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
40 parts / 92 pages, updated Sep 17, 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
575,276 reads votes 23,322 comments 1,909
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
20 parts / 68 pages, updated Sep 15, 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
166,354 reads votes 7,640 comments 2,056
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
32 parts / 92 pages, updated Sep 12, 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
1,813,917 reads votes 56,241 comments 9,909
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
16 parts / 45 pages, updated Sep 14, 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
280,183 reads votes 13,441 comments 1,517
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
37 parts / 169 pages, updated Sep 13, 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 the loss of her ... read more
974,471 reads votes 24,076 comments 9,560
The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
10 parts / 13 pages, updated Sep 12, 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
334,765 reads votes 10,257 comments 1,175
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
41 parts / 141 pages, updated Sep 16, 2014PG-13
Set in the Edwardian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, princess Marine a sensible, rebellious & a diehard book worm of the royal family is ... read more
210,616 reads votes 5,100 comments 577
The Viking's Promise

The Viking's Promise

MrCheeze
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Sep 15, 2014PG-13
Astrid wakes up alone, cold, and without any memories of her previous life. She roams the streets for years, stealing whatever she can to survive—until she simply ... read more
5,710 reads votes 467 comments 48
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
83 parts / 99 pages, updated Sep 18, 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
1,198,600 reads votes 38,743 comments 2,490
The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

Cfunk3
35 parts / 62 pages, updated Sep 14, 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 environme... read more
228,045 reads votes 11,889 comments 3,230
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
12 parts / 44 pages, updated Sep 17, 2014PG-13
Maggie Swift had always known something was missing from her life. She had everything an eighteen year old aristocrat could want – a title, wealth, a good family, a... read more
79,011 reads votes 4,675 comments 517
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
9 parts / 20 pages, updated Sep 15, 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
55,386 reads votes 3,271 comments 498
Guardian of Rome

Guardian of Rome

tall_girl
44 parts / 139 pages, updated Sep 18, 2014PG-13Pictures
Five months have passed since Krista and her band of gladiators delivered a swift and humiliating defeat to the Roman army. Now Krista has become the leader of a slav... read more
140,755 reads votes 4,638 comments 817
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
3,945,815 reads votes 56,724 comments 3,802
Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

sloanranger
16 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 18, 2014G
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books.
2,338 reads votes 328 comments 445
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