937 I'll Be Watching You » by Roadrunnerz Kate Beckett struggles with her demons after the Sniper case and, because of it, she's re-assigned to protect celebrity writer, Richard Castle, whose life is threatened by a dangerous stalker. AU-meeting fic set during season 4.
Castle, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 37, words: 149k+, favs: 167, follows: 290, updated: 11/15/2020 published: 3/23/2020
904 Almost Home » by bravevulnerability "He cares about you, Kate. You may not see it, may not have been ready to before all of this, but he does." An AU twist to 2x18, Boom!
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 18, words: 48k+, favs: 330, follows: 321, updated: 9/27/2019 published: 8/19/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
49 Breakeven by EllaNight Prompt fill: "Caskett break the bed." Insert for 7x03 Clear & Present Danger. "She wants all of him, wants his hands free to roam over every inch of her skin, for his talented fingers to drive her absolutely crazy. God, she's missed him. So damn much." My entry for this weekends Castle Pornado!
Castle, M, English, Romance & Humor, words: 3k+, favs: 88, follows: 24, 8/9/2019, Rick C., Kate B.
1k+ Accidentally in Love » by bingblot Why not talk to him? It wouldn't matter what he thought of her, if he pitied her, because she never expected to see him again. But then she did. A pre-series meeting AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Family, chapters: 51, words: 296k+, favs: 374, follows: 495, updated: 7/3/2019 published: 5/23/2018, Rick C., Kate B., Alexis C.
664Most 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: 489, follows: 955, updated: 7/1/2019 published: 3/8/2013, Kate B., Rick C.
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: 241, follows: 477, updated: 2/10/2019 published: 1/7/2014, Rick C., Kate B., Lanie P., Jim B.
961 Gone » by Roadrunnerz While following a lead in a gruesome homicide case, Captain Kate Beckett disappears and is eventually presumed dead. Six years later she's found, barely alive, in a cabin in the woods, only to return to a world she no longer recognizes. An Absentia-inspired Castle fic.
Castle, T, English, Suspense & Angst, chapters: 38, words: 114k+, favs: 225, follows: 340, updated: 5/14/2018 published: 9/17/2017
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: 462, follows: 756, updated: 12/20/2017 published: 2/17/2012, [Kate B., Rick C.] Johanna B.
1k+ such a happiness » by airbefore Photographer Kate Beckett and aspiring novelist Rick Rodgers are perfectly content in their solitary lives. But it's only after an unlikely matchmaker conspires to have them meet that they realize how extraordinary their lives could become. A Castle AU for Summer Ficathon 2016 co-written by airbefore and caffinate-me.
Castle, T, English, Romance, chapters: 23, words: 91k+, favs: 479, follows: 699, updated: 11/9/2017 published: 5/25/2016, Rick C., Kate B., Jim B., Johanna 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: 168, follows: 165, updated: 10/31/2017 published: 10/23/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
543 What You Wanted » by jstar1382 "What may be broken to you is beautiful to me." 4x01 AU: Sometimes you don't have to runaway to find what was meant to be… *2016 Summer Ficathon*
Castle, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 24k+, favs: 247, follows: 527, updated: 8/15/2017 published: 5/22/2016, 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: 449, follows: 391, updated: 8/9/2017 published: 6/12/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
60 Saudade by bravevulnerability 'He wants her. He wants her so much, it's naked and gleaming in his gaze, but he thinks he can't have her and she has to fix it.' Set post 4x21, 'Headhunters'. For the #CastlePornado.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Angst, words: 3k+, favs: 188, follows: 50, 7/2/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
820 The Other Side of Broken » by skygirl55 Busy single mom Kate Beckett doesn't have time for unnecessary distractions, particularly from a certain mystery writer she meets on the subway. Then again, he might just be the exact thing she's been searching for. Caskett AU. Trigger warnings inside.
Castle, T, English, Drama, chapters: 15, words: 47k+, favs: 285, follows: 302, updated: 7/1/2017 published: 5/13/2017, [Kate B., Rick C.]
1k+ Trading Heartbeats » by bravevulnerability "Detective Castle, this is Katherine Beckett, famous mystery novelist with 26 bestsellers to date, perhaps 27 soon if this all works out. And your shadow for the foreseeable future." AU.
Castle, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 21, words: 57k+, favs: 388, follows: 395, updated: 4/28/2017 published: 3/13/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
62 Every Bit by bravevulnerability 'He may not have every muscle chiseled and sharp, may not meet his own standards, but she adored his body, every inch of him, and she wants him to know.' Post 5x01.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 136, follows: 42, 4/9/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
79 Draw Your Swords by bravevulnerability 'She's in the middle of seducing Nigel Wyndham with her words, earning his interest with ease, and he's about to give up that champagne glass he'd been nursing with his prints all over it, when a hand touches her waist, a throat clears. "May I cut in?"' An AU insert for 4x20, 'The Limey'.
Castle, T, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 163, follows: 53, 3/19/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
55 Agony and Ecstasy by kimmiesjoy It hurts. God, does it hurt. In the bad way and the oh so good. Their first time together following the s8 finale shooting. Written for Mobazan27.
Castle, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 91, follows: 32, 1/8/2017, Rick C., Kate B.
58 And Everything Nice by ColieMacKenzie There's something about sharing news like this with her father, something about the life-affirming reality after everything they've been through, after almost dying yet again, and making it against all odds... Prompt fill for whyiseverythingcooltaken for her generous donation to the GoodLuckStana fundraising campaign.
Castle, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 79, follows: 27, 10/3/2016, [Rick C., Kate B.] Jim B.
651 Ceasefire » by bravevulnerability 'The blood has consumed the white of her shirt, drenched the fabric of her jacket, left her skin dull and papery, but he fell in love with a fighter, a warrior of a woman, and she can't give up now. He won't let her.' Takes an AU turn immediately after the shootout in the kitchen in 8x22, 'Crossfire'.
Castle, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 11, words: 31k+, favs: 315, follows: 462, updated: 6/27/2016 published: 5/23/2016, Rick C., Kate B.