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Lilac Girls

Lilac Girls
  • Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), Paris, Ravensbrück
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

New York socialite Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate and a new love on the horizon. But Caroline’s world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939–and then sets...

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Lost Roses

Lost Roses
  • Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
  • Location(s): Long Island, Paris, St Petersburg (Leningrad)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WW1

It is 1914, and the world has been on the brink of war so often, many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a...

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Love From Paris

Love From Paris
  • Author(s): Alexandra Potter
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

How far would you go for love? When new boyfriend Jack stands her up at the airport, Ruby Miller dries her tears, jumps on the Eurostar and heads to Paris. She thinks she’s going there to visit an old...

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Love, Lies & A Bleu Christmas

Love, Lies & A Bleu Christmas
  • Author(s): Rebecca Rohman
  • Location(s): Big Sur, Paris, Salzburg, San Francisco
  • Genre(s): Romance, Suspense
  • Era(s): Present Day

When Bleu Resorts owner, Jada Kole decided it would be a good idea to keep a secret from her husband, it never once occurred to her that he might have an even more stunning secret than hers. The last...

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Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon

Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon
  • Author(s): Andrea di Robilant
  • Location(s): Paris, Venice, Vienna
  • Genre(s): Biography, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 19th century

In 1787, Lucia, the beautiful sixteen-year-old daughter of a prominent Venetian statesman, is married off to Alvise Mocenigo, scion of one of the most powerful Venetian families. But their life as a golden couple will be suddenly transformed when...

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L’Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home

L’Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home
  • Author(s): David Lebovitz
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Gastro, Nonfiction, Travelogue
  • Era(s): Present day

Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what...

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Meet me in Venice

Meet me in Venice
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Adler
  • Location(s): Paris, Venice
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Set in Paris, Shanghai and Venice, the new novel of romantic suspense from Elizabeth Adler revolves around the fate of a valuable family heirloom – a gem-encrusted necklace – and the people who wish to profit from it at...

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Mistress of the Ritz

Mistress of the Ritz
  • Author(s): Melanie Benjamin
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): WW2

“A captivating novel based on the story of the extraordinary real-life American woman who secretly worked for the French Resistance during World War II while playing hostess to the invading Germans at the iconic Hôtel Ritz in Paris from...

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Murder in the Latin Quarter

Murder in the Latin Quarter
  • Author(s): Susan Kiernan-Lewis
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): contemporary

Expatriate Maggie’s Paris holiday takes a dark turn when she ventures into the city’s famed Latin Quarter to visit Laurent’s ailing aunt—only to find a very healthy aunt and a very dead body. Maggie’s search for the killer uncovers...

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Murder in the Marais

Murder in the Marais
  • Author(s): Cara Black
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

In the Jewish quarter of Paris an old nightmare is reborn. Aimée Leduc, a half-American, half-French investigator in Paris, is approached by a rabbi to decipher a fifty-year-old encrypted photograph and deliver it to an old woman in the...

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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