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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 Single Soldier

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  • Book: The Switch
  • Location: London, Yorkshire
  • Author: Beth O'Leary

"Granddaughter Leena is in London and is, practically, a workaholic. She is however asked to take two months paid leave because..."

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  • Book: Can You Hear Me?
  • Location: England
  • Author: Jake Jones

"It seems fitting to be reviewing this just as the NHS has its 72nd birthday. A much valued institution that is..."

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  • Book: Ankomst
  • Location: Norway
  • Author: Gøhril Gabrielsen

"Another beautifully produced novella from boutique publisher, Peirene Press. 50p from the sale of each book goes to charity. The book..."

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Delightful detective story.

  • Book: Murder on the Downs
  • Location: Whitstable
  • Author: Julie Wassmer

"This is the first book I’ve read by Julie Wassmer & I’ll definitely look out for more. Expecting it to be..."

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  • Book: Murder on the Downs
  • Location: Whitstable
  • Author: Julie Wassmer

"I love this series of books and this was excellent. A real page turner, my husband could not believe how quickly..."

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A superb and thrilling action adventure….

  • Book: The Scarlet Code
  • Location: France
  • Author: C S Quinn

"Now and again a book comes along that reads like watching a movie and this one “The Scarlet Code” by C..."

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A Twist at every Turn

  • Book: Blackwatertown
  • Location: Armagh, Tyrone
  • Author: Paul Waters

"This book was a long time in the making, but well worth the wait I was very curious to read about..."

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Tension and suspense

  • Book: The House Party
  • Location: Isle of Wight
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"Kathleen tells her best friend Beth that she is frightened of one of their close circle of friends. The next day..."

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  • Book: The Weekend
  • Location: New South Wales
  • Author: Charlotte Wood

"I was interested to read this novel after I had seen that author Patrick Gale (whose work I like very much)..."

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A Taste of the Sea plus Murder!

  • Book: Murder on the Downs
  • Location: Whitstable
  • Author: Julie Wassmer

"Really enjoyed this. It’s a comfortable cozy crime based in the seaside town of Whitstable on the north coast of Kent...."

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