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The Taxidermist’s Daughter

The Taxidermist’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Kate Mosse
  • Location(s): West Sussex
  • Genre(s): Gothic, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1900s

Strange goings on in Bosham – near Chichester. Crows, ghosts, weird lady, an even weirder man – the taxidermist, an annual rite at the church, a tumbledown house, a body in the water. Who was the perpetrator? What is...

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The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
  • Author(s): Lisa See
  • Location(s): California, Yunnan Province
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. Li-yan and her family align their lives around the seasons...

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The Tea Planter’s Bride (#2 India Tea Series)

The Tea Planter’s Bride (#2 India Tea Series)
  • Author(s): Janet MacLeod Trotter
  • Location(s): Assam, Punjab
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s

When Sophie is suddenly orphaned at the age of six, she is taken from her parents’ tea plantation, the only home she has ever known, to be raised halfway across the world in Scotland. As the years pass and...

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The Tea Planter’s Club

The Tea Planter’s Club
  • Author(s): Ann Bennett
  • Location(s): Burma (Myanmar), India
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1940s

From award-winning author Ann Bennett, comes a heart-breaking story of love and loss set in World War 2 Burma. In 1980, Edith Mayhew, proprietor of the Tea Planter’s Club in Calcutta, is preparing to sell up after years of...

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THE TEA PLANTER’S DAUGHTER

THE TEA PLANTER’S DAUGHTER
  • Author(s): Janet MacLeod Trotter
  • Location(s): Assam, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th century

Lush, green, fragrant: the Indian hills of Assam are full of promise. But eighteen-year-old Clarissa Belhaven is full of worry. The family tea plantation is suffering, and so is her father, still grieving over the untimely death of his...

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The Tea Rose

The Tea Rose
  • Author(s): Jennifer Donnelly
  • Location(s): London, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Late 19th century

East London, 1888—a city apart. A place of shadow and light where thieves, whores, and dreamers mingle, where children play in the cobbled streets by day and a killer stalks at night, where bright hopes meet the darkest truths....

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The Teardrop Island: Following Victorian Footsteps Across Sri Lanka

The Teardrop Island: Following Victorian Footsteps Across Sri Lanka
  • Author(s): Cherry Briggs
  • Location(s): Sri Lanka
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Mr Fernando led me into a dark room that was lined with book-cases and smelled of leather and damp. The polished, concrete floor of the library was covered with white jasmine flowers that had blown through the windows during...

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The Teardrop Story Woman

The Teardrop Story Woman
  • Author(s): Catherine Lim
  • Location(s): Malaysia (Malaya)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s

Story is set to the backdrop of 1950’s Malaya, at the height of communist guerilla activity. A married chinese women, Mei Kwei falls in love with a priest who saves the wowen caught with Mei’s husband from public embarressment.

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The Tears of Monterini

The Tears of Monterini
  • Author(s): Amanda Weinberg
  • Location(s): Emilia Romagna, Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): 20th century

Monterini, Italy. 1921. Yacobo Levi, an intellectual dreamer, works in the family bookshop. Angelo Ghione, a contadino, makes good wine by singing to the grapes. Lifetime best friends, their Jewish and Catholic families live side by side amidst a...

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The Teashop Girls

The Teashop Girls
  • Author(s): Elaine Everest
  • Location(s): Margate
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): WW2

It is early 1940 and World War Two has already taken a hold on the country. Rose Neville works as a Lyon’s Teashop Nippy on the Kent coast alongside her childhood friends, the ambitious Lily and Katie, whose fiancé...

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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