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The Lincoln Highway

The Lincoln Highway
  • Author(s): Amor Towles
  • Location(s): Nebraska
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1954

In June, 1954, eighteen-year-old Emmett Watson is driven home to Nebraska by the warden of the work farm where he has just served a year for involuntary manslaughter. His mother long gone, his father recently deceased, and the family...

Devil’s Fjord

Devil’s Fjord
  • Author(s): David Hewson
  • Location(s): The Faroe Islands
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A remote island. An isolated community. A terrible secret. If the new District Sheriff, Tristan Haraldsen, thought moving to a remote village on the island of Vagar would be the chance for a peaceful life with his wife Elsebeth,...

Glitz

Glitz
  • Author(s): Louise Bagshawe
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

The four beautiful Chambers girls are rolling in money, thanks to the trust fund set up by their reclusive, super-rich uncle Clem. But when he summons his nieces to his mansion in the Seychelles to announce his engagement to...

Seychelles – The Best Of: A Photographic Journey through Pristine Natural Beauties

Seychelles – The Best Of: A Photographic Journey through Pristine Natural Beauties
  • Author(s): Gregor Kervina
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Photography, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The wonderful, high quality photographs inside Seychelles – The Best Of will take you on a spectacular journey through some of the most beautiful spots on our planet! You will discover some of the best pristine places, fascinating wild...

Voices

Voices
  • Author(s): Glynn Burridge
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Now in its 3rd edition, complete with fresh design and extra stories, the evergreen ‘Voices’ collection of Seychelles short stories by Glynn Burridge describes the strange secrets, realities and fantasies of life on Seychelles’ Outer Islands where the author...

Where The Clock Strikes Twice

Where The Clock Strikes Twice
  • Author(s): Alec Waugh
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1950s

Part sentimental journey revisiting old well-loved scenes of former travels, and part search for new, out-of-the-way lands, Alec Waugh’s travel book tells of a journey half-way round the world. But in new or old places, the author’s sense of...

Butler Did It!

Butler Did It!
  • Author(s): Sally Pomeroy
  • Location(s): Seychelles
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Katherine Annenberg, a beautiful South African photographer scuba diving in the Seychelles, saves a drowning man, she discovers that someone is trying to kill both of them. A chance rescue by Matthew Butler and his sidekick Tommy Cooper,...

Her Previous Self

Her Previous Self
  • Author(s): Anne Allen
  • Location(s): Guernsey
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 1800s / 2013

No. 8 in the Guernsey Novels series. Two women, living two hundred years apart but closer than sisters. Mary, miserable in her marriage to Thomas Carre, a merchant and privateer and living in the new family mansion in Georgian...

Black Reed Bay

Black Reed Bay
  • Author(s): Rod Reynolds
  • Location(s): Long Island
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Don’t trust ANYONE… When a young woman makes a distressing middle-of-the-night call to 911, apparently running for her life in a quiet, exclusive beachside neighbourhood, miles from her home, everything suggests a domestic incident. Except no one has seen...

Irresistible You

Irresistible You
  • Author(s): Victoria Connelly
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Do you believe in magic? Elena Montella has some problems. Their names are Reuben, Mark and Prof and she’s engaged to all three of them. But it’s time she made her mind up because they’re all expecting a wedding...

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021