Night of the Jaguar: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 416 pages
4 Reviews

“Like settling down with a Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel—if it was rewritten by James M. Cain.”

—Denver Post


Michael Gruber’s Night of the Jaguar—like his earlier novels featuring Miami detective Jimmy Paz (Tropic of Night, Valley of Bones)—transforms the conventional thriller into something extraordinary, taking the crime novel to a place it has never gone before. Combining a grisly murder investigation with chilling supernatural elements and provocative thought, Night of the Jaguar is a bravura display of the originality and artistry that has won Gruber the title, “the Stephen King of crime fiction” while inspiring the Washington Post Book World to name the Jimmy Paz trilogy, “among the essential novels of recent years.”

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User Review  - JosephKing6602 - LibraryThing

Gruber's book seem to always have a lot of 'detail' relating to the context of the story; and i generally like that about his writing. In this book, the whole Cuban under-world culture/psuedo-religion ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A tiny but powerful South American shaman kicks quite a bit of Miami ass in an effort to protect the rainforest back home. Readers who have been seduced by Gruber and his signature blend of tropical ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

New York Times bestselling author Michael Gruber is the author of five acclaimed novels. He lives in Seattle.

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