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Lobachevsky, Nikolay Ivanovich (Russian Mathematician, 1793-1856)
"The Adventure of Exham Priory" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre)
385, 390
Lobachevskian: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 129

Lobb, John (English Bootmaker)
Lobb Shoes: The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 38

Lobengula (King of the Ndebele, 1833-1894)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 13

Lobley (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 136, 138-139

Locatelli (Composer)
The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein)
274

Loch Ness Monster (Scottish Mythical Beast)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 16-20, 25-29, 145
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 78-79, 83-85, 89, 92-93
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 63-64, 117, 123-125, 133-135, 138-140, 147, 154
The Waters of Death (Kel Richards) 11-13, 16, 22-23, 32-34, 37-39, 41-45, 48-50, 72-73, 78-80, 85, 99, 102-105
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 131-132
The Beast of Backslope (Tracy Barrett) 16; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 147; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 138-139, 422; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 27;
No Place Like Holmes (Jason Lethcoe) 42, 48, 52, 61, 97, 116; "The Adventure of the Purloined Paget" (Phillip Margolin & Jerry Margolin) 68; Footsteps in the Fog (Kel Richards) 186; Basil and the Pygmy Cats (Eve Titus) 41, 44, 51; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 96; "Lestrade and the Lost River Pirates" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 119; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 96

Lock, George (British Publisher)
Ward, Lock & Co.

Lock, James (British Hatter, 1731-1806)
Lock & Co: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 36, 201, 206

Locke, Ferrers (Ferrers Locke series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Seven (Val Andrews) 85

Locke, Dr. Herbert H. (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 9-107
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 6

Locke, John (British Philosopher, 1632-1704)
"The Adventure of the Mendicant's Face" (M.J. Elliott) 25; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 201; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 100; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 46; "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 139

Lockhart, Robert Bruce (British Diplomat, 1887-1970)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 202, 218-219

Lockwood (Wuthering Heights - Charlotte Bronte)
The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 103-104; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 39

Lockwood, Belva (American Lawyer, 1830-1917)
Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 20

Lockwood, Cary (The Last Flight - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 261, 269, 292, 348

Lockwood, Frank, Q.C. (British Attorney, Defended Charlie Peace)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 93

Lockwood, W.H. (British Cricketer, 1868-1932)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 85-89, 98, 106

Lockyer, Sir Norman (British Astronomer, 1836-1920)
"The Mystery of the Addleton Curse" (Barrie Roberts) 227
; Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 159, 164

Loder, John (John Chilcote, M.P. - Katherine Thurston)
"At the St James’s Theatre" (Max Beerbohm) 43

Loder-Symonds, Lily (Friend of Jean Leckie)
"Illusions" (Janni Lee Simner) 363-364, 366

Lodge, Anna "Nannie" (Wife of Henry Cabot Lodge)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 296, 300-301, 304, 306, 308-311, 317-319, 355, 410, 425, 427-428, 463, 492, 560, 601, 609-610

Lodge, Henry Cabot (American Politician, 1850-1924)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 296, 298-299, 301, 306-310, 313-314, 318-319, 355, 410, 427-428, 445, 447-448, 463, 492, 536, 539-540, 558, 560, 564-566, 578, 601, 611-612
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 111-112, 115-118
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 84, 86

Lodge, Sir Oliver (British Physicist & Writer, 1851-1940)
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 224-229
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 174, 177-187
The Scroll of the Dead (David Stuart Davies)
20; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 266, 278; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 171; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 149; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 85; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 180; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 22

Lodge, Raymond (Son of Sir Oliver Lodge, 1889-1915)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 182, 184, 186

Lodge, Thomas (British Poet, 1558-1625)
Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 16

Lody, Karl (German Spy, 1877-1914)
Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 34, 39; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 124; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 219

Loeffler, Friedrich (German Scientist, 1852-1915)
Klebs-Loeffler Bacillus: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 244

Loew, Marcus (American Theatrical Producer, 1870-1927)
The Loew Circuit: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 39
Loew's Theatre: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 87

Loew ben Bazel, Rabbi Jehuda / Lowi Bezalel (Created the Golem)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 96, 166, 216-218, 277, 309-312, 316, 326, 329-333, 340, 342, 383, 385, 387, 393, 434
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 248, 309, 338, 390; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 468; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 245-246; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 89-91; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 113, 203, 206

Loew, Rabbi's daughter
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 96, 218

Lofoten Island Fisherman (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 31

Logan, Edward Lawrence (American Statesman & General, 1875-1929)
Logan Airport: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 33, 35, 94

Lohengrin (Hero of Arthurian Legend & Wagnerian Opera)
"Sherlock Holmes Again" (John Kendrick Bangs) 300-307
Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund)
137; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 121
Swanship Lohengrin: From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 228, 248, 256, 258

Lohengrin's Swans (Lohengrin - Richard Wagner)
"Sherlock Holmes Again" (John Kendrick Bangs) 302-303

Lohman, Charles (Wife of Madame Restell)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas)
373-374, 379-381, 383

Lohmann, G.A. (English Cricketer, 1865-1901)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 304

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

Lojka, Leopold (Archduke Franz Fedinand's Chauffeur)
"The Fifth Browning" (Jürgen Ehlers) 540

Loki (Norse Trickster God)
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 108; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 166; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 142; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 77

Loki Tunnel: "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 312

Lola-Lola (The Blue Angel - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 102, 104, 106

Lolita (Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov)
The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 202

Lomas, Stanley (Reggie Fortune series - H.C.Bailey)
"Murder in the Library" (Harold Gray)
172

Lomasney, Mackay (American Fenian, Attempted to blow up London Bridge)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 35

Lomb, Henry (German Optician, 1828-1908)
Bausch & Lomb

Lombard, Carole (American Actress, 1908-1942)
Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 160; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 81

Lombardo, Guy (Canadian Bandleader, 1902-1977)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 119

Lombardo, Pietro (Italian Sculptor & Architect, 1435-1515)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 124

Lombroso, Aronne (Father of Cesare Lombroso)
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 232-233

Lombroso, Cesare (Italian Criminologist, 1835-1909)
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 220-221, 223-227, 229-230, 232-234
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
158; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 70; "The Adventures of Padlock Bones" (Sol Cohen) 35; "Fade to Black" (Michael Gregorio) 509-510, 513, 515; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 264-266; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 64-65; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 217; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 171, 181; "The Mountain of Fear" (Ted Riccardi) 282; "Murder in the Thieves' Bazaar" (Ted Riccardi) 249; Sherlock Holmes and the Man from Hell (Barrie Roberts) 23; "Of the Origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles" (Barbara Roden) 255-256, 260-261; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 152; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 245; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 194; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 174; "The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 187

Lombroso, Zeffora Levi (Mother of Cesare Lombroso)
"The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 221, 233

London, Jack (American Author, 1876-1916)
"Five Rings In Reno" (R.L.Stevens)
95, 99, 101-105, 109
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 822, 835, 837-838
"By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 203; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 223; Dead Man's Confession (Cass Lewis) 215

London, Julie (American Singer, 1926-2000)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 149-150

London, Charmian Kittredge (Wife of Jack London, 1871-1955)
"Five Rings In Reno" (R.L.Stevens)
103

London, Jack's Child (Died Aged Three Days, 1910)
"Five Rings In Reno" (R.L.Stevens)
103

London Monster (18th Century Attacker of Women (1788-1790))
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 152-153, 160

Lone Ranger, The (Lone Ranger series)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 163, 166
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
260; The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 48, 50; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 140; "Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 207; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 65
Lone Ranger Mask: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 112

Long, Alfred (Ripper Case, Constable, Found the Writing in Goulston Street, c.1854-?)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 96, 99; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 146-147; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 138-139; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 91, 93-94

Long, Charles O. (Superintendent of the Statue of Liberty, ?-1904)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 74-75

Long, Crawford (American Surgeon, 1815-1878)
"The Reluctant Assassin" (Peter Tremayne) 233

Long, Elizabeth (Ripper Case, Saw Chapman with a Man)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna)
66
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 64

Long, Frank Belknap (American Writer, 1901-1994)
Pulptime (P.H.Cannon)
17-87
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 28

Long, Frank Belknap, Sr (American Dentist, Father of Frank Belknap Long)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 17, 27-28, 35, 37, 39-40, 43, 65-66, 81-82

Long, Mary Elitch (American Businesswoman, 1856-1936)
Elitch's Gardens: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 213

Long, May Doty (Mother of Frank Belknap Long)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 17, 27-28, 35, 37, 39-40, 43, 65-66, 81-82

Long, Stephen Harriman (American Engineer, 1784-1864)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 145

Long John Silver (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
Arthur and the Purple Panic (Alan Coren) 6-7; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 98; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 421; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 97; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 19, 226; Moriarty (John Gardner) 207; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 67, 200
Long John Silver (Bathyscaphe): Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) cxlvii, clvi

Long, Red Legged, Scissor Man, The (Struwwelpeter - Heinrich Hoffman)
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 126, 135, 150, 153, 155, 157, 183, 199

Longden, Sir James Robert (British Colonial Administrator, 1827-1891)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 218

Long-Eared Hearer, The (Oz series - L. Frank Baum)
"Sherlock Holmes in Oz" (Ruth Berman)
438

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (American Writer, 1807-1882)
"The Strange Case of the Voodoo Priestess" (Carole Buggé) 268; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 200; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 251; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 265; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner)
26; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 186; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 290; "The Mystery of the Missing Child" (Christine Poulson) 244; Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 55; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 50-51; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 259

Longferry, Lord (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 22, 25

Longley, Charles (Archbishop of Canterbury (1862-68), 1794-1868)
The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 78

Longman, Thomas Norton (British Publisher)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 89

Longmore, Sir Thomas (British Surgeon, 1816-1895)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 253

Longon, Marius "The Gypsy" (French Thief)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas)
154

Longstocking, Pippi (Pippi Longstocking - Astrid Lindgren)
Sophie's World (Jostein Gaarder) 454

Longuet, Charles (French Journalist, Husband of Jenny Marx, 1839-1903)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 104

Longworth, Nicholas (American Politician, 1869-1931)
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 45

Longyu (Dowager Empress of China (1908-12), 1868-1913)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 107, 110, 112, 133; "The Curse of Guangxu" (Sam Stone) 252, 255-256; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 134

Lonsdale, Commandant Rupert (Military Leader at Rorke's Drift)
Lonsdale's Horse: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 124

Looking Glass, The (Alice Through the Looking Glass - Lewis Carroll)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 27; "Alimentary, My Dear Watson" (Lawrence Schimel) 209

Lopes, Mr. Justice (Lord Ludlow, British Judge who passed the death sentence on Charlie Peace)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 93

Lopez, Francisco Solano (Dictator, President of Paraguay (1862-70), 1826-1870)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 17

Lopez, Mary Ann (American Witness in Carrie Brown Murder Case)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 37

Lopez, Vincent (American Bandleader, 1895-1975)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 119

Lorch, Lee (American Civil Rights Activist, 1915-2014)
"Half There / All There" (Glen Mehn) 229

Lord (Hamlet - Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 170

Lord, Samuel (American Retailer)
Lord & Taylor: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 92
Taylor & Lord: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 327

Lord Chamberlain's Men, The (Elizabethan Acting Company)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 98

Lord of Misrule, The
"The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 215, 227; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer)
101

Lord Rockingham's XI (British Pop Group)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 146

Lorelei (Die Lorelei - Heinrich Heine)
"The Case of the Lost Worlds" (Colin Bruce)
242; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 223; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 112; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 166

Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon (Dutch Physicist, 1853-1928)
The Lorentz Contraction: The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe)
29
Lorentz Derivative Function: "Juggling with Sherlock’s Friend" (Mark Levy) 69

Lorillard, Pierre, IV(American Tobacco Manufacturer, 1833-1901)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 330
The Lorillards: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 334

Loring, Dr (The Long Goodbye)
Dr Goring:The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 77, 137-139

Loring, Katharine Peabody (Partner of Alice James, 1839-1943)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 3, 8-9, 36, 43, 275, 405, 442, 449, 478-479

Loring, Linda (The Long Goodbye - Raymond Chandler)
Cora Goring: The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 62, 65, 77, 137-139, 158, 164

Loring, Sir Nigel (The White Company etc. - Arthur Conan Doyle)
Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 216-217; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 260; "Illusions" (Janni Lee Simner) 364

Lorrain, Claude (Italian Artist, c.1600-1682)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 104, 131

Lorrain, Jean (French Author, 1855-1906)
The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 3-11, 20, 22-23, 136

Lorre, Peter (Hungarian Actor, 1904-1964)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 156, 161-163, 167, 169, 172
The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder)
5

Lost Boys, The (Peter Pan - J.M.Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 7-8, 21, 23, 25, 63-64, 134-135, 141, 164, 209, 229, 247
"The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 20-21, 26, 38; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King)
77

Lost Patrol, The (The Lost Patrol - Movie)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 159

Lost Tribes of Israel, The (Jewish Tribes Exiled by Sargon II)
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 76, 78; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 105-106; "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 211; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 16; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 69; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 68

Lot (Bible - Genesis)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 32

Lot's Wife (Bible - Genesis)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 93, 99, 101, 195
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 74; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 441; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas)
208; Slickensides (John Buxton Hilton) 98; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 146; "The Siren of Sennen Cove" (Peter Tremayne) 59

Lothario (The Fair Penitent - Nicholas Rowe)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 400; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 81; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King)
165; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 112
A Gay Lothario: The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 90

A Lothario: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 152; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 212

Loti, Pierre (French Writer, 1850-1923)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 196; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 17

Lotto, Lorenzo (Italian Artist, c.1480-1556)
Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 93

Lotus Eaters, The (The Odyssey - Homer)
Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 109

Loubet, Emile (President of France (1899-1906), 1838-1929)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas)
144

Louie: see Huey, Dewey & Louie

Louis (Unspecified French King)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 57

Louis I (King of Bavaria) see: Ludwig I

Louis IX, (St Louis) (King of France (1226-70), 1214-1270)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 120-121, 125, 127, 208-209, 211, 213
Ile Saint-Louis: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 35
St Louis (city): Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 136, 209, 221; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 198; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 171; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 106, 113; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 1, 59, 138, 309, 372; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 244; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 51-52; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 27; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 139; The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death (Daniel Pinkwater) 418; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 36, 153; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 223
St Louis Cathedral: "The Strange Case of the Voodoo Priestess" (Carole Buggé) 256
St Luis Obispo: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 241

Louis XI, "The Spider" (King of France (1461-83), 1423-1483)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 11; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 113

Louis XII (King of France (1498-1515), 1462-1515)
Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 17

Louis XIII, "Louis the Just" (King of France (1610-43), 1601-1643)
The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 111;
"The Adventure of Exham Priory" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre)
384; "The Adventure of the Glass House" (Michael Mallory) 62-63; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 206
Louis XIII Heel: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 163

Louis XIV "The Sun King" (King of France (1643-1715), 1638-1715)
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 220-224
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 150; "Watson, Once Epaminondas, Joins Deteckative Gubb" (Ellis Parker Butler) 119; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 74; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 60, 80-81, 84-86, 94-95, 177; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 57; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 75; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 308; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 240-243; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 100; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 175; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164; Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 56; Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 186; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 241; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 216; Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 112; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 321; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 111; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 36, 57; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 144, 168; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 138, 145-146, 170, 179-181, 183-184, 186, 211; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 113; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 73; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 76; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder)
10, 16; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 122; "The Adventure of the Second Violet" (Daniel Stashower) 209; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 333; "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 4; "The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 18, 30; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 184; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 122, 124, 202; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 364-365, 403; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 13
Louis d'Or: The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 10-11, 16-18, 79, 81, 83, 89, 97-98, 103, 110, 125, 127, 147, 157-158
Louis XIV Furniture: "The Crooked Man" (Michael Connelly) 7-8; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 59; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 48; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 246; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 192, 230; Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 90-91; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 12; "Baron Maupertuis" (Paul D. Gilbert) 28; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 139; The Game (Laurie R. King) 244; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 47; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 24, 131; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 9; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 216; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 137; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 92; "The American Ambassador" (David Scott) 5
Louis XIV Pose: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 217
Louis XIV Room: "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 18
Louis XIV Scrollwork: Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 37
Louis XIV Style: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 53; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 298; "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 79; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 127
Louis Quatorze Suite: Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 146
A Sun King: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 149-151

Louis XV (King of France (1715-74), 1710-1774)
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 81, 94; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 120 ; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 167; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 287; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 403; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 209
Louis XV Furniture: Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 109; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 188; Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 397; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 36; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 322; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 47; "The Bride and the Bachelors" (Vincent Kovar) 174; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 22; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 96; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 94
Louis XV Mouldings: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 200

Louis XVI (King of France (1774-92), 1754-1793)
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 81; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 37; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 21; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 111;
"The Sainte-Geneviève Caper" (Alain le Bussy) 128; "Holmlock Shears Arrives Too Late" (Maurice Leblanc) 19-20, 34; "The Last of His Kind" (Barbara Nadel) 272; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman)
6; The Curse of the Pharoahs (Kel Richards) 110; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 190
Louis XVI Chair: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 318
Louis XVI Clock: Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 88
Louis XVI Secretaire: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 230
Louis XVI Sofa: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 10

Louis XVIII (King of France (1814-24), 1755-1824)
"The Perfect Crime" (G.H. Finn) 463; Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (Gerald Frow)
13; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 190; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 19

Louis, Count (The Alchemist - H.P. Lovecraft)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 244

Louis, St: see King Louis IX

Louis of Baden: see Ludwig of Baden

Louis of Battenberg, Prince (Father of Lord Mountbatten of Burma)
"Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 113

Louis Napoleon; See Napoleon III

Louis Napoleon, Prince (Prince Imperial of France, 1856-1879)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 1, 84-85, 103-106, 108, 110, 122-126, 129, 131, 134, 164, 171, 180-183, 186, 199, 211, 221, 223-224, 226, 277, 281, 341-342
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 123
; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 195

Louis Philippe (King of France (1830-48), 1773-1850)
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 55, 69, 104; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 201; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 26; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 305
Louis Philippe Furniture: "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas)

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (Queen of Prussia (1797-1810), 1776-1810)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 238

Louise Victoria Alexandra, Princess (Daughter of Edward VII, 1867-1931)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203, 209
"The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 176

Louise Caroline Alberta, Princess (Duchess of Argyll, Daughter of Queen Victoria, 1848-1939)
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 58-75, 165-201
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 70; "The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 74

Louÿs, Pierre (French Writer, 1870-1925)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 236

Lovat, Simon Fraser, Lord (Scottish Clan Chief & Jacobite)
"Exit Centre Stage" (M.J.Trow) 255

Love-in-Idleness (A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 296-297

Lovecraft, H.P. (American Author, 1890-1937)
Pulptime (P.H.Cannon)
17-87
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 25-26, 28-34
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 180-181, 198, 269-270
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 238-240, 251
The Adventure of the Ancient Gods (Ralph Vaughan) 14-22, 27, 33-34
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 24, 39, 45, 47-49, 51, 58, 60-64, 71-73, 76-77, 84, 91, 94, 97-98, 100, 102-110, 112-124, 129, 138-140, 142, 156, 165-166, 170-173, 176-177, 179-182, 184-192, 195, 200-210, 214-215, 218-220, 227-233, 236-238, 240-242, 246, 248-253, 257-263, 275-276, 278, 289-290, 296, 300-301, 305, 307-318, 322-325
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) xxxvii- xxxviii, cxliv; "The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective " (Ralph Vaughan) 17-18, 20
"The Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Paula Volsky)
(Written as if by Lovecraft)

Lovecraft, Sarah Susan (Phillips) (Mother of H.P. Lovecraft, 1857-1921)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 38, 74, 86; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 103, 108

Lovecraft, Winfield Scott (Father of H.P. Lovecraft, 1853-1898)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 86; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 103

Loveday, Betty May (Wife of Raoul Loveday)
The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 152-153, 217-219, 311

Loveday, Raoul (Follower of Aleister Crowley)
The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 153, 218-219, 311

Lovelace , Ada Augusta Byron, Countess of (British Mathematician, 1815-1852)
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
14, 19-20, 24, 30, 80-82, 86-87, 89-92, 104-105, 219-230, 245-251, 257-259, 262-265, 269-271, 281-283, 285
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner)139-142, 144-164, 168, 181-183, 186, 196, 198, 200, 217-220, 222, 225-229, 232-234, 237-238, 241, 247-251, 254-255, 257-263, 265-267, 273, 279
Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 214; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 104; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 790

Lovelace, William King, Earl of (Husband of Ada Augusta, Lady Lovelace, 1805-1893)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 198, 217-218

Loveless, Dr Arliss (Wild Wild West - TV series)
"The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 271-276

Lovell (The Mistletoe Bough - Folk Song)
"A Ballad of the White Plague" (P.C.Hodgell) 218, 225-228

Loveman, Samuel E. (American Poet, 1887-1976)
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 37-38, 40, 43, 45, 58-63, 65-66, 76-80, 82

Lovett (Horse Thief): see Fontaine

Lovett, Mrs. (Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street's Accomplice)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 134
Mrs Lovat's Fleet Street Pie Shop: "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 226

Low, Flaxman (Flaxman Low series - E. & H. Heron)
"The Things That Shall Come Upon Them" (Barbara Roden) 62-63, 66-77, 79-80, 83-88, 90-95
"The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 326; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 56

Low, Juliette Gordon (American Girl Scouts Founder, 1860-1927)
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 66

Lowder, John Frederic (British Diplomat, 1843-1902)
"The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 287, 299, 319-320

Lowe, Edmund (American Actor, 1890-1971)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 66, 157

Lowe, Harold Godfrey (Fifth Officer aboard the Titanic, 1882-1944)
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil)
242-243

Lowe, Sir Hudson (British Military Commander, 1769-1844)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 136

Lowe, Superintendent John (Irish Police Official)
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 83, 85, 87-88, 92, 95

Lowe, Robert (British Statesman, 1811-1892)
Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 11, 22, 31-32, 36; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 66

Lowe, Thaddeus S.C. (American Inventor, 1832-1913)
Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 192-193

Lowell, Amy (American Poet, 1874-1925)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 29

Lowell, James Russell (American Poet, 1819-1891)
"The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 172

Lowell, Percival (American Astronomer, 1855-1916)
"Colonel Warburton’s Madness" (Rolfe Boswell) 95-96

Lowndes, Marie Belloc (British Author, 1868-1947)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 18

Lowry, Horace (American Transport Company President, 1898-1931)
The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 226-227

Lowry, L.S. (British Artist, 1887-1976)
The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 171

Loy, Myrna (American Actress, 1905-1993)
The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 112

Lozé, Henri-Auguste (French Politician, 1850-1915)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 12

Lubinsky, Hyman (American Ice Cream Seller)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 57

Lubitsch, Ernst (German Actor & Director, 1892-1947)
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 7; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
19

Lucan (Roman Poet, 39-65)
Lucanian: "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 90

Lucan, George Bingham, 3rd Earl of (British Soldier, 1800-1888)
"The Adventure of Lucifer’s Footprints" (Christopher Fowler) 47; Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 269-270

Lucas, Alfred (British Egyptologist, 1867-1945)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 74, 76, 78-80, 90, 97-100, 102, 105-108, 133

Lucas, E.V. (British Writer, 1868-1938)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 58
; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 75, 158

Lucas, Édouard (French Mathematician, 1842-1891)
Lucasian: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 174
; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 276; "Moriarty’s Luck" (L.C. Tyler) 565

Lucas, Eudor (Louise Masset's French Lover)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 149

Lucas, Frank (British Civil Servant)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 172-173

Lucas, Joseph (British Manufacturer, 1834-1902)
Lucas Headlights: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 247

Lucas, Sam (American Performer, 1850-1916)
"Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 28

Lucas, Sergeant (Maigret series - Georges Simenon)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 37

Lucas, William (Sheltered John Wilkes Booth)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 165

Lucchese, Filiberto (Italian Architect, 1606-1666)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 8

Lucheni, Luigi (Italian Anarchist, 1873-1910)
"The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 49-50
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 148; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 185

Lucia (The Betrothed - Alessandro Manzoni)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 51

Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor - Donizetti)
"A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 188

Lucia (The Thieving Magpie - Rossini)
Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 46

Lucianus (Hamlet - William Shakespeare)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 423

Lucifer (Fallen Angel)

Lucile (Lucile - Owen Meredith)
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1

Lucina (Roman Matron, St. Paul was interred in her Tomb)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 322

Luckner, Count Fritz Von (German Naval Commander, 1881-1966)
"The Adventure of the Eyrie Cliff" (Rick Boyer)
161

Lucrece (The Rape of Lucrece - William Shakespeare)
No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 8

Lucretius (Roman Poet, 99-55BC)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 191, 193-194; "Years Ago & In A Different Place" (Michael Kurland) 176; "The Adventure of the Late Orang Outang" (Gillian Linscott) 37; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce)
150

Lucullus, Lucius Licinius (Roman General 110-57BC)
"The Mystery of Pinkham's Diamond Stud" (John Kendrick Bangs) 47
Lucullan: "The Two Footmen" (Michael Gilbert) 203; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 180; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 32; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 155

Lucy, St. (Sicilian Martyr, 283?-304)
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright)
113
Santa Luzia: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 71

Lucy R, Miss (Studies on Hysteria - Sigmund Freud & Josef Breuer)
The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 48-49, 149-150

Lud (Legendary King of the Britons)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 247, 250; Sherlock Holmes in Tibet (Richard Wincor) 4

Ludendorff, General Erich Von (German War Strategist, 1865-1937)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 28, 114, 194-197, 202, 221, 226, 243
"The Case of the Last Battle" (L.B.Greenwood) 485;
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King)
87-88, 120; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 19, 39, 83, 276, 280; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 160

Ludlam, Mother (English Sorceress)
Lazy as Ludlam's Dog: "The Adventure of the Arabian Knight" (Loren D. Estleman) 157

Ludlow, Lord: see Lopes, Mr. Justice

Ludmila, St (Bohemian Martyr, c.860-921)

Ludwig (Prince of Baden, 1865-1888)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 130

Ludwig I (King of Bavaria (1825-48), 1786-1868)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 108, 131, 135-136, 138-139, 165, 175, 187, 192, 196, 199, 219, 237-238, 243, 312, 322-325, 328, 333, 389-390, 296, 398, 432-433
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias)
62

Ludwig II, King (King of Bavaria (1864-86), 1845-1886)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 1-3, 17-18, 20-31, 36, 38, 41-42, 51-58, 246, 256
Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 9, 35, 129, 133, 135-143, 145-156, 158-163, 165-177, 179-189, 191-201, 203-209
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
31, 79, 88, 133; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 55; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 175, 192, 199, 229, 312, 324-326, 328, 389-390; Against the Brotherhood (Quinn Fawcett) 146-147, 149, 169-170, 182, 184, 199, 213, 220-221, 224; "The Case of Colonel Warburton’s Madness" (Lyndsay Faye) 5; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 122; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 122; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 26
King & Country: Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 214

His Majesty's Armed Forces:
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 19

Lug / Lugh (Celtic Sun God)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friedman) 168; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 108

Lugosi, Bela (Hungarian-American Actor, 1884-1956)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 331, 341
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 169; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 131; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 82, 123; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 95

Luini, Bernardino (Italian Artist, c.1480-1532)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 164

Luitpold, Prince (Bavarian Prince Regent, Uncle of Ludwig II, 1821-1912)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 2; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 324-326, 328, 389, 392; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 139-140, 160, 165, 175, 192

Lukas, Paul (Hungarian Actor, 1895-1971)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 96

Luke, Annie (Walter Carew's Lover)
"The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 287, 303-304, 308, 314

Luke, Keye (Chinese-American Actor, 1904-1991)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 51

Luke, St. (Gospel Writer)
"The Adventure of the Command Performance" (J.W. Sovine) 24, 26-27
The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 69; Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 26; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 28, 65, 220; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 147; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 280
Parish of St. Luke's: "The Case of the Highland Hoax" (Anne Perry & Malachi Saxon) 116-117
St. Luke's Hospital: The Case of the Reluctant Agent (Tracy Cooper-Posey) 147; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 150; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 156, 232; Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 277; Sherlock Holmes ~ The Way of All Flesh (Daniel Ward) 70; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 183
St. Luke's Little Summer: "The Adventure of the Suspect Servant" (Barbara Roden) 99; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 37
St Luke's Road: Moriarty (John Gardner) 128, 276

Luker, Septimus (The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 117

Lukundoo (Lukundoo - Edward Lucas White)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 221

Lumière, Auguste & Louis (French Cinematographic Pioneers)
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 105; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 129; "The Siren of Sennen Cove" (Peter Tremayne)
71, 73; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 70

Lumière, Professor (Garth comic strip - Steve Dowling)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 98, 100, 102

Lumley, Benjamin (American Impresario, 1811-1875)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 161

Lumley, Sir James Rutherford (Adjutant General of India to whom Lola Montez was possibly betrothed, 1773-1846)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109, 159-160, 215

Lumsden, Dugald MacTavish (Scottish Military Leader)
Lumsden's Horse: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 585, 628

Lunarians (The Unparalleled Adventures of One Hans Pfall - Edgar Allan Poe)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 395

Lunn, Sally (French Pastrycook)
A Sally Lunn: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 202
Sally Lunn Tearooms: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 165; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 183-184

Lupin, Arsène (Arsene Lupin series - Maurice Leblanc)
The Dark Lady (Irene Adler) 11, 22-34, 37-40, 42-43, 50-65, 71-88, 91-96, 98, 102, 105, 110-139, 141, 143-144, 148-162, 165-176, 179-180, 184-202, 204-205, 213-220, 223-238
Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 9-17, 19-20, 100, 121-122, 124, 128, 139-150, 152-155, 158, 160-162, 164, 166-167, 169, 172
"The Sainte-Geneviève Caper" (Alain le Bussy) 129-131
Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (Maurice Leblanc) 3-7, 10-19, 21-41, 49, 52-54, 66-67, 69, 71-73, 75-92, 94, 97-98, 100-108, 110-114, 117-118, 120-140, 142-150, 152, 154-203, 206-209, 211-213, 218-222, 226, 233, 235-243, 246, 248-249, 251-262, 264-270, 274, 276-282
"Holmlock Shears Arrives Too Late" (Maurice Leblanc)
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 125
"The Folly of Flight" (Matthew P. Mayo) 147-161, 163-171
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 19-20, 24-26, 28-29, 34, 38-57, 59-60, 305
"The Adventure of the Clothes-line" (Carolyn Wells) 58, 60-61
"The Adventure of the Lost Baby" (Carolyn Wells) 12
"The Adventure of the Mona Lisa" (Carolyn Wells)
22-23, 25
"Sure Way To Catch Every Criminal. Ha! Ha!" (Carolyn Wells) 106-108
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 27-28, 32-35, 37-40; "The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 60; "The Problem of the Sore Bridge - Among Others" (Philip Jose Farmer) 35; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 70; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 306; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 233; "The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 18
NOTE: Arséne Pupin in "The Four Detectives" (Frank Thomas) (138, 141, 145-148, 155-164, 166) & Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) (129) appears to be derived, in part, from Lupin

Lupin, Théophraste (Arsène Lupin series)
The Dark Lady (Irene Adler) 52, 54-55, 85, 87, 92, 94, 112-113, 143, 148-152, 156, 166, 169, 193, 197-198, 201, 214, 220, 225, 236-237
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 389, 391, 393, 395-396, 426

Lupino, Ida (American Actress)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 68

Lurgan (Kim - Rudyard Kipling)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu)
89-90, 102, 113-115, 121, 198
The Game (Laurie R. King) 43, 141, 169

Lusitania (Cunard Liner)
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 31, 34-36, 39-50, 52, 63, 103, 147, 152, 158, 163-164, 222, 311-312, 340-341, 343-346
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 58-61, 131, 141, 231-232, 235, 240
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 216
"Nightmare in Wax" (Simon Clark)
420; The Curse Of The Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 40; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 14, 22, 26, 50, 87, 97, 111, 203, 226, 236; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 74; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 21; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 24; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 259; "The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 305; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 130

Lusk, George (Ripper Case, Headed Vigilante Committee)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 97-98, 110-111
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 87
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 55-59, 70, 116, 123, 130, 160, 183-185, 193-196, 262, 266, 273, 279, 282, 315
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 29-30, 212-213
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 230
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 25, 29
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 325-326
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 101-102
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 97-100, 149, 173-175, 178, 180, 211, 213-214
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 108-112, 204-205, 211, 215-218, 236, 240, 316
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 77-78, 85-88, 161-164, 172, 183, 231, 234, 262-263, 272
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas)
77; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 377, 453; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 176; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 7; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 19-20, 29

Lust (One of the Seven Deadly Sins)
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 40, 94, 101, 105

Lustig, Viktor (Austrian Swindler, 1890-1947)
"The Adventure of the Avaricious Bookkeeper" (Joel & Carolyn Senter) 387-394

Luther, Lex (Superman series)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 284;
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 40

Luther, Martin (German Religious Reformer 1483-1546)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 170; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 49; Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 48; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 220; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 23; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 483
Lutheran: Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 236; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 50-52, 75-77, 88, 92, 189; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 31; "The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 44; "A Singular Event in Tranquebar" (Ted Riccardi) 238; The Waters of Death (Kel Richards) 27, 83
; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 22; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 129

Lutyens, Sir Edwin (British Architect 1869-1944)
"It's Clever, But Is It Art?" (M.J.Trow) 114, 116-117, 121-122
Solar Pons Versus the Devil's Claw (Basil Copper) 94; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 241; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 147, 152, 156; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 157

Luzinski, Greg (American Baseball Player, 1950- )
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 105

Lvov, Prince Georgy Yevgenyovich (Russian Statesman, 1861-1925)
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 264, 272-273

Lyautey, Hubert (French Colonial Administrator, 1854-1934)
Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 28, 37-47, 49-50, 62-63, 67-68, 70-73, 75, 79, 84, 95-98, 101-104, 106, 108-111, 114-118, 120, 122-123, 125-142, 144-145, 147-152, 155, 165-168, 173-174, 185-186, 194, 198, 205, 211, 213-215, 217, 222, 224, 227-229, 233-234, 236, 238-240, 242-256, 259

Lycett, Andrew (English Writer)
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 31

Lydgate, Tertius (Middlemarch - George Eliot)
The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 161

Lyell, Sir Charles (British Geologist 1797-1875)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (Jon L. Breen) 195-197; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 146; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 134; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 70; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 233; "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 149

Lynch, William (American Planter & Justice of the Peace, 1724-1820)
"Victor Lynch the Forger" (Terry McGarry) 33

Lynch, Brigadier William F. (Fenian Soldier)
"The Reluctant Assassin" (Peter Tremayne) 217

Lyndal, Percy (British Actor, Watson in Gillette's Sherlock Holmes)
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 241-243, 256-259
"The Adventure of the Agitated Actress" (Daniel Stashower) 93-112

Lyndhurst, Nicholas (British Actor, 1961- )
"A Study in Scarborough" (Guy Adams) 145

Lyon, Bess (Jack Sheppard's Lover)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 207-208

Lyons, Joseph Nathaniel (British Artist, 1847-1917)
Lyons Corner House: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 219; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan)
Lyons Restaurant: Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 154

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

Lyttelton Brothers, The (English Cricketers)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 13