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...
554,149 reads votes 23,727 comments 1,650
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
347,307 reads votes 12,343 comments 837
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
16 parts / 49 pages, updated Mar 30, 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
256,713 reads votes 13,732 comments 1,713
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
94 parts / 214 pages, updated Mar 30, 2015
483,155 reads votes 26,422 comments 3,097
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
89,069 reads votes 3,228 comments 271
An Unexpected Seduction.

An Unexpected Seduction.

browney23
21 parts / 32 pages, updated Mar 31, 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
77,961 reads votes 2,690 comments 190
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
94 parts / 342 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
374,169 reads votes 13,921 comments 1,680
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
20 parts / 44 pages, updated Mar 29, 2015
The story of the most notorious woman in history; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt "Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, b... read more
74,172 reads votes 2,933 comments 479
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
60,156 reads votes 2,887 comments 323
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
18,999 reads votes 777 comments 72
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
312,157 reads votes 10,345 comments 1,125
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
54,665 reads votes 2,939 comments 271
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

KatherineArlene
57 parts / 257 pages, updated Feb 06, 2015VideoCompleted
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. A Watty's 2014 Talk of th... read more
3,258,856 reads votes 78,145 comments 34,280
Velvet and Vampires (Fashionable Seduction)

Velvet and Vampires (Fashionable Seduction)

foreverlosttear
13 parts / 23 pages, updated Mar 30, 2015
Veronica Billingham just wanted to be left alone. She never wanted to be noticed by a vampire. She never wanted to be bitten. She never wanted t... read more
34,084 reads votes 1,543 comments 193
Thorn Rose ( Viking love story)

Thorn Rose ( Viking love story)

purplehamsa
18 parts / 23 pages, updated Mar 31, 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
61,702 reads votes 3,218 comments 302
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