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 Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
42 parts / 193 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014PG-13Video
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
1,349,839 reads votes 30,423 comments 11,870
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
976,824 reads votes 21,315 comments 3,331
The Sailor's Love

The Sailor's Love

mazimai
19 parts / 49 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
A fast-paced romantic story. Joanne Harris is visiting a local retired fishing boat when she is somehow sent back in time. She finds herself trapped on a much newer l... read more
26,865 reads votes 1,666 comments 222
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
31 parts / 62 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014G
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
56,781 reads votes 1,966 comments 521
Scryer's Gulch

Scryer's Gulch

MeiLinMiranda
52 parts / 85 pages, updated Oct 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
83,956 reads votes 1,380 comments 71
Black Dragon

Black Dragon

RedDragon09
15 parts / 33 pages, updated Oct 20, 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
10,015 reads votes 677 comments 215
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
23 parts / 90 pages, updated Oct 21, 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
18,752 reads votes 1,482 comments 284
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
4,568,806 reads votes 67,735 comments 4,549
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
11 parts / 30 pages, updated Oct 17, 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
16,865 reads votes 979 comments 351
The Lady Justice

The Lady Justice

SLGrey2904
2 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 18, 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 wante... read more
1,601 reads votes 142 comments 84
The Ivory Knight

The Ivory Knight

anyi_c
15 parts / 43 pages, updated Oct 19, 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
52,886 reads votes 2,537 comments 701
[To be titled viking story]

[To be titled viking story]

esoteric918
24 parts / 15 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
tags / viking vikings
83,228 reads votes 4,495 comments 241
River Realm

River Realm

RobertRichburg
6 parts / 17 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
This is the beginning of my second book, River Realm. Please vote for every chapter! :)
613 reads votes 133 comments 21
Turpentine

Turpentine

ESummerLee
21 parts / 89 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014PG-13
Kiera doesn't like history. She doesn't care much for France either. So she really shouldn't be the one stranded in Paris, 1827.
118,002 reads votes 2,476 comments 767
The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
55 parts / 92 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014PG-13
Margot de Valois, princess of France, sister to the king, was a woman hunted and tormented in her royal palaces. Forced into marriage,... read more
139,690 reads votes 3,268 comments 565
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