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Rhadegund, St. (6th Century Thuringian Princess)
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 25, 80
Rhadegund (Hall): Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 25, 62-63, 67, 76, 94-95, 106, 112, 114, 123, 126, 128, 131, 133-135, 137, 140, 142, 146, 149, 153, 191, 198, 203, 209, 212, 216, 226, 241-243, 260, 265, 272-273, 275-278, 281-286
Rhadegundia: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 216
Rhadegundian: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 103, 127, 147
St Rhadegund's School: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 38, 40, 63, 66, 70, 76, 80, 103, 105, 130, 147, 153, 208, 259-260

Rhee, Syngman (President of South Korea (1948-60), 1875-1965)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 33

Rhiannon (Wife of King Pwyll in Welsh Mythology)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 139, 234; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas)189

Rhine Maiden: see Lorelei

Rhita Fawr (Giant in Welsh Legend)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 145

Rhodes, Cecil (British Financier & Coloniser, 1853-1902)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 84, 87; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 14, 16, 18, 20-22, 27-30, 32-33, 37, 39, 44-45, 64, 73, 75-81, 85-91, 188, 230, 291, 308
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 22; "The Adventure of the Highgate Miracle" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr)
92; "And The Rest" (C.D. Ewing) 355; "Colonel Warburton’s Madness" (Sasscer Hill) 90; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 24; "The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 54; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 272; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 13-14; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 131, 135; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 193
Rhodes Scholar: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 191
Rhodes Scholarship Fund: Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 88

Rhodes, Elmhirst (Brother of Cecil Rhodes, 1858-?)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 20, 79-81, 84-91

Rhodes, Frank (Brother of Cecil Rhodes, 1851-1905)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 79-81, 84-91

Rhodes, Wilfred (British Cricketer, 1877-1973)
Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 33-34, 36-42, 45, 47-54, 58-59, 61-62, 64, 69, 74, 77, 87, 90-97, 99, 109, 111, 113-139, 141, 143-144

Rhukk, High Lord (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Legacy - Gary Russell)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 252-253, 260

Rhys, Sir John (Welsh Scholar, 1840-1915)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) xlvii- xlviii

Rhys-Davids, Arthur (British Air Ace, 1897-1917)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 7

Rhys-Jones, Sophie (Wife of Prince Edward of Great Britain, 1965- )
"The Lion of Draksville" (Julian Rathbone) 144

Riah (Our Mutual Friend - Charles Dickens)
The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 184

Riario, Pietro (Italian Cardinal, 1445-1474)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 50

Ricardo, David (British Economist, 1772-1823)
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 222

Ricardo, Lucy (I Love Lucy - TV series)
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 9

Ricardo, Ricky(I Love Lucy - TV series)
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 9

Ricasoli, Bettino (Italian Statesman, 1809-1880)
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 236

Riccardo (A Masked Ball - Verdi)
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (Gilbert Pearlman) 95-104

Ricci, Matteo (Italian Jesuit Missionary, 1552-1610)
Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 206, 279, 295; Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 36

Riccioli, Giovanni Battista (Italian Astronomer, 1598-1671)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 387

Rice, Anne (American Author, 1941- )
My Hero (Tom Holt) 199

Rice, Dr Clarence C. (American Physician)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 224-225

Rice, Condoleezza (American Politician, 1954- )
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 13

Rice, Edmund (American Soldier, 1842-1906)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 520-534, 553, 566, 584-586, 588, 605, 615

Rice, Tim (British Lyricist, 1948- )
"Put a move on with those lyrics, Tim": Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 145

Rich, John (British Theatre Manager, 1682-1761)
The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 88

Richard I (King of England - "The Lionheart" (1189-99), 1157-1199)
"Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 354, 358, 366-367
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 112; "The Problem of the Three Edwardian Pennies" (Peter Cannon) 61-62; Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 25, 27; "A Case of Identity" (Randall Garrett) 59-60; An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 32; "The Adventure of the Voice in the Smoke" (Daniel McGachey) 121; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 132; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 26, 35; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 167; "The Adventure of the Extraterrestrial" (Mack Reynolds) 163; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 121; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 521; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 164

Richard II (King of England (1377-99), 1367-1400)
The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 182; "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 198; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 35; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 94; "Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 353

Richard III (King of England (1483-85), 1452-1485)
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 64; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 224; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 167; "The Sycamore Seed" (L.F.E. Coombs) 127; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 36, 50, 64, 70, 161; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 111; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 171; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 156; Moriarty (John Gardner) 55; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 106; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 92; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 31; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 59; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 140; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 56, 73; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 203; "The Medium Problem" (Steve Leadley) 160; "Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 24; "The Adventure of the Disappearing Coach" (Michael Mallory) 121; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 3, 185; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 54; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 207; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 28; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 278; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 164; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 86; "The Case of the Paradol Chamber" (June Thomson) 19; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 377; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 85; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 89; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 167; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 35, 94; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 135, 162

Richard, Duke of York (The Little Princes In the Tower, Brother of Edward V)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 155-160, 167, 229
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 135; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 171; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 58-59; In Search of Watson (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 89; Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 27; The Shadow of Evil (Tim Pigott-Smith) 10; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Jake & Luke Thoene) 25, 28, 123; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 25

Richard, Earl of Cornwall (Brother of Henry III, 1209-1272)
Wolfman of Dartmoor (Kel Richards) 271

Richard, Firmin (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 4-14, 36, 52-53
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 96-98, 107, 109, 115-119, 123-130, 133-134, 168, 175
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 4, 20-28, 31, 40-42, 50-51, 60, 81, 83-88, 92-95, 99-104, 148, 151, 170, 181-185, 187, 193, 245

Richard, François-Marie-Benjamin (French Cardinal, 1819-1908)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 134

Richards, Frank: see Hamilton, Charles

Richards, J.E. (British Innkeeper)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 79-82, 88, 167

Richards, Reed / Mr Fantastic (Fantastic Four Comics)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113

Richards, William Westley (British Firearms Manufacturer, 1789-1865)
Westley-Richards: "The Crimson Devil" (Mark Morris) 443

Richardson, Albert C. (First Mate of the Mary Celeste, 1844(?)-1872)
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 18-20, 22-23

Richardson, Amelia (Ripper Case, Witness in Chapman Murder)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 80-81
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 60

Richardson, Dr (Witness at Bankes-Smethurst Murder Trial)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 35

Richardson, Henry Hobson (American Architect, 1838-1886)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 51, 57, 176, 205, 210-211, 270-271
Richardsonian: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 63, 73

Richardson, John (Ripper Case, Witness in Chapman Murder)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 80-81; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 60
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 64

Richardson, Sir Ralph (British Actor, 1902-1983)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 35; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 148

Richardson, Samuel (English Novelist, 1689-1761)
Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 297

Richardson, Tom (English Cricketer, 1870-1912)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 304, 315; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 207

Richelieu, Andreas du Plessis de (Danish Admiral serving in Siam, 1854-1912)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 226, 252, 353, 467

Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Duc de (French Cardinal & Statesman, 1585-1642)
The Monsignor: Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 622-625, 640-641, 647, 652-654
"The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 221; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 87;
Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 172; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 98; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 307; "The Adventure of the Glass House" (Michael Mallory) 62-64, 70; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 168; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 113; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 209; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 206
Rue Richelieu: Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 321; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 237; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 21; "Commonplaces" (Naomi Novik) 360

Salle Richelieu: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 57

Richelieu, Marie Odet Armand Chapelle, 7th Duc de (French Nobleman, Husband of Alice Heine)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 158-159, 168, 190, 209

Richelieu, Duchess of: see Heine, Alice

Richet, Charles R. (French Physiologist, 1850-1935)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 79; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 149; "The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 115

Richter, Charles Francis (American Seismologist, 1900-1985)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 17
Richter Scale: The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 90

Richter, Hans (Hungarian Conductor, 1843-1916)
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 260, 265, 273
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 116

Richter, Jean Paul (German Writer, 1763-1825)
Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 171; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 18; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 51; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 28; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 109

Richthofen, Major Albrecht (Father of Manfred Von Richthofen, 1859-1920)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 217, 253; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 96-97

Richthofen, Elizabeth 'Ilse' Von (Sister of Manfred Von Richthofen, 1890-1963)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 91
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 217

Richthofen, Karl Bolko Von (Brother of Manfred Von Richthofen, 1903-1971)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 91
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 217, 221

Richthofen, Kunigunde Von (Mother of Manfred Von Richthofen, 1868-1962)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 91
Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 167; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 217, 219, 280

Richthofen, Lothar Von (German Air Ace, Brother of Manfred Von Richthofen, 1894-1922)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 6, 66-67, 104-107, 164, 209, 217, 219, 228-233, 253-254, 299, 312, 322; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 91, 97
Lothar von Tod: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 78

Richthofen, Manfred Von (First World War German Air Ace, 1892-1918)
Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 156-158, 162, 164-168, 179, 186-193, 199;
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 6, 27, 57, 62-63, 65-68, 73-74, 87-88, 99-100, 104-108, 110, 138, 142, 147, 153, 155-156, 159-161, 163-165, 171-172, 174-175, 178-182, 201-202, 212, 215-221, 227-233, 241-246, 253-256, 263-268, 270, 272, 279-282, 286, 288, 290-291, 293, 295, 299-301, 310, 312-313, 322-323, 326-329, 335-340, 342, 347-348, 354; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 91, 96-97
Baron Manfred von Tod: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 61, 76-79, 127, 148, 240
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 248;
"Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 115; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 111; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 8-10, 38; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 139

Rickard, Tex (American Boxing Promoter, 1870-1929)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 192

Ridd, Jan (Lorna Doone - R.D.Blackmore)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 29

Ridgeon, Sir Colenso (The Doctor's Dilemma - George Bernard Shaw)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 181

Ridley, Henry (English Botanist, 1855-1956)
The Immortal Nightingale (Don Bosco) 27

Ridley, Sir Matthew White, 1st Viscount Ridley (British Home Secretary (1895-1900), 1842-1904)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 31, 285-286, 385, 423, 425
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 13
The Home Secretary: "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 271

Riel, Louis (Canadian Insurrectionist, 1844-1885)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 50-51, 55, 259

Riemann, Bernhard (German Mathematician, 1826-1866)
Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 55
Riemann Hypothesis: "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 143

Rieux, Dr (The Plague - Albert Camus)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 26, 28-29, 31, 34-37, 39

Rigby, Eleanor (Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles)
The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 132

Riggs, Martin (Lethal Weapon series - Movies)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 70

Rigo and His Gypsy Orchestra
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 257-258, 260-262

Rigoletto (Rigoletto - Verdi)
The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 117, 188; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 9

Riis, Jacob (Danish-American Journalist & Social Reformer, 1849-1914)
The Adventure of the Dead Rabbits Society (Philip J. Carraher) 32

Riley, Con (Hardy Boys series - Franklin W. Dixon)
The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 47

Riley, James Whitcomb (American Writer, 1849-1916)
"The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 333-334

Rimbaud, Jean (French Poet, 1854-1891)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 39; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 213; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 66; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 186

Rimington, Lieutenant-General Michael (British Army Officer, 1858-1928)
Rimington's Tigers: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 124

Rimski-Korsakov, Nikolay (Russian Composer, 1844-1908)
"The Adventure of 221C" (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis) 180

Rin Tin Tin (Movie Star Dog)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 231

Rinchen, Kunga (Father of the 13th Dalai Lama)
The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 146-147, 149-150, 160, 179

Rinehart, Mary Roberts (American Author, 1876-1958)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 63

Ring, P. (American Druggist)
P. Ring's: "The Commencement Mystery" (G.S.) 322-323

Ring, The: see Scott-Dunlap Gang

Ringer, Mrs. (Ripper Case, Landlady of the Britannia Pub)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 307; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 71, 75, 104
Ringer's: The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 103, 105

Rinn, Joseph (American Magician)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 190

Rintelen, Franz Von (German Spy, ?-1949)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 36, 43, 46, 83

Ripon, Colonel (For Name and Fame - G.A. Henty)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 262-264

Ripon, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of (British Politician, 1827-1909)
"The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 5-6, 10-13, 51-54
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 173, 197, 199, 203; "The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 56, 92; "Kim and Kim Again" (Vithal Rajan) 147

Ripper, Michael (British Actor, 1913-2000)
Mick Ripper: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 77

Ripper, William (British Educator & Engineer, 1853-1937)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 104

Rita of Cascia, St (Italian Nun, 1381-1457)
"All the Single Ladies" (Gini Koch) 252, 255

Ritchie, Charles Thomson, 1st Lord Ritchie (British Home Secretary (1900-02), 1836-1906)
The Home Secretary: The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 61, 65; "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 307; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 555, 606

Ritter, Karl (German Composer, 1830-?)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 158

Ritter-Ciampi, Gabrielle (French Soprano, 1886-1974)
"The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 34

Ritz, Cesar (Swiss Hotelier, 1850-1918)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 111
Ritz-Carlton: "A Scandal in Montreal" (Edward D. Hoch) 86
Ritz Hotel: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 113, 209; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 102
; "A Certain Notoriety" (David Stuart Davies) 493; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 177; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 100; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 45-46, 50-51

Rivers, Johnny (American Singer, 1942- )
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113

Rivers, W.H.R. (English Anthropologist, 1864-1922)
"The Imitator" (Jan Burke) 330

Rizal, José (Filipino Physician, Author & Nationalist, 1861-1896)
Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 23

Rizzio, David (Italian Secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots, c.1533-1566)
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 2, 25, 32, 38-41, 50-51, 94-95, 120, 122, 133-135, 137, 147, 162-163, 165, 177, 183, 185-187, 191, 196, 210, 220, 243
"The Adventure of the Eminent Collector" (Tony Reynolds) 129

Rizzo, Frank L. (American Politician, 1920-1991)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 159, 215, 222

Roanoke Colonists (British Settlers in the New World)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 823-825, 827-828, 831-833

Rob Roy McGregor (Scottish Clan Leader, 1671-1734)
"The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 89, 93, 106, 149-155
"How Holmes Tried Politics" (His Friend Watson) 64; "The Blue Eyed Dog" (Frank Thomas) 65; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 29
Rob Roy (Cocktail): "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 136
Rob Roy (Steamship): The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Richard L. Boyer) 169

See also: Rob Roy - Sir Walter Scott; Rob Roy - Reginald de Koven; Rob Roy's Grave - William Wordsworth

Robber Girl, The (The Snow Queen - Hans Andersen)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 461; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 352, 400-401

Robbins (British Train Driver, Killed in Salisbury Rail Disaster, ?-1906)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 15-17, 22, 31, 42-43

Robbins, Amy 'Jane' (Second Wife of H.G.Wells)
The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 8, 13, 53, 114-115, 142-143, 147, 149, 164, 176, 193, 209-210; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 128-129, 131, 133-134

Robbins, Harold (American Author, 1916-1997)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 46

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

Robert of Sicily: see Guiscard, Robert

Robert the Bruce (King of Scotland (1306-29), 1274-1329)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 41; "How Holmes Tried Politics" (His Friend Watson) 65; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 111, 131; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 326; Hound in the Highlands (Brenda Sivers) 15; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 42, 96

Robert Curthose (Duke of Normandy (1087-1106), c.1054-1134)
"The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 152

Robert-Fleury, Tony (French Artist, 1837-1912)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 364

Robert-Houdin, Jean Eugene (French Magician, 1805-1871)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 446-451, 462, 490, 544-545, 651
Sherlock Holmes and the Egyptian Hall Adventure (Val Andrews) 90; Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 35; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 157; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 190; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 230; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 197, 199; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 71; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 186; "The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 326-327; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 813; Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 45

Robert-Houdin, Josèphe Cecile (Wife of Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin, ?-1843)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 448

Roberts, Alfred (British Grocer & Alderman, Father of Margaret Thatcher, ?-1970)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 58

Roberts, Arthur (British Music Hall Artiste, 1852-1933)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 80

Roberts, David (American Sherlockian)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 122-126, 130, 145, 213, 220, 232, 240-241

Roberts, Earlene (Lee Harvey Oswald's Landlady)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 175, 192

Roberts, Estelle (British Spirit Medium, 1889-1970)
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 107-108

Roberts, Frederick Hugh Sherston (British Soldier, Son of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1872-1899)
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 33, 38

Roberts, General Frederick Sleigh, Earl (British Soldier, 1832-1914)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 259, 262, 275, 280
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 94, 97, 191-193, 195
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 169-173
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 82, 84-85
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 9
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 33; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 75, 181, 214; "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 338; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 33; "Watson’s Wound" (Bruce I. Kilstein) 56; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 75-76; The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 70; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie)
49; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 235; "The Adventure of the Willow Pool" (Denis O. Smith) 283; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 210; "The Case of the One-Eyed Colonel" (June Thomson) 73; "The Case of the Upwood Scandal" (June Thomson) 37; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 88; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 80
Bobs: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 413
Roberts Star: 56, 63

Roberts, Joseph Isaac (American Businessman, 1865-1925)
"The Lost Democratic Majority" (Dr H.A.E. Watson) 307

Roberts, Phillip (American Writer)
Pulptime (P.H.Cannon)
29

Roberts, S.C. (British Sherlockian, 1887-1966)
"Daydream" (Basil Rathbone) 497

Roberts, Tom (Soldier at Balaclava)
Brigade (M.J.Trow) 208

Roberts, Captain Walter (British Soldier, 1846-1880)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 152

Roberts Family, The (Welsh Harpists)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 270

Robertson, Allen (American Sherlockian)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 62

Robertson, Etienne-Gaspard (Belgian Inventor, 1763-1837)
A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 27

Robertson, Sir John (British Newspaperman)
The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 72

Robertson, Thomas William (English Playwright, 1829-1871)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 149

Robertson, Sir William (British Army Officer, 1860-1933)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 20, 27
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 247

Robespierre, Maximilien Francois Marie Isidore de (French Revolutionary 1758-1794)
"The Adventure of the Ethical Assassin" (Matthew Baugh) 238; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 105; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 555; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland)
114; "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 218; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 141, 143; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 190

Robey, Ethel: see Ethel Haydon

Robey, George (English Music Hall Artiste, 1869-1954)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 17-21, 24-34, 41, 47-54, 56-64; Moriarty (John Gardner) 97, 186-187, 240
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 28; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 5; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 59, 131; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 234; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 95, 254; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 26; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 110; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 14; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 69; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 145; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 20

Robin Hood (Legendary British Hero)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 33;
Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 112; Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 97; The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)
53; The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 84; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 217-218; Time for Sherlock Holmes (David Dvorkin) 113; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 28; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 160; Moriarty (John Gardner) 22; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 67; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 72; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 84, 140; Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 82-83; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 113; The Punjat's Ruby (Marian J.A.Jackson) 144; Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 68, 145; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 48; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 281; Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 78; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 150-151; The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 24, 26, 28, 57, 137; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 120-121; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 85; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 46, 164; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 186; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 39; "The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 232; The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow) 17; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 43; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 75; "The Holy Rood" (Alan Stockwell) 119; "Sherlock Holmes and the Trophy Room" (Roy Templeman) 162; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 136; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 105; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 297; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester)
61
Latter-day Robin Hood: "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 85
Littlejohn & Robin, Publishers: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 81
A Modern Robin Hood: Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 99
A Robin Hood: Sherlock Holmes and theTitanic Tragedy (William Seil) 77; "A Problem of Numbers" (David N. Smith & Violet Addison) 292
Robin Hood Lane: The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Richard L. Boyer) 67
Robin Hoods: On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 12, 270
Robin Hood's Barn: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 194; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 224
Robin Hood's Bay: Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 179

Robins, Elizabeth (American Actor & Suffragist, 1862-1952)
"The Draugr of Tromsø" (Carole Johnstone) 476
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 397

Robinson, Bertram Fletcher (English Writer, 1870-1907)
The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 8-10, 15-16, 20-21, 29, 34, 38-40, 42-44, 50, 53, 67-79
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 9-174
The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 62-63
"The Bound of the Astorbilts" (Charlton Andrews) 138; "The Adventure of the Noble Husband" (Peter Cannon)
42-43; "By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 204; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 339; Evolution (John Peel) 127; "Raffles on the Trail of the Hound" (Barry Perowne) 92, 96, 99; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 87-88, 196

Robinson, Edward (American Explorer & Theologian, 1794-1863)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Mummy's Curse" (H. Paul Jeffers) 83

Robinson, Edward G. (American Actor, 1893-1973)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 5-6, 68, 88, 113
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 115

Robinson, Emily Fletcher (Mother of Bertram Fletcher Robinson, c.1841-?)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 36, 39, 41, 47-51, 92, 98, 100-102, 104, 112, 118-119, 154, 157-158

Robinson, Gladys Fletcher (Hill Robinson) (Wife of Bertram Fletcher Robinson, 1879-1946)
The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 10, 15, 50, 79
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 16-17, 22, 38, 47-48, 50, 60-65, 68, 72, 90, 95-96, 122-123, 131, 166-174

Robinson, Henrietta (American Murderess)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 78

Robinson, Sir Hercules, 1st Baron Rosmead (British Colonial Administrator, 1824-1897)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 296-297, 301

Robinson, Sir John Richard (British Newspaper Editor, 1828-1903)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 46-49, 51-54, 90-93

Robinson, Joseph Fletcher (Father of Bertram Fletcher Robinson, 1827-1903)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 36, 41-43, 45-51, 53, 92, 98, 101-104, 110, 112-113, 149, 157

Robinson, PC Louis (Ripper Case, Policeman who identified Eddowes)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 52
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 127

Robinson, Mary (American Madame)
Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 39-41, 69-70, 78, 85-87, 90-101, 103-106, 108, 110-115, 133, 158, 162, 172-176, 185, 193, 197-198, 205, 209-211, 213-219, 221-222, 228, 275, 278-280, 282, 287-288, 295-300
Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 12, 22-24, 67-79, 81, 94, 104-106, 126-127, 129, 135, 140-141, 148-149, 162-170, 186-188, 198-203, 211, 220, 227, 231-232, 235-237, 239-240, 242-244, 247-254, 265, 271, 273, 276-286, 291, 298-300

Robinson, Olive (Suee Seen) (Wife of William "Chung Ling Soo" Robinson, 1872-?)
"The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 263

Robinson, Peter (British Draper)
Peter Robinson's: Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 31, 93

Robinson, Sarah (English Social Reformer, 1834-1921)
The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 219

Robinson, W. Heath (British Cartoonist, 1872-1944)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 16
Heath Robinsonian: Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 21

Robinson, William E. (American Politician, 1814-1892)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 347

Robinson, William Ellsworth (American Magician "Chung Ling Soo", 1861-1918)
"The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 234, 236, 263-266
Chin Soo: Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 67-68, 70, 84, 96-99, 104-110, 119-121, 129, 132, 149, 154, 158-163, 175, 177-182, 185, 187, 200-201, 227-228, 260-274, 276-295
Sun Ching Foo: "Sun Ching Foo’s Last Trick" (Adam Beau McFarlane) 27-38
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 55; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 18; "The Doll Who Talked to the Dead" (Nev Fountain) 124; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 75; The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man (Daniel Stashower) 155; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 64-65

Robot Archie (Character in Lion Comic)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 131

Robson, May (Australian Actress, 1858-1942)
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 55, 59, 94

Robur (Robur The Conqueror - Jules Verne)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 36, 92, 306-308, 321-324, 326-328, 330
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 159, 161, 163-164, 166, 181, 183
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 192; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 80; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
12, 14, 75; Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 69-70; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 33, 87, 129; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 650

Robusti, Marietta "La Tintoretta" (Italian Painter, 1560?-1590)
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 176, 195

Rocambole (Rocambole series - Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail)
"How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 102

Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of (British Poet & Courtier, 1647-1680)
The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck)
225; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 182; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 4

Rochester, Mr. (Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 74

Rockefeller, John D. (American Industrialist & Philanthropist, 1839-1937)
"The Adventure of the Boulevard Assassin" (Kathleen Brady) 94; "The Adventure of the Missing Three Quarters" (Jon L. Breen) 302; Shady Sinners of the Styx" (Lawrence Daniel Fogg) 8; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 353; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 99; "The Adventure of the Pirates of Devil’s Cape" (Rob Rogers) 374; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 252
Oysters Rockefeller: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 53

Rockefeller Family
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 73; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 221-222; On the Wrong Track (Steve Hockensmith) 40; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 52; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 247; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 174; "The Case of the Maupertuis Scandal" (June Thomson)
201

Rocket, Stephenson's (First Steam Locomotive)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 58, 233

Rockhill, William (American Diplomat, 1854-1914)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 281, 283, 292, 452

Rockingham, Lord
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 146

Rockwell, Carey (American Authors' Pseudonym)
The Mystery Surrounding Watson’s Lost Dispatch Box (Gary Lovisi) 77

Rockwell, Norman (American Artist, 1894-1978)
"The Case of the Ruby Ring" (Judie Angell) 71; "Quadrumvirate" (Dana Martin Batory) 37; The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 60; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 88; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 295

Rodenbeck, John (American Academic)
John Roden-Baden: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Roderigo (Othello - William Shakespeare)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 33, 35; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 21

Rodger, Dr (Witness at Bankes-Smethurst Murder Trial)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 35

Rodgers, Joseph (British Cutlery Manufacturer)
Rodgers Knife: "The Girl and the Gold Watches" (Robert Ryan) 427

Rodgers, Richard (American Composer, 1902-1979)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 233; The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 120

Rodin, Alvin E. (American Sherlockian)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 11

Rodin, Auguste (French Sculptor, 1840-1917)
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 108; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 77; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 110; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 217; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 5, 159; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 250

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

Rodrigo, Joaquin (Spanish Composer, 1901-1999)
Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 43

Roebling, Washington (American Civil Engineer, 1837-1926)
Pulptime (P.H.Cannon)
46

Roebuck, Alvah C. (American Businessman, 1864-1948)
Sears Roebuck: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 196

Roederer, Louis (French Winemaker, 1809-1870)
Roederer Cristal Champagne: The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 106, 161

Roentgen, Wilhelm Konrad (German Physicist, Discovered X-Rays, 1845-1923)
"Exalted are the Forces of Darkness" (Leigh Blackmore) 180; The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 29-30, 96;
"The Case of the Sabotaged Scientist" (Colin Bruce) 73; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 115; "Watson’s Wound" (Bruce I. Kilstein) 56; "The Repulsive Story of the Red Leech" (David Langford) 348, 351; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 157-159; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 33; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 70; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 196; "The Swiss Chronometer" (David Scott) 87-88; "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 47; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 79
Roentgen Machine:
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 72
Roentgen Rays: "The Adventure of the Second Scarf" (Mark Aronson) 94
Roentgeology: "A House Gone Mad" (Bruce I. Kilstein) 45
Röntgen Rays: "The Röntgen Ray-der" (Mr M-) 234

Rogeon, Marie Hélène (French Perfumier)
"The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 234

Roger II (King of Sicily, 1095-1154)
The Scroll of Greatness (Don Bosco) 43-44

Roger, Charles Armand (French Merchant)
Roger & Gallet: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 52

Roger of Wendover (English Chronicler, ?-1236)
"The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 84, 100

Rogers, Andrew Jackson (American Politician, 1828-1900)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 115

Rogers, Anthony "Buck" (Buck Rogers series - Philip Francis Nowlan)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 251; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff)
306

Rogers, George (British Soldier in South Africa, ?-1879)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 124-126, 226

Rogers, Ginger (American Actress, 1911-1995)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 182

Rogers, John (American Sculptor, 1829-1904)
"The Adventure of the Lost Baby" (Carolyn Wells) 12-13

Rogers, Mary (Murdered American Shopgirl, ?-1842)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 118; "The Case of the Two-Faced Transom" (Douglas Moreton) 88

Rogers, Roy (American Singer & Actor, 1911-1998)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 215

Rogers, Steve: see Captain America

Rogers, Will (American Actor & Writer, 1879-1935)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 207; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 112-113

Roget, Marie (The Mystery of Marie Roget - Edgar Allan Poe)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 118, 122, 146; "The Adventure of the Swiss Banker" (R.C. Lehmann) 139; "The Case of the Two-Faced Transom" (Douglas Moreton) 88; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 182

Rohmer, Elizabeth Sax (Wife of Sax Rohmer)
"The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 145, 147-148, 150

Rohmer, Eric (French Director, 1920-2010)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 36

Rohmer, Sax (Irish Author, 1883-1959)
"The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 142-153
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 33, 36; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 198; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 24; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 67; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 28; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash)
xii

Rokitansky, Baron Carl von (Bohemian Physician, 1804-1878)
The Unpleasantness at Parkerton Manor (Barry S. Brown) 17

Rolfe, Frederick (British Author, 1860-1913)
The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 34, 98

Rolin-Jaecquemyns, Gustave (Belgian Diplomat)
Auguste Rolin: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 226-239, 246, 248-258, 261, 266, 274-277, 281, 285-286, 289-290, 292-302, 327, 330-335, 337, 339-342, 344-345, 347-350, 353, 361, 363, 366, 371-374, 382-386, 394-396, 399, 409-412, 414-415, 421-422, 444, 448-449, 465, 467-468, 471-472, 473-474, 483-485, 504, 506, 508, 510-511, 527-529, 563, 568, 573-576, 582, 602

Rolling Stones, The (British Rock Band)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 9; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 137

Rollins, Mr (Port Conway Ferryman)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 165, 169

Rollison, The Honourable Richard "The Toff" (The Toff series - John Creasey)
The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 23

Rolls, Charles (Rolls-Royce Founder, 1877-1910)
The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 5; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 10; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 162; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 87
A/The Rolls:
"The Imitator" (Jan Burke) 341, 352-354; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 86; Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 18; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 38, 41, 43, 50, 82, 93; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 41; The Game (Laurie R. King) 181-182; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 260; The Case of the Missing Case (Robin Kingsland) 44; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 226; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 226, 228, 231, 235; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 122-123; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 285-286; "Sherlock's Dilemma" (Watson, Jnr.) 137; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 233, 300, 308
Rolls-Royce: Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 15, 29; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 69; "The Imitator" (Jan Burke) 334-335, 345; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 36, 168; "The Adventure of the Grice-Paterson Curse" (August Derleth) 126; "The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 11; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 93; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 13, 113; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 84; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 123, 180; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 5-6, 17, 57; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 38, 240; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 136; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 172; The Game (Laurie R. King) 177; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 85; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 152, 256; The Case of the Missing Case (Robin Kingsland) 31, 33, 40; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 128; The Spy Who Fell Off the Back of a Bus (Marc Lovell) 33, 35, 39, 51, 101; "The Curious Computer" (Peter Lovesey) 231; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 57, 178, 217, 219, 222, 224, 226-227; Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) xii; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 247, 263; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 101; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 322; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 218; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 9; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 51, 71; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil)
118-119, 122; "Did Sherlock Holmes Meet Hercule -?" (Julian Symons) 158, 160; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 88, 165; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 208; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 98, 283; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 270, 295-303; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 50-51, 151; "Sherlock Holmes and the Underground Car Park" (Alan Watkins) 309; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 207, 210, 301
See also: Sir Henry Royce

Romaine, Mira (Star Trek - TV series "The Lights of Zetar" episode)
"Everything Comes In Circles" (Dana Martin Batory) 14, 17-25

Romana (Doctor Who - TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 1-7, 279-280

Romanes, George (Canadian-English Naturalist, 1848-1894)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (John L. Breen) 199

Romanovs, The (Russian Royal Family)
Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 14, 36, 40, 47, 91, 123, 127, 130, 135, 282, 285
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 198, 200-201
"The Adventure of the Old Russian Woman" (Ian Charnock)
110-112; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 144; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 12, 20, 43, 45, 81, 86, 111-112, 123, 131, 134, 136-137, 142, 161, 165, 175, 177-178, 181, 185-186, 193, 203, 209, 215-216, 219, 222-223, 229, 236, 258, 262, 267, 278-280, 298, 300; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 19; "Murder Beyond the Mountains" (Ken Greenwald) 90; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 43; "The Adventure of the Voorish Sign" (Richard A. Lupoff) 352; Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 63; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 15, 19; Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 50; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 187; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 179; Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 28, 46; Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 81; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 86, 88; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 106; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 191; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 243; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 78; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 264

Romedius, St (Son of a Tyrolese Count, c. 4th Century)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 115-116

Romeo (Romeo & Juliet - William Shakespeare)
"Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 79; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 291; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan)179; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 404; "The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 226; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 54; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; The Case of the 2nd Séance (Sam McCarver) 100; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 100; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 40; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 149; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 162; "The Flowers of Utah" (Robert Pohle) 96; "Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber)
69, 99; "The Case of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Jay Sheckley) 308; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 223; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 318; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 28
A Romeo: "The Adventure of the Antiquarian's Niece" (Barbara Hambly) 165; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 308; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 61
My lovelorn Romeo: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 555
Some...Romeo: The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 40

Your Romeo: The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 201

Romeo & Juliet (Romeo & Juliet - William Shakespeare)
"The Adventure of the Locked Carriage" (Stuart Douglas) 201; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 267; "The Adventure of the Other Woman" (Michael Mallory) 23; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 440;
"The Flat-Top Desk" (Alan Stockwell) 35; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 8; "The Blue Eyed Dog" (Frank Thomas) 64; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 94
Romeo y Julietta Cigars: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 215, 263, 304

See also: Romeo; Juliet

Rommel, Erwin (German Field Marshal, 1891-1944)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau)
156

Romney, George (British Artist, 1734-1802)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 298; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 20; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 5

Romulans (Star Trek - TV series)
Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 12-13, 16-18, 20-23, 40, 42-45, 54, 60, 63, 65-66, 69, 72, 85, 87, 94-95, 104, 107-108, 111, 113, 118, 123, 130, 132, 135-136, 144, 157, 162, 173, 192, 200-201, 209, 211
"The Captive Bride" (Dana Martin Batory) 67; "The Chalice of Skorr" (Dana Martin Batory) 100; "The Interrupted Game" (Dana Martin Batory) 132; "Watson Comes Through" (Dana Martin Batory) 120; "Zindernuff's Treasure" (Dana Martin Batory) 170; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) clvii

Romulus (Legendary Founder of Rome)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 376

Romulus & Remus (Legendary Founders of Rome)
The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 145; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 22