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The Keeper of Happy Endings

The Keeper of Happy Endings
  • Author(s): Barbara Davis
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

An enchanting novel about fate, second chances, and hope, lost and found, by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Last of the Moon Girls. Soline Roussel is well schooled in the business of happy endings. For generations her...

Lucifer’s Game

Lucifer’s Game
  • Author(s): Cristina Loggia
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Spy
  • Era(s): 1942

Spies, military secrets, and a personal crusade for freedom… Rome, 1942. Cordelia Olivieri is a young, determined hotel owner desperate to escape Mussolini’s racial persecution. But as Fascist leaders gather in Rome, Cordelia is suddenly surrounded by the world’s most ruthless...

The Judge’s List

The Judge’s List
  • Author(s): John Grisham
  • Location(s): Florida
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): contemporary

In The Whistler, Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she...

State of Terror

State of Terror
  • Author(s): Hillary Rodham Clinton, Louise Penny
  • Location(s): United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): the near future

STATE OF TERROR follows a novice Secretary of State who has joined the administration of her rival, a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage. A series of terrorist attacks throws the...

The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway
  • Author(s): Amor Towles
  • Location(s): Nebraska
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1954

In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the work farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family...

Devil’s Fjord

Devil’s Fjord
  • Author(s): David Hewson
  • Location(s): The Faroe Islands
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A remote island. An isolated community. A terrible secret. If the new District Sheriff, Tristan Haraldsen, thought moving to a remote village on the island of Vagar would be the chance for a peaceful life with his wife Elsebeth,...

Glitz

Glitz
  • Author(s): Louise Bagshawe
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

The four beautiful Chambers girls are rolling in money, thanks to the trust fund set up by their reclusive, super-rich uncle Clem. But when he summons his nieces to his mansion in the Seychelles to announce his engagement to...

Seychelles – The Best Of: A Photographic Journey through Pristine Natural Beauties

Seychelles – The Best Of: A Photographic Journey through Pristine Natural Beauties
  • Author(s): Gregor Kervina
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Photography, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The wonderful, high quality photographs inside Seychelles – The Best Of will take you on a spectacular journey through some of the most beautiful spots on our planet! You will discover some of the best pristine places, fascinating wild...

Voices

Voices
  • Author(s): Glynn Burridge
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Now in its 3rd edition, complete with fresh design and extra stories, the evergreen ‘Voices’ collection of Seychelles short stories by Glynn Burridge describes the strange secrets, realities and fantasies of life on Seychelles’ Outer Islands where the author...

Where The Clock Strikes Twice

Where The Clock Strikes Twice
  • Author(s): Alec Waugh
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1950s

Part sentimental journey revisiting old well-loved scenes of former travels, and part search for new, out-of-the-way lands, Alec Waugh’s travel book tells of a journey half-way round the world. But in new or old places, the author’s sense of...

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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