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
41 parts / 118 pages, updated Nov 14, 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
2,949,423 reads votes 79,412 comments 12,709
Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

Roses of Rome #Wattys2014

RobertRichburg
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
"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... read more
22,305 reads votes 12,806 comments 187
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
24 parts / 69 pages, updated Nov 16, 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
846,052 reads votes 29,767 comments 3,552
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
49 parts / 224 pages, updated Nov 20, 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
1,716,149 reads votes 39,860 comments 16,406
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
174 parts / 221 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014PG-13
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
6,079,227 reads votes 100,800 comments 7,009
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
16 parts / 32 pages, updated Nov 12, 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
193,695 reads votes 9,454 comments 1,029
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
35 parts / 71 pages, updated Nov 19, 2014G
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
113,346 reads votes 3,972 comments 740
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

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

Cfunk3
59 parts / 116 pages, updated Nov 16, 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
680,463 reads votes 23,679 comments 6,545
London Shadows

London Shadows

JoanneWeaver
16 parts / 47 pages, updated Nov 14, 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
20,029 reads votes 480 comments 158
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
52 parts / 213 pages, updated Nov 06, 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
4,519,950 reads votes 67,574 comments 9,089
The Robber Knight

The Robber Knight

RobThier
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Jan 26, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When you are fighting for the freedom of your people, falling in love with your enemy is not a great idea. Or is it? Ayla has to defend her castle and her people all on her own, with nobody to help her but a dark warrior she hates with all her heart.
4,526,646 reads votes 114,476 comments 24,317
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
462,722 reads votes 18,900 comments 3,487
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
8 parts / 28 pages, updated Nov 18, 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
19,625 reads votes 2,549 comments 430
Dirty Faces- Book 1

Dirty Faces- Book 1

Shubird
34 parts / 83 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014PG-13Completed
Not much ever seems to happen in the Appalachian coal-mining town where Ginny lives with her family. That all changes at the start of the summer of 1940, when a letter... read more
29,081 reads votes 1,174 comments 444
Turpentine

Turpentine

ESummerLee
26 parts / 111 pages, updated Nov 18, 2014PG-13
Kiera doesn't like history. She doesn't care much for France either. So she really shouldn't be the one stranded in Paris, 1827.
135,047 reads votes 3,128 comments 944
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