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
27 parts / 38 pages, updated Mar 03, 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...
444,647 reads votes 19,640 comments 1,324
Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
17 parts / 24 pages, updated Feb 28, 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
238,421 reads votes 8,693 comments 594
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
70 parts / 158 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015
336,942 reads votes 19,451 comments 2,212
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
49 parts / 106 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
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
388,700 reads votes 12,566 comments 2,006
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
87 parts / 307 pages, updated Feb 28, 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
294,467 reads votes 10,954 comments 1,310
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
16 parts / 34 pages, updated Mar 01, 2015
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
44,307 reads votes 1,725 comments 306
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
18 parts / 50 pages, updated Mar 04, 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
27,633 reads votes 1,309 comments 223
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
11 parts / 34 pages, updated Feb 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
146,726 reads votes 8,082 comments 1,104
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

KatherineArlene
57 parts / 257 pages, updated Feb 06, 2015VideoCompleted
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. A Watty's 2014 Talk of th... read more
3,004,017 reads votes 71,961 comments 32,245
The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

HeatherWampler
45 parts / 88 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015
**This is the unedited version! It shall be edited once the story is completed here!!** *Apparently not for those easily offended. It is heavy on the roma... read more
135,913 reads votes 4,774 comments 493
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
1 page, updated Mar 03, 2015Video
When Vikings are seen of the shore of a small town in Ireland, seventeen year old, Clary Becket is determined to drive them away. Being clever and strong-willed, she m... read more
544,533 reads votes 506 comments 27
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Feb 08, 2015VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
50,527 reads votes 1,881 comments 374
A Scotsman's Promise

A Scotsman's Promise

Courtsalourts
20 parts / 54 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Micara DeMonae, a stuck up French Canadian in late 1700's Canada, is sent down the St. Lawrence with a Scottish courier to live with her aunt, against her wishes, ... read more
38,924 reads votes 2,189 comments 203
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
18 parts / 31 pages, updated Mar 02, 2015
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
17,713 reads votes 756 comments 29
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
30 parts / 85 pages, updated Feb 01, 2015Completed
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
1,660,201 reads votes 56,110 comments 6,248
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