From the Inside Flap
richton and Clive Cussler were to combine their talents to create the ultimate summer read, MEG would be the result--a jaw-dropping and terrifying page-turner of the deep.
On a top-secret dive into the Pacific Ocean's deepest canyon, Jonas Taylor found himself face-to-face with the largest and most ferocious predator in the history of the animal kingdom. The sole survivor of the mission, Taylor is haunted by what he's sure he saw but still can't prove exists--Carcharodon megalodon
, the massive mother of the great white shark. The average prehistoric Meg weighs in at twenty tons and could tear apart a Tyrannosaurus rex in seconds.
Written off as a crackpot suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Taylor refuses to forget the depths that nearly cost him his life. With a Ph.D. in paleontology under his belt, Taylor spends years theorizing, lecturing, and writing about the possibility that Meg still feeds at the deepest levels o
About the Author
Steve Alten grew up in Philadelphia, earning his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education at Penn State University, a Master's Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Delaware, and a Doctorate of Education at Temple University. His previous nine novels have all become bestsellers, with millions of copies sold worldwide. As an author, Steve has two goals. First, to continue to work hard to become a better storyteller and create exciting page turning thrillers. Second, to remain accessible to his readers. Steve reads and answers all e-mails, uses the names and descriptions of his loyal fans as characters in his novels, and even hires readers as editors, depending on their particular expertise. Steve has also founded and oversees Adopt-An-Author, a nationwide non-profit program designed to encourage students to read. With an unparalleled success rate, he now spends half of his workweek working with high school teachers and teens.