A listing of books, stories (both real and fictional), poems and historical documents mentioned in Sherlockian pastiches and parodies. Titles in italics are fictitious.

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The Mad Apostle and Other Poems - Constance Naden: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 393

Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert: The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 162; Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 195; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 20, 146-148; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 146; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 49; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 101; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 181

"Maddened by Mystery" - Stephen Leacock: "A Scandal in Montreal" (Edward D. Hoch) 90-91

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Johnston Smith: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 570-572

Magia Posthuma: Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 71, 136

The Magic Feather Duster: A Brief History of Domestic Service in Victoria's England: Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 52

Magic Gems: An Illustrated Guide With Notes & Pedigrees: "Sherlock Holmes in Oz" (Ruth Berman) 431, 433

Magic Made Easy - Harry Houdini: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 286

A Magician Among the Spirits - Harry Houdini: "The Doll Who Talked to the Dead" (Nev Fountain) 125, 128

Magna Carta: "The Case of the Ruby Ring" (Judie Angell) 65, 79, 108; "Xenolith" (Dana Martin Batory) 43; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 36; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 57; "A Full Account of Ricoletti of the Club Foot & His Abominable Wife" (Ian Charnock) 154; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 470; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 102; "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 51; The Case of the Maltese Treasure (Thomas Brace Haughey) 30; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 232; "The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 18; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 144, 179; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 73; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 111, 129; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 110, 220; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 18; "The Long Suffering Landlady" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 101; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 338

Magnetism, Electricity & Matter - J.J.Thompson: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 139

The Mahabharata: The Game (Laurie R. King) 31, 45, 69, 115; "Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 185; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 193, 196

Mahala - Sabine Baring-Gould: The Moor (Laurie R. King) 91

"The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" - W.T. Stead: Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 30; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 232; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 176

Maidstone and its Importance in Western Civilisation as Evinced in the Life of William Hazlitt, Essayist, Born in Maidstone 1778. Left Maidstone 1780 - Denton: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 79

Maiwa's Revenge - H. Rider Haggard: The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 24

Malleus Maleficarum: The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 196; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 14, 87

The Maltese Falcon - Dashiell Hammett: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 211; Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 144

A Man and a Maid: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 59

The Man in the Iron Mask - Alexandre Dumas: The Final Meeting (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 3

A Man of Property - John Galsworthy: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 198-199, 223, 225

"The Man of the Crowd" - Edgar Allan Poe: "The Black Heaven" (Ron Weighell) 115

"The Man of the Year Million" - H.G. Wells: The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 79

Man, Visible & Invisible - C.W. Leadbeater: The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 105

The Man Who Laughs - Victor Hugo: East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 82
The Man Who Smirked: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

The Man Who Was Thursday - G.K.Chesterton: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 37
The Man Who Was Thirsty: "The Adventure of the Elite Type" (Robert L. Fish) 192

The Man Who Would Be King - Rudyard Kipling: "Holmes Ex Machina" (Susan Casper) 238; "The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 306

Mandarin Phrase-Book and Vocabulary - Jane Rowbotham Edkin: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 199

Mandingo - Kyle Onstott: The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 48-49, 80, 142, 201, 214

Mansfield Park - Jane Austen: Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 3

A Manual of Forensic Toxicology: My Hero (Tom Holt) 213

Manual of Operations For Surgery - Dr Joseph Bell: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 125, 127, 315; The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 199

The Manuscripts of Jesus College - M.R. James: "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 25

Many Cargoes - W.W. Jacobs: Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 329

Marie - H. Rider Haggard: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) lxi; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 24

Marine Animals of the British Isles: The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 139, 144

"Maritime Ode" - Fernando Pessoa: "To the sea! Salt with windblown foam...": Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 125-126

Maritime Physician - Cobalt: Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 101

Marmion - Sir Walter Scott: "Sherlock Holmes and the Other Eye" (Richard Dean Starr & E.R, Bower) 204; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 319
"O, what a tangled web we weave": The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 256; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 70; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 135; "The Adventure of the Tangled Web" (Michael Mallory) 92; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 100; Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 115; "Sherlock Holmes and the Other Eye" (Richard Dean Starr & E.R, Bower) 204

Married Love - Marie Stopes: A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 51; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 3, 20

Mars - Omega: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 56, 62

Martin Chuzzlewit - Charles Dickens: "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 222
"Ain't no such person": A Taste for Honey (H.F. Heard) 54

The Martyrdom of Man - Winwood Reade: "The Case of the Sabotaged Scientist" (Colin Bruce) 70; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 197-198; "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 62; "The Adventure of the Three Ghosts" (Loren D. Estleman) 120; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 96; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 109; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 68, 84; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 51, 54, 202; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 28; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 25; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 111; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 27

Mary de Guize, or The Goblet of Gold - Mary O'Hara: Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 46-47, 57, 67-69, 73, 300, 305

'The Masque of the Red Death' - Edgar Allan Poe: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 257; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 65, 369; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 99; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 109; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 19-20; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 232
"And darkness and decay and the Red Death...": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 109
"No pestilence had ever been so fatal...": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 107

The Masquerader - Katherine Cecil Thurston: The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 12

The Masqueraders - Georgette Heyer: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 77

The Master of the Fallen Chairs: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 173

Materialism and Empirio-Criticism - V.I. Lenin: Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 48, 108-109

Maud - Alfred, Lord Tennyson: "A purer sapphire melts into the sea": "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas)

McGuffy's Reader: "Dr. & Mrs. Watson At Home" (Loren D. Estleman) 183

A Meander in Mesopotamia - Roger Carruthers: Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 43

The Meanings of Flowers: The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 25; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 6, 76, 88, 98, 205-206, 213

The Mechanism of Emotional Deviation - Sherlock Holmes: "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 10

The Medical Directory: Necropolis (Basil Copper) 15; Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 45-46, 172; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 174; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 147; Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 103, 109, 113

Medical Jurisprudence - Taylor: "The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman" (Lillian de la Torre) 260; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 155

Medical Jurisprudence & Toxicology - Glaister & Rentoul: The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 25

The Medical Register: "The Adventure of the Dying Doctor" (Colin Bruce) 3, 16; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 102

Meditations - John Donne: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 196
"Each man's death diminishes me": Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 196

Meditations - Marcus Aurelius: "The Shadow Not Cast" (Lionel Chetwynd) 155

Meditations on the Midlands - Oscar Abraham: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 409

Meetings With Remarkable Men - George Ivanovich Gurdjieff: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 53

Megapolisomancy - Thibaut de Castries: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141

"Megepa the Buck" - H. Rider Haggard: The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 24

Mein Kampf - Adolf Hitler: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 54; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 75, 131, 191, 260; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 217

The Melancholy Chronicle - Claude Guichard: "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 232-233

Melmoth the Wanderer - Charles Robert Maturin: The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 304, 306; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 116; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146

Memoirs of an Art Forger: Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 64

Memoirs of an English Intelligencer - Campion Bond: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91

"Memoirs of a Private Detective" - Dashiell Hammett: Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 336

Memoirs of a Visit To The Courts of Europe - Sir John Crabtree: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 90

Memoirs of Oilock Combs: "The Succored Beauty" (William B. Kahn) 235

Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes - Dr Watson: Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 60-61, 69, 81

Memoirs on the Culture Known as Penicillin - Basil: Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 56

Memories & Adventures - Arthur Conan Doyle: The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 79, 83, 87, 92-93, 107-108; The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 134-135; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 71

Men and Women - Robert Browning: "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 137, 152, 175, 182

Men Are Animals - Hon. Mrs Victor-Smythe: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 91

Men - My Delight - Cora Velasquez: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 91

Mental Pathology and Therapeutics - Wilhelm Griesinger: Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 151

The Merck Veterinary Manual: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 215

Mesmeric Revelations - Edgar Allan Poe: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 86

Metamorphoses - Ovid: The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck) 221

Methode De Violin: The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 274

"The Methodology of Pascal's Wager" - Mycroft Holmes: Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 207

Methods & Techniques of Self-Delusion - Gerard Sorme: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 91-92

Methods of Observation & Ratiocination: Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas)

Methods of Topographical Survey - Major C.F. Close: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 54

Metropolitan Police Directory: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 167

Metropolitan Police Manual: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 90, 118, 198

Micah Clarke - Arthur Conan Doyle: The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 88; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 7; "Dr Watson’s Wedding Present" (J. Alston Cooper) 165; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 22; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 130-131; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 2; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 37, 53, 166; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 186; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 82; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 153; "The Celestial Pastiche" (David A. Weiss) 223

Michael Strogoff - Jules Verne: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 155

Michelin Guides: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 194

Micrographia - Robert Hooke: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 8

Middlemarch - George Eliot: The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 62; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 161

The Midwich Cuckoos - John Wyndham: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 126

Le Milieu Divin - Teilhard de Chardin: Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 231

The Mill on the Floss - George Eliot: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 92

The Miller's Tale - Geoffrey Chaucer: Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 13

Miracle Mongers and their Methods - Harry Houdini: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 92

The Mirror of Shalott - R.H. Benson: The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 18, 24, 156-157

Mirror of Society: "The Adventure of the Hanging Tyrant" (M.J. Elliott) 78

Les Miserables - Victor Hugo: "The Adventure of the Red Widow" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 251; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 199; Art in the Blood (Bonnie MacBird) 73

Misery - Stephen King: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 117

"Miss Yougal's Sais" - Rudyard Kipling: The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 16

"The Missing Dagger" - John H. Walker: The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 46, 49

"The Missing Illogical Leap" - Sherlock Holmes: The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 15-16

"The Mist" - Dafydd ap Gwilym: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 221-222, 242

"The Mistress: A Song" - John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 99

Mistress of Two Worlds - Madame Slopesski: The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 155

Mistress Payne's Rollicking Academy: "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 324

Moby Dick - Herman Melville: Time for Sherlock Holmes (David Dvorkin) 134; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 147; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 175

The Modern Apostle & Other Poems - Naden: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 393

Modern Magic - Professor Hoffmann: Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 15, 19, 30; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 70, 127, 150; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 286

Modern Methods of Investigation - D.D. Calder-Copse: The Case of the Missing Case (Robin Kingsland) 6-7

Modern Universal International Encyclopedia: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 212

A Modest Proposal - Jonathan Swift: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 426

The Molecular Basis of Snowflake Formation - James Moriarty & Susanna Peshwick: The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 155

The Molly Maguires and the Detectives - Allan Pinkerton: Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 22

Molly's First Romance: The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 141

The Monk - Matthew Gregory Lewis: The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146

The Monocle of Crime - Sherlock Holmes: "Sherlock Among the Spirits" (Anonymous) 181

Monsieur Lecoq: "The Bound of the Astorbilts" (Charlton Andrews) 136

The Moon Man: The Life of Major Julian James - Edgar Rice Burroughs: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 204-205

Moonfleet - J. Meade Faulkner: "The Adventure of the Haunted Rectory" (Basil Copper) 23, 30, 37

The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins: "The Adventure of the Locked Carriage" (Stuart Douglas) 205; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 52, 106, 234, 326, 402, 404-405, 422; ; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 22; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 30; "Years Ago & In A Different Place" (Michael Kurland) 174;The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 113; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 95, 98
"In all my experience along the dirtiest ways of this dirty little world...": The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 118

Moony: The Life of Robert Goddard: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 187

"The Moral Aspects of the Kidney Punch": "Sherlock Holmes and Certain Critics" (Ellis G. Roberts) 99

The Morganatic Marriage of George V - Edward Mylius: "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 166

La Morte D'Arthur: Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 26; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 193; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 18

Morte D'Arthur - Thomas Malory: "The Mystery of Avalon" (Paul D. Gilbert) 42-43; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 82; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 182; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 178, 185; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 193; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 30-31, 35-37, 169-172, 210, 213

Morte D'Arthur - Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 173; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 21; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 30, 36, 170-171, 210
"Clothed in white samite": Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 71
"More things are wrought by prayer than this world dreams of"
: Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 173
"Revolving many memories": "Sherlock Holmes and 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 122
"So all day long the noise of battle rolled...": Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 117

Morton's Fork & Knife Guide To London: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 191

"The Moses of Michelangelo" - Sigmund Freud: The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 294

The Most Private and Fluctuating Ledgers of the Travelling Mausoleum: "The Adventure of the Unknown Worm" (Daniel McGachey) 70

A Most Uncommon Prayer Book, Being a History of the Codex Exsecrabilis and a Documentation of Its Known Crimes: "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 62

The Motivated Minds of Mankind - Sir Randolph Rapp: Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 94

Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada - Clarence King: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 143

The Mourning Bride - William Congreve: "Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned...": The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 207-209

Mouse About Town: Basil of Baker Street (Eve Titus) 16

Mouse's Atlas: Basil of Baker Street (Eve Titus) 24

A Movie Director In Nazi Germany - Felix Denker: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 206

The Moving Toyshop - Edmund Crispin: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 35

Mowgli - Rudyard Kipling: Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 145

Mr. Justice Raffles - E.W. Hornung: "The Problem of the Sore Bridge - Among Others" (Philip Jose Farmer) 35

Mr. Midshipman Easy - Captain Marryat: The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 215

Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management - Isabella Beeton: "The Tenth Jar" (L.F.E. Coombs) 78, 83; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 83; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 81; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 70; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 56, 58

Mrs. Beeton's Cookbook - Isabella Beeton: A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 170; "Tears, Idle Tears" (E.V.Knox) 45; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 418

Mrs. Beeton's Shilling Cookery - Isabella Beeton: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 57

Mrs Dalloway - Virginia Woolf: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 111

Mrs. Fernworthy's Book of Botany For Beginners: Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 178

"MS Found In A Bottle" - Edgar Allan Poe: The Adventure of the Ancient Gods (Ralph Vaughan) 12; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 393

"The Muckraker and the Dandy: The Conflicting Personae of David Graham Phillips" - Daniel D. Victor: The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) xiii

The Mummy - Jane Loudon Webb: "Sherlock Holmes and the Mummy's Curse" (H. Paul Jeffers) 90

The Mumonkan: Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 81

Murder at the Vicarage - Agatha Christie: Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 214, 221

Murder Most Foul: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 146

The Murder of Delicia - Marie Corelli: Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 217

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd - Agatha Christie: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 200

Murder on the Orient Express - Agatha Christie: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 86; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 134; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 68

Murder Under Par - Hugh Spaulding: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 137

Murders at the United Notions - Quinn: "Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 208

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue" - Edgar Allan Poe: "A Study in Scarborough" (Guy Adams) 140; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 90, 192; "The Unmasking of Sherlock Holmes" (Arthur Chapman) 231; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 99; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 55, 64, 159; "The Adventure of the Disappearance of Whistler's Mother" (Robert L. Fish) 141; "The Mary Queen of Scots Jewel" (William O. Fuller) 279; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 11; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 15-16, 63-64, 70, 146, 222; "The Hidden Church" (Watkin Jones) 36; "The Adventure of the Swiss Banker" (R.C. Lehmann) 139; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 23; "The Incident of the Impecunious Chevalier" (Richard Lupoff) 15, 22; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 5, 322; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 17-18, 22; "The Case of the Two-Faced Transom" (Douglas Moreton) 88, 92; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 212; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 37; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 182; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 178; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 9; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 21; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 15, 17-18, 24-25; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 363; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 235
"A razor, besmeared with blood": Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 272

Murray's Handbooks for Travellers: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 67

Der Mütwillige Speichellecker - Ludovic Vuelph: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 16, 91

"My Best Story" - Bertram Fletcher Robinson: The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 73

My Dear Holmes - Gavin Brend: "The Case of the Elderly Actor" (John Ball, Jr.) 211

My Life Already - Baron Rothschild: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 56

My Life Among The Himalayan Masters - Arminius Vamberg: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 251

My Life in Adventure and Truth - Devlin Cardew: "The Adventure of the Haunted Wager" (Michael Mallory) 161-162, 164

My Life in SpecOps - Thursday Next: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 125

My Nine Nights in a Harem - Sebastian Moran: "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 386; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 276

My Official Wife - Colonel Richard Henry Savage: "The Adventure of the Imaginary Nihilist" (Will Murray) 244-246, 257

My Prison Life - Jabez Spencer Balfour: The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 210

My Secret Life - Walter: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 215, 218

"My Spectre Around Me Night and Day" - William Blake: "And throughout all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me": A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 188

Les Mysteres des Grands Fonds Sous-Marins - Pierre Arronax: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91

Mysteries - Colin Wilson: The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 184

Mysteries of Beekeeping Explained - M. Quinby: A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 109

"The Mysteries of the Kennedy Assassination" - A.L. Goodhart: Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 30-32

The Mysterious Affair at Styles - Agatha Christie: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 94

A Mysterious Affair of Style - Gilbert Adair: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 50, 90, 93, 95, 106, 110-112, 116, 134, 136, 142, 169, 184, 195, 204, 207, 230, 237

Mysterious Island - Jules Verne: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 16; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 36, 87-88, 159, 169; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 398

Mystery at Heron Lake - Josephine M. Bettany: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 140

'Mystery Glows in the Rose Bed' - Farid ud-din Attar: Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 17

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab - Fergus Hume: "The Adventure of the Forgetful Assassin" (M.J. Elliott) 109

The Mystery of Central Park - Nellie Bly: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 96, 124; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 114

The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu - Sax Rohmer: "The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 142, 146-147
"Imagine a person, tall, lean and feline, high-shouldered, with a brow like Shakespeare and a face like Satan, a close-shaven skull, and long, magnetic eyes of the true cat-green.": The Vampire Serpent (Kel Richards) 10, 74; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 319

The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens: The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 42; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 9, 11, 21, 23-27, 32, 39-42, 48, 54-55, 57-59, 63, 72, 81, 85, 90, 98-101, 104-105, 110, 112-116, 118-124, 130, 146-148, 180, 184, 190-193, 195-196; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 6-424; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 125, 129, 154-155; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 10; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 58-59, 62; "The Sound of the Buskervilles" (Douglas Moreton) 122; Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 179-180; "Sherlock Holmes and the Drood Mystery" (Edmund Pearson) 155-162; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 215-225
"And he, too, went up the postern stair": "The Sound of the Buskervilles" (Douglas Moreton) 122
"A ghost of a cry": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 101
"When shall these three meet again": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 90

The Mystery of Edwin Druid - Charolis Dickens: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 171

"The Mystery of Marie Rogêt" - Edgar Allan Poe: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 116; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 64, 118, 122, 146; "The Adventure of the Swiss Banker" (R.C. Lehmann) 139; "The Incident of the Impecunious Chevalier" (Richard Lupoff) 22; "The Case of the Two-Faced Transom" (Douglas Moreton) 88; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 182; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 9; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 24
"Completely buried in the flesh": Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 272

The Mystery of Sassassa Valley - Arthur Conan Doyle: Evolution (John Peel) 37, 78; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 81

The Mystery of the Ocean Star - Clark Russell: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 211, 235-236, 238

The Mystery of the Yellow Room - Gaston Leroux: "The Adventure of the Lost Baby" (Carolyn Wells) 12

The Mystery of Thomas Hearne - Bertram Fletcher Robinson: Baskerville (John O’Connell) 137-138

Mysticism - Evelyn Underhill: A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 173

The Myth of the Twentieth Century - Alfred Rosenberg: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 154

Mythical Monsters - Charles Gould: The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146

Nameless Cults - Von Junzt: "A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 79

The Napoleon of Notting Hill - G.K.Chesterton: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 49, 214
The Keg of Notting Hill: "The Adventure of the Elite Type" (Robert L. Fish) 192
The Nabokov of Notting Hill: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 239

Napoleon's Book of Fate: Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 31-33, 50-51, 53, 65, 100, 126, 178, 185

"The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym" - Edgar Allan Poe: The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 6; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 21, 24; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 399-400, 411

National Dictionary of Biography: Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B. Greenwood) 185

National Life and Character - Charles H. Pearson: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 312-313

Natives I Have Shot - R.G. Sanders: "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 324

Naturalis Historia - Pliny the Elder: "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 229; "Merridew of Abominable Memory" (Chris Roberson) 233; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 82

The Naughty Schoolgirl: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 59

The Navy List; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 137

Neanderthals - Back After a Short Absence - Gerhard von Squid: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 179

The Necronomicon - Abdul Alhazred: "A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 78-79, 89, 93; "The Curious Case of Miss Violet Stone" (Poppy Z. Brite & David Ferguson) 143; "Nightmare in Wax" (Simon Clark) 423-425, 428, 430, 434, 437-438; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 90-91; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 162; "The Adventure of the Arab's Manuscript" (Michael Reaves) 272-276, 278, 280-281, 283-285, 288, 294; "The Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Paula Volsky) 171; "A Case of Insomnia" (John P. Vourlis) 339; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 173; "Death Did Not Become Him" (David Niall Wilson & Patricia Lee Macomber) 418

Nena Sahib: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 172-174, 191, 213, 220

Neue Gedicht - Heinrich Heine: The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 223

Never Say Die - Sir William Clayton: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91

Neverland: A Scientific Theory - J.R.R. Tolkien: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 208

The New Adventures of Fanny Hill - John Cleland: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 97

The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes - Leslie S. Klinger: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 91; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 311

New Arabian Nights - Robert Louis Stevenson: The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 155

The New Atlantis - Sir Francis Bacon: "A Scarletin Study" (Philip Jose Farmer) 207; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 177

"The New Colossus" - Emma Lazarus: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 332, 508

The New Complete Alaskan Malamute: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 79

New Experiments Concerning Empty Space - Otto Von Guericke: "The Adventure of the Old Russian Woman" (Ian Charnock) 93

New Grub Street - George Gissing: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 49

"The New Helen" - Oscar Wilde: "Lily of love, pure and inviolate": Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 20, 121

New India - Sir Henry Cotton: "The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 218

"New Jerusalem" - Anonymous: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 199

The New Psaltery: "The Adventure of the Haunted Rectory" (Basil Copper) 21

The New Revelation - Arthur Conan Doyle: Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 261; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 77, 258

A New View of Society - Robert Owen: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 51, 68-69

The Newgate Calendar: The Crack in the Lens (Darlene A. Cypser) 114; "The Adventure of the Eccentric Inventor" (Eugene D. Goodwin) 117; Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 44; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 156, 214, 216, 220, 227; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 59; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 230; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 139; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 12, 197; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 17

The Newgate Chronicles: "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 42, 58

Nicholas Nickleby - Charles Dickens: The Moor (Laurie R. King) 19; "The Adventure of the Three Verners" (Michael Mallory) 156

The Niebelungenleid: Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 97, 125

Night & Morning - Edward Bulwer-Lytton: Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 129

A Night on the Divide - Bret Harte: W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 87

Nightingale Woman - Phineas Tarbolde: "The Captive Bride" (Dana Martin Batory) 78

Nights With Uncle Remus - Joel Chandler Harris: "The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 25

The Nine Million Faces of God - Krishnan Viswarath: Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 60

The Nine Wrong Answers - John Dickson Carr: The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 18

1984 - George Orwell: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 187
"Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 189
"Freedom is Slavery": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 151
"Who controls the past controls the future": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 190

Nineteenth Century Poisons - Grossett: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 56

The No-Force Method of Obedience Training: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 79

"No Man Is An Island" - John Donne: Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 62
"Ask not for whom the bell tolls": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 62
"Every man is a piece of the continent": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 62

"No man is an island": "The Sycamore Seed" (L.F.E. Coombs) 129; Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 108; Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 113

No Orchids for Miss Bummerkeh - The Big Red Cheese: An East Wind Coming (Arthur Byron Cover) 260-263

The Noise That Shook the Mountains: "The Adventure of the Ethical Assassin" (Matthew Baugh) 235

Noli Me Tangere - José Rizal: Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 23

North of the Pecos - Carson Montague: My Hero (Tom Holt) 232

Northanger Abbey - Jane Austen: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 139; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 27-28, 37-39; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146

Norwood - Henry Ward Beecher: The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 45; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 87

Notable British Trials: "The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 241; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 77

Notable Trials: "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 17

The Notebook - Agata Kristof: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 120

Notes of Recent Discoveries In Electricity & Magnetism - J.J.Thompson: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 139

Notes on a Case of Obsessional Neurosis - Sigmund Freud: The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 396

Notes on the inhalation of sulphuric ether - James Young Simpson: "The Shape of the Skull" (Anoushka Havinden) 435

Notes on the Tibetan Episode - Sherlock Holmes: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 6

Notice To Mariners: The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 6

Notre Dame De Paris - Victor Hugo: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 218; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 11; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 38; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 109, 121, 241; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 34
"Oh, all that I ever loved": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 108

Le Nouvel Opera - Charles Garnier: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 82, 143

Novum Organum - Francis Bacon: "The Case of the Borderland Dandelions" (Howard Engel) 46

Now It Can Be Told - Kilgore Trout: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141-142

Nuclear Power: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 206

The Nuns Liked It Too: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 45-46, 106, 242

"The Nun's Priest's Tale": The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 26

O, City of Byzantium - Nicetas Choniates: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 302

"O Ship of State" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "Sail on o ship of state": Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 187

"The Oblong Box" - Edgar Allan Poe: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 300

Observation & Reasoning In Politics - Sir George Lewis: "The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 46

Observations of Comets - John Williams: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) cxxv

Observations on the Effect of the Manufacturing System - Robert Owen: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 69

The Occult: A History - Colin Wilson: The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 112-113

The Occult World - Alfred P. Sinnett: "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 68

"The Ocean Leech" - Frank Belknap Long: Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 53

Ode - Arthur O'Shaughnessy: Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 123
"We are the music makers...movers and shakers...": Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 123, 126

"Ode from the Persian of Half-Queez" - Henry Louis Vivian Derozio: "Hither Lao": Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 8, 135

"Ode on a Grecian Urn" - John Keats: "Mr Montalba, Obsequist" (H.F. Heard) 175
"Heard melodies are sweet...": A Taste for Honey (H.F. Heard) 55

"Ode To A Louse" - Robert Burns: The Probability Pad (T.A. Waters) 53

"Ode To A Nightingale" - John Keats: "Charmed magic casements...": Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 16

"Ode to a Suspiring Frog" - Mrs Leo Hunter: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 239

"Ode To Duty" - William Wordsworth: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 107

Ode To Joy - Schiller: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 43

"Ode To Naples" - Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 107

"Ode to the West Wind" - Percy Bysshe Shelley: "If winter comes can spring be far behind": Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan)

Odes - Horace: Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 313-314; Sherlock Holmes and the Somerset Hunt (Rosemary Michaud) 97
"Cras ingens iterabimus aequor":"The Adventure of the Gold Hunter" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 37
"I have served in the field, and not without honour": Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 5
"Surely oak and threefold brass...": Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 107

"Vitae summa brevis...": “The Case of the Hammersmith Wonder” (June Thomson) 46

The Odyssey - Homer: "Ideal Interviews: Sherlock Holmes" (Anyhow) 97; Mrs Hudson and the Spirits' Curse (Martin Davies) 7; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 380-381; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 252; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 136; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 28; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 356
"Wine-dark sea": "The Adventure of the Gold Hunter" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 39

An Odyssey in the American Wilderness - John Cecil Clayton: The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91

L'Oeuvre - …mile Zola: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 56

"Of Mice and Music" - Antoine Cherbou: Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 24

Of the Deflowering of Maids - Mervyn Dillard: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 90

An Offside Murder - Hugh Spaulding: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 32

The Oklahoma Kid: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 3

Old and Young - Jeffrey Aspern: "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 160

Old Country Life - Sabine Baring-Gould: The Moor (Laurie R. King) 21, 255

The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens: "The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 82; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 94, 156, 162-163, 173; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 170; "Porlock’s Demise" (Ted Riccardi) 102; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 45; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 20
"Churchyards yawn and graves give up their dead": The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 13
"Partick'ler Select": Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 20

An Old English Home & Its Dependencies - Sabine Baring-Gould: The Moor (Laurie R. King) 255

Old Mortality - Sir Walter Scott: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 200; "The Ghost of Sherlock Holmes" (Leslie Halliwell)

Old Puzzles: Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 190

"The Old Vicarage at Grantchester" - Rupert Brooke: "ten to three...at least by the church clock...Honey for tea": Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 163

Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens: Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 73, 101, 117; Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 58; Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 105; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 74; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 90; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 414; Moriarty (John Gardner) 62, 207; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 45; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 36; "The Case of the Murderous Numismatist" (Jack Grochot) 246; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 34; "The Singular Affair of the Dying Schoolboys" (H. Paul Jeffers) 155; Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 131; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 176; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 21-22; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 24; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 21; "The Adventure of the Intermittent Jigsaw Puzzle" (Alan Stockwell) 190; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 181
"How slight a thing will disturb the equanimity of our frail minds": Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 237
"The law is an ass":
The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 98
"The worm does not work more surely...": Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 101

On an Inequality of Long Period in the Motions of the Earth and Venus - Sir Nevil Airey Stent: "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 277, 285

"On an Invitation to the United States" - Thomas Hardy:"For, wonning in these ancient lands...": Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David)

On and Off Stage With Mr and Mrs Bancroft - Squire Bancroft Bancroft: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 178

On Criminal Responsibility - Henry Maudsley: "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 244

On Electromagnetic Waves In Air and their Reflection - Heinrich Hertz: Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 101, 104, 143, 147-148

"On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer" - John Keats: "Silent on a peak in Darien": Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 240

On Fulling and Frottage - Gonagra: "The Adventure of the Barnegat Burglaries" (H.W. Starr & Orville Horwitz) 121

On Geology - Sir Charles Lyell: "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 149

On Hanging - Samuel Haughton: "Dynamics of a Hanging" (Tony Pi) 335-336

"On His Blindness" - John Milton: "Mentioned in Dispatches" (Douglas Moreton) 140
"They also serve who only stand and wait": The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 43; Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 345; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 128; "Mentioned in Dispatches" (Douglas Moreton) 140

On Housekeeping: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 4

On Murder Considered One of the Fine Arts - Thomas De Quincey: The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 98; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 18; "The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 220

"On Political Lies" - Bertram Fletcher Robinson: The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 71

"On the Composition of Vampire Tissue" - Dr. Henry Jekyll: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 235

"On the Dating of Bloodstains: Sherlock Holmes and the Founding of Modern Forensics" - Harold White: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 5

"On the Effects of Pressure on the Absorption of Gases by Charcoal" - John Hunter: "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 51

On the Excavation of Primeval Saxon Sepulchres: A Practical Manual For The Antiquarian - Pitt-Rivers: "The Adventure of the Rara Avis" (Carolyn Wheat) 81

On the Identification and Classification of Gemstones by the Analysis of Chatoyant Colours in Polished Stones - Sherlock Holmes: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 415

On the Isolation of the Queen - Brihtric Donne: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 278

On the Origin of Lizards - Charles Darwin: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 790

On the Psychology of Dissimulation - Eick: "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 224

On the Reading of Bullet Traces - Sherlock Holmes: "Moriarty’s Return" (T. Arnold Johnston) 83

On the Reproductive Habits of British Wildflowers - Sir Peregrine Carruthers: "The Adventure of the Botanist’s Glove" (James Lovegrove) 279

"On the Skin-furrows of the Hand" - Henry Faulds: The Unpleasantness at Parkerton Manor (Barry S. Brown) 17

On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties - Charles Darwin: Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 134

On the Usage of the Art of Escapology and Prestidigitation in Criminology - Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 135

On Trigonometry and the Holy Name - Mohammed ben Abu: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 51

On War - Karl von Klausewitz: Moriarty (John Gardner) 52
"The fog of war": Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 271

One Hundred and One Things To Do With a Piece of Knotted String: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 100

100 Number Puzzles: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 206

One Hundred Ways To Prepare Hardtack: "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 217

Optiks - Isaac Newton: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 175

Opus Nonoginta Dierum - William of Occam: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 71

The Oral-Sadistic Impulse - Sigmund Freud: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 129

The Orations of Demosthenes: "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 185

The Ordeal of Richard Feverel - George Meredith: "The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 320; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 191, 249

The Origin of Species - Charles Darwin: "The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (Jon L. Breen) 190; "A Full Account of Ricoletti of the Club Foot & His Abominable Wife" (Ian Charnock) 153-154; "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 235; Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 22; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 60; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 28; "The Adventure of the Marked Man" (Stuart Palmer) 99; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 76; Evolution (John Peel) 211; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 74; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 135; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 73, 163; "The Case of the Sumatran Rat" (June Thomson) 178; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 56

The Origin of the Family - Friedrich Engels: "Ten Lords A-Leaping" (Jake Arnott) 325

The Origins of the Universe: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 206

Orthodoxy - G.K.Chesterton: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 37

Ossian's Ride - Fred Hoyle: Fred's Ride by Ossian Hoyle: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Other Men's Shoes: "At the St James’s Theatre" (Max Beerbohm) 44

The Other Side of Death - C.W. Leadbeater: The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 105

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great - Judy Blume: "The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" (Laura Lippman) 219

"Otho The Great" - John Keats: Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 20
"Go no further; not a step more...": The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 65 39-40

John the Great by Otho Keats: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 65

The Otterbury Incident - Cecil Day Lewis: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 41

Otto of the Silver Hand - Howard Pyle: Otto of the Silver Pyle: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Our American Adventure - Arthur Conan Doyle: The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 244

Our Feline Foes - Edvard Hagerup: Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 10

Our Mutual Friend - Charles Dickens: The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 67; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 173; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 16; My Hero (Tom Holt) 149; "The Adventure of the Damsel In Grey" (Michael Mallory) 55; "The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 296; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 184; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 149, 210; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 35-36

Our Own Hymn Book: The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 289-290

Our Second American Adventure - Arthur Conan Doyle: Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 334

Out of a Clear Blue Sky - Gustav Slavorigin: And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 5-15, 124, 152, 157, 222

"Out of a Clear Blue Sky" - Gustav Slavorigin: And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 11-15

Out of Africa - Karen Blixen: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 48, 176

The Outcast of Poker Flat - Bret Harte: W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 88

Outlines of Vertebrate Evolution - Professor Challenger: Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 145

Overcome Your Fear of Flying - Cristián Alvarez: Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 259-260

"The Owl and the Pussycat" - Edward Lear: Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 30; Basil of Baker Street (Eve Titus) 63

"The Owl Disturbs the Bard's Sleep" - Dafydd ap Gwilym: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 243

Own Story Florence Maybrick: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 94

"Ozymandias" - Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 74; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 204; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 141; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 114; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 187, 195
"look on my works ye mighty...": "The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes" (Andrew Darlington) 182