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.

London Shadows

London Shadows

JoanneWeaver
17 parts / 50 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG
Monster hunting isn't just a job, it's a way of life. Freddie Westman, a reporter for a paranormal magazine, is one of the best in the business, but now it's personal. His... read more
24,635 reads votes 634 comments 180
WICCA Girl

WICCA Girl

Califia
11 parts / 26 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13
Why is history filled with stories of audacious women--who using their natural mystique, their communion with nature, and an inexplicable source of power--often become margina... read more
883 reads votes 85 comments 35
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~
11 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
42 reads votes 0 comments 0
Spell, Book, and Candle

Spell, Book, and Candle

GailWagner
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 18, 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
285 reads votes 21 comments 6
Death Most Likely

Death Most Likely

WarrenRogers8
4 parts / 10 pages, updated Nov 19, 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.
29 reads votes 0 comments 0
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
Spirit

Spirit

bloodxlove
6 parts / 12 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014PG-13
1860 Elizabella was an outcast in the witch community. Her powers were weak and her body as well, meaning she felt more at home with her human friend Adam than her own family. Ho... read more
1,702 reads votes 59 comments 41
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
89 reads votes 3 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
144 reads votes 7 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
37 reads votes 3 comments 0
Into the Ether

Into the Ether

WinterMidnight44
4 parts / 8 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014PG-13Pictures
The year is 1692 and the town of Salem is gripped in hysteria. Witch trials and executions are happening regularly and residents are growing more paranoid as the days pass... read more
55 reads votes 13 comments 3
Until Death Do Us Part

Until Death Do Us Part

IfEverWeFall
2 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014PG
"Valian," he whispered, leaning over so that his words tickled my ear. I looked up at him and found my forever in his eyes, as I always did. I leaned ... read more
11 reads votes 1 comments 0
Metamorphosis (?)

Metamorphosis (?)

SaraGeorgas
1 page, updated Nov 10, 2014PG-13
14 reads votes 0 comments 0
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