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
38 parts / 110 pages, updated Oct 23, 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
2,528,072 reads votes 70,047 comments 11,727
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
42 parts / 193 pages, updated Oct 22, 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 t... read more
1,386,882 reads votes 31,507 comments 12,149
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
4,209,708 reads votes 63,612 comments 8,770
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
148 parts / 169 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014PG-13
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
4,115,128 reads votes 80,011 comments 5,066
Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

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... read more
7,501 reads votes 3,540 comments 69
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
32 parts / 64 pages, updated Oct 24, 2014G
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
62,441 reads votes 2,176 comments 548
Dear Wattpad,

Dear Wattpad,

le_Muslim_MAN
3 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014Pictures
Sigh.
289 reads votes 68 comments 63
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
41 parts / 90 pages, updated Oct 24, 2014PG-13Video
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
36,937 reads votes 2,037 comments 313
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
23 parts / 86 pages, updated Oct 22, 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
234,090 reads votes 11,065 comments 1,216
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
380,046 reads votes 15,334 comments 3,088
Dancing with Deception

Dancing with Deception

xoStardust
13 parts / 64 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014Pictures
In this spin off sequal to the Last Dance, Talia, a Lady in every sense of the word, begins training at the Queen's Shield Academy for Lady Knights upon the insista... read more
358,563 reads votes 7,813 comments 1,855
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
570,043 reads votes 22,947 comments 1,387
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
565,032 reads votes 21,621 comments 2,409
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
999,764 reads votes 35,584 comments 2,677
Keeping Faith  (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

Keeping Faith (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

amysturges
32 parts / 76 pages, updated Oct 23, 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
69,669 reads votes 2,799 comments 255
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