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Author has written 7 stories for Downton Abbey.

Kate. 24.

I am a recent college graduate, a nature lover, an amateur photographer, a twin, an aunt, and a daydreamer.

I like reading, movies, and whimsical things.

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Living is Easy by seilleanmor reviews
Castle Summer Hiatus 2015 Ficathon Entry. Castle's first time at the Becketts' cabin, summer after season four.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 106,855 - Reviews: 650 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 5/19 - Complete
A Season in Hell by chezchuckles reviews
"My heart has known the coup de grace. Ah! I did not foresee it." -'A Season in Hell,' Arthur Rimbaud. Prompt from Panda09: where Castle takes the bullet for Kate at the end of season three
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,659 - Reviews: 670 - Favs: 186 - Follows: 454 - Updated: 6/23 - Published: 5/7 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
pulse by CalPal052699 reviews
"She's wheeled into his room the day after Mr. Johnson dies, seemingly asleep, perfectly silent. The only thing he knows about her by the end of the day is that her condition isn't good." Sharing a room, waiting for a heart transplant, Richard Castle gets to know the quiet, dying Kate Beckett. AU. Three-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,499 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 6/22 - Published: 6/16 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Elastic Heart by bravevulnerability reviews
'Just another job, that's all Richard Castle would ever be. Maybe if she repeated it enough, she would actually believe it.' Based on a gifset by veraflynns on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 48,229 - Reviews: 922 - Favs: 308 - Follows: 528 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 3/18 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Medical Attention by jstar1382 reviews
S1 AU Based on a tumblr prompt from anon: Castle's a doctor, a friend of Lanie's. AU Caskett meeting at Lanie's birthday. *Castle Winter Hiatus 2014 Ficathon Entry* Cover art by the awesome (ScribbleAStory)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 59,178 - Reviews: 1300 - Favs: 383 - Follows: 811 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 12/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P. - Complete
One Moment More by Oliviet reviews
"She groans as her eyes adjust to the lighting around her, or rather lack thereof. It's pitch black aside from a single beam of light shining from her right. A flashlight she quickly realizes. She turns her head toward the direction of the beam, drawing in a sharp breath at what it illuminates." Based on the Bones episode, Aliens in a Spaceship.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,179 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 5/25 - Published: 5/13 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Convalescence by Sanctuaria reviews
"I'm like a broken mirror, Castle. I look into it and see parts of me are missing, but I don't know how to get them back. I don't know how to find them again." What if Beckett hadn't disappeared for 3 months after being shot and let Castle take care of her? With tensions running so high, will their love blossom or will secrets tear them apart forever? AU from 3x24. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 51 - Words: 148,300 - Reviews: 864 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 781 - Updated: 5/3 - Published: 2/25/2014 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
exegi monumentum aere perennius by seilleanmor reviews
Based on a prompt from the castlefanficprompts blog: "Beckett accidentally texts Castle "I love you" thinking she was sending that to her dad." For the wonderful lousiemcdoogle.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,480 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 58 - Published: 5/1 - Complete
Misconception by chezchuckles reviews
tumblr prompt: They slept together after Ryan's wedding but never talked about it. Kate finds out she is pregnant but doesn't know how to tell him, especially after the events of 47 seconds (and Limey).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 44,241 - Reviews: 1491 - Favs: 391 - Follows: 676 - Updated: 4/25 - Published: 4/4 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Flashbacks and Echoes by Oliviet reviews
"But the longer she stares at him, the more she realizes that she knows him, that she dated him in high school, and that this is the man who took her virginity." Inspired by this tumblr prompt: childhood sweethearts who moved away and then into the same apartment block by chance AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 39,208 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 687 - Updated: 4/25 - Published: 11/25/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Everything by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Life happens in every small moment. A story about really nothing at all, for Castle Fluff Friday.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,083 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/10 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Breach by bravevulnerability reviews
'It was never supposed to go this far; he was never supposed to become more than a kind man bringing a recovering gunshot victim her mail, was never supposed to become more.' AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,060 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 39 - Published: 3/2 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Kenopsia by seilleanmor reviews
Just playing with Cops & Robbers. What happens if Kate admits to needing Rick, and he leaves the bank to be with her?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,380 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 332 - Updated: 2/17 - Published: 9/15/2014 - Complete
Make It Out To Kate by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x01: "Rise", immediately after the swing scene. Kate is shocked by how much seeing Castle again affects her. She can't get him out of her head. "So…what? I just wait? Behave like old times? Let things crawl on like before, with neither of us admitting what we really want?"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 38,749 - Reviews: 755 - Favs: 275 - Follows: 498 - Updated: 1/16 - Published: 11/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
When I Was Drowning by Trinity Everett reviews
A chance meeting between two people has the potential to change their lives forever. A Caskett Meeting AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,657 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 184 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Believing Is Seeing by bravevulnerability reviews
"Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing." An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,352 - Reviews: 588 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Preferred Stock by Chickwriter reviews
The twenty-first century descendants of the Crawleys, now without titles, but ruling the new elites with far more power and wealth than Mary and Matthew could ever have imagined. Consider it the AU S55.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 36 - Words: 131,257 - Reviews: 1081 - Favs: 263 - Follows: 385 - Updated: 12/23/2014 - Published: 2/8/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Apologize by evitascarlett reviews
As Kate finds herself getting back on solid ground in her relationship with Castle, her world gets turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. As emotions run high and danger lurks will she and Castle be able to stand together and become stronger or will their secrets and lies eventually tear them apart? AU Set after 4x22 Undead Again. Cover Art by LordofKavaka. Now Edited.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 673,036 - Reviews: 2031 - Favs: 812 - Follows: 1,135 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 11/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
Handle With Care by bravevulnerability reviews
A single chance meeting can change everything. AU. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 69,091 - Reviews: 1315 - Favs: 517 - Follows: 859 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Private Eyes by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Everyday was the same. Get up, work, and then go to bed. Kate Beckett was bored. She needed a change in her routine. So, after some nagging from her best friend, she allowed herself to be set up on a blind date… and that's when she met Rick Castle. AU. Spy Castle. Entry for 2014 Castle Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 99,841 - Reviews: 430 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 341 - Updated: 11/27/2014 - Published: 5/27/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Sophia T. - Complete
The Magnitude of These Small Hours by A Beauty to the Rhythm reviews
"The moment hits them both squarely on the chest. Images from the last hour flicker between them; hot, sweet memories they know will never completely fade, no matter where this takes them." Every second of the wondrous, magnificent things that happened between "Beckett, what do you want?" and "Made you a coffee." Post-Always. Now complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,992 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 11/13/2014 - Published: 11/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Place I'd Rather Be by skygirl55 reviews
When Richard Castle learns his publisher hired a writing consultant to help him complete his latest novel he's insulted-until he meets her. Dr. Kate Beckett was merely looking for a summer job between semesters, but could three weeks with the famous writer might be more than she bargained for? Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 60,737 - Reviews: 574 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 400 - Updated: 10/18/2014 - Published: 8/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Girl You Knew by La Donna Ingenua reviews
AU Matthew marries a very much alive Lavinia, and the show that flopped keeps flopping and the dance they danced keeps playing in their heads. Mary realizes she is not the only girl in the world, but a girl he once knew and decides to do the unexpected. While Mary comes back to life, Matthew realizes what he's given up. It's not what you think...or could it be? As of Chap 31, M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 43 - Words: 110,348 - Reviews: 1490 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 311 - Updated: 10/12/2014 - Published: 8/20/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Castling by muppet47 reviews
"She isn't here, Mr. Castle. Don't you want to protect her? Isn't that what all of this is about?" AU from "Always"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 53,560 - Reviews: 918 - Favs: 322 - Follows: 728 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Seeking Clarity by Trinity Everett reviews
What would've happened if Kate had called Castle before going back to work in Rise? A season 4 AU. An extremely late 2014 Summer Hiatus Ficathon entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 66,262 - Reviews: 227 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What We Are Willing to Give by A Beauty to the Rhythm reviews
Our favorite writer wakes up on a boat in the middle of nowhere, dazed, confused, and ... shirtless? He's being targeted by a mysterious new enemy and it looks like his only choice is to go into hiding. Who better to accompany him than his gorgeous partner and fiancee? A post-S6 AU, with a fluffy reunion scene, some very unusual wedding vows, and heaps of suspense. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 67,744 - Reviews: 488 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 9/22/2014 - Published: 6/9/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Heart of a Diamond by purplangel reviews
AU. Rick's completed the Storm series and is looking for a female muse for inspiration. He hears about the stunning, illustrious Diamond through an exclusive men's club and decides he has to meet the high-end escort for himself. He's amazed by her hidden depths and floored by the realization that he just might not be man enough to handle her. (Romance/Angst)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 61,786 - Reviews: 1003 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 356 - Updated: 9/11/2014 - Published: 4/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Learn to Have Been by chezchuckles reviews
This is a Season 7 supposition only. I have no knowledge of spoilers or teasers, this is purely an idea at what their winter would look like in 2014-2015 after that season-ending fiery accident.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 47,051 - Reviews: 875 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 306 - Updated: 9/7/2014 - Published: 7/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Apple of My Eye by CSM reviews
Anyone can have a baby, but it takes extraordinary person to be a mother. It's about loving and caring for your child unconditionally no matter the cost. Post 6x10.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 72,828 - Reviews: 410 - Favs: 277 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 8/11/2014 - Published: 12/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Quietly Forever by seilleanmor reviews
Season four fic, set shortly after Once Upon a Crime. A misunderstanding makes the green-eyed monster rear its ugly head.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 16,538 - Reviews: 353 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 384 - Updated: 8/10/2014 - Published: 3/16/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost in bright city lights by Ky03elk reviews
With no reason left to hold onto where life was taking her prior to her parents' deaths, Kate Beckett stumbles into a different world. Can she keep herself and her emotions buried deep or will everything crack open when fate throws Rick Castle her way? An AU Caskett meeting. Ficathon 2014 Entry. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 59,260 - Reviews: 1352 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 359 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Socially Acceptable Options by honeyandvodka reviews
Katherine Beckett had options. Lots of options. Socially acceptable options. So when her mom's murderer was caught, Kate shelved her plans of becoming a cop, intent on living as ordinary a life as possible. But is normal enough? Meeting Richard Castle might be just the thing to change everything for both of them. #CastleFicathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 59,829 - Reviews: 1115 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 384 - Updated: 7/31/2014 - Published: 5/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
still with hearts beating by bravevulnerability reviews
Her heart was still in jagged pieces after the summer. The sequel to 'still our hands match'. Takes place throughout season 3. AU. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 37,697 - Reviews: 502 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 333 - Updated: 7/30/2014 - Published: 6/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Jane Doe by seilleanmor reviews
When Kate gets into a car accident, the outcome of her injury is retrograde amnesia – she doesn't remember her life after 2008. Rick, as a result, is left to deal with the consequences of his wife's memory loss while she comes to terms with their life together. Based on a gifset by veraflynns on tumblr. 2014 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 81,039 - Reviews: 1404 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 805 - Updated: 7/23/2014 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
promises in pencil by closingdoors reviews
Sequel to 'heart so helpless'. Castle and Beckett's struggles to overcome their past, the murders, and the mess they left behind. Cover art by half0utloud. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,078 - Reviews: 419 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 6/24/2014 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
still our hands match by bravevulnerability reviews
'"Why do you even care so much? What is it that you want so badly that you can't just let this go so we can both move on with our lives?" she demanded, glancing over her shoulder to see him watching her forlornly.' Set in the summer between 1x10 and 2x01, continues on throughout season 2. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,767 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 342 - Follows: 398 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A one time thing by Ky03elk reviews
If it only takes a moment for your life to change forever, can a 'one time thing' right the wrong? An AU Caskett meeting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,307 - Reviews: 1350 - Favs: 389 - Follows: 511 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Coffees by honeyandvodka reviews
Castle and Beckett never met five years ago. Beckett's Mom's case remains unsolved, and Castle has no muse. What happens when their paths cross? An AU Target/Hunt meeting.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 64,448 - Reviews: 1416 - Favs: 342 - Follows: 591 - Updated: 4/27/2014 - Published: 1/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Signs of Life by bravevulnerability reviews
They meet again in the hospital. AU. Cover art by half0utloud.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 48,644 - Reviews: 629 - Favs: 386 - Follows: 563 - Updated: 4/16/2014 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Casualties by seilleanmor reviews
Knockout fic. Assuming Josh is out of the picture, there's another way they could have channelled their anger during that fight.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,403 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 3/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lifeboats by seilleanmor reviews
When you get those rare moments of clarity, those flashes when the universe makes sense, you try desperately to hold on to them. They are the lifeboats for the darker times. A season 4 AU based on the fanvideo by OhChizzz.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 46,028 - Reviews: 362 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 3/4/2014 - Published: 2/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unfinished by eyrianone reviews
It should have brought them closer together, not torn them apart – she understands this now. What she doesn't know is whether any way back for them still remains. Future fic - Complete. **Winner of 'Favorite M rated Fanfic Multi-chp' in the 2013 Castle Fanfic Writers Guild Awards**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 68,293 - Reviews: 1792 - Favs: 543 - Follows: 800 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 4/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Night to Forget by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
Young Kate Beckett had looked for a night to forget only to find it turned into one she would remember for the rest of her life. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 67 - Words: 183,320 - Reviews: 2888 - Favs: 1,035 - Follows: 1,427 - Updated: 2/2/2014 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R., Alexis C. - Complete
In Some Corner by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-47 Seconds. 'Kate stands several feet away from Castle's spot at the far end of the bar, hands jammed into her pants pockets, fists curled up tight with her short nails digging half-moons into her palms while the writer studiously tries to ignore her. "You're angry." "You think?" His voice is harsh, dripping sarcasm.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 74,569 - Reviews: 1539 - Favs: 624 - Follows: 781 - Updated: 1/28/2014 - Published: 12/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Perchance to dream by Garrae reviews
"She's falling down the rabbit hole of her obsession, but completely unable to stop." Her mother's case haunts Beckett's sleep and the only thing stopping her nightmares is being with Castle. Season Two, post the almost kiss in Vampire Weekend. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 111,984 - Reviews: 392 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 8/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Vincit Omnia Veritas by InkyCoffee reviews
Fourteen years ago, she had done the most despicable thing a wife could do to her husband. Now, finally, she could tell him the truth. But the truth was, she had made him walk through the fiery pits of hell, and now he was about to find out it was all based on a lie.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 36,046 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 325 - Updated: 10/5/2013 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
Unwanted Rings by dna2000 reviews
Modern AU. Matthew and Mary encounter each other at a high-profile event, mere days after their relationship changed irrevocably. I don't want to give too much away! Now a multi-chapter fic. Rated M to be safe.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 70,661 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Lost and Found by scripting life reviews
A four-year-old, a mall, and finding something you didn't even know you'd lost. Sometimes all it takes is a chance encounter for everything to fall into place. AU with echoes of canon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 82,514 - Reviews: 571 - Favs: 414 - Follows: 928 - Updated: 9/14/2013 - Published: 5/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
All The Wrong Reasons by Dmarx reviews
"I lied to you. We've hardly spoken in two days. And now..." Her voice wavers, and she shakes her head regretfully, hating that she's doing this to him. "That's not a solid foundation for the future, Castle." Entry for the 2013 Castle Ficathon. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 52,512 - Reviews: 1807 - Favs: 397 - Follows: 713 - Updated: 8/8/2013 - Published: 5/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Ye Devour Widows' Houses by AnniellaEyes reviews
Season 1 altered back-story: Mary married Patrick before he perished on the Titanic and so, with Matthew becoming heir, she has been twice denied her inheritance.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 91,645 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 280 - Updated: 7/8/2013 - Published: 11/14/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C.
Bullet Catcher by GameOn reviews
A/U It's definitely not love at first sight. Prickly, aloof and strait-laced Kate Beckett isn't what Rick expected when he hires someone to protect a young Alexis. She's all business while he's all about the play. Shallow, irresponsible and a playboy is how Beckett would characterize her latest employer. But sometimes first impressions can turn out to be wrong.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 56,021 - Reviews: 514 - Favs: 355 - Follows: 633 - Updated: 5/21/2013 - Published: 11/12/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Go Out Fighting 4: We Don't End by chezchuckles reviews
Happy Birthday to AllusiontoanIllusion - this one's for you! A continuation of the Go Out Fighting universe in which Beckett and Castle spend their first Christmas together.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,596 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 4/21/2013 - Published: 4/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Your Last Day by MommaKristine reviews
After a vivid dream, Beckett thinks she's been given a second chance. When she begins to doubt the reality surrounding her, there is only one person she can think of who has come up with crazier things than what she's living through.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 130,112 - Reviews: 1019 - Favs: 534 - Follows: 631 - Updated: 4/7/2013 - Published: 7/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
heart so helpless by closingdoors reviews
AU. Lethal, hard-edged assassin Kate Beckett is hired to kill the handsome, best-selling author Richard Castle. But when everything's not as it should be, and feelings get muddled along the way, can she really think of him as just another paper target? Cover art by houghtonsbeckett. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 30 - Words: 66,629 - Reviews: 691 - Favs: 346 - Follows: 449 - Updated: 4/3/2013 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Thousand Moments by RighterB reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is a grad student in Chicago and Matthew is a hedge fund investor/ part-time lawyer/ multi-millionaire who is in need of a nanny to care for his 5 year old daughter. Romance and Angst ensue in this multi-chapter story. Long time reader, first time author.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 127,069 - Reviews: 350 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 3/8/2013 - Published: 6/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
With All The Time In The World by OrangeShipper reviews
They've put themselves in an impossible situation; far too soon for any sort of affection, let alone love. With all the time in the world, perhaps their relationship could develop. But do they have it? Sequel to Fuel on the Fire - an AU from episode 1x02
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 85,617 - Reviews: 569 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 1/20/2013 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Love On Any Terms by R. Grace reviews
AU. Mary's decision to refuse Sir Richard's proposal leaves her without recourse when Mrs. Bates decides to sell her story to the press. Claiming that her ruin makes her unmarriageable, Mary convinces an injured Matthew to marry her and secure her future.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 42 - Words: 138,130 - Reviews: 782 - Favs: 263 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 4/9/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Linger by Kaitsy reviews
Matthew spends time with Mary again after Lavinia's death and months of self-loathing and pity. A step in repairing their broken relationship takes place on horseback and Mary's fascination with a certain scar on Matthew's back. Lengthy and Matthew-centric, two-part story. No series 3 spoilers.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 20,550 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 1/4/2013 - Published: 11/19/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Vice by Sandiane Carter reviews
AU: Beckett is a uniform on the Vice squad at the 12th, five years before she and Castle actually meet in the show. Based on an idea of Cartographical - chezchuckles and I just liked it so much that we each wrote our own. Variations on the same theme, sort of.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 33 - Words: 111,898 - Reviews: 1623 - Favs: 788 - Follows: 620 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 8/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Good For You by FanficwriterGHC reviews
When the Dragon is slain, there's just a life to be lived. And sometimes there's more to learn in peace than in war. Complete. Separate epilogue pending.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 45 - Words: 176,369 - Reviews: 1769 - Favs: 623 - Follows: 639 - Updated: 11/4/2012 - Published: 3/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Grace by La Donna Ingenua reviews
An atrocious act somehow, someway leads to joy, love, & well...Grace./ AU Halfway through Xmas Special/Matthew & Mary's happy ending, even in a seemingly impossible situation. Complete.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 58 - Words: 310,299 - Reviews: 957 - Favs: 259 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 2/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Bucket List by chezchuckles reviews
co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. inspired by the Richard Castle Bucket List on richardcastle dot net; set after 47 Seconds/The Limey. Chapter 9b is Bucket List in Paris, posted separately, and to be read before Chapter 10.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 42,000 - Reviews: 631 - Favs: 399 - Follows: 567 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Salvation by kmh11 reviews
After a riding accident leaves Mary in a coma with an uncertain future, Matthew is there to care for her just like she was there to care for him. AU set late in season two.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,500 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Enlightenment by Kate Christie reviews
Kate has a sudden realization that she is ready for more with Castle. As a result, she needs to revamp her lingerie drawer.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 63,613 - Reviews: 520 - Favs: 377 - Follows: 380 - Updated: 9/3/2012 - Published: 1/29/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Changes by AddisonSp reviews
Castle and Beckett will do anything in their power to protect an abused little girl. However, when the case threatens to reveal their secret relationship to the world, will they be forced to give it all up?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 22 - Words: 64,752 - Reviews: 364 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 8/30/2012 - Published: 6/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Deconstruction by Captain Evermind reviews
What lies beneath the surface of a betrayal? For Matthew, Richard, Lavinia and Mary, betrayal can be read in the turn of a shoulder, the crack of a rifle, or the touch of a fingertip against glass, as the line dividing love and hatred begins to blur.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Tragedy/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 10,776 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 8/27/2012 - Published: 7/24/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C.
Waiting for More by farewellblindgirl reviews
After nine years of marriage, Rick Castle finally has to get out. But when the daughter of an old friend comes into his life, he starts to find a reason to work for more. AU, Now Complete, with Epilogue.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 41,035 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 376 - Follows: 341 - Updated: 8/14/2012 - Published: 7/8/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Whatever We Lose by Cartographical reviews
There are only these truths for him: Someone wants Kate dead. Kate wants him. He cannot let her walk out his door alone.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,054 - Reviews: 1129 - Favs: 360 - Follows: 515 - Updated: 7/31/2012 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
It's a Long Way to Tipperary by Elfinium reviews
Ok, still the ghost of Downton will not leave me alone! Five years on from the Christmas Special and a 'sort of' sequel to my previous story 'If you were the only girl in the world' Enjoy. x
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 37 - Words: 76,497 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 6/23/2012 - Published: 1/29/2012 - Matthew C., Mary C. - Complete
Autumn Skies by AlwaysCastle reviews
The effects of the decisions these two make in the next few hours, will force their individual strands to twine together. They will live with the understanding that their worlds will forever be linked by the product of their choices. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 59,509 - Reviews: 330 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 6/8/2012 - Published: 2/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Consequences of the Castle by Of Sandwiches and Sea-Monsters reviews
Summer 1913. When a bitter argument at Scarborough Castle turns into something altogether more passionate, Matthew and Mary find themselves forced to deal with the emotional and practical consequences of their unthinking actions. S01 AU smutty epic.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 70,431 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 6/7/2012 - Published: 1/23/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
The Story (Story III) by AddisonSp reviews
Rick and Kate are married and expecting their first child. Did they wait long enough following her treatment, or will be baby be in danger? Anxieties surface as they are hit with yet another bombshell. Part 3 in Series. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 42,392 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 5/13/2012 - Published: 4/30/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
At Last, My Love Has Come Along by Pemonynen reviews
Picks up where the Special finished. Lots of happiness and smiling, and tea, and some downright silly antics. Chapter 12: The Epilogue. "For you are mine, at last."
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 52,292 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 5/1/2012 - Published: 12/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Never Such Innocence Again by Chickwriter reviews
June 1918. "All alone, with plenty of money, and a house in Eaton Square? I can't imagine anything better." It came too soon for her, and now Lady Mary Carlisle feels nothing. Definitely AU and positively M/M.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 47,935 - Reviews: 270 - Favs: 279 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 3/12/2012 - Published: 9/25/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
All That Is Left by OrangeShipper reviews
A hasty decision leads to consequences that will change their lives. AU S2 - how it should have been! EPILOGUE NOW UP: All good things...
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 152,830 - Reviews: 641 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 263 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 8/29/2011 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Go Out Fighting 3: Never by chezchuckles reviews
After the events of Go Out Fighting 2: Serendipity, Castle and Beckett attempt to resolve her mother's case while recovering from their wounds.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,276 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 2/26/2012 - Published: 2/17/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Hearts by Banterer reviews
Sequel to "To Make You Feel My Love" and coincides with "Love Letters" Rick and Kate continue the life they built together.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 47 - Words: 137,974 - Reviews: 713 - Favs: 385 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 2/3/2012 - Published: 6/6/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Separation Anxiety by VioletHills reviews
Kate is given guardianship of a friend's one-year-old daughter. Castle tries to help in his own unique way. Chaos and fluff ensues.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 100,560 - Reviews: 2514 - Favs: 1,133 - Follows: 1,366 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 12/2/2010 - Kate B., Rick C.
Of Finding Innocence by FanficwriterGHC reviews
When Kate Beckett went to get her book signed by Richard Castle, she never imagined that she'd end up meeting his daughter, much less offering to babysit for the afternoon. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 330,428 - Reviews: 5274 - Favs: 2,905 - Follows: 1,493 - Updated: 11/12/2011 - Published: 7/13/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
What Pales in Comparison by FanficwriterGHC reviews
Rick Castle, who kept her from freezing to death and held her hand in front of a bomb, prepared to die with her, wasn't who she was going home with. Kate's night after the end of Countdown.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 87,574 - Reviews: 1112 - Favs: 1,262 - Follows: 742 - Updated: 7/18/2011 - Published: 3/3/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
To Make You Feel My Love by Banterer reviews
Set post "Countdown" Beckett is ready to admit her feelings for Castle and they move their relationship to the next level.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 32 - Words: 104,709 - Reviews: 672 - Favs: 729 - Follows: 434 - Updated: 6/4/2011 - Published: 3/8/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
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For the Shadows reviews
Mary and Carson thoughts. Heavy on the angst.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 504 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/15/2013 - Mary C., C. Carson - Complete
Blind Spots reviews
Because we never see things completely. In which Mary moves on.
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 491 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 8/3/2013 - Mary C. - Complete
Elevator Love Letter reviews
Modern AU in which Mary is the rising star at one of London's most elite fashion houses and Matthew is a newly hired junior executive in the legal department.
Downton Abbey - Rated: M - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,397 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 3/13/2013 - Published: 12/15/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C.
To The One I Loved reviews
{S3 spoilers} "In my weaker moments I'd lie to myself and say that I never needed you, because the lie was less painful than the truth. I did need you. I think that perhaps I still do. But you are no longer available so I must do without."
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 872 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 2 - Published: 1/28/2013 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete
Hate reviews
It's all the lies she hates the most. Season 4 spec.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 393 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/27/2013 - Mary C. - Complete
Different reviews
A little drabble inspired by some speculation about season 4. Spoiler-y-ish?
Downton Abbey - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 530 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Mary C. - Complete
Salvation reviews
After a riding accident leaves Mary in a coma with an uncertain future, Matthew is there to care for her just like she was there to care for him. AU set late in season two.
Downton Abbey - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,500 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 10/6/2012 - Published: 5/26/2012 - Mary C., Matthew C. - Complete