53 Promise of a New Year Tonight, for the first time since her mother died, the thought of a new year fills her with something resembling hope. She wants to leave behind the year that killed her TO and her captain and put a bullet in her heart, wants to begin the new year with a promise of better things to come. The promise of love and happiness that she's denied herself for so long.
Castle, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 42, follows: 21, 12/29/2020, Rick C., Kate B.
1k+With A Twist » 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, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 25, words: 79k+, favs: 244, follows: 388, updated: 6/22/2020 published: 4/4/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
88With A Twist: M-Rated Scenes » A collection of M-rated one-shots exploring various 'what if' scenarios. #2: What if… the case from Time of Our Lives took place between 4x21 and 4x22, and Kate was the one who ended up in an alternate universe?
Castle, M, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 93, follows: 113, updated: 4/13/2020 published: 3/18/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
115 Siansa » 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, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 57, follows: 95, updated: 3/23/2020 published: 3/16/2020, [Rick C., Kate B.]
822 Indelible » 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, T, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 30, words: 47k+, favs: 90, follows: 135, updated: 2/3/2020 published: 5/20/2019
67 Even the Possibility It's been years since she's given any degree of consideration to miracles or magic but here, in Richard Castle's office, surrounded by the words that saved her, she's beginning to believe that maybe – just maybe – it's not outside the realm of possibility. Pre-series meeting. A Thanksgiving one shot.
Castle, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 50, follows: 23, 11/21/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
84 Confessions He put together a fundraiser in honor of her mother because he loves her, and she's been working so hard in therapy to get to the point where she can wholly love him back. She's not quite sure she's ready to say the words, but she knows she's ready to show him. One-shot.
Castle, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 130, follows: 45, 7/12/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
73 With Fragile Hearts It's new and tentative, this thing between them – sharing beds and lives and progressively larger pieces of their hearts. A different take on the events of 3x22 through 4x01. One-shot.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, words: 6k+, favs: 109, follows: 37, 2/28/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
764 Years Gone By » In which Castle recovers from the bullets to his chest, shows up at the Twelfth, and begins to slowly but surely weasel his way into Captain Beckett's life…and her heart. A reimagining of the series in which Castle & Beckett first meet in the 7x06 (Time of Our Lives) AU storyline. Entry for the Castle Ficathon Winter 2017. Complete.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 37, words: 64k+, favs: 131, follows: 267, updated: 2/22/2018 published: 11/18/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
72 When Darkness Turns to Light » "Let me get this straight," Lanie recaps. "You're on a date with someone else because you assume Kate doesn't have feelings for you, but you don't actually know that for sure?" Takes place anytime between The Limey and Undead Again. Two-shot. Complete.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 3k+, favs: 99, follows: 111, updated: 1/18/2018 published: 1/16/2018, Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P.
55 Aftermath Ever since she lifted the phone to her ear this morning and he said 'tell me you need me,' she's been acutely aware of just how badly she does need him. Alternate ending for 4x07. One shot.
Castle, K+, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 89, follows: 36, 12/18/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
70 Literal Interpretation When she told him to do whatever he wanted, she meant 'take the certain British secret agent offer.' She definitely didn't mean, well, this. Picks up after the Heat Wave launch party in 2x05. One-shot.
Castle, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 93, follows: 26, 11/28/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
63 Naked "We're stuck in a decontamination tent without our clothes and we have no idea what we've been exposed to," Castle stated matter-of-factly. "Neither one of us is 'fine' right now." Set during 3x16 (Setup). One-shot.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 61, follows: 26, 10/23/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
37 Invincible He knows he's staring, knows he should probably stop, but he just...can't. Post-ep for 7x03.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 931, favs: 58, follows: 23, 1/28/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
75 You "The other offer is amazing. I'd be stupid not to take it. But walking away from Nikki – from you – would be even more stupid." Episode insert for 2x05.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 120, follows: 28, 12/18/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
794 It's Not A Date » Because technically they've been "dating" since long before they decided to make it official. A series of one-shots of all of Castle and Beckett's non-dates.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 17, words: 29k+, favs: 228, follows: 414, updated: 7/29/2014 published: 2/7/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
58 More Than Anything He unfolds the letter again, smoothing out the creases in the paper and seeking what little comfort he can from her words. He's so numb with pain right now that he's not sure anything will ever bring him peace. But her words do help. Post-ep of sorts for 6x17. AU.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 43, follows: 13, 3/6/2014, Rick C., Kate B., Jim B.
580 Immiscible » First day back from their honeymoon and someone had to find a body at – she glanced at the clock again – 5:53 in the morning? Set early season 7. Complete.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Crime, chapters: 15, words: 25k+, favs: 168, follows: 319, updated: 2/22/2014 published: 1/1/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
62 Concentric She's standing in front of the mirror in just her pajamas, neckline of her shirt pulled down with her right hand, index finger of her left tracing the raised circle of marred skin nestled between her breasts. Post-ep for 6x04 - Number One Fan.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 99, follows: 38, 10/22/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
68 Come Home To Me She thought she could do this. She thought she could have both. Now she's not sure she's succeeding at either one. No spoilers past 6x01.
Castle, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 90, follows: 29, 9/25/2013, Rick C., Kate B.