Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Newsletter Updates

Join Now

Winesburg, Ohio

Winesburg, Ohio
  • Author(s): Sherwood Anderson
  • Location(s): Ohio
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Short Stories
  • Era(s): late 20th century

Winesburg, Ohio depicts the strange, secret lives of the inhabitants of a small town. In “Hands,” Wing Biddlebaum tries to hide the tale of his banishment from a Pennsylvania town, a tale represented by his hands. In “Adventure,” lonely...

Winter And Night

Winter And Night
  • Author(s): S J Rozan
  • Location(s): New Jersey
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Private detective Bill Smith is hurtled headlong into the most provocative-and personal-case of his career when he receives a chilling late night telephone call from the NYPD, who are holding his fifteen-year-old nephew Gary. But before he can find...

Winter at the Door

Winter at the Door
  • Author(s): Sarah Graves
  • Location(s): Maine
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Early 21st century

Perfect for fans of Jenny Milchman, Linda Castillo, and Lisa Gardner—the first book in a suspenseful new crime thriller series featuring the tough but haunted police chief Lizzie Snow, a big-city cop with a mission, taking on a small...

Winter at the Light

Winter at the Light
  • Author(s): Stephen B King
  • Location(s): Western Australia
  • Genre(s): Historical, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1950s

Forbes Lighthouse is a dangerous place. Twenty-year-old Molly McLaren agrees to tend the light when her father breaks his leg, so she leaves behind the city and her nursing career. Molly dreads the thought of three months as the...

Winter Cottage

Winter Cottage
  • Author(s): Mary Ellen Taylor
  • Location(s): Virginia
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Still grieving the loss of her wandering, free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she’s inherited—one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman...

Winter Flowers

Winter Flowers
  • Author(s): Angelique Villeneuve, Adriana Hunter (Translator)
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WW1

It’s October 1918 and the war is drawing to a close. Toussaint Caillet returns home to his wife, Jeanne, and the young daughter he hasn’t seen growing up. He is not coming back from the front line but from...

Winter in Wartime

Winter in Wartime
  • Author(s): Jan Terlouw
  • Location(s): Netherlands
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): WW2

‘A book we should all read’ Michael Morpurgo During the Second World War, the Netherlands is still under Nazi control and any acts of resistance are punishable by death. But when sixteen-year-old Michiel is asked to take care of...

Winter Light

Winter Light
  • Author(s): Martha Engber
  • Location(s): Chicago
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): late 1970s

WINTER LIGHT is the story of 15-year-old Mary Donahue of suburban Chicago, a kid on the cusp of failure during the brutal blizzard winter of 1978-79, the end of a hard luck, hard rock era sunk in the cynical...

Winter Loon

Winter Loon
  • Author(s): Susan Bernhard
  • Location(s): Minnesota
  • Genre(s): Future
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Abandoned by his father after his mother drowns in a frozen Minnesota lake, fifteen-year-old Wes Ballot is stranded with coldhearted grandparents and holed up in his mother’s old bedroom surrounded by her remnants and memories. As the wait for...

Winter of the Wolf

Winter of the Wolf
  • Author(s): Martha Hunt Handler
  • Location(s): Alaska
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Modern

A tragic mystery blending detective work & spirituality. An exploration in grief, suicide, spiritualism, and Inuit culture, Winter of the Wolf follows Bean as she searches for the truth of her brother Sam’s “”suicide.”” Unconvinced her loving brother could...

Would you like to add a book or a review or create a reading list? Join Today – It's FREE

Register Now

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