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Baptism

Baptism
  • Author(s): Max Kinnings
  • Location(s): England, London, Snowdonia
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

07:45am. A monk lies dead in Snowdonia, a knife protruding from his throat. A young family is being held at gunpoint in a house in Wimbledon. The mission has begun. 08:56am. A London Underground train is stationary in a...

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city-lit London

city-lit London
  • Author(s): Heather Reyes
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Various

London is the world’s most happening, most exciting and most diverse city. From Roman stronghold and capital of the British Empire to financial powerhouse and city of the 2012 Olympics, London has always looked to the past and the...

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The Medici Mirror

The Medici Mirror
  • Author(s): Melissa Bailey
  • Location(s): France, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Modern and 16th Century

A hidden room When architect Johnny Carter is asked to redesign a long-abandoned Victorian shoe factory, he discovers a hidden room deep in the basement. A dark, sinister room, which contains a sixteenth-century Venetian mirror. A love in danger...

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The Silent Tide

The Silent Tide
  • Author(s): Rachel Hore
  • Location(s): England, London
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1950s and Modern

When Emily Gordon, editor at a London publishing house, commissions an account of great English novelist Hugh Morton, she finds herself steering a tricky path between Morton’s formidable widow, Jacqueline, who’s determined to protect his secrets, and the biographer,...

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Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street
  • Author(s): Danny Wallace
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Humour, Romance
  • Era(s): Modern

Jason is a former teacher, who now works as a journalist on a free newspaper. One day he sees an attractive woman with loads of bags trying to get into a taxi. He endeavours to help and as she...

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84 Charing Cross Road

84 Charing Cross Road
  • Author(s): Helene Hanff
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1940s

This is a series of letters charting the twenty-year correspondence between Hanff, searching for books which she could not find her homeland and Frank Doel, a London antiquarian bookseller. A unique and touching exchange, the friendship blossoms, but Hanff...

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A Better Quality of Murder (Lizzie Martin 3)

A Better Quality of Murder (Lizzie Martin 3)
  • Author(s): Ann Granger
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Historical
  • Era(s): Late 19th Century

Evil lurks on the streets of Victorian London in this gripping crime novel. As Inspector Ben Ross of Scotland Yard walks homeward one Saturday night in late October 1867, the fog that swirls around him is like a living...

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A Dark and Twisted Tide

A Dark and Twisted Tide
  • Author(s): Sharon Bolton
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Crime, Thriller
  • Era(s): Modern

Former detective Lacey Flint quit the force for a safer, quieter life. Or that’s what she thought. Now living alone on her houseboat, she is trying to get over the man she loves, undercover detective Mark Joesbury. But Mark is missing in...

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A Death At The Palace

A Death At The Palace
  • Author(s): M H Baylis
  • Location(s): London
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): Modern

Novel set in Wood Green. The third novel from journalist and scriptwriter MH Baylis, A Death at the Palace is set in and around Wood Green, a largely unloved and often overlooked corner of north London colonised by successive...

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A Divided Inheritance

A Divided Inheritance
  • Author(s): Deborah Swift
  • Location(s): London, Spain
  • Era(s): 17th Century

~ London 1609 ~Elspet Leviston’s greatest ambition is to continue the success of her father Nathaniel’s lace business. But her dreams are thrown into turmoil with the arrival of her mysterious cousin Zachary Deane – who has his own...

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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