Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Newsletter Updates

Join Now

Filter:

The Closer I Get

The Closer I Get
  • Author(s): Paul Burston
  • Location(s): South London, Hastings
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

’An intense, tightly calibrated thriller’ Huffington Post Tom is a successful author, but he’s struggling to finish his novel. His main distraction is an online admirer, Evie, who simply won’t leave him alone. Evie is smart, well read and...

Body Heat

Body Heat
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Present

When police doctor Callie Hughes is called to a crime scene, pronouncing death isn’t difficult. More difficult will be determining the age and sex of the victim. The charred body found inside a burned-out car is so badly damaged,...

Dead Pretty

Dead Pretty
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Present

It is not unusual for Callie Hughes to see a dead body. As a part-time police doctor, she has seen more than most. And it was hardly unusual for her to be called in to a reported drugs overdose....

DEADLY REMEDIES

DEADLY REMEDIES
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): contemporary

A wily doctor goes out on a limb to find a killer… Two elderly people passing is an unremarkable occurrence in the British seaside town of Hastings, and certainly not unusual for police doctor and medical examiner Callie Hughes....

Guilty Party

Guilty Party
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): present

Curiosity about a strangled lawyer leads police doctor Callie Hughes along a bumpy road to the truth When a lawyer is found dead in his home, the circumstances are indeed strange, if not wholly suspicious. An act of auto-eroticisation...

The Secrets We Left Behind

The Secrets We Left Behind
  • Author(s): Susan Elliot Wright
  • Location(s): Hastings, Sheffield
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern and 1976

It was a summer of love, and a summer of secrets… She has built a good life: a husband who adores her, a daughter she is fiercely proud of, a home with warmth and love at its heart. But...

Vital Signs

Vital Signs
  • Author(s): Candy Denman
  • Location(s): Hastings
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): present

A forensic physician fuels political uproar when she sticks to her findings When bodies of immigrants begin to wash up on a Hastings beach, no one would envy police doctor Callie Hughes’ sad job of checking for vital signs...

Would you like to add a book or a review or create a reading list? Join Today – It's FREE

Register Now

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