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.

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
227,967 reads votes 1,352 comments 180
Scryer's Gulch

Scryer's Gulch

MeiLinMiranda
47 parts / 79 pages, updated Sep 19, 2014PG-13Video
Treasury Agent Annabelle Duniway is on the trail of a brilliant, twisted spellcaster in a 19th century mining town full of demons, ghosts and werecritters in this fantasy w... read more
66,625 reads votes 1,043 comments 53
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
225,468 reads votes 3,499 comments 410
The Resurrection (Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Resurrection (Book Two in The Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
112 parts / 232 pages, updated Sep 14, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
When not even death wants to keep her, Ellie Blackwell finds herself resurrected, living in a new time yet still surrounded by the same s... read more
2,100,034 reads votes 37,985 comments 7,300
The Tattooed Princess

The Tattooed Princess

Califia
23 parts / 50 pages, updated Sep 15, 2014PG-13
Zaria was a princess—not by blood but by capture. She was abducted in her teens from the western Slavic tribes and kept as a virgin by the powerful warring king, Sh... read more
14,775 reads votes 598 comments 60
Dangerous Waters

Dangerous Waters

sasha_94
8 parts / 21 pages, updated Aug 28, 2014PG-13Pictures
Adeline St. Clair, after barely surviving her last adventure aboard Poseidon's Curse, is back with a vengeance and an even bigger craving for adventure. Not only is she ... read more
24,333 reads votes 1,278 comments 131
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
127,725 reads votes 3,884 comments 615
Alcatraz

Alcatraz

heyhazza
38 parts / 33 pages, updated Sep 16, 2014PG-13
Zayn Malik. One of the most notorious gangsters of the twenty-first century. Niall Horan. Just your average University journalism student. The two were so different from each o... read more
123,621 reads votes 6,401 comments 2,082
She Beast

She Beast

mazimai
7 parts / 12 pages, updated Sep 17, 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
6,184 reads votes 179 comments 27
Prince of Knights (A Muslim's Love Story)

Prince of Knights (A Muslim's Love Story)

TheQueenofDarkness
11 parts / 24 pages, updated Sep 03, 2014GVideoPictures
السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته Arabs are well known for their culture, Poetry and hospitality. They are also known for their bravery and leader... read more
47,016 reads votes 2,188 comments 1,084
Tales of Gorania: The Warrior's Path

Tales of Gorania: The Warrior's Path

Karimsuliman
51 parts / 126 pages, updated Aug 09, 2014PG-13VideoPicturesCompleted
** A story added by Wattpad to 2 of their sponsored reading lists: "Historical Romance" and "Time & Eternity" ** The glorio... read more
415,985 reads votes 10,371 comments 2,921
Unfortunate Events

Unfortunate Events

MissDKennedy
15 parts / 6 pages, updated Sep 19, 2014
Jack and Jackie are in Dallas for an unofficial start to Jack's re-election campaign. However a series of unbelievable events begin to unfold. Who will come out alive?
307 reads votes 82 comments 18
Jack's Fight

Jack's Fight

historygeek123
20 parts / 13 pages, updated Sep 19, 2014PG
November 1963 Jack and Jackie embark on a trip to Texas to help with the re-election campaign. However, Jack’s feeling tired, depressed and suffering from health problems,... read more
632 reads votes 115 comments 23
The Kingmaker's Pawn

The Kingmaker's Pawn

Awesomely_Evil
5 parts / 24 pages, updated Sep 19, 2014PG-13
Isabelle Neville, first born daughter of the infamous Kingmaker, lives for the day she can marry her handsome prince. With the new king falling out of favour Isabe... read more
316 reads votes 37 comments 32
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
15,989 reads votes 584 comments 66
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