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.

Dancing with the Devil

Dancing with the Devil

conleyswifey
29 parts / 67 pages, updated Aug 18, 2014PG-13
*** Ansel Adams, or Ance as those he knows tend to call him, is a bad man though he didn’t consider that to be his fault. His father had been a bad man, his grandf... read more
247,881 reads votes 13,758 comments 1,375
The Robber Knight's Love

The Robber Knight's Love

RobThier
28 parts / 79 pages, updated Aug 15, 2014PG
Ayla has uncovered a terrible secret: the man she loves is in fact her worst enemy. As a mighty army gathers to destroy her and her people, she must ask hersel... read more
1,340,667 reads votes 45,987 comments 8,378
War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

War Prize (A Roman Britain story)

Happilyneverafters
12 parts / 32 pages, updated Aug 17, 2014PG-13
Aurelia, a Noble Roman woman, had heard of the savage British tribes, their mystic Celtic ways, and the battles the Roman army was fighting against them o... read more
135,367 reads votes 7,171 comments 928
The Pirate King and I

The Pirate King and I

rskovach
14 parts / 48 pages, updated Aug 17, 2014PG-13Pictures
After pirates kidnap an orphaned housemaid in a case of mistaken identity, she prepares for the worst. Instead, seventeen-year-old Ana sets sail on the adventure of... read more
67,276 reads votes 3,506 comments 1,286
The Duke's Daughter

The Duke's Daughter

jaidesmama
86 parts / 241 pages, updated Aug 15, 2014PG-13
The Duke of Marlborough has signed betrothal contracts on behalf of his daughter, Lady Arianna Kent. But Arianna is not the type to blindly follow her father's bidd... read more
3,552,736 reads votes 50,446 comments 3,441
The Boy in the Woods

The Boy in the Woods

KatherineArlene
34 parts / 154 pages, updated Aug 15, 2014PG-13Video
In 1958, a young girl grieving the loss of her parents is taken from the only home she's ever known in the big city. Brought to live on the rural family estate, she... read more
748,119 reads votes 19,711 comments 8,042
The Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert

FeastOfNoise
26 parts / 76 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014PG-13
In order to protect her daughter, Fadia disguises her only child, Maria, as a boy when Zane, the arrogant, demonically handsome rogue attacks their town and claims it a... read more
2,494,303 reads votes 49,688 comments 6,396
My Highlander, My Love

My Highlander, My Love

Loulakoulouris
27 parts / 29 pages, updated Aug 19, 2014
Kyra was a beautiful twentyone year old young woman, who just finished undergrad school, and was super excited to start law school in September. She was beautiful, ... read more
91,626 reads votes 6,638 comments 387
My Dark Knight

My Dark Knight

_imperfect
45 parts / 171 pages, updated Aug 11, 2014PG-13
In the era where swords rule, where women consider their modesty their greatest virtue. Where a man would kill to find his wife warming another mans bed, a time when women ... read more
3,170,587 reads votes 51,482 comments 7,038
Viking's Tribute

Viking's Tribute

JVernis
15 parts / 17 pages, updated Aug 16, 2014PG-13
At sixteen, Sunngifu was more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She was destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father failed to pay the Viking's tribute...
30,976 reads votes 2,057 comments 141
Armor

Armor

stormcloud08
27 parts / 47 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014
Isabella, future queen of Gardia, unlike any lady of her time, is no damsel, but a fierce warrior. Though respected by men and shunned by women she fleetingly wonders what it would ... read more
85,531 reads votes 4,945 comments 378
Captured by the Enemy

Captured by the Enemy

Jkfamous
21 parts / 34 pages, updated Aug 18, 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
103,251 reads votes 2,785 comments 420
The Scented Glove

The Scented Glove

GemmaLawrence31
34 parts / 54 pages, updated Aug 19, 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, desired by her own brothers, her ... read more
49,616 reads votes 1,612 comments 273
Guardian of Rome

Guardian of Rome

tall_girl
35 parts / 107 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014PG-13Pictures
Five months have passed since Krista and her band of gladiators delivered a swift and humiliating defeat to the Roman army. Now Krista has become the leader of a slav... read more
83,812 reads votes 3,133 comments 516
A search for my Ascendants

A search for my Ascendants

Capriya
18 parts / 11 pages, updated Aug 20, 2014
I am going to travel half - way around the globe, to find out my long lost ancestors and the secrets they passed to us! Join with me through this journey of ... read more
4,980 reads votes 391 comments 223
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