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The Confessions of Frannie Langton

The Confessions of Frannie Langton
  • Author(s): Sara Collins
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1820s

The Costa Book Awards First Novel Winner 2019 1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gather at the gates of the Old Bailey to watch as Frannie Langton, maid to Mr and Mrs Benham, goes on...

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The Confessions of Nat Turner

The Confessions of Nat Turner
  • Author(s): William Styron
  • Location(s): Virginia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1831

In 1831 Nat Turner awaits death in a Virginia jail cell. He is a slave, a preacher, and the leader of the only effective slave revolt in the history of ‘that peculiar institution’. William Styron’s ambitious and stunningly accomplished...

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The Consequences of Fear

The Consequences of Fear
  • Author(s): Jacqueline Winspear
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1941

London, September 1941. Freddie Hackett, a message runner for a government office, witnesses an argument that ends in murder. Hiding in the doorway of a bombed-out house, Freddie waits until the coast is clear. But when he arrives at...

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The Consequences of Love

The Consequences of Love
  • Author(s): Sulaiman Addonia
  • Location(s): Saudi Arabia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1998 - 2000

A Romeo and Juliet story set against the strict Muslim laws of Saudi Arabia, Sulaiman Addonia’s astonishing debut novel is a sensuous and intensely wrought story of a young immigrant and a girl behind a veil who defy law...

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The Consequences of Love

The Consequences of Love
  • Author(s): Gavanndra Hodge
  • Location(s): Tunisia, London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1990s and now

Seven-year-old Gavanndra Hodge’s life is a precarious place. Her father is a hairdresser and drug dealer to Chelsea’s most decadent inhabitants; her mother an alcoholic ex-model. So, it is up to Gavanndra to keep her little sister Candy safe....

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The Continuity Girl

The Continuity Girl
  • Author(s): Patrick Kincaid
  • Location(s): Scottish Highlands
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): 1969, 2014

1969. Hollywood descends on a tiny Scottish village for the making of Billy Wilder’s most ambitious picture yet: a sprawling epic detailing The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes. But the formidable director and his crew soon come into conflict...

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The Contract

The Contract
  • Author(s): Dwight Kopp
  • Location(s): Zambia (Northern Rhodesia)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Zimbabwe’s dictator exploits critical faults in the decaying infrastructure of his own country. Evil reigns unchecked and greed has no limit. But the blood-soaked grass, empty shelves, and unmarked graves birth a new era of African resistance. When political...

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The Cookbook Collector

The Cookbook Collector
  • Author(s): Allegra Goodman
  • Location(s): San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 20th century, early 21st century

At the turn of the last century, two sisters are following very different paths. Twenty-eight-year-old Emily is a CEO of an internet start-up; twenty-three-year-old Jess is a grad student in philosophy, a vegan who rejects the rampant capitalism that...

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The Copenhagen Affair

The Copenhagen Affair
  • Author(s): Amulya Malladi
  • Location(s): Copenhagen
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Set in the capital city of the world’s happiest country, a comedy of manners about depression, the pressures of marriage, and the possibility of falling in love again, from the bestselling author of A House for Happy Mothers. Sanya...

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The Cornish Escape

The Cornish Escape
  • Author(s): Lily Graham
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern looking back to early 20th century

Get swept away along the beautiful Cornish coast, where a love story in a long forgotten diary has the power to change one woman’s life forever. Victoria Langley’s world crumbles when her husband leaves, but she knows exactly where...

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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