Category: Historical
1,200 stories
Erica

They say her voice was once bewitching to all who heard it. She was like a siren luring sailors to their deaths on quiet nights...Those are just rumours that once were, truth be told the youngest daughter of the Count was a mute. Her voice had long been lost in her childhood years, disappearing like a whisper in the wind soon to be forgotten.She too disappeared with it, fading into the background, outshined by her talented siblings. The harder she tried to regain her worth, the more she was ignored. Until a chance encounter with a stranger changes everything... Word count: [100,000 - 150,000]

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Abhishree ~ The Queen of Mahabaleshgarh

Losing this war means captured by the enemy empire and considered as their prostitutes and servants. Dreaming that situation made my heart race even more. I settled myself on the floor, close to the door. Time passed but no one came unlocking the door and allow me to fight for our pride. "Attention..." the speaker said loudly. I quickly stood up and I could feel my heart coming out of the skin. Anything can be announced at this moment. " As the Prince of Pratapgarh killed mercilessly by our strongest army, I declare the war won by the Mahabaleshgarh and all the property belonging to Pratapgarh claimed by our empire including all Money, Royalties, children and all the ladies..." I Stood Frozen at that moment. I can't hear anything else. I tried escaping the place but suddenly the door stand banged open. I ran and in the hurry, I banged to the table and fell on the floor. I tried to stand up but They came fastly and one of them caught me by pulling my hair and made me stand. It hurt like hell. I cried, I cried loudly feeling the fear and most of all losing my everything. The person holding my hair try to press his hand against my cheeks and then one of them said " Keep her for the Prince, she is the Princess Abhishree""yes... I agree, Don't touch her. Princess can only be the prostitute of the Prince" Another one said.~~~The story is set back in the sixteen century When The most powerful empire Mahableshgarh attacked the another Empire Pratapgarh and won the battle effortlessly. Losing the battle doesn't come with the loss but with the dangerous situation for the ladies. They would be treated as prostitutes, Raped, work as a slave and in the most dangerous condition sold or killed. The never saw dream of Abhishree came true. She was taken by the Prince and has to work as his slave. But her attitude was never giving up. She considered that She was the Princess, She is the Princess and she will be the Princess. THE BATTLE IS NOT ENDED YETMature content!!!

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Khalifa

✵ featured ~❝Once upon a time in Baghdad, a street girl teaches the Khalifa of the kingdom why a king needs a queen.❞✵Started: June 5, 2021. Completed: March 30, 2022. ✵cover by @xniftykayxfeatured on wattpad historical fiction, undiscovered, and dangerous love profiles.Highest ranking #1 in historical fiction.

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Married to the Northerner

Avani, a princess from the lands of the south; beloved and cherished by her people, hated and abused by her family. Despite having the finest dresses, sharpest knowledge, and incomparable beauty, all she yearns for is love.Nathaniel, the king of the northern land. His people love him more than anything, praising his leadership, bravery, and generosity. Everything he does is for the betterment of his people and kingdom. Other king's fear him, being his enemy is practically self destruction.When a proposal reaches to him from the southern King, his enemy, he already knew his answer. The strengths of both Kingdoms increase and have each other's back instead of being foes, in exchange for the marriage of Princess Avani and King Nathaniel.Thrown into a forced marriage, where cultures are intertwined, sacrifices are made, friendships are formed, and love blossoms. Will the Princess of the South and King of the North finally have their happy ending?*Edited Chapter updates every Friday#1 in Historical Romance 05/25/21#3 in Historical#2 in Proposal 11/29/20#1 in Mature Themes 01/07/21#2in Hatred#2 in Kingdom#2 in Forced Marriage 01/03/21#1 in Royalty 02/14/2021#18 in husband and wife#2 in arranged marriage 02/21/21#5 in drama 05/17/21

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My Wee Mate

"Are you afraid, my wee human?" "Will you hurt me?""No, Ailsa. I swear to you I will never harm you. I'd rather die than lay a hand on you." "Then there's nothing more to discuss."◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎ ◍ ◎In 18th century Scotland, a romance blooms in a dark prison cellLaird Fraser MacLeod is no normal man. In fact, he isn't a man at all. He is a creature bound to the night that feasts on the blood of men. He's lured to the Sinclair clan under the impression there will be a truce between the two lairds, instead he's captured and tortured for being the monster he is. A vampire. What he doesn't expect is the wee slip of a lass that sneaks down to his cell for nightly visits. She talks to him, reads him books, brings food, and soothes the darkest pieces of his soul. Ailsa Sinclair has enough problems of her own. She's ailed with a disease that can not be cured, the daily attacks on her lungs are nearly too much. Little does she know that not only will the mysterious bearded man she visits get her in trouble, but that he'll change her life forever.A historical vampire romance

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Viking Tribute

At sixteen, Sunngifu is more of a spoiled child than a dignified thane's daughter. She is destined to a life of wealth and power. Until her father fails to pay the Viking's tribute...

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The feared Crimson King

I flinch as his hand reaches to my face, and aggressively pulls down the cloak from my head. He surveys my tear stained face and jewelry all the way down to my dress. Then he speaks, "what's your name?" I open my mouth but no words come out. Fear grips me again. "I believe I asked you a question," his eyes grow darker. "Al-Alice" I whisper. His eyes wander outside to the window. "You will address me as 'your highness' and I do not tolerate mistakes. I will punish you and you will never forget to follow my orders. Do I make myself clear?"--------------------In this world everybody has a soulmate. Two people that are meant to be together for the rest of their lives. Finding them isn't as hard as you'd think, since every two people that belong together have the same tattoo somewhere on their body. It is something you're born with, something that's meant to be. There is no doubt that these two people no matter the status or finances, belong together. Some grow up knowing their future soulmate, some find them later in life, but in the end they always belong together. Marrying someone, who isn't you soulmate is punishable here in my family's kingdom Lyria. My father always believed in the bond. But what if the bond isn't meant to be after all.Or could it be true that my soulmate is no other than darkness himself. That he's the heartless king our country is currently at war with. The one that leaves not even woman and children alive....Ranks✨#2 forced ~02.07.20#2 heartless ~07.07.20#91 fear ~09.07.20#1 castle ~10.07.20#1 obsession ~12.07.20#1 royalty ~ 02.08.20#1 hatelove ~02.08.20#1 cruel ~02.08.20#1 hate ~ 03.08.20#1 princess ~ 10.08.20#1 king ~ 26.11.20#3 midieval ~ 22.12.20#1 evil ~ 20.02.21CAUTION This book contains violence and gore along with cursing. Also if you're triggered by domestic violence DONT READ THIS BOOK. Thanks.

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Malika

This book is a sequel to Khalifa and cannot be read as a standalone. To avoid spoilers, description and excerpt are added inside the book.✵Started: May 2, 2022.Completed: December 3, 2022.✵cover by @xniftykayx

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A Fiery Dalliance

The words graceful, proper, ladylike and elegant could never be used to describe Perrie Beresford, the eldest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Ashwood. Perrie has always had a little too much fire in her to ever be classified as a beautiful young debutante, which is what she will inevitably become in her first Season. But romance, courting, and marriage are the last things on Perrie's mind. Especially when her nemesis, who was once an annoying classmate, suddenly appears in her home as her father's protégé. As Perrie is pushed towards the life of an adult by those around her, she can't help but be pulled into a game of wars within the walls of her very home. But Perrie is about to learn that the line between love and hate are very fine ... and perhaps might not even exist at all.

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The Black Knight (Watty Awards 2012 Finalist)

She found him on the beach. His clothes spoke of wealth, his hands told of work, but it was the scars on his face that told Nan who the man before her was, Sir William Horton, the resident Hero of Ashford. He was the richest man in five counties and a well known bastard. Rumors of every kind were whispered about Ashford's infamous Black Knight, his all encompassing cruelty, his frozen heart, the twisted means by which he found pleasure. Every creature in Ashford knew to give him a wide berth, to keep a wagging tongue still, and eyes trained anywhere but on him when he came into view. So when Nan found him and was neither distant, silent nor looking anywhere but directly at him, Ashford's Black Knight began to stumble over the oddity of this girl. Her fearlessness, her honesty, her intelligence, even her unassuming beauty held him captivated. But how could a simple beggar girl be so many things? Who was this woman that held his attention, or more importantly who had she been before coming to Ashford?

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Married to the Villain

Alice Edwards is a cop in 21st century NYC- until one day, she's shot by a culprit her team had been tracking down and wakes up with a completely different face, in a completely different era- or, rather, world. In the backdrop of assassinations, wars between kingdoms and bloodthirsty struggles for power, everyone calls her "Lady Helena", the second wife of Emperor Hanes, who's known for his stunning good lucks, pure royal blood lineage, intelligence- and also unparalleled cruelty and mercilessness. She's hardly getting accustomed to living with the cold and seemingly heartless Emperor Hanes, when she realizes the new, unbelievable life she's leading is from a book- and he's the villain in it.~ * ~ "Who are you that you're ordering her around like this?" I couldn't help but utter, seeing the poor woman tremble like a rat in front of a cat. "I am the Emperor of this kingdom, Catrinsa, and you are a gift of reconciliation given to me by your country, Irennia." He stretched out a hand and took one of my curls in his finger, smiling coldly. "So behave sweetly, as a gift should." After releasing my hair, he turned around, and walked away. I would've said something, if not for the abrupt, sharp pain that seemed to jab into my chest. My breaths came out fast and rough, and against my will, my knees gave way. As I barely re-collected my breathing, hearing Regica urgently call for the physician, I saw Hanes glance at me with cold, condescending eyes and walk away.Started uploads: 10 July 2021Chapters: 71 full chapters + 3 epilogue chapters Impressive rankings/hashtags#1: "king"#1: "history" #1: "concubine" #1: "emperor" #1: "princess"#1: "politics" #3: "marriage" #1: "status" #3: "royalty" #1: "empress" #15: "denial"#15: "arrangedmarriage" #16: "love"#19: "loss"#45: "romance" (5th April 2022) Milestones (no of reads) -10 July: Started uploads -22 Aug: 10k -11 Sep: 30k (last chapter completed)-25 Sep: 40k -16 Oct: 50k -7 Nov: 60k

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𝑫𝒂𝒓𝒌 𝑨𝒏𝒄𝒊𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝑨𝒈𝒆𓂀 𝑫𝒂𝒓𝒌 ! 𝑹𝒖𝒍𝒆𝒓𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝑬𝒈𝒚𝒑𝒕

What happens when you are given a magical dagger that can take you back in time? And what happens when the ruler of Egypt falls for you? (Dark! Ancient Rulers of Egypt x Reader) (Don't own picture, it belongs to my favourite artist: Bassel Elkadi, you can check his page on Facebook)

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The Forgotten Duchess

After fleeing her burnt village, a woman with a mysterious past takes refuge in the home of a reticent duke. Soon, feelings develop, but secrets that link them threaten their fragile trust. *****Vivienne, a young woman from Flaxpool, is on the run after her village burns to the ground. On a chance encounter, she meets James, the stoic and reserved Duke of Lennox, at his countryside manor and he agrees to keep her safe. James offers Vivienne the chance to make her debut in society to land a husband. Between the soirees, operas, and balls of the season, the two grow closer, neither resisting the invisible tug that pulls them together. Regrettably the Duke of Lennox is already betrothed, and his station as a gentleman requires him to uphold the promise. James will need to choose between his mind, his sense of duty, and his heart. Will the two star-crossed lovers come together, or will their secrets tear them apart?(#1 in Historical Fiction)(#7 in Historical Romance)© 2020 MoonlightHunter3 All Rights Reserved.

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The Queen's king |✔️

Chitra, has always been the forgotten princess, neither the king nor the kingdom remembers her, probably as her mother was never a royal. Her life was never peaceful with all the royal drama in it and all she ever dreams is an escape from this palace and the love and respect she never got.Arjuna, king of a strong and powerful kingdom Abhiras. All he ever requires is power and prosperity of his kingdom and love? Such words doesn't exist in his life. But the kingdom requires a Queen and he requires a queen as powerful as him. With a greater love comes the strongest weakness. A story of true love of a forgotten princess and a valorous king, can their love withstand the palace politics? Can the princess prove herself to be righteous and a brave queen? ~•~#2 in Historical Fiction ( 5-9-2020 )#1 in India (15-8-2020)#1 in WattpadIndia (9-8-2020)#2 in husband ( 4-5-2020 )#2 in Wife ( 13-6-2020 )#3 in Indian ( 5-6-2020 )

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The Stowaway

Eliza Banes, her ambition for adventure and her penchant for trouble, have often been trying on her poor mama's nerves. All her mother desires is for Eliza to be married and settled, but Eliza has other plans. Seizing an opportunity to stow away on a merchant ship to live out her dreams of seeing the world, Eliza has no idea what she is getting herself into. What she thought would be a harmless adventure sees her experience new challenges, rowdy sailors, evil pirates, and it brings her face to face with the surliest sea captain with a heart of pure gold.Eliza is about to discover the true meaning of, "be careful what you wish for."

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His little maid

For the coming of the prince (Alexander), new maid servants were employed at the palace and Rebecca happened to be one of them.What happens when Alexander meets with Rebecca a very petite and innocent maid whom he can't get off his mind?**Cover was made by me*Owner of picture is unknown, if you know please let me know. For credits or take down.Thank you.Highest rankings: #1 richandpoor #2 truelove #11 King #4 jealousy

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The untold story of the first wife

In ancient Times, we have heard about stories of kings who were in polygamous marriages. And certain movies have romanticised their life with second or last wife. But I feel they didn't exactly show the feelings and griefs of a first wife rather they were made villains. So I got a thought why don't I write a story by myself and write what I want to see and show that? So this is my first try in wattpad and tell me your views about the story.#1 in india#3 in Cheating#6 in heartbreak #8 in historicalfiction#7 in betrayal

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A Love Worthy

Ginelle Hayes is orphaned, and after escaping her abusive guardian with a dark secret, she finds herself alone on the cruel streets of London. Then Eloise Ashford arrives to take the impoverished child under her care and back to her lavish plantation manor where she raises the skittish child as her own. He is an intense and challenging man, with dark secrets and a guarded heart. Dorian Don Ashford returns from sea, eager to seek the comforts of his manor home, only to find an unwanted distraction in the form of a small, orphan girl. As time transpires, the girl transforms into a remarkable beauty that stirs feelings unknown to Dorian, slowly thawing the ice around his heart. But when a sudden tragedy occurs, will it bring Dorian and Ginelle closer, will their desire and destiny bound them together in the thralls of love or will the past resurface and the perilous truths shatter their lives forever?Cover done by M_Rainberry.

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A Solemn Promise

As Lord Adam Beresford left Ashwood, Hertfordshire for the training and education of a gentleman, he promised to return and marry his childhood best friend, and the only girl he could see himself marrying, Grace Denham. Neither of them foresaw that it would be twelve years until they would meet again. A lot has changed in that time, and their lives are vastly different. Adam became a gentleman, and everything that the heir to a Dukedom ought to be. Grace remained in Ashwood and became a housemaid to support her family.But as their lives intertwine once more, their childhood promise bubbles to the surface, throwing their lives, the lives of their families, and the village of Ashwood into chaos.

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Dead Girls Tell No Tales

[ WATTYS '18 LONG-LISTED ] ❝ I have slit throats far more beautiful than yours.❞In which a thousand brides have fallen, and she is the last, so she spins a tale as old as time to live the dawn.| an arabian nights x beauty and the beast crossover |(cover by ES Johnson)trailer (video by @AKfiction): https://youtu.be/2OSjakJrUeo

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Drakkon

When Daiyu is summoned with dozens of other girls to be the Emperor's concubine, she doesn't think that she'll be chosen. Although beautiful and kind, she's hardly qualified to be with the emperor, whose name is stained with blood and whose reputation is blacker than sin. When she accidentally catches the eye of Emperor Meilin, however, he surprises her by naming her his bride and future empress of the empire.How will the kind and sweet Daiyu escape from the clutches of the emperor? Will he capture his little rabbit, or will she run before it's too late?2016 Watty Winner Video by @AlyxMck

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Rejected

Prince Damian rejects the girl chosen by his mother without meeting her and without knowing the girl can hear every word of his rejection. Years later he finally meets her again and falls for her without knowing she is the same person. Cecilia's story continues in Betrayal.Cover credits: xoMilkyway

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An Innocent Affair

For Jem Denham, life became serious the moment he laid eyes on Miss Cressie Martin. As the youngest of five children, he was used to being considered the cheeky brother who never had to take anything seriously.But love can change everything. After a terrible faux pas during the first meeting, Jem becomes determined to better himself so that he can be considered a genuine suitor for Cressie's hand. As the summer sun rises and the 1812 London Season returns in full swing, there will be more than one man seeking Cressie's favour, and more than one snake in the grass to be wary of. Danger lurks, intentions are hidden, and affairs begin as only one question can be asked. Can love really conquer all?

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His Light ✓

*COMPLETED* Annalise(Ann) had a simple life. A loving family, and a roof over her head. But when that is taken away, when the king and his men destroy her village and take her life away. She is thrown into a life of servitude to the king. But What happens when the king develops a deep desire for her? Will she fall in love with the merciless King?𝑬𝒙𝒄𝒆𝒓𝒑𝒕:I hear the king get up from his seat and start walking over to me. I see his shoes come into my line of vision. My senses are clouded by his strong scent of cedarwood. I refuse to look up at him. He gives off an aura that is dark and intimidating. My eyes begin to swell with tears at the thought that I will end up like the man before me."Look at me," he commands in a deep voice. I refuse. He commands again this time more cynical, "Look. at. me!" His voice booms off the walls, echoing in the room. I flinch at the tone but still refuse. Then suddenly, he roughly raised my chin. My eyes meet his cold blue ones. His eyes seem to soften for a moment then quickly return to their cold state.He muttered something under his breath that I didn't catch. He lets go of my chin and walks around, scanning me with his eyes. "What am I to do with you?" He mutters to himself. After a few moments, he is back in front of me. He smirks, "I will make you my personal chambermaid."CONTINUE THE STORY INSIDE...𝑨𝒘𝒂𝒓𝒅𝒔: 🥇- 1st place - Mystical May Contest🥇Winner in Historical Fiction - YT 2021 Book Awards𝑯𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒆𝒔𝒕 𝑹𝒂𝒏𝒌𝒔:#1- 14th century(4/6/20)#4- 14th century(4/27/20)#6 - 14th century(5/18/20)#7 - 14th century(7/1/20)#13 - king(7/24/20)#1 - 14th century (8/25/20)#89 - Medieval (1/19/21)#1 - Medieval (1/28/21)#19 - Youngadult(5/20/21)© Copyright 2020

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𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐇𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐎𝐅 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐃𝐎𝐕𝐄 || 𝑻𝑯𝑬 𝑾𝑯𝑰𝑻𝑬 𝑸𝑼𝑬𝑬𝑵

~𝑇𝑜 𝑐𝑎𝑡𝑐ℎ 𝑎 𝐾𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑦𝑜𝑢 𝑚𝑢𝑠𝑡 𝑓𝑖𝑟𝑠𝑡 𝑓𝑎𝑠ℎ𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑎 𝑛𝑒𝑡 𝑓𝑟𝑜𝑚 𝑤ℎ𝑖𝑐ℎ ℎ𝑒 𝑐𝑎𝑛𝑛𝑜𝑡 𝑒𝑠𝑐𝑎𝑝𝑒~Born the youngest daughter of Charles I, Duke of Bourbon, Constance of Bourbon grows up amidst comfort and splendour on her powerful family's estates in France. A shy child, she prefers her prayers and pearls to the hefty politics her Father and brothers have no choice but to partake in but war will reach into her life quicker than she could ever know....Across the sea, in England, the Wars of the Roses rages, a bloody battle for the throne between the royal Houses of York and Lancaster where a word weighs as much as the swing of a sword.Amidst it all, stands Edward of York, the handsome eldest son to the Duke of York, a young knight, eager to fight but forced to flee England in 1459 when the Lancastrian King and Queen overpower his family forces at Ludlow Castle. With his Neville cousins (one being the infamous Earl of Warwick) Edward sails to France where Warwick begins his plots to regain the House of York power. It is as a result of these plots, Edward and Constance are destined to meet. Worlds apart, they will be matched for the benefit of others but when tragedy strikes at the very heart of the House of York, forcing Edward closer to the throne than ever, they find they are, perhaps, what each other needs. Amongst the tangled nest of vipers, surrounded by bloodied thorns, will they keep the crowns destiny calls for them to claim?

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The Reincarnated Villainous Young Master's Guide to Happiness

Published on 4/5/20In Neo's past life, he was a wicked man who schemed wickedly against those he should not have. It is what led to his eventual demise at the hands of those people. Then, after becoming a successful medical researcher in this new modern world, he died again due to his workaholic nature and was sent back to the beginning, before his schemes and wicked deeds offended the wrong people. This second chance might be his salvation. He must try his best to repent!It is said that the oldest Young Master of the Odum Family has become strange as of late. Perhaps he is plotting something? Aish, that scummy troublemaker better not be thinking of plotting against his younger brother again. Everyone, duck and cover! Don't want to be in the crossfire!Neo: Alright, the first order of business. Repent for my sins!Neo's Sin-Filled Reputation Meter: -100. Known as The Scummy Troublemaker. Bastard. Whoreson. Trash. Worse-than-Trash. Villain. Don't-even-know-you-but-we-still-hate-you. Neo: ............Edited by: bafflinghazeCover by @Niveggo. You can find them on Twitter with the same handle.

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