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Body by the docks

Body by the docks
  • Author(s): Diane M Dickson
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): present day

In the second of the Jason Carr series, the discovery of the badly burned corpse of a woman on an estate near the docks has DI Jordan Carr very worried. Especially as no one has been reported missing. But...

Body Out of Place

Body Out of Place
  • Author(s): Diane Dickson
  • Location(s): Liverpool, North Wales
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Present Day

A body in a cemetery is to be expected. A body in the wrong grave is not so usual. When the death is found to be suspicious Jordan Carr and his team have a puzzle on their hands which...

Dead Silent

Dead Silent
  • Author(s): Mark Roberts
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 2018

HIS LIFE WAS DEVOTED TO ART. HIS DEATH WAS A MASTERPIECE. Leonard Lawson was a respected professor of medieval art. He lived a quiet life in a suburb of Liverpool with his grown-up daughter. As far as anyone knew,...

Disappearing Home

Disappearing Home
  • Author(s): Deborah Morgan
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Ten-year-old Robyn is the best shoplifter in the Liverpool tenement block she calls home. She’s as tough as they come, but while she puts food on the table and tries to fit in at school, her mum and abusive...

Down The Grain Silos

Down The Grain Silos
  • Author(s): Anthony Healy
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Novella

Fresh out of college the author finds himself in a unique position cleaning grain silos with two very different men. This story is about what they taught him. A cross between long form journalism and the short story, ‘Down...

Flights of Fantasy: An Evocation of Life During and Between Two World Wars

Flights of Fantasy: An Evocation of Life During and Between Two World Wars
  • Author(s): George Munday
  • Location(s): Ramsgate, Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Nonfiction
  • Era(s): WW1, WW2, 20th Century

My name is George Munday. I was born on 11 January 1904 in Ramsgate, a thriving fishing port in Kent on the south-east English coast. Dad was a skipper on a wooden, clinker-built fishing smack on which I often...

Ghost Town

Ghost Town
  • Author(s): Jeff Young
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Liverpool is a city of ghosts. Through the centuries, millions have lived here or come to find a new life, and found safe harbour. More than any other city in Britain its history resonates in the buildings, landscapes and...

Home Stretch

Home Stretch
  • Author(s): Graham Norton
  • Location(s): Ireland, Liverpool, London, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1987 onwards

Shame and longing can flow through generations, but the secrets of the heart will not be buried for ever. It is 1987 and a small Irish community is preparing for a wedding. The day before the ceremony a group...

LETHAL DOSE

LETHAL DOSE
  • Author(s): Robert McCracken
  • Location(s): Belfast, Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): contemporary

Out of her depth, a young detective must evade a fatal jab A journalist is found brutally murdered and buried upside down on Crosby beach. Terry Lawler had exposed the secrets of powerful people and apparently got his comeuppance....

LETHAL JUSTICE

LETHAL JUSTICE
  • Author(s): Robert McCracken
  • Location(s): Liverpool
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

A thrilling page-turner full of wicked twists A body is found, stripped to the waist and stretched out, open arms and open legs across a circular wooden frame, palms and feet nailed to the structure. Investigating, DI Tara Grogan...

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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