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.

Dark Age Maiden

Dark Age Maiden

tomboylatte
33 parts / 66 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Lady Carina has boldly told her father, lord of the manor, that she will not marry the man he chose for her. She is older now, and still unmarried. Attackers assail the f... read more
17,090 reads votes 583 comments 30
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
49 parts / 106 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
377,292 reads votes 12,325 comments 1,980
Becoming Miss Lee

Becoming Miss Lee

TheInsensibleLizzie
31 parts / 90 pages, updated Feb 28, 2015
Beatrice Fisher never would have believed that she would become the nobility of America when her parents died in a carriage accident or that the love of her life would ... read more
4,687 reads votes 285 comments 131
Seven of Ashes [Completed]

Seven of Ashes [Completed]

ESummerlee
38 parts / 153 pages, updated Jan 17, 2015Completed
Kiera Temple is an obsessive fangirl from the future, currently cross-dressing and working as a chimneysweeper in nineteenth century Paris. But hiding her sex f... read more
214,738 reads votes 5,993 comments 1,580
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
35 parts / 99 pages, updated Feb 05, 2015
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
225,902 reads votes 7,015 comments 918
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
89,389 reads votes 3,544 comments 230
A different kind of lad

A different kind of lad

dylanneenough
7 parts / 22 pages, updated Feb 25, 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
870 reads votes 44 comments 18
Henrietta

Henrietta

Ortiz-Novels
27 parts / 73 pages, updated Feb 12, 2015Completed
Henrietta serves the riches and cruelest man in all of Theodosia. After having lost his wife during child birth he retreats from the world and Henrietta is left to fulfill her... read more
68,318 reads votes 2,592 comments 339
Helping Elizabeth

Helping Elizabeth

RoseW1
25 parts / 63 pages, updated Feb 22, 2015
Lady Elizabeth Alves never expected her life to take a full turn to the worst when she decided to visit her eldest sister one night. She never expected to end up shot a... read more
89,193 reads votes 2,998 comments 391
Fires of Love and War

Fires of Love and War

Smokeyskies
4 parts / 8 pages, updated Feb 24, 2015Pictures
Orla had only ever been inside the castle as a child, that is until her house is burnt down after an attack on the village. Herself and her family are taken in by ... read more
351 reads votes 36 comments 12
Red of Berlin

Red of Berlin

ElenaSenecal
35 parts / 116 pages, updated Feb 25, 2015PicturesCompleted
Brilliant and headstrong, Adèle Roche is a Jewish-born Frenchwoman. She has a loving family, but they're taken from her when they are deported from their hide-out in an att... read more
5,635 reads votes 179 comments 26
The Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
4 parts / 11 pages, updated Jan 30, 2015
* Sequel to THE PIRATE KING AND I * Instead of planning her wedding, Ana is preparing for war. Captain Alestair "Cade" Kincade has renounced pirac... read more
19,143 reads votes 767 comments 277
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
89 parts / 166 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014VideoCompleted
A 2013 Watty Award Finalist! "Why do I remember every detail of the day I was born? It's not just because of the dream; it's becaus... read more
2,291,859 reads votes 61,745 comments 6,494
Forced

Forced

CrystalDove
19 parts / 71 pages, updated Jul 04, 2014
She was a normal girl. The daughter of a man who was a gambling drunkard and a woman who was sickly ill. She worked from dawn till dusk, doing her father’s bidding and looking afte... read more
356,406 reads votes 11,936 comments 1,908
The Harvest

The Harvest

Miss_Bookie129
6 parts / 7 pages, updated Feb 25, 2015
They were the lambs sent to the slaughter. She was the last on the list of death, but she survived this longer. She never lingered in one area, and her legs not her soul carr... read more
385 reads votes 42 comments 24
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