Join James Patterson in supporting Newburgh Illuminated

James Patterson. Photo Credit- David Burnett
James Patterson. Photo Credit- David Burnett

Hi, I’m James Patterson and I’d like to make you famous!  As someone who was “Made in Newburgh”, I am supporting the efforts of Newburgh Illuminated, an annual festival this June 19th through 22nd that shines a light on all that is wonderful about the City of Newburgh NY.  I write novels – lots of them.  I will help to make you immortal by naming a character after you in one of my upcoming novels. All you have to do is simply make a tax-deductible donation of $25.00 or more to Newburgh Illuminated and you will get your opportunity for immortality. Thanks for your support!

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Now is your chance to achieve true immortality! Be a character in one of best-selling author James Patterson’s upcoming novels. The book in which your character name will appear will be selected by Mr. Patterson.  When available, you will be notified of the book title, and its publication date.  All proceeds will benefit Newburgh Illuminated.

Patterson is the creator of the top-selling new detective series of the past dozen years, featuring Alex Cross and including the Hollywood-adapted “Along Came a Spider” and “Kiss the Girls,” starring Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman, as well as “Alex Cross,” starring Tyler Perry. He is also the creator of the #1 new detective series of the past five years, featuring Lindsay Boxer and the Women’s Murder Club, from which the ABC television drama series was adapted. He has authored books behind six films on the Hollywood fast-track, including the Maximum Ride movie forthcoming from Avi Arad, the producer of “X-Men” and “Spiderman.”  

In the past three years, James Patterson has sold more books than any other author, and in total, James’s books have sold an estimated 300 million copies worldwide.  He is the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on The New York Times adult and children’s bestsellers lists and is the only author to have five new hardcover novels debut at #1 on the list in one year — a record-breaking feat he’s accomplished every year since 2005.  To date, James Patterson has had nineteen consecutive #1 New York Times bestselling novels, and holds the New York Times record for most Hardcover Fiction bestselling titles by a single author (88 total), which is also a Guinness World Record.

Join James Patterson in supporting Newburgh Illuminated.