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.

666: A Psychological Thriller

666: A Psychological Thriller

AnnWrites
6 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 22, 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
1,498 reads votes 174 comments 134
Sayonara

Sayonara

Usaamikii
3 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PGCompleted
“I never thought that bidding farewells could be this extremely painful.” —Sayo Nara
51 reads votes 14 comments 37
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
22 parts / 36 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PG
Nadie is an Algonquin Indian living with her father in her peaceful village. When one night there is a raid by the Mohawks. Suddenly, she is thrown into an intense w... read more
137,540 reads votes 4,025 comments 538
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
9,638 reads votes 534 comments 64
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
26,993 reads votes 1,015 comments 19
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
17,153,478 reads votes 108,438 comments 10,979
A Highlander's Heart

A Highlander's Heart

glimpseofhope95
6 parts / 13 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014PG-13
Serenity is a beautiful lass from a small village in the Lowlands. Living the life of poverty, she works hard everyday to feed herself . She was almost attacked one... read more
112,321 reads votes 3,674 comments 263
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
53,044 reads votes 2,035 comments 215
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
753,576 reads votes 21,557 comments 3,371
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
15 parts / 57 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014PG-13
When cunning servant, Madeline Black helps her mistress throw a party, she meets King Alexander I, a gorgeous, brilliant, seductive man who can’t keep hi... read more
6,745 reads votes 344 comments 69
The Third Uncle

The Third Uncle

srbeifuss
24 parts / 141 pages, updated May 16, 2014PGCompleted
Francesca is a headstrong teen from small town Italy who has been sent to summer with her uncles in Napoleon’s Paris. Francesca is bored. Her uncles are tiresome, not ve... read more
65,928 reads votes 847 comments 417
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
7,720 reads votes 69 comments 11
Pursuits

Pursuits

Lyana_S
49 parts / 171 pages, updated Aug 10, 2014GCompleted
Meet Captain Macks Droy, a notorious flirt, and Hannah, his latest target who's determined to resist his charms. Who will win out in this story between a plain Jane and a handsome heart-breaker? ~ Cover credit: sunnygmnd.deviantart.com/
33,843 reads votes 792 comments 28
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!
3,578 reads votes 441 comments 631
Giants - A Play in Two Acts

Giants - A Play in Two Acts

nate1952
4 parts / 21 pages, updated Mar 07, 2014GCompleted
A stage play using a game played in the "dead ball" era - September 2, 1915 - as the center of a narrative that includes the two Hall of Fame pitchers who played in that game, and the vast tapestry of baseball in that golden age.
6,889 reads votes 33 comments 5
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