If you like Robin McKinley…

Beauty haunted me when I read it years ago. It remains a favourite retelling of an old fairytale. The following authors vary a bit in style, but they all write fantasy and, I think, what draws me to them is a kindness in their work.

Patricia Wrede

Elizabeth Scarborough

Mercedes Lackey

Tanya Huff

Anne McCaffrey

Diana Wynne Jones

James H Schmitz

Patricia Briggs

Barbara Hambly