563Couples » This story picks up after "Recollection Rick," in the same AU. It will follow how a number of the couples introduced into that universe are doing, and of course, Rick and Kate. Lily will be walking!
Castle, M, English, Family & Crime, chapters: 125, words: 170k+, favs: 33, follows: 49, updated: 5h published: 1/8, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
48Recovery » This story picks up at the end of Episode 1, Season 3. You'll find a further explanation about where some things came from in my author's notes. Nolan is trying to figure out how to put his life back together - with a new awareness of what's been screwed up. The cover image is by Artifex Prime
Rookie, M, English, Crime & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 18, words: 25k+, favs: 10, follows: 17, updated: 5/10 published: 1/11, J. Nolan
278 Recollection Rick » This story continues in the AU that includes Guardian Angel, Evelyn, and Flu. Rick is a celebrity contestant on the game show, Recollection, and he and Kate need to figure out how to deal with work and play while parenting the infant, Lily. Cover image by Artifex Prime.
Castle, M, English, Family & Mystery, chapters: 47, words: 63k+, favs: 42, follows: 56, updated: 1/7 published: 11/22/2020, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R.
148 Restoration » This is a The Rookie story that starts after episode 2 season 2. It will most likely become AU as the season progresses. John is working on his house, detecting skills, and relationship with Jessica, and trying his best not to think about Grace. Cover image by Artifex Prime.
Rookie, M, English, Crime & Romance, chapters: 66, words: 89k+, favs: 20, follows: 30, updated: 1/4 published: 10/9/2019, J. Nolan, W. Grey, J. West
698 Flu » This story follows "Evelyn," in the same AU that includes "Guardian Angel" and "The Marlow Prep Murder." The time frame is around 2009-2010. "A racking cough rattles through the loft, and Rick feels his own stomach lurch. Hell! He'll worry about the soup later and get the thermometer now."
Castle, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 120, words: 163k+, favs: 58, follows: 72, updated: 11/21/2020 published: 7/25/2020, Rick C., Kate B.
198 Evelyn » This story comes after The Marlowe Prep Murder in the Guardian Angel AU. Kate finds an evidence box labeled only "Evelyn." She and Castle investigate a cold case in Harlem apparently witnessed only by a little girl named Evelyn.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Mystery, chapters: 33, words: 44k+, favs: 49, follows: 49, updated: 7/24/2020 published: 6/22/2020, Rick C., Kate B., Evelyn M.
243 The Marlowe Prep Murder » This story begins immediately after Guardian Angel and is in the same AU. Kate and Rick are newly married, and Kate works on cold cases whenever she can. They've just found the files on an old but unsolved murder at the school Alexis attends.
Castle, M, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 33, words: 44k+, favs: 49, follows: 50, updated: 6/21/2020 published: 5/20/2020, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
623 Guardian Angel » This is an AU story, starting at the time of the Castle pilot. Kate is the rabbit hole, and Johanna receives permission to come back to earth to try to help her daughter.
Castle, M, English, Spiritual & Crime, chapters: 78, words: 105k+, favs: 76, follows: 95, updated: 5/19/2020 published: 3/3/2020, Rick C., Kate B., Johanna B.
565 Poison Pen » Someone is killing recipients of the Poe Award. Could mystery writer Richard Castle be next? Detective Beckett needs to find out. This is an AU story that begins around the time the pilot episode of Castle did.
Castle, M, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 61, words: 81k+, favs: 70, follows: 117, updated: 3/2/2020 published: 1/2/2020, Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
692 Too Close » This AU story begins when Rick pulls Kate from her submerged unit in Pandora/Linchpin. Rick's fascination with Sophia Turner is gone. He only cares about a near-drowned Kate.
Castle, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 101, words: 134k+, favs: 97, follows: 125, updated: 1/1/2020 published: 9/23/2019, Rick C., Kate B., Sophia T., Jim B.
158 Uninvited Interlude » This is an AU story in which Rick manages to make it to his wedding, the one at the end of season six. The CIA, however, is not about to give up on enlisting his and Kate's services for a reason different from the one cobbled together in canon. No Loksat or amnesia. I promise.
Castle, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 23k+, favs: 47, follows: 62, updated: 9/22/2019 published: 9/5/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
75 The Way Back » This is an AU story; my version of how the threads from the cliffhanger in Freefall come together. It explains what happened to Bradford and the consequences. It also deals with John's attitude toward Jessica, and the outcome of the rookie exam.
Rookie, T, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 19, words: 25k+, favs: 24, follows: 30, updated: 9/15/2019 published: 5/20/2019, J. Nolan, L. Chen, T. Bradford, J. West
359 A Clash of Duties » This is an AU story. Jackson's mission at the U.N. doesn't go south, and Martha has a chance to tell him about Richard. The time frame will start the morning after the fateful night through Richard Castle as a mystery writer. Yes, he will meet Kate. Have patience.
Castle, M, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 46, words: 60k+, favs: 70, follows: 83, updated: 9/4/2019 published: 7/21/2019, Rick C., Martha R.
499 Chipping Through the Ice » This is my entry into the Castle Ficathon 2019. It is an AU story in the same universe as Shattered Lies and picks up five months later. We start with a baby and a mystery for Out of The Cold. The cover image is by Artifex Prime.
Castle, M, English, Family & Crime, chapters: 73, words: 96k+, favs: 52, follows: 64, updated: 7/20/2019 published: 5/9/2019, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., Martha R.
570 Shattered Lies » This is an AU story that begins during "Food to Die For." Castle finds something wrong with the way Perlmutter says that Wolf died. When Beckett checks out his suspicions, it leads to a much bigger plot. And there is Maddy Queller and Kate's growing uncertainty about Demming. Cover image by @Artifex Prime.
Castle, M, English, Crime & Romance, chapters: 54, words: 70k+, favs: 77, follows: 105, updated: 5/8/2019 published: 3/16/2019, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C., T. Demming
4 In Plain Sight This one-shot is a followup to Freefall. Nolan is obsessing over what happened with Jessica. Henry comes to L.A. The cover image is by @Artifex Prime.
Rookie, T, English, Family & Crime, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 4, 4/22/2019, J. Nolan, W. Grey
3 Fear This is a one-shot that follows immediately after "Checklist." John Nolan is trying to help Ben cope with the aftermath of the beating and carjacking and reveals more about his own background. The image is by @Artifex Prime.
Rookie, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 4/14/2019, J. Nolan
3 Duty Calls This is a one-shot that follows the episode of The Rookie called Homefront. John is unexpectantly getting to spend some time with Jessica, but gets called in when the city faces a major emergency. The image is by @Artifex Prime
Rookie, T, English, Romance & Crime, words: 1k+, favs: 5, follows: 2, 4/7/2019, J. Nolan, T. Bishop, W. Grey
9 Grip This one-shot story takes place after Shakeup. John is feeling inadequate after learning that Jessica's previous boyfriend is a Navy Seal. While he is trying to handle that worry, he is faced with a life-threatening emergency. The image is by Artifex Prime
Rookie, T, English, Suspense & Angst, words: 1k+, favs: 3, follows: 1, 3/31/2019, J. Nolan
11 Filling Holes This is a one-shot that takes place after Green Light. Jessica Russo tries to help John Nolan cope with the aftermath of Zoe Andersen's death. The cover image is by @Artifex Prime.
Rookie, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 6, 3/24/2019, J. Nolan