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Alten, Steve

Works: 110 works in 552 publications in 16 languages and 14,769 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction  Sea stories  Science fiction  Horror tales  Political fiction  Fantasy fiction  History  Sea fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3551.L764, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steve Alten
Meg : a novel of deep terror by Steve Alten( Book )

62 editions published between 1997 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prehistoric shark surfaces off California and proceeds to wreck havoc. Sixty feet long, it is a member of a species living in the ocean depths for the last 100,000 years. Jonas Taylor, a paleontologist and deep-sea submariner, tries to capture it for an aquarium
Domain by Steve Alten( Book )

53 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thirty-two years archaeologist Julius Gabriel has investigated the Mayan calendar, a 2500-year-old enigma of time and space that predicts humanity will perish at the winter solstice of 2012. Julius believes the Great Pyramid of Giza, Stonehenge, the desert drawings of Nazca, the sites of Angor Wat, Teotihuacan, and the Kukulcan Pyramid in the Yucatan Peninsula, the site of the ancient asteroid impact, all represent ancient pieces of a global puzzle linked to the salvation of our species." -- Jacket
The trench by Steve Alten( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A giant shark escapes from a California aquarium, creating havoc before heading to sea. As he probes the ocean depths in pursuit, biologist Jonas Taylor stumbles on a terrorist nuclear arms factory
The Loch by Steve Alten( Book )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his estranged father Angus is put on trial for murdering his business partner, marine biologist Zach Wallace returns to the Scotland he left as a boy to help prove that "something" in Loch Ness was the real cause of the man's death
Meg : primal waters by Steve Alten( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen years after a Megalodon shark escapes the Tanaka Lagoon to return to the Mariana Trench, former adventurer Jonas Taylor is recruited to appear on a new survival series at sea, a job with unexpected deadly challenges
Goliath by Steve Alten( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is threatened by Goliath, a mysterious, high-tech nuclear submarine that is virtually undetectable underwater and is powered by a bio-chemical computer brain capable of learning and developing its own agenda for all humankind
The shell game by Steve Alten( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American intelligence agents plan an terrorist attack to trigger a war against Iran
The Omega Project by Steve Alten( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joining a scientific team originally scheduled to travel to one of Jupiter's moons, tech genius Robert Eisenbraun is put into hibernation against his will and awakens on a hostile Earth where he must defeat a technological adversary of his own making
Phobos : Mayan fear by Steve Alten( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"2012 ... is the Mayan doomsday prophecy real? For two thousand years, the Mayan calendar has prophesied the end of mankind on a date equating to December 12, 2012. As the date approaches, greed, corruption, economic collapse, and violence seem to be pushing our species to the predicted brink of disaster. Phobos: Mayan Fear reveals a very real threat, not just to humanity, but to our very planet. The clock is ticking ..."--Page 4 of cover
Hell's aquarium by Steve Alten( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Taylor, the twenty-one-year-old son of Jonas Taylor, agrees to escort two of Angel's litter to Dubai, where a royal prince is building the largest aquarium in the world, unaware that he is being set up to lead an expedition into the dangerous Panthalassa ocean hidden beneath the Philippine Sea Plate
MEG : nightstalkers by Steve Alten( Book )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this fifth installment of the MEG series, Nightstalkers picks up where MEG: Hell's Aquarium left 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. While Jonas Taylor and his friend Mac attempt to either recapture or kill the "sisters," Jonas's son, David, embarks on his own adventure, motivated by revenge. Having witnessed his girlfriend's gruesome death, David has joined a Dubai Prince's ocean expedition, tracking the 120-foot, hundred-ton Liopleurodon that escaped from the Panthalassa Sea. 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"--Jacket
Resurrection by Steve Alten( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Less than a year after Michael Gabriel's disappearance, his grieving wife gives birth to twin sons, each possessing remarkable mental and physical abilities, who could be the Hero Twins destined to confront the Lords of the Underworld
Grim Reaper : end of days by Steve Alten( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patrick "Shep" Shepherd was a promising major league baseball pitcher before September 11th, 2001. Shaken by the terrorist attacks, Shep left behind his wife and newborn daughter to enlist in the Armed Forces. Eleven years later, Shep finds himself in Manhattan's VA hospital. His left arm is gone, his wife and daughter are gone, and his tarnished soul is haunted by the nightmares of war. Mary Klipot, a scientist working at a biohazard level-4 lab in Fort Detrick, enters Manhattan with Scythe, a swift-acting version of the Black Death. Believing she was chosen to bring forth the End of Days she infects herself, unleashing a pandemic. Shep is the only one with the vaccine which he is determined to use to save his wife and child
The Mayan prophecy by Steve Alten( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For thirty-two years, archaeologist Julius Gabriel investigated the Mayan calendar, a 2,500-year-old enigma that predicts the Apocalypse. His research led him to believe that ancient constructions like the Great Pyramid, Stonehenge, Angkor Wat, and Chichen Itza, were all built as part of a primeval fail-safe system, that might save humanity from total annihilation. But now Julius is dead, and his theories have perished with him, discredited and ridiculed. With the help of Dominique, a part-Mayan psychiatric intern, Julius' son, Michael, breaks out of an insane asylum in Miami, where he has been illegally imprisoned. Together they flee to the Yucatan Peninsula, where Michael believes he can find the evidence he needs to prove his father's theory, and to convince the world of the fast-approaching global catastrophe. In Mexico, at the autumn equinox, a serpent's shadow appears over the northern face of the Temple of Kukulcan, as it has done for a thousand years. But this time is different - it is the beginning of the end..."-- Publisher description
Unacknowledged : an exposé of the world's greatest secret by Steven M Greer( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The founder and director of The Disclosure Project and the Center for the Study of Extraterrestrial Intelligence offers documents supporting the argument that there have been many peaceful encounters between humans and interstellar visitors, that these encounters have yielded discoveries of advanced technologies, and that all of this has been covered up -- until now
La resurrección maya by Steve Alten( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hace quinientos aos, el Popol Vuh de los mayas profetiz el nacimiento de unos poderosos hermanos gemelos: los hijos de Michael Gabriel. Jacob, de cabellos blancos y ojos azules oscuros, dotado de cualidades inhumanas tales como una gran capacidad ps'quica, una inteligencia especial y una vision profunda del cosmos, que sabe desde el momento de nacer que su destino va ms lejos. Su hermano Immanuel, de cabello oscuro, rechaza su vocacin gentica y desea llevar una vida normal. Pero slo la combinacin de los poderes de ambos podr resucitar al salvador, su padre, y librar a la especie humana de toda una eternidad repitiendo su propia autodestruccin. Existe un gran tercer poder sobre la Tierra, nacido el mismo d'a que los gemelos. Sometida al lado ms amargo de la existencia y dotada de un poder especial, la bella y esquizofrnica Lilith, que viajar a travs de un camino ms oscuro que conduce a Xibalba, la versin maya del infierno. Se librar una pica batalla del bien contra el mal ... y se revelar el destino final de la raza humana"--Cover
Undisclosed by Steve Alten( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A veteran of the Iraq war is appointed Under Secretary of Defense in order to penetrate a secret government purposely black-shelving zero-point-energy, a clean, abundant energy source reverse-engineered from downed UFOs. Are Extraterrestrials and UFOs real? Are there secret subterranean military bases hiding advanced technologies that date back to the incident at Roswell? Is there a False Flag in the works intended to wipe out billions? Steve Alten's UNDISCLOSED is a mind-opening thriller of -faction- which incorporates testimonials from military and intelligence personnel who were actual eyewitnesses and participants involved in the greatest secret in history."
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Meg : a novel of deep terror
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controlled identityKnight, L. A.

Alten Steve

Alten, Steven

Alten, Steven 1959-

Alten, Steven Robert, 1959-

Steve Alten Amerikaans romanschrijver

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Стив Олтън

استیو آلتن

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DomainThe trenchThe LochMeg : primal watersGoliathThe shell gamePhobos : Mayan fearHell's aquarium