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.

Cutthroats of the Coast

Cutthroats of the Coast

wizzobravo
22 parts / 62 pages, updated Oct 24, 2014PG-13
Pirates! Rum! Pirates! More rum! Naked pirates! What would it be like to find yourself among the scurvy dogs of a dread pirate crew? Follow our hero in a rum ... read more
11,712 reads votes 486 comments 606
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
139,124 reads votes 4,105 comments 538
River Realm

River Realm

RobertRichburg
7 parts / 20 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014PG-13
This is the beginning of my second book, River Realm. Please vote for every chapter! :)
681 reads votes 145 comments 21
Victor Hart Volume #2

Victor Hart Volume #2

RKLawrence
19 parts / 57 pages, updated Oct 22, 2014PG
Victor Hart the Carnie detective, haunted by his own soulessness uses secret mind control techniques to solve crimes in a steampunk alternate reality. Join him as he hunts after his arch nemesis; the dastardly clockmaster Geppetto.
9,151 reads votes 284 comments 43
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
760,173 reads votes 21,729 comments 3,401
The Tattooed Princess

The Tattooed Princess

Califia
29 parts / 71 pages, updated Oct 23, 2014PG-13
Zaria was a princess—not by blood but by capture. She was abducted in her teens from the western Slavic tribes and kept as a virgin by the powerful warring king, Sh... read more
37,290 reads votes 1,203 comments 91
Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Tales of Gorania II: Rise of the Queen

Karimsuliman
12 parts / 33 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014PG-13VideoPictures
No one thought of the young gorgeous princess as a threat, but Rona proved them all wrong. Now she wages a war against King Wilander, claiming her r... read more
17,647 reads votes 1,059 comments 387
Immigrants

Immigrants

Lisaner
8 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 23, 2014PG-13Video
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3,408 reads votes 241 comments 334
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
7,998 reads votes 69 comments 11
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.
6,951 reads votes 33 comments 5
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.
96,324 reads votes 1,499 comments 298
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
66,543 reads votes 855 comments 421
The Queen of Persia

The Queen of Persia

LizMack
10 parts / 16 pages, updated Oct 23, 2014PG
As a young, Jewish orphan Hadassah was graciously taken under the wing of her cousin, who ultimately raised her. Her whole life she has known nothing of royal life or ... read more
3,083 reads votes 163 comments 88
Fall of Empires

Fall of Empires

SimonJones8
22 parts / 43 pages, updated Oct 07, 2014PG-13Completed
For centuries Rome and Persia have fought each other. This will be the last great war between them. The Roman Empire stands on the brink of annihilation. Its lands are ov... read more
237,955 reads votes 1,446 comments 179
Merlin's Gold

Merlin's Gold

TheOrangutan
35 parts / 112 pages, updated Jul 13, 2011PGVideoPicturesCompleted
(Historical Fiction / Adventure) Treachery and intrigue combine with adventure, action and romance in this tale set around the legends of Arthur and Merlin. The court of ... read more
1,771,207 reads votes 3,786 comments 2,235
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