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Lenchen: see Demuth, Helene

L'Enfant, Pierre (French Architect, 1754-1825)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 288; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 109

Lenglen, Suzanne (French Tennis Player, 1899-1938)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 76; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 188

Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (Russian Revolutionary Leader, 1870-1924)
Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 25, 29, 48-49, 57, 69, 100, 104-115, 119-120, 124, 136-137
"Three Cases of Good Intentions" (Colin Bruce)
272-273
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 159
The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 54, 76, 115, 167, 169-173, 179, 187, 196-198, 217, 247, 249, 259
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 75, 86, 89, 125, 140, 176-177
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 84-91, 94-97, 102, 104-110, 117-120, 127, 136, 146, 148, 169, 214, 220, 222, 261, 263-267, 269, 281, 283-284
The Game (Laurie R. King) 37-38, 86, 88, 149, 259, 265, 330; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 132;
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 15, 98; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 179, 205; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 65; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 267; Lestrade and theDevil's Own (M J Trow) 166; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 87, 89; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 54, 200, 219
Leningrad:
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 13; "The Modern Radio Sleuth" (Jay Coote) 80, 82; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 168; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 11-12
Leninist: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 115
Ninel!:
"Xenolith" (Dana Martin Batory) 46, 49

Lenin, Mrs.: see Nadezhada Krupskaya

Lennon, John (British Singer & Composer, 1940-1980)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 288; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 112, 220; "Moriarty By Modem" (Jack Nimersheim) 297; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 129

Lennox, Sylvia (The Long Goodbye - Raymond Chandler)
Sylvia Leonard: The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 50-51, 61-63, 65-66, 69, 71-74, 77-80, 84, 87, 89-90, 92-94, 97, 99, 108, 111-112, 126, 132, 137, 154-159, 173-174, 190, 192-197, 199-200, 205, 212, 221-222, 225

Lennox, Terry (The Long Goodbye - Raymond Chandler)
Terrence Leonard / Paul Martin: The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 48-53, 57-66, 68-74, 77-80, 84-87, 90-92, 94, 96-97, 99, 108, 111-112, 123-124, 126-127, 132, 137, 150, 154-159, 172-173, 175, 178, 186-193, 196, 200, 202-212, 223

Leno, Dan (British Entertainer)
Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 72, 74-75
Moriarty (John Gardner) 97, 184-185
"The Case of the Incumbent Invalid" (Claire Griffen) 61, 65
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 137; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 198; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 95; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 26; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 170; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 14; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 20; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 108; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 66

Leno, John Bedford (British Radical & Poet, 1826-1894)
The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 173

Lenore (The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 34; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 174

Lenotre, G.: see Théodore Gosselin

Lenox, Arthur Bainbridge (My Official Wife - Richard Henry Savage)
"The Adventure of the Imaginary Nihilist" (Will Murray) 245

Lenox, Robert (American Farmer)
Lenox Hill: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 191

Leo (The MGM Lion)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 110, 129

Leo X, Giovanni de Medici (Pope (1513-21), 1475-1521)
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 151; "The Case of the Vatican Cameos" (June Thomson) 131-132, 154-157, 160-161

Leo XIII (Pope (1878-1903), 1810-1903)
"The Matter of the Vatican Cameos" (David L. Hammer) 20
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 11-17, 21, 27, 86, 93, 125-126, 258, 260, 299
"The Kingdom of the Blind" (Adrian Middleton) 58-59, 63, 68
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 193-194
"The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 187-188, 190-194, 196-200, 206, 208, 211, 213-214, 216-217
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 105-106
"The Case of the Cardinal's Corpse" (June Thomson) 93, 96
"The Case of the Vatican Cameos" (June Thomson) 129-131, 140, 149, 162
"A Study In Orange" (Peter Tremayne) 252-253, 255, 258, 272
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 29; "The Adventure of the Three Ghosts" (Loren D. Estleman) 102; "And The Rest" (C.D. Ewing) 354; "The Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (Isaac S. George) 75-76, 79-81; "The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 49; "The Matter of the Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (David L. Hammer) 52; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 93; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 39; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 36; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 48, 58, 97-98; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 60; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 210; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 398
Bootmakers for the Pope:
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 7; Sherlock Holmes in Tibet (Richard Wincor) 9
Papal Blessing: The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 223
Papal Connections: "A Study In Orange" (Peter Tremayne) 255
Papal Dispensation: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 223
The Pope: "The Strange Case of the Voodoo Priestess" (Carole Buggé) 255; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 147, 386, 397; "Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 23; "The Adventure of the Deptford Horror" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 229-230; The Missing Cleric" (Miles Elward) 3; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 20; "The Disappearance of the Vatican Emissary" (Jack Grochot) 57-60, 70; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 51; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 182; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 107
; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 1

Leochares (Greek Sculptor, 4th century BC)
"The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 229

Leodegar (Bishop of Autun, c.615-679)
St Leger Bar: "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 174

Leonard, St (French Hermit)
St Leonard's: "The Adventure of the Beggar's Head" (Michael Mallory) 192

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero (Italian Composer 1858-1919)
"The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 166-173, 176, 179, 182
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 62; "An Affair in Ravello" (Ted Riccardi) 3; "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 83

Leonora (Il Trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi)
The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 179, 181-183

Leonora of Naples (Daighter of Ferdinand I of Naples, 1450-1493)
Leonora of Aragon: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 50

Leonowens, Anna (British Governess & Authoress, 1834-1914)
Diana Fordeland: Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 3-25, 32-35, 37-39, 44-47, 70, 85, 88-91, 93-127, 144-156, 158, 167-170
"Water from the Moon" (Carolyn Wheat) 42

Leonowens, Avis (Daughter of Anna Leonowens, 1854-?)
Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 5, 12, 97, 100, 102

Leonowens, Louis (Son of Anna Leonowens, 1856-1919)
"Water from the Moon" (Carolyn Wheat) 37-38, 40-56
Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 5, 12, 97, 100

Leonowens, Thomas (British Soldier, Husband of Anna Leonowens)
Rupert Eland: Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 5, 98-100

Leopold, Prince, Duke of Albany (4th Son of Queen Victoria, 1853-1884)
"Death in the Christmas Hour" (James Powell) 326;"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 93

Leopold I (Holy Roman Emperor (1658-1705), 1640-1705)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 8

Leopold II (King of Belgium (1865-1909), 1835-1909)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 130, 132-133, 138, 140, 142, 144-145, 149, 159
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 289; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 24; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 33; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 55; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 2, 232, 260-261, 267, 271, 285
Leopoldville: "Darkest Gold" (L.B.Greenwood) 182-183, 188

Leopold, Nathan (1904-1971) & Loeb, Richard (1905-1936) (American Murderers)
A Taste for Honey (H.F.Heard) 151-152, 154-155; Bloodline (Jill Jones) 269; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 6

Leopoldina (Brazilian Princess, Daughter of Pedro II)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 201

Leotard, Jules (French Acrobat)
The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 71, 74;
Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 23, 30, 55, 93; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 43; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 95; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 202

Lépine, Louis (French Lawyer & Police Official, 1846-1933)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 12, 284-286

Leppek, Christopher (American Journalist)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 4-9

Lepsius, Karl Richard (German Egyptologist, 1810-1884)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 144, 172; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 183

Lermolieff, Ivan: see Giovanni Morelli

Lermontov, Mikhail (Russian Poet, 1814-1841)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 137
; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 184

Leroux, Gaston (French Author, 1868-1927)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 45, 47-49, 51, 53-55, 60-62, 75-76, 79-80, 94, 103, 115, 124-125, 127-128, 141, 168, 176-180, 182-183, 210-211
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 101, The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 169

Leroy, Louis (French Artist & Playwright)
"The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 8

Lescroart, John T. (American Author)
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 11
Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 9-19

L'Espanaye, Camille (Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 333-334, 339, 341-342, 353, 369, 384-395, 420-423, 431, 445, 471
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 17-18; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 15

L'Espanaye, Madame (Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 333-334, 338-339, 341, 353, 369, 380-383, 385, 387-390, 393, 410, 413, 421-422, 430, 568
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 17-18; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 182; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 15, 18; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 387

Lessing (War of the Worlds - H.G.Wells)
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 207

Lestat de Lioncourt (Vampire Lestat series - Anne Rice)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 269-270, 272, 274

Lethbridge-Stewart, Brigadier Alistair (Doctor Who TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 72-74, 77-87, 103-105, 108-109, 111-112, 127-129, 133, 139, 151-154, 158, 165-167, 169-171, 174-177, 179, 189, 191, 204, 206, 212-213, 219, 226, 228-230, 232-235, 251, 264, 267, 273, 282-283
Evolution (John Peel) 209-210, 256
Commander Ralph Lethbridge-Stewart: The Waters of Death (Kel Richards)
5, 13-14, 17-23, 38, 65-66, 76-77, 89, 91-92

Lethbridge-Stewart, Doris (Doctor Who: Battlefield - TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 72-74, 77-78, 80-81, 85-87, 104, 108-109, 127, 139, 166-167, 169-171, 173, 175, 191-192, 206, 212, 219, 226, 228-230, 232-234, 251, 264, 267, 273, 282-283

Lethbridge-Stewart, Gordon (Downtime - Video)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 104

Lethbridge-Stewart, Kadiatu (The New Doctor Who Adventures series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 82-84, 86-87, 104, 108, 112, 115, 118, 127, 139, 151, 172-173, 176, 180, 192, 204-205, 215, 219, 225-226, 228, 258, 274, 276, 283

Lethbridge-Stewart, Kate (Downtime - Video)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 81, 104

Lethbridge-Stewart, Brigadier Yembe (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Transit - Ben Aaronovitch)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell)

Lettow-Vorbeck, General Paul Von (German Military Leader, 1870-1964)
The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 58; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 118

Leucippus of Miletus (Greek Philosopher, 450-370BC)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 46

Leutze, Emmanuel (German Artist, 1816-1868)
Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 175
; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 8

Levasseur, Olivier (French Pirate, c.1688-1730)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 363

Levassor, Emile (French Car Designer, 1844?-1897)
Panhard-Levassor: Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 19; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 182

Levavasseur, Antoinette (Daughter of French Engine Designer Léon Levavasseur)
Antoinette Engine: Lestrade and the Devilâƒôs Own (M.J. Trow) 89

Lever, William (1851-1925) & James (1854-1910) (British Manufacturers)
Lever Brothers: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 309

Levi (Paws & Claws: A Three Dog Mystery - Ralp E. Vaughan)
"The Dog Who Loved Sherlock Holmes" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 167-176

Lévi, Eliphas (French Occultist, 1810-1875)
"Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 22; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 201

Levi, Joseph (British Anarchist, Member of Piatkow's Gang)
Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 21-22
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow)
56, 132

Levi, Sir Samuel (The Suicide Club - Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 136

Lévi, Sylvain (French Orientalist, 1863-1935)
"The Case of the French Savant" (Ted Riccardi) 101-118

Leviathan (Bible - Psalms)
"The Tattooed Arm" (Marc Bilgrey) 150; The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 159, 183; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 161; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 190; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 28-29; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 155; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) clxxi; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 144; Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 142
A leviathan: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 7, 104; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 90; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 136; Reply Paid (H.F. Heard) 262; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 53; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 294; The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 62; "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 98; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 269
leviathan...: "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 138
Leviathans: Murder, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 82; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 229
the leviathan: "Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell" (Simon Clark) 159, 174

Levine, Wesley (Criminal)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 109

Levite's Concubine (Bible - Judges)
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 295

Levy, Amy (British Writer, 1861-1889)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 74-82, 87, 143
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 7, 22, 246; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 189

Levy, Daniel (Mr Justice Raffles - E.W. Hornung)
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 382

Levy, Jefferson M. (American Owner of Thomas Jefferson's House "Monticello")
"Sherlock Holmes Outwitted: The Adventure of the 'Hot Feet'" (Armistead M. Dobie) 334

Levy, Joseph Hyam (Ripper Case Witness)
Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 25-26, 47-48

Lewes, George Henry (British Critic, Philosopher & Scientist 1817-1878)
"The Matter of the Furnival Curse" (David L. Hammer) 89-90

Lewis, A.J.: see Hoffmann, Professor

Lewis, Arthur H. (American Author & Sherlockian, 1906-1995)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 11

Lewis, C.S. (British Writer, 1898-1963)
The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 22-24; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 39

Lewis, Elizabeth Eberstadt (Wife of Sir George Lewis, 1844-1931)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 88

Lewis, Sir George (British Lawyer, 1833-1911)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 46-50
"The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 12-14, 19
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 349-350
"Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 117, 125; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 238-240, 247

Lewis, Colonel I.N. (American Soldier)
Lewis Gun: Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 47, 289; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 8

Lewis, Leopold (English Playwright, 1828-1890)
"Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 281

Lewis, Matthew Gregory (British Author, 1775-1818)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146

Lewis, Meriwether (American Explorer)
Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 41

Lewis, Mrs. (C.S.Lewis's Mother)
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 39

Lewis, Robert (British Cigar Merchant)
Lewis of St James: The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 124

Lewis, Sarah (Ripper Witness, Neighbour of Mary Kelly who heard cries of 'Murder')
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 102
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 106, 171; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 82

Lewis, Sinclair (American Author, 1885-1951)
Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 117
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 63; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 180; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 143, 146; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 120

Lewis, Winifred (Biographer of B.K. Mallik)
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 224-225

Lewis, Wyndham (British Painter, Novelist & Critic, 1882-1957)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 15

Lexow, Clarence (American Senator, 1852-1910)
Lexow Commission: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 153, 224, 241, 270

Ley, Willy (German Rocket Scientist, 1906-1969)
"The Adventure of the Extraterrestrial (Mack Reynolds) 165-166

Leybourne, George (British Songwriter, 1842-1884)
Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 61, 63
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 19, 41, 49, 54-56, 58-59, 64-65
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 150-154, 162, 218
The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 47, 148

Li Chang Yen (The Big Four - Agatha Christie)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 26-28, 32-35, 39, 41
NOTE: Dr. Natas is identified as Li on P.28

Li King Su (The Hand of Fu Manchu - Sax Rohmer)
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 213-218, 225-226, 396-397

Li Lien-Ying (Grand Imperial Eunuch of the Chinese Court)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 113-114, 128, 136-139, 142, 148, 163, 213, 228, 240, 243-245, 254, 269, 274, 285, 300, 305
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 246-247, 254, 256, 274
An-Li: "The Adventure of the Celestial Snows" (George Alec Effinger)
336, 338, 341-344, 346

Li Po (Chinese Poet, 701-762)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 149

Li Shao, Nathan (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Sky Pirates! - Dave Stone)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 128-132, 135-136, 143, 146-149, 154-155, 253, 254-255

Li Shizhen (Chinese Herbologist, 1518-1593)
Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 145

Lia Fail, The (Irish Sacred Stone)
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 108

Libbey, Laura Jean (American Author, 1862-1924)
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 214; "A Pragmatic Enigma" (John Kendrick Bangs) 102

Libby, Arthur & Charles (American Food Manufacturers)
Libby's: A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 189

Liberace (American Pianist, 1919-1987)
The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death (Daniel Pinkwater) 369

Liberty, Arthur (British Founder of Liberty & Co., 1843-1917)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 203-204
Moriarty (John Gardner) 249; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 184; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 2; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 123
Liberty & Co.: Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 205
Liberty's: Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 43; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 338; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 12-13; "The Adventure of the Avaricious Bookkeeper" (Joel & Carolyn Senter) 379; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 61; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 231-232; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 191; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 100; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 106
Liberty Curtains: Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 209
Liberty Gown: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 244, 340, 343; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 24, 31, 39, 86, 191-192; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 409
Liberty of London: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 25
Liberty Shawl: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 131
Liberty Silk: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 12, 15-16, 20-22, 31, 38, 44, 188-189, 205, 266, 352, 473
Liberty Wallpaper: Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 149

Lichfield, Thomas Anson, 2nd Earl of (British Politician, 1825-1892)
Earl of Lichester: "The Adventure of the Parson’s Son" (Bob Byrne) 264

Lichfield, Lord Patrick (British Photographer, 1939-2005)
Constable Lichfield: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 130; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 120; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 226
Litchfield- the Police Photographer: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 92

Lichnowsky, Karl Max, Prince (German Diplomat, 1860-1928)
The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 52

Liddell, Alice: see Alice

Liddell, Edith (Sister of Alice Liddell)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 18-19, 21-24, 33
"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber)
84, 91-92, 97

Liddell, Henry George (Dean of Christ Church College, Father of Alice Liddell, 1811-1898)
"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber)
84, 90-94, 96-98
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 19-20
"The Case of the Detective's Smile" (Mark Bourne) 20-21; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 14; The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 129

Liddell, Lorina (Mother of Alice Liddell)
"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber)
84, 91-93, 96-99
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 23
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 26

Liddell, Lorina (Sister of Alice Liddell)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 18-19, 21-24, 33
"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber)
84, 92

Lidenbrock, Axel (Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Jules Verne)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller)105, 118, 150-152, 160-162, 167, 170, 204, 215, 217

Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 39

Lidenbrock, Professor Otto (Journey to the Centre of the Earth - Jules Verne)
The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 228; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 152; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 45

See also: Professor Oliver Lindenbrook

Liebig, Justus, Baron Von (German Chemist, 1803-1873)
"The Case of Vamberry, The Wine Merchant" (Ian Charnock) 57, 62; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein)
240

Liegeard, Stephen (French Poet)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 334

Ligeia (The Tomb of Ligeia - Edgar Allan Poe)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 107; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 34

Light, Captain Francis (Founder of Penang, 1740-1794)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 256

Light, Mrs (Mother of Ronald Light)
"The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas) 249

Light, Ronald (Accused in the Green Bicycle Case, c.1885-?)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 240-241
"The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas)
247-249, 251-255, 257-261, 265-266, 268-273

Light Brigade, The (British Army Unit, Crimean War)
Brigade (M.J. Trow)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 194; "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 313; Moriarty (John Gardner) 30; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 55; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 179; My Hero (Tom Holt) 237; Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 264, 269-270; "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 347; "A Volume in Vermilion" (Kim Newman) 75; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 115; The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 109; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 200-201, 205; "The Rajah's Ruby" (Frank Thomas) 72; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 81; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 101, 106, 118; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 208

Light Crust Dough Boys, The (American Swing Band)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

Lightfoot, Peter (British Monk, designed Wells Cathedral Clock)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 78

Lightoller, Charles (Second officer Aboard the Titanic, 1874-1952)
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 183, 185, 193-194, 196-197, 207, 223, 229-230, 233, 244-245, 249-252

Lilian (Lilian - Alfred, Lord Tennyson)
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1

Lilienthal, Otto (German Aereonautical Pioneer, 1848-1896)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 226; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 951

Lilith (Hebrew Folklore, First Wife of Adam)
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 82-83, 120-123, 126, 149-152, 158-159, 176-178, 194-195, 197, 202, 205, 207, 213, 224, 227-228, 230-243, 251-252, 264, 270, 273-276, 278-291, 298, 305, 307-311, 313-314, 316-322, 324, 343-346, 349-350, 352, 354-358, 372-373, 375-383, 409-410, 413, 420-421, 431-432, 434-448, 450-451, 454-460, 463-465, 468, 473, 477-480, 482-496, 498-501
"By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 200; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 103; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 110; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 189
NOTE: The character Lilah is identified as Lilith on pages 381, 482, 484-48 of Tom Holland's Supping with Panthers

Lilley, Arthur (British Cricketer, 1866-1929)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 86, 89, 94, 96, 127
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 304

Lilleywhite, James (British Sporting Goods Dealer & Publisher, 1825-1882)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 13
Lilleywhite's: Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 50, 53-54

Lillie, Gordon William "Pawnee Bill" (American Showman, 1860-1942)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 33

Lilliputians (Gulliver's Travels - Jonathan Swift)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 44
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 35, 226; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 137; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King)
114; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 158; "The Thing Waiting Outside" (Barbara Williamson) 112
Lilliputian (adj.): Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 70; The Unpleasantness at Parkerton Manor (Barry S. Brown) 144; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 257; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 240; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 54; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 289; The Game (Laurie R. King) 205; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 71; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 84
Mental Lilliputians: Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 47

Lillywhite, William (British Cricketer, 1792-1854)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 226

Lim Nee Soon (Chinese Singaporean Merchant, 1879-1936)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 125-127

Liman, Carl (German Forensic Scientist, 1818-1891)
"The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 258

Lime, Harry (The Third Man - Grahame Greene)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 113

Lincoln, Abraham (American President (1861-65), 1809-1865)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 5, 8, 11, 18, 33, 46, 50-51, 53, 61-67, 70, 73, 94, 101, 112, 115-116, 118-119, 122-133, 135-136, 140-141, 143-144, 148, 151, 153, 155, 157, 163, 165, 168-169, 171, 179-180, 184, 186, 188-190, 193, 195, 198-199, 205-208, 211-213, 216-217, 224-225, 227, 229-231, 233-235, 237, 240, 248-249, 254-261, 264, 282-283, 287, 289-291, 293-294, 298, 301, 316-317, 319, 326, 333, 336

Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 33-34, 65-66, 70, 91, 103, 114-115, 118-120, 129, 171
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 56; "Time Patrol" (Poul Anderson)
17; "The Adventure of the Boulevard Assassin" (Kathleen Brady) 94; "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 164, 204; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 283; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 113-116, 120-122; The Strange Case of the End of Civilisation as we Know It (John Cleese, Jack Hobbs & Joe McGrath)
13; "Cross of Gold" (Michael Collins) 337-338; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 15, 156, 289; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 175; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 16, 56, 67; "A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 147; "The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 86; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 3; Time for Sherlock Holmes (David Dvorkin) 104; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 111; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 69; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 103, 243; The Clockwork Scarab (Colleen Gleason) 113; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 33; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 22; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 49; Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 114; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 2, 5; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 85, 89-90, 107, 200; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 368; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 159; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 100, 104; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 132, 160; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 133; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 27-29, 35, 46, 79, 111, 193, 260-261; "The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 21, 50-52; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 92; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 64; Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 150; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 20; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 146; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 155; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 68; The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 204; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 228; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 189; Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 81, 94; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 26; Ghosts and the Machine (Lloyd Rose) 29, 46; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 106-107; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 58, 197, 230, 288, 310, 316, 321-324, 326, 367, 448, 523, 585; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 82-83; "The Reluctant Assassin" (Peter Tremayne) 230; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 80; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 115; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 38; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 211; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 110; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 407; The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 293; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 147; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 118, 146
Lincoln Car: Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 18, 88, 112, 116, 127, 169, 175, 177, 188, 192, 206, 222
Lincoln Center: They Might Be Giants (James Goldman) 133
Lincoln Gardens: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 241
Lincoln, Nebraska: "The Reluctant Assassin" (Peter Tremayne) 230
The Lincoln Room: Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 21
Lincolnesque: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 218; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 46; "The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 138
Linkn: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80
The President: The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 35

Lincoln, Abraham II (Son of Robert Todd Lincoln, 1873-1890)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 245

Lincoln, Bishop of (Henry VIII - William Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 14, 16

Lincoln, Elmo (American Actor, 1889-1952)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 41-42; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 305

Lincoln, Jessie Harlan (Daughter of Robert Todd Lincoln, 1875-1934)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 245

Lincoln, Mary Eunice Harlan (Wife of Robert Todd Lincoln, 1846-1937)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 158-159, 161, 163, 166, 171

Lincoln, Mary "Mamie" (Daughter of Robert Todd Lincoln, 1869-1938)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 245

Lincoln, Mary Todd (Wife of Abraham Lincoln, 1818-1882)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 66, 133, 136, 144-145, 291
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 107; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 324, 326; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 82-83

Lincoln, Robert Todd (Son of Abraham Lincoln, 1843-1926)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 157-163, 166, 168, 170-171, 201, 243-254, 277, 282
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 46-47, 120, 184, 326

Lincoln, Trebitsch (Hungarian-British Spy, 1879-1943)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 219

Lind, Jenny (Swedish Soprano, 1820-1887)
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 105; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 139; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 234; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 49; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 311; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 91; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 22; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 33

Linda (Charles Dickens' Dog)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 417-418

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow (Wife of Charles Lindbergh, 1906-2001)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 183, 185-186

Lindbergh, Charles (American Aviator, 1902-1974)
"The Adventure of The White Bird" (C. Edward Davis) 350, 352, 354, 356, 358, 362, 371
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 183-186
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 140; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 115, 173; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 310; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 295; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 132
The Lindbergh Affair: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 190

Lindbergh, Charles, Jr (Son of Charles Lindbergh, 1931-1932)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 183-186, 202

Lindeman, William K. (American Sherlockian, ?-1971)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 60

Lindenbrook, Professor Oliver (Journey to the Center of the Earth - 1959 Movie)
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 37-40, 42-43, 193
See also: Professor Otto Lidenbrock

Linderman, Leo (American Restaurateur)
Lindy's: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 64-66, 187-188

Lindsay, Colonel James (British Officer of the Royal Engineers)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 146

Lindwall, Ray (Australian Cricketer, 1921-1996)
My Hero (Tom Holt)
6

Ling of Han / Lingdi (Chinese Emperor (168-89), 156-189)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 126

Lingg, Louis (German-American Anarchist, 1864-1887)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 278; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 285

Linnaeus, Carolus (Swedish Botanist, 1707-1778)
"Sherlock Holmes & Basho" (A.A.Attanasio) 50; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 18
Linnaean Society: "The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (John L. Breen) 195
Linnean Society: Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 271

Linnell, Ernest (British Soldier, Lived with Ellen Donworth)
Fred Linnell: "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 227

Lionel the Lion-Faced Man (Polish Sideshow Act, 1890-1932)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 217

Lippard, George (American Novelist, 1822-1854)
The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 31

Lippi, Fra Filippo (Italian Artist, 1406-1469)
"The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 133

Lipska, Marthe (Wife of Robert Sherard)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 5, 12, 40, 55, 133, 149, 223, 264

Lipski, Israel (British Murderer, 1865-1887)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 86-87, 155; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 270; "The Case of the Choleric Cotton Broker" (Martin Edwards) 263-264; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 39

Lipton, Marcus (British Politician, 1900-1978)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Underground Car Park" (Alan Watkins) 309

Lipton, Sir Thomas (British Merchant, 1850-1931)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie)
51
Lipton's Tea: Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 179; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 274

Liso (The New Doctor Who Adventures: St Anthony's Fire - Mark Gatiss)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 246-247

Lispenard, Dr (American Drug Store Proprietor, Employer of Francis J. Tumblety)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 120

Lispeth (Kim - Rudyard Kipling)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 44

Lissie, Lord Bertie: see Bertie

List, Guido Von (Austrian Mystic, 1848-1919)
Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing)
47-48, 68-69, 126

Lister, Joseph (British Surgeon, 1827-1912)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 9-10, 64
"The Adventure of the Christmas Tree" (William L. DeAndrea) 188; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 33; "Quid Pro Quo" (Ashley Lister) 363, 366; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 30; The Affair of the Incognito Tenant (Lora Roberts) 22;
The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 127; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 49; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 155
Lister's Carbolic Acid Solution: Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 228

Liszt, Blandine (Daughter of Franz Liszt, 1835-1862)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 116

Liszt, Cosima: see Cosima Wagner

Liszt, Daniel (Son of Franz Liszt, 1839-1859)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 116

Liszt, Franz (Hungarian Composer, 1811-1886)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 114-121, 125, 127-131, 133, 136-137, 139-142, 151, 157-159
"A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 64; "Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 59, 63; "The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 404; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 234; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 326-327; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 222; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 16; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Daniel Gracely) 49-50; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 152; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna)
241; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 116; "The Man From Capetown" (Stuart M. Kaminsky) 1; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 203; "The Adventure of the Concert Pianist" (Margaret Maron) 236; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 72; "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 85; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 175; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 247; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 273

Litefoot, Professor George (Dr Who: The Talons of Weng Chiang - TV Series)
"The Adventure of the Honourable Cracksman" (M J Elliott) 27; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 42-43, 297

Littimer (David Copperfield - Charles Dickens)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 81-82, 84-85

Little, Alicia Neva (British Writer, 1845-1926)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 117

Little, Charles C. (American Publisher)
Little, Brown & Co.: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 187

Little Bo Peep (Nursery Rhyme Character)
"Death in the Christmas Hour" (James Powell)
335
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 33; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 86; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 88; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 88, 232; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 264; Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 247

Little Boy Blue (Nursery Rhyme Character)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 236
Little Boyd Blue: Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 90

Little Dog, The (Hey Diddle Diddle - Nursery Rhyme)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 219

Little Dorrit (Little Dorrit - Charles Dickens)
Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 177-178; "The Adventure of the Glass House" (Michael Mallory) 68; "The Case of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Jay Sheckley)
343

Little Egypt (American Dancer)
"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 54, 80; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost), 197-198; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 12; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 82

Little Jack Horner (Nursery Rhyme Character)
"Humpty Dumpty, Did he Fall? Or Was he Pushed?" (Victor G. Ambrus)
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 375;
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 74-75; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 78; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 142; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 63
Hornerise: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 75
Rhyming Slang for "Corner": "Voiceover" (Edward Wellen)
235

Little John (Robin Hood Legend)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 22; Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 78; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 43; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 170
Littlejohn & Robin, Publishers: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 81

Little Kitty (Paws & Claws: A Three Dog Mystery - Ralp E. Vaughan)
"The Dog Who Loved Sherlock Holmes" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 167, 169-172, 176

Little Lotte (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 74

Little Lulu (Little Lulu Cartoon Strip - Marge Henderson Buell)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 161

Little Miss Muffet (Nursery Rhyme Character)
"Humpty Dumpty, Did he Fall? Or Was he Pushed?" (Victor G. Ambrus)

"The Case of the King of Hearts" (Judie Angell) 77; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 179; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 263; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 173

Little Miss Muffet's Spider (Nursery Rhyme Character)
"Humpty Dumpty, Did he Fall? Or Was he Pushed?" (Victor G. Ambrus)

Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 263, 328; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 173

Little Nell (The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens)
"The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 82; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 80, 156, 158, 162-163; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 78; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 45; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 371; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 139; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 208; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 260
Little Nelles: "Porlock’s Demise" (Ted Riccardi) 101-102

Little Nell's Grandfather (The Old Curiosity Shop - Charles Dickens)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 162

Little Orphan Annie (Comic Strip Character)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 33; "The Adventure of the Speckled Bandana" (J.E. Cohen) 57

Little Princes in the Tower see: Edward V & Richard, Duke of York

Little Red Riding Hood (Fairy Story Character)
Sophie's World (Jostein Gaarder) 454
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 34, 46-47, 62, 85, 147, 154; "The Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf" (Anthony Boucher) 428-430; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 234; "The Adventure of the Mocking Huntsman" (M.J. Elliott) 26; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 207, 211; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 39

Little Red Riding Hood's Grandmother (Fairy Story Character)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 47; "The Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf" (Anthony Boucher) 428-429; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 35; My Hero (Tom Holt)
116; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 211

Little Red Riding Hood's Wolf (Fairy Story Character)
"The Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf" (Anthony Boucher) 428-429; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 35; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 23; My Hero (Tom Holt)
116

Little Red Riding Hood's Woodcutter (Fairy Story)
"The Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf" (Anthony Boucher) 428-429

Little Tich (British Music Hall Entertainer, 1867-1928)
The Case of the Disappearing Detective (Anthony Read) 54-55, 59-60, 68, 140
Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 23; The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
210; Moriarty (John Gardner) 97; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 234

Little Yellow God, The (The Green Eye of the Little Yellow God - J. Milton Hayes)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 220-226, 233, 237, 241, 254-255, 261, 266-267, 274-277
"Wyllie Lochead - Detective" (B) 134

Littlechild, Chief Inspector John (British Special Branch Commander, 1848-1923)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 10, 12, 15, 28-36, 51-52, 67, 83, 103-104, 123-127, 131, 161, 163, 169-170
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 79, 119, 122-123, 136, 223-226, 238-239, 265-268
"A Study In Orange" (Peter Tremayne) 258-259, 268
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 181-182, 202-204, 212-213
The Adventure of the Dead Rabbits Society (Philip J. Carraher)
6; "The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 58
Chief Inspector John Littlefield: The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 119

Littlejohn, Dr. Henry (Scottish Police Surgeon, 1826-1914)
The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 65
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 162-166, 168-170
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 139-140, 142, 146, 164, 172, 211

Littleton, Henry (British Music Publisher, 1823-1888)
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 153, 155-156

Littlejohn, Johnny (Doc Savage series - Kenneth Robeson)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 146

Liverpool Police (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 126

Livia (Wife of Augustus Caesar, 30 BC - 29 AD)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) clxv

Livingstone, Dr. David (British Explorer, 1813-1873)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 6-7
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
132; The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 2; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 102; The Dracula Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 101; "Darkest Gold" (L.B.Greenwood) 177; "The Manor House Case" (Edward D. Hoch) 264; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 54; Most Baffling, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 55; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 165; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 34; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 155; The Mystery Surrounding Watson’s Lost Dispatch Box (Gary Lovisi) 18; Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 112; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 117; "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 53; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 54; "The Adventure of the Death-Fetch" (Darrell Schweitzer) 469; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 52, 76, 251-252; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 30; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 316; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 992; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 81;
Livingston: Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 88

Livy (Roman Historian, 59BC-AD17)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 6, 9, 325, 380; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) cxc; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 69, 278

Lizars, John (Scottish Optician, 1810-1879)
Lizars Camera: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 56, 128, 217

LL Cool J (American Rap Star)
The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 109

Llachau (Son of King Arthur)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 116, 118, 169

Llewellyn, Dr Rees Ralph (Ripper Case - Doctor called to Nichols' Murder Scene)
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 21-25, 28-29
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 31-32, 35
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland)
125, 213, 251, 253, 257, 266, 351, 358-359, 448, 472, 500
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 127
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 69
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 33-34, 36
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 49-51
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas)
62

Llewelyn-Bowen, Laurence (British Interior Designer, 1965- )
Lawrence, llewellyn and Bowen: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 106

Llewelyn-Davies Boys, The (George, Jack, Peter, Michael & Nicholas) (J.M. Barrie's inspiration for Peter Pan)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 110, 129, 137, 139-141, 240

Llewelyn the Great (Welsh King, c1173-1240)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 390-391, 411

Llewelyn the Last (Welsh King, c1223-1282)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 390-391, 411

Lloigor (Cthulhu Mythos Stories)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 221

Lloyd, Adelaide Atkinson (Mother of Constance Wilde)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 43

Lloyd, Arthur (Scottish Music Hall Artiste, 1839-1904)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 80

Lloyd, Edward (British Coffee Shop Owner, c.1648-1713)
Lloyds of London: "The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 395; "The Box" (Steve Cavanagh) 170; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 25; The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 7, 122, 260, 263-264, 269, 272; "Fool’s Gold" (Martin Rosenstock) 113; "Sherlock Holmes and the Other Eye" (Richard Dean Starr & E.R, Bower) 179, 183, 187, 190, 202, 204; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 125

Lloyd, Harold (American Actor, 1894-1971)
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 87; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 196; Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 106; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 152; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 25; The Game (Laurie R. King) 133; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 133; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 172, 215; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 119, 218

Lloyd, Horace (Father of Constance Wilde)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 43

Lloyd, John (American Tavern Keeper)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 152-153, 205

Lloyd, Marie (British Music Hall Entertainer, 1870-1922)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 13, 17, 61, 68
Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 72, 76-77
Moriarty (John Gardner) 94-95, 97, 185-186
Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 95, 188, 234, 254, 256
Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 23; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 5; The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
210; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 220; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 419; "The Case of the Harley Street Specialist" (June Thomson) 102; "The Case of the Upwood Scandal" (June Thomson) 32; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 381; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 116

Lloyd, Sampson, II (British Banker, 1699-1779)
Lloyds Bank: "A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 78; The Secret Files of Shertlock Holmes (June Thomson) 7
Lloyds TSB: "As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 27

Lloyd, William (Darjeeling Banker)
Lloyd's Botanical Garden: Sherlock Holmes's Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 24

Lloyd George, David (British Prime Minister (1916-22), 1863-1945)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
104, 388-390, 394-395, 397-398, 405
"The Adventure of the Eyrie Cliff" (Rick Boyer) 162-163
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 79-82
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 1-10, 12-14, 16-19, 21, 25-26, 29-35, 39, 40-51, 55, 57-61, 64-67, 69, 77-78, 83, 89, 91, 96, 98-99, 102-103, 106-114, 117, 121-122, 125-126, 129, 136, 139, 153, 155-158, 168, 176-188, 190, 193-194, 202, 204-211, 215
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 47, 85, 140
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 20, 27, 30-31, 191, 351
"The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 17-18
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 163
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 11, 18, 28, 30, 48-49, 62-63, 82, 92, 146, 169-170, 186-190
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 513-514, 549-551, 564
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 262-263, 265-266, 274, 307, 309-310
The Prime Minister: "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 129-136
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 27;
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 104; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 154; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 247; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 235; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 81, 268; The Adventure of the Eleven Cuff-Buttons (James Francis Thierry) 17; "The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 216; "The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 55; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 53; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 6; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 24, 180; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 106; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 48, 118, 124, 148, 175, 192; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 141
The Prime Minister:
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 63, 314

Lloyd George, Gwilym (Son of David Lloyd George, 1894-1967)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 19, 180-181, 204, 207, 210

Lloyd George, Mair (Daughter of David Lloyd George, 1890-1907)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 2-6, 9, 12, 16, 42-43, 58, 89, 180, 190, 204

Lloyd George, Margaret (Wife of David Lloyd George, 1866-1941)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 1, 3-10, 12-14, 16-19, 21, 29, 32, 34-35, 41-47, 49, 55, 58, 77-78, 83, 96, 155-157, 177-181, 204, 207-208, 210
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 71, 170; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 549-550

Lloyd George, Megan (Welsh Politician, Daughter of David Lloyd George, 1902-1966)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 1, 5-10, 12-20, 26, 29-34, 40, 43, 46-47, 50-51, 53-58, 61-66, 74, 77-78, 80, 85, 87, 91, 95-105, 109-111, 129, 134, 136, 138-147, 150-153, 155-158, 160-162, 165-170, 173-174, 176-181, 183, 185, 188, 190, 193, 202, 204, 206-207, 210
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 82

Lloyd George, Olwen Catherine (Daughter of David Lloyd George, 1892-1990)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 19, 180-181, 204, 207, 210

Lloyd George, Richard (Son of David Lloyd George, 1889-1968)
The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 19, 180-181, 204, 207, 210

Lludd: see Nudd