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"The damn cat was staring at him again. Every time he came around, the cat fixed him with a deadly stare before she decided she would deign to acknowledge him. Castle thought back to the first time he'd been allowed into Beckett's apartment, and had met, much to his surprise, a small kitten." Fluffy Hallowe'en fun. CastleHalloweenBash2023
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 21,619 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 10/31 - Published: 10/18 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Glass, Darkly reviews
"Beckett stared at the street camera footage from a cold case, wincing every time she moved the mouse. Her arm hurt. Really, really hurt, and the blood and fluid was soaking through her makeshift bandage. It hadn't hurt last night, or any time before they'd closed the sniper case. She'd wrapped it up, taken Advil every morning, and never felt a thing." Castle Ficathon 2023
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 79,377 - Reviews: 626 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 8/27 - Published: 7/6 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke - Complete
(Not) Lonely this Christmas reviews
"Usually, Richard Castle loved Christmas: the glitter and sparkle, gift-giving and good food, presents for everyone around him, and most of all, a close and loving (if somewhat weird) family. Usually. This year, Christmas held no appeal at all, and he knew exactly why." An AU pre-series Christmas meeting. Castle Ficathon Winter 2022.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 21,002 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 1/10 - Published: 12/29/2022 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"Kate Beckett was not, most emphatically not, a ghost. For a start, she wasn't dead. And just because she could quietly and unobtrusively dissolve into a little swirl of sparks, didn't mean she was ectoplasmic. She wasn't. She was entirely solid, most of the time." A piece of Hallowe'en silliness for the Castle Hallowe'en Bash 2022. S2 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 25,081 - Reviews: 230 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 10/31/2022 - Published: 10/16/2022 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Perfect Words reviews
"The perfect words were simple. 'I love you.' If only blurting them out less than a month after meeting for the very first time wasn't needy, ridiculous, and a red flag for any relationship, ever." A S1 AU for the Castle Ficathon 2022.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 16 - Words: 55,299 - Reviews: 409 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 8/14/2022 - Published: 7/10/2022 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Better to Give reviews
"Kate Beckett, despite all appearances to the contrary, was not, in fact, the Grinch. This would have come as a considerable surprise to all of her friends and colleagues, who were used to her acerbic, not to say scathingly acidic, commentary on Christmas and all things related to the festive season." S2 Castle Ficathon Winter 2021
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,616 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 12/23/2021 - Published: 12/16/2021 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Beckett has one secret. Castle has another secret. But New York City has the biggest secret of all... and none of them know what each other's secret is. A mildly supernatural early S1 fic for Castle Hallowe'en Bash 2021
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,309 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 10/31/2021 - Published: 10/21/2021 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cruel Summer reviews
If he wasn't going to be around, what did anything matter? Justice. Justice for the victim, justice for their families, justice and closure. Justice mattered: being the best cop she could be to deliver that justice. Whatever toll that took. Whatever price she paid. Post Castle leaving, s2. Summer Ficathon 2021
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 86,420 - Reviews: 821 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 9/30/2021 - Published: 8/5/2021 - Rick C., Kate B., Roy M. - Complete
Cat Calling reviews
A return to the insane world of the Caskett Cats, in which Castle and Beckett's twins are now teenagers...and not precisely easy. As Jim Beckett would say, grandchildren are grandparents' revenge upon their own children - and that's doubly true for the Cats. Caskett Cats #12
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 32 - Words: 110,877 - Reviews: 858 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/11/2021 - Published: 2/28/2021 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC - Complete
Wish Upon The Star reviews
"In a tiny, well hidden corner of her heart, Kate Beckett wished that Christmas was, well, different. She would have loved to have had a joyful, celebratory day, full of family and fun and food, carols and cheer and camaraderie." S2 #CastleFicathonWinter2020
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 27,247 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 12/22/2020 - Published: 12/6/2020 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hunted Down reviews
"Hallowe'en was not a time for stupid masks, costumes, parties, fake fears, or candies. It was not even a time for the much older tradition of Guising, brought from Scotland hundreds of years ago, which seemed to have dissolved in the pathetic little trail of Trick or Treating. Hallowe'en was nothing but a bad joke..." CastleHalloweenBash2020
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,064 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 10/29/2020 - Published: 10/22/2020 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dear Diary reviews
"'Dear Diary. I'm so tired. There's so much to learn as a detective, and I'm still bailing Dad out. I told him last night was the last time, and I really meant it. I keep going back to the file but I can't see anything more. I'm missing something, I know I am.' A chill ran down Castle's spine. He frantically turned pages to the next entry." Pre-series AU meeting. CastleFicathon2020
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 85,793 - Reviews: 825 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 7/21/2020 - Published: 5/26/2020 - Complete
"It was nearly Christmas, and Castle found himself missing the joyous sounds of traditional hymns and carols; the complex harmonies of a well-drilled choir, and the companionship of other singers...he'd ask around the precinct. There must be something…" Christmas fluff, with singing. CastleFicathonWinter2019
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 34,504 - Reviews: 361 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 83 - Updated: 1/9/2020 - Published: 12/17/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"A small blue dot in her vision. But it was the wrong blue. It wasn't her blue. She wanted her blue. But it wasn't there." Fluff in three chapters.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,299 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 11/14/2019 - Published: 11/10/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B. - Complete
Fire and Ice reviews
When she was four, she met the dragon, and wasn't impressed... She wasn't any more impressed now, when it clearly was real – and much, much bigger. Fluff, tangentially related to Hallowe'en. #CastleHalloweenBash2019
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,101 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 10/13/2019 - Published: 10/6/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Start Me Up reviews
He'd been pretty close to celibate for months...which had left him here, a hundred miles and more north of the city, God alone knew where, on a bike he could just about ride with a temper he could just about control and absolutely no idea where to go or what to do next. AU, Pre-series, 2-shot #CastlePornado2019
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,051 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 8/13/2019 - Published: 8/11/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"The hell you don't remember. Do you want to know trauma? I was shot in the chest and I remember every second of it." And suddenly, she did. AU from 47 Seconds. #Castleficathon2019
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 102,205 - Reviews: 1333 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 8/8/2019 - Published: 6/2/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., V. Gates, C. Burke - Complete
The Language of Flowers reviews
"Suddenly it occurred to her that Castle was a wordsmith. A man who used language... And, therefore, she should be looking at the meaning of the plants he'd picked." Castle tries to win Beckett's heart in the oldest way possible. S1 AU, with flowers.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,764 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 4/28/2019 - Published: 4/21/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Picture Perfect reviews
Castle didn't think 'laughingstock' was what Beckett would be. More...um...pin-up. And he'd have a set of the pictures for his very own. If he couldn't have the real thing – and she was as unobtainable as ever, which was just not fair – then at least he'd have some really good pictures. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,282 - Reviews: 146 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 1/10/2019 - Published: 1/6/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cooking up Christmas reviews
Cooking was not Beckett's favourite pastime. Unfortunately, it was a bullpen tradition that each year everyone had to bring in home-made treats. She had subverted it every year. But this year, there was Castle, who could, famously, cook...
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 26,521 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 12/23/2018 - Published: 12/9/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"Beckett took a look at him. He was faintly familiar. Neurons started to twang in the back of her head. Her voice was calm and very cool. Her brain had just exploded. This was Richard Castle. Richard-freaking-Castle, right there next to her. He was top of her Freebie Five list. And she liked the books. Loved the books. And she was single." AU meeting, pre-series. 3 shot. Pornado.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,886 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 11/18/2018 - Published: 11/13/2018 - Complete
"Hallowe'en. A cold dark night, hiding darker things. A night when witches and warlocks dance and howl under a gibbous moon; a night when the Wild Hunt rides and the Black Dogs prowl; a night when demons hunt and devils feast on the souls of the damned." Castle Hallowe'en Bash 2018.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,132 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 10/31/2018 - Published: 10/21/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
When Castle decides that Beckett's had a stressful week and buys her a present to cheer her up, matters do not proceed precisely as he had hoped. Caskett Cats universe, pre-children. Two shot. Strongish T. Cats Universe 5.5
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,985 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 9/27/2018 - Published: 9/25/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Panthers and Psychiatry reviews
The Caskett Cubs are causing the daycare centre some concern...and are referred to Dr Burke for treatment. Two shot of Caskett Cats insanity. #11 in the Cats Universe
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,483 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 38 - Updated: 9/13/2018 - Published: 9/11/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke, OC - Complete
"Getting dressed. Now there was her current problem." Beckett has an unexpected issue when getting ready for a definitely-not-a-date. Definitely. Three shot fluff, set some time after Vampire Weekend, 2.06.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,865 - Reviews: 146 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 9/2/2018 - Published: 8/28/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All Over Again reviews
"You're still here. I thought… I said I'd call you." Her words hurt him; pierced his carapace of calm. "Yeah. But it sounded like you wouldn't," he said bluntly. "So before I go, answer me just one thing. How much do you really remember?" AU, after Beckett was shot in s3. #Castleficathon2018
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 74,468 - Reviews: 1017 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 299 - Updated: 8/12/2018 - Published: 6/24/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC - Complete
It's well known that a sunflower orients and opens to the sun. Surely in New Orleans, the city of magic, voodoo, music and food, Castle could find a way to open Beckett up? Written for the Sexto de Mayo Pornado. #NSFW #CastlePornado
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 48,213 - Reviews: 560 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 6/3/2018 - Published: 5/3/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
First, last, forever reviews
"What would you do if it was the last night of your life?" He knew what he would do. He'd do what he hadn't done before the bomb, what for long, desperate, gruelling and agonised moments he'd thought he would never have the chance to do. Two shot. First chapter T. Second chapter M.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,832 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 4/10/2018 - Published: 4/8/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Book Was Not For Sale reviews
He only needs to keep seeing her. To listen to her stories. He doesn't need to tell her about his missing book, because if he can only hear her brisk, uptown tones then the story is going to be there. He only needs to keep her near. AU, shortly before 1.1
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,364 - Reviews: 792 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 3/18/2018 - Published: 2/11/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Telling Tails reviews
Immediately following their twins' appalling revelations to Jim in Toddler Taming, the Caskett Cats need to bring some others in on the secret. Matters do not proceed precisely as planned. More insanity in the Cool for Cats Universe. Caskett Cats #10.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 45,396 - Reviews: 452 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 1/9/2018 - Published: 11/19/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., V. Gates, OC - Complete
Choreographing Christmas reviews
Lanie does Christmas like it's going out of fashion (oh, if only!) and invariably, and as inevitably as death and taxes, hauls Beckett along behind her, kicking, screaming and threatening. Beckett does not do Christmas. Ever. She does not do festivity. Castle, on the other hand, does. But not quite like Lanie. Not at all like Lanie, in fact.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,771 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 12/21/2017 - Published: 12/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P. - Complete
"I want to forget," she replies, weary sadness dripping through her voice. "I just want to forget. Just tonight." She raises her face to his for the first time. "Kiss me. I'll never see you again after tonight, so kiss me." An AU meeting, for the Hallowe'en Bash 2017.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,024 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 11/1/2017 - Published: 10/30/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
As the song says: "Be careful not to lose the way. Into the Woods; who knows what may be lurking on the journey." Of course, one should always make sure to be home before dark. Especially on Hallowe'en. For the Castle Halloween Bash 2017.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,574 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 10/24/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Flag on the Play reviews
Beckett overhears Castle telling Demming that there's no flag on the play, which comes on top of an unsuccessful stay at the loft and a case which reopens a less-than-pleasant time in her past. AU of the second half of S2. Please see warning inside.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 131,221 - Reviews: 1588 - Favs: 245 - Follows: 275 - Updated: 10/8/2017 - Published: 7/16/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Brilliant Conversationalist reviews
Detective Kate Beckett is, Castle has observed, a woman of irritatingly few words. In fact, a woman of almost no words at all. Except, though her mouth doesn't talk, her walk says everything. And her walk is talking to him. Two shot, set in 1.04. PWP.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,255 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 7/11/2017 - Published: 7/9/2017 - Kate B. - Complete
The song says: "The future's so bright I gotta wear shades". Yeah, right. He should be looking at his blindingly bright future – through pitch black shades – and celebrating. He should not be hiding in his study tipping back Scotch. One-shot, after 2.05: When the Bough Breaks.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,499 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 26 - Published: 6/25/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Dish Served Cold reviews
Kate Beckett had quite definitely taken unfair advantage of him, Castle thinks. She'd heard all his thoughts and deepest secrets. Still, revenge, as they say, is a dish best served cold, and this revenge will be very, very sweet. Fluffy PWP in the Cool for Cats universe. As insane as ever. Caskett Cats #5.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,787 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 6/8/2017 - Published: 6/4/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Four Paws and a Tale reviews
Going to university was supposed to broaden Kate Beckett's mind. Broadening her genetic make-up was going just a little too far. By popular request, how Beckett became a shapeshifter and what happened thereafter. Rating warning for the final chapter, which is mildly M. Caskett Cats Universe #2.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 18,137 - Reviews: 223 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 5/16/2017 - Published: 5/7/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., OC - Complete
Toddler Taming reviews
"Toddlers, Beckett reflects, require tamed to become human. Well, in their case, mostly human. At least they're still all in sync. With a bit of luck, that'll last till puberty." Caskett Cats universe, #9.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,875 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 22 - Published: 4/30/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., OC - Complete
"So let me get this straight, if you had the chance to be a shapeshifter you'd take it?" "Yes! Sure I would, Beckett. It would be so amazingly cool. I mean, I'd be this huge, powerful animal" – "What if you were a squirrel?" Castle wants to be a shapeshifter too. Another insane venture into the Cool for Cats AU, following on from Unnatural Fibres. Caskett Cats universe #4
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,402 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 18 - Published: 4/23/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Babysitter Blues reviews
"After all, how much trouble can two babies be? And they will be babies, because Beckett an' Castle can hardly go out for dinner in Manhattan as two black panthers. He can easily handle two babies." The giant O'Leary babysits the Castle twins. Another insane venture into the Cool for Cats universe. Two-shot. Caskett Cats #8.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,148 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 4/19/2017 - Published: 4/16/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., OC - Complete
Unnatural Fibres reviews
"But Beckett," Castle whines, "how am I ever going to be able to watch you shift without having to worry about what you're wearing if we don't test it?" An outtake from the time jump in ch6 of Felis Felix, which needs to be read first. M-rated fluff of the PWP variety. Caskett Cats #3. One shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,102 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 20 - Published: 4/9/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What's In A Name reviews
Forgiveness isn't something you are only granted by others. Forgiveness is something that you also have to grant to yourself. An AU starting about six months earlier than canon did, and in part a Christmas story. Please see warning in Ch1. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 216 - Words: 753,856 - Reviews: 6880 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 302 - Updated: 4/4/2017 - Published: 12/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It's Cool for Cats reviews
A repository for random stories from the Felis Felix universe (read that first). Beckett is pregnant - but what sort of babies will she have? Human, or feline? A rather sardonic look at pregnancy, with added genetics. Followed by The Visitor. Caskett and their very new twins have an unexpected visitor in the form of the giant cop, O'Leary. Caskett Cats #6 and #7.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 26,190 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 2/22/2017 - Published: 1/23/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bah, humbug! reviews
"It's not that she dislikes Christmas. She just doesn't see the point." Winter is not Beckett's favourite season. Christmas is Castle's favourite time of year. Two shot Christmas fluff.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,323 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 12/21/2016 - Published: 12/19/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Felis felix reviews
"The day Richard Castle found a stray cat strutting through an alley, uncollared, unchipped, but clearly very expensively pedigreed, was the end of his world as he knew it. He just didn't realise it. Then." Fluff in six chapters. Written for the Castle Hallowe'en Bash. Caskett Cats Universe #1
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 21,383 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 10/29/2016 - Published: 10/24/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Modern Metrosexual reviews
"I am the very model of a Modern Metrosexual". Companion to Chapter 3 of Felis Felix. With considerable apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 498 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/26/2016 - Complete
"When she knocks on the door he's still angry. He'd hoped for contrition, some sign that she was sorry, or regretted her actions of the last two months. Maybe now that she's come, she'll show some." 8.08 post ep. Spoilers. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,114 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 18 - Published: 11/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Crossing Lines reviews
"He's been tiptoeing this line for far too long, never quite crossing it. Almost two years, in fact. Dancing the tightrope of flirtation without ever slipping off into the inferno beneath. It would be an inferno, too: it would only take one spark to fire the flames and they would blaze." S3 post Countdown. PWP.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,409 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 27 - Published: 11/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fallen Hard reviews
"She came. He hadn't expected it: they'd lost their anniversary dinner to a rain check and the simmering idiocy that was Esposito and Ryan. But she came... And he would conquer." Spoilers for 8.07. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,609 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 33 - Published: 11/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Gamblin' Man reviews
"If she hadn't had that thrice-damned third whisky she wouldn't have bet more than she could really afford to lose, or indeed have got into the poker game with him at all." M-fluff. All characters belong to Marlowe, ABC, et al.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,225 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 28 - Published: 11/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Private Investigations reviews
"...she comes back to this dirty, down-market walk up and starts her other investigation. The one she wouldn't tell him about. The one she couldn't tell him about. Because he's implicated." A different reason for Beckett's actions, and a fix-it. Spoilers for any US aired episodes of S8.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,673 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/21/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cherry Pie reviews
' "I like brunettes," Castle murmurs, insinuatingly. "I like writers," Beckett purrs.' An alternative story as to what happened during, and after, the dinner scene in 2.14, The Third Man. Three shot, sheer fluff. PWP.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,692 - Reviews: 125 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 10/20/2015 - Published: 10/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castle's had a few watches, down the last few years. Beckett has one watch. It has, according to her, been hers for the last five years. He's never seen her wear another. And now it's in pieces in her wrecked apartment.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 66,060 - Reviews: 796 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 241 - Updated: 10/6/2015 - Published: 9/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Double Cross reviews
He has no choice but to trust her. She has to trust in him, too. Both of them have to play their heart-breaking parts to the absolute top of their bent. If either fails, this whole charade will have been for nothing. Spoilers for 8.02.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,007 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 20 - Published: 9/30/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
This is not a place where St Nicholas would distribute presents, though it might be where his demons let off steam. Danger abounds here: hot, heavy and welcome. This is a club where dreams can come true. Of course, dreams should only be a one-time experience... See CH1&3 A/N for Warnings Before Reading and note M-rating. Castle belongs to ABC/Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 156,297 - Reviews: 1412 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 288 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tread on my dreams reviews
"He wants to scream and shout at her, 'Give me back my fantasies'. Give him back his dreams and his hopes and his words. He has no words." Castle, after 1.10. One shot. Usual disclaimer of ownership.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,173 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 17 - Published: 7/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Will you be strong enough (to catch me when I fall for you)? reviews
"She can't stop looking at his hands, and remembering how he'd grasped her wrist and stopped her – stopped her – drawing her gun; and that one subsequent instant of hesitation turning to decision and the sharp grip and flex as his mouth had come down on hers." Rated T - but very strong T.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,102 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 6/16/2015 - Published: 6/15/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bad Medicine 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: 262 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 232 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 5/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Prove Me Wrong reviews
She's competitive. She might not call it that, but she is. Has to compete with him at absolutely everything. Sometimes she wins. Sometimes he does. Maybe it's time they both did.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,992 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 104 - Updated: 5/5/2015 - Published: 5/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Structural variations reviews
Until he'd met her, he'd never really considered the infinite possibilities and subtle modulations of women's underwear. Until he'd met her, he'd never properly appreciated lingerie at all. Two shot, fluff.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,109 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 4/28/2015 - Published: 4/26/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pyrolysis: the application of intense heat to burn off impurity. Or in this case, to cause impurity. One-shot fluff.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,958 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 17 - Published: 3/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
We can be who we are reviews
"How ironic that it should have been his books that had rescued her, when it had been he whose words had damned her in the first place." AU s1. Please read a/n at the beginning.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 43 - Words: 154,283 - Reviews: 1247 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 275 - Updated: 3/18/2015 - Published: 2/3/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Naughty is Nice reviews
A companion piece to Naughty or Nice? which is probably best read first. Castle's point of view of the same events. Note the M-rating. Pure fluff, for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,572 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 12/26/2014 - Published: 12/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Naughty or nice? reviews
Sometime in the next ten minutes she is going to kill Lanie, because she is currently perched on a bar stool in a Miss Santa costume. Unashamed Christmas fluff, with little plot and less excuse.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,113 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 80 - Updated: 12/17/2014 - Published: 12/16/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Skirting the edge reviews
Beckett never wears a skirt. Dresses, occasionally, but he's never seen her in a skirt. Spoilers for 7.06. Shameless fluff in three chapters.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,263 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 11/24/2014 - Published: 11/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
"He's beginning to think she remembers far more than she's saying. He's beginning to think that she's missing because she's at medical appointments: more than just physical therapy appointments. And now she's here, in his loft, for at least a week, and doped into a state where those walls she talked about seem to have fallen down." S4 AU, 1 month in. Property of ABC/Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 82,411 - Reviews: 729 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 286 - Updated: 11/3/2014 - Published: 10/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Indecent Exposure reviews
Post-ep for 7.05, containing substantial spoilers for that episode (and potentially all aired episodes). One shot for now, so marked complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,864 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 19 - Published: 10/29/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Gina - Complete
Mano a mujer reviews
Beckett: "What are we playing for?" Castle: "Pride. Or clothing." Beckett: "Clothing." A 2-shot take on the poker scene in 1.08. Pure fluff. No plot to speak of. Castle belongs to ABC and Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,653 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 10/5/2014 - Published: 10/4/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
What's love got to do with it? 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: 2280 - Favs: 276 - Follows: 389 - Updated: 9/4/2014 - Published: 5/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
He never liked that t-shirt. But suddenly it's becoming his favourite. More fluff. Characters belong to ABC and Marlowe
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,148 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 8/20/2014 - Published: 8/19/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
What would have happened if Beckett gave in to Castle's pleading and bought him at the auction in 1.07, Home is Where the Heart Stops? Shamelessly frivolous and fluffy. Note M rating: also a Summer Hiatus Kink Meme fill. Characters belong to ABC and Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,008 - Reviews: 147 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 8/11/2014 - Published: 8/8/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Who knew boredom could be so interesting? Shameless, plotless, one-shot fluff. All characters belong to ABC and Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,746 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 15 - Published: 7/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dying had been all too easy. It's coming back to life that's hard. AU, starting immediately after the shot in 3.24, Knockout. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 77 - Words: 242,735 - Reviews: 1852 - Favs: 340 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 2/24/2014 - Published: 10/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Hate You reviews
She doesn't like him. Not one tiny little bit. She hates him. She hates him every minute he turns those bedroom eyes on her and heats her blood and fries her nerves. Very early in Season 1. AU. Fill for the 2013 Winter Hiatus Kink Meme. No plot to speak of.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,750 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 48 - Published: 12/24/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Perchance to dream reviews
"She's falling down the rabbit hole of her obsession, but completely unable to stop." Her mother's case haunts Beckett's sleep and the only thing stopping her nightmares is being with Castle. Season Two, post the almost kiss in Vampire Weekend. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 111,984 - Reviews: 448 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 8/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Letters I never sent you reviews
Letters they wrote to each other but never sent, the summer after she was shot. One-shot. I don't own anything.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,650 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Perfect Day reviews
"It's such a perfect day, I want to spend it with you" Pure romantic fluff anytime before the end of Season Four.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,430 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 8 - Published: 9/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Sale reviews
Every advert tells a story. A short time after Watershed. Spoilers.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 83 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/1/2013 - Kate B. - Complete
AU. Season 3 post that kiss. No Josh. No Gina. He's tired of waiting for her to decide. He's going to decide for her. Very close to non-consent in places, so may have triggers. Please don't read if that upsets you. These characters belong to Andrew Marlowe. No infringement of copyright is intended.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 27,415 - Reviews: 218 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete