J.D. Cunegan
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Author has written 15 stories for Castle, Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, and Batwoman.

Formerly Jeff Cunningham; J.D. Cunegan is now my pen name. 2006 graduate of Old Dominion University. Former journalist and media relations professional. Novelist; check out my various works, including the latest release Betrayal, on Amazon! Also, follow me on Facebook and Twitter. Aspiring comic book creator. Addicted to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Castle. Kate Kane is Batwoman. Avid Twitter user. Diehard NASCAR fan. Love the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Capitals.

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The Tyranny of a Rational Mind by Saul Good reviews
Alexis and Castle approach a problem with logic.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,305 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 68 - Updated: 8/31/2018 - Published: 3/30/2014 - Rick C., Alexis C.
love and some verses by bravevulnerability reviews
A collection of unrelated oneshots inspired by prompts received on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 170 - Words: 225,487 - Reviews: 2479 - Favs: 434 - Follows: 604 - Updated: 1/14/2018 - Published: 10/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
Castle's Secret by soprano193 reviews
After a tough case involving kids Castle reveals to Kate he'd been molested when he was a kid.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,724 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 11/24/2017 - Published: 4/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dusk Till Dawn by bravevulnerability reviews
'She doesn't know where she is, only that he isn't here, that amidst all of the pain surging through her veins, she's more acutely aware of the harsh emptiness in the middle of her chest. She can't determine if it's because the bullet shattered her heart, or if it's because he took it with him when he left.' A Castle Halloween Bash 2017 entry. Set post 3x24, 'Knockout'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,231 - Reviews: 390 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 10/23/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If You Wait by bravevulnerability reviews
'He isn't sure where she has gone, but it's obvious she wants to be alone. Or at least, without him. Until nearly a month into the summer when his phone chirps with a new message. From Kate Beckett.' Set during the summer after Beckett's shooting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,864 - Reviews: 802 - Favs: 371 - Follows: 365 - Updated: 9/17/2017 - Published: 8/15/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castle's Angel by Smalllady08 reviews
AU. "Hello Richard Alexander Rodgers. Meet your guardian angel, I'm Katherine." Richard Castle, the famous and handsome writer has to take care of his little daughter, Alexis, by himself. One day, an angel called Katherine appears in his loft to take care of them, making him fall in love with her and believe in angels.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 27,864 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 121 - Updated: 9/15/2017 - Published: 11/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hiraeth by bravevulnerability reviews
"It's him," her colleague answers and it's the solemn tone of his voice, the grave quality of words that she's heard in only the most dire of circumstances, that confirms it for her before he has to say another word. "It's Castle. They found him. Alive." AU. An entry for the Castle Ficathon 2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 85,353 - Reviews: 1867 - Favs: 443 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 8/9/2017 - Published: 6/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I'm Still Here by CassandraMcCord reviews
On the swings during Watershed, Kate ends it. But when Castle gets a call from a DC hospital three months later, Kate Beckett once again turns his world upside down. *Entry for the 2015 Summer Hiatus Ficathon!*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 53,496 - Reviews: 632 - Favs: 245 - Follows: 602 - Updated: 8/3/2017 - Published: 5/20/2015 - Complete
Trading Heartbeats by bravevulnerability reviews
"Detective Castle, this is Katherine Beckett, famous mystery novelist with 26 bestsellers to date, perhaps 27 soon if this all works out. And your shadow for the foreseeable future." AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 57,509 - Reviews: 1171 - Favs: 383 - Follows: 394 - Updated: 4/28/2017 - Published: 3/13/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Can't Go Back Now by Oliviet reviews
"She can't stop thinking about it. About him. The feel of his lips pressed against hers as his hands tangled in her hair. The feeling of him pressed against her, taking every ounce of her strength not to roll her hips into his." Season 3 AU where Castle and Beckett get together before she's shot and they spend the summer together at the cabin. Summer Ficathon 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,628 - Reviews: 343 - Favs: 222 - Follows: 553 - Updated: 4/20/2017 - Published: 5/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot (WTF) by Flashpoint33 reviews
Season 8 - Beckett has chosen her own personal rabbit hole over Castle once again and she's left their marriage thinking that will protect him from the backlash. Believing he has nothing left to lose, he turns his attention to his own unfinished, shadowy history which could end up being the one story that could separate them forever.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,419 - Reviews: 230 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 186 - Updated: 1/23/2017 - Published: 10/10/2015
Renderings by rewritetheending reviews
A collection of small moments, mostly inspired by pictures or other graphics, within Castle and Beckett's emotional journey from friends to lovers. Each chapter is an unrelated ficlet, and the ratings and genres will change chapter to chapter, but I will include those notes at the top of every ficlet. This collection is rated M, but several of the chapters are not.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 21,309 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 11/20/2016 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
595 Broome St by ColieMacKenzie reviews
The moment they met, their lives became extraordinary. They just didn't know it yet. A pre-series meeting AU. Entry for the Castle Summer Hiatus 2015 Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 21,922 - Reviews: 405 - Favs: 236 - Follows: 590 - Updated: 10/11/2016 - Published: 5/18/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Alexis C.
Diving Into It Together by bingblot reviews
A sequel to my fic "Feels Like Home". An AU version of Season 3, following Castle and Beckett's relationship.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 43 - Words: 319,779 - Reviews: 884 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 9/30/2016 - Published: 10/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
My Sunny Valentine by Liv Wilder reviews
AU post-3x15 "The Final Nail." Takes place after Kate goes for a drink with Castle before her dinner with Josh on Valentine's Day.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,577 - Reviews: 408 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 9/27/2016 - Published: 8/31/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Prompt and you shall receive by Paige Terner reviews
This is not a continuous story, but a collection of Castle fics I've written from prompts. I am no longer accepting prompts. I've now marked this as complete. Thank you for all the prompts, for reading, and all the feedback. I hope y'all continue to enjoy these stories.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 500 - Words: 382,831 - Reviews: 3185 - Favs: 298 - Follows: 474 - Updated: 8/31/2016 - Published: 7/28/2013 - Complete
Figé Dans Le Temps by bravevulnerability reviews
'It's his first signing abroad since… since she made a mess of things and spent months with him at her side, carefully putting all the pieces back together and earning the forgiveness she sought, the trust she shook.' A post season 8 AU. Inspired by photo prompts sent to me on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 5,211 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 8/1/2016 - Published: 7/19/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The One That Got Away by alwayswritewithcoffee reviews
When a bridesmaid is killed hours before a wedding, Ryan and Esposito are called to solve the case. Serving as their shadow, Rick Castle runs headlong into his past; ex-girlfriend and current bride, Kate Beckett. An AU re-telling of 2x12 'A Rose For Everafter'. [An eight-part prompt from the Castle fanfics prompt blog on Tumblr.]
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 45,657 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 7/31/2016 - Published: 7/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., W. Sorenson - Complete
The End of Lonely Street by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It'd been one of the more bizarre phone calls she'd ever received... AU post-ep for episode 4x20, 'The Limey.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,120 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 7/3/2016 - Published: 7/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Father's Love by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x01: Rise. Castle strode past the diner's long bank of windows as quickly as his legs would take him. A bead of sweat trickled down the middle of his back despite the cool of the evening. He was desperate to get inside. Kate's father had called him not a half hour ago and he couldn't get there fast enough.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,643 - Reviews: 233 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 7/3/2016 - Published: 6/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Ceasefire by bravevulnerability reviews
'The blood has consumed the white of her shirt, drenched the fabric of her jacket, left her skin dull and papery, but he fell in love with a fighter, a warrior of a woman, and she can't give up now. He won't let her.' Takes an AU turn immediately after the shootout in the kitchen in 8x22, 'Crossfire'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,458 - Reviews: 651 - Favs: 308 - Follows: 461 - Updated: 6/27/2016 - Published: 5/23/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
This Moment by CaskettFeels reviews
After being shot, Castle and Beckett have a long road to recovery, and it's more than just a physical one. Here's my take on it. Multichapter. Spoilers for 8x22
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 24,174 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 424 - Updated: 6/14/2016 - Published: 5/17/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Gaps by CaskettFeels reviews
#CastleFicMonday. This is a collection of post eps, AU looks and missing scenes that I think could have added something to the story. This story will hopefully be updated once per week.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 3,719 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 24 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 6/7/2016 - Published: 5/23/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
Without End by bravevulnerability reviews
'All they went through, all they fought for, shines so brightly in moments like these. And as Castle so often likes to remind her, she would never change their story either, not a single chapter. Not when every page spent with him means more to her than words could ever describe.' Post-ep for 8x22, 'Crossfire'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,804 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 75 - Published: 5/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Flowers For Her Grave by Shutterbug5269 reviews
Based very loosely on the prompt: "Rick was badly scarred while on a mission with his CIA muse Sophie. He dropped his playboy cover, quit writing and became a recluse. So when the Tisdale murders happen instead of him pulling strings to follow her Kate has to basically drag Castle out of his loft kicking and screaming."
Castle - Rated: K - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,435 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 163 - Updated: 4/26/2016 - Published: 4/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Hello by bravevulnerability reviews
'The glimpse of her face, her smile illuminating his screen, causes his chest to burn, consumed by fire that chars his heart. He loves her, but it's not enough. It's too much. And he can't take anymore.' An alternate end to season 4 that changes everything.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,999 - Reviews: 602 - Favs: 356 - Follows: 470 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 2/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Kiss Me, Castle by Cora Clavia reviews
I just escaped from possibly the most awkward date in the history of Earth, and I need to decompress. I brought ice cream. And wine. And cupcakes. 1x7, Home is Where the Heart Stops.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 59 - Words: 113,514 - Reviews: 2807 - Favs: 1,027 - Follows: 1,246 - Updated: 1/11/2016 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Serious Literature by Mouserocks-nerd reviews
Castle's time spent as a hostage changed him. He's been back for only three months, but already he's wanting to make a big change in his life. **Now COMPLETE!**
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 25,892 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 1/9/2016 - Published: 9/3/2014 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Alexis C., Gina - Complete
Here For The Story by ColieMacKenzie reviews
A collection of unrelated ficlets and filled prompts. 10: flash fic prompt "Renewing Wedding Vows."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 6,903 - Reviews: 290 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 174 - Updated: 12/4/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Beauty of Our Reality by caffinate-me reviews
Johanna Beckett rotated the medallion running a finger over the intricate carvings. Legend said that it was the portal to an alternate dimension. It would transport the holder to a reality where their biggest regrets had never happened, where their dreams came true. Then the room glowed white. Based on a Tumblr Prompt from rtsd9fan.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,380 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 11/28/2015 - Published: 11/6/2015 - Johanna B., Rick C., Kate B.
Come Home Again by chezchuckles reviews
Two part post-episode tag (sorta) for 8x03 PhDead. Castle starts investigating.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,699 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 10/20/2015 - Published: 10/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If These Wings Could Fly by prosemeds reviews
Always AU. Not much has changed in a year from the shooting. He still loves her. She's still looking the other way. Only now there's a lie and there's a secret. No cemetery. No gunshot. Just a soul lost. Pinned. Waiting. Not much has changed a year from when she almost died - but how the tables turn.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,246 - Reviews: 146 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 10/16/2015 - Published: 9/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Say Anything by bravevulnerability reviews
'No matter what she chooses, she'll lose either way, but she still chooses him.' With a new serial killer on the loose, the team must race against the clock to bring him down. But circumstances of the case threaten to tear Castle and Beckett apart. A co-authored story by bravevulnerability and Oliviet.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 20,730 - Reviews: 379 - Favs: 171 - Follows: 311 - Updated: 10/8/2015 - Published: 9/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
unsteady by veritas-always reviews
'They'll be fine. This isn't permanent. She won't let it be, and she wants to believe he won't either. Kate leaves their home without another word, just a final slam of the door.' For #CastleFanficMonday.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,204 - Reviews: 199 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 9/22/2015 - Published: 5/25/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Feels Like Home by bingblot reviews
An AU post-ep to 2x18 "Boom." "He cares about you, Kate. You may not see it; you may not be ready to. But he does." She saw it. She just didn't know what to do about it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 30 - Words: 178,545 - Reviews: 747 - Favs: 459 - Follows: 591 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 4/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Falling into Place by RocksandCoffee reviews
AU. What if Castle went back for Kate at the end of "A Deadly Game?"
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 6,934 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 9/18/2015 - Published: 9/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tipping the Scales by Meg Moore reviews
'Martha is right. This really can't wait another day, wall be damned...' Castle and Beckett get a nudge in the right direction, courtesy of his mother. An AU Cops and Robbers ending in honor of Castle FanFic Monday.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,196 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 9/16/2015 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R. - Complete
Given the Gift of Time by rewritetheending reviews
After Castle was shot with a bullet meant for his real-life Nikki Heat, Kate wrestled with her expected guilt and fear. When she found a gift he'd set aside for her, being able to talk to him again became that much more important. An AU ending for Boom! (2x18).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,602 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 36 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., J. Shaw - Complete
Her Battle by coldcoffeestains reviews
"She's Kate Beckett and it's midnight and she's falling apart on his doorstep." An AU set two months after Season 3. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,300 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 294 - Follows: 556 - Updated: 9/9/2015 - Published: 10/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hearts Scraped Raw by rewritetheending reviews
"Still, she's smiling, and it's the same gorgeous, open smile that he's seen more in the past several weeks than in their first few years of working together, stunning in its sincerity. If he didn't know better, he'd think it held an unspoken dream, curved around honesty and love and forever." Castle and Kate attend Ryan's wedding just as their own relationship is falling apart.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,293 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 9/5/2015 - Published: 9/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Space Between Us by Liv Wilder reviews
Three-shot set after "Cop & Robbers" but before "47 Seconds". "Hey. Did we get a body?" he asks the second she answers. "And good morning to you." He can hear her smile as she speaks, rightly chiding him for his lack of manners and any proper greeting. "Sorry. You're right. Let me start over." He takes a deep breath, pauses and then smiles. "Good morning, detective." COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 8,120 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 9/5/2015 - Published: 9/3/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Fugitive by Cora Clavia reviews
AU. "Your fugitive's name is Mr. Richard Castle."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,224 - Reviews: 456 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For All That You Are by rewritetheending reviews
After two more close calls and the beginning of a confession, Kate can't deny her feelings for Castle any longer. Still, diving into something new with her best friend and partner isn't as easy at she'd like it to be. This is a journey through the end of season three and how the C/B relationship might have developed if Kate had broken up with Josh after Countdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 25,979 - Reviews: 418 - Favs: 224 - Follows: 465 - Updated: 8/23/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Makes Him Brave by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate jerks up from her seat, ready to do damage, to make Vulcan Simmons pay, but before she can even dig her hands into his shirt and fling him against the wall, Castle already has him by the neck.' A twist on 3x13, Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,985 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 180 - Follows: 68 - Published: 8/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Over by RedGrayBall reviews
Beckett appears unexpectedly at the loft one evening, after spending the day with Josh. She has some news.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,634 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 43 - Published: 7/23/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Paths Crossed by CrimeShowFanatic reviews
It's been two years since Ziva left. Since then, Tony hasn't been himself. What will he do when he finds out she's in New York living with the one and only Richard Castle. Little does he know she has a surprise for him.
Crossover - NCIS & Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Crime/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 20,136 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 7/13/2015 - Published: 5/6/2014 - Tony D., Ziva D., Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Changing to Grey by itstoppedoctober1st reviews
S4 AU Post-Limey. What if Kate's feelings get the better of her after Castle's attempts to move on without her? Prompt fill from Tumblr.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,791 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 7/13/2015 - Published: 6/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Living is Easy by seilleanmor reviews
Castle Summer Hiatus 2015 Ficathon Entry. Castle's first time at the Becketts' cabin, summer after season four.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 106,855 - Reviews: 682 - Favs: 270 - Follows: 358 - Updated: 7/2/2015 - Published: 5/19/2015 - Complete
Til Death Do Us Part by The Muse of Apollo reviews
Set mid-Season 3. Castle drops life altering news on Beckett. How will this news affect their relationship? Angst. Lots of it. Rated T for language and adult themes. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,700 - Reviews: 255 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 7/2/2015 - Published: 4/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Atlantic by honeyandvodka reviews
A new series about a certain British secret agent? Even if it meant no more Nikki Heat, the offer was a dream come true. A change of scenery and a fresh challenge were exactly what he needed. So why did Castle feel like instead of starting a new story, he was closing a book mid-chapter? AU from 'When the Bough Breaks'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,726 - Reviews: 769 - Favs: 304 - Follows: 339 - Updated: 6/28/2015 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Make Me Care by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-ep for 2x24 Beckett deals with the aftermath of Gina showing up at the precinct and then leaving for the summer with Castle. She makes great efforts to move on with her life, and then disaster strikes. "Make. Me. Care." She uttered the words one last time in a tissue thin voice, as cruel, embarrassing tears coursed down her cheeks. "Too late, Kate. You already do."
Castle - Rated: K - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 66,838 - Reviews: 993 - Favs: 295 - Follows: 555 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Down by RedGrayBall reviews
When he found out, he didn't seek solace in his old ways. Instead, as his dream of their future crumbled, he began his withdrawal into himself.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 22,408 - Reviews: 551 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 6/3/2015 - Published: 4/21/2015 - [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: 948 - Favs: 421 - Follows: 520 - Updated: 5/27/2015 - Published: 3/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Intenerate My Heart by ipreferwestside reviews
Intenerate (verb): To soften or make tender. Beckett has a revelation while talking to Dr. Burke. AU set during 4x21, Headhunters. Two-shot. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,927 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 5/25/2015 - Published: 5/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Drunk by 47alwayswriting reviews
Castle gets an unexpected phone call from Kate when he's in the Hamptons during the summer.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 43,930 - Reviews: 285 - Favs: 261 - Follows: 580 - Updated: 5/24/2015 - Published: 6/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Detective Minds and Odd Socks by writerchic16 reviews
Beckett learns it is impossible to keep a secret in a room full of mystery writers. [S7 Finale, Hollander's Woods]
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,423 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 8 - Published: 5/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It Might Have Been by XX00Meg00XX reviews
A series of mostly unrelated one-shots inspired by missed conversations between Castle and Beckett that might have changed everything.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,913 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 96 - Updated: 5/11/2015 - Published: 4/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Framed by The Muse of Apollo reviews
AU: He was arrested for her mother's murder. She sat in the courtroom and watched as the jury convicted him of the crime. She visits him, without fail, once a month, asking "Why?" but each time, he insists he's innocent. Full prompt inside. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,143 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 5/9/2015 - Published: 4/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Elysium by Kate Christie reviews
Every summer he disappears. An alternate ending to season 7.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,140 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 55 - Published: 5/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hi Dad by jareya reviews
A series of conversations between Kate and Jim Beckett, in which they discuss (among other things) a certain mystery author. *Chapter 86: 'Private Investigator' ('Castle, P.I.')*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 86 - Words: 162,580 - Reviews: 1949 - Favs: 239 - Follows: 520 - Updated: 5/2/2015 - Published: 9/29/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B.
Misconception by chezchuckles reviews
tumblr prompt: They slept together after Ryan's wedding but never talked about it. Kate finds out she is pregnant but doesn't know how to tell him, especially after the events of 47 seconds (and Limey).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 44,241 - Reviews: 1535 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 676 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 4/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Nothing Gold Can Stay by veraflynns reviews
He thought there was some grand amount of karmic justice about to slam him in the face now. Months ago, he'd learned of his son's relationship with Katherine Beckett and had kept it quiet, wished it to sizzle out and disappear. He hadn't bargained for a change in relationship status. How was his son supposed to marry the daughter of the woman he killed? AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 6 - Words: 12,301 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
run the risk by bravevulnerability reviews
Castle escapes to Vegas for the weekend to "clear his head". Beckett ends up on the first flight out to sin city to change his mind. Set immediately before 4x20, The Limey. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,318 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 4/12/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love is Strange by thebazilelord reviews
Tumblr prompt from anon: Castle and Beckett love Dirty Dancing and role-play Love is Strange. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 759 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Affliction of Richard Castle by purplangel reviews
He's never far from her thoughts, hovering in the back of her mind. The Detective in her, (not the warm-blooded woman, she keeps telling herself) yearns to know why her favorite author disappeared from the spotlight after completing the Storm series. She's never more shocked when a year later he steps off the precinct elevator, searching for her. AU/Romance/Co-written w/Retired1984
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 10,547 - Reviews: 204 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 4/6/2015 - Published: 1/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R.
Autumn is a Second Spring by rewritetheending reviews
"'I'm not going home. Not until you tell me why you're so pissed.' He pauses, tilting his head as he studies her. 'Actually, no. Not until you tell me why you're hurt. Because that's what this is, right? You're hurt.'" Castle confronts Beckett after his return to the precinct in 3x01.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,852 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 33 - Published: 4/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Broken Bottles by Mouserocks-nerd reviews
AU from Kate's shooting. Kate is recovering up at her dad's cabin five weeks after her shooting when the last straw snaps and everything starts falling apart all around her. Who does she turn to in her moment of crisis?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,821 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 146 - Updated: 3/26/2015 - Published: 3/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B.
To Make You Want Me by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"She stares at Jacinda, yearns to be everything that the woman is, because she knows her lips taste like Castle's, knows her skin is painted with the scent of him. And maybe if she was blonde and flaky, fun and uncomplicated, Castle would want her just as much as he wants Jacinda." A three-shot fix it for the "47 Seconds"/"The Limey" arc.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,008 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 3/22/2015 - Published: 3/16/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Wonder by Aalon reviews
Set in Season 5, this is an AU take on the Watershed episode, where a different decision by Castle can yield different stories, and different outcomes. Multi-Chapter.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 21 - Words: 84,505 - Reviews: 466 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 3/16/2015 - Published: 1/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
turning page by bravevulnerability reviews
'He's been coming to her library for over a month now and she likes him, really likes him.' An AU that explores the meeting of a burdened librarian and a struggling writer. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 2,527 - Reviews: 142 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Anywhere with You by Meg Moore reviews
'Shouldn't you be in a nice candle-lit restaurant, wearing a new dress, ordering surf and turf...' A post-ep for The Final Nail, written for Castle Fanfic Monday.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,229 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 8 - Published: 3/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Book of Hope by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"For once in their lives, there was a series of fortunate events." Castle finally reads Kate's anniversary gift. A sequel to "A Handful of Words".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 30 - Words: 28,597 - Reviews: 583 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 3/5/2015 - Published: 1/31/2015 - 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: 905 - Favs: 278 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 2/28/2015 - Published: 12/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Coda by bravevulnerability reviews
An AU version of sorts for the events of Resurrection (7x14) and Reckoning (7x15), set in season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,589 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 133 - Follows: 32 - Published: 2/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Sanctuary by bravevulnerability reviews
'This isn't an adventure, it isn't fun. It's a nightmare. They're being hunted like foxes and there is no other option, no way to fight, to win. They can only run.' An AU twist on 6x22, Veritas. For Nadia.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 24,155 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 206 - Follows: 257 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
My You by jam821 reviews
Because fate exists in every universe.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 24,564 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 282 - Updated: 2/6/2015 - Published: 11/13/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Mourning Band by Liv Wilder reviews
One-shot episode insert for 3x24 "Knockout" explaining how Castle and Beckett reconciled before attending the funeral. "He stares at her as she adds an extra bobby pin to secure her bun, before she drops her arms to her sides and turns her full gaze upon him. "Castle, for the love of God. Spit it out." "I…I've never seen you in uniform before," he stammers. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,729 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 23 - Published: 1/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bliss: An FAE Companion by Oliviet reviews
"What you said earlier," she starts. "About wanting all of me? I want all of you too." An insert scene for Flashbacks and Echoes.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,250 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 36 - Published: 1/28/2015 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Not Ready To Make Nice by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-Ep for '47 Seconds'. "I need a word with you." Castle's voice cuts through the hubbub of the bullpen even though he has it purposefully toned low. Low and rough, scraping at his vocal cords with a touch of something dark and smoky that tugs at Kate's gut, exciting and scaring her in equal measure.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 43 - Words: 138,131 - Reviews: 2583 - Favs: 655 - Follows: 871 - Updated: 1/28/2015 - Published: 4/20/2014 - 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: 78 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 55 - Published: 1/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Art of Deceit by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"By the time she sees him the next morning she's had time to mull over the fact that he lied to her, and regardless of the reason he has for doing it, she's going to call him out." A post-ep for 3x19, written for Heather (heatherbird13).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,472 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 28 - Published: 1/26/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Twice the Heat by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"Because this is the woman he loves and her alter ego, the character he based off of her, both in the same bed with him. It's twice the fun, twice the pleasure and best of all, twice the 'heat'." A prompt fill for Lou (lousiemcdoogle).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,381 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 16 - Published: 1/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
À Rire by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"But as funny as that is, it isn't just the hat that caused the laughter to bubble to the surface. It's the fact that in his left hand, Castle also holds the magnifying glass that she gave him earlier." Prompt fill for (lousiemcdoogle) and post-ep for 7x11.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,324 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 27 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love Me Tender by Griever11 reviews
'Castle kissing Kate's bruises.' - Prompt fill from the castlefanficprompts Tumblr page. Takes place immediately after Always. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,575 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 14 - Published: 1/16/2015
Make It Out To Kate by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x01: "Rise", immediately after the swing scene. Kate is shocked by how much seeing Castle again affects her. She can't get him out of her head. "So…what? I just wait? Behave like old times? Let things crawl on like before, with neither of us admitting what we really want?"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 38,749 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 358 - Follows: 498 - Updated: 1/16/2015 - Published: 11/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Jung by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"But when they're fighting, oh it's a completely different story. She's defensive and unrelenting, hurting and vulnerable; an equal mixture of both sides that infinitely terrifies him." An AU insert written for (@ MissKM ).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,617 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 12 - Published: 1/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Letter by The Muse of Apollo reviews
Set post 47 Seconds. Castle is finished being Beckett's partner but he wants to tell her why. Set three days after the show ends. Slightly AU. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,941 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 1/14/2015 - Published: 1/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Limbo by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"The moment of blurred reality and panic as both shots ring through the precinct causes Beckett's heart to stutter, and she misses Castle's stumbled pitch to the left."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,566 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 29 - Published: 1/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Storyteller by krynny su reviews
Castle decides to shadow a certain blonde Slayer for his next book. Buffy/Castle
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 6 - Words: 24,710 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 1/10/2015 - Published: 4/25/2012 - Buffy S., Rick C.
The Meaning of Our Choices by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"The difference is, last night they drifted to sleep after each round, sated, happy, and blissfully worn out. But now, sleep is the last thing on their minds and the awkward silence has definitely set in." A missed conversation that takes place in 'After the Storm'. For (@ MissKM )
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,405 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 12 - Published: 1/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Handful of Words by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"He's been a husband three times now, but she's never been a wife, not a participating one anyway, and Castle intends to make every part of their marriage special and exciting. After all, they did promise each other to never be boring." *An AU entry for the Castle Winter Hiatus 2014 Ficathon.* Cover Art by the talented (XFchemist).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 34,881 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 272 - Updated: 1/8/2015 - Published: 12/9/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unconditional Love by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"She's been blessed to find happiness in all places of her life. Even more blessed to find acceptance, support and joy on the darkest of days. And it all started with the unconditional love of a father." For (@AAR1806). Cover-art by the lovely (@dtrekker)
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,386 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 8 - Published: 1/5/2015 - Kate B., Jim B. - Complete
Bedtime Stories by TappinCastlefan reviews
"He can't let this one go. He can't just be okay with knowing that there's more to their story." - Post "The Time of Our Lives"
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,449 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 13 - Published: 1/3/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Facta, Non Verba by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"He stalks towards the elevator knowing that she'll follow him. He doesn't want to draw any more attention to their conversation, at least if he says goodbye at the elevator he can step inside and let the doors close on this chapter of his life." A what-if alternate ending for 4x22.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,923 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 21 - Published: 1/1/2015 - 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: 48 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 23 - Published: 12/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cupiditas by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"He sets her cup in front of her before casually sinking down into the seat beside her. His salacious little smirk gives him away before he even opens his mouth. "So does that mean that any other topic is acceptable?" She doesn't miss his emphasis on the word 'other' and she shivers slightly in her seat." This was my entry for the Winter Castle Hiatus Contest.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,096 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 20 - Published: 12/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Bend in the Road by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"She had also bought the test on her way home last night. She still had herself convinced that it was just the stress of work and everyday life, but this morning's queasiness along with the absence of her period had her pulling the test from the brown paper bag and hastily carrying it into the bathroom with her." An AU Caskett story based on a tumblr prompt.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,486 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 30 - Published: 12/27/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Heartbeats by Oliviet reviews
AU. When a teenage girl is found orphaned after both of her parents are murdered, Beckett struggles to find the girl more family. When the DNA results return Beckett as a match, she quickly realizes the young girl is the baby she gave up for adoption. Set during season 6.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 52,471 - Reviews: 484 - Favs: 319 - Follows: 624 - Updated: 12/27/2014 - Published: 5/23/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
When I Was Drowning by Trinity Everett reviews
A chance meeting between two people has the potential to change their lives forever. A Caskett Meeting AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,657 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 248 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/21/2014 - 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: 654 - Favs: 519 - Follows: 402 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Thaw by RedGrayBall reviews
Beckett is distraught when Castle seems to have finally given up hope on them ever being more than just partners, and he begins to pull away from her, prompting her to face up to her own feelings.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 51,258 - Reviews: 1058 - Favs: 403 - Follows: 832 - Updated: 12/21/2014 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Last Time by CaskettFreak101 reviews
What happens when everything you thought you knew suddenly falls to pieces? Lost and hurt, do you break, or do you stay strong as to who you are and what you believe in? A/U
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,697 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 60 - Updated: 12/21/2014 - Published: 12/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
History Repeats by Hope is an inspiration reviews
Future Fic, filling the prompt, "Alexis and kate get close after the Marriage and she becomes a Cop. Rising to Detective And Team leader. Beckett is the Capt. Rick is not amused when a young new Author gets permission to shadow Alexis. He remembers what he was like early on. Kate is ok with it, thinking payback for Rick." Thank you castlefanficsprompt and bob53 on tumblr. :)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 876 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 67 - Published: 12/13/2014 - [Alexis C., OC] [Rick C., Kate B.]
carry you with me by bravevulnerability reviews
'It's been months since Montgomery's funeral, since the gunshot, since the damning diagnosis after she awoke from surgery. ' An alternate ending to 'Knockout' that changes everything. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 7,046 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 257 - Follows: 264 - Updated: 12/13/2014 - Published: 12/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Honesto by BerkieLynn reviews
"The phone number's Plan B. You know, in case strategically positioning himself at the subway stops she should be at doesn't lead to an 'accidental' run-in." A ThankYouTerri fill and a post-ep of sorts for events from Kill Switch and Bad Santa.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,020 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/11/2014 - Javier E. - Complete
i love you softly by Cora Clavia reviews
All of my love, clumsy and loud: Kate Beckett, Rick Castle, and slow steps forward.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,729 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 35 - Published: 12/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Mending by lms2457 reviews
Written for the thankyouterri campaign. A Rise signing/swings insert. OneShot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,269 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 5 - Published: 12/8/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Finding North by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"For years since her mother passed away she'd been trying to find her way, her north star. She needs to find her place, her home. She's had to let go of too many things in her life, and her heart can't take much more." An AU take on what could have happened after the fight scene in "Watershed". (5X24)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,723 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 228 - Updated: 12/8/2014 - Published: 10/22/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 1355 - Favs: 769 - Follows: 850 - 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: 54 - Follows: 18 - Published: 12/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Writer's Life and Love by bingblot reviews
A shamelessly fluffy one-shot post-ep (of sorts) to 7x6, "Time of Our Lives" and a (sort of) sequel to "By the Power Vested in Me." Castle signs copies of "Raging Heat" and "Wild Storm" for the Justice of the Peace that conducted the wedding ceremony and afterwards, Castle and Kate talk about "Wild Storm." Spoilers for the dedication of "Wild Storm."
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,537 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Apartment by KroganVanguard reviews
But what did Beckett's apartment mean to Castle? One-shot post-ep for 'Last Action Hero' (7x09).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,557 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 16 - Published: 12/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Response by bravevulnerability reviews
"I love you, Kate," he murmurs softly, the words he's kept swallowed down for almost an entire year finally slipping from his lips. "And I promise if I make it out of this alive, I'll tell you when neither of us are on the brink of death, okay?" An AU version of 7x08, Kill Switch.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,819 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 55 - Published: 11/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Father of the Bride by bingblot reviews
A mid-ep filler to 7x6, "The Time Of Our Lives." Jim Beckett talks to both Rick and Kate just before the Wedding. Now updated with Jim's thoughts on the vows. Spoilers for Monday's episode ahead!
Castle - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,604 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 11/18/2014 - Published: 11/12/2014 - Jim B., Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fill the Void by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"For the first time since that terrible day that he was taken from her, the void of her heart begins to fill." A scene insert/post ep for 7x06
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,235 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 9 - Published: 11/17/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
By the Power Vested in Me by bingblot reviews
Yet another mid-ep filler (and partial post-ep) to 7x6, "The Time of Our Lives"-because I'm never going to get tired of the Wedding. The justice of the peace who conducted the ceremony reflects on Castle and Beckett as he meets them for the first time on their wedding day.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,945 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 5 - Published: 11/17/2014 - OC, Rick C., Martha R. - Complete
Unveiled by Meg Moore reviews
'Regardless of the explanation, of how this idea came to be implanted into his brain, it's suddenly all he can think about...' A post-ep for The Time of Our Lives.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,591 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 12 - Published: 11/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Of Weddings and Would-Have-Beens by KroganVanguard reviews
Castle and Beckett attend her ex Sorenson's wedding, and reflect on their own ceremony and relationship. A post-ep for 'The Time Of Our Lives' (7x06) but set some months afterwards.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,750 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 21 - Published: 11/11/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castle: Single Shots by KroganVanguard reviews
Castle drabbles or oneshots that weave in and around the series.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 10,647 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 11/7/2014 - Published: 9/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The stars above us, the world at our feet by KroganVanguard reviews
How did 'Raging Heat' come to be printed while Castle was missing? One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,079 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 19 - Published: 11/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Gina
Getting Closer to Always by bingblot reviews
A post-ep to "Undead Again" bridging the gap between what happened between Castle and Beckett in that ep and the beginning of "Always." Because I always felt that the post-"47 Seconds" story arc got resolved too quickly in "Undead Again."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,147 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 72 - Updated: 11/1/2014 - Published: 10/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bloodlust by bravevulnerability reviews
'If she could cry, her tears would fall to his cheeks, mingle with the blood staining his skin and the cemetery grass, but the sobs that build in her throat are dry, soundless, and she knows there's no other choice.' AU. An entry for the #CastleHalloweenBash
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,037 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 39 - Published: 10/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Endearments by bingblot reviews
A short, fluffy one-shot set almost entirely during the time-jump in 6x1, "Valkyrie." "Did you just call me babe?"
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,600 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Little Things by CaskettFeels reviews
Anyone else think Castle's amnesia for 2 months is a little... convenient? Set after 7x03.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,347 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 36 - Published: 10/22/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Stricken by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Episode insert for 7x01, 'Driven.' Jim Beckett checks up on Kate during the time that Castle is missing.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,022 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 38 - Follows: 18 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Kate B., Jim B., Martha R. - 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: 145 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 128 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
How is She? by bingblot reviews
A (somewhat AU) mid-ep filler to 4x1, "Rise," in which Castle called Jim Beckett to find out how Kate was recovering from the shooting.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,746 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 16 - Published: 10/20/2014 - Complete
This Day by bingblot reviews
It's the January 9th anniversary of Beckett's mom's murder. And she was letting him in to this most sacred part of her life. He was never going to get over the surprises of this day. One-shot, set in S5.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 8,511 - Reviews: 24 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Slip into Something Special by InkyCoffee reviews
"Even better," she called from the bathroom as she stepped out of her panties, the last piece of clothing to go. Rounding the bathroom door, she paused, waiting until she had his attention. He sat up, eyes roving her naked form, and she smirked at him. "It's invisible," she teased. Post-ep for 7.03, picking up where the episode ended. One shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,418 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 22 - Published: 10/13/2014 - Complete
A Question of Trust by bingblot reviews
A post-ep for 7x2, "Montreal." "Kate, I don't know how you can still trust me after this, I don't know how I can trust me after this." Castle tries to come to terms with what he learned.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,483 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 11 - Published: 10/8/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Questions and Answers by KroganVanguard reviews
Castle struggles to make sense of the questions that swirl around his own life. A post-ep one-shot for 'Montreal' (7x02).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,852 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Not Quite Ready by CaskettFeels reviews
Spoilers for 7x03 Sneak Peek, 7x02. The phone doesn't ring in my version. :)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,854 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 17 - Published: 10/7/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Days Ahead by AllyLobster reviews
Post ep for Veritas. Kate tells her father about everything that happened.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 839 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 9 - Published: 5/5/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Jim B. - Complete
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: 241 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 2/19/2014 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Adorable by ekc293 reviews
"If it's so adorable, why won't you sleep with me?" An AU episode insert for 03x11. For Meg, because her tags inspired it.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,701 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 66 - Published: 12/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Song, A Talk, And Closure by Selonianth reviews
Castle takes Kate to a familiar karaoke bar while they're in L.A. to sing for a friend of his. First in my Closure series.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,901 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Links by caffinate-me reviews
"I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link…" Set Christmas season 4 after Killshot, before Cuffed. 4th Place in the 12th Precint Castle Christmas Fanfic Competition.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,567 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 8 - Published: 12/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Better Latte Than Never by Paige Terner reviews
There have been a lot of important beverages for Castle and Beckett throughout the years. Here is a behind the scenes look at some of them.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,728 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 7 - Published: 8/30/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
HimitsuBako by chezchuckles reviews
Himitsu-Bako is a Japanese Personal Secret Box. Set after Headhunters, although I've seen no spoilers for anything upcoming. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,253 - Reviews: 608 - Favs: 435 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 4/25/2012 - Published: 4/18/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castle HeardEverything by LittleLizzieZentara reviews
At times it's almost like Rick Castle can read Kate Beckett's mind. But this time, he actually can.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 27,324 - Reviews: 317 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 6/20/2011 - Published: 5/10/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Dedication by ekc293 reviews
They thought this was his most remarkable dedication yet. But he didn't write it for them. He wrote it for her, and she would be the only one who'd never get to see it. One-shot, terribly sad, spoilers, major character death. But... give it a chance.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,030 - Reviews: 323 - Favs: 427 - Follows: 45 - Published: 4/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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A New Knight reviews
Gotham City has lost its Dark Knight. After Batman is brutally murdered, Kate Kane returns to Gotham City - and a new hero emerges. Everyone knows who killed Batman, but no one knows who the new player in town is, and no one knows where Gotham will go from here. All anyone wants to know is: who's the new Bat?
Batwoman - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 23,941 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 8 - Updated: 10/11/2020 - Published: 7/12/2020 - Kate K./Batwoman, Jacob K.
Not Just a Cop reviews
Kate Beckett is one of the NYPD's brightest homicide detectives, but she also harbors a dark secret - one that not even she was aware of until recently. She leads a double life of sorts, subjecting herself to horrors and conspiracies unlike anything else in the world. And once she saves bestselling author Richard Castle from certain death, things get even hairier.
Crossover - Buffy: The Vampire Slayer & Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Mystery - Chapters: 29 - Words: 73,331 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 2/4/2016 - Published: 1/29/2015 - Angel, Faith L., Rick C., Kate B.
She's in My Veins reviews
Ricki Castle is a famous novelist and the object of many a fanboy's desire. But when a murder brings her into contact with the NYPD, Ricki finds herself both inspired and smitten with Detective Beckett. Obviously AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 65 - Words: 152,482 - Reviews: 317 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 2/3/2016 - Published: 12/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
A Series of Unrelated Events reviews
A collection of one-shot fics, mainly Tumblr prompts that I filled. Heavy on the Caskett, and occasionally heavy on the angst.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 36 - Words: 47,194 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 12/5/2015 - Published: 3/5/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Aftermath reviews
Season 2 AU: Following the climactic events of "Sucker Punch," Castle discovers the elephants on Beckett's desk have been knocked over and shattered. He finds the tape, unleashing a whirlwind of events.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,993 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 6/15/2015 - Published: 4/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Roy M. - Complete
At Least I Got a Goodbye reviews
AU: Three years after Richard Castle's fiery car crash, he hasn't been found. He is presumed dead, leaving Kate Beckett at a personal cross roads.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 38 - Words: 58,025 - Reviews: 144 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 4/20/2015 - Published: 10/8/2014 - Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Positive Influence reviews
Post-7x10 one-shot. Upon finding out that her husband can no longer work with the NYPD, Kate Beckett confronts her boss. Spoilers for "Bad Santa."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 963 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 15 - Published: 12/11/2014 - Kate B., V. Gates - Complete
Release reviews
Post-Veritas one-shot. I know a lot of fics have been written about Kate having an emotional breakdown after arresting Bracken, but after watching the episode for the first time, I had to write one of my own. Click onward for angsty, Caskett-y goodness.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,848 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 9 - Published: 12/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pulling Away reviews
Post-Headhunters AU: Kate Beckett decides to confront Richard Castle's strange behavior once and for all, in her own unique way. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,788 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 13 - Published: 11/29/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke - Complete
People I Knew reviews
One-Shot: Post-season 2 AU, where it's been five years since Castle and Beckett have seen each other. He's moved on with his life, in several different ways, and he'll never guess who's in line for him to sign his new book.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,214 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 20 - Published: 11/8/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
More Than Partners reviews
One-Shot: A re-imagining of the opening scene in "After the Storm," without Martha interrupting. A much-needed conversation I wish we'd actually seen on the show.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,542 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 10 - Published: 11/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Opening Up reviews
AU: There was no sniper at Montgomery's funeral, and after the service is over, Castle and Beckett realize they can't put off that talk any longer. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,134 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 17 - Published: 10/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Heart to Heart reviews
One-shot I wrote for Tumblr based on the prompt: "Jim and Kate have a heart to heart during Castle's disappearance." Insert scene for "Driven." Spoilers for season 7.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 849 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/22/2014 - Kate B., Jim B. - Complete
Package Deal reviews
Kate and Alexis do some much-needed bonding. Takes place after the season 7 episode "Child's Play." Spoilers for season 7.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,719 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 10 - Published: 10/21/2014 - Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Can't Leave Well Enough Alone reviews
Following the events of "One Month," Richard Castle is back - but Kate Beckett has some unfinished business to attend to, and it involves staring a previous adversary in the face.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,455 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 10/7/2014 - Kate B. - Complete