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The Backpacking Housewife – The Next Adventure (Book 2)

The Backpacking Housewife – The Next Adventure (Book 2)
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Caribbean
  • Genre(s): Romance, Adventure, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

They say home is really where the heart is… Lori Anderson should be bursting with happiness. Since leaving behind her life as a housewife to embark on an incredible backpacking adventure she’s met a man she’s fallen head over...

The Backpacking Bride

The Backpacking Bride
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Saying ‘I Do’ was meant to be the start of her greatest adventure, but when Maya’s fiancé drops dead just moments before he’s set to kiss the bride, her life is spent spinning out of control. Now, as Maya...

Island in the Sun

Island in the Sun
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Caribbean
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): 20th/21st Century

Island in the Sun: Escape to a tropical paradise in this epic story of hidden pasts and family secrets. When successful jewellery designer Isla Ashton unexpectedly inherits her eccentric Aunt Kate’s Caribbean island, she is obligated to return to...

The Backpacking Housewife

The Backpacking Housewife
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Thailand
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Lorraine Anderson was meant to be making a Sunday roast, not swanning off to Thailand, backpack in hand! But when she finds her husband and her best friend in bed together there’s only one thing to do – grab...

Bagpipes and Bullshot

Bagpipes and Bullshot
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Scotland
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A contemporary tale told with timeless Scottish romanticism and a knowing sense of humour. Bagpipes and Bullshot twists an everyday love story with a whole cast of village eccentrics into an entertaining play on rural life. “Bagpipes and Bullshot...

Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Scotland
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Reaching for the Stars Scottish celebrity chef Finn McDuff is media stalked and disillusioned after winning his third star and losing his third wife. He decides he’s had enough of all the food campaigns, the TV cookery shows, the...

Castaway in the Caribbean

Castaway in the Caribbean
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Caribbean
  • Genre(s): Romance, Adventure
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Vacationing on the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua, Janey Sinclair is persuaded by her magazine editor boss to do a quick island hop in order to supervise an impromptu photo-shoot for the front cover. With no flights immediately available,...

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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