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De Andrade, Antonio (Portuguese Missionary to Tibet, 1580-1634)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 139

de Anha, Pauline (German Soprano, Wife of Richard Strauss, 1863-1950)
"The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 184

de Balincourt, Comte (Suspect in the Adophe Stenheil Murder)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 152-154, 156

De Balliol, John I (British Nobleman, ?-1268)
Balliol College: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 47

De Bathe, Sir Hugo (Husband of Lillie Langtry, 1873-?)
"Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 113

de Beauharnais, Hortense (Queen Consort of Holland, 1783-1837)
Hortensia Diamond: The Rose of Africa (Tim Pigott-Smith) 79

De Beer, Diederick (1825-1878) & Johannes (1830-1883) (Boer Framers)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 35, 231

De Beers (British-South African Diamond Traders)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 20, 75-76, 78-81, 84-89, 91, 101-103, 110, 116, 184, 188-190, 202, 229, 235, 248, 257
"Sherlock Holmes and the White Lady of Featherstone" (Tony Lumb) 28

De Bergerac, Cyrano (French Writer, 1619-1655)
"The Adventures of Padlock Bones" (Sol Cohen) 30; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 337; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 355; The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 42; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 107; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 396; My Hero (Tom Holt) 90; Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 68
Cyrano Nose: "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 252

De Bertole, Justine / Therese (Justine - Marquis de Sade)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 152

De Biere, Arnold (British-American Magician, 1876-1934)
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 77, 81

De Bionne, Comte Emile (Husband of Hortense Schneider)
"Sherlock Holmes and 'The Woman' (Michael Harrison) 112

De Boisdeffre, Raoul Le Mouton (French Military Leader, 1839-1919)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 42-47, 49, 52, 246, 336-338

De Bolotoff, Prince Serge Vincent (Bulgarian Aviator, 1888-?)
Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 237

De Boulancy, Madame (Mistress & Cousin of Marie-Charles Esterhazy)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 414

De Bourgoing, Inès (Wife of Hubert Lyautey, 1862-1953)
Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 46-47, 84, 109-111, 134, 227-228, 234, 243, 245

De Boynton, Adam (12th Century Yorkshireman)
Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 145

De Brinvilliers, Madame (French Murderer, 1630-1676)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 332; "The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 18-19

De Brueys, Warren (American FBI Agent , 1920-2013)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 124-127, 166

De Carnac, Guy (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Sanctuary - David A. McIntee)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 135, 137, 181, 216

De Castries, Thibaut (Our Lady of Darkness - Fritz Leiber)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141

De Chagny, Comtesse (The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 31

De Chagny, Philippe, Comte de (The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 6-11, 13-14, 18-20, 22, 29-30, 43, 49, 53
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 70, 80, 84, 86, 91, 110-111, 166, 194
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 25, 29-33, 39, 43, 90-91, 93-94, 131, 134, 151, 161, 166-167, 186, 190, 199

De Chagny, Raoul, Vicomte de (The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 18-29, 31-32, 35, 38-39, 41, 43-44, 46-47, 49-51, 53, 55
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 58, 70, 73, 80-91, 103-105, 109-111, 139, 162, 166, 170-173, 184, 193-200, 202-205, 207, 209, 211, 216-217, 220-221
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 25, 30-31, 33-39, 41, 43, 53, 65-80, 82-83, 90-91, 94-95, 100, 104, 106-107, 110-120, 125-126, 131, 135-137, 148, 151-171, 173, 176, 178, 180-181, 183-186, 190, 192-193, 199, 205-206, 210-212, 214, 221, 224-227, 229-240, 242, 244-246

De Chagny's Aunt (The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 31, 36

De Chagny's Sisters (The Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 31

De Cideville, Pierre Robert Le Cornier (French Magistrate, 1693-1776)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 126

De Cilly, Countess Barbara (European Noblewoman, c1385-1451)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 454

De Cintré, Claire (The American - Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 397

De Dion, Comte Albert (French Automobile Pioneer, 1856-1946)
De Dion-Bouton: Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 118
De Dion cars: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 4; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 491, 596-598; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 162

De Forest, Lockwood (American Artist, 1850-1932)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 232

De Freycinet, Charles (French Prime Minister, 1828-1923)
Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 23-24, 29, 131, 149-151

De Garay, Blasco (Spanish Admiral, 1500-c.1552)
The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death (Daniel Pinkwater) 373

De Gaulle, Charles (French President (1959-69), 1890-1970)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 166; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 15; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 140

De Gheyn, Jacob (Dutch Artist, 1565-1629)
The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 29

De Gibler (George de Luna Byron, Forger)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 163

De Gimel, Charles (Pretender to the French Throne, 1891-1982)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 61

De Goncourt, Comtesse (French Swindling Victim)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 186-187
"The Case of the Racing Certainty" (Donald Thomas) 23-24, 27-30, 36, 40-42, 45, 54, 81
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 40; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 119
De Goncourt Scandal: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 126, 167, 185, 188, 204, 246

De Grandin, Jules (Jules De Grandin series - Seabury Quinn)
"God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 306

De Grey, Lady Gladys (Confidant of Queen Alexandra, ?-1917)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203

De Grey Birch, Walter (British Historian, 1842-1924)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 241

De Havilland, Sir Geoffrey (British Aviation Pioneer, 1882-1965)
De Havilland DH66 Hercules: Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 43, 46-48, 50, 143, 149, 151-152, 218, 230
De Havilland DH113 Vampire: "The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 61
De Havilland Plane: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 74

De Havilland, Olivia (British-American Actress 1916- )
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 47, 142-143, 155

De Kolta, Buatier (Joseph Buatier, American Magician, 1847-1903)
Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 30-31, 37, 40-41, 44, 48, 50, 59-61, 63, 67-68, 83, 95-96, 98-99, 103, 107
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 88; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 157; "The Paradol Paradox" (Michael Kurland) 220

De Körös, Alexander Csoma (Hungarian Scholar & Tibetan Explorer, 1784-1842)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 90-91; Sherlock Holmes's Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 26, 36

De Koven, Reginald (American Composer, 1859-1920)
"The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 136

de la Gardie, Magnus (Count Magnus - M.R. James)
"The Adventure of the Unknown Worm" (Daniel McGachey) 70

De La Motte Fouqué, Friedrich (German Author, 1777-1843)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 137

De La Rochefoucauld, François (French Author, 1613-1680)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 96

De Lacerda, Dom Pedro (Brazilian Bishop)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 138

De Lamothe, Félix (Governor of French Guiana (1895-96), 1843-1926)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 125, 130, 143, 151, 192

De Lanessan, Jean-Marie (French Diplomat, 1843-1919)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 228-229, 236, 281-282, 340

de la Landelle, Guillaume (French Writer, 1812-1886)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 10

De La Rougierre, Madame (Uncle Silas - J. Sheridan Le Fanu)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 95-96

De La Torre, Lilian (British Author, 1902-1993)
Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 67

De Laval, Gustaf (Swedish Engineer, 1845-1913)
De Laval Nozzle: "The Copenhagen Compound" (Thomas S. Roche) 413

De Leon, Moses (Spanish Scholar, 1240-1305)
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 53

De Leon, Ponce (Spanish Explorer, ?-1521)
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 157, 183-184, 186, 262
Hotel Ponce de Leon: Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 157-158, 167, 182, 195, 209

De Lesseps, Charles (Son of Ferdinand de Lesseps)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 270

De Lesseps, Ferdinand (French Diplomat & Engineer, 1805-1894)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 87, 90
"The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 15; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 270; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 120

De Ligne, General Eugène (Father of Henri De Ligne, 1802-1880)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 12

De Ligne, Henri (Father of Maurice Bernhardt, 1824-1871)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 110; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 182; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 12

De Lôme, Enrique Depuy (Spanish Ambassador, 1851-1904)
Delome Letter: "The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 10

De Lorde, André (French Playwright, 1871-1942)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 71

De Lorean, John (American Car Manufacturer, 1925- )
"de Lorean...a passing mechanic": Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 161

De Lorris, Guillaume (French Poet, c1200-c1260)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) xlvii

De Lyon, Corneille (Dutch Artist, ?-1575)
"Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 263

De Maillet, Benoît (French Diplomat, 1656-1738)
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 133

De Maintenon, Madame (Second wife of Louis XIV, 1635-1719)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 68; "Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 122; "The Adventure of the Second Violet" (Daniel Stashower) 209
Madame de Maintenon Wig: "The Adventure of the Second Violet" (Daniel Stashower) 214

De Marsiliis, Hippolytus (Italian Lawyer, 1451-?)
Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 53-54

De Mauban, Antoinette (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
"A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 190

De Maupassant, Guy (French Author, 1850-1893)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 221; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 200; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 3-4, 22

De Mirabeau, Honoré Gabriel, Comte de (French Writer & Statesman, 1749-1791)
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 286

De Mohrenschildt, George (Russian-American Petroleum Geologist, 1911-1977)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 100-102

De Mohrenschildt, Jeanne (Wife of George de Mohrenschildt, 1914-?)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 100-101

De Molay, Jacques (Grand Master of the Knights Templar, c.1243-1314)
Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 26-27, 36, 92

De Montagu: see Benson, Harry

De Montespan, Athenais (Mistress of Louis XIV, 1641-1707)
The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 321

De Morgan, William (English Potter, 1839-1917)
"The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 120

de Morny, Charles, Duc (French Statesman, 1811-1865)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 182

De Musard, Baron (Escape from Loki - Philip José Farmer)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 42, 116

De Nerval, Gerard (French Writer, 1808-1855)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 66; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 232; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 269

De Pachmann, Vladimir (Russian-German Pianist, 1848-1933)
"The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 6

De Quincey, Thomas (English Writer, 1785-1859)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 98; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 359; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 177; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 18; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 36-37; "The Adventure of 221C" (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis) 180; "A Singular Affair at Trincomalee" (Ted Riccardi) 237; "The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 220; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 220

De Quiroga, Vasco (Mexican Bishop, c1470-1565)
"The English Señor" (Marta Randall) 280-281

De Rais / Retz, Gilles (de Laval) (Marshal of France, 1404-1440)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 72; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 36; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 225; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 11, 75; The Night Calls (David Pirie) 237; "The Queer Affair of the Greek Interpreter" (Larry Townsend) 166; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 26

De Redcliffe, Viscount Stratford (British Diplomat, 1786-1880)
"The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 231

De Reinach, Baron Jacques (French Financier of the Panama Canal, 1840-1892)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 116; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 270

De Reszke, Jean (Polish Opera Singer, 1850-1935)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 55, 112, 125
see also: De Reszke Brothers

De Reszke Jean (1850-1935) & Edouard (1853-1917) (Polish Opera Singers)
The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies)
18; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 180; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 162; "The Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (Isaac S. George) 80, 82; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 210
De Reszke: "Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 203
see also: De Reszke Jean

De Rochas, Albert (French Parapsychologist, 1937-1914)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 79

De Rochefort, Comte (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 705, 709-710, 746-750, 753-755, 843, 845, 851-855, 857, 934

De Sade, Marquis (French Writer, 1740-1814)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 525-531, 534-541, 545, 547-548
The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 233
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 82; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 182; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown)
72; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 11; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 97, 152; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 322; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 13, 59; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 75; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 60; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 11; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 142; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 236, 287; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 36; "The Queer Affair of the Greek Interpreter" (Larry Townsend) 166; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 417; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 164; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 233; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 131

de Salis, Sir Nathaniel (The Lair of the White Worm - Bram Stoker)
The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 24, 37, 50, 56, 59-74, 78, 90, 109, 113-114, 124, 127, 142, 146, 186, 190-192, 200-210, 296, 298, 300, 305, 307, 309-310, 312-313

De Saxe, Count Maurice (French Military Leader, 1696-1750)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 50

De Silvestra, José (King Solomon's Mines - H. Rider Haggard)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 54

De Terre, Lucian (The Werewolves of London - Brian Stableford)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 393

De Tocqueville, Alexis (French Politician, 1805-1859)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 28, 279; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 122

De Valera, Eamon (American-Irish President (1959-73), 1882-1975)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 201
"Moriarty and the Two-Body Problem" (Alison Joseph) 8; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 174; "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 334

De Valles, Charles-Bernard (French Judge)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 155-156

De Valois, Marguerite (Queen of Navarre, 1553-1615)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 93, 161, 168

De Vaucanson, Jacques (French Inventor & Artist, 1709-1782)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 121-127, 160, 201-202
"The Disembodied Assassin" (Andrew Lane) 198; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 446
Vaucanson's Heirs: Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 361

De Veil, Sir Thomas (British Magistrate, 1684-1746)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 109

De Vere, Aubrey (Irish Poet, 1814-1902)
Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 143

De Vere Stacpoole, Henry (British Novelist, 1863-1951)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 83; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 105

De Vignolles, étienne "La Hire" (French Military Commander, 1390-1443)
Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 130

De Vilers, Charles Le Myre (French Diplomat, 1933-1918))
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 383, 420-421, 448-449, 465

De Ville, Cruella (101 Dalmations - Dodie Saunders)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 133

De Villeroi, Brutus (French Engineer, 1794-1874)
Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 104

De Vis, Charles Walter (English Naturalist, 1829-1915)
De Vis's Banded Snake: The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 89

De Vries, Gustav (Dutch Mathematician, 1866-1934)
Korteweg de Vries Equation: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 285

De Warblynton, Thomas (14th Century British Hangman)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 15

De Warrene, William (Norman Baron, Builder of Lewes Castle, c.1055-1088)
"The Problem of the Sussex Scalping" (David N. Cisler) 108, 114

De Wesselitzsky, Gabriel (Russian Diplomat, 1841-1930)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 27-28

De Wet, Christian (Boer General, 1854-1922)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 13-14

De Winter, Lord (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 335, 347, 352, 358, 407, 479, 493, 495, 560, 610

De Winter, Max (Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 160-161

De Winter, Milady (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 331- 397, 405-454, 457-462, 469-510, 521-551, 557-595, 601-641, 643-668
"The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 85; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 743, 761, 817, 820, 824

De Winter, Rebecca (Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 160; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 36, 39

Deacon, Harvey (Playing With Fire - Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 93; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 22

Dead Rabbits, The (New York Gang)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 184; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 21; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 35

Deadeye, Dick (HMS Pinafore - Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 64-69, 76, 94, 102

Deadwood Stage, The (American Stagecoach)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 230
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 131-133, 138-145, 152, 167
Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 289; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 33; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 95; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 36

Deakin, Joe (British Anarchist)
Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 92

Dean, James (American Actor, 1931-1955)
The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death (Daniel Pinkwater) 364, 370-371, 374, 377, 405; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 432, 440, 442, 462, 512, 540, 609

Dean, The (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 35-36, 106, 322, 394
"Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (Harry B. Smith) 224
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 71

Dean's Daughter, The (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 35-36

The Dean's Wife (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 35-36

Deasy, Henry (British Car Manufacturer)
Deasy: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 60-61, 63, 75, 95
Siddeley-Deasy: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 134

Death (Personification of Death)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 181-182
My Hero (Tom Holt) 165, 279
"The Greatest Mystery" (Paul Kane) 185-187, 189-193
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 120
Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 57, 64, 68-70, 77, 82-83, 85-92, 98, 104-105, 111-114, 117-118, 122-127, 130-132, 134-136, 138, 141-143, 146, 148-149, 153-158, 166-167, 170, 172-173, 176, 178, 182-183, 185-187, 189, 191-193, 195-196, 198-204, 207-210
"The Adventure of the Green Skull" (Mark Valentine) 49, 51
The Quallsford Inheritance (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 120; The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 66; "The Case of Young Vamberry, the Wine Merchant" (Ian Charnock) 55; "The Record of the Tarleton Murders" (Ian Charnock) 22; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 5; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 231, 249; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 369, 421; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 241; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 153; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 249, 256; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 94, 276; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 400; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 187; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 91; "The Shadows On the Lawn" (Barry Jones) 146, 156; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 265; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 296; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 109; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 26; "The Stagecoach Detective" (Linda Robertson) 315, 341; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 173; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 88; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 259; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 105, 107, 116; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 218; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 39; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 58; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David) 166; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 236; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 134; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 37, 130; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 174; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J. Trow) 157; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 113, 228; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 156; The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective (Ralph E. Vaughan) 15; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 16; "The Case of the Vanishing Inn" (Stephen Wade) 302; "The Adventure of the Angel's Trumpet" (Carolyn Wheat) 287
Angel of Death: "The Curious Affair of the Italian Art Dealer" (Sara Paretsky) 18;"Harbinger of Death" (Geri Schear) 28; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 91; "The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 280
The Dark Spectre: The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man (Daniel Stashower) 197
Death's Head: "The Doctor's Case" (Stephen King) 315; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 140; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 248
La Morte: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 140

See also: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Death (Punch & Judy Show)
The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 66-67, 70, 91, 95

Death (The Sandman - Neil Gaiman)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 181-182

DeBar, Ben (American Theatrical Manager, 1812-1877)
"The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 68

Debenham, William (British Retailer, 1794-1863)
Debenhams: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 147

Debienne, Monsieur (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 10-13, 19
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 47, 49, 58, 60, 71, 74-76, 78-79, 92-98, 115, 118-119, 139, 181-182
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 21, 51-52, 184

Debs, Eugene V. (American Union Leader, 1855-1926)
Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 24

Debussy, Claude (French Composer, 1862-1918)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 97; "The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador" (Eric Brown) 224; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 101;
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 31, 155; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 105; "Stately Homes and the InvisibleSlasher" (Arthur Porges) 97; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 31, 217-218, 220

Decauville, Paul (French Engineer, 1846-1922)
Decauville Railway: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 250

Dee, Dr John (British Mathematician & Alchemist, 1527-1608)
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 70-75, 79-80, 83-103, 123, 221, 236, 248
"The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 7-9, 11-14, 17, 19, 21-24
The Peranakan Princess (Don Bosco) 28; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 310-311; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 166; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 189; "The Adventure of the Arab's Manuscript" (Michael Reaves) 273; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 24, 119-120, 137, 142, 258, 274

Deep Ones, The (The Shadow Over Innsmouth - H.P. Lovecraft)
"The Adventure of the Innsmouth Whaler" (Christian Klaver) 29-31,33-34
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 27-28; "The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 71; "The Mystery of the Hanged Man's Puzzle" (Paul Finch) 236; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 259

Deep Throat (Informant in the Watergate Affair)
The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 272

Deere, John (American Inventor, 1804-1886)
John Deere (city): "The Fairy Thieves" (Dana Martin Batory) 148, 152

DeFarge, Madame (A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 54; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 374; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 219

Defendant, The (Trial By Jury - Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 64

Defoe, Daniel (British Writer, 1660-1731)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 174, 178-179
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 73;
The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 182; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 58; "Fool’s Gold" (Martin Rosenstock) 127; Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 73; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 103; "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 139

Degan, Mathias J. (American Police Officer, c.1852-1886)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 498

Degas, Edgar (French Artist, 1834-1917)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 165-167
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer)
55, 67, 169
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 199, 231
"The Adventure of the Captive Forger" (Philip J. Carraher) 129, 139; "The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 25; "A Full Account of Ricoletti of the Club Foot & His Abominable Wife" (Ian Charnock) 147; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 79; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 265; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 90-91; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 289; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 13; Dead Man's Confession (Cass Lewis) 78; Art in the Blood (Bonnie MacBird) 92, 270; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 22; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 68; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 8

Dei Gratia Crewmen (Salvaged the Mary Celeste)
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 10, 12, 24-25
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 127

Deighton, Len (British Author, 1929- )
My Hero (Tom Holt) 200

Deguy (The Evil in Pemberley House - Philip José Farmer)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 16, 37

Deitch, Mrs. (Witness in Leon Beron Case)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 123-124

Dejah Thoris of Helium, Princess (John Carter series - Edgar Rice Burroughs)
"God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 309; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 7, 19

Dekker, Tom (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Blood Harvest - Terrance Dicks)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 269-270

Del Gardo, Chevalier Lucio (Face at the Window - Movie)
"Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 158, 173

Del Gesù, Giuseppe (Italian Violin Maker, 1687-1744)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 47

Del Rey, Judy-Lynn (American Publisher, 1943-1986)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 23

Del Rey, Lester (American Author, 1915-1993)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 23

Del Rio, Dolores (Mexican Actress, 1905-1983)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 80

Del Sarto, Andrea (Italian Artist, 1487-1530)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 163; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 34

Del Vikings, The (American Pop Group)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 212

Delacroix, Eugene (French Artist, 1798-1863)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164;
The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 60; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 7, The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 134; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 200

Delagardie, Honoria Lucasta (Lord Peter Wimsey series - Dorothy L. Sayers)
A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 190

Delage, Louis (French Car Designer, 1874-1947)
Delage Car: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 182

Delahaye, Elaine (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Deceit - Peter Darvill-Evans)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 260-262

Delaland, Pierre (Invitation to a Beheading - Vladimir Nabokov)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Delambre, Jean Baptiste (French Mathematician & Astronomer, 1749-1822)
"The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 277

Deland, Lorin F. (American Football Coach, 1855-1917)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 296

Delaunay, Robert (French Artist, 1885-1941)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 35

Delilah (Bible - Judges)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 78, 92, 99, 102-104, 140-141, 167, 196
"The Case of the Lost Worlds" (Colin Bruce)
242; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 201; "Parris Green" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 207; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 194
A Delilah: "The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 140
An American Delilah: "The Bride and the Bachelors" (Vincent Kovar) 170
Delilahs:
Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 40, 82

Delius, Frederick (British Composer, 1862-1934)
"Eve Times Four" (Poul Anderson) 187

Dell, Ethel M. (English Writer, 1881-1939)
Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 97; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 58, 260

Delmonico, John (?-1842) & Peter (?-1848) (American Restaurateurs)
Delmonico's: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 52-54, 59; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 186; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 214, 290-291, 294-299, 308, 312, 318, 330, 334, 347, 352, 367, 389, 427, 430-462; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 47, 230, 241, 252-254, 408; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 35-37; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 57; "The American Adventure" (Gary Lovisi) 113, 117; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 303, 309; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 280; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 105, 268, 269-270, 278-279, 304, 327, 346

Delphic Oracle, The (Greek Mythology)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 50; "The Matter of the Dangerously Generous Benefactor" (David L. Hammer) 15; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 295; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 29, 66, 172; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 17
Delphic: Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 64; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 149
Delphic Delivery: "My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 11
Pythian Sibyl: The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 178

Delsarte, François (French Acting Teacher, 1811-1871)
Delsartian: Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 296

Delvigne, Henri-Gustave (French Soldier & Inventor, 1800-1876)
Chamelot-Delvigne Revolver: "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 96

Demange, Edgar (Alfred Dreyfus's Defense Counsel, 1841-1925)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 20-21, 57-58, 65-66, 68-72, 78-79, 102, 104, 170-171, 184

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

Demeter (Greek Goddess of the Harvest)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 56; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 114

Demeter, The (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 32-37, 42, 44, 47-54, 56-58, 66-67, 91, 97, 99, 101, 165
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 77-83, 89, 92
"The Drowned Geologist" (CaitlÌn R. Kiernan) 297, 300-301, 304, 307-308
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 178-179, 182-186
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 137-138; The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 75; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 297; "The Adventure of the Solitary Grave" (Christian Klaver) 3; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 112, 114; Scarlet In Gaslight (Martin Powell & Seppo Makinen); Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 40, 82, 112

Demeter, The Captain of the (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 32-39, 43, 46-47, 51-52, 56-58, 67, 99
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 78-82
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 179, 183-184, 186
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 85; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 82

Demeter, The Crew of the (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 78-80
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 137-138; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 32-34, 38, 42-43, 53-54, 56-58, 66-67, 73, 97, 101; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 85; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 82

Demeter, The First Mate of the (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 56-57
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 78-80

Demetrios (16th-17th Century Greek Merchant)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 36-38, 86

Demetrius (A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 457

Demidoff, Anatole (Prince of San Donato, 1812-1870)
Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 182, 185

DeMille, Cecil B. (American Film Director & Producer, 1881-1959)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 45; "The Adventure of the Animal Fare" (Robert L. Fish) 202; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 16, 34; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 94; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 146; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 119

Democritus (Greek Philosopher, 460-370BC)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 110;
Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 150; "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 46

Demon

Demon King (Pantomime Character)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 25, 29; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 56, 98; The Disappearing Diplomat (Terrance Dicks) 60; Moriarty (John Gardner) 81; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 152; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 93; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 89

Demosthenes (Greek Orator, 384-322BC)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 9-10, 69, 121-123, 130, 138, 183
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 185, 192; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 56

Dempsey, Jack (American Boxer, 1895-1983)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 192, 220-222
Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 161; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 4; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 31, 113; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 35

Demuth, Frederick (Karl Marx's illegitimate son, 1851-1929)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 64-66, 149-157

Demuth, Harry (Son of Frederick Demuth)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 150

Demuth, Helene "Lenchen" (Karl Marx's Household Servant & Mistress, 1820-1890)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 28-30, 64-66, 122-123, 152, 156-157

Denbo, Elic (American Ophthalmologist & Sherlockian, 1908-1998)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 68

Denby, Vernon (The Mystery of Dr. Fu Manchu - Sax Rohmer)
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 277

Dench, Judi (British Actress, 1934- )
The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 327

Denis, Justin (French Vineyard Owner)
Denis-Mounié Grande Reserve: Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 127

Denis, Léon (French Spiritist Philosopher, 1846-1927)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 79

St. Denis (3rd Century Italian Martyr, First Bishop of Paris)
Basilica of St Denis: Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 54, 65
Church of St Denys: "A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 100
St. Denis (Town): "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 26

D'Ennery, Adolphe (French Playwright, 1803-1856)
"The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 260

Dennis, John (1871-1939) & Raymond (1878-1939) (British Vehicle Manufacturers)
Dennis Lorry: Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 233

Dennis, Ned (Barnaby Rudge - Charles Dickens)
"Sherlock Holmes and Certain Critics" (Ellis G. Roberts) 104

Denon, Baron Vivant (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Set Piece - Kate Orman)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 197-198, 200, 216, 221

Dent, Edward (English Watchmaker, 1790-1853)
No Place Like Holmes (Jason Lethcoe) 96

Dent, Frederick Rippon (English Clockmaker)
No Place Like Holmes (Jason Lethcoe) 1-3, 36, 41-42, 59-61, 66-67, 69, 75, 77, 83, 85, 90, 96-98, 102, 116-124, 133-136, 139, 141, 143, 145-148, 176-177

Dent, Joseph Mallaby (British Publisher, 1849-1926)
Dent & Co.: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 193

Dent, Lancelot (British Merchant, c.1799-1853)
Sherlock Holmes's Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 46

Denver, Duke of (Lord Peter Wimsey series - Dorothy L. Sayers)
"The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 4, 92, 101
The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 113

D'Eon, Chevalier Charles (French Diplomat, 1728-1810)
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 529

Dep (The New Doctor Who Adventures: The Also People - Ben Aaronovitch)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 249

Department Z (Department Z series - John Creasey)
The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 46

Deperdussin, Armand (Belgian Aviator, 1870-1924)
Deperdussin Plane: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 87, 89

Depew, Chauncey M. (American Barrister & New York Senator, 1834-1928)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 39
E.H.Harris: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 11

Depretis, Agostino (Italian President (1876-79 / 81-87)), 1813-1887)
"The Shocking Affair of the Dutch Steamship Friesland" (Mary Robinette Kowal) 135-139

Deputy (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 78, 390
"Sherlock Holmes and the Drood Mystery" (Edmund Pearson) 157-158
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 158-159
"Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 220, 223, 225

Deranne, Lisa (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Shakedown - Terrance Dicks)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 128-132, 146, 176, 255

Derby, William Stanley, 6th Earl of (English Nobleman, 1561-1642)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 116

Derby, Edward Smith-Stanley, 12th Earl of (Founder of the Epsom Derby, 1752-1834)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 65
The Derby: "The Adventure of the Librarian's Ghost" (Jon L. Breen) 25, 35; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 321; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 150; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 90, 229, 242; The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 58; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 123, 174; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 147; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 8; "Mrs Vamberry Takes a Trip" (Mike Resnick) 209; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 63, 171; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 95; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 33; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 234, 237; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 301; "Water from the Moon" (Carolyn Wheat) 37
Derby Day: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 75
Epsom Derby: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 202
; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 97

Derby, Edward Geoffrey Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl (British Conservative Prime Minister (1852, 58-59, 66-68), 1799-1869)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 26; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 24; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 1; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 7; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 44; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 7, 234
The Prime Minister: Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 223

Derby, Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl (British Foreign Minister, 1826-1893)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 28, 35-36, 39, 71, 126, 218, 302-303

Derby, Edward George Villiers Stanley, 17th Earl (British War Minister, 1865-1948)
"The Adventure of the Missing Group" (A.S. Reeve) 153-154
Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 268

Derby, Edward Pickman (The Thing on the Doorstep - H.P. Lovecraft)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 141

Derby, William Stanley, 6th Earl of (English Nobleman, 1561-1642)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 162

Derbyshire (Jennings series - Anthony Buckeridge)
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 13; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 12

Derevenko, 'Sailor' (Ukrainian Attendant to Czarevich Alexis)
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 62-64, 10-102, 104-105, 107, 111, 121, 124, 142-143, 154, 170,198-199, 216, 261, 264

Derham, John Adam (British Hockey Player, ?-1926)
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas)

Derleth, August (American Author, 1909-1971)
"The Adventure of the Snitch in Time" (August Derleth & Mack Reynolds) 65; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 28
Dr Let: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 81
See also: Comte D'Erlette

D'Erlette, Comte (Cthulhu Mythos stories - H.P. Lovecraft)
"The Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Paula Volsky) 171

Deronda, Daniel (Daniel Deronda - George Eliot)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 95; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 146, 180

Derringer, Henry (American Gunsmith, 1786-1868)
Derringer Pistol: Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse)296, 299; "The Phantom Pistol" (Jack Adrian) 496-497; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 171; The Scroll of the Dead (David Stuart Davies) 25-26, 45; Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 77; "A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 138-139; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 231; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 84, 87; Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 175, 211, 213; Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 131, 143, 154, 192, 206, 270-272, 283, 292; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 255, 257-258; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 65-66, 83, 227; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 495; My Hero (Tom Holt) 202; "The Haunted Manor" (Howard Hopkins) 124-125; "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 274; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 237, 249; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 280, 282, 284-285; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 67, 144, 179, 227; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 92; "The Röntgen Ray-der" (Mr M-) 230; "The Folly of Flight" (Matthew P. Mayo) 155; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 36, 289; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 93; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 140, 168; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 118; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 262; "The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 323; Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 212, 227; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 67; "Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 210; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 229; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 183-184; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 81, 123, 131, 142; "The House on Moreau Street" (Don Roff) 272; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 321; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 203; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 135, 143-144, 147, 195, 439-440, 535, 544, 585; 132; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 132; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 361; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 546; "Be Good or Begone" (Stan Trybulski) 161-162; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 52, 275, 309; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 204-205, 221-222, 226, 298, 301-302, 318; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 68, 71, 74; "The Adventure of the Second Round" (Mark Wardecker) 576, 60, 64, 71-72; "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 165; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 212; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 136, 166, 244, 258

Derry, Charles (British Retailer)
Derry & Toms: “The Problem of the Final Adventure” (Kim Newman) 393, 434

Des Esseintes (Against Nature - J.K.Huysmans)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 75

Desarte, Hamilton Cuffe, 5th Earl of (British Lawyer, 1848-1934)
Director of Public Prosecutions: "The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 185, 227

Desborough, Lord (British Peer)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 50

Descartes, René (French Mathematician & Philosopher, 1596-1650)
The A.I. Gang: Operation Sherlock (Bruce Coville) 47; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 40, 144; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 36; "The Case of the Open and Shut" (Douglas Moreton) 41;"A Singular Affair at Trincomalee" (Ted Riccardi) 237; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 121; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 220; The Adventure of the Ancient Gods (Ralph Vaughan) 16; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 28
Cartesian: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 217; "The Matter of the Dangerously Generous Benefactor" (David L. Hammer) 15; "Moriarty and the Two-Body Problem" (Alison Joseph) 8

Deschappelles, Pauline (The Lady of Lyons - Bulwer-Lytton)
The Monstrous Regiment (G
len Petrie) 128, 132

Desdemona (Othello - William Shakespeare)
"The Modjeska Waltz" (Rose Biggin) 554; "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 199; "A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 138-139; "Parris Green" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 205; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 27, 34-37, 71;"The Case of the Danish Prince" (Miles Kington) 139; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 55; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 207; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 49, 52, 55, 68; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; "The Case of Lady Sannox" (Peter H. Wood) 82

Desenfans, Mrs (Welsh Wife of Noel Desenfans)
The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 28

Desenfans, Noel (French-British Art Dealer, 1786-1807)
The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 27-28

Desgodins, Auguste (French Traveller & Scholar, 1826-?)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 133

Deslys, Gaby (French Actress, 1881-1920)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 53

Desmond, Major Barrett (The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman - Lillian de la Tour)
"The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman" (Lillian de la Tour) 241-260
"The Adventure of the Mocking Huntsman" (M.J. Elliott) 24

Despair (The Pilgrim's Progress - John Bunyan)
"The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 66

d'Esperance, Madam (Elizabeth Hope) (British Spirit Medium, 1855-1919)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 139-141, 143-154, 162

Desperate Dan (Comic Book Character - The Beano)
The Disappearing Diplomat (Terrance Dicks) 51

Desportes, Alexandre-François (French Artist, 1661-1743)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 84

Detection Club, The (Group of British Mystery Writers)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 111, 193, 229

Detectives (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 13

Detroit, Nathan (Guys & Dolls - Damon Runyon)
"The Sinister Cheesecake" (Craig Shaw Gardner) 441

d'Este, Ginevra (Wife of Sigismondo Malatesta, 1418-1440)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 50

D'Eu, Count (Brazilian Nobleman, Son-in-law of Pedro II)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 64, 197-198

D'Eu, Countess Isabella: see Isabel

Deutsch, Andre (British Publisher)
Andreas Deutsch: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 11

Devant, David (British Conjurer, 1868-1941)
Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 7, 15, 19, 23, 32-34, 37, 39-44, 47-51, 58, 60, 62-66, 68-70, 82, 90-91, 96-99, 103, 111-112
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 187-192, 195-196, 198, 258-260, 274
"The Phantom Pistol" (Jack Adrian) 488; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 16, 33; Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 20; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 178; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 74

Devant, Marion (Wife of David Devant, ?-1928)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 189

Develle, Jules (French Politician, 1845-1919)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 236, 253, 275, 349, 372-373

Devenish, Lord (Guy Domville - Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 399

DeVere, Charles (Magician, 1843-1931)
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 198

Devery, William 'Big Bill' (New York Police Chief)
"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 6-10, 13-14, 18-24, 27-31, 33-35, 41, 48, 55, 99, 106, 108, 110-112
The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 158, 170-172, 184-188, 202, 204, 214, 216, 227, 230, 305, 312

Devi (Hindu Goddess)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 45, 75; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 113; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 496

Devil, The

Devil, The (Punch & Judy Show)
The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 66, 95

Devlin, Mary: see Mary Devlin Booth

Devlin, Lord Patrick (British Judge, 1906-1992)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 23-26, 28-30

Devonshire, Evelyn Cavendish, Duchess of (Daughter of Lord Lansdowne, 1870-1960)
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 166, 174, 177, 190-192, 196, 201-202
Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 14

Devonshire, Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of (Subject of Gainsborough Painting, 1757-1806)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 17-18, 20-21, 49-50, 58, 112, 245; "Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 119; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 66; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 151

Devonshire, Louise Cavendish, Duchess of (British Noblewoman, Formerly Louisa, Duchess of Manchester, 1832-1911)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 92-99, 126-127, 201-203, 216, 228-229, 241, 250
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 149, 156-158, 166, 169, 183
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 229

Devonshire, Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of (British Statesman, 1833-1908)
Mrs Hudson and the Irish Invincibles (Barry S. Brown) 141

Devonshire, Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of (British Politician, 1868-1938)
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 201-202

Devonshire, William Cavendish, 3rd Earl of (British Nobleman, 1617-1684)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Tick Tock Man" (Roy Templeman) 122

Dew, Eliza (Mother of Walter Dew)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 102

Dew, Ethel: see Ethel Martin

Dew, Florence: see Florence Idle

Dew, Kate (Wife of Walter Dew)
Lestrade and the Dead Man’s Hand (M.J. Trow); Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 3, 113, 122-123, 143, 159, 198; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow); Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow)

Dew, Walter (British Police Officer, 1863-1947)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 299 {The officer who came running up}
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 59
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 107, 220-222
"The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 4
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 9-10, 44, 61-62, 65-66, 83, 101-102, 116-118, 120, 124, 126-129, 132-134, 152, 169, 181-183, 185, 200
Brigade (M.J.Trow) 213-405
"It's Clever, But Is It Art?" (M.J.Trow) 121-123
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 9-10, 25-27, 42-48, 55, 105, 130, 165, 174, 176-179, 181, 186-187, 191-192, 198-201, 223-224
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 18-21, 25, 27-29, 31-32, 34-54, 60-62, 66-67, 72, 83-91, 106-108, 115-120, 122-125, 131, 133-136, 146, 152, 154-155, 159-160, 165, 181-188, 195-201, 203-204, 218, 220, 223-227
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 11-223
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 9, 15, 23, 44-48, 76, 82, 84
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 1-3, 5, 8, 11-13, 16-22, 28-29, 33-38, 41-44, 48, 50-51, 55, 58-67, 69-72, 75, 77-79, 87-88, 96-102, 105, 107-114, 118-122, 124, 127-135, 141-159, 168-170, 172, 176-192, 195, 197-198, 201-204, 206, 208-214, 216-222, 231-235
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 14-16, 22, 69-70
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 15-21, 23-28, 31-33, 50-53, 55-56, 76-79, 83-84, 129-130, 132, 136, 142-144, 147-153, 156, 161, 167-170, 173-176, 178, 189-193, 196-199, 204, 209
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 413-414, 417, 444-447, 458, 468-471, 483-485, 488-489, 499, 502-503, 505, 507, 511, 527, 530-531, 533-535, 537, 541, 546, 553, 555-562, 568-569, 572, 574, 577-579, 587-588, 592-593, 595-596, 604-605, 612-613, 617, 619-621, 630
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 19, 22-23, 34, 43-46, 67, 70, 73-76, 80-83, 86-88, 103, 115, 119, 147-148, 161, 210, 249-251
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 16-18, 20, 43-65, 107-115, 117-126, 128, 140-143, 162-169, 176-177, 192-194, 198, 205-210, 212, 214, 216-220, 222-227, 229
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 57-60, 161-168, 172-175, 196, 225-229, 231
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 134-135, 137
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 17; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 15, 27, 99, 157-158; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 66, 73, 75, 135, 216, 224;
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 88

Dews, The Little (Children of Walter Dew: Walter (b.1887), Ethel (b.1891), Stanley (b.1893), Kate May (b.1895), Dorothy Bertha (b. 1903), Raymond (d.1891))
Lestrade and the Dead Man’s Hand (M.J. Trow); Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 113, 122-123, 143; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow); Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow)
see also: Ethel Martin

Dewar, Sir James (British Chemist, 1842-1923)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 54

Dewars, John (Scottish Distiller, 1856-1929)
Dewars Special: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 34

Dewey Duck: see Huey, Dewey & Louie

Dewey, George (American Naval Commander, 1837-1917)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 9, 49, 58

Dewey, Melvil (American Librarian, 1851-1931)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 141
Dewey Number: Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 54

Dharmadeva (Licchavi King, c.450AD)
"The Case of the French Savant" (Ted Riccardi) 96, 100, 105-106, 111, 113-117

Dharmapalas (Buddhist Deities)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 119