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 Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
3 pages, updated Nov 26, 2014PG
* 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
1,818 reads votes 152 comments 59
A Penny's Worth of Affection

A Penny's Worth of Affection

rosesarered27
30 parts / 102 pages, updated Jul 07, 2012PG-13Completed
Penelope Inglewood discovers her brother is in love with the betrothed of the most ruthless man in England, The Duke Of Newbridge. She must find a way to sav... read more
2,933,307 reads votes 52,098 comments 3,732
Turpentine

Turpentine

ESummerlee
33 parts / 134 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG-13
Kiera Temple is obsessed with one boyband and one boyband only. Noir. So after spending a quarter of her savings to see them live and get an after-party pass, she knows that... read more
158,816 reads votes 3,758 comments 1,229
Refuge

Refuge

stormcloud08
4 parts / 4 pages, updated Dec 14, 2014PG-13Pictures
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
3,069 reads votes 317 comments 33
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
6 parts / 8 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG-13
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
959 reads votes 69 comments 5
Somewhere in the World

Somewhere in the World

kleindog
20 parts / 118 pages, updated Dec 16, 2014PG
16,392 reads votes 420 comments 76
Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

Lunarcan
36 parts / 147 pages, updated Dec 20, 2014PG-13
Lady Myrali was everything that King Lakir wasn't: calm, cool, and especially collected. Signed into a marriage she had never wanted, it is up to Myrali to save the terrible ... read more
503,748 reads votes 7,706 comments 805
A Slaved Queen

A Slaved Queen

Nicky_Writer0
35 parts / 34 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG-13
My eyes widened and the salty water flew straight into the burning my eyeballs. I screamed inaudibly for the chilly water was sucked down my throat, choking me. I waved my... read more
8,909 reads votes 503 comments 107
A Vikings Trophy

A Vikings Trophy

MetallicaforLife557
18 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG
I never thought that my village would be destroyed. I never thought that I would be the only one left. I never thought that they would come. I never thought that the Vik... read more
16,511 reads votes 718 comments 69
Dancing with Deception

Dancing with Deception

xoStardust
14 parts / 72 pages, updated Nov 25, 2014Pictures
In this spin off sequal to the Last Dance, Talia, a Lady in every sense of the word, begins training at the Queen's Shield Academy for Lady Knights upon the insista... read more
400,264 reads votes 8,884 comments 2,120
Love and Liquor

Love and Liquor

swickflik
26 parts / 50 pages, updated Dec 21, 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
70,895 reads votes 2,547 comments 449
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
22 parts / 54 pages, updated Dec 10, 2014PG-13
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 bec... read more
25,855 reads votes 1,977 comments 473
The Lady's Highlands

The Lady's Highlands

CherishTheStorm
11 parts / 17 pages, updated Dec 08, 2014PG-13Completed
Lady Scarlette is not a Lady like any other. She is wild and easier found running the grounds with her common-folk childhood friends from the "heathen" c... read more
22,967 reads votes 1,067 comments 105
Dirty Faces - Book 2

Dirty Faces - Book 2

Shubird
6 parts / 13 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014
In the winter of 1940, Ginny is thrilled to return to her beloved home in Mabry's Ridge. With the outside world becoming increasingly volatile, life seems to be going ... read more
1,022 reads votes 91 comments 48
Heaven Sent

Heaven Sent

cerebral_1
3 parts / 9 pages, updated Dec 11, 2014PG-13
Ana Redwing is a half breed, spurned by her father’s people, held in contempt by her mother’s. An accident when she was younger has rendered her unsightly to look upon, so sh... read more
1,856 reads votes 155 comments 72
< 1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 45 >

Featured Story

Featured Club

Industry Insider Industry Insider
This club is for writers who want to discuss the ins and outs of the publishing industry, marketing ideas and share their tips for success.