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What Came of Chance by ShutUpAndPull reviews
An entry for Castle Ficathon 2018: In this AU, you will meet Kate Beckett, a woman who long ago moved back to her small hometown to help care for her father, and you will meet Rick Castle, a famed mystery author at the lowest point in his career, and thanks to one arbitrary decision, they meet one another. Love ensues.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 71,854 - Reviews: 358 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 184 - Updated: 7/10/2018 - Published: 5/8/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Jim B. - Complete
Moments Passed by bravevulnerability reviews
'It's been five years and she's undoing him in five minutes.' AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 69,449 - Reviews: 887 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 346 - Updated: 6/13/2018 - Published: 4/30/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Years Gone By by Dmarx reviews
In which Castle recovers from the bullets to his chest, shows up at the Twelfth, and begins to slowly but surely weasel his way into Captain Beckett's life…and her heart. A reimagining of the series in which Castle & Beckett first meet in the 7x06 (Time of Our Lives) AU storyline. Entry for the Castle Ficathon Winter 2017. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 64,040 - Reviews: 764 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 2/22/2018 - Published: 11/18/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
smoke rings in the dark by liviafan1 reviews
Castle's a wreck after the shooting, struggling with his feelings for Kate while navigating her months-long lack of communication. He reluctantly enters therapy at his daughter's request and starts to put the pieces together - until he bumps into Kate at a coffee shop. Reeling with betrayal, he puts their partnership on hold. Canon until Post-Knockout. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 29,748 - Reviews: 531 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 533 - Updated: 1/20/2018 - Published: 8/26/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Building Walls by EllaNight reviews
She's glad she could help out Alexis, reassure her that the school dance won't be so bad even though her dad is attending as a chaperone. But she's just made a promise she's not entirely sure she knows how to keep. How on Earth is she going to distract Richard Castle? AU where Kate is Alexis' teacher.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 68,038 - Reviews: 610 - Favs: 245 - Follows: 385 - Updated: 1/16/2018 - Published: 8/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tell Me You Need Me by ipreferwestside reviews
"When you called this morning, you said 'Tell me that you need me.'" She pauses at his sharp inhale, but quickly continues, as if she'll lose her nerve if she stops. "And I didn't say anything because it threw me off guard, then the rest of the day happened. But I do need you." A 4x07 post-ep. AU. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,834 - Reviews: 47 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 26 - Published: 1/7/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To Have and To Be by ShutUpAndPull reviews
A Castle Ficathon Winter 2017 entry. I borrowed most of the bones of this piece from a prompt (too lengthy to include here), with thanks: Set following events of late season 4, Kate and Rick are no longer partners. In fact, Kate hasn't heard from him in months, but that doesn't mean she's ready to let go…if his heart is still open to her, that is.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 30,340 - Reviews: 181 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 226 - Updated: 1/2/2018 - Published: 12/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Javier E. - Complete
I know places we can go by liviafan1 reviews
Christmas AU set during Season 4. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,556 - Reviews: 141 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 160 - Updated: 12/28/2017 - Published: 12/22/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Our Serendipitous Paths by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Kate Beckett wakes in a world where nothing is as she knows it to be. A season 4, AU story. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,992 - Reviews: 720 - Favs: 466 - Follows: 757 - Updated: 12/20/2017 - Published: 2/17/2012 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Johanna B. - Complete
arriviste by faithsette reviews
'This is ridiculous. This is absolutely ridiculous and she can't believe she's about to agree to it.' Dancing with the Stars AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,951 - Reviews: 256 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 186 - Updated: 12/10/2017 - Published: 9/24/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
such a happiness by airbefore reviews
Photographer Kate Beckett and aspiring novelist Rick Rodgers are perfectly content in their solitary lives. But it's only after an unlikely matchmaker conspires to have them meet that they realize how extraordinary their lives could become. A Castle AU for Summer Ficathon 2016 co-written by airbefore and caffinate-me.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 91,538 - Reviews: 1537 - Favs: 486 - Follows: 700 - Updated: 11/9/2017 - Published: 5/25/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna 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: 804 - Favs: 384 - Follows: 367 - Updated: 9/17/2017 - Published: 8/15/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Summer of Light by Trinity Everett reviews
Two years after her mother's murder, Kate Beckett returns to a special place from her childhood to find light and keep her head above water, and ends up finding so much more. Pre-Series, Meeting AU. For the 2017 Castle Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 18,887 - Reviews: 207 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 9/12/2017 - Published: 9/3/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
fill the sky by faithsette reviews
'The woman is staring at them, frozen for a second, and while he briefly registers how stunning she is, it's the two men standing behind her with guns in their hands that really catch his attention. He suddenly wishes he had asked Eli what his mother does for a living.' AU. Entry for Castle Ficathon 2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 43,227 - Reviews: 548 - Favs: 247 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 8/15/2017 - Published: 6/29/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fear of Falling by skygirl55 reviews
Det Rick Rodgers was handsome, sexy, funny and unquestionably Kate Beckett's favorite among her coworkers. Their two year partnership led to her calling him a friend-more so, if he was interested, but that was the problem: he seemed to be interested in every available female-except her. Caskett AU. For Castle Ficathon 2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 33,827 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 236 - Updated: 8/15/2017 - Published: 7/15/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
What You Wanted by jstar1382 reviews
"What may be broken to you is beautiful to me." 4x01 AU: Sometimes you don't have to runaway to find what was meant to be… *2016 Summer Ficathon*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,833 - Reviews: 543 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 525 - Updated: 8/15/2017 - Published: 5/22/2016 - 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: 1869 - Favs: 453 - Follows: 392 - Updated: 8/9/2017 - Published: 6/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Focal Point by EllaNight reviews
She doesn't understand what happened between them, why it all went south. And at the touch of a hand it all comes rushing back to her, a wave of heavy emotion hitting her directly in the chest. Her eyes fall shut and she knows she's showing her hand, her heart, but god, she could have sworn they were headed somewhere five months ago. Probable Cause (5x05) AU
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 48,565 - Reviews: 745 - Favs: 239 - Follows: 381 - Updated: 7/27/2017 - Published: 5/8/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Courtship of Katherine Beckett by GeekMom reviews
Castle's adventurous and creative courtship of Katherine Beckett. Just like Castle, Andrew Marlowe and his band of cronies have wooed us into playing in his adventure park. Thanks for your inspirational characters and for letting me hang around the sand box. Set during season five.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 30 - Words: 146,358 - Reviews: 741 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 256 - Updated: 7/23/2017 - Published: 3/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Realization of Possibility by ShutUpAndPull reviews
A post ep. 2x24 story, based upon a prompt I happened upon which had its author hoping to read about Rick and Kate's weekend in the Hamptons that never was, one that began as platonic but became a bit more.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,393 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 7/10/2017 - Published: 7/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P. - Complete
The Other Side of Broken by skygirl55 reviews
Busy single mom Kate Beckett doesn't have time for unnecessary distractions, particularly from a certain mystery writer she meets on the subway. Then again, he might just be the exact thing she's been searching for. Caskett AU. Trigger warnings inside.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 47,283 - Reviews: 820 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 7/1/2017 - Published: 5/13/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Haiku by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x01 "Rise". AU from the bookstore signing scene. One-shot. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,032 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 38 - Published: 6/27/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Say You Remember by bravevulnerability reviews
"Beckett," Castle calls, dropping his forehead against the door's frame while his arm remains upright, mechanically slamming his fist into the surface of the door. "Why aren't you answering?" Ah, definitely drunk then.' A season 4 AU set between 4x21, 'Headhunters', and 4x22, 'Undead Again'. For AC.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,221 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 195 - Follows: 60 - Published: 6/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Recognizing the Moment by ShutUpAndPull reviews
A follow-up piece to 'Between Here and There,' catching up with Rick and Kate several months after their time in Chicago. They find themselves heading out on a vacation together and what one of them hopes to be much more.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,590 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/12/2017 - Published: 5/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B. - Complete
Point of No Return by skygirl55 reviews
"You'll never be alone—not if you don't want to be." Caskett. Insert for 4x01 "Rise" goes AU from there.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,911 - Reviews: 74 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 145 - Published: 5/2/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - 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: 1172 - Favs: 395 - Follows: 396 - Updated: 4/28/2017 - Published: 3/13/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Between Here and There by ShutUpAndPull reviews
AU: A Kate and Rick "first meeting" story - What comes of two strangers sharing a train ride between here and there? *please be aware there may be a rating change in the future*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,153 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 4/28/2017 - Published: 4/21/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What Makes You Stronger by skygirl55 reviews
For Detective Kate Beckett, getting to know her barista, Rick, better may end up being more than she bargained for. Caskett AU. Trigger warnings inside.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,592 - Reviews: 426 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 4/27/2017 - Published: 3/26/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
the little things by faithsette reviews
"She's so busy trying to blink back tears, trying to avoid the look her daughter'd given her as she was wheeled away, that she doesn't notice anyone else sit down in the waiting area, not until there's a small murmur of 'excuse me' and she turns to find a man sitting beside her, a small packet of tissues in his extended hand." AU meeting.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 27,195 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 190 - Follows: 286 - Updated: 3/11/2017 - Published: 1/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
tuqburni by bravevulnerability reviews
'Life hasn't exactly been going well for him throughout the last three years, but he hadn't expected dying lost, alone, and in the middle of New York's worst blizzard in decades, to be his fate.' An AU twist on season 8 that picks up from the end of 8x07, 'The Last Seduction'. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,501 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 120 - Updated: 2/23/2017 - Published: 2/21/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Be Mine by bravevulnerability reviews
"You want to be my valentine, Beckett?" A post 2x18 AU for Valentine's Day.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,032 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 41 - Published: 2/14/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bloom Softly by bravevulnerability reviews
'He may have fallen in love with the city of Florence at first sight, but he thinks he fell in love with Kate Beckett even quicker.' AU. Loosely inspired by the film, 'Lost in Florence'. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,514 - Reviews: 112 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 2/3/2017 - Published: 2/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Life We Built by skygirl55 reviews
Kate Beckett never expected to find herself nineteen, pregnant, and motherless, but that was the hand life dealt her and she was dealing with it the best she could. She had finally decided to give her baby up for adoption when the baby's father showed up and complicated things. Richard Castle had a tendency to do that. (Caskett AU)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 21 - Words: 81,294 - Reviews: 804 - Favs: 355 - Follows: 494 - Updated: 1/19/2017 - Published: 10/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pas de Deux by bravevulnerability reviews
'His daughter is hopelessly smitten with her dance teacher, already attached, and she isn't the only one.' After enrolling Alexis in dance classes, Castle meets her talented instructor, Kate Beckett. AU. Three shot. For Alex.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,697 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 195 - Updated: 1/15/2017 - Published: 1/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Anew by bravevulnerability reviews
'It shouldn't feel like he had abandoned her. She hadn't even wanted him around to begin with.' A post 2x05 AU for New Year's.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,349 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 58 - Published: 12/31/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
State of Grace by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate Beckett is simultaneously a mom and a homicide detective, in no way does she have time for a relationship, let alone with someone like Castle and definitely not now, during the hectic holiday season. Even if he could apparently make her daughter smile easier than anyone else has in a long time.' An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,400 - Reviews: 666 - Favs: 469 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 12/24/2016 - Published: 12/13/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Christmas Project by skygirl55 reviews
Officer Kate Beckett is just trying to make her way through the holiday season with as little yuletide interaction as possible, but the more frequently she runs into a Santa Claus named Rick, the more he might be succeeding in warming her up to the season generally known as her least favorite. Caskett pre-series AU meet.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,494 - Reviews: 247 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 12/19/2016 - Published: 12/10/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Retrouvailles by bravevulnerability reviews
'It's been over a year since he last saw her and after all this time, of all places, he's literally bumped into her in the middle of Paris.' A post 3x24, Knockout, AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 51,212 - Reviews: 1295 - Favs: 363 - Follows: 473 - Updated: 11/25/2016 - Published: 10/3/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Finding the Forest by acertainzest reviews
AU: Rick Castle goes on a writing retreat and meets a mysterious stranger.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 32,400 - Reviews: 272 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 9/23/2016 - Published: 9/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Light in the Dark by skygirl55 reviews
Finding another living, breathing human being in the post-apocalyptic world was not just difficult, but impossible. Kate Beckett never expected to find anyone, let alone Richard Castle. After saving him from certain death, they form an alliance, which soon leads to the realization from both of them that they finally found a reason to keep living. Caskett AU/ZombieApocolypse
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 69,054 - Reviews: 471 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 8/31/2016 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Serenade by bravevulnerability reviews
'Castle is a fan of gestures, especially those that tend to be grand, and she fully intends to give him one tonight. Not if he fails to show up, though.' A late season 4 one shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,395 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 38 - Published: 7/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Seasons Change by skygirl55 reviews
When Johanna Beckett wins a contest to meet her favorite writer, Richard Castle, she's thrilled. Oppositely, her daughter simply doesn't see the appeal. One simple meet becomes the catalyst for a series of events none of them could have foreseen. Caskett AU. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 40,109 - Reviews: 433 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 7/7/2016 - Published: 5/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Johanna B. - Complete
inter nos by bravevulnerability reviews
Inspired by the prompt: 'Castle is looking for Beckett and the boys tell him she's in the gym, but he finds her crying in the shower.' Set post 4x09, Kill Shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,491 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 68 - Published: 7/3/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unwritten by caffinate-me reviews
One of the last things true crime writer Richard Castle expected when he took a meeting with convicted murderer Kate Beckett was to be sent on a quest for proof of her innocence, the other was to fall in love with her. A Castle AU. Written 2012. Revised 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 72,822 - Reviews: 1755 - Favs: 872 - Follows: 695 - Updated: 6/18/2016 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Take the Stairs by Trinity Everett reviews
Castle and Beckett spent one night together and over a year apart. Now they were neighbors and they had a second chance for something extraordinary. Pre-Series AU, Meeting AU. Caskett. A prompt response written for CastleFanficMonday and continued for the 2015 Castle Hiatus Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 105,568 - Reviews: 1126 - Favs: 622 - Follows: 851 - Updated: 6/11/2016 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In Translation by whatifellinlovewith reviews
"'Je me souviens,' she blurts, the words falling from her tongue in misspoken fragments. The sounds of French are unpracticed, tainted with an English accent, and yet instinctual. Useful. Because they let her keep her secret. all the while lifting the weight from her chest." A season 4 AU of sorts. For Cathey.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,867 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 22 - Published: 6/9/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
with certainty by bravevulnerability reviews
'It's probably later than what is appropriate for him to be showing up on her doorstep, the city-lit darkness of nightfall pressing in against her windows, the lingering taste of her mouth still on his tongue, and his hand still alive with a pain that laces through his knuckles.' An AU post-ep for 3x13, Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,209 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 73 - Published: 6/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fear of Rejection by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-ep for 3x13 "Knockdown."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 40,322 - Reviews: 1328 - Favs: 348 - Follows: 489 - Updated: 5/14/2016 - Published: 4/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
As We Know It by bravevulnerability reviews
At the end of the world, they find each other. Apocalyptic AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,721 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 4/6/2016 - Published: 3/20/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Life of Sound by acertainzest reviews
AU: Violinist Kate Beckett is both nervous and excited that superstar composer Rick Castle is guest-conducting the New York Symphony's holiday concert. But when a murder takes place in Symphony Hall, Kate and Castle find themselves collaborating on more than just music. Entry for the 2015/2016 winter hiatus ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 84,846 - Reviews: 598 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 207 - Updated: 2/1/2016 - Published: 11/30/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Silver Linings by bravevulnerability reviews
'He's silent beside her, quiet fury and disbelief radiating from the tense set of his frame. And if she's going to be trapped here with him, if he's forced to remain inside this car until the storm blows over, she may as well speak her truths while she has the chance. Even if it is too late.' Castle and Beckett are stuck in a blizzard together. Post 4x22, Undead Again.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,293 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 58 - Published: 1/24/2016 - Kate B. - Complete
State of the Union by caffinate-me reviews
When Special Agent Kate Beckett is offered an interview for a Secret Service position at the White House she didn't know what to expect, but even less than the position as personal protection for the first daughter, she never expected him. President/SSA AU. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 51,749 - Reviews: 1733 - Favs: 760 - Follows: 959 - Updated: 1/24/2016 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Peace & Joy by skygirl55 reviews
The lives of Kate and Jim Beckett are turned on end when a mysterious stranger arrives in town and joins them for the Christmas season. Though they don't know it, the appearance of Rick Rodgers is far from coincidental, and might just change all three lives forever. Entry in the Castle Winter Hiatus Ficathon 2015-2016
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 48,835 - Reviews: 534 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 1/1/2016 - Published: 11/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Snow Days: A Christmas AU by caffinate-me reviews
Detective Kate Beckett and mystery novelist Richard Castle are both on their way home to New York when their flight gets rerouted, but worse things could happen than being stranded in Montana for Christmas. Right? A Christmas AU set around the season 3/4 time frame.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 12,108 - Reviews: 343 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 340 - Updated: 12/31/2015 - Published: 12/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Remember the Night by skygirl55 reviews
Seeing Richard Castle for the first time in a decade? Yeah, she could totally handle that...right? (Rick & Kate met in college AU)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 28,978 - Reviews: 341 - Favs: 237 - Follows: 423 - Updated: 12/3/2015 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In the Course of Human Events by BerkieLynn reviews
"What is she thinking? Uprooting her life, leaving the only town she's ever called home, and, even worse, dragging her father along because she's too selfish to leave him behind. But the new job should excite her. And it does. Secret Service Agent? It's a leap she never thought she'd take." Based on a prompt from the castlefanficprompts tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 58,058 - Reviews: 482 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 442 - Updated: 10/21/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Arcadia by seilleanmor reviews
Castle and Beckett go undercover at a gated community, to investigate a string of mysterious deaths. Set Christmastime of season four, after Cuffed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 79,106 - Reviews: 918 - Favs: 411 - Follows: 539 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 8/18/2015 - Complete
Caught in the Riptide by bravevulnerability reviews
'Castle plops down to the sand once she's gone, opens his notebook on his bent knees and uncaps his pen. He came here for inspiration, and he may have just found it.' Based on a gif set by katigron on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,561 - Reviews: 900 - Favs: 500 - Follows: 440 - Updated: 8/5/2015 - Published: 6/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Blue Skies by bravevulnerability reviews
'New York was bracing for a hurricane and Kate Beckett was terribly ill prepared. But she was even less prepared to see Richard Castle again after a summer of silence.' Set late in the summer, post season 2.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,208 - Reviews: 401 - Favs: 345 - Follows: 445 - Updated: 8/3/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 311 - Follows: 340 - Updated: 6/28/2015 - Published: 5/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 230 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 4/12/2015 - Published: 4/6/2015 - 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: 213 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 3/13/2015 - Published: 3/9/2015 - 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: 148 - Follows: 54 - Published: 1/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The More Things Change by jstar1382 reviews
…the more they stay the same. *Season 2- AU Caskett story* Kate Beckett is bored with life, but when a serial killer starts dedicating murders to her- someone enters the scene to aid with the investigation and her life may never be the same.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 73,935 - Reviews: 471 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 1/12/2015 - Published: 9/28/2014 - 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: 655 - Favs: 532 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 261 - Follows: 264 - Updated: 12/13/2014 - Published: 12/7/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
all my broken heart beats by BerkieLynn reviews
From a tumblr prompt "Castle never brought Jacinda to the crime scene in the Limey." Would lack of a blonde flight attendant give Beckett the courage to tell Castle how she feels?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,819 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 11/22/2014 - Published: 7/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All I Want Is Now by blue252 reviews
"Her mind flashes back to his question – his invitation to the Hamptons. He's building up ideas in her head, painting pictures of a Fourth of July spent on the beach, fireworks and bonfires; relaxation and a break from the work she's thrown herself into even harder since Memorial Day. And it's tempting." A post season 2 AU in which Castle returns after only two weeks.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 15,777 - Reviews: 424 - Favs: 219 - Follows: 451 - Updated: 11/9/2014 - Published: 8/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Place I'd Rather Be by skygirl55 reviews
When Richard Castle learns his publisher hired a writing consultant to help him complete his latest novel he's insulted-until he meets her. Dr. Kate Beckett was merely looking for a summer job between semesters, but could three weeks with the famous writer might be more than she bargained for? Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 23 - Words: 60,737 - Reviews: 608 - Favs: 333 - Follows: 398 - Updated: 10/18/2014 - Published: 8/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
litost by bravevulnerability reviews
'She has so much to say to him, so much she wants him to know, but how would she find the words? How would she find the courage' An AU oneshot set in the summer after Beckett's shooting. Birthday fic for ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,565 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 39 - Published: 10/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Seeking Clarity by Trinity Everett reviews
What would've happened if Kate had called Castle before going back to work in Rise? A season 4 AU. An extremely late 2014 Summer Hiatus Ficathon entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 66,262 - Reviews: 261 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Socially Acceptable Options by honeyandvodka reviews
Katherine Beckett had options. Lots of options. Socially acceptable options. So when her mom's murderer was caught, Kate shelved her plans of becoming a cop, intent on living as ordinary a life as possible. But is normal enough? Meeting Richard Castle might be just the thing to change everything for both of them. #CastleFicathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 59,829 - Reviews: 1131 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 388 - Updated: 7/31/2014 - Published: 5/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
It's Not A Date by Dmarx reviews
Because technically they've been "dating" since long before they decided to make it official. A series of one-shots of all of Castle and Beckett's non-dates.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 17 - Words: 29,361 - Reviews: 794 - Favs: 232 - Follows: 414 - Updated: 7/29/2014 - Published: 2/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Eye of the Beholder by Ilovetoread09 reviews
She was naïve to believe that their relationship would be easy. She was different, and that was the problem. AU thank you to dtrekker for the lovely cover art.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 38 - Words: 78,714 - Reviews: 442 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 440 - Updated: 5/17/2014 - Published: 10/25/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
A one time thing by Ky03elk reviews
If it only takes a moment for your life to change forever, can a 'one time thing' right the wrong? An AU Caskett meeting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 44,307 - Reviews: 1393 - Favs: 535 - Follows: 516 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Magic by Ky03elk reviews
Taking the flowers from Beckett's hand, Castle grins. It's amazingly sweet to have someone taking the time and effort to make him smile, to have someone trying to improve his day, and these flowers have just become sacred. Poof! You're Dead (S3) post episode story, becomes AU. How a simple gift turns into something so much more. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,650 - Reviews: 548 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 406 - Updated: 3/20/2014 - Published: 2/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Another Life by BerkieLynn reviews
Series of one-shots set in an alt-season 3 with the not-so-significant others removed from the picture. How might things have played out differently? Entry in the Castle Hiatus Ficathon 2013. Cover art by dtrekker.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 46,470 - Reviews: 457 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 1/24/2014 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Starlight 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: 549 - Favs: 409 - Follows: 446 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Everything Has Changed by skygirl55 reviews
While investigating his latest case, Detective Richard "Castle" Rodgers crosses paths with NY Times reporter Kate Beckett and an unexpected partnership ensues.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 20 - Words: 41,098 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 179 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 11/1/2013 - Published: 10/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
An Unexpected Visitor by skygirl55 reviews
Post 3X24. Kate is recuperating at her father's cabin when she gets a visitor. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,683 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 27 - Published: 9/18/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Against All Odds by Sandiane Carter reviews
He never thought it could hurt like this. AU for 5x05, "Probable Cause."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 111,165 - Reviews: 2321 - Favs: 822 - Follows: 817 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Cherries by EllaNight reviews
Esposito and Ryan don't come into the room when Castle tells Kate she smells like cherries. A series of events follow. Does the nature of their relationship change? Takes place during Vampire Weekend (2x06). Be aware, this is a fluff piece. I'd agree we need it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 21,646 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 308 - Updated: 8/21/2013 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Dream Whose Sleep by Cartographical reviews
The last time Castle regained consciousness, he was just grateful to be alive. Now, that other world dances technicolor at the edges of his dark reality.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 56,727 - Reviews: 748 - Favs: 272 - Follows: 400 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 4/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Spiral Bound by Dmarx reviews
There were so many things he wanted to say to her but that wasn't a part of their relationship. So he wrote her letters instead, hid them away, never intending for her to read them. Until one day, Kate stumbled upon them by mistake. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 100 - Words: 163,645 - Reviews: 4641 - Favs: 1,011 - Follows: 1,001 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dandelions by daphnebeauty reviews
Just like the dandelion seeds on the breeze, they had no control over their fates but they had plenty of hopes and wishes to keep them aloft.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 28,688 - Reviews: 294 - Favs: 386 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 9/4/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Hundred Days of Summer by chezchuckles reviews
Always SPOILERS. Co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. How Kate Beckett and Rick Castle spend their summer.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 100 - Words: 187,567 - Reviews: 4509 - Favs: 990 - Follows: 923 - Updated: 8/17/2012 - Published: 5/9/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Waiting for More by farewellblindgirl reviews
After nine years of marriage, Rick Castle finally has to get out. But when the daughter of an old friend comes into his life, he starts to find a reason to work for more. AU, Now Complete, with Epilogue.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 41,035 - Reviews: 382 - Favs: 525 - Follows: 373 - Updated: 8/14/2012 - Published: 7/8/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Whatever We Lose by Cartographical reviews
There are only these truths for him: Someone wants Kate dead. Kate wants him. He cannot let her walk out his door alone.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,054 - Reviews: 1169 - Favs: 440 - Follows: 519 - Updated: 7/31/2012 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Better Fate by chezchuckles reviews
"my blood approves, and kisses are a better fate than wisdom. . .And death i think is no parenthesis" -ee cummings co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 48,898 - Reviews: 1010 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 449 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Back to Where We Have Never Been by caffinate-me reviews
AU. What happens when two people, who are perfect for each other, meet in exactly the right place at the completely wrong time? For literature professor Katherine Beckett and writer Richard Castle, only time will tell. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 91,866 - Reviews: 1020 - Favs: 812 - Follows: 461 - Updated: 5/11/2012 - Published: 1/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Fix You by Sandiane Carter reviews
Post-ep for 47 Seconds. I totally wasn't going to do this...But then I had to.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,538 - Reviews: 147 - Favs: 356 - Follows: 184 - Updated: 4/11/2012 - Published: 3/29/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop by ifonly13 reviews
Kate Beckett was twenty-six when the biggest accident in her life occurred. Five years later, the biggest miracle happens. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 50 - Words: 136,852 - Reviews: 1162 - Favs: 980 - Follows: 635 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Plus One by chezchuckles reviews
Post-ep for the Wedding. SPOILERS. co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. Multi-chapter.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 5 - Words: 19,539 - Reviews: 477 - Favs: 522 - Follows: 342 - Updated: 1/14/2012 - Published: 1/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Of Finding Innocence by FanficwriterGHC reviews
When Kate Beckett went to get her book signed by Richard Castle, she never imagined that she'd end up meeting his daughter, much less offering to babysit for the afternoon. AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 41 - Words: 330,428 - Reviews: 5465 - Favs: 3,667 - Follows: 1,725 - Updated: 11/12/2011 - Published: 7/13/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Death in the Family by Sandiane Carter reviews
Kate Beckett doesn't do family gatherings. Then again, her aunt Lily's never died before.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 82,251 - Reviews: 525 - Favs: 843 - Follows: 321 - Updated: 6/18/2011 - Published: 4/8/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Of Love And Trust by Dmarx reviews
Takes place after Countdown. Castle and Beckett finally talk about their undercover kiss, what it truly meant to both of them, and where they want to go from here. Story is now complete with an epilogue!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 21 - Words: 59,232 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 451 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 5/26/2011 - Published: 2/15/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Fractured by Cartographical reviews
A stressful weekend for Castle and Beckett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,879 - Reviews: 389 - Favs: 408 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 11/11/2010 - Published: 9/26/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete