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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: 17 - Words: 57,645 - Reviews: 487 - Favs: 321 - Follows: 773 - Updated: 4/13 - Published: 3/8/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by l03l reviews
Eight years later Richard Castle is found, and it's no longer his ring on her finger. AU from 6x23 "For Better Or Worse".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 47,073 - Reviews: 819 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 869 - Updated: 4/1 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
Days of Summer
by Stephinator Lynn reviews
Kate gets dragged by her best friend to the Hamptons the summer after her mother's death where she meets her new favorite author, Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 3,732 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 3/29 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by purplepagoda reviews
Alexis finds herself needing her mother. And, yet during her time of crisis she ends up in D.C., on Kate's doorstep in the middle of the night. How will Castle react to the situation? Will he forgive Kate for hiding the truth from him?
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 27 - Words: 27,725 - Reviews: 289 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 439 - Updated: 3/19 - Published: 10/5/2013
by fillionfanforever reviews
What if Castle and Beckett first meet when they are in college at a New Years party?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 22,349 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 3/18 - Published: 1/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Price of Protection
by Ilovetoread09 reviews
In order to pay off her family debts, Katherine Beckett volunteers to work at the royal castle. However, she gets more than she bargained for when she meets the prince. AU Thanks to Emma for the awesome cover art.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 68,760 - Reviews: 759 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 568 - Updated: 2/21 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Shot too soon
by kimmiesjoy reviews
A collection of Caskett one shots.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 70 - Words: 81,807 - Reviews: 2514 - Favs: 298 - Follows: 497 - Updated: 2/15 - Published: 10/11/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
by zombiede reviews
3XK isn't dead. A victim's death causes a snowball of issues and Castle and Beckett run into some trouble...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,572 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 2/8 - Published: 11/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by Rumpelstiltskin und Vladimir reviews
We all know that Dr. Henry Morgan has died countless times. That's nothing new. But what if something went... wrong? Very wrong. How will his friends- his family- deal with this? -a rumpy only story-
Forever - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,283 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 2/2 - Published: 1/22 - Henry M., Abe, J. Martinez, Lucas W. - Complete
by Kate Christie reviews
"What's past is prologue." -William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II Scene I. An AU season six Castle story.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 89,946 - Reviews: 1812 - Favs: 692 - Follows: 1,508 - Updated: 2/1 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Stairway To Perception
by queequeg0228 reviews
"You can't go back and undo a kiss. Once you've been there, you've been there." Post Countdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 25,526 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 455 - Updated: 1/17 - Published: 3/13/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Is it Fate?
by CastleObsessed47 reviews
Kate Beckett is a homicide detective at the 12th precinct. What happens when she and her friends go for a drink and Richard Castle, her favorite author, is the bar owner? Will the two give in to the obvious feelings they have when they first meet?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 29 - Words: 36,926 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 127 - Follows: 326 - Updated: 12/26/2014 - Published: 4/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by evitascarlett reviews
As Kate finds herself getting back on solid ground in her relationship with Castle, her world gets turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. As emotions run high and danger lurks will she and Castle be able to stand together and become stronger or will their secrets and lies eventually tear them apart? AU Set after 4x22 Undead Again. Cover Art by LordofKavaka. Now Edited.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 674,622 - Reviews: 2025 - Favs: 784 - Follows: 1,142 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 11/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
A Not So Temporary Thing
by humerus reviews
Sequel to my fic Just a Temporary Thing. AU season 3. Four months after the events of "Tick, Tick, Tick/Boom", Kate is still staying with the Castles. But could a family tragedy make this temporary arrangement a bit more permanent?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 68,532 - Reviews: 469 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 745 - Updated: 12/15/2014 - Published: 2/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Don't Let Go
by LiseCate reviews
Kate's been in a coma for 2 years. When she awakens, she learns that Castle let her go. He's moved on for the sake of his sanity. Can she forgive him for abandoning her? Will Castle risk his heart again to be with Kate? Love always finds a way. Or so they say!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 34,419 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 378 - Updated: 11/30/2014 - Published: 4/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Cloaked in Gray
by Scarletinii reviews
It took her a daunting thirty-storey drop to realize she needed him, a torrential downpour to realize she wanted him, and a relentless ache to realize she just couldn't take it anymore.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 17,035 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 336 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by eyrianone reviews
AU Post 'For Better or Worse' The search for Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 39,364 - Reviews: 909 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 544 - Updated: 10/31/2014 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
To Rise Again
by MyVersion41319 reviews
Post Knockout continuation. No lies and no secrets, but not all hugs and joy either. Caskett. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 35 - Words: 103,928 - Reviews: 550 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 549 - Updated: 10/26/2014 - Published: 7/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by muppet47 reviews
"She isn't here, Mr. Castle. Don't you want to protect her? Isn't that what all of this is about?" AU from "Always"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 53,560 - Reviews: 916 - Favs: 317 - Follows: 732 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Broken Road
by JustMyLuckiness reviews
AU. It's a long, winding, and occasionally broken road to finding each other. Kate and Rick square off against an extremely intelligent, patient killer while dealing with their mutual feelings. Rick/Kate, but not right away. Season 2 onward. NOT a 'Crazy Eyes' story!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 80,789 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 5/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Kate & Kitten: A Story Of Accidental Meetings
by McGladiator reviews
"Go out with me. Please." "Like a date?" Kate asked. Rick nodded and he gave her his best charming smile, the one that made all the women swoon. Well, all except for her. "Mm, you're not my type." "What? I'm everyone's type!" He called after her. She didn't stop walking, only turned her head as she said, "Exactly." AU
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 110,447 - Reviews: 648 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 618 - Updated: 8/26/2014 - Published: 4/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by NotYetLostFaith reviews
An old cliche with a twist. Rick and Kate meet in a book store, but not in the way you'd imagine. They start to get to know one another and soon find that they both have a lot of things going on that neither expected of the other. Can they make their baggage match, or will their histories clash too much?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 25,912 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 475 - Updated: 8/21/2014 - Published: 11/4/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Call me Maybe
by feel-likeflying reviews
AU. 'Getting his new book signed had been on her to-do list for a long time now, but she never really got the chance. And since he was in New York again and the case she was working on didn't really have any progress, she couldn't help it but give into the opportunity.' - Castle and Beckett meet at one of his book signings. COMPLETED
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 69,383 - Reviews: 173 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 447 - Updated: 8/6/2014 - Published: 9/9/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Blue Coffee Cup
by mysterymuse reviews
Ch.3 and on, a post-Watershed story. Beckett needs closure for her mother. But when it costs her her happiness, she starts to fight back for the man who's still living. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,175 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 8/5/2014 - Published: 11/25/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
can't start a fire without a spark
by liviafan1 reviews
If she were with him, he'd tell her everyday. Slide his mouth across her cheek in a soft smile, tug gently on her ear with his teeth as he murmurs it into the shell of her ear - everything she does to him. Everything she makes him feel. Season Two AU that follows 2x23, "Overkill."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 12,497 - Reviews: 397 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 495 - Updated: 7/10/2014 - Published: 5/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by Faeron reviews
He knows only one thing. That when she's his and his only, he will never let her go. So he says the only thing he can think of. "I love you, Kate." She looks up at him fear in her eyes, but no hesitation."I love you, too Rick."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,083 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 6/16/2014 - Published: 12/6/2013
by Flashpoint33 reviews
Castle and Beckett have made the move to DC after she says yes to both Castle and the job, but nothing is ever easy; at least nothing with them. Now that the dance is over and reality has set in; what life will they ultimately choose; one together or apart? Post Watershed - All spoilers game - Rated M - just to cover the bases. 2013 Castle Ficathon Entry #2 Cover Art dtrekker
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 32 - Words: 99,297 - Reviews: 1058 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 493 - Updated: 6/16/2014 - Published: 7/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
Love at First Coffee
by Nikkii-Marie reviews
AU: When Kate walked into the coffee shop before work, she had no idea she was going to run into her favorite author, literally. A story of how two people fall in love after a chance meeting. Kate is in her second year as a homicide detective and is 28 and Rick is 35. I know i'm off on the ages but its how it worked into my story. Please review. Rated T to be safe.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 22,250 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 6/8/2014 - Published: 9/29/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by Virginie24jb reviews
One evening. An evening that already felt different from the start. One event, that led to another and a life-changing experience.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,336 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 227 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E.
by lousiemcdoogle reviews
"There would be no unexpected sound of her key in the lock. No sound of stilettos across the floorboards. No laughing greeting or warm embrace or welcoming kiss. Not any more." -My entry for the 2013 Castle Hiatus Ficathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 65,301 - Reviews: 557 - Favs: 203 - Follows: 406 - Updated: 5/5/2014 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by midnightread reviews
A spoiler free story for the end of Valkyrie and the start of Dreamworld about Rick and Kate dealing with the cliff hanger from the end of the episode.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 14 - Words: 19,373 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 3/28/2014 - Published: 9/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It Started With A Movie
by dphillips76 reviews
Set in Season 3 - After episode 3x19 "Law & Murder" When Castle tricks Beckett into taking him to see "Forbidden Planet", it sets off a chain of events.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,756 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 91 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 3/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Want it All
by Cofkett reviews
" I miss you, Kate." "Oh, shh, Babe," she said, stroking his hair, " it's ok. I understand. I miss working with you, too. But don't you think... don't you think it's amazing?" "What's amazing?" he asked. "Our story," she replied. - - 2013 Ficathon entry. Warning: Spoilers in reviews. Note: Main genre is crime . Cover art by dtrekker. Season 6 AU. Rated T until chapter 21.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Crime/Drama - Chapters: 34 - Words: 39,631 - Reviews: 252 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 3/23/2014 - Published: 5/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Lanie P.
Coming Home For Good
by Liv Wilder reviews
A sequel to 'Coming Home'. "She thinks she understands – the life she led here for three solitary months is still a mystery to him. So she gives him latitude to catch-up, to ease into the small space she made for herself: the sharply delineated edges that her DC life was defined and constrained by. She resolves to show him that he missed nothing, while all she missed was him."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 92,464 - Reviews: 1690 - Favs: 344 - Follows: 711 - Updated: 3/17/2014 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Through the Looking Glass
by Ilovetoread09 reviews
Richard Castle is stuck inside his loft after hurting his leg and he can't seem to alleviate his boredom. That is, until he becomes intrigued with the woman across the way. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,465 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 76 - Published: 3/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Scars On Our Hearts
by laurenanna reviews
AU: Kate and Rick lost each other five years ago. Now she's marrying another man. Can a chance encounter change everything? A story about finding yourself, what you'd lost, and what you didn't even realise you were missing.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 20,012 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 88 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 5/11/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by DanaPod reviews
All the Caskett conversations you've been wanting to see all season six in one story! A crime-of-the-week style story with plenty of Casketty goodness. Multi-chapter so buckle up for the long haul.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,786 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 2/26/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
Three Years Later
by KroganVanguard reviews
How many chances will the universe give you to be with the love of your life? And how will you keep screwing them up? Caskett angsty AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 17,750 - Reviews: 230 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 330 - Updated: 2/19/2014 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Head over Heels
by mamoo999 reviews
Ep 4:21 Headhunters Kate takes on Slaughter in high heels, She is going to get her partner back. He's pulled away, it's time to fix things.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 36,556 - Reviews: 162 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 2/9/2014 - Published: 1/9/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by meggh11 reviews
Part Two in the Surprises Stories. (Read Surprises first).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 24,813 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 2/5/2014 - Published: 12/5/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
by eyrianone reviews
It should have brought them closer together, not torn them apart – she understands this now. What she doesn't know is whether any way back for them still remains. Future fic - Complete. **Winner of 'Favorite M rated Fanfic Multi-chp' in the 2013 Castle Fanfic Writers Guild Awards**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 68,293 - Reviews: 1785 - Favs: 529 - Follows: 809 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 4/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Night to Forget
by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
Young Kate Beckett had looked for a night to forget only to find it turned into one she would remember for the rest of her life. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 67 - Words: 183,320 - Reviews: 2880 - Favs: 1,003 - Follows: 1,437 - Updated: 2/2/2014 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R., Alexis C. - Complete
In Some Corner
by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-47 Seconds. 'Kate stands several feet away from Castle's spot at the far end of the bar, hands jammed into her pants pockets, fists curled up tight with her short nails digging half-moons into her palms while the writer studiously tries to ignore her. "You're angry." "You think?" His voice is harsh, dripping sarcasm.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 74,569 - Reviews: 1536 - Favs: 609 - Follows: 781 - Updated: 1/28/2014 - Published: 12/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
At home here
by Ky03elk reviews
Based in a world where there was no Caskett doorway scene at the end of Always. Instead, that night ended with friendship and John Woo movies. Would Meredith's visit during Alexis' illness push Castle and Beckett together or break them apart for good? Winter Ficathon 13/14. Prompt one.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,193 - Reviews: 465 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 309 - Updated: 1/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by honeyandvodka reviews
An AU summer fic, set between seasons two and three. The Hamptons trip doesn't work out, and Castle comes back to the city in time to score himself an invitation to Beckett's camping trip. Entry for the Winter Ficathon 13/14.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,093 - Reviews: 535 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 440 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It wasn't planned, wasn't a date, but when he'd shown up looking striking in his suit and with his arm empty, she'd gravitated to him like she always did, her whole body orienting toward him as if he was her shining beacon in a dark, starless night. Follows episode 4x11, "Till Death Do Us Part." -COMPLETE-
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,916 - Reviews: 673 - Favs: 554 - Follows: 724 - Updated: 12/31/2013 - Published: 5/22/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
One Word, Many Consequences
by Virginie24jb reviews
Kate Beckett had just been asked the most important question of her life. And the most unexpected question at this time. A simple word. One word and her life would take a very different direction.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 14,594 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 12/29/2013 - Published: 8/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Javier E.
Meeting in a Coffee Shop
by jessmuir0407 reviews
AU story where Richard Castle, fresh of his divorce from Meredith decides to go for a cup of coffee where he meets none other than Kate Beckett, a young lawyer trying to find her way. Co-authored by Jessmuir0407 and Hawkeye0071
Castle - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 33,231 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 281 - Updated: 12/14/2013 - Published: 5/28/2013
Fixing the Mistake
by zashaxander reviews
Don't wait. Don't think. Just... jump. Making mistakes is what we live for, they help us grow, they're confirmation of the freedom that every soul needs. But are some mistakes just too big to fix? When the dominoes start falling, Kate will have to wonder if it was really worth it - and if Rick is worth it, especially when there is so much more at stake.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 80 - Words: 161,052 - Reviews: 995 - Favs: 257 - Follows: 515 - Updated: 11/20/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by KateHoughtonCastle reviews
Jerry Tyson knows just the right time to make the perfect return.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,211 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 50 - Published: 11/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Que Sera Sera
by Oneturtledove reviews
It was if there had been a spontaneous explosion within her and she was desperately trying to hold it all together.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 20 - Words: 53,820 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 11/18/2013 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
by CharlieSwagron reviews
This was originally just a cute, fluffy one-shot of what I thought should happen in 6x10, "The Good, the Bad, and the Baby," but I decided to make it multi-chapter.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,749 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 11/14/2013 - Published: 11/13/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
It's Not Just About You
by Virginie24jb reviews
**Spoiler Season 5 Finale - 5.24 Watershed** Castle had left her place, upset. He had ignored her calls... up until he finally accepted to join her at the swings, their swings, to put things on the table. Once and for all. [A/N : It began as a one-shot but I decided to turn this into a story of several chapters.]
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,691 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 11/1/2013 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
You Have No Idea
by CastleFanFic reviews
AU - Starting from the begining: when they first met. " "Who should I make it out to?" He said reaching out for her book. "'In a Hail of Bullets? Good lord, tell me you read any of my good books…?" He squeezed his eyes shut realizing he said that last part out loud. "Kate. You can make it out to Kate." "
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,897 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 219 - Updated: 10/29/2013 - Published: 6/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Lanie P.
by AnnaFIRTH reviews
Rick and Kate meet at the Hamptons and spend, together, the summer of their lives. What happens when September rolls in, and they have to say goodbye? Totally AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,549 - Reviews: 84 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 10/17/2013 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by meggh11 reviews
AU: Castle and Beckett meet, but in an unusual way - one of which neither of them want.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 20,534 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 10/16/2013 - Published: 2/19/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
An Unconventional Proposal
by BareWriter reviews
"What was his problem? Did he have no sense of justice or morals whatsoever? He just let a killer free and all he could think about was boobs." An AU Castle/Beckett story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 92,251 - Reviews: 942 - Favs: 440 - Follows: 930 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
At the End of the Tunnel
by Trapped in a MatchBox reviews
AU: Kate is going through a bad divorce. After a big fight one day, she decides to go for a run to sort out her emotions, having no idea who she was about to stumble upon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 50,268 - Reviews: 745 - Favs: 387 - Follows: 778 - Updated: 10/10/2013 - Published: 1/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
by AlwaysOneStepBehind reviews
A new case finds Alexis kidnapped and puts Beckett on the radar of an old enemy who is out for revenge, resulting in Castle making the hardest choice he's ever had to make. Rated T for minor language and violence, rating may change as the story progresses. Caskett throughout the story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Crime/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 21,112 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 10/9/2013 - Published: 6/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by HorseshoesAreFun reviews
A resurrection of an old story. "He felt that almost-pleasant-yet-still-excruciating lurch in his chest the moment his eyes registered who that was, headed his way from across the courthouse lobby. She didn't see him because her head was buried in the same old, leather folder that she'd always carried."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,097 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 152 - Updated: 10/4/2013 - Published: 1/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Not Just Another Girl In A Bar
by Caskett-Happened reviews
Pre Flowers For Your Grave. Kate's partner was just killed. She's in need of some forgetting and theres a certain man in the bar that is willing to help. One Shot, potential for multiple chapters.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,088 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 42 - Published: 10/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by Caskett-Happened reviews
AU. Right after Johanna's Murder. Kate is taking a college literature class, and likes what she sees. Give it a shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 14,809 - Reviews: 165 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 281 - Updated: 10/1/2013 - Published: 6/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Scene After
by Caskett4Life reviews
After an episode ends, there's always a scene that is still missing. I'm writing an additional scene for (almost) every episode of Castle so fans (and myself) can get some closure... Mainly Caskett, but I'll try to include every major character at least once! (Late) Entry for 2013 Castle Ficathon! Ideas/ Prompts /etc. for future episodes are very welcome - message me or review!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 20,478 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 9/24/2013 - Published: 7/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by msTGR reviews
How would Castle go about Beckett if they had met a year earlier? Do all the roads lead to the same destination? The recently divorced writer just launched his latest Storm novel, but can't seem to find the motivation to continue writing his successful series. That is, until he ends up meeting the beautiful and savvy NYPD detective. (A sort of "what if")
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 24 - Words: 79,996 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 448 - Updated: 9/11/2013 - Published: 1/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
All good things
by kimmiesjoy reviews
Post Cops and Robbers. Maybe it was his Mother sitting next to him on the cold Bank floor, it could be the knowledge that his daughter was waiting outside the entire time. Somehow he thinks it's more to do with the woman curled up on his couch like she belongs there...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 31,242 - Reviews: 353 - Favs: 266 - Follows: 531 - Updated: 9/4/2013 - Published: 6/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Shot Heard Around Her World
by lnl4ever reviews
Post Watershed. "Detective Beckett. I'm calling about a Richard Castle..." No, this can't be happening. He was supposed to be safe. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 63,487 - Reviews: 526 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 375 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 6/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
by Anotherhumanbeing reviews
She carries the child of a dead man. A child without a father. Little does she know that the corpse in the coffin they buried in the ground didn't belong to Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,006 - Reviews: 134 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 8/19/2013 - Published: 8/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by gostopow reviews
AU: Set 2 weeks after Countdown. A favor and guilt causes Castle to work with a new female detective making Beckett finally come to a decision about her feeling for him. Will she decide he is worth the risk or stay with Josh? Disclaimer: I don not own Castle or any of its characters.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,521 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 170 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 7/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Sitting in a Tree, Backwards
by Bren Williams - Lady Brenlis reviews
Ever wonder what might've happened if Beckett had dumped Josh & proposed to Castle out of nowhere? Ever wonder how she could possibly resist Richard Castle's charm for so many seasons, or what Andrew Marlowe meant in the summer 2011 when he stated, "There are things in Beckett's life she's not ready to share with Castle..." This story has it all: romance, humor, angst, AND a twist.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,381 - Reviews: 213 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 8/10/2013 - Published: 1/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
A hole in my heart
by Anotherhumanbeing reviews
'To feel the pain I feel. To know how much it hurts to see the person you love die in front of your eyes, and be the one who caused it' he informs him 'But first, I will give you a chance to save them' Castle knits his eyebrows together into a frown as the man continues to speak 'Pick one of the two, Castle, and I will let you get out of here with her unharmed'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,751 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 7/23/2013 - Published: 2/12/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by supermandy77 reviews
Kate has always favored the theory of evolution over the big bang...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 21,593 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 7/12/2013 - Published: 8/16/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
A Very Good Place to Start
by oneanddonekindofgirl reviews
PREVIOUSLY TITLED "IN ANOTHER LIFE" (explanation for change in chapter 4's A/N)...A/U: 1999 - Johanna, Jim, and their daughter Kate are placed in Witness Protection and given new identities after Johanna survives being stabbed in a back alley. Enter Richard Castle. A "what if" story.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 6 - Words: 22,980 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 7/8/2013 - Published: 5/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by seilleanmor reviews
My entry for the Castle Hiatus Ficathon 2013. In which Kate and Rick build a foundation strong enough to weather a marriage. SPOILERS for all US aired episodes including 5x24.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,737 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 7/5/2013 - Published: 5/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Sure Be Cool If You Did
by alwayscastle-jenn reviews
Kate Beckett wanted nothing more than a barstool, a stiff drink, and some alone time after a hard case. The last person she expected to run in to in the small dimly lit bar in the East Village was best selling author Richard Castle, and she certainly never would have assumed he'd give her a second glance. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,829 - Reviews: 40 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 7/1/2013 - Published: 5/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Sun Won't Set
by The Little Monster 1024 reviews
She said no. She said no and she left. Why is it always that she doesn't know she needs him until it's too late?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,353 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 6/21/2013 - Published: 6/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Back to the Start
by coffeeshopcynic reviews
Even in dark times a new start can bring bright beginnings. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 12,184 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 6/21/2013 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
by ghost writer 77 reviews
The truth will set you free. Secrets are revealed, damage is done and relationships are tested to their limits. *Chapter 9 up* "Detective Beckett, to what do I owe this pleasure?" Bracken greeted, rising almost regally from his leather seat.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 24,618 - Reviews: 75 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 6/17/2013 - Published: 1/25/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
To Kill a Mockingbird
by Winter Echoes reviews
"He's dead, Kate. Richard Castle is dead, and he's not coming back." Set somewhere in season four.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,345 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 19 - Published: 6/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Javier E., Kevin R.
by WriterLeigh reviews
"Kate, I've spent five years following you around. I know you, and I don't think you could ever be anything less than extraordinary." Post-ep for Watershed, which will explore season 6 territory. Rating may change. Entry for the 2013 Hiatus Ficathon Challenge.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,825 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 6/12/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Kiss Me Hard Before You Go
by Katherine Houghton Beckett reviews
We navigate blindly throughout the winding course of our lives; we make our decisions and choices as best we can. We might not always make the right decision to begin with; but what makes us human is the capacity to admit our mistakes and to try again. Caskett fic based on the 5x24 promos, short chapter fic and semi AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,409 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 25 - Follows: 137 - Updated: 6/11/2013 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Alexis C.
The Truth About Hate
by CaskettInMyVeins reviews
AU for 5x05 Probable Cause. What happens when you're framed for murder and then kidnapped and tortured by the man who framed you? Richard Castle is about to find out. The first section is in the actual episode but then changes. Please review!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 5 - Words: 2,333 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 6/7/2013 - Published: 6/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Secret Getaway
by AlwaysHappier reviews
An AU version of the Caskett proposal. Takes place 1.5-2 years after they started dating.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,074 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 6/4/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by glo1196 reviews
Yes, its another post finale fic, and a late one at that. How can two people who love each other mess things up so much. Where will their lives go from here. There will be at least one M chapter.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,087 - Reviews: 113 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 6/3/2013 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
No way out
by thereisnothingbetterthanyou reviews
"I want to see you suffer. I want to break you. I want that you to feel so desperate that you WANT me to kill you." Kate is fighting against her greatest enemy. What will she do when the whole world is crashing down around her? Pure Angts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,496 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 19 - Updated: 6/1/2013 - Published: 5/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by WriterLeigh reviews
"You know, for a minute I thought you were gonna let me leave without saying goodbye." "For a minute, I did too." When Castle accepts the offer to write the adventures of a certain British spy, where does this leave his relationship with Beckett? Caskett. Set during S2. Rating may change.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,710 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 173 - Updated: 5/29/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by fanfictionlover12 reviews
The moon that had given him so much strength had now been swallowed by the darkness, along with all his hopes of ever finding her.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,916 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 5/29/2013 - Published: 5/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by easiertolie reviews
Kate's answer. "He looked so serious, kneeling before her, the lines of his face tight, eyes carefully guarded. She hurt him. She knew that and even still…He wanted to marry her." Spoilers for Watershed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,049 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 61 - Published: 5/21/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Hearts that we knew
by Ierpier reviews
"Only this time he didn't come to promote a book, this time he came to say goodbye."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 16,810 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 5/17/2013 - Published: 4/4/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
A Bomb of a Different Nature
by createaloha reviews
Watershed. Swing set. You know the drill. *first fic ever. tempted to continue.*
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,758 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 18 - Published: 5/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Through Thick and Thin
by AlwaysextraordinaryMuse reviews
Kate never wanted to feel the way she felt the night she returned home that cold night on January 9th, 1999. She didn't want to love and lose again so she figured better not to love at all. But she was feeling it again. Reliving that cold, horrific night as she steps into the frustrating case of Rick Castle's disappearance that will emotionally wreck her.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Mystery - Chapters: 18 - Words: 25,209 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 5/16/2013 - Published: 12/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Jim B.
by AlwaysCastle88 reviews
The day ended, but this was only the begining for the both of them.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 11,282 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 5/15/2013 - Published: 10/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
From Friends to Lovers
by Caskettastic reviews
Rick was Kate's best friend! They'd been tight buddies since Kate's first week here at Brooke High. But as the days go by she realizes that they were never really friend's to begin with. They were much more. Total AU fic. I've read similar fics, so i thought I'd give it a try too :) I don't own Castle.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 34,993 - Reviews: 200 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 5/14/2013 - Published: 4/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by Bbolt14 reviews
Completely AU story. What would happen if Kate and Rick met when his child is kidnapped. Set in the past.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 48,686 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 410 - Updated: 5/8/2013 - Published: 12/17/2011 - Kate B., Rick C.
At My Worst
by sdara1 reviews
"She was so small huddled on the bathroom floor. Her knees were pulled tightly to her chest and her back and head leaned against the bath tub. She was ghostly pale in her grey leggings and blue NYPD t-shirt that would fit him. He couldn't tell if she was awake or asleep until a small voice came out."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,336 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 242 - Updated: 4/28/2013 - Published: 3/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by r2roswell reviews
Takes place during episode 4x09, "Kill Shot". Beckett continues to struggle with her PTSD and gets help from a very annoying but persistant friend. (minor trigger warning)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,754 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 29 - Published: 4/28/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
A Night of Drunken Love
by Caskettastic reviews
This takes place after 'Once upon a crime'. Castle and Beckett go out for drinks, and get a little carried away.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,210 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 4/19/2013 - Published: 4/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
by MJRmutation reviews
They weren't suppose to see each other again. But love has a way of breaking through certain chains that bind. What happens when they risk their hearts, and their new lives to reconnect, and rekindle the flame that once was? Mostly AU. Rating has been changed past ch 4.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,638 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 108 - Updated: 4/12/2013 - Published: 4/9/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
by JillianCasey reviews
When she got the call, she didn't expect it to lead to this. Season 5 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,669 - Reviews: 309 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 4/9/2013 - Published: 12/19/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Moment of Impact
by forever-lost-in-paradise reviews
They were together. Their forever was certain. So why this? Why her? Why did this have to happen to them now? One moment Kate Beckett is safe...the next she is fighting for her life. Their relationship is put to the test. Can love carry them through the darkness?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 9,702 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 4/5/2013 - Published: 1/29/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.