2003

Winner

THE SMALL BOAT OF GREAT SORROWS by  Dan Fesperman (Bantam - Transworld)

Shortlisted

PERSUADER by Lee Child   (Bantam - Transworld)

THE NIGHTSPINNERS by Lucretia Grindle  (Pan Macmillan)

THE COMPANY by Robert Littell   (Pan Macmillan)

EMPIRE STATE by Henry Porter  (Orion)

TRAITOR'S KISS by Gerald Seymour   (Bantam - Transworld)

CANDLEMOTH by Roger Jon Ellory  (Orion)