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    Authors and Websites 

Aryndiel

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms

dolphingirl0113

  • Recommended by: Gatekeeper827
  • This author is one of the best Inuyasha writers out there, as long as you like romance. (No lemons, but a few scenes that approach lime territory and fluff aplenty.) The main pairing in her work is Inuyasha/Kagome, although Miroku/Sango pops up quite often, while Kikyo (she's a Kikyo sympathizer) and Sesshomaru pairings vary from fic to fic. Particular acclaim goes to The King's Mistress as well as her Confessions Trilogy, which includes Confessions Of A Broken Heart, The Realistic Happily Ever After, and Soldiers In A Timeless Battle.

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Kanna37

  • Recommended by: Kitiara Woodbane
  • With over 100 stories to her name, this writer's work is truly well-written, in-character and draws in the reader within the first chapters. The romance is tasteful and believable, the relationships well fleshed out and complex. She explores such pairings as Inutaisho/Kagome, Inuyasha/Kagome and the ever popular Sesshomaru/Kagome with the occasional dip into others like Miroku/Kagome. Each story from humour, to tragedy, is excellent and absolutely worth a read. I would recommend Kanna37 to any Inuyasha fan. Some of her best works include In Death, Trust Me, as You Didn't in Life, Time After Time and the currently in progress Splinter'd Realities.

knittingknots

  • Recommended by: Kaiserin Kai
  • An incredible author who has created an entire verse showing the lives of the various cast members after the end of the series. She has turned Kaede's village into a vibrant place with a colorful cast of OCs that help liven things up without stealing the spotlight from the main cast. The pairings in these works are Inuyasha/Kagome, Miroku/Sango, and Sesshomaru/Rin.

kongosoha

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms

Kristen Sharpe

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms

Resmiranda

  • Recommended by: Kady the Red Panda
  • Resmiranda is one of those writers who can write virtually any genre very well. Her humor is spirit-lifting, her drama is heart wrenching, and her horror bone-chilling. She also loves to experiment with various pairings, from Kagome/Naraku, to Sesshomaru/Rin, to even Sango/Kohaku, and all of them work effectively. This is one writer I never tire of reading. She also wrote the very popular Sess/Kag fanfic Tales From the House of the Moon.

Seaouryou

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • This girl offers deep, unique psychological insight on the relationships between various different characters, and can be hilarious at times.

Shadow's Mirror

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms

Silent Scribe

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms

Torenza

  • Reccommended by: Gatekeeper827
  • Another phenomenal Inuyasha writer. She excels at AU fanfics, and the genres vary from romance to drama to humor. Just check her work out - words cannot do her justice. Well, not MY words, anyway...

    General Fics 
Stories focused on the family and the friendly relationships of the cast. Plot-focused stories or light day-in-the-life stories. Pretty much anything that isn't focused on romance.

All Our Hopes by myLink'sLady

  • Recommended by: Elenor
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The Inu brothers travel the long, hard road to reconciliation.

Colliding Winds by Tifa Tyndal

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: On opposite sides of the battle. They should be killing each other. But they aren't. In its' own way, the wind unites them.

The Darkest of Nights by kiichandesu

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: He isn't afraid of the dark, but the night of the new moon always finds him terrified. Until it doesn't.

Drain by Protege-Fics

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: When she told me that she was with child, Rin was crying. She was not crying from joy, however, but with a heart breaking despair I had never before witnessed in her.

Eccentricities by LadyRhiyana

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: After Izayoi's death, Sesshoumaru chooses to take Inuyasha in. At least for a little while.

Eyes Wide Open by fringeperson

  • Recommended by: Xennone
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: He's rude, he's crude, and he says he hates me... but, if he can help me collect all the jewel shards, then that's all that matters. Such was Kagome's opinion of InuYasha shortly after meeting him, and familiarity bred contempt. On top of that, Kagome is a modern girl, and refuses to just sit back and do as she's told.

Fragmented Memories by yumi_michiyo

  • Recommended by: MadhipsterAj
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kohaku's memories are gone for good, except for one woman's face and he refuses to believe she is his sister.
  • Comments: While the summary of this hidden jem implies smut, this fic quickly turns out not to be the fic you'd think it would be and is instead simultaneously heartwarming, heartwrenching, and horrifying, while never being overblown or over dramatic, showcasing a subtlety that isn't seen in fanfics that often. BE WARNED: This fic plays out like a Ari Aster film so don't come into this with a weak stomach but if you can get through it is worth it.

The General by Lil-Yasha

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Inuyasha always knew that his brother wouldn't react well to his help. He always knew that his father's kingdom wouldn't want him. He didn't know that one stupid decision could push it all so far...

Light Me A Lantern by Novaviis

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: Picking up the pieces after being separated for three years isn't as easy as it may seem. A quiet, burning kind of chaos sweeps through Feudal Japan, and it's going to take a lot more than a fairy tale ending to put things back together. They defeated a man who would become the Devil. Can they survive a man who would become a God?

Mortality by Seaouryou

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: She wanted to be with her Sesshomaru forever. And so she shall be.

Naraku's Happy Ending by Wheezambu

  • Recommended by: Desert Echo
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Naraku's idea of a happy ending to the story.

Scent Memory by LadyRhiyana

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Inuyasha's oldest memories are all scent-based. Deep, deep down, he can't help but still trust Sesshoumaru.

Seduction of the Innocent by TRF

  • Recommended by: Catelyn
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: When Bankotsu falls for the charms of a strange young woman, it's up to the rest of the Shichinitai to rescue him.

Sit girl! by RichaCo

  • Recommended by: Pyromania101, Bardota
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Inuyasha manages to get the necklace off and forces it on Kagome to get some sweet revenge.
  • Notes: Vanished from the internet. Please post a link if found.
  • Comments: It starts the way you'd expect with this sort of premise, but then it gets serious. By the end, both Inuyasha and Kagome learn an important lesson, culminating in a pretty heartwarming ending.
    • Bardota: Seconded. This story has substance.

This Can't Be Good by Ithilwen K-Bane

  • Recommended by: GryphonFledgling, MadhipsterAj
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Hojo becomes trapped in the Sengoku Jidai: Chivalry isn't dead, but it sure seems to be asking for it...
  • Comments: A very original-flavor, genuinely moving story, with everyone feeling very in-character and allowed a moment or two in the spotlight. Amazingly manages to come out of it with a positive and surprisingly deep understanding of Hojo as a character rather than just a shallow romantic rival, and mixes in a little Irish mythology in the meantime. Definitely a fic I've read through more than a few times.

The White Dog by Becky Tailweaver

  • Recommended by: Punk Reader, Silverfire526
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: The Inuyasha-tachi meets one of the most obnoxious characters of all time. The problem is, she's got major political sway in the Yokai world, and she only wants one thing: to get her clan back on top. And she'll stop at nothing to get it there.

Xenophobia by Silent Scribe

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sesshomaru discovers he has one fear in the world and it has just arrived on the Western coast.

Yōsei by joidianne4eva

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sesshōmaru’s brows knitted together as he stared at the shaking shrubs. He waited for longer than he deemed appropriate before reaching into the bushes. His fingers curled around flesh covered by cloth and his lip curled into a sneer when sharp teeth latched onto his wrist. Pulling his hand back he glowered at the tiny being glaring balefully at him.

    Shipping Fics 
Stories focused on the romantic relationships between the cast.

Behind The Silk Screen by eien-no-basho

  • Recommended by: Genki Girl
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: When a twist of fate brings the common born miko Kagome to serve Inuyasha, Emperor of Japan, will she be able to help him bring order to the country? Or will court intrigues and chaos tear the two and their nation apart?
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome

Beside You in Time by RosieB

  • Recommended by: Elora, Nadrixam, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: After the Jewel is stolen and the wish is made, Kagome finds herself cursed with immortality. Convincing Sesshomaru to help her, they travel the world and through some of the most cataclysmic periods of human history to defeat the powerful thieves.
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagome

Calamity's Breach by GeoFount

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Several years after the Shikon no Tama is complete and Naraku put to rest, Rin is faced with the turmoil of her passage into womanhood. The trouble only worsens for her and her guardian when she finds herself falling for the man whom
  • Pairing: Kohaku/Rin

The Council by aggiepuff

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: It's been ten years. Ten years and Kagome believed the youkai world was dead and gone. Until, one night, she walked into a bar...
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagome
  • Notes: Part of the Ten Years series.

Daemon Nature by nightstar

  • Recommended by: Elenor
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sesshomaru's children have grown up and he decides it's time that Japan is brought under the rule of one daemon lord.
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Rin

Drowning in the Sun by Sango

  • Recommended by: Maylene
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: This is the tale of a miko and hanyou who wanted only each other, a rare and innocent love betrayed, and the time Midoriko's jewel came so very close to finally granting happiness instead of sorrow...
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kikyo

Fangs of the Father by Umei no Mai

  • Recommended by: Xennone, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kagome had been attuned to youkai blades from the very beginning. That the blades formed from the Dog General's fangs took a fancy to her was likely a product of the deceased Inutaisho's unusual fondness for human females: What a daiyoukai wants, he gets.
  • Pairing: Inutaisho/Kagome
  • Notes: Has a sequel, Miko and Mate (dead), which crosses over with Yu Yu Hakusho.

Freak Attraction by ArtisteFish

  • Recommended by: Sarcasticgirl777
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A birthday outing to see a foreign circus turns into a nightmarish mistake when Kagome stumbles upon a circus of a very different nature and meets a sideshow freak with dog ears and a human heart.
  • Pairings: Inuyasha/Kagome
  • Notes: Has a sequel, Freak Attraction: Seven-Man Circus (dormant).

The Great Trial by wintersnight

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Incomplete
  • Synopsis: Like any royal family, the sons of the Inu no Taishou have no choice but to follow a traditional exile in order to sustain the honor of their bloodline.What if Sess finally tells Inu the truth? Rated M for later chapters
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Inuyasha

Halfway by Lune9

  • Recommended by: caramelprincess
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: As she reflects on her relationship with Sesshomaru, Rin struggles with raising their half-demon daughter without him.
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Rin

Learning to Love by FFcrazy15

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: They were harmless. Just thoughts. He let himself believe it, but when the little fantasy dissipated and he found himself walking calmly along the road, his footsteps irreversibly carrying him back home, he felt sick to his stomach– and afraid. Old habits die hard, and for Miroku, one habit in particular isn't going down without a fight.
  • Pairing: Miroku/Sango

Life In Moderation by Fantastical Queen Ebony Black

  • Recommended by: idontwannapopuponsearchengines
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A story about just how beautiful life can be when you're hardly doing anything at all. And how the words unspoken can mean the most. But the past never wants to stay hidden...
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagura

The Lucky Ones by Terri Botta

  • Recommended by: Terrace
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: In which Inuyasha and Kagome are forced to take care of an orphaned inu-hanyou infant, and things just snowball from there.
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome
  • Notes: Has a sequel, The Coyote Child (complete).
  • Comments: Started a few common ideas about how a Half-Human Hybrid like Inuyasha would grow up day-to-day.

Medication by teresa

  • Recommended by: Catelyn
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Despaired 16 years old Bankotsu ends up in a juvenile asylum after he did something terrible, with no other than Jakotsu as his roommate. At first, he is freaked out by his roommate abnormally lecherous behavior, however slowly but surely, he is really starting to like this guy. Although it's hard to trust anyone in an asylum, especially when everyone keeps warning him about how much dangerous Jakotsu really is...
  • Pairing: Bankotsu/Jakotsu

Metamorphosis by King Baka

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sometimes in the winds of change we find our true direction. An unusual youkai attack transforms Kagome's very being. Can she come to terms with her new self, and can Inuyasha accept, perhaps even love, the new Kagome?
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome

The Pearl by asiancherries

  • Recommended by: Elenor
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sesshomaru is building his empire and Rin refuses to be left behind. So she'll do whatever it takes to make sure he needs her and one way or another she'll be with her lord, forever.
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Rin

P O I S O N by goddamnhella

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: The adventure is over: the heroes have all gone home. But one story was never told, one that began when two brothers swore their feud would never end. But the battle against Sou'unga may have changed everything.
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Sesshoumaru
  • Comments: Listen. Despite the incest, this is one of the best Inuyasha-Sesshoumaru dynamics I've ever read. The dialogue alone is to die for.

Possession by Wheezambu

  • Recommended by: Gatekeeper827
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: When Inuyasha uses the jewel to become a full demon, it has a tragic outcome.
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome

Red and Black by S-Michael

  • Recommended by: shaun, ultrafan
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Sango consoles Inuyasha after he breaks up with Kagome.
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Sango

Shikuro: A Caribbean Fairy Tale by Inuma Asahi De

  • Recommended by: Sharp8394
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Inuyasha was as bad as pirates came; according to his legend. Kagome was a woman of propriety, destined to marry for her families honor when all she wanted was to live on the sea. What happens when their eyes meet by chance or perhaps by daring fate?
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome

Tales from the House of the Moon by Resmiranda

  • Recommended by: Elora, Nadrixam
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kagome, now in college, discovers the tale of Sesshomaru and Rin. Grief can be a prison, but the bonds of love are not easily broken. What is the truth behind fairytales?
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagome

Timeless by Whedonista93

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: From what Kagome’s been able to figure out, she’s become some kind of open secret amongst Tokyo’s youkai. The priestess who heals demons - she only purifies those whose toki outweighs their yoki. She has to laugh that she’s become an urban legend.
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagome
  • Notes: Part of the Modern(ish) Miko series.

Turnabout is Fair Play by Ookami-chan

  • Recommended by: OptimisticFox
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Kagome just wanted to relax with her friends in her time like a normal high school student. Instead she acquires a tattoo of Inuyasha's name on her hip with serious magical repercussions. She just can't catch a break.
  • Pairing: Inuyasha/Kagome

Unworthy One by weretigress

  • Recommended by: Comartemis
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Naraku is dead, but so are most of the heroes. Betrayed by Kikyo and heartbroken by Inuyasha's last words, Kagome stumbles aimlessly through the world until by sheerest coincidence she crosses paths with a certain youkai lord...
  • Pairing: Sesshomaru/Kagome

    Crossovers 

Buffy the Youkai Slayer by Sharibet

  • Recommended by: Silverfire526
  • Crossover with: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Buffy's vacationing in Tokyo when the Watcher's Council asks her to deal with a demon infestation at the Higurashi Shrine.

Clash of the Demons by Rassilon001

  • Recommended by: roseunity
  • Crossover with: Clash of the Titans (2010)
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: A re-telling of the tale of gods and mortals, substituting the cast of the popular anime franchise Inuyasha in their place. Starring Inuyasha and Perseus, Kikyo as Io, Kagome as Andromeda, and a host of others.
  • Comments: This isn't an epic tale but it is a wild, fun ride. And the comparisons between the two are stunning. If you can find a role to cast the Tetsusaiga in, you know you've struck writing gold.

The Curse by Alesyira

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis:
    • Shippo and the Magic Wand: Shippo finds something strange in the forest, and chaos in beauty ...and then further adventures in undoing said beauty!... ensues. (Complete)
    • The Blue Anshan: Shippo's journey to learn more about himself and his family leads to a discovery about his mother's disappearance. Kagome must travel to another realm to save the God Tree, but her movements in the Makai draw the attention of the Reikai Tantei. Many mistakes are made, but one of them might lead to fixing thing(s) that have been broken. (Complete)
    • In Time, Death: Time isn't done with Kagome, yet. A single favor for a strange person Shippo met hundreds of years ago sends Kagome down an unexpected path. How much trouble can one person get into when they hold the past, present, and future in the palm of their hand? (Ongoing)

Fate's Chew-Toy by fringeperson

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: ×××HOLiC
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: There's funny and there's funny. Funny 'haha', an funny 'strange'. For Kagome, something funny has happened. But which kind of funny?
  • Pairing: Kagome/Doumeki

From the Garden of Gods by Sythe

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: Naruto
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: In a barren land incapable of sustaining life, a Miko, whose most basic and most principal of powers is to give and nurture life, must seem divine in nature. It's not simple Mokuton, said Sunagakure village elders, Mokuton only affects wood and cannot give life to dead crops. It definitely does not resurrect a village on the brink of historic financial depression either.

Heiress by artemisgirl

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: Ouran High School Host Club
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: New student Kagome Higurashi makes (or is it blackmails?) her way into the Host Club, becoming the club's first ever (public) female host! She's beautiful, Kyoya acknowledges, but it's the mystery of her unseen guardian and her aversion to being touched that fascinate him, as he finds himself being drawn to her more and more...
  • Pairing: Kagome/Kyoya

Kamiko-sama by fringeperson

  • Recommended by: Shattermirror, Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: Kamisama Kiss
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Supernatural intrusions on the life of a girl attending high school. Kagome has been there, done that, and found out that there was no T-shirt. She is not going to now stand aside and just let it happen to someone else who doesn't know what they're getting into, not without offering to help, anyway.
  • Pairing: Kagome/Tomoe

Naraku VS Kirby by Loubhin

  • Recommended by: Akatsuki Daybreak
  • Crossover with: Kirby
  • Status: Complete
  • Synopsis: Kirby mysteriously finds himself in feudal Japan and causes a lot of trouble for Naraku and his incarnations.

Oh Well by KurooCrow

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Crossover with: Naruto
  • Status: Dormant
  • Synopsis: Sesshomaru was fully aware of the fact that the well hadn’t accepted him in years. It was still somehow functional for Kagome and Inuyasha, but all others were cut from its access. Still, that didn’t stop him from leaping after the fleeing Inuyasha, entering the well with Bakusaiga raised and chasing the ethereal blue light at the bottom of the well. He certainly wasn’t shocked by the pale violet that surrounded him, and definitely didn’t let out a surprised whine far too similar to the inu he was. AKA Sesshomaru gets yeeted through dimensions and arrives just in time to see a giant fox

somewhere I have never traveled by Adrieunor

  • Recommended by: Dame-Amaryllis
  • Crossover with: Yu Yu Hakusho
  • Status: Ongoing
  • Synopsis: A modest shrine sequestered in the concrete sprawl of buildings and houses holds more than relics of the past. A living legend without a way back plays counsel to members of a rag-tag team, both desperate just to have someone listen. A story of tentative alliances and trust told in pieces and stolen moments.
  • Notes: Alternate link.

A Time Not So Remembered by Millie M. Banshee

  • Recommended by: Gemini24
  • Crossover with: Bleach
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: Toshiro wakes up not knowing who he is and finds himself in the care of young girl named Rin and a demon lord named Sesshomaru. The only thing with him is a sword he knows he cannot part with. After Toshiro failed to report in Yamamoto sends Renji and Ichigo to the past after the young captain. They are ordered to find Toshiro only and not meddle with the famed shattered jewel. But fate seems to pull them down that path as they run into Inuyasha and his friends. Will they ever find Toshiro? Will Toshiro ever remember who he is?

Warring States by TekkaWekka & VorpalGirl

  • Recommended by: SingerOfStorms
  • Crossover with: Doctor Who
  • Status: Dead
  • Synopsis: The Tenth Doctor's Tardis receives an ominous and strangely-worded message... in Gallifreyan. But when he and Rose follow it to feudal Japan, they get a lot more than they bargained for. Set sometime after Who episode Tooth and Claw, and post-series end for Inuyasha.

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