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The Boy with Two Hearts

The Boy with Two Hearts
  • Author(s): Hamed Amiri
  • Location(s): Herat, Russia, United Kingdom
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2000

A powerful tale of a family in crisis, and a moving love letter to the NHS Herat, Afghanistan, 2000. A mother speaks out against the fundamentalist leaders of her country. Meanwhile, her family’s watchful eyes never leave their beloved...

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The Boyfriend App

The Boyfriend App
  • Author(s): Katie Sise
  • Location(s): Indiana
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Computer-whiz Audrey McCarthy feels most at home in a tech lab, surrounded by her fellow geeks. Once popular and fearless, she hasn’t been the same since her dad died. And her ex-best friend, gorgeous queen bee Blake Dawkins, has...

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The Boys In The Boat

The Boys In The Boat
  • Author(s): Daniel James Brown
  • Location(s): Washington State
  • Genre(s): Historical, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1930s

Cast aside by his family at an early age, abandoned and left to fend for himself in the woods of Washington State, young Joe Rantz turns to rowing as a way of escaping his past. What follows is an...

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The Brazilian

The Brazilian
  • Author(s): Rosie Millard
  • Location(s): Ibiza
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Following a sensational scandal at one of London’s most desired postcodes, Jane and Patrick decide to escape the gossip with a family holiday to Ibiza, their eight-year-old son George in tow. Also on the island that week is a...

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The Brazilian Husband

The Brazilian Husband
  • Author(s): Rebecca Powell
  • Location(s): Brazil
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s-1990s

For fans of Jodi Picoult and Liane Moriarty: Determined to honor her late husband’s final request, Judith and her teenage step-daughter, Rosa, set out on a journey from London to Brazil to track down his family and take his...

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The Brazilian Job

The Brazilian Job
  • Author(s): Michelle Vernal
  • Location(s): Akaroa
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): 2000

Nobody’s Perfect Are They? Rebecca Loughton’s bumbled her way through her thirty-something years making a few cock-ups along the way. Of course, these wouldn’t be so obvious if it wasn’t for her golden haired, older sister Jennifer. In a...

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The Bread of Angels

The Bread of Angels
  • Author(s): Stephanie Saldana
  • Location(s): Syria
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

A riveting memoir about one woman’s journey into Syria under the Baathist regime and an unexpected love story between two strangers searching for meaning. When Stephanie Saldana arrives in Damascus, she is running away from a broken heart and...

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The Breadwinner

The Breadwinner
  • Author(s): Deborah Ellis
  • Location(s): Kabul
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Afghanistan: Parvana’s father is arrested and taken away by Taliban soldiers. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not allowed to leave the house on their own. Parvana, her mother, and sisters are prisoners in their own home. With...

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The Brickmaker’s Bride

The Brickmaker’s Bride
  • Author(s): Judith Miller
  • Location(s): West Virginia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): post American Civil War

Yearning for a fresh start, Ewan McKay travels with his aunt and uncle from northern Scotland to West Virginia, promising to trade his skills in the clay business for financial assistance from his uncle Hugh. Hugh purchases a brickmaking...

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The Bride of Amman

The Bride of Amman
  • Author(s): Fadi Zaghmout
  • Location(s): Amman
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The Bride of Amman, a huge and controversial bestseller when first published in Arabic, takes a sharp-eyed look at the intersecting lives of four women and one gay man in Jordan’s historic capital, Amman-a city deeply imbued with its...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Voyages by Verse' Poetry Competition...

A poem in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

1,000 word maximum - no minimum

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 13th June 2021