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Author has written 129 stories for Castle, and Covert Affairs.

“It’s hell writing and it’s hell not writing. The only tolerable state is having just written.” -Robert Hass

Sometimes I write things. And sometimes I actually have the courage to publish them.

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Figé Dans Le Temps reviews
'It's his first signing abroad since… since she made a mess of things and spent months with him at her side, carefully putting all the pieces back together and earning the forgiveness she sought, the trust she shook.' A post season 8 AU. Inspired by photo prompts sent to me on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,897 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 7/21 - Published: 7/19 - Rick C., Kate B.
Present Tense reviews
'Kate trails her index finger along Lily's onesie covered foot before she straightens in her seat, folds her hands over her lap and tries to locate the peace her daughter has found in a place where she's spilled her heart out more than once, let it bleed all over the polished hardwood floors of Carter Burke's office.' A future fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,870 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 46 - Published: 7/11 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
love and some verses reviews
A collection of unrelated oneshots inspired by prompts received on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 110 - Words: 142,641 - Reviews: 1560 - Favs: 300 - Follows: 535 - Updated: 7/9 - Published: 10/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
Soft Shock reviews
'Fireworks spooked her, they had for years prior and likely would for years to come, and it was an occasional hazard she had learned to live with, despite sometimes dreading the welcoming of a new year, the arrival of summer.' A future fic for the Fourth of July.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,632 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 33 - Published: 7/4 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
inter nos reviews
Inspired by the prompt: 'Castle is looking for Beckett and the boys tell him she's in the gym, but he finds her crying in the shower.' Set post 4x09, Kill Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,491 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 55 - Published: 7/3 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Ceasefire reviews
'The blood has consumed the white of her shirt, drenched the fabric of her jacket, left her skin dull and papery, but he fell in love with a fighter, a warrior of a woman, and she can't give up now. He won't let her.' Takes an AU turn immediately after the shootout in the kitchen in 8x22, 'Crossfire'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,458 - Reviews: 636 - Favs: 233 - Follows: 478 - Updated: 6/27 - Published: 5/23 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Along The Way reviews
"Not everyone is born with family, but sometimes, if you're really lucky, you find your family along the way." A future fic for Father's Day
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,939 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 40 - Published: 6/19 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
with certainty reviews
'It's probably later than what is appropriate for him to be showing up on her doorstep, the city-lit darkness of nightfall pressing in against her windows, the lingering taste of her mouth still on his tongue, and his hand still alive with a pain that laces through his knuckles.' An AU post-ep for 3x13, Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,209 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 63 - Published: 6/6 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Without End reviews
'All they went through, all they fought for, shines so brightly in moments like these. And as Castle so often likes to remind her, she would never change their story either, not a single chapter. Not when every page spent with him means more to her than words could ever describe.' Post-ep for 8x22, 'Crossfire'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,804 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 71 - Published: 5/17 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
And If My Heart Should Somehow Stop reviews
'Kate releases another laugh, but it catches in her throat when she notices Castle clutching at his chest again, the globe dropping back to bounce across the hardwood as he grips the nearby table to stay standing.' Beckett's prank has some unexpected consequences. AU insert for 8x21, 'Hell to Pay'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,510 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 28 - Published: 5/10 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
You Only Live Once reviews
"This date night is everything I dreamed it would be." How Castle and Beckett's date night continues. Post-ep for 8x20, 'Much Ado About Murder'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,552 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 31 - Published: 5/3 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
rasasvada reviews
"The first time he snuck a picture of her had been long before he'd gained the privilege of calling Kate Beckett his." Post-ep for 8x19, 'Dead Again'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,832 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 28 - Published: 4/26 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
By The Wayside reviews
"This is our life, not just mine anymore, and I'm happy about that," she promises him, smoothing over old wounds and doubts with soft words, nipping on his bottom lip when he leans in to kiss her again. "Besides, you on the bike is extremely hot." Castle and Beckett take that cross-country trip. Post-ep for 8x18, 'Backstabber'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,148 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 39 - Published: 4/19 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
life is but a dream reviews
'"You know, once you clean that up, maybe we could go for a, um, round three." Castle pauses with the cool flesh of the fresh melon against his fingertips, his head rising slowly at the enticing sound of his wife's voice, how wonderfully erotic the number three has become for them.' Alternative insert for 8x17, 'Death Wish'.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,425 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 36 - Published: 4/12 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Becoming Home reviews
"I'm telling you, we need a dog." Post-ep of sorts for 8x16, 'Heartbreaker'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,319 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 46 - Published: 4/10 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
As We Know It reviews
At the end of the world, they find each other. Apocalyptic AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,721 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 4/6 - Published: 3/20 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
These Sudden Ends reviews
"I was ready to abandon everything because I couldn't picture a life without you." AU. Very loosely inspired by 8x16, 'Heartbreaker'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,918 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 77 - Published: 4/5 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Without a Word reviews
'Castle opens his mouth, determined to set the words free in this moment of solace with her, but the noise that escapes his throat is hoarse, raspy, silent. He can't speak.' AU for 4x16, Linchpin. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,683 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 4/3 - Published: 3/28 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Where Monsters Lie reviews
'There was a story, always a story, and she was only here temporarily, but she wanted to know his, wanted to invest in his. And hadn't she just discussed yesterday with Decker that fraternizing with fellow recruits was a bad thing' AU for 8x15, 'Fidelis Ad Mortem'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,907 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 3/30 - Published: 3/22 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost Stars reviews
'Three years ago, he had gone searching for a story, and he had found one in her. One he wanted to be a part of.' AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,067 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 44 - Published: 3/14 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
White Lies reviews
'Castle jerks his attention towards the front entrance of the hotel room, his eyebrows sky rocketing at the sight of his wife approaching, her gun raised and trained on Hayley. And he has absolutely no idea what is going on, but it definitely isn't good.' Post-ep for 8x14, The G.D.S.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,131 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 39 - Published: 3/8 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hello reviews
'The glimpse of her face, her smile illuminating his screen, causes his chest to burn, consumed by fire that chars his heart. He loves her, but it's not enough. It's too much. And he can't take anymore.' An alternate end to season 4 that changes everything.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,999 - Reviews: 584 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 463 - Updated: 3/2 - Published: 2/1 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the bitter shade reviews
'Kate's hand strays higher up his back until her fingers are curling at his nape, twining in the fine hairs at the base of his skull, and Rick is turning to face her, his hands already reaching for her. The best way to quiet his mind, to settle his anxiety, is with this.' Episode insert/brief post-ep for 8x13, 'And Justice For All'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,083 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 32 - Published: 3/1 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Better Halves reviews
'They're all in pairings, cut into halves, and if this is a study into separation anxiety, then it's definitely working. Even though Castle technically isn't her other half.' An AU version of 8x12, 'The Blame Game', set in season 3.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,010 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 39 - Published: 2/23 - Kate B. - Complete
Safeguard reviews
"I'm fine," she promises him, the utter devastation claiming his face, drenching his eyes in startling grief she's seen before on a sunny day in a cemetery, worse than any bullet wound. "A graze, Rick. It's just a graze." An alternate take on the party scene in 8x11, Dead Red.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,139 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 44 - Published: 2/16 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Overruled reviews
'Defense Attorney Kate Beckett is a far cry from the 'Short Attention Span Stan' Novak he had been expecting.' AU for 8x10, Witness for the Prosecution.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,272 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 42 - Published: 2/15 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Thrice reviews
"So, Captain Beckett, have you successfully completed your agenda for your lunch meeting?" "Indeed I did. Three times." An insert for 8x09, 'Tone Death'.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,379 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 39 - Published: 2/9 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Silver Linings reviews
'He's silent beside her, quiet fury and disbelief radiating from the tense set of his frame. And if she's going to be trapped here with him, if he's forced to remain inside this car until the storm blows over, she may as well speak her truths while she has the chance. Even if it is too late.' Castle and Beckett are stuck in a blizzard together. Post 4x22, Undead Again.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,293 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 46 - Published: 1/24 - Kate B. - Complete
Weightless reviews
'"She's nearly dead, Castle. Maddox beat her to a pulp and I know you're off the team, but she needs you." He may be angry with her, brokenhearted and wounded over her, but like hell is he going to stay away from the woman he loves when she's on the brink of death. Again.' AU to 4x23, Always.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,649 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 68 - Published: 1/18 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Where I Find You reviews
'After her mother's death, after her father's dark descent into the bottle, the need for something light, something that wasn't stained in grief had become her lifeline.' A detour in Kate's journey to becoming a detective leads to a life changing meeting. AU. For Alex.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,168 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 125 - Updated: 1/13 - Published: 1/11 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just In Time reviews
'She normally works the New Year's Eve shift; she's used to spending this moment in solitude. She had just hoped this year would be different.' Set mid season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,994 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 34 - Published: 12/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Find Our Way Home reviews
"No matter what you do, no matter the obstacles that arise or the mistakes either of us make, I'll never be able to give up on us." After nearly two years apart, Castle and Beckett attempt to find their way back home in time for the holiday season. A season 8 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,722 - Reviews: 681 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 288 - Updated: 12/24/2015 - Published: 12/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Retribution reviews
'He wants to take the apologies from her mouth with his teeth and breathe his forgiveness into her skin.' Post-ep for 8x08, 'Mr. & Mrs. Castle'.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,863 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 44 - Published: 11/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
On My Toes reviews
'He thinks the way she rises on the tips of her toes, surges against him to meet his embrace so firmly, is his favorite type of hug.' Set a couple of years into the future.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,488 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 31 - Published: 11/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Time In reviews
'The second he kisses her, she already knows her chances of leaving the loft anytime soon are doomed. ' An insert for the bedroom scene of 8x07, 'The Last Seduction'.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,308 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 42 - Published: 11/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sigh No More reviews
"Hey, is there any chance that smoking wife of yours is going to come hunting for me too?" Kate slows in her walk around the corner at the sound of the familiar voice, dulling the sharp click of her heels on the concrete, steeling herself and channeling every ounce of patience she has left to deal with Ethan Slaughter a second time around. AU insert for 8x06, 'Cool Boys'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,062 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 35 - Published: 11/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Learning Curve reviews
She really hates her training officer. Three shot. AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,364 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 11/6/2015 - Published: 11/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Face Your Fears reviews
'You're scared of haunted houses and halloween attractions and I don't even know you, but your friends left you behind so I'm gonna hold your hand and get you through this, alright' AU Halloween meeting. #CastleHalloweenBash
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,516 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 44 - Published: 10/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dance On Our Graves reviews
"You're the one who made a bet with the boys, a bet you roped me into without my permission, and now we're stuck in a cemetery on Halloween." Set early season 2. #CastleHalloweenBash
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,901 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 24 - Published: 10/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Chicks Dig Scars reviews
'"Scars tell stories, Beckett," he had smiled at her, his eyes soft with sincerity when she had jokingly confessed to the silly insecurity amidst the hours spent in his bed that first night.' A brief glimpse into Castle and Beckett's exploration of their scars. Set early season 7. Fluff. Written for #CastleThemeDay.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,385 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 22 - Published: 10/23/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Broken Heart Syndrome reviews
"Beckett still loves you." Castle pauses in his descent down Mia's hallway, glancing back to the woman with a battered nose courtesy of his elbow and a tentative smile on her face. "With a passion and you don't have to measure pheromones to sense that. There's something else, though." A twist on the ending of 8x05, The Nose.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,495 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 34 - Published: 10/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Details in the Fabric reviews
'Kate slips the large t-shirt over her head before she can think about it, draws the collar to her nose and hums at the lingering scent of his aftershave. She has no intention of keeping him off of her mind. Quite the opposite, actually.' Set shortly after 8x02, XX.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,403 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cold Sheets reviews
'"Sorry to disturb you, Captain," Castle quips, his throat working through a rough swallow while his eyes roam down the length of her body laid out on the couch where she's been spending most of her nights, lingering on her legs. "Well, not too sorry actually."' Castle comes across Beckett lounging in her office. Episode insert for 8x04, What Lies Beneath.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,246 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 60 - Published: 10/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bubbling Over reviews
"I was thinking, we should start a new tradition," he muses, flipping open one of the cardboard flaps. "For every time we save each other's life. You know, since it's becoming quite a habit for us." Inspired by events from 8x03, PhDead.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,829 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 32 - Published: 10/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Say Anything reviews
'No matter what she chooses, she'll lose either way, but she still chooses him.' With a new serial killer on the loose, the team must race against the clock to bring him down. But circumstances of the case threaten to tear Castle and Beckett apart. A co-authored story by bravevulnerability and Oliviet.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 20,730 - Reviews: 374 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 313 - Updated: 10/8/2015 - Published: 9/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lightweight reviews
'The smile tugs at her lips. He's always been an amusing drunk, maybe a bit whiny, but also sweet, sleepy and easy to handle. "You're a lightweight."' Episode insert of sorts for 8x03, PhDead.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,907 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 36 - Published: 10/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in the heart of you reviews
'She said it herself, it isn't fair, it doesn't erase what she's done, the new scars she's carving, but his love for her will always trump all else. His need to have her - in any way she will allow - will always win. It always has.' Another post-ep for 8x02, XX. For the tumblr anon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,925 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 32 - Published: 10/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Headlock reviews
Post-ep for 8x02, XX. Castle doesn't allow Beckett to walk out, not without a fight.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,447 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 40 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
House on Fire reviews
'She smears a kiss to his lips, hopes with everything she has that he can feel how deeply she loves him through the press of her mouth and that he can taste her apology.' A brief continuation of the momentary reunion scene in 8x01, XY.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,248 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 21 - Published: 9/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Stand reviews
"If you would have just stopped, if you would have just let it go…" Roy shakes his head, lips pursing with shame or disappointment, perhaps both. "We wouldn't be here if you would have just stood down." An alternative turn of events in 3x24, Knockout.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,764 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 48 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Be Alone reviews
'"This weekend is work free. You promised," he interrupts her protest, lifting his index finger in the air between them, stealing a moment to narrow his gaze in her direction. "Remember?" And she does. Though, his way of pulling the agreement from between her teeth with his mouth on her skin was and still is wholly unfair.' A Labor Day oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,126 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 24 - Published: 9/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Makes Him Brave reviews
'Kate jerks up from her seat, ready to do damage, to make Vulcan Simmons pay, but before she can even dig her hands into his shirt and fling him against the wall, Castle already has him by the neck.' A twist on 3x13, Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,985 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 56 - Published: 8/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Caught in the Riptide reviews
'Castle plops down to the sand once she's gone, opens his notebook on his bent knees and uncaps his pen. He came here for inspiration, and he may have just found it.' Based on a gif set by katigron on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,561 - Reviews: 867 - Favs: 363 - Follows: 421 - Updated: 8/5/2015 - Published: 6/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Blue Skies reviews
'New York was bracing for a hurricane and Kate Beckett was terribly ill prepared. But she was even less prepared to see Richard Castle again after a summer of silence.' Set late in the summer, post season 2.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,208 - Reviews: 398 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 444 - Updated: 8/3/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Caught in the Riptide: Diving In reviews
'Never once did she picture her recovery taking such a drastic turn, could never have imagined Richard Castle would end up in her bed, in her heart, but she's grateful, so grateful, and now she doesn't want to let him go.' M rated insert for chapters 10 and 15 of Caught in the Riptide.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,910 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 7/25/2015 - Published: 7/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in sunbeams with you reviews
'He knew now how to calm her racing heart, how to distract her from the claws of a nightmare she's trying to escape. Or at least, he had an idea.' Set early season 5. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,338 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 26 - Published: 6/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Who We Are reviews
"Do we have time for me to help you get dressed?" he murmurs, lips glancing the curve of her bare shoulder. Kate shifts in the circle of his arms, rotating to face him, to cup his cheeks in her hands like she had only moments before in his office. "We have time." Insert for 7x23, Hollander's Woods.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,686 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 40 - Published: 6/16/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Healing Hands reviews
'Her hand flies to his forehead before she even realizes what she's doing, but his damp skin and fevered flesh steal her attention from the meaning behind her unplanned touch and that familiar worry uncoils from its hiding place inside her stomach.' In which a cold tests the boundaries of Castle and Beckett's partnership. Season 4 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,602 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 347 - Updated: 6/6/2015 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If Ever Lost reviews
'Castle's secret delight in having a 'boy's day' with his son had made her smile a permanent fixture, her love for their little family strong and overflowing within her chest. Their matching t-shirts only aided in the ache of her cheeks.' For seilleanmor.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,473 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 26 - Published: 6/1/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Elastic Heart 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: 935 - Favs: 347 - Follows: 527 - Updated: 5/27/2015 - Published: 3/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Because of Us reviews
'Her heart is exploding in her chest, beating against her heaving ribcage with bruising intensity, pumping adrenaline through her veins. So hard and fast, she almost doesn't notice the blood.' Brief insert for 7x23, Hollander's Woods.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,572 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 40 - Published: 5/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Overflow reviews
'He finds Kate Beckett standing in the middle of her small kitchen, an umbrella opened over her head, her entire body soaked in the water that's breaching her ceiling and coming down hard on her and everything she owns.' Inspired by a prompt from castlefanficprompts. Two shot. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,329 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 5/10/2015 - Published: 5/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
semper tua reviews
'It's been a couple of hours, but his mind is still stuck on the picture of her flirting with Danny Valentine.' An episode insert for 7x22, Dead From New York.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,436 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 29 - Published: 5/5/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Smooth Sailing reviews
'Watching him get on a plane and fly out of the country had been far more difficult than she could have ever anticipated.' Post-ep for 7x21, In Plane Sight.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,787 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 22 - Published: 4/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lead Me Home reviews
'It's been ongoing for the last few days – the restlessness, the nightmares, the sounds that crawl from his lips and crack her heart open more each night. But she doesn't think it's ever been this bad.' Episode insert for 7x20, Sleeper, with a minor twist on Rick's dream and the consequences that follow.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,848 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 23 - Published: 4/21/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
run the risk reviews
Castle escapes to Vegas for the weekend to "clear his head". Beckett ends up on the first flight out to sin city to change his mind. Set immediately before 4x20, The Limey. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,318 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 250 - Updated: 4/12/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unfold reviews
"You should know by now that you and beds are a very distracting combo." Castle and Beckett go shopping for new bedding. Pre-ep for 7x18, At Close Range.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,406 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 16 - Published: 3/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Like Real People Do reviews
Castle and Beckett return to the shooting range for some practice. Insert for 7x17, Hong Kong Hustle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,535 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 34 - Published: 3/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Avowal reviews
A ThankYouTerri fill. Castle and Beckett attend the Sorenson wedding.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,331 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
turning page reviews
'He's been coming to her library for over a month now and she likes him, really likes him.' An AU that explores the meeting of a burdened librarian and a struggling writer. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,527 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Breach 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: 54 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 43 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Crave reviews
'It wouldn't be the first time she fell apart with the image of him flashing behind her closed eyelids, the illusion of his touch on her skin enough to send her shattering. Just the first time she allowed it to happen when she knew he didn't want her back.' An alternative ending to 4x20, the Limey.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,464 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 33 - Published: 2/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fractured reviews
'He watches helplessly as she flattens herself against the nearest wall, her knuckles white between the smears of blood as she stares him down, and all he can think is that this is not his wife.' AU post-ep for 7x15, Reckoning.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,659 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 2/19/2015 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Coda reviews
An AU version of sorts for the events of Resurrection (7x14) and Reckoning (7x15), set in season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,589 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 24 - Published: 2/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
we move lightly reviews
'Kate surges forward, not taking but offering her mouth to him, offering him everything. But he denies her.' AU to 4x23, Always.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,192 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 23 - Published: 2/15/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Sanctuary reviews
'This isn't an adventure, it isn't fun. It's a nightmare. They're being hunted like foxes and there is no other option, no way to fight, to win. They can only run.' An AU twist on 6x22, Veritas. For Nadia.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 24,155 - Reviews: 441 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 252 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Quiet Darkness reviews
'Nothing was going to stop him from getting to his wife.' A speculation fic of sorts for the second half of the two parter. Contains slight spoilers for the 7x15 promo.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,942 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 43 - Published: 2/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Clandestine reviews
'He had weaseled his way into her case and eventually, needling her for information while dangling his own in front of her had led them to an agreement, an even trade that turned into so much more.' An AU spin on Castle's time working as a private investigator.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,335 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 44 - Published: 2/3/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
whiteout reviews
'"There's no one else I'd rather be snowed in with," he teases, his lips grazing the chilled shell of her ear, curling into a grin when a shudder that he doubts is from the cold clambers down her spine, but the words couldn't be more true.' Castle and Beckett weather the storm together. Set early season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,375 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 47 - Published: 1/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
small favors reviews
'Maybe this night can be salvaged after all.' Episode insert for 7x12, 'Private Eye, Caramba'
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,772 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 27 - Published: 1/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Synergy reviews
"Okay, Castle. Remind me how it feels when we work together." An insert for 7x11, Castle P.I.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,828 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bittersweet reviews
'Discouraging a very doped up Kate Beckett from doing anything other than what she wants is no small feat.' A season 4 insert of sorts set between 4x16, Linchpin, and 4x17, Once Upon A Crime.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,055 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 51 - Published: 1/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Stirred reviews
'The espresso machine calls to her, tempting her with the phantom taste of good coffee, because he's right about one thing, the coffee they were all drinking before he showed up is cringe worthy sludge. And since Castle isn't here, it couldn't hurt to allow herself just one cup.' AU scene for 1x04, Hell Hath No Fury.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,636 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 38 - Published: 12/29/2014 - Kate B. - Complete
keep yourself warm reviews
A drunken Kate Beckett is not what he had expected for Christmas, but he's not complaining. A season 2 AU holiday oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,952 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 53 - Published: 12/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Believing Is Seeing 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: 625 - Favs: 418 - Follows: 396 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
carry you with me reviews
'It's been months since Montgomery's funeral, since the gunshot, since the damning diagnosis after she awoke from surgery. ' An alternate ending to 'Knockout' that changes everything. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,046 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 259 - Updated: 12/13/2014 - Published: 12/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Handle With Care 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: 1325 - Favs: 600 - Follows: 848 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Conquer reviews
'Truth conquers all, so she stops lying to herself.' A fill written for the ThankYouTerri Campaign. Insert for 4x23, 'Always'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,671 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 11 - Published: 12/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
untraditionally reviews
"Stick around for next year, Beckett. You can be Pocahontas," he teases, nudging her with his elbow. "Not even in your dreams, Castle." An AU Thanksgiving oneshot set post 2x18 (Boom!)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,945 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 36 - Published: 11/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Response reviews
"I love you, Kate," he murmurs softly, the words he's kept swallowed down for almost an entire year finally slipping from his lips. "And I promise if I make it out of this alive, I'll tell you when neither of us are on the brink of death, okay?" An AU version of 7x08, Kill Switch.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,819 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 44 - Published: 11/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Don't Go Slow reviews
'If she expected him to hold even an ounce of concentration after she walked out of the bathroom dressed head to toe in black, she's sadly mistaken.' Episode insert for 7x07.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,291 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 29 - Published: 11/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in dreams of reality reviews
'It wasn't the same, but when Richard Castle looks at her, there's a hint of that breath stealing longing she had seen all those months ago when a different version of the same man had waltzed into her life claiming to be her partner.' 7x06 AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,872 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 18 - Published: 11/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Wildest Dreams reviews
'The strangled mewing sound that escapes the caving cardboard has her stopping in her tracks a mere step before she can reach him and she watches as Castle lowers the box to the ground, rising again with a tiny bundle of fur in his arms.' Post 7x06. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,520 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 35 - Published: 11/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Or Fate reviews
'Agreeing to drinks with him was probably a bad idea.' What if an AU twist had been taken in the alternative universe? Insert for 7x06, The Time Of Our Lives.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,323 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 45 - Published: 11/11/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Only If For A Night reviews
'He hadn't come expecting to find anyone interesting, he never does when he ends up in one of these clubs, but the requirement of masks, the promise of unknown identities and costumed anonymity for a night had appealed to him.' An AU meeting on Halloween night. Entry for the #CastleHalloweenBash.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,547 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 45 - Published: 10/31/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bloodlust reviews
'If she could cry, her tears would fall to his cheeks, mingle with the blood staining his skin and the cemetery grass, but the sobs that build in her throat are dry, soundless, and she knows there's no other choice.' AU. An entry for the #CastleHalloweenBash
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,037 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 27 - Published: 10/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Alight reviews
An AU twist on 7x04, Child's Play. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,675 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 119 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
litost reviews
'She has so much to say to him, so much she wants him to know, but how would she find the words? How would she find the courage' An AU oneshot set in the summer after Beckett's shooting. Birthday fic for ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,565 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 29 - Published: 10/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tessellate reviews
'She wants to welcome him home in an entirely different way.' One shot based on a sneak peek for 7x03, Clear and Present Danger.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,844 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
amidst the embers reviews
"If you believe anything, just believe that I love you." Post-ep for 7x01, Driven.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,265 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 28 - Published: 9/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
an unexpected light reviews
'It had been an accident. Nothing more than an accident.' Post-ep of sorts for 6x23, For Better or For Worse.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,837 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 27 - Published: 9/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
ephemeral reviews
'Tomorrow they'll pretend this never happened. They'll go back to normal and part of her hates that more than the idea of things changing.' Season one AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,605 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 25 - Published: 9/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
fill these empty spaces reviews
It's been nearly four years since the last time he heard her voice. AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,743 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 30 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
decalescent reviews
'He read that body heat helps in these situations.' Season 4 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,443 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 9/18/2014 - Published: 9/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dismantle reviews
'He's testing the boundaries, wondering how far down her wall has really fallen.' An alternate ending to Undead Again, 4x22.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 65 - Published: 9/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Interlude reviews
"There will be a later, there will be plenty of time to do everything she's ever dreamed of with him, but now – right now she just wants him." A continuation of the 'Always' deleted scene.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,729 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 58 - Published: 9/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
waiting game reviews
"Why don't you show me how much you'll miss me instead?" A requested insert for Human Factor (5x23) and Watershed (5x24). One shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,731 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 13 - Published: 8/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
between two lungs reviews
"Breathe, Castle," she instructs, calm despite the erratic beat of her heart. "Just breathe for me." Based on a tumblr prompt.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,919 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 28 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
shades of doubt reviews
'He may not be thrilled to see her, he may have given up on her six months ago, but her heart still fluttered at the sight of him.' An AU take on 5x05, Probable Cause.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,754 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 51 - Published: 8/4/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
still with hearts beating 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: 507 - Favs: 262 - Follows: 327 - Updated: 7/30/2014 - Published: 6/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in the end reviews
Castle had always raved about the zombie apocalypse, spoke of it as if it would be some compelling adventure. It wasn't.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,577 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 7/14/2014 - Published: 6/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
moondust reviews
"I know I'm who you think of when the moon is up and the night is late and that will always be enough." One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,277 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 32 - Published: 7/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
never fall away reviews
'It had to be a dream.' A post-ep for 6x23, For Better or For Worse. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,250 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 6/5/2014 - Published: 6/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
still our hands match 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?" 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: 425 - Favs: 391 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
come by fire reviews
'She was hoping for him to come back, waiting for him to return, but what if she was waiting for something that was never going to happen' A post-ep for 6x23, For Better or For Worse. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,870 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 44 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Signs of Life 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: 633 - Favs: 437 - Follows: 573 - Updated: 4/16/2014 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
i love you most reviews
"You're the only one I want touching me." Based off the promo for 6x18. One shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,188 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 25 - Published: 3/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
fill our wounds reviews
'He should have been there, should have protected her like the partner he was supposed to be.' A post-ep for 6x17, In the Belly of the Beast. One shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,427 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 15 - Published: 3/4/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
slipped away reviews
'She missed this. The effortless banter, the smiling, him. Never had she imagined how empty her life would become without him.' One shot. A post ep of sorts for 4x07. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,494 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 1/17/2014 - Published: 1/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
pause and savor reviews
'Her head was spinning, and not just because of the needle that had been plunged into the side of her neck.' Castle and Beckett wake up stranded in her car after being abducted, and while waiting for a ride back to the city, one thing leads to another. Set during 3x09.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,345 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 12/21/2013 - Published: 12/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
ease your worries reviews
'She was stressed, really stressed, and he knew better than to try and lighten her mood with lame jokes or a warm cup of coffee.' Fill for the 2013 winter hiatus kink meme.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,534 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 29 - Published: 12/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bluetrace reviews
'She had given him hope in the cold, a shot of warmth that unfurled inside his chest like sunlight, and he had let her freeze.' Episode insert for 3x17. One shot. Based on a tumblr prompt.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,359 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 7 - Published: 11/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
burn away the chill reviews
'He was simply a last resort, someone to brainstorm with. That was all.' Beckett stops by the loft seeking Castle's thoughts on their case. Set in the middle of 1x05.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,943 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 11/16/2013 - Published: 11/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
stainache reviews
"Kate," he rasped, tentatively slipping a hand under her neck and sliding the other down to rest along her side, feeling the warm rush of blood sluicing through the spaces between his fingers. "Please, Kate, please don't leave me. Not again." Based on a tumblr prompt. Cover art by half0utloud.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,438 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 26 - Published: 10/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
closer than reality reviews
'She was glad that he could at least seek solace in her, that they could work through this too as a team.' A post-ep for 6x05, Time Will Tell. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,569 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 21 - Published: 10/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
fire in the water reviews
'The problem, though, was that her staring had set him on fire. And he failed to find relief from the burn. ' Post 3x23. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,610 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 10/11/2013 - Published: 10/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
bathed in the night reviews
'It was 3 a.m. and her body was thrumming almost painfully with a need only one person could fulfill. If only she would let him.' Set sometime after 3x22. One shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,119 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/1/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Crossing of Lines reviews
His wedding band does a decent job of keeping things platonic between them, but while on assignment together in Brussels, feelings become even harder to ignore. Pre-canon Joan/Arthur. One shot.
Covert Affairs - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,826 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/22/2013 - Joan C., Arthur C. - Complete
The Sweetest of Dreams reviews
What if Kate hadn't realized the reality of her and Castle's situation so quickly in the beginning of Cuffed? What if she had let herself linger a little longer in what she thought was a dream? One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 17 - Published: 12/6/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete