Historical Fiction - Short 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.

an ocean away || m.c au

an ocean away || m.c au

tropi-cal
33 parts / 18 pages, updated Jul 25, 2014Completed
in which two lovers are separated by the pacific ocean and their only way of communication is through letters || cover by Hannah @disappointing || Historical Fiction... read more
2,895 reads votes 205 comments 190
The Parisian Ambush

The Parisian Ambush

JackBuchman
2 pages, updated Jul 19, 2014PG-13Completed
Death lurks the alleys in downtown Paris at the height of Le Belle Epoque. A young love lost; a heartless tragedy suffered; and a cold truth learned - all chronicled ... read more
37 reads votes 6 comments 10
The King's Sepulcher

The King's Sepulcher

D-A-Lewis
5 pages, updated Jul 16, 2014GCompleted
Excerpts taken from Henry Steele’s Egyptian journal dated September 20 1914-October 23 1914, In his quest to discover the mythical tomb of Tutankhamun.
99 reads votes 3 comments 4
Separate Destinies

Separate Destinies

arathi1
8 pages, updated Jun 18, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
Would you pray for divine intervention if you knew the cost?
83 reads votes 7 comments 5
Black Patches

Black Patches

DreamEscapes
3 parts / 2 pages, updated May 08, 2014
When Glim shows her classmate, Dexter, the mysterious black hole by the school fence, the two end up in the worst point in history—the time of the Black Death Plague. Gl... read more
111 reads votes 10 comments 16
Graffiti

Graffiti

shadows93
2 pages, updated Oct 09, 2013Completed
I never found out, how Herschel had managed to locate the home of the man, who’d run over his brother, but there we were. Two boys gazing at a sight I’d never be able to forget s... read more
39 reads votes 4 comments 3
Happiness

Happiness

AweshumWicked
4 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 03, 2014PG-13
I made this book to show how life could sometimes be in different point of views. The life of Adam himself must have been a struggle due to war, and even though Seth and Sara we... read more
354 reads votes 12 comments 3
Halfway There

Halfway There

jacyone6
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014
An arranged marriage... An abusive husband... And one women searching for her true identity. The era is in the 50s and one women, Julie Ackely is stuck. With her abusive hus... read more
45 reads votes 1 comments 0
Immigrants

Immigrants

Lisaner
8 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 23, 2014PG-13Video
2,791 reads votes 210 comments 315
An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) WATTPADPRIZE14

An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) WATTPADPRIZE14

BridgeBridgewater
25 parts / 16 pages, updated Oct 25, 2013PG-13Completed
"His genius was very rich, and ran much upon poetry, in which he excelled. But alas! In the issue. Wine and Love were the ruin of this... read more
31,916 reads votes 398 comments 82
Sword and Soul

Sword and Soul

AlizaMatani
6 pages, updated Jul 24, 2014GCompleted
I haven't any family and those that call themselves my friends are few. I spend my days training and instructing in the arts of freehand martial combat. I had little to d... read more
29 reads votes 4 comments 1
Untouchable

Untouchable

kitty57
7 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
Outside of the city Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1893 lived a peaceful family. The Padmore's lived a happy life on a farm, in the rural buffer of the growing city Grand For... read more
252 reads votes 15 comments 19
A Thousand Years

A Thousand Years

Clovergiel
6 pages, updated Jul 06, 2014GVideoCompleted
A Thousand Years [One Shot] ©Clovergiel Is it possible to love someone for a thousand years? Does loving someone has a limit? Will you be able to take the pain? But fo... read more
275 reads votes 29 comments 19
Blanco

Blanco

Armagh
10 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014PG
Blanco transitive verb \ˈblaŋ(ˌ)kō\ Spanish for white or blank.
102 reads votes 10 comments 5
Treacherous Virtue

Treacherous Virtue

musicworm101
3 pages, updated Jun 27, 2014PGCompleted
They came. They plundered. They ruled. They took away all we had, our freedom, our independence. But never our spirit.
38 reads votes 4 comments 5
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