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.

Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
32 parts / 55 pages, updated Apr 25, 2015
At sixteen, Sunngifu is more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She is destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father fails to pay the Viking's tribute...
661,818 reads votes 28,374 comments 2,045
The King's Assassin

The King's Assassin

HeatherWampler
51 parts / 123 pages, updated Mar 11, 2015Completed
Chosen when a child, Lady Kathryn is trained to be a ruthless killer. She is destined to be the English king’s assassin. Only he and the guild master know it. It’s a... read more
685,796 reads votes 18,595 comments 1,738
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
23 parts / 96 pages, updated Apr 26, 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
419,181 reads votes 21,644 comments 2,751
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
25 parts / 85 pages, updated Apr 22, 2015
Despite living thirty miles from London, Anabelle Latimer knows her chances of finding a husband in their sleepy village are as thin as cook’s white soup. T... read more
108,048 reads votes 5,447 comments 477
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
37 parts / 128 pages, updated Apr 22, 2015
Due to a traumatic event in the past, Milena has lost the ability to speak. With her family of travelers she follows the Long Road. They stake their wagons for a short period of ... read more
253,489 reads votes 8,248 comments 1,175
The Last Earl

The Last Earl

LaraBlunte
42 parts / 108 pages, updated Apr 11, 2015PicturesCompleted
"She walked up the stairs and arrived at this door, her heart thundering in her ears. She tried the latch and it was open; she walked in and he was inside. He turned t... read more
107,093 reads votes 2,622 comments 299
The Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
5 parts / 16 pages, updated Apr 21, 2015
* Sequel to THE PIRATE KING AND I * Instead of planning her wedding, Ana is preparing for war. Captain Alestair "Cade" Kincade has renounced pirac... read more
32,875 reads votes 1,203 comments 410
When Rose Blooms

When Rose Blooms

Frompasttopen
12 parts / 48 pages, updated Apr 22, 2015
Rose Rowley has always been the belle of the ball, the youngest and most beautiful of her siblings. She has earned herself a reputation as a notorious flirt and a heartb... read more
78,377 reads votes 3,583 comments 410
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
102 parts / 426 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015
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
481,742 reads votes 18,353 comments 1,883
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 104 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PicturesCompleted
After pirates kidnap seventeen-year-old Ana in a case of mistaken identity, the orphaned housemaid prepares for the worst. Instead, playing the wholesome daughter o... read more
1,080,636 reads votes 35,452 comments 5,411
The Asassin's Daughter

The Asassin's Daughter

HeatherWampler
12 parts / 38 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015
Evelyn is an assassin’s daughter. She doesn’t know of her mother’s past or how profoundly it will affect her life. She’s just as stubborn and ends up falling jus... read more
17,955 reads votes 671 comments 202
Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
18 parts / 31 pages, updated Mar 29, 2015
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
439,214 reads votes 15,235 comments 998
Merlin's Gold

Merlin's Gold

TheOrangutan
35 parts / 131 pages, updated Jul 13, 2011VideoPicturesCompleted
(Historical Fiction / Adventure) Treachery and intrigue, adventure, action and romance are at the fore in this tale set around the legends of Arthur and Merlin. The court... read more
1,792,633 reads votes 4,512 comments 2,310
The Dragon's Heir [Complete]

The Dragon's Heir [Complete]

SnowInParadise
23 parts / 71 pages, updated Aug 09, 2014VideoCompleted
Sometimes, believing helps us to see truth. Other times, we need a little evidence to believe. But there is truth behind everything; every false manoeuvre, ev... read more
1,648,289 reads votes 39,034 comments 7,343
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
25 parts / 72 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015
The story of the most notorious woman in history; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt "Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, b... read more
110,608 reads votes 4,286 comments 718
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