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Ngiam Tong Boon (Singaporean Bartender)
Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 28

Niblo, William (Irish-American Impresario, 1789-1875)
Niblo's Garden: The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 159; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 205, 329

Nibs (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 25, 110, 129, 137, 139-141, 164, 240

Nichiren (Japanese Buddhist Monk, 1222-1282)
Nichiren Soshu: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 12

Nicholas I (King of Montenegro, 1841-1921)
"The Matter of the Pigeons-Blood Ruby" (David L. Hammer) 66; "The Adventure of the Old Russian Woman" (H. Paul Jeffers) 32; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 90

Nicholas I (Russian Tsar (1825-55), 1796-1855)
The Clockwork Scarab (Colleen Gleason) 101; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 45; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 95; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 113, 129; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 314

Nicholas II (Russian Tsar (1894-1917) 1868-1918)
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 32, 67-122
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 13, 17, 20-29, 31-32, 35-37, 42-44, 48, 50, 53, 56-60, 66-73, 77-79, 83, 86-87, 89-93, 95-98, 101-103, 105-108, 111, 113, 118-119, 121-124, 126-131, 133-134, 136-137, 139, 142-160, 163, 167, 169-171, 173-174, 176-177, 179-185, 190, 194, 197-198, 203-204, 207-210, 213-216, 218-221, 228-230, 237, 253, 255, 259-261, 272-275, 282-285
Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 55-57, 59-63, 65-82, 84-88, 91-100, 111, 128
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 178-184, 188, 190-191, 204-206
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 8-11
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 229-232, 237, 239, 243-245
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 129, 199-202, 208, 219, 222
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 28-30, 119
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 16; "The Adventure of the Eyrie Cliff" (Rick Boyer) 103;
A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 74; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 99; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 80; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 516; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 302; "The Adventure of the Bulgarian Diplomat" (Zakaria Erzinçlioglu) 435, 456; "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 271; The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 26, 39; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 33; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 190; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 95, 105; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 11-12, 14-15, 20, 25-29, 33, 41-45, 48, 52, 55, 64-66, 77-79, 84, 88, 100, 109-112, 115, 131-134, 136, 142, 150-152, 154, 156, 162, 164, 172, 174, 177, 179, 186, 188-189, 193, 195, 200, 202-204, 208, 215-216, 218, 222-224, 229, 236, 242-245, 258-260, 263, 267-271, 273, 278-280, 291-293, 298, 300, 305; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 11, 40, 148; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 49-50; "The Case of the Last Battle" (L.B.Greenwood) 484; "Imaginary Interview with Sherlock Holmes" (Guisard) 22; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 24, 200; Sherlock Holmes: My Life and Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 126; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 112, 235, 252-253; The Game (Laurie R. King) 24, 88; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 107; "The Duke’s Feather" (R.C. Lehmann) 11-12, 14; "The Story of the Lost Picklock" (R.C. Lehmann) 145; The Case of the Second Séance(Sam McCarver) 129; "The Adventure of the Illustrious Patient" (Michael Mallory) 75; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 163, 184; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 15, 18, 36; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 187, 193; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 28; The Case of the Haunted Horrors (Anthony Read) 122; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 153; "The Death of Mycroft Holmes" (Ted Riccardi) 66; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 13, 15, 18, 26, 29, 42, 46, 56, 60, 78, 120-122, 126, 141, 155-156, 164, 166, 169, 171; Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 49, 85, 114, 126, 128, 163; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 146, 211, 262; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 105, 119, 170-171; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 37, 60; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 31-32, 163, 165; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 13; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 175, 187; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 34; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 254
Army of the Tsar: "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 266
The Czar's Cabinet: "The Adventure of the Bulgarian Diplomat" (Zakaria Erzinçlioglu) 454
The Czar's Fleet: Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 62
The Czar's Government: "The Adventure of the Bulgarian Diplomat" (Zakaria Erzinçlioglu) 455, 457
The Czar's / Tsarist Secret Police: Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 123; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 180, 262
The Tsarevich: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 207
Tsarist: The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 154, 159, 245, 260; Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 62-63; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 190; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 267
Tsarist Agent: Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 56, 58
Tsarist Government: Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 256

NOTE: Although Nicholas is referred to as if he is Tsar of Russia in The Great Game (Michael Kurland) (p.107), it was actually his father, Alexander III, who was Tsar in 1891, when the story takes place.

Nicholas, St.
"The Chalice of Skorr" (Dana Martin Batory) 100-101; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 148, 216; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 62; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 216; Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 94; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 105; "The Doctor's Case" (Stephen King) 320; "A Father's Tale" (Sterling E. Lanier) 143; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 11; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 73; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 154
St Nicholas Church: "The Adventure of the Deptford Horror" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 242; "The Adventure of the Coptic Patriarch" (Séamus Duffy) 119; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 230, 246
St Nicholas Hotel: The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 123
Saint Nick: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 148; Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 91; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 41; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 20; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 154

see also: Father Christmas; Santa Claus

Nicholas Nikolaevich, Grand Duke (Commander in Chief of Russian Armies, 1856-1929)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 82; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 73, 78-79, 86, 90, 147, 156, 211, 259-260, 272

Nicholl, Captain (From the Earth to the Moon - Jules Verne)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 395

Nichols, Henry Alfred (Son of Polly Nichols, 1879-?)
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 39, 45
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 168; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 47

Nichols, Mary Anne: see Nichols, Polly

Nichols, Polly (Mary Anne) (Victim of Jack the Ripper, ?-1888)
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 71, 73, 77-78, 86, 93-94
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 88-91, 125
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 27-29, 33, 71, 79, 101-102, 163, 180
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 20-30, 33, 37-48, 54, 59, 61-62, 65-67, 70-71, 119, 143-144, 158, 166, 188, 257, 259, 272-273, 280
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 46-48, 56
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 18, 20, 27-28, 30-32, 35-37, 40-41, 47, 50, 53, 229, 305, 317
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 446-447
A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 135-137, 156, 376-377
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 126, 152, 155, 166
"The Singular Habits of Wasps" (Geoffrey A. Landis) 229
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 23, 32
A Study in Terror (Ellery Queen) 85-92, 94-96, 99-100, 130, 136
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 99-100, 103

"A Case of Identity" (Jack Ritchie) 47-48
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 6-7, 64-65, 69, 72-74, 86, 88, 97, 102, 154, 225, 229, 269, 310, 342
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 2-3, 9, 13, 19-21, 26, 35, 42, 44-48, 53, 56, 65, 70, 78, 87-88, 90, 102, 105, 114, 117, 119, 138, 148, 175, 183, 194, 214-215, 230, 315, 318
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 33-36, 43-46, 60, 91, 119, 222, 238, 250, 268, 270
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 47-51, 55-56, 68, 72-73, 121, 126-128, 132-133, 136, 144-145
Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 5-8, 51, 70, 73, 84-85, 101, 107, 110, 129, 139, 147-148, 150, 170-171, 174
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 137; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 10-11; "The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 62-63, 69; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 78, 287-288, 290; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 151, 153, 168, 222-223, 258, 264, 267, 407, 409; "The Case of the Choleric Cotton Broker" (Martin Edwards) 267; Moriarty (John Gardner) 86; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 237; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 200; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 15, 35, 37, 39, 50-51, 55, 57-58, 73, 75-76, 91, 110, 183, 221, 416; "The Adventure of the Pearly Gates" (Mike Resnick) 371-372; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 263; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 265; Bloodguilty (Raymond Thor) 43, 51, 57

Nichols, Polly's Children
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 39, 45
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 47

Nichols, William (Polly Nichols' Husband)
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 38-40, 45
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 168; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 35-36; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 47

Nicholson, Colonel (The Bridge on the River Kwai - Pierre Boule)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 148

Nicholson, Jack (American Actor 1937- )
A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 92

Nicholson, Renton (British Theatrical Impresario, 1809-1861)
"The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 341

Nick the Greek (Greek-American Gambler, Nick Dandelos, 1893-1966)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 64, 228

Nicodemus (Bible - John)
An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 221
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 45

Nicolaas Alexander Frederik Karel, Willem (Prince of the Netherlands, 1840-1879)
"A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 65-66, 75-76, 79, 89-90

Nicolaevsky, Boris (Russian Historian)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 12

Nicolay, John (German-American Biographer, 1832-1901)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 58, 310, 326

Nicoll, William Robertson (Scottish Man of Letters, 1851-1923)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 11

Niel, Adolphe (French Politician, 1802-1869)
Marechal Niel Rose: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 464

Nietzsche, Friedrich (German Philosopher, 1844-1900)
"The Interrupted Game" (Dana Martin Batory) 124; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 268; "The Adventure of the Old Russian Woman" (Ian Charnock) 108; The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 73; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 202; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 68; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 48; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 213; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 183; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 61; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 8, 14-15, 140; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 62; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 164; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 286; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 211; "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 319; A Night in the Lonesome October (Roger Zelazny) 242
Nietzschean: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 285
Post-Nietschean: The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 32

Nieuwerkerke, Emilien, Comte de (French Arts Minister, 1811-1892)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 232-233

Nightingale (The Nightingale - Hans Andersen)
The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 262

Nightingale, Florence (British Nursing Pioneer, 1820-1910)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 6, 80-81, 84, 109
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 3-5, 15-16, 43-45, 49-51, 53, 55-62, 68, 75, 79, 82-83, 85-99, 101-104, 106, 110, 114-116, 118, 126, 129-130, 141-142, 151-159
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 310
Brigade (M.J.Trow)
273, 347, 353-354, 356
Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 189; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 436; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 356; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 336; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 240; Young Sherlock: The Adventure At Ferryman's Creek (Gerald Frow) 57-58; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 199; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 61; They Might Be Giants (James Goldman) 103; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 27; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 485; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 87; "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 213; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 157; Art in the Blood (Bonnie MacBird) 256; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 17; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 203; "A Volume in Vermilion" (Kim Newman) 72; Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 169; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 231; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 36, 216; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 106-107; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 53; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 4; Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (June Thomson) 151; Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 19; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 11; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 114; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 130; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 69; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 75-76
Florence Nightingales: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 416
Lady with the Lamp: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 39
Miss-bloody-NIghtingale: Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 126
Nightingale Fund: Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 106
Nightingale Nursing Institute: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 137, 142
Nightinglae School: Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 148
Nightinglae Wards: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 197

Nightingale, Frances "Fanny" Smith (Mother of Florence Nightingale, 1789-1880)
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 57, 60

Nightingale, Frances Parthenope (Sister of Florence Nightingale, 1819-1890)
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 57, 60-61, 157

Nightingale, William (Father of Florence Nightingale, 1794-1874)
The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 57, 60

Nijinsky, Vaslav (Russian Dancer, 1890-1950)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 100;
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 192; Lestrade and theDead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 104

Nike (Greek Goddess of Victory)
The Clockwork Scarab (Colleen Gleason) 223; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 140, 144; Art in the Blood (Bonnie MacBird) 19-20, 45-46, 75, 84-85, 87-89, 106, 108-109, 113, 122, 126, 163, 180, 188, 202, 229, 231-232, 236, 269-270, 278, 281, 283-288, 290, 296
Nike shorts: Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 78
Nike-soled feet: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 87

Niketas Choniates (Greek Historian, c.1155-c.1215)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 302

Nikisch, Arthur (Hungarian Composer, 1855-1922)
"The English Señor" (Marta Randall) 274

Nikola, Dr. (A Bid For Fortune - Guy Boothby)
"The Cat of the Bunkervilles" (Boothcut Hoyle) 59-60
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 389-391, 393, 398-401, 405, 408, 423, 427, 433, 461
"The Mystery of the Worm" (John Pelan) 194-204
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 104; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 25, 62; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 90; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 144; "The Book of 1900" (Edgar Turner) 13-18, 20, 23

Nilsson, Christina (Swedish Opera Singer, 1843-1921)
"The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 247

Nimrod (Bible - Genesis)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 241
Nimrods: "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 157

Nin, Anaïs (French-Cuban-American Writer, 1903-1977)
"Half There / All There" (Glen Mehn) 225

Ninetta (The Thieving Magpie - Rossini)
Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 45-46

Ninko (Emperor of Japan, (1817-46), 1800-1846)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 155-156, 167

Ninth Legion, The (Roman Soldiers, Disappeared in Scotland)
"The Execution of Andrews" (Colin Bruce) 162-163

Niobe (Queen of Thebes in Greek Mythology)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 295

Nipkow, Paul (German Inventor, 1860-1940)
"The Adventure of the Counterfeit Martian" (Ralph Vaughan) 162

Nipper (The "His Master's Voice" Dog)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 106

Nissen, Major Peter Norman (Canadian-American Mining Engineer, 1871-1930)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 122
Nissen Hut: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 121

Nivedita, Sister / Margaret Noble (British Social Worker, 1867-1911)
"The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 217

Niven, David (British Actor, 1909-1983)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 146

Nixon, Richard (American President (1969-74), 1913-1994)
Thomas Posten: Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 72, 78, 82-83, 103, 105-107, 133, 150, 152-153, 172-181, 184-190, 192, 195-196, 200-201, 209, 229-230, 234, 243-247,249-261, 279-281, 309-310, 312-313, 315-318, 320
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 167; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 101; "Half There / All There" (Glen Mehn) 244; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 162

No, Dr. (Dr. No - Ian Fleming)
The Case of the Missing Masterpiece (Terrance Dicks) 64

Noah (Bible - Genesis)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 3, 13-16, 47, 50-52, 95, 125, 127-128, 133-134, 142, 158-159
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; "Watson, Once Epaminondas, Joins Deteckative Gubb" (Ellis Parker Butler) 119; "Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 29; The Case of the Disappearing Dragon (Narinder Dhami) 81, 84, 103, 111; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 248; My Hero (Tom Holt) 21; "Irene and the Old Detective" (Richard Kellogg) 236; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 234; "The Gubb Diamond Robbery" (Rhoda Montade) 122; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 203; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 170; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 114, 116; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 77
Noah's Ark: Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 164; The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 3, 13-15, 47, 50-52, 97, 101, 164, 193, 195, 199; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 85; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 82; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 275; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 102; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 248; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 75; My Hero (Tom Holt) 21; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 120; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 234; "Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 13; "The Adventure of the White Python" (Adam McFarlane) 78; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 473; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 73; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 307; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 274; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 116
; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 19; The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 148

Noah's Dove (Bible - Genesis)
Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 77

Noah's Wife (Bible - Genesis)
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 93-99, 101-102, 134, 141-143, 155, 157-159, 169-170, 186-187, 189-200

Nobel, Alfred (Swedish Chemist 1833-1896)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 12-14, 26, 29, 37, 39-45, 47, 49-54, 59-63, 76, 95, 98, 103-105, 123, 135-136, 143-147, 152-154, 165-167, 171-172
"The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 400; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 286;"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 147-148; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 153
Nobel Laureate: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 149
Nobel Prize: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 48; "The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 94; The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 82, 127; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 57; "The Adventure of the Project" (Rock DiLisio) 13, 17-18, 22-23; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 122; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 16; Sherlock Holmes: My Life and Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 111; My Hero (Tom Holt) 180; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 11; "The Mystery of the Addleton Curse" (Barrie Roberts) 245; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 196; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 175, 209; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 27
Nobelisable: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 48

Nobel, Emil (Brother of Alfred Nobel, ?-1864)
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 148

Noble, Magaret: see Sister Nivedita

Noble, Monty (Australian Cricketer, 1873-1940)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 98-104

Noble, Thomas Tertius (British Composer, 1867-1953)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 188

Nocella, Carlo (Patriarch of Constantinople (1901-03), 1826-1903)
Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 48, 59, 109, 113

Nodens (Romano-British God)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 61, 111, 122-123, 238; "Art in the Blood" (Brian Stableford) 135, 137; "The Adventure of the Laughing Moonbeast" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 55, 60

Nodier, Charles (French Author, 1780-1844)
The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 134

Noel Family, The (English Landowners, Exton, Rutland, claim to be original family of the MIstletoe Bough song)
"A Ballad of the White Plague" (P.C.Hodgell) 228

Nolan, Lloyd (American Actor)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 33, 121

Nomes (Oz series - L. Frank Baum)
"Sherlock Holmes in Oz" (Ruth Berman) 435, 438-439

Nora (A Doll's House - Ibsen)
"The Questionable Parentage of Basil Grant" (R. Bostoun Cromer) 57; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 20, 61, 79
; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 397

Norbu, Jamyang (Indian Writer)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 261-265

Nordau, Max (Hungarian Social Critic, 1849-1923)
"The Adventures of Padlock Bones" (Sol Cohen) 35; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 217; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 194

Nordenfeldt, Thorsten (Swedish Arms Dealer)
"The Fifth Browning" (Jürgen Ehlers) 534
Maxim-Nordenfeldt: Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 231, 266
Nordenfeldt Field Pieces: The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 7
Nordenfeldt Submersible: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 294-295, 303

Nordenskiöld, Adolf Erik (Swedish Geologist, 1832-1901)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 159

Nordica, Lillian (American Soprano, 1857-1914)
"The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 33

Nordinger, Simon (American Businessman)
Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 84-86, 100-101, 107, 117-120, 122, 128, 205 {Edmund Danziger}

Norfolk, Henry Granville Fitzalan-Howard, Duke of (English Nobleman, 1847-1917)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 24
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 196
Dukes of Norfolk: "The Adventure of the Intermittent Jigsaw Puzzle" (Alan Stockwell) 179

Norfolk, William, M.D. (Pseudonym of Philip José Farmer)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 97

Norma (Norma - Bellini)
The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 311-312

Norman, Arthur (British Newspaper Editor)
Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 200

Norman, Ludwig (Swedish Musician, ?-1885)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 32

Norman-Neruda, Wilhelmine (Austrian Violinist, 1839-1911)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 38-39
"The Color of Death" (Dana Martin Batory) 51; "The Coole Park Problem" (Michéal & Clare Breathnach) 168; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 196;
The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 123; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 31-32; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 282; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 120, 189, 234; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 116; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 14; Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 81; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 37; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 22; "A Study In Lavender Lace" (Larry Townsend) 52; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 80

Normand, Mabel (American Actress, 1893-1930)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 201

Normande, Mlle de (French Mystic)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 58-59

Norns, The (Goddesses of Fate in Scandinavian Mythology)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 112

Norris (The Big Sleep - Raymond Chandler)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 72, 77-78, 88

Norris, Chuck (American Actor)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 235

Norris, Luther (Sherlockian)
Luther Norris - a mouse: Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 77, 112

North, Frederick, 2nd Earl of Guilford (British Prime Minister (1770-82), 1732-1792)
"The Riddle of the Rideau Rifles" (Peter Calamai) 183; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 386

North, Oliver (American Military Commander, 1943- )
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 255

Northcliffe, Lord, Alfred Harmsworth (British Press Baron 1865-1922)
Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 542-543, 616
Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 12;
"Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 116; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 16, 110; "The Adventure of the Second Swag" (Luke Sharp) 239; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 15, 35, 44, 86, 179, 203; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 62; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 199; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 91
Harmsworth Press: "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 247-248

Northcote, Sir Stafford (British Statesman, 1818-1887)
Chancellor of the Exchequer: Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 201, 259

Northumberland, Henry George Percy, 7th Duke of (British Politician, 1846-1918)
"Murder To Music" (Anthony Burgess) 183

Northumberland, John Dudley, Duke of (English Courtier & Military Leader, 1502?-1553)
"The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 290-291

Norton, Eardley (British Barrister, 1852-1931)
"The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 22, 28-29

Norton, James Laird (American Businessman)
Laird & Norton

Norton, Emperor Joshua Abraham (American Eccentric)
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 77-78, 108-109, 211, 215
"A Study in Brimstone" (G.S. Denning) 137
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 51; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 139, 165; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 17, 121; "The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 158; "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 114

Norton, Matthew G. (American Businessman)
Laird & Norton

Norwood, Eille (British Actor, 1861-1948)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 244-247
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 70; "As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 30; "Of the Origin of the Hound of the Baskervilles" (Barbara Roden) 249; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 34; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 39

Nostradamus (French Mystic, 1503-1566)
"The Adventure of the Ball of Nostradamus" (August Derleth & Mack Reynolds) 101, 103
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye)
195; "The Riddle of the Young Protestor" (Michael Mallory) 297; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 151-152; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 15; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 81; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 131; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 23; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 112

Notman, James (Canadian Photographer)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 35

Nott-Bower, Sir William (British Police Commissioner, 1849-1939)
"The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 243, 245, 248, 250-253

Nottingham, Sheriff of (Robin Hood Legend)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 84;
Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 43

Nouronihar (Vathek: An Arabian Tale - William Beckford)
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 133

Novarro, Ramon (Mexican Actor, 1899-1968)
Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 40

Novello, Ivor (British Songwriter, 1893-1951)
The Game (Laurie R. King) 33; "Porlock’s Demise" (Ted Riccardi) 100-101; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 34

Novello, Vincent (British Music Publisher, 1781-1861)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 20

Noyes, Alfred (British Poet, 1880-1958)
"The Case of the Yorkshire Fairies" (Joe Cooper) 212;
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 212

Nudd / Lludd (Welsh Deity)
Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 63

Nugent, Frank (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 28-29

Number One (The Prisoner - TV series)
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 122-125

Number Two (The Prisoner - TV series)
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 122, 125
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 221

Number Six (The Prisoner - TV series)
Smith: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 677-723, 725-732, 735-769, 787, 824, 841-860, 905, 935-954, 957-965, 998, 1018-1019
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 125

Nungesser, Charles (French Aviator, 1892-1927)
"The Adventure of The White Bird" (C. Edward Davis) 347-352, 355-357, 361, 363-366, 368-371
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 154
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 254-256

Nungesser, Consuelo Hatmaker (Wife of Charles Nungesser, c.1903-?)
"The Adventure of The White Bird" (C. Edward Davis) 350-352, 355, 366, 371

Nungesser, Robert (Half-Brother of Charles Nungesser, 1903-1990)
"The Adventure of The White Bird" (C. Edward Davis) 350-352, 355, 366, 371

Nunn, Eli (English Police Officer)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 170-171, 209-210, 216, 218-220, 226

Nunney, Muriel (Witness in the Green Bicycle Case)
"The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas) 248, 252, 258, 269-270

Nupkins, G. (The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 193

Nurmi, Paavo "The Flying Finn" (Finnish Athlete, 1897-1973)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 186; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 217

Nuth, Mr (How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Gnoles - Lord Dunsany)
"How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 99-113

Nutt, David (British Publisher)
"The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 11, 14

Nuttall, Brigadier-General T. (British Army Commander, Second Afghan War)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 11-13; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 149, 156, 166, 185

Nyarlathotep (Nyarlathotep - H.P.Lovecraft)
"The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 37, 42, 45-47, 49; "The Adventure of the Laughing Moonbeast" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 54-55, 57-60
Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 82; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 221; "Art in the Blood" (Brian Stableford) 125; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 202; A Night in the Lonesome October (Roger Zelazny) 96, 152

Nyctalope, The (Léo Saint-Clair) (Nyctalope seies - Jean de la Hire)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 87-88, 125

Nylepthah (Allan Quatermain - H. Rider Haggard)
The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 108; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 156

Nylepthah (The Adventure of the Peerless Peer / Three Madmen - Philip José Farmer)
"The Adventure of the Fallen Stone" (Win Scott Eckert) 70

Nyogtha, The Thing That Should Not Be (The Salem Horror - Henry Kuttner)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 92-93