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Her Last Whisper

Her Last Whisper
  • Author(s): Karen Robards
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Madness and murder invaded Dr. Charlotte Stone’s life when she was just a girl – and made her a woman determined to save others from the horror she survived. An expert in the psychology of serial killers, she’s faced...

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Void Moon

Void Moon
  • Author(s): Michael Connelly
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

A brilliant, high-tension thriller set in the glittery, surreal worlds of Las Vegas casinos, from the bestselling author of THE LINCOLN LAWYER. A young woman finds herself caught up in a heist which may cost her the one thing...

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Overdrive

Overdrive
  • Author(s): Dawn Ius
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Gone in Sixty Seconds meets Heist Society in this edgy novel about a crack team of teenage criminals on a mission to learn to trust, build a life, and steal a wish list of exotic cars. Jules Parish has...

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Leaving Las Vegas

Leaving Las Vegas
  • Author(s): John O'Brien
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Leaving Las Vegas, the first novel by John O’Brien, is the disturbing and emotionally wrenching story of a woman who embraces life and a man who rejects it. Sera is a prostitute, content with the independence and routine she...

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Sun, Sea and Sangria

Sun, Sea and Sangria
  • Author(s): Victoria Cooke
  • Location(s): Las Vegas, Tenerife, The Canary Islands (Gran Canaria)
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Kat swore off dating many years ago, after her marriage ended in a catastrophic mess. Having moved to the Canary Islands for a fresh start, she has never had much time for romance, channelling all her energy into managing...

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Undercard

Undercard
  • Author(s): David Albertyn
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modrne

Set over the course of twenty-four exhilarating hours, Undercard is the story of four childhood friends, now in their early thirties, unexpectedly reunited by a high-profile prizefight in a Las Vegas casino . . . and an even higher-profile...

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Moon Music

Moon Music
  • Author(s): Faye Kellerman
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Present

A gripping detective story set in Las Vegas from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman A brutal murder… In the desert just outside the bright lights of Las Vegas, a horrific discovery is made. The body of a...

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Unheard Of

Unheard Of
  • Author(s): John David Bethel
  • Location(s): Las Vegas
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Current

A serial killer is haunting the Las Vegas Strip. The brutality is alarming. The number of victims is growing. “Blood leads” and it is being splashed across the headlines and clogging air time. But more important to the men...

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On Swift Horses

On Swift Horses
  • Author(s): Shannon Pufahl
  • Location(s): Las Vegas, San Diego, Tijuana
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Mid 20th century

A breathtakingly beautiful debut novel of revolution, chance and the gambles we take with the human heart. Muriel, newly married and newly orphaned, works as a waitress in a San Diego diner. As she pours coffee and empties ashtrays,...

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Cold Desert Sky

Cold Desert Sky
  • Author(s): Rod Reynolds
  • Location(s): Las Vegas, Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 1946

Late 1946 and Charlie Yates and his wife Lizzie have returned to Los Angeles, trying to stay anonymous in the city of angels. But when Yates, back in his old job at the Pacific Journal, becomes obsessed by the...

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Hurry, hurry! Our 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition entries close on 15th November...

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