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(shades of) coming home by Lyricara reviews
"you deserve to be, the person you were meant to be." - atticus
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 42,138 - Reviews: 323 - Favs: 225 - Follows: 265 - Updated: 2/7 - Published: 5/18/2020 - E. Stabler, O. Benson
Their New Normal by roomsbythesea reviews
A series of short scenes from Castle and Beckett's new relationship. Sweet, fun, and sometimes humorous looks at how their relationship has changed.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,561 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 12/30/2020 - Published: 10/7/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Vortex by Lyricara reviews
Vor· tex ˈvȯr-ˌteks: Definition (1) Areas of concentrated energy rising from the earth. (2) A swirling mass of substance such as air, water, or fire. (3) Cross points between energy fields. (4) Flow around an axis line, which once formed can move, stretch, twist, and interact in complex ways. (5) Them. Nine years later.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,275 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 7/1/2020 - Published: 5/8/2020
Landslide by Lyricara reviews
After years of never-ending rain, even the strongest of mountains will crumble. No wall can survive the onslaught when there is a landslide to bring it down.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 39,429 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 252 - Updated: 5/3/2020 - Published: 2/6/2020 - E. Stabler, O. Benson
Our Serendipitous Paths by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Kate Beckett wakes in a world where nothing is as she knows it to be. A season 4, AU story. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,992 - Reviews: 720 - Favs: 466 - Follows: 757 - Updated: 12/20/2017 - Published: 2/17/2012 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Johanna B. - Complete
Enjoy the Silence by leuska reviews
"The call comes at nine in the evening. They've had nothing, literally nothing, not a single, solitary lead, and then suddenly, everything moves so fast, it makes her head spin." Spoilers for the - gasp - 6x23 finale. Enjoy. Chapter 35.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 35 - Words: 130,887 - Reviews: 1482 - Favs: 293 - Follows: 586 - Updated: 11/29/2016 - Published: 8/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R.
Unwritten by caffinate-me reviews
One of the last things true crime writer Richard Castle expected when he took a meeting with convicted murderer Kate Beckett was to be sent on a quest for proof of her innocence, the other was to fall in love with her. A Castle AU. Written 2012. Revised 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 72,822 - Reviews: 1755 - Favs: 872 - Follows: 695 - Updated: 6/18/2016 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
if you try sometimes by airbefore reviews
Sweat beads across her forehead as Kate jerks awake for the fourth time, too vibrant images of his mangled body lingering in her wine soaked brain. Awake or asleep, she can't escape it. *Cops & Robbers post ep. One shot, complete. Posted for Fanfic Monday*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,304 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 28 - Published: 6/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Arcadia by seilleanmor reviews
Castle and Beckett go undercover at a gated community, to investigate a string of mysterious deaths. Set Christmastime of season four, after Cuffed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 79,106 - Reviews: 918 - Favs: 411 - Follows: 539 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 8/18/2015 - Complete
The Fugitive by Cora Clavia reviews
AU. "Your fugitive's name is Mr. Richard Castle."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,224 - Reviews: 456 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
may flowers by closingdoors reviews
AU. Castle and Beckett meet during the bank robbery in Cops And Robbers. After the events of Montgomery's shooting, her own, and breaking up with Josh, will Beckett still learn to let Castle in? COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 43,420 - Reviews: 410 - Favs: 367 - Follows: 655 - Updated: 7/27/2015 - Published: 9/19/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
hazy by airbefore reviews
"Don't do that," she says.. "Don't act like this is some sort of gift." One shot, set after Always. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,061 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 29 - Published: 6/7/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Breach by bravevulnerability reviews
'It was never supposed to go this far; he was never supposed to become more than a kind man bringing a recovering gunshot victim her mail, was never supposed to become more.' AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,060 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 57 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Sanctuary by bravevulnerability 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: 454 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Quiet Darkness by bravevulnerability 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: 75 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 44 - Published: 2/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Clandestine by bravevulnerability 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: 65 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 48 - Published: 2/3/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Synergy by bravevulnerability 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: 47 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 38 - Published: 1/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
carry you to me by airbefore reviews
This is her home. The place where she grew up, trekking up and down the mountains and racing through the fields. Where she learned to cook and drive and dance. The place where her memories live, where she can close her eyes and take a deep breath and almost hear the fading echo of her mother's voice. This is her home. And damned if she's going to give it up. - AU Christmas-type fic
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,463 - Reviews: 238 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 1/11/2015 - Published: 12/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Clarity by surrendersomething reviews
Post-Knockout summer AU. Because it turns out that Richard Castle by her side might just have been all she needed all along.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,220 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 13 - Published: 1/11/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bittersweet by bravevulnerability 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: 70 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 62 - Published: 1/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
i was here from the start by blue252 reviews
"Even though he's terrified he may have overstepped, he believes it's worth it if only he can give her just a little bit of the hope she gives him. If only he can show her that magic does exist and they've been dancing around the edges of it for longer than he imagined." A mid-season 4 oneshot. Winner of 3rd place in the Castle Hiatus Fanfiction Writing Contest.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,167 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 23 - Published: 12/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
talk, talk, talk by airbefore reviews
Only one person can make him start to feel whole again, like something more than a broken shell of a human. One person. And he doesn't even know her real name. *AU based loosely on 4x12*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,049 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 52 - Published: 12/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
keep yourself warm by bravevulnerability 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: 65 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 61 - Published: 12/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Believing Is Seeing by bravevulnerability reviews
"Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing." An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,352 - Reviews: 655 - Favs: 532 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Handle With Care by bravevulnerability reviews
A single chance meeting can change everything. AU. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 69,091 - Reviews: 1355 - Favs: 786 - Follows: 852 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
he is just away by airbefore reviews
The package comes on a Tuesday, two weeks before what would have been their first anniversary. (An AU take on the first two eps of S7)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,452 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castling by muppet47 reviews
"She isn't here, Mr. Castle. Don't you want to protect her? Isn't that what all of this is about?" AU from "Always"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 53,560 - Reviews: 985 - Favs: 409 - Follows: 706 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Enough for now by Ky03elk reviews
"I brought dinner. I didn't know what you felt like so I got sushi, I got some Italian, got some Thai, even grabbed some hot dogs." He offered proof that what he said was indeed true and her lips turned up in a smile, even though her head ducked, the loose strands of hair falling to shield her face. Alternative ending to Sucker Punch. Two Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,218 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 8/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Stay With Me by swallowedminds reviews
"He's never been good at these..." Castle and Beckett meet at a bar pre-season. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,569 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 28 - Published: 7/29/2014 - Complete
It's Not A Date by Dmarx reviews
Because technically they've been "dating" since long before they decided to make it official. A series of one-shots of all of Castle and Beckett's non-dates.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 29,361 - Reviews: 794 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 414 - Updated: 7/29/2014 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
burn with me tonight by blue252 reviews
"She did what she had to do. She knows that unequivocally. And no matter the cost, she'd do it again. Because the life she took, saved someone else. It wasn't even a choice. It was the only choice." 2x13 Sucker Punch oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,954 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 33 - Published: 7/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Respite by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It's with each other where they find relief from the havoc of their lives.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,944 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 19 - Published: 7/11/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
can't start a fire without a spark by liviafan1 reviews
If she were with him, he'd tell her everyday. Slide his mouth across her cheek in a soft smile, tug gently on her ear with his teeth as he murmurs it into the shell of her ear - everything she does to him. Everything she makes him feel. Season Two AU that follows 2x23, "Overkill."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,497 - Reviews: 417 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 473 - Updated: 7/10/2014 - Published: 5/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Inchoate by ColieMacKenzie reviews
His eyes find her across the distance. He disentangles himself, walks toward her and for a moment it's like no time has passed and nothing is different... Future fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,501 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 34 - Published: 7/3/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
promises in pencil by closingdoors reviews
Sequel to 'heart so helpless'. Castle and Beckett's struggles to overcome their past, the murders, and the mess they left behind. Cover art by half0utloud. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,078 - Reviews: 429 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 6/24/2014 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
learning to swim again by ifonly13 reviews
In the end, only Jim gets through to her. The only one with the ability to cut through the dark, heavy shroud of grief that wrapped around her as one of the Hamptons detective drove her back to the house.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,057 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 14 - Published: 6/24/2014 - Complete
Manhattan by alwayswritewithcoffee reviews
A new city, a new job, and four years of distance can't change the fact that Manhattan is home - where her heart is. (AU from 3X01. Beckett accepts her D.C. job offer while Castle spends the summer in the Hamptons with Gina.)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 56,546 - Reviews: 304 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 401 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 1/11/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
A one time thing by Ky03elk reviews
If it only takes a moment for your life to change forever, can a 'one time thing' right the wrong? An AU Caskett meeting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,307 - Reviews: 1393 - Favs: 535 - Follows: 516 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hold Me Now by ColieMacKenzie reviews
A series of unrelated ficlets written for the cuddles and hugs meme. Number 20: Pre-Wedding Hug.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 10,936 - Reviews: 668 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 219 - Updated: 5/8/2014 - Published: 2/5/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Two Coffees by honeyandvodka reviews
Castle and Beckett never met five years ago. Beckett's Mom's case remains unsolved, and Castle has no muse. What happens when their paths cross? An AU Target/Hunt meeting.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 64,448 - Reviews: 1425 - Favs: 448 - Follows: 592 - Updated: 4/27/2014 - Published: 1/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Signs of Life by bravevulnerability reviews
They meet again in the hospital. AU. Cover art by half0utloud.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 48,644 - Reviews: 650 - Favs: 546 - Follows: 582 - Updated: 4/16/2014 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
kairos by ColieMacKenzie reviews
kairos (ancient Greek) - (n) the perfect, delicate, crucial moment; the fleeting rightness of time and place that creates the opportune atmosphere for action, words, or movement; the time of possibility. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,396 - Reviews: 840 - Favs: 442 - Follows: 330 - Updated: 3/25/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
bloodstains on your thighs by closingdoors reviews
Birthday fic for my darling KT, who actually asked for this. "I know, Castle, I know," she sobs, doesn't know what else to say, she understands, and this fire is tearing her apart. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,616 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 88 - Published: 3/15/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Two Casualties by seilleanmor reviews
Knockout fic. Assuming Josh is out of the picture, there's another way they could have channelled their anger during that fight.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,403 - Reviews: 150 - Favs: 278 - Follows: 228 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 3/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
ad hoc by Cora Clavia reviews
Castle's brilliant idea - "act drunk" - is not cutting it. She makes a mental note never to listen to him again. Ever. About anything. - fill for the winter hiatus kink meme.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,853 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 359 - Updated: 3/3/2014 - Published: 11/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
for the rest of my life by airbefore reviews
The beat changed long ago - something driving that rattles the floor and echoes in her bones - but still they sway, caught up in the moment. In each other. *Smells Like Teen Spirit post ep*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,511 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 17 - Published: 2/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In Surrender by seilleanmor reviews
A post-ep for 6x15 Smells Like Teen Spirit. Because dancing is not the only prom night rite of passage that those two explored.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,093 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 33 - Published: 2/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the way she fell in love with him by liviafan1 reviews
She's still unfurling her story ever so slowly, spinning her tale in little pieces, in the only ways she knows how. She'll never be a novelist who can disguise fact as fiction, so she embraces her truth instead, leaves it for him to find in rare and stolen moments. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 928 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 17 - Published: 2/16/2014 - Kate B. - Complete
And I've Got No Defense For It by blue252 reviews
"She's humming Sinatra and the sound of it mixes together with the ocean to form a song all it's own. Witchcraft and Summer Wind and suddenly she's under his skin in ways he'll never find adequate words for because Kate Beckett is exquisite." Oneshot. Small spoilers for 6x15.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,248 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unfinished by eyrianone reviews
It should have brought them closer together, not torn them apart – she understands this now. What she doesn't know is whether any way back for them still remains. Future fic - Complete. **Winner of 'Favorite M rated Fanfic Multi-chp' in the 2013 Castle Fanfic Writers Guild Awards**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 68,293 - Reviews: 1842 - Favs: 721 - Follows: 810 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 4/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Ava Chronicles by SparkleMouse reviews
A series of unrelated tales about Beckett, Castle and their daughter Ava (who began her journey in auld lang syne, although you don't have to read that to read this.)
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,061 - Reviews: 309 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 1/19/2014 - Published: 1/3/2013
Bonfire Heart by kimmiesjoy reviews
It's the offer to sleep on his side of the bed that does it. And maybe absolutely everything to do with the seashells he kept and framed and hung on the wall. Set after 6x08 and during 5x04.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,953 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 1/16/2014 - Published: 1/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Murder He Rewrote by seilleanmor reviews
A requested fic for alwaysdefectivecastle. What would have happened in the Hamptons if a dead man hadn't fallen into the pool?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 24,505 - Reviews: 294 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 361 - Updated: 1/9/2014 - Published: 9/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
tumultuous and new by seilleanmor reviews
Post ep for 6x11 'Under Fire'. A quick glance into the immediate aftermath. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,866 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/6/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] [Kevin R., Jenny oD.] - Complete
Seduction by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It wasn't planned, wasn't a date, but when he'd shown up looking striking in his suit and with his arm empty, she'd gravitated to him like she always did, her whole body orienting toward him as if he was her shining beacon in a dark, starless night. Follows episode 4x11, "Till Death Do Us Part." -COMPLETE-
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,916 - Reviews: 711 - Favs: 754 - Follows: 728 - Updated: 12/31/2013 - Published: 5/22/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
strings of your silence by seilleanmor reviews
Set in the middle of 2x18 'Boom'. Because when Ellie says she wants to read smut, I can't quite seem to say no.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,713 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 11/13/2013 - Published: 9/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
when it don't come easy by airbefore reviews
He runs into her at Starbucks ( An expansion of Chapter 11 of 'a story's a story...')
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,765 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 53 - Published: 11/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
closer than reality by bravevulnerability 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: 27 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
an echo deep inside by airbefore reviews
A throat clears from somewhere nearby but she doesn't move away. Not tonight. Tonight, she doesn't care. *Post ep for 6x04, Number One Fan*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,021 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 39 - Published: 10/20/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
All This Time by KBeckett0334 reviews
Post-ep for 6x04. Beckett voices her disapproval about Emma being Castle's supposed "number one fan" as she helps tend to the bruise from the shooting. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,214 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 40 - Published: 10/14/2013 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
The distance between two by Ky03elk reviews
One moment – A thousand words. A challenge to see if I could create a linking scene between each Season Five episode. One chapter a day until Season Six arrives.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 24 - Words: 30,933 - Reviews: 383 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 9/23/2013 - Published: 8/31/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Air Tonight by blue252 reviews
"Here, there is a sky full of stars she can actually see. There's the sound of the waves crashing, the smell of fall and salt air and fireplaces burning. There's a chill in the breeze off the ocean and the feel of sand underneath her feet." A collection of oneshots set in the Hamptons.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 14,516 - Reviews: 235 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 9/18/2013 - Published: 4/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Expectations by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Seriously, this just isn't fair. She so rarely has a day off in the middle of the week, and instead of spending it lounging in bed with her, all her delicious nakedness aligned with his, he has to sit through Black Pawn meetings. Happy Birthday, AC!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 34,419 - Reviews: 635 - Favs: 454 - Follows: 722 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 5/29/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Against All Odds by Sandiane Carter reviews
He never thought it could hurt like this. AU for 5x05, "Probable Cause."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 111,165 - Reviews: 2321 - Favs: 822 - Follows: 817 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Sparks of Gold by ColieMacKenzie reviews
The tux. The gold dress. An event, an announcement and a limo ride... NO spoilers for season 6.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,124 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 33 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Those who wait by kimmiesjoy reviews
"Castle." She breathes, her eyes dropping, roaming over his face, like she wants to devour him and she did say dessert. The sweet treat at the end of a meal, the soft, hard, hot, cold culmination of an evening spent in promise. He can think of no better word for what is about to transpire between them. M addition to All Good Things
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,003 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 9/4/2013 - Published: 8/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
All good things by kimmiesjoy reviews
Post Cops and Robbers. Maybe it was his Mother sitting next to him on the cold Bank floor, it could be the knowledge that his daughter was waiting outside the entire time. Somehow he thinks it's more to do with the woman curled up on his couch like she belongs there...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 31,242 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 322 - Follows: 513 - Updated: 9/4/2013 - Published: 6/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
the roadside fire by Cora Clavia reviews
I will make a palace fit for you and me, of green days in forests, and blue days at sea. For daphnebeauty. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 928 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 20 - Published: 9/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unexpected by Dmarx reviews
Spoilers for the Season 6 promo only. "Castle," she whispers. "I want to go to DC. But...I want to say yes to you as well."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,125 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 33 - Published: 8/31/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
we shall not cease from exploration by airbefore reviews
In that one moment, he knows he's ruined.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,720 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 5/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
not yet what we shall be by airbefore reviews
It floats across her mind, her history. Her past. The reasons why she is what she is and why she can no longer be who she was. Why Kate Beckett disappeared and Lone Vengeance was born. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 40,993 - Reviews: 619 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 8/20/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
let's fall to pieces together by liviafan1 reviews
"He brushes her hair back from her face carefully, doesn't want to wake her in case she'd gotten up at all in the middle of the night. His breath catches when he finds the dried mascara tracks down her cheeks, following the length of her jaw. He shouldn't be surprised. He's not surprised. But he'd hoped - He hoped she'd wake him if she needed him." Two-shot. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,305 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 8/12/2013 - Published: 8/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B. - Complete
a living love by airbefore reviews
The tone of the heart monitor rings in her ears, the length between beeps steadily growing. She holds his hand, trying to focus on anything but the way his skin is already cooling, the way his fingers weakly grip her own.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,005 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
don't say goodbye by ifonly13 reviews
The heavy ball of dread settles in her stomach, growing heavier and heavier until she hears the news. :: For Jenny. Happy birthday, babe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,961 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 14 - Published: 7/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
this unfamiliar road by ifonly13 reviews
There are things that remain constant between the two cities. Kate clings to them. :: Post-Watershed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 3,906 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 7/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
beneath your beautiful by mia gray reviews
"He could make jokes about coffee every day for the rest of his life, and it would never be enough. He could say always a million times over, and it would never be enough… But what he can't do anymore – what he will not do anymore – is pretend to not see." Post-ep for Killshot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,377 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 6 - Published: 7/21/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the coldest end by airbefore reviews
It doesn't hurt as much now.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,271 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 7/19/2013 - Published: 7/11/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
just forget the world by SparkleMouse reviews
She's forgotten how light it is up here at night, the way the buildings across the city cast their glow. There's clarity above the city, above solid ground.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,706 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 22 - Published: 7/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I'd Still Choose You by blue252 reviews
"It's never been fiction, Castle, not really. Even if I denied it for all those years - it's always been us. In every line of every book, I've always seen us." Season 5. AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,289 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 26 - Published: 7/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the house of life by Cora Clavia reviews
Love, our light at night and shade at noon. Six scenes.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,576 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 55 - Updated: 7/9/2013 - Published: 11/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
masterpiece of nature by airbefore reviews
It's different now, seeing him with their kids. (Father's Day fic)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,090 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 31 - Published: 6/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
so i love you because i know no other way by airbefore reviews
"I needed something to lose myself in. A place to hide." She lifts her head, looks up at him. "I don't want to define myself by the things that I've lost anymore, Castle. I don't want to hide."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,271 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 39 - Published: 6/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
reaching an understanding by ifonly13 reviews
You're six when you get it. You've seen them act like this before, sure, but you have never really understood until now. :: Short fluff for Jenn.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 391 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 15 - Published: 6/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
all across the hours by Dave-ck reviews
There are twenty four hours in a day. There are thousands of days in a lifetime. There are a million moments that make up their story. (Please note, rating increased to M for chapter 9.)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 10,017 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 6/3/2013 - Published: 4/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Adrift by ColieMacKenzie reviews
You're drifting. You know you are. You just... stopped caring.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,456 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 52 - Published: 6/1/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
jumpin jumpin by Cora Clavia reviews
It's only the second time he's seen her legs and he's absolutely certain he wants to see more of them. Season 1.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,270 - Reviews: 451 - Favs: 350 - Follows: 301 - Updated: 5/26/2013 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Warm Me Up by Dmarx reviews
In which Castle insists on warming Kate up after a long day on the slopes. Pre-ep of sorts for 5x19.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,943 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 38 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
love taught me to lie by airbefore reviews
Her dad takes her to the airport. He doesn't ask where Castle is and she doesn't offer. *Watershed post-ep*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,817 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 5/22/2013 - Published: 5/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 4641 - Favs: 1,011 - Follows: 1,001 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
just put your lips together by airbefore reviews
Under normal circumstances, she'd assume he was doing something as innocent as visiting the bathroom but she knows him too well for that. It's late, they're alone, and he's restless; the perfect conditions for him to wander off in search of trouble.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,528 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 39 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love at first bite by kimmiesjoy reviews
A small collection of one shots with BITE!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,585 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 112 - Updated: 5/18/2013 - Published: 4/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
How Far We've Come by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She realizes that in all these years, she's never been surprised that their swing set is always empty... A feel-good story.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 862 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 25 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Stubborn and Stupid by chezchuckles reviews
A Watershed one-shot. "If you're stubborn enough to keep going, I'm stupid enough to go with you." -Linchpin
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,420 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 41 - Published: 5/17/2013 - Rick C. - Complete
When All Your Love Is Gone by blue252 reviews
"In that moment she hates herself a little for questioning him, questioning their future. Because how can she question it when the proof of everything they are is wrapped up in his arms." 5x24 speculation fic. Spoilers for the sneak peek. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,497 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 14 - Published: 5/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
When You Assume by chezchuckles reviews
Somewhat of a post-episode for 'Still' with 'Squab' and 'Significant Others' mixed in as well. A nice day in the park.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,181 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 39 - Published: 5/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
exothermic by Cora Clavia reviews
It's hours later, and she's on her back in his bed. Post-ep for 5x22, Still.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,317 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 64 - Published: 5/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
full of hope by ifonly13 reviews
He pulled a lot of strings, cashed in a ton of favors and I-owe-you's, and had come perilously close to begging. It was worth it. :: For Morgan.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 902 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/1/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Never Tear Us Apart by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Kate buries her face against his chest, fingers clawed into his sides and it's so unlike her that it gives him pause... Episode reaction to 5x21 and 5x22, taking into account the original air order in which we were to see "STILL" before "The Squab and the Quail."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,097 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 4/30/2013 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Take Me Out to the Ball Game by chezchuckles reviews
A Dash Companion. The Castle family takes baby Ellery to her first baseball game.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,803 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 4/30/2013 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sometimes by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Sometimes there's only this.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 387 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 24 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
To Where We've Never Been by Dmarx reviews
They need to fix this now, before they can't fix it at all. Post-ep for 5x21 - The Squab And The Quail.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,333 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 27 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Who Needs A Tiger? by Sandiane Carter reviews
"It would just be research for the case, Castle."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,987 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 286 - Follows: 264 - Updated: 4/22/2013 - Published: 4/19/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Grey Sky Morning by SparkleMouse reviews
She'll always remember the letter that waited for her in her inbox, the pounding of her heart as she opened it and scanned words from a man who had saved her and broken her throughout the timeline of her life.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,752 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 66 - Published: 4/22/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
untranslatable by airbefore reviews
Speak a new language so that the world will be a new world - Rumi
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,788 - Reviews: 322 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 4/17/2013 - Published: 1/16/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
tap a message onto my skin by airbefore reviews
He starts out slowly. Subtly. A light touch at the small of her back to usher her through a doorway. Grazing his fingers across the bend of her elbow to get her attention in the bullpen. Freeing the hair trapped in her collar after helping with her jacket. Small gestures of physicality meant to acclimate her to his touch, the feel of his hands on her body. One Shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,669 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 41 - Published: 4/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
a story's a story, no matter how small by airbefore reviews
A collection of unrelated ficlets.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 35,923 - Reviews: 1362 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 4/10/2013 - Published: 10/9/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
in vino veritas by SparkleMouse reviews
The late summer breeze is a gentle hum and she relishes in the change of air in Napa, less humid and easier to take in like nothing matters but the grapes and atmosphere. The wine is a pleasant thrum throughout her body, lips moist with remnants of blackberry and chocolate, cedar and cassis.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,522 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 32 - Published: 4/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hooked by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It's slow tonight, calm, laced with a tenderness that almost aches. Episode tag for 5x19, "The Lives of Others." Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,285 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 4/2/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
a little more by liviafan1 reviews
And he can't deny her because as she lays there in his arms, cramped in a small booth at their favorite diner, breathing softly against his chest, he falls in love with her a little more. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,062 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Beachfront by Cora Clavia reviews
Because eventually, they're going to take that trip to Bora Bora. Spoilers for The Lives Of Others.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 585 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 71 - Published: 4/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the beauty of sound by airbefore reviews
Of course he believes it's real. He's - well, he's him. Magic and curses and zombie apocalypses are right up his alley. *An insert of sorts for 5x17, vague spoilers* Now a two shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,442 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 222 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 3/24/2013 - Published: 3/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
You Can Always Go Home by chezchuckles reviews
A Dash Companion. Fourth in the Home series. The marriage proposals.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,891 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 3/22/2013 - Published: 3/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Here And Now by Sandiane Carter reviews
Sometimes she wishes they'd had more time. - A post-ep for Recoil, because better late than never.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,638 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 42 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
five little stories the moon can tell by Cora Clavia reviews
Five glimpses in moonlight. Written for Julie.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,309 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 22 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Picture This by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Tie-in - flashback, if you will - for episode 5x17, 'Scared to Death'. (SPOILERS for the episode!) Kate: "Actually, we could go back to my place tonight, take some more photos…"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,351 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 32 - Published: 3/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Hanging By This Moment by blue252 reviews
"She tells herself that there's nothing wrong with a night out. Nothing wrong with wanting to cheer her partner up, right? But there probably is something wrong with the way her pulse is racing at just the memory of his eyes on her across the desk." AU post-ep for 3x18 One Life to Lose. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,461 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 3/14/2013 - Published: 3/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come and Find Me by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She's shaking, her legs wobbly, fingers clamped around the doorknob as if it's the only thing keeping her upright. Her stomach tightens, with fear, with want, with everything she's so carefully held in check for months, years... What if for 3x22, 'To Love and Die in L.A.'. Happy Birthday, Joy! Winner of "The 12th" Fan Awards 2013 for best M-rated fanfic (under 10,000 words).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,927 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 389 - Follows: 84 - Published: 3/11/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Just an echo by ekc293 reviews
The ones that love us never truly leave us... For Alex.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,324 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/28/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A gentility of sound by kimmiesjoy reviews
Post ep for 5x14 The spark of light at her ear catches his eye and he smiles. Wide and bright and proud and answered by her own lip teasing, soul quivering look of happiness.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,574 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 22 - Published: 2/12/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
how the light gets in by airbefore reviews
They're in this whether they like it or not. But they're in it together. He takes comfort in that. The knowledge that she's ready for him, willing to let him stand by her side and accept his love and support. Post ep for 5x13. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,355 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 23 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Shadow and Light by ColieMacKenzie reviews
"I can be changed by what happens to me, but I refuse to be reduced by it." (Maya Angelou) Episode follow-up to 5x13, 'Recoil.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,212 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 19 - Published: 2/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In the Thereafter by liviafan1 reviews
She lasts ten minutes in the precinct before she drags his chair away, all too much a reminder of the choice he made: to put Nikki Heat to rest and start anew with a shiny British spy. Season Two AU. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,464 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 2/3/2013 - Published: 1/8/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Best Is Yet To Come by blue252 reviews
"He wants to make it forever. He's going to make it forever, if she allows him." Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,126 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 10 - Published: 1/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
objects in motion by airbefore reviews
The thumping pulse of the music vibrates through her body. Her bones sing with it, a high pitched resonation that rings in her ears and echoes inside her chest. She lets her spine sway and her hips roll, losing herself in the movement, the freedom that comes when she shuts off her brain and just feels. **An ode of sorts to 5x12* One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 927 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 20 - Published: 1/24/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Beyond the Storm by chezchuckles reviews
contains possible SPOILERS for February 4th's 'Recoil' (though I've only seen the promo that aired after the episode): Beckett and Castle have blinders on, but there's a better way out.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,095 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 25 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Grace by AddisonSp reviews
One minute they were on a break, the next... Had someone told them that their lives would turn out like this they would have laughed. Then again, our lives can change irrevocably in a split second, throwing everything we held secure to the wind.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 27,583 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 244 - Updated: 1/21/2013 - Published: 1/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Gray of Dawn, Glow of Light by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She felt weighed down, her body like lead, tethered to the mattress. She tucked her knees up to her chest, curled into the thick warmth of the comforter. Would this ever get easier?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,344 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
two bits by airbefore reviews
Anxiety knots in her stomach as she fills the sink with warm water, touches her fingertips to the assortment of items she needs for this. Her body aches with the weight of the week and she wants nothing more than to crawl into bed next to him, to feel the solid presence of his body against hers as she tries to sleep. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,869 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 27 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Days of Summer by liviafan1 reviews
A young Kate Beckett spends her summer waitressing at a local shack on a Jersey beach, tending to her alcoholic father and paying her way through the academy. One night, her world turns on its feet when Rick Castle enters the door...and her heart. AU. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 61,991 - Reviews: 927 - Favs: 672 - Follows: 734 - Updated: 1/5/2013 - Published: 1/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Impasse by JillianCasey reviews
I think I'm afraid of being happy because whenever I get too happy something bad always happens —Charlie Brown
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,120 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 11/12/2012 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Where the Surrounded Smile Hangs Breathless by blue252 reviews
"my love is building a building around you...around the reckless magic of your mouth...where the surrounded smile hangs breathless." -ee cummings A post-Always oneshot set in the Hamptons.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 940 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 7 - Published: 6/9/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
More Than Them by FanficwriterGHC reviews
They're magnets for life as well, and now that they've survived, they need to learn to navigate a life that has ceased to be his or hers. Sequel to More Than This.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 19,191 - Reviews: 196 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 189 - Updated: 2/16/2012 - Published: 2/13/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love Boat by chezchuckles reviews
co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. Beckett and Castle are assigned to work a case undercover.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,845 - Reviews: 653 - Favs: 757 - Follows: 438 - Updated: 2/14/2012 - Published: 1/30/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
More Than This by FanficwriterGHC reviews
He really has to wonder how it is that they end up in these situations. It's like they're magnets for near-death. Complete. Sequel: More Than Them.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,362 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 369 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 2/8/2012 - Published: 2/7/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Death in the Family by Sandiane Carter reviews
Kate Beckett doesn't do family gatherings. Then again, her aunt Lily's never died before.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 82,251 - Reviews: 525 - Favs: 843 - Follows: 321 - Updated: 6/18/2011 - Published: 4/8/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete