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
29 parts / 42 pages, updated Mar 27, 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...
545,661 reads votes 23,484 comments 1,622
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
15 parts / 46 pages, updated Mar 24, 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
238,902 reads votes 12,786 comments 1,628
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
92 parts / 210 pages, updated Mar 28, 2015
472,843 reads votes 25,972 comments 3,061
An Unexpected Seduction.

An Unexpected Seduction.

aoifem
20 parts / 30 pages, updated Mar 29, 2015
Miss Isabella Bradford is the only daughter of the impoverished Lord Bradford of Devonshire. She believes she is destined to marry a man of her fathers choosing u... read more
69,763 reads votes 2,428 comments 169
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
21 parts / 58 pages, updated Mar 25, 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
57,460 reads votes 2,776 comments 321
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
94 parts / 340 pages, updated Mar 29, 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
367,289 reads votes 13,630 comments 1,674
A Fateful Marriage

A Fateful Marriage

sisireadz
10 parts / 16 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015
Cheerful Rosalie Windham, better known as Rose, grew up sheltered and protected by her father in the quietness of their countryside estate. While any other girl would'... read more
15,924 reads votes 698 comments 66
Like No Other

Like No Other

missphipps
28 parts / 136 pages, updated Mar 27, 2015
The irascible Earl of Stokeford is far from being a lady's man. He lacks the social graces, scares off silly debutantes, and becomes rude at any time convenient for him. The... read more
85,376 reads votes 3,125 comments 270
Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Davrielle
75 parts / 204 pages, updated Mar 22, 2015
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically ... read more
640,269 reads votes 16,286 comments 3,044
Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
18 parts / 26 pages, updated Mar 29, 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
330,280 reads votes 11,720 comments 804
The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

HeatherWampler
51 parts / 103 pages, updated Mar 11, 2015Completed
**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
298,108 reads votes 10,083 comments 1,104
Raphaëlle

Raphaëlle

GaaGonordb
30 parts / 68 pages, updated Mar 28, 2015
Raphaëlle a quinze ans et vient d'apprendre par sa mère qu'il était temps de la marier. En effet, à cet âge-là l'on doit déjà avoir fini ses recherches pour un bon parti. ... read more
35,172 reads votes 1,641 comments 402
The Queen of Persia

The Queen of Persia

LizMack
23 parts / 32 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015
A King forced to banish his wife. A peasant girl striving to live a peaceful life in the chaos that is Susa. One chance for these two unlikely souls to be united. As... read more
73,382 reads votes 3,644 comments 431
A Scotsman's Promise

A Scotsman's Promise

Courtsalourts
22 parts / 60 pages, updated Mar 27, 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
52,982 reads votes 2,904 comments 258
Thorn Rose ( Viking love story)

Thorn Rose ( Viking love story)

purplehamsa
16 parts / 21 pages, updated Mar 29, 2015
Faylin, a nun devoted to God, never thought that there would come the day her peaceful home would be raided by vikings. She hates them with her entire being ... read more
50,229 reads votes 2,781 comments 238
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