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
34 parts / 59 pages, updated May 17, 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...
767,828 reads votes 33,345 comments 2,473
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
89 parts / 203 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014VideoCompleted
A 2013 Watty Award Finalist! "Why do I remember every detail of the day I was born? It's not just because of the dream; it's becaus... read more
2,526,408 reads votes 70,647 comments 7,148
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
28 parts / 120 pages, updated May 19, 2015Completed
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
554,981 reads votes 30,063 comments 3,797
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
32 parts / 89 pages, updated May 17, 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
156,164 reads votes 6,044 comments 1,084
The Last Earl

The Last Earl

LaraBlunte
42 parts / 112 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
166,160 reads votes 5,053 comments 391
The Vikings Payment

The Vikings Payment

War_Goddess_Nae
16 parts / 44 pages, updated May 18, 2015
I was no longer safe in my own I no longer have a home, I am nothing but payment to these monster to protect my old home. I will never give him my heart I will lock it up and let it die before I give it away.
84,312 reads votes 2,827 comments 164
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
108 parts / 449 pages, updated May 21, 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
579,883 reads votes 21,954 comments 2,317
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
879,575 reads votes 23,605 comments 2,089
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
29 parts / 100 pages, updated May 20, 2015Completed
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
155,819 reads votes 8,355 comments 641
The Veiled Lass

The Veiled Lass

HaleyMarie7
23 parts / 18 pages, updated May 19, 2015
She was hideous..that was the only explanation for why her Laird forced her to wear the veil to hide her face and hair. The reason why every mirror in the Manor was shatt... read more
77,816 reads votes 3,626 comments 206
The Asassin's Daughter

The Asassin's Daughter

HeatherWampler
17 parts / 51 pages, updated May 16, 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
40,524 reads votes 1,426 comments 319
Gladiator of Rome

Gladiator of Rome

tall_girl
38 parts / 140 pages, updated May 12, 2014
Ancient Rome’s hunger for gladiatorial combat has never been greater. The passion for novelty and variety in the arena has given rise to a range of warriors but none ... read more
709,736 reads votes 16,881 comments 1,585
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
56 parts / 170 pages, updated May 18, 2015
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
231,541 reads votes 6,471 comments 746
Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

MeepyM
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Feb 24, 2012Completed
Mistress Jacqueline DeWhite is married off to Lord Dominic DeFleur. She is not told anything and is expected to obey her husband without qu... read more
904,060 reads votes 13,466 comments 706
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
46 parts / 136 pages, updated May 16, 2015
The Druids were a hunted people long ago...they made a pact to scatter their children throughout time to keep them safe from the massacre to come. These children bec... read more
72,330 reads votes 5,146 comments 1,018
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