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.

The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
24 parts / 68 pages, updated Jul 21, 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
971,553 reads votes 36,757 comments 7,006
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
78 parts / 209 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014PG-13
The Duke of Marlborough has signed betrothal contracts on behalf of his daughter, Lady Arianna Kent. But Arianna is not the type to blindly follow her father's bidd... read more
2,879,236 reads votes 40,535 comments 2,611
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
30 parts / 135 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13Video
In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her parents is taken from the only home she's ever known in the big city. Brought to live on the rural family estate, she... read more
546,987 reads votes 15,130 comments 5,991
Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
20 parts / 45 pages, updated Jul 23, 2014PG-13
*** Ansel Adams, or Ance as those he knows tend to call him, is a bad man though he didn’t consider that to be his fault. His father had been a bad man, his grandf... read more
90,788 reads votes 6,821 comments 723
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
9 parts / 23 pages, updated Jul 20, 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
67,692 reads votes 4,005 comments 576
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
24 parts / 70 pages, updated Jul 15, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
2,151,522 reads votes 42,838 comments 5,691
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
7 parts / 24 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13Pictures
After pirates kidnap an orphaned housemaid in a case of mistaken identity, she prepares for the worst. Instead, seventeen-year-old Ana is thrust into the adventure ... read more
9,813 reads votes 726 comments 348
The Scented Glove

The Scented Glove

GemmaLawrence31
27 parts / 41 pages, updated Jul 21, 2014PG-13
Margot de Valois, princess of France, sister to the king, was a woman hunted and tormented in her royal palaces. Forced into marriage, desired by her own brothers, her ... read more
26,743 reads votes 1,023 comments 142
The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

Cfunk3
16 parts / 28 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13
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 environme... read more
33,940 reads votes 4,089 comments 1,364
The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
9 parts / 12 pages, updated Jun 25, 2014PG-13
When Katra was six years old her father married her to Arne. She grew up knowing his name and having flashes of him in her memories. Now he is back and ready to claim... read more
251,237 reads votes 7,883 comments 944
Cimmerian Shade

Cimmerian Shade

mishazstories
19 parts / 131 pages, updated Jun 14, 2012PG-13Completed
After tragedy strikes, Alla, a young slave woman, escapes from the only life she has ever known to embark on a new journey to an unknown world. Will she be able to not only... read more
524,063 reads votes 3,035 comments 692
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.
4,137,155 reads votes 98,185 comments 23,765
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
43 parts / 160 pages, updated Jun 29, 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
2,815,969 reads votes 46,992 comments 6,429
The Reluctant Marchioness

The Reluctant Marchioness

littleLo
24 parts / 87 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG
Rose Wilde has always considered herself plain, and has practically given up on the idea of being romanced. But when American hotelier, Derek Montgomery, comes ... read more
258,703 reads votes 11,438 comments 1,351
Scryer's Gulch

Scryer's Gulch

MeiLinMiranda
38 parts / 67 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13Video
Treasury Agent Annabelle Duniway is on the trail of a brilliant, twisted spellcaster in a 19th century mining town full of demons, ghosts and werecritters in this fantasy w... read more
33,054 reads votes 536 comments 28
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Mystery/Thriller Mystery/Thriller
What is a Mystery/Thriller story? A Mystery is a puzzle or a secret that is solved by characters in the story. Clever plotting, interesting clues, detective reasoning skills ? all of these are important elements. Similarly, Thriller stories involve a threat or imminent danger that must be overcome or resolved and often involves mysterious elements.