By Steve Alten
Revised and extended version, quickly to be an important movie! On a top-secret dive into the Pacific Ocean's private canyon, Jonas Taylor stumbled on himself face-to-face with the most important and such a lot ferocious predator within the background of the animal state. the only real survivor of the venture, Taylor is haunted via what he's definite he observed yet nonetheless can't end up exists - Carcharodon megalodon, the big mom of the nice white shark. the typical prehistoric Meg weighs in at twenty plenty and will tear aside a Tyrannosaurus rex in seconds.
Written off as a crackpot struggling with post-traumatic rigidity disease, Taylor refuses to disregard the depths that just about expense him his lifestyles. With a Ph.D. in paleontology below his belt, Taylor spends years theorizing, lecturing, and writing in regards to the hazard that Meg nonetheless feeds on the private degrees of the ocean. however it takes an outdated pal in have to get him to come back to the water, and a hotshot lady submarine pilot to dare him again right into a high-tech miniature sub.
Diving deeper than he ever has sooner than, Taylor will face terror like he's by no means imagined, and what he reveals may flip the tides bloody purple till the top of time. MEG is ready to floor. whilst she does, not anything and no one goes to be secure, and Jonas needs to face his maximum worry as soon as back.
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