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 Highlander's Servant

The Highlander's Servant

foreverhopeful
25 parts / 53 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a solicitor and fa... read more
528,098 reads votes 21,000 comments 1,907
The Viking's Promise

The Viking's Promise

MrCheeze
2 parts / 1 page, updated Aug 18, 2014PG-13
1,034 reads votes 96 comments 12
A search for my Ascendants

A search for my Ascendants

Capriya
19 parts / 12 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014
I am going to travel half - way around the globe, to find out my long lost ancestors and the secrets they passed to us! Join with me through this journey of ... read more
5,710 reads votes 413 comments 233
An Angel's Song

An Angel's Song

foreverhopeful
7 parts / 13 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014
Enter a world of Fallens, a clash between demons and angels. It was when Heaven and Hell fought in a war that now neither exists, and Fallens are left to rule the human... read more
3,379 reads votes 289 comments 69
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
140,949 reads votes 3,699 comments 439
Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
9 parts / 15 pages, updated Aug 13, 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
26,479 reads votes 1,275 comments 300
Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

AllisonWhitmore
63 parts / 166 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
Are you defined by who you were born to or who you choose to become? Theodora (Teddi) Donovan's overprotective grandmother will not let her do anything, especially, when i... read more
42,948 reads votes 1,881 comments 456
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
7 parts / 16 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014Video
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
19,988 reads votes 1,392 comments 314
The Unknowing Heiress

The Unknowing Heiress

littleLo
4 parts / 14 pages, updated Aug 18, 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
22,944 reads votes 1,311 comments 202
The Viking's Wife

The Viking's Wife

Ivory_Life
9 parts / 12 pages, updated Jun 25, 2014PG-13
When Katra was six years old her father married her to Arne. She grew up knowing his name and having flashes of him in her memories. Now he is back and ready to claim... read more
280,874 reads votes 8,589 comments 1,056
Cold Heart

Cold Heart

baba5baba
8 parts / 15 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014PG-13
He will brake her heart... will she be able to forgive him...will she find happiness at last...
6,877 reads votes 252 comments 64
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
24 parts / 55 pages, updated Aug 17, 2014PG-13Video
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
7,441 reads votes 535 comments 165
The Fall of Helen (ENGLISH)

The Fall of Helen (ENGLISH)

beeyotch
6 parts / 12 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13
I was his but he wasn't mine.
12,767 reads votes 1,052 comments 131
Cutthroats of the Coast

Cutthroats of the Coast

wizzobravo
19 parts / 53 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG-13
Pirates! Rum! Pirates! More rum! Naked pirates! What would it be like to find yourself among the scurvy dogs of a dread pirate crew? Follow our hero in a rum ... read more
4,825 reads votes 244 comments 395
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
29 parts / 75 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014G
Due to a traumatic event in the past, Milena has lost the ability to speak. With her family of travelers she follows the Long Road. They stake their wagons for a short period of ... read more
93,270 reads votes 2,773 comments 499
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