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The Pale House

The Pale House
  • Author(s): Luke McCallin
  • Location(s): Balkans
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): WW2

A Gregor Reinhardt Novel Book 2 German intelligence officer Captain Gregor Reinhardt has just been reassigned to the Feldjaegerkorps – a new branch of the military police with far-reaching powers. His position separates him from the friends and allies...

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The Pallampur Predicament

The Pallampur Predicament
  • Author(s): Brian Stoddart
  • Location(s): Chennai (Madras)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920s India

The murder of a local rajah sees Superintendent Chris Le Fanu and his assistant, Muhammad Habubullah encounter local intrigue as well as British secret agents as they attempt to find the culprits. As they do so, they find the...

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The Palm House

The Palm House
  • Author(s): Tarek Eltayeb
  • Location(s): Sudan, Vienna
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

After coming to Vienna from Sudan to win a better life for himself, Hamza struggles to escape from the margins of society and the stigma of the immigrant. Following several years of hardship, his fortunes begin to change when...

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The Palm-Wine Drinkard

The Palm-Wine Drinkard
  • Author(s): Amos Tutuola
  • Location(s): Nigeria
  • Genre(s): Fantasy, Fiction
  • Era(s): folktale

When Amos Tutuola’s first novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard, appeared in 1952, it aroused exceptional worldwide interest. Drawing on the West African (Nigeria) Yoruba oral folktale tradition, Tutuola described the odyssey of a devoted palm-wine drinker through a nightmare of...

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The Panama Hat Trail

The Panama Hat Trail
  • Author(s): Tom Miller
  • Location(s): Amazon Rainforest, Ecuador, United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Critically acclaimed author Tom Miller reveals the making and marketing of one Panama hat, from the straw fields of Ecuador’s coastal lowland to a hat shop in Southern California. Along the way, the hat becomes a literary device allowing...

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The Pants of Perspective

The Pants of Perspective
  • Author(s): Anna McNuff
  • Location(s): New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2015

This is the real life story of Anna McNuff, a British born adventurer who ran nearly two thousand miles across New Zealand in 2015. It is a story of endurance and what she learnt along the way. The book...

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The Paper House

The Paper House
  • Author(s): Carlos María Dominguez
  • Location(s): Argentina, Uruguay
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Late 1990s

In the spring of 1998, Bluma Lennon, a Cambridge academic who has just acquired a copy of Emily Dickinson’s Poems from a second-hand bookshop in Soho, is knocked down and killed at a crossroads. Following Bluma’s death, a colleague...

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The Paper Mill Girl

The Paper Mill Girl
  • Author(s): Glenda Young
  • Location(s): Ryhope, Sunderland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

‘She’s just a paper mill girl.’ Seventeen-year-old Ruth Hardy works long hours at Grange Paper Works, with her younger sister Bea, and spends her free time caring for their ailing parents. Their meagre income barely covers their needs, so...

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The Paragraph Ranch

The Paragraph Ranch
  • Author(s): Kay Elliington
  • Location(s): West Texas
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Every writer knows you can’t go home again. But that’s just what is required of West Texas expatriate Dee Bennett-Kaufmann when her mother is badly injured in a mysterious car accident. Single-again “Dr. Dee” has never been on the...

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The Paris Apartment

The Paris Apartment
  • Author(s): Sophia Karlson
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

James Sinclair, a successful trader, keeps his busy life uncomplicated. Work is about all he has time for. Imagine his surprise when he returns to his Paris apartment to find his little sister’s best friend, Mila Johnson, in his...

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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