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.

The Robber Knight

The Robber Knight

RobThier
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Jan 26, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When you are fighting for the freedom of your people, falling in love with your enemy is not a great idea. Or is it? Ayla has to defend her castle and her people all on her own, with nobody to help her but a dark warrior she hates with all her heart.
4,426,276 reads votes 110,241 comments 21,134
The Last Dance

The Last Dance

xoStardust
36 parts / 141 pages, updated Jul 07, 2011PGPicturesCompleted
Prince John's biggest fear? Becoming King, and everything to do with it, from the sheltered life, to someday having to get married. Celia, a lady knight, minus the 'Lady' if s... read more
17,158,405 reads votes 108,640 comments 10,984
The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

MeganLockhart
40 parts / 176 pages, updated Sep 29, 2012PG-13Completed
She found him on the beach. His clothes spoke of wealth, his hands told of work, but it was the scars on his face that told Nan who the man befo... read more
5,995,214 reads votes 106,264 comments 9,709
The Viking's Hold (First 11 chapters)

The Viking's Hold (First 11 chapters)

JVernis
66 parts / 15 pages, updated Jun 12, 2014PG-13Completed
This book is now available on Amazon and unfortunately they won't allow me to put it up elsewhere for 3 months. I might get it back after that. The V... read more
9,149,234 reads votes 100,729 comments 7,091
All the Wrong Reasons

All the Wrong Reasons

shelbylw03
52 parts / 113 pages, updated Sep 26, 2011PGPicturesCompleted
They married for the wrong reasons. He married her for the money and status, while she married him to start over again. It doesn’t really matter why exactly they ma... read more
6,570,982 reads votes 61,641 comments 4,522
A Love Worthy (Completed)

A Love Worthy (Completed)

inkzerospace
37 parts / 157 pages, updated Nov 05, 2013PGCompleted
Ginelle Hayes is orphaned and after escaping her abusive guardian with a dark secret, she finds herself alone on the cruel streets of London. Then Eloise Ashford ar... read more
2,443,624 reads votes 53,701 comments 4,345
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
89 parts / 165 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
A 2013 Watty Award Finalist! "Why do I remember every detail of the day I was born? It's not just because of the dream; it's becaus... read more
1,933,111 reads votes 50,909 comments 5,761
A Penny's Worth of Affection

A Penny's Worth of Affection

rosesarered27
30 parts / 104 pages, updated Jul 07, 2012Completed
Penelope Inglewood discovers her brother is in love with the betrothed of the most ruthless man in England, The Duke Of Newbridge. She must find a way to sav... read more
2,769,053 reads votes 47,300 comments 3,512
The Resurrection (Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Resurrection (Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
112 parts / 232 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When not even death wants to keep her, Ellie Blackwell finds herself resurrected, living in a new time yet still surrounded by the same s... read more
2,237,878 reads votes 41,676 comments 7,682
Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
48 parts / 114 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
*** 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
994,149 reads votes 35,359 comments 2,672
Scottish Destiny

Scottish Destiny

Sweetpeas
31 parts / 123 pages, updated Mar 26, 2013PG-13Completed
Lady Kathryn McGregor knew her heart was stolen the first time she saw this handsome knight. When he gallantly came to her rescue, she knew there would be no one for he... read more
2,484,399 reads votes 31,377 comments 3,464
The Rebellious Lady Fallon: Historical Fiction

The Rebellious Lady Fallon: Historical Fiction

Sinaidkincaid16
28 parts / 103 pages, updated Apr 19, 2014PGCompleted
Lady Fallon Brightmore secretly thought the Earl of Hampton, Braeden Kerrich, rather dashing. But at their first encounter, it was to her el... read more
1,492,365 reads votes 28,640 comments 1,649
Adeline (Watty Awards Finalist 2013)

Adeline (Watty Awards Finalist 2013)

sasha_94
38 parts / 92 pages, updated Nov 05, 2013PG-13VideoPicturesCompleted
Adeline St. Clair, afraid that her father's desperate attempts for money might sully her any more than they already have, stows away aboard the notoriou... read more
767,808 reads votes 28,213 comments 1,456
The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

foreverhopeful
27 parts / 52 pages, updated Sep 01, 2014Completed
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a ... read more
756,353 reads votes 27,107 comments 2,085
The Fairy Tale Bride

The Fairy Tale Bride

KellyMcClymer
27 parts / 106 pages, updated Dec 06, 2012PG-13Completed
Miranda Fenster only wants to help her twin brother find his happily ever after with his true love. To ensure her brother's happiness, though, she must beg the Duke o... read more
2,341,755 reads votes 26,117 comments 1,223
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