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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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Novel set in Germany (Snow White in the Orangerie with the tire iron*)

Novel set in Germany (Snow White in the Orangerie with the tire iron*)

2nd September 2013

Snow White Must Die by Nele Neuhaus translated by Steven T Murray, novel set...

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Novel set in Almeria and Andalusia (A Guiri* and more in SPAIN)

Novel set in Almeria and Andalusia (A Guiri* and more in SPAIN)

30th August 2013

Mr Lynch’s Holiday by Catherine O’Flynn, novel set in Almeria and Andalusia A charming novel that...

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Novel set in Los Angeles (a sumptuous quality of writing)

Novel set in Los Angeles (a sumptuous quality of writing)

16th August 2013

The Pink Hotel by Anna Stothard, novel set in Los Angeles and Venice Beach (LA)....

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Novel set in Milan (Sex and the City (Milanese Style, or, Some Ponderings On Optimal Title Length for a Best-Selling Novel)

Novel set in Milan (Sex and the City (Milanese Style, or, Some Ponderings On Optimal Title Length for a Best-Selling Novel)

11th August 2013

The Divorced Lady’s Companion to Living in Italy by Catherine McNamara, novel set in...

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Book set in Cambridge (a mystery for cat lovers)

Book set in Cambridge (a mystery for cat lovers)

8th August 2013

The Beauty of Murder by A K Benedict, book set in Cambridge. In The Beauty of...

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“Tell me how we came to this” Novel set in PARIS

“Tell me how we came to this” Novel set in PARIS

5th August 2013

The Emperor of Paris by C S Richardson. A novel set in the early...

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Novel set in YORKSHIRE, England (A family on the edge…)

Novel set in YORKSHIRE, England (A family on the edge…)

4th August 2013

The Son-in-Law by Charity Norman, novel set in Yorkshire, England. We very much enjoyed...

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Novel set in San Francisco and NYC (Bibliophile code-breakers)

Novel set in San Francisco and NYC (Bibliophile code-breakers)

2nd August 2013

Mr Penumbra’s 24-hour bookstore by Robin Sloan, novel set in San Francisco and NYC. The first...

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Covers, lovers and luxury labels (novel set in Antigua, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles…)

Covers, lovers and luxury labels (novel set in Antigua, Las Vegas, London, Los Angeles…)

24th July 2013

Wicked Wives by Anna-Lou Weatherley, novel set in Antigua, Las Vegas, London (among other locations), Los Angeles,...

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Novel set in Martha’s Vineyard, USA “the yellow book, with the yellow woman on it”)

Novel set in Martha’s Vineyard, USA “the yellow book, with the yellow woman on it”)

13th July 2013

Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussman, novel set in Martha’s Vineyard, USA. Summer of 2013,...

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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