Historical Fiction - Horror 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 House On The Right

The House On The Right

myR5101
32 parts / 31 pages, updated Sep 20, 2014PG-13
Emily Piper, a random girl that loves to write songs who`s also 18 years old, moved to Los Angelas with her mom and her brother, Noah who`s always got his sisters ... read more
1,607 reads votes 106 comments 48
The Maestro

The Maestro

MiriFern
5 pages, updated Nov 30, 2013PG-13Video
Following the death of his father in 1904, ten year old Michael is left a homeless orphan. A deeply troubled child, he is taken in by his former tutor, a widowed schoolteache... read more
1,797 reads votes 15 comments 21
The Decaying Wooden Case

The Decaying Wooden Case

Sarah_Mona
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Sep 07, 2014
Wendy Grayson experiences the very same dreams each and every night. Not only are they dreams, but peculiar and frightful nightmares; which neither Wendy nor her... read more
823 reads votes 8 comments 4
The Ripper

The Ripper

bleachcat
2 parts / 11 pages, updated Jul 28, 2014PG-13
There are two different kinds of people. The ones who kill, and the ones who don't. This story is about one of those two types of people. But be warned, if you don't like violence, you won't like this story.
176 reads votes 7 comments 3
Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
9 parts / 15 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014
"I must have hit my head a lot harder than I had anticipated, or maybe breathe too much smoke because this is definitely nut-case crazy. Or a very creepy dream tha... read more
32,060 reads votes 1,415 comments 335
Gases -- A Short Story

Gases -- A Short Story

clarady
6 parts / 1 page, updated May 04, 2014Completed
Finalist in the Deadly Sins contest. The true story of scientist whose sins changed our world. This is a fictional portrayal of real people and real events (though ... read more
1,622 reads votes 56 comments 40
Cain

Cain

Shane1971
3 parts / 95 pages, updated May 04, 2013PG-13Completed
Cain, after killing his brother Abel is cursed; destined to wander the Earth as a pariah, but blessed with immortality, incredible strength and miraculous self-healing abilities to p... read more
78,472 reads votes 321 comments 27
The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1) (ON HOLD)

The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1) (ON HOLD)

OrphaVandeviere
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Jul 14, 2014PG-13
907 reads votes 7 comments 4
Little Johns story

Little Johns story

Cabooselyons
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Aug 14, 2014
Year 1939, the start of World War II. Eight year old Little John Edward is intelligent and happy, the general happy little boy any parent would love to have. But his h... read more
33 reads votes 2 comments 0
Unit 731 -- A Short Story

Unit 731 -- A Short Story

clarady
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 25, 2014Completed
Another story about one of the terrible scientists of history. A fictional portrayal of real events and people. As a warning, the material alluded to is quite disturbing.
731 reads votes 43 comments 40
Shades of Whitechapel

Shades of Whitechapel

StevenClapp
7 pages, updated Apr 03, 2013PG-13Completed
Roderick Dyer is a troubled Victorian gentleman battling his demons and the dark shades of Man's heart. What he discovers in the streets of Whitechapel will forever ... read more
969 reads votes 31 comments 27
Porphyria

Porphyria

KingLeonidas
17 parts / 22 pages, updated Dec 10, 2013PG-13Pictures
When a disease called Porphyria strikes the city of Portsmouth, the government puts it into quarantine. There is no escape now, what can the citizens of Portsmouth do whilst their neighbors, family and friends are turning into zombies?
87,079 reads votes 897 comments 722
Dead Trenches

Dead Trenches

TheMasterPenguin
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014
This is a WW2 based zombie book. Strong language may be in this book.
109 reads votes 4 comments 10
Aria's tale

Aria's tale

StarDustNight
29 parts / 79 pages, updated Sep 09, 2013PG-13Completed
Death and magic can haunt and destroy. Aria's story begins in a time plagued by wolfish creatures that kill without mercy. Without regret Blood ties them. Blood brought the... read more
2,482 reads votes 50 comments 18
The Final Punishment

The Final Punishment

LovinHimAlways07
2 pages, updated May 15, 2014GCompleted
A short story about the Jewish Holocaust...Realistic Fiction...Based on a true story...the last stage of life...
43 reads votes 5 comments 4
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