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Greg Iles

Full Name: Greg Iles
Gender: Male
Born: 1960-01-01
Number of Works: 39
Greg Iles was born in Germany in 1960. He grew up in Natchez, Mississippi, and graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1983. He was active in a band called "Frankly Scarlet", but quit after realizing that the touring lifestyle was not conducive with his family life. Once no longer busy with the band, he turned his attention to writing.

Greg's novels have been translated into various languages and are published in more than 20 countries. In addition to his popular novels, he wrote the original script for the movie 24 Hours (later renamed Trapped).

When not writing, Greg spends some of his time playing music. He's a member of "The Rock Bottom Remainders", which includes other authors (Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson, Stephen King, Scott Turow, Amy Tan, Mitch Albom, Roy Blount, Jr., Matt Groening, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, and James McBride).

Greg still lives in Natchez, Mississippi, with his wife and two children.

ISBN: 0743454162, 9780743454162
Keywords: cage, penn, angel, turning
Pages: 672
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

After winning the most dangerous case of his career, prosecutor Penn Cage decides to remain in his Southern hometown to raise his young daughter in a safe haven. But nowhere is truly safe -- not from long-buried secrets, or murder....When the nude body of prep school student Kate Townsend is found near the Mississippi River, Penn's best friend, Drew Elliott, is desperate for his counsel. An esteemed family physician, Drew makes a shocking confession that could put him on death row. Penn will do all he can to exonerate Drew, but in a town where the gaze of a landmark cemetery statue -- the Turn
ISBN: 0743454154, 9780743454155
Keywords: memory, blood
Pages: 800
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 80%

Bestselling author Greg Iles melds forensic detail with penetrating insight into the heart of a killer in a southern town.Some memories live deep in the soul, indelible and dangerous, waiting to be resurrected....Forensic expert "Cat" Ferry is suspended from an FBI task force when the world-class odontologist is inexplicably stricken with panic attacks and blackouts while investigating a chain of brutal murders. Returning to her Mississippi hometown, Cat finds herself battling with alcohol, plagued by nightmares, and entangled with a married detective. Then, in her childhood bedroom,
ISBN: 0743292499, 9780743292498
Keywords: evil, true
Pages: 528
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0340686030, 9780340686034
Keywords: cage, penn, game, quiet
Pages: 608
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

Is there space in the overcrowded courtroom for one more writer of sharp, very suspenseful legal thrillers? Yes--if that writer is Greg Iles, who has proven in such varied efforts as Black Cross, Mortal Fear, and Spandau Phoenix that he knows how to squeeze the last drop of suspense out of all sorts of situations. Iles immediately makes us feel both sympathy and empathy for his glossy hero, Penn Cage--a former ace Texas prosecutor turned suspense novelist whose sales are up there in the John Grisham Himalayan range. Trying to cope with the recent death of his wife, Cage takes his 5-ye
ISBN: 0451206525, 9780451206527
Keywords: mississippi, sleep, dead
Pages: 496
Published: 2001
  • Rating: 80%

Jordan Glass, a photojournalist on a well-earned vacation, wanders into a Hong Kong art museum and is puzzled to find fellow patrons eying her with curiosity. Minutes later, she stumbles upon a gallery containing a one-artist exhibition called "The Sleeping Women," a mysterious series of paintings that has caused a sensation in the world of modern art. Collectors have come to believe that the canvases depict female nudes not in sleep but in death, and they command millions at auction. When Jordan approaches the last work in the series, she freezes. The face in the painting seems to b
ISBN: 0743292502, 9780743292504
Keywords: degree, third
Pages: 528
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%

It's a quiet morning in the suburbs. Elizabeth Pike is a 35-year-old housewife who is about to discover that she is pregnant by her adulterous ex-lover, retired Air Force pilot Daniel McDavitt. On the same morning, her husband, Dr. John Pike, finds a badly concealed love letter from McDavitt to Elizabeth. Already under intense stress, he begins to unravel. In Third Degree, we relive what happens during that climactic day. An intense domestic drama that unfolds like a movie.
ISBN: 0743454146, 9780743454148
Keywords: god, footprints
Pages: 560
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0743292510, 9780743292511
Keywords: cage, penn, punchbowl, devil
Pages: 580
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

If former prosecutor Penn Cage thought that he was entering pristine waters when he became the mayor of Natchez, he was sorely mistaken. One of the five gambling steamboats plying its trade nearby on the Mississippi River has an exclusive clientele and a high-stakes agenda all its own. When Cage learns that the dangerous games aboard this sinful ship sometimes include murder, he has no choice but to launch a one-man campaign against these floating vice kings.
ISBN: 0451208765, 9780451208767
Keywords: mississippi, sleep
Pages: 480
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

The beautiful stranger John Waters has just met reminds him too much of his old girlfriend-because she is.
ISBN: 0340770066, 9780340770061
Keywords: mississippi, hours
Pages: 448
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

Greg Iles's explosive suspense thriller 24 Hours gets off to a blistering start: the kidnapping of a little boy--in eight breathless pages--that culminates with the child's safe return and the disappearance of the successful kidnappers. That sets the stage for the book's centrepiece, the abduction of little Abby Jennings, daughter of Will, a successful physician and Karen, a slightly dissatisfied suburban woman who's wondering where the passion in her marriage went. The criminals' modus operandi is established early on. They target the progeny of Mississippi doctors, demand a reasonable (to an