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.

Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
32 parts / 73 pages, updated Aug 25, 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
316,875 reads votes 16,173 comments 1,503
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
29 parts / 82 pages, updated Aug 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
1,459,248 reads votes 48,312 comments 8,909
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
35 parts / 159 pages, updated Aug 22, 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
813,772 reads votes 20,758 comments 8,419
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
13 parts / 35 pages, updated Aug 24, 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
165,269 reads votes 8,290 comments 1,079
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
87 parts / 251 pages, updated Aug 21, 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
3,717,615 reads votes 52,359 comments 3,570
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
15 parts / 51 pages, updated Aug 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 sets sail on the adventure of... read more
88,003 reads votes 4,241 comments 1,392
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
21 parts / 28 pages, updated Aug 24, 2014
Lady Aleana Brighton daughter of Marius Brighton Earl of Sumton. Described as an unruly, unteachable, and undisciplined girl. Stubborn in her ways, she refuses to m... read more
299,970 reads votes 6,881 comments 536
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
40 parts / 45 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014
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
217,085 reads votes 12,120 comments 645
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
46 parts / 176 pages, updated Aug 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
3,257,705 reads votes 52,694 comments 7,087
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
26 parts / 76 pages, updated Aug 13, 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
2,540,023 reads votes 50,516 comments 6,486
The Scented Glove (Book Three of the Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of the Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
38 parts / 62 pages, updated Aug 27, 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, d... read more
60,043 reads votes 1,818 comments 307
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
17 parts / 20 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
At sixteen, Sunngifu was more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She was destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father failed to pay the Viking's tribute...
59,781 reads votes 3,449 comments 194
Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

cerebral_1
21 parts / 155 pages, updated Aug 24, 2014PG-13
All Fiona O’Toole ever dreamed of was running her own millinery shop and seeing her creations worn on the general public. Easier said than done, i... read more
269,259 reads votes 10,577 comments 2,884
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
285,003 reads votes 8,684 comments 1,063
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
29 parts / 64 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014PG-13Video
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
9,768 reads votes 656 comments 175
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