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.

Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
22 parts / 29 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014
Lady Aleana Brighton daughter of Marius Brighton Earl of Sumton. Described as an unruly, unteachable, and undisciplined girl. Stubborn in her ways, she refuses to m... read more
375,642 reads votes 8,400 comments 617
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
37 parts / 74 pages, updated Nov 10, 2014
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
767,721 reads votes 29,165 comments 1,728
The Last Queen

The Last Queen

GemmaLawrence31
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG
"Men have called me many things in my life. Whore, wife, savior, queen, goddess, wanton, betrayer, ally, murderer, sister, daughter, lover, friend." The last ru... read more
1,089 reads votes 68 comments 27
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
50 parts / 103 pages, updated Nov 08, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
She returns—ghostly, white—a phantom ship lost and wandering, cursed on an eternal voyage, never to find rest. The Caribbean has not been kind to The Elissa, its once proud ma... read more
56,078 reads votes 3,016 comments 363
Amazon |Wattys 2014|

Amazon |Wattys 2014|

cherrie_bomb
23 parts / 55 pages, updated Nov 20, 2014PG-13
#WATTYS2014 “We will never bow to man.” For years the Amazons have been living isolated from men, only leaving to find a suitable man to mate with, to produce more g... read more
16,304 reads votes 733 comments 113
Aim for the Heart

Aim for the Heart

MarieHiggins
14 parts / 59 pages, updated Nov 22, 2014PG-13
Virginia Lange is determined to find the man who murdered her stepfather…even if she has to work undercover to do it. She suspects one of Chicago’s mobster leaders to ... read more
4,829 reads votes 335 comments 96
A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

EricaTurner4
9 parts / 8 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014
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
47,737 reads votes 1,983 comments 134
The Debt

The Debt

TFIOS_DoctorWho_
13 parts / 22 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG-13
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
6,134 reads votes 224 comments 43
The Witchfinder's Well

The Witchfinder's Well

JonathanPosner
6 parts / 19 pages, updated Nov 21, 2014PG
Summer 1565. Justine Parker is a beautiful, vivacious young woman who has mysteriously appeared at Grangedean Manor, ancestral home of handsome Sir William de ... read more
664 reads votes 33 comments 32
Sir Rob's True Tales

Sir Rob's True Tales

RobThier
2 parts / 7 pages, updated Dec 22, 2013GCompleted
A collection of true, amusing stories from the past.
19,421 reads votes 596 comments 219
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
11 parts / 23 pages, updated Nov 20, 2014PG-13
When Rosaline Perriwell visited a psychic, the last thing she expected was to get thrown back centuries in time, and into the Scottish highlands. Stuck in the past, she ha... read more
17,048 reads votes 781 comments 167
마지막 스탠드: Lost Chances

마지막 스탠드: Lost Chances

ChristianFreeman1
4 parts / 3 pages, updated Nov 23, 2014
The first in a trilogy. When families start to vanish in a peace and tranquil time, a yo... read more
138 reads votes 7 comments 12
War of the Gods

War of the Gods

RyleSicat
6 parts / 15 pages, updated Nov 16, 2014G
Leera's father gave her the most unexpected gift on her 18th birthday. No, it was not a car, nor was any gadget. But something much more important... A NEW LIFE. Her mis... read more
262 reads votes 26 comments 9
River Realm

River Realm

RobertRichburg
8 parts / 23 pages, updated Nov 01, 2014PG-13
This is the beginning of my second book, River Realm. Please vote for every chapter! :)
1,336 reads votes 252 comments 34
In Between Days

In Between Days

AnneJamison2
48 parts / 137 pages, updated Sep 12, 2014PG-13Video
It's 1985 in the Chicago suburbs, but IN BETWEEN DAYS is not your mother's love story. Or if it is, she isn't telling.
100,693 reads votes 1,506 comments 302
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A short story is a work of fiction and is similar to a novel, but just shorter. It can be as short as a few pages or much longer, and divided into a few chapters. Short stories can be any genre and are usually less complex than novels, with a single story line and less characters.