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Breathless: An American Girl in Paris

Breathless: An American Girl in Paris
  • Author(s): Nancy K Miller
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 1960s

In the early 1960s, most middle-class American women in their twenties had their lives laid out for them: marriage, children, and life in the suburbs. Most, but not all. “Breathless” is the story of a girl who represents those...

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Candlepower

Candlepower
  • Author(s): Janet Doolaege
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Modern

Stella, working as a secretary in Paris, feels that her life is going nowhere. After the bitter break-up of a relationship, she has only a canary for company, and relations are strained with her parents and brother back in...

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Chéri

Chéri
  • Author(s): Colette
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Early 20th Century

Léa de Lonval is a magnificent and aging courtesan facing the end of her career. She has devoted the last six years to the amorous education of the exquisitely handsome and spoilt Chéri – a playboy half her age....

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Christmas at Tiffany’s

Christmas at Tiffany’s
  • Author(s): Karen Swan
  • Location(s): London, New York City (NYC), Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

Cassie settled down too young, marrying her first serious boyfriend. Now, ten years later, she is betrayed and broken. With her marriage in tatters and no career or home of her own, she needs to work out where she...

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City of Dreams

City of Dreams
  • Author(s): Harriet Steel
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1860s

After a whirlwind courtship and marriage to dashing Frenchman Emile Daubigny, Anna, the teenage daughter of a Russian furrier, moves to Paris with her new husband, looking forward to a life of gaiety, love and comfortable affluence. The year...

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city-lit Paris

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

A collection of urban writing anthologies to transport you to the city via fiction

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Claude and Camille –

Claude and Camille –
  • Author(s): Stephanie Cowell
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): Mid 19th Century

In the mid-nineteenth century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his father’s nautical supplies business in a French seaside town. Against his father’s will, and...

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De Niro’s Game

De Niro’s Game
  • Author(s): Rawi Hage
  • Location(s): Beirut, Paris
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1980s

Bassam and George are childhood best friends who have grown up on the Christian side of war-torn Beirut. Now on the verge of adulthood, they must choose their futures: to remain in the exhausted, corrupt city of their birth,...

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Delicious Days in Paris: Walking Tours to Explore the City’s Food and Culture

Delicious Days in Paris: Walking Tours to Explore the City’s Food and Culture
  • Author(s): Jane Paech
  • Location(s): Paris
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): 2015

Let food-lover and Paris expert Jane Paech show you around the city’s mille-feuille of history and culture, with its tempting pastry and chocolate shops on every corner Romantic, mouth-watering Paris—where do you start? With this guide, you’ll visit both...

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Domina

Domina
  • Author(s): L S Hilton
  • Location(s): Belgrade, Paris, St Moritz, Venice
  • Genre(s): Graphic Novel, Thriller
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Judith Rashleigh has made it. Living in luxury amidst the splendours of Venice, she’s finally enjoying the life she killed for. But someone knows what Judith’s done. Judith can only save herself by finding a priceless painting – unfortunately,...

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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