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.

An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
54 parts / 147 pages, updated May 25, 2015Completed
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
501,813 reads votes 16,889 comments 2,602
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
1,492,613 reads votes 16,812 comments 1,959
Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Davrielle
79 parts / 256 pages, updated May 29, 2015
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically ... read more
703,278 reads votes 18,750 comments 3,522
Gladiator of Rome

Gladiator of Rome

tall_girl
38 parts / 140 pages, updated May 12, 2014Completed
Ancient Rome’s hunger for gladiatorial combat has never been greater. The passion for novelty and variety in the arena has given rise to a range of warriors but none ... read more
722,658 reads votes 17,571 comments 1,673
The Traitor's Daughter

The Traitor's Daughter

QueenMorgan
17 parts / 126 pages, updated May 27, 2015
28,945 reads votes 1,034 comments 276
Dancing with the Devil (Watty Award Winner!)

Dancing with the Devil (Watty Award Winner!)

conleyswifey
48 parts / 137 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014Completed
*** 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 ... read more
1,504,358 reads votes 53,184 comments 3,587
Loving the Pharaoh

Loving the Pharaoh

luckycharms
52 parts / 150 pages, updated Nov 11, 2012Completed
The beautiful Nathifa has always been reaping the benefits of being the daughter of the Pharaoh's most trusted vizier. She has a rich family, a 'devoted' lover and a mai... read more
413,031 reads votes 6,965 comments 862
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
39 parts / 132 pages, updated May 26, 2015
Due to a traumatic event in the past, Milena has lost the ability to speak. With her family of travelers she follows the Long Road. They stake their wagons for a short period of ... read more
270,658 reads votes 9,113 comments 1,221
Rein in the Highlands

Rein in the Highlands

browneyedchick
32 parts / 38 pages, updated May 22, 2015Completed
After the death of her mother Rein finds that her small world comes crashing down, losing her home to pay for the expensive hospital bills was not something Rein ex... read more
153,208 reads votes 4,917 comments 230
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
84,233 reads votes 1,284 comments 52
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
27 parts / 57 pages, updated May 25, 2015
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
57,411 reads votes 2,550 comments 104
Dark Crown {Crowned Trilogy, Book 1} [completed - currently editing] #Wattys2014

Dark Crown {Crowned Trilogy, Book 1} [completed - currently editing] #Wattys2014

cravinq-rain
44 parts / 165 pages, updated Feb 14, 2015
****BOOK ONE OF THE CROWNED TRILOGY**** ❝I'm sorry.❞ Those are the last words that Skylet hears before she blacks out. Before the life th... read more
81,311 reads votes 2,467 comments 1,840
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
922,169 reads votes 25,135 comments 2,194
A Scotsman's Promise

A Scotsman's Promise

Courtsalourts
25 parts / 80 pages, updated May 22, 2015
Micara DeMonae, a stuck up French Canadian in late 1700's Canada, is sent down the St. Lawrence with a Scottish courier to live with her aunt, against her wishes, ... read more
82,369 reads votes 4,356 comments 352
Love and Liquor

Love and Liquor

swickflik
34 parts / 74 pages, updated Feb 07, 2015PicturesCompleted
Its New York, 1924, and Prohibition is in full swing, which means so is the Mafia. Grace Hanson is a seventeen year old that's just graduated from high school, waiting fo... read more
158,821 reads votes 5,561 comments 736
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