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Aphrodite (Goddess of Love & Beauty - Greek Mythology)
"Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 75; "Three Cases of Unfair Preferment" (Colin Bruce)
151;"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 21; "The Adventure of the Bulgarian Diplomat" (Zakaria Erzinçlioglu) 449-450; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 274; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 235; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 281; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 23; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 156; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 263; "The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 109; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 371; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 19
Aphrodites: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) clxxix
Aphrodite's Retreat Bookstore:
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 11, 53, 55, 263

Apis (Sacred Bull of the Ancient Egyptians)
"The Curse of Nectanebo" (Ron Weighell) 62

Apollinaire, Guillaume(French Writer, 1880-1918)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 44-45, 48, 60

Apollo (Greek God)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 15, 255; "The Adventure of the Poesy Ring" (Elka Cloke) 278; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 223; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 125; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164; "The Adventure of the Hidden Lane" (Lyn C.A. Gardner) 189; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 73; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 1; Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 60; "The Enchanted Garden" (H.F. Heard) 135; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 396; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 22; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 209; "Me, or The Strange Episode of the Reincarnated Greek" (E.V. Knox) 207; "The Story of the Lost Picklock" (R.C. Lehmann) 146; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 62; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 204; "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 229; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 76; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 95; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 60, 145, 160, 168-169, 223, 236; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 10; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 243
Apollo 11: The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 35
By Apollo: "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 36
Apollo XIII: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 110
Gallery d'Apollon: The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164-165, 167
The Apollo: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 285
Apollonian: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 54

Apollonius Tyaneus (Greek Philosopher, c.15-c.100)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 207

Apollyon (Demon)
The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 181

Apollyon (Dr. Nikola stories - Guy Boothby)
"The Mystery of the Worm" (John Pelan) 195

Apostles, The (Followers of Jesus)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 36; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 178; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 21; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 23; "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 140
The Apostles (Society): The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 16, 26, 30, 36, 44-46, 68-69, 73
, 84-86, 96-97, 102, 117

Apperley, C.J. "Nimrod" (British Sports Writer, 1777-1843)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 88

Apperson (The Big Parade - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 297

Appius Claudius Pulcher (Roman Consul, 97-49 BC)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) cxcvii

Appleby, Morgan James (British Butcher, c1849-1927)
"The Strange Affair at Glastonbury" (Eddie Maguire) 9-10

Aprice, Hugh (Welsh Clergyman, ?-1574)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 49

Apuleius, Lucius (Roman Writer, 125-200)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 89

Aquinas, St. Thomas (Italian Philosopher and Theologian, 1225-1274)
The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 192-193, 195-196, 198, 201, 203, 236, 238; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 65; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 12; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 320; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 45

Arabi Pasha (Egyptian Nationalist Leader, 1841-1911)
"A Singular Affair at Trincomalee" (Ted Riccardi) 232-234, 236-239, 241-242, 246
The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 266; The Raven League: Sherlock Holmes is Missing! (Alex Simmons & Bill McCay) 66

Arachne (Weaver in Greek Mythology)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 144

Aram, Eugene (English Philologist & Murderer, 1704-1759)
"The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 236

Aramis (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 171-172, 181-183, 185, 188-190, 195-196, 200-203, 209-211, 213, 215-217, 268, 270, 279
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 44; "Mrs. Farintosh and the Opal Tiara" (James R. Stefanie) 139
See also: The Three Musketeers

Araújo Porto Alegre, Manuel de (Brazilian Artist & Scholar, 1806-1879)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 87

Arawn (King of Annwn in Celtic Legend)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 65

Arbuckle, Fatty (American Actor, 1887-1933)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 201; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 281; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 37; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 138

Arbuckle, John and Charles (American Coffee Producers)
Arbuckle Coffee: On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 183

Arbuthnot, Sandy, Lord Clanroyden (Greenmantle - John Buchan)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 39

Arcati, Madame (Blithe Spirit - Noel Coward)
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 105

Archer, Fred (English Jockey, 1857-1886)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 25
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 72

Archer, Frederick Scott (English Photographer, 1813-1857)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 87

Archer, Isabella (Portrait of a Lady - Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 315, 509-510

Archer, Jeffrey (British Author & Politician, 1940- )
My Hero (Tom Holt) 191

Archer, Lew (Lew Archer series - Ross MacDonald)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 8-419
"Dogs, Masques, Love, Death: Flowers" (Barry N. Malzberg) 340

Archer, W.F. (British Optical Manufacturer)
Archer & Sons: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 79-80

Archer, William (British Drama Critic, 1856-1924)
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 189; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 45; The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 48

Archer, William (British Inventor)
Sturmey-Archer

Archimedes (Greek Mathematician, 287-212BC)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 57;
The Case of the Reluctant Agent (Tracy Cooper-Posey) 27; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 21; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 189; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 488; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 174; Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 117; "The Swimming Lesson" (Priscilla Masters) 119; "How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 105; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 193; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 109; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 161
Archimedean: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 16
Archimedes Principle: The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 59

Ardan, Doc (The City of Gold and Lepers - Guy d'Armen)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 35, 37-40
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 35-37, 40
"The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 59-73
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 15-23, 25-28, 31, 35, 39-40, 47, 50, 57-58, 62-63, 69-72, 76, 79-82, 89-90, 93, 99, 106, 109-111, 119-120, 131-132, 139-146, 151, 173-174, 179, 192-193, 197-198, 201-205

Ardan, Michel (From the Earth to the Moon - Jules Verne)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 395

Ardashir I (King of Persia (224-241))
The Jewelled Peacock of Persia (Jake & Luke Thoene) 26, 139

Arden, Jane (Jane Arden comic strip - Monte Barrett & Frank Ellis)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 217

Ares (Greek God of War)
"Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 75; "The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce)
123, 132; "Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 21; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 261-262; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 7

Argand, Aimé (Swiss Physicist, 1755-1803)
Argand Lamp: "A Scandal in Paflagonia" (R.C. Lehmann) 126

Argo, The (Jason's Ship - Greek Mythology)
"The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 288-289

Argonauts, The (Greek Mythology)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 72

The Chronic Argonauts

Argus (Giant with 1,000 eyes in Greek Mythology)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 162
Argus-eyed: "Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 202

Argyll, Sir John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of (Governor General of Canada (1878-83), 1845-1914)
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 74, 88, 91

Ariadne (Greek Mythology)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 132; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 84; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 105; "The Case of the Amateur Mendicants" (June Thomson) 53; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 245; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 274
Ariadne's Thread: "The Fairy Thieves" (Dana Martin Batory) 150

Ariel (The Tempest - William Shakespeare)
"The Queen of Air & Darkness" (Poul Anderson) 50; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 183; The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé)
193; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 95; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 75, 320; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 31; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 223
An Ariel: Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 223

Arianrhod (Celtic Goddess)
The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 6, 14, 87, 96-97, 99, 102-103, 108, 121, 126-127, 131-135, 141, 144, 147, 150-151, 160-161, 163, 165, 167, 170, 172-174, 176, 179

Arigó, Zé (Brazilian Faith Healer, 1921-1971)
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 114

Ariosto, Dr (Sumuru series - Sax Rohmer)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 28; "The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 71

Aristedes, St. (2nd Century Athenian Philosopher)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 409

Aristide, Capitaine (Langelot series - "Lieutenant X")
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 26-27, 34, 40-41

Aristides the Just (Athenian Statesman, 530-468BC)
Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 228

Aristophanes (Greek Dramatist, 448-388BC)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 158; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 22; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 14, 87; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 11; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 47; "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 42; A Study in Terror (Ellery Queen) 43

Aristotle (Greek Philosopher, 384-322BC)
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
247; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 74; "The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 152; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 53; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 52; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 201; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 200; My Hero (Tom Holt) 305; "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 207; "The Human Mystery" (Tanith Lee) 256; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 36; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 30; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 191; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 103-104; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 111; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 29; The Affair of the Incognito Tenant (Lora Roberts) 14; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 144; "A Problem of Numbers" (David N. Smith & Violet Addison) 285; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 24; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 227, 233, 252; The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 16; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 46; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 133; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 54; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 201; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 47, 173; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 69, 239; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 34; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 390; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 132
Aristotelean: "Years Ago & In A Different Place" (Michael Kurland) 172
Aristotelian: "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 6, 9

Aristotelianism: "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 10

Ark of the Covenant, The (Bible - Exodus)
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 150; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 234, 333, 336; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 189; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 117

Arkle, John (The Treasure of the Lake - H. Rider Haggard)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) lxxix

Arlen, Michael (British Novelist, 1895-1956)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 155

Arliss, George (British Actor, 1868-1946)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 141-142; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 141

Arlott, John (British Cricket Commentator, 1914-1991)
John Arslightly: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 76-79

Armand, Alexander (Husband of Inessa Armand)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 93-94

Armand, Inessa (Russian Political Activist, Lenin's Mistress, 1874-1920)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 36, 43, 77-79, 81-86, 88-97, 101, 105, 110-111, 118-120, 122-155, 158-186, 192, 202-207, 210-220, 222-263, 266-267, 281-283

Armand de Périgord (Grand Master of the Knights Templar)
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 182

Armani, Giorgio (Italian Fashion Designer, 1934- )
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 71
Armani: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 114; "Art in the Blood" (Laura Caldwell) 108; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 106

Armazinda (Armazinda - James Whitcomb Riley)
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1

Arminius (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Brother Arminius: Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 70-73, 109, 134, 154, 173
Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 99; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 114

Arminius, Jacobus (Dutch Theologian, 1560-1609)
Arminian: Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards) 189
Arminianism: Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards) 189

Armstrong, Charles (Step-Father of Eliza Armstrong)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 232

Armstrong, Eliza (British Child "Bought" by Rebecca Jarrett)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 232

Armstrong, Elizabeth (Mother of Eliza Armstrong)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 232

Armstrong, Louis (American Jazz Musician, 1900-1971)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 242-245
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 379;
Trumpeter Armstrong: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 190-192, 197

Armstrong, Neil (American Astronaut, 1930- )
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 140

Armstrong, Warwick (Australian Cricketer, 1879-1947)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 100

Armstrong, Sir William (British Inventor & Engineer, 1812-1900)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 266
Armstrong Breech Mechanism: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 316
Armstrong Gun: The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 49; "The Lady on the Bridge" (Mike Hogan) 345; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 173; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 250, 351; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 46
Armstrong-Sidley: Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 130
Armstrong Whitworth: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 97; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 321, 323-324

Armstrong-Jones, Anthony, Lord Snowdon (British Photographer, Husband of Princess Margaret, 1930- )
Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 52-53; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 172

Armstrong-Jones, Robert (Welsh Physician & Psychiatrist, 1857-1943)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 41, 44-45

Arnold, Benedict (American General & Traitor, 1741-1801)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 218; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 25; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 109

Arnold, Captain (Captain of the Fox Man of War in 1730)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141

Arnold, Edwin (British Poet, 1832-1904)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 352

Arnold, Mary ('The Female Monster', British Woman who blinded her own child)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 54

Arnold, Matthew (English Poet, 1822-1888)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 9-10, 82, 322; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) lxv; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 183; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 166; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 106; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 265

Arnold, Samuel (British Composer, built London Lyceum Theatre, 1740-1802)
The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 84

Arnold, Samuel (American Charged as Conspirator of John Wilkes Booth, 1834-1906)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 65-66, 71, 123-130, 154, 157, 185, 199, 230-231, 236, 267

Arnold, Thomas (English Educator, Headmaster of Rugby School, 1795-1842)
"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 300; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 52; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 11; "The Case of a Boy’s Honour" (Donald Thomas) 21; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 129; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 73

Arnold, Superintendent Thomas (British Policeman, Ripper Case, Interviewed Matthew Packer, 1835-?)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 152, 301, 303; "My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 23-25
"The Case of the Bespoke Bee Sting" (Douglas Moreton) 59; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 38

Arnold, William S. (Brother of Samuel Arnold)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 126

Arnould, Monsieur (French Prisoner at the Battle of the Marne)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 81

Aronnax, Professor Pierre (20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 10, 108-112; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 314-316
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) cxli; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 392

Aronson, Marvin E. (American Sherlockian)
"There's a Time and a Place for Everything" (Marvin Aronson) 47-58

Arpad (Hungarian Grand Prince (c.895-c.907), c,840-c.907)
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 49; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 190

Arragon, Prince of (The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 104

Arrhenius, Svante (Swedish Chemist, 1859-1927)
Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 150

Arria (Wife of Paetus, ?-66)
The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 38

Arrowsmith, Dr. (Arrowsmith - Sinclair Lewis)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 222-224, 248

Arsace (Semirande - Rossini)
"The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 109

Artaxerxes III Ochus (King of Persia (358-338BC), c.425-338BC)
"Me, or The Strange Episode of the Reincarnated Greek" (E.V. Knox) 208

Artemis (Greek Goddess)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 42-43; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 19; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 22; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 166; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 162; "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 136; "The Case of the Ferrers Documents" (June Thomson) 118
Temple of Artemis: "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 222

Artemis (The New Doctor Who Adventures: No Future - Paul Cornell)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 103

Artemisia (Wife of Mausolus of Caria)
"The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 228-230, 232, 234, 238

Artful Dodger, The (Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 159
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 123
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 119; Moriarty (John Gardner) 62; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 23, 28; ""The Case of the Three-Handed Widow" (June Thomson) 121
An Artful Dodger: Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 84
Artful Dodgers: "The Case of the Racing Certainty" (Donald Thomas) 36
A real artful dodger: A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 157

Arthur (Son of King Arthur)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 116

Arthur (Duke of Brittany, 1187-1203)
"A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 60; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 338

Arthur (Strüwwelpeter - Heinrich Hoffman): see The Inky Boys

Arthur, Chester A. (US President (1881-85), 1829-1886)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 101, 120, 132-133, 156-158, 160; "The American Ambassador" (David Scott) 3, 22

Arthur, George (British Colonial Governor, 1784-1854)
Port Arthur: Sherlock Holmes and the Man from Hell (Barrie Roberts) 60, 62-64, 68, 76-77, 84, 89, 137-139, 141

Arthur, Prince, Duke of Connaught (Son of Queen Victoria, 1850-1942)
"The Gibraltar Letter" (Sam Benady) 31-47
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 32, 37, 52, 76; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 62; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 167

Arthur, William C. (British Naval Lieutenant)
Port Arthur: Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 69-70

Arthur Pendragon (Legendary British King)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 62, 265, 270
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
94, 145, 390; "The Case of the Unmarked Graves" (Colin Bruce) 87, 89-90, 101; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 30, 49, 121; The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 89; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 182; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 22; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 40; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 84, 111; Moriarty (John Gardner) 235; "A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 60; "The Mystery of Avalon" (Paul D. Gilbert) 38, 41, 43-44, 55-56, 60; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 2; "The King of Diamonds" (John Heywood) 324; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 196; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 173; My Hero (Tom Holt) 268; "Morte De Sherlock" (Stephen A. Kallis) 171; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 194; The Moor (Laurie R. King) 109; "The Secret Marriage of Sherlock Holmes" (Shariann Lewitt) 270; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 36; The Mystery of the Conjured Man (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 35; "The Strange Affair At Glastonbury" (Eddie Maguire) 31; "The Vale of the White Horse" (Sharyn McCrumb) 34; The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 26, 28; Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 53; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 153, 330; "The Adventure of the Marked Man" (Stuart Palmer) 100; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 46; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 44; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 54; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 80, 112, 116-118, 126-128, 142, 146-147, 156, 158, 169-170; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 10; "The Adventure of the Other Detective" (Bradley H. Sinor) 43; The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 152; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 182; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 230; Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) vi; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 38; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 4, 135, 191; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 193; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 176; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 59-60; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 131; "Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 354; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 94, 207; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 67, 171, 210; Sherlock Holmes in Tibet (Richard Wincor) 4; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 20
Arthurian:
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 194; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 82; Moriarty (John Gardner) 235; "The Mystery of Avalon" (Paul D. Gilbert) 38, 41-42, 48, 51; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 322; My Hero (Tom Holt) 4; The Moor (Laurie R. King) 109; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 330; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 30; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David) 95; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 291; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 314, 364; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 210
Arthur's Seat: The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 89; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 116
Arthur's Son: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 112, 116-117, 127-128, 142, 146-147, 158, 169
Arthur's Stone: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 126; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 330
Bedd Arthur: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 156, 168-170
The King Arthur Pub: Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 73, 77-78
Sons of Arthur: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 169

Arthur William Patrick Albert, Prince (Duke of Connaught, Third Son of Queen Victoria, 1850-1942)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 15-207
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 44-45; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 167

Artilleryman, The (War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells)
Mr. Morgan / Moran: Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 190-191, 193-201, 206

Arundel, Anne (British Noblewoman, 1605-1639)
Anne Arundel County: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 124

Arundell, Blanche (Sister of Lady Isabel Burton)
"The Loss of Chapter Twenty-One" (Mark Hodder) 14, 18

Arundhati (Hindu Goddess)
"The Case of the French Savant" (Ted Riccardi) 100

Arviragus (Cymbeline - William Shakespeare)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 113

Asa, Hanauye (Edith Carew's Servant)
"The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 285-286, 290-291, 293, 306-309, 313, 315-318, 321-322, 326, 329

Ascham, Roger (British Scholar, 1515-1568)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 175

Aschenputtel (Aschenputtel - Fairy Story)
Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 265

Asclepius (Greek God of Medicine)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 17
The Aesculapian Art: I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 13
Aesculapius: "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas)
Ascepalis: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi)
84

Ashbless, William (The Anubis Gates - Tim Powers / The Digging Leviathan - James Blaylock)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 104, 140, 142

Ashby, William (English Politician, ?-1593)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 4

Ashe, Robert William d'Escourt (British Civil Servant, 1872-1911)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 142, 219

Ashenden (Ashenden - William Somerset Maugham)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 12-13, 15
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 50

Asher, Alexander (Scottish Solicitor General, 1835-1905)
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 144

Ashford (British Duellist): see Thornton & Ashford

Ashley, Laura (Welsh Fashion Designer, 1925-1985)
Laura Ashley Dress: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 190; Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 58
Laura Ashley Wallpaper: East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 43

Ashmole, Elias (British Antiquarian, 1617-1692)
Ashmolean Museum: "The Questionable Parentage of Basil Grant" (R. Bostoun Cromer) 53; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 132, 143, 147-148, 152-153, 156

Ashtaroth: see Astarte

Ashton, Lucy (The Bride of Lammermoor - Sir Walter Scott)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 332

Ashton, Ralph A. (American Sherlockian)
"The Adventure of the Pius Missal" (Ralph A. Ashton) 149-150

Ashur, Widows of (The Destruction of Sennacherib - Lord Byron)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 99; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 143

Ashwin, Francis (English Accountant)
"The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 113, 117-119

Asimov, Isaac (American Author, 1920-1992)
Ben Artnikoff: Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 12-15, 19, 24-30, 32-33, 40, 49-50, 55-59, 63, 65-67, 73, 75-77, 80-81, 87-91, 98, 102, 104, 106-107, 109, 112-119, 123, 127, 133-140, 143, 145-148, 152, 156, 158-161, 164, 167-169, 171
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 6

Askew, Sergeant (British Police Officer)
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 104

Aslett, Robert (Bank of England Cashier)
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 30-31
James John Aslett: Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 5

Asman Jah, Bahdur, Sir (Prime Minister of Hyderabad (1887-94))
"The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 56-57

Asmodeus / Asmoday (Apocrypha - Book of Tobit)
"Exalted are the Forces of Darkness" (Leigh Blackmore) 179, 198-201, 205-207
"The Book of Tobit" (Carla Coupe) 98, 101, 105, 116, 118-119; "The Book of Tobit" (H. Paul Jeffers) 95-96, 103-105; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 169

Asner, Edward (American Actor, 1929- )
The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 244

Aspasia (Consort to Pericles)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 129-130; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 258

Asperger, Hans (Austrian pediatrician, 1906-1980)
Asperger's: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 142

Aspern, Jeffrey (The Aspern Papers - Henry James)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 149-153, 155, 157-158, 160-162, 165-168, 172
Jeremy Aspen: "The Adventure of the Aspen Papers" (Daniel D. Victor) 262-265, 268-269, 271-272, 276-278

Aspern Papers Narrator (The Aspern Papers - Henry James)
Thomas Warren: "The Adventure of the Aspen Papers" (Daniel D. Victor) 262-278

Aspdin, Joseph (British Brickmason, invented Portland Cement)
"All That Glitters" (Bill Paxton) 18

Asquith, Anthony (British Film Director, 1902-1968)
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 62

Asquith, Herbert Henry (British Prime Minister (1908-16), 1852-1928)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 84, 95, 97, 110-113, 115, 117
The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 10, 48, 80, 198, 221-225, 232, 238, 259-261, 269-273, 278-279, 306-308
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 8, 50, 62, 80-83, 193, 309
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 47
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 10, 220-221
Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 171, 202, 209, 211-212, 215, 221
Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 115-117, 132
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 20, 28
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 138, 140-143, 154, 163
Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 374-375
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 28, 97, 118, 269, 273
"The Case of a Boy’s Honour" (Donald Thomas) 4, 9-10
"A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 6
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) ix, 15, 292
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 263, 266, 272, 274-276, 278-279, 281, 307-311
"The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 323, 343
Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 15; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 50; "Sherlock Holmes and the White Lady of Featherstone" (Tony Lumb) 5; The Spirit Box (George Mann) 74, 132; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 32; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 230-231, 260; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 163; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 103; "The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 113; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 95; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 33, 57, 63,87, 113, 150; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 513-514; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 209; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 29
The Home Secretary: Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 24
The Prime Minister: The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 124; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 236; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 15; The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man (Daniel Stashower) 82
; "The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 307; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 2, 12

Asquith, Margot (Emma Alice Margaret Tennant) (British Author, Wife of Herbert Asquith, 1864-1945)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 272-281, 285-286, 310-311
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 71

Assanio, Cardinal (Cardinal Who Had a Parrot Taught to Recite the Apostles Creed)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Tick Tock Man" (Roy Templeman) 108

Assassination Bureau, The (The Assassination Bureau - Jack London & Robert L. Fish)
"The Adventure of the Ethical Assassin" (Matthew Baugh) 234, 236-237
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 216

Asser, Ernest (British Salesman)
See: Turnbull & Asser

Association, The (American Pop Group)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 181

Assurbanipal, King (Founder of Library at Ninevah)
The Jewelled Peacock of Persia (Jake & Luke Thoene) 29; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 796

Asta (The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett)
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 138

Astaire, Fred (American Actor & Dancer, 1899-1987)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 161;
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 57, 218; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 4; My Hero (Tom Holt) 182; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 34, 125; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 60; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 117

Astarte / Ashtaroth (Middle Eastern Goddess)
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 64; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 114; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 13-15, 116

Astley, Philip (English Circus Owner, 1742-1814)
"Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 233
Astley's Amphitheatre and Circus: "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 233; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 325
Astley's Theatre: The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 78, 139

Astley, William (British Tobacconist)
Astley's: Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 228

Astor, Brooke (Wife of Vincent Astor, 1902-2007)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 191, 193, 202

Astor, Caroline, (Wife of William Astor, 1830-1908)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 78, 355, 418; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 111-114, 144, 173-174

Astor, John Jacob (German-American Merchant & Financier, 1763-1848)
"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 60; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 34

Astor, John Jacob, III(American Businessman, 1822-1890)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 274-275

Astor, Colonel John Jacob, IV (American Fur Magnate, 1864-1912)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 9-10, 20, 58, 84, 139
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 153-154, 167-168
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 69; "The Adventure of the Dying Ship (Edward D. Hoch)119;"The Adventure of the Purloined Paget" (Phillip Margolin & Jerry Margolin) 68-69, 74; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 96; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 102

Astor, Madeleine (Wife of John Jacob Astor, 1894-1940)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 153-154, 167-168
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 96

Astor, Mary (American Actress, 1906-1987)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 67-68

Astor, Vincent (Son of Colonel John Jacob Astor, 1891-1959)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 191

Astor, William Waldorf (American-British Financier & Journalist, 1848-1919)
"The Bound of the Astorbilts" (Charlton Andrews) 136-138
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 67-68; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 20; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 303

Astor Family, The
"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 60; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 168; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 178, 260-261, 383, 469; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 333; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 33-35, 57, 62, 67-68, 78, 173, 355-356, 360; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 9, 58, 104; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 191, 193, 202; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 10, 80, 98, 112, 116; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 251; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 174; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 72
Astor Hotel: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 38, 183
The Astor House Hotel: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 84, 238, 289, 301, 303, 360; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 28, 48, 60, 156, 287, 291, 297, 307, 314, 343-344, 346, 367, 380-381, 384, 425, 435; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 4, 85-87, 90-91, 95, 97-98, 115-116, 131, 141, 144, 149, 152-153, 156, 158-159, 170-172, 180, 187
Astoria Hotel: Rasputin’s Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 235-236, 241, 247-248
Astor Place: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 80
Astor Plaza: They Might Be Giants (James Goldman) 77, 79
Waldorf-Astoria: The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 30, 33, 82, 92; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 149; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 154, 169
; "Be Good or Begone" (Stan Trybulski) 155; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 34

Astra (Garth comic strip - Steve Dowling)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 98, 100-101, 127

Astrofiammante: see The Queen of the Night

Atal (The Other Gods - H.P.Lovecraft)
"The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 32

Atalanta (Female Athlete in Greek Mythology)
Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 72

Aten (Egyptian God)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 140

Athanaël (Thaïs - Jules Massenet)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 322

Athanasius of Alexandria (Coptic Bishop, c.297-373)
"The Adventure of the Coptic Patriarch" (Séamus Duffy) 112-113

Athelstan (Saxon King of England (924-939), 895-939)
"The Siren of Sennen Cove" (Peter Tremayne) 61
King Athelstan's College: "The Disappearing Prince" (Edmund Hastie) 10-12, 21, 26, 29

Athelwalh (King of Sussex (660-85), ?-685)
Aethelwald: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 75

Athena (or Pallas Athene, Greek Goddess)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 339; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 138; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 60, 194; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 360;
"A Scarletin Study" (Philip Jose Farmer) 208; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 240; "The Adventure of the Hidden Lane" (Lyn C.A. Gardner) 189; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 247, 509; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 100-101; An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 138; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 199; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 34; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 145; "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 136; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 145; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 306; "The Abandoned Bicycle" (Alan Stockwell) 192, 194; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 20
Athena's Casket: A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 2, 22, 120, 140, 199, 305, 308, 389, 414, 476, 491, 498, 509; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 98-100, 105, 108, 113, 290-291, 310, 366, 417, 435, 447, 451, 475, 487, 490-491, 501, 508, 520

Atherton, Gertrude (American Author, 1857-1948)
"A Pragmatic Enigma" (John Kendrick Bangs) 102

Athos (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 44; "Mrs. Farintosh and the Opal Tiara" (James R. Stefanie) 139; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 363, 382, 493, 495, 524
See also: The Three Musketeers

Atisha (Bengali Buddhist Scholar, 982-1054)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 183, 257

Atkins, Fred (Witness at the Trial of Oscar Wilde)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 80-81

Atkins, Tommy (Slang Term for British Soldiers)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 95; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 213; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 109; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 24
Tommies: Moriarty (John Gardner) 95; The Game (Laurie R. King) 352

Atlacamani (Aztec Goddess of Storms)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 175

Atlas (Titan in Greek Mythology)
The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 175; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 83; The Punjat's Ruby (Marian J.A.Jackson) 169; "Mycroft's Great Game" (Gary Lovisi) 104; "The Importance of Porlock" (Amy Myers) 92; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 148

Atlas, Charles (American Bodybuilder, 1894-1972)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 147

Aton (Egyptian God)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 106, 170, 228; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 111

Atreus (King of Mycenae)
Atrean: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 163
House of Atreus: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 174

Atropos (One of the Three Fates in Greek Mythology)
"The Legacy of Rachel Howells" (Michael Doyle) 404; "The Adventure of the Fateful Malady" (Craig Janacek) 416
see also: Fates, The Three

Attar, Farid od-Din Mohammad ebn Ebrahim (Persian Poet, 1119-1229)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 55

Attenborough, David (British Naturalist & TV Presenter)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 99

Attenborough, Richard (British Actor & Director, 1923- )
My Hero (Tom Holt) 222; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 17

Atterby-Smiths, The (Ancient Allan - H. Rider Haggard)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) lviii, VIII

Atti, Isotta degli (Wife of Sigismondo Malatesta, c.1432-1474)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 50

Attila The Hun (King of the Huns (433-453), 406-453)
The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 168-169, 232
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 284; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 131, 410; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 241;
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 118; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 99; "Jack The Ripper" (Graeme Garden & Bill Oddie) 70; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 198; "The Remarkable Disappearance of James Phillimore" (Paul D. Gilbert) 60; The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 319; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 132; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 44; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 239; "The Case of the Bespoke Bee Sting" (Douglas Moreton) 56; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 143; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 9, 98; "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 321; The Adventures of the Five Puce Map Tacks (Paul Nizza) 49, 94; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 22, 49; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 69; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 567; "The Adventure of the Pearly Gates" (Mike Resnick) 371; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 185; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 17; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 190; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 88; Lestrade and the Devil'sOwn (M J Trow) 171; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 314; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 164
Alitta!: "Xenolith" (Dana Martin Batory) 46, 50

Atwill, Lionel (American Actor, 1885-1946)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 90; "Rosenlaui" (Conrad Williams) 196

Atzerodt, George (American Charged as Conspirator of John Wilkes Booth, 1832-1865)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 65-66, 68, 70, 126-127, 135, 151, 157, 231-232, 240, 255, 258, 289
Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 29; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 116; Ghosts and the Machine (Lloyd Rose) 29

Aucott, Robert (American Sherlockian)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 53

Auda abu Tayi (Arabian Chieftain, Colleague of T.E. Lawrence))
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock)
31

Audrey, St: see St Etheldreda

Audubon, John James (Haitian-American Ornithologist & Artist, 1785-1851)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 68; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 36
Audubon Society: "The Case of the Moving Scarecrows" (S.M. Ghatak) 87; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 100

Auer, Mischa (Russian-American Actor, 1905-1967)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 94

Auerbach, Red (American Basketball Coach, 1917-2006)
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 91

Augener, George (German Music Publisher, 1830-1915)
"The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 92
Augener's: "The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 229
; "The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 135; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 267

Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (Queen of Prussia, Wife of Wilhelm I, 1811-1890)
"A Function of Probability" (Mike Chinn) 448

Augusta Victoria (Princess of Schleswig-Holstein, Wife of Kaiser Wilhelm II, 1858-1921)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 35-37, 50, 54, 66, 69
Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 62

Augustine of Hippo, St. (Doctor of the Church, 354-430)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 8; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 204; "The Missing Cleric" (Miles Elward) 17; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 55; "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 218; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 50; "The Things That Shall Come Upon Them" (Barbara Roden) 70; "Sherlock Holmes, Dragon-Slayer" (Darrell Schweitzer) 134; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 31; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 195
Augustinian: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 65; "The Adventure of the Antiquarian's Niece" (Barbara Hambly) 167; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 31, 38, 75
St Augustine's: Mrs Hudson and the Irish Invincibles (Barry S. Brown) 18, 207

Augustus (Strüwwelpeter - Heinrich Hoffman)
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 135, 137, 145, 152, 195

Aupick, Jacques (French General, 1789-1857)
"The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 23

Aurangzeb (Last Mughal Emperor of India (1658-1707), 1618-1707)
The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 45; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 159
Aurengzebe: Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 71

Aurobindo, Sri (Indian Nationalist, 1872-1950)
"The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 215-217, 235-236, 241

Austen, Jane (British Author, 1775-1817)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 237; "The Adventure of the Sunken Parsley" (Mark Alberstat) 148; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 94; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 288; "The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 15; "The Small World of 221B" (Ian Edginton) 177; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 122, 134, 149; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 139;
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 109; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 62; The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 172; "The Enchanted Garden" (H.F.Heard) 129; My Hero (Tom Holt) 73; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 4; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 151; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 20; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 3, 76; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 76; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 81; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146
Austin: Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 95

Auster (Roman God of the South Wind)
"The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 16

Austin (Professor Challenger series - Arthur Conan Doyle)
"The Footprints on the Ceiling" (Jules Castier) 249-252
Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards) 139-144, 148, 160, 182-183, 185, 196
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 15, 98-99, 101, 104-107, 189

Austin, Alfred (British Poet, 1895-1913)
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 53-55, 116, 140-141
"The Return of Sherlock Holmes" (E.F.Benson & Eustace H. Miles) 17-18; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 16; The Adventure of the Eleven Cuff-Buttons (James Francis Thierry) 10; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 164; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 429

Austin, Gilbert (Irish Author, 1753-1837)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Austin, Sir Herbert (British Car Manufacturer, 1866-1941)
"A Full Account of Ricoletti of the Club Foot & His Abominable Wife" (Ian Charnock) 148; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 13; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 64
Austin Car: The Case of the Invisible Thief (Thomas Brace Haughey) 114; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 134; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 90; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 123; Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (June Thomson) 13
Austin-Furet: The Last War: Detective Ferrets and the Case of the Golden Hope (Richard Bach) 20, 78, 90
Austin Phaeton: "The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 206
Austin Princess: "The Man Who Was Not Sherlock Holmes" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 133, 135
Austin Seven: The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 57; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 161; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 32, 34, 64, 167

Autolycus (The Winter's Tale - William Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 137
A Recidivist Autolycus: Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 177

Automedon (Charioteer of Achilles in Greek Legend)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 5

Autry, Gene (American Singing Cowboy, 1907-1998)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 38, 53, 215; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 139; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 148

Avalokitesvara (Boddhisatva of Compassion in Buddhist Theology)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 53-54, 77, 85, 95, 206, 211, 220-221, 228; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 147, 154; "The Case of Hodgson's Ghost" (Ted Riccardi) 54
See also: Kuan Yin

Avalon, Frankie (American Actor, 1940- )
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 212

Avarice (One of the Seven Deadly Sins)
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 39, 105

Avedick (Armenian Patriarch, ?-1711)
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 221

Aveling, Edward (British Writer & Translator, 1849-1898)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 36, 39-42, 46-48, 50-55, 58, 61-62, 64, 67-68, 70-75, 77, 79-81, 83, 86-89, 103, 105, 108, 112, 115. 117-123, 127-129, 140-141, 147-157
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 16

Aveling, Isabel (Wife of Edward Aveling, née Isabel Campbell Frank)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 46, 54-55, 64, 155

Aveling, Mary Ann (née Goodall, Mother of Edward Aveling)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 54

Aveling, Reverend Thomas W.B. (English Preacher & Writer, Father of Edward Aveling, 1815-1884)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 54-55, 88

Avenger, The (The Avenger series - Lester Dent & Walter Gibson)
"God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 302, 304-309, 311-312
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 80, 173, 192

Avengers, The (Marvel Comics Characters)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 118, 131

Averroes (Arab Philosopher, 1126-1198)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 12

Avery, Edward (English Bookseller, 1851-?)
"The Loss of Chapter Twenty-One" (Mark Hodder) 16-17, 26, 28, 31, 33

Avicenna (Persian Scholar, 980-1037)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 80

Avogadr, Amedeo (Italian Scientist, 1776-1856)
Avogadro's Constant: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 311

Ay (Uncle of Tutankhamun, Egyptian Pharoah (1325-1321BC))
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 7-11, 225

Ayers, Sir Henry (Australian Governor, 1821-1897)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 104

Ayesha (She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed) (She series - H. Rider Haggard)
"Me, or The Strange Episode of the Reincarnated Greek" (E.V. Knox) 206-208, 210-215
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 23, 40, 59, 137; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 77; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 71, 136; Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (Thos. Kent Miller) 6-7, 10-11, 13-14, 19, 26, 34, 71-72; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 44; Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 119
She Stooped to Holly: The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 129

Aylesford, Edith Peers-Williams, Lady (British Noblewoman, Mistress of Edward VII, 1856 ?-1897)
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 125
The Aylesford Scandal: The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 76

Aylmer, Felix (British Actor, 1889-1979)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 325-327, 368, 402-404, 406

Ayres, Agnes (American Actress, 1898-1940)
Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 39

Ayub Khan (Afghan Leader at Battle of Maiwand)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 57-58, 79-80, 82, 84, 110, 112
Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 18; "The Adventure of the Young British Soldier" (Bill Crider) 24; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 26; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 9; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 4, 7-8, 11-13, 52, 74-77, 182, 269, 301; "The Spy's Retirement" (John Courtenay Grimwood) 269; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 259-260, 266-267, 280; "Watson’s Wound" (Bruce I. Kilstein) 54; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 120; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 127; "The Weeping Masks" (James Lowder) 96-97, 102; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 99, 145-147, 150, 153, 155, 158, 160-165, 167-169, 172, 186, 193-195, 197; Sherlock Holmes and the Somerset Hunt (Rosemary Michaud) 45; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 51-52; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 89; "A Most Diabolical Plot" (Tim Symonds) 305; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 304; "The Case of the One-Eyed Colonel" (June Thomson) 73; "The Case of the Upwood Scandal" (June Thomson) 37-38; "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 136

Azan (Azan the Ape Man series - Marco Garron)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 128

Azariah: see Abednego

Azathoth (Azathoth - H.P. Lovecraft)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 111-112, 132-133, 189, 220, 222, 259, 262-273, 276-279, 281, 283-290, 292-294, 296, 299, 303
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 222; "Art in the Blood" (Brian Stableford) 125; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141
By Azathoth!: Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 49

Azazel (Bible - Leviticus)
"A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 152; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 55; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 234-238
Sons of Azazel: Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 255

Azeff, Ievno (Russian Spy)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 123-129, 142-144, 146-147,

Azevedo, Aluísio (Brazilian Writer, 1857-1913)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 53, 60, 64-65, 67, 130-132

Azevedo, Artur (Brazilian Writer, 1855-1903)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 5, 126, 130, 239

Aziz (Fu Manchu series - Sax Rohmer)
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 140, 396

Aziz, Dr (A Passage to India - E.M. Forster)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 9

Azucena (Il Trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi)
The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 179-183, 187-188, 353

Azul (A Romance of Two Worlds - Marie Corelli)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 77, 323-324, 333, 344-345, 349, 365

Azzef (Sâr Dubnotal: L'Affaire Azzef-Poloukhine - Anonymous)
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 123-124