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The Lucky Country

The Lucky Country
  • Author(s): Rose M Cullen
  • Location(s): Australia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s

The Glendon family seek a new home and fortune in The Lucky Country after Patrick’s farm in Ireland is bankrupted by a freak storm. Their journey traverses the epic landscape of Australia and their fate collides with a cast...

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The Lucky Dress

The Lucky Dress
  • Author(s): Aimee Brown
  • Location(s): Oregon, Portland
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): 2017

We all have our lucky dress… an irresistibly hilarious rom-com! Emi Harrison hasn’t been feeling particularly lucky lately. Ever since her ex-fiancée, Jack Cabot, successfully shattered her heart into a million pieces. She’s managed to avoid him for a...

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The Lucky Escape

The Lucky Escape
  • Author(s): Laura Jane Williams
  • Location(s): Australia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

ONE CANCELLED WEDDING When the day finally comes for Annie to marry Alexander, the last thing she expects is to be left standing at the altar. She was so sure he was Mr Right. Now, she has no idea...

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The Lustful Youth of Rodrigo Borgia

The Lustful Youth of Rodrigo Borgia
  • Author(s): Elena Martignoni, Michela Martignoni
  • Location(s): Italy, Spain
  • Genre(s): Novella, Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): renaissance

A sort of prequel to the television series “The Borgias”, here Rodrigo Borgia is a man in his youthful prime looking back on what has shaped him and with an eye toward his future. The story opens on a...

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The Lycian Shore

The Lycian Shore
  • Author(s): Freya Stark
  • Location(s): Turkey
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1950s

‘There are not so many places left where magic reigns without interruption and of all those I know, the coast of Lycia was the most magical.’ Lycia, on the southwestern coast of Turkey, is an ancient land steeped in...

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The Lying Life of Adults

The Lying Life of Adults
  • Author(s): Elena Ferrante
  • Location(s): Naples
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A powerful new novel set in a divided Naples by Elena Ferrante, the beloved best-selling author of My Brilliant Friend. Giovanna’s pretty face has changed: it’s turning into the face of an ugly, spiteful adolescent. But is she seeing...

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The Lynmouth Stories

The Lynmouth Stories
  • Author(s): L V Hay
  • Location(s): Lynmouth
  • Genre(s): Children, Noir, Short Stories
  • Era(s): N/A

Beautiful places hide dark secrets …  Devon’s very own crime writer L.V Hay (The Other Twin, Do No Harm) brings forth three new short stories from her dark mind and poison pen: – For kidnapped Meg and her young son Danny, In...

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The Mad Women’s Ball

The Mad Women’s Ball
  • Author(s): Victoria Mas
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1885

‘Enter the danse of this little masterpiece and let yourself be dazzled. Assured of hitting the bestseller lists’ The Parisian; ‘Essential reading’ Cosmopolitan ‘A lovely, moving first novel, a cri de Coeur against the condition of women in this...

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The Madman of Freedom Square

The Madman of Freedom Square
  • Author(s): Hassan Blasim
  • Location(s): Baghdad, Amsterdam, Serbia
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): 1980 to early 2000s

From hostage-video makers in Baghdad, to human trafficking in the forests of Serbia, institutionalised paranoia in the Saddam years, to the nightmares of an exile trying to embrace a new life in Amsterdam… Blasim s stories present an uncompromising...

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The Madwoman of Serrano

The Madwoman of Serrano
  • Author(s): Dina Salústio
  • Location(s): Cape Verde
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

TRANSLATED BY JETHRO SOUTAR The first novel by a female author to be published in Cape Verde, and the first to be translated into English, The Madwoman of Serrano is a magical tale of rural ideals and urban ambition,...

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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