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 Queen of Persia

The Queen of Persia

LizMack
23 parts / 32 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015
A King forced to banish his wife. A peasant girl striving to live a peaceful life in the chaos that is Susa. One chance for these two unlikely souls to be united. As... read more
70,652 reads votes 3,512 comments 389
Like No Other

Like No Other

missphipps
28 parts / 136 pages, updated Mar 27, 2015
The irascible Earl of Stokeford is far from being a lady's man. He lacks the social graces, scares off silly debutantes, and becomes rude at any time convenient for him. The... read more
80,430 reads votes 2,924 comments 263
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014 Winner!)

KatherineArlene
57 parts / 257 pages, updated Feb 06, 2015VideoCompleted
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. A Watty's 2014 Talk of th... read more
3,220,063 reads votes 77,293 comments 33,887
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
3 parts / 6 pages, updated Feb 08, 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
55,423 reads votes 2,040 comments 396
Raised To Serve

Raised To Serve

milkbone07
9 parts / 10 pages, updated Mar 06, 2015
SEQUEL TO SELECTED AND SAVED COVER BY ME
15,359 reads votes 967 comments 71
The Duke's Wife

The Duke's Wife

annathebooknerd
26 parts / 62 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015Pictures
When the Hemmingway's go broke, their only hope out of their dilemma is their daughter, Rhea. Rhea realizes the situation and immediately agrees to help her parents. But... read more
1,186,105 reads votes 20,595 comments 1,095
Dirty Faces - Book 2

Dirty Faces - Book 2

Shubird
16 parts / 33 pages, updated Mar 09, 2015
With her family on deathwatch in Cleveland, Ginny awakens from a particularly troubling dream. She tries to ignore the ominous message contained within it, but even af... read more
7,452 reads votes 468 comments 245
The Spartan's Captive

The Spartan's Captive

staciemoua
5 parts / 12 pages, updated Mar 22, 2015
Follow the stories of Helena a beautiful young girl who was abducted on her wedding day by none other than the King of Sparta, the high and mighty King Titus. Not... read more
7,399 reads votes 227 comments 21
A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

EricaTurner4
11 parts / 12 pages, updated Feb 17, 2015
Emery De Bulgaria is a young, English heiress. Having lived her entire life at King James's court, Emery is completely ready for any marriage that could be thrown at he... read more
97,456 reads votes 3,854 comments 259
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
56 parts / 158 pages, updated Mar 20, 2015Pictures
"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
863,592 reads votes 25,318 comments 2,157
A Fateful Marriage

A Fateful Marriage

sisireadz
10 parts / 16 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015
Cheerful Rosalie Windham, better known as Rose, grew up sheltered and protected by her father in the quietness of their countryside estate. While any other girl would'... read more
12,720 reads votes 569 comments 60
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
23 parts / 41 pages, updated Mar 26, 2015
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
28,318 reads votes 1,266 comments 44
A different kind of lad

A different kind of lad

dylanneenough
14 parts / 40 pages, updated Mar 26, 2015
Hazel just lost her father and her stepmother wants to marry her off to an old drunkard and send her younger brother to an orphanage .She has no choice but to run... read more
4,342 reads votes 252 comments 91
The Vikings Payment

The Vikings Payment

War_Goddess_Nae
9 parts / 16 pages, updated Mar 24, 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.
12,059 reads votes 523 comments 44
The Arrogant Duke

The Arrogant Duke

IamDanyelFifteen
13 parts / 17 pages, updated Mar 10, 2015
Grace Hamilton always had the reputation of being the Baron’s prized daughter. She was young, and very, very beautiful. But when she fails to resist the charms of a wea... read more
18,340 reads votes 521 comments 54
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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.