Jeff Mariotte

Narcos: The Jaguar’s Claw

Publisher: Titan Books

Date: November 6, 2018

Pages: 336

ISBN: 978-1789090123


The first official Narcos tie-in novel tells the story an idealistic young Medellín police officer who finds himself drawn into service to Pablo Escobar.

Jose Aguilar Gonzales becomes one of Escobar’s top sicarios–before exposure to the human costs of the cocaine epidemic, combined with personal tragedy, turn Aguilar against his former patron. Through Jose’s eyes, we see the inner workings of the Medellín Cartel and get to know the powerful, charismatic, and murderous man at its head.

(Available in mass-market paperback and ebook.)

Note: This novel won the Scribe Award, presented by the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers, for Best Original Novel – General.


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