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.

Weeping Well

Weeping Well

Amaboo
17 parts / 54 pages, updated Jun 24, 2014PG-13
* This is a Psychological Thriller/ Mystery/Horror/Historical Fiction/Dark Romance not Paranormal at all! It’s a coming of age story of an Irish born/bred (Dublin, Irelan... read more
2,060 reads votes 314 comments 125
Clowns Night

Clowns Night

TeaWalters
9 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 26, 2014
Roxy was 17 years old when her mother send her to charity. She went to Ronald McDonald's house in Canada. She had no choice but to go there or it's summer school for her. Th... read more
65 reads votes 8 comments 5
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.
85 reads votes 4 comments 8
The Ripper

The Ripper

bleachcat
5 pages, updated Apr 15, 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.
33 reads votes 4 comments 2
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
72,127 reads votes 270 comments 23
The Maestro

The Maestro

MiriFern
4 parts / 12 pages, updated Jan 12, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
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
950 reads votes 27 comments 28
Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
5 parts / 6 pages, updated Jun 09, 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
13,169 reads votes 684 comments 153
The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1)

The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1)

OrphaVandeviere
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Jul 14, 2014PG-13
187 reads votes 7 comments 5
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.
332 reads votes 33 comments 37
Gases -- A Short Story

Gases -- A Short Story

clarady
6 parts / 6 pages, 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
378 reads votes 50 comments 38
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
842 reads votes 31 comments 27
The Rippers (not a last name)

The Rippers (not a last name)

Not_Quite_Sane
3 parts / 1 page, updated May 02, 2014PG
tags / jake ripper
151 reads votes 6 comments 5
Always Gold

Always Gold

Owlrepublic
3 pages, updated Nov 13, 2013PG
Paris, France, 1920. Young Antoinette Leux is not as ignorant as her family sees her, being a sixteen year old french girl after the first world war. Society is a cruel place... read more
0 reads votes 3 comments 1
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...
26 reads votes 5 comments 4
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
2,435 reads votes 50 comments 18
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