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Author has written 40 stories for Castle.

Avid reader of completed fic and for reasons that are not quite sane, attempting to write since August 2013.

Castle keeps me sane, and with three kids, a full time business and studying at nights, I need an outlet somewhere!

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Castle stories by Season

Season One

Season Two

Enough for now - Two shot - Alternative ending to Sucker Punch (2x13)

Because of you - One shot - Leaves canon after The Third man (2x14)

Season Three

Magic - Complete 10 Chapters - Leaves canon after Poof! You're dead (3x12) and rewrites Nikki Heat (3x11)

Season Four

Can't Walk Away - Complete 24 Chapters - Leaves canon after Cops and Robbers (4x07)

Come Over - One shot - A stand alone or Insert between chapters one and two of Can't Walk Away (M)

I choose you - Complete 9 Chapters - 47 Seconds (4x19) rewrite

Losing sleep - One shot - Leaves canon after Undead Again (4x22)

Season Five

The distance between two - Complete 24 Chapters - A Post episode story for the entirety of Season five

A moment of reflection - One shot - Occurs during the middle of Season five

At Home Here - Complete 10 Chapters - Alternate Universe from Season four finale, Significant Others (5x10) Rewrite (Chapter 9 is M but can be skipped)

So much more to lose - Complete 9 Chapters - Alternative Universe during Hunt (5x16) (M for graphic scene - not sexual content)

Unspoken - One shot - The Lives of Others (5x19) Post episode

The ability to speak - One shot - Sequel to Unspoken

Season Six

The Distance Between Two - Complete 23 Chapters - A Post episode story for the entirety of Season six

Apples - One shot - Occurs early in the season

Starting a story - Two shot - Occurs over the first five episodes

Missing you - One shot - Valkyrie (6x01) Pre episode

What did you say? - One shot - Valkyrie (6x01) Insert

Promises - One shot - Alternate Universe during Valkyrie (6x01)

Remind me why - Two shot - Dreamworld (6x02) Insert and Post episode

Alpiett - Complete 3 Chapters - Alternate Universe after Need to Know (6x03) CRACKfic

Oh God, Why? - One shot - Frozen CRACKfic

Behind the Happiest of Smiles - Complete 6 Chapters - Alternative Universe after Time Will Tell (6x05) (Alexis centred)

You don't forget - One shot - Inspired by Discipline (6x09) promo, links with Probable Cause (5x05)

Tomorrow - One shot - Under the Fire (6x11) Insert and Post episode (Lanie and Esposito)

Walk down memory lane - One shot - Smells like Teen Spirit (6x15) Insert

S'morelettes and frozen peas - One shot - Castle's Birthday Season Six

It doesn't matter - One shot - For Better or For Worde (6x23) Insert

Season Seven

Hovering on the edge - One shot - Driven (7x01) Insert

To Kate - One shot - Continues in the AU of The Time of Our Lives (7x06)

From Ten - One shot - 7x15 speculation

Future Fic

Coitus interuptus - One shot - Stand alone

Alternative Universe

A one time thing - Complete 18 Chapters - An AU Caskett meeting

Lost in bright city lights - Complete 23 Chapters - An AU Caskett meeting

Motherland - Complete 15 Chapters - An AU Caskett life

Find You Anywhere - Complete Three shot - An AU Caskett meeting

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Rushed reviews
"They rush, hurry from one place to the next as if they're saving time. They're not." New York City inspired words. Set late Season Six.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,760 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Published: 10/22/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What was reviews
It's hard when everything you thought you knew turns out to be a lie. One Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,255 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 15 - Published: 4/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bullet holes reviews
The scar that marks her chest is a burden she's unwilling to share. Season Eight speculation (No spoilers).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,028 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 30 - Published: 10/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Gone reviews
How far can you travel to find what is gone? AU after Boom (2x18).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,731 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 274 - Updated: 8/25/2015 - Published: 7/2/2015 - Complete
Find You Anywhere reviews
An AU Caskett meeting. Because regardless of time or distance, they will find each other. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,897 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 5/31/2015 - Published: 5/26/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Motherland reviews
On the surface they are living the American dream, but as the sun goes down, so does their façade. An Alternative Universe
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,054 - Reviews: 535 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 3/31/2015 - Published: 1/26/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
From Ten reviews
How does one move forward when each step is in the wrong direction? Post 7x15 speculation (spoiler free). One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,731 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Kate reviews
She doesn't need to see the words to know what they say. She's read it so many times now, and each line is etched into her heart, into a scar that will mark her for always. To Kate... Continues in the AU of 706. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,354 - Reviews: 59 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 23 - Published: 11/11/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I choose you reviews
A chance encounter leaves Kate questioning the decisions of her past and the road that she's currently walking with Castle. Will making a different choice lead to a new them? Or will the ghosts that haunt them both prove too much to overcome? A rewrite of 47 seconds.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,335 - Reviews: 449 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 10/31/2014 - Published: 9/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hovering on the edge reviews
She doesn't move closer, but she doesn't leave either. Just hovers on the edge. 7x01 Insert (before the last scene). ONE SHOT.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,226 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 10 - Published: 9/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Distance Between Two (Season Six) reviews
One scene – A thousand words. The same challenge as last year; to create a linking moment between each Season Six episode. One chapter a day until Season Seven arrives.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 29,128 - Reviews: 741 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 9/29/2014 - Published: 9/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Enough for now 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: 75 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 8/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost in bright city lights reviews
With no reason left to hold onto where life was taking her prior to her parents' deaths, Kate Beckett stumbles into a different world. Can she keep herself and her emotions buried deep or will everything crack open when fate throws Rick Castle her way? An AU Caskett meeting. Ficathon 2014 Entry. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 59,260 - Reviews: 1364 - Favs: 280 - Follows: 356 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Oh God, why? reviews
Because dangerous things happen when forced to watch Frozen too many times. CRACK FIC! Early season six.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,334 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A one time thing 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: 1388 - Favs: 508 - Follows: 511 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It doesn't matter reviews
It doesn't matter. Yesterday. Tomorrow. With his arms around her, here and now - it doesn't matter. Insert for 'For Better or For Worse' 6x23
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,060 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 16 - Published: 5/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
S'morelettes and frozen peas reviews
Creating a surprise birthday breakfast for Castle was supposed to be the hardest part of Kate's day - that was until Castle got involved. A tale of a birthday curse. For Lydian who suffered on her birthday just as much as Castle has. ONE SHOT.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,595 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 13 - Published: 3/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Magic reviews
Taking the flowers from Beckett's hand, Castle grins. It's amazingly sweet to have someone taking the time and effort to make him smile, to have someone trying to improve his day, and these flowers have just become sacred. Poof! You're Dead (S3) post episode story, becomes AU. How a simple gift turns into something so much more. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,650 - Reviews: 548 - Favs: 250 - Follows: 402 - Updated: 3/20/2014 - Published: 2/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Can't walk away reviews
Beckett and Castle realize that her 'wall' is beginning to fall and they can finally see a future together. But nothing is that easy, especially with outside forces attempting to destroy them. While they are both determined to keep their family together, will living on the run tear them apart? Or should they just be more focused on staying alive? AU after Cops and Robbers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 24 - Words: 61,631 - Reviews: 732 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 325 - Updated: 3/8/2014 - Published: 11/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Walk down memory lane reviews
Smells like Teen Spirit (6x15) insert. Kate has sudden desire to know more about what Castle was like as a teenager. One shot. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,276 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 13 - Published: 2/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
At home here reviews
Based in a world where there was no Caskett doorway scene at the end of Always. Instead, that night ended with friendship and John Woo movies. Would Meredith's visit during Alexis' illness push Castle and Beckett together or break them apart for good? Winter Ficathon 13/14. Prompt one.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,193 - Reviews: 484 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 1/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Apples reviews
"He's a reporter and I owe him a favor. He's thinks he's a friend, but…" Castle sentence disappears, his shoulders shrugging. For a man very rarely lost for words, she finds this only adds to her curiosity. What could this guy have on Rick that has him literally running in the opposite? One Shot-COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,543 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tomorrow reviews
She wants to weep for the man- the men- inside that building, cry for the words that they have left unsaid, rage for a future that they will lose. It was a future that they were still trying to work out- she thought they would have time to work it out. Now tomorrow is no longer guaranteed. During and after Under Fire - 6x11 - Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,185 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/6/2014 - Javier E., Lanie P. - Complete
Because of you reviews
Her head slants forward, the panel of glass catching her with a thud as she wonders how a simple evening stroll turned into this. It's like fate has led her here, to him. Even if it is from a distance. Occurs some time after The Third Man – Season Two - One Shot - Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,061 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/4/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come over reviews
The knock on her door is strong and clear. The sound travels easily through the stillness that is her apartment and it catches her by surprise as she readies herself for bed. It's only a fleeting noise, but it has her heart racing, and the pulsating throb that started in her chest is suddenly flooding her system. A Christmas Eve story.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,977 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 15 - Published: 12/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Coitus interuptus reviews
He's left alone, the curve of her rear the last thing he sees before she flees the enclosed space, leaves him stunned and more than a little uncomfortable under the warm spray of the shower. Coitus interuptus is rather frustrating. Inspired by 6x10. Future fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,840 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 44 - Published: 11/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
You don't forget reviews
Being wrongly arrested for murder will always remain with Castle. His hands stretched behind his back. The way the cold edge of the steel had cut into his skin while he had been left with no other option but to stand there. He remembers it clearly; you don't forget something that like that. Castle passes on some words of advice to Espo. Spoilers for 6x09 Promo. *One shot*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,407 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Published: 11/16/2013 - Rick C., Javier E. - Complete
Losing sleep reviews
The late hour is leaving its mark on his mind, and his imagination is creating a hundred and one different scenarios for how tomorrow will eventuate. Will she call because of a body drop, or should he arrive at the Precinct with coffee? Will it be awkward and jutted, or can they recapture the magic that had been the essence of them? Could they be more? Undead Again Fix it!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,898 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 19 - Published: 11/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Behind the Happiest of Smiles reviews
They had originally been so in love, yet their happy existence is slowly being ripped to shreds and all that Alexis is left with are broken fragments of an illusion. While she hides behind the happiest of smiles, Kate sees through the façade, and the detective is soon caught between her fiancé and his daughter, as she attempts to find a place inside her future family. AU after 6x05
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,532 - Reviews: 203 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 11/9/2013 - Published: 10/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
So much more to lose reviews
Castle thought he knew how much he had to lose after Alexis was abducted, but the nightmare is just beginning. Back in New York, their lives have turned upside down in an instant and instead of being by Kate's side, her partner is in Paris. Becomes AU during Hunt. This is rated M because of a graphic description (not sexual content).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 21,981 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 10/26/2013 - Published: 9/28/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Starting a story reviews
With a new season comes a new story and their story this year is undeniably dancing to a different song. A look at how their lives have changed, the moments that occur away from our eyes, as they establish a definition of them that is...more. Episodes 6x01 to 6x04 and the promos (US and Canadian) for 6x05.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,606 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 10/20/2013 - Published: 10/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Alpiett reviews
"Yes, Dad!" Alexis grabs ahold of her boyfriend's hand, enthusiasm spilling forth as she bounces on the spot. "The three of us are starting our own organic fruit stall at the market." What the…He looks at Kate, waits for the punch line and… nothing. Alternative CRACK universe for after 6x03
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,665 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 10/13/2013 - Published: 10/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Remind me why reviews
She needs this; his taste, his smell, his body pushed against hers, as she melts within his arms, needs the reminder of all that could be gone. A missing moment insert and an added ending to 6x02.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,716 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 10/4/2013 - Published: 9/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Promises reviews
What if there had never been a training exercise? What if those bullets were real? What if her words by the swings were nothing more than empty promises? AU during Valkyrie. 6x01.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,199 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Missing you reviews
Because all he wants to do is see her, touch her, and as the distance pulls at him, he has to call to say he can't. Being apart. Separated in different cities is harder than he thought. Especially when life gets in the way.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,263 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The distance between two 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: 81 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 9/23/2013 - Published: 8/31/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What did you say? reviews
The morning after the swings and reality still hasn't set in. It crashes over him, the joy, the elation, the way his heart continues to flutter in his chest as if, even hours later, it's trying to catch up on those missed beats, the seconds in which it had stopped completely. 6x01 insert.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,035 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The ability to speak reviews
A (happier) sequel to Unspoken. Because together they can find the words that need to be spoken. Occurs in a far off Universe where Still was the Season Five finale, and this occurs in May.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,707 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 8 - Published: 8/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unspoken reviews
Sometimes the words we want to say merely linger between us, and we are left searching for a reason why they have yet to be spoken. A moment between 5x19 and 5x20
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,378 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 9 - Published: 8/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A moment of reflection reviews
"I'm happy." And in that moment, with those words, she has managed to capture all that he could not. A Season Five snippet in time!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,106 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete