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Love in the strangest of places

Love in the strangest of places
  • Author(s): M Alexander
  • Location(s): Bangkok, London, Moscow

Dan changes his mind on holiday to Bangkok. He sees the girls and the drinks and forgets about work with the rest but something is not right. He returns to London and takes the chance of redundancy when it...

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Mortmain Hall

Mortmain Hall
  • Author(s): Martin Edwards
  • Location(s): London, Yorkshire
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

ENGLAND, 1930. Grieving widows are a familiar sight on London’s Necropolis Railway. So when an elegant young woman in a black veil boards the funeral train, nobody guesses her true purpose. But Rachel Savernake is not one of the...

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Mother London

Mother London
  • Author(s): Michael Moorcock
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

A large, though never sprawling, novel Mother London follows three mental-hospital outpatients Mary Gasalee, David Mummery and Josef Kiss and their friends, in an episodic, non-linear history of the capital from the Blitz to present day. Most noteworthy is...

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Mr Chicken Lands on London

Mr Chicken Lands on London
  • Author(s): Leigh Hobbs
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): Modern

From the creator of the much-loved Mr Chicken Goes to Paris comes another madcap adventure this time it s London and Mr Chicken wants to see all of it! Mr Chicken lands in London, checks in at the Savoy...

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My Story: Blitz

My Story: Blitz
  • Author(s): Vince Cross
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Children, Historical
  • Era(s): WW2

A book about Edie and her family during the London Blitz in 1940-1941.It gives accounts of the dangers and what life really was like in London during the Blitz.

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That Girl

That Girl
  • Author(s): Kate Kerrigan
  • Location(s): Chelsea
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1960s

You can escape a place. But you can’t escape yourself. Hanna flees the scene of a terrible crime in her native Sligo. If she can just vanish, re-invent herself under a new name, perhaps the police won’t catch up...

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The Bleeding Heart (Bryant and May #11)

The Bleeding Heart (Bryant and May #11)
  • Author(s): Christopher Fowler
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

It’s a fresh start for the Met’s oddest investigation team, the Peculiar Crimes Unit. Their first case involves two teenagers who see a dead man rising from his grave in a London park. And if that’s not alarming enough,...

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The Burning

The Burning
  • Author(s): Devin Asante
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 17th Century

London 1666. Young Agnes Wilmore arrives in the bustling city from the small of Castle Combe to pursue her dreams. Robert Hubert, a romantic sociopath, takes advantage of the girl on her first night in town, and from that...

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The City in Flames

The City in Flames
  • Author(s): Michael Russell
  • Location(s): Berlin, Camden Town, Ireland, Scotland
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): WW2

1940. A woman lands on the Scottish coast from a German flying boat and goes to ground, hunted by British Intelligence. Suspended from the Irish police for reasons he won’t explain, Detective Inspector Stefan Gillespie is working on his...

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The Girl You Left Behind

The Girl You Left Behind
  • Author(s): Jojo Moyes
  • Location(s): France, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century

France, 1916. Sophie Lefevre must keep her family safe whilst her adored husband Edouard fights at the front. When she is ordered to serve the German officers who descend on her hotel each evening, her home becomes riven by...

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Enter the inaugural TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

750 - 3000 words with strong 'sense of place' theme

Short story, travelogue, or memoir

Top judges to decide the winners

Cash prizes totalling £500 / $600 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 15th November 2020