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Check through the Blog posts below to find our latest extended book reviews, our #AuthorsOnLocation pieces, and our views on matters of general literary interest. Search by either Location or by the Keywords you would like to come up in the results…

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Book set in the USA (Western States in the company of Sprite)

Book set in the USA (Western States in the company of Sprite)

16th October 2013

The Drive by Tyler Keevil, book set in the USA (Western States) The Drive by...

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Novel set in Greece (“wisteria froths and frills over the terrace” in Zakynthos)

Novel set in Greece (“wisteria froths and frills over the terrace” in Zakynthos)

8th October 2013

Swimming Pool Summer by Rebecca Farnsworth, novel set in Greece (Zakynthos) Two weeks in the sun,...

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Book set in New York and Oxford (“The right cocktail of people, the perfect blend for calamity”)

Book set in New York and Oxford (“The right cocktail of people, the perfect blend for calamity”)

5th October 2013

Black Chalk by Christopher J Yates, book set in New York and Oxford A novel for...

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Novel set in BERLIN, Germany (Fabrizio Collini goes to trial)

Novel set in BERLIN, Germany (Fabrizio Collini goes to trial)

1st October 2013

The Collini Case by Ferdinand von Schirach, novel set in Berlin. OK, the reason I chose...

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Novel set on the Isle of Wight (it’s hot, hot, hot!)

Novel set on the Isle of Wight (it’s hot, hot, hot!)

29th September 2013

Summer of ’76 by Isabel Ashdown, novel set on the Isle of Wight. “The...

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Novel set in the Peak District, England

Novel set in the Peak District, England

25th September 2013

The Shadow Year by Hannah Richell, novel set in the Peak District. A well...

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Novel set in Russia (A heady noseful of Moscow)

Novel set in Russia (A heady noseful of Moscow)

19th September 2013

Snowdrops by A D Miller, novel set in Russia (Moscow). “A heady noseful of...

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Book set in France (Illicit goings-on on the Ile de Ré)

Book set in France (Illicit goings-on on the Ile de Ré)

11th September 2013

The Disappearance of Emily Marr by Louise Candlish, book set in France (on the...

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Thriller set in Russia (“Confiscation and Requisition” in Revolutionary RUSSIA) plus author Q and A

Thriller set in Russia (“Confiscation and Requisition” in Revolutionary RUSSIA) plus author Q and A

5th September 2013

Red Winter by Dan Smith, thriller set in Russia. 1920, central Russia. It is...

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Novel set in Oklahoma, USA (“The Wind comes right behind the rain”)

Novel set in Oklahoma, USA (“The Wind comes right behind the rain”)

3rd September 2013

Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew, novel set in Oklahoma. The text of House...

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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