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.

The Servant

The Servant

JKRowlingHopeful
2 parts / 11 pages, updated Mar 14, 2015
Corrine Millis, age ten, gets shipped off to a manor home after her younger brother dies. There, she has to adjust to her new life. But shortly after, suspicions start rising... read more
45 reads votes 8 comments 4
Husband's Betrayal [Slow Updates]

Husband's Betrayal [Slow Updates]

justabookloverr
3 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014Video
Working on an awesome description..
1,063 reads votes 32 comments 6
The Unwilling Scout

The Unwilling Scout

Coffeensmores
4 parts / 3 pages, updated Feb 06, 2015
Avery barely thought of the war. She had a quiet, peaceful life on her family's farm, and she intended to keep it that way. Her plans are ruined when, due to events out of her control, she finds herself stuck in the camp of the British Legion.
616 reads votes 26 comments 22
A Lady Never Tells

A Lady Never Tells

laura0703
24 parts / 32 pages, updated Aug 29, 2012Completed
At the age of six, Lillian Jones lost her parents in a terrible fire. She then was shipped off to live with her Grandmother. As an adult, Lillian becomes curious about ... read more
21,152 reads votes 165 comments 47
Irish Sea

Irish Sea

tristam_james
2 pages, updated Oct 14, 2014Completed
My second short story based around the Shipping Forecast areas.
89 reads votes 11 comments 8
The forgiven Days: Nazi upcoming

The forgiven Days: Nazi upcoming

Parker___
26 parts / 13 pages, updated Jun 25, 2014
Edward an 18 year old German soldier during world war 2 is about to get his life changed when a mission commanded by Adolf Hitler called "The Final Solution" starts.
1,247 reads votes 17 comments 1
When Dawn Breaks

When Dawn Breaks

Frompasttopen
17 parts / 52 pages, updated Dec 16, 2013Completed
Love was fiction, found in novels and fairy tales, wild and fanciful. At least that’s how Dawn Rowley saw it, as a plot in a book. Dawn is the daughter on a wealthy Barro... read more
132,309 reads votes 6,635 comments 403
The Executioner's Mask

The Executioner's Mask

NeverTrustaDuck
15 parts / 74 pages, updated Apr 25, 2014Completed
Jean-Luc de Martain has never shown much interest in women. His biggest secret - his secret identity as the town executioner - makes it difficult to trust others... read more
19,411 reads votes 1,037 comments 256
The Ripper's Wife

The Ripper's Wife

CigarettesAndCorsets
8 parts / 43 pages, updated Aug 21, 2013
Jack the Ripper. The name strikes fear into the hearts of those living in Victorian London. Preying on innocent women, the mysterious murderer slinks along the cobbles... read more
31,000 reads votes 866 comments 186
Find (On Hold)

Find (On Hold)

Bribelle
2 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 26, 2013
Ruth was just a peasant that dreamed of being a princess. If only she knew that her dream was about to come true-- and in a way she least expected. Bloodshed was only supposed... read more
5,996 reads votes 78 comments 36
Mask of The Highwaywoman [GirlXGirl] {Short}

Mask of The Highwaywoman [GirlXGirl] {Short}

NiamhMurphy8
7 parts / 5 pages, updated Dec 07, 2012Completed
Evelyn, the bored daughter of a rich aristocrat, is on her way home when her stagecoach is attacked by a gang of vicious outlaws. Terrified at first, she is soon fascinated by the captivating Highwaywoman.
22,597 reads votes 654 comments 107
The Forced Bride (Wattys2014)

The Forced Bride (Wattys2014)

bluelipstick12
4 parts / 13 pages, updated Dec 19, 2014
(Excerpt from the story please read) “You are sleeping in my spot,” he said. “I’m sorry,” I whisper as I quickly gather mysel... read more
457 reads votes 18 comments 4
Secrobilla

Secrobilla

TyreeJaquan
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Nov 14, 2014Pictures
A greedy, murderous, treacherous king , is bared two sons. He treats them like meaningless dogs until one day the eldest rebels against him and is banished for his actions. 5 ... read more
50 reads votes 1 comments 0
Of Dark and Bright

Of Dark and Bright

Charlotte1194
26 parts / 61 pages, updated Oct 13, 2014
Grace and Henry are newlyweds, and trying to build a new life together. But the road to love is not a smooth one...
109,266 reads votes 1,387 comments 241
War Prisoner

War Prisoner

Ireinz
11 parts / 223 pages, updated Oct 11, 2014
16,018 reads votes 204 comments 37
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