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Deception Island

Deception Island
  • Author(s): Judith A Boss
  • Location(s): Antarctica
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Near-future

While at an archaeology dig in Afghanistan, evolutionary anthropologist Rachel St. Claire discovers a pendant with strange shifting symbols. Not long after, she receives an urgent call from her colleague, Dr. Grace McAllister, insisting Rachel come to Antarctica to...

Deep Down Dead

Deep Down Dead
  • Author(s): Steph Broadribb
  • Location(s): California, Florida, Georgia, West Virginia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start...

Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity

Delhi: Adventures in a Megacity
  • Author(s): Sam Miller
  • Location(s): Delhi
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

The author trips up over rough pavements, crosses highways, clambers onto rooftops and over 500-million-year-old rocks as he brings this city to life in the pages of his book.

Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom

Dennis Bisskit and the Basset Hound from Beacon’s Bottom
  • Author(s): Stephen Ainley
  • Location(s): Kensington, Beacon's Bottom, Birmingham
  • Genre(s): Humour, Crime
  • Era(s): 1970

1970. Dennis Bisskit and best friend, Stinky Blackshaw are now recognised as Dudley’s finest private investigators. After foiling a gang of shoplifters at Lewis’s Department Store, they are hired by Lady Babbington-Perch, to guard her Crufts Dog Show favourite,...

Dennis Bisskit and the Man from Paris with the Very Large Head

Dennis Bisskit and the Man from Paris with the Very Large Head
  • Author(s): Stephen Ainley
  • Location(s): Birmingham, Dudley
  • Genre(s): Humour, Crime
  • Era(s): 1969

Set in Dudley and Birminghay in 1969, Dennis Bisskit and best friend, Stinky Blackshaw, have recently left the army and begun a new career as Dudley’s finest (and only) private investigators. Full of the laughter and hilarious situations that...

Devolution

Devolution
  • Author(s): John Casey
  • Location(s): Paris, Berlin
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Present day

Michael Dolan is a stoic perfectionist and former special operations pilot working a staff job at the Pentagon. After accepting an improbable CIA request to help prevent impending terrorist attacks in Europe, Dolan finds that of the demons he...

Dirty Pictures

Dirty Pictures
  • Author(s): Patricia Ketola
  • Location(s): Amsterdam
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When New York art dealer Elizabeth Martel’s mother falls ill, she returns to her hometown in the Midwest. After her mother’s death she is seriously short of funds, and a friend suggests she take a job as art adviser...

DISSENT

DISSENT
  • Author(s): Françoise Montgomery
  • Location(s): Welsh Borders, Heredfordshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980S

SYNOPSIS: Jan is persuaded by husband and son, William, to move to rural smallholding on the Welsh borders, strong Chapel country. It’s a far cry from her urban life. DISSENT is a powerful story of Jan’s struggle for acceptance:...

Downtown

Downtown
  • Author(s): Pete Hamill
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Historical, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Various

Manhattan, the keystone of New York City, is a place of ghosts and buried memory. One can still see remnants of the British colony, the mansions of the robber barons, and the speakeasies of the 1920s. These are the...

Dream of Venice

Dream of Venice
  • Author(s): JoAnn Locktov (Editor), Frances Mayes
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Photography
  • Era(s): 21st Century

The mysterious allure of the ancient floating city of Venice is captured in this book of evocative photography and beguiling words of a diverse group of contemporary Venetophiles. The luminous photographs, in both color and black and white, compliment...

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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