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Fade To Grey

Fade To Grey
  • Author(s): John Lincoln
  • Location(s): Bristol, Cardiff
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Gethin Grey is the man you call when there’s nowhere else to turn. His Last Resort Legals team investigates miscarriages of justice. But Gethin is running out of options himself: his gambling is out of control, his marriage is...


  • Author(s): M N Grenside
  • Location(s): California, London, Switzerland, The Philippines, The South of France (Le Midi)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): PRESENT

An LA screenwriter is killed shortly after completing his latest script, FALL OUT – a thriller destined to be a blockbuster but written with a secret double purpose. Echoing events from the past the screenplay is sent to a...

Falling in Love

Falling in Love
  • Author(s): Donna Leon
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

In Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon’s first novel in the Commissario Brunetti series, readers were introduced to the glamorous and cut-throat world of opera and to one of Italy’s finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli. Now, many years later, Flavia...

False Allegiance

False Allegiance
  • Author(s): Nick Thacker
  • Location(s): Massachusetts, Cape Verde, Gambia / Senegal border
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Someone wants Jake Parker dead. He’ll find out why, or die trying… Ex-army, ex-police, widowed husband, estranged son. Jake Parker has no family, no one to care if one of the government-contract jobs he takes goes wrong. So he’s...


  • Author(s): Mischa Berlinski
  • Location(s): Northern Thailand
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A deep and rich novel set among the hill tribes of Northern Thailand. A suspense story blending anthropology and Christian missionaries, it almost feels autobiographical. The thread that keeps the book together is the main character’s, almost obsessive, attempt...

Find and Seek New York

Find and Seek New York
  • Author(s): Sally Roydhouse
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Children, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Various

When a child steps outside their ordinary world and travels to a foreign city or country, an adventure awaits. In Find and Seek New York a small boy arrives in the city of New York with his family, willing...

Flowers Over the Inferno

Flowers Over the Inferno
  • Author(s): Ilaria Tuti
  • Location(s): Italian Alps
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

In a quiet village surrounded by the imposing Italian Alps, a series of brutal assaults take place. Police inspector Teresa Battaglia is called in when the first body is found. Soon more victims are discovered – all horrifically mutilated...

Follow Me In

Follow Me In
  • Author(s): Katriona Chapman
  • Location(s): Mexico
  • Genre(s): Graphic Novel
  • Era(s): Modern (early 2000s)

Recounting a life-changing trip to Mexico, Follow Me In is Kat Chapman’s memoir and coming-of-age story, interspersed with pages of her travel sketchbook and her explorations of the mosaic of cultural and bio-diversity that make Mexico such a special...

Forbidden Hill (Singapore Saga, Vol.1)

Forbidden Hill (Singapore Saga, Vol.1)
  • Author(s): John D Greenwood
  • Location(s): Singapore
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1820s

On 6 February 1819, Stamford Raffles, William Farquhar, Temenggong Abdul Rahman and Sultan Hussein signed a treaty that granted the British East India Company the right to establish a trading settlement on the sparsely populated island of Singapore. “Forbidden...

France Sketchbooks

France Sketchbooks
  • Author(s): Laurie Olin
  • Location(s): France
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction, Travelogue
  • Era(s): 1970s onwards

An artist/designer’s intimate and loving sketches and notes from 50 years of visits to France and looking carefully at aspects of life there, both humble and grand Looking carefully and noting in clear sketches what he sees, Olin presents...

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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