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The Mummyfesto

The Mummyfesto
  • Author(s): Linda Green
  • Location(s): Hebden Bridge
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern looking back

When Sam, Jackie and Anna successfully campaign to save their children’s school lollipop lady, they are asked by a TV reporter if they fancy standing in the general election. It is, of course, a crazy idea: Sam’s youngest son...

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The Mural

The Mural
  • Author(s): Jeffry R Halverson
  • Location(s): Arizona
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A routine story sends one reporter on the search of a lifetime in Jeffry R. Halverson’s fantastical new novel, The Mural. Tyler Anderson, a talented young reporter for The Valley Observer in Phoenix, looks forward to escaping the daily...

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The Murder Club

The Murder Club
  • Author(s): Nikki Crutchley
  • Location(s): New Zealand, Waikato
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Present day

(Miller Hatcher book #2) A dead body. An anonymous letter. This is only the beginning. Journalist Miller Hatcher becomes involved in the hunt for a serial killer who is terrorising the small Waikato town of Lentford.

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The Murderous Revolution

The Murderous Revolution
  • Author(s): Martin Stuart-Fox and Bunheang Ung
  • Location(s): Cambodia
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Second half of the 20th Century

This is a first-hand account of life under the brutality and terror of Khmer Rouge rule in Cambodia, as told and also sketched by a survivor of those years, a student of fine art.

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The Murmur of Bees

The Murmur of Bees
  • Author(s): Sofía Segovia
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

From the day that old Nana Reja found a baby abandoned under a bridge, the life of a small Mexican town forever changed. Disfigured and covered in a blanket of bees, little Simonopio is for some locals the stuff...

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The Muse

The Muse
  • Author(s): Jessie Burton
  • Location(s): Andalusia (Andalucía), London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s/1930s

On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London, knowing that her life is about to change forever. Having struggled to find her place in the city since she...

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The Muse of Fire

The Muse of Fire
  • Author(s): Carol M Cram
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1808-1809

Based on real events, The Muse Of Fire takes readers behind the scenes of London’s massive Covent Garden Theater at the dawn of the 19th Century. The intrigue, romance and betrayal swirling around the actors offstage rivals anything they...

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The Museum of Broken Promises

The Museum of Broken Promises
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Buchan
  • Location(s): Paris, Prague
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1986/current day

Laure, a half English, half French woman, sets up a museum in Paris, the Museum of Broken Promises. People come with objects to donate, which represent promises broken by themselves or others. Every day she listens to people recount...

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The Museum of Cathy

The Museum of Cathy
  • Author(s): Anna Stothard
  • Location(s): Berlin
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

From the author of the Orange Prize long-listed, The Pink Hotel Cathy is a young woman who escapes her feral childhood in a rundown chalet on the East coast of England to become a curator of natural history in...

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The Museum of Desire

The Museum of Desire
  • Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman
  • Location(s): Los Angeles
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

ONE WILD PARTY. FOUR COUNTS OF MURDER. A mansion in Beverly Hills is leased out to host an event wild enough to herald the end of days. The next day there isn’t a living soul to be seen. But...

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Hurry, hurry! Our 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition entries close on 15th November...

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020