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 Dragon's Heir

The Dragon's Heir

SnowInParadise
23 parts / 59 pages, updated Aug 09, 2014Completed
Sometimes, believing helps us to see truth. Other times, we need a little evidence to believe. But there is truth behind everything; every false manoeuvre, ever little... read more
989,453 reads votes 21,840 comments 3,363
Ravensdale (NaNoWriMo 2013 & 2014)

Ravensdale (NaNoWriMo 2013 & 2014)

Davrielle
41 parts / 86 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13
In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter in an antique shop that is owned by her best friend David. He specifically tells her not to open it, as it was... read more
144,763 reads votes 2,765 comments 465
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
36 parts / 71 pages, updated Oct 25, 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
621,065 reads votes 24,742 comments 1,511
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 27, 2014VideoPictures
The task was simple, the prize her greatest desire: bring down the enemy king while posing as his royal bride, to spare the real princess a potential death trap. She must c... read more
10,370 reads votes 449 comments 97
The Reverend's Daughter

The Reverend's Daughter

Jaidesmamasmama
30 parts / 113 pages, updated Oct 30, 2014PG-13
Elizabeth Dorothy Southerland, or Betsy, as we know her, is on the adventure of a lifetime. Wed to a stunningly good looking pirate after only knowing him three... read more
25,991 reads votes 2,054 comments 378
Black Dragon

Black Dragon

RedDragon09
17 parts / 38 pages, updated Oct 31, 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
12,822 reads votes 796 comments 246
The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Revival (Book Three in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
51 parts / 93 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Video
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 enviro... read more
524,397 reads votes 19,625 comments 5,469
Dirty Faces- Book 1

Dirty Faces- Book 1

Shubird
34 parts / 83 pages, updated Aug 26, 2014PG-13Completed
Not much ever seems to happen in the Appalachian coal-mining town where Ginny lives with her family. That all changes at the start of the summer of 1940, when a letter... read more
19,752 reads votes 859 comments 410
The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
59 parts / 99 pages, updated Nov 01, 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,... read more
147,245 reads votes 3,434 comments 584
Love Comes in Three

Love Comes in Three

Goose_Girl
82 parts / 148 pages, updated Oct 27, 2014PG
The year is 1815, sixteen year old Margaret Woodbridge thinks her world is ending as she watches the youngest of her three brothers whisk away her best friend from So... read more
47,239 reads votes 1,627 comments 621
Cutthroats of the Coast

Cutthroats of the Coast

wizzobravo
23 parts / 66 pages, updated Oct 29, 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
12,421 reads votes 543 comments 657
The Pope's Daughter

The Pope's Daughter

-maktub-
17 parts / 42 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13
Pope Alexander VI is the loathed Pontifex Maximus, the Holy Father of the Catholic Church. however, rumours describe him as no better than the devil himself. It is ... read more
5,028 reads votes 308 comments 65
The Secret Locket

The Secret Locket

tealsama
38 parts / 95 pages, updated Oct 29, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
It started with murder. He is in possession of a locket that hasn't changed through time. The locket, holds dark and dangerous secrets that can destroy ones' life. Mar... read more
58,179 reads votes 1,573 comments 314
The Last Dance

The Last Dance

xoStardust
36 parts / 141 pages, updated Jul 07, 2011PGPicturesCompleted
Prince John's biggest fear? Becoming King, and everything to do with it, from the sheltered life, to someday having to get married. Celia, a lady knight, minus the 'Lady' if s... read more
17,187,636 reads votes 109,647 comments 11,013
London Shadows

London Shadows

JoanneWeaver
14 parts / 42 pages, updated Oct 31, 2014PG
Monster hunting isn't just a job, it's a way of life. Freddie Westman, a reporter for a paranormal magazine, is one of the best in the business, but now it's personal. His... read more
1,283 reads votes 92 comments 74
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