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Author has written 73 stories for Castle, and X-Files.

Jenny. 30something. Currently writing for Castle.

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and now we welcome reviews
A little bit of season four holiday fluff. One shot, complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,932 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 22 - Published: 1/3 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
such a happiness reviews
Photographer Kate Beckett and aspiring novelist Rick Rodgers are perfectly content in their solitary lives. But it's only after an unlikely matchmaker conspires to have them meet that they realize how extraordinary their lives could become. A Castle AU for Summer Ficathon 2016 co-written by airbefore and caffinate-me.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 76,941 - Reviews: 1195 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 699 - Updated: 11/16/2016 - Published: 5/25/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Johanna B.
no surprise more magical reviews
A 'What if...' for Need to Know - what if Beckett had been able to surprise Castle away from the precinct? *One shot, Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,699 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 22 - Published: 9/19/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
just common reviews
They've been together almost two years before she tells him. *One shot. Complete*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,284 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 19 - Published: 8/22/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
if you try sometimes reviews
Sweat beads across her forehead as Kate jerks awake for the fourth time, too vibrant images of his mangled body lingering in her wine soaked brain. Awake or asleep, she can't escape it. *Cops & Robbers post ep. One shot, complete. Posted for Fanfic Monday*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,304 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 25 - Published: 6/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
an idea whose time has come reviews
A collection of filled prompts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,229 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 5/25/2016 - Published: 3/24/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
a soft epilogue reviews
A small series of vignettes to fill in those seven years between the kitchen and the kids. Post ep for 8x22. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,007 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 43 - Published: 5/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
now, not then reviews
She holds his hand on the plane. *A post ep for To Love and Die in LA, set in season 5* One shot, complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,245 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/15/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
seek each other reviews
An AU one shot based on the prompt 'What if The Good The Bad and The Baby happened before they were a couple' *Complete*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,833 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 35 - Published: 3/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
so late, so soon reviews
He fell in love with her hands first.
X-Files - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,062 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/24/2016 - [D. Scully, F. Mulder] - Complete
another life reviews
The tires chew up the road, carrying him back to the city he escaped from less than two weeks ago. Back to the oppressive heat radiating from the sidewalks and the cold loneliness of an empty loft. Back to the haunted streets, where the ghosts of happy memories and what-might-have-beens lurk around far too many corners. Post season one AU.[Summer Hiatus Ficathon Entry]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,725 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 360 - Updated: 7/13/2015 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
hazy reviews
"Don't do that," she says.. "Don't act like this is some sort of gift." One shot, set after Always. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,061 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 28 - Published: 6/7/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
lather rinse repeat reviews
She wakes to a curious numbness in her right leg and a mouth full of cotton. One Shot, complete. Posted for Castle Fanfic Monday.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,884 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 48 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
lies all in ruins reviews
She doesn't really know the reasons she comes to this rickety old shack in the middle of the woods except that here is better than there. Better than being surrounded by the reminders of all the ways she failed. All the things she's lost. *One shot; complete*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,721 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 24 - Published: 5/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
love disarmed reviews
"She's so ready for this. For him. For happiness and love and movie dates." AU - what might have happened had they gotten to have that Jon Woo marathon. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,744 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 46 - Published: 4/29/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
carry you to me reviews
This is her home. The place where she grew up, trekking up and down the mountains and racing through the fields. Where she learned to cook and drive and dance. The place where her memories live, where she can close her eyes and take a deep breath and almost hear the fading echo of her mother's voice. This is her home. And damned if she's going to give it up. - AU Christmas-type fic
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,463 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 1/11/2015 - Published: 12/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
talk, talk, talk reviews
Only one person can make him start to feel whole again, like something more than a broken shell of a human. One person. And he doesn't even know her real name. *AU based loosely on 4x12*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,049 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 48 - Published: 12/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
hearts united reviews
The candles on the nightstand flicker, flames dancing in the breeze created by his body as he tumbles off the bed, mouth still gaping. *Post ep for 7x03*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,731 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
he is just away reviews
The package comes on a Tuesday, two weeks before what would have been their first anniversary. (An AU take on the first two eps of S7)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,452 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 16 - Published: 10/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
trunks entwine reviews
And as much as he tries, as desperately as he wants this experience to be filled with nothing but joy and positivity for her, he knows that in the end, there are going to be these moments of emotional pain that he can't shield her from. All he can do is hold her, curl his body around her and their baby and hope his love is enough.*Complete*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,396 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 19 - Published: 9/7/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
indelible reviews
"You like that I'm going to be walking around for the next however long with your name written on my skin." Early Season 5 *One Shot*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,315 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
such a secret place reviews
"You all think - All anyone has done for the past three days is crack jokes and call him my husband and I hate it. This isn't funny. Not to me." *scene insert for 6x23 (For Better or For Worse)*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,546 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/12/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
perhaps there is a limit reviews
They don't go back the precinct. *post ep for Veritas*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,336 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 19 - Published: 5/7/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
for the rest of my life reviews
The beat changed long ago - something driving that rattles the floor and echoes in her bones - but still they sway, caught up in the moment. In each other. *Smells Like Teen Spirit post ep*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,511 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 15 - Published: 2/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
nothing burns like the cold reviews
He can't stop thinking about her mouth. (mid-season three)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,071 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/16/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the way you talk with your hands reviews
He loves watching her when she's unaware of his gaze.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,032 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 29 - Published: 12/11/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
when it don't come easy reviews
He runs into her at Starbucks ( An expansion of Chapter 11 of 'a story's a story...')
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,765 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 53 - Published: 11/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
an echo deep inside reviews
A throat clears from somewhere nearby but she doesn't move away. Not tonight. Tonight, she doesn't care. *Post ep for 6x04, Number One Fan*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,021 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/20/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
inflames the great reviews
He unpacks while he waits. Unwinds the bubble wrap from a few knickknacks he himself wrapped and boxed six weeks ago. The delicate little bird on rocker legs, a silver paperweight in the shape of an asterisk, the parade of elephants that sat on her desk at the precinct for five years. *6x01 post-ep/scene filler* Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,965 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 31 - Published: 9/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
passion unattended reviews
They haven't spoken in three days. Not since the night they'd shouted at each other over the phone, the two hundred miles of earth between them fracturing, a chasm spreading wide and threatening to swallow them whole.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,641 - Reviews: 480 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 369 - Updated: 8/29/2013 - Published: 7/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
we shall not cease from exploration reviews
In that one moment, he knows he's ruined.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,720 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 5/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
not yet what we shall be reviews
It floats across her mind, her history. Her past. The reasons why she is what she is and why she can no longer be who she was. Why Kate Beckett disappeared and Lone Vengeance was born. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 40,993 - Reviews: 618 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 263 - Updated: 8/20/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
through others reviews
But it's the hair that gets him. Thick and brunette, the ends perfectly curled and spilling over her shoulders, brushing along her collarbone, marking a path he wants to trace with his tongue. (Set mid-season three)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,016 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 47 - Published: 8/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
a living love reviews
The tone of the heart monitor rings in her ears, the length between beeps steadily growing. She holds his hand, trying to focus on anything but the way his skin is already cooling, the way his fingers weakly grip her own.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,005 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 8 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
the coldest end reviews
It doesn't hurt as much now.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,271 - Reviews: 153 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 7/19/2013 - Published: 7/11/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
masterpiece of nature reviews
It's different now, seeing him with their kids. (Father's Day fic)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,090 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 28 - Published: 6/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
so i love you because i know no other way reviews
"I needed something to lose myself in. A place to hide." She lifts her head, looks up at him. "I don't want to define myself by the things that I've lost anymore, Castle. I don't want to hide."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,271 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 35 - Published: 6/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
love taught me to lie reviews
Her dad takes her to the airport. He doesn't ask where Castle is and she doesn't offer. *Watershed post-ep*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,817 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 5/22/2013 - Published: 5/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
just put your lips together reviews
Under normal circumstances, she'd assume he was doing something as innocent as visiting the bathroom but she knows him too well for that. It's late, they're alone, and he's restless; the perfect conditions for him to wander off in search of trouble.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,528 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 37 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
grass below you, sky above reviews
The sun beats down on her back as she leans forward, hands planted on his chest and her hair falling in a curtain around their faces. "Don't you know what day it is?" *One Shot. Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,557 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 27 - Published: 5/1/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
of all the words reviews
She lied. She did have regrets. **Post ep for Still**
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,263 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/28/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
untranslatable reviews
Speak a new language so that the world will be a new world - Rumi
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,788 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 4/17/2013 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
tap a message onto my skin reviews
He starts out slowly. Subtly. A light touch at the small of her back to usher her through a doorway. Grazing his fingers across the bend of her elbow to get her attention in the bullpen. Freeing the hair trapped in her collar after helping with her jacket. Small gestures of physicality meant to acclimate her to his touch, the feel of his hands on her body. One Shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,669 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 35 - Published: 4/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
a story's a story, no matter how small reviews
A collection of unrelated ficlets.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 35,923 - Reviews: 1355 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 4/10/2013 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
the beauty of sound reviews
Of course he believes it's real. He's - well, he's him. Magic and curses and zombie apocalypses are right up his alley. *An insert of sorts for 5x17, vague spoilers* Now a two shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,442 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 3/24/2013 - Published: 3/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
motivating forces reviews
But now, watching her slumped against the wide door, her eyes closed and a trembling hand held to her lips - Now she sees. Understands. Martha is just as human, just as breakable, as the rest of them. *Post ep for Hunt*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,860 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/27/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
peace begins with a smile reviews
She'd almost run out and bought him something on at least three separate occasions. She's so glad she didn't. **Post ep for 5x14. One shot. Complete.**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,958 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 28 - Published: 2/13/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
how the light gets in reviews
They're in this whether they like it or not. But they're in it together. He takes comfort in that. The knowledge that she's ready for him, willing to let him stand by her side and accept his love and support. Post ep for 5x13. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,355 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 21 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
objects in motion reviews
The thumping pulse of the music vibrates through her body. Her bones sing with it, a high pitched resonation that rings in her ears and echoes inside her chest. She lets her spine sway and her hips roll, losing herself in the movement, the freedom that comes when she shuts off her brain and just feels. **An ode of sorts to 5x12* One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 927 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 17 - Published: 1/24/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
beg borrow or steal reviews
It's not her first time doing this and judging by the way she can feel Castle staring, it won't be her last. *One Shot. Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,579 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 17 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
two bits reviews
Anxiety knots in her stomach as she fills the sink with warm water, touches her fingertips to the assortment of items she needs for this. Her body aches with the weight of the week and she wants nothing more than to crawl into bed next to him, to feel the solid presence of his body against hers as she tries to sleep. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,869 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 22 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
rarely pure and never simple reviews
The moonlight casts a silver glow across the walls, a shimmering haze that draws her attention, the edges waving as the clouds roll past. She can feel the remnants of the champagne working through her body, the little bubbles hitching a ride in her blood, making her head float and her skin tingle. *One Shot. Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,083 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 29 - Published: 12/31/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
all is calm, all is bright reviews
He loves this time of year, the way the whole world seems to soften and slow, wrapped in a haze of twinkling lights and the spirit of the season. *Written for the Christmas fic competition at 12th Precinct. First place winner of public and judges' vote.*
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,943 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
a muse of fire reviews
She grins and rolls her eyes but lets him keep a hold on her foot as she turns back to her book. His book. **vague Frozen Heat spoilers** One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,338 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 22 - Published: 12/5/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
if the fates allow reviews
The tree shimmers merrily in front of them, the strands and strands of twinkle lights casting the loft in a warm haze. Bing Crosby's rich tone floats on the air, wrapping around them, warming her heart. *Post ep for 5x09* One Shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,000 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 12 - Published: 12/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
love in action reviews
"The tree is small - no more than three and a half feet, barely filling a corner of her living room - and sparsely decorated, just lights and a strand of garland twined through the branches, a silver star perched on top." Castle tries to bring Beckett some holiday cheer.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,076 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 29 - Published: 11/29/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
now arriving reviews
Two weeks. Two weeks of late night texts and missed phone calls. Of missing his voice and his hands, the soft curve of his smile in the morning. Two weeks without him.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,109 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 24 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
the shadow of doubt reviews
She arrested him tonight. For the third time. This is the first time it's broken her heart. ***Spec fic for 5x05. Spoilers from US promo only ***
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,216 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
tie me up, tie me down reviews
The box is plain, unassuming. A hard plastic tub that he's glanced at dozens of times over the past few months, used as a way station for his spare clothes and overnight bag. He'd assumed it was nothing more than storage - books and papers, maybe, out of style clothes or shoes. He's never been more happy to be wrong. **post ep of sorts for 5x03**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,884 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 38 - Published: 10/8/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
worth a thousand words reviews
"You can't expect me to believe that this was never suggested. That it never crossed your mind." One Shot. Complete. PWP.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,372 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 18 - Published: 10/7/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
there your heart will be also reviews
"I'm sure somewhere in this great big city of ours, some poor unfortunate soul has lost their life but today you're going to let the justice seeking be someone else's job. Today, you're going to take a little trip with me." - Scavenger hunt, Castle style. ***co-authored with sparklemouse***
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 18,269 - Reviews: 333 - Favs: 248 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 9/18/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
check yes or no reviews
The smile he was trying to suppress explodes. His cheeks actually ache with the ferocity of his joy. "What are you grinning at?" "You just called me your boyfriend." *****Post Ep for 5x02***** Spoilers*** One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,531 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 29 - Published: 10/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
that which does not bend reviews
It's the game they play; four years of teasing comments and loaded looks swirling between them, egging them on. They've finally given into each other but they've never stopped teasing, chasing. **Spoilers for 5x04 "Murder, He Wrote** One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,333 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 18 - Published: 9/29/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
amuse bouche reviews
It's two o'clock on a Saturday afternoon and they've yet to get dressed, have spent the entire day camped out on his overstuffed leather couch, watching movies and teasing each other mercilessly with fleeting caresses and innuendo laden comments. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,343 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 16 - Published: 9/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
the path of the night reviews
Sometimes he thinks his blood has been magnetized to respond to the electrical field that sizzles around her body; it pulls him unerringly in her direction, a liquid divining rod that always hits its mark. One shot. Complete. No spoilers.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,748 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/21/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
and the day came reviews
She's been struggling to find the words for months, to tell him how much she loves and adores him, how happy he makes her. How she feels like a whole person when she's with him. How he fills the empty places inside her chest with his love and his smiles.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,411 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 9/17/2012 - Published: 8/10/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
deep in the heart of texas reviews
"For the record, this," she rotates a finger around the moldering room, nose crinkled in adorable disgust, "is why I don't let you drive. I fell asleep in civilization and woke up in the middle of nowhere." One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,993 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 14 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
all good things reviews
They've tried. For months, they've tried to make it work, to force themselves into something that comes within a mile of being healthy and functional. They love each other desperately but it's not enough.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,338 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/4/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
control reviews
She likes to dominate. And he is more than happy to let her.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,108 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 25 - Published: 8/31/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
in the morning it comes reviews
Tousled hair and long toned legs are all he can see as she moves across the room slowly, the tails of one of his shirts brushing along her thighs, the cuffs hanging low over her hands. ***Spoilers for the promo for 5x01***
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,150 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/27/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
it's how you play the game reviews
She's driving him crazy. Slowly and completely mad. And she damn well knows it too.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,941 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 23 - Published: 8/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
emotion in motion reviews
The desire he harbors for her flares in his chest, spills over into his veins without his permission. He wants to follow her. Wants to take her by the hand and tug her into the back of her cruiser. Crush her body between his and the stiff vinyl seat, hands and lips roaming.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,889 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 19 - Published: 8/15/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
fluff and fold reviews
She finds him in her laundry room, shirtless, transferring tangles of wet clothes from the washing machine to the dryer. His jeans rest low on his hips and her eyes trace over his back, a lazy hunger stirring inside her chest.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,623 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 23 - Published: 8/12/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete