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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...

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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...

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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...

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Castaway in the Caribbean

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

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The Backpacking Bride

The Backpacking Bride
  • Author(s): Janice Horton
  • Location(s): Asia
  • 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...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020