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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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Ten Great Books set in the MALDIVES

Ten Great Books set in the MALDIVES

11th September 2021

The Maldives is the latest location for our ‘Ten Great Books Set In…’ series....

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Ten Great Books set in SICILY

Ten Great Books set in SICILY

11th September 2021

Sicily is the latest location for our ‘Ten Great Books Set In…’ series. Ten...

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Magic and Mysticism in 17th century SCOTLAND with Nancy Hayes Kilgore

Magic and Mysticism in 17th century SCOTLAND with Nancy Hayes Kilgore

11th September 2021

#TalkingLocationWith...Nancy Hayes Kilgore, author of Bitter Magic, set in 17th Century Scotland. I’m on...

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Social thriller set mainly in LOS ANGELES

Social thriller set mainly in LOS ANGELES

10th September 2021

Afraid of the Light by Douglas Kennedy, social thriller set mainly in Los Angeles....

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Ten Great Books set in the SEYCHELLES

Ten Great Books set in the SEYCHELLES

9th September 2021

The Seychelles is the latest location for our ‘Ten Great Books Set In…’ series....

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Psychological fiction set on the Upper East Side, MANHATTAN

Psychological fiction set on the Upper East Side, MANHATTAN

9th September 2021

Mrs March by Virginia Feito, psychological fiction set on the Upper East Side, Manhattan....

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Talking Location With Author James Stejskal

Talking Location With Author James Stejskal

8th September 2021

#TalkingLocationWith…. James Stejskal, author of Appointment in Tehran (Iran) and A Question of Time (Berlin) Writing Location, Setting,...

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Ten Great Books set in ANDALUCÍA

Ten Great Books set in ANDALUCÍA

7th September 2021

Andalucía is the latest location for our ‘Ten Great Books Set In…’ series. Ten...

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Mystery set in Dublin

Mystery set in Dublin

7th September 2021

56 Days by Catherine Ryan Howard, mystery set in Dublin. The novel is set...

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Thriller set in COPENHAGEN

Thriller set in COPENHAGEN

6th September 2021

My Name is Jensen by Heidi Amsinck, thriller set in Copenhagen. Skydlig. ‘Guilt’y in...

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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