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Katharine’s Wish

Katharine’s Wish
  • Author(s): Linda Lappin
  • Location(s): Fontainebleau, Italy, London, Switzerland, The South of France (Le Midi)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s

In her new novel, Linda Lappin (author of THE ETRUSCAN) explores the final years in the life of short story writer and literary figure, Katherine Mansfield, focusing on her relationships with Ida Baker and John Middleton Murry against the...

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Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow

Kiffe Kiffe Tomorrow
  • Author(s): Faiza Guene
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Young Adult
  • Era(s): Modern

The Paradise projects are only a few metro stops from Paris, but here it’s a whole different kind of France. Doria’s father, the Beard, has headed back to their hometown in Morocco, leaving her and her mom to cope...

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Kiki de Montparnasse

Kiki de Montparnasse
  • Author(s): Catel, Jose-Luis Bocquet
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Biography
  • Era(s): 1920s

In the bohemian and brilliant Montparnasse of the 1920s, Kiki managed to escape poverty to become one of the most charismatic figures of the avant-garde years between the wars. Partner to Man Ray – whose most legendary photos she...

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Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War I

Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War I
  • Author(s): Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WW1

August 1914. England is at war. As Evie Elliott watches her brother, Will, and his best friend, Thomas Harding, depart for the front, she believes—as everyone does—that it will be over by Christmas, when the trio plan to celebrate...

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Lauren’s Story: An American Dog in Paris

Lauren’s Story: An American Dog in Paris
  • Author(s): Kay Pfaltz
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction

A must for all dog lovers

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Leopold’s Assassin

Leopold’s Assassin
  • Author(s): J R Rogers
  • Location(s): Brussels, Dinard, Guyana, Lima, Paris, Recife, St Malo
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Suspense
  • Era(s): 1902

1902 – It is a cold and rainy Saturday morning the 15th of November in Brussels, Belgium. Gennaro Cataldo, an Italian anarchist, has traveled incognito to Brussels from London and Paris. In the Belgian capital he plans to assassinate...

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Les Miserables

Les Miserables
  • Author(s): Victor Hugo
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 19th Century

‘He was no longer Jean Valjean, but No. 24601’ Victor Hugo’s tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to become...

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Let Us Be True

Let Us Be True
  • Author(s): Alex Christofi
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1958

Paris, 1958. Ralf is alone, filling his days with glasses of red wine at Jacques’ bar, waiting for life to happen to him. Then, one night, Elsa – bold, enigmatic, unpredictable – whirls into Jacques’ bar and into Ralf’s...

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Liberty’s Fire

Liberty’s Fire
  • Author(s): Lydia Syson
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1870s

Paris, 1871. Four young people will rewrite their destinies. Paris is in revolt. After months of siege at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of change is blowing through the city, bringing with it murmurs of a new...

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Light at Dusk

Light at Dusk
  • Author(s): Peter Gadol
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Science Fiction/Future
  • Era(s): post contemporary

The novel is set just a little in the future when the Far Right has gained ascendancy and skinheads rule the street. A Lebanese boy is kidnapped.

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Hurry, hurry! Our 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition entries close on 15th November...

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