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Triple Crown

Triple Crown
  • Author(s): Felix Francis
  • Location(s): Kentucky, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Fiction
  • Era(s): early 21st century

Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization—an informant who is passing on confidential information...

Under the Egg

Under the Egg
  • Author(s): Laura Marx Fitzgerald
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery
  • Era(s): early 21st century

When Theodora Tenpenny spills a bottle of rubbing alcohol on her late grandfather’s painting, she discovers what seems to be an old Renaissance masterpiece underneath. That’s great news for Theo, who’s struggling to hang onto her family’s two-hundred-year-old townhouse...

Until The Last Star Fades

Until The Last Star Fades
  • Author(s): Jacquelyn Middleton
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), East Village, Staten Island
  • Genre(s): Romance
  • Era(s): Contemporary

In her senior year at NYU, Riley Hope appears to be on top of the world. With a loving mother who makes Lorelai Gilmore look like a parenting slacker, ride-or-die friends, and a longtime boyfriend destined for the National...

Vernon Downs

Vernon Downs
  • Author(s): Jaime Clark
  • Location(s): Boston, New York City (NYC), Phoenix
  • Era(s): Modern

This is a moody novel which follows the exploits of Charlie as he gravitates from one woman to the next.

Victory

Victory
  • Author(s): James Lasdun
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC), United States (USA)
  • Genre(s): Short Stories, Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporay

Two timely explorations of male sexual violence, power and corruption Love and hate, desire and guilt, friendship and betrayal form the coordinates of these two intensely dramatic stories of men and women caught between their irrational passions and the...

Visitation Street

Visitation Street
  • Author(s): Ivy Pochoda
  • Location(s): Brooklyn
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

As the hot summer rolls on in Red Hook, Brooklyn, bored and listless fifteen-year-olds June and Val are looking for some fun. Forget the boys, the bottles, the coded whistles, Val wants to take a raft out onto the...

Walking Shadows

Walking Shadows
  • Author(s): Faye Kellerman
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Crime, Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

AN INTENSE AND ADDICTIVE MYSTERY YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS! The twenty-fifth book in the hugely popular Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus series from New York Times bestselling author Faye Kellerman A murder On a quiet suburban street in...

Walls Within Walls

Walls Within Walls
  • Author(s): Maureen Sherry
  • Location(s): Manhattan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult
  • Era(s): early 21st century

After their father, a video-game inventor, strikes it rich, the Smithfork kids find they hate their new life. They move from their cozy Brooklyn neighborhood to a swanky apartment on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. They have no friends, a nanny...

Want

Want
  • Author(s): Lynn Steger Strong
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Grappling with motherhood, economic anxiety, rage, and the limits of language, Want is a fiercely personal novel that vibrates with anger, insight, and love. Elizabeth is tired. Years after coming to New York to try to build a life,...

Well-Behaved Indian Women

Well-Behaved Indian Women
  • Author(s): Saumya Dave
  • Location(s): New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Simran Mehta has always felt harshly judged by her mother, Nandini, especially when it comes to her little “writing hobby.” But when a charismatic and highly respected journalist careens into Simran’s life, she begins to question not only her...

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021