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The Shore

The Shore
  • Author(s): Sara Taylor
  • Location(s): Virginia
  • Genre(s): Fiction

The Shore. A collection of small islands sticking out from the coast of Virginia into the Atlantic Ocean that has been home to generations of fierce and resilient women. Sanctuary to some but nightmare to others, it’s a place...

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The Siberian Dilemma

The Siberian Dilemma
  • Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
  • Location(s): Irkutsk, Russia
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Investigator Arkady Renko, described as ‘one of the most compelling figures in modern fiction’ by USA Today, finds himself travelling deep into Siberia when journalist Tatiana Petrovna disappears on a case. Journalist Tatiana Petrovna has disappeared. Arkady Renko, iconic...

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The Sideman

The Sideman
  • Author(s): Caro Ramsay
  • Location(s): Glasgow
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

‘The dialogue crackles and the search for the killer has surprising twists and turns’ Observer Inside a beautiful Victorian family home in Glasgow’s West End, a mother and her young son are found brutally murdered. DI Costello is furious...

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The Siege of Mecca

The Siege of Mecca
  • Author(s): Yaroslav Trofimov
  • Location(s): Mecca
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1979

In The Siege of Mecca, acclaimed journalist Yaroslav Trofimov pulls back the curtain on a thrilling, pivotal, and overlooked episode of modern history, examining its repercussions on the Middle East and the world. On November 20, 1979, worldwide attention...

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The Siege: A Novel

The Siege: A Novel
  • Author(s): Marilyn Baron
  • Location(s): Chania, Florence
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Artist Theia Constas receives a tour of Italy from her grandmother as a college graduation present. Before she departs, her ya-ya’s deathbed revelation of a cache of WWII photographs and love letters extends Theia’s itinerary to Crete in search...

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The Sign And The Seal

The Sign And The Seal
  • Author(s): Graham Hancock
  • Location(s): Ethiopia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

After nine years investigating the exact location of the ultimate religious icon, the Ark of the Covenant, British researcher and investigative journalist Graham Hancock reveals his status-quo shattering discoveries. Part mystery thriller, part true adventure and part travel book,...

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The Silence

The Silence
  • Author(s): Katharine Johnson
  • Location(s): Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Psychological Thriller
  • Era(s): 1992 and present day

Doctor Abby Fenton has a rewarding career, a loving family, an enviable lifestyle – and a secret that could destroy everything. When human remains are discovered in the grounds of an idyllic Tuscan villa she is forced to confront...

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The Silence

The Silence
  • Author(s): Susan Allott
  • Location(s): Australia, Sydney
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

It is 1997, and in a basement flat in Hackney Isla Green is awakened by a call in the middle of the night: her father, Joe, phoning from Sydney. 30 years ago, in the suffocating heat of summer 1967,...

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The Silent and the Lost

The Silent and the Lost
  • Author(s): Abu Zubair
  • Location(s): Bangladesh
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1971

Alex Salim McKensie, a war baby of the 1971 Bangladesh War of Independence, is adopted by the McKensies, an American family that has lost their only son in Vietnam. Years later, Alex falls in love with Sangeeta Rai, but...

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The Silent Daughter

The Silent Daughter
  • Author(s): Emma Christie
  • Location(s): Portobello
  • Genre(s): Psychological Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Deceit runs in the family . . . Chris Morrison is facing his worst nightmare. His wife is in a coma. His daughter is missing. And the only thing more unsettling than these two events . . . is...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

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