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 Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
28 parts / 120 pages, updated May 19, 2015Completed
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
564,462 reads votes 30,506 comments 3,813
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
35 parts / 62 pages, updated May 24, 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...
781,017 reads votes 34,275 comments 2,601
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
89 parts / 203 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014VideoCompleted
A 2013 Watty Award Finalist! "Why do I remember every detail of the day I was born? It's not just because of the dream; it's becaus... read more
2,535,734 reads votes 71,004 comments 7,163
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
29 parts / 100 pages, updated May 20, 2015Completed
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
161,695 reads votes 8,798 comments 660
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

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

KatherineArlene
57 parts / 308 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
3,691,152 reads votes 90,765 comments 39,030
The Last Earl

The Last Earl

LaraBlunte
42 parts / 112 pages, updated Apr 11, 2015PicturesCompleted
"She walked up the stairs and arrived at this door, her heart thundering in her ears. She tried the latch and it was open; she walked in and he was inside. He turned t... read more
171,051 reads votes 5,258 comments 395
The King's Assassin

The King's Assassin

HeatherWampler
51 parts / 123 pages, updated Mar 11, 2015Completed
Chosen when a child, Lady Kathryn is trained to be a ruthless killer. She is destined to be the English king’s assassin. Only he and the guild master know it. It’s a... read more
894,764 reads votes 24,190 comments 2,103
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
26 parts / 74 pages, updated May 23, 2015
When Rosaline Perriwell visited a psychic, the last thing she expected was to get thrown back centuries in time, and into the Scottish highlands. Stuck in the past, she ha... read more
350,696 reads votes 11,630 comments 1,020
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
108 parts / 449 pages, updated May 21, 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
586,169 reads votes 22,356 comments 2,372
A Duke and A Damsel

A Duke and A Damsel

achat1992
38 parts / 90 pages, updated May 21, 2015
Blake Carstairs isn't too thrilled to inherit the title of Duke of Devonshire from a distant uncle. Still, he returns to England from India to claim his title. However, ... read more
828,982 reads votes 12,949 comments 1,795
The Vikings Payment

The Vikings Payment

War_Goddess_Nae
16 parts / 44 pages, updated May 18, 2015
I was no longer safe in my own I no longer have a home, I am nothing but payment to these monster to protect my old home. I will never give him my heart I will lock it up and let it die before I give it away.
87,652 reads votes 2,911 comments 165
Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

MeepyM
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Feb 24, 2012Completed
Mistress Jacqueline DeWhite is married off to Lord Dominic DeFleur. She is not told anything and is expected to obey her husband without qu... read more
914,176 reads votes 13,774 comments 713
The Prince and His Slave

The Prince and His Slave

luckycharms
55 parts / 134 pages, updated Jun 10, 2012PicturesCompleted
Arius is the Prince of Egypt, the future Pharaoh. Everyone knows how great of a young man he is and he is respected by all of Egypt. However, he hates his father a... read more
1,485,587 reads votes 16,645 comments 1,954
For His Pleasure (Completed)

For His Pleasure (Completed)

EyesNotOpen
23 parts / 33 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014
He was the King of Newington. She was a fierce girl with an independent heart. He stole her virginity when she was only 17 and now at the ripe age of 22 he wan... read more
73,999 reads votes 1,103 comments 42
The Veiled Lass

The Veiled Lass

HaleyMarie7
23 parts / 18 pages, updated May 19, 2015
She was hideous..that was the only explanation for why her Laird forced her to wear the veil to hide her face and hair. The reason why every mirror in the Manor was shatt... read more
82,810 reads votes 3,846 comments 216
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