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Great Books Set In

In the TripFiction database we have thousands of location-based books, set all around the world. Now we have handpicked either 5 Great Books or 10 Great Books from a wide variety of countries, cities, resorts, and regions. Each book will help transport you to a location of your dreams – or, perhaps one you are about to visit. To see the books we have selected for each locale, just hover over a chosen marker on the map below or select a location from the drop down listings on this page.

5 Great Books:

10 Great Books:

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