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Roon, Albrecht von (Prussian Soldier & Politician, 1803-1879)
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 204

Rooney, Mickey (American Actor, 1920-2014)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 89-90, 104, 137
"A Study in Scarborough" (Guy Adams) 133

Rooney, Mrs. (American Victim of Spontaneous Human Combustion, ?-1885)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 62

Rooney, Patrick (Husband of Mrs. Rooney, ?-1885)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 62

Roosevelt, Alice (Daughter of Theodore Roosevelt, 1884-1980)
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 45; "Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 391, 397
; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 311

Roosevelt, Alice (Nee Alice Hathaway Lees - First Wife of Theodore Roosevelt, ?-1884)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 25, 117; 310The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons)

Roosevelt, Anna "Bamie" (Sister of Theodore Roosevelt, 1855-1931)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 311

Roosevelt, Edith (Second Wife of Theodore Roosevelt, 1861-1948)
"The Minister’s Missing Daughter" (Victoria Thompson) 128, 132
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 391
; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 425-426

Roosevelt, Eleanor (Wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1884-1962)
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 389-398, 401-402

Roosevelt, Elliott (Brother of Theodore Roosevelt)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 35, 151
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 126-127

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (American President (1933-45), 1882-1945)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 184
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 389-393, 397-402
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
142, 245; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 40; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 88; Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 50; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 101; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 5, 101; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 157; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 6; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 280
Ro Sftlt: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80

Roosevelt, Martha (Bullock) (Mother of Theodore Roosevelt, 1834-1884)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 25, 37

Roosevelt, Sara Delano (Mother of Franklin D. Roosevelt)
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow)
397, 402

Roosevelt, Theodore (Father of Theodore Roosevelt, 1831-1878)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 36-39, 43-44, 147

Roosevelt, Theodore (American President (1901-9), 1858-1919)
The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 7-12, 15, 33, 39-46, 48, 51, 53-54, 59-61, 81, 83-87, 126, 130-131
Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 10-13, 16, 21, 36, 44-45, 58-59, 62-66, 74-75, 79-84, 90, 93, 97, 115, 124, 137-139, 142, 149, 153, 156, 171, 191, 193, 217-218, 233, 243-248, 268-276, 282-283, 298-301, 311, 330, 370, 372-376, 381-383, 385, 388
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 125-129, 277, 309
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 12, 15-16, 19-32, 35-153, 160
"The Return of Picklock" (R.C. Lehmann) 116
"The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 107-108, 139
Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 171-172
"Our American Cousins" (Roberta Rogow) 389-393, 395, 397-398, 400-402
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 88, 115
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 277, 297, 299-300, 302, 308-313, 315-319, 325, 342-343, 355, 401, 426-429, 434-441, 444-449
"The Adventure of the Campaign Issue" (Bert Leston Taylor) 298
"The Minister’s Missing Daughter" (Victoria Thompson) 128-132, 134, 138
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) xiii, 12, 44-45, 58, 69-75, 100, 111, 113, 121, 170, 181-182
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
142; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 83; "Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 220; "Our Mr. Smith" (Oswald Crawfurd) 212; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 301; Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 29; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 95-97, 99-100; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 2; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 15; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 34; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 100; "The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes" (H. Paul Jeffers) 109; Garment of Shadows (Laurie R. King) 145; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 362; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 168; "Blood Brothers" (Kim Krisco) 327; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 6; "The Adventure of the Retiring Detective" (Michael Mallory) 103; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 86, 127; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 2, 121, 145; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 105; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 278; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 210; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 327; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 107; The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 31; The Adventure of the Ectoplasmic Man (Daniel Stashower) 178; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 36; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 47; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 200; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 30, 212; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 146
Roosevelt Theatre: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 189-190
Ro Sftlt: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80
Teddy Roosevelt-like: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 31
Ursus arctus Rooseveltii: "Death in the Christmas Hour" (James Powell) 325

Roosevelt Family
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 81; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 52

Roper, Sylvester H. (American Inventor, 1823-1896)
Spencer & Roper Shotgun: Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem (Nick S. Thomas) 102

Ropp, Eugène-Léon (French Pipe Manufacturer, 1830-1907)
Ropp Pipe: Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 149

Rosa, Carl (English Musical Impresario, 1843-1889)
The Carl Rosa Opera Company: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 64

Rosalie (Lady Windermere's Fan - Oscar Wilde)
"The Lady on the Bridge" (Mike Hogan) 356

Rosalind (As You Like It - William Shakespeare)
"The Modjeska Waltz" (Rose Biggin) 546; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 223; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 23, 119, 322, 329, 333-334, 356

Rosander, Professor Carl (Danish Scholar)
Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 9, 48, 176

Rose, Billy (American Songwriter, 1899-1966)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 173

Rose, Sir Hugh, 1st Baron Strathnairn (British Field Marshal, 1801-1885)
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 316
; "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 142

Rose, Lauchlan (British Merchant)
Rose's Lime Juice
: The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 63, 175, 203

Rose, Louis (American Pioneer, 1807-1888)
"The Case of Colonel Crockett’s Violin" (Gillian Linscott) 160-161, 169-170

Rose, Lucy (British Servant Girl, Witness in the Neill Cream Case)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 237-239, 242-244, 251-253, 259, 278-282, 295-299, 324, 326-331

Rose, Pete (American Baseball Player, 1941- )
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 105
The Ritual (J.N. Williamson) 267

Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Lord (British Prime Minister (1894-5), 1847-1929)
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 3, 32-37, 42-44, 72, 78

"The Resuscitation of Sherlock Holmes" (James MacArthur) 86-87
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 14, 37-39, 126
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil)
28, 37, 39, 126, 236, 296-297, 315, 372-373, 383, 386, 505, 596
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 7
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 31, 33-35, 37-39, 41, 99, 110
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 128, 135; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 55, 120, 123; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 82; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 176; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 150; "The Case of the Boulevard Assassin" (June Thomson) 52; Lestrade and theDead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 9, 136, 201; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 65; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 501, 564; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 260
The Foreign Secretary: "The Adventure of 221C" (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis) 185
The Prime Minister: "An Envoy to Lhasa" (Ted Riccardi) 120

Rosen, John: see John Zelin

Rosenbach, Philip & Dr A.S.W. (1876-1952) (American Book Collectors)
Rosenbach Museum: The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 6, 9

Rosenberg, Alfred (German Political Leader, 1893-1946)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 154, 177-178

Rosenberg, Louie: see Lefty Louie

Rosenblum, Morris (American Sherlockian)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 68

Rosencrantz (Hamlet - William Shakespeare)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 10; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 191; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 110

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern (Hamlet - William Shakespeare)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 112; My Hero (Tom Holt)
32, 311; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 28

Rosenthal, Herman "Beansie" (Murdered American Gambler, ?-1912)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 66

Rosette (Manon - Massenet)
"Commonplaces" (Naomi Novik) 359

Rosicrucians, The (Occult Brotherhood)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 93; "The Kingdom of the Blind" (Adrian Middleton) 58; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 83; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 105; "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 6; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 30, 117, 137

Rosinante (Don Quixote - Miguel De Cervantes)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 288; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 236; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 137

Roskell, Robert (British Watchmaker)
Hunt and Roskell: The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 32-33, 45, 54, 61, 73

Rosny-Ainé, J.H. (French Author, 1856-1940)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 36

Ross, Bessie (Wife of Sir Ronald Ross, ?-1931)
"The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 68-69, 72, 76-77, 93-95

Ross, Betsy (Made the First American Flag, 1752-1836)
The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 10

Ross, Charles Brewster "Charley"(American Kidnap Victim, 1870-?)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 33-34

Ross, Christian (American Grocer, Father of Charley Ross)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 33

Ross, Major-General John (British Military Commander, Second Afghan War)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 194

Ross, Lieutenant (British Army Officer, Sidney Street Siege)
"The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 245, 249

Ross, Mrs (Wife of Christian Ross)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 33

Ross, Major General Robert (British Miltary Officer, 1766-1814)
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 182

Ross, Robert (Canadian Art Expert, Friend of Oscar Wilde)
The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 57; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 13; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 13

Ross, Sir Ronald (British Doctor & Entomologist, 1857-1932)
"The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 68-69, 72, 76-77, 86, 93-95
"The Record of the Tarleton Murders" (Ian Charnock) 41

Ross, Lady Sarah (Followed - L.T. Meade & Robert Eustace)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 79

Rossa, Jeremiah O'Donovan (Irish Fenian Leader, 1831-1915)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 71

Rosse, Lord (Irish Peer)
"The Affray at the Kildare Street Club" (Peter Tremayne) 33

Rossetti, Christina (British Poet, 1830-1894)
The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 19; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 173

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel (British Artist, 1828-1882)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 118-119
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 141-142, 162, 178
"Prolegomena to Dr Watson's Ninth Marriage" (Jacques Barzun) 43; The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 158; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 46-47, 248; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 350, 358; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 226; The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck)
146; "The Christmas Client" (Edward D.Hoch) 259; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 348, 366; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 23; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 93; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 93; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 171-173, 184; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 13; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 44; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 69

Rossetti Family
"A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas)
13

Rossini, Gioacchino Antonio (Italian Composer, 1792-1868)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 10; And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 163; "Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 59, 63; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas)172-173; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 86; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland)
190, 204; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 136; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 15-16, 52; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 123; "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 109; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 213

Rostron, Arthur (Captain of the Carpathia)
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 244-245

Rosy (London Prostitute seen with the "Brixton Doctor" - Ripper Case)
The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 79

Roth, Lord (Newbury & Hobbes series - George Mann)
The Will of the Dead (George Mann) 99-103, 106-107, 139-140, 211

Rothermere, Viscount, Harold Sidney Harmsworth (British Press Baron)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 102, 200

Rothschild, Alfred (British Banker)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 83-84

Rothschild, Baron Alphonse de (French Banker, 1827-1905)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30, 32-33, 35, 37, 40, 42, 49, 64, 173, 184, 194, 214-217, 219, 280, 319, 379-381
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 31, 40-41, 55-56, 59, 67, 88-89, 91-97, 100-103, 108-110, 115, 155, 179, 235, 269, 288-289, 365, 380, 407, 409
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 79-80, 84, 87-107, 109-112, 122, 125, 136-137, 141, 148, 151, 153, 172, 187, 249, 254, 263, 359, 378, 380
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas)
292; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 100-102, 175, 227, 229, 411, 413

Rothschild, édouard (Son of Alphonse de Rothschild, 1868-1949)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 96

Rothschild, Ferdinand (English politician, 1839-1898)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 83
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 103

Rothschild, Gutlé Schnapper (Wife of Mayer Amschel Rothschild, 1753-1849)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 90

Rothschild, Baron James (French Banker, 1792-1868)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 87

Rothschild, Leonora, Baroness (Wife of Alphonse de Rothschild, 1837-1911 )
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109, 282, 287-289

Rothschild, Leopold (British Banker, 1845-1917)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 83-84

Rothschild, Lionel Nathan (British Banker, 1808-1879)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 91

Rothschild, Lionel de (British Banker, 1882-1942)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 27

Rothschild, Mayer Amschel (German Banker, 1743-1812)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 90, 94

Rothschild, Lord Nathaniel (Nathan Mayer), 1st Baron (British Banker, 1840-1915)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 82-93, 95, 97-98, 118, 173
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 93-97, 252
Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 48, 76, 215, 281-285, 288
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 93; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 79; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 56
N.M. Rothschild & Sons: Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 93

Rothschild, House of
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas)
45, 58, 120, 170, 173, 176-177, 202-204, 213-215, 239, 260, 263, 270, 276-277, 281, 297, 305-306, 326, 353, 373, 375, 378, 393, 502
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30-31, 93, 95-97, 101-103, 109, 115, 155, 179, 223, 270, 282, 287, 343-344, 357, 379, 401, 408-410, 429, 431, 459, 470
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 33, 78-82, 85-87, 90-96, 99, 101, 105, 116, 118, 123, 125-128, 144, 147, 154, 158, 165, 188-190, 193, 200, 202-204, 211, 214-215, 225-226, 235, 237, 249, 256, 258, 261, 269, 271-273, 278, 294-295, 307, 345, 347, 435, 441
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 45; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas)
55, 130, 241, 311; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 158; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 104; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 29, 62, 122, 229, 258, 300, 312, 326, 343, 350, 410, 414, 425; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 82-86, 88, 91; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 83;
Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 150; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 129; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 28; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 227; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 187; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 46, 49; "The Case of the Maupertuis Scandal" (June Thomson) 201; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 103; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 25; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 99
Chateau Lafite Rothschild: Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 74
Come the Rothschild: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 66
Maurice Rothsfils: Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 45-46, 189, 205
Mouton Rothschild: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 77
N.M. Rothschild & Sons: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 88; The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 17, 25, 58, 83, 86, 96
Rothschild Agents: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 45, 51, 128, 164, 184, 186, 239, 266, 319, 420, 456; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30, 345, 429, 431-440, 443, 449, 450, 452, 459; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 169, 211-212, 249, 361, 443; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 100, 170, 347, 409
Rothschild Spies: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 80

Rothstein, Arnold (American Gangster, 1882-1928)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 184

Rotwang (Metropolis - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 62, 243-244, 282

Rough Riders, The (US Cavalry Detachment, 1898)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 100; "The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes" (H. Paul Jeffers) 109; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 86; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 145; The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith)
31

Rouletabille (Rouletabille series - Gaston Leroux)
"Murder in the Library" (Harold Gray)
171, 173
"The Adventure of the Clothes-line" (Carolyn Wells) 62
"The Adventure of the Lost Baby" (Carolyn Wells) 12-13

Round Table, The (Arthurian Legend)
"My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 53; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing)
40; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 84, 111; "The Mystery of Avalon" (Paul D. Gilbert) 38, 51; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 291; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 135

Rounseville, Robert (American Opera Singer)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 18

Rous-Marten, Charles (British Railway Writer, 1844-1908)
The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 282

Rouse, Henry (English Methodist Minister)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 176, 182-183

Rousseau, Henri (French Artist, 1844-1910)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 236-239
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 95

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (French Philosopher, 1712-1778)
"The Coole Park Problem" (Michéal & Clare Breathnach) 171; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 84; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 57; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 95; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 121; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 16; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 79

Routledge, George (British Publisher, 1812-1888)
"The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 326

Routledge, Thomas (British Paper Manufacturer)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 183

Roux (Lola Montez's Paris Manager)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 137

Rover (Rescued by Rover - Movie)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 130

Rowan (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 33, 35

Rowe, George J. (Varieties Prompter who Prosecuted Lola Montez for Assault & Battery)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 138

Rowe, James (English Hotelier)
Rowe's Duchy Hotel: Baskerville (John O’Connell) 92

Rowe, Professor Thaddeus (American Balloonist)
"The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 407

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

Rowland, Henry (American Physicist)
Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 66

Rowland, Arnold (Witness to JFK Assassination, 1945- )
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 72

Rowland, Barbara (Wife of Arnold Rowland)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 72

Rowlandson, Thomas (British Artist, 1756-1827)
The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 62; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 26

Rowlatt, Sir Sidney (English Lawyer, 1862-1945)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 192, 198-203, 239

Rowling, J.K. (British Writer, 1965- )
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 228; "The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" (Laura Lippman) 224

Rowntree, Benjamin Seebohm (British Social Reformer, 1871-1954)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 126-128, 152

Rowntree, Joseph (British Philanthropist, 1836-1925)
"Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 183
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 128
Rowntree's: Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 67; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 125-126, 202, 209, 223

Rowse, A.L. (British Historian, 1903-1997)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 20, 178

Roxie (Sabrina The Teenage Witch - TV Series)
Sabrina The Teenage Witch: Hounded By Baskervilles (Mercer Warriner) 1-2, 4-6, 9-12, 17, 36-37, 49-50, 52-55, 57-59, 63-65, 67-68, 93, 99-102, 105-107, 132

Roxton, Lord John (The Lost World - Arthur Conan Doyle)
"The Footprints on the Ceiling" (Jules Castier) 247-254
"The Adventure of the Lost World" (Dominic Green) 305
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 179-181, 185, 187, 189-196, 198-202, 204, 208-211, 299
"Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 137, 139-150, 153-154, 156-157
The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh)
109-130, 134-136, 139-141, 155
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 69-70
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 35; The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 69; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 139; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 202; "Too Many Stains" (Marvin Kaye) 320;"Challenger’s Titanic Challenge" (Gary Lovisi) 29; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 344; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 157

Royce, Sir Henry (Rolls-Royce Founder, 1863-1933)
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
See also: Rolls-Royce

Rozhestvensky, Zinovy (Russian Admiral, 1848-1909)
"The Last of Sherlock Holmes: The Mystery of the Governor’s Message and the Missing ----" (A.B. “Banjo” Paterson) 16

Rozier, Jean François Pilâtre de (French Aviation Pioneer, 1754-1785)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 259

Rubens, Peter Paul (Flemish Artist, 1577-1640)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 64, 70; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 75; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 215; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 84-85; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 92; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 137; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 177; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 184; "The Sainte-Geneviève Caper" (Alain le Bussy) 131; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 114; "The Case of the Substitute Strangler" (Douglas Moreton) 44; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 65, 122; "It's Clever, But Is It Art?" (M.J.Trow) 112; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 14-15
Rubenesque: Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 32; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 101

Rubin, Eduard (Swiss Firearm Designer, 1846-1920)
Schmidt-Rubin Rifle: Sherlock Holmes and the Zombie Problem (Nick S. Thomas) 99, 111, 141, 170, 185, 202, 230

Rubin, Louis D., Jr (American Literary Scholar, 1923-2013)
Louis Weather: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Rubinstein, Anton (Russian Pianist, 1829-1894)
"The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 72-74

Rubinstein, Arthur (Polish-American Pianist, 1887-1982)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 52; "The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 14

Ruboff, Count (Phantom of the Opera - 1925 movie version)
"Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 161-162, 173

Ruby, Jack (American Nightclub Owner, 1911-1967)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 8, 83, 95, 127, 169-175, 186, 197-204

Ruddock, Edward Harris (British Homeopath, ?-1875)
"The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 38

Rudge, Daniel (British Engineer, 1840-1880)
Rudge Motorcycle: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 21
Rudge-Whitworth: The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 30

Rudolf (Crown Prince of Austria & Hungary, 1858-1889)
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 117; "The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 49; Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 149; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 130

Rudolf I of Habsburg (German King & Holy Roman Emperor (1273-91), 1218-1291)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 150; The Great Game (Michael Kurland)
7

Rudolf II (Holy Roman Emperor (1576-1612), King of Hungary (1572-1608) & Bohemia (1575-1611), 1552-1612)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 310; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 162, 166, 218; "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 55; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 175; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 80-81

Rudolf III (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
"A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 190
Rudolf II: Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 11

Rudolf V (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies)
8, 11-22, 39, 60-61, 85, 88, 91, 95, 97, 99-103, 105, 113-118, 120-122, 124-132, 134-135, 137-138, 140-142, 145, 147-148, 151
"Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 161; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 453; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 189-190, 193, 195; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 55, 84; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 122; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 84
Rudolfites: "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 433; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 195

Ruffo-Scilla, Fulco Luigi (Italian Cardinal, 1840-1895)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 11-16
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 194

Rugby Station Officials (The Man with the Watches - Arthur Conan Doyle)
"The Girl and the Gold Watches" (Robert Ryan) 426

Ruggedo, the Nome King (Oz series - L. Frank Baum)
"Sherlock Holmes in Oz" (Ruth Berman) 435, 438-439

Ruggles (Ruggles of Red Gap - Harry Leon Wilson)
Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie)
166

Ruggles, Mortimer B. (Led John Wilkes Booth to Garrett's Farm, ?-1902)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 165-166, 168-169, 205, 259

Rukeyser, Louis (American Journalist, 1933-2006)
The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 160

Rules, Thomas (British Restaurateur)
Rules Restaurant: The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 23-27; "The North Walk Mystery" (Denis O. Smith) 287, 292; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 116, 121

Ruman, Sig (German Actor, 1884-1967)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 174

Rümker, Georg Friedrich (German Astronomer, 1832-1900)
"The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 399

Rumpelstiltskin (Fairy Story Character)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 302Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 263; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 150; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 35; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 148; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 45; Most Baffling, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier)
95, 214, 226, 230, 232-233

Rumpelstiltskin's King (Fairy Story Character)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 45; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 95

Rumpelstiltskin's Miller (Fairy Story Character)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 45

Rumpelstiltskin's Miller's Daughter (Fairy Story Character)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 223; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 45; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 95

Rumpelstiltskin's Miller's Daughter's Child (Fairy Story Character)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 45

Rumpole, Horace (Rumpole series - John Mortimer)
McKern of the Bailey: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 44

Rumsfeld, Donald (American Politician, 1932- )
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 13

Runcie, Robert (Archbishop of Canterbury (1980-91), 1921-2000)
The Archbishop of Canterbury: The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 169

Rundell & Bridge (Philip Rundell (1746-1827) & John Bridge, British Silversmiths)
Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 209, 233

Rune, Hugo (Novels by Robert Rankin)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 142

Running Rein (British Racehorse)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 234

Runyon, Damon (American Writer, 1880-1946)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 9, 14-16, 63-66, 70, 83, 117-119, 148-155, 174-179, 186-188, 191-193, 197, 208-210, 217-222, 228-230, 277-278, 290-295
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 100
The Sinister Cheesecake (Craig Shaw Gardner) (Written as if by Runyon)

Runyon, Ellen (Wife of Damon Runyon)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg)
70

Rupert, Prince (Son of Frederick V, Supporter of Charles I, founder of Hudson's Bay Company, 1619-1682)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 64; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 4
Prinz Rupert Platz: The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 10
Prinz Rupert Strasse: "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 212-213

Rupert Bear (Rupert Bear stories - Mary Tourtel)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 87, 104-105, 112-115, 122-124, 127

"Rupert and the Pharaoh’s Treasure" (Ian Robinson) 6-25

Rupert of Hentzau (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies)
14-16, 19-22, 24-26, 35, 39, 52-53, 60-61, 63, 66, 72, 74, 76-78, 82-83, 85, 87-91, 96-100, 102, 104-105, 112-115, 118-124, 127-129, 132-137, 140-141, 143-147
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 274-275, 292-293, 295, 435, 447, 454-456
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 389, 391-392, 395, 398-399, 403-405, 407-409, 426-427, 433-434, 453, 460-462
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 49, 51-57, 86-89, 94-96, 287-291, 293-295, 305, 311-314
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 127

Ruritania, The Old King of (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 75

Rush, Geoffrey (Australian Actor)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 161

Rushdie, Salman (British-Indian Author, 1947- )
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 18-19, 224; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 326, 405-406

Rushing, Ray (American Preacher)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 171

Rushton, Professor (The Avengers TV series, episode: "Mission: Highly Improbable")
"The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 64, 71

Ruskin, John (British Writer, 1819-1900)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 24;
The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 25, 112; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 176; "The Adventure In Border Country" (Gwen Moffat) 78; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 32; The Dark Water (David Pirie) 135; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 118; "The Case of Hodgson's Ghost" (Ted Riccardi) 43; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 146; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 21; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 171; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 133; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 162; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas)
13; "It's Clever, But Is It Art?" (M.J.Trow) 114; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 96; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 60; "Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 360; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 87

Russ, Giannina (Italian Soprano, 1873-1951)
"The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 34

Russel, Cabot (American Soldier)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 38, 316

Russel, William Cabot (Father of Cabot Russell)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 38, 316

Russell, Alice (Friend of Lizzie Borden, 1852-1941)
Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 44, 70, 123-124, 146, 150-152, 163, 167, 170, 173

Russell, Bertrand (British Philosopher, 1872-1970)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) v-vi, 3-4, 7-23, 26, 45, 58-65, 68, 73, 80, 85-86, 88, 96, 98, 100-101, 107, 117, 123, 127, 130-136, 151-152
The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 14; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 213; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 22; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 86;
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 233

Russell, Charles, Baron Russell of Killowen (British Barrister, 1832-1900)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 78

"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 232-233

Russell, Major Francis Broadfoot (British Military Leader, 1843-1879)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 24-25
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie)
45

Russell, Lord Francis Stanley "Frank" (Brother of Bertrand Russell, 1865-1931)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 233, 235-239, 250, 293, 330
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 3, 8

Russell, Herbrand, 11th Duke of Bedford (British Soldier, 1858-1940)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 44, 46

Russell, Jane (American Actress, 1921-2011)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 215

Russell, John (British Dog Breeder & Cleric, 1795-1883)
Jack Russell Terrier: Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 180; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 12; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 20, 165, 295

Russell, Lord John (British Prime Minister (1846-52, 65-66), 1792-1878)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 3;
The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 29; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 232-233, 236

Russell. Katherine, Lady Amberley (Mother of Bertrand Russell, 1842-1874)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 232-233

Russell, Lillian (American Entertainer, 1861-1922)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 319; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 71-72; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 278; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 224

Russell, Lady Mabel Edith Scott (Wife of Frank Russell, 1869-1908)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 231-239, 247-248, 251, 255, 268, 291

Russell, Mary (Mary Russell series - Laurie R. King)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 14
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 118-119
"The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 60; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 120, 139, 143

Russell, Odo: see 1st Baron Ampthill

Russell, Patrick (Scottish Naturalist, 1726-1805)
Russell's Viper: "The Naga Baiga of Moogli Hills" (Vithal Rajan) 105

Russell, Rosalind (American Actress, 1907-1976)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 93-94

Russell, Lord William (British Politician, 1767-1840)
"The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 26

Russell, William Clark (British Author, 1844-1911)
"The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes" (Kevin David Barratt) 149-150; "The Affair of the Politician, The Lighthouse, and the Trained Cormorant"
(Howard Collins) 195; "Sherlock Holmes and the Ghost of Christmas Past" (David Stuart Davies) 327; The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 121; "The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman" (Lillian de la Torre) 255; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 14; "By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 213; "The Case of the Uneasy Easy Chair" (Ken Greenwald) 99; "The Adventure of the Slipshod Charlady" (John Hall) 29; "The Disappearance of the Cutter Alicia" (John Hall) 87; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 142; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 215; "The Adventure of the Sally Martin" (H. Paul Jeffers) 168-169; "The Adventure of the Pawnbroker’s Daughter" (David Marcum) 79; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 59; Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 60; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 19, 190-191, 214; "The Case of the Old Russian Woman" (June Thomson) 113; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 281; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 145; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 4

Russian Consul (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 185

Rustem Bey (Member of the Young Turks)
"The Last of His Kind" (Barbara Nadel) 273, 278

Rutans, The (Dr. Who: The Horror of Fang Rock - TV Series)
Evolution (John Peel) 215-220, 232-233

Ruth (Bible - Ruth)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 77; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 43; "The Fury" (Lyn McConchie) 78

Ruth (Pirates of Penzance - Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 25, 36, 40-41, 44, 47-54, 58, 64, 103-104, 110-111, 123, 127, 129-130, 136, 206
Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 29, 50, 73, 97, 117-118, 196, 210-211, 216, 248

Ruth, Babe (American Baseball Player, 1895-1948)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 87, 230, 292
Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 161, 333; "The Adventure of the Purloined Paget" (Phillip Margolin & Jerry Margolin) 66; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 36

Rutherford, Cora (A Mysterious Affair of Style - Gilbert Adair)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 104-105, 134, 138-141, 215, 218, 239

Rutherford, Ernest (New Zealand-British Physicist, 1871-1937)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 35-37, 46, 68, 198
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 3; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 44, 139, 247 {James Rutherford on p.139}; The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 310; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 52
Rutherford, science master: Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 140, 213-214

Rutherford, Major J. (British Soldier)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 97

Rutherford, Margaret (English Actress, 1892-1972)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 104

Rutherford, Williams (Scottish Bank Agent & Inventor)
Rutherford lock: The Dark Water (David Pirie) 61

Ruthven, Lord(The Vampyre - John Polidori)
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 134-138, 154-155, 213, 220-224, 243-251, 254-267, 275, 282, 287, 290-291, 297, 310-311, 313, 324-325, 327-335, 337, 341, 346-350, 367-372
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman)
59-67, 98, 102, 125,150, 161-167, 174, 197, 208, 216, 275-278, 305-313, 330, 334, 373-374, 379, 387, 389, 397-398, 405, 427, 431, 448-449, 453, 457
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 13-16, 18-20, 27-31, 50, 75, 77, 166, 188, 191, 200, 203, 274, 302-303, 318-319, 332, 350-352, 355
"The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 15, 17-18
"A Ballad of the White Plague" (P.C.Hodgell) 227

Rutland, Charles Cecil John Manners, 6th Duke of (British Nobleman, 1815-1888)
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 137

Ruxton, Buck (Indian-British Murderer, 1899-1936)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 154

Ruysch, Frederik (Dutch Botanist, 1638-1731)
"The Post-Modern Prometheus" (Nick Kyme) 89

Ryan, Robert (American Actor, 1909-1973)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 61

Rydd, Jan (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Love and War - Paul Cornell)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 62-63, 67

Ryder, Albert Pinkham (American Artist, 1847-1917)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 118

Ryder, Dial D. (American Gunsmith)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 172

Ryder, Cecil A., Jr. (American Sherlockian)
Cecil Ryder - A Mouse: Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 16-17, 64

Rylance, Dr. Gilbert W. (Crippen's Business Partner)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 80

Ryman, Inspector (Fu Manchu series - Sax Rohmer)
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 393

Rysakov, Nikolai (Russian Activist, 1862-1881)
"The Adventure of the Russian Anarchist" (Tony Reynolds) 107