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.

Thief of Letters

Thief of Letters

NewMare
79 parts / 102 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13
In 1776, Thomas Paine's pamphlet, "Common Sense," inspired 150,000 readers to fight for their freedom against Great Britain. But at the same time, African Amer... read more
26,565 reads votes 1,002 comments 18
Turpentine

Turpentine

ESummerLee
20 parts / 84 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
Kiera doesn't like history. She doesn't care much for France either. So she really shouldn't be the one stranded in Paris, 1827.
117,430 reads votes 2,448 comments 763
666: A Psychological Thriller

666: A Psychological Thriller

AnnWrites
5 parts / 4 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014PG-13Video
This is the story of a psychiatrist who gets trapped in the head of his patient - but he doesn't know this yet. [666 is the mark of the devil.] ------------... read more
1,318 reads votes 150 comments 110
The Tattooed Princess

The Tattooed Princess

Califia
28 parts / 67 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13
Zaria was a princess—not by blood but by capture. She was abducted in her teens from the western Slavic tribes and kept as a virgin by the powerful warring king, Sh... read more
34,736 reads votes 1,117 comments 90
The Duke's Revenge (The Rogue Series: Book 2)

The Duke's Revenge (The Rogue Series: Book 2)

AlexiaPraks
7 parts / 21 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014PG-13
Can a tormented man forget his unpleasant past? When he wants justice, takes fate into his own hands, and in turn destroys a young woman’s fre... read more
57,263 reads votes 1,364 comments 124
River Realm

River Realm

RobertRichburg
6 parts / 17 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13
This is the beginning of my second book, River Realm. Please vote for every chapter! :)
574 reads votes 127 comments 21
Descendants of Rome

Descendants of Rome

tall_girl
6 parts / 14 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014
It has been nearly two decades since Krista and her band of gladiators won their freedom but the empire is far from peaceful. The Colosseum still remains and with t... read more
812 reads votes 85 comments 43
A Viking's Loyalty

A Viking's Loyalty

celtswindow
9 parts / 17 pages, updated Oct 14, 2014PG-13
The threat of another war has Rome in uproar. Just one year ago, Rome went to war with the Vikings, losing many men in the process. After a few Roman soldiers attack... read more
9,103 reads votes 483 comments 62
Literary Limericks

Literary Limericks

sloanranger
20 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 17, 2014G
Limericks about famous literary characters and favorite classic books. HOT LIST: #1 on Historical Fiction/Poetry & #1 on Poetry/Historical Fiction. Yea!
3,565 reads votes 441 comments 632
Sayonara

Sayonara

Usaamikii
3 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG
“I never thought that bidding farewells could be this extremely painful.” —Sayo Nara
37 reads votes 14 comments 37
The Lady Knight

The Lady Knight

SLGrey2904
42 parts / 283 pages, updated Oct 12, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
{Completed} Lady Juliette Van Helsing is no ordinary blushing Lady of the Society. As the first Lady Knight of Monrique, she regularly deals with cases, criminals and knav... read more
751,005 reads votes 21,457 comments 3,343
Love and Liquor

Love and Liquor

swickflik
24 parts / 46 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG-13Pictures
Its New York, 1924, and Prohibition is in full swing, which means so is the Mafia. Grace Hanson is a seventeen year old that's just graduated from high school, waiting fo... read more
51,998 reads votes 1,998 comments 214
Merlin's Gold

Merlin's Gold

TheOrangutan
35 parts / 112 pages, updated Jul 13, 2011PGVideoPicturesCompleted
(Historical Fiction / Adventure) Treachery and intrigue combine with adventure, action and romance in this tale set around the legends of Arthur and Merlin. The court of ... read more
1,771,005 reads votes 3,778 comments 2,235
Apache Breakout

Apache Breakout

jjwest
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PGVideo
154 reads votes 27 comments 43
Weeping with an Ancient God

Weeping with an Ancient God

tedmorrissey
15 parts / 47 pages, updated Sep 01, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
"Weeping with an Ancient God" is a novella set in July 1842 in the Marquesas Islands. Melvill, the protagonist, jumps ship from the whaler Acushnet ... read more
7,581 reads votes 67 comments 11
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