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.

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
30 parts / 85 pages, updated Feb 01, 2015PG-13Completed
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
1,384,628 reads votes 46,855 comments 5,126
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.
4,865,818 reads votes 129,007 comments 25,911
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 27, 2014VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
31,638 reads votes 1,165 comments 231
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
13 parts / 36 pages, updated Jan 28, 2015PG
Despite living thirty miles from London, Anabelle Latimer knows her chances of finding a husband in their sleepy village are as thin as cook’s white soup. T... read more
8,131 reads votes 439 comments 138
Charades

Charades

rosesarered27
3 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 22, 2015
Book 2 of the Newbridge series. Katherine Newbridge, eldest daughter of the powerful Duke of Newbridge dreams of finding love and a happy ending and knows she has found all tha... read more
16,011 reads votes 605 comments 70
(ĐKPPLNVCV - Tập 6) Tróc Quỷ án

(ĐKPPLNVCV - Tập 6) Tróc Quỷ án

Yuntanie
9 parts / 115 pages, updated Jan 28, 2015PG-13Completed
Đến Khai Phong phủ làm nhân viên công vụ Tập 6 - Tróc Quỷ án Tác giả: Âu Dương Mặc Tâm Edit: Yunchan Nguồn: Tấn Giang
16,857 reads votes 310 comments 293
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
12 parts / 24 pages, updated Feb 01, 2015PG
"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
18,938 reads votes 802 comments 197
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
33 parts / 80 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
The Druids were a hunted people long ago...they made a pact to scatter their children throughout time to keep them safe from the massacre to come. These children bec... read more
42,636 reads votes 3,236 comments 672
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
21 parts / 27 pages, updated Jan 02, 2015PG-13
At sixteen, Sunngifu is more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She is destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father fails to pay the Viking's tribute...
275,708 reads votes 12,249 comments 675
The King's Assassin

The King's Assassin

HeatherWampler
24 parts / 43 pages, updated Jan 30, 2015PG-13
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
17,375 reads votes 587 comments 55
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
196 parts / 267 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014PG-13
Kyra was a twenty-one year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, vibrant a... read more
9,346,013 reads votes 133,896 comments 8,633
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
28 parts / 93 pages, updated Jan 02, 2015PGCompleted
To the unknowing eye, the exotic young woman making her way through the English countryside is just another poor girl, hungry and looking for work. But Elena Del Fue... read more
479,831 reads votes 24,429 comments 2,465
Dirty Faces - Book 2

Dirty Faces - Book 2

Shubird
11 parts / 23 pages, updated Jan 28, 2015
With her family on deathwatch in Cleveland, Ginny awakens from a particularly troubling dream. She tries to ignore the ominous message contained within it, but even af... read more
3,634 reads votes 230 comments 121
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
49,132 reads votes 1,914 comments 560
The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
10 parts / 13 pages, updated Sep 12, 2014PG-13
When Katra was six years old her father married her to Arne. She grew up knowing his name and having flashes of him in her memories. Now he is back and ready to claim... read more
436,012 reads votes 12,565 comments 1,394
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