The Crime Readers' Association

The Tempus Project by Antony Johnston

11th May 2020

Bridge is back.

In The Exphoria Code, elite MI6 hacker Brigitte Sharp foiled a terror attack on London that
used stolen military drone software to deliver a ‘dirty bomb’.

Now Bridge must battle a series of hacks and ransomware attacks masterminded by
someone known only as ‘Tempus’, who targets politicians and government officials with

When she discovers the campaign is linked to a cyber-attack on the London G20 summit,
Bridge is drawn into the dark-web world of cryptocurrencies, Russian hackers and an African
rebel militia.

In another compelling thriller from Antony Johnston, the creator of Atomic Blonde, MI6 races against time to
prevent a disaster that could destroy the balance of global power forever.


The Tempus Project is the second novel starring Brigitte Sharp, a brilliant but haunted young
hacker working for a specialist anti-terrorism unit in MI6. Vulnerable yet defiant, imperfect
yet tenacious, Bridge is a computer genius working on the bleeding edge of technology to
fight the cyber-threats facing us every day. Find out more at

Find out more about author Antony Johnston here.

Go back to Blog

Join the CRA

Joining the CRA is FREE. There are no lengthy forms to fill out and we need nothing but your email. You will receive a regular newsletter but no spam.