Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay by William Boyd
A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale
Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea
End Games in Bordeaux* by Allan Massie
Tightrope by Simon Mawer
Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
The shortlisted authors have been invited to take part in a panel discussion on historical fiction at The Borders Book Festival in Melrose on Saturday, 18th, June, and the winner will be announced that day.
*See this post.