A novel by David Hagberg

Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Mostow, John Brancato, and Michael Ferris

The novel of the blockbuster hit film

For two generations of moviegoers, the Terminator movies have defined adrenaline-soaked ...
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Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

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A novel by David Hagberg

Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Mostow, John Brancato, and Michael Ferris

The novel of the blockbuster hit film

For two generations of moviegoers, the Terminator movies have defined adrenaline-soaked action filmmaking. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as a machine from the future, a machine who can take-or save-lives, capable of enormous violence and destruction, these films are the quintessential action thrillers of the new millennium.

Now, twelve years after Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Schwarzenegger is back in a new Terminator film that is even more exciting and action-packed than the first two films. With incredible new computer-generated imagery and an enormous arsenal of new effects, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, is a roller-coaster ride that moviegoers won't be able to resist.

David Hagberg, the bestselling author of dozens of action thrillers, has written a novel that goes inside the minds of the terminators and shows readers the post apocalyptic future as they've never seen it before, creating a thrill-packed novel. On the screen, Terminator 3 will dazzle and delight the eyes and rivet viewers to their seats. With masterful storytelling and a pulse-pounding pace, Hagberg has written a novel of heart-stopping tension that will keep readers in suspense until the very last page.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466856448
  • Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
  • Publication date: 11/5/2013
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 376,834
  • File size: 401 KB

Meet the Author

David Hagberg is the U. S. A. Today bestselling author of Kill Zone, High Flight, and more than forty other novels written under his own name and also as Sean Flannery. He lives in Vero Beach, Florida.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2005

    a nice ending

    i have to say that is was not as good at the 1st two. i say that cuz the 1st to where the books leading up to the war. we all want the war to come and when it dose we are all happy. i do think that they ended the story in a goot manner

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2005

    Sweet Book

    I liked it alot. its kinda better than the movies.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2003

    Terminator 3 Rises to The Occassion

    Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 is back and badder then ever. This time around the previous T-800 and T-801 series has received and upgrade to a T-850. But can this now obsolete machine survive a battle with the newly desinged terminatrix cyborg. Equipped with on-line high-tech weapons systems the prototype T-X is sleek, sexy, seductive but oh so sadistic. This movie tie-in is a good adaption of the screenplay of the third installment of the Terminator series but it does not quite live up to caputuring the essense of the movies quite as well as the previous two novels have. While the writing is executed with style there is not quite the grace that was displayed in the novelizations of the first two films, suffering from an over use of similies there was an excess abundance of 'this was like that' or 'that was like this' which proved a bit of a distraction in portraying the excitement one has come to expect while reading a 'Terminator' book. Still, this book was a fair translation of the thrills, chills and spills which took place in the movie. All said and done, though, this novelization of Terminator 3 does rise to the occassion more often than not. Enjoy the book then get blown away by the movie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2003

    A good read. Not great, but good.

    This book was pretty good. I have a habit of reading books that are movies so I got this one. It was...good. Not great, but I don't regret buying it. It had the character of Kate flushed out a bit, which I did like. To be honest, I like the first and second ones better, they were written by Randall Frakes. I especially loved the first one so much I bought my own and have read it a billion times. I think you should by it while it's on sale, because it is not worth $7.99.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 10, 2003

    Good read. Worth the time.

    I went to go see the movie and loved it, so I then became interested in the book. First off, this book is 316 or 317 pages, not 256. Anyway, this was a really good read. It has all the parts of the movie in it, plus some other parts to do with his passed, and the future. It was well written and descriptive, but kept me interested the whole way through. Some of the details are wrong, like calling the old Terminator a T-800, but these are far and few between. I wouldn't even have noticed, but I had just got done talking about it with a friend. All in all, I liked the book, don't regret buying it, and would recommend it to anyone who would be interested.

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