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The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef
  • Author(s): Helen Scales, Lisk Feng (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): Great Barrier Reef
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

A captivating illustrated introduction to The Great Barrier Reef, written by renowned Oceanographer and author, Helen Scales. Illustrated by up and comer Lisk Feng, this is perfect for intrepid young snorkelers or children curious about the world under the...

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The Great Believers

The Great Believers
  • Author(s): Rebecca Makkai
  • Location(s): Paris, Chicago
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920s and 1980s

In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup: bringing an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins...

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The Great British Bucket List

The Great British Bucket List
  • Author(s): Richard Madden
  • Location(s): United Kingdom
  • Genre(s): Adventure, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Discover white sandy beaches, fly a Spitfire and tuck in to the perfect fish & chips. If you want to skydive or swim with sharks, stop reading now. This book is all about achievable adventures that celebrate the very...

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The Great Escape

The Great Escape
  • Author(s): Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Location(s): Michigan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Lucy Jorik is a champ at never embarrassing the family she adores—not surprising since her mother is one of the most famous women in the world. But now Lucy has done just that. And on her wedding day, no...

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The Great Level

The Great Level
  • Author(s): Stella Tillyard
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), East Anglia
  • Era(s): Mid 17th Century

In 1649, Jan Brunt, a Dutchman, arrives in England to work on draining and developing the Great Level, an expanse of marsh in the heart of the fen country. It is here he meets Eliza, whose love overturns his...

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The Great Mistake

The Great Mistake
  • Author(s): Jonathan Lee
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

From the acclaimed author of High Dive comes an enveloping, exultant novel of New York City at the turn of the twentieth century, a story of one man’s rise to fame and fortune, and his mysterious murder. Andrew Haswell...

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The Great Pretenders

The Great Pretenders
  • Author(s): Laura Kalpakian
  • Location(s): Hollywood
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 20th Century

Outraged by her grandfather’s illicit affair with Empire Pictures’ latest femme fatale, Roxanne Granville forsakes her position as Hollywood royalty and rejects the man who raised her, determined to strike out on her own in McCarthy-era California. Backed by...

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The Greek Heart

The Greek Heart
  • Author(s): Kate Frost
  • Location(s): Greece, Dubrovnik, Paros, Santorini
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A broken heart, an island escape, a boy from the past. Will Lottie’s search lead to love? When a special anniversary takes Lottie on a journey to find the little boy she once knew, it’s a chance to put...

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The Greek Islands

The Greek Islands
  • Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 20th century

As every reader of Durrell knows, his writing is steeped in the living experience of the Mediterranean, and especially the islands of Greece. This captivating and highly unusual text, originally conceived as a picture book and now reset in...

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The Greek Wall

The Greek Wall
  • Author(s): Nicolas Verdan
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Thriller, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A severed head is found on the Greek border near a wall planned to stop Middle Eastern immigrants crossing from Turkey. Intelligence Agent Evangelos wants the truth about the murder, human trafficking into Greece, and about the corruption surrounding...

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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