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 / 24 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
86,178 reads votes 3,658 comments 637
A Question of Ghosts

A Question of Ghosts

HannahLucy1705
3 pages, updated Nov 06, 2014Completed
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
2 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014
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, 2014
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
35 reads votes 2 comments 2
Shades of Whitechapel

Shades of Whitechapel

StevenClapp
8 pages, updated Apr 03, 2013Completed
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
1,223 reads votes 38 comments 37
African Holocaust

African Holocaust

Jimbongo
2 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014
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
98 reads votes 5 comments 8
The Fazbear's Incident

The Fazbear's Incident

BONNlE
2 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014Pictures
In this story Bonnie has seen the unseen and tries to get revenge and help his fellow crew.
86 reads votes 4 comments 1
The Ripper

The Ripper

bleachcat
13 pages, updated Jul 28, 2014
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
217 reads votes 8 comments 4
Little Johns story

Little Johns story

Cabooselyons
3 parts / 4 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
114 reads votes 3 comments 0
Hell Sails for America

Hell Sails for America

TuningWords
1 page, updated Nov 03, 2014
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.
8 reads votes 0 comments 0
Nightmare

Nightmare

coodlysniper
6 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 11, 2014
A story about a girl who is having mental sickness and nightmares. Those nightmares became real one day.
84 reads votes 7 comments 4
5 Nights at Freya's

5 Nights at Freya's

Starlilynight
1 page, updated Nov 09, 2014
43 reads votes 0 comments 7
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