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Her Sister’s Secret

Her Sister’s Secret
  • Author(s): S E Lynes
  • Location(s): Dorset, Scotland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Why would you pretend your life is a dream when you’re living a nightmare? I thought my sister was happy. I thought what we all thought: that Annie and Dom led perfect lives in a lovely cottage in a...

Death On A Winter’s Day (Lady Eleanor Swift mystery book #8)

Death On A Winter’s Day (Lady Eleanor Swift mystery book #8)
  • Author(s): Verity Bright
  • Location(s): Scotland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1920s

Christmas at the castle with holly, handmade gifts, snowflakes and… is that a body under the tree? Someone call Lady Swift! Winter, 1921. Lady Eleanor Swift, amateur sleuth and reluctant lady of the manor, has been invited to spend...

Sugar

Sugar
  • Author(s): Bernice McFadden
  • Location(s): Bigelow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1950s

Young and confident, with a swagger in her step, Sugar arrives in the southern town of Bigelow hoping to start over. Soon Bigelow is alight with gossip and suspicion, and Sugar fears her past is catching up with her....

Barcelona Dreaming

Barcelona Dreaming
  • Author(s): Rupert Thomson
  • Location(s): Barcelona
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2008

Set on the eve of the financial crash of 2008, Barcelona Dreaming is made up of three stories that are linked by time and place, and also by the moving, unexpected interactions of a rich cast of characters. The...

Trust Me

Trust Me
  • Author(s): T M Logan
  • Location(s): London, The Home Counties
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

TWO STRANGERS. A CHILD. AND A SPLIT SECOND CHOICE THAT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING. The chance encounter Ellen was just trying to help a stranger. Giving a few minutes respite to a flustered young mother sitting opposite her on the...

Anything Could Happen

Anything Could Happen
  • Author(s): Lucy Diamond
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Romance, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A chance encounter in New York City. A great love story on the cusp of beginning. And then he was gone. For Lara and her daughter Eliza, it has always been just the two of them. But when Eliza...

Anna

Anna
  • Author(s): Lucy Strange
  • Location(s): London, Scotland
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Every cloud has a silver lining. Doesn’t it? Anna is thirteen years old, lives in London with her father, and has Asperger’s syndrome. When her father dies she travels up to the Scottish Central Belt to live with her...

The Secret of Nightingale Wood

The Secret of Nightingale Wood
  • Author(s): Lucy Strange
  • Location(s): Norfolk
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): 1919

1919. Mama is ill. Father has taken a job abroad. Nanny Jane is too busy to pay any attention to Henrietta and the things she sees – or thinks she sees – in the shadows of their new home,...

Model Under Cover: A Crime of Fashion

Model Under Cover: A Crime of Fashion
  • Author(s): Carina Axelsson
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Introducing Axelle Anderson: fashion’s most stylish detective. Despite her long legs and fashion-obsessed family, all Axelle wants to do is solve mysteries. So when star designer Belle La Lune vanishes, Axelle seizes the chance to go undercover as a...

Model Under Cover: Stolen with Style

Model Under Cover: Stolen with Style
  • Author(s): Carina Axelsson
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Hold on to your handbags and buckle up your heels – Axelle Anderson, undercover model, is back. When it comes to glamorous crimes of fashion, Axelle’s discovered that modelling is the perfect cover for a wannabe detective. So when...

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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