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 Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

keyframed
18 parts / 81 pages, updated Apr 26, 2015
1955. Unsuspecting boy. Big-hearted girl. Small-minded town. Invincible summer.
148,740 reads votes 5,840 comments 2,612
Refuge

Refuge

stormcloud08
13 parts / 29 pages, updated Apr 18, 2015Pictures
King Eric, has seen his best friend married off, an ally kingdom saved, and now runs his own kingdom. He relishes in interrupting the lives of those around him with his charm and... read more
29,260 reads votes 1,657 comments 191
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
196 parts / 320 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014
Kyra was a twenty-one year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, vibrant a... read more
9,872,069 reads votes 152,318 comments 9,426
Nefertiti's Heart

Nefertiti's Heart

AWExley
16 parts / 76 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015
Cara Devon has always suffered curiosity and impetuousness, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. London, 1861. Impoverished noble Cara has... read more
7,762 reads votes 213 comments 77
Midnight Blue

Midnight Blue

JulieGranger
8 parts / 37 pages, updated Apr 23, 2015
The "Porcelain White" saga continues in Book Two, "Midnight Blue". It was 1877 in Redwood, Minnesota. Thomas Renshaw and Ben Grant had become the most e... read more
2,908 reads votes 159 comments 52
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
52 parts / 138 pages, updated Apr 17, 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
472,792 reads votes 15,554 comments 2,347
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
56 parts / 189 pages, updated Mar 20, 2015PicturesCompleted
"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
1,043,858 reads votes 29,609 comments 2,555
Sir Rob's True Tales

Sir Rob's True Tales

RobThier
3 parts / 14 pages, updated Apr 04, 2015Completed
A collection of true, amusing stories from the past.
42,370 reads votes 1,436 comments 377
The Viking Slave

The Viking Slave

CamoJane
8 parts / 26 pages, updated Apr 25, 2015
What would you do if your world was turned upside down in the blink of an eye? When Astrid's peaceful home is raided by the Vikings at only fifteen, she is taken as a s... read more
22,109 reads votes 1,059 comments 85
The Orchid House

The Orchid House

LucindaRiley
25 parts / 89 pages, updated Apr 23, 2015
Spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from the Wharton Park estate in England to Thailand, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist and the aristocr... read more
8,550 reads votes 262 comments 12
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
11 parts / 24 pages, updated Jan 29, 2015Pictures
"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
183,534 reads votes 5,696 comments 504
Viking's rage

Viking's rage

B3cca16
17 parts / 22 pages, updated Apr 17, 2015
They came. They took. They pillaged. They killed. They burnt. Then, They left. Taking me with them. Vikings destroyed my family home, they took me to unknown lands and kept me as a slave.
51,499 reads votes 2,354 comments 135
The Debt

The Debt

janekiley_DoctorWho_
21 parts / 42 pages, updated Dec 24, 2014Completed
Imogen O'Boyle is the daughter of a poor, Irish shoemaker. Upon her father's death, she learns that he had made a deal with the current Duke of Suffolk to deal with his debts. I... read more
268,256 reads votes 6,654 comments 226
Like No Other

Like No Other

missphipps
28 parts / 164 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
119,047 reads votes 4,088 comments 322
Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Davrielle
76 parts / 248 pages, updated Apr 08, 2015
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically ... read more
679,263 reads votes 17,954 comments 3,295
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