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.

Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
32 parts / 73 pages, updated Aug 25, 2014PG-13
*** Ansel Adams, or Ance as those he knows tend to call him, is a bad man though he didn’t consider that to be his fault. His father had been a bad man, his grandf... read more
322,358 reads votes 16,384 comments 1,505
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
13 parts / 35 pages, updated Aug 24, 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
168,791 reads votes 8,380 comments 1,086
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
46 parts / 176 pages, updated Aug 26, 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
3,282,535 reads votes 53,025 comments 7,087
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
29 parts / 82 pages, updated Aug 21, 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
1,467,009 reads votes 48,479 comments 8,930
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
35 parts / 159 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13Video
In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her parents is taken from the only home she's ever known in the big city. Brought to live on the rural family estate, she... read more
819,116 reads votes 20,882 comments 8,443
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
21 parts / 28 pages, updated Aug 24, 2014
Lady Aleana Brighton daughter of Marius Brighton Earl of Sumton. Described as an unruly, unteachable, and undisciplined girl. Stubborn in her ways, she refuses to m... read more
302,339 reads votes 6,949 comments 538
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
87 parts / 251 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
The Duke of Marlborough has signed betrothal contracts on behalf of his daughter, Lady Arianna Kent. But Arianna is not the type to blindly follow her father's bidd... read more
3,730,349 reads votes 52,644 comments 3,574
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
16 parts / 55 pages, updated Aug 27, 2014PG-13Pictures
After pirates kidnap an orphaned housemaid in a case of mistaken identity, she prepares for the worst. Instead, seventeen-year-old Ana sets sail on the adventure of... read more
93,033 reads votes 4,528 comments 1,395
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
43 parts / 48 pages, updated Aug 27, 2014
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
244,176 reads votes 13,289 comments 686
The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

Cfunk3
28 parts / 50 pages, updated Aug 25, 2014PG-13
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 environme... read more
133,591 reads votes 8,533 comments 2,486
Guardian of Rome

Guardian of Rome

tall_girl
36 parts / 110 pages, updated Aug 25, 2014PG-13Pictures
Five months have passed since Krista and her band of gladiators delivered a swift and humiliating defeat to the Roman army. Now Krista has become the leader of a slav... read more
95,920 reads votes 3,378 comments 543
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
26 parts / 76 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
2,544,738 reads votes 50,640 comments 6,488
Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

cerebral_1
21 parts / 155 pages, updated Aug 24, 2014PG-13
All Fiona O’Toole ever dreamed of was running her own millinery shop and seeing her creations worn on the general public. Easier said than done, i... read more
272,458 reads votes 10,634 comments 2,894
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
29 parts / 64 pages, updated Aug 26, 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
10,389 reads votes 735 comments 181
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
5 parts / 19 pages, updated Aug 24, 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
31,608 reads votes 1,716 comments 254
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