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
176 parts / 225 pages, updated Nov 22, 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
6,378,502 reads votes 103,127 comments 7,110
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
1,782,712 reads votes 41,010 comments 17,784
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
24,848 reads votes 14,245 comments 212
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
23,995 reads votes 581 comments 175
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
121,791 reads votes 4,240 comments 752
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
199,607 reads votes 9,680 comments 1,047
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
25 parts / 72 pages, updated Nov 23, 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
899,137 reads votes 31,016 comments 3,606
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
472,242 reads votes 19,407 comments 3,571
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
10 parts / 36 pages, updated Nov 22, 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
31,221 reads votes 3,468 comments 485
An Angel's Song (Book One of the Twin Flame Series)

An Angel's Song (Book One of the Twin Flame Series)

foreverhopeful
14 parts / 29 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014
Enter a world of Fallens, a clash between demons and angels. It was when Heaven and Hell fought in a war that now neither exists, and ... read more
26,818 reads votes 1,486 comments 204
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.
4,541,114 reads votes 114,937 comments 24,348
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
16 parts / 42 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
No one thought of the young gorgeous princess as a threat, but Rona proved them all wrong. Now she wages a war against King Wilander, claiming her r... read more
27,016 reads votes 1,743 comments 634
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014PG-13Pictures
"Surrender to me, lass" He breathed hotly against the shell of her ear, causing tingles to run down her spine. His large hand reached for her face,... read more
3,376 reads votes 249 comments 36
Camille (NaNoWrimo14)

Camille (NaNoWrimo14)

Kenton_Bell
29 parts / 44 pages, updated Nov 22, 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
34,614 reads votes 763 comments 75
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
4,544,117 reads votes 67,856 comments 9,101
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