Historical Fiction - Paranormal 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.

Spell, Book, and Candle

Spell, Book, and Candle

GailWagner
6 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014PG-13
There are two sides to every story. In the 18th century New England, Thackery Whitfield has hunted witches his whole life and no one is better at it. After the ch... read more
803 reads votes 82 comments 20
Posie Rosie

Posie Rosie

MadPieKitty
1 page, updated Nov 12, 2014PG
~Ring round the rosie~ ~Pockets full of posies~ ~Ashes, ashes, we all fall down~
13 reads votes 1 comments 0
The Leavings of the Wolf

The Leavings of the Wolf

HAHoward
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 13, 2014
Ypres, 1916: Ordered to investigate a murder in the trenches, a disgraced British officer and his Kiwi batman stumble into a secret war of otherworldly forces - ... read more
48 reads votes 0 comments 0
Death Most Likely

Death Most Likely

WarrenRogers8
5 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 05, 2014PG-13Pictures
Think you know the real story of Sleepy Hollow. Think again my friend. Read to find out what happened to Ichabod Crane and the headless horseman in this adaptation of the classic tale.
191 reads votes 12 comments 1
Xenophobia's Nightmare

Xenophobia's Nightmare

Regentsia
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 06, 2014PG-13
This will be a story based around a freak show and the happenings of it. Inspired by the latest season of American Horror Story.
5 reads votes 0 comments 0
Witched in 1692

Witched in 1692

snailcodex5
1 page, updated Nov 13, 2014
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
The Gypsy of New Orleans

The Gypsy of New Orleans

MsHawthrone
3 parts / 10 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13
It begins with a question, and ends with a ninety-two-year-old confession. On one moonless night while leading a tour around the spellbinding city of New Orleans... read more
218 reads votes 13 comments 1
Salem

Salem

IronicalJoys
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
Based on the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, a historical fiction using my own characters and other true characters, to show the horror of the trials. Joy Harley had just turned fou... read more
57 reads votes 3 comments 0
The Feast of Unfound Saints

The Feast of Unfound Saints

Bloody-Eve
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Apr 05, 2013PG-13
Set in the 19th century New Orleans, the story depicts La gente libre de color or The Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the wor... read more
90 reads votes 3 comments 0
Mary Hamilton

Mary Hamilton

Jessicajyu
2 parts / 1 page, updated Nov 20, 2014PG-13Completed
15 reads votes 0 comments 0
The First-Born

The First-Born

KaitlynScott085
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 05, 2013PG-13
WARNING: IF YOU ARE RELIGIOUS AND ARE VERY SENSITIVE, PLEASE BE WARNED THAT THE MATERIAL WITHIN IS EXTREMELY CONTRADICTORY. This tale came to be when I was exploring my bel... read more
121 reads votes 4 comments 0
Book of the Supernatural

Book of the Supernatural

NabicanEmpress
5 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014PG
This is a research book on all supernatural beings, fairy tale creatures, and superstitions. I plan on researching everything I can find, and will ensure that eac... read more
209 reads votes 8 comments 8
The Soul of a Bow

The Soul of a Bow

Greek-Fire
2 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 31, 2014
A young ronin was deprived of his warlord by Shinobi. Now under the influence of his bloodthirsty bow he travels the land with a vow to find the Daimyo who ordered the ... read more
71 reads votes 5 comments 2
Urban Myths

Urban Myths

Chloe_The_Dino
5 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 12, 2014
I have found lots of interesting urban myths online and thought that they should be shared with others. So if want to learn more about some of these urban myths than read on.
189 reads votes 5 comments 3
Vanishing Souls

Vanishing Souls

scallywagsrule
8 parts / 11 pages, updated Oct 05, 2014PG
There is an island just off the coast of Scotland. It's lonely, isolated and mysterious. The bright yellow beam from the lighthouse shines through the fog to warn ships o... read more
93 reads votes 1 comments 2
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