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.

To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
4 parts / 8 pages, updated May 04, 2015VideoPictures
What can a slave girl do when she's but a pawn in a game of kings? Sent to the enemy kingdom as a spy and an assassin, Cinclair has only one goal in mind: kill the King of... read more
74,374 reads votes 2,887 comments 525
Hunting the Hunter (Second in Lone Wolf series)

Hunting the Hunter (Second in Lone Wolf series)

conleyswifey
34 parts / 130 pages, updated Sep 20, 2012Completed
Sequal to 'Lone Wolf'. Brendon is a hunter. Born immortal with the sole purpose of hunting down and killing all immortals who threaten the we... read more
911,646 reads votes 22,720 comments 1,360
Regency Masquerade

Regency Masquerade

VeraLoy
16 parts / 37 pages, updated May 20, 2015Pictures
As a gambler’s daughter, Frances was resigned to spending her life masquerading as a boy, learning how to shoot a pistol and fight with a sword. Constantly moving from ... read more
48,143 reads votes 569 comments 109
The Corinthians Series: Rules of Masquerade

The Corinthians Series: Rules of Masquerade

Arielaii
31 parts / 95 pages, updated Aug 13, 2012PicturesCompleted
What will you get if you pair a reckless, impulsive, dramatic young lady and London's corinthian and master conspirator in an obscure engagement?... read more
1,116,080 reads votes 19,070 comments 1,926
Loving the Pharaoh

Loving the Pharaoh

luckycharms
52 parts / 150 pages, updated Nov 11, 2012Completed
The beautiful Nathifa has always been reaping the benefits of being the daughter of the Pharaoh's most trusted vizier. She has a rich family, a 'devoted' lover and a mai... read more
409,105 reads votes 6,857 comments 861
Descendants of Rome

Descendants of Rome

tall_girl
32 parts / 94 pages, updated May 16, 2015
It has been nearly two decades since Krista and her band of gladiators won their freedom but the empire is far from peaceful. The Colosseum still remains and with t... read more
38,130 reads votes 1,963 comments 258
The Nightmare Daze

The Nightmare Daze

Sarcadia
28 parts / 109 pages, updated Feb 02, 2015Completed
Florence Blackmore is swept away from her home in the Victorian countryside, victim to a group of men who spared her life for the sole purpose of doing her harm. Fighti... read more
58,540 reads votes 2,487 comments 290
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
26 parts / 55 pages, updated Apr 28, 2015
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
53,602 reads votes 2,351 comments 100
The Arrogant Duke

The Arrogant Duke

IamDanyelFifteen
16 parts / 25 pages, updated May 19, 2015
Grace Hamilton always had the reputation of being the Baron’s prized daughter. She was young, and very, very beautiful. But when she fails to resist the charms of a wea... read more
34,997 reads votes 1,179 comments 82
A different kind of lad

A different kind of lad

dylanneenough
21 parts / 71 pages, updated May 16, 2015
Hazel just lost her father and her stepmother wants to marry her off to an old drunkard and send her younger brother to an orphanage .She has no choice but to run... read more
17,014 reads votes 949 comments 300
The Unexpected Gentleman

The Unexpected Gentleman

IamDanyelFifteen
33 parts / 75 pages, updated Sep 18, 2014Completed
Left as an orphan at a young age, Theodore Sutherland wanted nothing that has anything to do with family. He's been running all across Europe to avoid his only f... read more
69,889 reads votes 2,071 comments 52
The Orchid House

The Orchid House

LucindaRiley
38 parts / 142 pages, updated May 21, 2015
Spanning from the 1930s to the present day, from the Wharton Park estate in England to Thailand, this sweeping novel tells the tale of a concert pianist and the aristocr... read more
15,639 reads votes 630 comments 19
The Debt

The Debt

janekiley_DoctorWho_
22 parts / 42 pages, updated May 03, 2015Completed
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
362,654 reads votes 8,975 comments 345
Dancing with the Devil (Watty Award Winner!)

Dancing with the Devil (Watty Award Winner!)

conleyswifey
48 parts / 137 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014Completed
*** Ansel Adams, or Ance as those he knows tend to call him, is a bad man though he didn’t consider that to be his fault. His father had been a ... read more
1,486,256 reads votes 52,142 comments 3,540
An Unexpected Love

An Unexpected Love

nmmorton
53 parts / 143 pages, updated May 13, 2015
Shy and awkward Elizabeth Montgomery doesn't think she'll ever find love. In a time where arranged marriages are commonplace, she's afraid she'll find herself either b... read more
492,393 reads votes 16,404 comments 2,503
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Mystery/Thriller Mystery/Thriller
What is a Mystery/Thriller story? A Mystery is a puzzle or a secret that is solved by characters in the story. Clever plotting, interesting clues, detective reasoning skills ? all of these are important elements. Similarly, Thriller stories involve a threat or imminent danger that must be overcome or resolved and often involves mysterious elements.