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Books set in location – great reading for your travels

Books set in location offer great travel reading. TripFiction was created to make it easy to match a location with a book, and thanks to our searchable database you can find a book relevant to any trip. A resource for both actual and armchair travellers.

TripFiction features novels, travelogues and memoirs set in over 2,000 countries, regions, and cities from around the world – so your destination is almost bound to be covered.

When you are planning your travel reading, don’t forget to research your location on TripFiction. You will find advice on the best books to read for wherever you want to go. TripFiction lets you see a location through an author’s eyes.

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The Land of Trees

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  • Book: Broken Greek
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Author: Pete Paphides

"I listened to this on audiobook and it took me right back… to a childhood of pop music, Top of the..."

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  • Book: Fractus Europa
  • Location: Europe
  • Author: Adam Dunn (Editor), Eric C Anderson (editor)

"3.5* The book opens with thoughts by Peter Heather about the state of Europe. He moots that the seeds for a..."

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  • Location: Ryhope, Sunderland
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"Pearl Edwards is living in reduced circumstances with her aunt Annie, her mother’s sister. Her mother died when she was younger..."

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  • Book: Meet Me in Bombay
  • Location: Mumbai (Bombay)
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"New Year’s Eve 1913. Luke and Maddy meet for the first time and their hearts beat just a little stronger. He..."

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  • Location: Paris
  • Author: Elizabeth Bard

"It was a magnificent story that not only describes a person’s life but the love and affection between two people. And..."

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  • Book: A Free Man of Color
  • Location: New Orleans
  • Author: Barbara Hambly

"This is the first book in a mystery series with an African American detective. It is 1833 in New Orleans. Benjamin..."

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  • Location: Indonesia, Netherlands
  • Author: Alfred Birney

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Sunny days in Cornwall

  • Book: Summertime at the Cornish Confetti Agency
  • Location: Cornwall
  • Author: Daisy James

"This is a delightful novel that took me out of the doldrums. It’s light, it has a bit of drama and..."

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  • Book: Sunny Days and Sea Breezes
  • Location: Isle of Wight
  • Author: Carole Matthews

"Jodie Jackson has had her heart broken by her husband, Chris, who seems to have been having an affair. She hightails..."

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  • Book: Five Hundred Miles From You
  • Location: Scottish Highlands, South London
  • Author: Jenny Colgan

"Lissa is a nurse practitioner liaison, based in London. She knows her territory and patients very well. She is however knocked..."

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