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Author has written 76 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

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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: 9 - Words: 21,445 - Reviews: 330 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 7/4 - Published: 6/8 - Rick C., Kate B.
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: 56 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 23 - Published: 6/29 - 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: 51 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 34 - Published: 6/16 - 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: 202 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 365 - Updated: 6/6 - Published: 5/25 - 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: 66 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 22 - Published: 6/1 - 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: 920 - Favs: 302 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 3/18 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
love and some verses reviews
'Neither of them have used the word 'date', but they both know that's what this is.' Castle and Beckett have their planned movie date in 4x23. A collection of unrelated oneshots.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 27,549 - Reviews: 589 - Favs: 197 - Follows: 429 - Updated: 5/18 - Published: 10/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
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: 60 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 40 - Published: 5/12 - 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: 109 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 5/10 - Published: 5/7 - 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: 47 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 25 - Published: 5/5 - 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: 38 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 22 - Published: 4/28 - 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: 22 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 24 - Published: 4/21 - 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: 150 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 256 - Updated: 4/12 - Published: 4/6 - 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: 70 - Follows: 17 - Published: 3/24 - 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: 35 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 32 - Published: 3/19 - 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: 38 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 19 - Published: 3/14 - 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: 128 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 197 - Updated: 3/13 - Published: 3/9 - 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: 52 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 38 - Published: 3/2 - 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: 42 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 30 - Published: 2/28 - 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: 50 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 2/19 - Published: 2/17 - 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: 50 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 19 - Published: 2/18 - 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: 46 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 20 - Published: 2/15 - 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: 423 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 2/13 - Published: 1/18 - 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: 69 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 40 - Published: 2/10 - 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: 61 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 44 - Published: 2/3 - 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: 100 - Follows: 44 - Published: 1/27 - 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: 32 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 26 - Published: 1/20 - 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: 43 - Favs: 92 - Follows: 26 - Published: 1/13 - 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: 66 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 47 - Published: 1/9 - 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: 35 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 32 - 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: 52 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 46 - 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: 586 - Favs: 347 - Follows: 391 - 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: 165 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 264 - 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: 1315 - Favs: 510 - Follows: 861 - 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: 37 - Follows: 12 - 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: 72 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 31 - 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: 56 - Favs: 108 - 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: 29 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 28 - 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: 25 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 19 - 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: 71 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 33 - 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: 109 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 47 - 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: 56 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 43 - 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: 42 - Follows: 26 - 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: 129 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 113 - 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: 56 - Favs: 87 - 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: 87 - 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: 47 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 30 - 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: 27 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 26 - 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: 51 - Follows: 24 - 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: 41 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 32 - 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: 134 - Follows: 174 - 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: 69 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 61 - 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: 55 - Favs: 151 - 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: 40 - Follows: 14 - 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: 50 - Favs: 91 - 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: 64 - Follows: 50 - 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: 502 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 334 - 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: 71 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 36 - 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: 46 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 33 - 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: 56 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 89 - 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?" 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: 341 - Follows: 397 - 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: 68 - Follows: 46 - 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: 629 - Favs: 382 - Follows: 563 - 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: 53 - Favs: 88 - 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: 36 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 17 - 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: 52 - 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: 70 - Favs: 102 - 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: 23 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 28 - 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: 7 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - 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: 61 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 104 - 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: 24 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 25 - 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: 46 - 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: 37 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 70 - 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: 11 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 21 - 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: 5 - Follows: 3 - 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: 18 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/6/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete