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The Good Daughter

The Good Daughter
  • Author(s): Alexandra Burt
  • Location(s): Texas
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

What if you were the worst crime your mother ever committed? Dahlia Waller’s childhood memories consist of stuffy cars, seedy motels, and a rootless existence traveling the country with her eccentric mother. Now grown, she desperately wants to distance...

The Good Daughter

The Good Daughter
  • Location(s): Georgia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

The stunning new standalone, with a chilling edge of psychological suspense, from the No.1 bestselling author of the Will Trent and Grant County series. Two girls are forced into the woods at gunpoint. One runs for her life. One...

The Good Earth

The Good Earth
  • Author(s): Pearl S Buck
  • Location(s): China
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Earlier 20th Century

When O-lan, a servant girl, marries the peasant Wang Lung, she toils tirelessly through four pregnancies for their family’s survival. Reward at first is meagre, but there is sustenance in the land – until the famine comes. Half-starved, the...

The Good German

The Good German
  • Author(s): Joseph Kanon
  • Location(s): Berlin
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1940s, post WW2

Jake Geismar cut his teeth as a foreign correspondent in pre-war Berlin. When he returns in 1945 to cover the Potsdam conference he finds the city unrecognisable – streets have vanished beneath the rubble, familiar landmarks truncated by high...

The Good Muslim

The Good Muslim
  • Author(s): Tahmina Anam
  • Location(s): Bangladesh
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Set in Bangladesh at a time when Islamic fundamentalism ison the rise, The Good Muslim is an epic story about faith, familyand the long shadow of war. Tahmima Anam, the prize-winning author of A Golden Age, offers a moving...

The Good People

The Good People
  • Author(s): Hannah Kent
  • Location(s): Kerry (County)
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): Early 19th Century

County Kerry, Ireland, 1825. Nóra, bereft after the sudden death of her beloved husband, finds herself alone and caring for her young grandson Micheál. Micheál cannot speak and cannot walk and Nóra is desperate to know what is wrong...

The Good Sister

The Good Sister
  • Author(s): Sally Hepworth
  • Location(s): Australia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Present

A psycho thriller about twin sisters and their intertwined relationship. Fern, the librarian who avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises and loves structure and routine. Rose the caring sister who protected Fern all her life. One day the...

The Good Son

The Good Son
  • Author(s): You-jeong Jeong
  • Location(s): Seoul
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Yu-jin wakes up covered in blood, and finds the body of his mother downstairs, he decides to hide the evidence and pursue the killer himself. Then young women start disappearing in his South Korean town. Who is he...

The Good Thieves

The Good Thieves
  • Author(s): Katherine Rundell
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): 20th century

Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a notorious conman with Mafia connections. Seeing Jack’s spirit is broken, Vita...

The Goodbye Man

The Goodbye Man
  • Author(s): Jeffery Deaver
  • Location(s): Washington State
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Say goodbye to your problems. In pursuit of two armed fugitives in the wilderness of Washington State, unique investigator Colter Shaw witnesses a shocking suicide. This leads him to the Foundation – a cult that promises to transform peoples...

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021