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The Book of Ebenezer Le Page

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
  • Author(s): G B Edwards
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Various

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated, and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late twentieth century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of...

Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters
  • Author(s): Anne Allen
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

‘Oh my God, what’s happening to me? After all this time, please, not again!’ Jeanne Le Page, gripped by fear and panic, struggles to breathe as the ferry arrives in Guernsey, the island she had fled 15 years before,...

Echoes of Time – The Guernsey Novels Book 5

Echoes of Time – The Guernsey Novels Book 5
  • Author(s): Anne Allen
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): WWII and present day

Betrayal, injustice and revenge echo down the years… 1940. Olive marries farmer Bill Falla. The Germans occupy Guernsey. All too soon Olive realises she’s made a mistake. Her life changes when she meets Wolfgang, a German officer- but there’s...

Hello, Again

Hello, Again
  • Author(s): Isabelle Broom
  • Location(s): Aldeburgh, Barcelona, Guernsey, Hamburg, Lisbon
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Philippa Taylor (Pepper to her friends) has big dreams. When she closes her eyes, she can picture exactly who she ought to be. The problem is, it’s about as far away from her real life in a small coastal...

The Betrayal (The Guernsey Novels Book 6)

The Betrayal (The Guernsey Novels Book 6)
  • Author(s): Anne Allen
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Romance
  • Era(s): WW2 and contemporary

Treachery and theft lead to death – and love 1940. Teresa Bichard and her baby are sent by her beloved husband, Leo, to England as the Germans draw closer to Guernsey. Days later they invade… 1942. Leo, of Jewish...

The Bird That Sang In Color

The Bird That Sang In Color
  • Author(s): Grace Mattioli
  • Location(s): Jersey
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Part family drama and part self-actualization story, this is about Donna Greco, who in her teens, subscribes to a conventional view of success in life—and pushes her freewheeling, artistic brother, Vincent to do the same. However, he remains single,...

A Jersey Bombshell

A Jersey Bombshell
  • Author(s): Georgina Troy
  • Location(s): Jersey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Gabriel has returned to the island of Jersey after ten years abroad to help his aging showbiz parents revive their failing Art Deco hotel. This proves to be something of a challenge, especially as his singer father and actress...

Finding Mother

Finding Mother
  • Author(s): Anne Allen
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern and Renaissance

Prepare to be swept away by a heart-warming tale of family relationships and love Three women. Three generations. Sacrifices for love… Who is she really? Nicole is about to find out as she searches for her real mother; the...

Island Madness

Island Madness
  • Author(s): Tim Binding
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1943

It is 1943, the German army has been defeated at Stalingrad, and the tide is beginning to turn. But on occupied Guernsey, the reality of war seems a lifetime away. Recreating life on the occupied island, this novel asks...

Rachel’s Shoe

Rachel’s Shoe
  • Author(s): Peter Lihou
  • Location(s): Channel Islands
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1940s, 1970s

Nestled in the bay of St Malo, the Channel Islands claim the unique, if unenviable distinction of being the only part of Britain to have been occupied by a foreign power in hundreds of years. Life in the islands...

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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