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The Collaborator

The Collaborator
  • Author(s): Mirza Waheed
  • Location(s): Kashmir
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

This book shines a light on the often forgotten Kashmiri conflict through the eyes of a teenage boy who grows up in the remote village of Nowgam on the disputed Line of Control.

The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore

The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore
  • Author(s): Lorrie Moore
  • Location(s): United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Various

Since the publication of Self-Help, her first collection of stories, Lorrie Moore has been hailed as one of the greatest and most influential voices in American fiction. Her ferociously funny, soulful stories tell of the gulf between men and...

The Collector’s Daughter

The Collector’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Gill Paul
  • Location(s): Luxor, Egypt
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

Lady Evelyn Herbert was the daughter of the Earl of Carnarvon, brought up in stunning Highclere Castle. Popular and pretty, she seemed destined for a prestigious marriage, but she had other ideas. Instead, she left behind the world of...

The Collectors

The Collectors
  • Author(s): Megan Easley-Walsh
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Historical
  • Era(s): Victorian

From the best-selling author, an all new historical mystery! Inheriting a secret was just the beginning… In London in 1872, Amelia Borchardt inherits a seat among a secret society. They call themselves “The Collectors”. For centuries, they have kept...

The Collector’s Daughter

The Collector’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Gill Paul
  • Location(s): Luxor, London
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920s / 1970s

An unforgettable discovery In 1922, Lady Evelyn Herbert’s dreams are realised when she is the first to set foot inside the lost tomb of Tutankhamun for over 3,000 years. A cursed life But the months after the discovery are...

The Colonel’s Lady

The Colonel’s Lady
  • Author(s): Laura Frantz
  • Location(s): Kentucky
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1779

In 1779, when genteel Virginia spinster Roxanna Rowan arrives at the Kentucky fort commanded by Colonel Cassius McLinn, she finds that her officer father has died. Penniless and destitute, Roxanna is forced to take her father’s place as scrivener....

The Color of a Lion’s Eye: Memories of Africa

The Color of a Lion’s Eye: Memories of Africa
  • Author(s): Jane F. Bonin
  • Location(s): Niger, Malawi
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

These twenty-four vignettes about a woman’s sojourn as a Peace Corps worker in Malawi and Niger, Africa place the author among the best writers of contemporary travel literature. With heightened awareness of her surroundings, including a description of a...

The Color of Heaven

The Color of Heaven
  • Author(s): Julianne MacLean
  • Location(s): World
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A deeply emotional tale about Sophie Duncan, a successful columnist whose world falls apart after her daughter’s unexpected illness and her husband’s shocking affair. When it seems nothing else could possibly go wrong, her car skids off an icy...

The Color of Our Sky

The Color of Our Sky
  • Author(s): Amita Trasi
  • Location(s): Mumbai (Bombay)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

In the spirit of Khaled Hosseini, Nadia Hashimi and Shilpi Somaya Gowda comes this powerful debut from a talented new voice a sweeping, emotional journey of two childhood friends in Mumbai, India, whose lives converge only to change forever...

The Color of Water in July

The Color of Water in July
  • Author(s): Nora Carroll
  • Location(s): Michigan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

It’s been a long seventeen years since Jess last saw her grandmother or visited the family cottage set on an idyllic lake in Northern Michigan. For all that time, she’s been haunted by loss—of her innocence and her ability...

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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