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.

Dark Age Maiden

Dark Age Maiden

tomboylatte
50 parts / 119 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015Completed
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
41,251 reads votes 1,985 comments 112
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
196 parts / 320 pages, updated Dec 15, 2014
Kyra was a twenty-one year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, vibrant a... read more
9,866,571 reads votes 152,210 comments 9,420
Blackwell Bounty

Blackwell Bounty

MoonHowl
21 parts / 156 pages, updated Apr 21, 2015
When Edith Harris first encountered the mysterious Calvin McClain she never expected that her life would change so drastically simply because of their meeting. Edith is ... read more
45,661 reads votes 1,668 comments 340
The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

The Invincible Summer of Juniper Jones

keyframed
17 parts / 76 pages, updated Mar 29, 2015
1955. Unsuspecting boy. Big-hearted girl. Small-minded town. Invincible summer.
144,795 reads votes 5,734 comments 2,571
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

VaineLuchia
3 parts / 7 pages, updated Feb 08, 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
60,278 reads votes 2,198 comments 424
Nefertiti's Heart

Nefertiti's Heart

AWExley
16 parts / 76 pages, updated Apr 24, 2015
Cara Devon has always suffered curiosity and impetuousness, but tangling with a serial killer might cure that. Permanently. London, 1861. Impoverished noble Cara has... read more
7,267 reads votes 201 comments 77
Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

Ruthless Highlander's Kiss

NaeRussell
11 parts / 24 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
181,901 reads votes 5,633 comments 499
The Viking Slave

The Viking Slave

CamoJane
8 parts / 26 pages, updated Apr 25, 2015
What would you do if your world was turned upside down in the blink of an eye? When Astrid's peaceful home is raided by the Vikings at only fifteen, she is taken as a s... read more
20,188 reads votes 973 comments 79
Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Ravensdale (Ongoing)

Davrielle
76 parts / 248 pages, updated Apr 08, 2015
MAGICAL REALISM/ HISTORICAL In 2012, Dora Harding finds an old letter and a Victorian desk in a Manhattan antique shop owned by her best friend David. He specifically ... read more
677,964 reads votes 17,895 comments 3,276
The Traitor's Daughter

The Traitor's Daughter

QueenMorgan
13 parts / 97 pages, updated Apr 19, 2015
13,409 reads votes 461 comments 121
Midnight Blue

Midnight Blue

JulieGranger
8 parts / 37 pages, updated Apr 23, 2015
The "Porcelain White" saga continues in Book Two, "Midnight Blue". It was 1877 in Redwood, Minnesota. Thomas Renshaw and Ben Grant had become the most e... read more
2,858 reads votes 159 comments 52
The Orchid House

The Orchid House

LucindaRiley
25 parts / 89 pages, updated Apr 23, 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
8,267 reads votes 247 comments 12
The Debt

The Debt

janekiley_DoctorWho_
21 parts / 42 pages, updated Dec 24, 2014Completed
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
265,221 reads votes 6,636 comments 225
Viking's rage

Viking's rage

B3cca16
17 parts / 22 pages, updated Apr 17, 2015
They came. They took. They pillaged. They killed. They burnt. Then, They left. Taking me with them. Vikings destroyed my family home, they took me to unknown lands and kept me as a slave.
50,630 reads votes 2,320 comments 134
Runaway Princess

Runaway Princess

TheBeautyintheBeast
22 parts / 50 pages, updated Apr 20, 2015
Princess Lyra was asked something that she never thought her father would ever dream of. The King asked her to marry a perfect stranger for his connections. Ones she rea... read more
23,009 reads votes 1,202 comments 89
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Historical Fiction Historical Fiction
Historical Fiction are stories that take place in the past. They are different from time travel stories, as they do not include any Fantastical Elements and deal with the lives and plots of characters who lived many years ago as the author imagines those times to be! Historical Fiction may take place during extraordinary historical events, but it doesn't have to. Historical Fiction can cover any period of time that would be considered the past. This is a new category on Wattpad, put up bec...