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Author has written 34 stories for Castle, Orphan Black, and Agent Carter.

"Real life is absurd so we write fiction to make sense of it" -Terri Edda Miller

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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: 1720 - Favs: 827 - Follows: 686 - Updated: 6/18/2016 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Atlantic by honeyandvodka reviews
A new series about a certain British secret agent? Even if it meant no more Nikki Heat, the offer was a dream come true. A change of scenery and a fresh challenge were exactly what he needed. So why did Castle feel like instead of starting a new story, he was closing a book mid-chapter? AU from 'When the Bough Breaks'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,726 - Reviews: 768 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 6/28/2015 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
turning page by bravevulnerability reviews
'He's been coming to her library for over a month now and she likes him, really likes him.' An AU that explores the meeting of a burdened librarian and a struggling writer. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,527 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 171 - Follows: 54 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rewound by Kate Christie reviews
"What's past is prologue." -William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II Scene I. An AU season six Castle story.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 89,946 - Reviews: 1851 - Favs: 850 - Follows: 1,417 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Apologize by evitascarlett reviews
As Kate finds herself getting back on solid ground in her relationship with Castle, her world gets turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. As emotions run high and danger lurks will she and Castle be able to stand together and become stronger or will their secrets and lies eventually tear them apart? AU Set after 4x22 Undead Again. Cover Art by LordofKavaka. Now Edited 9/2015.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 667,729 - Reviews: 2121 - Favs: 991 - Follows: 1,154 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 11/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna 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: 964 - Favs: 392 - Follows: 701 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 837 - Favs: 426 - Follows: 327 - Updated: 3/25/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
turning the pages by ifonly13 reviews
A series of unrelated one-shots.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 40 - Words: 17,866 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 9/1/2013 - Published: 10/22/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Chair 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: 117 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 7/29/2013 - Published: 4/3/2012 - Complete
Extraordinary Measures by Extraordinarily Extraordinary reviews
Somewhat AU - A bet gone wrong results in a kidnapping. With everything on the line, the team is willing to go to extraordinary measures to get one of their own back, safe and sound. **NOW COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 24 - Words: 40,539 - Reviews: 186 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 7/15/2013 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Easy Silence by pjrbcb reviews
"There is no defining moment that sets her is these moods, no last straw or specific point in time. There is no easy explanation for them, or a simple solution. She finds she must wade through it, feel it, let it drift her along on autopilot until she finds the end and comes out the other side. "
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 581 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in black ink my love by closingdoors reviews
A romantic but interesting evening with Castle/Beckett. "All she really wants is to curl up in a bath with him and sleep for, preferably, forever. Of course, that was never actually going to happen. Her boyfriend is ridiculous." For Aisling. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,502 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/5/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Hey There, Lilah by NotYetLostFaith reviews
Kate wakes up her daughter for a surprise. Based on Plain White T's Hey There Delilah. TWOSHOT
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,476 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 4/1/2013 - Published: 3/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
time of day and a press of lips by tinyphrases reviews
This and the confusion of my thoughts, so that I am fit for nothing, is what I mean by your being the ruin of me. Castle and Beckett have a day off. Kisses ensued. For my dearest best friend in the whole wide world: Mary.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,188 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dawning by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
When Kate is forced to work with Detective Ethan Slaughter without her team to have her back, Castle is not excited, fearing Slaughter might get her into trouble. But when Kate disappears Castle and the boys soon realize something much bigger is going on. Will they be able to stop it?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 38,876 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 3/26/2013 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Fine Line by hunnyfresh reviews
Upon Regina's banishment, the small town of Storybrooke becomes protected once again by an enchantment that prevents anyone from leaving or entering Storybrooke. Emma and Regina find themselves on the edge of the town, wishing for a way to the other side.
Once Upon a Time - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 19,407 - Reviews: 938 - Favs: 3,704 - Follows: 1,275 - Updated: 3/21/2013 - Published: 3/13/2013 - [Emma S., Regina M./The Evil Queen] - Complete
Take you Break me by eyrianone reviews
For five months he's been missing, but she refuses to believe it's hopeless . . . Consider this canon until 'Always', and AU from there. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 85,173 - Reviews: 1557 - Favs: 514 - Follows: 611 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Mouthing the Words by katieupatree reviews
"She couldn't tell him yet, not now, not until the case was closed." Beckett has a secret that she is keeping from Castle, they all have a case that needs to be solved, and a desperate man has a gun in his hands. Things are sure to get a little angsty along the way, but all will eventually end happily. Caskett centric! Future fic. Rated T to be safe.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,851 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 12/27/2012 - Published: 8/14/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Homemade Soup and Extra Blankets by katieupatree reviews
And when he looks up she is watching him through sleep laden eyes, tear stained and startlingly green under the fluorescent lights. She pulls herself as close to his body as she can manage, nuzzling Eskimo kisses against the crook of his neck and speaking with mumbled whispers. "Love you."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,667 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 12/8/2012 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
You Feel Good by ChelzToddBrooke reviews
""Do you know what I love the most about you being my girlfriend?" he mused, never being one to keep his thoughts to himself. "Hmm...no..." she didn't even hazard a guess" - Beckett and Castle are reunited after a long week apart. No real plot, just some fluffy words that wouldn't let me go.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,211 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/27/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Syntax by seilleanmor reviews
Things are supposed to follow an order. A season 5 story. No spoilers for any promos. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 27,650 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 11/14/2012 - Published: 8/28/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 84 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 11/12/2012 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Two Steps by firstadream reviews
Castle and Beckett and a sleepy day at the loft. Naps and snuggling and I-love-you's.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 804 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/11/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop by ifonly13 reviews
Kate Beckett was twenty-six when the biggest accident in her life occurred. Five years later, the biggest miracle happens. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 50 - Words: 136,852 - Reviews: 1160 - Favs: 942 - Follows: 622 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Stolen Moments by FragmentedSandwiches reviews
A collection of secret moments between Castle and Beckett at the precinct.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,745 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 17 - Published: 7/15/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 524 - Favs: 810 - Follows: 314 - Updated: 6/18/2011 - Published: 4/8/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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light lanterns reviews
In which Beckett is in the hospital during the Christmas holidays and Castle sneaks into her room to decorate while she is sleeping. Set early Season 4.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,335 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 22 - Published: 12/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
only words bleed reviews
Season 8 AU in which the gunshot wound triggers Beckett's PTSD after she leaves and she calls Castle.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,126 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 17 - Published: 10/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
nameless reviews
Written for a prompt on castlefanficprompts. Castle and Becket meet in a bar while they're traveling. "You are this stranger on the other side of the world that somehow knows all of my secrets and I don't think I am quite ready to say goodbye to that."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,708 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 57 - Published: 8/23/2015 - Complete
mouthful of forevers reviews
Support Group AU. "And until then we can just be two people trying to figure things out."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,334 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 4/13/2015 - Published: 12/29/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
hourglass reviews
Written for a prompt on castlefanficprompts. "You found me drunk and crying in a bathroom bc my ex dumped me and then you brought me to a taxi and insisted on giving me your number so you'd know that I got home safe and then we start texting a lot AU"
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,966 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 16 - Published: 3/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
hope for symmetry reviews
"I don't wanna die, Castle." A birthday fic for Steph.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,675 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
error of parallax reviews
A post-ep for 7x15. "He's not surprised to wake up to the sounds of whimpering cries and tightly clutched hands at the hem of his shirt."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,362 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 15 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
a bibliography of strings reviews
AU for 7x15, "Reckoning". "You are still yourself, Kate. That hasn't changed."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,564 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 14 - Published: 2/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
contagiously bright reviews
An AU for 1x05 "The Iron Ceiling" in which Steve Rogers was trapped in the military complex.
Agent Carter - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,428 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 18 - Published: 2/8/2015 - P. Carter - Complete
night must end reviews
I'm stuck in an ATM vestibule AU. For Alex.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,934 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 10 - Published: 2/5/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
smear the sky reviews
An insert fic with a twist for 1x07 "Home Is Where the Heart Stops". I was prompted to write a Femslash fic, and so I did.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,029 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Operation Mistletoe reviews
A One-Shot set in season 3. "Who knows, if you're lucky you'll get to kiss her under the mistletoe"
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,179 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 12 - Published: 12/4/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
frequencies of your voice when you speak my name reviews
All the different names Castle uses to call Beckett. Vaguely inspired by a question on castlefanficprompts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,560 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 13 - Published: 10/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
ever so on the road reviews
AU. A Comic Con, a long car ride home and two people dressed up as Lieutenant Chloe and Captain Reynolds. A One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,805 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 18 - Published: 8/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
out of the ashes reviews
A Cops and Robbers AU: Castle doesn't return to the precinct during "Rise". The first time he and Beckett see each other again is during the events of Cops and Robbers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,985 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 20 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Midnight Scribbles reviews
What if a lost notebook had brought Castle and Beckett together a long time before season 1?
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,653 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 235 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 3/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
your words are the blanket reviews
Castle, Beckett and a pillow fort. Based on a prompt from castlefanficprompts on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,859 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 7 - Published: 7/28/2014 - Complete
suspiria de profundis reviews
A post- ep for 2x09 "Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done". A quick glance into the aftermath of that last Cophine scene.
Orphan Black - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,395 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 9 - Published: 6/15/2014 - Cosima, Delphine - Complete
anchor cast below reviews
A post-ep for 6x23 "For better or for worse" A glance into the aftermath, as well as a reunion.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,977 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 19 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pont des Arts reviews
A two-piece One Shot set on the Pont des Arts in Paris.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,097 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Now and Here reviews
A future fic. Castle, Beckett and Laser Tag.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,376 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
what fades away reviews
An AU for 4x16 Linchpin, in which Sophia actually pulls the trigger
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,380 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 13 - Published: 4/4/2014 - Kate B. - Complete
steal away the pain reviews
A post-ep for 6x17 "In the belly of the beast"
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,006 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 21 - Published: 3/4/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Stillness and Constellations reviews
Episode insert for 4x09 "Kill Shot" What if Castle had come to Beckett's apartment that night?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,093 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 27 - Published: 2/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Arms Around Me reviews
A series of unrelated drabbles/ficlets written for a hug/cuddles meme on tumblr
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 1,564 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 2/11/2014 - Published: 2/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
Expectations reviews
Just a little pregnancy fanfic
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 13,072 - Reviews: 172 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 237 - Updated: 1/30/2014 - Published: 10/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Insomnia reviews
The only ones awake at 3am Are the lonely And the loved
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,155 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Culaccino reviews
Culaccino (n.) the ring left on a table by a cold glass
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,040 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 6 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Querencia reviews
Querencia (n.) A place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home, the place where you are your most authentic self.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 838 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Funeral Blues reviews
Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone... a fanfiction based on the poem "Funeral blues" Character death!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,618 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 9 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Perfect reviews
Insert for Disciple, set right after Kelly Nieman's interrogation.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 800 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
bridge over troubled water reviews
A dance to a very special song.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,532 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Partners reviews
This is a post-episode one shot for Dreamworld, it contains spoilers for both episodes!
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 932 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 6 - Published: 9/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Evenings reviews
Kate comes home after a rough day.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 758 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete