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.

Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
17 parts / 24 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Cassandra knew her life was over the moment her parents told her she was to marry the Duke of Thornton. She had heard horrible stories about him that made ice co... read more
234,686 reads votes 8,509 comments 586
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
70 parts / 158 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015
332,364 reads votes 19,254 comments 2,190
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
11 parts / 34 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015
Lady Imogen Wilde has lived her life in a body that does not work as it should. As she was born not breathing, Imogen has spent her life as the small and weak da... read more
145,481 reads votes 8,038 comments 1,103
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
49 parts / 106 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
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
387,436 reads votes 12,546 comments 2,005
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
87 parts / 308 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
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
292,599 reads votes 10,908 comments 1,307
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
27 parts / 38 pages, updated Mar 03, 2015
At sixteen, Sunngifu is more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She is destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father fails to pay the Viking's tribute...
441,197 reads votes 19,564 comments 1,313
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
16 parts / 34 pages, updated Mar 01, 2015
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
43,904 reads votes 1,713 comments 306
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

KatherineArlene
57 parts / 257 pages, updated Feb 06, 2015VideoCompleted
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. A Watty's 2014 Talk of th... read more
2,995,181 reads votes 71,709 comments 32,228
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Feb 08, 2015VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
50,382 reads votes 1,877 comments 374
Like No Other

Like No Other

missphipps
24 parts / 107 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015
The irascible Earl of Stokeford is far from being a lady's man. He lacks the social graces, scares off silly debutantes, and becomes rude at any time convenient for him. The... read more
43,347 reads votes 1,423 comments 181
The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

The King's Assassin - UNEDITED!

HeatherWampler
45 parts / 88 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015
**This is the unedited version! It shall be edited once the story is completed here!!** *Apparently not for those easily offended. It is heavy on the roma... read more
133,050 reads votes 4,682 comments 490
A Scotsman's Promise

A Scotsman's Promise

Courtsalourts
20 parts / 54 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Micara DeMonae, a stuck up French Canadian in late 1700's Canada, is sent down the St. Lawrence with a Scottish courier to live with her aunt, against her wishes, ... read more
38,419 reads votes 2,154 comments 202
The low-born {Book 2}

The low-born {Book 2}

Fionalibby
19 parts / 46 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015
He was beyond her reach yet fate had other plans for them. Sent outside the confines of the palace walls by their parents who wanted them to have a real understandi... read more
12,715 reads votes 499 comments 145
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
30 parts / 85 pages, updated Feb 01, 2015Completed
Aurelia, a Noble Roman woman, had heard of the savage British tribes, their mystic Celtic ways, and the battles the Roman army was fighting against them o... read more
1,655,775 reads votes 55,993 comments 6,229
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
196 parts / 267 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014
Kyra was a twenty-one year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, vibrant a... read more
9,563,758 reads votes 142,259 comments 9,109
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