The Footprints of God is a thriller novel written by American author Greg Iles. It was published in hardcover in by Scribner, then in March by Pocket. The Footprints of God has ratings and reviews. Mike said: We were introduced to Greg Iles when we attended one of my partners weddings in Natch.. . Wildly unbelievable tale of a sentient computer that—what else?—seizes control of the Internet, the world’s military defense systems, and a.

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Unable to reach the president, and afraid to trust his colleagues, David turns to Rachel Weiss, the psychiatrist probing the nightmares that have plagued him during his work at Trinity. I didn’t know it was science vod when I picked it up. Using advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques, Tennant and five other top scientists have supplied Trinity, the experimental computer, with molecular copies of themselves as models for a neurological operating system.

Fantasy is not usually my genre. This is likely to be the biggest hit yet for bestselling Iles, since it will appeal to the many devotees of apocalyptic fiction, as well as to Iles’s usual fan base. It is this quality for which Greg Iles is to be lauded and which makes this a ils to remember.

The Footprints of God

Leave out nothing, said a voice in my head. It would be everything Peter Godin had promised the mandarins in Washington, and more. Would my message be relayed to China, given the critical nature of the summit? Thanks for telling us about the problem. See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices. A Space Odyssey rehash bring on the literary equivalent of a systems crash. Three months ago, when Fielding asked for a recommendation for his honeymoon, I’d suggested the Nags Head cabin, which was only a few hours away.


THE FOOTPRINTS OF GOD by Greg Iles | Kirkus Reviews

The prowler was at the window again. I put my hand to my forehead and tried to fight my way back to reality.

Mankind’s future hangs in the balance – and the price of failure is extinction. Someone was banging the front door taut against the security chain.

There was a problem adding your email address. This book requires geg huge suspension of disbelief. Using a highly advanced super MRI, the top people in this project including Tennant, are scanned and their neurological models stored for future use by the computer. Subsequent dreams seem to be memories of Jesus of Nazareth, something that Tennant, an atheist, finds strange and bewildering.

David Tennant, Project Trinity’s ethicist, harbors a lethal secret: There was no pain. This has been my least favorite book of Greg Iles. That “more” was what scared Fielding.


This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Fielding had been obsessively searching the Trinity labs for weeks now, the computers as well as the physical space. When one of the project’s scientists dies, David Tennant, the ethical caretaker, discovers that he had been killed for his refusal to accept the project’s ultimate aim; a merger of the human mind and the machine, in order to produce an unrivalled super computing machine.


I cocked the pistol and edged over to the door.

Very close, peering inside. No square foot of the Trinity complex was free of surveillance and recording devices.

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Only six people on the planet ever had full knowledge of Trinity. Greg Iles is my favorite author. A package from a dead man? My hands were shaking. My faith is Christian and I have very definite beliefs. However not a fan of this one at all. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.