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.

Gladiator of Rome

Gladiator of Rome

tall_girl
38 parts / 117 pages, updated May 12, 2014
Ancient Rome’s hunger for gladiatorial combat has never been greater. The passion for novelty and variety in the arena has given rise to a range of warriors but none ... read more
567,607 reads votes 13,210 comments 1,338
Follow The Stars

Follow The Stars

TyperGirl
6 parts / 3 pages, updated Mar 27, 2015Pictures
Hendera Shamai is a 12 year old Jewish girl who believes that life is a huge fairytale. She believes that happy endings are the most possible things that ever existed. ... read more
572 reads votes 80 comments 24
Good-Night Loving Trail

Good-Night Loving Trail

hatch87
6 parts / 8 pages, updated Mar 23, 2015Pictures
1870 Texas: After being left alone at 18, Rietta heads south to live with her Uncle. Although the rational decision would be to attend boarding school back east, ... read more
3,243 reads votes 135 comments 15
The Veiled Lass

The Veiled Lass

HaleyMarie7
10 parts / 8 pages, updated Mar 28, 2015
She was hideous..that was the only explanation for why her Laird forced her to wear the veil to hide her face and hair.The reason why every mirror in the Manor was shatte... read more
2,298 reads votes 177 comments 37
Highland Bear (Book 4)

Highland Bear (Book 4)

AzMaz90
38 parts / 90 pages, updated Mar 15, 2015
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 bec... read more
56,938 reads votes 3,954 comments 813
A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

EricaTurner4
11 parts / 12 pages, updated Feb 17, 2015
Emery De Bulgaria is a young, English heiress. Having lived her entire life at King James's court, Emery is completely ready for any marriage that could be thrown at he... read more
97,789 reads votes 3,861 comments 261
židovka jménem Eliana.

židovka jménem Eliana.

kristynav7
8 parts / 7 pages, updated Mar 24, 2015Pictures
Příběh o životě mladé židovky která sama čelí peklu jmenem Holocaust.
1,638 reads votes 81 comments 35
The Highwayman's Daughter

The Highwayman's Daughter

jaidesmama
6 pages, updated Jan 19, 2015
cover by jessmb94
1,562 reads votes 66 comments 39
The Last Earl

The Last Earl

LaraBlunte
42 parts / 93 pages, updated Mar 25, 2015PicturesCompleted
"She walked up the stairs and arrived at this door, her heart thundering in her ears. She tried the latch and it was open; she walked in and he was inside. He turned t... read more
10,474 reads votes 573 comments 203
The First Queen

The First Queen

Alexis_the_Greatest
23 parts / 41 pages, updated Mar 26, 2015
Queen Eleanor of Alendar. Daughter of King Richard the Wise, and the first female ruler in the Alagorian line. Was she a force to be reckoned with? Yes. Was she on the br... read more
28,766 reads votes 1,288 comments 45
The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

The Return (Book One in the Wattpad Featured Return Series)

Cfunk3
89 parts / 166 pages, updated Aug 08, 2014VideoCompleted
A 2013 Watty Award Finalist! "Why do I remember every detail of the day I was born? It's not just because of the dream; it's becaus... read more
2,358,847 reads votes 64,604 comments 6,745
Will and Scarlett

Will and Scarlett

_AlligatorSky_
11 parts / 13 pages, updated Mar 14, 2015Pictures
A retelling of Robin Hood. Scarlett was never meant to wear rags. She was never meant to shoot an arrow. But here she is, living in Sherwood Forest with the famous outlaws, calling herself one of them.
33,262 reads votes 1,055 comments 171
Raised To Serve

Raised To Serve

milkbone07
9 parts / 10 pages, updated Mar 06, 2015
SEQUEL TO SELECTED AND SAVED COVER BY ME
15,529 reads votes 977 comments 71
The Traitor's Daughter

The Traitor's Daughter

QueenMorgan
11 parts / 71 pages, updated Mar 23, 2015
5,911 reads votes 261 comments 86
The Duke's Wife

The Duke's Wife

annathebooknerd
26 parts / 62 pages, updated Mar 04, 2015Pictures
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
1,187,181 reads votes 20,601 comments 1,096
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What are Fantasy stories? Fantasies are often inspired by mythology and magic. Typical characters include werewolves, fairies, demons, dragons, witches and wizards. Wattpad has separate sections for Vampire and Werewolf novels. Wattpad Exclusive: Traditional Fantasy Story Just for Wattpad from Author Diana Ilinca! Read it, chapter by chapter, here: http://bit.ly/d2wbr7