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Massage World: The Novel

Massage World: The Novel

Author(s): Eric Madeen

Location(s): Japan, Southern California

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Postmodern present

Massage World is a crime thriller that concerns a massage therapist striving to open a straight, grandiose health spa against the wishes of a wild man from the shady side of the industry who takes her business over with underhanded schemes until a police raid ensues inciting media coverage and a neighborhood organization to picket and protest until the calvary comes in the form of a lesbian biker gang … and all hell breaks loose.

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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