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I'm a hiking linguist who loves to travel and explore the world to find inspiration for my stories (yep, going to publish something soon)... "Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone" (Lawrence Ferlinghetti) In love with the most brilliant movie of all times: For Lovers Only! Literature's my lifeboat, music my heart's biggest joy!

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Requiem in Red by half agony and hope reviews
"Lisbon flinches away from him. 'I can't remember,' she says, and her tone is laced in fear. 'I don't remember.' And suddenly Jane is no longer numb from the freezing cold of the water – now everything just hurts. 'You don't know me,' he realizes. Lisbon takes a shaky breath. 'I don't know me,' she responds." A variation on Fugue in Red.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,117 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 5/16/2018 - Published: 7/16/2017 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
All This Time by TribalVipe reviews
It's been a month since they've seen each other and for Rollins and Carisi...well that's just unacceptable.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,481 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 3/5/2018 - Published: 2/19/2018 - [O. Benson, R. Barba] A. Rollins, S. Carisi Jr - Complete
Torn by SaltyMama1315 reviews
Amanda Rollins is torn between two men. Who will she choose?
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 30 - Words: 43,052 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 2/28/2018 - Published: 9/15/2017 - A. Rollins, D. Murphy, S. Carisi Jr - Complete
In the Blood by alegnax reviews
Back by popular demand: more Rollisi. Read my other three stories to get up to speed on their saga!
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 76,173 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 10/6/2017 - Published: 8/19/2017 - [A. Rollins, S. Carisi Jr] O. Benson, O. Tutuola - Complete
Retrace by bravevulnerability reviews
"We'd still be together if none of this ever happened. Do you ever think about that?" Post-ep for episodes 1x01, 'Comeback', and 1x02, 'Reset'.
Absentia - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,439 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 52 - Published: 9/28/2017 - Emily B., Nick D. - 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: 803 - Favs: 376 - 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: 183 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 9/12/2017 - Published: 9/3/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Breathing Underwater by alegnax reviews
For the Rollisi fans out there, the series continues! Sonny and Amanda's relationship progresses and of course, more heinous crimes ensue.
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 39 - Words: 87,497 - Reviews: 206 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 32 - Updated: 8/18/2017 - Published: 7/11/2017 - O. Benson, O. Tutuola, A. Rollins, S. Carisi Jr - 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: 450 - Follows: 391 - Updated: 8/9/2017 - Published: 6/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Future Looks Good by Trinity Everett reviews
"So there's… a chance. That's what you're telling me." Something like hope blooms in his chest, fluttering against his ribs, but he won't give into it, not yet. - A Season 2 AU, Caskett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,304 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 30 - Published: 7/26/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
A Beautiful Fight by alegnax reviews
"the gods will offer you chances / know them / take them / you can't beat death but / you can beat death in life, sometimes / and the more often you learn to do it / the more light there will be."
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 19,682 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 7/8/2017 - Published: 6/24/2017 - [A. Rollins, S. Carisi Jr] O. Tutuola, D. Murphy - Complete
A Lapse in Judgement by half agony and hope reviews
"'I almost died,' Lisbon whispers. 'And we panicked; we overreacted. It's understandable. To be expected, even.'" Jane and Lisbon try to work through the attempt on her life. Post Red John's Footsteps.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 21,099 - Reviews: 253 - Favs: 111 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 7/2/2017 - Published: 10/9/2016 - [Patrick J., Teresa L.] - Complete
More Than Words by feministly reviews
Of all the pages he'd ever penned, of all the words he'd ever written, these anonymous letters to an ink and paper woman—all shadow and mystery and fragile allure—might prove more extraordinary than anything that came before. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 109,025 - Reviews: 600 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 569 - Updated: 6/28/2017 - Published: 5/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
Strong at the Broken Places by alegnax reviews
The push-and-pull between Amanda Rollins and Sonny Carisi. "The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry."
Law and Order: SVU - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 23,219 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 56 - Follows: 31 - Updated: 6/22/2017 - Published: 5/27/2017 - [A. Rollins, S. Carisi Jr] O. Benson, O. Tutuola - Complete
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: 1228 - Favs: 467 - Follows: 811 - Updated: 6/17/2017 - Published: 6/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Deadly Game by halcyonwords reviews
The last thing Kate had ever expected was to fall pregnant with Richard Castle's baby while with another man. She also didn't expect to see the father of her baby and the man she had been falling in love with walk away with his ex-wife. Season 2 Finale AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 65,835 - Reviews: 191 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 345 - Updated: 6/12/2017 - Published: 3/28/2017 - 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: 388 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 4/28/2017 - Published: 3/13/2017 - 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: 115 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 2/23/2017 - Published: 2/21/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Castle Fanfic: He Bought, She Bought by CharacterDriven reviews
A frustrated Beckett goes shopping, subconsciously selecting some rather elongated vegetables. A frustrated Castle also goes shopping, and everything he buys seems to be cream-filled. The farmer's market may never be the same. AU for S3:1.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 90,583 - Reviews: 425 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 1/29/2017 - Published: 5/2/2016
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: 271 - Follows: 194 - 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: 140 - Follows: 56 - 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: 664 - Favs: 463 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 12/24/2016 - Published: 12/13/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 360 - Follows: 472 - Updated: 11/25/2016 - Published: 10/3/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Chasing Storms by Leafenclaw reviews
AU to 6x06 "Fire and Brimstone". Jane's car dies on the road before he has a chance to leave Lisbon stranded – and it doesn't take much time before they find themselves on the run, thrown in the midst of murder attempts and conspiracies as they attempt to find and defeat Red John.
Mentalist - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 70,015 - Reviews: 360 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 11/23/2016 - Published: 10/5/2016 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Paranoia Euphoria by bravevulnerability reviews
"I'm sitting in my living room with you on Halloween watching scary movies, Beckett. What more could I want?" Set season 4. Final entry for the Castle Halloween Bash 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,302 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 44 - Published: 10/31/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sempiternal by bravevulnerability reviews
'There are only two options: let her die, peacefully, naturally, like a human should, or save her life by damning her at the same time. ' A Castle Halloween Bash 2016 entry. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,772 - Reviews: 138 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 141 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 10/27/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Creature Fear by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate casts her gaze to the evening sky, momentarily ponders how she ended up here with a supposedly unlucky cat and a ludicrous writer both accompanying her home on Halloween night.' A Castle Halloween Bash 2016 entry. Set in season 3.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,106 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 43 - Published: 10/23/2016 - Complete
Calls Me Home by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate glances up from her place on the porch to the sight of Richard Castle approaching, concern drawing his brow into a furrow, but his eyes still light up at the sight of her, bright blue and shimmering. An unexpectedly welcome sight to her sore heart.' A 'Sister Cities' inspired AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,168 - Reviews: 63 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 59 - Published: 9/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All kinds of rabbit holes by honeyandvodka reviews
Her favourite author just bought her a drink? Shut. The. Front. Door. What if Castle and Beckett met five years earlier?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 36 - Words: 73,959 - Reviews: 845 - Favs: 657 - Follows: 634 - Updated: 9/24/2016 - Published: 12/29/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Compromised by bravevulnerability reviews
'Kate Beckett may have slid beneath his skin, threaded herself through his veins and leaked into his bloodstream, but maybe it was a good thing, for now, for the sake of the mission. He'd have her out of his system by the time it was all over with.' A roughly season 8 inspired AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 69,790 - Reviews: 796 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 289 - Updated: 9/21/2016 - Published: 8/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Chaos Theory by half agony and hope reviews
"The last of the sun's rays disappear from the window, bathing Jane and Lisbon in half-light. She scrutinizes him, trying to read him, but he shuts her out - the very last thing he needs right now is for Lisbon to know what he's truly thinking. He loves her. And the only reason he knows is because Red John figured it out first." A variation on Strawberries and Cream.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 29 - Words: 62,462 - Reviews: 532 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 8/28/2016 - Published: 4/30/2016 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Impossible to Refuse by Trinity Everett reviews
When Rick Castle agrees to a meeting with the head of one of New York's more efficient crime families, he has no idea what he's getting into, or how it's going to change his life. A 2016 Castle Hiatus Mini-Ficathon story. Meeting AU. Job AU. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,963 - Reviews: 413 - Favs: 209 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 8/20/2016 - Published: 7/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Undercover by Liv Wilder reviews
AU set early Season 4. "Where's Beckett?" A dark head appears over the top of a computer screen. "Yo! Can't say, bro." Esposito taps the side of his nose. "Top Secret." "Yeah, need to know," Ryan chips in, grinning at the immediate look of frustration and indignation that pops up on Castle's face when Kevin backs up his partner, refusing to help. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,848 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 31 - Published: 8/18/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Waking Up in Vegas by Trinity Everett reviews
"God, what the hell had she been thinking? Marrying a guy she met in a bar on what amounted to a dare? Do something crazy, Kate, her friends had teased the moment they landed in Las Vegas. It's your last chance before you go serious Stanford on us." - A Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,254 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 90 - Published: 8/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Vodkas by honeyandvodka reviews
Tonight she could be anyone... A preseries Caskett meeting. Winter 2015 #CastleFicathon entry. Betaed by the extraordinary Kylie and Jamie. x
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,188 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 7/26/2016 - Published: 12/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Care Package by Trinity Everett reviews
"Being away from home - from him - is so much harder than she ever thought it would be. She's been spoiled by years of having him with her - sitting beside her desk, presenting her with a cup of coffee when he isn't able to touch his mouth to hers, and more recently in her bed. She's been made greedy by his love." - A Season 6 ficlet
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,401 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 32 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate 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: 175 - Follows: 67 - Published: 7/3/2016 - 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: 182 - Follows: 224 - Updated: 7/3/2016 - Published: 6/29/2016 - 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: 1123 - Favs: 617 - Follows: 853 - Updated: 6/11/2016 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Cure for Loneliness by Liv Wilder reviews
Season 2 AU. "It was Memorial Day weekend and with his daughter off in California visiting her mother, Richard Castle, mystery writer and fêted man-about-town, was at a dangerous loose end."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 22,289 - Reviews: 623 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 288 - Updated: 6/4/2016 - Published: 5/27/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Prana by whatifellinlovewith reviews
AU: "It still catches him off guard, the wave of curiosity like a weight lifted off his shoulders, the wave of inspiration so very sweet, a taste of something he hasn't had in forever. Kate Beckett. She's going to be a tough nut to crack." Castle and Beckett meet in yoga class. Entry for the winter ficathon 2015.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 50,108 - Reviews: 726 - Favs: 250 - Follows: 457 - Updated: 5/15/2016 - Published: 12/22/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - 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: 1327 - Favs: 343 - Follows: 489 - Updated: 5/14/2016 - Published: 4/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bated Breath by Lydian Stone reviews
Kate's rescue becomes the linchpin of change in her relationship with Castle, and events from that night lead to resolution for them both. **Voted Best Crime Fic on The 12th Precinct Castle Fanfiction Awards.**
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 64 - Words: 156,368 - Reviews: 1323 - Favs: 722 - Follows: 503 - Updated: 5/1/2016 - Published: 3/24/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In Search of a Soul by half agony and hope reviews
"Teresa twines her fingers with his. She is caught off-guard by the urgency in his tone, especially since this man is still somewhat of a stranger to her. But as she looks at him, she knows she doesn't really believe that. Even before they met, they were never strangers." Alternate universe.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,521 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 20 - Published: 4/24/2016 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
We Remain by half agony and hope reviews
"Lisbon is still not entirely sure that fleeing Sacramento is the best decision. However, she also recognizes that her current injury is a major liability for the group—she cannot protect herself, and she certainly cannot protect Charlotte. And Charlotte, of course, has become her and Jane's top priority. So flee they must." Sequel to "Til Our Souls Catch Us Up".
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,803 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 4/17/2016 - Published: 2/5/2016 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Fortnight by half agony and hope reviews
"'You're here,' he says weakly, disbelieving, and she props herself up on one elbow. His eyes rove over her face, and she knows he is cataloguing her features in the soft sunlight so he can revisit this moment in his memory palace." A glimpse into the two weeks between Blue Bird and Nothing But Blue Skies. Two-shot.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,633 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 3/31/2016 - Published: 3/25/2016 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Out of the Box by caffinate-me reviews
Maybe it was her own fault, but in all fairness, when she had handed their suspect off to Ryan and Espo and told them to put him in the box, this is not what she had intended.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 947 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 28 - Published: 3/22/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 607 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 472 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 2/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Your Benefit by jstar1382 reviews
"This wasn't her typical scene, but she swallowed down the hesitation and painted on a smile. After all, he did all of this for her, to honor her mom." - Season 3 AU based around the time of the Johanna Beckett Scholarship Benefit. *2015 Winter Castle Ficathon*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 32,277 - Reviews: 869 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 470 - Updated: 2/6/2016 - Published: 11/30/2015 - 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: 209 - Updated: 2/1/2016 - Published: 11/30/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unscathed by FanficwriterGHC reviews
"If Tyson wants to play, he can play with her. Alexis will come out of this intact if it's the last thing Kate Beckett does." Season 4 AU. TW for violence, assault, recovery, and mature themes.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 36 - Words: 193,966 - Reviews: 1747 - Favs: 592 - Follows: 867 - Updated: 1/1/2016 - Published: 4/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
How to Disappear by faithsette reviews
Richard Castle is a best-selling author on a book tour. Kate Beckett is a young woman who ran from, and is still trying to deal with, her past. What happens when he meets her at a bar during his tour? AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 40 - Words: 152,589 - Reviews: 848 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 405 - Updated: 12/28/2015 - Published: 1/6/2015 - Complete
Til Our Souls Catch Us Up by half agony and hope reviews
When the CBI team is assigned a case with a witness who shares a striking resemblance to Jane's daughter, Lisbon worries that Red John is involved – and that Jane will be pulled in too deep.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,986 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 65 - Updated: 12/26/2015 - Published: 11/16/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Find Our Way Home by bravevulnerability reviews
"No matter what you do, no matter the obstacles that arise or the mistakes either of us make, I'll never be able to give up on us." After nearly two years apart, Castle and Beckett attempt to find their way back home in time for the holiday season. A season 8 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,722 - Reviews: 714 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 298 - Updated: 12/24/2015 - Published: 12/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Culpability by JeVeuxReves reviews
During Wrapped Up in Death, Castle hits his head and gets seriously injured when Beckett rigged his chair. Submission for Castle winter 2015 Hiatus Ficathon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,228 - Reviews: 100 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 12/15/2015 - Published: 11/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
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
And We Can Light a Match by half agony and hope reviews
"When this is over, do you want to fall in love again?" she asks. He looks at her strangely. "Your question is flawed," he says, and doesn't expand further. Only later does it occur to her that maybe he is already in love.
Mentalist - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,387 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 22 - Published: 10/18/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Pause Button by skygirl55 reviews
Picks up immediately after the end of 4x11 - Ryan's wedding. What if, for just one night, Kate Beckett needed an escape from her own life-an escape named Richard Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,439 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 44 - Published: 10/18/2015 - 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: 406 - Follows: 540 - Updated: 9/19/2015 - Published: 8/18/2015 - Complete
State of Grace by half agony and hope reviews
The Blake Association has been dismantled, and Jane and Lisbon return from South America as Abbott seeks to build a new team. Cho, Rigsby, and Van Pelt are also recruited, and the former CBI team undertakes their first case with the FBI—the investigation of Lisbon's father's death, once thought to be suicide but now understood to be murder. Third in the "Into the Blue" trilogy.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,470 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 51 - Updated: 8/10/2015 - Published: 6/21/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
may flowers by closingdoors reviews
AU. Castle and Beckett meet during the bank robbery in Cops And Robbers. After the events of Montgomery's shooting, her own, and breaking up with Josh, will Beckett still learn to let Castle in? COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 43,420 - Reviews: 410 - Favs: 361 - Follows: 655 - Updated: 7/27/2015 - Published: 9/19/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Flashlight by l03l reviews
Eight years later Richard Castle is found, and it's no longer his ring on her finger. AU from 6x23 "For Better Or Worse".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 59,498 - Reviews: 1242 - Favs: 573 - Follows: 892 - Updated: 7/25/2015 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
To a Place Where We Ache by farewellblindgirl reviews
What happens when they get to cheat, and read the last page first? Set immediately after 'Flowers for Your Grave'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,738 - Reviews: 144 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 7/3/2015 - Published: 5/28/2015 - 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: 271 - Follows: 358 - Updated: 7/2/2015 - Published: 5/19/2015 - 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: 994 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 557 - Updated: 6/27/2015 - Published: 3/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Medical Attention by jstar1382 reviews
S1 AU Based on a tumblr prompt from anon: Castle's a doctor, a friend of Lanie's. AU Caskett meeting at Lanie's birthday. *Castle Winter Hiatus 2014 Ficathon Entry* Cover art by the awesome (ScribbleAStory)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 59,178 - Reviews: 1352 - Favs: 569 - Follows: 790 - Updated: 5/26/2015 - Published: 12/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P. - Complete
Yours by half agony and hope reviews
"'Your letters,' she gasps as his lips find a particularly sensitive spot on her neck, and her breathing hitches between words. 'You said...you were…mine.' 'Yours,' he agrees. 'I…am yours.'" Companion piece to "In Case".
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,689 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 20 - Published: 5/5/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
In Case by half agony and hope reviews
"'Leaving you is going to destroy me all over again,' he whispers, leaning his forehead down to rest against hers." After killing Red John, Jane visits Lisbon before heading off the grid.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,761 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 20 - Published: 4/26/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Flashbacks and Echoes by Oliviet reviews
"But the longer she stares at him, the more she realizes that she knows him, that she dated him in high school, and that this is the man who took her virginity." Inspired by this tumblr prompt: childhood sweethearts who moved away and then into the same apartment block by chance AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 20 - Words: 39,208 - Reviews: 529 - Favs: 506 - Follows: 684 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 11/25/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
trails by closingdoors reviews
A fill for the prompt: "My tent just broke and I'm not about to sleep by myself in there now, so can you scoot over?". Castle, Beckett, and the rest of the team decide to take a trip to the woods. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,683 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 58 - Published: 3/16/2015 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Reichenbach by half agony and hope reviews
When Red John discovers that Jane has been faking his breakdown in Vegas, he forces Jane into a deal: Lisbon is allowed to live, but Jane must break her heart by first romancing her and then making her believe he's taken his own life. AU after Red Rover, Red Rover.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 15,021 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 13 - Published: 3/14/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Into the Blue by half agony and hope reviews
The rational thing to do—the safe thing to do—would be to walk away from Jane as though this moment had never happened. The stakes were already high enough now with Red John so close, and tensions were escalating between them both. But despite all that—or perhaps because of it—Lisbon was tired of rationality, of reason, and of safety. Post Red John's Rules.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,202 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 2/27/2015 - Published: 1/24/2015 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Kenopsia by seilleanmor reviews
Just playing with Cops & Robbers. What happens if Kate admits to needing Rick, and he leaves the bank to be with her?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,380 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 183 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 2/17/2015 - Published: 9/15/2014 - 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: 207 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
An Improper Friendship by Myn reviews
Whilst travelling through the wilds of Scotland with the MacKenzie's, Claire and Jamie form a dangerous bond. Characters are not mine and belong to the author, Diana Gabaldon.
Outlander - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 8,926 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 112 - Updated: 1/31/2015 - Published: 11/7/2014 - 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: 2587 - Favs: 662 - Follows: 870 - Updated: 1/28/2015 - Published: 4/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Attachment Syndrome by FanficwriterGHC reviews
She has a baby. She brought a baby back from Haiti. Can you even do that? Season 3 AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 39 - Words: 175,180 - Reviews: 2969 - Favs: 1,261 - Follows: 1,280 - Updated: 1/18/2015 - Published: 7/8/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Apologize by evitascarlett reviews
As Kate finds herself getting back on solid ground in her relationship with Castle, her world gets turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. As emotions run high and danger lurks will she and Castle be able to stand together and become stronger or will their secrets and lies eventually tear them apart? AU Set after 4x22 Undead Again. Cover Art by LordofKavaka. Now Edited 9/2015.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 667,729 - Reviews: 2123 - Favs: 1,030 - Follows: 1,167 - Updated: 12/22/2014 - Published: 11/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna 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: 1060 - Favs: 405 - Follows: 831 - Updated: 12/21/2014 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just a Kiss in the Moonlight by 23Sammy reviews
"He wrapped his arms around her again, forgetting fatigue and exhaustion and pulled her close. The kiss they shared was slow and sweet and this time no one was telling them to stop. So they didn't. For a while." Dreams, hope, love, rest, cool-aid, plastic flamingos, the ocean and the full moon. In short: The "Blue Bird"-tag I've never meant to write. Multi-chapter.
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 69,000 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 11/30/2014 - Published: 8/15/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
Castling by muppet47 reviews
"She isn't here, Mr. Castle. Don't you want to protect her? Isn't that what all of this is about?" AU from "Always"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 53,560 - Reviews: 985 - Favs: 408 - Follows: 706 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Jane Doe by seilleanmor reviews
When Kate gets into a car accident, the outcome of her injury is retrograde amnesia – she doesn't remember her life after 2008. Rick, as a result, is left to deal with the consequences of his wife's memory loss while she comes to terms with their life together. Based on a gifset by veraflynns on tumblr. 2014 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 81,039 - Reviews: 1428 - Favs: 657 - Follows: 799 - Updated: 7/23/2014 - Published: 5/13/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Run by skygirl55 reviews
Wrongly accused of two murders he didn't commit, Richard Castle escapes police custody in hopes of proving his own innocence. FBI Agent Kate Beckett is on the team assigned to bring him in, but as the bizarre evidence stacks up, she begins to question his guilt-particularly after meeting him face-to-face. AU. 2014 Ficathon Entry
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 62,996 - Reviews: 429 - Favs: 260 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 7/5/2014 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dreaming of White by 23Sammy reviews
"In the end it was her choice. But every possible scenario he came up with ended with the same thing. A broken heart. Either his. Or Lisbon's." A romantic offer, jealousy, heartache, daydreams and in the middle of it all a crazy killer on the loose in an approaching snow-storm. What could possibly go wrong? Spoilers for 6x15 & beyond. Jisbon. Angsty fluffy multi-chapter :)
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 56,306 - Reviews: 251 - Favs: 211 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 3/30/2014 - Published: 2/2/2014 - Patrick J., Teresa L. - Complete
kairos by ColieMacKenzie reviews
kairos (ancient Greek) - (n) the perfect, delicate, crucial moment; the fleeting rightness of time and place that creates the opportune atmosphere for action, words, or movement; the time of possibility. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,396 - Reviews: 839 - Favs: 437 - Follows: 330 - Updated: 3/25/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Coming Home For Good by Liv Wilder reviews
A sequel to 'Coming Home'. "She thinks she understands – the life she led here for three solitary months is still a mystery to him. So she gives him latitude to catch-up, to ease into the small space she made for herself: the sharply delineated edges that her DC life was defined and constrained by. She resolves to show him that he missed nothing, while all she missed was him."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 25 - Words: 92,464 - Reviews: 1737 - Favs: 390 - Follows: 715 - Updated: 3/17/2014 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C.
Unfinished by eyrianone reviews
It should have brought them closer together, not torn them apart – she understands this now. What she doesn't know is whether any way back for them still remains. Future fic - Complete. **Winner of 'Favorite M rated Fanfic Multi-chp' in the 2013 Castle Fanfic Writers Guild Awards**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 68,293 - Reviews: 1838 - Favs: 716 - Follows: 809 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 4/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
In Some Corner by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-47 Seconds. 'Kate stands several feet away from Castle's spot at the far end of the bar, hands jammed into her pants pockets, fists curled up tight with her short nails digging half-moons into her palms while the writer studiously tries to ignore her. "You're angry." "You think?" His voice is harsh, dripping sarcasm.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 74,569 - Reviews: 1594 - Favs: 801 - Follows: 785 - Updated: 1/28/2014 - Published: 12/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
strings of your silence by seilleanmor reviews
Set in the middle of 2x18 'Boom'. Because when Ellie says she wants to read smut, I can't quite seem to say no.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,713 - Reviews: 68 - Favs: 212 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 11/13/2013 - Published: 9/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Coming Home by Liv Wilder reviews
S6 opening fic. Mild spoilers. "Javi, I can't come back. I have my work here and…" she sighs, lowering her voice. "We agreed on a break. I just—It's too soon," she tells him, embarrassed to admit what a screw-up she's made of everything; the fairytale romance so many people were gambling their happy ending on turned to ordinary shit by her hand.'
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 36 - Words: 151,933 - Reviews: 2484 - Favs: 577 - Follows: 618 - Updated: 9/16/2013 - Published: 7/7/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 2309 - Favs: 818 - Follows: 817 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
In the Cards by Idan reviews
NOW COMPLETE! Jane teases Lisbon about her poker skills, which leads to a conversation that surprises them both, spirals into plots and counter-plots, and leaves them facing a dilemma they never imagined, but might secretly want. Minor spoilers for early season 5, but goes AU from there. Thanks to phoenixx87 for the cover!
Mentalist - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 62 - Words: 293,789 - Reviews: 1096 - Favs: 502 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 8/30/2013 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Teresa L., Patrick J. - Complete
silence is star-like by closingdoors reviews
AU from season 4, in which Castle doesn't let Beckett run from him over the summer she recovers from the shooting. "She is sand slipping through your fingers. You need to hold on for one moment more." COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,585 - Reviews: 453 - Favs: 387 - Follows: 400 - Updated: 7/7/2013 - Published: 5/28/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
somewhere to go by closingdoors reviews
A Castle/Beckett baby fic. "He'll never lie and say that he didn't picture it sometimes, Kate with a swollen stomach, glowing. He knows she's imagined it too. He's seen the deep flush of her cheeks late at night when he catches her daydreaming." Cover art by houghtonsbeckett. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,521 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 293 - Follows: 412 - Updated: 5/7/2013 - Published: 4/8/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
If Only by Liv Wilder reviews
A 2x18 'Boom' fic. What if Kate's stay at Castle's loft had gone differently? "She can hear the sound of the tub filling already. His loft has excellent water pressure, naturally, evidenced by the thundering spray echoing throughout the tiled space, putting the drizzle from her own building's ancient, cranky plumbing to shame. Well, no need to worry about that anymore." COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,451 - Reviews: 561 - Favs: 365 - Follows: 408 - Updated: 5/6/2013 - Published: 4/23/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Take you Break me by eyrianone reviews
For five months he's been missing, but she refuses to believe it's hopeless . . . Consider this canon until 'Always', and AU from there. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 85,173 - Reviews: 1561 - Favs: 534 - Follows: 616 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
What If? by Liv Wilder reviews
Based on a prompt: What if the crime in the alley scene in 'Always' had nothing to do with Kate's shooting or her mom's murder. And the John Woo marathon went ahead. Would Kate show up at the loft and what happens next? "His footfalls greet her like an approaching army, striking fear and terror, laced with excitement and something that feels suspiciously like arousal, within her."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 57,531 - Reviews: 981 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 466 - Updated: 1/30/2013 - Published: 1/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
there should be stars by ifonly13 reviews
Four years can make a world of difference. AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 60,843 - Reviews: 591 - Favs: 527 - Follows: 506 - Updated: 1/4/2013 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Good For You by FanficwriterGHC reviews
When the Dragon is slain, there's just a life to be lived. And sometimes there's more to learn in peace than in war. Complete. Separate epilogue pending.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 45 - Words: 176,369 - Reviews: 1787 - Favs: 699 - Follows: 646 - Updated: 11/4/2012 - Published: 3/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Feels Like Home by evitascarlett reviews
A family dinner, the creation of a new holiday,some mischeif and a few nudges in the right direction could lead Castle and Beckett where they need to be. Sequel to 'Someone To Tell My Troubles To'. Family/Romance/Humor Cover Art by Andy (vwlvbugg).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 124,786 - Reviews: 612 - Favs: 460 - Follows: 353 - Updated: 10/25/2012 - Published: 8/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
And All The Mornings Ever After by Liv Wilder reviews
"So…" whispered Kate, a slight smile curving her lips and threatening to break wide open like the sun bursting free of a cloud, "you wanna talk about it?" she asked tentatively, looking up at him from beneath dark lashes. How the story might continue post-Always. The morning after...well, in my little world... If you find Ch1 a little OTT it does get better. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 80 - Words: 245,020 - Reviews: 2232 - Favs: 744 - Follows: 705 - Updated: 10/14/2012 - Published: 5/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Nocturne by Kate Christie reviews
If it were possible for time to stop, for the earth to pause in its spinning, it would happen for them on this night. The hours between "Always" and "After the Storm." Now complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,808 - Reviews: 266 - Favs: 338 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 9/24/2012 - Published: 9/10/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Vice by chezchuckles reviews
AU: Beckett is a uniform on the Vice squad at the 12th. It's five years before the season one meeting. Cartographical sent me and Sandiane Carter a list of AUs she wanted to see. We were both so excited about Vice Beckett that we each wrote our own. This is mine. Thanks to garnetgivealittlelove for the cover art.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 75,783 - Reviews: 1270 - Favs: 611 - Follows: 493 - Updated: 9/23/2012 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis 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: 380 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 371 - Updated: 8/14/2012 - Published: 7/8/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Someone To Tell My Troubles To by evitascarlett reviews
Early season 4- Castle's having trouble with the women in his life, who does he tell his troubles to? Kate Beckett of course. Just a light fun story. (Now Edited)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 10 - Words: 42,318 - Reviews: 232 - Favs: 409 - Follows: 205 - Updated: 8/8/2012 - Published: 7/9/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Young at Heart by ifonly13 reviews
A sequel to 'Falling in Love at a Coffee Shop'.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 41,824 - Reviews: 356 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 4/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Lights Go Down by eyrianone reviews
Cat's out of the bag for both of them, and Castle is crushed in the wake of the truth. Because if she cares for him at all - then how could she do this? ***Finalist for 'Best Drama' in the 2012 Castle Fanfiction Awards.***
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 29,898 - Reviews: 614 - Favs: 563 - Follows: 419 - Updated: 3/21/2012 - Published: 1/19/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 1161 - Favs: 972 - Follows: 631 - Updated: 3/20/2012 - Published: 12/30/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Warm and Fuzzy by International08 reviews
A writer, a detective, and her cat ring in the new year. A sequel to "Fluff." Yes, you should probably read that first. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 30 - Words: 65,600 - Reviews: 1454 - Favs: 670 - Follows: 522 - Updated: 1/24/2012 - Published: 12/26/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fluff by International08 reviews
Richard Castle discovers something unexpected when he visits Kate Beckett one December night.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 26,008 - Reviews: 611 - Favs: 819 - Follows: 471 - Updated: 12/25/2011 - Published: 12/6/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Separation Anxiety by VioletHills reviews
Kate is given guardianship of a friend's one-year-old daughter. Castle tries to help in his own unique way. Chaos and fluff ensues.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 100,560 - Reviews: 2546 - Favs: 1,278 - Follows: 1,421 - Updated: 12/22/2011 - Published: 12/2/2010 - Kate B., Rick C.
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: 5464 - Favs: 3,633 - Follows: 1,720 - Updated: 11/12/2011 - Published: 7/13/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Beyond Broken Castle Walls by eyrianone reviews
Nine months ago she gave him up at the behest of his daughter - choosing to break herself in order to free him. As dumb ideas go it's the worst one ever. ***Finalist for 'Best Romance' in the 2012 Castle Fan Fiction Awards.***
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 41,491 - Reviews: 738 - Favs: 677 - Follows: 412 - Updated: 11/3/2011 - Published: 8/31/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Like Midnight by Cartographical reviews
The call about the body came from Lanie, at four in the morning, on her day off. Lanie never called her about bodies.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 48,600 - Reviews: 809 - Favs: 476 - Follows: 341 - Updated: 8/2/2011 - Published: 11/18/2010 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What Pales in Comparison by FanficwriterGHC reviews
Rick Castle, who kept her from freezing to death and held her hand in front of a bomb, prepared to die with her, wasn't who she was going home with. Kate's night after the end of Countdown.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 87,574 - Reviews: 1160 - Favs: 1,577 - Follows: 813 - Updated: 7/18/2011 - Published: 3/3/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Perfect Storm by webgeekist reviews
It's not about the damage the storm does to the sunlight. It's about the damage done to her world when that light is blocked out.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 32,656 - Reviews: 196 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 3/20/2011 - Published: 3/5/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Hunted by JillianCasey reviews
A continuation of Dangerous Game. Highly recommended that you read that first. Beckett tries to figure out where she wants things to go with Castle. Meanwhile, a serial killer fixates on Beckett.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 114,200 - Reviews: 1128 - Favs: 990 - Follows: 320 - Updated: 5/15/2010 - Published: 12/27/2009 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Dangerous Game by JillianCasey reviews
Beckett is jealous. Castle wants to play a game. This could be dangerous.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,275 - Reviews: 373 - Favs: 794 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 12/25/2009 - Published: 12/12/2009 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete