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.

My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
175 parts / 223 pages, updated Nov 20, 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
6,176,739 reads votes 101,611 comments 7,040
Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

RobertRichburg
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
"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
23,512 reads votes 13,903 comments 206
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
35 parts / 71 pages, updated Nov 19, 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
115,676 reads votes 3,987 comments 743
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
24 parts / 69 pages, updated Nov 16, 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
850,429 reads votes 29,998 comments 3,575
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
49 parts / 224 pages, updated Nov 20, 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
1,748,819 reads votes 40,442 comments 16,901
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
16 parts / 32 pages, updated Nov 12, 2014PG-13Video
The waves crashed against the shores, as if angry of the lies the land now held. Such promises had once been made by the land to protect its people, and yet it had not... read more
194,929 reads votes 9,500 comments 1,035
London Shadows

London Shadows

JoanneWeaver
17 parts / 50 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG
Monster hunting isn't just a job, it's a way of life. Freddie Westman, a reporter for a paranormal magazine, is one of the best in the business, but now it's personal. His... read more
21,455 reads votes 524 comments 159
A Viking's Loyalty

A Viking's Loyalty

celtswindow
16 parts / 31 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG-13
The threat of another war has Rome in uproar. Just one year ago, Rome went to war with the Vikings, losing many men in the process. After a few Roman soldiers attack... read more
75,751 reads votes 4,111 comments 284
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
9 parts / 32 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG
To the unknowing eye, the exotic young woman making her way through the English countryside is just another poor girl, hungry and looking for work. But Elena Del Fue... read more
22,571 reads votes 2,790 comments 436
The Robber Knight

The Robber Knight

RobThier
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Jan 26, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When you are fighting for the freedom of your people, falling in love with your enemy is not a great idea. Or is it? Ayla has to defend her castle and her people all on her own, with nobody to help her but a dark warrior she hates with all her heart.
4,530,359 reads votes 114,636 comments 24,320
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
464,860 reads votes 18,983 comments 3,488
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
52 parts / 213 pages, updated Nov 06, 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
4,525,707 reads votes 67,610 comments 9,089
Keeping Faith  (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

Keeping Faith (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

amysturges
36 parts / 86 pages, updated Nov 19, 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
95,957 reads votes 3,463 comments 296
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
59 parts / 116 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014PG-13Video
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 enviro... read more
682,772 reads votes 23,735 comments 6,550
Camille (NaNoWrimo14)

Camille (NaNoWrimo14)

Kenton_Bell
27 parts / 40 pages, updated Nov 20, 2014PG-13
Camille use to live in her father's library when he was away on trading, and wait till he was back. Her mother never approved of her being stuck in books. But when her... read more
32,468 reads votes 712 comments 72
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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.