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.

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
39 parts / 128 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG-13Pictures
"The King's love is fickle; he's gorgeous, intelligent and has power beyond the average man. He doesn't have to be kind. He can give a glance or a... read more
122,808 reads votes 4,470 comments 544
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 87 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
After pirates kidnap seventeen-year-old Ana in a case of mistaken identity, the orphaned housemaid prepares for the worst. Instead, playing the wholesome daughter o... read more
558,776 reads votes 22,441 comments 3,876
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
14 parts / 31 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG-13
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
39,398 reads votes 1,756 comments 239
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
6 parts / 11 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG-13Pictures
"Surrender to me, lass" He breathed hotly against the shell of her ear, causing tingles to run down her spine. His large hand reached for her face,... read more
11,647 reads votes 702 comments 111
Black Dragon

Black Dragon

RedDragon09
22 parts / 51 pages, updated Dec 19, 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
20,582 reads votes 1,221 comments 354
Will and Scarlett

Will and Scarlett

_AlligatorSky_
10 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014Pictures
A retelling of Robin Hood. Scarlett was never meant to wear rags. She was never meant to shoot an arrow. But here she is, living in Sherwood Forest with the famous outlaws, calling herself one of them.
26,702 reads votes 801 comments 131
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.
4,642,143 reads votes 120,234 comments 24,841
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
26 parts / 75 pages, updated Dec 07, 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
1,115,843 reads votes 36,818 comments 4,191
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
7 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
4,681 reads votes 253 comments 91
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
23 parts / 38 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG
Nadie is an Algonquin Indian living with her father in her peaceful village. When one night there is a raid by the Mohawks. Suddenly, she is thrown into an intense w... read more
154,368 reads votes 4,523 comments 572
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
40 parts / 78 pages, updated Dec 06, 2014PG-13
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
1,050,234 reads votes 35,115 comments 2,200
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
55 parts / 251 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 t... read more
2,316,547 reads votes 53,067 comments 25,412
Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

VaineLuchia
17 parts / 49 pages, updated Feb 25, 2014Pictures
"Pharoah's love is unpredictable; Pharaoh's love can change in the blink of an eye, The flash of a fox's tail. One moment you are his greatest treasure, T... read more
878,355 reads votes 20,455 comments 4,322
The Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
3 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG
* Sequel to THE PIRATE KING AND I * Instead of planning her wedding, Ana is preparing for war. Captain Alestair "Cade" Kincade has renounced pirac... read more
1,718 reads votes 149 comments 58
Somewhere in the World

Somewhere in the World

kleindog
20 parts / 118 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG
15,965 reads votes 418 comments 76
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