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.

An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
54 parts / 147 pages, updated May 25, 2015Completed
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
495,389 reads votes 16,684 comments 2,573
Nefertiti's Heart

Nefertiti's Heart

AWExley
20 parts / 91 pages, updated May 21, 2015
Cara Devon has always suffered curiosity and impetuousness, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. London, 1861. Impoverished noble Cara has... read more
40,788 reads votes 1,168 comments 244
The Prince and His Slave

The Prince and His Slave

luckycharms
55 parts / 134 pages, updated Jun 10, 2012PicturesCompleted
Arius is the Prince of Egypt, the future Pharaoh. Everyone knows how great of a young man he is and he is respected by all of Egypt. However, he hates his father a... read more
1,487,362 reads votes 16,698 comments 1,955
For His Pleasure (Completed)

For His Pleasure (Completed)

EyesNotOpen
23 parts / 33 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014
He was the King of Newington. She was a fierce girl with an independent heart. He stole her virginity when she was only 17 and now at the ripe age of 22 he wan... read more
76,840 reads votes 1,183 comments 46
The Veiled Lass

The Veiled Lass

HaleyMarie7
23 parts / 18 pages, updated May 19, 2015
She was hideous..that was the only explanation for why her Laird forced her to wear the veil to hide her face and hair. The reason why every mirror in the Manor was shatt... read more
84,160 reads votes 3,906 comments 216
The Vikings Payment

The Vikings Payment

War_Goddess_Nae
16 parts / 44 pages, updated May 18, 2015
I was no longer safe in my own I no longer have a home, I am nothing but payment to these monster to protect my old home. I will never give him my heart I will lock it up and let it die before I give it away.
88,512 reads votes 2,946 comments 166
The Lady Knight

The Lady Knight

SLGrey2904
18 parts / 118 pages, updated May 25, 2015Pictures
{Currently being edited} Lady Juliette Van Helsing is no ordinary blushing Lady of the Society. As the first Lady Knight of Monrique, she regularly deals with cases, cri... read more
1,019,994 reads votes 12,235 comments 1,051
Merlin's Gold

Merlin's Gold

TheOrangutan
35 parts / 131 pages, updated Jul 13, 2011VideoPicturesCompleted
(Historical Fiction / Adventure) Treachery and intrigue, adventure, action and romance are at the fore in this tale set around the legends of Arthur and Merlin. The court... read more
1,817,491 reads votes 5,217 comments 2,343
Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

Under His Watch {16th Century Valois-Orléans-Angoulême Romance]

MeepyM
45 parts / 131 pages, updated Feb 24, 2012Completed
Mistress Jacqueline DeWhite is married off to Lord Dominic DeFleur. She is not told anything and is expected to obey her husband without qu... read more
917,009 reads votes 13,823 comments 715
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
4 parts / 8 pages, updated May 04, 2015VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
74,799 reads votes 2,914 comments 529
My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

beautifulatsunrise
47 parts / 93 pages, updated Mar 28, 2014Pictures
Juliet Rosewood has never been one of the attractive young ladies whom gentlemen favour just liker her sister, Titania. Resigned to a life of being left of the shelf, she is ... read more
2,674,103 reads votes 27,411 comments 2,922
The Princess and the Thief

The Princess and the Thief

luckycharms
48 parts / 127 pages, updated May 19, 2015
After all the challenges, Arius, the Pharaoh of Egypt, has won. And being loved dearly by his people for his sense of equality and his desire to follow in the f... read more
129,239 reads votes 3,572 comments 483
Regency Masquerade

Regency Masquerade

VeraLoy
16 parts / 37 pages, updated May 20, 2015Pictures
As a gambler’s daughter, Frances was resigned to spending her life masquerading as a boy, learning how to shoot a pistol and fight with a sword. Constantly moving from ... read more
48,408 reads votes 588 comments 110
The Corinthians Series: Rules of Masquerade

The Corinthians Series: Rules of Masquerade

Arielaii
31 parts / 95 pages, updated Aug 13, 2012PicturesCompleted
What will you get if you pair a reckless, impulsive, dramatic young lady and London's corinthian and master conspirator in an obscure engagement?... read more
1,118,621 reads votes 19,113 comments 1,927
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
56 parts / 170 pages, updated May 18, 2015
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
232,586 reads votes 6,624 comments 746
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