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.

Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
17 parts / 24 pages, updated Feb 28, 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
214,645 reads votes 7,997 comments 561
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
11 parts / 34 pages, updated Feb 26, 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
140,267 reads votes 7,824 comments 1,090
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
26 parts / 36 pages, updated Feb 22, 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...
420,311 reads votes 18,561 comments 1,256
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
66 parts / 146 pages, updated Feb 27, 2015
312,728 reads votes 18,088 comments 2,040
Like No Other

Like No Other

missphipps
24 parts / 107 pages, updated Feb 26, 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
37,584 reads votes 1,336 comments 169
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
17 parts / 47 pages, updated Feb 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
23,069 reads votes 1,136 comments 211
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
2,949,915 reads votes 70,337 comments 31,704
The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

HeatherWampler
43 parts / 83 pages, updated Mar 01, 2015
**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
115,652 reads votes 4,057 comments 439
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Feb 08, 2015VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
49,301 reads votes 1,840 comments 370
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
16 parts / 34 pages, updated Mar 01, 2015
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
40,270 reads votes 1,564 comments 290
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
27 parts / 79 pages, updated Jan 30, 2015
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
3,229,643 reads votes 67,403 comments 8,738
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
30 parts / 85 pages, updated Feb 01, 2015Completed
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
1,634,176 reads votes 55,364 comments 6,108
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
36 parts / 86 pages, updated Feb 22, 2015
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
49,722 reads votes 3,607 comments 735
The low-born {Book 2}

The low-born {Book 2}

Fionalibby
18 parts / 44 pages, updated Feb 27, 2015
He was beyond her reach yet fate had other plans for them. Sent outside the confines of the palace walls by their parents who wanted them to have a real understandi... read more
11,655 reads votes 477 comments 135
Dirty Faces- Book 1

Dirty Faces- Book 1

Shubird
34 parts / 83 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014Completed
Not much ever seems to happen in the Appalachian coal-mining town where Ginny lives with her family. That all changes at the start of the summer of 1940, when a letter... read more
56,201 reads votes 2,178 comments 608
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