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Author has written 6 stories for Castle.

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Christmas Story by clayfish32 reviews
Sort of sequel to Thanksgiving Story-brief mentions-but could also be stand alone. AU. Castle, Beckett, and a host of Christmas traditions. Rated T to be safe in future chapters.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 85,717 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 243 - Updated: 1/2/2019 - Published: 11/24/2011 - Kate B., Rick C.
Eye of the Beholder by Ilovetoread09 reviews
She was naïve to believe that their relationship would be easy. She was different, and that was the problem. AU thank you to dtrekker for the lovely cover art.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 38 - Words: 78,714 - Reviews: 442 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 439 - Updated: 5/17/2014 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
50 Ways to A First Kiss by ColieMacKenzie reviews
A collection of Castle and Beckett first kisses! Number Eighteen: "Dare You To Move."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 25,059 - Reviews: 823 - Favs: 395 - Follows: 615 - Updated: 4/27/2014 - Published: 1/8/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
For The Love Of Books by NotYetLostFaith reviews
To the girl at the table near the back of the library...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 50 - Words: 55,802 - Reviews: 619 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 565 - Updated: 10/6/2013 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 594 - Favs: 469 - Follows: 942 - Updated: 9/14/2013 - Published: 5/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
Carnivale by caffinate-me reviews
4th in the Western Series. November 1876. Step right up, come one, come all. The Alaster Circus is coming to Colorado Springs.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Western/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,333 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 6/30/2013 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Back to the Start by Rosaline-C reviews
Even in dark times a new start can bring bright beginnings. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 12,184 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 161 - Updated: 6/21/2013 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Spiral Bound by Dmarx reviews
There were so many things he wanted to say to her but that wasn't a part of their relationship. So he wrote her letters instead, hid them away, never intending for her to read them. Until one day, Kate stumbled upon them by mistake. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 100 - Words: 163,645 - Reviews: 4623 - Favs: 985 - Follows: 995 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Take you Break me by eyrianone reviews
For five months he's been missing, but she refuses to believe it's hopeless . . . Consider this canon until 'Always', and AU from there. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 85,173 - Reviews: 1558 - Favs: 523 - Follows: 616 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Elektra by itsourinsidejoke reviews
When he walked into the 12th Precinct, he had expected dead bodies, trash cans, and paperwork. But what young Detective Richard Rodgers was not expecting, however, was his new partner, Detective Kate Beckett. Caskett/AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 93,396 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 272 - Follows: 411 - Updated: 1/18/2013 - Published: 11/16/2011 - Complete
Tradition by PauliPorcupine reviews
She was eight the first time they had done it.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,884 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 12/21/2012 - Published: 11/28/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Our Tragedy by Dark Aerrow reviews
Set in the far future. Castle's children are all grown up, but Castle's still protecting them from the truth. What's he hiding? Who will find out first? The tale of what happened to their love story. "Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy." - F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Tragedy - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,709 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 10/5/2012 - Published: 8/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Sleepless in Los Angeles by Mindy35 reviews
CASKETT. Missing scenes for "To Love and Die in LA". While in LA, Castle and Beckett sleep together.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,153 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/30/2012 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Bruises by Trindajae reviews
"I haven't been able to resist you since the day we first met. Even if you were hostile and rude." - The only post-"Always" fic you're likely to see where they don't immediately sleep together. Light on angst. Spoilers for anything through 4x20. - NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 37,568 - Reviews: 230 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 257 - Updated: 8/10/2012 - Published: 5/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Hollow by Rosaline-C reviews
"Not with a bang but a whimper" -T.S. Elliot
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 965 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 6/17/2012 - Published: 6/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Young at Heart by ifonly13 reviews
A sequel to 'Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,824 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 293 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 4/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Inquisition by wp1fan reviews
"We've got to find her." "You won't have to look far." Post-Always. Chapter 4 up now. Now M-Rated.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,680 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 313 - Follows: 470 - Updated: 6/8/2012 - Published: 5/27/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
The Root of All Evil by caffinate-me reviews
3rd in the Western Series. Things are getting more interesting in Colorado Springs for writer Richard Castle and Sheriff Kate Beckett as old enemies return and the rumor mill begins to churn. Sometimes it's hard to know who to trust in the wild west.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 38,406 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 6/3/2012 - Published: 3/13/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Back to Where We Have Never Been by caffinate-me reviews
AU. What happens when two people, who are perfect for each other, meet in exactly the right place at the completely wrong time? For literature professor Katherine Beckett and writer Richard Castle, only time will tell. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,866 - Reviews: 1007 - Favs: 792 - Follows: 449 - Updated: 5/11/2012 - Published: 1/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Courage by International08 reviews
She cuts as imposing a figure here leaning against his desk as she does in her office, as she did on that rooftop. For klindsay. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 786 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 9 - Published: 5/8/2012 - Kevin R. - Complete
One Hundred Coffees by Younger Dr. Grey reviews
The story of each and every one of those one hundred coffees that Kate owes Rick. Castle/Beckett. Now COMPLETE. Spoilers now include "Undead Again" in the EPILOGUE/START OF SEQUEL, which is what I just added. Fluff, angst, reality.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 21 - Words: 40,643 - Reviews: 724 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 494 - Updated: 5/1/2012 - Published: 11/22/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Mayday by chezchuckles reviews
for dtrekker - Happy Birthday. also, it's not what you think.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,247 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/30/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop by ifonly13 reviews
Kate Beckett was twenty-six when the biggest accident in her life occurred. Five years later, the biggest miracle happens. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 50 - Words: 136,852 - Reviews: 1160 - Favs: 958 - Follows: 625 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
City Slickers by caffinate-me reviews
2nd in the Western Series. 1876. When Sheriff Kate Beckett takes Richard Castle up on his offer to visit him in New York City, she finds herself in a whole new world. A world with new rules, hidden meanings and key players she didn't know existed. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Western/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 46,606 - Reviews: 292 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 3/11/2012 - Published: 1/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Alexander & Jane by Lord of Kavaka reviews
She met him once, long ago, thinking he was someone else, and fell in love. Caskett-Season 1 AU. -Part 1 of the WHAT'S IN A NAME series-2012 Castle Fan Awards, Fanfic: Best Alternate Universe Story nominee-
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 77,403 - Reviews: 361 - Favs: 291 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 3/1/2012 - Published: 2/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come and Find Me by castlealways1 reviews
A house. A blackout. A shot. And she's gone. He writes her letters, desperately trying not to lose hope. She's locked up in a room where the only thing that keeps her from going insane are the letters she writes him. Letters they can't send. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 24,507 - Reviews: 218 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 1/7/2012 - Published: 11/28/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Pulling Pigtails The High School Way by catatran33 reviews
As another school year starts, Kate is taken aback by new student, Rick Castle. What will happen when their paths fatefully cross? Will Castle's charm finally win her over? ... CHAPTER 19 1/7/12
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 19 - Words: 31,237 - Reviews: 293 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 1/7/2012 - Published: 6/19/2010 - Rick C., Kate B.
Fluff by International08 reviews
Richard Castle discovers something unexpected when he visits Kate Beckett one December night.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,008 - Reviews: 609 - Favs: 811 - Follows: 467 - Updated: 12/25/2011 - Published: 12/6/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Behind Your Eyes by International08 reviews
Secrets are revealed. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,761 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 12/20/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Five Years in the Life by caffinate-me reviews
5th in the Numbers Series. Five Years. Five Christmases. Two Lives. One Story. In a city as large as New York it is amazing how two lives could become intertwined so deeply without either person knowing it.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 12,056 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 12/21/2011 - Published: 12/15/2011 - Kate B., Rick C.
Properties of Equality by ekc293 reviews
"It was essentially the basic Properties of Equality. Her dad was important to Kate; Alexis was important to her Dad; therefore, Alexis was important to Kate." Two-shot, Kate x Alexis family fluff with some Caskett to taste set sometime after 04x07.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,627 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 12/13/2011 - Published: 12/8/2011 - Alexis C., Kate B. - Complete
Never Too Old for Santa Claus by hardly loquacious reviews
Castle wants to spread some Christmas cheer to his favourite New York detectives.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,763 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/8/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 5461 - Favs: 3,568 - Follows: 1,700 - Updated: 11/12/2011 - Published: 7/13/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
All My Secrets by ifonly13 reviews
Secrets are shared and kept between a writer, a cop, and their team. Chapter Seven is rated M.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 59,736 - Reviews: 370 - Favs: 302 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 10/4/2011 - Published: 8/8/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
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Turning Tables reviews
Castle is usually the one going to Kate's apartment to cheer her up but, when Alexis's first pre-holiday season away from home leaves Castle feeling blue, Kate decides to turn the tables on him in hopes to restore his holiday spirit!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 749 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/27/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Beshert reviews
A look into Gate's past explains her strange hobby. Spoilers for Secrets safe with me
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,159 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/3/2012 - V. Gates - Complete
Restless reviews
"There's always a story, always a chain of events that makes everything make sense." The story behind Meredith.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 997 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 8/31/2012 - Meredith
The Other Shoe reviews
"I keep waiting for that other shoe to drop." -Kate 4x23 When Kate is arrested for the murder of Charles Smith there is no doubt in her mind that "the other shoe" has finally dropped. Can Castle and the boys prove her innocence before it's too late and Kate gets locked up for good? Spoilers for, and post Always 4x23
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,342 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/19/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Snow Now What? reviews
Kate and Rick fall asleep early christmas eve, after a particularly gruelling case, only to find mere minutes remaining before their respective holiday celebrations...and two feet of snow on the ground!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 10,641 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 1/8/2012 - Published: 12/5/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Midnight Musings reviews
Kate Beckett hates being alone and there is one person who always makes it better.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 804 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete