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Flowers Over the Inferno

Flowers Over the Inferno

Author(s): Ilaria Tuti

Location(s): Italian Alps

Genre(s): Fiction, Crime, Thriller

Era(s): Contemporary

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Content

In a quiet village surrounded by the imposing Italian Alps, a series of brutal assaults take place.

Police inspector Teresa Battaglia is called in when the first body is found. Soon more victims are discovered – all horrifically mutilated – and when a new-born baby is kidnapped, Teresa’s investigation becomes a race against the clock.

But Teresa is also fighting a battle against her own body, weighed down by age and diabetes, and her mind, once invincible and now slowly gnawing away at her memory…

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Author: tripfiction

“.. a rural inferno of primordial allure” Superintendant Teresa Battaglia is in (fictional) Travenì, in the Italian Alps, investigating the murder of a local man, whose body is laid out in a very precise...

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021