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Turnstone (Di Joe Faraday)

Turnstone (Di Joe Faraday)
  • Author(s): Graham Hurley
  • Location(s): Portsmouth
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

Portsmouth is a city on the ropes, a poor, dirty but spirited city, with a soaring crime rate. And it is home for DI Joe Faraday. Now Emma Maloney’s dad has gone missing. Faraday thinks he may have been...

Turtle in Paradise

Turtle in Paradise
  • Author(s): Jennifer L Holm
  • Location(s): Key West
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

n Jennifer L. Holm’s New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor winning middle grade historical fiction novel, life isn’t like the movies. But then again, 11-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She’s smart and tough and has seen enough of...

Tuscan Rose

Tuscan Rose
  • Author(s): Belinda Alexandra
  • Location(s): Tuscany
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): First half of the 20th Century

A mysterious stranger known as ‘The Wolf’ leaves an infant with the sisters of Santo Spirito. A tiny silver key hidden in her wrappings is the one clue to the child’s identity. When Rosa turns fifteen, she must leave...

Twelve Bar Blues

Twelve Bar Blues
  • Author(s): Patrick Neate
  • Location(s): Africa, New Orleans, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century/19th Century

Spanning three continents and two centuries, Twelve Bar Blues is an epic tale of fate, family, friendship and jazz. At its heart is Lick Holden, a young jazz musician, who sets New Orleans on fire with his cornet at...

Twelve Minutes of Love

Twelve Minutes of Love
  • Author(s): Kapka Kassabova
  • Location(s): Argentina, Buenos Aires, Scotland
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Kapka Kassabova first set foot in a tango studio ten years ago and, from that moment, she was hooked. With the beat of tango driving her on and the music filling her head, she’s danced across the world, from...

Twenty Chickens for a Saddle

Twenty Chickens for a Saddle
  • Author(s): Robyn Scott
  • Location(s): Botswana
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

When Robyn Scott was six years old her parents abruptly exchanged the tranquil pastures of New Zealand for a converted cowshed in the wilds of Botswana. Once there, Robyn and her siblings, mostly left to amuse themselves, grew up...

Twenty Questions

Twenty Questions
  • Author(s): Sarah Morris
  • Location(s): South East Asia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Humour
  • Era(s): Modern

Four very different women from one family, united by a loss of self, embark on a quest for happiness that takes them to Singapore, Thailand and beyond. Join Maggie, Beth, Dara and Biggles as they cry, laugh and curse...

Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky

Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky
  • Author(s): Patrick Hamilton
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s

Bob – bartender in a pub just off the Euston Road – is desperate to become a writer. He inherits a small sum of money and carefully builds it up, but the arrival Jenny Maples changes his life… (Part...

Twilight

Twilight
  • Author(s): Stephenie Meyer
  • Location(s): Forks, La Push, Seattle
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Science Fiction/Future, Young Adult
  • Era(s): Modern

When 17 year old Isabella Swan moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father she expects that her new life will be as dull as the town. But in spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she...

Twilight in Venice

Twilight in Venice
  • Author(s): Steven Carroll
  • Location(s): Venice
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

As a teenager, Lucy McBride, is roused from her slumber by the sound of rich, haunting classical music coming from the stereo. It is a life changing moment and from that point she devotes herself to the study of...

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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