Historical Fiction

Stories, books, and poems set in the past and intended to evoke the conditions of a past period available to download for free.
BookAuthor
A Dream of John Ball and A Kings LessonWilliam Morris
A Journal of the Plague YearDaniel Defoe
A Lady of QualityFrances Hodgson Burnett
A Legend of MontroseWalter Scott
A Little Traitor to the SouthCyrus Townsend Brady
A Prince of DreamersFlora Annie Steel
A Reputed ChangelingCharlotte Mary Yonge
A Tale of Two CitiesCharles Dickens
A. V. LaiderMax Beerbohm
Adam BedeGeorge Eliot
Adventures in Southern SeasGeorge Forbes
Andivius HedulioEdward Lucas White
Antoine of OregonJames Otis
Antony and CleopatraWilliam Shakespeare
At War with PontiacKirk Munroe
Aucassin and Nicolete
Benjamin of OhioJames Otis
Caesar and CleopatraGeorge Bernard Shaw
Caesar DiesTalbot Mundy
Castle RackrentMaria Edgeworth
CatoJoseph Addison
Colonel Quaritch V.C.H. Rider Haggard
CoriolanusWilliam Shakespeare
Corporal 'Lige's RecruitJames Otis
CymbelineWilliam Shakespeare
Cyrano de BergeracEdmond Rostand
Defending the IslandJames Otis
Domestic PeaceHonoré de Balzac
Edward the SecondChristopher Marlowe
Eric BrighteyesH. Rider Haggard
Ethan FromeEdith Wharton
Fair MargaretH. Rider Haggard
For Love of CountryCyrus Townsend Brady
For Love of the KingOscar Wilde
Grisly GrisellCharlotte Mary Yonge
HamletWilliam Shakespeare
Heralds of EmpireAgnes Christina Laut
His Grace of OsmondeFrances Hodgson Burnett
History of the Plague in LondonDaniel Defoe
In the Blue PikeGeorg Ebers
Israel PotterHerman Melville
IvanhoeWalter Scott
King Henry the EighthWilliam Shakespeare
King Henry the FifthWilliam Shakespeare
King JohnWilliam Shakespeare
King LearWilliam Shakespeare
King Richard the SecondWilliam Shakespeare
King Richard the ThirdWilliam Shakespeare
King-ErrantFlora Annie Steel
L'AiglonEdmond Rostand
Love and LifeCharlotte Mary Yonge
LysbethH. Rider Haggard
MacbethWilliam Shakespeare
Maid MarianThomas Love Peacock
MarmionWalter Scott
Martha of CaliforniaJames Otis
Mary of PlymouthJames Otis
Massacre at ParisChristopher Marlowe
Master OlofAugust Strindberg
Memoirs of a CavalierDaniel Defoe
MerlinEdwin Arlington Robinson
Micah ClarkeSir Arthur Conan Doyle
MiddlemarchGeorge Eliot
Monsieur BeaucaireBooth Tarkington
Montezumas DaughterH. Rider Haggard
Morning StarH. Rider Haggard
Nada the LilyH. Rider Haggard
Neal the MillerJames Otis
Off Santiago with SampsonJames Otis
Old MortalityWalter Scott
OmooHerman Melville
On the Face of the WatersFlora Annie Steel
On the Kentucky FrontierJames Otis
OthelloWilliam Shakespeare
Pearl-MaidenH. Rider Haggard
Pericles Prince of TyreWilliam Shakespeare
Philip of TexasJames Otis
Pirates HopeFrancis Lynde
Prairie FolksHamlin Garland
Red EveH. Rider Haggard
Redburn. His First VoyageHerman Melville
Richard of JamestownJames Otis
Ruth of BostonJames Otis
SalammboGustave Flaubert
SalomeOscar Wilde
Sarah Dillard's RideJames Otis
ScaramoucheRafael Sabatini
Secret ServiceCyrus Townsend Brady
Silas MarnerGeorge Eliot
Sir Henry Morgan BuccaneerCyrus Townsend Brady
South American Fights and FightersCyrus Townsend Brady
Stray PearlsCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Adventures of GerardSir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Armourer's PrenticesCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Beloved VagabondWilliam John Locke
The Black ArrowRobert Louis Stevenson
The Boy Spies of PhiladelphiaJames Otis
The Boy Spies with the RegulatorsJames Otis
The Boys of 98James Otis
The BrethrenH. Rider Haggard
The Bride of the NileGeorg Ebers
The Caged LionCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Chaplet of PearlsCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Delight MakersAdolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
The Devils DiscipleGeorge Bernard Shaw
The Dove In The Eagle's NestCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Dove In The Eagle's Nest byCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Duke of StockbridgeEdward Bellamy
The DynastsThomas Hardy
The Eagle of the EmpireCyrus Townsend Brady
The Exploits of Brigadier GerardSir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Freebooters of the WildernessAgnes Christina Laut
The Great MogulLouis Tracy
The Great Shadow and Other Napoleonic TalesSir Arthur Conan Doyle
The History of a CrimeVictor Hugo
The History of Troilus and CressidaWilliam Shakespeare
The Hunchback of Notre DameVictor Hugo
The Lances of LynwoodCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Life of Timon of AthensWilliam Shakespeare
The Magnificent AmbersonsBooth Tarkington
The Master of ApplebyFrancis Lynde
The Merrie Tales of Jacques TournebrocheAnatole France
The Mill on the FlossGeorge Eliot
The Minute Boys of BostonJames Otis
The Minute Boys of the Mohawk ValleyJames Otis
The Minute Boys of York TownJames Otis
The Path of the KingJohn Buchan
The Pigeon PieCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Prince and the PageCharlotte Mary Yonge
The Story of an African FarmOlive Schreiner
The Story of Old Fort LoudonMary Noailles Murfree
The Tavern KnightRafael Sabatini
The Tragedy of Dido Queene of CarthageChristopher Marlowe
The Tragedy of Puddnhead WilsonMark Twain
The Unwilling VestalEdward Lucas White
The Valley of DecisionEdith Wharton
The Wanderers NecklaceH. Rider Haggard
The Well of the SaintsJ.M. Synge
Timon of AthensWilliam Shakespeare
Titus AndronicusWilliam Shakespeare
UardaGeorg Ebers
Under the Liberty TreeJames Otis
Under the StormCharlotte Mary Yonge
Unknown to HistoryCharlotte Mary Yonge
WakullaKirk Munroe
When William CameSaki
White JacketHerman Melville
With Porter in the EssexJames Otis
With the Swamp FoxJames Otis
Woven with the ShipCyrus Townsend Brady