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The Deep Blue Between

The Deep Blue Between
  • Author(s): Ayesha Harruna Attah
  • Location(s): Brazil, West Africa
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): N/A

Twin sisters Hassana and Husseina’s home is in ruins after a brutal raid. But this is not the end but the beginning of their story, one that will take them to unfamiliar cities and cultures, where they will forge...

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The Deep End of the Ocean

The Deep End of the Ocean
  • Author(s): Jacquelyn Mitchard
  • Location(s): Wisconsin
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1990s

Few first novels receive the kind of attention and acclaim showered on this powerful story—a nationwide bestseller, a critical success, and the first title chosen for Oprah’s Book Club. Both highly suspenseful and deeply moving, The Deep End of...

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The Deepest South of All

The Deepest South of All
  • Author(s): Richard Grant
  • Location(s): Natchez
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Various

Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth was built on slavery and cotton. Today it has the greatest concentration of antebellum mansions in the South, and a culture full of...

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The Den

The Den
  • Author(s): Abi Maxwell
  • Location(s): New England
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 19th Century forward

For readers of THE VIRGIN SUICIDES or THE GIRLS, a story of two extraordinary, magnetic women and their disappearances – a hundred years apart – from the small New England town they call home. Henrietta and Jane are growing...

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The Denniston Rose

The Denniston Rose
  • Author(s): Jenny Pattrick
  • Location(s): New Zealand
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1880s

A number one bestseller, this favourite New Zealand novel captures a real 19th century community. The bleak coal – mining settlement of Denniston, isolated high on a plateau above New Zealand’s West Coast, is a place that makes or...

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The Department of Sensitive Crimes

The Department of Sensitive Crimes
  • Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
  • Location(s): Malmö, Sweden
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Ulf Varg works in Malmo’s Department of Sensitive Crimes. Like all Scandinavian detectives he has his issues. In his case these include his unresolved feelings for his colleague, Anna; his impatience over the seeming incompetence of his irritating colleague...

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The Deserter Of Alamut

The Deserter Of Alamut
  • Author(s): Omid Banyasad
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 11th century

Dara, a young shepherd from a remote village in the Seljuq Empire, is about to marry his love, Golnar, when the unthinkable happens: Golnar is kidnapped on their wedding day. With his sworn brother Borzoo at his side, Dara...

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The Destroyers

The Destroyers
  • Author(s): Christopher Bollen
  • Location(s): Patmos
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Ian Bledsoe is on the run, broke and humiliated, fleeing the emotional and financial fallout of his father’s death. His childhood friend Charlie – rich, exuberant and basking in life on the Greek island of Patmos – is his last hope. At...

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The Devil All the Time

The Devil All the Time
  • Author(s): Donald Ray Pollock
  • Location(s): Ohio
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th century

In Knockemstiff, Ohio, war veteran Willard can’t save his beautiful wife, Charlotte, from a slow death by cancer no matter how much sacrificial blood he pours on his ‘prayer log’. Carl and Sandy Henderson, a husband-and-wife team of serial...

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The Devil and the Dark Water

The Devil and the Dark Water
  • Author(s): Stuart Turton
  • Location(s): The Indian Ocean, The Atlantic
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1630s

An impossible murder A remarkable detective duo A demon who may or may not exist It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial...

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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