35 The Way We Feel by MCMLXXVIII She knocks, shifting anxiously on her feet as she waits for him to open the door. It's ridiculous that she's nervous. She's not a teenage girl asking her crush out for a date. It's not even a date. Well... it could be a date. If he wants it to be. If she wants it to be. She's pretty sure he'll be up to anything she asks of him. (Set mid-Season 4)
Castle, K+, English, Romance, words: 3k+, favs: 79, follows: 23, 2/23/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
47 Tell Me You Need Me by ipreferwestside "When you called this morning, you said 'Tell me that you need me.'" She pauses at his sharp inhale, but quickly continues, as if she'll lose her nerve if she stops. "And I didn't say anything because it threw me off guard, then the rest of the day happened. But I do need you." A 4x07 post-ep. AU. COMPLETE
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 96, follows: 26, 1/7/2018, Rick C., Kate B.
719 Our Serendipitous Paths » by ColieMacKenzie Kate Beckett wakes in a world where nothing is as she knows it to be. A season 4, AU story. NOW COMPLETE.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 13, words: 41k+, favs: 465, follows: 757, updated: 12/20/2017 published: 2/17/2012, [Kate B., Rick C.] Johanna B.
56 Aftermath by Dmarx Ever since she lifted the phone to her ear this morning and he said 'tell me you need me,' she's been acutely aware of just how badly she does need him. Alternate ending for 4x07. One shot.
Castle, K+, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 91, follows: 37, 12/18/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
61 Castle's Secret » by soprano193 After a tough case involving kids Castle reveals to Kate he'd been molested when he was a kid.
Castle, M, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 16k+, favs: 75, follows: 39, updated: 11/24/2017 published: 4/9/2015, Rick C., Kate B.
162 No More Departures » by bravevulnerability 'She tortures herself on the walk through the airport, wonders how he's spending his Thanksgiving this year.' AU set post 5x24, 'Watershed'. Two shot for Thanksgiving.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 187, follows: 151, updated: 11/23/2017 published: 11/22/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
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: 134, follows: 50, 10/31/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
390 Dusk Till Dawn » by bravevulnerability 'She doesn't know where she is, only that he isn't here, that amidst all of the pain surging through her veins, she's more acutely aware of the harsh emptiness in the middle of her chest. She can't determine if it's because the bullet shattered her heart, or if it's because he took it with him when he left.' A Castle Halloween Bash 2017 entry. Set post 3x24, 'Knockout'.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Supernatural, chapters: 9, words: 18k+, favs: 171, follows: 165, updated: 10/31/2017 published: 10/23/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
63 Naked by Dmarx "We're stuck in a decontamination tent without our clothes and we have no idea what we've been exposed to," Castle stated matter-of-factly. "Neither one of us is 'fine' right now." Set during 3x16 (Setup). One-shot.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 62, follows: 26, 10/23/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
58 How We Hurt Each Other by skygirl55 Bringing up both hands Castle scrubbed them across his forehead and asked himself for the millionth time: Why? Why couldn't he just let her go? Caskett Angst post The Limey
Castle, K+, English, Angst, words: 4k+, favs: 71, follows: 40, 10/23/2017, [Kate B., Rick C.]
33 the heart beats per minute by CoffeeCup218 A season 5 AU after Still. He finds the first paper on her pillow, the sheets on her side of the bed cold already. 'All my dreams are beautiful. But none as beautiful as you. You are the reason I return here each morning.'
Castle, K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 33, follows: 21, 8/10/2017
83 Slip Into Your Skin by bravevulnerability "The closest I came to taking an art class was posing for one, as a model." Set early season 4. Inspired by 4x05, 'Eye of the Beholder'.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 130, follows: 51, 5/7/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
116 tuqburni » by bravevulnerability 'Life hasn't exactly been going well for him throughout the last three years, but he hadn't expected dying lost, alone, and in the middle of New York's worst blizzard in decades, to be his fate.' An AU twist on season 8 that picks up from the end of 8x07, 'The Last Seduction'. Two shot.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 133, follows: 118, updated: 2/23/2017 published: 2/21/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
830 The Wedding Date » by Lord of Kavaka Her best friend was getting married, and Kate Beckett needed a date. What she got was more than she bargained for. Caskett AU meeting. Based on the movie of the same name. Castle Summer 2016 Ficathon Entry. Complete.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Angst, chapters: 21, words: 72k+, favs: 315, follows: 586, updated: 2/13/2017 published: 5/29/2016, [Kate B., Rick C.] W. Sorenson, Madison Q.
112 Bloom Softly » by bravevulnerability 'He may have fallen in love with the city of Florence at first sight, but he thinks he fell in love with Kate Beckett even quicker.' AU. Loosely inspired by the film, 'Lost in Florence'. Two shot.
Castle, T, English, Romance, chapters: 2, words: 6k+, favs: 142, follows: 150, updated: 2/3/2017 published: 2/1/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
86 Anew by bravevulnerability 'It shouldn't feel like he had abandoned her. She hadn't even wanted him around to begin with.' A post 2x05 AU for New Year's.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 5k+, favs: 140, follows: 56, 12/31/2016, Rick C., Kate B.
137 No Such Thing As Coincidence » by Liv Wilder "She can't get the image out of her head: the way Castle had looked at her when she walked across the bullpen earlier tonight wearing that strapless black gown." Set during "The Limey."
Castle, K, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 2, words: 7k+, favs: 141, follows: 153, updated: 12/7/2016 published: 12/1/2016, Rick C., Kate B.
63 Elephantastic by bravevulnerability 'It's a plush elephant, sinfully soft and grey, long floppy ears and velvety feet, soulful black eyes and a curved, downy trunk. And she doesn't even have to guess to know it was him. That Castle sent her this.' Set immediately after the summer that followed Beckett's shooting in 3x24, 'Knockout'.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 114, follows: 42, 11/8/2016, Rick C., Kate B.
84 More Than a Comet » by whatifellinlovewith "The ride lifts over the top of the hill, goes racing down and in front of her, hands fly free of the carts, screams echoing loud over the sound of the tracks beneath them. Richard Castle releases the cart, too. And takes her hand instead." A theme park AU. Two-shot.
Castle, K+, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 2, words: 13k+, favs: 97, follows: 98, updated: 11/6/2016 published: 11/1/2016, [Rick C., Kate B.] Alexis C.
77 Creature Fear by bravevulnerability 'Kate casts her gaze to the evening sky, momentarily ponders how she ended up here with a supposedly unlucky cat and a ludicrous writer both accompanying her home on Halloween night.' A Castle Halloween Bash 2016 entry. Set in season 3.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Humor, words: 4k+, favs: 125, follows: 44, 10/23/2016