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Fiction

Brigitte Sharp

The Exphoria Code

NEW SPIES. NEW RULES.

MI6 cyber-analyst Brigitte Sharp has spent three years deskbound and in therapy, traumatised after her very first field op went badly wrong and caused the death of a fellow officer. But the murder of her best friend forces Bridge to go undercover inside a top secret military project, to root out a mole — where she uncovers a terrorist plot that threatens everything she has left to live for.

“A crackling fuse-wire of a book... Possibly the definitive espionage thriller of the early 21st century.”
Alan Moore

THE EXPHORIA CODE is the first in the Brigitte Sharp series of cutting-edge espionage thrillers.


Other Books & Novellas

Frightening Curves

Antony's award-winning debut novella

Phil London is an ex-cop — and a psychic. He used to work for Section Five, a clandestine British paranormal police force, until his wife's suicide drove him to leave. But now Phil has stumbled upon an ancient power lurking in the London Tube system; a power that once ruled the city, and is hungry to regain power even if it destroys society. Realising his past as a 'Fiver' is the key to his survival, Phil fights for his life and sanity... down in London's subterranean frightening curves.

“A smart and viciously funny debut... Deftly plays on our fear of the unknown.”
Dreamwatch


Stealing Life

Gentleman burglar Nicco Salarum is in trouble. He ditched an expensive shipment of stolen goods rather than kill a security guard, but that shipment 'belonged' to a local mob boss, and now Nicco owes him. So when a mysterious wizard offers him a large sum to steal a dignitary's necklace, Nicco thinks his prayers have been answered. But the job is not what it seems — soon the wizard has disappeared, the dignitary is dying, and Nicco is on the run...

“One of the best books I have read in a long time.”
Ookami


Short Stories

Soul Music

Shoska is an avant-garde musician and performance artist, trying to deal with a grieving ex-boyfriend who won't quit, an upcoming gig that she still hasn't finished putting together — and the trauma of her home, a distant mining colony, suddenly being cut off from the rest of the universe by The Closure. And then her ex gives her an ancient, forgotten instrument called a 'guitar'...

Published in
INTERZONE #274
TTA Press, 2018


Acid Burns

A StarCraft II story tying in to Heart of the Swarm

When a sleepy Dominion listening post's tranquility is disturbed by a zerg surprise attack, the base's marine forces find themselves fighting against a terrifying enemy — bringing with it a deadly sense of déjà vu for the commanding officer and her husband.

Published in
STARCRAFT II: WAR STORIES
Blizzard Entertainment/Simon & Schuster, 2014
Read it online at the StarCraft website


Last Drink Bird Head

Who is Last Drink Bird Head? He, she, or it.
Under 500 words. Don't ask — just write.

Those were the sparse instructions handed out by Jeff and Ann Vandermeer to an eclectic group of writers, whose contributions were compiled in the LAST DRINK BIRD HEAD anthology. Antony's story plays with language and symbolism to spin a tragic fantasy of animal ritual.

Published in
LAST DRINK BIRD HEAD
Wyrm Publishing, 2009


Non-fiction, Essays & Journalism

In addition to books and short stories, Antony often writes columns and essays on a variety of subjects, and has also interviewed William Gibson and Jeff Noon, two of his own favourite authors. Click here for Antony's non-fiction.