Saturday, July 2, 2016

MEG 5: Nightstalkers by Steve Alten

With the excitement building for the MEG feature film currently in production at Warner Brothers, Tor Books Releases MEG 5: NIGHTSTALKERS BY STEVE ALTEN

“Alten writes the books with such enthusiasm that he sweeps us up and carries us along…A nice mix of horror, thriller and adventure.” —Booklist June 2016

The New York Times blockbuster series MEG by Steve Alten continues with the 5th installment of the series, MEG 5: NIGHTSTALKERS (Tor hardcover, $25.99, June 14, 2016). MEG, currently in production at Warner Brothers with Jason Statham as the lead character Jonas Taylor, is set for an early 2018 worldwide release.

MEG 5: NIGHTSTALKERS picks up where MEG: Hell’s Aquarium leaves off. Bela and Lizzy, the dominant Megalodon siblings from Angel’s brood, have escaped the Tanaka Institute to roam the Salish Sea in British Columbia, menacing the local ecosystem and tourism industry. While Jonas Taylor and his friend Mac attempt to either recapture or kill the sisters, Jonas’s son, David embarks on a quest to revenge his lost love. Having witnessed his girlfriend’s gruesome death at the hands of the 120-foot hundred-ton rogue Liopleurodon that escaped the Panthalassa Sea, David has joined a Dubai Prince’s ocean expedition in the hopes of killing the monster. Haunted by night terrors, David
repeatedly risks his life to lure the Lio and other prehistoric sea creatures
into the fleet’s nets, while battling his own suicidal demons.

Steve Alten weaves together threads of greed, grief, terror and near environmental collapse in this page-turning installment of the bestselling MEG series. Culminating in a final showdown between the most dangerous predators ever to inhabit the planet, MEG 5: NIGHTSTALKERS will have you on the edge of your seat.

About the author…
Internationally acclaimed Steve Alten is New York Times Bestselling author of 17 novels, including the MEG series about the Carcharodon Megalodon, the seventy-foot, prehistoric cousin of the Great White Shark. His work has been published in more than 30 countries and is being used in thousands of middle and high schools as part of the Adopt-An-Author, a free reading program for teens, which he founded with teachers in 1999. For more information about Steve Alten, visit 

Alten resides in South Florida

AUTHOR: Steve Alten
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 978-0-7653-8796-7, pp 352, $25.99
E-Books ISBN: 978-0-7653-8797-4, $12.99
Contact: Lissy Peace, Phone or text: 312-961-3431,

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