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.

To Love an Outlaw (Into the West #1) (A Wattpad Reading List Choice)

To Love an Outlaw (Into the West #1) (A Wattpad Reading List Choice)

cerebral_1
20 parts / 113 pages, updated Oct 16, 2012PG-13Completed
***A WATTPAD'S FEATURED BOOK LIST selection.*** Callie West is a widow determined to make it on her own in a man's world. Sonny McQuade is a g... read more
479,843 reads votes 9,706 comments 1,898
A Vikings Trophy

A Vikings Trophy

MetallicaforLife557
18 parts / 12 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG
I never thought that my village would be destroyed. I never thought that I would be the only one left. I never thought that they would come. I never thought that the Vik... read more
14,438 reads votes 619 comments 63
Cowboy's regret

Cowboy's regret

baba5baba
25 parts / 49 pages, updated Jul 31, 2014PG-13Completed
He was too rich and too powerful to consider the girl like Olivia for anything more than a fling. Olivia might be poor like a church mouse, but she was intelligent.Word... read more
213,705 reads votes 8,317 comments 483
The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

The Scented Glove (Book Three of The Valois series)

GemmaLawrence31
72 parts / 122 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014PG-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
216,028 reads votes 4,587 comments 772
Dirty Faces - Book 2

Dirty Faces - Book 2

Shubird
6 parts / 13 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014
In the winter of 1940, Ginny is thrilled to return to her beloved home in Mabry's Ridge. With the outside world becoming increasingly volatile, life seems to be going ... read more
925 reads votes 85 comments 41
The Witchfinder's Well

The Witchfinder's Well

JonathanPosner
26 parts / 96 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PG
Summer 1565. Justine Parker is a girl who just can't help seeing the best in everyone. Which is fine, until one day when she finds herself unexpectedly at Gr... read more
3,241 reads votes 186 comments 133
Beautiful Slave

Beautiful Slave

Oneofakindlove313
21 parts / 9 pages, updated Dec 14, 2014
Is it possible for a slave to be brownskin, smart, beautiful, and in love with the master. Yes it is. Harmony is a slave in Temple, Georgia. She is young and a target for lots of men. What happens when she's up for bid....again??
8,713 reads votes 246 comments 28
A Most Mysterious Gentleman

A Most Mysterious Gentleman

TheGeekInterpreter
32 parts / 40 pages, updated Dec 03, 2014
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
81,658 reads votes 3,862 comments 252
Her Royal Match

Her Royal Match

SanayaKant
52 parts / 187 pages, updated Nov 05, 2014PG-13Completed
Set in the late Victorian era of 1890 when women liberation was still a distant dream, Princess Marine , a certified doctor & a rebellion in the royal family is one a... read more
470,636 reads votes 9,057 comments 948
Keeping Faith  (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

Keeping Faith (Book 3 in the Red Valley Series)

amysturges
37 parts / 88 pages, updated Dec 13, 2014PG-13
This is book 3 in the Red Valley Series but like the other ones, it can be read by itself. Faith Matthews is a headstrong, independent wom... read more
107,526 reads votes 4,005 comments 312
MULATTO (Iyila) (Editing)

MULATTO (Iyila) (Editing)

MISSDOUYE
37 parts / 89 pages, updated Dec 18, 2014PG-13
A Historical/ Romance novel MULATTO (Iyila) tells the story of a young slave girl during the era when slavery was at its highest peak in South America - the year 18... read more
36,033 reads votes 976 comments 285
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 Dec 05, 2014Completed
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
1,385,200 reads votes 41,313 comments 3,311
Highborn

Highborn

sara-pizza-cats
11 parts / 21 pages, updated Dec 17, 2014G
I heard yelling in dad's room I went running and hid behind his bedroom door " no there's nothing you can do that will make me change my mind " dad said shouting &... read more
1,114 reads votes 122 comments 101
Rachel's Story

Rachel's Story

AnitaMisra
28 parts / 117 pages, updated Jan 28, 2013GCompleted
Rachel Warren was an ordinary maiden leading an ordinary yet secure life, until an unforeseen misfortune forces her to take up a post as governess to two young girls. Foll... read more
318,419 reads votes 4,642 comments 526
Carols & Courtship

Carols & Courtship

AdelynAnn
6 parts / 18 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014PGVideoPictures
When Christmas comes to the sleepy town of Hillbury, so does a love letter for Holly Ambrose- a love letter from a secret admirer. Amidst the yuletide balls and Chri... read more
255 reads votes 22 comments 18
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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...