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.

My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
56 parts / 238 pages, updated Dec 21, 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
5,107,935 reads votes 75,410 comments 10,287
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
21 parts / 40 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG-13Video
The waves crashed against the shores, as if angry of the lies the land now held. Such promises had once been made by the land to protect its people, and yet it had not... read more
335,620 reads votes 14,546 comments 1,313
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
24 parts / 80 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG
To the unknowing eye, the exotic young woman making her way through the English countryside is just another poor girl, hungry and looking for work. But Elena Del Fue... read more
232,076 reads votes 14,325 comments 1,578
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
196 parts / 267 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014PG-13
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
9,007,464 reads votes 122,167 comments 8,299
Ravensdale (Featured)

Ravensdale (Featured)

Davrielle
63 parts / 159 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG-13
NOW A FEATURED STORY In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and an antique Edwardian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifical... read more
278,363 reads votes 5,531 comments 1,225
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
19 parts / 24 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014PG-13
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...
181,009 reads votes 8,567 comments 379
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
39 parts / 80 pages, updated Dec 17, 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
193,236 reads votes 6,312 comments 1,111
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
6 parts / 15 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014
9,974 reads votes 1,135 comments 171
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
33 parts / 91 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG
Due to a traumatic event in the past, Milena has lost the ability to speak. With her family of travelers she follows the Long Road. They stake their wagons for a short period of ... read more
179,028 reads votes 5,108 comments 780
Cimmerian Sunrise

Cimmerian Sunrise

IsisMcEllen
16 parts / 99 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG
"There has been an accident." With those five words Breanne Crabtree's world is dashed to pieces. Before she even has a chance at a life of true happiness, her... read more
58,745 reads votes 2,389 comments 472
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
51 parts / 129 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG-13
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
204,811 reads votes 5,198 comments 525
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
51 parts / 182 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014PG-13
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
92,317 reads votes 4,129 comments 613
A Duke and A Damsel

A Duke and A Damsel

achat1992
37 parts / 74 pages, updated Dec 14, 2014PG-13
Blake Carstairs isn't too thrilled to inherit the title of Duke of Devonshire from a distant uncle. Still, he returns to England from India to claim his title. However, ... read more
769,166 reads votes 11,458 comments 1,697
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

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

Cfunk3
70 parts / 139 pages, updated Dec 21, 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
910,334 reads votes 29,966 comments 7,917
Charades

Charades

rosesarered27
5 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014
Book 2 of the Newbridge series. Katherine Newbridge, eldest daughter of the powerful Duke of Newbridge dreams of finding love and a happy ending and knows she has found all tha... read more
642 reads votes 60 comments 20
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