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.

Love Comes in Three

Love Comes in Three

Goose_Girl
82 parts / 148 pages, updated Oct 27, 2014PG
The year is 1815, sixteen year old Margaret Woodbridge thinks her world is ending as she watches the youngest of her three brothers whisk away her best friend from So... read more
45,380 reads votes 1,590 comments 617
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
1,012,673 reads votes 36,110 comments 2,693
Cowboy's resistance

Cowboy's resistance

baba5baba
15 parts / 29 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
Wes Jade refused to acknowledge his attraction to Sara. Sara couldn't help but look at handsome Wes even if he was giving her cold stares.
34,391 reads votes 1,358 comments 107
666: A Psychological Thriller

666: A Psychological Thriller

AnnWrites
8 parts / 6 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Video
This is the story of a psychiatrist who gets trapped in the head of his patient - but he doesn't know this yet. [666 is the mark of the devil.] ------------... read more
2,719 reads votes 247 comments 189
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
29 parts / 110 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014PG-13
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
24,765 reads votes 1,986 comments 361
Thief of Letters

Thief of Letters

NewMare
88 parts / 107 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Completed
In 1776, Thomas Paine's pamphlet, "Common Sense," inspired 150,000 readers to fight for their freedom against Great Britain. But at the same time, African Amer... read more
29,578 reads votes 1,180 comments 25
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 27, 2014VideoPictures
The task was simple, the prize her greatest desire: bring down the enemy king while posing as his royal bride, to spare the real princess a potential death trap. She must c... read more
10,108 reads votes 444 comments 93
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
12 parts / 33 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
No one thought of the young gorgeous princess as a threat, but Rona proved them all wrong. Now she wages a war against King Wilander, claiming her r... read more
18,654 reads votes 1,120 comments 412
Black Dragon

Black Dragon

RedDragon09
16 parts / 36 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014PG-13Video
My entire lifetime has been a lie. I've been guided and manipulated by everyone that I saw. Until one eventful night. That night flipped my whole universe, opening my eyes t... read more
12,368 reads votes 731 comments 225
The Ivory Knight

The Ivory Knight

anyi_c
16 parts / 46 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
Adeleina of Corandell knows how to fight back. She can ride a stallion without sitting sidesaddle, she wields a sword as well as any knight, and she's hacked off the hea... read more
60,104 reads votes 2,798 comments 749
Black & White (#Wattys2014)

Black & White (#Wattys2014)

Epic0n
7 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
You've heard of the corrupting power that came with owning a slave. Now imagine that twisted self-destruction happening to someone you love. What would you do?... read more
147 reads votes 12 comments 12
Dirty Faces- Book 1

Dirty Faces- Book 1

Shubird
34 parts / 83 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014PG-13Completed
Not much ever seems to happen in the Appalachian coal-mining town where Ginny lives with her family. That all changes at the start of the summer of 1940, when a letter... read more
17,732 reads votes 797 comments 409
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
14 parts / 29 pages, updated Oct 24, 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
140,257 reads votes 7,326 comments 904
The Duke's Daughter #Wattys2014

The Duke's Daughter #Wattys2014

jaidesmama
88 parts / 254 pages, updated Sep 20, 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 fa... read more
4,625,811 reads votes 69,300 comments 4,614
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
22 parts / 29 pages, updated Oct 28, 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
350,483 reads votes 7,944 comments 595
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