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The Lemon Orchard

The Lemon Orchard
  • Author(s): Luanne Rice
  • Location(s): Malibu
  • Era(s): Modern

Julia is in California at her aunt and uncle’s lemon orchard house sitting for them while they are in Ireland. The author pays superb attention to detail, with the vivid descriptions, and characters who are dealing with love, loss,...

It All Began in Monte Carlo

It All Began in Monte Carlo
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Adler
  • Location(s): Malibu, Monte Carlo
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Down in Monte Carlo, thefts of jewels keep Sunny and Mac well occupied.

Malibu Rising

Malibu Rising
  • Author(s): Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Location(s): Malibu
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

Malibu: August, 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a...

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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