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The Tea Planter’s Wife

The Tea Planter’s Wife
  • Author(s): Dinah Jefferies
  • Location(s): Dickoya
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s/30s

Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper steps off a steamer in Ceylon full of optimism, eager to join her new husband. But the man who greets her at the tea plantation is not the same one she fell in love with in...

Offstage in Nuala

Offstage in Nuala
  • Author(s): Harriet Steel
  • Location(s): Nuwara Eliya
  • Genre(s): Crime, Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1930s

In this third instalment of The Inspector de Silva Mysteries, there’s great excitement when a professional theatre company comes to Nuala. However matters take a dark turn when the company’s actor manager is brutally murdered. Inspector de Silva has...

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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