The Trench (Mass Market)

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Master of suspense Steve Alten always takes readers to the edge with his non-stop, adrenaline-charged novels. Just in time for the movie, this new edition of his New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to MEG shows just how deep fear can run when you don’t know what lurks beneath the surface…

Its appetite is ravenous. Its teeth, scalpel-sharp. For the first time, the captive 20-ton Megalodon shark has tasted human blood, and it wants more…

On the other side of the world, in the silent depths of the ocean, lies the Marianas Trench, where the Megalodon has spawned since the dawn of time. Paleobiologist Jonas Taylor once dared to enter this perilous cavern. He alone faced a Megalodon shark and cut its heart out. Now, as the body count rises and the horror of a monster’s attack grips the California coast, Jonas must begin the hunt again, and return to the waking nightmare of…

About the Author

New York Times bestselling author Steve Alten is best known for his MEG series, a set of novels featuring a giant prehistoric shark. In addition to The Trench, the Megalodon series includes MEG: A Novel of Deep Terror, MEG: Primal Waters, MEG: Hell’s Aquarium, and MEG: Origins. He lives with his family in Delray Beach, Florida. Visit him at

Praise For…

Praise for The Trench

“A fast-paced thriller with many plot twists.” —Booklist

“A nail-biting summer read.” —Kirkus Reviews
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786050307
ISBN-10: 0786050306
Publisher: Pinnacle
Publication Date: July 25th, 2023
Pages: 480
Language: English