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The Love Goddess’ Cooking School

The Love Goddess’ Cooking School
  • Author(s): Melissa Senate
  • Location(s): Maine
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Gastro, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

When Holly Maguire inherits “Camilla’s Cucinotta,” her late grandmother’s home-based Italian cooking school in Blue Crab Island, Maine, twelve of the sixteen students for the upcoming fall class drop out. After all, Holly isn’t a seventy-five-year-old Milanese love goddess,...

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The Love Island Bookshop

The Love Island Bookshop
  • Author(s): Kate Frost
  • Location(s): The Maldives
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A dream job, two handsome men, one destructive act. Will Freya’s opportunity of a lifetime end in tears? When Freya leaves her publishing job in London to be a barefoot bookseller in the Maldives, it’s the push she needs...

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The Love That I Have

The Love That I Have
  • Author(s): James Moloney
  • Location(s): Berlin
  • Genre(s): Historical

Margot Baumann has left school to work in the mailroom of a large prison. But this is Germany in 1944, and the prison is Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin. Margot is shielded from the camp’s brutality, as she has...

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The Love That Split the World

The Love That Split the World
  • Author(s): Emily Henry
  • Location(s): Kentucky
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Paranormal
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Natalie Cleary must risk her future and leap blindly into a vast unknown for the chance to build a new world with the boy she loves. Natalie’s last summer in her small Kentucky hometown is off to a magical...

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The Loved One

The Loved One
  • Author(s): Evelyn Waugh
  • Location(s): Hollywood
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Satire
  • Era(s): 1940s

Subtitled An Anglo-American Tragedy, Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One is a witty satirical novel on artistic integrity and the British expat community in Hollywood. The more startling for the economy of its prose and plot, this novel’s story, set...

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The Lover

The Lover
  • Author(s): Marguerite Duras
  • Location(s): Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): pre WW2

Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras’s childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of...

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The Lovers of Algeria

The Lovers of Algeria
  • Author(s): Anouar Benmalek
  • Location(s): Algiers
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s to 1990s

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The Loving Cup: A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815 (Poldark Book 10)

The Loving Cup: A Novel of Cornwall 1813-1815 (Poldark Book 10)
  • Author(s): Winston Graham
  • Location(s): Cornwall
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1813

Cornwall 1813. A silver cup lies half-forgotten in a dank cave, amongst a pile of stolen goods. Yet the tiny vessel and its inscription Amor gignit amorem haunts the lives of the still-feuding Poldark and Warleggan families, as Ross,...

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The Luckiest Girl

The Luckiest Girl
  • Author(s): Beverly Cleary
  • Location(s): Southern California
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): 1950s

Shelly fells as if she’s living in a fantasyland. She’s spending the school year in southern California, where flowers bloom in November, oranges grow on trees, and lawns are mowed in winter. When the star of the basketball team...

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The Luckiest Lady in London

The Luckiest Lady in London
  • Author(s): Sherry Thomas
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): Victorian (late 19th century)

Felix Rivendale, the Marquess of Wrenworth, is The Ideal Gentleman, a man all men want to be and all women want to possess. Felix himself almost believes this golden image. But underneath is a damaged soul soothed only by...

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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