James Patterson is writing a true crime book about the life of Aaron Hernandez

Best-selling novelist James Patterson is taking a break from fiction to focus on Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star and convicted murderer who last week was found dead in his prison cell. Touted as a "true crime story," the book will be published by Little, Brown and Company and is set for an early 2018 release. “I was stunned to hear about the tragic death of Aaron Hernandez last week," Patterson said in a statement. "While his life was marred by controversy, he had incredible potential and undisputed talent. He came from nothing, was named a collegiate All-American, and went on to become a standout player for the New England Patriots. Along the way, his life spiraled out

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