The 2018 Longlist

Deepa Anappara - Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line
Deborah Bailey - Until Guilty
Nicola Curtis - The Thomas More Mystery
Min Day - Love Letters
Grace Dean - Every Dark Thing 
Christina Demosthenous - Gone Viral
Angela Dove - For One Night Only
Carol Farrelly - This Starling Flock
Josephine Ferguson - The Taste of a Secret
Emily Ruth Ford - Elinor Snow
S.E Harper - Black Flowers Blossom
Sarah Linley - The Web We Weave
Gràinne Murphy - Where the Edge Is
Emma Rhind-Tutt - Separation
Victoria Richards - The Furies
Poppy Sebag-Montefiore​ - Listeners
Ruby Speechley - Bye Bye Baby
Andrea Stephenson - The Wintering Place
Lauren Van Schaik - Joplin
Alison Weeks - Out of the Red Earth
Sula Windgassen - The Dark Beneath the Stars

A final shortlist of five authors will be announced on Thursday 26 April 2018.