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.

Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
24 parts / 53 pages, updated Jul 31, 2014PG-13
*** 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
132,842 reads votes 9,328 comments 934
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
83 parts / 224 pages, updated Aug 01, 2014PG-13
The Duke of Marlborough has signed betrothal contracts on behalf of his daughter, Lady Arianna Kent. But Arianna is not the type to blindly follow her father's bidd... read more
3,115,853 reads votes 44,539 comments 2,923
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
10 parts / 35 pages, updated Aug 01, 2014PG-13Pictures
After pirates kidnap an orphaned housemaid in a case of mistaken identity, she prepares for the worst. Instead, seventeen-year-old Ana is thrust into the adventure ... read more
19,730 reads votes 1,492 comments 662
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
26 parts / 74 pages, updated Aug 01, 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
1,079,139 reads votes 40,158 comments 7,426
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
25 parts / 73 pages, updated Jul 26, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
2,276,288 reads votes 45,682 comments 5,961
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
10 parts / 26 pages, updated Jul 27, 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
84,414 reads votes 4,901 comments 661
The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

Cfunk3
20 parts / 34 pages, updated Jul 30, 2014PG-13
Resurrected once again, Ellie Blackwell now knows that there is no way to fight her destiny so she decides to run, hoping that a new environme... read more
49,265 reads votes 5,263 comments 1,630
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
31 parts / 140 pages, updated Jul 25, 2014PG-13Video
In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her parents is taken from the only home she's ever known in the big city. Brought to live on the rural family estate, she... read more
599,193 reads votes 16,311 comments 6,404
The Reluctant Marchioness

The Reluctant Marchioness

littleLo
26 parts / 96 pages, updated Jul 29, 2014PG
Rose Wilde has always considered herself plain, and has practically given up on the idea of being romanced. But when American hotelier, Derek Montgomery, comes ... read more
304,411 reads votes 12,907 comments 1,490
The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
9 parts / 12 pages, updated Jun 25, 2014PG-13
When Katra was six years old her father married her to Arne. She grew up knowing his name and having flashes of him in her memories. Now he is back and ready to claim... read more
259,134 reads votes 8,111 comments 998
The Scented Glove

The Scented Glove

GemmaLawrence31
29 parts / 44 pages, updated Jul 30, 2014PG-13
Margot de Valois, princess of France, sister to the king, was a woman hunted and tormented in her royal palaces. Forced into marriage, desired by her own brothers, her ... read more
32,148 reads votes 1,151 comments 201
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
33 parts / 112 pages, updated Jul 30, 2014PG-13
Set in the Edwardian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, princess Marine a sensible, rebellious & a diehard book worm of the royal family is ... read more
110,876 reads votes 3,223 comments 402
Guardian of Rome

Guardian of Rome

tall_girl
30 parts / 89 pages, updated Jul 31, 2014Pictures
Five months have passed since Krista and her band of gladiators delivered a swift and humiliating defeat to the Roman army. Now Krista has become the leader of a slav... read more
55,621 reads votes 2,426 comments 437
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
17 parts / 42 pages, updated Jul 29, 2014PG-13
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
1,522 reads votes 248 comments 74
Prince of Knights (A Muslim's Love Story)

Prince of Knights (A Muslim's Love Story)

TheQueenofDarkness
8 parts / 19 pages, updated Jul 27, 2014GVideoPictures
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Arabs are well known for their culture, Poetry and hospitality. They are also known for their bravery and leader... read more
15,577 reads votes 1,083 comments 607
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