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The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol

The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol
  • Author(s): Elias Khoury
  • Location(s): Lebanon
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

Why did he return to Beirut? Why did Karim leave his wife and children and the life he had built in France to return to a homeland still reeling from civil war? Was it to answer his brother Nasim’s...

The Broken Places

The Broken Places
  • Author(s): Ace Atkins
  • Location(s): Mississippi
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim’s family, the only thought is...

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos
  • Author(s): Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Location(s): Balkans, Greece
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1930s

A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water were the first two volumes in a projected trilogy that would describe the walk that Patrick Leigh Fermor undertook at the age of eighteen from the Hook of...

The Broken Window (Lincoln Rhyme Book 8)

The Broken Window (Lincoln Rhyme Book 8)
  • Author(s): Jeffery Deaver
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Companies know everything about you. So does he. He knows you, better than you even know yourself. And he is using his knowledge to plan your death. But you are not his only victim. He is also watching your...

The Bronze Box

The Bronze Box
  • Author(s): Amy C Fitzjohn
  • Location(s): Bristol, Istanbul (Constantinople), Varna
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern and recent past

An ancient artefact is stolen, an archaeologist is killed. Dr Sasha Blake is recruited by a covert organisation, The Agency, to find the truth before the Bronze Box falls into the hands of an International criminal known only as...

The Brothers Karamazov

The Brothers Karamazov
  • Author(s): Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 19th century

The Brothers Karamasov is a murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and an exploration of erotic rivalry in a series of triangular love affairs involving the “wicked and sentimental” Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov and his three sons–the impulsive and sensual Dmitri;...

The Brothers Lionheart

The Brothers Lionheart
  • Author(s): Astrid Lindgren, Ilon Wikland (illustrator), Joan Tate (translator)
  • Location(s): Sweden
  • Genre(s): Children, In Translation
  • Era(s): N/A

The Brothers Lionheart (Swedish: Bröderna Lejonhjärta) is a children’s fantasy novel written by Astrid Lindgren. It was published in the autumn of 1973 and has been translated into 46 languages. Many of its themes are unusually dark and heavy...

The Bucket List to Mend a Broken Heart

The Bucket List to Mend a Broken Heart
  • Author(s): Anna Bell
  • Location(s): Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A hilarious new romantic comedy for fans of Lindsey Kelk and Jane Costello from Anna Bell, the bestselling author of Don’t Tell the Groom. Abi’s barely left her bed since Joseph, the love of her life, dumped her, saying...

The Budapest Artists’ Club

The Budapest Artists’ Club
  • Author(s): Claire Doyle
  • Location(s): Budapest
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Now

Laura McLove–lover of music and dance alike–encounters a handsome Hungarian dancer and returns to Budapest to get closure on the strange events that occurred nearly twenty years earlier. Arriving on Franz Liszt Square, she enrols an old friend to...

The Bull of Mithros #6

The Bull of Mithros #6
  • Author(s): Anne Zouroudi
  • Location(s): Corfu
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern looking back

Fictionalised Corfu. Drawn to the sun-drenched island of Mithros by the myth of its fabled bull, the arrival of investigator Hermes Diaktoros coincides with a violent and troubling death. The death has echoes in Mithros’s past, in a brutal...

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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