Kate Beckett is a homicide detective in the NYPD. She asks Rick Castle to help her with the case of a copy-cat killer staging murders based on scenes from his novels, and is the inspiration for Rick's new novel character, Nikki Heat.

When we first meet Beckett, she is very straightforward, conservative, and cold; however she lightens up after spending time with Rick. She resigned from the NYPD after hiding important case information from Captain Gates with Detective Esposito.

Kate Beckett Quotes

I know why I'm here.

Beckett

This isn't one of your books, Castle!

Kate

Castle Quotes

Castle: I am not saying I can speak with the dead, just that there are people in the world more sensitive than me.
Beckett: Now that's not hard to believe.
Castle: Walked right into that one.
Ryan: uh huh.

You're bribing me with a latte?

Beckett