Historical-fiction stories, books, poems, and more

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Arabella has resigned herself to the position of mother and wife, considering herself lucky to be in a much easier life than she had previously known. But there are clouds of war gathering from the North-West as King Ernulf, Prince Louis's half brother, begins to suspect him of eying the… Read More
Follow Aíko, a young lass who finds out what it's like to be content with life. Set in ancient Asia, you will feel what Aíko feels, through every moment and turn along the way. Read More

Reads: 561

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

With a history dating back from before the fall of Rome, The Daughters Of The Locust are a school of assassins that bring in young girls to train them to be the most ruthless people alive. All goes well for the Daughters until they find a girl with a blacker… Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

November 02, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Chapter 2 of the story about how Flashman's Son does to the 20th century what his father did to to the 19th, bit with better intentions. Read More

Book / Fantasy

November 01, 2017

Reads: 337

Comments: 4

Shelves: 1

The Land of Dragons House

Brooke Gains is an ambitious young officer in the Glorius Navy of the Republic. When she gets sent to capital to work in government she risks losing herself and everyone she loves to pressures of politics. Read More

Reads: 4

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Volume One establishes Flashman’s son on his way to doing to the 20th century what his father did to the 19th, but with good intentions. Read More

Reads: 30

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

An aging Hammurabi, Prince of God and King of the first human civilization, Mesopotamia, struggles in trying to come to terms with his coming death and the end of his Babylonian kingdom, when an unpopular ruling of the court occurs, and his advisers slowly grow treacherous. Read More
This is a promotional trailer for my forthcoming book - "Life Cycles - Relationships". Since Albert and Victoria are featured among many world-famous love stories, I have decided to add a fictional discussion between them as a way of letting readers know a little of what to expect. As… Read More

Book / Romance

August 29, 2017

Reads: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Ernest Crawford is a young and attractive gentleman, to say the least. Valentin Mortand, his childhood friend, is a discreet and charming nobleman. When Ernest finds himself attracted to Valentin they must keep their affair secret from the rest of Nineteenth-century London. WARNINGS: This story is an LGBT story between… Read More
A tragic Beat party one night in Mexico City. Read More
The greatest destructive force in the history of mankind began and ended on one day. World War Three, 26th September 1983. The day would remain etched in the minds of her wretched survivors for as long as humanity hopelessly clung to the Earth's surface. This story details the events of… Read More

Reads: 44

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the South of France, in the year 1787, an aged and faithless Priest makes a discovery that unravels his long and miserable life. Disciplined by the Church for his unconventional views, he is banished from his orders and must stand trial before Church leaders in Paris. Father Paul-Henri Badeau's… Read More

Reads: 101

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A lone Paratrooper of the 82nd Airborne is lost in Normandy. Will he survive? Originally created as my Major-Work for Extension English for School. All feedback is more than welcome Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Honestly don't know if I'm gonna finish this one. I'll try to when I get the motivation, if ever. The picture has nothing to do with the story. Read More
just a little project im doing over maine during the great depression. Read More
Living in the Middle Ages, Adeline struggles to escape death from numerous situations. Will she survive? Read More
It's a work in progress , tell me what you think . The book revolves around two women ones name is Emily and and the other character name is int named. the book is based int the early 19 hundreds. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

February 01, 2017

Reads: 66

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

a boy is sent to pearl harbor to fight the japensse and gets caught up in the bmbing of pearl harbor. Read More

Book / Humor

January 31, 2017

Reads: 255

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

a writer must pretend to be someone he isn't in order to become what he wants to be. Read More

Book / Romance

January 30, 2017

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The nations of the world as they struggle, advance, live their lives and fight - prequel leads into the story of the Twentieth Century, starring Amy, Brighton, Canada, Rossya, Deutschland, Italia, Frances, Nihon, Indiya and Zhonguo. Read More

Book / Romance

January 29, 2017

Reads: 49

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In 19th century France, a prisoner come into fortune seeks to destroy the upper classes by entering them and subverting them on the inside. Read More

Reads: 235

Comments: 13

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In 1919 Manhattan, 22-year-old Elias Nitka runs a bar with one peculiar quality—every night, it attracts those lost in space and time. At the same time that Elias solves the mystery of his brother's sudden disappearance, the emergence of an 18th century Russian prince in the bar who doesn't leave… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 18, 2016

Reads: 104

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Lady Mira is about to learn a terrible secret about those closest to her. Everything is not what it seems, and she realizes that she alone can protect herself from the hidden dangers on the very fief she is set to inherit. Read More

Reads: 1591

Comments: 13

Shelves: 4

The The Imaginarium House

A fantasy tale intertwined with the people and places of Medieval Europe. Read More
In the reign of Henry VIII, the monarch tolerated little critisism from both his council and subjects. However I wonder what would have happened if Henry had listened to this short account form his spectoral brother one night. This is a propective short account form Arthur Tudor to his brother… Read More

Reads: 1116

Comments: 15

Shelves: 6

The Love Bugs House

This book is based on the short story "Affairs" I wrote a year ago. In the late Victorian era, there is a story of two men and women, each entirely different people. Nathaniel Dixon has inherited his father's title of "Lord Dixon" with his death, but finds himself trapped with… Read More

Reads: 1374

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sachiko is born a girl in the eta community of Izumo, a girl with low prospects as to life and what she can expect. After escaping from her crooked family, she is swept into the world of the miko by a young girl named Okuni, discarding her old name and… Read More
A story of a local immortal who attempts to save an old western town in Michigan. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

October 09, 2016

Reads: 138

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Set in dystopian Sorius (post Meta War/A.W. 005) Moph, To'or, and what's left of the Vosail Tribe attempt to restore order to a world lost in perpetual discord due to miss interpreted transmissions, civil war amongst two tribes of the same ancestry, and self-righteous pointing fingers eagerly awaiting a scapegoat..… Read More
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