Historical Fiction Stories

Historical fiction usually recounts a famed event of the past or a memorable, recognizable period time period as experienced by fictional characters, but may also describe a historical figure (in their perceived likeness) that must deal with a variety of imagined situations. Historical fiction attempts to accurately capture the essence of history and realise as fully as possible the way the world once was. Striving for plausibility and authenticity, historical fiction allows the reader to both live and learn history, often showcasing political or social issues of the time.

A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
24 parts / 44 pages, updated Jan 23, 2015PG-13Video
The waves crashed against the shores, as if angry of the lies the land now held. Such promises had once been made by the land to protect its people, and yet it had not... read more
475,021 reads votes 19,745 comments 1,779
Charades

Charades

rosesarered27
3 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 22, 2015
Book 2 of the Newbridge series. Katherine Newbridge, eldest daughter of the powerful Duke of Newbridge dreams of finding love and a happy ending and knows she has found all tha... read more
13,267 reads votes 540 comments 69
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
44 parts / 92 pages, updated Jan 21, 2015G
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
287,208 reads votes 9,885 comments 1,675
Cimmerian Sunrise

Cimmerian Sunrise

IsisMcEllen
18 parts / 113 pages, updated Jan 21, 2015PG
"There has been an accident." With those five words Breanne Crabtree's world is dashed to pieces. Before she even has a chance at a life of true happiness, her... read more
72,114 reads votes 3,048 comments 604
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
37 parts / 88 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
147,331 reads votes 9,556 comments 1,161
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
53 parts / 154 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015PG-13Pictures
"The King's love is fickle; he's gorgeous, intelligent and has power beyond the average man. He doesn't have to be kind. He can give a glance or a... read more
372,046 reads votes 12,011 comments 1,440
Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
8 parts / 12 pages, updated Jan 23, 2015PG-13
Cassandra knew her life was over the moment her parents told her she was to marry the Duke of Thornton. She had heard horrible stories about him that made ice co... read more
21,598 reads votes 729 comments 68
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
72 parts / 266 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
Elizabeth Dorothy Southerland, or Betsy, as we know her, is on the adventure of a lifetime. Wed to a stunningly good looking pirate after only knowing him three... read more
154,395 reads votes 6,408 comments 947
Ravensdale

Ravensdale

Davrielle
71 parts / 182 pages, updated Jan 24, 2015PG-13
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically tells he... read more
448,141 reads votes 10,411 comments 2,261
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
29 parts / 83 pages, updated Jan 18, 2015PG-13
Aurelia, a Noble Roman woman, had heard of the savage British tribes, their mystic Celtic ways, and the battles the Roman army was fighting against them o... read more
1,355,740 reads votes 46,239 comments 5,061
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
5 parts / 12 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015
Lady Imogen Wilde has lived her life in a body that does not work as it should. As she was born not breathing, Imogen has spent her life as the small and weak da... read more
35,836 reads votes 2,232 comments 291
Refuge

Refuge

stormcloud08
9 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 24, 2015PG-13Pictures
King Eric, has seen his best friend married off, an ally kingdom saved, and now runs his own kingdom. He relishes in interrupting the lives of those around him with his charm and... read more
12,457 reads votes 910 comments 95
Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

VaineLuchia
18 parts / 51 pages, updated Dec 31, 2014VideoPictures
"Pharoah's love is unpredictable; Pharaoh's love can change in the blink of an eye, The flash of a fox's tail. One moment you are his greatest treasure, T... read more
979,145 reads votes 24,363 comments 5,265
Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent

cerebral_1
7 parts / 27 pages, updated Jan 19, 2015PG-13Completed
Ana Redwing is a half breed, spurned by her father’s people, held in contempt by her mother’s. An accident when she was younger has rendered her unsightly to look upon, so sh... read more
19,176 reads votes 1,013 comments 274
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
18 parts / 40 pages, updated Jan 20, 2015PG-13
When Rosaline Perriwell visited a psychic, the last thing she expected was to get thrown back centuries in time, and into the Scottish highlands. Stuck in the past, she ha... read more
110,275 reads votes 4,338 comments 459
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A short story is a work of fiction and is similar to a novel, but just shorter. It can be as short as a few pages or much longer, and divided into a few chapters. Short stories can be any genre and are usually less complex than novels, with a single story line and less characters.