114 Homecoming » by Aalon This is the 7th story in the Different Road Taken AU. This story finds Richard Castle and Kate Beckett leaving the west coast temporarily, flying back to the east coast for the wedding of Kevin and Jenny. A chance to visit with old friends and loved ones . . . what could possibly go wrong?
Castle, T, English, Mystery & Adventure, chapters: 13, words: 44k+, favs: 30, follows: 49, updated: 9/25 published: 7/12, Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
125Return to the Fold » by Hulihana The long awaited sequel to Into the Fold. Castle has been initiated into the group, but what happens when he betrays their leader's trust? Will he be accepted back into the fold? This story follows the detectives of the 12th precinct, and their lives as members of a group who are much closer than simply friends, co-workers, or partners while one member fights to return to the fold.
Castle, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 3, words: 7k+, favs: 50, follows: 134, updated: 11/23/2020 published: 12/2/2014, [Kate B., Rick C.] Javier E., Kevin R.
616 Paladins » by Perfgen America is under attack. A deadly foe unleashes weapons of mass destruction and masses of fanatical terrorists. When the enemy stages an attack in the city of Tampa as a dress rehearsal they encounter an unsuspected obstacle: FBI counterterrorism agent Kate Beckett and an ex-marine turned college physics professor - Richard Castle.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 100, words: 333k+, favs: 102, follows: 130, updated: 11/12/2019 published: 1/23/2017
161 Strangers » by Garrae "Beckett took a look at him. He was faintly familiar. Neurons started to twang in the back of her head. Her voice was calm and very cool. Her brain had just exploded. This was Richard Castle. Richard-freaking-Castle, right there next to her. He was top of her Freebie Five list. And she liked the books. Loved the books. And she was single." AU meeting, pre-series. 3 shot. Pornado.
Castle, M, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 8k+, favs: 97, follows: 109, updated: 11/18/2018 published: 11/13/2018
1k+ All Over Again » by Garrae "You're still here. I thought… I said I'd call you." Her words hurt him; pierced his carapace of calm. "Yeah. But it sounded like you wouldn't," he said bluntly. "So before I go, answer me just one thing. How much do you really remember?" AU, after Beckett was shot in s3. #Castleficathon2018
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 22, words: 74k+, favs: 197, follows: 291, updated: 8/12/2018 published: 6/24/2018, Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., OC
887 Moments Passed » by bravevulnerability 'It's been five years and she's undoing him in five minutes.' AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 20, words: 69k+, favs: 333, follows: 346, updated: 6/13/2018 published: 4/30/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
2k+love and some verses » by bravevulnerability A collection of unrelated oneshots inspired by prompts received on tumblr.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 170, words: 225k+, favs: 442, follows: 605, updated: 1/14/2018 published: 10/19/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
1k+ No Flag on the Play » by Garrae Beckett overhears Castle telling Demming that there's no flag on the play, which comes on top of an unsuccessful stay at the loft and a case which reopens a less-than-pleasant time in her past. AU of the second half of S2. Please see warning inside.
Castle, M, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 37, words: 131k+, favs: 228, follows: 263, updated: 10/8/2017 published: 7/16/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
274 Anthing can happen in a New York minute » by Pen to Paper Writer Rick knew that he was in love with her. But he'd graciously take the high road and let her be with Josh. When Josh called her, he took his leave of the Twelfth, not knowing if he would return. He roamed the city until he was tired of walking. He decided to drown his feelings at his bar, The Old Haunt. He stepped in and it was then when things got worse...
Castle, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 15, words: 34k+, favs: 117, follows: 234, updated: 6/5/2017 published: 2/1/2017
6k+ What's In A Name » by Garrae Forgiveness isn't something you are only granted by others. Forgiveness is something that you also have to grant to yourself. An AU starting about six months earlier than canon did, and in part a Christmas story. Please see warning in Ch1. COMPLETE.
Castle, M, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 216, words: 753k+, favs: 233, follows: 296, updated: 4/4/2017 published: 12/8/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
230Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot (WTF) » by Flashpoint33 Season 8 - Beckett has chosen her own personal rabbit hole over Castle once again and she's left their marriage thinking that will protect him from the backlash. Believing he has nothing left to lose, he turns his attention to his own unfinished, shadowy history which could end up being the one story that could separate them forever.
Castle, M, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 37k+, favs: 80, follows: 183, updated: 1/23/2017 published: 10/10/2015
690 Réparer » by madcrafter72 By walking out on her marriage with no notice, by excluding her husband from all parts of her life with no explanation, Kate Beckett has broken something precious and fragile – Rick Castle's belief in their always and forever. Can she find him to fix it? Written for the Castle 2015 Winter Hiatus Ficathon. Gorgeous cover art by the wonderful Angie @dtrekker COMPLETE
Castle, K, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 41, words: 72k+, favs: 172, follows: 338, updated: 9/7/2016 published: 12/5/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
32 Not so Happy Birthday by PadyandMoony Rick's surprise birthday party doesn't go as planned as he tells his friends and family some hard truths. Spoilers for Season 8. SPOILERS FOR SUPERMAN VS. BATMAN.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, words: 6k+, favs: 44, follows: 13, 4/5/2016
92 Shifting Sands by kimmiesjoy AU first meeting: He finds it in the early hours of dawn, in those scarce and precious moments between light and dark, when the world feels both limitless and impossible all at once. Based on a prompt from the Castlefanfics prompt challenge.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 3k+, favs: 93, follows: 39, 4/3/2016, Rick C., Kate B.
286 A Father's Love » by madreag Beckett's decision to leave Castle will have a devastating impact on the future. He will tell her,"I once believed,then I hoped, but now,all is gone. You have thrown us, away." She will attempt to repair the damage, but outside forces will complicate the task. Will they ever be repaired? Can he ever love her again? An AU tale, based on Season 8, for "Winter CastleFicaton, 2015."
Castle, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 56k+, favs: 117, follows: 191, updated: 2/7/2016 published: 12/13/2015
1k+ State of the Union » by caffinate-me When Special Agent Kate Beckett is offered an interview for a Secret Service position at the White House she didn't know what to expect, but even less than the position as personal protection for the first daughter, she never expected him. President/SSA AU. COMPLETE.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 19, words: 51k+, favs: 760, follows: 959, updated: 1/24/2016 published: 3/9/2015, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
273 Sideways » by JerichoSteele Since I thought Kate's "I want you" wasn't enough, this is my little spin on what should have happened on the night of Alexis' graduation. Had a recalibration to my cranial orb and decided that there was too much to this story to let it go so easily. WIP.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 7, words: 28k+, favs: 99, follows: 180, updated: 11/17/2015 published: 4/8/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
473 Solid Ground: The Return » by Lord of Kavaka They'd been stranded on an island for almost 5 months, and now it's time to go home... where everything has changed. Sequel to SOLID GROUND. Rated M. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 17, words: 54k+, favs: 252, follows: 441, updated: 10/29/2015 published: 11/25/2013, [Rick C., Kate B.]
459Killing Time » by Desperate Derelict Starts near the end of Season 2. Excerpt: "The irony of the situation didn't escape her ... She'd avoided even a hint of a romantic liaison with Castle, because she didn't want to be a conquest. She didn't want to be used. She needed respect ... It would be funny if it wasn't so damned tragic."
Castle, T, English, Suspense & Drama, chapters: 25, words: 68k+, favs: 131, follows: 294, updated: 10/2/2015 published: 3/9/2015, Rick C., Kate B., T. Demming
23 Impervious by NPYD [Early-mid S6ish. No spoilers.] Sheltered here against the harshness and abrasion of the city, the job, the whole world, she finds the dark doesn't reach her quite as easily.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 11k+, favs: 53, follows: 20, 9/8/2015, Rick C., Kate B.