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Roissy Express

Roissy Express
  • Author(s): Anaik Frantz, Francois Maspero
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Accompanied by photographer Anaik Frantz, Francois Maspero embarked on a journey along the RER, the express subway which leads through the Paris suburbs. Getting off the train at each stop, he and Frantz present a picture of daily life...

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Rooftoppers

Rooftoppers
  • Author(s): Katherine Rundell
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Children, Fiction

Already being proclaimed a classic in children’s literature and compared to the likes of Roald Dahl and Eva Ibbotson, Katherine Rundell’s Rooftoppers merges fantasy and historical fiction with sophisticated lyrical prose and vivid imagery that will delight middle grade...

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Sarab

Sarab
  • Author(s): Raja Alem
  • Location(s): Mecca, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1979

November 1979. Violence has broken out in the holiest site of Islam after a charismatic rebel and his devoted followers have announced the coming of the Mahdi and seized the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Among the insurgents is a...

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Sightseeing

Sightseeing
  • Author(s): Michael Onofrey
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Current

Sightseeing, a novella, 25,500 words, is set in Paris, France, time span twenty-four hours. A man, Wayne, and a woman, Diane (or maybe Diane, for her name might not be Diane), meet and pursue an instant relationship in which...

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Sky Chasers

Sky Chasers
  • Author(s): Emma Carroll
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Children, Fantasy
  • Era(s): 19th Century

Orphan Magpie can’t believe her eyes when she sees a boy swept off his feet by a kite … or something that twists and dances in the wind. She goes to his rescue only to find herself dangling in...

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Smoking Kills

Smoking Kills
  • Author(s): Antoine Laurain
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction, Humour
  • Era(s): Contemporary

-How far would you go to enjoy a cigarette? In this witty black comedy, Laurain’s anti-hero can only make smoking pleasurable by committing the ultimate crime… When head-hunter Fabrice Valentine faces a smoking ban at work, he decides to...

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Strangled in Paris

Strangled in Paris
  • Author(s): Claude Izner
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1890s

Why would anyone strangle a humble seamstress with no known enemies? When newly-married bookseller Victor Legris is asked to solve the murder of Louise Fontaine in the abattoir district of La Villette, he is initially baffled by the case....

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Suslov’s Daughter

Suslov’s Daughter
  • Author(s): Habib Abdulrab Sarori
  • Location(s): Aden, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

As a young man growing up under communism in South Yemen, Imran finds himself drawn to Hawiya, the daughter of a high-ranking official in the ruling Marxist party. He departs Aden, the seaport city of his childhood, to study...

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The Age of Light

The Age of Light
  • Author(s): Whitney Scharer
  • Location(s): Europe, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1920s- 1940s

‘I’d rather take a picture than be one,’ Lee Miller declares, as she arrives in Paris one cool day in 1929. Lee has left behind her life in New York and a successful modelling career at Vogue to pursue...

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The Art of Murder

The Art of Murder
  • Author(s): Carol McKee Jones
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Crime, Romance, Thriller
  • Era(s): Present

Murder, romance, Paris. A classic crime novel featuring betrayal and revenge set in the City of Light. Antique dealer, Liam, flees to Paris when a deal goes wrong. He meets Alouette, an ex-nightclub singer, who takes him in when...

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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