A heading in Red indicates that the character appears in, or plays an important offstage role in, the story. Titles in regular type are those in which the character appears. Titles in italics indicate that the character is merely mentioned. Page numbers indicate the page on which the character appears or is mentioned.

Click on these links for publication details of editions used for indexing:

short stories | novels | children's stories

Casanova (Italian Adventurer, 1725-1798)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 240; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 53, 186, 216, 297; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 131; "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 158; Bloodguilty (Raymond Thor) 23
Casanova Reputation: "All the Single Ladies" (Gini Koch) 263

Casaubon, Isaac (French Theologian, 1559-1614)
"The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 13

Casca, Publius Servilius (Roman Politician, Assassinated Julius Caesar ?-42BC)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 74

Casella, Alfredo (Italian Composer, 1883-1947)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 51

Casement, Sir Roger (British Diplomat, 1864-1916)
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 69-70, 72-73
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 239; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 65, 100; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 29, 55; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 144; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 170, 219
; "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 334

Caserio, Sante Geronimo (Italian Anarchist, 1873-1894)
"The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 49-50
Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 25-26, 29, 35, 87, 103; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 185-187, 228; "The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 125; "The Case of the Boulevard Assassin" (June Thomson) 42-43

Casimir-Perier, Jean (French president (1894-95), 1847-1907)
"The Case of the Boulevard Assassin" (June Thomson) 71, 73
"The Adventure of the Parisian Gentleman" (Robert Weinberg & Lois H. Gresh) 247, 249, 251-256
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 185; "The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 110, 124-125
The French President: "The Adventure of the Red Barrow Horror" (Daniel McGachey) 146

Caslon, William (British Type Founder, 1692-1766)
Caslon Type: Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 13

Casper (Toos & Casper comic strip - Jimmy Murphy)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 217

Casper, Johann Ludwig (German Professor of Fornesic Medicine, 1796-1864)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 62; "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 258

Cassandra (Prophetess in Greek Mythology)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 99, 101, 155-167, 192
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 31; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 45;
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 181; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 183; "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 148; "A Scandal in Hobohemia" (Jamie Wyman) 12
A Cassandra: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 236, 263; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 74
Cassandra Category: "The Innocent Icarus" (James Lovegrove) 198, 215
Cassandras: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 147

Cassatt, Mary (American Artist, 1844-1926)
"The Adventure of the Captive Forger" (Philip J. Carraher) 137
Cassatt-like: "The Adventure of the Captive Forger" (
Philip J. Carraher) 139

Cassel, Sir Ernest (British Financier, 1852-1921)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 50, 201-202, 228-229

Cassell, John (English Publisher, 1817-1865)
Cassell and Co. Ltd: The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 78

Cassidy, Butch (American Outlaw, 1889-1922)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 30;
My Hero (Tom Holt) 95; "The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 18

Cassidy, Hopalong (Hopalong Cassidy series - Edwin Mulford)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 125; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 150; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 441

Cassilda (The King in Yellow - Robert W. Chambers)
"The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 245, 247

Cassio (Othello - William Shakespeare)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 35

Cassius Dio (Roman Historian)
In Search of Watson (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 41

Cassius Longinus, Gaius (Roman Senator, Assassinated Julius Caesar ?-42BC)
"The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 165, 195-196, 198; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 39, 73; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 223; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 310; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 55; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 290; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 239; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 6

Cassivellaunus (Chieftain of the Catuvellauni, c.54BC)
Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 107, 149, 236

Casson, Lewis (British Actor, 1875-1969)
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 603

Castafiore, Bianca (Tintin series - Hergé)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 236, 249-253, 259, 273
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 384

Castle, Egerton (British Swordsman & Author, 1858-1920)
Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem (Nick S. Thomas) 95, 97-99, 101-103, 105

Castlenorman, Lord (How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Gnoles - Lord Dunsany)
"How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 100-101

Castletown, Bernard FitzPatrick, 2nd Baron (Irish Soldier, 1849-1937)
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 79, 81-82, 86

Castlin, Alfred (British Cabman, Testified in Leon Beron Murder Trial)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 137

Castor & Pollux (Twins in Greek Mythology)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell" (Simon Clark) 169; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 22; "Blood Brothers" (Kim Krisco) 330; "The Case of the Abandoned Lighthouse" (June Thomson) 195; "Water from the Moon" (Carolyn Wheat) 52
Carstairs & Pollux: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 101
Castor & Pollux (planets): "The Captive Bride" (Dana Martin Batory) 73

Castro, Fidel (Cuban President, 1927- )
"Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 101, 112, 114, 118-121, 215; "Our Mr. Smith" (Oswald Crawfurd) 239; Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 31

Castro Girona, Alberto (Spanish Soldier, 1892-1969)
Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 41

Caswall, Edgar (The Lair of the White Worm - Bram Stoker)
The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 26-27, 38, 62-64, 66, 79, 85-93, 99-100, 126-127, 143, 173-180, 183-185, 190-192, 236-239-240, 249, 252-266, 268, 270, 278, 290, 310

Cat, The (The House that Jack Built - Nursery Rhyme)
"The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 280, 297-298

Cat, The (The Squaw - Bram Stoker)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 182

Cat and the Fiddle, The (Hey Diddle Diddle - Nursery Rhyme)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 219

Catalani, Alfredo (Italian Composer, 1854-1893)
"The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 176, 179

Caterpillar (Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 115
The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 99-100
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 88; "The Case of the Detective's Smile" (Mark Bourne) 25;
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 26; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 55; The Game (Laurie R. King) 220; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 111; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 24, 82, 259

Caterpillars, The (Caterpillars - E.F. Benson)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 160-161, 172

Catesby, T. (Scottish Linoleum Manufacturer)
"Herlock Shomes’ Farewell" (Anonymous) 317
Catesby's Cork Lino: "Herlock Shomes’ Farewell" (Anonymous) 315-317

Cathcart, Sir George (British General, 1794-1854)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 31

Catherine of Alexandria, Saint (4th Century Christian Martyr)
Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Paul D. Gilbert) 149
Catherine Wheel: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 274; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 352, 355; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 235; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 209
St Catherin's Wheel: Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 157
St Katherine's Dock: Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Paul D. Gilbert) 149, 153, 159, 167, 214, 216

Catherine of Aragon (Queen of England, Wife of Henry VIII (1509-33), 1485-1536)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 117; Moriarty (John Gardner) 1; "The Case of the Itinerant Yeggman" (June Thomson) 158

Catherine of Braganza (Wife of Charles II of England, 1638-1705)
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 119-120; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 46; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 216
The Queen Dowager's: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 446

Catherine of Genoa, Saint (Italian Mystic, 1447-1510)
A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 130

Catherine of Siena, Saint (Dominican Nun & Mystic, 1347-1380)
A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 130

Catherine the Great (Russian Empress (1762-96), 1729-1796)
Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 24; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 79; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 100, 174; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 168; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 33; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 75; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 133; Séancefor a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 10, 272; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 27-28; "The Sulky Pony" (Alan Stockwell) 40; "It's Clever, But Is It Art?" (M.J.Trow) 117; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 218; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 84
Catherine Palace: The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 132

Cathy (Wuthering Heights - Emily Brontë): see Catherine Earnshaw

Catiline (Roman Politician, 108-62BC)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 375; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 319

Cato (Green Hornet - Radio & TV series)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 174

Cattell, James Mckeen (American Psychologist, 1860-1944)
Catrell Scale: "The Ripe Moment" (John Ball) 135, 138

Catullus (Roman Poet, c.84-c.54BC)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 53; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 59; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 9, 229-230; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 173; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 302

Cauchy, Baron Augustin-Louis (French Mathematician, 1789-1857)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 50
; Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 55

Caunt, Benjamin (British Boxer, 1815-1861)
"The Christmas Client" (Edward D.Hoch) 262-264

Caunus (Son of Miletus)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 182

Cavagnari, Pierre Louis Napoleon (British Military Administrator, 1841-1879)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 249; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 50, 92, 94; "The Adventure of the Willow Pool" (Denis O. Smith) 283

Cavaignac, Godefroy (French Minister of War, 1853-1905)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 406-407

Cave, C. (The Crystal Egg - H.G. Wells)
"The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 287-289, 293, 299-300, 310
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman)
11, 34-35, 42-43

Cave, Sir George (British Home Secretary (1916-19))
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 16, 20

Cavell, Edith (British Nurse & War Hero, 1865-1915)
"The Adventure of the Verger's Thumb" (Basil Copper) 7;
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 83; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 25; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 29; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 98; Lestrade and theMagpie (M.J.Trow) 99

Cavendish, Lord Frederick (British Secretary of State, Assassinated, 1836-1882)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 65, 76
"The Kidnapping of Mycroft Holmes" (Peter Tremayne) 218-220, 226-227, 230
The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Richard L. Boyer) 244; Mrs Hudson and the Irish Invincibles (Barry S. Brown) 32-33, 36, 40-41, 140-141, 199; "The Revenge of the Fenian Brotherhood" (Carole Buggé) 137; "Fair Play" (L.F.E. Coombs) 164, 166; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 103, 169; "The Case of the Uncommon Necklace" (Jane Rubino) 70

Cavendish, Henry (British Physicist, 1731-1810)
Cavendish Laboratory: "The Analytical Engine" (Henry Ledgard & Andrew Singer) 4; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 198

Cavendish, Louise: see Devonshire, Duchess of

Cavendish, Lady Lucy (Wife of Lord Frederick Cavendish, 1841-1925)
Mrs Hudson and the Irish Invincibles (Barry S. Brown) 36, 40-41, 141

Cavendish, Sir Thomas (English Explorer, 1560-1592)
Cavendish Tobacco: "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 228

Cavor, Professor (The First Men in the Moon - H.G.Wells)
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 37, 40-43, 193-194
"The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes" (Andrew Darlington) 178-181, 184-191
"A Matter Without Gravity" (Alain le Bussy) 134-136
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 7, 16-20, 23, 26, 40, 45, 127, 155, 165, 174, 178-179, 181-183, 188-189, 191-197, 199, 203, 207, 214, 232, 236, 239-242, 245, 247, 250-252
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 46-47, 94
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 125
Dr Cavorstein: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 191, 193

Cavorite (The First Men in the Moon - H.G.Wells)
"A Matter Without Gravity" (Alain le Bussy) 132, 143
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 7, 9, 11, 16, 19, 35, 48-49, 61, 127, 174, 179, 188-189, 214
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 46-47, 49, 64, 75, 79, 85-96, 104-105, 110, 115-117, 120-123, 125, 127, 129-131, 133, 135-138
"The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce) 120; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 269
Cavorstine: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 193

Cavour, Count Camillo Benso di (Italian Prime Minister, 1810-1861)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 108

Caw, Solomon (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 199, 201-203, 222

Cawdor, Thane of (Macbeth - William Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 129; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 158

Caxton, William (First British Printer, 1422-1491)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 82; "The Adventure of the Unique Hamlet" (Vincent Starrett) 79

Cayce, Edgar (American Mysticist, 1877-1945)
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 113, 128

Cayley, Sir George (British Aviation Pioneer, 1773-1857)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 164; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 51

Cazeneuve, Bernard Marius (French Magician, 1839-1913)
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 197

Cecco (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 32, 36, 64

Cecil, Robert, 1st Earl of Salisbury (British Politician, 1563-1612)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 2-5, 94-95, 238, 240-241, 244, 248-257, 262

Cecil, Lord William (British Courtier, 1854-1943)
"The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 276-277

Cecilia, St (2nd Century Roman Martyr)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 27, 197
Accademia di Santa Cecilia: "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 73

Cedarbaum, Julius: see Julius Martov

Celestina (Daughter of President of Haiti)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 142-143

Celia, St (Mother of St Gregory the Great)
St Celia's Orphanage: The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 103

Cella, Christ (American Restaurateur)
Cella's: Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 22

Cellarius, Christoph (German Scholar, 1638-1707)
The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 222

Cellier, Alfred (British Musical Director (D'Oyly Carte Company), 1844-1891)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 90; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 92

Cellini, Benvenuto (Florentine Sculptor, 1500-1571)
"The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 81, 85, 93, 100, 103, 106-111, 113-114
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 62, 110; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 179; "Murder in the Library" (Harold Gray) 171; "The Adventure of the Second Generation" (Ken Greenwald) 22, 25-26; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 124, 157; My Hero (Tom Holt) 34; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 79; "An Envoy to Lhasa" (Ted Riccardi) 123; "The Sulky Pony" (Alan Stockwell) 40; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 9-10, 77, 191; Sherlock Holmes's War of theWorlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 12, 14, 21

Celsus, Aulus Cornelius (Roman Encyclopaedist, c.25BC-50AD)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 366

Cenci, Beatrice (Italian Noblewoman, 1577-1599)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 372

Cenci, Giacomo (Brother of Beatrice Cenci, ?-1599)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 372

Cerberus (Three-Headed Dog, Guardian of the Gates of the Underworld, Greco-Roman Mythology)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 176-177, 185-187
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 191; "The Adventure of the Dog in the Nighttime" (Paula Cohen) 129; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 114; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 103; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 195; Moriarty (John Gardner) 190; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 87; "The Italian Sherlock Holmes" (Reginald Hill) 248; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 61; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 104; In Search of Watson (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 143; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 243; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 212; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 94; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 121
A Cerberus: "The Skeleton of Contention" (Rhys Hughes) 522
His Cerberus:
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 142; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 114
Human Cerberus: Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 13

Ceres (Roman Goddess of Agriculture)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 109

Cerf, Bennett (American Publisher, 1898-1971)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 219

Ceridwen (Welsh Mythology)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 56

Cernunnos (Celtic Fertility God)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 158, 226

Cervantes, Miguel De (Spanish Author, 1547-1616)
"The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 111; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 38; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 11; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 162-163, 166, 170-173, 242, 261; "Everything Flows and Nothing Stays" (John Soanes) 37

César (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 56, 121-123, 126, 189-193, 195, 207, 212-213
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 22, 124, 162

Cesari (Hotel Manager)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 219

Cetawayo (Zulu King aka Cetshwayo, ?-1884)
"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 297, 299, 303-304, 308, 328; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Paul D. Gilbert) 62; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 209; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 9, 12, 21, 24, 29, 31, 38, 55-56, 105, 214, 216; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 99; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 111; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 95;
Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 10, 198, 225

Cézanne, Paul (French Artist, 1839-1906)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 233-234
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 118; "Art in the Blood" (Laura Caldwell) 111; Against the Brotherhood (Quinn Fawcett) 247;
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 170; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 38; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 56

Chabaud, Louis Felix (French Sculptor, 1824-1902)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 145

Chabrier, Emmanuel (French Composer, 1841-1894)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 44

Chad (Grafitti Character)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 46

Chadband, Mr. (Bleak House - Charles Dickens)
"The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 92

Chadwick, Thaddeus (Gramercy Park - Paula Cohen)
"Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 205-207, 209-213, 218

Chakrasamvara (Hindu Deity)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 142

Challenger, Mrs Jessie (The Poison Belt - Arthur Conan Doyle)
"The Footprints on the Ceiling" (Jules Castier) 251-255
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 149-153, 156-157, 165
"The Adventure of the Lost World" (Dominic Green) 306
"Challenger’s Titanic Challenge" (Gary Lovisi) 28, 33-35, 37-38, 41-42, 44
"Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 129, 131-136, 146
Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards)
139-140
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 27, 27-28, 44, 49, 54, 97-102, 105-116, 118-124, 127, 138, 142, 154-155, 158, 189, 201

Challenger, Professor (Professor Challenger series - Arthur Conan Doyle)
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 36-44, 187-188, 190, 193-194, 216-225, 227-229, 231-232, 234, 248, 254, 259, 264-266, 268, 270, 275-276
"Sherlock Among the Spirits" (Anonymous) 180-181
"The Case of the Deserted Beach" (Colin Bruce) 191-195, 197-206
"The Case of the Disloyal Servant" (Colin Bruce) 173-174, 182-189
"The Case of the Energetic Anarchist" (Colin Bruce) 157-167, 169, 171
"The Case of the Faster Businessman" (Colin Bruce) 146-150
"The Case of the Flying Bullets" (Colin Bruce) 82, 86, 91, 100, 113-114
"The Case of the Lost Worlds" (Colin Bruce) 228-229, 237-242, 245-246
"The Case of the Missing Energy" (Colin Bruce) 16-17, 22-47
"The Strange Case of Mrs. Hudson's Cat" (Colin Bruce) 210, 220-225
"The Footprints on the Ceiling" (Jules Castier) 246-254
The Crack in the Lens (Darlene A. Cypser) 81
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 40-41, 45, 58, 102-103, 106, 124-125, 128, 141, 143-157, 159, 163-169, 171, 180, 182, 184-186
"The Finishing Stroke" (M.J. Elliott) 117
"The Adventure of the Lost World" (Dominic Green) 305-306, 310
"Challenger’s Titanic Challenge" (Gary Lovisi) 27-44
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 124
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) IX
"Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 127-129, 131-141, 143-146, 148-149, 152-157
Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards)
126-128, 133-135, 139-149, 154-156, 158-164, 170, 172-173, 181-185, 196-202, 204
"The Adventure of the Night Hunter" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 109-111, 113-116
Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 17-24, 26-27, 35-54, 56-59, 61-68, 70, 73-91, 94-101, 103-108, 111-121
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 15-37, 43-49, 54, 60-64, 83, 85, 93-147, 152, 154-187, 189-201, 207
"Everything Comes In Circles" (Dana Martin Batory) 22; "The Fairy Thieves" (Dana Martin Batory) 155; "Three Cases of Relative Honor" (Colin Bruce) 198; "Three Cases of Relative Jealousy" (Colin Bruce) 125; Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 47; "Sherlock Holmes and the Great Game" (Kevin Cockle) 149; "By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 211-212; "The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 35; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 91, 139; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 263; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 44; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 222; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 202; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 296; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 45, 96; "The Repulsive Story of the Red Leech" (David Langford) 343; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 130-131; "The Adventure of the Missing Detective" (Gary Lovisi) 304, 316; "Mrs Hudson at the Christmas Hotel" (Paul Magrs) 107, 132; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 181; "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" (Vonda N. McIntyre) 40; "Codeine (7 Per Cent)" (Christopher Morley) 424; Evolution (John Peel) 158-159; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 140; "The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective " (Ralph Vaughan) 39; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 22; "The Adventure of the Grinder’s Whistle" (Howard Waldrop) 71

Chamberlain, Houston Stewart (Anglo-German Writer, 1855-1927)
"In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 28

Chamberlain, Joseph (British Statesman, 1836-1914)
"The Notch in the Tulwar" (R.C. Lehmann) 119
"The Return of Picklock" (R.C. Lehmann) 116
Brigade (M.J.Trow) 336-337
Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 15; Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 129; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 44, Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 221;
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 179; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 182; "A Study In Orange" (Peter Tremayne) 256; Lestrade and theHallowed House (M.J.Trow) 425; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 267; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 88

Chamberlain, Neville (British Prime Minister (1937-40), 1869-1940)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 245; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 15, 17, 19, 25-26, 46, 84-85, 296; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 155

The Chancellor of the Exchequer: Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 72

Chambers, Frank (The Postman Always Rings Twice - James M. Cain)
"The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 81

Chambers, Robert W. (American Writer & Professor of Literature, 1865-1933)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 54; The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 92

Chamelot, J. (Belgian Gunsmith)
Chamelot-Delvigne Revolver: "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 96

Chaminade, Cécile (French Composer, 1857-1944)
"Porlock’s Demise" (Ted Riccardi) 100, 102

Champagne Charlie (Chapagne Charlie - George Leybourne)
"The Saviour of Cripplegate Square" (Bert Coules) 278

Champignac, Comte de (Spirou et Fantasiou Comics)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 34

Champion, Harry (British Music Hall Artiste, 1886-1942)
Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 187, 201

Champion The Wonder Horse (Champion The Wonder Horse - TV series)
Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 111

Champollion, Jean-Francois (French Egyptologist, Translated the Rosetta Stone, 1790-1832)
Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 133; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 54; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 62; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 111, 116-117, 140; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 94

Chan, Charlie (Charlie Chan series - Earl Derr Biggers)
Charlotte Chin: "Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 205, 207-208
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 151; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 141; The Spy who Fell off the Back of a Bus (Marc Lovell) 111-112; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 24
NOTE: Chan Chow Lee in "The Four Detectives" (Frank Thomas) (140, 142, 145-148, 156, 158-160, 162-163, 165) appears to be derived, at least in name, from Chan.

Chancellor, The (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 21

Chancellor, Olive (The Bostonians - Henry James)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 37

Chancellor, Sam C. (American Druggist, 1859-1922)
"Sherlock Holmes Outwitted: The Adventure of the 'Hot Feet'" (Armistead M. Dobie) 333

Chand, Dhyan (Indian Hockey Player, 1905-1979)
"The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 228-229

Chandagnac (Drachenfels - Jack Yeovil)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 11, 14, 18, 51, 82, 189, 192, 209, 228, 451; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 75

Chandler, A. Bertram (British-Australian Author, 1912-1984)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 36-47

Chandler, Cissy (Wife of Raymond Chandler)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 6, 8

Chandler, Florence (Mother of Raymond Chandler, 1864-1923)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 12-24, 27-31, 44, 46, 66, 70, 108, 161, 166, 218, 224, 226
A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 356, 358-363, 367-369, 371-372, 375-377

Chandler, Harry (British Tour Operator)
Harry Candler: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 95-96, 106-108, 125, 127-133, 146, 150, 152-153

Chandler, Jeff (American Actor, 1918-1961)
The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 433; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 95

Chandler, Joseph (Ripper Case, Police Inspector Called to Chapman Murder)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 51-58, 71
A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 159
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas)
64; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 54

Chandler, Lucy Lambert: see Lucy Lambert Hale

Chandler, Maurice (Father of Raymond Chandler)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 17, 21, 31

Chandler, Raymond (American Author, 1888-1959)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 207
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 6-11, 14-22, 24-67, 69-82, 84-88, 90, 92-94, 97-108, 111-114, 116-120, 123-150, 154, 159-198, 200-202, 204-226
A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 356-379
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 198; "Sound Alibi" (Peter Guttridge) 24; My Hero (Tom Holt) 209, 215, 221; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 68
Chandler (Detective Agency): "Red Sunset" (Bob Madison) 255

Chandler, Susan (Wife of A. Bertram Chandler)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 40

Chandler, William (American Banker, Father of Florence Maybrick)
"The Case of the Choleric Cotton Broker" (Martin Edwards) 259

Chandler, William Eaton (American Politician, 1835-1917)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 186-187, 335

Chandragupta / Sandrocottus (King of Magadha, India (c.321-c.298 BC), ?-c.298BC)
Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 137

Chandragupta II (Indian Ruler (375-415), ?-415)
Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Paul D. Gilbert) 55, 77; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 187

Chanel, Coco (French Fashion Designer, 1883-1971)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 71, 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 177; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 28; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 15, 172
Chanel Dress: The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 189; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 230, 308
Chanel No. 5: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 243
Chanel No. 19: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 77, 177
Chanel Perfume: The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 185, 189; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 92
Chanel-like:The Game (Laurie R. King) 50

Chaney, Lon (American Actor, 1883-1930)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 152; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 200; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 65; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 39
; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 232

Chaney, William (American Astrologer, 1821-1903)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 822

Chang & Eng: see Chang & Eng Bunker

Chang Apana (Chinese-Hawaiian Police Officer, Original of Charlie Chan, 1871-1933)
The Spy Who Fell Off the Back of a Bus (Marc Lovell) 111

Chanler, Margaret (American Author, 1862-1952)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 300

Channell, Arthur Moseley (British Judge, 1838-1928)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 98

Chant, Laura Ormiston (British Social Activist)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 237

Chanticleer (The Nun's Priest's Tale - Chaucer)
"Parris Green" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 199; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 25

Chapel, Christine (Star Trek - TV series)
Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 4, 7, 80

Chapender, Martin (British Magician, c.1876-1905)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 183-184

Chaplin, Charlie (British Actor, 1889-1977)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg)
201, 231
"The Final Toast" (Stuart M. Kaminsky) 39, 43-44
"The Adventure of the Agitated Actress" (Daniel Stashower) 112
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 67; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown)
170; Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 37; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 141; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 59; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 125; Evolution (John Peel) 21; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 119; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 138; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 70
Chaplinesque:
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 27; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 32

Chaplin, Charles (Father of Charlie Chaplin, 1863-1901)
"The Final Toast" (Stuart M. Kaminsky) 39

Chaplin, Hannah (née Hill, Mother of Charlie Chaplin, 1865-1928)
"The Final Toast" (Stuart M. Kaminsky) 39

Chaplin, Henry, 1st Viscount (British Racehorse Breeder, Friend of Edward VII, 1841-1923)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 27, 201-202, 219-220, 232

Chapman, Annie (Victim of Jack the Ripper, 1841-1888)
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 71, 73, 75, 77-78, 82, 86, 93-94
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 91-93, 199
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 27-30, 33, 35, 40, 71, 79, 101-102, 105, 163, 180
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 50-53, 59, 61-62, 65, 67, 70-71, 76, 89, 119, 126, 143, 158, 166, 257, 259, 272-273, 280
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 47-48, 56
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 46, 48, 50-51, 53-56, 65, 70, 72, 79, 112, 194-195, 217, 229, 249, 317
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 449-450
A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 152, 156, 159-161, 223-224, 310, 329, 332, 376-377, 428, 465
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 127, 152, 166-167
"The Singular Habits of Wasps" (Geoffrey A. Landis) 230
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 21-23, 32
A Study In Terror (Ellery Queen) 52-56, 63, 77, 87
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 100, 103, 108
"The Adventure of the Pearly Gates" (Mike Resnick)
371-373
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 6-10, 69, 72, 74, 86, 88, 91-95, 97, 102, 117-118, 154, 158, 166, 170, 225-226, 229, 245, 269, 300-301, 310, 342
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 2-3, 11-13, 19-21, 26-27, 35, 42, 44, 47-48, 56, 66, 70, 78, 87, 102, 105, 114, 117, 119, 143-144, 146-148, 175, 183, 194, 214-215, 230, 275, 315, 318
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 47-49, 52, 56, 59, 91, 110, 119, 173, 195, 222, 238, 249-250, 253-254, 268, 271
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 68-72, 94, 126-128, 132-133, 136, 145
Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 5, 7, 47-48, 51, 64, 70, 73, 85, 101, 107, 110, 113, 129, 139, 147-148, 150, 170-171, 175
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 137; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 9; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 10-11; "The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 63-65, 68-69; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 78, 287-290; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 151, 153, 168-169, 258, 264, 267, 316, 407, 409; "The Case of the Choleric Cotton Broker" (Martin Edwards) 267; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 200; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 9, 15, 35, 37, 39, 50-51, 55, 57-58, 183, 212, 221, 416; "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 75; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 263; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 265; Bloodguilty (Raymond Thor) 45, 54, 57; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 107; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 95, 103

Chapman, Annie Georgina (Daughter of Annie Chapman, 1873-?)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 169; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 91, 93

Chapman, Bill (Mary) (English Ballad Singer, Discovered to be a Cross-Dresser in 1834)
"The Kidnapping of Alice Braddon" (Katie Raynes) 39, 47, 49, 54

Chapman, Edward (British Publisher)
Chapman & Hall: The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 23

Chapman, Emily Ruth (Daughter of Annie Chapman, 1870-1882)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 168-169; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 8, 93

Chapman, George (British Playwright, 1559-1634)
The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 160

Chapman, George (aka Severin Klosowski, Polish Murderer, Ripper Suspect, 1865-1903)
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 71-72, 74; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 192-193

Chapman, John (Husband of Annie Chapman, ?-1886)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 169; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 61; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 377; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 8-9, 93; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 147

Chapman, John Alfred (Son of Annie Chapman, 1881-?)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 169; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 93

Chapman, William Alexander (British Pawnbroker)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas)

Chappell, Fred (American Writer, 1936- )
Lord Chappell: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard)

Chappell, Samuel (British Music Publisher)
Messrs Chappell: "The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 134

Charcot, Jean Martin (French Neurologist, 1825-1893)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 365-381, 383, 385-386, 401-403, 408, 410-411
The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 36; "A Commission to the Sultan of Turkey" (Frank J. Eustace) 3; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 150; "The Malady of the Mind Doctor" (Howard Halstead) 129-130, 135; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 96, 98; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 29; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 73; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 72; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 153; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 92; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 5; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 285

Chard, Lieutenant John (British Soldier at Rorke's Drift, 1847-1897)
"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 312
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 46

Chard-Williams, Ada (British Baby Farmer, 1876(?)-1900)
"The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 197; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 25

Charisse, Cyd (American Dancer & Actress, 1921-2008)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 219

Charity (Personification of Charity)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 161; "The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 86

Charlemagne (King of the Franks (768-814), Emperor of France, Holy Roman Emperor, 742-814)
The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Richard L. Boyer) 87; The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 150; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 2; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 358; "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 217-218

Charles (King of Portugal (1889-1908), 1863-1908)
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 16

Charles I (Emperor of Austria (1916-18) & Charles IV of Hungary, 1887-1922)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 259; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 92-93

Charles I (King of England (1625-49), 1600-1649)
The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 35, 59-60, 63, 68-70, 87, 90-92, 94-97, 99-101, 114-115, 120, 129, 172, 174, 178, 181-182, 191-192, 203, 224, 236-238, 240-245
"The Button-Box" (Lyn McConchie) 159-161
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Seven (Val Andrews) 59, 72-73; Sherlock Holmes versus Jack the Ripper (Anonymous) 29, 78; The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
107; "The Adventure of the Canine Ventriloquist" (Jon L. Breen) 125; The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 94; Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 117, 122; The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 10; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 126; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 145; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 65, 72; "The Legacy of Rachel Howells" (Michael Doyle) 414, 419, 427-428; "The Adventure of the Greatest Gift" (Loren D. Estleman) 91; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 57; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 53; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 136, 153-154; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 54, 57-58, 66, 70, 143, 307; "The Enchanted Garden" (H.F.Heard) 124; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 96, 115; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 237; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 91; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 220; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 144; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 210; Art in the Blood (Bonnie MacBird) 137; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 134, 230; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 48; "The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (Henry T. Parry) 70; "The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 97; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 259; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 3; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 12;The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 154; Hound and the Witching Affair (Brenda Sivers) 47, 69; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 4; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 105; "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 40; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 184; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 60; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 526; "Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 365; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 81, 180; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 3, 71
Charles Esplanade: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 51
Charles River: The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 27; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 9, 13, 24, 66, 68, 79, 165, 193, 224; Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 85, 169
Charles Street: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 83
Society of King Charles the Martyr: "The Adventure of the Russian Anarchist" (Tony Reynolds) 106

Charles II (King of England (1660-85), 1630-1685)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 56-59, 62-64, 67-68, 82, 93, 100, 196-200, 220-229, 231-234, 237-238, 241-242, 247-248, 250, 254-256, 265
"The Button-Box" (Lyn McConchie) 159-161
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 213; "Ten Lords A-Leaping" (Jake Arnott) 317; The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 19, 94-95, 99, 119, 188-189, 196; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr)
95; "The Tenth Jar" (L.F.E. Coombs) 72; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 12; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 145; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 107; Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B. Greenwood) 147; "The Bound of the Haskervilles" (Charles Hamilton) 19; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 57-58, 137-138, 143, 228, 236; The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck) 1-295 225; Slickensides (John Buxton Hilton) 7; The Moor (Laurie R. King) 42; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 237-238; "Sherlock Holmes and the Popish Relic" (Mark A. Latham) 63-64; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 135, 228, 230; "The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 291; Sherlock Holmes and the Somerset Hunt (Rosemary Michaud) 5; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 194; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 182; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 46; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 4, 115; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 55, 63, 107; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 59; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 38; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 16; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 31; "The Case of the Itinerant Yeggman" (June Thomson) 175; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 100; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 678; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 103; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 59
Charles Second Street: Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 16, 18, 31, 33, 44, 76-77, 94, 100-101, 121, 152; "The Adventure of the Two Women" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 200; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 14, 130, 239; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 78
King Charles Spaniel: The Beast of Backslope (Tracy Barrett) 156; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 19; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 160; "The Matter of the Furnival Curse" (David L. Hammer) 89; "The Case of the Manor House Mystery" (June Thomson) 64

Charles III (King of Spain (1759-88), 1716-1788)
Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 131

Charles III (Prince of Monaco (1856-1889), 1818-1889)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 111-112, 139, 160, 163, 189, 221

Charles IV (King of Bohemia (1347-78), 1316-1378)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 162; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 93
Charles University: "The Adventure of the English Scholar" (Denis O. Smith) 242, 250

Charles-Ferdinand University: "The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 325

Charles IV (Hungary): see Charles I (Austria)

Charles IV, Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua (Italian Nobleman, 1652-1708)
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 221

Charles V (Holy Roman Emperor (1519-58) & King of Spain (Charles I (1516-56)), 1500-1558)
"The Incident of the Impecunious Chevalier" (Richard Lupoff) 9; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 234, 241-142; "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 218, 224; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 18; "The Adventure of the Rara Avis" (Carolyn Wheat) 74-75

Charles VI (Holy Roman Emperor (1711-40), 1685-1740)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 8; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 232

Charles VII (King of France (1422-61), 1403-1461)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 12; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 200-201

Charles IX (King of France (1560-74), 1550-1574)
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 213; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 151

Charles XIV John (King of Sweden & Norway (1818-44), 1763-1844)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 2

Charles, Duke of Teschen, Archduke (Austrian Soldier, 1771-1847)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 67

Charles, Sir Havelock (British Surgeon, 1858-1934)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 306

Charles, Jacques (French Scientist, 1746-1823)
Sherlock Holmes's Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 50

Charles, Nick & Nora (The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett)
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 138

Charles, Prince (Prince of Wales, 1948- )
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 15, 72; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 23; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 81; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 144; Bloodline (Jill Jones) 26; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 96

Charles, Prince (Denmark) see: Hakon VII

Charles William, Margrave of Baden-Durlach: see Karl Wilhelm

Charley's Aunt (Charley's Aunt - Brandon Thomas)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 32;
Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards) 144

Charlie's Angels (Charlie's Angels - TV series)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 24

Charlotte, Duchess of Albany (Illegitimate Daughter of Bonnie Prince Charlie, 1753-1789)
Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B. Greenwood) 142

Charlotte of Belgium (Empress Consort of Mexico, 1840-1927)
"The English Señor" (Marta Randall) 274

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen of England, 1744-1818)
"An Interrupted Honeymoon" (C.C. Rothwell) 20

Charlton, Bobby (British Soccer Player, 1937- )
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 42

Charming, Prince: see Prince Charming

Charnock, Job (British Founder of Calcutta, ?-1693)
The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 12; "The Case of the Viceroy's Assistant" (Ted Riccardi) 19

Charon (Greek Mythology)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 22-23, 49-53, 60-61, 72, 106-111, 118-119, 153
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 247, 368-371
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 115
; Young Sherlock: The Adventure At Ferryman's Creek (Gerald Frow) 8; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 153; "The Case of the Bespoke Bee Sting" (Douglas Moreton) 61; A Study In Terror (Ellery Queen) 32; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 141; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 217; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 186; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 9; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 154

Charpentier, Gustave (French Composer, 1860-1956)
"The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 178

Charpentier, Henri (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 29, 63

Charrington, John (British Brewer)
Messrs Charrington: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 14

Charrl, The (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Birthright - Nigel Robinson)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 186, 190, 195, 208, 212-213, 216, 218-219, 235, 274-275, 285

Charteris, Leslie (Singaporean-American Novelist, 1907-1993)
Charteris Abbey of St. Templar: "Xenolith" (Dana Martin Batory) 49

Charybdis: see Scylla & Charybdis

Chase, Caleb (American Coffee Retailer)
Chase & Sanborn: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 160

Chase, Mark P. (American Hostler)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 56

Chase, Salmon P. (American politician, 1808-1873)
Chase Manhattan: Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 181

Chase, Samuel (American Jurist, 1741-1811)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 66, 128

Chasteland, Pierre de (French Poet, ?-1563)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 146

Chasuble, Dr. (The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde)
"The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 11

Chatrian, Alexandre: see Erckmann-Chatrian

Chatterley, Clifford (Lady Chatterley's Lover - D.H.Lawrence)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 225

Chatterley, Lady Constance (Lady Chatterley's Lover - D.H.Lawrence)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 30

Chatterton, Thomas (British Poet, 1752-1770)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 70; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 269; "The Adventure of the Unique Hamlet" (Vincent Starrett) 96

Chattopadhaya, Dr Aghoranath (Indian Scientist, 1850-1915)
"The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 83-84

Chatwood, Samuel (British Safe Manufacture, 1833-1909)
Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 50, 207, 209
Chatwood Safe: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 14
Chatwoods: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 209

Chaucer, Geoffrey (British Poet, 1340-1400)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 56; "The Adventure of Mrs. Burlingame's Diamond Stomacher" (John Kendrick Bangs) 49; The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 5, 129; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 49; Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 188; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 64; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 429; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 127; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 203; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 115; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 135; The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 114; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 394; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 28; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 120; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 25-26; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 114; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 13
Chaucer House: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 216

Chauvel, Sir Henry (Australian Soldier, 1865-1945)
The Case of the Reluctant Agent (Tracy Cooper-Posey)
42, 198-199

Chauvelin (The Scarlet Pimpernel - Baroness Orczy)
Citizen Shovealong: "The Scarlet Pimple" (Anthony Armstrong) 58-60
The Disappearing Diplomat (Terrance Dicks)
64

Chauvin, Nicolas (Legendary French Soldier)
The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 211, 240, 254