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With a Zero at its Heart

With a Zero at its Heart
  • Author(s): Charles Lambert
  • Location(s): Europe
  • Genre(s): Biography, Fiction
  • Era(s): late 20th / early 21st centuries

24 themed chapters. Each with 10 numbered paragraphs. Each paragraph with precisely 120 words. The sum of a life. In his beautiful and haunting new book, Charles Lambert explores the fragmentary nature of memory, how the piecing together of...

With Child

With Child
  • Author(s): Andy Martin
  • Location(s): United States (USA), Europe, South Africa
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Present day

With a foreword by Lee Child. Andy Martin spent a year in the company of Lee Child, creator of tough-guy hero Jack Reacher. With Child is the diary of their adventures, tracking the publication and reception of Make Me,...

With Love, The Argentina Family

With Love, The Argentina Family
  • Author(s): Mirta Ines Trupp
  • Location(s): Argentina
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1970s

With Love, The Argentina Family ~ Memories of Tango and Kugel; Mate with Knishes is a unique account, enlightening and inspirational with its autobiographical genuineness. The story unfolds in “die goldene medina” -America-sharing the insecurities and confusion of a...

Without a Country

Without a Country
  • Author(s): Ayse Kulin
  • Location(s): Istanbul (Constantinople)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): WW2 onwards

From the international bestselling author of Last Train to Istanbul comes a novel based on true events that explores the depths of pride, devotion, and persistence as four generations of a family struggle to forge their destinies. As Hitler’s...

Without a Trace

Without a Trace
  • Author(s): Mari Hannah
  • Location(s): Heathrow Airport
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): 2014

A FATAL CRASH A plane on route from London to New York City has disappeared out of the sky. This breaking news dominates every TV channel, every social media platform, and every waking hour of the Metropolitan Police and...

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)

Without Fail (Jack Reacher 6)
  • Author(s): Lee Child
  • Location(s): Washington DC
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Jack Reacher walks alone. No job, no ID, no last known address. But he never turns down a plea for help. Now a woman tracks him down. A woman serving at the very heart of US power. A woman...

Without Mercy

Without Mercy
  • Author(s): Miriam Ali
  • Location(s): Yemen
  • Genre(s): Nonfiction
  • Era(s): 1966 - 1990s

Providing an account of her battle with an abusive man and with bureaucracy, this is the story of a woman’s fight against a violent and tyrannical relationship, and her struggle to reclaim her two daughters, sold into marriage in...

Without Reservations

Without Reservations
  • Author(s): Alice Steinbach
  • Location(s): London, Oxford, Paris, Venice
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

American journalist Alice Steinbach took a year off to live in four cities – Paris, Venice, London and Oxford – when she realized she had entered a new phase of life. Her sons had graduated from college; she had...

Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite

Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea’s Elite
  • Author(s): Suki Kim
  • Location(s): Pyongyang
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2011

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea’s ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il’s reign Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to...

Witness

Witness
  • Author(s): Caroline Mitchell
  • Location(s): Vermont
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

To Rebecca it was a brave decision that led to her freedom from domestic abuse. To Solomon it was the ultimate betrayal. It’s been ten years since Rebecca’s testimony saw Solomon locked away. Enough time for the nightmares to...

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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