u003cbu003eThe greatest true-crime story in music history, as only James Patterson can tell it.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003e u003cbru003e With the Beatles, John Lennon surpasses his youthful dreams, achieving a level of superstardom that defies classification. "We were the best bloody band there was," he says. "There was nobody to touch us." Nobody except the original nowhere man, Mark David Chapman. Chapman once worshipped his idols from afar--but now harbors grudges against those, like Lennon, whom he feels betrayed him. He's convinced Lennon has misled fans with his message of hope and peace. And Chapman's not staying away any longer. u003cbru003e u003cbru003e By the summer of 1980, Lennon is recording new music for the first time in years, energized and ready for it to be "(Just Like) Starting Over." He can't wait to show the world what he will do. u003cbru003e u003cbru003e Neither can Chapman, who quits his security job and boards a flight to New York, a handgun and bullets stowed in his luggage. u003cbru003e u003cbru003e The greatest true-crime story in music history, as only James Patterson can tell it. Enriched by exclusive interviews with Lennon's friends and associates, including Paul McCartney, u003ciu003eThe Last Days of John Lennonu003c/iu003e is the thrilling true story of two men who changed history: One whose indelible songs enliven our world to this day--and the other who ended the beautiful music with five pulls of a trigger.