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.

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
21 parts / 60 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
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
613,150 reads votes 23,302 comments 2,690
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
38 parts / 110 pages, updated Oct 23, 2014PG
Ayla has uncovered a terrible secret: the man she loves is in fact her worst enemy. As a mighty army gathers to destroy her and her people, she must ask hersel... read more
2,565,396 reads votes 71,106 comments 11,833
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
36 parts / 71 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
611,746 reads votes 24,425 comments 1,496
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
43 parts / 197 pages, updated Oct 27, 2014PG-13Video
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden! In 1958, a young girl grieving t... read more
1,423,921 reads votes 32,613 comments 12,671
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
49 parts / 170 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014PG-13
Set in the late Victorian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, Princess Marine , a certified doctor & a rebellion in the royal family is one a... read more
368,174 reads votes 7,150 comments 784
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
152 parts / 177 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13
Kyra was a beautiful twentyone year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, ... read more
4,335,620 reads votes 83,886 comments 5,456
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
51 parts / 206 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014PG-13
In the era where swords rule, where women consider their modesty their greatest virtue. Where a man would kill to find his wife warming another mans bed, a time when women ... read more
4,245,201 reads votes 64,206 comments 8,797
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 87 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
After pirates kidnap seventeen-year-old Ana in a case of mistaken identity, the orphaned housemaid prepares for the worst. Instead, playing the wholesome daughter o... read more
395,658 reads votes 16,264 comments 3,209
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
43 parts / 92 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13Video
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
40,484 reads votes 2,253 comments 317
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
51 parts / 93 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Video
Resurrected once again, Ellie Blackwell now knows that there is no way to fight her destiny so she decides to run, hoping that a new enviro... read more
520,362 reads votes 19,424 comments 5,456
Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

RobertRichburg
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
"The storytellers told tales. The singers sang epic songs. The dancers danced the dance that dancers dance, on the floor and tabletops. The jugglers juggled... read more
8,934 reads votes 4,084 comments 77
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
24 parts / 88 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
Maggie Swift had always known something was missing from her life. She had everything an eighteen year old aristocrat could want – a title, wealth, a good family, a... read more
248,778 reads votes 11,794 comments 1,276
A Viking's Loyalty

A Viking's Loyalty

celtswindow
12 parts / 23 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13
The threat of another war has Rome in uproar. Just one year ago, Rome went to war with the Vikings, losing many men in the process. After a few Roman soldiers attack... read more
21,224 reads votes 1,403 comments 127
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
32 parts / 64 pages, updated Oct 24, 2014G
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
69,031 reads votes 2,588 comments 561
The Dragon's Heir

The Dragon's Heir

SnowInParadise
23 parts / 59 pages, updated Aug 09, 2014Completed
Sometimes, believing helps us to see truth. Other times, we need a little evidence to believe. But there is truth behind everything; every false manoeuvre, ever little... read more
987,080 reads votes 21,730 comments 3,359
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