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.

Six Feet Under

Six Feet Under

nutellawaffles
10 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014G
"I just want to keep that little flame in everyone alive, so that one day it may converge with others and burn as one, against the frozen frosted heart that had the fire out for long enough."
2,336 reads votes 111 comments 109
Journey to the North

Journey to the North

rosaimee
6 parts / 11 pages, updated Sep 18, 2014
It was time of war. Blood stained the plains of Lerida. Anibal de Albis was forced to abandon his home leaving everything he possessed, including his wife and son as... read more
1,212 reads votes 41 comments 38
In the Midst of War

In the Midst of War

TFIOS_DoctorWho_
16 parts / 14 pages, updated Oct 03, 2014PG-13Completed
Elyza Miller is a German Jew in the heart of Berlin. Her family is supposed to be shipped off to a concentration camp with hundreds of thousands of other Jews, gays a... read more
2,322 reads votes 115 comments 52
Mr and Mrs Kennedy

Mr and Mrs Kennedy

historygeek123
12 parts / 6 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014PGCompleted
On the 19th May 1994 the world lost an icon, a son and daughter lost their mother and a family lost their role-model. How does Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis’s dea... read more
892 reads votes 78 comments 26
Fiery Spirit

Fiery Spirit

EmmyBrand
30 parts / 63 pages, updated Aug 30, 2013PGVideo
Fiery Spirit tells the story of Princess Marjorie Bruce-with a twist. Marjorie is a nine year old Scottish Princess who is destined to sit in the courtyards of Ayrshire unti... read more
5,441 reads votes 175 comments 136
Dear Mom

Dear Mom

__WilliamCarter
1 page, updated May 23, 2014GCompleted
A letter a son wrote to his mother the day before a horrifying tragedy happened in the United State's history. . . The people in this letter are fictional, and this was not an actual letter written.
58 reads votes 9 comments 2
Cherokee Pride

Cherokee Pride

writingforHisglory16
9 parts / 7 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014G
Lalita Soaring-Eagles world comes to a halt as she learns of both her parents death. With the U.S army coming to drive the Cherokees West, Lalita is faced with a life or d... read more
1,469 reads votes 65 comments 26
Never Say Die: The Life of Élodie Thénardier (Les Misérables Fan Fiction)

Never Say Die: The Life of Élodie Thénardier (Les Misérables Fan Fiction)

JasmineFeehan
9 parts / 21 pages, updated Jan 03, 2014
Élodie knew from a young age the life she had wasn't going to make her happy. She decided to take matters into her own hands and ... read more
8,846 reads votes 134 comments 86
City of the Underground

City of the Underground

bstill
13 parts / 28 pages, updated Mar 14, 2013
Two strong lines of royalty mean to unite their children. One to remove a threat, and one to secure their threatened lands. But what will come when the couple betrothed are each in love with another?
6,121 reads votes 121 comments 65
Saving the Enemy

Saving the Enemy

freakywirter1290
10 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 22, 2014PG-13
My life used to be filled of my family, friends, sports and school. I had the life that everyone wanted being loved, cared for, feed and with a roof always over my head. ... read more
4,046 reads votes 131 comments 136
A fresh start

A fresh start

LukeTheLad
32 parts / 37 pages, updated Mar 28, 2012PG-13Completed
Princess Rebecca Hudson married to Prince Nicholas Milano after her father and his father made an agreement. Nicholas turns out to be just the slimeball she knew he would be.... read more
84,124 reads votes 615 comments 274
Chinese Touch

Chinese Touch

CottonCandyMe
32 parts / 22 pages, updated Sep 28, 2014Completed
Shang Dynasty. Ming Yon, a young girl with the ability to bring statues to life, is chased across Medieval China by the Emperor's guards in an effort to escape capture. Wit... read more
3,029 reads votes 230 comments 112
Lament of the Cursed

Lament of the Cursed

AsianAuthor
25 parts / 46 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014
The jade dragon turns slowly, constantly circling over and over again in a never ending cycle of bitter despair. It has no beginning. It has no end. And it will neve... read more
6,045 reads votes 199 comments 212
Star of Daylight (Book Two of the Viking Series)

Star of Daylight (Book Two of the Viking Series)

DomriStevens
8 parts / 23 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014PG-13
Kata had become Star of Daylight, and next in line to be the head shaman of the tribes of The People. She had overcome adversity and found ... read more
3,383 reads votes 130 comments 91
an ocean away || m.c au

an ocean away || m.c au

nashtycalum
33 parts / 18 pages, updated Jul 25, 2014Completed
in which two lovers are separated by the pacific ocean and their only way of communication is through letters || cover by Hannah @disappointing || Historical Fiction... read more
4,094 reads votes 235 comments 201
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