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The Narrow Land

The Narrow Land
  • Author(s): Christine Dwyer Hickey
  • Location(s): Cape Cod
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

1950: late summer season on Cape Cod. Michael, a ten-year-old boy, is spending the summer with Richie and his glamorous but troubled mother. Left to their own devices, the boys meet a couple living nearby – the artists Jo...

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The Narrows

The Narrows
  • Author(s): Ann Petry
  • Location(s): Connecticut
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Set in the 1950s in the fictitious New England town of Monmouth, Connecticut, The Narrows is a glimpse into a part of town near the river, near the dock on Dumble Street, in a neighborhood that some call The...

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The Necklace of Goddess Athena

The Necklace of Goddess Athena
  • Author(s): Effrosyni Moschoudi
  • Location(s): Athens
  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction/Future, Suspense
  • Era(s): Modern day/ancient times

The Necklace of Goddess Athena is a moving family story of mystery, drama and romance, while its supernatural elements will delight lovers of Greek mythology. Phevos and his sister Daphne are time travelers from ancient Greece. Their father, a...

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The Neighbour

The Neighbour
  • Author(s): Fiona Cummins
  • Location(s): Essex
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

A new home. A new start. It’s all the Lockwoods want. And on The Avenue, a leafy street in an Essex town near the sea, it seems possible. But what if what they want isn’t what they get? On...

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The Neighbourhood

The Neighbourhood
  • Author(s): Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Location(s): Lima
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s

From the Nobel Laureate comes a politically charged detective novel weaving through the underbelly of Peruvian privilege. In the 1990s, during the turbulent and deeply corrupt years of Alberto Fujimori’s presidency, two wealthy couples of Lima’s high society become...

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The New Girl

The New Girl
  • Author(s): Daniel Silva
  • Location(s): Middle East, Saudi Arabia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Now you see her. Now you don’t. THE NEW GIRL. A new thriller of deception, betrayal, and vengeance. She was covered from head to toe in expensive wool and plaid, the sort of stuff one saw at the Burberry...

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The New Life

The New Life
  • Author(s): Orhan Pamuk
  • Location(s): Turkey
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th century

‘I read a book one day, and my whole life was changed.’ So begins The New Life, Orhan Pamuk’s fabulous road novel about a young student who yearns for the life promised by a dangerously magical book. He falls...

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The New Shoe

The New Shoe
  • Author(s): Arthur Upfield
  • Location(s): Australia
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): 2000s

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The New Silk Roads

The New Silk Roads
  • Author(s): Peter Frankopan
  • Location(s): China, Europe, Middle East, Russia
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Current

When The Silk Roads was published in 2015, it became an instant classic. A major reassessment of world history, it compelled us to look at the past from a different perspective. The New Silk Roads brings this story up...

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The Next Time You See Me

The Next Time You See Me
  • Author(s): Holly Goddard Jones
  • Location(s): Kentucky
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Thirteen-year-old Emily Houchens doesn’t have many friends. She finds more comfort playing make-believe in the woods near her house in Roma, Kentucky, than with her classmates, who find her strange and awkward. When she happens upon a dead body...

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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