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Mao Zedong / Mao Tse-Tung (Chinese Leader, 1893-1976)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 276, 278-279
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 10, 81, 194; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 220; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 140; The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 35
Matzo-Tung: "The Adventure of the Big Plunger" (Robert L. Fish) 111-112, 114

Maple, Sir John Blundell (English Furniture Entrepreneur, 1845-1903)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203

Mapleton, Percy Lefroy (British Murderer)
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 153

Mara (Supernatural Being in Buddhist Mythology)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 23; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 76

Marable, Fate (American Jazz Musician, 1890-1947)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 244

Maracot, Professor (The Maracot Deep - Arthur Conan Doyle)
Maracot Bell: "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 282
Maracot expedition: "The Petrifying Well" (Martin Gately) 60, 64
Marracott: Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 26

Marais, Henri (Marie - H. Rider Haggard)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 81

Marat, Jean-Paul (Swiss-French Revolutionary, 1743-1793)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 57; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 388; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 368; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 136; "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 30

Marble, Alice (American Tennis Player, 1913-1990)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 35

Marcello (La Boheme - Puccini)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 111

Marcellus (Hamlet - William Shakespeare)
No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 77

March, Lady Arabella (The Lair of the White Worm - Bram Stoker)
Lady Arabella Verr: The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 14, 25-27, 29, 31, 38-39, 46, 48-59, 65-66, 71-74, 89-92, 97-98, 100-109, 111-123, 127, 129, 133-144, 153-154, 157, 161-162, 166-180, 184-185, 190-191, 193, 199-200, 203-205, 215, 217-220, 223, 225, 231-241, 248-253, 256-257, 260-280, 286-294, 298-299, 301-302, 304-312, 314-315, 323-324

March, Jo (Little Women - Louisa May Alcott)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 140

March Hare, The (Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 146-150
"Alimentary, My Dear Watson" (Lawrence Schimel) 210-211
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 12; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 84; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 225; "The Christmas Client" (Edward D.Hoch) 263; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 168; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 47, 53, 59; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 93

March Hare's Watch (Alice In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll)
"Alimentary, My Dear Watson" (Lawrence Schimel) 210

Marchesi, Mathilde (German Singer, 1821-1913)
"The Adventure of the Jersey Girl" (Bill Peschel) 363

Marciano, Rocky (American Boxer 1923-1969)
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 223

Marconi, Guglielmo (Italian Radio Pioneer 1874-1937)
"The Puzzle of the Vanishing Laboratory" (Peter Calamai) 7; "The Problem of the Sore Bridge - Among Others" (Philip Jose Farmer) 60; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 111; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 40; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 72, 90; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 172; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 59; "The Case of Isadora Persano" (Ted Riccardi) 232; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 123; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 104; "You See But You Do Not Observe" (Robert J. Sawyer) 357, 359; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 118-119; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 32-33, 206; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 33-34
Marconi Centre: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 305
Marconi Device: "The Dynamics of an Asteroid" (John Peel) 187, 190, 192
Marconigram: "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 208
Marconi International Marine Communications Company: Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 55
Marconi office: Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil)
85
Marconiphone: "Sherlock Holmes’ Daughter" (H.H. Ballard) 34, 39
Marconi Room: Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 84
Marconi Telegraph: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 219
Marconi Wireless: Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 54-55; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 87
Marconi Wireless Co.: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 49, 85, 187, 189

Marconi Wires: Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 92-93, 176, 285

Marcus Aurelius (Roman Emperor (161-180) 121-180)
"The Shadow Not Cast" (Lionel Chetwynd) 255; "The Adventure of the Dying Gaul" (Paul D. Gilbert) 205; "The Italian Sherlock Holmes" (Reginald Hill) 243, 247; "The Shadows on the Lawn" (Barry Jones) 134; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 141

Marcy, Lorenzo J. (American Inventor)
Woodbury & Marcy Sciopticon: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons)

Marden, Inspector Alfred (British Police Officer)
"The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 111-115, 117-118, 121, 123, 130-131

Marduk (Babylonian legend)
Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 188

Marey, Etienne-Jules (French Physiologist & Cinematographic Pioneer)
The Thundering Underground (Jake & Luke Thoene) 54; "The Siren of Sennen Cove" (Peter Tremayne) 70-71

Marfan, Antoine (French Pediatrician, 1858-1942)
Marfan Syndrome: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 42

Margaret, Princess (Sister of Queen Elizabeth II, 1930-2002)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 76, 159

Margaret, St (Wife of Malcolm III of Scotland, c.1045-1092)
Church of St Margaret & St Anne: A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 150, 152
Church of St Margaret's: The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 20
Order of St Margaret: "The Adventure of the Richmond Horror" (Denis O. Smith) 5
St Margaret's: "Diamonds at Sea or The Missing Bridesmaid" (L.F.E. Coombs) 108; "The Adventure of the Beggar’s Head" (Michael Mallory) 194; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 136
St Margaret's Bay: Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 39, 41, 48, 54
St Margaret's Church: The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 236; "The Case of the Camberwell Deception" (June Thomson) 173-174, 176
St Margaret's Parish: The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 134
Thorpe St Margaret: "The Rambling Detective" (Alan Stockwell) 175
Vicar of St Margaret's: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 139

Margesson, Captain David (British Politician, Chief Whip & Secretary of State for War)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 84

Margherita of Savoy (Wife of Umberto I of Italy, 1851-1926)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 40-41

Margrave of Baden, Karl Wilhelm (Founder of the City of Karlsrühe, 1679-1738)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 108

Marguerite (Faust)
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 87, 97, 105, 117, 125, 127; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 21; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 2248-250, 252; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 4, 23-24, 43-45, 84, 92-94, 95, 117, 156, 180, 182, 192, 200-201, 203; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 237
Margaret: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 162-163, 219
Margarita: "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 12, 19, 42

Maria (West Side Story - Arthur Laurents)
"The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" (Laura Lippman) 219

Maria (Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare)
"The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 218, 223, 228; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 239

Maria (The School for Scandal - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)
"A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 63

Maria I (Queen of Portugal)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 219

Maria Alexandrovna (Wife of Prince Alfred Ernest Albert, 1853-1920)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 32, 131, 133, 143, 153

Maria Christina of Austria (Queen Consort & Regent of Spain, 1858-1929)
"Murder To Music" (Anthony Burgess) 182, 188-192

Maria de Agreda (Spanish Nun, 1602-1665)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 48

Maria de las Mercedes (Princess of Asturias, 1880-1904)
Prince of Asturias: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 612

Maria Feodorovna (Empress of all Russias, 1847-1928)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 111-112, 132-135, 141-145, 147, 149, 260, 295, 303
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 27, 72, 134-135, 142, 246, 444; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 167; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 103, 121; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 31

Maria Leopoldina Hapsburg of Austria (Empress of Brazil, Wife of Pedro I, 1797-1826)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 82, 135

Maria Nikolaevna, Grand Duchess (Daughter of Nicholas II & Alexandra, 1899-1918)
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 91-92, 94-95, 111, 118, 120, 122
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 29, 53, 59-64, 77, 85, 104-105, 111, 119, 145, 163, 170-172, 186, 198-200, 211, 224, 261, 285
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 10-11
Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 262

Maria Theresa (Archduchess of Austria, Queen of Hungary & Bohemia (1740-80), 1717-1780)
The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 79; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 109; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 267
Maria Theresa thaler: "A Commission to the Sultan of Turkey" (Frank J. Eustace) 6; "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi)

Maria Victoria al Pozzo della Cisterna (Queen Consort of Amadeo I of Spain, 1847-1876)
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 15

Marianne (Personification of France)
"The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 29-30; "The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 118

Marie Antoinette (Queen of France (1774-93), 1755-1793)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 162
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 55-58, 68-69, 71, 103, 107, 130, 147, 167
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr)
84-85; "The Adventure of the Aluminum Crutch" (S.E. Dahlinger) 21-22; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 443; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 48, 129, 158; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 8, 16, 18, 37, 162, 226, 272; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 19-20, 22, 59; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 77, 116, 436; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 312; "The Case of Colonel Warburton’s Madness" (Lyndsay Faye) 5; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 100; Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 186, 194, 196; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 231; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 12; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 183; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 56; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 111; "The Four Wise Men" (Peter Lovesey) 36; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 168; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 137, 146-148, 158, 184-187, 214, 219; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 6; Evolution (John Peel) 21; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 105, 123; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 211, 222

Marie Dagmar, Princess (of Denmark, Wife of Alexander III of Russia)
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 194; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 167; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 230

Marie Henriette (Queen Consort of Leopold II of Belgium, 1836-1902)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 130

Marie Louise of Habsburg (Wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1791-1847)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 4; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 88

Marie-Louise of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Mother of Albert I of Belgium, 1845-1912)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 2, 259-261, 264-265, 267-272, 318

Marie of Prussia (Wife of Maximilian II of Bavaria, 1825-1889)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 324-325

Marifesa Plant (The Werewolf of London - movie)
The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 455, 560-565, 617
A Night in the Lonesome October (Roger Zelazny)

Marikova, Lady (The House of Dracula - R. Chetwynd-Hayes)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 102, 104, 106

Marina (Boris Godunov - Mussorgsky)
"Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 22-23, 31, 33

Maritana (Maritana - William Vincent Wallace)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 65

Mark, St (Gospel Writer)
"The Adventure of the Coptic Patriarch" (Séamus Duffy) 122; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 69; Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 26; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 42; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 28, 65, 220; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 280
St Mark's: Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 56
St Mark's Cathedral: No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 164, 289
St Mark's Church: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 236; "The Adventure of the Coptic Patriarch" (Séamus Duffy) 112; "The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 27
St Mark's College: Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 15, 18, 22
St Mark's Piazza: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 476
St Mark's Place: The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 149, 164; The Probability Pad (T.A. Waters) 28
St Mark's Square: Sherlock Holmes and the Frightened Golfer (J.M. Gregson) 26; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 159, 171; "The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 101

Mark Antony (Roman General, 83-30BC)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 59, 64; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 452; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 38; "The Adventure of the Hanging Tyrant" (M.J. Elliott) 76; "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 65; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 377; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 324; "The Disappearance of Caroline Erskine" (Michael Mallory) 228-229, 231-232; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 209-210; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 218

Markham (The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells)
"The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 281

Markham, Sir Albert Hastings (British Naval Commander, 1841-1918)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 1

Markham, Sir Clements (British Geographer, 1830-1916)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 103-105, 131-132, 143
Mount Markham: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 103

Markham, District Attorney (Philo Vance series - S.S. Van Dine)
"Help! Help! Sherlock!" (Edmund L. Pearson) 317-319

Markievicz, Constance (Irish Politician, 1868-1927)
"The Irish Professor" (Eddie Maguire) 73-74, 87, 89-90, 92, 94

Markov, Georgi (Bulgarian Dissident, 1929-1978)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 707-708

Marks, John D. (American Author)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 144

Marks, Percy (American Author, 1891-1956)
Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 286

Marlboro Man, The (Cigarette Advertising Character)
Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 37

Marlborough, Sir John Churchill, 1st Duke of (English General, 1650-1722)
"The Well-Educated Young Man" (William P. Coleman) 125; Murder, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 8, 17; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 38; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 84, 86-88; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 229; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 12

Marlborough, Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of (British Soldier & Politician, 1871-1934)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 87-89

Marlborough, John Albert Edward Spencer Churchill, 10th Duke of (British Peer, 1897-1972)
"The Sudden Death of Cardinal Tosca" (Isaac S. George) 74

Marlborough, Duke of
"When The Spirits Rapped" (Anonymous) 41; Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 114; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 93, 228; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 236, 254-255; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 229
The Marlborough Dolmen: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 40

Marlene, Lili (Lili Marlene - Song)
Lily-Beetle Marlene: "The Case of the Headless Monster" (William Kotzwinkle) 113

Marley, Jacob (A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 34; "The Adventure of the Christmas Ghosts" (Bill Crider) 194-196, 198; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 98; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas), 149; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 177, 395; "The Devil and Sherlock Holmes" (Loren D. Estleman) 1; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 116; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 18; "The Italian Sherlock Holmes" (Reginald Hill) 239; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 96; Elementary, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 15; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 269; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 236; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 161; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 99

Marlin, John Mahlon (American Firearms Manufacturer, 1836-1901)
Marlin Rifle: Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem (Nick S. Thomas) 27-29, 34, 44, 47, 49, 61, 63, 71-72, 78, 82, 88, 101, 143

Marlow, Charles (She Stoops To Conquer - Oliver Goldsmith)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 246, 256-257

Marlow (Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad)
Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 10

Marlowe, Christopher (British Playwright, 1564-1593)
"The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 81 {Ma Lo}; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 8;
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 32; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 25; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 100-101, 125; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 381; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 116; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 157; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 87; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 23; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 52; Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 160, 202; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 162, 164; "The Adventure of 221C" (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis) 181; "The Murder of Conan Doyle" (Ray Russell) 265; "The Adventure of the Amethyst Ring" (Denis O. Smith) 262; "The Adventure of the Agitated Actress" (Daniel Stashower) 95; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 49; A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 360, 378

Marlowe, Philip (Philip Marlowe series - Raymond Chandler)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 8-419
My Hero (Tom Holt) 201, 204-207, 215
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 42; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 79; The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 66; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 138; "Sound Alibi" (Peter Guttridge) 24; "Dogs, Masques, Love, Death: Flowers" (Barry N. Malzberg) 340; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 68; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 9; A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 378-379

Marmion, Simon (French Artist, c.1425-1489)
"Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 263

Marple, Jane (Miss Marple series - Agatha Christie)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 201-202
Aunt Jane: The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 71-79, 90-92, 96, 116-117, 153-154, 156-157
M.: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 678, 695-700, 765-766
Jane "Mantle or Maple": How A Hermit Was Disturbed In His Retirement (Julian Symons) 253-272
Jane Marble: "The Sound of the Buskervilles" (Douglas Moreton) 117, 120
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 100, 104, 175, 182; The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 3; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 1; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 131

Marr Family, The (Victims of the Ratcliffe Highway Murders)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 98

Marryat, Frederick (British Author, 1792-1848)
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 397; "The Case of a Boy’s Honour" (Donald Thomas) 8; "The Adventure of the Tired Captain" (Alan Wilson) 175

Mars (Roman God of War)
"The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce) 123; "The Climbing Man" (Simon Clark) 210; Solar Pons Versus the Devil's Claw (Basil Copper) 75; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 39; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 136; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 124; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) clxii; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 450; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 239; "The Massachusetts Affair" (Aaron Smith) 11; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 160; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 297
Great Mars!: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) clxxviii
Mars Above!: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) cxcvii
Mars Hill: An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 139, 153

Marsh, Alice (British Murder Victim, 1871?-1892)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 284-289, 294, 299-300, 318, 329

Marsh, Frederick Howard (British Surgeon., 1839-1915)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 97

Marsh, James (English Chemist, 1794-1846)
The Marsh Test: The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 199; Necropolis (Basil Copper) 72, 97; "The Case of the Borderland Dandelions" (Howard Engel) 36; "The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 43-44, 48; "The Remarkable Worm" (Carolyn Wheat) 221

Marsh, Mifflin M. (American Cigar Manufacturer, 1818-1901)
Marsh Wheeling: "The Brown Recluse" (Davis Grubb) 83

Marsh, Narcissus (Irish Archbishop, 1638-1713)
Marsh's Library: "The Specter of Tullyfane Abbey" (Peter Tremayne) 59

Marsh, Ngaio (New Zealand Author, 1895-1982)
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 134

Marsh, Obed (The Shadow Over Innsmouth - H.P. Lovecraft)
"The Mystery of the Hanged Man's Puzzle" (Paul Finch) 220-221, 236

Marsh, Lady Sylvia (Lair of the White Worm - 1988 Movie)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 263

Marshall, Alfred (British Economist, 1842-1924)
"A Problem of Numbers" (David N. Smith & Violet Addison) 298

Marshall, James (Scottish Retailer, ?-1893)
Marshall Snelgrove: "The Adventure of Dedstone Mill" (Denis O. Smith) 411

Marshall, John (American Judge, 1755-1835)
"The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 14
Franklin & Marshall College: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 86

Marshall, Leslie (American Sherlockian)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 59

Marshall, Mary "Dawn" (Scottish Medium)
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 4-8, 14, 176

Marshall, Susan "Mercedes" (Scottish Medium)
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 4-7

Marshall, William (Ripper Case Witness in Stride Murder)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 82
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268

Marshall Hall, Sir Edward (British Lawyer)
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 1-17, 19, 33, 65, 67-72, 79-84, 106, 117-118, 120-125, 127, 130-139, 141, 147, 192, 194-213
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 211-212, 241, 247
The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 105-118
"The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 218-219, 239, 241
The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 221
"The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas) 246, 249-258, 260-274
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 133-141, 146, 154
"The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 3-4, 6-8
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 25-32, 118, 146-150
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 189-190, 195, 200, 210-217, 226, 232, 235
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 58; “The Case of the Ghosts at Bly” (Donald Thomas) 267; "The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 178, 181, 225, 228; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 263; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 64

Marten, Maria (British Murder Victim - The Red Barn Murder, ?-1828)
The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 237; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 138; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 330

Martens, Conrad (British-Australian Artist, 1801-1878)
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 67

Märtens, Klaus (German Doctor)
Doc Marten Boots: Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 202, 214, 276

Marth, Albert (German Astronomer, 1828-1897)
"The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 398-399

Martha (Bible - Luke)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 145-146

Martha, St (Spanish Martyr)
St Martha's: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 102
St Martha's Hill: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 94-95

Martial (Spanish-Roman Poet, 40-104)
The Notched Hairpin (H.F.Heard) 36-37, 39

Martians (Mars series - Edgar Rice Burroughs)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 3-6, 8-21

Martians (The War of the Worlds - H.G.Wells)
"A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 80-81
"The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador" (Eric Brown) 213-231
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 33, 52, 144;
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 7, 14-18, 20-21, 24-36, 40-42, 47-49, 51, 53-61, 66-67, 69-74, 76-77, 79, 81, 83, 87-89, 93-95, 98, 106, 111, 115, 117, 119-120, 127, 129-134, 136-145;
"The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 282-286, 290-291, 295-316;
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 9, 13-14, 16, 73, 95, 114-115, 147-149, 154, 169, 173, 176, 189, 240, 254-255, 258-261, 263-264, 268, 272-273, 275, 279-282, 287;
The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 5, 15-18, 21, 32-38, 51, 56-65, 69-70, 76-79, 82-85, 92, 94, 98-99, 108-110, 113-115, 117, 119-124, 126-162, 164-174
"Dynamics of an Asteroid" (Lavie Tidhar) 67-70, 72-81
"The Adventure of the Counterfeit Martian" (Ralph Vaughan) 147-165
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 16-18, 23-29, 31-33, 43, 45-50, 53-58, 60-66, 68-86, 88-105, 108-109, 111-112, 114-116, 119-120, 123-125, 127-188, 190-196, 198, 200-208
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 294; "The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce) 120, 127; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 179; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 1, 363; "The Adventure of the Forgotten Umbrella" (Mel Gilden) 47; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 55;"The Adventure of the Nefarious Nephew" (Michael Mallory) 134; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 188, 202; "The Adventure of the Field Theorems" (Vonda N. McIntyre) 62; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 37, 113; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 135; The Adventure of the Ancient Gods (Ralph Vaughan) 23; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 69

Martin, Albert (British Accountant, Husband of Ethel Martin)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 1-3, 13, 88, 97, 154, 176, 209

Martin, Ethel (Daughter of Walter Dew, 1891-?)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 1-3, 13, 28, 41, 55, 77-78, 87-88, 96-97, 107, 113, 118, 123, 143, 154, 157-159, 172, 176, 188-189, 191-192, 209, 232-233

Martin, Jack (British Boxer)
The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 213-214

Martin, Lionel M. (British Car Manufacturer, 1878-1945)
Aston Martin: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113

Martin, Robert (British Pet Care Manufacturer)
Bob Martins: East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 176

Martin, St (Italian Pope (Martin I) (649-655), ?-655)
Church of St Martin
: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 285; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 47
St. Martin's Church
: "The Missing Cleric" (Miles Elward) 3, 12, 17, 20; "The Adventure of the Faithful Retainer" (Amy Myers) 375
St Martin's-in-the-Fields: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 130; Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 65; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 46; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 198; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 14; "The Woman of Goodwill" (Robert Richardson) 43; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 343; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 74
St Martin-le-Grand: Moriarty (John Gardner) 104; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 142; "Sherlock Holmes and 'The Woman' (Michael Harrison) 119; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 156; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 62; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 24; "The Case of the Maplestead Magpie" (June Thomson) 67-68
St Martin's Lane: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 293; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 50; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 158; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 57, 108; The Thundering Underground (Jake & Luke Thoene) 17; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 74, 76, 132; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 38
St Martin's Orgar: "The Adventure of the Beggar’s Head" (Michael Mallory) 191, 194-195
St Martin's Place: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 166, 170
St Martin's Press: "And The Rest" (C.D. Ewing) 364-365
St Martin's Street: Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 139, 147
St Martin's Summer: "The Record of the Tarleton Murders" (Ian Charnock) 27; The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 112, 225

St Martin's Workhouse: Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 95, 158
St-Martin-within-Ludgate: "The Adventure of Dedstone Mill" (Denis O. Smith) 439-440, 444

Martin, Steve (American Actor and Comedian, 1945- )
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 28, 34

Martin, Thomas (British Police Officer)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10, 80-82, 88, 167, 169

Martini, Friedrich von (19th Century Swiss Gunsmith)
Martini-Henry: "The Riddle of the Rideau Rifles" (Peter Calamai) 188 193-194; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 12; "The Monster of Hell’s Gate" (Paul Finch) 8, 23, 27, 33"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 298; "The Case of the Moving Scarecrows" (S.M. Ghatak) 85; "Celeste" (Neil Jackson) 158; "Watson’s Wound" (Bruce I. Kilstein) 60; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 158, 244, 254, 261-262; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 130; "Kim and Kim Again" (Vithal Rajan) 157; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 297, 375; "The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas) 267-268, 272; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 17-18, 23, 29, 124, 225-226, 229; "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 328; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 479-481, 516, 528, 577, 615, 623, 628; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 121
Martini Rifle: "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 307-308, 312; The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 267; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 168; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 120; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 187; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 99, 102
Peabody-Martini-Henry: "The Monster of Hell’s Gate" (Paul Finch) 33

Martini, Simone (Italian Artist, 1283-1344)
Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 45

Martinka, Francis (1843-1924) & Antonio (German Magic Store Proprietors)
Martinka & Company: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 3, 6; The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man (Daniel Stashower) 12-14
Martinka's: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 80

Martov, Julius (Menshevik Leader, 1873-1923)
The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 115, 172

Martyn, Edward (Irish Dramatist, 1859-1923)
"The Coole Park Problem" (Michéal & Clare Breathnach) 187

Maruya (Japanese Pharmacist)
Maruya's: "The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 291-292, 310, 312, 336

Marvel, Captain: see Captain Marvel

Marvel, Thomas (The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells)
Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 6, 52

Marvell, Andrew (British Poet, 1621-1678)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 238; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 211; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 340-341

Marvelman (Marvelman comics - Mick Anglo)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 103

Marvin, Lee (American Actor, 1924-1987)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 62-64, 66, 76, 82

Marwood, William (British Hangman, 1820-1883)
"The Adventure of the Wax Gamblers" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 61; Moriarty (John Gardner) 165

Marx, Arthur (Son of Groucho Marx)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 21, 171, 219

Marx, Chico (Leonard) (American Comedian, 1891-1961)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 65, 92, 112, 160, 171, 230, 235

Marx, Eleanor (German-British Writer, Daughter of Karl Marx, 1855-1898)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 19-30, 33-36, 41-48, 52, 58-68, 73-80, 82, 85-92, 97, 102-108, 110-113, 115, 117-129, 140-141, 143, 145-159
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 16

Marx, Groucho (Julius) (American Comedian, 1895-1977)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 1-18, 20-44, 47-59, 62-82, 84-85, 91-94, 100-103, 107-124, 127-133, 136, 146-149, 157-182, 185-201, 204-205, 209-210, 212-214, 216, 218-255, 260
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 45; The Case of the Blackmail Boys (Terrance Dicks) 19; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 113

Marx, Gummo (Milton) (American Comedian)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 171

Marx, Harpo (Arthur) (American Comedian, 1893-1964)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 65, 92, 123, 160, 171, 201

Marx, Heinrich (Father of Karl Marx)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 92

Marx, Jenny (German-British Journalist, Daughter of Karl Marx, 1844-1883)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 19-20, 28, 104, 111

Marx, Jenny Von Westphalen (Wife of Karl Marx, 1814-1881)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 17, 21-23, 29-30, 46, 63-66, 85, 88-89, 92, 97, 102, 104, 107-108, 112, 119, 122-123, 152-153, 157

Marx, Karl (German Philosopher & Revolutionary, 1818-1883)
"Ten Lords A-Leaping" (Jake Arnott) 315-327
"Three Cases of Good Intentions" (Colin Bruce)
272-273
"The Adventure of the Old Russian Woman" (Ian Charnock) 89-94, 96-98, 106-107, 109, 111
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 9-12, 17-33, 36, 38, 41-44, 46, 48-49, 52, 57-60, 62-69, 83, 85-86, 88-97, 99-108, 110-123, 126-127, 137, 139-141, 145-147, 151-154, 156-159
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 15, 124
The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 173, 206
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 150
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 35-36, 80, 84, 86, 96, 229, 291, 297
"Prolegomena to Dr Watson's Ninth Marriage" (Jacques Barzun) 43; "The Adventure of the Ethical Assassin" (Matthew Baugh) 235; Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 108-113, 119, 136; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 73, 76; "Cross of Gold" (Michael Collins) 337; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 48; "The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 48; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 94; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 244, 249; The Game (Laurie R. King) 35; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 35; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 152; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 248; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 116; Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 95; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 163; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 256; "The Mystery of the Missing Child" (Christine Poulson) 249; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 104; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 135, 248, 250, 267;
Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 279; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 74, 77, 151; "A Problem of Numbers" (David N. Smith & Violet Addison) 292; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 107-111; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 712, 794; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 166; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 88; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 41, 54, 78, 185, 211; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 17; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 152, 222; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 102; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 9, 171
Marxism:
Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 109, 115; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 12; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 54; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 44, The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 17; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 36; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 166; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 111
Marxist: Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 119-120, 185, 205; Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 69, 110-111; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 78; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 42-44, 52, 58, 83, 86, 99, 134; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 17; The Game (Laurie R. King) 37, 69; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 115-116, 138, 148; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 92; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 83; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 108, 171; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 78; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 132

Marx, Laura (Daughter of Karl Marx, 1845-1911)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 19-20, 28, 104, 111

Marx, Luis (Cuban Cigar Manufacturer)
Luis Marx Grandioso: Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 219

Marx, Miriam (Daughter of Groucho Marx)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 21, 43, 171, 219

Marx, Ruth: see Ruth Johnson

Marx, Zeppo (Herbert) (American Comedian, 1901-1979)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 6, 65, 111-113, 159-160, 171, 230, 253
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 96

Marx Brothers, The (American Comedy Act)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 5, 20, 67, 71, 111, 236; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 105; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 165
See also: Chico Marx; Groucho Marx; Harpo Marx; Zeppo Marx

Mary (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 89, 94, 108, 112-113

Mary I (Queen of England (1553-58), 1516-1558)
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 90; "The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 290-291; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 97; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 120; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 16

Mary, Queen (Formerly Princess May of Teck, Wife of George V, 1867-1953)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 50
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 171
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 305
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 158, 160, 162-163, 167, 170-171, 173, 204-205, 210-211, 215, 218, 226-229, 233, 251-254, 261, 270-271, 285-288, 296, 301
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 49, 262, 273
"The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 161-164, 166, 214
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 105-108
"The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 276
"The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 322, 324
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 87-89, 91, 178
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King)
61; "Sherlock Holmes in Space" (E.V. Knox) 261; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 64; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 80, 116; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 13-15; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 231; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 85; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 307; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 52, 66, 71, 74, 135; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 228; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 92
Queen Mary's Volunteer Reserve: Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow)
180
The Queen's Bays: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 70

Mary Celeste, The
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 8-13, 17-19, 21-25
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 91-107, 112, 115-116, 119, 127, 129, 137, 153
"Celeste" (Neil Jackson) 143-164
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 37
"The Gibraltar Letter" (Sam Benady) 30; "The Adventure of the Bogle-Wolf" (Anthony Boucher) 430; "The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 29; "The Case of the Disloyal Servant" (Colin Bruce) 172, 174; The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 41; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 118; Absolute Discretion (Grant Eustace) 36; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 114; "The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 17; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 81; The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow) 15; "The Adventure of the Richmond Horror" (Denis O. Smith) 6; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 4; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 71

Mary Celeste, Crew of the
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 10-13, 18-19, 22-23, 25
"Celeste" (Neil Jackson) 150

Mary Magdalene (Bible - New Testament)
A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King)
17-22, 26, 31, 78-79, 81, 100, 102-103, 107, 192, 204, 266, 275-276
"The Case of the Maltese Catacombs" (William Meikle) 56, 62, 66
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 208, 247, 287; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 90; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 3, 69; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 68; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 12; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 63; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 46; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 378; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 25
Magdalen Asylum: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 170, 180, 243, 390
Magdalen Bridge: The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 323
Magdalen College: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 92; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 88; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 53; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 202; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 19; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 191, 194; "The Reluctant Assassin" (Peter Tremayne) 212
Magdalen Home For Unfortunate Women: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 214
Magdalen Refuge: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 179
A Magdalene: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 24; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 115, 159; The Night Calls (David Pirie) 32-33
Magdalen Society: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 170, 338
Magdalens: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 319; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 58
St. Mary Magdalene Priory: "The Case of Lady Sannox" (Peter H. Wood) 77, 80
St. Mary's Workhouse: Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 13

Sisters of Mary Magdala: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 189, 192, 279

Mary of Agreda, Sister (Spanish Nun, 1602-1665)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 48

Mary of Guise (Mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, 1515-1560)
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 34

Mary, Queen of Scots (Scottish Queen (1542-67), 1542-1587)
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 19, 25, 33-42, 49-50, 76, 80, 94-95, 101, 118-120, 122, 146, 178, 183, 185, 188-191, 195, 210, 218, 224, 230, 233, 240
Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 1-2, 194, 197
"The Adventure of the Haunted Bagpipes" (Carla Coupe) 176; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 87;
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 15; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 62, 121, 164; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 175; "The Mary Queen of Scots Jewel" (William O. Fuller) 280; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 53, 89; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 203; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 121; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 5; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 188; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 326; The Dark Water (David Pirie) 262; "The Adventure of the Eminent Collector" (Tony Reynolds) 122-124, 129; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 145; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 145; "The Case of the Itinerant Yeggman" (June Thomson) 158; "The Case of the Maplestead Magpie" (June Thomson) 86; "The Case of the Paradol Chamber" (June Thomson) 21, 35; Sherlock Holmes's Christmas (David Upton) 133; "The Onion Vendor’s Secret" (Marcia Wilson) 223
Consommé Mary Stuart: Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 52

Mary, The Virgin (Bible, Mother of Jesus)
An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 219
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 51-54, 124, 135, 138, 166, 168, 171-173, 175-178, 180, 182, 187-198, 200-204, 206-208, 212-213

Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 91; Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 26-27; The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 36; "Mrs. Farintosh & An Opal Tiara" (Ian Charnock) 189; Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 182; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 104; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 218-219, 277; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 260-261, 409; "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 12-13, 24; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 380; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 165, 206; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 66; "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 266; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 253; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 154, 157, 187; Moriarty (John Gardner) 51; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 219; "The Pennyroyal Society" (Kelly Hale) 251; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 121; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 204; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 113, 210; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 124; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 324; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 12; The Moor (Laurie R. King) 183; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 216, 226; Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (Maurice Leblanc) 216; "The Four Wise Men" (Peter Lovesey) 37-38, 41-43; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 238; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) cxiii, cxix-cxxi, cxxv- cxxviii; Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (Thos. Kent Miller) 57, 62, 66; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 50; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 126; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 34, 36; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 235-237, 251, 273; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 90, 174; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 41; The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 231; "The English Señor" (Marta Randall) 285, 291, 298; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 135; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 32; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 202, 204-205, 211-212, 215; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 92; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 101; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 13-15, 116; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 364; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 113, 122; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 22; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 580; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 100; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 46; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 169; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 12; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 194, 206; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 254; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 76-77; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 18, 272
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore: "The Case of the Gustaffson Stone" (June Thomson) 196
Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion
: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 774
Church of St Mary the Virgin: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 22; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 92, 94
Hail Mary: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 281; "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 17, 29; "The Mountain of Fear" (Ted Riccardi) 310, 312
Holy Virgin of Kazan: Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 289
Hospital of St Joseph & Ste Marie: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 24, 40, 132
In the name of Mary and the saints: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 372
Lady Chapel: Moriarty (John Gardner) 68; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 39, 75, 202, 213-214; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 280
A/The Madonna: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 206; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 269, 323; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 138; Reply Paid (H.F. Heard) 144; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 210; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 124, 170; "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 266; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 148
Marianism: "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 274
Monastery of the Virgin Mary: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 188
Notre Dame: Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 47
Notre Dame Cathedral: The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 150; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 187, 189-191, 196, 199, 205, 207, 214, 224-225, 255, 257, 260-262, 292, 295-296, 354-355, 357, 359, 398, 417, 469; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 20-21, 34; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 25-26, 48, 50, 106, 114, 121, 264, 304; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 246, 280, 294, 363; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 223, 441; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 202; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 52; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 347; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 148; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 38; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 93-94; "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 154; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 32; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 120-122, 127, 133, 144, 185; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 344, 358-359, 497, 619; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 742, 841, 846-847, 855; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 36; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 192, 209; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 8
Ottery St Mary: "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 93
Our Lady; "The Italian Sherlock Holmes" (Reginald Hill) 239
Parish of St Mary's: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 85
Quai Sainte Marie
: "A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 49
St Mary Abbots: Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 28
St Mary Axe: "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 202
St Mary-le-Bow: "The Adventure of the Beggar’s Head" (Michael Mallory) 196, 201; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 88; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 105, 167; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 205
St Mary of Bethlehem (Bedlam): An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 55; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 218
St Mary Street: Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 199
St Mary Undercroft: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 74
St Mary's: The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 401
St Mary's (Island): The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 94
St Mary's Cathedral: "The Quality of Mercy" (William Meikle) 67
St Mary's Catholic Church: Watson’s Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 11
St Mary's Church: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 86, 106, 124; "The Legacy of Rachel Howells" (Michael Doyle) 414; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 48, 54; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of Sabina Hall (L.B. Greenwood) 96, 100; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 119-120; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 396, 399; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 16, 32; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 222; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 158; "The Disappearance of Caroline Erskine" (Michael Mallory) 221; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 293; The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 191; "Dynamics of a Hanging" (Tony Pi) 336; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 485; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 229
St Mary's Hospital: The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 262; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 42; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 8, 38, 98; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 16; "The Case of the Conk-Singleton Forgery" (June Thomson) 22; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 109; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 149, 188
St Mary's Knot: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 172
St Mary's Marshes: "The Christmas Conspiracy" (Edward D. Hoch) 129, 132
St Mary's Station: The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 119-120; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 199, 226, 232
St Mary Woolnoth: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 37
Santa Maria: "The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 10, 21
Saulte Ste. Marie: Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 183

see also: Madonna & Child

Mary's Little Lamb (Mary Had A Little Lamb - Nursery Rhyme)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 320; "The Kohinoor Gem Shop Burglary" (Ned Hubbell) 140