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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: 1687 - Favs: 781 - Follows: 677 - Updated: 6/18/2016 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Kiss Me, Castle
by Cora Clavia reviews
I just escaped from possibly the most awkward date in the history of Earth, and I need to decompress. I brought ice cream. And wine. And cupcakes. 1x7, Home is Where the Heart Stops.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 59 - Words: 113,514 - Reviews: 2801 - Favs: 974 - Follows: 1,250 - Updated: 1/11/2016 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
by l03l reviews
Eight years later Richard Castle is found, and it's no longer his ring on her finger. AU from 6x23 "For Better Or Worse".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 59,498 - Reviews: 1205 - Favs: 507 - Follows: 906 - Updated: 7/25/2015 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For what you have tamed
by NPYD reviews
[Post 5x13. See warning.] She needs a narrative and he's the man always has the story, so what does it matter if she's ready to talk about it just yet?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,971 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/11/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
still our hands match
by bravevulnerability reviews
"Why do you even care so much? What is it that you want so badly that you can't just let this go so we can both move on with our lives?" 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: 437 - Favs: 438 - Follows: 413 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Storytelling of Rooks
by NPYD reviews
[(Fill for tumblr prompt; full prompt inside.) S6 insert.] Castle finally discovers Beckett's fansite identity and winds up learning some very surprising secrets, creating some secrets of his own along the way.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,540 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 5/1/2014 - Published: 4/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 819 - Favs: 395 - Follows: 323 - Updated: 3/25/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
by NPYD reviews
[AU somewhere in S3 post-3x17.] Beckett discovers what Castle is made of: big things and little things and silly things, and maybe a bit of magic too.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,076 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 30 - Published: 2/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by BerkieLynn reviews
Series of one-shots set in an alt-season 3 with the not-so-significant others removed from the picture. How might things have played out differently? Entry in the Castle Hiatus Ficathon 2013. Cover art by dtrekker.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 46,470 - Reviews: 451 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 336 - Updated: 1/24/2014 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by ThePossibilityOfMagic reviews
Because it was, and always would be, more than just a chair. Warning: reference to major character death.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,724 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 7/29/2013 - Published: 4/3/2012 - Complete
Kiss Me, Castle: the FMC chronicles
by Cora Clavia reviews
M-rated chapters of Kiss Me, Castle. FMC means...EXPLETIVE DELETED Me, Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,254 - Reviews: 469 - Favs: 584 - Follows: 544 - Updated: 7/17/2013 - Published: 2/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
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: 450 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 303 - Updated: 5/26/2013 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by daphnebeauty reviews
Just like the dandelion seeds on the breeze, they had no control over their fates but they had plenty of hopes and wishes to keep them aloft.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,688 - Reviews: 287 - Favs: 345 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 9/4/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Every Move You Make
by ColieMacKenzie reviews
This is inarguably the worst thing she's ever agreed to. She consciously forces her limbs to relax, tries to block out the knowledge of the set of eyes that are irrevocably fixated on every one of her movements.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,431 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 32 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
by International08 reviews
His laughter rings through the speaker, makes her heart leap. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 740 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 311 - Follows: 53 - Published: 6/13/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
by chezchuckles reviews
AU. What happens to Kate Beckett when the Dragon is slain - and she's charged with his murder?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 15,803 - Reviews: 655 - Favs: 352 - Follows: 244 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 6/1/2012 - 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: 1002 - Favs: 753 - Follows: 442 - Updated: 5/11/2012 - Published: 1/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
by Cora Clavia reviews
Kate stumbles across a secret - no wonder he'd been so angry at her after she'd avoided him all summer - and reason comes from an unlikely source. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,228 - Reviews: 331 - Favs: 494 - Follows: 275 - Updated: 1/12/2012 - Published: 11/12/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Around My Heart
by Cora Clavia reviews
Castle and Beckett, a collection of oneshots and story arcs inspired by Carmina Burana.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 29,185 - Reviews: 690 - Favs: 446 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 8/3/2011 - Published: 4/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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"She's already invited him out for drinks and near-death experiences often tip her toward tender; the walls keeping them apart are mere cobwebs on this late October night." An alternate ending to Cops and Robbers (4x07) written for the Castle Halloween Bash 2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,617 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 17 - Published: 10/25 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
With Sophia Turner's gun to their heads, Castle and Beckett may have one last chance to admit their feelings for each other. Just a small twist on the ending of Linchpin (4x16).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,553 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 19 - Published: 10/3 - Rick C., Kate B., Sophia T. - Complete
"For such softly spoken words, they've continued to echo in Kate's mind for several minutes, the reassurance she's sure Kyra intended only leaving the detective with a new mystery to solve. How could Castle be all hers when she didn't know she wanted him in the first place?" An AU ending for A Rose for Everafter (2x12) featuring a wedding reception for two.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,469 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/8 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A collection of small moments, mostly inspired by pictures or other graphics, within Castle and Beckett's emotional journey from friends to lovers. Each chapter is an unrelated ficlet, and the ratings and genres will change chapter to chapter, but I will include those notes at the top of every ficlet. This collection is rated M, but several of the chapters are not.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 21,309 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 11/20/2016 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Touching Base reviews
After the team solves Cano Vega's murder, Castle spends some time thinking about his father, then gets a surprise invitation from Beckett that has him meeting her outside on a cold winter night. A one-shot alternate ending for Suicide Squeeze (2x15).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,928 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 22 - Published: 8/27/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
See Me reviews
When Art realizes Beth is the one who died at Huxley Station, Sarah Manning conning them all by stepping into a life that isn't hers, he battles his own anger and guilt over how wrong everything has become. But after a night of remembering the one he lost, he decides to move forward with those who are still fighting. A brief one-shot starting during Unconscious Selection (1x09).
Orphan Black - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,613 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/11/2016 - Sarah M., Elizabeth C., Art B. - Complete
Somebody Somebody Soon reviews
Kate had spent weeks convincing herself that casual sex with Castle would keep her heart from getting involved, but when Castle comes over on an emotional night, it's difficult to remember where casual ends and more begins. A short AU, set during Kill Shot (4x09).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,021 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 34 - Published: 2/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"And perhaps they shouldn't be working their way through bottles of expensive pinot noir when terrible vodka would suffice, but she's in a position to take a high-class approach to her mourning and she finds herself rather grateful to have Katherine by her side." An emotional conversation between Martha and Kate, set while Castle is missing in Driven (7x01).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,678 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/22/2015 - Kate B., Martha R. - Complete
Lasso the Moon reviews
"Jim and Kate lost something precious all those years ago, and no grand gala can erase that pain. Castle's only goal is to honor Johanna's memory and create a legacy that may bring a smile to the faces she loved. If they can smile in a tuxedo and gown while guests generously donate to the cause, all the better." A holiday fic spanning Feb-Dec 2011 (S3/S4).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,238 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 14 - Published: 12/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Never Try Never Know reviews
Still reeling from the knowledge that Castle's life, and a future she won't allow herself to consider, had rested in the manipulative hands of a serial killer, Kate looks for a way to calm her unsteady emotions and get some sleep. And where else would she turn, but to the man whose hand she'd held earlier that night? Set after 3XK (3x06).
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,084 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 24 - Published: 12/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Returning to Ever After reviews
"Kate pivots, already prepared to surrender in a fight she doesn't want to have; he won't understand any justification she offers anyway, so there's little she can do beyond biting her lip until the familiar taste of blood touches her tongue. She thinks words linger there, too." A brief look at Kate's struggle after XX (8x02).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,141 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Kate B., Javier E. - Complete
When Castle has a breakthrough about their case, he's eager to share it with Beckett, and his need to track her down has nothing to do with the hope of catching her in the middle of her sparring session. Nothing at all. Gratuitous fun set during Fool Me Once (2x04).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,620 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 36 - Published: 9/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Given the Gift of Time reviews
After Castle was shot with a bullet meant for his real-life Nikki Heat, Kate wrestled with her expected guilt and fear. When she found a gift he'd set aside for her, being able to talk to him again became that much more important. An AU ending for Boom! (2x18).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,602 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 29 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., J. Shaw - Complete
Hearts Scraped Raw reviews
"Still, she's smiling, and it's the same gorgeous, open smile that he's seen more in the past several weeks than in their first few years of working together, stunning in its sincerity. If he didn't know better, he'd think it held an unspoken dream, curved around honesty and love and forever." Castle and Kate attend Ryan's wedding just as their own relationship is falling apart.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,293 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 9/5/2015 - Published: 9/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"There's a fragility that seems woven into memories of her mother, a layer of the Beckett onion he'd almost rather leave untouched, and he isn't sure what to say now that they've finished breakfast and she's fumbling with the napkin she still holds in her lap." A peek at a quiet conversation between Castle and Beckett at the end of Home is Where the Heart Stops (1x07).
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,658 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 10 - Published: 8/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For All That You Are reviews
After two more close calls and the beginning of a confession, Kate can't deny her feelings for Castle any longer. Still, diving into something new with her best friend and partner isn't as easy at she'd like it to be. This is a journey through the end of season three and how the C/B relationship might have developed if Kate had broken up with Josh after Countdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 25,979 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 468 - Updated: 8/23/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"She has the passing thought that she's even colder now than she was that afternoon in the grass, finding it harder to breathe than when a bullet had pierced her chest. His words always come at the wrong time." A one-shot of frustration and fear, set during Always (4x23).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,484 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 17 - Published: 8/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"The familiar cadence of her voice, the bite of her lip, and the tilt of her head were interwoven with a weariness and uncertainty that he wasn't used to at all, and he became even more interested in putting a smile on her face." An AU take on Castle's date with Captain Beckett, set during Time of Our Lives (7x06).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,456 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 19 - Published: 6/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Until She Finds Her Way reviews
"Her mind is so clouded now, even more so than before, exhausted from the utter hell she endured at the hands of Vulcan Simmons and tortured by the ongoing war with Senator Bracken, so she is growing desperate for what Castle is about to do to her." A look at how Castle helps Kate in the aftermath of In the Belly of the Beast (6x17).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,143 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 16 - Published: 6/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just Like Us reviews
"It's one thing to stop by unannounced when they're in the middle of a case and he's excited about a theory; it may be a weak excuse even then, but he can usually make it work. But now he has nothing but a small box of comic books and an uncomfortably strong heartbeat and he just needs to knock and get over it." Post-ep for Heroes and Villains (4x02).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,237 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 29 - Published: 6/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
After their late-night cemetery dig, Castle and Beckett return to the precinct to clean up. They don't get to keep the treasure they found, but perhaps they'll stumble across something better. Set at the end of "Under the Gun" (3x03).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,375 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 32 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
After Kate disappears, Castle will do whatever it takes to get her back, even if it means playing along with Jerry Tyson's dangerous game. But given the similarities between psychopaths and mystery writers, does Castle have an advantage that even 3XK hadn't considered? A multi-chapter mystery AU taking off from the end of Resurrection (7x14).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,847 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 5/2/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Rick C., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Autumn is a Second Spring reviews
"'I'm not going home. Not until you tell me why you're so pissed.' He pauses, tilting his head as he studies her. 'Actually, no. Not until you tell me why you're hurt. Because that's what this is, right? You're hurt.'" Castle confronts Beckett after his return to the precinct in 3x01.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,852 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 28 - Published: 4/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
At the Day's End reviews
"There was no sound until the eventual click of the lock, the sigh of the hinge that was reluctant to make room for him. And even though he'd been expecting it, he was startled when she appeared, slumped against the door jamb..." Episode insert for Rise (4x01), in which Castle goes to Kate during her recovery.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,085 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 27 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Led By Her Heart reviews
Kate has had enough experience with nightmares to know that little can be done to stop Castle's dreams before they awaken them both. Instead, she focuses on helping soothe him in the darkness that follows.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 908 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 7 - Published: 1/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"Her carefully constructed walls had been well-acknowledged, but his had been overlooked, even as they had strained with the ferocity of his love for her. Four words from her and they'd crumbled entirely." An AU take on what happened after the deleted scene from "Always" (4x23).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,844 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 13 - Published: 9/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"He likes her tie." These four small moments tell us why.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,245 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 10 - Published: 8/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Washing It Away reviews
"They'd been close to death too many times, together or individually, but tonight was a reminder that nothing would hurt as much as being the one left behind." A one-shot set after "Under Fire" (6x11).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,788 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/16/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Whatever Will Be reviews
"He hadn't expected her to say yes, for the serious detective to agree to celebrate a case by having drinks with him. And he definitely hadn't expected a couple of beers and shots of whiskey to unearth a bold invitation to her apartment." Set at the end of "Little Girl Lost" (1x09), when the C/B relationship was still raw.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,528 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 48 - Published: 3/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If I Were To Tell You reviews
He was slipping away and it was her last chance to grasp at the relationship they could have, if only she could stop tripping over her fear. Could she make her feelings clear through one more phone call? This is the final part of the "If I..." trilogy and will make the most sense if you've read "If I Had Stayed" and "If I Could Be There." Starts at the end of "Undead Again" (4x22).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,548 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 17 - Published: 2/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If I Could Be There reviews
Enchanted by the wedding they'd just attended, neither Castle nor Kate want the night to end. While they both know she's not ready for everything she could have, another phone call allows them to continue moving forward. This is a sequel to "If I Had Stayed," but you don't have to read that first. Takes place after "Til Death Do Us Part" (4x11).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,447 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 20 - Published: 2/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unless You Show Me How reviews
After Kate was shot, she ran away to her father's cabin, torn between needing Castle's support and wanting to keep him away from the damaged mess she'd become. When she hears a song that makes her reach out to him, will it be enough? Inspired by the song "Demons" by Imagine Dragons. AU after "Knockout."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,526 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 2/1/2014 - Published: 1/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If I Had Stayed reviews
She's not quite ready for the relationship they both want, but she allows them this big step forward. After the day they'd had, how could she not? Takes place after Cops & Robbers (4x07), once they're both in the privacy of their own homes.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,728 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 49 - Published: 11/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All Trussed Up reviews
"...there was no way she was getting through the rest of the day without begging him for release, either from the restraints or from the captivity of her own need." After Kate leaves Castle utterly unfulfilled one afternoon, he finds a sexy way to get back at her. Set any time within their established relationship, with no episode spoilers.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,469 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 23 - Published: 10/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
La Taqueria reviews
Castle and Beckett enjoy a nice lunch, and a few shots of tequila, during their Mexican vacation. By the time the meal is over, they're both eager to get back to their rented beach house. PWP with no spoilers. This is simply their own private fiesta, inspired by my incessant craving for good food and my love of C/B.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,727 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Written in the Scars reviews
This was inspired by the song "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink/Nate Ruess. It takes place about a year after C/B started dating, but is not tied to the specifics of season five. In other words, it's a slight AU, forcing the ugly conversation they've needed to have for quite a while.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,398 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"She took a deep breath, willing herself to sound like she was in control of her own body. Like it wasn't about to abandon her head and run off in a bookstore-borne fantasy." Set in episode 2x05, during and after the Heat Wave launch party. This came about as I was busy appreciating how incredible both Castle and Beckett looked in that particular scene. M-rated one-shot!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,049 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 26 - Published: 4/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Keeping Her Quiet reviews
"As much as I love our friends, please don't ever make us share a cabin with them again." Castle plans a group vacation with Kate, Ryan, Jenny, Esposito, and Lanie, but seems to forget that Kate can't be as uninhibited when they're confined to such a small space. In fact, she's awful at being quiet, but Castle is willing to help her try. PWP set almost any time in season 5.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,094 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 29 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Torn Apart and Reassembled reviews
When Castle accepts a delivery for Kate, his curiosity about the package is overwhelming. Will his intimate interrogation unravel Kate's mystery, or will he decide he doesn't need answers at all? M-rated one-shot with spoilers through 5x17.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,366 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 29 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Waiting Until After reviews
"Eyes wide, Kate stayed still, watching his back and praying to a long-forgotten deity that he would just keep going. That he would be merciful and overlook the cries that poured from her lips without invitation. But Castle had spent more than two years pointedly not ignoring her and she supposed it was too much to hope for now." One-shot set toward the end of Knockout (3x24).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,407 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 13 - Published: 3/13/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Failure to Communicate reviews
"I was trying to learn more about you, in the process of figuring out us." When Kate admits that she has questions, Castle tries to give her answers. Set at a non-specific point in the middle of season 5. One-shot, complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,477 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 25 - Published: 3/1/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Light as the Breeze reviews
"She'd done this to him, and he was tragically grateful." This is a one-shot, set anywhere toward the end of season 4. It was inspired by Billy Joel's rendition of Leonard Cohen's "Light as the Breeze," but you don't need to be familiar with the song to read the fic.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,011 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/21/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
An Envious Muse reviews
One-shot set during Boom! (2x18). "Jordan Shaw is pretty cool, but she's not the woman about whom I was writing tonight."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,613 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 18 - Published: 2/10/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Show Me reviews
"They were lying in bed on a quiet Sunday afternoon, the room dimmed by the gray clouds outside. The dancing snow flurries made them glad they were inside, enjoying the warmth of each other instead of an unwelcome chill." M-rated Caskett two-shot, now complete!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,431 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 2/1/2013 - Published: 1/29/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Camera Ready reviews
"I wish we didn't have to worry so much about publicity. I would love to make a video with you and show everyone that you're mine."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,079 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 16 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Sure, all she had done was open the suite door, to return to where she had left him on the sofa. But there was no doubt in her mind that a step into the hotel living room would have effectively pushed the domino that she had worked so hard to keep upright. Starts during 3x22 "To Love and Die in L.A."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,516 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 20 - Published: 1/15/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete