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Joined 06-24-15, id: 6877113, Profile Updated: 08-29-15
Author has written 6 stories for Castle.

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Cheek to Cheek by Kate Christie reviews
When Kate Beckett, no-nonsense professional ballroom dancer, takes on bestselling novelist and renowned playboy Richard Castle as her partner for the third season of Dancing with the Stars, will the sparks that fly light up the dance floor, or send their chances for the trophy up in flames?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 54,952 - Reviews: 810 - Favs: 269 - Follows: 693 - Updated: 1/21 - Published: 4/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Our Best Selves by Trinity Everett reviews
They're both muddling through life. Her days are full of politics and paperwork. His are spent surfing the web in his underwear and buying gadgets to drive his mother crazy. Could a charity auction be what Captain Kate Beckett and novelist Richard Castle need to find their way together? Or will fumbles and stubbornness keep them apart? AU. A Castle 2015 Hiatus Ficathon story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 27 - Words: 115,080 - Reviews: 1209 - Favs: 397 - Follows: 813 - Updated: 6/17/2017 - Published: 6/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Deleterious by NellieRai reviews
Caskett AU Meeting: "This was exactly what he'd been looking for. Something down and just a few shades shy from raunchy. No, actually it's just straight up raunchy. His eyes caught on the stage, bare flesh flashing but he wasn't actually here for the entertainment. No. He was here for the underbelly of it. The behind the scenes, off the stage, background. That was what he needed."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 77,714 - Reviews: 552 - Favs: 220 - Follows: 522 - Updated: 6/8/2017 - Published: 3/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
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: 1105 - Favs: 531 - Follows: 856 - Updated: 6/11/2016 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Boundaries by Griever11 reviews
Set post 4x10 - Cuffed. Castle and Beckett navigate through their tangled web of emotions while trying to solve a crime in a sex club. For Lou. My entry for the Castle Winter Ficathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,925 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 109 - Follows: 293 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 12/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
and letter by letter i'll write a new story by Cora Clavia reviews
Season 1. Kate's learning things, too.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,737 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 2/1/2016 - Published: 7/12/2015 - 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: 2804 - Favs: 992 - Follows: 1,244 - Updated: 1/11/2016 - Published: 11/23/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
hand you a square of the airport by ivyandtwine reviews
AU. They meet in an airport when their flight is delayed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,214 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 43 - Published: 12/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Demitasse by seilleanmor reviews
A sort of AU post episode universe. Kate and Castle meeting in a coffee shop after each case, to talk things out and have a moment of closeness.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,032 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 11/11/2015 - Published: 10/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
North Star by jstar1382 reviews
Katherine Beckett is the city's most influential women's self help journalist. What happens when she becomes more involved in her next story than she initially intended? A Caskett AU story based on "How To Lose a Guy in Ten Days" for the 2015 Castle Summer Ficathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 23,167 - Reviews: 452 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 11/1/2015 - Published: 5/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Aráchnē by Griever11 reviews
"If you think this is a good surprise, just wait until you see what I have in store for you tonight." Season 4, Halloween.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,826 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 9 - Published: 10/31/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Snap by Griever11 reviews
'I like you between my legs' - For Bean.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,201 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 28 - Published: 10/16/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Arcadia: An Epilogue by seilleanmor reviews
An epilogue to my story Arcadia, as a birthday gift for the lovely and wonderful AllyLobster. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,233 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 38 - Published: 10/3/2015 - Complete
The One With by ivyandtwine reviews
A collection of unrelated one shots, inspired by Friends episodes. Chapter 1 - AU for A Deadly Game (2x24)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,517 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 47 - Published: 10/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
memories and dust by ivyandtwine reviews
"Her throat is tight and she can't focus, can't hear anything over the sound of the gunshots, deafening as it reminds her all too well of being taken down by the sniper." Inspired by XY (8x01). Set Season 4, just after Cops and Robbers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,812 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 12 - Published: 9/27/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Operation: White Whale by InkyCoffee reviews
Mission: Surveillance. Subject: Richard Castle. Transcripts from 27 Feb, 2009. [Castle Summer Hiatus 2015 Ficathon Entry] See my author page for new M!rated companion to Ch 81. Now complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 133 - Words: 25,654 - Reviews: 3310 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 290 - Updated: 9/20/2015 - Published: 5/12/2015 - Kate B., Rick 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: 915 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 536 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 8/18/2015 - 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: 65 - Follows: 30 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., J. Shaw - Complete
Pseudologoi by seilleanmor reviews
What would happen if a line of dialogue from Law & Boarder was inserted into a scene from Undead Again. Just because I couldn't stop thinking about it. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,199 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 17 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Complete
The Stand by bravevulnerability reviews
"If you would have just stopped, if you would have just let it go…" Roy shakes his head, lips pursing with shame or disappointment, perhaps both. "We wouldn't be here if you would have just stood down." An alternative turn of events in 3x24, Knockout.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,764 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 54 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Mating Game by Oliviet reviews
Castle and Beckett both join the same dating website after incessant encouragement from their family and friends and start talking to each other without knowing it due to the anonymity of their profiles. Loosely based on "You've Got Mail." My entry for the Rom Com Fic Challenge.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,082 - Reviews: 493 - Favs: 293 - Follows: 593 - Updated: 9/13/2015 - Published: 6/6/2015 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 417 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 463 - Updated: 8/23/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Uvivi by seilleanmor reviews
Summer of 2010. Just a little twist on things that wouldn't quite let me go.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,958 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 9/1/2014 - Published: 8/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Pickup Limes by seilleanmor reviews
Based on a seven step system determined by giraffepoliceforce on tumblr, for how to confess your love to someone. Set early season four, around the time of the rogue head and "just like us". Total crack, and I hope it makes you smile. One shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,366 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 29 - Published: 2/25/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
amantes sunt amentes by seilleanmor reviews
A one shot circa season four, a few weeks after the Ryans' wedding. A birthday present for closingdoors and my first M rated fic. Ellie said: car sex, and I said: okay.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,745 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 44 - Published: 6/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love Boat by chezchuckles reviews
co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. Beckett and Castle are assigned to work a case undercover.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 34,845 - Reviews: 651 - Favs: 699 - Follows: 429 - Updated: 2/14/2012 - Published: 1/30/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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Until the Sun Rises reviews
Set during the summer after 2x24: An undercover case brings Beckett out to the Hamptons where she crosses paths with a certain mystery writer who's eager to join the investigation.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 104,406 - Reviews: 705 - Favs: 206 - Follows: 391 - Updated: 12/19/2015 - Published: 10/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Chimera reviews
A contribution for #CastleFanficMonday 'Chimera: a grotesque product of the imagination.' A season 2 oneshot set post 'Boom', inspired by a prompt from Castle Fanfic Prompts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,416 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 13 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Gravity reviews
'It's been a few weeks since she sought refuge up here, to get away from the hassle and noise of the city. At least, that's what she's telling herself, trying not to think about all the people she's left behind whilst licking her wounds in private, just the woods surrounding her father's cabin to witness how far she's fallen.' Set during the summer before S4 and going AU from there
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 41,071 - Reviews: 301 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 252 - Updated: 8/26/2015 - Published: 7/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Chocolate and Hazelnuts reviews
AU post-ep for 3x13: 'Knockdown'. "An ice cream parlour?" he chuckles, looking happier than she's seen him all week. "Really, Beckett?" She shrugs, feeling kind of shy all of a sudden, tucking her hands into the warm pockets of her coat, bouncing on the balls of her feet. "I figured ice cream at midnight would be the best way to say 'thank you for saving my life'."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,527 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 27 - Published: 7/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
You Burn Me Up reviews
AU insert for 'Boom': 'Time freezes in a dreadful tableaux as he and Beckett stare at one another, realisation dawning on them both, the immediate rush of terror he feels reflecting back at him in the mirror of her own expression. "Goodbye, Nikki."' Based on the prompt: '2x17/2x18. Castle is in her apartment when the bomb blows.' For #CastleFanficMonday
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,726 - Reviews: 27 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 25 - Published: 6/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Drown In My Regrets reviews
Set post 4x20: 'He can't understand what her problem is, why she's being so testy and why she's drinking herself to oblivion in his bar at 2am.' Based on an older prompt from 'castlefanficprompts'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,697 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 44 - Published: 6/25/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete