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.

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
21 parts / 60 pages, updated Oct 26, 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
616,122 reads votes 23,385 comments 2,690
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
2,569,280 reads votes 71,213 comments 11,836
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
43 parts / 197 pages, updated Oct 27, 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
1,428,272 reads votes 32,697 comments 12,695
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
49 parts / 170 pages, updated Oct 28, 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
369,337 reads votes 7,191 comments 787
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
152 parts / 177 pages, updated Oct 29, 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
4,357,017 reads votes 84,203 comments 5,506
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
4,249,070 reads votes 64,245 comments 8,799
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
397,306 reads votes 16,325 comments 3,223
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

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

Cfunk3
51 parts / 93 pages, updated Oct 26, 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
522,237 reads votes 19,551 comments 5,465
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
22 parts / 29 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014
Lady Aleana Brighton daughter of Marius Brighton Earl of Sumton. Described as an unruly, unteachable, and undisciplined girl. Stubborn in her ways, she refuses to m... read more
352,163 reads votes 7,959 comments 597
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
36 parts / 71 pages, updated Oct 25, 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
615,650 reads votes 24,580 comments 1,501
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
9,075 reads votes 4,165 comments 77
A Viking's Loyalty

A Viking's Loyalty

celtswindow
12 parts / 23 pages, updated Oct 29, 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
22,257 reads votes 1,500 comments 146
Love Comes in Three

Love Comes in Three

Goose_Girl
82 parts / 148 pages, updated Oct 27, 2014PG
The year is 1815, sixteen year old Margaret Woodbridge thinks her world is ending as she watches the youngest of her three brothers whisk away her best friend from So... read more
46,245 reads votes 1,624 comments 619
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
69,653 reads votes 2,656 comments 561
Keeping Faith  (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

Keeping Faith (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

amysturges
33 parts / 78 pages, updated Oct 28, 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
74,096 reads votes 2,988 comments 264
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