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.

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

The Steward of Blackwood Hall

flights_of_fantasy
13 parts / 36 pages, updated Jan 28, 2015PG
Despite living thirty miles from London, Anabelle Latimer knows her chances of finding a husband in their sleepy village are as thin as cook’s white soup. T... read more
7,263 reads votes 391 comments 125
The low-born {Book 2}

The low-born {Book 2}

Fionalibby
15 parts / 36 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
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
8,448 reads votes 364 comments 104
The Highlander

The Highlander

bloodxlove
18 parts / 40 pages, updated Jan 20, 2015PG-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
115,943 reads votes 4,470 comments 462
The Runaway Princess

The Runaway Princess

littleLo
28 parts / 93 pages, updated Jan 02, 2015PGCompleted
To the unknowing eye, the exotic young woman making her way through the English countryside is just another poor girl, hungry and looking for work. But Elena Del Fue... read more
469,570 reads votes 24,048 comments 2,417
The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

The Highlander's Servant (Book One of the Highlander Possession Series)

foreverhopeful
40 parts / 87 pages, updated Jan 26, 2015Completed
After Kirstin Croft becomes involved in an unfortunate occurrence with a petrifying man, she scurries away from him in fear. It is only when a ... read more
1,715,584 reads votes 51,280 comments 3,938
The Reluctant Pirate Queen

The Reluctant Pirate Queen

rskovach
3 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 11, 2015PG
* 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
9,986 reads votes 460 comments 175
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

keyframed
7 parts / 20 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG
1955. Unsuspecting boy. Big-hearted girl. Small-minded town. Invincible summer.
16,730 reads votes 1,398 comments 505
Duty

Duty

the_hooded_girl
14 parts / 38 pages, updated Jan 23, 2015PG
If you had to choose between love and duty, what would you do? Vara is a lucky girl. Adopted into the king’s household and companion to the prince, people have almost forgotten she... read more
6,345 reads votes 308 comments 108
A Most Mysterious Gentleman

A Most Mysterious Gentleman

TheGeekInterpreter
37 parts / 47 pages, updated Jan 28, 2015
When Rosalie, daughter and heiress to the Duke of Trent, gets caught in a situation that leaves her with no options except to marry a rather dashing man she's... read more
163,546 reads votes 7,871 comments 453
The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

The Boy in the Woods (Watty's 2014)

KatherineArlene
55 parts / 250 pages, updated Dec 09, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
A mysterious and poignant coming of age story with the same classic feel as A Little Princess and The Secret Garden. In 1958, a young girl grieving ... read more
2,467,217 reads votes 57,872 comments 27,061
Marriage As Punishment

Marriage As Punishment

SabraSkye
23 parts / 31 pages, updated Jan 02, 2015
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
415,075 reads votes 9,712 comments 720
Descendants of Rome

Descendants of Rome

tall_girl
21 parts / 53 pages, updated Jan 28, 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
11,474 reads votes 721 comments 121
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
25 parts / 87 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014PG-13PicturesCompleted
After pirates kidnap seventeen-year-old Ana in a case of mistaken identity, the orphaned housemaid prepares for the worst. Instead, playing the wholesome daughter o... read more
719,542 reads votes 26,890 comments 4,492
The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
76 parts / 128 pages, updated Jan 25, 2015PG-13
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
225,771 reads votes 5,106 comments 814
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
26 parts / 76 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
3,028,704 reads votes 61,196 comments 7,988
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