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Focus: Fiction Historical, Since: 10-19-06
Founder: Sarika - Stories: 17 - Followers: 6 - id: 101
A community dedicated to EPIC historical fiction, or stories that read like good historical novels. Minimal conventional or cliché plots here, and stories must happen before 1900, or WWI. Stories also must either be based on actual historical events, or be inspired by them. Please read! If you think your story qualifies, please send me a message.

Warlord: Ironside by A.J Evans reviews
The year is 1013. The Danish have ravaged the shores of England and Prince Edmund finds himself an exile in Normandy. Stuck between a violent invasion and dangerous internal politics he tries to find peace in the land he loves.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 52,752 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 5/7/2007 - Published: 1/4/2007
Foul Is Fair by Rozalia Teregrin reviews
Chapter 2! During the reign of James I of England, is the love of one lady enough to save one man from treason, regicide, and death?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,203 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 8/3/2006 - Published: 7/17/2006
Forsaken Identity by kristy23 reviews
An unnamed king. An overthrow of power. A lost identity...thousands of years ago, on the island of Crete, Lena lost her future. Now, a slave struggling to support her once noble family, can she keep her enemy's trust long enough to destroy him? FINISHED!
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 72,173 - Reviews: 261 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 6/13/2006 - Published: 5/26/2004 - Complete
Wishing Upon A Star by sweet-sara2100 reviews
Victorian London-Alaina has always striven to be good Christian woman, but when fate takes a turn for the worst she is forced into a life of prostitution. Her life becomes one of sin, made good only by the young clergyman, who has stolen her heart. R&R
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,673 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 3/15/2008 - Published: 1/7/2006
Bloody Mary by kristy23 reviews
Her father abandoned her. Her mother was kept from her. Her brother denied her, her cousin tried to take her place, and her husband was seduced by her sister. And yet, history would remember her as the villain. The story of Bloody Mary.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,807 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 6/22/2006 - Published: 4/13/2006
The Battle Stone by Jackaroe reviews
To save his mother and their freedom, young Cadwgawn surrenders his own liberty to enter the trecherous world of Knighthood. But he soon learns that every breath of freedom must be paid with captured blood.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,501 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 7/5/2006 - Published: 6/5/2006
Cassara by Ashley the Fair reviews
Princess Cassara of England has always longed for freedom and independence and the Scottish Highlands have embodied that spirit. So when she flees a betrothal, she finds that Scotland isn't all it's meant to be, or is it? Updated!
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,398 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 8/19/2006 - Published: 3/22/2004
Love, A Foolish Thing of Sorts by Starox200 reviews
She was enraptured at the sight of him, but the Prince D'Artagnan was far beyond her reach. Who could ever love a brazen vixen like the lady D'Ervonne? A man with an equal or perhaps a greater strength of will and certainly one of great patience. Or not..
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Romance/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,146 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 10/28/2006 - Published: 5/30/2006
Diamonds and Roses by R. Antanor reviews
Cate is the youngest daughter of England's noblest knight, but she lives her life in the shadow of her sister who may be Queen. The day comes, however, that Cate must choose between freedom and fortune...but what will make her happier?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 75,989 - Reviews: 571 - Favs: 206 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 5/31/2007 - Published: 7/19/2003
Lady of Scarlet by lili brik reviews
Rahab, a Canaanite prostitute, is obsessed with the mythos growing around a band of escaped Egyptian slaves, even as she plies her trade among the land's most affluent princes. Will her obsession lead to ruin or salvation?
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,735 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 12/19/2007 - Published: 5/25/2006
Valkyrie by faery tragedy reviews
1066 England. As a pagan, Ragnhildr Grythsdottir was always an outcast. After Hastings, she becomes a reluctant hero who, despite her appearance, wins the loyalty of the East Anglians, the love of a handsome warrior and learns what it means to have power.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 88 - Words: 166,978 - Reviews: 214 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 12/26/2009 - Published: 11/19/2005
Serpent Tongue by Sarika reviews
(The Arrival of Abel) Chavvah was the first woman born of man and woman, daughter of Adam and Eve. She witnessed the death of one brother and the banishment of the other. Her words are cursed because her words killed. Reviews welcome.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,252 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/21/2005 - Published: 10/17/2005
The Dauntless by Sarika reviews
(VII The Return) When the thirteen survivors of a shipwreck find themselves on an uninhabited island, they seek shelter in an abandoned castle. There they attempt to recreate an older world–and all of its flaws. Please review and I'll return the favor.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 11,658 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/13/2006 - Published: 8/18/2005
The Tower by Sarika reviews
Madeleine, accused of a simple crime, is imprisoned in a tower with three others. One by one, her fellow captives are taken from her, and each to a fate meant for someone else. A re-write of La Tour. Please review.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,008 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/31/2006 - Published: 1/1/2006