By day, Harper Cole trades commodities over the internet from his isolated Mississippi farmhouse. At night, he is systems operator of E.R.O.S., an exclusive, . Title: Mortal Fear Author(s): Greg Iles ISBN: / (USA edition) Publisher: Dutton Adult Availability: Amazon Amazon UK Amazon. A man with a secret life risks everything to clear his name in this “ingenious suspense thriller”(The New York Times Book Review) from.

Author: JoJosar Nilrajas
Country: Namibia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Video
Published (Last): 12 October 2009
Pages: 206
PDF File Size: 18.68 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.65 Mb
ISBN: 810-2-17290-858-4
Downloads: 24568
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Daisida

So as a period piece it has some interest.

He was brought into this company by his childhood I’ve read Mr. He seems to have invested himself in Penn Cage, a character that would ilew later, but I believe Harper Cole was Penn’s predecessor, as Harper is the younger not by much version.

It is almost like eating a cake. Dec 30, Marsha Weems rated it it was amazing. Lots of computer lingo throughout n I considered putting down the book several times. Iles on line dialogues are so twisted I wonder if he is stable. The book moves steadily along at pages, but it took me almost a week to read because of some places it dragged, mostly around the middle.

There were lots rear disturbing parts, mostly more psychological than gory, although gore certainly had its place too.

This study guide contains the following sections: It helps that Iles keeps the story moving forward at a near relentless speed. This happened about every 10 pages. It took me forever to finish because I would read a couple chapters an First, I really like Greg Iles as an author. Get to Know Us. I have never been disappointed. The dated computer references are minute in comparison to the storyline, however. I don’t really have the vocabulary to adequately describe why. And some of his descriptions of emotions and human nature were enough to make me stop and marvel at how good this guy is.


Customers who bought this item also bought. I really like Greg Iles, but this was not a good book and if his name wasn’t on it, no one would be able to convince me he wrote it. Greg’s novels have been translated into various languages and are published in more than 20 countries. If you like psychological suspense and you’re familiar with the Internet of course you are; you’re here, aren’t you?? The problem is, it was total thriller overload.

Mortal Fear

What is, however, is the or-the-top emotional detail and drama. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

That said, this book literally drove me nuts. One person found this helpful. First, I really like Greg Iles as an author. Third, there’s more to illes wife and, while it’s not bad, necessarily, it’s going to change Harper when he finds out.

When I started this book, I almost put it down when I learned that this was about an on-line erotic website and I expected maybe this was just going to be one sex scene after another, but it turned out not to be.

Mortal Fear Summary & Study Guide

Thank you for your feedback. I like Greg Iles’ books. They do catch the killer’s attention only this time he’s not interested in transplanting a pineal gland – he wants a woman to bear his children. Even though the technological aspect of this book is totally outdated frequent references to AOL and Compuserve – it is kindof comical as I write this review init is a total page turner. Jan 18, Cara St.

Follow the Author

Lists with This Book. Set up a giveaway. Quotes from Mortal Fear. In a fiery showdown, Berkmann puts in his appearance at the Cole home just hours after Erin’s funeral, demanding that Drewe leave with him.

To find out you will have to read the book for yourself. While not the most believable, it’s a lot of fun and very entertaining. Ships from and sold by Amazon.


Lots of surprises in this novel as well, especially what happens when the psychiatrist, Arthur Lenz, tries to trick the killer. Although clearly advanced for the time period, I felt a spark of nostalgia reading about how computers and the internet operated over a decade ago. Populated by highly successful and affluent people, the EROS offers discreet on-line connections for those seeking something or someone different.

Harper’s personal life, his job and his dalliances on Eros the sex s With a little medical mystery, a little computer espionage and a lot of cybersex and murder, Mortal Fear is the ultimate thriller.

Shielded by a guarantee of absolute anonymity, these clients pour their secrets into By day, Harper Cole trades commodities from his farmhouse in the isolated Mississippi Delta. The supporting cast is interesting and compelling, especially Erin.

The main character, Harper, is a hero, a villain and a victim, being placed into every possible category during this constant race against time trying to save victim after victim. View all kortal comments.

And he creates stories which have all the depth one could ask for as well asin this case, all the nail-biting suspense and page-turning frenzy one c First of all, I was afraid that the publication date would handicap a book which plot relies heavily upon computer technology.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This one avoi8ds that, for the most part, so I have enjoyed it several illes and replaced a worn paperback with this hardcover edition. I had rgeg heard of Greg Iles, until the book challenge and needed an author with my initials.