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Author has written 91 stories for Castle, and Firefly.

My name is Janet and I write fan fiction for Castle.

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Bulletproof by acertainzest reviews
A one-shot exploring a different way things could have gone at Captain Montgomery's funeral in the Season 3 finale.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,339 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 34 - Published: 5/19 - Complete
State of Grace by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate Beckett is simultaneously a mom and a homicide detective, in no way does she have time for a relationship, let alone with someone like Castle and definitely not now, during the hectic holiday season. Even if he could apparently make her daughter smile easier than anyone else has in a long time.' An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,400 - Reviews: 656 - Favs: 348 - Follows: 370 - Updated: 12/24/2016 - Published: 12/13/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Creature Fear by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate casts her gaze to the evening sky, momentarily ponders how she ended up here with a supposedly unlucky cat and a ludicrous writer both accompanying her home on Halloween night.' A Castle Halloween Bash 2016 entry. Set in season 3.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,106 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 39 - Published: 10/23/2016 - Complete
Connecting The Dots by acertainzest reviews
Two strangers meet in a bar and spend a single night together, never to meet again. Can it really be that simple? Of course not.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,356 - Reviews: 146 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 155 - Updated: 2/4/2016 - Published: 2/2/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Where I Find You by bravevulnerability reviews
'After her mother's death, after her father's dark descent into the bottle, the need for something light, something that wasn't stained in grief had become her lifeline.' A detour in Kate's journey to becoming a detective leads to a life changing meeting. AU. For Alex.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,168 - Reviews: 147 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 131 - Updated: 1/13/2016 - Published: 1/11/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Snow Days: A Christmas AU by caffinate-me reviews
Detective Kate Beckett and mystery novelist Richard Castle are both on their way home to New York when their flight gets rerouted, but worse things could happen than being stranded in Montana for Christmas. Right? A Christmas AU set around the season 3/4 time frame.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,108 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 332 - Updated: 12/31/2015 - Published: 12/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lasso the Moon by rewritetheending reviews
"Jim and Kate lost something precious all those years ago, and no grand gala can erase that pain. Castle's only goal is to honor Johanna's memory and create a legacy that may bring a smile to the faces she loved. If they can smile in a tuxedo and gown while guests generously donate to the cause, all the better." A holiday fic spanning Feb-Dec 2011 (S3/S4).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,238 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Caught in the Riptide by bravevulnerability reviews
'Castle plops down to the sand once she's gone, opens his notebook on his bent knees and uncaps his pen. He came here for inspiration, and he may have just found it.' Based on a gif set by katigron on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,561 - Reviews: 890 - Favs: 426 - Follows: 434 - Updated: 8/5/2015 - Published: 6/8/2015 - 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: 61 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 50 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Closing of the Year by RedGrayBall reviews
As Christmas approaches, Beckett gets a little help in realising that by keeping Castle waiting for her, she's also been putting off her own life. A tribute to Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 34 - Words: 68,334 - Reviews: 895 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 339 - Updated: 2/28/2015 - Published: 12/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
i was here from the start by blue252 reviews
"Even though he's terrified he may have overstepped, he believes it's worth it if only he can give her just a little bit of the hope she gives him. If only he can show her that magic does exist and they've been dancing around the edges of it for longer than he imagined." A mid-season 4 oneshot. Winner of 3rd place in the Castle Hiatus Fanfiction Writing Contest.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,167 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 22 - Published: 12/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
let me count the ways by tombombadillo reviews
52 weeks. 52 cards. 52 reasons. (Chapter a week, spoilers for season 5 but not season 6)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 52 - Words: 38,897 - Reviews: 326 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 1/1/2014 - Published: 1/1/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
4am by Eleantris reviews
She means 'I'm in this for real – no foot in the door', 'I'm never going to leave you', 'I've wanted us for a long time too' and 'I love you' all at once. Spoilers for Scared to Death.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,491 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 14 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Vice by chezchuckles reviews
AU: Beckett is a uniform on the Vice squad at the 12th. It's five years before the season one meeting. Cartographical sent me and Sandiane Carter a list of AUs she wanted to see. We were both so excited about Vice Beckett that we each wrote our own. This is mine. Thanks to garnetgivealittlelove for the cover art.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 75,783 - Reviews: 1266 - Favs: 552 - Follows: 485 - Updated: 9/23/2012 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Sleepless in Los Angeles by Mindy35 reviews
CASKETT. Missing scenes for "To Love and Die in LA". While in LA, Castle and Beckett sleep together.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,153 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 28 - Published: 8/30/2012 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Stuck on You by International08 reviews
Oh, she really hopes these aren't more grocery lists of all the ingredients Castle needs for his odd culinary creations. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,251 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 34 - Published: 7/24/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Waiting Game by muppet47 reviews
If this was what really being in love felt like Kate wasn't sure she was going to survive it. Not like this was news, but obviously something was seriously wrong with her. Winner of FanFic: Best Humor in the 2012 Castle Fan Awards
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 53,130 - Reviews: 731 - Favs: 755 - Follows: 470 - Updated: 5/6/2012 - Published: 10/25/2011 - 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: 518 - Favs: 766 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 6/18/2011 - Published: 4/8/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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And Then I Found You reviews
For months its been more about surviving than living, but a chance meeting could change all of that. Caskett AU. Semi apocalyptic. For #Castleficathon2018
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 24,425 - Reviews: 159 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 7/14 - Published: 6/23 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Growing Old With You reviews
What if you didn't age until you met your soulmate? Caskett Soulmate AU One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,213 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 34 - Published: 7/5 - Complete
Looking for Love reviews
"For the first time ever Looking for Love will feature a celebrity bachelor…author Richard Castle!" Caskett AU #castleficathon2018 entry
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 34,684 - Reviews: 435 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 6/21 - Published: 5/12 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Earworm reviews
Soulmate Semi-AU set Season 2, Post-Sucker Punch. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,461 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 26 - Published: 5/28 - Complete
Returning the Favor reviews
Caskett Season 4 one-shot. AU Post 4x11 (Til Death Do Us Part)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,222 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 33 - Published: 5/20 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Human Being reviews
"Did you ever write it? The book you were researching." He gave her a small smile. "No." Then, after a beat he added, "I wrote something better." Caskett AU. Companion/Reversal to Being Human
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 25,338 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 5/6 - Published: 4/30 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Taking Off reviews
Castle, Beckett, and some pre-flight fun. Set mid-S6
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,061 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 21 - Published: 5/6 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
When Love Isn't Enough reviews
Being in love with someone isn't always enough to want to be with them. Caskett AU. Two-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,863 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 4/28 - Published: 4/23 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Undying Love reviews
Richard Castle can truly say his love story with Kate Beckett is eternal; Caskett Soulmate (Semi) AU - Set mid-S5. Two-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 12,144 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 4/21 - Published: 4/18 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Being Human reviews
"I don't want you to go." "I'm sorry, but you don't have a choice." Caskett AU with a touch of sci-fi
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,878 - Reviews: 257 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 4/19 - Published: 3/24 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Forget the World reviews
"Did you just kiss me? In a dumpster?" Caskett Semi-AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,882 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 3/20 - Published: 3/13 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Summer in the Hamptons reviews
Sometimes letting go is the hardest thing of all. Caskett pre-series AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 38,971 - Reviews: 463 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 214 - Updated: 3/10 - Published: 1/20 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Side by Side reviews
Kate & Rick try to find their way after a life-changing event. Continuation of It's Only Just Begun. For #CastleFicathonWinter2017
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 17,028 - Reviews: 161 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 1/13 - Published: 12/30/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Auld Lang Syne reviews
A new year filled with endless possibilities. A Caskett AU NYE one-shot. Companion to 'Tis the Season
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,392 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 34 - Published: 12/31/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tis the Season reviews
Joy, Peace on Earth, and the Kindness of Strangers - A Christmas One-shot - Pre-Show AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,037 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 37 - Published: 12/25/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It's Only Just Begun reviews
Traveling home for the holidays comes with more complications than Kate Beckett is prepared for; particularly after she runs into a famous mystery writer. A Caskett Pre-Show AU holiday tale. For the CastleFicathonWinter2017
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 36,295 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 148 - Updated: 12/24/2017 - Published: 12/17/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Between Two reviews
Everyone only has one soulmate...right? [Caskett Soulmate AU Circa Season 3/4]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,574 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 12/14/2017 - Published: 12/10/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Come Find Me reviews
If you're searching for forever, I'll be waiting; come find me. Caskett semi-AU canon from Nikki Heat's book release (2x05)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 39,784 - Reviews: 420 - Favs: 171 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 12/9/2017 - Published: 11/4/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Rescue Me reviews
Twelve weeks. All Kate Beckett needed to do was survived twelve weeks as the assistant to the surly, unkind, and downright unpleasant writer. The position was temporary, so she could make it. She had, after all, faced far worse than Richard Castle…or had she? Caskett AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,247 - Reviews: 492 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 9/16/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
How We Hurt Each Other reviews
Bringing up both hands Castle scrubbed them across his forehead and asked himself for the millionth time: Why? Why couldn't he just let her go? Caskett Angst post The Limey
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,271 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 31 - Published: 10/23/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Back to the Beginning reviews
Castle would be the first to admit that their deep friendship was unexpected and slightly peculiar given how different their lives were. Then again, perhaps that was why their bond was as strong as it was; those two descriptors perfectly illustrated the circumstances surrounding their initial meeting. Perhaps it was the path they were destined to walk. Caskett FFYG-AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,246 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 9/12/2017 - Published: 8/19/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Right Place, Right Time reviews
Sometimes, people come together in the most incredible of ways. Caskett. Inspired by the musical "Come From Away." One-Shot
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,100 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 20 - Published: 9/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Miracles Take Time reviews
Castle & Beckett struggle with fertility in this post-show possible AU (ignores canon epilogue) One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,253 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/26/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fear of Falling reviews
Det Rick Rodgers was handsome, sexy, funny and unquestionably Kate Beckett's favorite among her coworkers. Their two year partnership led to her calling him a friend-more so, if he was interested, but that was the problem: he seemed to be interested in every available female-except her. Caskett AU. For Castle Ficathon 2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 33,827 - Reviews: 343 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 8/15/2017 - Published: 7/15/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Something to Hold On To reviews
What if it wasn't just Kate's life at risk? AU twist on the end of "Knockout" Caskett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,461 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 7/11/2017 - Published: 7/4/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Last Shot reviews
"Beckett's been kidnapped." "Yeah, and we have to find her." Caskett. AU post-47-Seconds-arc. Entry into Castle Pornado weekend (2 parts; pt 1 is rated T)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,167 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 116 - Updated: 7/2/2017 - Published: 6/29/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Other Side of Broken reviews
Busy single mom Kate Beckett doesn't have time for unnecessary distractions, particularly from a certain mystery writer she meets on the subway. Then again, he might just be the exact thing she's been searching for. Caskett AU. Trigger warnings inside.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 47,283 - Reviews: 797 - Favs: 234 - Follows: 298 - Updated: 7/1/2017 - Published: 5/13/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Other Side of Broken - M Chapter reviews
Insert for Ch 14 of "The Other Side of Broken"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,597 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 16 - Published: 6/27/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Night in Ithaca reviews
An AU ending twist for Cops & Robbers. Caskett. One-Shot
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,299 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 32 - Published: 6/8/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Point of No Return reviews
"You'll never be alone—not if you don't want to be." Caskett. Insert for 4x01 "Rise" goes AU from there.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,911 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 144 - Published: 5/2/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
What Makes You Stronger reviews
For Detective Kate Beckett, getting to know her barista, Rick, better may end up being more than she bargained for. Caskett AU. Trigger warnings inside.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,592 - Reviews: 418 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 4/27/2017 - Published: 3/26/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Heart Wants What it Wants reviews
For Kate Beckett and Richard Castle being together is impossible...or is it? [AU Future World / Companion to "The Illusion of Perfect"] 3 Parts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,267 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 3/25/2017 - Published: 3/18/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Continuing the Story reviews
Of course Castle could interact with Ryan and Esposito if he had to. Beckett, on the other hand, he was surprised to see as he had not received so much as a text message from her since the day he walked out of the precinct—not that the minded; it was easier that way. [Caskett What if - Prompt inside] Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,872 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 34 - Published: 3/19/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Redux reviews
What if Kate was never shot at Montgomery's Funeral? 3x24 & S4 AU
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,873 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 3/16/2017 - Published: 3/9/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Illusion of Perfect reviews
Despite having completely different backgrounds and life experiences, writer Richard Castle and his detective partner Kate Beckett have always made their professional relationship work, but a dramatic event could finally be the catalyst for more. Caskett semi-AU w futuristic setting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 23,185 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 3/11/2017 - Published: 2/20/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
A Different Kind of Magic reviews
A magical AU twist on Season 3's Set Up/Count Down. 3-parter. Caskett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,409 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 2/18/2017 - Published: 2/11/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Metamorphosis reviews
An unprecedented viral outbreak alters the course of Richard Castle's life forever. AU-Post-To Love and Die in LA. Caskett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,774 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 2/8/2017 - Published: 1/31/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Venus reviews
Richard Castle hated soulmates. Not his soul mate—he did not know who she was or if she even existed—but the basic concept of soulmates. And that was saying something because, in general, Richard Castle was not a man who hated much. [Caskett Soulmate AU]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,711 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 1/28/2017 - Published: 1/25/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
The Life We Built reviews
Kate Beckett never expected to find herself nineteen, pregnant, and motherless, but that was the hand life dealt her and she was dealing with it the best she could. She had finally decided to give her baby up for adoption when the baby's father showed up and complicated things. Richard Castle had a tendency to do that. (Caskett AU)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 21 - Words: 81,294 - Reviews: 796 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 481 - Updated: 1/19/2017 - Published: 10/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Timer reviews
Timer: Counting Down To Your Soulmate; Castle mashup with the movie of the same name. Caskett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 53,055 - Reviews: 437 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 12/21/2016 - Published: 11/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Christmas Project reviews
Officer Kate Beckett is just trying to make her way through the holiday season with as little yuletide interaction as possible, but the more frequently she runs into a Santa Claus named Rick, the more he might be succeeding in warming her up to the season generally known as her least favorite. Caskett pre-series AU meet.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,494 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 12/19/2016 - Published: 12/10/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Fall to Pieces reviews
Collapsing down against her calves, Kate's neck hung forward and her shoulders hunched as sobs began resonating in her diaphragm. In less than one minute her entire future had been erased—evaporated and disappeared as if it never existed. Angsty AU Ending to Cops & Robbers (4x07)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,592 - Reviews: 337 - Favs: 165 - Follows: 290 - Updated: 12/14/2016 - Published: 11/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Murphy's Law reviews
The last person Kate Beckett expects to bump into in an airport is Richard Castle and of course he's on her flight, too. AU After Season 1.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 30,387 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 299 - Updated: 10/22/2016 - Published: 9/24/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Here's to Many More reviews
Castle & Beckett reflect back on their lives together on their 10th wedding anniversary. Prompt fill for the GoodLuckStana fundraiser.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,974 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 20 - Published: 9/25/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Shadow of Doubt reviews
If Kate Beckett was ever sure of one thing, it was that never in a hundred lifetimes would she ever have expected this. (An AU version of Probable Cause)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,135 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 9/17/2016 - Published: 9/4/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Light in the Dark reviews
Finding another living, breathing human being in the post-apocalyptic world was not just difficult, but impossible. Kate Beckett never expected to find anyone, let alone Richard Castle. After saving him from certain death, they form an alliance, which soon leads to the realization from both of them that they finally found a reason to keep living. Caskett AU/ZombieApocolypse
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 69,054 - Reviews: 466 - Favs: 152 - Follows: 212 - Updated: 8/31/2016 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Diving In reviews
Rick & Kate as Olympic athletes. Caskett AU. Inspired by all the proposals at the Rio Olympics. One Shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,228 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/16/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Plot Twist reviews
What if Castle & Beckett were given custody of Ryan & Jenny's little girl after their untimely death? Inspired by the movie Life as we Know it. Set mid-season 3, pre Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,204 - Reviews: 144 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 227 - Updated: 8/4/2016 - Published: 7/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Seasons Change reviews
When Johanna Beckett wins a contest to meet her favorite writer, Richard Castle, she's thrilled. Oppositely, her daughter simply doesn't see the appeal. One simple meet becomes the catalyst for a series of events none of them could have foreseen. Caskett AU. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,109 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 373 - Updated: 7/7/2016 - Published: 5/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Johanna B. - Complete
A Quiet Morning reviews
Kate Beckett reflects over her sleeping son. Written for Castle Fanfic Monday. Part of the Henry Verse from A Glimpse/A Spark
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,966 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 32 - Published: 6/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hold On Forever reviews
Rick Castle is intrigued by his Physics lab partner; Kate Beckett is annoyed by hers. An unforeseen even brings these two partners together in a way neither expected, and it might just lead to much more. College AU. (Note: Deals with subjects that may be triggering for some readers.)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 57,620 - Reviews: 464 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 282 - Updated: 5/26/2016 - Published: 3/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Little Moments reviews
Set in/around the final scene of 8x22 (Series Finale). Spoilers for 8x22 within.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,654 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 34 - Published: 5/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Coffee Sleeve reviews
In a moment of darkness, Richard Castle receives an interesting-and life-changing-message from a fan. Set after an AU ending to 3x24
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,236 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 5/12/2016 - Published: 5/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Marrying Kind reviews
Many years earlier, childhood best friends Rick and Kate made a marriage pact. Now, while playing a silly quiz game, the topic resurfaces. AU. One Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,417 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 54 - Published: 4/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castlella reviews
Castle & Cinderella. Ridiculousness ensues. Crack!Fic. Inspired by a question on CastleFanFics blog.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Parody/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,689 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 4/10/2016 - Published: 4/1/2016 - Complete
Coming Clean reviews
Post 8x15 one-shot. Castle & Beckett reveal the truth to their loved ones.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 976 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 26 - Published: 4/2/2016 - Complete
A Sleepless Night reviews
Castle, Beckett, and one very unhappy little girl. One-shot. Part of the "A Glimpse"/Henry 'verse. Stand-alone for FF Monday & Castlefanfics Prompt Challenge
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,977 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 29 - Published: 3/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Spark reviews
Kate Beckett and Richard Castle go to the Hamptons circa 2x22. (Slight-AU - takes place in the universe set up by prior story "A Glimpse")
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,141 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 174 - Updated: 2/20/2016 - Published: 2/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Peace & Joy: Christmas Special reviews
A glimpse into the future Christmases from the Peace & Joy story. One-Shot. Castle & Beckett AU
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,859 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 28 - Published: 2/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Speak Now reviews
Richard Castle has it all: fame, fortune, and Kate Beckett, the best friend anyone could ask for. Yet, when they're separated by her job abroad, Castle realizes he wants to turn their friendship into more. Before he can tell her, she returns...with her fiance. He's determined to stop the wedding, but will he be able before they say 'I do' (AU based on the movie Made of Honor)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 16 - Words: 45,257 - Reviews: 430 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 2/10/2016 - Published: 1/9/2016 - Complete
A Glimpse reviews
Kate Beckett gets an interesting glimpse into her future. Set late Season 2. One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,217 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 101 - Published: 1/18/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Peace & Joy reviews
The lives of Kate and Jim Beckett are turned on end when a mysterious stranger arrives in town and joins them for the Christmas season. Though they don't know it, the appearance of Rick Rodgers is far from coincidental, and might just change all three lives forever. Entry in the Castle Winter Hiatus Ficathon 2015-2016
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 48,835 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 1/1/2016 - Published: 11/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Three Wishes reviews
During the course of an investigation, Castle finds a genie's lamp among a victim's belongings and decides to have some fun. [Crack!fic set mid-season 4]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 12,044 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 12/20/2015 - Published: 12/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Remember the Night reviews
Seeing Richard Castle for the first time in a decade? Yeah, she could totally handle that...right? (Rick & Kate met in college AU)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 28,978 - Reviews: 333 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 421 - Updated: 12/3/2015 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
While You Were Sleeping reviews
NYPD Officer Kate Beckett had no idea the simple act of saving a man's life could affect her life in such profound ways. Then again, that might be what happens when you save your favorite mystery writer...(Caskett AU - Inspired by the movie of the same name)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 48,748 - Reviews: 488 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 301 - Updated: 10/21/2015 - Published: 7/25/2015 - Complete
Pause Button reviews
Picks up immediately after the end of 4x11 - Ryan's wedding. What if, for just one night, Kate Beckett needed an escape from her own life-an escape named Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,439 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 42 - Published: 10/18/2015 - Complete
Castle & Beckett: Homicide reviews
Det. Kate Beckett isn't so sure about her new partner, Det. Richard Castle. He's irritating and doesn't always play by her rules...he also just might be the one person she never knew she needed. AU set circa Season 1.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 87,716 - Reviews: 570 - Favs: 282 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 7/13/2015 - Published: 4/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The New Normal reviews
Post-Serenity (Movie) Mal/Inara one shot.
Firefly - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,250 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 3 - Published: 5/3/2015 - Mal, Inara - Complete
I Put a Spell on You? reviews
What would happen if Castle and Beckett switched bodies? Set late Season 2 (Assuming Demming doesn't exist)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,929 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 3/14/2015 - Published: 2/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
At the End of the Day reviews
What if New York City was subject to another terrorist attack and Beckett became one of the first responders? Set Season 4, one week after 4x07 Cops and Robbers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,522 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 244 - Updated: 2/8/2015 - Published: 1/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Time Machine reviews
What if Castle & Beckett encountered a real time machine during an investigation? Set mid-Season 7, assuming Castle was never kicked out of the precinct and became a P.I. One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,399 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 22 - Published: 1/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Truth or Dare reviews
Richard Castle has been set up to take the fall for a murder he did not commit. (Prompt: What if Probable Cause took place in S4, before Castle & Beckett were together?) Canon through mid-S4.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,843 - Reviews: 229 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 1/8/2015 - Published: 11/29/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Place I'd Rather Be reviews
When Richard Castle learns his publisher hired a writing consultant to help him complete his latest novel he's insulted-until he meets her. Dr. Kate Beckett was merely looking for a summer job between semesters, but could three weeks with the famous writer might be more than she bargained for? Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 60,737 - Reviews: 600 - Favs: 309 - Follows: 397 - Updated: 10/18/2014 - Published: 8/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Finding Our Way reviews
A companion to the final scene of 7x01. Kate & Castle reunite after his absence. Spoilers for 7x01. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,532 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Choice reviews
"You don't need to know my name in order to play; you just need to know the rules of the game, Kate. Didn't I tell you? We're going to play a game." Post "To Love and Die in LA" (3x22). What if Kate had to choose?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,121 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 9/18/2014 - Published: 9/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Not a Bad Thing reviews
Independent woman Kate Beckett struggles to find the right path for both her career and personal life, but when it comes down to it, will she be able to choose the path that's right for her, or will she let her fears get in the way? Sequel to Run. Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 28,640 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 8/19/2014 - Published: 7/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Run reviews
Wrongly accused of two murders he didn't commit, Richard Castle escapes police custody in hopes of proving his own innocence. FBI Agent Kate Beckett is on the team assigned to bring him in, but as the bizarre evidence stacks up, she begins to question his guilt-particularly after meeting him face-to-face. AU. 2014 Ficathon Entry
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 62,996 - Reviews: 422 - Favs: 229 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 7/5/2014 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Partners in Everything reviews
Season 3 AU. Post-"Countdown" - What if Castle had been able to say the things he'd always wanted to?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 12,273 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 4/20/2014 - Published: 4/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Something I Need reviews
Author Richard Castle stumbles across Assistant District Attorney Kate Beckett and is instantly captivated. Using his connections with the mayor, he gets himself a six week pass to shadow her. Kate begins to count down the hours, wishing the six weeks were up, not realizing those six weeks will change her life forever. AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,343 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 4/2/2014 - Published: 3/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Lifelong Love Letter reviews
Picks-up at the end of 6X17. What happens when Kate follows Castle into the bedroom. One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,459 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 22 - Published: 3/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Get Back to You reviews
Three weeks. Three weeks since she'd seen him. Richard Castle had been missing for three weeks. Spoilers through 6X04
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,708 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 12/4/2013 - Published: 11/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Worth The Wait reviews
Post 5x01 "After the Storm" One-shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,159 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 19 - Published: 11/29/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Beginning of Something Good reviews
An extension of the end of "Always" (4.23) One-shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,612 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 17 - Published: 11/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Everything Has Changed reviews
While investigating his latest case, Detective Richard "Castle" Rodgers crosses paths with NY Times reporter Kate Beckett and an unexpected partnership ensues.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 20 - Words: 41,098 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 11/1/2013 - Published: 10/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Choose You reviews
4.23 AU - What if Castle and Beckett were able to have their movie date after Alexis's graduation? One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,877 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 27 - Published: 10/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All In reviews
3.24 AU - What if Castle had been able to reach Beckett before the bullet hit her? One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,870 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 27 - Published: 10/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Facing Your Fears reviews
Post 3X24 "Knockout" What could have happened after Kate was shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,990 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 9/25/2013 - Published: 9/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
An Unexpected Visitor reviews
Post 3X24. Kate is recuperating at her father's cabin when she gets a visitor. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,683 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 23 - Published: 9/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Gravity reviews
3X22 "To Love and Die in L.A." what if scenario for the Hotel Room Scene. One Shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,336 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Moment When Everything Changed reviews
Post 4.07 "Cops & Robbers" - What should have happened after dinner. One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,074 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 37 - Published: 9/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Win reviews
Post-"Still" My version of what happened when Beckett returned to her apartment. One-Shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,316 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete