClinton has been a highlight of my career and I’m thrilled to have the chance to write with him again, ” American bestselling writer, James Patterson writes on his Twitter handle announcing the new release.
According to a summary of the novel set for publication in the US June 2021, the plot centres on a former president who hopes to lay low after losing a second term, only to have an “imminent threat” to his daughter force him back into action.
The 73-year-old Clinton has written a number of books, including his post-presidential 2004 best-selling memoir “My Life.”
His own daughter Chelsea Clinton is also an author of several children’s books.
The prolific Patterson — famous for titles including “Kiss the Girls” and “Along Came a Spider” — is the globe’s top-earning author, with Forbes valuing him at $94 million.
Working with @BillClinton has been a highlight of my career and I’m thrilled to have the chance to write with him again.
I am pleased to announce our second novel, THE PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER, and we can’t wait to get it in reader’s hands!
PRE-ORDER TODAY! https://t.co/0tQsTuFqiK
— James Patterson (@JP_Books) May 21, 2020