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 Heart of the Conqueror

The Heart of the Conqueror

GemmaLawrence31
60 parts / 113 pages, updated Jul 08, 2014PG-13Completed
1066; The most famous date in English history, when the might of the Saxon armies faced the wrath of the Norman invasion. The author of that battle was William... read more
225,123 reads votes 5,417 comments 594
The Duke's Wife

The Duke's Wife

annathebooknerd
25 parts / 60 pages, updated Sep 11, 2014PG-13Pictures
When the Hemmingway's go broke, their only hope out of their dilemma is their daughter, Rhea. Rhea realizes the situation and immediately agrees to help her parents. But... read more
970,051 reads votes 16,409 comments 920
An Angel's Song

An Angel's Song

foreverhopeful
10 parts / 21 pages, updated Sep 26, 2014
Enter a world of Fallens, a clash between demons and angels. It was when Heaven and Hell fought in a war that now neither exists, and Fallens are left to rule the human... read more
12,022 reads votes 755 comments 143
«letters to the somme»

«letters to the somme»

eisling
29 parts / 15 pages, updated Sep 30, 2014PG-13
a patchwork of letters and telegrams and shorts telling the story of a girl and a boy who are caught in the crossfire of the first world war. all through... read more
6,658 reads votes 252 comments 47
Chinese Touch

Chinese Touch

CottonCandyMe
32 parts / 22 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014Completed
Shang Dynasty. Ming Yon, a young girl with the ability to bring statues to life, is chased across Medieval China by the Emperor's guards in an effort to escape capture. Wit... read more
2,217 reads votes 153 comments 111
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
46 parts / 117 pages, updated Sep 27, 2014PG-13
Alexios has been a spy from an early age. And has just left behind the horrors of the great war of Troy. He now has to work out how to live a 'normal' life, by taki... read more
150,001 reads votes 4,473 comments 452
Highland Strength (Book 3)

Highland Strength (Book 3)

AzMaz90
58 parts / 162 pages, updated Sep 30, 2014PG-13Completed
The Druids were a hunted people long ago...they made a pact to scatter their children throughout time to keep them safe from the massacre to come. These children... read more
85,688 reads votes 4,409 comments 920
To Win the Widow's Heart

To Win the Widow's Heart

DeeDeeElle
24 parts / 93 pages, updated Sep 25, 2014PG
Widowed on her wedding day, Eleanor Peyton, has no intention of losing her independence by remarrying, and love isn’t even a consideration. William Rudhale has ... read more
80,050 reads votes 2,928 comments 306
A Tale Without Fairies

A Tale Without Fairies

fairyfree
41 parts / 119 pages, updated Sep 27, 2014PG-13Video
"She dreamed of fairies." I was told as they took my mother away. It was true, she dreamed too much, but my mother never believed in fairies. The evil that... read more
51,606 reads votes 1,465 comments 629
January Dusk

January Dusk

KissingTheSunlight
3 pages, updated Sep 25, 2014PG-13
A young romance is suddenly cut short after the tragic death of Clara Northman. Her death leaves behind a trail of broken hearts and unanswered questions. Clara's father requ... read more
90 reads votes 17 comments 34
The Girl at the Gallows

The Girl at the Gallows

AlysArden
7 parts / 5 pages, updated Sep 22, 2014PGPictures
Have you ever wondered if you are crazy? What if everyone else in the entire town thought you were? What if there was only one way to prove your sanity, but it m... read more
30,760 reads votes 908 comments 509
River Realm

River Realm

RobertRichburg
2 parts / 6 pages, updated Sep 26, 2014PG-13
This is the beginning of my second book, River Realm.
142 reads votes 10 comments 3
Wolf's Tail

Wolf's Tail

PhillipMcCollum
4 parts / 10 pages, updated Sep 27, 2014
A devout Japanese clan finds its small village threatened by gold-hungry Mexican War veterans in 1850s California. Kin Okami, an apprentice to the Shinto priesthood, must t... read more
354 reads votes 20 comments 53
Weeping with an Ancient God

Weeping with an Ancient God

tedmorrissey
15 parts / 47 pages, updated Sep 01, 2014VideoCompleted
"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
4,017 reads votes 30 comments 4
Every Fifth Living Thing

Every Fifth Living Thing

MorrighansMuse
7 parts / 19 pages, updated Sep 27, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
"I cannot tell you what has happened since the last time I wrote to you, but there is something you need to know..." So begins Lawford Lobel's letter ... read more
562 reads votes 41 comments 67
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