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The Hermitage

The Hermitage
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Tuscany, Florence, Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When an old man is found dead inside the ancient hermitage at Warkworth Castle, Northumbria CID are called in to investigate. With no apparent motive, it’s their job to unravel why he was murdered – and this time they’re...

The Infirmary

The Infirmary
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Genre(s): Mystery, Crime
  • Era(s): 2014

No man is an island…​ In the stifling summer heat of 2014, a killer has been stalking the streets of Newcastle causing city-wide panic. When the officer in charge of the case turns up dead, it falls upon Detective...

Impostor: An Alexander Gregory Thriller

Impostor: An Alexander Gregory Thriller
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): County Mayo
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Contemporary

There’s a killer inside all of us… After an elite criminal profiling unit is shut down amidst a storm of scandal and mismanagement, only one person emerges unscathed. Forensic psychologist Doctor Alexander Gregory has a reputation for being able...

Angel (A DCI Ryan Mystery)

Angel (A DCI Ryan Mystery)
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): The North East (England)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

FROM THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF HOLY ISLAND  He’ll make you his angel, but first you have to die… After a turbulent time, DCI Ryan’s life is finally beginning to return to normal and he’s looking forward to spending an...

Heavenfield

Heavenfield
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

The hunter becomes the hunted… When a man is found dead at the remote church of Heavenfield, DCI Ryan is the only other person for miles around. The police have no weapon, no motive and no other suspects. Already...

High Force

High Force
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Northumberland
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Hell has unleashed a demon – and he’s coming for you… Detective Chief Inspector Ryan’s worst nightmare has just become a reality. Notorious serial killer The Hacker has escaped prison and kidnapped one of his best detectives from her...

Longstone

Longstone
  • Author(s): L J Ross
  • Location(s): Seahouses, The Farne Islands
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Viking treasure is discovered beneath the icy waters of the North Sea and local historian Doctor Anna Taylor is called in to help catalogue the most exciting hoard in living memory. But when a shipwreck diver washes up dead,...

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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