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The Tacoma Pill Junkies

The Tacoma Pill Junkies
  • Author(s): Joshua Swainston
  • Location(s): Tacoma, Washington State
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

When Courtney Taylor, a 23-year-old clothing store manager and single mother, is mugged at gunpoint by a man who resembles a rodent, she loses self-esteem, an un-cashed paycheck and her driver’s license. Shortly thereafter, Reno Walch, a custodian and...

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The Tainted

The Tainted
  • Author(s): Cauvery Madhavan
  • Location(s): Tamil Nadu
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1922 to 1982

It’s spring 1920 in the small military town of Nandagiri in southeast India. Colonel Aylmer, commander of the Royal Irish Kildare Rangers, is in charge. A distance away, decently hidden from view, lies the native part of Nandagiri with...

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The Tale of Genji

The Tale of Genji
  • Author(s): Shikibu Murasaki
  • Location(s): Japan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 10th century

The most famous work of Japanese literature and the world’s first novel-written a thousand years ago and one of the enduring classics of world literature.Written centuries before the time of Shakespeare and even Chaucer, The Tale of Genji marks...

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The Tale of Hodja Nasreddin: Disturber of the Peace

The Tale of Hodja Nasreddin: Disturber of the Peace
  • Author(s): Leonid Solovyov
  • Location(s): Bukhara, Uzbekistan
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Returning to Bukhara after a prolonged exile, Hodja Nasreddin finds his family gone, his home destroyed, and his city in the grasp of corrupt and greedy rulers who have brought pain and suffering upon the common folk. But Hodja...

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The Tale of Senyor Rodriguez

The Tale of Senyor Rodriguez
  • Author(s): Lou Gilmond
  • Location(s): Majorca (Mallorca)
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): 1960s

What if you could be somebody else? It’s 1960s Mallorca and Thomas Sebastian is an English conman on the run. Hoping to evade his creditors, he’s taken an old Spanish finca as his hideout. He discovers the house untouched...

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The Talented Mr Varg

The Talented Mr Varg
  • Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
  • Location(s): Malmö
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Present

Spring is coming slowly to Sweden – though not quite as slowly as Detective Ulf Varg’s promised promotion at the Department of Sensitive Crimes. For Varg, referred by his psychoanalyst to group therapy at Malmö’s Wholeness Centre, life now...

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The Tapestries

The Tapestries
  • Author(s): Kien Nguyen
  • Location(s): Vietnam
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

In THE TAPESTRIES, based loosely on the life of the author’s grandfather, who, in the early 1900s, was a professional embroiderer in the court of the last king of Vietnam-Kien Nguyen has reimagined his grandfather’s amazing story to weave...

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The Tattered Gloves

The Tattered Gloves
  • Author(s): J L Berg
  • Location(s): United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Modern

Set in fictional Sugar Tree. Head down. Don’t look up. Never make eye contact. Those were the words I lived by growing up, the words that protected me in a house where men frequented, but did not stay. But,...

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The Tattoo Thief

The Tattoo Thief
  • Author(s): Alison Belsham
  • Location(s): Brighton
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

‘Creepy and compulsive, this is Belsham’s first excursion into crime and it announces the arrival of a fine new voice’ Daily Mail A policeman on his first murder case A tattoo artist with a deadly secret And a twisted...

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The Tavern on Maple Street

The Tavern on Maple Street
  • Author(s): Sharon Owens
  • Location(s): Belfast
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Beautiful Lily Beaumont and her husband Jack are owners of a genuine Victorian tavern, situated on one of Belfast’s few remaining narrow cobbled streets. It’s a favourite among the locals who love the quiet atmosphere, good beer and simple...

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Hurry, hurry! Our 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition entries close on 15th November...

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020