42Lost In the Middle of the Ghost of You » The first few days after he's gone are the worst. Her heart, the silly, stupid muscle, still expects to find him every time she turns around. And, of course, she doesn't. Co-authored by PenguinOfTroy and dave-ck. AU
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 4, words: 4k+, favs: 30, follows: 87, updated: 4/7/2013 published: 12/7/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
220 I Drabble In Fiction » Random Word Challenge - Crazy. She's not sure whether to grin or glare. So she does both. He's crazy.
Castle, T, English, chapters: 31, words: 5k+, favs: 27, follows: 42, updated: 4/6/2013 published: 6/15/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
8 A Song For You The Challenge: Write a story set in Season 3 about the Knockdown kiss. The Catch: All dialogue must be quoted directly from song lyrics. Rick Castle whistled along to the tune streaming from some distant radio as he strolled through the precinct on his way to his favorite perch beside his favorite New York City detective. ONE-SHOT
Castle, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 4, 3/8/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
14Ink Spots "I don't want to set the world on fire. I just want to start a flame in your heart," sang the tenor, smooth and sweet behind the aged recording. She knew the voice well. And the man who always accompanied it. "You shouldn't be here, Castle." "I know." He held out a cup of coffee. His simple but effective wake up call. Random AU
Castle, T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 5, 11/25/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
22Where Fools Dare to Tread She could pull the trigger. She's tempted, so very tempted. She could put a bullet between his eyes. She could have her vengeance. But she doesn't. The thought of him stills her finger. Post-After The Storm
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 10, follows: 21, 10/1/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
7 Hold Still "Hold still," he instructed, trying and failing to sound stern. She tried and failed to follow his lead, hips arching reflexively as his mouth closed over her. Rated M for a reason. One-shot.
Castle, M, English, words: 1k+, favs: 27, follows: 11, 9/7/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
22 The Wedding Gift » What do cheese, a lamp, Demming, Jordan, a cat in a tree, and a pie have in common? Nothing, but that didn't stop me from completing the challenge. One-shot. Crack fic. PREQUEL ADDED - Love At First Sight, the Jemming story
Castle, K, English, Humor, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 6, follows: 4, updated: 7/26/2012 published: 7/23/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
9 May Nothing But Happiness Come Through Your Door She's so pale, he thought as he stopped at the foot of the hospital bed and watched her sleep against the backdrop of sterile white walls and a garden of get-well flowers. Post-Knockdown/Pre-Rise. One-shot.
Castle, K, English, Drama, words: 740, favs: 3, follows: 2, 7/15/2012
19 Seeing Red He sees red. And her narrowed eyes. And her scowling lips. And her flushed cheeks. But mostly just red... And it's fury that urges him to slam his lips against hers mid-sentence, swallowing her protest with his demanding kiss. - M for a reason. One-shot
Castle, M, English, Angst & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 44, follows: 15, 7/12/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
20 Open Water They're going to die. God. They're going to drown if he can't keep them afloat. ONE-SHOT
Castle, T, English, Drama & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 20, follows: 9, 5/19/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
117Pair of Fools » He curses her. He curses himself...And he says his goodbye. A black and white goodbye note to her. To them. To partners. To a pair of fools. Collection of post-ep chapters: 47Seconds/TheLimey/Headhunters/UndeadAgain/Always
Castle, M, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 8, words: 7k+, favs: 50, follows: 85, updated: 5/11/2012 published: 3/28/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
23 Over His confession is a slap to the face. A burning, stinging slap that sets her mind reeling. Like the proverbial chair has been pulled out from under her, she crashes to the ground. Hard. So she slaps him back. Hard. For real. ONE-SHOT
Castle, T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 6, 5/4/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
88 Cuddle » All of the times, all of the ways he'd imagined this, and he never expected she'd be a cuddler. Ch 2 is here and it comes bearing coffee.
Castle, T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 1k+, favs: 60, follows: 33, updated: 5/4/2012 published: 4/13/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
25 Embrace They stand there. Still. Temple to temple, eyes closed. They breathe the same air. ONE-SHOT Spoilers for the Always promo
Castle, K, English, Romance, words: 512, favs: 16, follows: 3, 5/2/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
69 Interruptions » "Knock knock." "Who's there?" "Interrupting cow." "Interrupting cow wh-" "MOOOOOOOOOO!" - Life is full of interruptions, Castle and Beckett discover just how many. THREE-SHOT
Castle, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 3, words: 3k+, favs: 46, follows: 64, updated: 4/26/2012 published: 4/23/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
28 Elevator The doors closed them in. Together...Alone. Alone in a twenty-five square foot box. And she was looking at him with those eyes. Dark, hooded...hungry. M for a reason. ONE-SHOT
Castle, M, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 40, follows: 17, 4/21/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
113 Routines » "I love you and either that's enough or it isn't." When waiting isn't enough and their partnership ends, everything changes. So Rick Castle takes solace in the little things that don't.
Castle, K+, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 6k+, favs: 46, follows: 44, updated: 4/11/2012 published: 3/19/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
20 Wonderful World There are only three truly important women in a man's life: his mother, his daughter, and his wife. ONE-SHOT
Castle, K, English, Family & Romance, words: 899, favs: 17, follows: 3, 3/31/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
21 Your Hand in Mine Walls don't necessarily need to be torn down. Some walls can be scaled instead. For the first time she felt like that was possible. She was ready to make that leap. Post-OUAC ONE-SHOT
Castle, K+, English, Romance & Family, words: 1k+, favs: 26, follows: 6, 3/21/2012, Kate B., Rick C.
21 Tangled Up She has resolved forget. Her dad says she's in denial. Not willing to face the reality of her near death experience. "That's not like you, Katie," he says. "You don't stick your head in the sand. You fight for the truth." And he's right. But he thinks she's hiding from the shooting. She's not. She's hiding from him. Castle. Post-Knockout/Pre-Rise
Castle, K+, English, Angst & Drama, words: 2k+, favs: 10, follows: 5, 3/16/2012, Kate B., Rick C.