I may not have gone so far as to read altens entire series of meg books, but i used to have of a thing for monster and dinosaur novels, whether it was peter benchley jaws, obviously, but also. Listen to thousands of best sellers and new releases on your iphone, ipad, or android. Buy meg revised, expanded by alten, steve, alten, steve isbn. Since then, alten has written several more books in the meg series, as well as novels and screen plays across a variety of genres and topics. Steve alten is the bestselling author of the meg series, including meg. Primal waters by steve alten first edition book see all titles by steve alten. The only trouble is meg is a huge 65 foot long 40,000 lb shark. Steve alten books into movies the novel meg that was published in the year 1997 has been adapted for screenplay by the movie powerhouse, warner bros.
A novel of deep terror, 18 years have passed since jonas taylor last faced the deadly great white. The characters are all very two dimensional, and the plot is an ongoing cliche. Turns out books were selling faster than stores could keep them in stock. Steve alten ebooks epub and pdf format steve alten ebooks. Revised and expanded new edition of the ny times bestseller. In this fifth installment of steve altens new york times bestselling meg series the basis.
In this fifth installment of steve altens new york times bestselling meg seriesthe. The series is about meg, a gigantic prehistoric shark from a species known as the megalodon who has somehow survived to this day. Meg by alten, steve and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Order of meg books meg is a series of science fictionhorror novels by american novelist steve alten. I finished reading meg by steve alten on friday, and ill state right off the bat that i rather enjoyed it very much. Steve alten ebooks epub and pdf downloads ebookmall. Nightstalkers meg, book 5 by steve alten fantastic fiction. If you drew up a checklist of the necessary components of a bmovie creaturefeature, then meg would tick pretty much every box. The megalodon book series is something unique, and much different and much bigger than, say, the shark movie. Jun 19, 2015 i may not have gone so far as to read altens entire series of meg books, but i used to have of a thing for monster and dinosaur novels, whether it was peter benchley jaws, obviously, but also. Steve alten is the new york times and internationally bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including the loch, meg, domain, and mayan prophecy series.
Hells aquarium left off bela and lizzy, the dominant megalodon siblings from angels brood, have escaped the tanaka institute to roam the salish sea in british columbia. Megalodons are prehistoric predators that resemble great white sharks, but are as big as tyrannosaurus rexes. Celebrating an upcoming anniversary with a meghead spouse. On march 3, 2016, reported that director jon turteltaub national treasure has since been in talks to helm the movie adaptation of steve altens meg. Megalodon, sixtyfoot, twentyton progenitors of todays great white sharks. The meg 2 is pulling ideas from steven altens other meg books.
Jun 14, 2016 steve alten is the bestselling author of the domain trilogy domain, resurrection, phobos and the meg series, including meg. Steve alten is the bestselling author of the meg series which was the basis for the feature film the meg, starring jason statham the domain trilogy, and standalone supernatural thrillers such as the omega project and goliath. Steve alten became a published author in 1997 with the novel meg. With meg, steve alten became really the author we know and love. He is best known for his meg series of novels set around the fictitious survival of the megalodon, a giant, prehistoric shark. As jaws meets jurassic park, meg short for megladon brings us a 60foot, 20ton prehistoric shark with a ninefootwide mouth that is likely to gobble up bestseller lists, as. On a topsecret dive into the pacific oceans deepest canyon, jonas taylor found himself facetoface with the largest and most ferocious predator in the history of the animal kingdom. A native of philadelphia, he earned a bachelors degree from penn state, a masters from the university of delaware, and a doctorate from temple university. These books were propulsive and good, but they were also utterly divorced from the cultural moment in the nineties. Purgatory opening chapter with a special message to the recipient by ny times bestselling author steve alten. Or perhaps you need to cheer up a friend or visit a loved in the hospital. Seven miles beneath an isolated section of the pacific ocean, where hydrothermal vents called black smokers spew 700degree mineral rich steam into the sea, a prehistoric predator thrives. Steve alten is the new york times and internationally bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including the meg series and others, as well as standalone works. He is best known for his meg series of novels set around the fictitious survival.
His best known work is the meg series, a series about a giant prehistoric shark thought to be extinct. Interview with steve alten, author of meg, basis for the meg 2018 the horror show duration. A graphic novel adaptation was also released in 2019 by steve alten, j. Steve alten grew up in philadelphia, earning his bachelors degree in physical education at penn state university, a masters degree in sports medicine from the university of delaware, and a doctorate of education at temple university. In the last 25 years, i have written and published 18 thrillers and a romcom under the pen name l. Very soon you will be seeing the books in the reel world. In steve altens new york times bestselling meg series, deep sea diver and. One is found and is on the rampage and the only one who can stop her is the scientist who survive one of its attacks.
Steve alten is a ny times and international bestselling author of the meg. His work has been published in more than 30 countries and is being used in. Ive read the first two meg books now, and im currently reading the third. Origins was also released to coincide with the films debut. Alten holds a bachelors degree from the pennsylvania state university, a masters in sports medicine from the university of delaware, and a doctorate in sports administration from temple. Jason stathams shark thriller meg swims back five months. Steve alten is the new york times bestselling author of meg. Another fantastic novel in the meg series from author steve alten. In steve alten s new york times bestselling meg series, deep sea diver and paleontologist jonas taylor discovers a species long thought extinct. In this fifth installment of steve altens new york times bestselling meg series the basis for the feature film the meg, starring jason statham as jonas. Steve alten felt so disheartened by the negative feedback of the meg trailer that he took to social media to pen a lengthy. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlightingnotes, may not include cdrom or access codes.
A novel of deep terror, the basis for the new jason statham film out this weekend was right on the cover. Origins meg series prequel by steve alten nook book. Steve alten is the new york times and international bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the meg series about carcharodon megalodon, the seventyfoot, 100,000 pound prehistoric cousin of the great white shark. Around the same time, in 2001, steve alten started his second series titled domain, which currently includes three books. His books have been published in more than thirty countries. Adoptanauthor is a free nationwide nonprofit program designed to excite young adults about reading and writing through the use of bestselling thrillers, heroic nonfiction stories, motivational books and direct contact with the authors via personal appearances, classroom phone calls, emails, and interactive websites. See the complete meg series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The movies main cast include the action movie sensation jason statham, and orange is the new black actress, ruby rose. A novel of deep terror on your kindle in under a minute. Ive read all the steve alten books in order for his series and a few of the standalone novels including undisclosed, and if you havent check this author yet, you definitely should.
Steve alten is the writer of such thrillers as meg, fathom, and the trench. Best known for his meg series, steven alten is famous for his character development and amazing storytelling abilities. Hundreds of 7inch serrated teeth filled jaws that could swallow an elephant whole. Meg author defends movie from seething trailer haters. His work has been published in more than thirty countries and is being used in thousands of middle and high school curricula as part of adoptanauthor, a free teen reading program used nationwide to encourage reluctant readers.
I will give him credit that the book is action packed, and although the preface is absurd, you find yourself turning the pages pretty quickly. Disney productions optioned meg, which has been described as jaws meets jurassic park or jurassic shark. Jun 14, 2018 steve alten is the new york times and international bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the meg series about carcharodon megalodon, the seventyfoot, 100,000 pound prehistoric cousin of the great white shark. Meg by steve alten abebooks abebooks shop for books. In this sequel to the new york times bestselling meg. As the author himself even declares meg is fiction with a bit of fact sprinkled throughout just to make the unbelievable seen believable. Dec 08, 2015 the author, steve alten takes great delight in this creature feature and it shows. His novels are very visual and full of action, leading three of them to be optioned for film domain, meg and the loch. The steve alten books include one of my favorite series called meg. Steve altens meg novel was the antijurassic park and.
Download audiobooks by steve alten stream or download. A novel of deep terror by steve alten, which is the first book in his meg series. It was the apex predator of all time, the most fearsome creature that ever lived a 70foot, 70,000 pound great white shark. Steve alten is the new york times and internationally bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including the loch, meg, and the domain trilogy.
This book is about a prehistoric shark species that has managed to survive within the depths of the mariana trench for over 70 million years. Struggling to support his family of five, he decided to pen a novel he had been thinking about for years. Steve alten has 38 books on goodreads with 101932 ratings. Meg has a thick layer of actionthriller, peopled by interesting characters with conflicting motives, as well as a fastmoving marine horror element and an overarching plotline that easily sustains its length. Alten holds a bachelors degree from the pennsylvania state university, a masters in sports medicine from the university of delaware. I love the meg books and cant wait for night stalkers to be released, hurry up mr alten your fans are waiting with baited breath i gave this edition four stars out of five because it lacks a lot of the story i am used to reading but dont be put off, the meg. The story itself is pulpy but serious, light hearted but. The meg was the opposite because it was specifically connected to popculture of the nineties, mostly because it evoked those the dangers of the cgi natural world we all saw in titanic, dantes peak, volcano, and the lost world.
Only 5,000 were printed, each individually numbered. Steve alten felt so disheartened by the negative feedback of the meg. As i read even i began to think, maybe the megaladon could exist. Primal waters was the very first book i have ever read by this thriller author, but it certainly was not my last. Now offered a job with a new tv survival series, jonas will again face the most dangerous creature ever to stalk the earth. In that lightless, hellish abyss, the most fearsome phylum imaginable has survived for 100 million years. The meg 2 is pulling ideas from steven alten s other meg books. Steve alten january 2016 newsletter constant contact.
He is also the founder and director of americas nationwide adoptanauthor reading initiative. Night stalkers in this fifth installment of steve alten s new york times bestselling meg book series, the basis for the feature film the meg, starring jason statham as jonas taylornighstalkers picks up where meg. I stayed up too late because i could not put the book down. As a book, meg was basically a michael crichtonjurassic park diss track written by a man with a doctorate in sports management. Some of the critics praised his books as the book of the period that you are going to read. Meg, steve alten shop online for books in australia. The meg book series by steve alten includes books meg. A revised and expanded version of the novel also containing the prequel meg. More information about this seller contact this seller 9. Steve alten continues the story that began in the new york times bestselling meg.
Browse audiobooks written by steve alten sorted by best. Discount prices on books by steve alten, including titles like meg. Steve alten is an american novelist of science fiction and horror novels. Many books of the author have been framed to transform in to movies and tv shows. The major literary breakthrough of steve altens 1997 novel meg. Jul 01, 2016 interview with steve alten, author of meg, basis for the meg 2018 the horror show duration. While critics often find fault with his works, the books continue to be popular.1319 1111 510 169 940 598 369 867 508 309 1530 1215 1531 1433 1395 413 1096 1184 151 640 524 209 105 209 523 415 38 961 267 1355 68 465