940Cheek to Cheek » by Kate Christie When Kate Beckett, no-nonsense professional ballroom dancer, takes on bestselling novelist and renowned playboy Richard Castle as her partner for the third season of Dancing with the Stars, will the sparks that fly light up the dance floor, or send their chances for the trophy up in flames?
Castle, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 14, words: 62k+, favs: 308, follows: 735, updated: 4/19/2021 published: 4/6/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
1k+With A Twist » by Dmarx 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: 279, follows: 397, updated: 6/22/2020 published: 4/4/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
966 You Only Have to Ask » by The Muse of Apollo 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, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 42, words: 89k+, favs: 188, follows: 344, updated: 5/27/2020 published: 2/16/2018, Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC
679Most Wanted » by Ephemeral Lunatic AU. On January 9th, 1999, Castle saves Johanna Beckett from being murdered. His act of bravery sparks a complicated love with her daughter, and a totally different life and career path for Kate Beckett. Because although Johanna lived, someone out there still wants her dead, and as the years go by, Kate Beckett and Richard Castle are determined to find out who.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 21, words: 71k+, favs: 517, follows: 965, updated: 7/1/2019 published: 3/8/2013, Kate B., Rick C.
273 Girls Night » by RGoodfellow64 Chapter 21. Alternate title: Why oh why did I eat that pie? Conclusion to the story. Lanie and Kate meet at the Old Haunt a couple of years after the series finale.
Castle, K+, English, Friendship, chapters: 21, words: 46k+, favs: 80, follows: 214, updated: 3/9/2019 published: 6/12/2013, Kate B., Lanie P.
1k+ One Of Us » by silentshutters What happens when Gates finds out about Beckett and Castle's relationship? How does Castle prove his worth to the Captain? Will he be able to stay at the 12th Precinct or will the partnership be broken? Starting sometime in mid Season 5 - pretty much fully AU from then on.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 85, words: 644k+, favs: 448, follows: 692, updated: 1/30/2019 published: 1/21/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
180 Exculpatory » by Lololova Kate Beckett has a daughter she received at only sixteen, but despite her being a single mom she's managed to become a homicide detective only 9 years later. When Kate meets Richard Castle she doesn't recognize him at first but as he continues to be rather sweet to her and her daughter she can't help finding him becoming a friend.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 21, words: 46k+, favs: 129, follows: 149, updated: 7/14/2018 published: 3/30/2018
269I Can't Wait To Go Home » by NotYetLostFaith 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, T, English, Angst, chapters: 13, words: 26k+, favs: 77, follows: 235, updated: 6/17/2018 published: 2/12/2018, Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
792 The Book Was Not For Sale » by Garrae 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, T, English, Romance, chapters: 16, words: 52k+, favs: 157, follows: 226, updated: 3/18/2018 published: 2/11/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
532 smoke rings in the dark » by liviafan1 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, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 29k+, favs: 276, follows: 533, updated: 1/20/2018 published: 8/26/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
49First Christmas » by Shutterbug5269 Borrowing a prompt from Chezchucles. A series of short vignettes of the first Christmases from my various AU stories. Starting with Agent Rodgers.
Castle, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 8, words: 9k+, favs: 17, follows: 30, updated: 12/19/2017 published: 12/10/2013, Kate B., Rick C.
87 Smoke by bravevulnerability "I wasn't going to leave you sick and alone on your favorite holiday, Castle." Set early season four, not long after 4x07, 'Cops and Robbers'. Castle Halloween Bash 2017 entry.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 148, follows: 51, 10/31/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
138Treasure Hunter » by Lord of Kavaka Since the day her mother died, Kate Beckett has been on a quest to find the truth, making a career of acquiring rare and hard to find artifacts for private collectors and museums across the globe. Now she's in hot pursuit of those responsible, while also dodging investigative journalist Rick Castle in search of his next story. AU. Castle Winter Hiatus 2015 Ficathon Entry.
Castle, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 30k+, favs: 52, follows: 137, updated: 10/9/2017 published: 12/1/2015, [Kate B., Rick C.] H. Lockwood, M. Royce
532All The Songs Make Sense » by Caskett1960 A collection of unrelated one-shots based on different things throughout eight seasons of Castle and Beckett. Mostly K and T rated, but there will be an occasional M rated chapter. Contains spoilers for all U.S. aired episodes
Castle, M, English, Romance, chapters: 54, words: 179k+, favs: 123, follows: 211, updated: 9/25/2017 published: 10/21/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
181 A Recent Development » by ShutUpAndPull A story in response to the following prompt: S1 - Beckett has to attend a family gathering (wedding, reunion, etc.), something that takes place over a few days. Her distant family's always been bugging her about finding "Mr. Right" so she ends up taking Castle as her boyfriend - cute awkwardness, closeness, feelings ensue.
Castle, T, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 20k+, favs: 148, follows: 249, updated: 9/17/2017 published: 9/5/2017, Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Jim B.
666 While You Were Out » by WRTRD At the end of Season 2, Castle decided to stop working with Beckett, and misery follows. Complete.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 28k+, favs: 176, follows: 252, updated: 9/17/2017 published: 8/16/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
1k+ Hiraeth » by bravevulnerability "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, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 26, words: 85k+, favs: 490, follows: 398, updated: 8/9/2017 published: 6/12/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
428 Sitting in a Tree, Backwards Part III--COMPLETE! » by Bren Williams 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, T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 14, words: 62k+, favs: 122, follows: 225, updated: 7/26/2017 published: 9/21/2016, Rick C., Kate B.
522 The Marriage Game » by stanaxbanana Kate Beckett has just woken up after her shooting, but things aren't quite what they're supposed to be. AU from 4x01. Rating may change.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 19, words: 51k+, favs: 202, follows: 353, updated: 2/24/2017 published: 12/21/2016
1k+ Life Goes On » by CheerfulChemist This story begins when Kate and Rick are lying bleeding on the floor and holding hands in Ep 8-22. It is meant to fill in the seven year gap left by the writers. Kate wants to do bigger things to clean up the kind of corruption that allowed LokSat to happen. Of course I own nothing Castle, but soldier on with it's passing. CastleFicathon2016
Castle, M, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 158, words: 214k+, favs: 217, follows: 282, updated: 12/17/2016 published: 5/19/2016, Rick C., Kate B.