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
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
943,799 reads votes 32,090 comments 3,751
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
180 parts / 231 pages, updated Nov 26, 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
6,804,506 reads votes 105,723 comments 7,281
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
50 parts / 228 pages, updated Nov 24, 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
1,862,851 reads votes 42,457 comments 18,873
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
19 parts / 47 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
The Druids were a hunted people long ago...they made a pact to scatter their children throughout time to keep them safe from the massacre to come. These children bec... read more
16,795 reads votes 1,446 comments 392
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
36 parts / 73 pages, updated Nov 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
136,962 reads votes 4,522 comments 803
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
49 parts / 124 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014PG-13
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
188,231 reads votes 4,896 comments 509
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
26,324 reads votes 671 comments 194
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

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

Cfunk3
61 parts / 121 pages, updated Nov 23, 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
737,780 reads votes 24,805 comments 6,770
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
206,104 reads votes 9,923 comments 1,057
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
26,169 reads votes 14,716 comments 217
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
484,264 reads votes 19,693 comments 3,587
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
12 parts / 42 pages, updated Nov 25, 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
48,483 reads votes 4,707 comments 685
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
53 parts / 217 pages, updated Nov 26, 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
4,649,255 reads votes 68,740 comments 9,146
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.
4,555,735 reads votes 115,513 comments 24,439
Ravensdale (NaNoWriMo 2013 & 2014)

Ravensdale (NaNoWriMo 2013 & 2014)

Davrielle
54 parts / 136 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter in an antique shop that is owned by her best friend David. He specifically tells her not to open it, as it was... read more
207,988 reads votes 4,040 comments 794
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