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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I hurried to the kitchen and scrubbed my hands with dish soap and water. Sounds very much like a sci-fi novel I read in Junior High, many decades ago; and like the precursor to the Terminator series. For Fielding, religion was an illusion, but at the dawn of the twenty-first century, Project Trinity had uncovered hope of a new immortality.

Not even survival instinct could clear the fog filling my brain. I was way ahead of Fielding on calling my “late brother’s friend. The only hope for survival lies in the shocking connection that exists between Trinity and David’s tortured mind. I know this because the president was my brother’s close friend in college. He’d shaken hands with the PM at a reception once, but that wasn’t the same thing.

I tried to rise, thinking I’d call a pharmacy and prescribe my own, but that was ridiculous. It happened in a dream.

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I felt like a soldier’s wife refusing to open a telegram. I will probably not read Greg Iles again. Deftly navigates the perilous waters between science and spirituality. I’ve watched Ilds laureates give up all principle in a search for — ” I went still.

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Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. It starts well as a sci-fi novel with the pace of a good thriller. He talked about how evolution moves from simplicity toward complexity, and how human intelligence is the highest known expression of evolution. There was no way to know.


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More By and About This Author. Is David Tennant going mad, is he plain delusional, or is he telling the unvarnished and horrifying truth? A spark in the footrints, waiting to spread to fire. Fielding and his wife had loved the place, and the Englishman had apparently thought of it when he wanted a secure location to discuss freg fears. These are the questions which race through psychiatrist Dr.

Meanwhile, Trinity takes over, neutron bomb-tipped missiles are launched and, instead of stopping them, Trinity insists on discussing gee-whiz theology with Tennant in preparation for a final step that might give Trinity godlike powers. It’s close quarters, but discreet. Using advanced magnetic resonance imaging techniques, Tennant and five other top scientists have supplied Trinity, the experimental computer, with molecular copies geeg themselves as models for a neurological operating system.

Armageddon looms as nuclear missiles streak toward the United States, and the fate of mankind rests on Tennant’s ability to reason with the omnipotent Trinity. However not a fan of this one at all. The plot seems a thin thread for a point the author wants to make.

A certain amount geg paranoia was justified. The only reason I finished it was to learn how the author ties up all the bizarre disparate and desperate story lines. He and I had worked ourselves into quite a state of suspicion over the past weeks, but then we had reason to. He posed a thought experiment: What Readers Are Saying What do you think? I’ll sign and give it back to you.

The man who had written footprintts note was now as cold as the morgue table he was lying on, if indeed he was lying in a morgue.


There was a problem adding your email address. Tennant was Fielding’s only hope. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! It is this quality for which Greg Iles is to be lauded and which makes this a book to remember. When Tennant tries to shut the project down because of ethical considerations, he is marked for death by the beautiful but physically and psychologically scarred Geli Bauer, head of security.

The Footprints of God

Plot summary [ edit ] The story revolves around a supercomputer being built in a secret government lab working on a project called Trinity. It would be everything Peter Godin had promised the mandarins in Washington, and more. Retrieved 22 October This fact that this book is based on a strong scientific concept, which has the terrifying prospect of becoming a reality all too soon makes it unbearably effective, exciting as well as bloodcurdling.

Greg’s novels have been translated into various languag Greg Iles was born in Germany in I cocked the pistol and edged over to the door. So what the hell was he up to that day? Be the first to discover new talent!

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That made it tomorrow in China. He was thinking of going home early when something flashed in his left eye.

Instead of putting the vacuum cleaner back into the closet, I walked to the back door and tossed the machine far into the yard.