344The Friend Zone » by Neuship Season 3. Haunted by the kiss in Knockdown, Castle is tired of being stuck in the friend zone. Is it possible for him to find a happy ending with Kate? Story goes AU from Knockdown. Josh makes a brief appearance, but this is all about Rick and Kate. Rated M for a reason. Mild angst in later chapters but I believe in happy endings.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 28, words: 55k+, favs: 244, follows: 473, updated: 2/10/2019 published: 1/7/2014, Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Jim B.
1k+ Bated Breath » by Lydian Stone Kate's rescue becomes the linchpin of change in her relationship with Castle, and events from that night lead to resolution for them both. **Voted Best Crime Fic on The 12th Precinct Castle Fanfiction Awards.**
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 64, words: 156k+, favs: 745, follows: 512, updated: 5/1/2016 published: 3/24/2012, Rick C., Kate B.
491 Hundred » by tiara733 Post 2x18 Boom! Due to the circumstances, Kate moves into Rick's apartment and they begin a friends with benefits relationship.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 43, words: 127k+, favs: 365, follows: 667, updated: 12/24/2015 published: 5/24/2010, 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: 253, follows: 442, updated: 10/29/2015 published: 11/25/2013, [Rick C., Kate B.]
1k+ Rewound » by Kate Christie "What's past is prologue." -William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act II Scene I. An AU season six Castle story.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 22, words: 89k+, favs: 891, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/1/2015 published: 1/23/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
2k+ Not Ready To Make Nice » by Liv Wilder Post-Ep for '47 Seconds'. "I need a word with you." Castle's voice cuts through the hubbub of the bullpen even though he has it purposefully toned low. Low and rough, scraping at his vocal cords with a touch of something dark and smoky that tugs at Kate's gut, exciting and scaring her in equal measure.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 43, words: 138k+, favs: 676, follows: 871, updated: 1/28/2015 published: 4/20/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
509 Remember Tonight » by Freewheeler After nearly losing him in the explosion at the New Amsterdam Bank and Trust, she thinks she knows what she wants. How many days for a wall to come down? ** M-RATED ** Entry for the 2013 Castle Ficathon. ** Goes AU from Cops and Robbers ** This story was Winner, Favorite M-rated WIP in the Castle Fanfiction Writers' Guild Awards, 2014! *squeeeee*! COVER ART BY HONEYANDVODKA
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 16, words: 36k+, favs: 275, follows: 741, updated: 1/4/2015 published: 5/22/2013, Rick C., Kate B.
2k+ Apologize » by evitascarlett As Kate finds herself getting back on solid ground in her relationship with Castle, her world gets turned upside down by an unexpected visitor. As emotions run high and danger lurks will she and Castle be able to stand together and become stronger or will their secrets and lies eventually tear them apart? AU Set after 4x22 Undead Again. Cover Art by LordofKavaka. Now edited 2/2022.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 42, words: 659k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/22/2014 published: 11/3/2012, Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna B.
477 Young hearts » by stanaxbanana AU. "Apparently I don't look like a Kate but do I really look like an idiot?" It's Kate Beckett's first year at Stanford and it's not long before she meets Rick 'different girl every week' Rodgers. Sparks fly and Kate tries her hardest to ignore them - but how long will that last, especially when Rick is determined to make her his? Rating may change.
Castle, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 14, words: 37k+, favs: 161, follows: 401, updated: 12/9/2014 published: 8/14/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
2k+ 100 Sex Positions of the Kama Sutra » by Dana Keylits A series of somewhat related ficlets that follow the adventures of Kate and Castle as they work their way through the book, "100 Sex Positions of the Kama Sutra." Expect the unexpected! Disclaimer: I do not own these characters, they are the property of Andrew W. Marlowe and company, with whom I am, unfortunately, not affiliated.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 100, words: 211k+, favs: 500, follows: 745, updated: 11/22/2014 published: 6/29/2013, Rick C., Kate B., Martha R., Lanie P.
718 Seeing Double » by stanaxbanana AU. Kate Beckett has a secret, and that 'secret' is coming to town - what happens when she arrives, especially given that even Castle doesn't know who she is? Now complete.
Castle, M, English, Family & Romance, chapters: 38, words: 96k+, favs: 320, follows: 504, updated: 8/18/2014 published: 3/25/2014, Rick C., Kate B., OC
89 It Was Always You » by TR-Fanfic In the heat of battle they walked away. But what is meant to be, will be. And fate only waits for so long. Sequel to ColieMackenzie's "Inchoate"
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 4, words: 5k+, favs: 59, follows: 109, updated: 8/16/2014 published: 8/10/2014
355 Quietly Forever » by seilleanmor Season four fic, set shortly after Once Upon a Crime. A misunderstanding makes the green-eyed monster rear its ugly head.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 8, words: 16k+, favs: 248, follows: 366, updated: 8/10/2014 published: 3/16/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
237 Shall Not Tear Asunder » by lms2457 A direct follow up story to Inchoate by ColieMacKenzie. Castle and Beckett are both miserable following their divorce. Can they heal their broken relationship?
Castle, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 13, words: 15k+, favs: 125, follows: 216, updated: 7/30/2014 published: 7/16/2014, [Kate B., Rick C.]
1k+226 Miles » by Flashpoint33 Castle and Beckett have made the move to DC after she says yes to both Castle and the job, but nothing is ever easy; at least nothing with them. Now that the dance is over and reality has set in; what life will they ultimately choose; one together or apart? Post Watershed - All spoilers game - Rated M - just to cover the bases. 2013 Castle Ficathon Entry #2 Cover Art dtrekker
Castle, M, English, Romance & Crime, chapters: 32, words: 99k+, favs: 214, follows: 481, updated: 6/16/2014 published: 7/9/2013, Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
308Manhattan » by alwayswritewithcoffee A new city, a new job, and four years of distance can't change the fact that Manhattan is home - where her heart is. (AU from 3X01. Beckett accepts her D.C. job offer while Castle spends the summer in the Hamptons with Gina.)
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 16, words: 56k+, favs: 149, follows: 402, updated: 6/3/2014 published: 1/11/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
443 still our hands match » by bravevulnerability "Why do you even care so much? What is it that you want so badly that you can't just let this go so we can both move on with our lives?" Set in the summer between 1x10 and 2x01, continues on throughout season 2. Cover art by ournorthstars.
Castle, M, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 28k+, favs: 519, follows: 432, updated: 5/31/2014 published: 4/26/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
432 The difference a day makes » by honeyandvodka There was a beat in which the homicide floor was pitch black. Before their eyes could adjust, the emergency lights flickered on … "Why, Detective Beckett," Castle drew out, and she pressed her cell against her ear. "You had me at blackout." - An early season three fic. Can a single day make a difference and force Castle and Beckett to deal with their feelings for each other?
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 10, words: 16k+, favs: 186, follows: 327, updated: 5/16/2014 published: 4/28/2014, Rick C., Kate B.
575 You Were Always With Me » by glo1196 Kate struggles with PTSD over her torture during "In the Belly of the Beast." How could Fowler mess things up so badly? Is Bracken really Lazarus and what does this all mean for Beckett and crew? (6x17 continuation) COMPLETED!
Castle, T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 26, words: 40k+, favs: 144, follows: 284, updated: 5/7/2014 published: 3/4/2014, Rick C., Kate B., Javier E., Kevin R.
332 What Happens in LA » by Hulihana Set after the hotel scene in 3x22 To Love and Die in LA. This is my take on what could have happened after Beckett returned to her bedroom wanting and alone and the fallout caused by their actions that night.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 29, words: 60k+, favs: 279, follows: 398, updated: 5/4/2014 published: 1/6/2014, [Kate B., Rick C.]