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.

The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
37 parts / 108 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG
Ayla has uncovered a terrible secret: the man she loves is in fact her worst enemy. As a mighty army gathers to destroy her and her people, she must ask hersel... read more
2,451,142 reads votes 67,847 comments 11,452
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
48 parts / 166 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13
Set in the late Victorian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, Princess Marine , a certified doctor & a rebellion in the royal family is one a... read more
342,690 reads votes 6,825 comments 757
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
35 parts / 69 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
536,842 reads votes 21,466 comments 1,305
Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
12 parts / 18 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014
"I must have hit my head a lot harder than I had anticipated, or maybe breathe too much smoke because this is definitely nut-case crazy. Or a very creepy dream tha... read more
43,631 reads votes 1,877 comments 405
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
137 parts / 154 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014
Kyra was a beautiful twentyone year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, ... read more
3,813,539 reads votes 73,339 comments 4,681
Roses of Rome

Roses of Rome

RobertRichburg
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
"The storytellers told tales. The singers sang epic songs. The dancers danced the dance that dancers dance, on the floor and tabletops. The jugglers juggled fire. The ... read more
5,188 reads votes 2,511 comments 54
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 87 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
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
361,648 reads votes 14,340 comments 3,013
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
41 parts / 188 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13Video
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her ... read more
1,334,107 reads votes 30,013 comments 11,726
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
51 parts / 206 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014PG-13
In the era where swords rule, where women consider their modesty their greatest virtue. Where a man would kill to find his wife warming another mans bed, a time when women ... read more
4,106,297 reads votes 62,556 comments 8,367
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
20 parts / 57 pages, updated Oct 12, 2014PG-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
548,876 reads votes 21,077 comments 2,308
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
22 parts / 82 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG-13
Maggie Swift had always known something was missing from her life. She had everything an eighteen year old aristocrat could want – a title, wealth, a good family, a... read more
217,054 reads votes 9,986 comments 1,120
Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
48 parts / 114 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
*** Ansel Adams, or Ance as those he knows tend to call him, is a bad man though he didn’t consider that to be his fault. His father had been a bad man, his grandf... read more
982,349 reads votes 34,787 comments 2,663
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
11 parts / 30 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
No one thought of the young gorgeous princess as a threat, but Rona proved them all wrong. Now she wages a war against King Wilander, claiming her r... read more
16,362 reads votes 937 comments 344
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
22 parts / 36 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PG
Nadie is an Algonquin Indian living with her father in her peaceful village. When one night there is a raid by the Mohawks. Suddenly, she is thrown into an intense w... read more
135,954 reads votes 4,001 comments 537
Keeping Faith  (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

Keeping Faith (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

amysturges
30 parts / 71 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
This is book 3 in the Red Valley Series but like the other ones, it can be read by itself. Faith Matthews is a headstrong, independent wom... read more
65,288 reads votes 2,522 comments 230
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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.