The Goodreads website has a list of books written by Greg Iles that can be displayed in chronological order as well as a reading order tip for his novels in the Penn Cage and Mississippi series. As of 2014, Greg Iles has written around 16 novels in a variety of genres and settings. He also wrote the script for the 2002 movie "Trapped," starring Charlize Theron and Kevin Bacon; it was based on his novel "24 Hours."
Greg Iles was born in Germany and lives in Mississippi. A number of his novels are set in Natchez, Mississippi where he was raised. He attended the Trinity Episcopal Day School and graduated from college at the University of Mississippi in 1983.
Iles's Penn Cage series is also set in Mississippi, and the novels revolve around Penn Cage, a former prosecutor. As of 2014, there are six books in the Penn Cage series: "The Quiet Game," "Turning Angel," "The Devil's Punchbowl," "Natchez Burning," "The Bone Tree" and "Unwritten Laws."
"Spandau Phoenix," a novel set during World War II, was the first novel published by Iles. Apart from "Black Cross," which was also set in World War II, his other novels explore genres such as thrillers. He also helped write the non-fiction book "Hard Listening."