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The Birth of Atarah by Movimationguy The story of how Danny Kahn's ancestors came to the United States and how their dream of religious freedom gave birth to the land of Atarah.
K, English, Fantasy & Adventure, words: 2k+, 3m
19Handmaiden » by sweetladyjane2012 Imperial Russia desperately needs a healthy male heir, but the bloodline of Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna is tainted with the deadly hemophilia gene. Lady in waiting Yelizaveta Petrova may be the solution. AU
T, English, Tragedy & Angst, chapters: 25, words: 24k+, favs: 14, follows: 14, updated: 15h published: 4/19/2013
The Secret of Freedom » by AKrey177 It is 61 BCE and the Romans have invaded north-western Hispania. When the Roman governor himself is captured by the Bracari, the daughter of their chief must decide where her loyalties lie. Originally 'Caesar and the Lusitanian Ambush', but improved and expanded! Please R&R.
T, English, Drama, chapters: 10, words: 49k+, follows: 1, updated: 23h published: 5/29
1The Butler Family Affair: The Professor's Secretary 2 » by Early-Morning-Rose-Garden Jean McAuliffe hopes that one mystery in her life is enough. When her brother invites her and her employer to his wedding, she suspects nothing will go wrong. But when the father of the bride-to-be vanishes, and a Gypsy mystic accurately predicts death, nobody seems to care. Unwillingly, Jean is pulled into a dark family secret that might ruin her brother's wedding.
T, English, Mystery & Supernatural, chapters: 3, words: 11k+, follows: 2, updated: 6/23 published: 6/13
Gesture by AllegoriesInMediasRes Early 1534. The future Mary I has been languishing at Hatfield for months when her father, King Henry VIII, comes to visit. Oneshot.
K, English, Family & Angst, words: 1k+, 6/22
Eclipsed by the Sun » by Janey16 Lieutenant La Prade is posted to a remote political prison finds himself charged with the custody of two very different captives: Nicolas Fouquet, once the richest & most powerful man in France and the enigmatic Eustache Dauger, described as 'only a valet.' Both men will cast long shadows over the life of the young, inexperienced La Prade, shadows that will one day live in legend.
T, English, Mystery & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 7k+, 6/21
4Fall From Grace » by Thales In a community where God's path is the single, most important part of your life, witchcraft is the foulest sin imaginable. On the eve of her betrothal, Grace Bacon stands accused of this horrendous crime. Will faith be enough to withstand the harsh conditions that the Salem Jail and Dungeon contain? Will anyone believe that she didn't commit the dreadful acts she stands accused?
T, English, Horror & Drama, chapters: 27, words: 28k+, favs: 4, follows: 4, updated: 6/20 published: 5/27/2016
3 Bad News » by addledwalrus Irving gains experience delivering newspapers and later telegrams during the Great War.
T, English, Drama & Tragedy, chapters: 3, words: 967, updated: 6/20 published: 6/18
16Cold War Love Story » by sweetladyjane2012 A chance meeting between an all-American girl and a Soviet sailor in the mid-1960's leads to undying love.
T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 117, words: 102k+, favs: 13, follows: 16, updated: 6/19 published: 7/20/2014
7Mesmer » by Filosofieke In 3 A.D. Roman Gaul is in the progress of discovering a mixed identity. Mesmer is a school for young healers from all over the Empire. The story follows Phyllis, a young healer, and Marcus, a roman soldier charged with the protection of Mesmer as they get more and more familiar with both Gaul and Phyllis' somewhat deviant powers.
K+, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 11k+, follows: 1, updated: 6/18 published: 5/5
1Le fil rouge - tome 1: La moitié manquante » by Olotie Anaël fait de drôles de rêves. Il se rappelle d'époques anciennes, de vies effacées par le temps, et d'une mystérieuse inconnue aux yeux verts, comme se plaît à l'appeler son meilleur ami. Avec le temps, ces songes deviennent de plus en plus distincts, précis, réels. La librairie "Le fil rouge" lui apparaît alors comme le seul moyen de répondre à ses questions.
T, French, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 10k+, updated: 6/18 published: 4/15
2Olga & Dmitri » by CalvinHobbesGatsby A Russian solider falls in love with the eldest daughter of Russia's last Tsar, but the force of history is at hand, forcing their love story to end in tragedy
T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 18, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 1, updated: 6/17 published: 3/5
Eastern Chaos, Lion's Fury by Phraates Once, the Persians ruled over the entire East, and it flourished under their rule. Then Alexander the Great came, and destroyed this outstanding civilization, establishing the hellenic Seleucid Empire. Now, Seleucid influence is waning within the Far East, and the satrapies of the Seleucids threaten revolt, and the Parni Tribe seeks to consolidate power within the East.
T, English, Drama & Adventure, words: 2k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 6/16
Oceans of Love: Eternity and Always » by Mysteries and Possibilities We were the wives and mothers of emperors: each worshipped and considered the most beautiful woman in the world. Isabella, adored wife of the one of the greatest Habsburg Emperors and Nesrin Sultana, most beloved spouse of the Ottoman Sultan. Our stories are filled with adventure, courage, intrigue, struggle, and romance but the world never knew we were- and are- sisters. AU.
T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 1, follows: 2, updated: 6/16 published: 6/15
warrior & prince » by friederike.geissler.3 A schemer and a fighter, together they might be unstoppable. A pity they hate each other. But, as a family feud unravels, they are forced to work closer together, prince Iartis and the female mercenary Ismae. Will it be the downfall of Cealdor? Or will it be that city's rise?
K+, English, Adventure & Suspense, chapters: 57, words: 41k+, favs: 1, updated: 6/15 published: 3/17/2014
1Well Beyond Reform » by Jay RoboDog The constantly rebellious and audacious Skylar Lasky had never been fond of the Catholic all-girls boarding school she had been forced to attend. However, after abruptly confessing a personal secret in the middle of church Mass, she realizes that she had a lot more to fear than the nuns' wrath. {This is intended to be set somewhere ambiguously around the early half of the 1900's.}
T, English, Drama & Suspense, chapters: 3, words: 17k+, favs: 3, follows: 3, updated: 6/13 published: 5/31
In Which A Village Girl Becomes A Scholar by TWFKA3I A Village Girl Becomes A Scholar.
K, English, words: 3k+, 6/11
Blood Consumption by Lavender Sweetheart The journal of a young Victorian man suffering from tuberculosis, detailing the final days of his life...with a twist.
T, English, Tragedy, words: 4k+, 6/9
The Race Against Space and Time » by Calibrid There is a new student in the class of Eugenie Yorkshire. A real-life Edward Cullen. But underneath the charm and 60s hairstyle, something is very, very wrong. And Eugenie Yorkshire intends to find out.
T, English, Supernatural & Mystery, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, follows: 1, updated: 6/8 published: 9/14/2016
20 The Secret of St Cyril: The Professor's Secretary 1 » by Early-Morning-Rose-Garden Young Jean McAuliffe applies for a job as an archaeology professor's secretary, not expecting to be secluded in an office, cataloging artifacts at a college museum rumored to be haunted. But when she stumbles across the bludgeoned body of a young student, she begins to feel there is something more sinister behind the hauntings than simply souls that refuse to rest in peace...
T, English, Mystery & Supernatural, chapters: 18, words: 62k+, favs: 1, follows: 5, updated: 6/7 published: 2/27
The Virginals by AllegoriesInMediasRes Spring 1534. Set in Tudor England. "It was the rhythm in her pulsing blood, the cadences of her soul, the tempo reverberating in her muscles and sinews, all the way right down to her very bones." The young Mary I encounters a set of virginals tucked away in a room at Hatfield. Oneshot.
K, English, words: 1k+, 6/7
6The Duplicate Life of Isobel Erstwilder » by Kristina Suko My name is Alexander Elton. I am well versed in the proper care of a gentleman's attire, able to cook, clean, speak French, and read. At a glance I appear a young man only soft around the edges, having yet to reach manhood, and it is this I hope Lord Edward Blake, renowned as much for lengthy trips to exotic places as he is his tenebrous and rigid personality, will accept as fact.
K+, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 6, words: 17k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 6/6 published: 5/29
1of Oceans and Fire » by Elf from Downunder 'He was fire, and blood, and molten gold, searing through the thickness of jungle, its effects no longer suffocating. He burst down into the bay like an avenging angel, descending on the shadows. And then the massacre began.' The tale of a conquistador during the campaigns in the Philippines, mid 1500s.
K+, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 6k+, favs: 2, follows: 2, updated: 6/2 published: 3/28
Julieta and Mauricio meet Puerto Rico's new Governor » by elliedemissew Julieta Varela, a former Puerto Rican first daughter, and her boyfriend, Mauricio Valdez Castro, venture off to Puerto Rico to the inauguration of Ricky Rosselló, when they find his almost 2-year old daughter Claudia, whom Julieta calls Claui. Meanwhile, her boyfriend, Mauricio, gets comments about his looks, saying that he doesn't look 16, but 20 years old.
K+, English, Humor & Friendship, chapters: 7, words: 1k+, 6/2
1 Constant Companion on Your Shoulder by AllegoriesInMediasRes Mid-1520s to 1536. "It leaves her panting like a rabid dog, salivating for something, anything, to fill the gaping hole inside her. It consumes everything in her and somehow still does not exhaust itself." Or, five times Anne Boleyn was jealous of Mary Tudor, one time she was not, and one time she was for a reason no one expected. Oneshot.
T, English, Angst & Tragedy, words: 3k+, 6/2
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