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.

Burned (A Dragon Story)

Burned (A Dragon Story)

foreverhopeful
4 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014
Elora Embrook was a seemingly ordinary girl in an ordinary village, despite her inability to be burned by fire, because there is no such thing as ordinary, right? I... read more
2,023 reads votes 183 comments 64
The Lady Justice

The Lady Justice

SLGrey2904
5 parts / 23 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13Video
Lady Therese De Beauharnais is the epitome of perfection. With beauty, brains and wealth all embodied in one being, she is the Lady that every woman in the country wants... read more
4,728 reads votes 420 comments 153
The Dragon's Heir

The Dragon's Heir

SnowInParadise
23 parts / 59 pages, updated Aug 09, 2014Completed
Sometimes, believing helps us to see truth. Other times, we need a little evidence to believe. But there is truth behind everything; every false manoeuvre, ever little... read more
1,027,896 reads votes 23,135 comments 3,485
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 22, 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
1,146 reads votes 73 comments 28
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit #Wattys2014

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit #Wattys2014

aj_phoenix
25 parts / 93 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG-13Pictures
When cunning servant, Madeline Black helps her mistress throw a party, she meets King Alexander, a gorgeous, seductive man who can’t keep his ... read more
41,494 reads votes 1,584 comments 204
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
30,214 reads votes 1,211 comments 461
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
14,835 reads votes 576 comments 140
Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

sloanranger
21 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014G
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books. HOT LIST: #1 on Historical Fiction/Poetry & #1 on Poetry/Historical Fiction. Yea!
3,812 reads votes 458 comments 635
Treasured Land (NANOWRIMO 2013)

Treasured Land (NANOWRIMO 2013)

mcorona7
30 parts / 121 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014PG
Gold rush fever had struck in a Crown Colony Brigid Griffin had never heard of. Despite this, she was excited, and prepared to travel the two months by boat ... read more
18,607 reads votes 721 comments 228
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 19, 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
3,510 reads votes 251 comments 36
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
49 parts / 124 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014PG-13
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
185,092 reads votes 4,839 comments 500
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
375,930 reads votes 8,403 comments 617
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
37 parts / 74 pages, updated Nov 10, 2014
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
769,797 reads votes 29,271 comments 1,728
Blackwell Bounty

Blackwell Bounty

MoonHowl
17 parts / 105 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13
When Edith Harris first encountered the mysterious Calvin McClain she never expected that her life would change so drastically simply because of their meeting. Edith is ... read more
23,523 reads votes 881 comments 220
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
52 parts / 187 pages, updated Nov 05, 2014PG-13Completed
Set in the late Victorian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, Princess Marine , a certified doctor & a rebellion in the royal family is one a... read more
441,384 reads votes 8,535 comments 926
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