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The Girl Who Just Wanted To Have Fun

The Girl Who Just Wanted To Have Fun
  • Author(s): Jenni Regan
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2006-8

Three stories. Three women. Three very different lives. Watch out for the unexpected twist! Liz is a career woman who is desperately trying to break through the glass ceiling in the world of finance, Betsy is the motherly figure...

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The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule
  • Author(s): Amanda Craig
  • Location(s): Cornwall, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

When Hannah is invited into the First-Class carriage of the London to Penzance train by Jinni, she walks into a spider’s web. Now a poor young single mother, Hannah once escaped Cornwall to go to university. But once she...

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The Hand That First Held Mine

The Hand That First Held Mine
  • Author(s): Maggie O'Farrell
  • Location(s): London
  • Era(s): 1950s onwards

Winner of the 2010 Costa Novel Award and a Sunday Times bestseller, THE HAND THAT FIRST HELD MINE by Maggie O’Farrell is a gorgeously written story of love and motherhood from the author of THIS MUST BE THE PLACE....

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The Healing Knife

The Healing Knife
  • Author(s): S L Russell
  • Location(s): France, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Present

To Rachel Keyte death is the enemy. The early loss of her beloved father from heart failure ignited a single-minded determination in her: to save as many patients as she can, and to become a consultant before the age...

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The Heavens

The Heavens
  • Author(s): Sandra Newman
  • Location(s): London, New York City (NYC)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1593 & 2000

New York, 2000 Kate and Ben meet at a party and fall instantly, irrevocably in love. Around them, the city glows. It is the first year without a war anywhere. A woman is president, and an air of camaraderie...

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The House With No Rooms

The House With No Rooms
  • Author(s): Lesley Thomson
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary and 1976

KEW: The summer of 1976 was the hottest in living memory. In the Botanical Gardens at Kew, a lost little girl, dizzied by the heat, thought she saw a woman lying dead on the ground. But when she opened...

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The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke

The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke
  • Author(s): Tina Makereti
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 19t Century

James Poneke is a young Maori orphan, raised by missionaries, with a burning desire to travel and explore the world. When an English artist on a tour of New Zealand invites James to return home with him, the boy...

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The Killer Next Door

The Killer Next Door
  • Author(s): Alex Marwood
  • Location(s): Croydon, London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

No. 23 has a secret. In this bedsit-riddled south London wreck, lorded over by a lecherous landlord, something waits to be discovered. Yet all six residents have something to hide. Collette and Cher are on the run; Thomas is...

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The Lake House

The Lake House
  • Author(s): Kate Morton
  • Location(s): London, Polperro
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th Century to present

A missing child . . . June 1933, and the Edevane family’s country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. Alice Edevane, sixteen years old and a budding writer, is especially excited. Not...

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The Last London

The Last London
  • Author(s): Iain Sinclair
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

Iain Sinclair has been documenting the peculiar magic of the river-city that absorbs and obsesses him for most of his adult life. In The Last London, he strikes out on a series of solitary walks and collaborative expeditions to...

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

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