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Uncoupling

Uncoupling
  • Author(s): Lorraine Brown
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Hannah and Si are in love and on the same track – that is, until their train divides on the way to a wedding. The next morning, Hannah wakes up in Paris and realises that her boyfriend (and her...

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Under a Crescent Moon: Stories of Arabia

Under a Crescent Moon: Stories of Arabia
  • Author(s): Julia Juwairiah Simpson-Urrutia
  • Location(s): Saudi Arabia
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Contemporary

It is exceedingly rare to find stories offering a portal into the exotic world of Saudi Arabia. Through exposé of life events touching eras past and present–weddings, daily duties, home-building, family excursion–the author produces the texture of a country...

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Under A Dancing Star

Under A Dancing Star
  • Author(s): Laura Wood
  • Location(s): Italy
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): 1930s

In grey, 1930s England, Bea has grown up kicking against the conventions of the time, all the while knowing that she will one day have to marry someone her parents choose – someone rich enough to keep the family...

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Under a Dark Star

Under a Dark Star
  • Author(s): Anna Faversham
  • Location(s): Isle of Wight
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 19th century

In 1823, on an island off the south coast of England, there are activities worse than smuggling and all the conflict points to one cruel and ruthless man. The women on the island call him the Dark Star. Reformed...

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Under a Gilded Moon

Under a Gilded Moon
  • Author(s): Joy Jordan-Lake
  • Location(s): North Carolina, Bitmore Estate
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1895-96

“Crawdads meets the Crawleys…. Threaded through with a meticulously researched, well-crafted mystery, this is historical fiction at its best.” – Fiona Davis, nationally bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue From the bestselling author of A Tangled Mercy...

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Under a Parrot Sky

Under a Parrot Sky
  • Author(s): Rachel Delahaye
  • Location(s): Norway
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

Lily is devastated when her parents make her give up her sunshine-filled South African holiday to accompany them on a work trip to freezing Norway. Worse still, she has to stay with a family she’s never met and fit...

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Under a Sardinian Sky

Under a Sardinian Sky
  • Author(s): Sara Alexander
  • Location(s): Ozieri
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present looking back to 1950s

For Mina, a London-based travel writer, the enigmatic silence surrounding her aunt Carmela has become a personal obsession. Carmela disappeared from her Italian hometown long ago and is mentioned only in fragments and whispers. Mina has resisted prying, respectful...

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Under A Tuscan Sky

Under A Tuscan Sky
  • Author(s): Karen Aldous
  • Location(s): Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Romance, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Olivia Montague’s grandmother passes away, she decides it’s finally time to make some changes in her own life. So she breaks up with her ‘going nowhere’ boyfriend and embarks on a journey to her Nonna’s home in Tuscany....

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Under Chad’s Spell

Under Chad’s Spell
  • Author(s): Michael Varga
  • Location(s): Chad
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s

Charlene, a 23-year-old from chilly Minnesota, volunteers to go to Chad, Africa with the Peace Corps in the turbulent 1970s. Young and full of ideals, she hopes to ease the lives of Chadians, but worries about what prompted her—inexperienced...

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Under Currents

Under Currents
  • Author(s): Nora Roberts
  • Location(s): North Carolina, Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2nd half 20th century and early 2000s

For both Zane and Darby, their small town roots hold a terrible secret. Now, decades later, they’ve come together to build a new life. But will the past set them free or pull them under? Zane Bigelow grew up...

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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