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.

A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
24 parts / 44 pages, updated Jan 23, 2015PG-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
481,149 reads votes 19,919 comments 1,796
Charades

Charades

rosesarered27
3 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 22, 2015
Book 2 of the Newbridge series. Katherine Newbridge, eldest daughter of the powerful Duke of Newbridge dreams of finding love and a happy ending and knows she has found all tha... read more
14,087 reads votes 555 comments 69
The Restless Viscountess

The Restless Viscountess

littleLo
5 parts / 12 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015
Lady Imogen Wilde has lived her life in a body that does not work as it should. As she was born not breathing, Imogen has spent her life as the small and weak da... read more
38,445 reads votes 2,367 comments 305
Taming the beastly Duke

Taming the beastly Duke

MissChris21
9 parts / 12 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015PG-13
Cassandra knew her life was over the moment her parents told her she was to marry the Duke of Thornton. She had heard horrible stories about him that made ice co... read more
26,583 reads votes 900 comments 80
Cimmerian Sunrise

Cimmerian Sunrise

IsisMcEllen
18 parts / 113 pages, updated Jan 21, 2015PG
"There has been an accident." With those five words Breanne Crabtree's world is dashed to pieces. Before she even has a chance at a life of true happiness, her... read more
72,864 reads votes 3,066 comments 604
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
53 parts / 154 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015PG-13Pictures
"The King's love is fickle; he's gorgeous, intelligent and has power beyond the average man. He doesn't have to be kind. He can give a glance or a... read more
387,143 reads votes 12,639 comments 1,474
My highlander my love, part two

My highlander my love, part two

Loulakoulouris
38 parts / 89 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015PG-13
154,504 reads votes 9,921 comments 1,215
Ravensdale

Ravensdale

Davrielle
71 parts / 182 pages, updated Jan 24, 2015PG-13
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically tells he... read more
453,552 reads votes 10,538 comments 2,284
Refuge

Refuge

stormcloud08
9 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 24, 2015PG-13Pictures
King Eric, has seen his best friend married off, an ally kingdom saved, and now runs his own kingdom. He relishes in interrupting the lives of those around him with his charm and... read more
12,762 reads votes 920 comments 95
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
72 parts / 266 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
Elizabeth Dorothy Southerland, or Betsy, as we know her, is on the adventure of a lifetime. Wed to a stunningly good looking pirate after only knowing him three... read more
157,283 reads votes 6,484 comments 953
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
44 parts / 92 pages, updated Jan 21, 2015G
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
290,549 reads votes 10,008 comments 1,681
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
29 parts / 83 pages, updated Jan 18, 2015PG-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
1,361,842 reads votes 46,463 comments 5,070
Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

Pharaoh's Heart is Mine

VaineLuchia
18 parts / 51 pages, updated Dec 31, 2014VideoPictures
"Pharoah's love is unpredictable; Pharaoh's love can change in the blink of an eye, The flash of a fox's tail. One moment you are his greatest treasure, T... read more
981,899 reads votes 24,447 comments 5,274
An Unexpected Seduction.

An Unexpected Seduction.

aoifem
13 parts / 18 pages, updated Jan 22, 2015PG-13
Miss Isabella Bradford is the only daughter of the impoverished Lord Bradford of Devonshire. She believes she is destined to marry a man of her fathers choosing u... read more
13,654 reads votes 537 comments 34
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
33 parts / 80 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
The Druids were a hunted people long ago...they made a pact to scatter their children throughout time to keep them safe from the massacre to come. These children bec... read more
41,790 reads votes 3,198 comments 672
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A short story is a work of fiction and is similar to a novel, but just shorter. It can be as short as a few pages or much longer, and divided into a few chapters. Short stories can be any genre and are usually less complex than novels, with a single story line and less characters.