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Hello, I'm Fracas, named after the perfume Richard Castle names as his favorite in the Season 4 episode "An Embarrassment of Bitches". Being a devoted Castle fan, I decided to track the perfume down and have worn it ever since as it is a lovely heavy floral (gardenia, tuberose). I'm a proud member of the Australian contingent and believe that the honeymoon destination should be Australia...

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One Of Us by silentshutters reviews
What happens when Gates finds out about Beckett and Castle's relationship? How does Castle prove his worth to the Captain? Will he be able to stay at the 12th Precinct or will the partnership be broken? Starting sometime in mid Season 5 - pretty much fully AU from then on.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 85 - Words: 644,708 - Reviews: 1221 - Favs: 415 - Follows: 684 - Updated: 1/30/2019 - Published: 1/21/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cheek to Cheek by Kate Christie reviews
When Kate Beckett, no-nonsense professional ballroom dancer, takes on bestselling novelist and renowned playboy Richard Castle as her partner for the third season of Dancing with the Stars, will the sparks that fly light up the dance floor, or send their chances for the trophy up in flames?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 54,952 - Reviews: 827 - Favs: 272 - Follows: 690 - Updated: 1/21/2018 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Take the Stairs by Trinity Everett reviews
Castle and Beckett spent one night together and over a year apart. Now they were neighbors and they had a second chance for something extraordinary. Pre-Series AU, Meeting AU. Caskett. A prompt response written for CastleFanficMonday and continued for the 2015 Castle Hiatus Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 105,568 - Reviews: 1122 - Favs: 602 - Follows: 855 - Updated: 6/11/2016 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Becoming Home by bravevulnerability reviews
"I'm telling you, we need a dog." Post-ep of sorts for 8x16, 'Heartbreaker'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,319 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 50 - Published: 4/10/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Who The Hell Are You? by WRTRD reviews
Kate Beckett spent the summer recovering from having been shot, and hasn't spoken to Rick Castle in months. When she comes back to work, she finds that she has an unexpected rival. And she's going to fight. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,268 - Reviews: 420 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 4/3/2016 - Published: 3/13/2016 - 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: 2807 - Favs: 1,023 - Follows: 1,248 - Updated: 1/11/2016 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Feels Like Home by bingblot reviews
An AU post-ep to 2x18 "Boom." "He cares about you, Kate. You may not see it; you may not be ready to. But he does." She saw it. She just didn't know what to do about it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 30 - Words: 178,545 - Reviews: 746 - Favs: 456 - Follows: 591 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 4/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Allegra by Roadrunnerz reviews
"I never imagined I'd be the only one around to tell her all this." Richard Castle remembers three moments in time with his youngest daughter. Future fic! (Character death)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 23,712 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 9/14/2015 - Published: 7/26/2015 - 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: 199 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost and Found by WRTRD reviews
After Perlmutter is injured in a hit and run, Beckett accompanies him home and finds the wounded soul beneath the curmudgeonly façade. A one-shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,612 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 26 - Published: 7/22/2015 - Kate B., S. Perlmutter - Complete
Risking It All by Liv Wilder reviews
Castle steals a police horse. The arresting officer is none other than Kate Beckett. "You got yourself up there and now you're going to get back down. I want you to concentrate. Carefully lift your leg over its flank, then slide to the ground. Preferably without breaking anything. Or losing that blanket. No one wants to see your bare ass swaying in the moonlight. Least of all me."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 62,826 - Reviews: 768 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 533 - Updated: 7/3/2015 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Off the Beaten Path by soprano193 reviews
When they talked about starting a family, this was NOT what they had in mind. Based off castlefanficprompts prompt, Castle has another child [teen] he didn't know it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,180 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 268 - Updated: 6/18/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., OC
Martha Surprises Kate by wendykw reviews
Martha and Kate have an impromptu dinner while Rick is on a book tour. Martha's answer to Kate's question is a surprise for Kate.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,384 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/15/2015 - Kate B., Martha R., Rick C. - Complete
Bad Medicine by Garrae reviews
"If he'd gone home when he'd really started to feel awful rather than sticking it out until everyone went home, and if he'd not gone in this morning when he felt like hell but wouldn't admit it – well, maybe Beckett wouldn't have been driving him to the doctor now."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,652 - Reviews: 253 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 5/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just Like Heaven by The Sun Was in My Eyes reviews
A lonely writer falls for a beautiful spirit that lives in his new apartment. AU
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 30,103 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 4/16/2015 - Published: 7/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Get a Grip by WRTRD reviews
Set fairly early on in S4. Uh-oh. Beckett inadvertently makes a move on Castle. Now what?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 8,211 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 257 - Updated: 2/12/2015 - Published: 1/28/2015 - 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: 1853 - Favs: 865 - Follows: 1,413 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Felix Finis by eyrianone reviews
AU Post 'For Better or Worse' The search for Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 39,364 - Reviews: 935 - Favs: 197 - Follows: 528 - Updated: 10/31/2014 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
What's love got to do with it? by Garrae reviews
A day spent in his company gives her a bad headache and an almost overwhelming desire to hit him. Or shoot him. But under it all she can feel the current tugging at her. Because he's sexy in the bad-boy way that's always turned her on. Season 1. In the beginning, Marlowe created Castle and Beckett. I own nothing.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 79 - Words: 300,946 - Reviews: 2277 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 382 - Updated: 9/4/2014 - Published: 5/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 226 - Follows: 413 - Updated: 7/29/2014 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Grandma's Here by whatifellinlovewith reviews
"The room is quiet. The baby is sleeping peacefully in her crib. And the dead don't make noise." Johanna Beckett remembers important moments in her granddaughter's life as she watches her sleep. Follow-up for 'Mom's Never Gone'
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,837 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 13 - Published: 4/14/2014 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Johanna B. - Complete
Tintinnabulation 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: 46 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 32 - Published: 2/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Night to Forget by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
Young Kate Beckett had looked for a night to forget only to find it turned into one she would remember for the rest of her life. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 67 - Words: 183,320 - Reviews: 2997 - Favs: 1,357 - Follows: 1,459 - Updated: 2/2/2014 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R., Alexis C. - Complete
Fixing the Mistake by zashaxander reviews
Don't wait. Don't think. Just... jump. Making mistakes is what we live for, they help us grow, they're confirmation of the freedom that every soul needs. But are some mistakes just too big to fix? When the dominoes start falling, Kate will have to wonder if it was really worth it - and if Rick is worth it, especially when there is so much more at stake.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 80 - Words: 161,052 - Reviews: 1007 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 529 - Updated: 11/20/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Lady Beckett by zashaxander reviews
Sir Richard Castle, a wealthy & successful writer in 19th Century England, does everything to please his wonderful daughter Alexis. So when she wants to go to London to meet the infamous crimestopper Lady Beckett, his love, combined with his writer's curiosity, make him powerless to refuse. But who, really, is this Lady Beckett that the Castles are so desperate to meet? *COMPLETE*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 37 - Words: 83,116 - Reviews: 432 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 227 - Updated: 11/6/2013 - Published: 3/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Stolen Sky by Cora Clavia reviews
This green-eyed woman took a bullet for Mal Reynolds before he ever learned her name. Kate Beckett becomes a character in the 'verse. Mackett.
Crossover - Firefly & Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 27,916 - Reviews: 956 - Favs: 381 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 1/22/2013 - Mal, Kate B. - Complete
Decisions and Dominoes by Flashpoint33 reviews
Beckett is in DC and Castle is in NYC - Post Watershed - with all spoilers inherently in play. Decisions have been made and stands taken, but someone from their past will force them to face one another one more time. Will Caskette conquer all? This is my first fanfiction EVER! Cover art by dtrekker - Castle 2013 Ficathon entry-Rating M for some language and later chapters.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Crime/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 110,009 - Reviews: 1220 - Favs: 465 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 7/4/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Surprised by writerofwrongs18 reviews
Crack Fic. What would Season 1 Beckett think of her Season 5 self?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 41,367 - Reviews: 416 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 461 - Updated: 6/25/2013 - Published: 4/28/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Telling her boys by RGoodfellow64 reviews
After the events in the park with Castle, Kate comes back to the precinct to tell her boys what was going on.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,000 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/13/2013 - Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - 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: 4630 - Favs: 992 - Follows: 995 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Revenge of a Redhead Smurf by Doc Lee reviews
Spoilers up to 'The Fast and the Furriest'. A short sequence that has rattled around my head since the episode aired. Enjoy.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,671 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Winning The Heart of A Detective by Random-1985 reviews
AU. What would happen if Castle met Kate through doing research with Lanie. How would he win her heart?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 47 - Words: 88,572 - Reviews: 396 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 2/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
10 Things That Distract Me About You by InkyCoffee reviews
It was his eyes, she decided. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,846 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 16 - Published: 2/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Melting the Iron Gates by Doc Lee reviews
Just an idea that stuck in my head involving a way of Thawing the relationship between Gates and Beckett, plus some other stuff. One shot. As it has been written on my IPad, it's completely un-beta'd, so there may be some errors.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,468 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 8 - Published: 2/11/2013 - Kate B., V. Gates - Complete
A Future To Be Proud Of by Natalie Elizabeth reviews
What happens when Alexis finds Kate in her father's bed!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,934 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 31 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Nikki Heat? by gawilliams reviews
Beckett gets revenge on Castle for coming up with the name Nikki Heat. Takes place after season one episode 3.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,163 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 27 - Published: 6/10/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Bringing Sexy Back by chezchuckles reviews
by Cora Clavia, Sandiane Carter, and chezchuckles. Fantasies become reality.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,967 - Reviews: 392 - Favs: 325 - Follows: 355 - Updated: 1/4/2012 - Published: 11/2/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Fluff by International08 reviews
Richard Castle discovers something unexpected when he visits Kate Beckett one December night.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,008 - Reviews: 611 - Favs: 815 - Follows: 467 - Updated: 12/25/2011 - Published: 12/6/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
And The World Turned by daphnebeauty reviews
It was a summer's night and the smell of the old rose bush was as heavy as rain. Under the light of the moon and guidance of the stars, two friends finally take that step into something more.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 43,837 - Reviews: 445 - Favs: 404 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 4/26/2011 - Published: 4/13/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Frog at the Bottom of the Well by chezchuckles reviews
Kate Beckett wants no help from Castle. But she needs an apartment. Badly.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,809 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 4/25/2011 - Published: 4/18/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Adagio by JillianCasey reviews
Before Beckett and Castle, there was Beckett and Royce. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,971 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/2/2011 - Kate B. - Complete