124 Misguided Ghosts » "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, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 8k+, favs: 91, follows: 78, updated: 10/31/2019 published: 10/30/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
909 Almost Home » "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, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 48k+, favs: 358, follows: 329, updated: 9/27/2019 published: 8/19/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
364 Sweet Disposition » "This is a bad idea," Kate whispers as Lanie fluffs the skirt of her dress. Her best friend straightens to adjust the stray curls of Kate's hair, ensuring the pretty bun at her nape is secure. "A little late to be getting cold feet, honey." Set any time between 4x10, 'Cuffed', and 4x11, 'Till Death Do Us Part'.
Castle, T, English, Romance, chapters: 5, words: 10k+, favs: 223, follows: 235, updated: 6/6/2019 published: 5/28/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
119 Where's My Love 'He's never known a laugh more beautiful than the one that belonged to her. He'd never forget it either.' One shot.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 139, follows: 45, 4/26/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
74 Permanent Reverie '"You're a really good father," she mumbles, words he already knows, has heard countless times from her before. But after watching him work so persistently with their son, whispering endless encouragements into his ear, and picking him up each time he falls, she can't help speaking the truth again. "Just in case I hadn't said that today."'
Castle, T, English, Romance & Family, words: 2k+, favs: 113, follows: 53, 1/20/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
665 Near Light » "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, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 12, words: 44k+, favs: 272, follows: 281, updated: 12/24/2018 published: 12/14/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
84 Before The Fall What if it was Castle's voice Beckett heard calling for her while she was hanging from the edge of that building after all? An alternative take on 4x23, 'Always'. One shot.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 154, follows: 65, 8/28/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
82 Stripped "Mistress Heat," Castle greets, entering the private room with the usual smug, self-satisfied grin strung across his lips, the spark in his eyes twinkling in the red glow of the private room. "How's business today?" AU for 2x16, 'The Mistress Always Spanks Twice'. One shot.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 130, follows: 64, 6/27/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
888 Moments Passed » 'It's been five years and she's undoing him in five minutes.' AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 20, words: 69k+, favs: 342, follows: 348, updated: 6/13/2018 published: 4/30/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
85 End Game AU based on 3x08, 'Murder Most Fowl'. Inspired by a prompt from the castlefanficprompts page on tumblr: Richard Castle meets Detective Beckett when they show up at the soccer field that their children are playing their game on. One shot.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 158, follows: 87, 6/3/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
187 I Found » Inspired by the prompt: "Beckett gets to know Castle while he's married to Gina." Pre series AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 4, words: 6k+, favs: 160, follows: 216, updated: 4/9/2018 published: 4/3/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
96 All I Want 'All he wants for his birthday is to move past her. But his heart doesn't want that at all. His heart wants Kate Beckett to show up at his door and prove him wrong. Or, better yet, prove all of his previous misgivings about her, about them, right. But there aren't enough birthday wishes in the world to make that one come true.' Post 4x19 AU for Castle's birthday.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, words: 4k+, favs: 196, follows: 66, 4/1/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
75Hiraeth: B-Sides » Missing scenes and additional glimpses for the 'Hiraeth' universe.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 3, words: 4k+, favs: 75, follows: 90, 3/21/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
57 between shadows and souls "The elusive 3XK killer, Richard Castle, comes out of hiding after years of solitude and becomes attracted to the NYPD's greatest homicide detective Detective Kate Beckett. His attraction becomes a game and she takes the bait, finding herself slowly involved in his world and unable to shake him." AU. One shot.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 4k+, favs: 66, follows: 31, 3/16/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
205 All Too Well » '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, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 177, follows: 234, updated: 3/4/2018 published: 2/26/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
18 Fair Fight 'Her son hates her and she doesn't blame him. She abandoned him for six years, whether she chose to or not. He was raised to believe that she's been dead this entire time, that she was never coming back. Of course he's going to be upset by some strange woman he doesn't even know showing up and wrecking everything.' A brief one shot inspired by 1x01 and 1x02.
Absentia, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 965, favs: 32, follows: 23, 2/9/2018, Emily B., Flynn B., Nick D., Alice D.
151 Fuel to Fire » 'It's been exactly a month since Kate Beckett was admitted to the burn unit of the hospital after surviving the explosion of her apartment and she's proving to be one of their most difficult patients yet.' 2x18 inspired AU. Three shot.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 6k+, favs: 158, follows: 171, updated: 2/2/2018 published: 1/29/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
2k+love and some verses » A collection of unrelated oneshots inspired by prompts received on tumblr.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 170, words: 225k+, favs: 448, follows: 604, updated: 1/14/2018 published: 10/19/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
105 Surge » 'It isn't smart, isn't safe, but she can barely feel her fingers, her toes, as it is, and her mind is numb with him. It's worth a walk in the cold.' Early season 8 AU. Two shot.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 5k+, favs: 97, follows: 96, updated: 1/11/2018 published: 1/9/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
87 New Year's Day » "I'm supposed to be with you. And you're supposed to be with me, no matter what world we're in. So when you find me, don't let me go." Sequel to 'Change in Realities'. Two shot. AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 2, words: 12k+, favs: 89, follows: 100, updated: 12/31/2017 published: 12/29/2017, Rick C., Kate B.