111 The Way He Should Be Loved » Picks up right where "Secret Santa" leaves off. So much of the show focuses on Kate's trust issues, so this story explores Castle's trust issues, using the lie she told about the Christmas Eve shift as a launching point. This story really delves into the topic and can be angsty at times, but always with a happy ending. COMPLETE.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 6, words: 17k+, favs: 90, follows: 117, updated: 1/6/2013 published: 1/3/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
67 Backward Twice » When Frozen Heat hits #1 on the NYT Bestseller List, Gina throws a huge party where Castle and Beckett make their public debut ... that doesn't go so well. Some jealousy, alcohol, blasts from the past, and other fun stuff thrown in. Set before Probable Cause but in S5. COMPLETE.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 5, words: 10k+, favs: 67, follows: 151, updated: 12/4/2012 published: 11/29/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
15 Waiting for the Walls to Come Down » When the team fails to solve a highly public and emotionally-charged case, Castle and Beckett have to deal with the fallout from Gates and the effects on their own relationship. Lots of characters, lots of angst, lots of humor … lots of what makes you love Caskett. Set in Season 4 before 47 Seconds. COMPLETE.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 10, words: 23k+, favs: 47, follows: 36, updated: 8/23/2012 published: 8/16/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
90 Underneath » 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, K+, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 9, words: 12k+, favs: 81, follows: 134, updated: 7/23/2012 published: 7/17/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
47 The Real Nikki Heat » The model on the cover of the Nikki Heat books shows up dead on the steps in front of the DA's office with a warning that the "real" Nikki Heat will be next. Story is set in Season Three. COMPLETE.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 12, words: 23k+, favs: 49, follows: 60, updated: 6/28/2012 published: 5/11/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
8 The Light of Day While working on a big case, Catherine receives some devastating news about her health that requires a major decision. Panicked, she shuts Vincent out and plans to go it alone. Can Vincent reach her in time?
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 7k+, favs: 31, follows: 6, 2/15/2011
9 The Semantics of Silence It has been four years since Vincent and Catherine first met and they have still not physically expressed their love for one another. A new man enters the scene, prompting both Vincent and Catherine to re-assess the possibility of their dream.
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 14k+, favs: 22, follows: 5, 10/15/2010
10 Downpour Catherine is haunted by dreams after the incident with the watcher and reveals her feelings to Vincent, who turns her away. When Catherine is injured, Devin helps Vincent come to terms with his own feelings.
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 17k+, favs: 32, follows: 6, 9/21/2009
6 Ray of Light An injured girl found in the tunnels helps Vincent push past his fears of taking his relationship with Catherine to the next level.
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Drama, words: 14k+, favs: 19, follows: 3, 8/10/2009
9 There Is Only Love Takes place after "Ozymandias." Catherine and Vincent come to terms with the fact they almost lost each other, while Elliot continues to pursue Catherine.
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 13k+, favs: 26, follows: 9, 7/1/2009
12 Trust » After a misunderstanding with Catherine, Vincent retreats to the lower tunnels, which only makes things worse.
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 6, words: 12k+, favs: 23, follows: 4, 2/3/2009
9 No Other Dream Classic SND story. Begins after "Siege." Catherine has been falling for Elliot and finally recognizes her mistake. Vincent is struggling with the possibility of losing her. Can he learn to accept her love?
Beauty and the Beast, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 9k+, favs: 23, follows: 5, 1/18/2009