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When in Rome

When in Rome
  • Author(s): Ngaio Marsh
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Murder, blackmail and drug-dealing on the Tiber combine in one of Ngaio Marsh’s liveliest and most evocative novels. When their guide disappears mysteriously in the depths of a Roman Basilica, the members of Mr Sebastian Mailer’s tour group seem...

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When in Rome

When in Rome
  • Author(s): Gemma Townley
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): RomCom
  • Era(s): Early 2000s

When in Rome, do as Audrey Hepburn would do. Failing that, run off with your ex-boyfriend, carry suspicious packages through customs, and lie to the person who loves you. . . . Georgie Beauchamp is totally happy and in...

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When in Rome

When in Rome
  • Author(s): S R Mallery
  • Location(s): Rome
  • Genre(s): Time Slip, Mystery
  • Era(s): Various

BOOK #2 OF THE AWARD WINNING Brooke & Abby cozy mystery series, where clues from the past help solve modern murder cases. Why does Abby tarot card her way back to Ancient Rome when there’s no need to? After...

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When in Vanuatu

When in Vanuatu
  • Author(s): Nicki Chen
  • Location(s): Vanuatu
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Diana quit her job and followed her husband to Manila, she believed the move would work for both of them: Jay would finally have his dream job, and she would take time off from her accounting career to...

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When Invisible Children Sing

When Invisible Children Sing
  • Author(s): Dr Chi Huang
  • Location(s): La Paz
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Expecting to treat some mildly ill children from the streets of Bolivia on a quick “service trip,” an idealistic young medical student gets more than he bargained for when he takes a year off from Harvard Medical School to...

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When Life Gives You Mangoes

When Life Gives You Mangoes
  • Author(s): Kereen Getten
  • Location(s): Jamaica
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Modern

Nothing much happens in Sycamore, the small village where Clara lives – at least, that’s how it seems. She loves eating ripe mangoes fallen from trees, running outside in the rainy season and escaping to her secret hideout with...

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When Lightning Strikes

When Lightning Strikes
  • Author(s): Meg Cabot
  • Location(s): Indiana
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Jess Mastriani has never been what you’d call a typical Midwestern teenager—her extracurricular activities, instead of cheerleading or 4-H, include fist-fights with the football team and month-long stints in detention. A part of Jess would like to be the...

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When No One Is Watching

When No One Is Watching
  • Author(s): Alyssa Cole
  • Location(s): Brooklyn
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighbourhood takes on a sinister new meaning… Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and...

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When Rain Clouds Gather

When Rain Clouds Gather
  • Author(s): Bessie Head
  • Location(s): Botswana
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is...

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When Rain Clouds Gather And Maru

When Rain Clouds Gather And Maru
  • Author(s): Bessie Head
  • Location(s): Botswana
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Earlier 20th Century

When Rainclouds Gather: Escaping South Africa and his troubled past, Makehaya crosses the border to Botswana, in the hope of leading a peaceful, purposeful life. In the village of Golema Mmidi he meets Gilbert, a charismatic Englishman who is...

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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