- Greg Iles
Greg Iles (born 1960) is an American bestselling
novelist who lives in Natchez, Mississippi.
Iles was born in
Stuttgart, Germany, where his father ran the U.S. Embassy Medical Clinic. He was raised in Natchez, Mississippi, where he attended Trinity Episcopal Day Schooland graduated from the University of Mississippiin 1983. Iles spent several years playing music in the band Frankly Scarlet. He quit the band after he was married and began working on his first novel, "Spandau Phoenix", a thriller about Nazi war criminal Rudolf Hess. "Spandau Phoenix" was published in 1993 and became the first of eight "New York Times" best sellers. In 2005 "Blood Memory" debuted at #8 on the "Times" list.
Iles has published best-selling novels in a variety of genres. His novels have been translated into more than a dozen languages and published in more than twenty countries worldwide.
In 2002, he wrote the script "24 Hours" from his novel of the same name. It was rewritten by director
Don Roosand renamed "Trapped", which Iles then rewrote during the shoot, at the request of the producers and actors.
Iles spends much of his free time playing music. He is a member of the group "The Rock Bottom Remainders", which includes 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 currently lives in Natchez.
*"Spandau Phoenix" (1993) ISBN 0-525-93604-1
*"Black Cross" (1995) ISBN 0-525-93829-X
*"Mortal Fear" (1997) ISBN 0-525-93792-7
The Quiet Game" (1999) ISBN 0-525-93793-5
*"24 Hours" (2000) ISBN 0-399-14624-5
*"Dead Sleep" (2001) ISBN 0-399-14735-7
Sleep No More" (2002) ISBN 0-399-14881-7
The Footprints of God" (2003) (also titled "Dark Matter") ISBN 0-340-82274-0
*"Blood Memory" (2005) ISBN 0-7432-3470-7
*"Turning Angel" (2005) ISBN 0-7432-3471-5
*"True Evil" (2006) ISBN 0-7432-9249-9
*"Third Degree" (2007)
*"The Devil's Punchbowl" (2009)
* [http://www.gregiles.com/ The Official Website of Greg Iles]
* [http://www.barnesandnoble.com/writers/writerdetails.asp?cid=968057 Barnes & Noble - Meet the Writers - Greg Iles]
* [http://theopencritic.com/?p=122 The Footprints of God] Reviewed at The Open Critic
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