The Good Son Longlisted for The Author Club Best First Novel Award

Best First Novel Award Longlist 2016

The Authors Club is pleased to announce that the longlist for the 2016 award is as follows:

Jakob’s Colours by Lindsay Hawdon (Hodder)
The Loney by Andrew Hurley (John Murray)
The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock (Myriad Editions)
The Speaker’s Wife by Quentin Letts (Constable)
The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan (Harvill Secker)
The Good Son by Paul McVeigh (Salt)
The Watchmaker of Filigree St by Natasha Pulley (Bloomsbury Circus)
The House at the Edge of the World by Julia Rochester (Viking)
The Last Days of Disco by David F Ross (Orenda)
Belonging by Uma Sinha (Myriad Editions)
Mainlander by Will Smith (4th Estate)
Rawblood by Catriona Ward (Weidenfeld)

The prize is for the debut novel of a British, Irish or UK-based author, first published in the UK, and there is no age limit.  This is the 62nd year of the prize.

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