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.

Thief of Letters

Thief of Letters

NewMare
88 parts / 107 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Completed
In 1776, Thomas Paine's pamphlet, "Common Sense," inspired 150,000 readers to fight for their freedom against Great Britain. But at the same time, African Amer... read more
29,845 reads votes 1,182 comments 25
Giants - A Play in Two Acts

Giants - A Play in Two Acts

nate1952
4 parts / 21 pages, updated Mar 07, 2014GCompleted
A stage play using a game played in the "dead ball" era - September 2, 1915 - as the center of a narrative that includes the two Hall of Fame pitchers who played in that game, and the vast tapestry of baseball in that golden age.
7,043 reads votes 33 comments 5
In Between Days

In Between Days

AnneJamison2
48 parts / 137 pages, updated Sep 12, 2014PG-13Video
It's 1985 in the Chicago suburbs, but IN BETWEEN DAYS is not your mother's love story. Or if it is, she isn't telling.
97,232 reads votes 1,500 comments 301
The Third Uncle

The Third Uncle

srbeifuss
24 parts / 141 pages, updated May 16, 2014PGCompleted
Francesca is a headstrong teen from small town Italy who has been sent to summer with her uncles in Napoleon’s Paris. Francesca is bored. Her uncles are tiresome, not ve... read more
67,412 reads votes 866 comments 390
Merlin's Gold

Merlin's Gold

TheOrangutan
35 parts / 112 pages, updated Jul 13, 2011PGVideoPicturesCompleted
(Historical Fiction / Adventure) Treachery and intrigue combine with adventure, action and romance in this tale set around the legends of Arthur and Merlin. The court of ... read more
1,771,658 reads votes 3,792 comments 2,235
Tales of Gorania: The Warrior's Path

Tales of Gorania: The Warrior's Path

Karimsuliman
52 parts / 128 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014PG-13VideoPicturesCompleted
** A story added by Wattpad to 2 of their sponsored reading lists: "Historical Romance" and "Time & Eternity" ** The glorio... read more
457,064 reads votes 11,588 comments 3,014
Forbidden Love

Forbidden Love

historygeek123
13 parts / 9 pages, updated Oct 31, 2014PG
Its 1964, President Kennedy is running for re-election. Deep down beneath the surface he is suffering badly from being alone. He just wants to find love, but being Preside... read more
354 reads votes 78 comments 13
The Duke's Wife

The Duke's Wife

annathebooknerd
25 parts / 60 pages, updated Sep 11, 2014PG-13Pictures
When the Hemmingway's go broke, their only hope out of their dilemma is their daughter, Rhea. Rhea realizes the situation and immediately agrees to help her parents. But... read more
1,014,742 reads votes 17,223 comments 952
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
22 parts / 36 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PG
Nadie is an Algonquin Indian living with her father in her peaceful village. When one night there is a raid by the Mohawks. Suddenly, she is thrown into an intense w... read more
141,647 reads votes 4,184 comments 547
Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

Maid For Majesty: Forbidden Fruit

aj_phoenix
18 parts / 67 pages, updated Oct 31, 2014PG-13
When cunning servant, Madeline Black helps her mistress throw a party, she meets King Alexander I, a gorgeous, brilliant, seductive man who can’t keep hi... read more
11,773 reads votes 565 comments 106
Cold Heart

Cold Heart

baba5baba
12 parts / 25 pages, updated Oct 16, 2014PG-13
He will brake her heart... will she be able to forgive him...will she find happiness at last...
20,759 reads votes 740 comments 110
The Dragon Tournament [On Hiatus]

The Dragon Tournament [On Hiatus]

SnowInParadise
4 parts / 10 pages, updated Aug 16, 2014PG-13
The time of Queen Arabelle and her companions has long since passed, and a new adventure has begun in this mythical world of dragons and heroes. Casimir ... read more
7,295 reads votes 409 comments 95
Somewhere in the World

Somewhere in the World

kleindog
19 parts / 111 pages, updated Oct 30, 2014PG
13,657 reads votes 363 comments 56
Hardly a Lady

Hardly a Lady

BarneysCrew
14 parts / 65 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014PG-13
Lady Giselle DeBault is the only child of an exiled Lord, whose family once sat upon the throne of Helixonia until they were thrown aside by the current monarchs - the Decr... read more
3,895 reads votes 210 comments 19
Dancing with Deception

Dancing with Deception

xoStardust
13 parts / 64 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014Pictures
In this spin off sequal to the Last Dance, Talia, a Lady in every sense of the word, begins training at the Queen's Shield Academy for Lady Knights upon the insista... read more
362,210 reads votes 7,950 comments 1,879
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