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Joined 07-27-09, id: 2026015, Profile Updated: 08-02-13
Author has written 13 stories for Castle, and Sherlock.

I like my breakfast coffee like my stories: dark.

I wrote on here a long time ago. I lurk back sometimes.

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where echoes come to rest by recycled-stars reviews
Pre-ep kind of? for Killshot. Beckett gives Castle another bit of back story. TW: mental illness, and one brief mention of self-harm/suicide
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,736 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/11/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
More Than Pride by phalangesbyfive reviews
"If she couldn't open up to him, if she couldn't even manage to let him hold her while she sorted through her thoughts, then what the hell was there to do?" Josh has to swallow his pride and call the one man who can help.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,254 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/10/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Tunnel Vision by phalangesbyfive reviews
People called her strong. Kate Beckett, not letting her mom's murder destroy her life. Kate Beckett, fighting to bring justice. She just knew herself as Kate: the broken woman who could no longer tell left from right
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,456 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 4 - Published: 8/31/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Visiting Hours by phalangesbyfive reviews
In the span of two hours, Beckett began to question the very foundation of her working relationship with Castle. Because now she was faced with the all too real possibility that it was over. NOT a post-finale fic. Cover art by pauliporcupine.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 26,283 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 7/24/2011 - Published: 6/20/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Thaumaturgy by rhyme time reviews
Post-ep for 3x24 and beyond.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,366 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 20 - Published: 6/15/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Shattered by JillianCasey reviews
Post-finale. Castle tries to put the pieces back together.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,079 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 61 - Published: 5/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Gravity of Always by Scriptor of Lacuna reviews
With the help of Dr. Seuss and Johanna Beckett, Kate finally realizes that she doesn't have to be alone anymore; that the gravity of 'always' will lead her to straight to Castle. A romance/Humor/Hurt/Comfort one-shot, contains potential S3 spoilers.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,190 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 13 - Published: 5/5/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Chapter 10 by CiderApples reviews
In a world where he was less famous, Castle would be a smut-peddler who wrote crime novels. In this one, he writes crime novels that just happen to contain some smoking-hot smut. Castle/Beckett. possible spoilers all episodes
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,827 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 12 - Published: 5/4/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Dedication by ekc293 reviews
They thought this was his most remarkable dedication yet. But he didn't write it for them. He wrote it for her, and she would be the only one who'd never get to see it. One-shot, terribly sad, spoilers, major character death. But... give it a chance.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,030 - Reviews: 307 - Favs: 397 - Follows: 38 - Published: 4/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Only More Love by International08 reviews
Post-Countdown. Kate and Josh have dinner and a long conversation that leads to some interesting realizations.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,969 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 250 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 3/21/2011 - Published: 3/3/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Elemental by handful of sky reviews
Earth. Air. Fire. Water. In the end, what else is there?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,753 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 5 - Published: 3/15/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Morning Stories by fialka62 reviews
When you wake up in the morning, you never know if this might be your last. Kate is shot, and Castle is staying as close as he can get. A series-in-progress.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,974 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 241 - Updated: 3/14/2011 - Published: 2/15/2010 - Kate B., Rick C.
This One Hits Home by phalangesbyfive reviews
Beckett and Castle deal with new feelings while a case traumatizes them all.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,626 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 2/6/2011 - Published: 3/25/2010
Audience Of One by ThePossibilityOfMagic reviews
Sometimes, things are not as they seem to be. And other times, that's exactly what they are.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,426 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/30/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Musing by Trapped in a MatchBox reviews
In which Kate Beckett reflects about the events that took place during "Knockdown". One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,380 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 13 - Published: 1/26/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
a simple hypothetical by feartown reviews
"You know, this story relies pretty heavily on me letting you feel me up in the back of a cab, Castle."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,185 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/15/2011 - Complete
Sisyphus by JillianCasey reviews
It's never been if. It's always been when. Alternate Universe. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,995 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 351 - Follows: 25 - Published: 1/6/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Worst Case Scenario by TracyT reviews
In the blink of an eye, it all went horribly wrong.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,928 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 112 - Updated: 12/24/2010 - Published: 7/21/2010 - Kate B., Rick C.
Out Of My League by JillianCasey reviews
It's Christmas Eve, and Castle and Beckett have some visits to make. Set in the Dangerous Game/Hunted universe. One shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,159 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 15 - Published: 12/23/2010 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Numb by Phoebsfan reviews
It was snowing, not the first of the season and certainly not the last. But she wouldn't see it. Couldn't see it. The whiteness blinding, but not enough to block out the red.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,585 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 12/13/2010 - Published: 11/11/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Mistake, Hundreds of Regrets by AllusionToAnIllusion reviews
The one time she failed... Warning: This is really dark and contains character death
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,574 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/2/2010 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Breathless by handful of sky reviews
Castle catches Beckett in a rare moment of vulnerability.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,428 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 87 - Published: 6/4/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Darkest Night by Elizagoth reviews
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. - Helen Keller
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,523 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 5/24/2010 - Published: 3/16/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just Another Layer by greymind reviews
Beckett gets sick and Castle uses it as an opportunity to try to peel another layer off the Beckett onion.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 35,831 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 244 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 4/7/2010 - Published: 11/1/2009 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Shoe Box by AngelTrisha9 reviews
In the middle of a night, on a special night, Kate opens her shoe box.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,766 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 3 - Published: 4/2/2010 - Kate B. - Complete
The Funeral by Nev827 reviews
World-famous murder mystery novelist Richard Castle gets a mysterious cell phone call after attending the funeral for Detective Kate Beckett, the inspiration for his best-selling Nikki Heat series, and the love of his life.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,423 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 15 - Published: 3/12/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Married to Your Work by DFM reviews
Beckett and Castle go undercover to catch a serial killer.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 32,074 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 27 - Published: 3/6/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Days Like These by Elizagoth reviews
After parting ways, Beckett shows up at Castle's door.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 14,199 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 20 - Published: 12/19/2009 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Downtime by Kathryn Shadow reviews
In which Beckett chases an ice cream truck, Ryan is a fanfic writer, Esposito gets a Fudgesicle and Castle... well. A fic for Support Stacie! :D
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,802 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 23 - Published: 10/5/2009 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Wild Night by whatarushh reviews
I stepped into the twilight zone and she left my heart with vertigo." sequel to Christmas Cheer, takes place at the Castle New Year's Eve party.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,665 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/16/2009 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Christmas Cheer by whatarushh reviews
...those ridiculous neon ice skates at Rockefeller center." Castle takes Beckett out for some Christmas eve fun!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,690 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 9/3/2009 - Published: 8/27/2009 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In middle of winter by Elisabeth-P reviews
Castle and Beckett speak about life. The conversation ends in something new for them. Beckett POV // I hope yours reviews! // Lickerish checked my english! Thank you for that!
Castle - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,557 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/29/2009 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fairytale by whatarushh reviews
Kate Beckett refuses to believe that Rick Castle is her Prince Charming. Lanie tries to make her see reason.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,085 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/28/2009 - Kate B. - Complete
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The Endgame reviews
John and Sherlock have kept a dangerous secret. As John learns more about Mary's past, there is no other choice but to leave Sherlock. But before he can, on one fateful night, Sherlock reveals an even greater secret of his own. John/Sherlock
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,068 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 3/10/2014 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Sherlock H., John W.
Crimes of Home reviews
Sherlock has an intense, and fueled run-in with John after three years of separation. Will Sherlock be able to piece together the life he once had? Season 3.
Sherlock - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,034 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Sherlock H., John W.
Resilience reviews
The secret she revealed would forever change their worlds…one-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,292 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/5/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Eyes On Fire reviews
True lovers always find a way to each other. On the darkest paths, their flames burn brightest. Post-finale.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,113 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 7/10/2011 - Published: 6/7/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Live reviews
When his life and her life became one. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,107 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 3 - Published: 6/12/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Last Rose reviews
Beckett's old wounds are reopened. But this time, someone is there to mend them. 3X13 and what comes after...Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 31,538 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 5/29/2011 - Published: 12/28/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
As Fires Smolder reviews
With them, words never were, nor ever will be enough. Silence speaks, and so does fire… One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,488 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 12 - Published: 4/3/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Faintest of Sparks reviews
Why do we whisper what our hearts cry the loudest? Their secrets, their haunted memories, were whispers in their sleep…all heard by the wrong ears. Post 3x17-Countdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,203 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 9 - Published: 3/6/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
We Will Rise reviews
Not everything discussed in the car went according to plan…3X13 Kiss. What you may have missed…
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,190 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/25/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Letters from the Sky reviews
Castle goes back to some painful childhood haunts and remembers why he became an author. In the shadows of a graveyard he confronts a broken past and something he didn't see coming…
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,524 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 5 - Published: 7/10/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
From the Secret Writing Desk reviews
Some unearthed Castle writings...Caskett poetry.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 637 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 2 - Published: 5/11/2010 - Rick C., Kate B.
Tick, Tick, Tick, Boom reviews
Kate's world is literally blown up as a stalker prevails in his hunt. Now that she is living with Castle, she is forced to confront the realization that the author captures more than her imagination. Or will it be too late? My Castle 2 night event take
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,912 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 3/29/2010 - Published: 3/19/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All Fall Down reviews
After Castle & Kate become estranged Seas.1 Ep10, copy-cat killer has sprung from jail to seek revenge on Rick through Nikki akaKate .Will Castle be able to single-handedly save her? Or,will the killer who once brought them together bring about their end
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,628 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 1/22/2010 - Published: 8/10/2009 - Rick C., Kate B.