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Author has written 6 stories for Castle.
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Most Wanted by Ephemeral Lunatic reviews
AU. On January 9th, 1999, Castle saves Johanna Beckett from being murdered. His act of bravery sparks a complicated love with her daughter, and a totally different life and career path for Kate Beckett. Because although Johanna lived, someone out there still wants her dead, and as the years go by, Kate Beckett and Richard Castle are determined to find out who.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 71,017 - Reviews: 679 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 965 - Updated: 7/1/2019 - Published: 3/8/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Retribution by bravevulnerability reviews
'He wants to take the apologies from her mouth with his teeth and breathe his forgiveness into her skin.' Post-ep for 8x08, 'Mr. & Mrs. Castle'.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,863 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 51 - Published: 11/24/2015 - 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: 914 - Favs: 550 - Follows: 451 - Updated: 8/5/2015 - Published: 6/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Elastic Heart by bravevulnerability reviews
'Just another job, that's all Richard Castle would ever be. Maybe if she repeated it enough, she would actually believe it.' Based on a gifset by veraflynns on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 48,229 - Reviews: 952 - Favs: 463 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 5/27/2015 - Published: 3/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Mammoth by chezchuckles reviews
A co-authored story by seilleanmor and chezchuckles. Takes place after 3x14 'Lucky Stiff' (with 3x13 'Knockdown's relationship-shifting). No Josh. "Richard Castle has quite possibly never been so grateful to have a ball thrown at his face. Because this - this changes everything."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,366 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 80 - Published: 3/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Breach by bravevulnerability reviews
'It was never supposed to go this far; he was never supposed to become more than a kind man bringing a recovering gunshot victim her mail, was never supposed to become more.' AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,060 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 60 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sting a Second Time by seilleanmor reviews
A co-authored story by bravevulnerability and seilleanmor. Castle accidentally gives Kate a black eye in his sleep, and Kate does everything she can to appease his guilt.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,531 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 33 - Published: 3/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
hope for symmetry by concreteskies reviews
"I don't wanna die, Castle." A birthday fic for Steph.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,675 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/22/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fractured by bravevulnerability reviews
'He watches helplessly as she flattens herself against the nearest wall, her knuckles white between the smears of blood as she stares him down, and all he can think is that this is not his wife.' AU post-ep for 7x15, Reckoning.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,659 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 2/19/2015 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
take her and cut her out in little stars by tombombadillo reviews
"When his wife was at his side, she was also in front of him, marking out the horizon of his life. Now the horizon is empty: the view has changed." - an AU ep insert for Reckoning. Co-fic with closingdoors. Character death warning.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,160 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
error of parallax by concreteskies reviews
A post-ep for 7x15. "He's not surprised to wake up to the sounds of whimpering cries and tightly clutched hands at the hem of his shirt."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,362 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 16 - Published: 2/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Surviving Paradise by drdit92 reviews
A cowardly betrayal leaves Rick Rodgers and Kate Beckett fighting for their lives. Can they learn to rely on the other; will it lead to something more? What happens when they return from exile and the world learns the truth? A/U. Complete. Giant hugs to who've taken a chance on this story and followed to the end. Which is just a beginning...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 73 - Words: 328,232 - Reviews: 2257 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 349 - Updated: 2/15/2015 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
whiteout by bravevulnerability reviews
'"There's no one else I'd rather be snowed in with," he teases, his lips grazing the chilled shell of her ear, curling into a grin when a shudder that he doubts is from the cold clambers down her spine, but the words couldn't be more true.' Castle and Beckett weather the storm together. Set early season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,375 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 57 - Published: 1/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bittersweet by bravevulnerability reviews
'Discouraging a very doped up Kate Beckett from doing anything other than what she wants is no small feat.' A season 4 insert of sorts set between 4x16, Linchpin, and 4x17, Once Upon A Crime.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,055 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 66 - Published: 1/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Believing Is Seeing by bravevulnerability reviews
"Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing." An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,352 - Reviews: 661 - Favs: 567 - Follows: 410 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Handle With Care by bravevulnerability reviews
A single chance meeting can change everything. AU. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 69,091 - Reviews: 1365 - Favs: 851 - Follows: 876 - Updated: 12/6/2014 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Conquer by bravevulnerability reviews
'Truth conquers all, so she stops lying to herself.' A fill written for the ThankYouTerri Campaign. Insert for 4x23, 'Always'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,671 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 19 - Published: 12/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in dreams of reality by bravevulnerability reviews
'It wasn't the same, but when Richard Castle looks at her, there's a hint of that breath stealing longing she had seen all those months ago when a different version of the same man had waltzed into her life claiming to be her partner.' 7x06 AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,872 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 29 - Published: 11/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Wildest Dreams by bravevulnerability reviews
'The strangled mewing sound that escapes the caving cardboard has her stopping in her tracks a mere step before she can reach him and she watches as Castle lowers the box to the ground, rising again with a tiny bundle of fur in his arms.' Post 7x06. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,520 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 42 - Published: 11/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Alight by bravevulnerability reviews
An AU twist on 7x04, Child's Play. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,675 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 132 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dismantle by bravevulnerability reviews
'He's testing the boundaries, wondering how far down her wall has really fallen.' An alternate ending to Undead Again, 4x22.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 292 - Follows: 86 - Published: 9/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Flashforward by caffinate-me reviews
Flashforward/Flashback- a story in two parts. AU. There's a balance to the universe. There are certain things we aren't supposed to do, certain forces we aren't supposed to mess with, and this was one of them.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Supernatural - Chapters: 19 - Words: 49,584 - Reviews: 693 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 340 - Updated: 8/24/2014 - Published: 9/2/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
between two lungs by bravevulnerability reviews
"Breathe, Castle," she instructs, calm despite the erratic beat of her heart. "Just breathe for me." Based on a tumblr prompt.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,919 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 43 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
yesterday, again, ahead of us by tombombadillo reviews
But then it's the way her face lights up when she sees her, and, more importantly it's the shriek of "Mommy!" that has her taking a step backwards. (Time travel AU, of a sort, set after 47 seconds)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,274 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 414 - Updated: 8/7/2014 - Published: 6/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost in bright city lights by Ky03elk reviews
With no reason left to hold onto where life was taking her prior to her parents' deaths, Kate Beckett stumbles into a different world. Can she keep herself and her emotions buried deep or will everything crack open when fate throws Rick Castle her way? An AU Caskett meeting. Ficathon 2014 Entry. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 59,260 - Reviews: 1373 - Favs: 315 - Follows: 368 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Shall Not Tear Asunder by lms2457 reviews
A direct follow up story to Inchoate by ColieMacKenzie. Castle and Beckett are both miserable following their divorce. Can they heal their broken relationship?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 15,037 - Reviews: 239 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 7/30/2014 - Published: 7/16/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Abuelo by Capelthwaite reviews
Kate Beckett hates hospitals. She hates the white linoleum tiles and how she can't help but wonder how often they are stained red. She hates how the walls all look the same, that no one could paint on even an ounce of joy. But what she hates most now is that her grandfather is there and she has no idea why. Post-Undead Again.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 15,782 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 6/12/2014 - Published: 10/31/2013 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
A one time thing by Ky03elk reviews
If it only takes a moment for your life to change forever, can a 'one time thing' right the wrong? An AU Caskett meeting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,307 - Reviews: 1397 - Favs: 567 - Follows: 524 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Magic by Ky03elk reviews
Taking the flowers from Beckett's hand, Castle grins. It's amazingly sweet to have someone taking the time and effort to make him smile, to have someone trying to improve his day, and these flowers have just become sacred. Poof! You're Dead (S3) post episode story, becomes AU. How a simple gift turns into something so much more. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,650 - Reviews: 551 - Favs: 280 - Follows: 407 - Updated: 3/20/2014 - Published: 2/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pickup Limes by seilleanmor reviews
Based on a seven step system determined by giraffepoliceforce on tumblr, for how to confess your love to someone. Set early season four, around the time of the rogue head and "just like us". Total crack, and I hope it makes you smile. One shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,366 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 30 - Published: 2/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
lords prayer said and the anthem sang by tombombadillo reviews
Two days past eighteen, he was waiting for the bus in his army greens, sat down in a booth at a café there, gave his order to a girl with a bow in her hair.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,950 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 7/18/2013 - Published: 6/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 4653 - Favs: 1,061 - Follows: 1,019 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Over the River by lms2457 reviews
An alternate journey through the woods of the episodes leading up to Always.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,478 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 4/18/2012 - Published: 3/26/2012 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Far From the Tree by FanficwriterGHC reviews
How could anyone be better than the image in his head? Meeting anyone but the head of the CIA would be a let down. A co-authored story from Chezchuckles and FanficwriterGHC.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 18,954 - Reviews: 291 - Favs: 353 - Follows: 241 - Updated: 1/15/2012 - Published: 1/12/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Here With You by AllusionToAnIllusion reviews
She can tell from the moment he walks through the elevator doors. She just knows. She knows that Alexis is currently flying to California in first class because if he's going to lose his baby he is sure as hell going to make sure she's comfortable.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,683 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 25 - Published: 5/22/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
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to dash against darkness reviews
"Castle," she demands, his name scratching against her throat on its way out. If the boys are here, he must be here, would never not be here, not unless… (7x15 AU)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,901 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 18 - Published: 2/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Actions Speak Louder reviews
Beckett doesn't escape entirely unscathed from the explosion in her apartment. Season 2 AU. Collection of oneshots.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,502 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 12/17/2014 - Published: 6/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
what never was reviews
The trace of his name flees from her lips, the whispered exhalation chased by a panicked breath. "No, please don't go, stay with me…stay with me - Castle! Castle?" Oneshot following AU Beckett once Castle has returned to his reality. Spoilers for 7x06, Time Of Our Lives.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,656 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 45 - Published: 11/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
nothing to lose reviews
Can you lose something that you never knew you had? Season 6 AU. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,702 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 25 - Updated: 10/18/2014 - Published: 10/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
killshot reviews
A person is guilty of first-degree manslaughter when he or she: (a) x (b) with intent to cause the death of another person, causes the death of such person or a third person while "under the influence of extreme emotional disturbance" (c) x (d) x
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 815 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/8/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
bang reviews
"This is the way your world ends. Not with a whimper, but a bang." Cops & Robbers AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,183 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 5 - Published: 9/5/2014 - Kate B. - Complete