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 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.
4,866,099 reads votes 129,024 comments 25,911
The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

MeganLockhart
40 parts / 176 pages, updated Sep 29, 2012PG-13Completed
She found him on the beach. His clothes spoke of wealth, his hands told of work, but it was the scars on his face that told Nan who the man befo... read more
6,438,791 reads votes 120,315 comments 10,786
The Last Dance

The Last Dance

xoStardust
36 parts / 141 pages, updated Jul 07, 2011PGPicturesCompleted
Prince John's biggest fear? Becoming King, and everything to do with it, from the sheltered life, to someday having to get married. Celia, a lady knight, minus the 'Lady' if s... read more
17,538,459 reads votes 118,337 comments 11,525
The Viking's Hold (First 11 chapters)

The Viking's Hold (First 11 chapters)

JVernis
66 parts / 16 pages, updated Jun 12, 2014PG-13Completed
This book is now available on Amazon and unfortunately they won't allow me to put it up elsewhere for free, not even the unedited draft. Sorry! The V... read more
9,247,192 reads votes 101,495 comments 7,097
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
56 parts / 237 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014PG-13Completed
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
5,553,163 reads votes 87,077 comments 12,137
The Duke's Daughter #Wattys2014

The Duke's Daughter #Wattys2014

jaidesmama
88 parts / 254 pages, updated Sep 20, 2014PG-13Completed
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 fa... read more
5,130,439 reads votes 82,336 comments 5,344
All the Wrong Reasons

All the Wrong Reasons

shelbylw03
52 parts / 113 pages, updated Sep 26, 2011PGPicturesCompleted
They married for the wrong reasons. He married her for the money and status, while she married him to start over again. It doesn’t really matter why exactly they ma... read more
6,845,511 reads votes 68,878 comments 4,664
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

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

Cfunk3
89 parts / 165 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
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
2,228,904 reads votes 59,785 comments 6,414
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
55 parts / 250 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
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 ... read more
2,476,350 reads votes 58,138 comments 27,128
A Penny's Worth of Affection

A Penny's Worth of Affection

rosesarered27
30 parts / 102 pages, updated Jul 07, 2012PG-13Completed
Penelope Inglewood discovers her brother is in love with the betrothed of the most ruthless man in England, The Duke Of Newbridge. She must find a way to sav... read more
3,068,394 reads votes 55,556 comments 4,371
The Resurrection (#Wattys 2014) Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Resurrection (#Wattys 2014) Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
112 parts / 232 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When not even death wants to keep her, Ellie Blackwell finds herself resurrected, living in a new time yet still surrounded by the same souls ... read more
2,457,565 reads votes 54,196 comments 8,784
The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

foreverhopeful
40 parts / 87 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015Completed
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a ... read more
1,739,855 reads votes 52,020 comments 3,964
Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
48 parts / 114 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
*** 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
1,197,527 reads votes 41,193 comments 2,927
Scottish Destiny

Scottish Destiny

Sweetpeas
31 parts / 123 pages, updated Mar 26, 2013PG-13Completed
Lady Kathryn McGregor knew her heart was stolen the first time she saw this handsome knight. When he gallantly came to her rescue, she knew there would be no one for he... read more
2,598,635 reads votes 33,938 comments 3,575
The Fairy Tale Bride

The Fairy Tale Bride

KellyMcClymer
27 parts / 106 pages, updated Dec 06, 2012PG-13Completed
Miranda Fenster only wants to help her twin brother find his happily ever after with his true love. To ensure her brother's happiness, though, she must beg the Duke o... read more
2,706,237 reads votes 33,219 comments 1,676
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