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Two Wings of a Nightingale

Two Wings of a Nightingale
  • Author(s): Jill Worrall
  • Location(s): Iran
  • Genre(s): Travelogue, Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Iran is probably the most misunderstood country in the world, and its people are among the most feared. Award-winning travel writer Jill Worrall, with her friend Reza Mirkhalaf, a leading tour manager from Tehran, describe an Iran the world...

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Two Women in Rome

Two Women in Rome
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Buchan
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Contemporary and World War Two

A beautifully atmospheric new tale from the prize-winning, bestselling novelist Elizabeth Buchan. In the Eternal City, no secret stays hidden forever… Lottie Archer arrives in Rome excited to begin her new job as an archivist. When she discovers a...

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Two-way Split

Two-way Split
  • Author(s): Allan Massie
  • Location(s): Edinburgh
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Winner of the Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2007. Robin Greaves is an armed robber whose professionalism is put to the test when he discovers his wife has been sleeping with a fellow gang member....

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Tyll

Tyll
  • Author(s): Daniel Kehlmann
  • Location(s): Germany
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 17th Century

He’s a trickster, a player, a jester. His handshake’s like a pact with the devil, his smile like a crack in the clouds; he’s watching you now and he’s gone when you turn. Tyll Ulenspiegel is here! In a...

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U and I: A True Story

U and I: A True Story
  • Author(s): Nicholson Baker
  • Location(s): Rochester
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1970s, 1980s

When Nicholson Baker, one of the most linguistically talented writers in America, set out to write a book about John Updike, the result was no ordinary biography. Instead Baker’s account of his relationship with his hero is a hilarious...

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Ulverton

Ulverton
  • Author(s): Adam Thorpe
  • Location(s): Derbyshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 16th through 20th centuries

At the heart of this novel lies the fictional village of Ulverton. It is the fixed point in a book that spans centuries. Different voices tell the story of Ulverton: one of Cromwell’s soldiers staggers home to find his...

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Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue

Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue
  • Author(s): Anna Fargher, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): WWII, French Resistance

A breathtaking story of bravery, friendship and fighting for what you believe in, Umbrella Mouse to the Rescue is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Anna Fargher’s bestselling and award-winning The Umbrella Mouse, based on the true stories of the...

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Umbria

Umbria
  • Author(s): Patricia Clough
  • Location(s): Umbria
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

When Patricia Clough bought a house in Umbria she knew that buying her dream home did not mean that one’s life became a dream. By the end of this book, in which she describes the journey of making Umbria...

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Un Amico Italiano – Eat Pray Love In Rome

Un Amico Italiano – Eat Pray Love In Rome
  • Author(s): Luca Spaghetti
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

An essential companion volume to the international bestseller Eat, Pray, Love. Experience the Rome that inspired and changed Elizabeth Gilbert. His name became famous due to his encounter with Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of the bestselling book Eat, Pray,...

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Unbearably Deadly

Unbearably Deadly
  • Author(s): Jerold Last
  • Location(s): Alaska
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Suspense, Thriller
  • Era(s): The present (+ some history of Alaska)

For a change, the butler didn’t do it; a bear did. Or did it? In “Unbearably Deadly”, Roger and Suzanne visit Alaska to find out the circumstances surrounding their friends’ deaths. The FBI investigation concludes the cause of death...

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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