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Epiphany Jones

Epiphany Jones
  • Author(s): Michael Grothaus
  • Location(s): Cannes, Mexico, Oporto, United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Jerry has a traumatic past that leaves him subject to psychotic hallucinations and depressive episodes. When he stands accused of stealing a priceless Van Gogh painting, he goes underground, where he develops an unwilling relationship with a woman who...

House of the Hanged

House of the Hanged
  • Author(s): Mark Mills
  • Location(s): French Riviera (Cote d'Azur)
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 1930s

A riveting and evocative tale of passion and murder, set on the French Riviera in the 1930s, from the No.1 bestselling author of The Savage Garden. France, 1935: At the poor man’s end of the Riviera sits Le Rayol,...

Jigsaw

Jigsaw
  • Author(s): Sybille Bedford
  • Location(s): Europe, French Riviera (Cote d'Azur)
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): WW1 - WW2

This book describes the childhood of Billi, a girl growing up in Europe between the wars. When her father dies, she swaps life in a run-down German chateau for an exhilarating existence with her beautiful, talented and unreliable mother...

Marie

Marie
  • Author(s): Madeleine Bourdouxhe
  • Location(s): French Riviera (Cote d'Azur), Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

A sensual and joyful story of desire and independence in 1930s Paris. Set among the bustling train stations and narrow rues of 1930s Paris, where the threat of war already hangs in the air, Marie is a hypnotically powerful novel about...

Rendezvous in Cannes

Rendezvous in Cannes
  • Author(s): Jennifer Bohnet
  • Location(s): Cannes
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Behind the parties and the champagne at the glitzy, glamorous Cannes Film Festival, two very different women are starring in their own real-life dramas. Will Anna, newly in love with Leo, be able to reconcile her present-day happiness with...

Return to the Olive Farm

Return to the Olive Farm
  • Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
  • Location(s): Le Cannet
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

After sixteen months of travelling round the Mediterranean in search of the ancient secrets of the olive tree, Carol returns to her beloved olive farm in the south of France, to her husband Michel and his burgeoning family. However,...

The Chocolate Rose

The Chocolate Rose
  • Author(s): Laura Florand
  • Location(s): Nice, Provence
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Her father’s worst enemy… Top chef Gabriel Delange never forgave his old nemesis Pierre Manon for all the other chef had cost him. One stolen rose… And he most certainly couldn’t stand the sight of his own most famous...

The Monte Carlo Connection

The Monte Carlo Connection
  • Author(s): Josie Goodbody
  • Location(s): French Riviera (Cote d'Azur), London
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): 1950s / Contemporary

Diamond detective, Jemima Fox is tasked with hunting down the priceless Vogel Vanderpless diamonds that were stolen in The Diamond Connection by her nemesis Petrina Lindberg. She finds herself caught between searching for half-a-century-year-old stolen jewels and catching a...

The Olive Harvest

The Olive Harvest
  • Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
  • Location(s): Le Cannet
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

The third episode of a bestselling story which began with THE OLIVE FARM,… “The stars shimmer like spilled handfuls of glitter. The day is beginning to rise with a faint mist. As I turn my head, ghostly halos, auras...

The Olive Season

The Olive Season
  • Author(s): Carol Drinkwater
  • Location(s): Le Cannet
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): Modern

“I scan the terraces, planted with row upon row of ancient olive trees. It is April, late spring. Here in the hills behind the Cote d’Azur the olive groves are delicately blossomed, with their tiny, white-forked flowers. Beyond them,...

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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