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.

old // afi

old // afi

mclahey
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Feb 23, 2015Pictures
"fuck are u 76?" // aLEWXA
628 reads votes 82 comments 76
Henrietta

Henrietta

Ortiz-Novels
27 parts / 73 pages, updated Feb 12, 2015Completed
Henrietta serves the riches and cruelest man in all of Theodosia. After having lost his wife during child birth he retreats from the world and Henrietta is left to fulfill her... read more
66,284 reads votes 2,566 comments 338
The low-born {Book 2}

The low-born {Book 2}

Fionalibby
18 parts / 44 pages, updated Feb 27, 2015
He was beyond her reach yet fate had other plans for them. Sent outside the confines of the palace walls by their parents who wanted them to have a real understandi... read more
10,976 reads votes 429 comments 117
The Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
4 parts / 11 pages, updated Jan 30, 2015
* 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
18,817 reads votes 761 comments 276
Dark Age Maiden

Dark Age Maiden

tomboylatte
32 parts / 64 pages, updated Feb 25, 2015
Lady Carina has boldly told her father, lord of the manor, that she will not marry the man he chose for her. She is older now, and still unmarried. Attackers assail the f... read more
15,740 reads votes 523 comments 29
The Viking Chase

The Viking Chase

kissmybutt101
4 parts / 8 pages, updated Feb 21, 2015
Twigs quietly snapped as I moved my heavy feet towards the pond where the singing was coming from. Heart beating with excitement I drew closer until I could see through... read more
4,333 reads votes 151 comments 18
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
20 parts / 46 pages, updated Feb 14, 2015
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
175,569 reads votes 6,379 comments 612
Becoming Miss Lee

Becoming Miss Lee

TheInsensibleLizzie
30 parts / 87 pages, updated Feb 26, 2015
Beatrice Fisher never would have believed that she would become the nobility of America when her parents died in a carriage accident or that the love of her life would ... read more
4,388 reads votes 279 comments 129
Athenian Slave (Book 2)

Athenian Slave (Book 2)

AzMaz90
52 parts / 132 pages, updated Feb 13, 2015
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
218,326 reads votes 5,772 comments 600
Possibility of love

Possibility of love

marymary7777
18 parts / 8 pages, updated Feb 07, 2015
Laure Elizabeth must marry. She is of age and like most of girls of her statue , the Duke , her father, will choose her husband " Dear God give me the grace to w... read more
56,256 reads votes 1,711 comments 74
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
11 parts / 17 pages, updated Jan 29, 2015Pictures
"Surrender to me, lass" He breathed hotly against the shell of her ear, causing tingles to run down her spine. His large hand reached for her face,... read more
96,722 reads votes 3,287 comments 370
The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
79 parts / 133 pages, updated Feb 22, 2015
Margot de Valois, princess of France, sister to the king, was a woman hunted and tormented in her royal palaces. Forced into marriage,... read more
234,441 reads votes 5,389 comments 838
The Harvest

The Harvest

Miss_Bookie129
6 parts / 7 pages, updated Feb 25, 2015
They were the lambs sent to the slaughter. She was the last on the list of death, but she survived this longer. She never lingered in one area, and her legs not her soul carr... read more
325 reads votes 34 comments 20
Pursuits

Pursuits

Lyana_S
51 parts / 177 pages, updated Feb 19, 2015Completed
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/
65,539 reads votes 1,803 comments 101
Forced

Forced

CrystalDove
19 parts / 71 pages, updated Jul 04, 2014
She was a normal girl. The daughter of a man who was a gambling drunkard and a woman who was sickly ill. She worked from dawn till dusk, doing her father’s bidding and looking afte... read more
354,967 reads votes 11,919 comments 1,907
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