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.

Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

Mail Order Bride Mishap (Into the West #3)

cerebral_1
23 parts / 169 pages, updated Sep 10, 2014PG-13
All Fiona O’Toole ever dreamed of was running her own millinery shop and seeing her creations worn on the general public. Easier said than done, i... read more
343,072 reads votes 12,381 comments 3,305
Highland Strength (Book 3)

Highland Strength (Book 3)

AzMaz90
49 parts / 141 pages, updated Sep 14, 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... read more
55,927 reads votes 3,673 comments 745
Victor Hart Volume #2

Victor Hart Volume #2

RKLawrence
18 parts / 53 pages, updated Sep 12, 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.
6,086 reads votes 210 comments 39
She Beast

She Beast

mazimai
6 parts / 10 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014G
Beauty and the Beast with a twist. Belle is the beast and the prince is the beauty, Sent to leave in her fathers childhood home in the middle of nowhere, She only has three peo... read more
5,864 reads votes 157 comments 23
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
17 parts / 20 pages, updated Aug 21, 2014PG-13
At sixteen, Sunngifu is more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She is destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father fails to pay the Viking's tribute...
93,285 reads votes 4,887 comments 253
Something Blue

Something Blue

Vanair
35 parts / 51 pages, updated Sep 12, 2014PG-13Completed
Something old, something new, something borrowed something blue... Anne and Jacqueline have become young women, marriage and engagements bringing them to happiness. But the... read more
7,631 reads votes 206 comments 3
Fall of Empires

Fall of Empires

SimonJones8
23 parts / 43 pages, updated Sep 02, 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
227,259 reads votes 1,350 comments 180
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
21 parts / 28 pages, updated Aug 24, 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
321,124 reads votes 7,328 comments 558
The Devil's Grin

The Devil's Grin

Annelie_Wendeberg
25 parts / 67 pages, updated Feb 14, 2014PG-13Completed
In Victorian London's cesspool of crime and disease, a series of murders remains undiscovered until a cholera victim is found floating in the city's drinking water supp... read more
223,326 reads votes 3,444 comments 410
Chinese Touch

Chinese Touch

CottonCandyMe
15 parts / 9 pages, updated Sep 16, 2014
Shang Dynasty. Ming Yon, a young girl with the ability to bring statues to life, is chased across Medieval China by the Emperor's guards in an effort to escape capture. Wit... read more
869 reads votes 69 comments 55
The Elissa

The Elissa

MsHawthrone
33 parts / 74 pages, updated Sep 08, 2014PG-13Video
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
19,735 reads votes 1,197 comments 225
Unspoken

Unspoken

the_hooded_girl
30 parts / 80 pages, updated Sep 05, 2014PG
Due to a traumatic event in the past, Milena has lost the ability to speak. With her family of travelers she follows the Long Road. They stake their wagons for a short period of ... read more
125,248 reads votes 3,798 comments 597
Duchess

Duchess

NicoletteAndrews
16 parts / 41 pages, updated Sep 12, 2014PG-13Completed
When Damara, the Duchess of Florett, received a message from the palace, she knew it could only mean one thing. Her husband was dead. She had prepared herself for this moment eve... read more
7,654 reads votes 286 comments 56
A Viking's Catch

A Viking's Catch

foreverhopeful
9 parts / 20 pages, updated Sep 15, 2014PG-13Video
The waves crashed against the shores, as if angry of the lies the land now held. Such promises had once been made by the land to protect its people, and yet it had not... read more
51,950 reads votes 3,111 comments 446
The Story of a Mulatto House Slave

The Story of a Mulatto House Slave

ForeverUnfallenHeart
33 parts / 24 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014PG-13
This is a story of a house slave of a very prosperous plantation in Charleston, South Carolina. Not just any house slave, a mulatto house slave.     ... read more
15,036 reads votes 534 comments 66
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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.