The first few days after he's gone are the worst. Her heart, the silly, stupid muscle, still expects to find him every time she turns around. And, of course, she doesn't. Co-authored by PenguinOfTroy and dave-ck. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,669 - Reviews: 39 - Updated: 4-7-13 - Published: 12-7-12 - Kate B. & Rick C.
The Challenge: Write a story set in Season 3 about the Knockdown kiss. The Catch: All dialogue must be quoted directly from song lyrics. Rick Castle whistled along to the tune streaming from some distant radio as he strolled through the precinct on his way to his favorite perch beside his favorite New York City detective. ONE-SHOT
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,521 - Reviews: 8 - Published: 3-8-13 - Rick C. & Kate B. - Complete
"I don't want to set the world on fire. I just want to start a flame in your heart," sang the tenor, smooth and sweet behind the aged recording. She knew the voice well. And the man who always accompanied it. "You shouldn't be here, Castle." "I know." He held out a cup of coffee. His simple but effective wake up call. Random AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,840 - Reviews: 14 - Published: 11-25-12 - Kate B. & Rick C.
She could pull the trigger. She's tempted, so very tempted. She could put a bullet between his eyes. She could have her vengeance. But she doesn't. The thought of him stills her finger. Post-After The Storm
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,389 - Reviews: 22 - Published: 10-1-12 - Kate B. & Rick C.
What do cheese, a lamp, Demming, Jordan, a cat in a tree, and a pie have in common? Nothing, but that didn't stop me from completing the challenge. One-shot. Crack fic. PREQUEL ADDED - Love At First Sight, the Jemming story
Castle - Rated: K - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,585 - Reviews: 19 - Updated: 7-26-12 - Published: 7-23-12 - Rick C. & Kate B. - Complete
She's so pale, he thought as he stopped at the foot of the hospital bed and watched her sleep against the backdrop of sterile white walls and a garden of get-well flowers. Post-Knockdown/Pre-Rise. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 740 - Reviews: 9 - Published: 7-15-12 - Complete
He sees red. And her narrowed eyes. And her scowling lips. And her flushed cheeks. But mostly just red... And it's fury that urges him to slam his lips against hers mid-sentence, swallowing her protest with his demanding kiss. - M for a reason. One-shot
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,593 - Reviews: 19 - Published: 7-12-12 - Rick C. & Kate B. - Complete
He curses her. He curses himself...And he says his goodbye. A black and white goodbye note to her. To them. To partners. To a pair of fools. Collection of post-ep chapters: 47Seconds/TheLimey/Headhunters/UndeadAgain/Always
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 7,049 - Reviews: 109 - Updated: 5-11-12 - Published: 3-28-12 - Rick C. & Kate B.
His confession is a slap to the face. A burning, stinging slap that sets her mind reeling. Like the proverbial chair has been pulled out from under her, she crashes to the ground. Hard. So she slaps him back. Hard. For real. ONE-SHOT
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,305 - Reviews: 22 - Published: 5-4-12 - Kate B. & Rick C. - Complete
She has resolved forget. Her dad says she's in denial. Not willing to face the reality of her near death experience. "That's not like you, Katie," he says. "You don't stick your head in the sand. You fight for the truth." And he's right. But he thinks she's hiding from the shooting. She's not. She's hiding from him. Castle. Post-Knockout/Pre-Rise
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,542 - Reviews: 21 - Published: 3-16-12 - Kate B. & Rick C. - Complete