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
29 parts / 82 pages, updated Aug 21, 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
1,410,779 reads votes 47,406 comments 8,658
Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
30 parts / 70 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
*** 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
272,834 reads votes 14,673 comments 1,419
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
87 parts / 251 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
The Duke of Marlborough has signed betrothal contracts on behalf of his daughter, Lady Arianna Kent. But Arianna is not the type to blindly follow her father's bidd... read more
3,644,351 reads votes 51,301 comments 3,524
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
15 parts / 51 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13Pictures
After pirates kidnap an orphaned housemaid in a case of mistaken identity, she prepares for the worst. Instead, seventeen-year-old Ana sets sail on the adventure of... read more
76,654 reads votes 3,853 comments 1,343
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
35 parts / 159 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13Video
In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her parents is taken from the only home she's ever known in the big city. Brought to live on the rural family estate, she... read more
780,779 reads votes 20,307 comments 8,099
The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Return Series)

Cfunk3
26 parts / 45 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014PG-13
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 environme... read more
111,752 reads votes 7,872 comments 2,344
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
33 parts / 37 pages, updated Aug 22, 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
143,083 reads votes 9,163 comments 492
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
17 parts / 20 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
At sixteen, Sunngifu was more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She was destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father failed to pay the Viking's tribute...
46,300 reads votes 2,827 comments 166
The Scented Glove

The Scented Glove

GemmaLawrence31
36 parts / 58 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13
Margot de Valois, princess of France, sister to the king, was a woman hunted and tormented in her royal palaces. Forced into marriage, desired by her own brothers, her ... read more
54,079 reads votes 1,694 comments 291
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
12 parts / 32 pages, updated Aug 17, 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
142,628 reads votes 7,395 comments 964
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
26 parts / 76 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
2,514,686 reads votes 50,058 comments 6,433
Guardian of Rome

Guardian of Rome

tall_girl
35 parts / 107 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014PG-13Pictures
Five months have passed since Krista and her band of gladiators delivered a swift and humiliating defeat to the Roman army. Now Krista has become the leader of a slav... read more
87,423 reads votes 3,233 comments 528
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
45 parts / 171 pages, updated Aug 11, 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
3,190,369 reads votes 51,785 comments 7,070
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
35 parts / 119 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
Set in the Edwardian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, princess Marine a sensible, rebellious & a diehard book worm of the royal family is ... read more
141,753 reads votes 3,705 comments 440
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
27 parts / 47 pages, updated Aug 20, 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
103,878 reads votes 5,574 comments 413
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