2015 - 2016 Shortlist
Decided on March 21st 2016
|Donoghue, John||The Death's Head Chess Club||Atlantic|
|Grey, Iona||Letters to the Lost||Simon and Schuster|
|Mackintosh, Clare||I let You Go||Sphere|
|Macmillan, Gilly||Burnt Paper Sky||Little Brown|
|Rothschild, Hannah||The Improbability of Love||Bloomsbury|
The winner is John Donoghue for "The Death's Head Chess Club"