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.

The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
9 parts / 12 pages, updated Jun 25, 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
249,126 reads votes 7,821 comments 921
The Dragon's Heir

The Dragon's Heir

SnowInParadise
22 parts / 58 pages, updated Dec 29, 2013Completed
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
835,462 reads votes 16,696 comments 3,061
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
43 parts / 160 pages, updated Jun 29, 2014PG-13
In the era where swords rule, where women consider their modesty their greatest virtue. Where a man would kill to find his wife warming another mans bed, a time when women ... read more
2,802,625 reads votes 46,736 comments 6,281
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
12 parts / 33 pages, updated Jul 21, 2014PG-13
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
770 reads votes 151 comments 53
Revenge of the Tudor Teen

Revenge of the Tudor Teen

Evelyndangerfield
28 parts / 77 pages, updated Jul 18, 2014PG-13
Amy Dudley's untimely death in 1560 implicates Queen Elizabeth the 1st, in murder. Katherine vows vengeance for her forsaken mistress. When young Katherine disc... read more
21,437 reads votes 586 comments 363
Blackwell Bounty

Blackwell Bounty

MoonHowl
14 parts / 89 pages, updated Jul 19, 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
11,983 reads votes 552 comments 148
Cadence

Cadence

MelissaMayer-Blue
23 parts / 72 pages, updated Jul 21, 2014PG-13Completed
Langston Brothers Series Book 2 When murder suspect Cadence Jamison disguises herself as a boy and stows aboard the Heavenly Mistress Captain Curtis Langston may find his two pas... read more
20,256 reads votes 569 comments 92
The Highlander's Servant

The Highlander's Servant

foreverhopeful
22 parts / 50 pages, updated Jul 15, 2014
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a solicitor and fa... read more
376,464 reads votes 17,436 comments 1,856
Scryer's Gulch

Scryer's Gulch

MeiLinMiranda
38 parts / 67 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13Video
Treasury Agent Annabelle Duniway is on the trail of a brilliant, twisted spellcaster in a 19th century mining town full of demons, ghosts and werecritters in this fantasy w... read more
30,344 reads votes 512 comments 28
Fall of Empires

Fall of Empires

SimonJones8
52 parts / 125 pages, updated Aug 31, 2013PG-13Completed
Can love survive the fall of empires? Anna and Theo have been promised to each other since they were children. They thought that they would always be together, but the tid... read more
205,549 reads votes 1,854 comments 278
The Ruthless Captain

The Ruthless Captain

lisazou
14 parts / 24 pages, updated Jul 18, 2014PG-13
Sophia Winslet is about to get married off to a well nobleman until he sends a letter for her to come down by the docks near midnight. There she is almost taken advantage of by two sinister looking men, only to have Captain Thomas save the day.
34,979 reads votes 1,238 comments 231
The She-Wolf of France

The She-Wolf of France

AveryLane26
3 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 18, 2014PG-13
She became known as a she-wolf and a femme fatale. She is a respected woman, she is an independent woman. This is the story of Isabella of France, the Queen who was wronged by her husband.
1,025 reads votes 34 comments 11
Time Will Tell

Time Will Tell

SandyLoyd
28 parts / 118 pages, updated Dec 04, 2013PG-13Completed
Romance and adventure…a trip to where an American tradition began… Libby Edwards, a gifted horsewoman, unwittingly wishes herself back in time to Louisville, Kentucky just ... read more
874,550 reads votes 12,536 comments 710
My Highlander My Heart, Part Two

My Highlander My Heart, Part Two

koulouristheodora
139 parts / 138 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014
144,271 reads votes 6,759 comments 627
To Win the Widow's Heart

To Win the Widow's Heart

DeeDeeElle
18 parts / 68 pages, updated Jul 16, 2014PG
Widowed on her wedding day, Eleanor Peyton, has no intention of losing her independence by remarrying, and love isn’t even a consideration. William Rudhale has ... read more
28,148 reads votes 1,466 comments 187
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What is a Mystery/Thriller story? A Mystery is a puzzle or a secret that is solved by characters in the story. Clever plotting, interesting clues, detective reasoning skills ? all of these are important elements. Similarly, Thriller stories involve a threat or imminent danger that must be overcome or resolved and often involves mysterious elements.