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Restoration by CheerfulChemist reviews
This is a The Rookie story that starts after episode 2 season 2. It will most likely become AU as the season progresses. John is working on his house, detecting skills, and relationship with Jessica, and trying his best not to think about Grace. Cover image by Artifex Prime.
Rookie - Rated: M - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 44 - Words: 59,395 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 4h - Published: 10/9/2019 - J. Nolan, W. Grey, J. West
I'll Be Watching You by Roadrunnerz reviews
Kate Beckett struggles with her demons after the Sniper case and, because of it, she's re-assigned to protect celebrity writer, Richard Castle, whose life is threatened by a dangerous stalker. AU-meeting fic set during season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 88,203 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 250 - Updated: 8/2 - Published: 3/23
Falling Down by madreag reviews
Richard Castle is facing the greatest crisis of his life. He cannot reason or write his way out of this one. In this desperate time he turns to his partner Kate Beckett for advice and help. What follows surprises both of them. This AU takes place three years into the series.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 84,670 - Reviews: 328 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 8/2 - Published: 4/26 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
American Crime Stories by aforrest reviews
She had lied to him. For months. The more he thought about it, the faster the hurt faded away. It was replaced by anger. No, not anger, pure and unchecked fury. The story starts during "Forty-seven" and will go from there. This won't be Caskett!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Crime/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 107,134 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 8/2 - Published: 4/7/2017 - Rick C., J. Shaw
Unhappy Endings by Leonard 356 reviews
Collection of short stories left unpublished because of a non-CasKett ending. Various event triggers throughout the series run and canon up to those points.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 23,882 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 22 - Updated: 8/1 - Published: 7/26 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
Butt Dial by Netsrik1 reviews
AU of 'The Limey' Castle overhears Lanie when she butt dials him while talking to Kate in her apartment. How will he take the fact that Kate is 'crazy about him' even though she lied to him?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 40,442 - Reviews: 242 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 8/1 - Published: 5/30
The Secret Life of Castle and Beckett by AleciaB reviews
AU – return to the pilot episode. Imagine they did go to dinner to debrief and then kept their personal life a secret.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 96 - Words: 349,121 - Reviews: 1307 - Favs: 255 - Follows: 486 - Updated: 7/31 - Published: 3/5/2017 - Kate B.
Second Chance by imdoingthiswhy reviews
Season 2 finale AU. Lanie sees the disaster happening as Castle leaves with Gina. She talks to Beckett, then goes behind Beckett's back to stage an intervention. Life, love, cases, crises, etc. follow.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 187 - Words: 857,467 - Reviews: 2668 - Favs: 336 - Follows: 533 - Updated: 7/29 - Published: 8/20/2016
Hardest Battles We Fight by PossumSoul reviews
She gave up everything for something that she just lost. It was her all or nothing. Now that it's gone, she realizes just how much she gave up, and how much of it wouldn't just sit around and wait for her to come back. Especially not him. (Post Watershed[5x24]) *COMPLETE W/ 2 PART EPILOGUE*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 48 - Words: 183,114 - Reviews: 1557 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 247 - Updated: 7/23 - Published: 11/8/2019 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Alexis C. - Complete
Dear Diary by Garrae reviews
"'Dear Diary. I'm so tired. There's so much to learn as a detective, and I'm still bailing Dad out. I told him last night was the last time, and I really meant it. I keep going back to the file but I can't see anything more. I'm missing something, I know I am.' A chill ran down Castle's spine. He frantically turned pages to the next entry." Pre-series AU meeting. CastleFicathon2020
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 85,793 - Reviews: 792 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 7/21 - Published: 5/26 - Complete
In The Shade Of Truth by alwaysmeanslove reviews
Based on the episode "Veritas", but it's a non-canon story so the events aren't happening the same way as they did in the show.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,301 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 7/20 - Published: 5/6 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Maddox - Complete
Don't Give Up On Me by skygirl55 reviews
When Richard Castle meets lawyer Kate Beckett on the subway he has no idea how she might change his life-and help him deal with his dark past. Caskett AU. For Castle Ficathon 2020
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 44,761 - Reviews: 368 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 176 - Updated: 7/5 - Published: 5/14 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Bombs Bursting In Air by Kate Christie reviews
Kate receives a peace offering from Castle just in time for the 4th of July. Spoiler: there will be fireworks.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,748 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 7/4 - Published: 7/4/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Never Let Go by casketttopgun reviews
A season 9 episode 3 storyline. Will Sorenson returns for a case with the 12th. He still has feelings for Kate which he Never Let Go. Will he behave on the case and not come on to Kate? She is married now and pregnant. Will that stop Will so he can concentrate on solving the kidnapping and possible deaths of 3 young girls. See how it turns out.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Crime - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,232 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 4/16
Two Weeks by Lord of Kavaka reviews
A month after her break up with Will Sorenson, Kate Beckett reluctantly agrees to take a vacation, renting a small cottage-style beach house in the Hamptons for 2 weeks. At first, she likes the peace and quiet, but quickly grows bored. But then she meets a ruggedly handsome stranger and her life just might change forever. Pre-Series AU Meeting. CastleFicathon2020. Now Rated M.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 56,519 - Reviews: 497 - Favs: 129 - Follows: 243 - Updated: 6/27 - Published: 4/22 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Reckoning: Revisited by KittyDoggyLover reviews
Just my take on what might have happened during Episode Reckoning. It's a sad story, but things are not as they seem.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,071 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 32 - Published: 6/26
Please Tell Me by WRTRD reviews
Six weeks after Beckett is shot at Montgomery's funeral, Castle gets a shocking call. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 27,894 - Reviews: 453 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 6/25 - Published: 5/13 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tempest by chezchuckles reviews
After the events of Always, 4x23, Castle and Beckett in his bed, both trying to work through the storm. "What's past is prologue." -The Tempest, William Shakespeare. Rated Mature. Multiple chapters.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 7,797 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 102 - Updated: 6/24 - Published: 6/19 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
With A Twist by Dmarx reviews
A collection of unrelated one-shots exploring various 'what if' scenarios. #25: What if… Castle and Beckett hooked up at Ryan & Jenny's wedding?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 25 - Words: 79,002 - Reviews: 1206 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 6/22 - Published: 4/4/2018 - Rick C., Kate B.
Living in Isolation by AleciaB reviews
March 2020. The world changes. Part of the #CastleFicathon2020
Castle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,999 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 106 - Updated: 6/21 - Published: 4/1 - Rick C., Kate B.
Blank by Aalon reviews
A new case at the Castle's Complex arises for Richard Castle and Kate Beckett as they attempt to deal with the ramifications and consequences of the last story. This is the 6th story in the Different Road Taken AU. Please read all stories in this AU first. It is imperative that you have read A Fly in the Garden and Mannequins and Marionettes before reading Blank.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 9 - Words: 29,580 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 6/14 - Published: 2/18 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Light in the Pines by ShutUpAndPull reviews
Sometimes a person isolates because it's a necessity. Sometimes a person isolates because they've convinced themselves it's a necessity. Sometimes it takes another person to show them it isn't. In other words, yes, this is yet another story about the aftermath of Kate's shooting, and about how she and Rick find a way to bring their new worlds together. (Rating may fluctuate)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 27,128 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 6/3 - Published: 5/6 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Jim B. - Complete
Beckett's Choice by sab6749 reviews
Takes place after Season 8X02. What if LOKSAT was taken out by an unexpected source? I don't own Castle; I just play with the characters. Revised Ending
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 26,319 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 46 - Updated: 5/29 - Published: 3/22/2019
You Only Have to Ask by The Muse of Apollo reviews
Grief changes the path that Kate Beckett had laid out for herself in 1999. It affected her career, it affected her mentality, but more it affected her family. Because of her Mother's death, she left it all behind. Can a chance encounter 10 years later help her make up for past mistakes? Sometimes to receive a second chance, one only needs to ask for it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 42 - Words: 89,412 - Reviews: 957 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 339 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 2/16/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC - Complete
Past Tense by mysterymuse reviews
In the aftermath of an earthquake during an elevator ride, Castle and Beckett suddenly find themselves in the year 1977. Post-Season 2 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,985 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 6/25/2019 - Rick C., Kate B.
I Can't Hear You by Perspex13 reviews
A creepy case in the autumn following Beckett's return to the precinct exposes secrets within the Homicide team. An AU story for a Castle Halloween Bash 2018 Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 36,174 - Reviews: 215 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 140 - Updated: 5/11 - Published: 10/1/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
Altered Assessment by castlefan6 reviews
Authors Note Another AU WHAT IF. Castle was only at the precinct for FFYG, until being requested back by Captain Montgomery for Candela case. Kate is the pursuer, Meredith died in Childbirth, Gina is just the Editor. Previous experiences shared by Roy, Rick and Mayor W. Liberties with the events and timeline from Canon to make this a more believable CASKETT IS NOT SURE THING
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 58,697 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 5/2 - Published: 4/10 - Complete
Someone to Watch Over Me by Pen to Paper Writer reviews
Rick Castle and his partner are assigned to protect a possible witness at all costs, Kate Beckett. What happens when while in the course of his duties as her protector Rick starts to fall for her from afar. His partner tries to warn him that nothing good will come from his obsession with their witness but he doesn't care. Is she safe?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 16 - Words: 36,254 - Reviews: 217 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 78 - Updated: 4/26 - Published: 1/19 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Josh D. - Complete
Riddler on the Roof by metropoliscrown reviews
Another case for Beckett and Castle. In future chapters, I'd like to focus on the chemistry between them
Castle - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,608 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 16 - Published: 4/22 - Rick C., Kate B.
Blue Coffee Cup: Broken by mysterymuse reviews
Companion piece to Blue Coffee Cup. A post-Watershed AU. Beckett accepts the DC job and breaks it off with Castle. But is it what her heart really wants? Can she fix what's broken?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,930 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 192 - Updated: 4/11 - Published: 7/17/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Siansa by Dmarx reviews
Katherine Beckett vanished without a trace six years ago, less than twenty-four hours after accidentally uncovering the truth about her mother's murder. Three-shot. AU. Loosely based on the premise of Absentia season 1.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,490 - Reviews: 111 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 3/23 - Published: 3/16 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Indelible by Dmarx reviews
Years pass and memories fade with time but his words never will. Because he wrote them down, every chapter of their story inked across the page for eternity. Sequel to Spiral Bound.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 47,772 - Reviews: 808 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 2/3 - Published: 5/20/2019 - Complete
The Abyss Gazes Also by JimW reviews
I'm not a cop, he thinks. I'm... not a cop. And that means there are a lot of things I can't do. But it also means... I don't have to play by the rules.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 22 - Words: 81,280 - Reviews: 175 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 267 - Updated: 1/9 - Published: 12/16/2011 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke, OC
The Myth of Control by ShutUpAndPull reviews
An entry for the Castle Ficathon Winter 2019, because S4 told me to: This is a story about love, pure and in no way simple.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 25,936 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 135 - Updated: 12/30/2019 - Published: 11/26/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Lanie P. - Complete
Moirai by Trinity Everett reviews
During her Christmas Eve shift, Beckett has an experience she cannot explain, an experience that shapes the rest of her life. Secret Santa AU. Caskett
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,898 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 57 - Follows: 21 - Published: 12/24/2019 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
What the Heart Wants by bingblot reviews
"Are you in love with Detective Beckett?" He wasn't. He couldn't be. Could he? A fix-it fic for the summer after S2.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 18 - Words: 89,297 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 12/21/2019 - Published: 8/2/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Private Eyes 3: You Know My Name by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Part 3 of the PRIVATE EYES series. They know his name. He knows theirs. Now Detective Kate Beckett and her boyfriend, CIA Agent Rick Castle, must work together to bring down the man responsible for her mother's death. Meanwhile, Ray Kilmer (aka Cole Maddox) seeks revenge on his former employers. AU. Spy Castle. Castle Ficathon 2019. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 37 - Words: 182,916 - Reviews: 449 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 11/13/2019 - Published: 8/8/2019 - [Rick C., Kate B.] C. Maddox - Complete
Misguided Ghosts by bravevulnerability reviews
"People like us... I don't know why, but we hit a snag between death and wherever you're supposed to end up afterwards." He takes a step closer to her, towering over her by an inch or two."But what if we were supposed to end up here?" AU. Two shot. Entry for the 2019 Castle Halloween Bash.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 8,067 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 77 - Updated: 10/31/2019 - Published: 10/30/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Compulsive Liars Anonymous by PadyandMoony reviews
The case with this compulsive liar makes Castle reflect on his life and his relationship with Beckett. A season 8 repercussions story. NOT FOR BECKETT LOVERS. Mentions of torture and suicidal thoughts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 55,677 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 10/24/2019 - Published: 4/12/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Almost Home by bravevulnerability reviews
"He cares about you, Kate. You may not see it, may not have been ready to before all of this, but he does." An AU twist to 2x18, Boom!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 48,222 - Reviews: 899 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 312 - Updated: 9/27/2019 - Published: 8/19/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Guam by Leonard 356 reviews
Season 8: After two months apart, Rick goes 'all-in' with a last ditch effort to save his marriage. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 16,846 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 9/13/2019 - Published: 9/5/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Hayley S. - Complete
Children of the Storm: Apprentice by Father Vengeance reviews
Kate and Rick opened a door. Shared secrets. But the next step in coming together may prove more difficult than that first leap of faith. As the nor'easter 'Harbinger' races destructively towards NYC, they'll have a narrow window available to hunt down what may be the most prolific killer in the city's long, bloody history. Case and character story. T for language and violence.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 73,869 - Reviews: 232 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 9/1/2019 - Published: 5/29/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
Coffee and Sunrises by thesewordsinthisworld reviews
Begins six days after Castle and Beckett are shot. How do they move on with their lives?
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 28,937 - Reviews: 243 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 8/18/2019 - Published: 1/25/2019 - Rick C., Kate B.
Not a puppy by PadyandMoony reviews
Kate finds out that three months is a long time, and expecting everything to be just the way she left it is pretty unrealistic. A Castle isn't willing to forgive and forget when Kate reappears in Rise. NOT FOR BECKETT LOVERS.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 23,036 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 31 - Follows: 11 - Published: 8/16/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Start Me Up by Garrae reviews
He'd been pretty close to celibate for months...which had left him here, a hundred miles and more north of the city, God alone knew where, on a bike he could just about ride with a temper he could just about control and absolutely no idea where to go or what to do next. AU, Pre-series, 2-shot #CastlePornado2019
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,051 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 8/13/2019 - Published: 8/11/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Plucky sidekick by Pegship reviews
AU: This is not how either of them envisioned their first date: kidnapped, Kate tied to a chair in front of a monitor, watching their captors torture Castle for information he doesn't have. Doesn't stop him going for nonchalant and cocky, though.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,595 - Reviews: 34 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 42 - Published: 8/9/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Mnemosyne by Garrae reviews
"The hell you don't remember. Do you want to know trauma? I was shot in the chest and I remember every second of it." And suddenly, she did. AU from 47 Seconds. #Castleficathon2019
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 102,205 - Reviews: 1319 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 8/8/2019 - Published: 6/2/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., V. Gates, C. Burke - Complete
Blank Page by GeekMom reviews
What would you do if you went to sleep knowing your family, your fiancée, your life and yourself, but woke to strangers? When you strip away everything that you know, what is left? A Season 7 A/U set several weeks after Driven. As always, Andrew Marlowe's characters are unforgettable. A 2016 Castle Summer Hiatus Ficathon story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 64,432 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 239 - Updated: 8/6/2019 - Published: 6/13/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke
Initially, I Thought by WRTRD reviews
Beckett reads something she shouldn't in Castle's office. Set immediately after 2x18 "Boom!" Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 35,190 - Reviews: 652 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 263 - Updated: 8/3/2019 - Published: 5/15/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rising Tide by Caskettlove77 reviews
Takes place after they have finished the case in L.A. Unable to catch a flight back to New York, they are forced to stay another night. Romance.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,227 - Reviews: 83 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 154 - Updated: 7/28/2019 - Published: 4/2/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Another Auld Lang Syne by GeekMom reviews
A/U For years, he thought she was dead. Murdered - he had been a suspect. He loved her. He mourned her, but the problem was that that person didn't even exist. The Castle characters aren't mine, but I raise my glass in Auld Lang Syne to Marlowe and company.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,045 - Reviews: 250 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 7/24/2019 - Published: 6/5/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
Flight delayed by Lololova reviews
Prompt: My flight was delayed 3 hours so I was doing what any human does when they're bored. Minding my own business swiping through tinder & the guy behind me goes "ouch hard no for that one?" And I turn around ONLY TO SEE THE MAN I JUST SWIPED NO ON BEHIND ME HAHAHA
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,508 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 7/20/2019 - Published: 4/7/2019 - Rick C., Kate B.
A Life to Remember by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
A sequel to A Night to Forget
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 34 - Words: 91,447 - Reviews: 799 - Favs: 353 - Follows: 583 - Updated: 7/14/2019 - Published: 4/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Accidentally in Love by bingblot reviews
Why not talk to him? It wouldn't matter what he thought of her, if he pitied her, because she never expected to see him again. But then she did. A pre-series meeting AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 51 - Words: 296,970 - Reviews: 1348 - Favs: 326 - Follows: 488 - Updated: 7/3/2019 - Published: 5/23/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
The Heart of the Matter by Democritas reviews
Her mother's murder- the case had torn them apart and brought them together before, but never quite like this. That was before love had entered the game. That was before she had to decide which was worth fighting for. AU
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 38 - Words: 165,164 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 7/2/2019 - Published: 6/16/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Will of the Wisp by PossumSoul reviews
(Pre-Caskett total AU) A job. That's all it was supposed to be. Something to pass the time and help pay the bills. Waitressing at The Old Haunt, a nice quiet bar, seemed easy enough, at least until enrollment at the Academy started. She wasn't supposed to meet anyone that special. Why did she have to meet him?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 64,329 - Reviews: 499 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 6/8/2019 - Published: 11/19/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.]
Can't Go Home Again by PossumSoul reviews
(4x01 AU) "You don't remember... the gunshot?" Rick says, letting cowardice guide him as it always does with her. "No, I remember I was giving the speech and everything just went black." What if she was being honest and really didn't remember her shooting? [COMPLETE W/ EPILOGUE]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 88,670 - Reviews: 740 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 249 - Updated: 5/15/2019 - Published: 3/27/2019 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Consequences (Hypotheticals Series--Season 2) by JohnQKole reviews
Post Season 2. Beckett goes on vacation while Castle is writing in the Hamptons. Circumstances cross their paths and they end up spending some of that time together.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 85,913 - Reviews: 286 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 198 - Updated: 4/29/2019 - Published: 2/22/2019 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Language of Flowers by Garrae reviews
"Suddenly it occurred to her that Castle was a wordsmith. A man who used language... And, therefore, she should be looking at the meaning of the plants he'd picked." Castle tries to win Beckett's heart in the oldest way possible. S1 AU, with flowers.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,764 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 92 - Updated: 4/28/2019 - Published: 4/21/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All The King's Horses by alwayswritewithcoffee reviews
LAPD Detective Rick Castle has seen a lot in life, both on and off the job, but when the murder of an up and coming vlogger in Los Angeles leads him to investigate a similar case in New York City, he's faced with his biggest challenge yet: NYPD Detective Kate Beckett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 32,411 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 4/17/2019 - Published: 11/26/2018 - Rick C., Kate B.
Bricoleur by A Heart Wide Open reviews
(Fr) - Someone who starts building something with no clear plan, adding bits here and there, cobbling together a whole while flying by the seat of their pants. Post Series Finale - A series of connected one-shots, of life in progress, the way we see it.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 72,918 - Reviews: 271 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 4/7/2019 - Published: 5/31/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
Before the world fell at our feet by liviafan1 reviews
On the brink of divorce nearly two years following the events of 8x01, Beckett uproots her life in New York to move to Los Angeles, where Castle lives now, to try to repair what she broke. Season 8 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 38,478 - Reviews: 669 - Favs: 203 - Follows: 509 - Updated: 4/6/2019 - Published: 2/18/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
Running on Fumes by WRTRD reviews
Furious at Castle for showing evidence to an outsider–a flight attendant–and hurt by his dismissal of her, Beckett decides to take action. But so does he. AU set immediately after 4x20, "The Limey." Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 27,444 - Reviews: 600 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 215 - Updated: 4/6/2019 - Published: 1/5/2019 - Complete
Reach Behind by PossumSoul reviews
(Post 47 Seconds) She knows she made a mistake, one that she was hoping would fix itself over time. But her first case comes back to haunt her and she's up against too much to go it alone. She needs him back. {COMPLETE W/ EPILOGUE}
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 81,242 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 153 - Follows: 270 - Updated: 3/25/2019 - Published: 7/5/2018 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Stay in Touch by CheerfulChemist reviews
This is an AU story. When Kate brings her book to be signed by Castle after her mother is killed, he is curious about the grieving girl. He invites her for coffee, and they become penpals until... The cover art is by @Artifex Prime
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 64 - Words: 84,300 - Reviews: 662 - Favs: 130 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 3/15/2019 - Published: 1/11/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Taken by Storm by ShutUpAndPull reviews
An AU meet - Kate Beckett's sailboat and Rick Castle's vacation fortuitously cross paths, and what comes of that convergence is neither expected nor uncomplicated.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 17,530 - Reviews: 186 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 2/25/2019 - Published: 1/30/2019 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Be Okay by skygirl55 reviews
Kate Beckett had almost given up hope on seeing her fiance again-almost. But now he was back, and that was wonderful, but things were also complicated for them and for their family. Caskett S7 AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 34,227 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 179 - Updated: 2/19/2019 - Published: 1/19/2019 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Slow Burn by Liv Wilder reviews
Nothing else exists in this world after Kate Beckett utters the words, "Castle, if we were getting married " with that open, adult look in her eye. AU set during 4x11: "Til Death Do Us Part"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 22 - Words: 66,211 - Reviews: 1450 - Favs: 291 - Follows: 498 - Updated: 2/18/2019 - Published: 5/2/2018 - Rick C., Kate B.
Picking Up Where We Left Off by chezchuckles reviews
4x01 Rise AU What if Castle hadn't said "someone you care about" but "someone you love" during that confrontation outside of the bookstore?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,948 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 52 - Published: 1/30/2019 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Convergence by WriterLeigh reviews
"Kate, I've spent five years following you around. I know you, and I don't think you could ever be anything less than extraordinary." Post-ep for Watershed, which will explore season 6 territory. Rating may change. Entry for the 2013 Hiatus Ficathon Challenge. Updated January 2019!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 20,273 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 1/14/2019 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Promise of a Promise by ShutUpAndPull reviews
An entry for the Castle Ficathon Winter 2018: Kate accepted the task force job in D.C. and she and Rick haven't spoken since, but when he becomes the victim of a violent attack and she rushes to the city in its aftermath, will it pave the road back to one another? (Hint: Yes)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 17,606 - Reviews: 185 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 174 - Updated: 1/7/2019 - Published: 12/28/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
One of the Lucky Ones by skygirl55 reviews
"I think you need to come with us, Mr. Castle. And on the way back to the Twelfth you can tell us everything you know." Detective Kate Beckett lives in a very different world. Caskett AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 10 - Words: 30,207 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 1/6/2019 - Published: 12/1/2018 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Oops! by WRTRD reviews
A/U just before "After the Storm." Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,358 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 12/30/2018 - Published: 11/7/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Near Light by bravevulnerability reviews
"All I want this Christmas is just to be here, to remember. But if I can't do that… I want to make new memories, build new traditions to go with the old." An AU that takes place immediately after the events of 3x24, Knockout. Set during the Christmas season.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,256 - Reviews: 661 - Favs: 246 - Follows: 281 - Updated: 12/24/2018 - Published: 12/14/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Gift Of You by acertainzest reviews
Rick Castle does a good deed for a stranger, and reaps the rewards. Lou's Birthday Fic 2018. :)
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,161 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 27 - Published: 12/15/2018 - Complete
On Days Like This by skygirl55 reviews
Could a tragic event nudge Det. Kate Beckett and her partner, Richard Castle, PI, into being more than just coworkers? Caskett AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 41,437 - Reviews: 375 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 187 - Updated: 11/24/2018 - Published: 10/6/2018 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Happy Now by skygirl55 reviews
The disappearance of Richard Castle rocked Kate Beckett's world—and his return just might do the same. Semi-AU Season 3. Post 3XK.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,843 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 11/19/2018 - Published: 11/16/2018 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Behind the Scenes by ShutUpAndPull reviews
Because I read a prompt about Kate Beckett being an actress, cast in a new role as a detective, who, for character research, is paired up w/ NYPD partners Rick Castle & Jordan Shaw to observe and learn the ropes. And, of course, there's a spark between Kate & Rick, but he's currently seeing his on-again, off-again Kyra Blaine, which makes things a bit more complicated.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,939 - Reviews: 260 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 11/15/2018 - Published: 9/6/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., J. Shaw - Complete
Just Like Fiction by mysterymuse reviews
When Kate Beckett sublets a new apartment, the last thing she expects is to meet Richard Castle's spirit. Based on the film "Just Like Heaven."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 12 - Words: 52,127 - Reviews: 307 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 244 - Updated: 11/13/2018 - Published: 6/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Freefall by Roadrunnerz reviews
Castle and Beckett are trapped in an elevator together right after the end of "The Limey". Three chapter ficlet.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,964 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 147 - Updated: 11/4/2018 - Published: 10/29/2018 - Complete
Experience Matters by CheerfulChemist reviews
This story is based on the pilot of The ere is a slight difference between it and the first episode, but I think it is true to the characters. It highlights the experience of both John and Lucy The site just added the category so have at it, folks!
Rookie - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,636 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 7 - Published: 10/30/2018 - J. Nolan, L. Chen - Complete
The Guardian by Oneturtledove reviews
They were supposed to be a family. No one knew it would happen without him.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,882 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 124 - Updated: 10/14/2018 - Published: 8/5/2018
The Legacy by Coffee and Prose reviews
In which they learn what it means to be family. A sequel to Homeward. DISCONTINUED/ABANDONED!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 16,326 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 136 - Updated: 10/8/2018 - Published: 2/18/2015
Understanding and Support by Trinity Everett reviews
"After all, that's what he and Beckett do frequently now, whether it's sitting in a booth at Remy's or in his living room after a hard case. Nothing sexual about it, just two people enjoying each other's company. Right?" - A 2x20 Caskett AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,318 - Reviews: 70 - Favs: 95 - Follows: 42 - Published: 8/21/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All Over Again by Garrae reviews
"You're still here. I thought… I said I'd call you." Her words hurt him; pierced his carapace of calm. "Yeah. But it sounded like you wouldn't," he said bluntly. "So before I go, answer me just one thing. How much do you really remember?" AU, after Beckett was shot in s3. #Castleficathon2018
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 74,468 - Reviews: 1006 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 8/12/2018 - Published: 6/24/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC - Complete
Whiteout by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Antarctica. Six million square miles of ice. The coldest place on Earth. Forty-six countries had competing claims and maintained outposts. There was no regular law enforcement there. Kate Beckett was the lone U.S. Marshal assigned to the territory. AU from RISE. CastleFicathon2018. Inspired by the graphic novels and movie of the same name. Rated T. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 28 - Words: 75,416 - Reviews: 704 - Favs: 94 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 8/10/2018 - Published: 6/8/2018 - [Kate B., Rick C.] OC - Complete
One Way or Another by SoulCaptain92 reviews
She's fidgeting. She knows she's fidgeting, but she can't help it. He probably doesn't remember her.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,430 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 260 - Updated: 8/10/2018 - Published: 1/27/2018 - Rick C., Kate B.
Brittle by Perspex13 reviews
Beckett's life is turned upside down when her wayward partner turns up again. An AU story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Crime - Chapters: 6 - Words: 25,473 - Reviews: 276 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 8/6/2018 - Published: 7/24/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In Pieces by A. K. Hunter reviews
We're born breakable. Detective Kevin Ryan knows this; a wanderer named Alexis knows it, too. When life shatters us, we hold tight to what used to be, scraping for normalcy in a chaotic world. But sometimes you have to let go of those broken pieces to learn to be whole again. AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 25 - Words: 100,286 - Reviews: 116 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 7/13/2018 - Published: 11/22/2015 - Alexis C., Kevin R. - Complete
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: 356 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 183 - Updated: 7/10/2018 - Published: 5/8/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Jim B. - Complete
Falling Down by WRTRD reviews
AU set in the summer after S4. Castle and Beckett have left the precinct, but not together. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 83,893 - Reviews: 1739 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 336 - Updated: 7/2/2018 - Published: 1/14/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I Can't Wait To Go Home by NotYetLostFaith reviews
The team haven't seen each other in years, after a massive trauma tore them all apart. As they gather once more, brought together for the memorial, they can't help but remember the terrible events that brought them all there.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 26,758 - Reviews: 265 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 236 - Updated: 6/17/2018 - Published: 2/12/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
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: 883 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 6/13/2018 - Published: 4/30/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Gone by Roadrunnerz reviews
While following a lead in a gruesome homicide case, Captain Kate Beckett disappears and is eventually presumed dead. Six years later she's found, barely alive, in a cabin in the woods, only to return to a world she no longer recognizes. An Absentia-inspired Castle fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 38 - Words: 114,690 - Reviews: 923 - Favs: 201 - Follows: 342 - Updated: 5/14/2018 - Published: 9/17/2017 - Complete
Under New Management by Perspex13 reviews
Beckett returns to the precinct to find that things have changed more than expected. Set early in Season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 134,392 - Reviews: 979 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 286 - Updated: 4/10/2018 - Published: 1/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
I Found by bravevulnerability reviews
Inspired by the prompt: "Beckett gets to know Castle while he's married to Gina." Pre series AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,805 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 4/9/2018 - Published: 4/3/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lay to Rest by rewritetheending reviews
When Richard Castle meets Kate Beckett four months after she was shot at her captain's funeral, he's catapulted into a decades-long conspiracy that has long haunted her. Working by her side and helping to solve the case may be the only way he can give her the closure she needs. A very AU take on the end of the JB case.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,638 - Reviews: 169 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 4/7/2018 - Published: 3/11/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Reaching by PossumSoul reviews
(S3 AU) "Brattleboro, Vermont?" Beckett asks. "Yes, ma'am. I'm calling because you're listed as the emergency contact for a Richard Castle. I'm afraid we have some bad news." *COMPLETE*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 24 - Words: 77,783 - Reviews: 777 - Favs: 250 - Follows: 332 - Updated: 4/4/2018 - Published: 3/4/2018 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Finding Her Hero by CheerfulChemist reviews
This is an AU story that takes place right after Castle beats Lockwood's face in, in Knockdown. Kate decides to stay with Castle until he can use his hand again.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 23 - Words: 31,310 - Reviews: 275 - Favs: 108 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 3/30/2018 - Published: 3/8/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Want You To Want Me by BlueMoonFan reviews
Richard Rodgers is a Professor of Criminal Justice in the daytime. He's the author behind the popular Derrick Storm books. The true identity is unknown to anyone but his family and publisher. Can he find true love? Read and find out...Definitely AU with some angst...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 42,064 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 263 - Updated: 3/21/2018 - Published: 6/22/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Book Was Not For Sale by Garrae reviews
He only needs to keep seeing her. To listen to her stories. He doesn't need to tell her about his missing book, because if he can only hear her brisk, uptown tones then the story is going to be there. He only needs to keep her near. AU, shortly before 1.1
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 52,364 - Reviews: 788 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 3/18/2018 - Published: 2/11/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Assets by GeekMom reviews
A/U Meeting. Richard Castle is talented handing figures, but he didn't know he was missing a past part of his life until he met Detective Kate Beckett. I give all the credit to the original owners of Castle, but claim interest in their characters' unrealized appreciation. *No Accountants were harmed in the writing of this fic. #TaxFic
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 25,636 - Reviews: 157 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 217 - Updated: 3/16/2018 - Published: 8/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
Going My Way? by acertainzest reviews
Some days, "it was a long day" doesn't even begin to cover it. Set immediately after the end of episode 4x19 "47 Seconds." Very belated birthday fic for Lou.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,030 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 30 - Published: 3/15/2018 - Complete
Revelations (prompt fill) by GotchaYouLilDirtbag reviews
Tumblr Prompt fill (or attempt): Castle has been hiding his hearing loss. His secret is revealed during a bust gone wrong. Set in the early part of the series. Thank you to everyone who is reading, following and reviewing.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 109,890 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 223 - Updated: 3/12/2018 - Published: 9/24/2015
All Too Well by bravevulnerability reviews
'She's just missed him, Paula tells her when she shows up at the site of his book signing, Heat Rises clutched to her chest and sealed against her bullet wound. "You've got the guy twisted up enough over you, either get him out of your system or move on already."' An alternative take on 4x01, 'Rise'. Four shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,875 - Reviews: 202 - Favs: 166 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 3/4/2018 - Published: 2/26/2018 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Whole New Light by PossumSoul reviews
She jumped in, ready never to look back. She just lost everything she's supposed to care about, but she only cares about her partner. And now, she's ready for the relationship she's truly wanted. (Immediately post-Always AU) *COMPLETE*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,867 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 2/27/2018 - Published: 11/2/2015 - [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: 527 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 529 - Updated: 1/20/2018 - Published: 8/26/2013 - 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: 109 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 1/2/2018 - Published: 12/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Javier E. - Complete
Escort by Lololova reviews
Kate Beckett or, as you might know her, Nikki Heat has been in the business since she was sixteen years old. And everything was fine, or at least so she thought it was, until she met him. He wasn't like the others, he didn't understand it was a job. Because it WAS. A. JOB. It was HER job. Her job to satisfy his, and others', needs. But what does one do when the job turns into more?
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 36,676 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 145 - Updated: 12/25/2017 - Published: 9/9/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Holiday by Aalon reviews
The third tale in 'The Wonder' AU, this story picks up four months after the conclusion of 'Hunt the Hunter', rejoining Kate Beckett, circa Season 6. Estranged from Richard Castle, the former detective/federal agent is on a different path that ultimately will bring her full circle with the writer.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 60,486 - Reviews: 230 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 12/24/2017 - Published: 5/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In the Spirit by bravevulnerability reviews
A series of Christmas themed one shots, each a glimpse into a minimum of ten previously written stories.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 12 - Words: 47,739 - Reviews: 438 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 127 - Updated: 12/24/2017 - Published: 12/14/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Holding On Tonight by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Kate Beckett just finished her first day as Captain of the Twelfth Precinct. Yet she didn't want to go home to an empty apartment. Her life was a lonely one. And she felt like celebrating this milestone in her career with the NYPD. But the last thing she expected was to run into Richard Castle. Caskett. Set in an alternate Season 8. Rated T. COMPLETE. For CastleFicathonWinter2017.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,691 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 12/21/2017 - Published: 12/1/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Anything could happen by Pegship reviews
Goes off canon after 8x02. When Rick lands in the hospital after a traffic accident, he reminds Kate that anything can happen. "The best way to keep me safe, Kate, is to keep me close. Back to back, watching each other's six." Even while they're watching, they're racing to solve the puzzle of LokSat and Rick's lost summer.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 40 - Words: 56,822 - Reviews: 374 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 12/21/2017 - Published: 10/7/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Alexis C., Martha R. - 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: 716 - Favs: 437 - Follows: 749 - Updated: 12/20/2017 - Published: 2/17/2012 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Johanna B. - Complete
Cloaked in Gray by Scarletinii reviews
It took her a daunting thirty-storey drop to realize she needed him, a torrential downpour to realize she wanted him, and a relentless ache to realize she just couldn't take it anymore.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 30,929 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 12/15/2017 - Published: 3/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Because You Were Gone by bingblot reviews
He hadn't seen her in weeks but he suddenly wondered, no matter what happened with Bond, if he was really ready to walk away from Nikki Heat, walk away from her. AU for 2x5 "When the Bough Breaks."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 30,125 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 12/13/2017 - Published: 11/9/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come Find Me by skygirl55 reviews
If you're searching for forever, I'll be waiting; come find me. Caskett semi-AU canon from Nikki Heat's book release (2x05)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 39,784 - Reviews: 423 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 266 - Updated: 12/9/2017 - Published: 11/4/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Well, That's a First by WRTRD reviews
A series of firsts, written as a through story, from 1x01 to 4x23.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 63,356 - Reviews: 928 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 11/28/2017 - Published: 5/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
What's Past Is Prologue by EtherealBallet reviews
AU Prompt: Johanna Beckett is still alive she comes back one day after all those years. Beckett is so mad & in shock. (Beckett and Castle are already married with kid(s) & she's also pregnant at the time) Johanna doesn't know much about what happened to Beckett & that she's married with kid(s) or anything about her life. Goodbyes are always more difficult than one could fathom.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 17 - Words: 14,829 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 112 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 11/25/2017 - Published: 4/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Johanna B.
So It Goes by bravevulnerability reviews
'Watching Kate Beckett dancing in a club is nothing short of a religious experience. Witnessing it once isn't enough.' A late season 3 four shot.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,058 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 223 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 11/20/2017 - Published: 11/14/2017 - 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: 1529 - Favs: 459 - Follows: 698 - Updated: 11/9/2017 - Published: 5/25/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
Shadows by Garrae reviews
"I want to forget," she replies, weary sadness dripping through her voice. "I just want to forget. Just tonight." She raises her face to his for the first time. "Kiss me. I'll never see you again after tonight, so kiss me." An AU meeting, for the Hallowe'en Bash 2017.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,024 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 67 - Updated: 11/1/2017 - Published: 10/30/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rescue Me by skygirl55 reviews
Twelve weeks. All Kate Beckett needed to do was survived twelve weeks as the assistant to the surly, unkind, and downright unpleasant writer. The position was temporary, so she could make it. She had, after all, faced far worse than Richard Castle…or had she? Caskett AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,247 - Reviews: 496 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 259 - Updated: 10/31/2017 - Published: 9/16/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Blind by Kidagarush reviews
The 12th Precinct is under attack, and Beckett's world is unravelling faster than she can keep track of. With realities being tested at every turn, can Beckett and the team tie up the loose ends? Or will all these frayed threads form a noose around the people closest to the Detective? Castle and all related characters(c)Andrew W. Marlowe. Extra characters['villains'](c) Me :D
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 12,608 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 75 - Updated: 10/26/2017 - Published: 3/15/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
Until You Were Gone by ipreferwestside reviews
"She doesn't even pause when he calls her name, and his heart sinks as he watches her walk away, her strides long and sure. He waits for a few minutes, hoping she reappears, but she doesn't. With a heavy sigh, he shoves his hands in his pockets and leaves." A post-1x10 one shot. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,044 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 38 - Published: 10/1/2017 - Rick C., Kate B.
If You Wait by bravevulnerability reviews
'He isn't sure where she has gone, but it's obvious she wants to be alone. Or at least, without him. Until nearly a month into the summer when his phone chirps with a new message. From Kate Beckett.' Set during the summer after Beckett's shooting.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 31,864 - Reviews: 802 - Favs: 353 - Follows: 361 - Updated: 9/17/2017 - Published: 8/15/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Leave The Light On by PossumSoul reviews
Post Knockout (3x24) AU- If his feet were faster, if his reaction was quicker that day... much would have been different. An emotional take on if Castle had been just one second faster that day in the cemetery, and had taken that bullet. (COMPLETE W/ EPILOGUE)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 77,891 - Reviews: 496 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 9/1/2017 - Published: 7/29/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Synergy by Leonard 356 reviews
An AU meeting. Richard Rodgers is a homicide detective raising a daughter who is assigned a young Kate Beckett as his partner. They both have their share of secrets. COMPLETE - For Now
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 32 - Words: 84,891 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 8/12/2017 - Published: 7/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Jim B. - Complete
Bittersweet by Stacy Rogers reviews
He puts the book down, sits on the bed and carefully unfolds the paper, covered in his mother's neat handwriting. Looks like a letter. He reads the first line and his heart stops for a second. It is a letter. To him. WARNING: SECONDARY CHARACTER DEATH
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,172 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R. - 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: 1865 - Favs: 421 - Follows: 387 - Updated: 8/9/2017 - Published: 6/12/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
I'm Still Here by CassandraMcCord reviews
On the swings during Watershed, Kate ends it. But when Castle gets a call from a DC hospital three months later, Kate Beckett once again turns his world upside down. *Entry for the 2015 Summer Hiatus Ficathon!*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 53,496 - Reviews: 631 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 601 - Updated: 8/3/2017 - Published: 5/20/2015 - Complete
Buying a Lie by PossumSoul reviews
'She's never mentioned the name Richard Castle, and no one's ever asked. She's kept their past as far away from here as she can manage. That burgundy pillow sitting on her bed is about as much as she will allow herself. Some nights, it's all she deserves, others it's all she can get. But most nights, it's all she will allow.' Post Watershed AU (5x24) *COMPLETE*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 43,058 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 7/28/2017 - Published: 7/11/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - 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: 742 - Favs: 227 - Follows: 380 - Updated: 7/27/2017 - Published: 5/8/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sitting in a Tree, Backwards Part III--COMPLETE! by Bren Williams reviews
After proposing to Castle out of the blue in mid-season 3, and a sudden, whirlwind marriage, Kate must finally confront the secret she's kept from Rick for seven years. Very Alternate Universe.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,463 - Reviews: 426 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 7/26/2017 - Published: 9/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Underground by FifthAttempt reviews
After the election, everything changes. People you thought you knew become strangers and life is turned upside down.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 14,661 - Reviews: 100 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 29 - Updated: 7/23/2017 - Published: 11/11/2016
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: 134 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 7/23/2017 - Published: 3/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Only 'Cause You're Lonely by PossumSoul reviews
Post '47 Seconds' AU. *COMPLETE* "If this is how she's going to treat someone she considered to be her partner..." He feels something inside of himself harden at the words that form in his mind, "then that's not the kind of person I want to spend the rest of my life with."
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 36,416 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 171 - Updated: 7/7/2017 - Published: 6/20/2017 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
All Good Things by Manamanah49 reviews
After she and Castle are shot by Caleb Brown in their loft, Beckett is forced to go undercover in Spain while Castle and her loved ones believe her dead. She will still do anything to protect her family, even if they don't know about it.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,901 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/4/2017 - Published: 9/12/2016 - [Rick C., Kate B.]
Can't Take The Ache From Heartbreak by PercabethReyPotter reviews
Kate Beckett's secret is out and Rick Castle is shattered beyond belief.. A story about Caskett post 47 Seconds.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,863 - Reviews: 88 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 7/4/2017 - Published: 2/11/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Saudade by bravevulnerability reviews
'He wants her. He wants her so much, it's naked and gleaming in his gaze, but he thinks he can't have her and she has to fix it.' Set post 4x21, 'Headhunters'. For the #CastlePornado.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,495 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 48 - Published: 7/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 819 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 7/1/2017 - Published: 5/13/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - 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: 599 - Favs: 252 - Follows: 570 - Updated: 6/28/2017 - Published: 5/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Receiving End by PossumSoul reviews
"I don't know. Somewhere along the line, Castle lost faith in me. He stopped trusting me. He's always been so accepting of me that I... I guess I never considered what would happen when I came back. And now that I am back, I don't know if there's a way I can convince him that what we had was worth fighting for." Post 8x02 (Complete w/ Epilogue)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 57,010 - Reviews: 326 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 253 - Updated: 6/16/2017 - Published: 10/16/2015 - Complete
The Interview by madreag reviews
This is an AU story set in 2009. Richard Castle is engaged to marry a well-know Public Defender. During a TV interview he offers an opinion which puts him at odds with his friend the Mayor. As a result he agrees to work with the 12th Precinct where he meets their best detective, Kate Beckett and her team. His life quickly becomes, complicated.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 18 - Words: 95,662 - Reviews: 360 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 271 - Updated: 5/20/2017 - Published: 9/24/2016 - Complete
No One But You by bravevulnerability reviews
"The question is this: when you come right down to it, would you be willing to break her out of prison? Because that, my boy, is true love." AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,916 - Reviews: 77 - Favs: 131 - Follows: 62 - Published: 5/15/2017 - 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: 1168 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 389 - 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: 131 - 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: 425 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 203 - Updated: 4/27/2017 - Published: 3/26/2017 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
You Must Remember This by WRTRD reviews
In 4x21, "Headhunters," Castle and Beckett are compelled to do something they're loath to. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,824 - Reviews: 376 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 220 - Updated: 4/24/2017 - Published: 3/25/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bring Her Back by WRTRD reviews
What happens in the ambulance, and the first few days in the hospital, after Beckett is shot at Montgomery's funeral. AU end of S3, beginning of S4. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 21,794 - Reviews: 488 - Favs: 163 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 3/21/2017 - Published: 3/2/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Overheard by madcrafter72 reviews
Kate overhears something that changes everything. Post The Limey. Written for Castle Fanfic Monday. Cover art by the delightful Angie @dtrekker. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 17,741 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 3/8/2017 - Published: 10/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Revival by SoulCaptain92 reviews
A story about the events after 3x24, how Castle and Beckett find their way to each other through the mess; about a little cabin in the woods.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 33,100 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 246 - Updated: 3/5/2017 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B.
The Wedding Date by Lord of Kavaka reviews
Her best friend was getting married, and Kate Beckett needed a date. What she got was more than she bargained for. Caskett AU meeting. Based on the movie of the same name. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 72,467 - Reviews: 829 - Favs: 300 - Follows: 589 - Updated: 2/13/2017 - Published: 5/29/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] W. Sorenson, Madison Q. - Complete
Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot (WTF) by Flashpoint33 reviews
Season 8 - Beckett has chosen her own personal rabbit hole over Castle once again and she's left their marriage thinking that will protect him from the backlash. Believing he has nothing left to lose, he turns his attention to his own unfinished, shadowy history which could end up being the one story that could separate them forever.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,419 - Reviews: 228 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 185 - Updated: 1/23/2017 - Published: 10/10/2015
Around the Block by WRTRD reviews
Set in the summer between S2 and S3. Castle has broken up with Gina. Suffering from a terrible case of writer's block, he comes back to Manhattan to try to shake himself out of it. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,643 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 1/19/2017 - Published: 12/30/2016 - 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: 803 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 488 - Updated: 1/19/2017 - Published: 10/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Holidays in Your Heart by whatifellinlovewith reviews
"The baby is already kicking, awoken by her stillness after having let her sleep through the night, and it intensifies everything, the reminder of how far they've come, that life grows within her even though she almost lost her own less than two years ago." Castle brings the Christmas season to Beckett while she's on bed rest. A Pulse Sequel.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 25 - Words: 80,662 - Reviews: 464 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 1/17/2017 - Published: 12/1/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Glint by Aalon reviews
An AU take on the end of Season 3, in the cemetery at Roy Montgomery's funeral.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 69,625 - Reviews: 462 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 1/16/2017 - Published: 9/13/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
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: 262 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 1/15/2017 - Published: 1/11/2017 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Cataclysm by Griever11 reviews
'Loving her wasn't going away quietly. Loving her might break him.' Takes place after 4x21 Headhunters. Co-authored by jstar1382, chezchuckles and griever11.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 16,212 - Reviews: 344 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 1/11/2017 - Published: 12/28/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Proud, continuation by AleciaB reviews
This story is the continuation of RedGreyBulls story entitled "Proud" - and picks up where he left off so best to read it first. It explores an alternative solution to the 47 Seconds scenario, and totally excludes what rolled out on the TV show.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,237 - Reviews: 98 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 1/7/2017 - Published: 12/30/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Worst and The Best by bingblot reviews
A sequel to "Proud" by RedGrayBall, written with his permission and at his request. Another take on the aftermath of "47 Seconds." She needed to talk to him, needed to explain, needed to tell him why she'd lied, why she'd kept him waiting for all these months. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,734 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 12 - Published: 12/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Just A High by ipreferwestside reviews
"He likes this side of her, a side he's never seen, the soft, vulnerable, slightly clingy Kate. It's such a stark contrast to who he sees on a daily basis, different even from the glimpses of vulnerability she's allowed him to see, and he really likes it." A post-2x18 AU.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 10,105 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 12/28/2016 - Published: 12/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dancing by RedGrayBall reviews
The precinct's annual Christmas Ball is approaching, and not everyone is looking forward to it.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 15,026 - Reviews: 321 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 12/23/2016 - Published: 11/29/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.]
Physical Therapy by Perspex13 reviews
"It doesn't matter, though, does it? The fact is I'm no closer to figuring out who's hurting Castle or why he's allowing it." Beckett notices some disturbing changes in her partner after her return to the 12th. An AU set early in Season 4 after Rise.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 36,441 - Reviews: 273 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 221 - Updated: 12/23/2016 - Published: 11/20/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., C. Burke - Complete
On The Nose by whatifellinlovewith reviews
"She ignores the churn of nausea in her stomach at the scent of her familiar morning brew, swallows it back as she reaches for the cup. Intent on not letting him know of the uncertainty swirling in her head, the queasiness twisting in her gut." A season 2 AU. For Lou.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,517 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 52 - Published: 12/14/2016 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Fall to Pieces by skygirl55 reviews
Collapsing down against her calves, Kate's neck hung forward and her shoulders hunched as sobs began resonating in her diaphragm. In less than one minute her entire future had been erased—evaporated and disappeared as if it never existed. Angsty AU Ending to Cops & Robbers (4x07)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,592 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 12/14/2016 - Published: 11/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Enjoy the Silence by leuska reviews
"The call comes at nine in the evening. They've had nothing, literally nothing, not a single, solitary lead, and then suddenly, everything moves so fast, it makes her head spin." Spoilers for the - gasp - 6x23 finale. Enjoy. Chapter 35.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 35 - Words: 130,887 - Reviews: 1478 - Favs: 284 - Follows: 590 - Updated: 11/29/2016 - Published: 8/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R.
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: 1281 - Favs: 343 - Follows: 468 - Updated: 11/25/2016 - Published: 10/3/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Message For My Lover by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x19: "47 Seconds." Goes AU after Castle overhears Beckett tell Bobby Lopez, "I was shot in the chest and I remember every second of it."
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,191 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 231 - Updated: 11/22/2016 - Published: 10/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Redemption by AlwaysBeckett41319 reviews
He had enough, he was tired of being the world's funniest kid; She left him and in doing so she broke that final straw! (A season 8 AU)
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 17 - Words: 31,962 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 11/15/2016 - Published: 10/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Powerless by ShutUpAndPull reviews
Rick has a visitor who encourages him to visit Kate post-shooting (3x24), and while he isn't certain it's the wisest idea at first, the rewards prove him wrong in the end.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 6,991 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 11/1/2016 - Published: 10/26/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Jim B. - Complete
Power Play by chezchuckles reviews
a co-authored fic by jstar1382 and chezchuckles. takes place after 'Always Buy Retail.'
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,183 - Reviews: 209 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 198 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 10/22/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Unafraid by Roadrunnerz reviews
Beckett's investigation into LokSat takes a sudden dark turn. A post 8x02 AU fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 28 - Words: 126,624 - Reviews: 691 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 10/30/2016 - Published: 3/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Secret by Father Vengeance reviews
Memorial Day weekend is Castle's chance to show her where it all began for him. But the secrets they both harbor aren't all grim. Some of them might just be the keys to seeing them through this challenging getaway and the initial hurdles of making a go of it together. Season 2 Finale AU. T for language, violence, and some sexual content.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 62,506 - Reviews: 249 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 10/23/2016 - Published: 7/7/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Murphy's Law by skygirl55 reviews
The last person Kate Beckett expects to bump into in an airport is Richard Castle and of course he's on her flight, too. AU After Season 1.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 8 - Words: 30,387 - Reviews: 295 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 10/22/2016 - Published: 9/24/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All the Things You Are by WRTRD reviews
Beckett's all alone in Manhattan, and Castle's in the Hamptons with Gina. Now what? All hell's about to break loose, that's what. Set in the summer between S2 and S3. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 19 - Words: 49,251 - Reviews: 858 - Favs: 187 - Follows: 315 - Updated: 10/6/2016 - Published: 8/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., Martha R. - Complete
Starlight by socasuallycruel reviews
AU starting with "Boom!" When Castle successfully meddles his way into Kate's past, he uncovers a secret that could break her. There are reasons why she's locked her memories up in the bottom drawer, but with Castle as her partner, things don't seem quite so impossible anymore. "Don't you see the starlight? Don't you dream impossible things?"
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 19 - Words: 46,839 - Reviews: 109 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 10/5/2016 - Published: 1/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
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: 842 - Favs: 635 - Follows: 625 - Updated: 9/24/2016 - Published: 12/29/2012 - 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: 187 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 9/23/2016 - Published: 9/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sitting in a Tree, Backwards, Part I by Bren Williams reviews
Ever wonder what might have happened if Beckett had dumped Josh & proposed to Castle out of nowhere? Ever wonder what Andrew Marlowe meant in the summer 2011 when he stated, "There are things in Beckett's life she's not ready to share with Castle..." This story has it all: romance, humor, angst, AND a twist.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 18 - Words: 37,301 - Reviews: 630 - Favs: 268 - Follows: 677 - Updated: 9/21/2016 - Published: 1/23/2011 - 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: 795 - Favs: 224 - Follows: 285 - Updated: 9/21/2016 - Published: 8/8/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hostage of the Heart by Netsrik1 reviews
AU from "47 Seconds" Late one evening an explosion rocks the precinct. Kate is there after hours and is taken hostage along with the rest of the late shift. Castle never returned after finding out Kate remembered her shooting. Will he come back to help the boys try to rescue her and the other police officers?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,091 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 158 - Follows: 373 - Updated: 9/9/2016 - Published: 6/6/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
V by djinni14 reviews
The world isn't what it used to be. Kate is never going to get justice and Rick is no longer a writer. Each has their own pain, till one day ... NOW COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,414 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 47 - Updated: 9/8/2016 - Published: 8/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Réparer by madcrafter72 reviews
By walking out on her marriage with no notice, by excluding her husband from all parts of her life with no explanation, Kate Beckett has broken something precious and fragile – Rick Castle's belief in their always and forever. Can she find him to fix it? Written for the Castle 2015 Winter Hiatus Ficathon. Gorgeous cover art by the wonderful Angie @dtrekker COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 41 - Words: 72,239 - Reviews: 687 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 339 - Updated: 9/7/2016 - Published: 12/5/2015 - 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: 166 - Follows: 218 - Updated: 8/31/2016 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Goddess Wants to Play by Perspex13 reviews
Beckett's friend Carly (mentioned in 6x19) visits the precinct during Season 3.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,779 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 45 - Published: 8/29/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Quarter by Perspex13 reviews
Pulling all the wires might have stopped the bomb, but life at the 12th still explodes. An AU story set immediately following Countdown. #CastleFicathon Summer 2016.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 158,511 - Reviews: 645 - Favs: 244 - Follows: 347 - Updated: 8/22/2016 - Published: 5/21/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Take Me Or Leave Me by StandInTheRain42 reviews
When Ellie Murphy, Beckett's quirky, but lovable cousin moves to town, she's determined to shake the real Kate Beckett from her shell and help her win what she wants: her partner.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 33,130 - Reviews: 93 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 8/15/2016 - Published: 4/25/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Plot Twist by skygirl55 reviews
What if Castle & Beckett were given custody of Ryan & Jenny's little girl after their untimely death? Inspired by the movie Life as we Know it. Set mid-season 3, pre Knockdown.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,204 - Reviews: 145 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 8/4/2016 - Published: 7/17/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Text and Subtext by WRTRD reviews
A heavily medicated Beckett, recovering from her shooting at her father's cabin, starts texting. Set in the summer after 3x24 "Knockout." Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 63,304 - Reviews: 1357 - Favs: 299 - Follows: 478 - Updated: 8/3/2016 - Published: 5/19/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The One That Got Away by alwayswritewithcoffee reviews
When a bridesmaid is killed hours before a wedding, Ryan and Esposito are called to solve the case. Serving as their shadow, Rick Castle runs headlong into his past; ex-girlfriend and current bride, Kate Beckett. An AU re-telling of 2x12 'A Rose For Everafter'. [An eight-part prompt from the Castle fanfics prompt blog on Tumblr.]
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 45,657 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 295 - Updated: 7/31/2016 - Published: 7/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B., W. Sorenson - 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: 246 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 7/26/2016 - Published: 12/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
The End of Lonely Street by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It'd been one of the more bizarre phone calls she'd ever received... AU post-ep for episode 4x20, 'The Limey.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,120 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 141 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 7/3/2016 - Published: 7/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Nothing To Lose by ColieMacKenzie reviews
This can't be the end; this just cannot be it. AU for episode 3x17, 'Countdown.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 4,273 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 170 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 6/23/2016 - Published: 6/6/2016 - 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: 1720 - Favs: 839 - Follows: 687 - Updated: 6/18/2016 - Published: 7/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Mirage by Liv Wilder reviews
One-shot set five years in the future from mid-season 8. Her hand fluttered at her throat, reaching for the comfort and softness of her turtleneck, and the sunlight caught her ring. The row of diamonds exploded in a shower of color, radiant as a firework display. Castle saw the twinkling diamonds and a chip of ice melted inside his heart. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,172 - Reviews: 137 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 50 - Published: 5/24/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
i can do better by ifonly13 reviews
She already feels like a prisoner and she wants out. :: Based on a story from Humans of New York.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,317 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 28 - Published: 5/18/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Ian by CheerfulChemist reviews
4fireking suggested a story where Castle has a son instead of a daughter. This is obviously AU. It starts at the beginning when Rick meets Kate. Ian is not a male Alexis. He has challenges but is determined to overcome them. Rick helps the best he can. I own nothing Castle except my dreams.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 69 - Words: 96,045 - Reviews: 602 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 134 - Updated: 5/18/2016 - Published: 3/11/2016 - 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: 1323 - Favs: 331 - Follows: 484 - Updated: 5/14/2016 - Published: 4/14/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Coffee Sleeve by skygirl55 reviews
In a moment of darkness, Richard Castle receives an interesting-and life-changing-message from a fan. Set after an AU ending to 3x24
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,236 - Reviews: 179 - Favs: 157 - Follows: 214 - Updated: 5/12/2016 - Published: 5/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All The Light We See by ColieMacKenzie reviews
Folded in his embrace she recognizes the fallacy of her acceptance as she comes to realize she has only been half-living, has been missing something so vital it couldn't be put into words... A companion piece to the wonderful story 'Flashlight,' written by l03l. Story starts in the exact moment and scene where Flashlight ends.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,772 - Reviews: 66 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 40 - Published: 5/8/2016 - 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: 1321 - Favs: 704 - Follows: 502 - Updated: 5/1/2016 - Published: 3/24/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
House Of Cards by ThePossibilityOfMagic reviews
They were more than a team; they were a family. Take one away, and they all come tumbling down.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,429 - Reviews: 168 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 143 - Updated: 4/13/2016 - Published: 3/17/2016 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Javier E., Kevin R.
I killed Lucy by PadyandMoony reviews
Kate tries to get Lucy back and finds it's not as easy as she thought. A bit of a mix of Angst and Humor. Kate is a bit OOC here but I blame the wine! Spoilers for season8
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,391 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 14 - Published: 4/7/2016 - 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: 152 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 4/6/2016 - Published: 3/20/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Priorities by PadyandMoony reviews
Beckett receives a phone call that makes her rethink her priorities. Mention of violence. Season 8 spoilers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,718 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 11 - Published: 4/5/2016 - Complete
Who The Hell Are You? by WRTRD reviews
Kate Beckett spent the summer recovering from having been shot, and hasn't spoken to Rick Castle in months. When she comes back to work, she finds that she has an unexpected rival. And she's going to fight. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 22,268 - Reviews: 420 - Favs: 140 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 4/3/2016 - Published: 3/13/2016 - Complete
The Possibility of Magic by GeekMom reviews
Castle Halloween Bash 2015 Entry. Richard Castle has certain abilities. If only one of them was making a particular NYPD Detective fall in love with him. Season 3. A/U. Supernatural. Grateful acknowledgement to the great and mighty wizard, Marlowe and his familiars for creating this wonderful magic. I am under their spell.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Supernatural - Chapters: 15 - Words: 48,890 - Reviews: 312 - Favs: 81 - Follows: 164 - Updated: 3/19/2016 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Hello by bravevulnerability reviews
'The glimpse of her face, her smile illuminating his screen, causes his chest to burn, consumed by fire that chars his heart. He loves her, but it's not enough. It's too much. And he can't take anymore.' An alternate end to season 4 that changes everything.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,999 - Reviews: 602 - Favs: 344 - Follows: 467 - Updated: 3/2/2016 - Published: 2/1/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rewriting the Ending by MistressOfSmite reviews
He doesn't know how their story was supposed to end, but he knows it wasn't like this. He's going to give them the ending they deserve. AU after 8x08. Begins with character death and is pretty dark, but that lessens as the story progresses. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,458 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 3/1/2016 - Published: 2/15/2016 - Rick C. - Complete
Loves Lost by Leonard 356 reviews
Kate misses their anniversary dinner, choosing her investigation over Rick and he decides that maybe he should give her the space she is asking for - permanently. What will happen to them next? Complete for now...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 32,960 - Reviews: 176 - Favs: 86 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 2/28/2016 - Published: 2/15/2016 - Complete
Apperception by chezchuckles reviews
Set about two years into the future (hypothetical season 10), apperception is having a full understanding of an event because of the conditions that inspire it. A story roughly prompted by tumblr's one-writer-girl: "Beckett tries to win them back."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,014 - Reviews: 520 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 2/20/2016 - Published: 1/16/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Father's Love by madreag reviews
Beckett's decision to leave Castle will have a devastating impact on the future. He will tell her,"I once believed,then I hoped, but now,all is gone. You have thrown us, away." She will attempt to repair the damage, but outside forces will complicate the task. Will they ever be repaired? Can he ever love her again? An AU tale, based on Season 8, for "Winter CastleFicaton, 2015."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 56,949 - Reviews: 282 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 192 - Updated: 2/7/2016 - Published: 12/13/2015 - 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: 1708 - Favs: 729 - Follows: 955 - Updated: 1/24/2016 - Published: 3/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Rebirth by whatifellinlovewith reviews
She broke something wonderful, tore it to shreds. She left him, and now she needs to come home. She needs to fix this, for him, for them. All of them. A post 8x02 story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 29,789 - Reviews: 696 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 492 - Updated: 1/21/2016 - Published: 10/20/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Room 48 by InkyCoffee reviews
"She glanced down at the slip of paper on the passenger seat, crossed with the hasty scrawl of the address. Yup. This was the place, all right." What if, in Headhunters, Castle found himself dumped out in the sticks mid-investigation by Slaughter? Belated birthday present for the lovely Nic/ColieMacKenzie. Twoshot. Rating will go up in the second chapter.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 9,780 - Reviews: 91 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 174 - Updated: 1/20/2016 - Published: 3/20/2015 - Complete
Serious Literature by Mouserocks-nerd reviews
Castle's time spent as a hostage changed him. He's been back for only three months, but already he's wanting to make a big change in his life. **Now COMPLETE!**
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 25,892 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 96 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 1/9/2016 - Published: 9/3/2014 - [Rick C., Kate B.] Alexis C., Gina - Complete
Things Fall Apart by Leonard 356 reviews
AU: Two months after 8-02. The mistakes made by Beckett in trusting strangers rather than her colleagues and husband come back to haunt her. Two shot with epilogue.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,371 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 56 - Updated: 1/5/2016 - Published: 1/2/2016 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 531 - Favs: 200 - Follows: 244 - 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: 342 - Favs: 245 - Follows: 338 - Updated: 12/31/2015 - Published: 12/12/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Until I See You Again by jstar1382 reviews
Chapter 8 AU – One night was all it took to change her course of actions…(Post 8x05) Beautiful cover art courtesy of Nadia.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,449 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 12/27/2015 - Published: 11/1/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 713 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 12/24/2015 - Published: 12/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Too Soon: A Castle Fan Fiction by CharacterDriven reviews
My 1st ever entry for the '2014 Ficathon Entry'. Based on @Fembot77's prompt. All gratitude for Castle goes to Marlowe/ABC; I own only my own words in random order. It's been a long, fun, exciting ride. THANKS for your kind words, reviews, and friendly correspondence. You, dear readers, are awesome human beings. Estou feliz que eu fiz você se sentir fortemente. Muito obrigado!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 69 - Words: 389,093 - Reviews: 765 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 123 - Updated: 12/12/2015 - Published: 6/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
No Captain by silentshutters reviews
Post Season 802 'XX'. Spoilers. No Longer a two shot. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,776 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 12/9/2015 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., V. Gates - 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: 339 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 420 - Updated: 12/3/2015 - Published: 10/24/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Anela Il Cuore by ipreferwestside reviews
A post-Always AU in which a single phone call changes Castle's life. But not everything is what it seems. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 13 - Words: 32,231 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 73 - Follows: 115 - Updated: 11/22/2015 - Published: 8/3/2015 - Rick C. - Complete
Sideways by JerichoSteele reviews
Since I thought Kate's "I want you" wasn't enough, this is my little spin on what should have happened on the night of Alexis' graduation. Had a recalibration to my cranial orb and decided that there was too much to this story to let it go so easily. WIP.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 28,022 - Reviews: 270 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 11/17/2015 - Published: 4/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
C'est La Mort by MistressOfSmite reviews
He's tired of scratching and clawing. It feels like the worst mistake he could make, but he will let her go, as she's asked him to. Genre adjusted to Tragedy. Character death. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 12,158 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 57 - Updated: 11/14/2015 - Published: 10/16/2015 - Rick C. - Complete
Eight Weeks of the Condor by Shutterbug5269 reviews
Kate Beckett receives a surprise visitor during her investigation of Loc-Sat.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Crime - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,036 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 39 - Published: 11/2/2015 - Kate B. - Complete
The Nightcaller by madreag reviews
This is an AU story. Kate Beckett-Sorenson is a detective, Richard Caste a famous writer. A chance encounter brings them together for one night, but is there more for them? Can love transcend space and time? Is life the search for the one and is there really just one for each person?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 96,909 - Reviews: 257 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 223 - Updated: 10/27/2015 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., W. Sorenson, Alexis C. - Complete
Already Home by ipreferwestside reviews
She takes the new shirt out of her bag, the pink one she wears to bed in the spring and fall, the one he loves because it slides off one shoulder, exposing her collar bones for him to nip at. Her eyes involuntarily flick to the bed - their bed - and she feels the flush creep up her cheeks. An 8x05 smutty post-ep. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,296 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 19 - Published: 10/25/2015 - 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: 478 - Favs: 330 - Follows: 440 - Updated: 10/21/2015 - Published: 7/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Keep On Stepping by prosemeds reviews
"To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping." Episode Insert for 8x05.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,770 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 16 - Published: 10/21/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Careful What You Wish For by Jclimactic reviews
Be careful what you wish for, sometimes you get it; just when you realize it's not what you want anymore. Choices were made, but things are changing. Events drive new choices for both Beckett and Castle. Speculation fic for the fall finale.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,806 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/21/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Consequences of choices by Doc Lee reviews
Set post 8x02. Kate discovers the harsh consequences of her choice.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,558 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If you want a friend in New York by NPYD reviews
[S8.] Part of him wants to turn to his side, as if Kate's still there, show her how cute it is, wheedle a little about the loft feeling quiet without Martha. And then he remembers how much quieter the loft's gotten, and that he's walking down the street with the taste of coffee in his mouth, but his stride's grown longer and slower again without her to keep his pace.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,097 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/17/2015 - Complete
If These Wings Could Fly by prosemeds reviews
Always AU. Not much has changed in a year from the shooting. He still loves her. She's still looking the other way. Only now there's a lie and there's a secret. No cemetery. No gunshot. Just a soul lost. Pinned. Waiting. Not much has changed a year from when she almost died - but how the tables turn.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,246 - Reviews: 146 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 189 - Updated: 10/16/2015 - Published: 9/13/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Keep Them Close by Jclimactic reviews
Captain Beckett takes door number three. Her intentions to push freinds and family away fell by the wayside, her need for both freinds and justice overcome her. Keep your freinds close, and things may not work out how you wish.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,730 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 10/16/2015 - Published: 10/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Aftermath - After Always Ends by Leonard 356 reviews
AU after Rita's second meeting with Kate in XX. How would Rick react to Beckett's departure if he knew the whole story? Warning - There is no Casket ending. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 27,449 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 81 - Updated: 10/14/2015 - Published: 10/9/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Meredith - Complete
The Choices We Make Define Us by Calling to Say Goodbye reviews
She grabbed the tablet out of his hand. Her senses were instantly assaulted by the information on the screen, everything they knew so far, and the small out of intel they had discovered since he had first called her. The case had almost cost her her own life. Now she had something she couldn't lose to it, something she couldn't walk out on. Season 8 Speculation. Three shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,301 - Reviews: 60 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 10/13/2015 - Published: 10/11/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What Shall Be Thy Amends? by Razgriz Ace reviews
"Do you know how twisted that feels? We have nothing. We are nothing," she hisses, "and I still felt like I had cheated." After going to bed with Colin Hunt, Kate comes to terms with what she wants and what Castle deserves. Season 4, AU post The Limey.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,370 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 53 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 10/12/2015 - Published: 10/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Reminder by prosemeds reviews
"This is me. This is something I should've done a long time ago, before we got together. I'm trying to keep you safe, just trust me, okay?" "Safe from what?" he snarls. A faint smile spreads her lips, contrasting the stream of tears trailing over them. "From me." 8x03 Ep Insert. AUish sorta. Angst galore.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,690 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/6/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Kevin R. - Complete
Returning to Ever After by rewritetheending reviews
"Kate pivots, already prepared to surrender in a fight she doesn't want to have; he won't understand any justification she offers anyway, so there's little she can do beyond biting her lip until the familiar taste of blood touches her tongue. She thinks words linger there, too." A brief look at Kate's struggle after XX (8x02).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,141 - Reviews: 58 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 15 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Kate B., Javier E. - Complete
True love by TibetteFan287 reviews
OneShot - Fallout from 8x02... First time posting so reviews are welcomed.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,642 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 20 - Published: 10/5/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
in the heart of you by bravevulnerability reviews
'She said it herself, it isn't fair, it doesn't erase what she's done, the new scars she's carving, but his love for her will always trump all else. His need to have her - in any way she will allow - will always win. It always has.' Another post-ep for 8x02, XX. For the tumblr anon.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,925 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 36 - Published: 10/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Here As On A Darkling Plain by bingblot reviews
She was doing it again, falling back into old, bad habits, as if nothing had really changed, as if her wall was still there. A "fix it" post-ep for 8x2 "XX."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,968 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 14 - Published: 10/1/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Last Song by JerichoSteele reviews
My conclusion of the story arc begun in 8 x 01 and 8 x 02. Sorry in advance for the drama and the angst. Be warned, there are spoilers as well.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,589 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/30/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Consequences by Shutterbug5269 reviews
A post ep for 8x02, because Kate Beckett really hasn't considered all of the ramifications before walking out on Castle and setting off on this crusade.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,055 - Reviews: 43 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 26 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Kate B. - Complete
A State of In-Between by l03l reviews
8x02 post ep, in which Castle follows Beckett out the front door. One-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,002 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 25 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
my faults and cracks by sorde reviews
"There comes a point when you just have to... stop waiting for the phone to ring." Beckett doesn't call when she gets back to the city. S4 AU, for #CastleFanficMonday!
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,088 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Tale of Two Spies by AfroSamurai98 reviews
Meet Richard Castle. A highly skilled assassin, he is the man who moves in the shadows to get the most difficult of jobs done for the U.S. government. To some there is no one that can match his ability and skill. Except for one. Kate Beckett. An assassin just like Castle and just as deadly. However, she has gone rogue. Castle's new mission: Bring in Kate Beckett. Dead or Alive. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 26 - Words: 129,697 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 73 - Updated: 9/12/2015 - Published: 8/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Hearts Scraped Raw by rewritetheending reviews
"Still, she's smiling, and it's the same gorgeous, open smile that he's seen more in the past several weeks than in their first few years of working together, stunning in its sincerity. If he didn't know better, he'd think it held an unspoken dream, curved around honesty and love and forever." Castle and Kate attend Ryan's wedding just as their own relationship is falling apart.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,293 - Reviews: 96 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 148 - Updated: 9/5/2015 - Published: 9/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Fugitive by Cora Clavia reviews
AU. "Your fugitive's name is Mr. Richard Castle."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 23,224 - Reviews: 456 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 248 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/7/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Kitten by Garrae reviews
This is not a place where St Nicholas would distribute presents, though it might be where his demons let off steam. Danger abounds here: hot, heavy and welcome. This is a club where dreams can come true. Of course, dreams should only be a one-time experience... See CH1&3 A/N for Warnings Before Reading and note M-rating. Castle belongs to ABC/Marlowe.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 156,297 - Reviews: 1411 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 278 - Updated: 9/4/2015 - Published: 1/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Directions by Leonard 356 reviews
What should have happened after Kate asked 'Where are we going' at the end of 'The Squab and the Quail'. One-shot. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,400 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 15 - Published: 9/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fate and Meant to be by l03l reviews
"They slept together. He'd joke that it's not a big deal, after all they have done it before, but they're both aware that it is, in fact, a big deal. They've been divorced two years, and they had finally settled into the rhythm of being friends and parents to Noah, and now everything's a mess."
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,274 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 30 - Published: 8/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Gone by Ky03elk reviews
How far can you travel to find what is gone? AU after Boom (2x18).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 22,731 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 274 - Updated: 8/25/2015 - Published: 7/2/2015 - Complete
nameless by concreteskies reviews
Written for a prompt on castlefanficprompts. Castle and Becket meet in a bar while they're traveling. "You are this stranger on the other side of the world that somehow knows all of my secrets and I don't think I am quite ready to say goodbye to that."
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,708 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 57 - Published: 8/23/2015 - Complete
A Bond That Can't Be Severed by glo1196 reviews
My entry into the "2014 Ficathon Entry." They were so close, but now he's missing and it's up to her to find him. This time it's his past that's hurled them into danger. A 6X23 continuation fic. with lots of angst, a riveting case with twists and turns and our favorite crime fighting couple.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 29 - Words: 63,182 - Reviews: 764 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 390 - Updated: 8/13/2015 - Published: 5/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
after afterall by sorde reviews
"This is really as simple as it gets: he tells her he loves her. She says, 'I can't.' And then he's gone." Beckett's getting married, and Castle decides it's time to share. AU
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,339 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 26 - Published: 8/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 408 - Favs: 350 - Follows: 653 - 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: 1220 - Favs: 555 - Follows: 891 - Updated: 7/25/2015 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
another life by airbefore reviews
The tires chew up the road, carrying him back to the city he escaped from less than two weeks ago. Back to the oppressive heat radiating from the sidewalks and the cold loneliness of an empty loft. Back to the haunted streets, where the ghosts of happy memories and what-might-have-beens lurk around far too many corners. Post season one AU.[Summer Hiatus Ficathon Entry]
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 14,725 - Reviews: 303 - Favs: 122 - Follows: 353 - Updated: 7/13/2015 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B.
Til Death Do Us Part by The Muse of Apollo reviews
Set mid-Season 3. Castle drops life altering news on Beckett. How will this news affect their relationship? Angst. Lots of it. Rated T for language and adult themes. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,700 - Reviews: 255 - Favs: 147 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 7/2/2015 - Published: 4/19/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Atonement by prosemeds reviews
Season 4 AU. Wounds take time to heal. Sins...sometimes longer. (Prompt from Castlefanficprompts: Cops and Robbers post 47 seconds.) Cover Art inspired by Calpal052699/whatifellinlovewith (tumblr)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,854 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 114 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 6/26/2015 - Published: 5/8/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Pulse by whatifellinlovewith reviews
"She's wheeled into his room the day after Mr. Johnson dies, seemingly asleep, perfectly silent. The only thing he knows about her by the end of the day is that her condition isn't good." Sharing a room, waiting for a heart transplant, Richard Castle gets to know the quiet, dying Kate Beckett. AU. Three-shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,499 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 223 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 6/22/2015 - Published: 6/16/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Down by RedGrayBall reviews
When he found out, he didn't seek solace in his old ways. Instead, as his dream of their future crumbled, he began his withdrawal into himself.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 22,408 - Reviews: 550 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 6/3/2015 - Published: 4/21/2015 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
Monster by Aalon reviews
This is an AU take on the disappearance of Richard Castle before his wedding at the end of Season 6, leading into Season 7. As the title indicates, this is a rather dark tale with strong themes, so please be forewarned.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 56,786 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 6/1/2015 - Published: 4/28/2015 - Complete
Elastic Heart by bravevulnerability reviews
'Just another job, that's all Richard Castle would ever be. Maybe if she repeated it enough, she would actually believe it.' Based on a gifset by veraflynns on tumblr.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 48,229 - Reviews: 947 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 520 - Updated: 5/27/2015 - Published: 3/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
lather rinse repeat by airbefore reviews
She wakes to a curious numbness in her right leg and a mouth full of cotton. One Shot, complete. Posted for Castle Fanfic Monday.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,884 - Reviews: 72 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 56 - Published: 5/25/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Ghostwriter by rewritetheending reviews
After Kate disappears, Castle will do whatever it takes to get her back, even if it means playing along with Jerry Tyson's dangerous game. But given the similarities between psychopaths and mystery writers, does Castle have an advantage that even 3XK hadn't considered? A multi-chapter mystery AU taking off from the end of Resurrection (7x14).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 14,847 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 5/2/2015 - Published: 4/13/2015 - Rick C., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Thermite by NPYD reviews
[4x20 'The Limey'.] She can't stand this new Castle. He's smug and his jokes are cruel and deep down she's sure she deserves it, but that doesn't make it hurt less that he's pulling away.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,242 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 47 - Published: 5/2/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Not So Temporary Thing by humerus reviews
Sequel to my fic Just a Temporary Thing. AU season 3. Four months after the events of "Tick, Tick, Tick/Boom", Kate is still staying with the Castles. But could a family tragedy make this temporary arrangement a bit more permanent?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 19 - Words: 75,295 - Reviews: 512 - Favs: 319 - Follows: 782 - Updated: 5/1/2015 - Published: 2/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Misconception by chezchuckles reviews
tumblr prompt: They slept together after Ryan's wedding but never talked about it. Kate finds out she is pregnant but doesn't know how to tell him, especially after the events of 47 seconds (and Limey).
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 44,241 - Reviews: 1525 - Favs: 504 - Follows: 672 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 4/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 528 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 682 - Updated: 4/25/2015 - Published: 11/25/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Imbroglio by Cora Clavia reviews
AU: Castle and Beckett in the world of classical music. Yep. Rick Castle, Barihunk.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 11 - Words: 10,188 - Reviews: 484 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 4/12/2015 - Published: 6/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Motherland by Ky03elk reviews
On the surface they are living the American dream, but as the sun goes down, so does their façade. An Alternative Universe
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,054 - Reviews: 535 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 144 - Updated: 3/31/2015 - Published: 1/26/2015 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Divide by Cassie Bones reviews
When there is a divide of the genders, and when those genders only come together for "mating season", how dangerous is it to fall in love with your appointed mate? Star-crossed lovers AU. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,871 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 24 - Published: 3/14/2015 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Forsaken by Desperate Derelict reviews
If life was fair, her team would be here, not scattered and wrecked and destroyed. If life was fair, she'd be dead, and those she loved would be alive and well. (This story a little bit of everything - Mystery, Humor, Suspense, Romance, Tragedy - kind of like life. However, it was written as a tale of redemption.) WARNING: TISSUES NEEDED AT END
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 22 - Words: 41,167 - Reviews: 71 - Favs: 45 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 3/14/2015 - Published: 4/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Done Waiting by The Muse of Apollo reviews
Set after 47 Seconds (4x19). Castle is done waiting for Beckett, and wants more from her. But is she ready? What happens if she's not? Angst warning. Rated T for language and eventual violence. Now Complete!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 17,453 - Reviews: 170 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 3/12/2015 - Published: 1/28/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Cupping by seilleanmor reviews
Post ep porn for 2x14 The Third Man. A birthday gift for BerkieLynn, who deserves everything I can give but apparently only wanted smut.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,628 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 34 - Published: 3/4/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Do You See What I See? by changinlndscape reviews
A Caskett Christmas Carol. Can Castle help Beckett know the true meaning of Christmas?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,102 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 3/1/2015 - Published: 11/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Closing of the Year by RedGrayBall reviews
As Christmas approaches, Beckett gets a little help in realising that by keeping Castle waiting for her, she's also been putting off her own life. A tribute to Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 34 - Words: 68,334 - Reviews: 902 - Favs: 273 - Follows: 342 - Updated: 2/28/2015 - Published: 12/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Surviving Paradise by drdit92 reviews
A cowardly betrayal leaves Rick Rodgers and Kate Beckett fighting for their lives. Can they learn to rely on the other; will it lead to something more? What happens when they return from exile and the world learns the truth? A/U. Complete. Giant hugs to who've taken a chance on this story and followed to the end. Which is just a beginning...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 73 - Words: 328,232 - Reviews: 2247 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 339 - Updated: 2/15/2015 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Sanctuary by bravevulnerability reviews
'This isn't an adventure, it isn't fun. It's a nightmare. They're being hunted like foxes and there is no other option, no way to fight, to win. They can only run.' An AU twist on 6x22, Veritas. For Nadia.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 24,155 - Reviews: 454 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 255 - Updated: 2/13/2015 - Published: 1/18/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Baby Steps by caffinate-me reviews
AU. Based on prompt from Tumblr- Castle is Beckett's physical therapist. When he had read "stabbed in the back", he had imagined a punk of a kid who had gotten on the wrong side of the law, not a gorgeous young woman from a well off family sporting a Stanford sweatshirt. A story in three parts.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,377 - Reviews: 169 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 268 - Updated: 2/12/2015 - Published: 2/1/2015 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
From Ten by Ky03elk reviews
How does one move forward when each step is in the wrong direction? Post 7x15 speculation (spoiler free). One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,731 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 29 - Follows: 12 - Published: 2/10/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rewound by Kate Christie reviews
"What's past is prologue." -William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II Scene I. An AU season six Castle story.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 22 - Words: 89,946 - Reviews: 1853 - Favs: 852 - Follows: 1,413 - Updated: 2/1/2015 - Published: 1/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Once a Muse, Always a Muse by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"The frosted pane is streaked with her hand prints, prints that practically scream the story of what they just did. And suddenly there's something else he needs to do before he goes to bed." A scene insert for 7x12.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,473 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 22 - Published: 1/20/2015 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Make It Out To Kate by Liv Wilder reviews
Set during 4x01: "Rise", immediately after the swing scene. Kate is shocked by how much seeing Castle again affects her. She can't get him out of her head. "So…what? I just wait? Behave like old times? Let things crawl on like before, with neither of us admitting what we really want?"
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 38,749 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 345 - Follows: 496 - Updated: 1/16/2015 - Published: 11/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Remember Tonight by Freewheeler reviews
After nearly losing him in the explosion at the New Amsterdam Bank and Trust, she thinks she knows what she wants. How many days for a wall to come down? ** M-RATED ** Entry for the 2013 Castle Ficathon. ** Goes AU from Cops and Robbers ** This story was Winner, Favorite M-rated WIP in the Castle Fanfiction Writers' Guild Awards, 2014! *squeeeee*! COVER ART BY HONEYANDVODKA
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 36,775 - Reviews: 509 - Favs: 270 - Follows: 745 - Updated: 1/4/2015 - Published: 5/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What You Became to Me by caffinate-me reviews
It had been an accident, a mistake. It had shown all over her face the morning after, but he couldn't bring himself to regret it, not the act at least, despite the circumstances. ThankYouTerri Prompt fill #48.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,430 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 32 - Published: 1/3/2015 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
talk, talk, talk by airbefore reviews
Only one person can make him start to feel whole again, like something more than a broken shell of a human. One person. And he doesn't even know her real name. *AU based loosely on 4x12*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,049 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 51 - Published: 12/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
When I Was Drowning by Trinity Everett reviews
A chance meeting between two people has the potential to change their lives forever. A Caskett Meeting AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 17,657 - Reviews: 127 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 189 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Believing Is Seeing by bravevulnerability reviews
"Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing." An AU story for Christmas.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,352 - Reviews: 653 - Favs: 506 - Follows: 400 - Updated: 12/24/2014 - Published: 12/15/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Thaw by RedGrayBall reviews
Beckett is distraught when Castle seems to have finally given up hope on them ever being more than just partners, and he begins to pull away from her, prompting her to face up to her own feelings.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 27 - Words: 51,258 - Reviews: 1058 - Favs: 389 - Follows: 827 - Updated: 12/21/2014 - Published: 10/23/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Rookie by kimmiesjoy reviews
I'm the apple that didn't fall far from the tree. I barely rolled further than the roots. AU-ish Future Fic
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 15,785 - Reviews: 280 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 12/8/2014 - Published: 11/21/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., OC - Complete
Finding North by XX00Meg00XX reviews
"For years since her mother passed away she'd been trying to find her way, her north star. She needs to find her place, her home. She's had to let go of too many things in her life, and her heart can't take much more." An AU take on what could have happened after the fight scene in "Watershed". (5X24)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 31,723 - Reviews: 288 - Favs: 134 - Follows: 228 - Updated: 12/8/2014 - Published: 10/22/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
I choose you by Ky03elk reviews
A chance encounter leaves Kate questioning the decisions of her past and the road that she's currently walking with Castle. Will making a different choice lead to a new them? Or will the ghosts that haunt them both prove too much to overcome? A rewrite of 47 seconds.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,335 - Reviews: 449 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 10/31/2014 - Published: 9/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Correspondence by RedGrayBall reviews
A thoughtless remark from Beckett makes Castle give up on them ever becoming more than partners, and he leaves. Without being able to talk to him, Beckett must convince him that he's wrong about her feelings.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 33,246 - Reviews: 500 - Favs: 327 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 10/23/2014 - Published: 8/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fall From Grace by Shutterbug5269 reviews
Kate had been only partially conscious and unprepared when the first thunderous boom sounded almost right over the cabin accompanied by a flash bright light. Her whole body went rigid as the flashes and booms began to repeat over and over again, as the panic attack fully claimed her. Fix it fic for 4x01 *Spoilers for Rise*
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 8 - Words: 15,386 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 228 - Updated: 10/9/2014 - Published: 6/27/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 966 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 701 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 258 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 308 - Updated: 9/30/2014 - Published: 9/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Worst of Words by Kate Christie reviews
"…Give thy worst of thoughts/The worst of words." -Othello, Act 3, Scene 3. After Castle disappears, the only thing keeping Kate Beckett afloat is her conviction that Richard Castle is alive. But in order to return to work, Beckett is forced by Burke to keep a daily journal. 6x23 2014 CastleFicathon. Thanks to Angie & E for gorgeous artwork & Alex for an amazing summer of editing.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 133 - Words: 27,029 - Reviews: 4533 - Favs: 420 - Follows: 608 - Updated: 9/29/2014 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
What We Are Willing to Give by A Beauty to the Rhythm reviews
Our favorite writer wakes up on a boat in the middle of nowhere, dazed, confused, and ... shirtless? He's being targeted by a mysterious new enemy and it looks like his only choice is to go into hiding. Who better to accompany him than his gorgeous partner and fiancee? A post-S6 AU, with a fluffy reunion scene, some very unusual wedding vows, and heaps of suspense. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 67,744 - Reviews: 497 - Favs: 142 - Follows: 274 - Updated: 9/22/2014 - Published: 6/9/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
fill these empty spaces by bravevulnerability reviews
It's been nearly four years since the last time he heard her voice. AU. Oneshot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,743 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 116 - Follows: 39 - Published: 9/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Sleepless in Manhattan by Docnerd89 reviews
S4 AU It's been a month since Kate was shot. A month since he's heard from her. A month since he's been sleepless in Manhattan.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,254 - Reviews: 289 - Favs: 99 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 9/21/2014 - Published: 8/10/2014 - Complete
Tactile by NPYD reviews
[Sequel to 'Contact.'] "She lets his coat fall." Castle makes good on his promises during a weekend away. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,110 - Reviews: 97 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 9/19/2014 - Published: 9/2/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Between the Lines by NRZWolf 13 reviews
Rick is beaten almost daily by the man supposed to be his father. Kate just wants the pain to stop. Who protects you when your own parents are the monsters? Very AU / OOC / adult themes / Caskett / very dark fic /
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 48,277 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 9/18/2014 - Published: 3/21/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Homeward by Coffee and Prose reviews
Matthew was his name and Kate could count on one hand the number of things she knew about him - A Caskett adoption journey.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 26 - Words: 80,643 - Reviews: 458 - Favs: 217 - Follows: 434 - Updated: 9/15/2014 - Published: 11/5/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If You Want The Happy Ending by jstar1382 reviews
Sequel to You Can't Give Up- Castle and Beckett try to come to terms with their ordeal with 3XK and finally move on with their lives together. Summer 2014 #CastleFicathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 31,073 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 67 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 9/8/2014 - Published: 7/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Learn to Have Been by chezchuckles reviews
This is a Season 7 supposition only. I have no knowledge of spoilers or teasers, this is purely an idea at what their winter would look like in 2014-2015 after that season-ending fiery accident.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 47,051 - Reviews: 883 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 287 - Updated: 9/7/2014 - Published: 7/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dismantle by bravevulnerability reviews
'He's testing the boundaries, wondering how far down her wall has really fallen.' An alternate ending to Undead Again, 4x22.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,851 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 242 - Follows: 79 - Published: 9/6/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
yesterday, again, ahead of us by tombombadillo reviews
But then it's the way her face lights up when she sees her, and, more importantly it's the shriek of "Mommy!" that has her taking a step backwards. (Time travel AU, of a sort, set after 47 seconds)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 22,274 - Reviews: 248 - Favs: 198 - Follows: 411 - Updated: 8/7/2014 - Published: 6/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Lost in bright city lights by Ky03elk reviews
With no reason left to hold onto where life was taking her prior to her parents' deaths, Kate Beckett stumbles into a different world. Can she keep herself and her emotions buried deep or will everything crack open when fate throws Rick Castle her way? An AU Caskett meeting. Ficathon 2014 Entry. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 59,260 - Reviews: 1364 - Favs: 280 - Follows: 356 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 5/19/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Something keeps me holding onto nothing by stanaxbanana reviews
2014 Ficathon Entry. AU from 4x01. Three months after her shooting, Beckett is back - but Castle isn't. He's had enough and isn't following her anymore - and if she wants the happy ending then she's going to need to do the chasing, even if Castle is adamant he doesn't want her to. Now complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 51,083 - Reviews: 830 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 527 - Updated: 8/2/2014 - Published: 5/14/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Double Down by Neuship reviews
Set during "The Double Down" episode of Season 2. What happens when Rick and Kate make a side bet of their own? Please respect the rating and do not read if you are underage.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,142 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 29 - Published: 8/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Shall Not Tear Asunder by lms2457 reviews
A direct follow up story to Inchoate by ColieMacKenzie. Castle and Beckett are both miserable following their divorce. Can they heal their broken relationship?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 15,037 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 123 - Follows: 216 - Updated: 7/30/2014 - Published: 7/16/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
in the end by bravevulnerability reviews
Castle had always raved about the zombie apocalypse, spoke of it as if it would be some compelling adventure. It wasn't.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 11,577 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 102 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 7/14/2014 - Published: 6/30/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
For Lovers Only by KB-RC23 reviews
Takes place three years after early-season 5. Castle & Beckett haven't seen one another during that time, each going their separate ways. They both travel to Paris, neither knowing the other is there, & when their paths collide, desire & passion take over as they gain back those missed years & rediscover one another. . .Rated M. *Updated 07/07/2014* Final chapter is now up!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 47,395 - Reviews: 596 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 562 - Updated: 7/9/2014 - Published: 6/22/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
You Can't Give Up by jstar1382 reviews
Post 6x23- Struggling to deal with Castle's disappearance, Beckett finds out that she has some additional motivation to find her missing fiance'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 18,526 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 212 - Updated: 7/5/2014 - Published: 5/31/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - 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: 251 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 7/5/2014 - Published: 5/17/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
promises in pencil by closingdoors reviews
Sequel to 'heart so helpless'. Castle and Beckett's struggles to overcome their past, the murders, and the mess they left behind. Cover art by half0utloud. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 52,078 - Reviews: 429 - Favs: 202 - Follows: 307 - Updated: 6/24/2014 - Published: 8/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Smiling Down by redhandedwickedlittlemachine reviews
Kate goes through a myriad of emotions in her second pregnancy as she recalls her first. ONESHOT.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,857 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 10 - Published: 6/20/2014 - [Kate B., Rick C.] Alexis C. - Complete
226 Miles by Flashpoint33 reviews
Castle and Beckett have made the move to DC after she says yes to both Castle and the job, but nothing is ever easy; at least nothing with them. Now that the dance is over and reality has set in; what life will they ultimately choose; one together or apart? Post Watershed - All spoilers game - Rated M - just to cover the bases. 2013 Castle Ficathon Entry #2 Cover Art dtrekker
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Crime - Chapters: 32 - Words: 99,297 - Reviews: 1065 - Favs: 210 - Follows: 483 - Updated: 6/16/2014 - Published: 7/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
never fall away by bravevulnerability reviews
'It had to be a dream.' A post-ep for 6x23, For Better or For Worse. Two shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,250 - Reviews: 64 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 90 - Updated: 6/5/2014 - Published: 6/3/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Manhattan by alwayswritewithcoffee reviews
A new city, a new job, and four years of distance can't change the fact that Manhattan is home - where her heart is. (AU from 3X01. Beckett accepts her D.C. job offer while Castle spends the summer in the Hamptons with Gina.)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 56,546 - Reviews: 300 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 397 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 1/11/2014 - Rick C., Kate B.
still our hands match by bravevulnerability reviews
"Why do you even care so much? What is it that you want so badly that you can't just let this go so we can both move on with our lives?" Set in the summer between 1x10 and 2x01, continues on throughout season 2. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,767 - Reviews: 443 - Favs: 491 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 5/31/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come Back To Me by Shutterbug5269 reviews
What if Rick had had a different reaction to Kate's secret being revealed in the interrogation room? VERY AU after 47 Seconds. Based on a prompt from Louise McDoogle. Her words used with permission. Now with new Cover art by Detective Angie
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 10 - Words: 21,644 - Reviews: 187 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 274 - Updated: 5/29/2014 - Published: 4/18/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Broken But Healing by KroganVanguard reviews
An angsty post-ep for 'For Better Or Worse' (6x23) that explores one possible scenario for what might have happened to Castle. Description of torture, if that sort of thing bothers you. Somewhat uplifting ending.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,985 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 9 - Published: 5/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Crash Into Me by Oliviet reviews
"Hi, this is Dr. Asher calling from Mount Sinai Hospital on behalf of Katherine Beckett. There's been an accident." Set during season 4 by request. A look at what would have happened if Castle and Beckett had decided to start their relationship earlier in season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,611 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 279 - Updated: 5/18/2014 - Published: 3/18/2014 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
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: 1388 - Favs: 508 - Follows: 511 - Updated: 5/15/2014 - Published: 4/1/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Broken Summer by InkyCoffee reviews
"There would be no unexpected sound of her key in the lock. No sound of stilettos across the floorboards. No laughing greeting or warm embrace or welcoming kiss. Not any more." -My entry for the 2013 Castle Hiatus Ficathon
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 65,301 - Reviews: 593 - Favs: 269 - Follows: 397 - Updated: 5/5/2014 - Published: 5/19/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Love of my life by JoJoB reviews
Castle is abducted by an obsessed fan while on his way home from a book signing. Kate and the team have no clues on what happened to him and no where to begin searching. Set mid 7th season.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 13,613 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 62 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 4/30/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Coffees by honeyandvodka reviews
Castle and Beckett never met five years ago. Beckett's Mom's case remains unsolved, and Castle has no muse. What happens when their paths cross? An AU Target/Hunt meeting.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 64,448 - Reviews: 1425 - Favs: 430 - Follows: 585 - Updated: 4/27/2014 - Published: 1/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Signs of Life by bravevulnerability reviews
They meet again in the hospital. AU. Cover art by half0utloud.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 22 - Words: 48,644 - Reviews: 648 - Favs: 525 - Follows: 575 - Updated: 4/16/2014 - Published: 2/10/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
An Toiseach Pòg by seilleanmor reviews
Based on a request I received on tumblr: Castle and Beckett are strangers and participate in the strangers kiss for the first time video. One shot.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,228 - Reviews: 140 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 84 - Updated: 4/1/2014 - Published: 3/24/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Initiation by Twisha reviews
Prompt fill for Winter Hiatus 13 "KinkoftheCastle" Castle/Beckett/Ryan/Espo Early S1: once it becomes clear Castle will be around for a while, they initiate him to the team by their usual ritual for new team members, each taking their turn.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,182 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 158 - Updated: 3/31/2014 - Published: 12/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
Threshold by thecoolanonymouswriter reviews
Its funny how one incident, or one decision can change the whole path your life was supposed to take, or better yet, kick your life onto the best part ever taken. One shot.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 913 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/28/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Novel Starts by elizabeth.dante reviews
AU: Professor Alexander Rodgers was never one for the lime light. Though he moonlights as famed novelist, Richard Castle, his true pride lies in his work teaching at NYU. All this comes to a standstill however when he finds his worlds colliding, with his alter ego called out as a person of interest in a murder investigation.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 55,184 - Reviews: 431 - Favs: 335 - Follows: 447 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 6/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Letter From Despair Land by Lur27 reviews
TWO SHOT. Castle writes Beckett a letter after the events on 47 Seconds. She finds it and goes to see him. Some season 4 action, 'cause UST is pretty fun too. Enjoy! M stuff starts on chapter 2.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,060 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 130 - Updated: 3/27/2014 - Published: 3/20/2014 - Rick C., Kate B., OC - 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: 838 - Favs: 427 - Follows: 325 - Updated: 3/25/2014 - Published: 11/26/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
Beckett's Prisoner by purplangel reviews
What if Beckett lost it after her mother's death and her only sense of sanity came through Richard Edgar Castle's books? (Set before season 1. Winter kink Meme Fill) Beckett has abducted her favorite author and keeps him cuffed, tied up and or drugged in her bedroom to have her dirty way with him whenever she likes. AU. (This will hopefully be a memorable love story ;)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 17 - Words: 33,090 - Reviews: 561 - Favs: 218 - Follows: 290 - Updated: 3/19/2014 - Published: 12/17/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
all the lights of the city are drowned out for you by tombombadillo reviews
"No, it's… okay. It's okay. I'm… glad you're okay." A post-ep/AU of cops and robbers, co-written by tombombadillo and closingdoors.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,748 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 139 - Follows: 32 - Published: 3/12/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Two Casualties by seilleanmor reviews
Knockout fic. Assuming Josh is out of the picture, there's another way they could have channelled their anger during that fight.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,403 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 271 - Follows: 227 - Updated: 3/9/2014 - Published: 3/5/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Can't walk away by Ky03elk reviews
Beckett and Castle realize that her 'wall' is beginning to fall and they can finally see a future together. But nothing is that easy, especially with outside forces attempting to destroy them. While they are both determined to keep their family together, will living on the run tear them apart? Or should they just be more focused on staying alive? AU after Cops and Robbers.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 24 - Words: 61,631 - Reviews: 732 - Favs: 215 - Follows: 325 - Updated: 3/8/2014 - Published: 11/7/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
ad hoc by Cora Clavia reviews
Castle's brilliant idea - "act drunk" - is not cutting it. She makes a mental note never to listen to him again. Ever. About anything. - fill for the winter hiatus kink meme.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 6 - Words: 4,853 - Reviews: 261 - Favs: 247 - Follows: 359 - Updated: 3/3/2014 - Published: 11/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
So One Man by chezchuckles reviews
Co-authored by cartographical, chezchuckles, and muppet 47. Something of a post-ep for Recoil. 'As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.'
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,649 - Reviews: 517 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 266 - Updated: 3/1/2014 - Published: 2/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Resurgence by Garrae reviews
Dying had been all too easy. It's coming back to life that's hard. AU, starting immediately after the shot in 3.24, Knockout. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 77 - Words: 242,735 - Reviews: 1811 - Favs: 301 - Follows: 392 - Updated: 2/24/2014 - Published: 10/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
If I Were To Tell You by rewritetheending reviews
He was slipping away and it was her last chance to grasp at the relationship they could have, if only she could stop tripping over her fear. Could she make her feelings clear through one more phone call? This is the final part of the "If I..." trilogy and will make the most sense if you've read "If I Had Stayed" and "If I Could Be There." Starts at the end of "Undead Again" (4x22).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,548 - Reviews: 26 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 19 - Published: 2/22/2014 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Righting the Applecart by Lydian Stone reviews
In Beckett's 'Hierarchy of Needs' after coffee, food and shelter came justice then security. Fashionable boots definitely had a tier but falling head over heels in love did not. She wanted a relationship she could contain. Post-ep for Food to Die For. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 26 - Words: 70,356 - Reviews: 928 - Favs: 341 - Follows: 431 - Updated: 2/6/2014 - Published: 3/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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: 1834 - Favs: 692 - Follows: 804 - Updated: 2/4/2014 - Published: 4/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Night to Forget by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
Young Kate Beckett had looked for a night to forget only to find it turned into one she would remember for the rest of her life. AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 67 - Words: 183,320 - Reviews: 2995 - Favs: 1,343 - Follows: 1,454 - Updated: 2/2/2014 - Published: 4/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Martha R., Alexis C. - 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: 548 - Favs: 393 - Follows: 442 - Updated: 1/23/2014 - Published: 12/15/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Kept by Twisha reviews
AU; Winter Hiatus Fill for Kink of the Castle meme. Prompt: Beckett has abducted her favorite author and keeps him cuffed, tied up and/or drugged in her bedroom to use whenever she likes. This is porn WITH plot, a dark, twisted plot, but a plot nonetheless. Just give it a try, you might like it.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 19 - Words: 17,713 - Reviews: 351 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 202 - Updated: 1/16/2014 - Published: 12/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dreams Beneath the Surface by drdit92 reviews
Now complete. Thanks everyone! This is my 2013/14 Winter Ficathon Entry. Cover Art courtesy of the great dtrekker. Prompt 1: "She awoke with a start. The bed beside her was cold, the room still dark save for the soft glow of the light outside filtering in through the window as it reflected off of the steadily falling snow." A/U sometime in season 6.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 51,225 - Reviews: 308 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 186 - Updated: 1/12/2014 - Published: 11/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Seduction by ColieMacKenzie reviews
It wasn't planned, wasn't a date, but when he'd shown up looking striking in his suit and with his arm empty, she'd gravitated to him like she always did, her whole body orienting toward him as if he was her shining beacon in a dark, starless night. Follows episode 4x11, "Till Death Do Us Part." -COMPLETE-
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 19,916 - Reviews: 710 - Favs: 720 - Follows: 727 - Updated: 12/31/2013 - Published: 5/22/2013 - [Kate B., Rick C.] - Complete
The Devil's Mistress by Dana Keylits reviews
A christmas present for my friend and #1 fan, Kristy. This is a story she requested that brings back one of season six's creepiest characters. Kate is abducted and it's a race against time to save her before her life is changed forever. In five parts. Mild spoilers for 6x09 "Disciple." Disclaimer: The characters and settings are not mine, they belong to Andrew Marlowe and friends.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,523 - Reviews: 92 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 66 - Updated: 12/25/2013 - Published: 12/21/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Tortured Love by purplangel reviews
Kate's heart shatters upon the realization that Tyson has Rick. He's going to torture him to his hearts content until he decides that he's sick and tired of playing the game and then kill him slowly to punish her. She chokes on a sob, trying to shove the fear aside, focus on her one hope - a young, psychic Heiress whose ability is inexplicably linked to them (Dark/Supernatural/AU)
Castle - Rated: M - English - Supernatural/Suspense - Chapters: 32 - Words: 87,282 - Reviews: 638 - Favs: 125 - Follows: 169 - Updated: 12/24/2013 - Published: 4/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
This Is Castle We're Talking About by Beledi1113 reviews
Kate is at mandatory police training and Castle gets into trouble while researching a story. Can the 12th save him in time? This story is a continuation of "The Call" (rated M) and is now finished. Thanks for reading.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 57,543 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 118 - Updated: 12/11/2013 - Published: 8/1/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., T. Demming, Josh D. - Complete
Whisper of a heart by Trinxy reviews
The bank explodes and so do the emotions inside Beckett. She enters the building with only one thing in her mind - Castle. She finds him alive. Will she be able to hold back her emotions? Slightly AU take on Cops & Robbers - Note the rating change. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 11,146 - Reviews: 329 - Favs: 194 - Follows: 404 - Updated: 11/22/2013 - Published: 11/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Falling is like this by honeyandvodka reviews
An AU multi-chapter that picks up where A Death in the Family left off… Castle keeps investigating on his own.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 27,223 - Reviews: 306 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 202 - Updated: 11/5/2013 - Published: 8/31/2013 - 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: 111 - Favs: 164 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 11/1/2013 - Published: 10/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fight For Us by NotYetLostFaith reviews
ONESHOT Post-ep, alternate ending for Watershed (better late than never) based off a post over on Tumblr from Castle Confessions, later added to by Caskettdensi (he should know the one) Castle does break up with Kate on the swings, but she won't give up so easily.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,197 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 26 - Published: 10/16/2013 - [Rick C., Kate B.] - Complete
An Unconventional Proposal by BareWriter reviews
"What was his problem? Did he have no sense of justice or morals whatsoever? He just let a killer free and all he could think about was boobs." An AU Castle/Beckett story.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 23 - Words: 92,251 - Reviews: 977 - Favs: 525 - Follows: 916 - Updated: 10/15/2013 - Published: 6/14/2012 - Rick C., Kate B.
Castle The Bucket List by jaytoyz reviews
Kate said she needed her space and after six months, Rick decides to find something...he just isn't sure what it is. This story is obviously AU, picking up after the hospital visit that began season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,778 - Reviews: 171 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 10/6/2013 - Published: 12/19/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Out of Darkness by Tripp3235 reviews
Shortly after moving to DC with his fiancée, Castle is kidnapped and the only way to escape is to follow a natural labyrinth of tunnels heading to the unknown. With just his thoughts through this journey, Castle finds help along the way…
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 32,306 - Reviews: 131 - Favs: 63 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 10/5/2013 - Published: 9/3/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Vincit Omnia Veritas by InkyCoffee reviews
Fourteen years ago, she had done the most despicable thing a wife could do to her husband. Now, finally, she could tell him the truth. But the truth was, she had made him walk through the fiery pits of hell, and now he was about to find out it was all based on a lie.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 36,046 - Reviews: 297 - Favs: 221 - Follows: 322 - Updated: 10/5/2013 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C., Jim B., Johanna B. - Complete
Third time's the charm by honeyandvodka reviews
Twice married, twice divorced, and he's finally in the relationship he wants to be in, the one that counts. Four years of "never gonna happen land" had turned into something amazing and unexpected overnight. Castle wasn't kidding when he told Kate to look at his life, because his dreams do come true. But his nightmares have also become a reality this year. A Pre-S6 multi-chapter.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 14,683 - Reviews: 158 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 113 - Updated: 9/21/2013 - Published: 9/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 2455 - Favs: 560 - Follows: 611 - Updated: 9/16/2013 - Published: 7/7/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
It's like you are screaming by leuska reviews
Inspired by a fanvid by Half0utLoud and pe4alhar. It was supposed to be easy. A visit to a suspect and asking him some questions. Just a regular job. But this particular visit turns out to be anything but such for Castle and Beckett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 36,584 - Reviews: 327 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 181 - Updated: 9/13/2013 - Published: 7/28/2013 - 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: 2307 - Favs: 789 - Follows: 806 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 4/25/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
All good things by kimmiesjoy reviews
Post Cops and Robbers. Maybe it was his Mother sitting next to him on the cold Bank floor, it could be the knowledge that his daughter was waiting outside the entire time. Somehow he thinks it's more to do with the woman curled up on his couch like she belongs there...
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 7 - Words: 31,242 - Reviews: 357 - Favs: 314 - Follows: 510 - Updated: 9/4/2013 - Published: 6/9/2013 - Rick C., Kate B.
Nevaeh by NotYetLostFaith reviews
A young girl walks in off the street, lost and afraid, and asks for Detective Beckett. Eight years ago, a young woman walked into Jim Beckett's life and her leaving is what made him get sober. Kate and Castle have been together for less than a year and the world is already throwing spanners in the works.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 31 - Words: 33,477 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 214 - Follows: 328 - Updated: 8/26/2013 - Published: 1/27/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Stolen Sky by Cora Clavia reviews
This green-eyed woman took a bullet for Mal Reynolds before he ever learned her name. Kate Beckett becomes a character in the 'verse. Mackett.
Crossover - Firefly & Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 27,916 - Reviews: 955 - Favs: 376 - Follows: 204 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 1/22/2013 - Mal, Kate B. - Complete
Petruchio by Garrae reviews
AU. Season 3 post that kiss. No Josh. No Gina. He's tired of waiting for her to decide. He's going to decide for her. Very close to non-consent in places, so may have triggers. Please don't read if that upsets you. These characters belong to Andrew Marlowe. No infringement of copyright is intended.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 22 - Words: 27,415 - Reviews: 216 - Favs: 150 - Follows: 193 - Updated: 8/18/2013 - Published: 8/2/2013 - 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: 747 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 402 - Updated: 8/11/2013 - Published: 4/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
All The Wrong Reasons by Dmarx reviews
"I lied to you. We've hardly spoken in two days. And now..." Her voice wavers, and she shakes her head regretfully, hating that she's doing this to him. "That's not a solid foundation for the future, Castle." Entry for the 2013 Castle Ficathon. Complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 52,512 - Reviews: 1813 - Favs: 471 - Follows: 707 - Updated: 8/8/2013 - Published: 5/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Chair by ThePossibilityOfMagic reviews
Because it was, and always would be, more than just a chair. Warning: reference to major character death.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,724 - Reviews: 117 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 7/29/2013 - Published: 4/3/2012 - Complete
Gulliver's Travels by Tripp3235 reviews
S1 AU. As angry as Beckett is at Castle for reopening her mother's murder, when a body shows up outside his door, she's forced to put her resentment aside and help him through being targeted by one of the most prolific serial killers the world has ever seen. Takes place about 10-14 days after 1x10.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 63,111 - Reviews: 232 - Favs: 101 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 7/23/2013 - Published: 2/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Overlap by honeyandvodka reviews
Beckett remembers wearing her Dress Blues at Roy's funeral. She remembers standing on the podium, and she remembers everything just going black. She doesn't remember the gun shot. Or anything else. What happens when Castle and Beckett have one less lie standing in their way? A season 4 AU, canon until 3.24 Knockout. 2013 Ficathon Entry.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 62,974 - Reviews: 450 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 376 - Updated: 7/20/2013 - Published: 5/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Passions Past by Dana Keylits reviews
What happens when Castle asks Kate "Have you ever kissed another woman?" Caskett story with Slashy elements. Set during season five. The story is mine, but the characters and settings are not. They belong to Andrew Marlowe and company, with whom I am unaffiliated.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 14 - Words: 42,478 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 186 - Follows: 234 - Updated: 7/20/2013 - Published: 11/11/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Kiss Me, Castle: the FMC chronicles by Cora Clavia reviews
M-rated chapters of Kiss Me, Castle. FMC means...EXPLETIVE DELETED Me, Castle.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,254 - Reviews: 469 - Favs: 612 - Follows: 540 - Updated: 7/17/2013 - Published: 2/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Ashes by foreverwriting9 reviews
All she can think as she stands there, hundreds of miles from everything she loves, is that this man has no idea what she's given up. Beckett and Castle in the aftermath of 'Watershed'.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,697 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 7/13/2013 - Published: 6/28/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 380 - Follows: 398 - Updated: 7/7/2013 - Published: 5/28/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Decisions and Dominoes by Flashpoint33 reviews
Beckett is in DC and Castle is in NYC - Post Watershed - with all spoilers inherently in play. Decisions have been made and stands taken, but someone from their past will force them to face one another one more time. Will Caskette conquer all? This is my first fanfiction EVER! Cover art by dtrekker - Castle 2013 Ficathon entry-Rating M for some language and later chapters.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Crime/Angst - Chapters: 44 - Words: 110,009 - Reviews: 1218 - Favs: 459 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 7/4/2013 - Published: 5/24/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
Where is she? by AleciaB reviews
Castle and Beckett receive a tip off that leads them to a alley way. But something happens in the alley that changes everything. This story is rated M because it contains subject matter that is for mature readers. it was written to increase awareness and communication about the subject. It does not contain smut.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 50 - Words: 383,811 - Reviews: 640 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 283 - Updated: 7/1/2013 - Published: 10/18/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R. - Complete
A Few Moments in a Day - Friends and Futures by imdoingthiswhy reviews
Around the case they're working on, Castle and Beckett discover that Ryan and Jenny are about to buy a house; and Castle remembers how much he owes Ryan.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,784 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 12 - Published: 6/30/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Kevin R., Jenny oD. - 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: 212 - Follows: 47 - Published: 6/25/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
In Paper Boats by SkyandIris reviews
Kate Beckett has personal experience when it comes to dealing with a nine year old on a sugar rush.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 21 - Words: 81,183 - Reviews: 593 - Favs: 521 - Follows: 822 - Updated: 6/3/2013 - Published: 4/1/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
an almost someone by mia gray reviews
"This is not Manhattan. The thought runs through her head over and over again, drowning almost everything else out... She knows what she really means is This is not my home." Post Watershed. A story told in pieces.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,623 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 6 - Published: 6/2/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Adrift by ColieMacKenzie reviews
You're drifting. You know you are. You just... stopped caring.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,456 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 52 - Published: 6/1/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Swing, and a miss by KyinHI reviews
Finale speculation fic, turned slightly A/U post-ep. It's been almost a year to the day since she last sat in this playground and wept for all she had ruined. I just want you, she had said. She has done an awful job of proving it these last few weeks. *Now Complete*
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 8 - Words: 13,959 - Reviews: 300 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 258 - Updated: 5/29/2013 - Published: 5/12/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
jumpin jumpin by Cora Clavia reviews
It's only the second time he's seen her legs and he's absolutely certain he wants to see more of them. Season 1.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 7 - Words: 6,270 - Reviews: 451 - Favs: 341 - Follows: 299 - Updated: 5/26/2013 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The unexpected man by kimmiesjoy reviews
She's come here with the answer to the wrong question and she cannot take her eyes off of him, off of the ring he's holding out to her and she's stupidly looking through the center of it to the man behind, to the blue in his eyes. Post Epi Watershed prompt.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,617 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 5/22/2013 - Published: 5/20/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Bullet Catcher by GameOn reviews
A/U It's definitely not love at first sight. Prickly, aloof and strait-laced Kate Beckett isn't what Rick expected when he hires someone to protect a young Alexis. She's all business while he's all about the play. Shallow, irresponsible and a playboy is how Beckett would characterize her latest employer. But sometimes first impressions can turn out to be wrong.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 21 - Words: 56,021 - Reviews: 519 - Favs: 439 - Follows: 641 - Updated: 5/21/2013 - Published: 11/12/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - 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: 4608 - Favs: 977 - Follows: 990 - Updated: 5/20/2013 - Published: 3/15/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
One Thing by eyrianone reviews
But he looks terrified down there on his knees with no joy in his eyes and no smile on his face. . . Post Watershed speculation.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,346 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 48 - Published: 5/16/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Flunitrazepam by chezchuckles reviews
A co-authored story by seilleanmor and chezchuckles. An argument between them causes Castle to give Beckett the silent treatment. References to Target/Hunt, Lives of Others, Squab, and Still. Watershed has not happened.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 9,044 - Reviews: 82 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 65 - Published: 5/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
you take, it's given by mia gray reviews
"She's Will Sorenson. For a while – for the first few hours, anyway – that's all she can think... And what she once couldn't even comprehend, she finds herself considering." 5x23 post ep. Slight spoilers for 5X24 promo only.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,177 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 13 - Published: 5/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Piano In The Dark by Shutterbug5269 reviews
After a tragic, soul crushing case, Kate peels another layer off the Castle onion.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,710 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/29/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Like A Phoenix From The Ashes by DeBo81 reviews
When their world literally crumbles around them, will the members of the 12th Precinct be able to rise like a phoenix from the ashes? Note: Look for daily updates. This fic should be complete in a little over a week. Rated T for mild language
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Suspense - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,545 - Reviews: 219 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 161 - Updated: 4/15/2013 - Published: 4/8/2013 - Rick C., Kate B., Kevin R., Javier E. - Complete
Keeping Her Quiet by rewritetheending reviews
"As much as I love our friends, please don't ever make us share a cabin with them again." Castle plans a group vacation with Kate, Ryan, Jenny, Esposito, and Lanie, but seems to forget that Kate can't be as uninhibited when they're confined to such a small space. In fact, she's awful at being quiet, but Castle is willing to help her try. PWP set almost any time in season 5.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,094 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 32 - Published: 4/14/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Retribution by JillianCasey reviews
When she got the call, she didn't expect it to lead to this. Season 5 AU.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 30,669 - Reviews: 322 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 279 - Updated: 4/9/2013 - Published: 12/19/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
The Lighting Parade by BlindAssassinUK reviews
Castle is forced to make a decision that sees him leave Beckett and New York behind. Can he let her go? Can she let him go? Multi-chapter story set immediately after "Always". "M-Rated" for language choices.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 34,913 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 129 - Updated: 4/4/2013 - Published: 9/2/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
heart so helpless by closingdoors reviews
AU. Lethal, hard-edged assassin Kate Beckett is hired to kill the handsome, best-selling author Richard Castle. But when everything's not as it should be, and feelings get muddled along the way, can she really think of him as just another paper target? Cover art by houghtonsbeckett. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Suspense - Chapters: 30 - Words: 66,629 - Reviews: 701 - Favs: 388 - Follows: 448 - Updated: 4/3/2013 - Published: 12/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Dawning by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
When Kate is forced to work with Detective Ethan Slaughter without her team to have her back, Castle is not excited, fearing Slaughter might get her into trouble. But when Kate disappears Castle and the boys soon realize something much bigger is going on. Will they be able to stop it?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 38,876 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 148 - Follows: 180 - Updated: 3/26/2013 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Something Suddenly Has Begun by brookemopolitan reviews
Those warm, heavy, "I want a baby" feelings didn't scare Kate so much anymore. Shamelessly fluffy pregnancy fic. Set beyond s5. Rating subject to change
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 33,686 - Reviews: 404 - Favs: 311 - Follows: 410 - Updated: 3/17/2013 - Published: 1/6/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come and Find Me by ColieMacKenzie reviews
She's shaking, her legs wobbly, fingers clamped around the doorknob as if it's the only thing keeping her upright. Her stomach tightens, with fear, with want, with everything she's so carefully held in check for months, years... What if for 3x22, 'To Love and Die in L.A.'. Happy Birthday, Joy! Winner of "The 12th" Fan Awards 2013 for best M-rated fanfic (under 10,000 words).
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,927 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 85 - Published: 3/11/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Don't Fade Away by BerkieLynn reviews
"But it's been a year and he's not a stupid man. He can listen to what her silence is telling him." Set post hospital scene in Rise. What if Kate let her fear win and never reached out to Castle again? One-shot, complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,277 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 29 - Published: 3/10/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Follow Me Into Darkness by Dana Keylits reviews
Still reeling following his daughters kidnapping, Castle can't cope, and it could mean the end of his relationship with Kate. Disclaimer: The characters belong to Andrew W. Marlowe, not to me, though I wish they did because I would definitely have them kissing with the lights on!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 18,154 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 177 - Updated: 3/7/2013 - Published: 2/23/2013 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Failure to Communicate by rewritetheending reviews
"I was trying to learn more about you, in the process of figuring out us." When Kate admits that she has questions, Castle tries to give her answers. Set at a non-specific point in the middle of season 5. One-shot, complete.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,477 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 60 - Follows: 28 - Published: 3/1/2013 - 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: 1558 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 613 - Updated: 2/21/2013 - Published: 6/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
On-call by TwelfthPrecinct reviews
This was written as an entry for the 1st ever 12th Precinct Castle Valentine's Fanfic Competition, however, the author decided not to enter the competition (read A/N). Genre is fiction
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,731 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 7 - Published: 2/18/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Setting Up For Something by Liv Wilder reviews
Prompt based on the unfinished conversation between Castle & Beckett in the isolation tent during 3x16: 'Setup'. "… I wish that I had someone who would be there for me, and I could be there for him, and we could just dive in to it together," she says wistfully." What might have happened next it they hadn't been interrupted... COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 29,102 - Reviews: 568 - Favs: 343 - Follows: 317 - Updated: 2/12/2013 - Published: 1/31/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
A Drop in the Ocean by AddisonSp reviews
An unexpected surprise brings big changes for Lucy Castle, as she struggles with the prospect of no longer being the only child in her newly found parent's lives. How will Lucy cope? What will happen when an unwelcome visitor returns to their lives with vengeance? Sequel to Changes.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 34,400 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 226 - Follows: 295 - Updated: 2/10/2013 - Published: 8/13/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A is for Always by Natalie Elizabeth reviews
"I need space." It wasn't the first time Castle had heard those words, but it would be the last. Beckett may want space but that was one thing he wasn't going to give her. He was going to fight, either for her, or against her.! Set during Rise
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,104 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 284 - Updated: 2/6/2013 - Published: 10/8/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Burden of Proof by Ephemeral Lunatic reviews
Two years ago, she told him that she'd get him out if he ever ended up behind bars wrongfully accused of a crime. Unfortunately for him, the crime he's being accused of right now is against her, and until she wakes up, it's his word versus all the evidence piling up against him. Now AU because I'm slow and new episodes just keep coming out faster than I write new chapters. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 49,100 - Reviews: 348 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 324 - Updated: 1/31/2013 - Published: 8/13/2012 - 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: 980 - Favs: 466 - Follows: 463 - Updated: 1/30/2013 - Published: 1/3/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Unvanquished: Return by chezchuckles reviews
Beckett's January 9th anniversary. For those of you who wanted to know what happened to them after that train into France. Third in the Unvanquished series.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 9 - Words: 24,696 - Reviews: 319 - Favs: 144 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 1/28/2013 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Unraveled by ColieMacKenzie reviews
The tapestry of a life, unfurled from end to its beginning; a quilt of one-hundred's.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,195 - Reviews: 67 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 11 - Published: 1/26/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Grace by AddisonSp reviews
One minute they were on a break, the next... Had someone told them that their lives would turn out like this they would have laughed. Then again, our lives can change irrevocably in a split second, throwing everything we held secure to the wind.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 27,583 - Reviews: 339 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 242 - Updated: 1/21/2013 - Published: 1/14/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Boy with the Broken Halo by blue252 reviews
"It was amazing how different things were once the steady thrum of adrenaline faded and all that was left was the sharp clarity of the night." AU set mid to late S5. A story of what could have happened if Maddox was never caught. Complete at Chapter 20.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 20 - Words: 34,034 - Reviews: 316 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 1/20/2013 - Published: 8/23/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Fade Away by a. loquita reviews
One possible take on the two weeks between the events that take place in the season 5 premiere and the start of the next episode. Kate deals with what has transpired, pulls herself back together, and she and Castle eventually get to the place they are at in the beginning of 5x02. Castle/Beckett.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 9,373 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 82 - Updated: 1/16/2013 - Published: 1/7/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Significant Progress by Liv Wilder reviews
Spoilers for 5x10: 'Significant Others'. Based on the final scene. "She watches Castle's nervous energy spike giddily as he reacts to the relief of getting his life back in order, everyone back in their own little compartment; no bleeding between the lines, no comingling, separate boxes for everything, and everyone in their appropriate place." COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 16,927 - Reviews: 359 - Favs: 177 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 1/13/2013 - Published: 1/8/2013 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Agent Rodgers, FBI by Shutterbug5269 reviews
After Alexis' untimely death from leukemia, Rick puts away his crime novels and joins the FBI. After a friend's deadly brush with the Dragon, he vows to solve his murder and bring the perpetrator to justice. To do it he will need the help of NYPD Detective Kate Beckett. (Cannot believe I finished this on the anniversary of JB's murder) new cover image by Dtrekker
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 54 - Words: 106,509 - Reviews: 487 - Favs: 362 - Follows: 307 - Updated: 1/9/2013 - Published: 8/5/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Days of Summer by liviafan1 reviews
A young Kate Beckett spends her summer waitressing at a local shack on a Jersey beach, tending to her alcoholic father and paying her way through the academy. One night, her world turns on its feet when Rick Castle enters the door...and her heart. AU. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 40 - Words: 61,991 - Reviews: 926 - Favs: 649 - Follows: 730 - Updated: 1/5/2013 - Published: 1/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 588 - Favs: 501 - Follows: 499 - Updated: 1/4/2013 - Published: 9/3/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Links by caffinate-me reviews
"I wear the chain I forged in life. I made it link by link…" Set Christmas season 4 after Killshot, before Cuffed. 4th Place in the 12th Precint Castle Christmas Fanfic Competition.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,567 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 7 - Published: 12/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Haunted by krumkler reviews
Kate doesn't believe in ghosts, but Castle believes enough for the both of them. For Johanna Beckett, that makes all the difference. Set in late season 3. A thoroughly different take on Knockout.
Castle - Rated: K - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 16,733 - Reviews: 85 - Favs: 46 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 12/19/2012 - Published: 10/6/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Links (12th Precinct Castle Christmas FanFic Competition) by TwelfthPrecinct reviews
This is an entry for the 1st ever 12th Precinct Castle Christmas FanFic Competition. Author s pen name is: "caffinate me". This story was awarded 4th place in judge s vote!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,434 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Vice by Sandiane Carter reviews
AU: Beckett is a uniform on the Vice squad at the 12th, five years before she and Castle actually meet in the show. Based on an idea of Cartographical - chezchuckles and I just liked it so much that we each wrote our own. Variations on the same theme, sort of.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 33 - Words: 111,898 - Reviews: 1640 - Favs: 964 - Follows: 656 - Updated: 12/16/2012 - Published: 8/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
And, The Meek Shall Inherit The Earth (12th Precinct Christmas FanFic by TwelfthPrecinct reviews
This is an entry for the 1st ever 12th Precinct Castle Christmas FanFic Competition. Author s pen name is: "Dana Keylits".
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,593 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 2 - Published: 12/14/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Resplendent (12th Precinct Castle Christmas FanFic Competition) by TwelfthPrecinct reviews
This is an entry for the 1st ever 12th Precinct Castle Christmas FanFic Competition. Author s pen name is: "Blue252". This story was awarded 3rd place in public vote!
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,533 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 4 - Published: 12/13/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Find Me Now by blue252 reviews
"It had been a mistake. All of it really. The drinks, the company, the dress. How she had thought any of it would ease the ache in her chest was beyond her. Because it hadn't. Not at all." Four-shot - based off of The Limey/To Love and Die in LA. Now Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,138 - Reviews: 217 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 196 - Updated: 12/4/2012 - Published: 11/27/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Not Perfect by GameOn reviews
Set early S4. Kate survives the bullet but their partnership doesn't. Almost everybody agrees that it's too dangerous for Rick to keep shadowing her, so she kicks him out for his own good. The only problem is that Kate can't seem to go cold turkey.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 24 - Words: 53,392 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 11/19/2012 - Published: 8/5/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Fertile Imagination by Liv Wilder reviews
Post-5x06. "You want more kids?" she asks, and it almost comes out like a criticism as she fights to hide her surprise. "Well, I'd like the option." And since that really only leaves the option of 'kids with Kate' hanging in the air, she does the only thing she can do, which is hop right over his declaration and keep on moving like it never happened. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 12 - Words: 34,111 - Reviews: 767 - Favs: 402 - Follows: 469 - Updated: 11/18/2012 - Published: 11/7/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Impasse by JillianCasey reviews
I think I'm afraid of being happy because whenever I get too happy something bad always happens —Charlie Brown
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,120 - Reviews: 152 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 11/12/2012 - Published: 9/17/2012 - 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: 1786 - Favs: 686 - Follows: 644 - Updated: 11/4/2012 - Published: 3/4/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Picking Up The Pieces by DeBo81 reviews
When life throws the Castles a curve ball, Rick and Kate are left standing amid the splinters of their shattered lives. Will their love story continue to beat the odds when they have to pick up the pieces and start over? Caskett AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 23 - Words: 77,979 - Reviews: 374 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 300 - Updated: 10/31/2012 - Published: 9/17/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Come As You Are by muppet47 reviews
"Are you guys staring at me because of my costume?" 1st place in the public and judges' vote in the First Annual 12th Precinct Halloween FanFic Contest. Awesome, awesome cover art by Angie from 12th Precinct (blogspot . com)
Castle - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,496 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 13 - Published: 10/30/2012 - Complete
in the shallows by closingdoors reviews
AU from Undead Again. In which the zombie case really *is* Castle's last case, and Beckett has to try and deal with the prospect of never seeing Castle again. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 46,689 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 342 - Follows: 412 - Updated: 10/27/2012 - Published: 7/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Improbable Cause by Liv Wilder reviews
SPOILERS. Pre-5x05 story based on the Promo. "There's such a look of absolute relief on his face when he answers the door to her that Kate allows him to draw her inside by the elbow and enfold her in an all-encompassing hug. But her body is stiff inside his embrace, rigid, and he pulls back after just a few seconds to look at her..." COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 20,087 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 191 - Follows: 323 - Updated: 10/26/2012 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
the shadow of doubt by airbefore reviews
She arrested him tonight. For the third time. This is the first time it's broken her heart. ***Spec fic for 5x05. Spoilers from US promo only ***
Castle - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 11,216 - Reviews: 231 - Favs: 178 - Follows: 271 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 10/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Bucket List by chezchuckles reviews
co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. inspired by the Richard Castle Bucket List on richardcastle dot net; set after 47 Seconds/The Limey. Chapter 9b is Bucket List in Paris, posted separately, and to be read before Chapter 10.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 10 - Words: 42,000 - Reviews: 638 - Favs: 417 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 10/23/2012 - Published: 3/31/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
Unvanquished: Redux by chezchuckles reviews
An epilogue to the epilogue found in Unvanquished. One year later.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 16 - Words: 41,138 - Reviews: 579 - Favs: 233 - Follows: 161 - Updated: 10/18/2012 - Published: 6/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Reasonable Doubt by eyrianone reviews
Scene imagined based on the promo for 5 x 05 'Probable Cause' – 'The pain of knowing she doesn't trust him implicitly will not go away.' ONE SHOT - complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,824 - Reviews: 76 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 31 - Published: 10/17/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
No Costumes Allowed (12th Precinct Castle Halloween FanFic Competition by TwelfthPrecinct reviews
This is an entry for the very first 12th Precinct Castle Halloween FanFic Competition, organized by 12thprecinct. Author s pen name: Cora Clavia
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,080 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 4 - Published: 10/17/2012 - Complete
tie me up, tie me down by airbefore reviews
The box is plain, unassuming. A hard plastic tub that he's glanced at dozens of times over the past few months, used as a way station for his spare clothes and overnight bag. He'd assumed it was nothing more than storage - books and papers, maybe, out of style clothes or shoes. He's never been more happy to be wrong. **post ep of sorts for 5x03**
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,884 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 146 - Follows: 42 - Published: 10/8/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Dead to the World by leuska reviews
For months she's been gone. Months in which Castle's been forced to believe that Kate Beckett was dead. Eight full months in which he's missed her, craved her, mourned her. Now she's standing on his doorstep, two coffees in slightly shaking hands and Castle's world collapses. Direct spoilers for 4x23 Always, but most probably AU from there.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 106,868 - Reviews: 1772 - Favs: 1,007 - Follows: 823 - Updated: 10/8/2012 - Published: 6/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Castle Crumbling by eyrianone reviews
He has to get her out of his system somehow . . . Post-episode aftermath for 'The Limey' and going AU from there.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 9 - Words: 15,559 - Reviews: 403 - Favs: 290 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 10/2/2012 - Published: 8/21/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Dissolution by liviafan1 reviews
It can never be enough, making up for all the time they've missed. She laughs, full and rich, shaking with it and it's infectious. He grins, pressing his forehead against hers as he watches the light fill her face. He lets the backs of his fingers graze her cheek, overwhelmed by her, by this, them-Everything. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 15 - Words: 24,010 - Reviews: 703 - Favs: 362 - Follows: 423 - Updated: 9/29/2012 - Published: 6/19/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Deal by TashaLaw reviews
Kate divorced him over a year before. But while dropping off their two-year-old daughter, Castle discovers that Kate is still in love with him. Will the deal they strike be enough for either of them? COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 28,742 - Reviews: 346 - Favs: 303 - Follows: 362 - Updated: 9/29/2012 - Published: 9/14/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
No Rest for the Weary by scripting life reviews
*Finally Complete!* When she woke that morning, she'd been filled with joy and hope and the knowledge that they had their whole lives in front of them. She knows this for a naïve dream when she wakes up that night to blood on her hands and a gun to her head. S5 speculation.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,951 - Reviews: 166 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 9/24/2012 - Published: 5/28/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Awakening To A Nightmare by Shutterbug5269 reviews
Kate thought bitterly to herself, "They were supposed to be after me, leaving was supposed to keep Castle safe, but it had only made him a target." Not going to delve into the Dragon or the case more of a Castle/BeNckett/Alexis relationship story. NOW with new cover art by Detective Angie
Castle - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 18,171 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 90 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 9/24/2012 - Published: 8/27/2012 - Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R. - Complete
Ultimatum by chezchuckles reviews
From the video by yamakiluv. Castle is given an ultimatum: the file for Beckett's life. AU Future.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 25,676 - Reviews: 516 - Favs: 264 - Follows: 230 - Updated: 9/23/2012 - Published: 9/7/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - 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: 1269 - Favs: 593 - Follows: 487 - Updated: 9/23/2012 - Published: 8/2/2012 - Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
and the day came by airbefore reviews
She's been struggling to find the words for months, to tell him how much she loves and adores him, how happy he makes her. How she feels like a whole person when she's with him. How he fills the empty places inside her chest with his love and his smiles.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 17,411 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 172 - Updated: 9/17/2012 - Published: 8/10/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Look After You by JillianCasey reviews
Alternate Universe. Castle and Beckett take a trip and learn a thing or two about looking after each other.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,355 - Reviews: 276 - Favs: 192 - Follows: 348 - Updated: 9/9/2012 - Published: 4/10/2011 - Kate B., Rick C.
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: 292 - Favs: 372 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 9/4/2012 - Published: 2/5/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Test of Time by NCISBONESgirl reviews
What if Castle left after overhearing Kate admitting she remembered in "47 Seconds", without ever telling her why? What if they ran into each other 14 years later? Can they reconnect? Is 14 years long enough to get over a hurt that big? A love story at its core that also deals with the consequences of actions, righting wrongs, and how some bonds stand the test of time. AU.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,980 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 159 - Updated: 8/26/2012 - Published: 8/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
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: 975 - Follows: 915 - Updated: 8/17/2012 - Published: 5/9/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Your Own Devices by ColieMacKenzie reviews
He's pretty sure he convinced the lady with the smoky voice that he knew exactly what he was doing, knew how to give her a good time. A variation on the 'Vice Beckett' theme. For ER, on request.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,797 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 71 - Published: 8/13/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Walk Away by sunnyamazing reviews
- End of chapter. Close the book. Walk away. - Set during Always.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,727 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 5 - Published: 8/6/2012 - 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: 1151 - Favs: 425 - Follows: 517 - 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: 476 - Follows: 447 - Updated: 7/29/2012 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Shattered Pieces by Skyknight1987 reviews
"I really thought you were good for him. I thought you were making him better. And now?" Alexis laughed harshly,"I'd rather have the immature playboy than the zombie you left me with." AU. Post Rise. Kate finds out that bonds that are hard to break are even harder to fix once they are broken.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,081 - Reviews: 124 - Favs: 104 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 7/28/2012 - Published: 12/20/2011 - Kate B., Alexis C.
Underneath by Demian33 reviews
When Castle starts seriously dating a non-bimbo, non-blond, highly intelligent woman, things come to a head for Kate, who must decide if she is going to tell Castle how she really feels ... or risk losing him forever. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 12,233 - Reviews: 87 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 133 - Updated: 7/23/2012 - Published: 7/17/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The World You Love by caskettinacastle reviews
When Castle gets life altering news, he has to decide whether to make a stand alone, or to involve Kate. He's always been able to tell Kate anything, but this time, he finds himself driven by his own emotions. Will he figure it all out? Caskett
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 10 - Words: 70,400 - Reviews: 311 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 413 - Updated: 7/12/2012 - Published: 10/11/2011 - Rick C., Kate B.
Even When You Fall Apart by surrendersomething reviews
Castle/Beckett. It's been six months since they closed the case. Five & a half since he brought her to the Hamptons for the first time. Five since he kissed her for the first time that counted. One week since the trial that ended with a guilty verdict. COMPLETE.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 30,601 - Reviews: 105 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 167 - Updated: 7/7/2012 - Published: 4/23/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Unvanquished by chezchuckles reviews
AU. What happens to Kate Beckett when the Dragon is slain - and she's charged with his murder?
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 15,803 - Reviews: 656 - Favs: 369 - Follows: 242 - Updated: 6/12/2012 - Published: 6/1/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Bedroom Conversation Series by SparkleMouse reviews
A series of bedroom - and maybe a bathroom and deck and other locations near a bedroom- conversations between Beckett and Castle in the first year or so of their relationship.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 33,206 - Reviews: 210 - Favs: 316 - Follows: 225 - Updated: 6/5/2012 - Published: 3/22/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
John Doe by chezchuckles reviews
The title says it all. Co-authored by Sandiane Carter and chezchuckles. Spoilers for season four, but as you will see, quite a lot of it is. . .missing.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 44,022 - Reviews: 1027 - Favs: 580 - Follows: 410 - Updated: 5/31/2012 - Published: 4/27/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Salt Water by ifonly13 reviews
"The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea." - Isak Dinesen :: AU, as if the events of 'Always' didn't happen.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,278 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 5/29/2012 - Published: 5/16/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Breaking The Bonds by ThePossibilityOfMagic reviews
Sometimes, the only way to become whole is to break first. Post-Limey/Headhunters.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,490 - Reviews: 55 - Favs: 167 - Follows: 27 - Published: 5/25/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Doppelganger Effect by Neuropsych reviews
A man is found dead with Castle's wallet in his pocket
Castle - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 64 - Words: 84,191 - Reviews: 879 - Favs: 267 - Follows: 316 - Updated: 5/18/2012 - Published: 1/27/2012 - Complete
All Our Yesterdays by TashaLaw reviews
When Castle's life is threatened, Kate makes the choice to leave everything behind to go after her mother's murderer. Two years later, she returns. But will Castle take her back? Or has too much time passed? AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 13 - Words: 52,496 - Reviews: 254 - Favs: 257 - Follows: 269 - Updated: 5/14/2012 - Published: 4/16/2012 - 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: 1006 - Favs: 789 - Follows: 449 - Updated: 5/11/2012 - Published: 1/20/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Wake To The Light by Dmarx reviews
He's pretty sure he will never stop being amazed by her. Never. Spoilers for 4x23. Sequel: Every New Day.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,171 - Reviews: 45 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 23 - Published: 5/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
A Dose of Reality by gawilliams reviews
Based on 47 Seconds Promo. Castle needs to confront Beckett after Gates talks with him.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 7,229 - Reviews: 56 - Favs: 71 - Follows: 109 - Updated: 5/8/2012 - Published: 3/23/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Leaves of Night by chezchuckles reviews
post Always fic.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,981 - Reviews: 99 - Favs: 204 - Follows: 36 - Published: 5/8/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Together We Will Rise by LadyAlena1008 reviews
Kate figures out why Castle has been pulling away from her and knows what she needs to do before he leaves for good. There was never going to be a perfect time to tell him how she feels. Set during the events of "Undead Again". Not canon if you've seen it
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,763 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 42 - Follows: 10 - Published: 5/7/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Waiting Game by muppet47 reviews
If this was what really being in love felt like Kate wasn't sure she was going to survive it. Not like this was news, but obviously something was seriously wrong with her. Winner of FanFic: Best Humor in the 2012 Castle Fan Awards
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 12 - Words: 53,160 - Reviews: 740 - Favs: 799 - Follows: 477 - Updated: 5/6/2012 - Published: 10/25/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
The Lost Ones by JillianCasey reviews
He isn't afraid of Kate in the crosshairs anymore. Right now, Castle is more afraid of his partner behind a gun than in front of one.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 16,505 - Reviews: 263 - Favs: 155 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 5/6/2012 - Published: 4/26/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Summer Haze by Dmarx reviews
Broken hearts heal. She knows that it will hurt for a while but that the pain will lessen with time. What she's not sure of is whether they can repair everything else they used to have together. Alternate ending for 4x22. Complete.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 4,200 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 63 - Updated: 5/4/2012 - Published: 5/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Florida Heat by caffinate-me reviews
Four people are dead. A woman is found on the side of the road in rural Florida, battered and beaten with no memory of who she is or how she got there. All she remembers is a man with blue eyes and the name Nikki Heat. AU season 4.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Mystery - Chapters: 19 - Words: 43,148 - Reviews: 299 - Favs: 220 - Follows: 238 - Updated: 5/4/2012 - Published: 7/28/2011 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Rocket Man by LorelaiGilmore82 reviews
Beckett is waiting for Castle at the precinct when she gets a call from Alexis and finds herself rushing over to the hospital, after Castle has been involved in a car accident.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 54,490 - Reviews: 457 - Favs: 548 - Follows: 482 - Updated: 5/4/2012 - Published: 1/19/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Closing Time by Phoebsfan reviews
This is a monumental mistake. Earth shattering. Mind blowing. End of the world kind of mistake.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,043 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 110 - Follows: 23 - Published: 5/3/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Back To You by DeBo81 reviews
When life as they know it falls apart for Rick & Kate, will they be able to move beyond the pain and find their way back to each other? See how the entire Castle "family" might be different if Kate had gone with Rick to the Hamptons in the end of S.2 AU
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 44,786 - Reviews: 178 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 5/3/2012 - Published: 4/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Partners with Benefits by AddisonSp reviews
Friends with benefits. A bad idea when said partners are in love. It's even worse when they can't communicate their feelings. What happens when they both settle for casual because they think it's all they can have? Complications and consequences arise.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 15 - Words: 37,497 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 398 - Follows: 213 - Updated: 4/30/2012 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Kate B., Rick C. - Complete
Old Habits by dalfron reviews
Now he knows he's just a plucky sidekick, and nothing more. Not her One and Done. Not the man she wanted to be with. Not enough. -Post-ep 47 Seconds. Spoilers for 4x19/4x20. I ain't kidding when I say it's angsty.
Castle - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 5 - Words: 15,213 - Reviews: 86 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 276 - Updated: 4/29/2012 - Published: 3/27/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
HimitsuBako by chezchuckles reviews
Himitsu-Bako is a Japanese Personal Secret Box. Set after Headhunters, although I've seen no spoilers for anything upcoming. COMPLETE
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 7 - Words: 18,253 - Reviews: 608 - Favs: 425 - Follows: 288 - Updated: 4/25/2012 - Published: 4/18/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Daughters by WriteChristineR reviews
How did you destroy a man's entire life? Erase everything he'd thought he'd known? It couldn't be easy to have some of your most basic assumptions about your life thrown into question. AU. Alexis comes to Beckett with some interesting news.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Drama/Family - Chapters: 20 - Words: 54,128 - Reviews: 481 - Favs: 289 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 4/25/2012 - Published: 1/18/2012 - Kate B., Alexis C. - Complete
Things To Do In a Boring Meeting by chezchuckles reviews
for cartographical, because she will be in a boring meeting. no spoilers. just fun.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,800 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 340 - Follows: 56 - Published: 4/22/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
The Talk by wp1fan reviews
"I'm pretty sure she's under the impression that you're angry with her." Takes place in "Headhunters" timeline, but only tiny synopsis spoilers. *Chapter 3 up now. *Now M-Rated.
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,023 - Reviews: 264 - Favs: 368 - Follows: 245 - Updated: 4/17/2012 - Published: 4/12/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Playing For Time by Liv Wilder reviews
Castle and Beckett investigate a spate of high profile strangling cases in SoHo, finding themselves wrestling with their feelings for one another along the way. Drama, angst, love and romance. COMPLETE!
Castle - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 63 - Words: 340,514 - Reviews: 816 - Favs: 432 - Follows: 314 - Updated: 4/17/2012 - Published: 8/25/2011 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
i love you much by firstadream reviews
The panic attacks came back. And the nightmares and the fear-a constant, heavy thing, buzzing in her peripheral vision, clattering in the back of her mind. And he was gone. There was that, too. Post "The Limey". Castle/Beckett figuring things out.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,934 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 188 - Follows: 39 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Kate B., Rick C.
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: 146 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 4/11/2012 - Published: 3/29/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
Knock Me Down by chezchuckles reviews
I hate to do it, but more angst after 47 Secs and The Limey. I can't help myself. It ends well.
Castle - Rated: T - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,503 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 227 - Follows: 39 - Published: 4/10/2012 - Rick C., Kate B. - Complete
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