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Marking Time (The Cazalet Chronicle Book 2)

Marking Time (The Cazalet Chronicle Book 2)
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Jane Howard
  • Location(s): Sussex
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1939

Home Place, Sussex, 1939. The English family at war . . . The sunlit days of childish games and family meals are over, as the shadows of war roll in to cloud the lives of one English family. At...

Meet Me At Pebble Beach

Meet Me At Pebble Beach
  • Author(s): Bella Osborne
  • Location(s): Brighton
  • Genre(s): Comedy, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Regan is holding a winning lottery ticket. Goodbye to the boyfriend who never had her back, and so long to the job she can’t stand! Except it’s all a bit too good to be true… When Regan gets pranked,...

My Policeman

My Policeman
  • Author(s): Bethan Roberts
  • Location(s): Brighton
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

It is in 1950s’ Brighton that Marion first catches sight of Tom. He teaches her to swim in the shadow of the pier and Marion is smitten – determined her love will be enough for them both. A few...

Need You Dead

Need You Dead
  • Author(s): Peter James
  • Location(s): Brighton
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Lorna Belling, desperate to escape the marriage from hell, falls for the charms of another man who promises her the earth. But, as Lorna finds, life seldom follows the plans you’ve made. A chance photograph on a client’s mobile...

Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
  • Author(s): Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Location(s): East Sussex
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s and early 2000s

In one of the most acclaimed novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewed version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now thirty-one, Never Let Me Go...

No Accident

No Accident
  • Author(s): Robert Crouch
  • Location(s): Sussex Downs, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Crime
  • Era(s): Present

Is it an accident? Or is it murder? Kent Fisher, an environmental health officer with more baggage than an airport carousel, needs to find out. When he visits Tombstone Adventure Park to investigate a fatal work accident, the details...

No Bodies

No Bodies
  • Author(s): Robert Crouch
  • Location(s): Sussex Downs
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Present

Why would environmental health officer, Kent Fisher, show any interest in finding Daphne Witherington, the missing wife of a longstanding family friend? The police believe she ran off with Colin Miller, a rather dubious caterer, and Kent has problems...

Once We Were Witches

Once We Were Witches
  • Author(s): Sarah Driver, Fabi Santiago (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): London, Sussex
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

A spellbinding new middle grade series crackling with magic and adventure, perfect for fans of Starfell, Nevermoor and A Pinch of Magic. I am Spel. Daughter of witches. The only one who can step between worlds. The only one...

Psychic Surveys Book One: The Haunting of Highdown Hall

Psychic Surveys Book One: The Haunting of Highdown Hall
  • Author(s): Shani Struthers
  • Location(s): Lewes
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Paranormal
  • Era(s): Modern

The latest in a long line of psychically-gifted females, Ruby Davis can see through the veil that separates this world and the next, helping grounded souls to move towards the light – or ‘home’ as Ruby calls it. Not...

Psychic Surveys Book Two: Rise to Me

Psychic Surveys Book Two: Rise to Me
  • Author(s): Shani Struthers
  • Location(s): Lewes
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Paranormal
  • Era(s): Modern

“This isn’t a ghost we’re dealing with. If only it were that simple…” Eighteen years ago, when psychic Ruby Davis was a child, her mother – also a psychic – suffered a nervous breakdown. Ruby was never told why....

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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