Best Published Novel 2019 - Shortlist

The Best Published Novel award was on hiatus for 2020, due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The six-strong shortlist for the 2019 Best Published Novel was:


In addition to those above, six books were selected for the 2019 longlist:

Adrian Goldsworthy THE ENCIRCLING SEA (Head of Zeus)

Paul Howarth ONLY KILLERS AND THIEVES (Pushkin Press)

David Leadbeater THE RELIC HUNTERS (Thomas & Mercer)

A. G. Riddle WINTER WORLD (Head of Zeus)

Michael Rutger THE ANOMALY (Bonnier Books UK)

Taylor Stevens LIARS’ PARADOX (Kensington Publishing)