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.

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
39 parts / 128 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG-13Pictures
"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
127,123 reads votes 4,629 comments 559
Black Dragon

Black Dragon

RedDragon09
22 parts / 51 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG-13Video
My entire lifetime has been a lie. I've been guided and manipulated by everyone that I saw. Until one eventful night, that night flipped my whole universe, opening my eyes t... read more
20,705 reads votes 1,243 comments 354
A Duke and A Damsel

A Duke and A Damsel

achat1992
37 parts / 74 pages, updated Dec 14, 2014PG-13
Blake Carstairs isn't too thrilled to inherit the title of Duke of Devonshire from a distant uncle. Still, he returns to England from India to claim his title. However, ... read more
769,344 reads votes 11,468 comments 1,697
Will and Scarlett

Will and Scarlett

_AlligatorSky_
10 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014Pictures
A retelling of Robin Hood. Scarlett was never meant to wear rags. She was never meant to shoot an arrow. But here she is, living in Sherwood Forest with the famous outlaws, calling herself one of them.
26,931 reads votes 805 comments 131
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
7 parts / 13 pages, updated Dec 21, 2014Pictures
"Surrender to me, lass" He breathed hotly against the shell of her ear, causing tingles to run down her spine. His large hand reached for her face,... read more
13,254 reads votes 804 comments 123
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
563,885 reads votes 22,562 comments 3,899
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.
4,646,294 reads votes 120,416 comments 24,884
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
23 parts / 38 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG
Nadie is an Algonquin Indian living with her father in her peaceful village. When one night there is a raid by the Mohawks. Suddenly, she is thrown into an intense w... read more
155,122 reads votes 4,590 comments 573
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
7 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
4,990 reads votes 260 comments 92
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
26 parts / 75 pages, updated Dec 07, 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
1,119,937 reads votes 36,964 comments 4,178
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 27, 2014VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? The task was simple, the prize her greatest desire: bring down the enemy king while posing as his new ro... read more
21,291 reads votes 776 comments 171
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
14 parts / 31 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG-13
When Rosaline Perriwell visited a psychic, the last thing she expected was to get thrown back centuries in time, and into the Scottish highlands. Stuck in the past, she ha... read more
41,364 reads votes 1,814 comments 250
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
40 parts / 78 pages, updated Dec 06, 2014PG-13
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
1,053,644 reads votes 35,220 comments 2,212
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
55 parts / 251 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
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
2,320,780 reads votes 53,329 comments 25,437
A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

EricaTurner4
10 parts / 9 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014
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
59,570 reads votes 2,472 comments 169
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