Historical Fiction - Romance 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.

Under Emmery's roof

Under Emmery's roof

dylanneenough
16 parts / 41 pages, updated Nov 27, 2014PGPictures
Being plain and sickly was never easy for Celeste, living in the shadow of her perfect twin, Enna. But when tragedy strikes, Celeste has to rise above her weaknesse... read more
2,462 reads votes 65 comments 23
Aniline:Darkest Hour

Aniline:Darkest Hour

MorganEllis7
5 parts / 6 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
Long Live The King "The Stars shine brighter the darkest hour before the dawn". ~M.J.Ellis
44 reads votes 0 comments 0
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
21 reads votes 2 comments 0
The Lady of the Court

The Lady of the Court

Binnies
11 parts / 26 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014G
"But, I have hurt him so many times" Cecelia whispers softly as a tear rolls down her face. "How can he accept me again when I have hurt him so much... read more
392 reads votes 7 comments 0
Suitors Awaiting; Who is My Prince?

Suitors Awaiting; Who is My Prince?

LilyTheNeko
5 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
King Albert, Ruler of Arona has declared a suitor match. The match would last until only five men lasted. The last contest they had to compete to is to... read more
170 reads votes 4 comments 2
Dark Age Maiden

Dark Age Maiden

tomboylatte
8 parts / 15 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
Lady Carina has boldly told her father, lord of the manor, that she will not marry the man he chose for her. She is older now, and still unmarried. Lawless brigands are a... read more
178 reads votes 12 comments 0
A Slaved Queen

A Slaved Queen

Nicky_Writer0
27 parts / 23 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014
My eyes widened and the salty water flew straight into the burning my eyeballs. I screamed inaudibly for the chilly water was sucked down my throat, choking me. I waved my... read more
1,546 reads votes 144 comments 49
Love Under the Floorboards- A Book Thief Fanfic

Love Under the Floorboards- A Book Thief Fanfic

Missy_Aggravation
2 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
You know, life is a funny thing. It flows like stream in the woods, happily, with some twists and turns, to liven it up. And then, someone ... read more
11 reads votes 1 comments 2
TIL MORNING

TIL MORNING

BonnieHearnHill
4 parts / 11 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
He was one of the world’s biggest singing stars. She was the most renowned female journalist of her time. Johnnie Ray and Dorothy Kilgallen. They had fame, power, money, conn... read more
232 reads votes 5 comments 2
A Chance Meeting in Glasgow

A Chance Meeting in Glasgow

LillianSulivan
37 parts / 112 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014
Victorian Scotland in 1875 didn't present a woman with many options. Katherine Cameron was too old to marry, too high born to be a housekeeper, too uneducate... read more
1,518 reads votes 40 comments 65
The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
7 parts / 20 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG
Despite living thirty miles from London, Anabelle Latimer knows her chances of finding a husband in their sleepy village are as thin as cook’s white soup. T... read more
1,652 reads votes 107 comments 47
The Irishman

The Irishman

charlie686
21 parts / 97 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG-13
Saratoga Springs, 1913 Aidan "The Archangel" Ramsey, a gifted but troubled bare-knuckle boxer, has long since abandoned hope for anything more than the life o... read more
1,162 reads votes 53 comments 120
Loving the FALLEN

Loving the FALLEN

MyrainDew
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG
An innocent and pure girl of sixteen from a town surrounded by rivers and stone bridges; a creature who just appeared in an attic on a miserable night, with blue lumino... read more
21 reads votes 0 comments 2
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
12 parts / 42 pages, updated Nov 25, 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
48,444 reads votes 4,706 comments 684
A Vikings Trophy

A Vikings Trophy

MetallicaforLife557
15 parts / 10 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014PG
I never thought that my village would be destroyed. I never thought that I would be the only one left. I never thought that they would come. I never thought that the Vik... read more
3,929 reads votes 233 comments 32
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Historical Fiction are stories that take place in the past. They are different from time travel stories, as they do not include any Fantastical Elements and deal with the lives and plots of characters who lived many years ago as the author imagines those times to be! Historical Fiction may take place during extraordinary historical events, but it doesn't have to. Historical Fiction can cover any period of time that would be considered the past. This is a new category on Wattpad, put up bec...