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's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
37 parts / 108 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG
Ayla has uncovered a terrible secret: the man she loves is in fact her worst enemy. As a mighty army gathers to destroy her and her people, she must ask hersel... read more
2,459,088 reads votes 68,045 comments 11,452
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
51 parts / 206 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014PG-13
In the era where swords rule, where women consider their modesty their greatest virtue. Where a man would kill to find his wife warming another mans bed, a time when women ... read more
4,148,157 reads votes 62,895 comments 8,367
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
35 parts / 69 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
542,700 reads votes 21,691 comments 1,318
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
48 parts / 166 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13
Set in the late Victorian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, Princess Marine , a certified doctor & a rebellion in the royal family is one a... read more
344,856 reads votes 6,860 comments 757
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
141 parts / 158 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014
Kyra was a beautiful twentyone year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, ... read more
3,879,645 reads votes 74,863 comments 4,741
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
41 parts / 188 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13Video
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. In 1958, a young girl grieving t... read more
1,338,573 reads votes 30,163 comments 11,798
Roses of Rome

Roses of Rome

RobertRichburg
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13Completed
"The storytellers told tales. The singers sang epic songs. The dancers danced the dance that dancers dance, on the floor and tabletops. The jugglers juggled fire. The ... read more
5,505 reads votes 2,614 comments 56
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 87 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
After pirates kidnap seventeen-year-old Ana in a case of mistaken identity, the orphaned housemaid prepares for the worst. Instead, playing the wholesome daughter o... read more
364,442 reads votes 14,558 comments 3,026
Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
12 parts / 18 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014
"I must have hit my head a lot harder than I had anticipated, or maybe breathe too much smoke because this is definitely nut-case crazy. Or a very creepy dream tha... read more
44,071 reads votes 1,895 comments 409
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
22 parts / 82 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG-13
Maggie Swift had always known something was missing from her life. She had everything an eighteen year old aristocrat could want – a title, wealth, a good family, a... read more
220,931 reads votes 10,251 comments 1,158
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
49 parts / 88 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014PG-13Video
Resurrected once again, Ellie Blackwell now knows that there is no way to fight her destiny so she decides to run, hoping that a new enviro... read more
484,266 reads votes 17,917 comments 5,067
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
20 parts / 57 pages, updated Oct 12, 2014PG-13
Aurelia, a Noble Roman woman, had heard of the savage British tribes, their mystic Celtic ways, and the battles the Roman army was fighting against them o... read more
551,761 reads votes 21,202 comments 2,335
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
985,415 reads votes 34,989 comments 2,664
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
13 parts / 27 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014PG-13Video
The waves crashed against the shores, as if angry of the lies the land now held. Such promises had once been made by the land to protect its people, and yet it had not... read more
120,259 reads votes 6,265 comments 807
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
11 parts / 30 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
No one thought of the young gorgeous princess as a threat, but Rona proved them all wrong. Now she wages a war against King Wilander, claiming her r... read more
16,493 reads votes 956 comments 344
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