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Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis

Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis
  • Author(s): Cara Black
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

As protestors march in Paris against a government agreement with an oil company suspected of polluting, Aimee Leduc, French-American computer investigator, finds herself with an abandoned infant, a drowned woman, a murdered client and a computer assignment deadline.

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Nana

Nana
  • Author(s): Emile Zola
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1860s

Nana is a novel by the French naturalist author Émile Zola. Completed in 1880, Nana is the ninth installment in the 20-volume Les Rougon-Macquart series. Nana tells the story of Nana Coupeau’s rise from streetwalker to high-class prostitute during...

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Never Go Full Pai

Never Go Full Pai
  • Author(s): Jeffrey Eng
  • Location(s): Paris, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Genre(s): Coming of Age
  • Era(s): Present

All night parties. Quick love affairs. Wild and carefree adventures. Perfectly filtered Instagram posts. A break from reality for most, but not everyone has a perfect life to return to when stepping off the road. In Never Go Full...

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Old Goriot

Old Goriot
  • Author(s): Honore Balzac
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Post French Revolution

A witty and reflective study of the bourgeoisie after the French Revolution, and the two great human obsessions – love and money – Honoré de Balzac’s Old Goriot is part of the immortal La Comédie humaine, translated from the...

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Olivia

Olivia
  • Author(s): Dorothy Strachey
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, LGBTQ
  • Era(s): 19th Century

The classic novel about a teenage girl’s infatuation with her headmistress at a boarding school in nineteenth-century Paris A Penguin Classic A groundbreaking, passionate, and subtle story of first love, Olivia–based loosely on the author’s own life–was first published...

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One in a Million

One in a Million
  • Author(s): Margaret Gayle
  • Location(s): Paris, Toronto
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): 1980s

Marcy Telford’s life as a struggling copywriter changed overnight when she won a fourteen-million-dollar lottery. Nearly every kook in Canada besieged her. Twenty-four-hours later she found herself in Paris with Josh McQuade, her big-hearted bodyguard. Marcy wanted to forget...

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One Summer In Paris

One Summer In Paris
  • Author(s): Sarah Morgan
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

One charming bookshop, two unlikely friends, and a summer in Paris that will change their lives forever… Grace can’t believe it when her husband of twenty-five years announces he doesn’t want to join her on their anniversary trip to...

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One True Sentence

One True Sentence
  • Author(s): Craig McDonald
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920s

February, 1924: an incredible exchange rate, lack of prohibition and post-war ennui have flooded the City of Light with thousands of Americans — the psychologically damaged members of the so-called Lost Generation. The cafés, bistros and garrets of Paris...

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Overture

Overture
  • Author(s): Vanessa Couchman
  • Location(s): Paris, South West France
  • Genre(s): Historical
  • Era(s): 1897-1914

She has a burning ambition, but everything conspires against her dreams. France, 1897. Born to a modest farming family, Marie-Thérèse has a remarkable singing voice and wants to become a professional singer. But too many obstacles, including her parents’...

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Paris by the Book

Paris by the Book
  • Author(s): Liam Callanan
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Some stories are still waiting to be found. In a city of millions, it’s easy to lose someone… Twelve weeks before Leah Eady arrived in France, her husband disappeared. Early one morning, he walked out the door and never...

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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