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.

Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
13 parts / 20 pages, updated Oct 31, 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
64,183 reads votes 2,604 comments 513
A Question of Ghosts

A Question of Ghosts

HannahLucy1705
3 pages, updated Nov 06, 2014PG-13Completed
Before I begin my story, there is something you must understand. I have never been afraid of the dark or ungodly things that walk this earth. It is just not in my na... read more
4 reads votes 0 comments 0
Ash Like Snow

Ash Like Snow

adelaney4791
1 page, updated Nov 21, 2014G
Flash Fiction: In December 1940, the Second Great Fire of London ravages most of the central city. The war is seen through the eyes of a little girl who has yet to escape the city.
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
Castle Of The Damned

Castle Of The Damned

josephcario
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 18, 2014PG-13
Castle Of The Damned is about a Romanian princess who gives birth to a demon. The Demon's mission is to destroy the royal family that lives inside of the castle. Fer... read more
31 reads votes 2 comments 2
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
1,139 reads votes 33 comments 31
African Holocaust

African Holocaust

Jimbongo
2 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG-13
The turn of the 16th century saw great change within the world and marked the start of the transatlantic slave trade. The general attitude regarding life, wealth and po... read more
73 reads votes 4 comments 4
Around the World *on hold*

Around the World *on hold*

Alissabooks
2 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 17, 2014
Ci was scared. After hiding all her life from terrorists, she has no where to go, nor does she have high education, food, in which she eats once a week, and no l... read more
48 reads votes 6 comments 3
The Fazbear's Incident

The Fazbear's Incident

BONNlE
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014GPictures
In this story Bonnie has seen the unseen and tries to get revenge and help his fellow crew.
34 reads votes 4 comments 1
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 viol... read more
204 reads votes 7 comments 4
Little Johns story

Little Johns story

Cabooselyons
3 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 13, 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
68 reads votes 3 comments 0
The Hotel in 1893 -

The Hotel in 1893 -

Hiu11234
3 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 08, 2014PG-13
It is the 1893 worlds fair, beautiful lights, amazing feats, and a serial killer. Read to find out more. ;)
21 reads votes 0 comments 2
Hell Sails for America

Hell Sails for America

TuningWords
1 page, updated Nov 03, 2014PG-13
The third boat load to America lands on Roanoke Island. One of the girls, is having the hardest time coping. She begins to eat people.
4 reads votes 0 comments 0
5 Nights at Freya's

5 Nights at Freya's

Starlilynight
1 page, updated Nov 09, 2014PG-13
21 reads votes 0 comments 7
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Historical Fiction are stories that take place in the past. They are different from time travel stories, as they do not include any Fantastical Elements and deal with the lives and plots of characters who lived many years ago as the author imagines those times to be! Historical Fiction may take place during extraordinary historical events, but it doesn't have to. Historical Fiction can cover any period of time that would be considered the past. This is a new category on Wattpad, put up bec...