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  • Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
  • Location(s): Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 2010s

In Tatiana, Smith delivers his most ambitious and politically daring novel since. When the brilliant and fearless young reporter Tatiana Petrovna falls to her death from a sixth-floor window in Moscow in the same week that notorious mob billionaire...

Critique of Criminal Reason

Critique of Criminal Reason
  • Author(s): Michael Gregorio
  • Location(s): Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
  • Genre(s): Crime

Hanno Stiffeniis, a rural magistrate, is asked come to Königsberg to solve a series of murders that have caused terror in the city: set against the Napoleonic Wars 1803/4.

Der Königsberg-Plan

Der Königsberg-Plan
  • Author(s): Alexander Weiss
  • Location(s): Berlin, Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 1945 and modern

Herr Parker, bitte folgen Sie mir. Wir haben nicht viel Zeit. Die Kanzlerin muss Berlin in einer Stunde verlassen – und will Sie vorher sehen.” Königsberg, 1945. Die Rote Armee rüstet sich zum Sturm auf die Stadt, in der...

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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