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Skeats, George (London River Police Superintendent)
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 27

Skeffington, Sir William (British Politician, c.1465-1535)
Skeffington's Daughter: Moriarty (John Gardner) 2

Skinner, Alfonso (Witness in the Peasenhall Murder)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 174-175, 184, 193-199, 208-214, 216-226, 228-229

Skinner, B.F. (American Psychologist, 1904-1990)
The Case of the Invisible Thief (Thomas Brace Haughey) 63
Skinner Box: The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 50

Skinner, Harold (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 62-99

Skinner, Otis (American Actor, 1858-1942)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 269

Skipper, The (The Skipper's Wooing - W.W. James)
"The Book of 1900" (Edgar Turner) 14-16, 18, 20-22

Skipworth, Arthur Bolland (British Clergyman & Chess Player)
"The Moriarty Gambit" (Fritz Leiber) 299

Skoda, Emil (Czech Engineer, 1839-1900)
Skoda Works: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 49

Skylark, The (Noah and Nelly in the Skylark - TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 5

Skywalker, Luke (Star Wars series)
"The Adventure of the Speckled Bandana" (J.E. Cohen) 57; Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 23

Slack, Richard & John (British Kitchen Outfitters)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 173

Slade, Sir Edmond (British Admiral, 1859-1928)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 212, 226-227, 236-237, 242, 304

Slade, Henry (American Medium, 1835-1905)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 13, 21, 101

Slade, Henry Ogden (Gramercy Park - Paula Cohen)
"Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 205-206, 219

Slade, Captain John R. (British Soldier, Second Afghan War)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 149-151, 154, 159, 161-162, 165-174, 176-177, 182-185, 188

Slade, Madeleine "Mirabehn" (British Disciple of Mohandas Gandhi, 1892-1982)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 212-213, 270, 272

Slater, C. Dundas (Alhambra Theatre manager)
D.C. Slattery: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 10, 16, 26, 32, 45-51, 55, 74, 76, 78-79, 81, 84, 93, 100-102, 139, 145-148, 157, 194, 204, 211, 215, 218-222, 224-225, 230-231
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 52-53

Slater, Oscar (Convicted Murderer, Campaigned for by ACD, 1872-1948)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 215-217
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 84; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 22, 29; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 300; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 3, 9; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 188

Slater, William (Suspect in the Lambeth Poisonings Case)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 259-260, 330

Slaughter, Texas John (American Lawman, 1841-1922)
Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 84-85, 95

Slaughter, Tod (English Actor, 1885-1956)
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 32

Slavitt, David R. (American Poet, 1935- )
David Free: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Sleaper, Emily (Neill Cream's Landlady)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 303-305, 319, 322, 332

Sleeman, Sir William H. (British Colonial Officer, Wiped out Thuggism in India)
The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 108; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 77; The Case of the Ranjipur Ruby (Anthony Read) 60; "Murder in the Thieves' Bazaar" (Ted Riccardi) 249; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 115, 153; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 495-499, 523, 579-580

Sleeping Beauty (Sleeping Beauty - Fairy Story)
The Crack in the Lens (Darlene A. Cypser) 201; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 141, 198; A Taste for Honey (H.F.Heard) 54; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 162, 309; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 18; Bloodline (Jill Jones) 191; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 49; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 206; "The Adventure of Queen Hippolyta" (Denis O. Smith) 386; "The Struldbrugg Reaction" (John Sutherland) 286

Sleeping Beauty's Fairy Godmothers (Sleeping Beauty - Fairy Story)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 142, 198
See also: Fairy Godmother

Sleeping Beauty's Prince (Sleeping Beauty - Fairy Story)
The Crack in the Lens (Darlene A. Cypser) 201; "The Adventure of Queen Hippolyta" (Denis O. Smith) 386

Sleepless Ones, The (Bible - Enoch)
Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 234-235

Slidell, John (American Politician, 1793-1871)
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 89-90

Slightly (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 25

Slith (How Nuth Would Have Practised His Art upon the Gnoles - Lord Dunsany)
"How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 100, 102

Slithy Toves (Jabberwocky - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 25, 32

Sloan, John (British Medium)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 82

Sloane, Hans (Irish Physician, 1660-1753)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 796

Sloathes (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Sky Pirates! - Dave Stone)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 139

Slope, Obadiah (The Barchester Chronicles - Anthony Trollope)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 157-159, 260

Sloper, Ally (Ally Sloper Cartoons - Charles Henry Ross)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 159
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 143
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 106
"The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 279; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 102; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 174

Sloth (One of the Seven Deadly Sins)
Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 42, 105, 125, 128, 131

Slow Horse, Billy: see Paha Sapa

Smaug (The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 329

Smeaton, John (Eddystone Engineer, 1724-1792)
"The Adventure of Bell Rock Light" (Rick Boyer) 50-51

Smedley, John (British Industrialist, 1803-1874)
Smedley's Underwear: A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 150
Smedley's Vest: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 105

Smee (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 32-33, 35-36, 46-47, 64

Smenkmare (Pharoah)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 171

SMERSH (James Bond series - Ian Fleming)
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 16;
"The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 84

Smetana, Bedrich (Czech Composer, 1824-1884)
"Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 64

Smethurst, Mary Durham (Wife of Thomas Smethurst)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 26-28, 39

Smethurst, Dr. Thomas (Accused in Smethurst-Bankes Murder Case)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 21-40, 42, 44-46, 49-51
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 210
Dr William Smethurst: Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 93-94

Smigly-Rydz, Edward (Polish Statesman)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 245

Smiles, Samuel (British Surgeon & Author, 1812-1904)
Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (Gerald Frow) 120; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 107, 198; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 10, 126

Smiley, George (Smiley's People etc - John Le Carre)
Eric Smiley: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 168-169

Smilovitch, Samuel J. (Student Artist Present when Whitehead Punched Houdini)
Bizankin: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 23-27, 33

Smirke, Sir Robert (British Architect, 1780-1867)
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 22

Smith (Henry James's London Manservant)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 363

Smith, A.L. (British Barrister)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 12

Smith, Adam (Scottish Philosopher & Economist, 1723-1790)
The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 40; Ghosts and the Machine (Lloyd Rose) 25; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 217

Smith, Alexander (HMS Bounty): See: John Adams

Smith, Anna Harris (Founder of the Animal Rescue League, Boston, Massachusetts, 1843-1937)
"The Adventure of the Boston Dromio" (Matthew Pearl) 260-265, 268, 270, 274

Smith, C. Aubrey (British Actor, 1863-1948)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart)146
Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 146; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 144; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 173

Smith, Major C.B. Evan (British Soldier, Second Afghan War)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 195

Smith, Sir Cecil Clementi (Governor of Singapore, 1840-1916)
The Peranakan Princess (Don Bosco) 12; The Scroll of Greatness (Don Bosco) 39-40

Smith, Christopher Columbus (American Boat Builder)
Chriscraft: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 10

Smith, Clark Ashton (American Author, 1893-1961)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) xxxviii; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 28; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 238

Smith, Reverend Decimus (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 39

Smith, Delia (English Chef & Television Personality, 1941- )
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 216

Smith, Sir Denis Nayland (Fu Manchu series - Sax Rohmer)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 35, 39
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 122, 125
The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 38-39, 41
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 99-100, 102, 112, 128-130, 245, 262, 276-279, 281, 284, 310, 312, 314
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) xi, 3-14, 21, 23-26, 29-34, 36-39, 41-43, 45, 57-61, 66, 69-70, 73-78, 94, 107, 116, 118-120, 131-132, 136, 145, 159, 165, 172, 179, 184-187, 189-191, 194, 210-211, 221-222, 228, 232, 241, 244, 252, 255, 277, 280, 289-290, 348, 371, 374-376, 378-382, 384-385, 388-389, 392-434
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 33; "The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 142; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 111; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 306

Smith, Edgar Ben (American Sherlockian)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 3-99

Smith, Edgar W. (American Businessman & Sherlockian)
Buttons: "Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 61-63
"The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 81; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 4; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 21; "The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (Henry T. Parry) 77
Jay Finley Smith: The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 26
Vincent Christopher Smith: The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 150, 175-181, 190, 198-199

Smith, Edward John (Captain of the Titanic, 1850-1912)
"The Adventure of the Dying Ship (Edward D. Hoch) 116, 118, 120, 122, 125, 128-129
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil)
21, 35-36, 46, 51-57, 63-64, 67, 69-70, 75, 83-94, 96, 102-107, 113, 115-116, 120-122, 124-133, 135, 138, 143, 145, 155-157, 162, 166-176, 178, 180-185, 189-192, 196-197, 199-207, 212, 214, 219-224, 234-235, 244
"Challenger’s Titanic Challenge" (Gary Lovisi) 43; The Case of the Second Séance (Sam McCarver) 84; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 271
NOTE: In Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) it is stated that Sir Denis Nayland Smith's brother was an officer aboard the Titanic who went down with the ship, it is not made clear whether he was the captain.

Smith, Emma Elizabeth (Possible Victim of Jack the Ripper, c.1843-1888)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 89, 125
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 66-68, 86, 88, 97, 180, 230, 311, 318
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 137; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 153; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 47; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 29;
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 136; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 15, 37; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 43-44; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 136

Smith, F. Luckin (British Grocer)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 354

Smith, Frederick Edwin (British Politician & Lawyer, 1872-1930)
"The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 215-218
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 240-251, 255, 270, 273, 291, 293, 309, 312, 314-316

Smith, George (18th-19th Century English Furniture Designer)
"The Adventure of the Gypsy Girl" (Tony Reynolds) 36-37

Smith, George (Scottish Publisher, 1789-1846)
Smith & Elder: The Affair of the Incognito Tenant (Lora Roberts) 51

Smith, George Albert (English Film-maker and Psychic Researcher, 1864-1959)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 97-98
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 20-22

Smith, George Joseph (Brides in the Bath Murderer, 1872-1915)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 222-223
"The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 175-176, 178, 181-190, 192-208, 210-211, 215-222
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 14-16, 139, 168-170, 220-222, 248
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 54; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 288; "The Case of the Missing Rifleman" (Donald Thomas) 249

Smith, George Thomas (English Insurance Agent, Father of George Joseph Smith)
"The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 199

Smith, Sir Grafton Elliot (Australian Anthropologist, 1871-1937)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 21, 36, 45-46, 48, 177, 205-207, 212, 215, 222, 242
Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 65, 85-87, 150
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 139

Smith, H. Greenhough (Editor of the Strand Magazine)
"Before The Adventures" (Lenore Carroll) 178
"By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 201-213
The Punjat's Ruby (Marian J.A.Jackson) 15-19, 21-23
"Raffles on the Trail of the Hound" (Barry Perowne)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 162-166, 192, 407
The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 101-102
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 8, 101; "The Adventure of the Tired Captain" (Bob Byrne) 90; The Final Solution (Walter J. Harmidarow) 12; "The Adventure of the Anonymous Author" (Edward D. Hoch) 99; "The Fallen Financier" (James Lovegrove) 350; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 33, 52; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 160; The Patient's Eyes (David Pirie) 6-9; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 88-89; "The Case That Holmes Lost" (Charles Todd) 313, 318, 320

Smith, H. Julius (American Inventor)
"The Fulham Strangler" (Keith Moray) 316

Smith, Harry (Lord Henry Somerset's Lover)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 112, 115

Smith, General Sir Harry (British Soldier, 1787-1860)
"The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 323

Smith, Sir Henry (Metropolitan Police Chief Superintendent)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 46
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 74-76, 84
Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 100-104, 116-118
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 141-152, 158
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 23
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 135-137, 141-142
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 191, 193-197
The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 15-22, 24-25, 27, 29, 51-55, 113
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 138

Smith, Horace (American Gunsmith, 1808-1893)
Smith-Enfield: Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 43
Smith-Webley: Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 183, 189, 208, 212-214, 231, 236
See also: Smith and Wesson

Smith, Huntington (American Publisher)
"The Adventure of the Boston Dromio" (Matthew Pearl) 261

Smith, Hyrum (Brother of Joseph Smith ?-1844)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 159

Smith, Jacob P. (American Tailor, 1863-?)
Smith & Mountcastle: "Sherlock Holmes Outwitted: The Adventure of the 'Hot Feet'" (Armistead M. Dobie) 333

Smith, James (British Umbrella Manufacturer)
"The Adventure of the Missing Rubies" (Tony Reynolds) 187

Smith, Jem (British Boxer, 1863-1931)
"The Sporting Gent" (Alan Stockwell) 73-74

Smith, John (Scottish Architect, 1781-1852)
The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 123

Smith, John K. (American Pharmacist, ?-1845)
Smith-Kline: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 143

Smith, Joseph (American Founder of Mormonism, 1805-1844)
Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 336-337; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 205; "All That Glitters" (Bill Paxton) 2; "A Study In Lavender Lace" (Larry Townsend) 91; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 159

Smith, Kate (American Singer, 1909-1986)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 122

Smith, Marcus A. (American Politician, 1851-1924)
"The Lost Democratic Majority" (Dr H.A.E. Watson) 305

Smith, Mrs (Arthur Conan Doyle's Housekeeper)
The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 43

Smith, Mrs (Henry James's London Housekeeper)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 363

Smith, Mrs (Wife of Vincent Smith)
"The Case of Anton Furer" (Ted Riccardi) 184-189, 191-192, 194-197

Smith, Mrs (Thomas Smethurst's Landlady)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 22

Smith, S.R. (American Druggist)
Smith's: Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 122

Smith, Sarah Jane (Dr. Who TV series)
Evolution (John Peel) 16-23, 28-33, 38-40, 43-55, 57-59, 69-70, 73, 77-80, 84-96, 100-105, 107-111, 114-120, 123-164, 175-180, 186-192, 194-198, 200-209, 213-215, 222-223, 229-244, 246-248, 250-256, 258-259

Smith, Sir Sidney (Scottish Forensic Pathologist)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 56-57, 59-63, 68, 74, 98, 133, 140, 160, 224

Smith, Stan (American Tennis Player, 1946- )
San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 163

Smith, Thorne (American Author)
"Mrs. Vamberry Takes A Trip" (Mike Resnick) (Written as if by Smith)

Smith, Vincent (British Historian of India, 1848-1920)
"The Case of Anton Furer" (Ted Riccardi), 185-189, 191-192, 194-197

Smith, W.H. (British Businessman, 1792-1865)
"The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 241; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 56
W.H.Smith & Son: Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) xliv- xlvi; "The Case of the Talking Corpse" (Donald Thomas) 245
W.H. Smith's: "The Tragic Affair of the Martian Ambassador" (Eric Brown) 225; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 169; My Hero (Tom Holt) 225; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 12; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 129; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 222; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 116; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 145; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 38; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 40; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 131; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 16

Smith, Walter Mackersie (Scottish Engineer, 1842-1906)
The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 92-99

Smith, William (Scottish Architect, 1817-1891)
The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 123

Smith, William (American Conductor & Sherlockian, 1925?-1993)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 10, 19, 21-22

Smith, PC William (Ripper Case, First Policeman Called to Stride Murder)
Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 83
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 89
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268

Smith, William Jay (Ameican Poet, 1918- )
William Can Smith: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Smith-Cumming, Mansfield (British Intelligence Chief, 1859-1923)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 11, 17-18, 20, 27, 29-30, 204, 318, 351-352
"The Private Files of Mycroft Holmes" (Kim Newman) 15-18
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 233-234
The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 129, 285, 294, 301-303; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 74-75

Smith-Dorrien, General Sir Horace (British Soldier, 1858-1930)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 32-33

Smithers, Thomas (British Murderer, c.1847-1878)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 89

Smithson, James (British Chemist, Smithsonian Institute, 1765-1829)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 111
Smithsonian Institution:
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 164; The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 14, 35; Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 18; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 170; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 98; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 80; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 111

Smoke (Dr Silence, Psychic Detective - Algernon Blackwood)
Sherlock Holmes: The Breath of God (Guy Adams) 180-181, 187, 210

Smokey The Bear (American Forest Fire Safety Mascot)
"The Adventure of the Briary School" (Robert L. Fish) 161; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 61, 63, 126

Smollett, Captain (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 97

Smollett, Tobias (British Author, 1721-1771)
Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 297, 299

Smullet, Kate & Bess (The Paddington Witch - John Taylor)
"The Paddington Witch" (John Taylor) 50-73
"The Adventure of the Extraordinary Lodger" (M.J. Elliott) 22

Smuts, Jan (South African Politician, 1870-1950)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 81

Smyth, James (British Seed Drill Manufacturer, 1777-1831)
Smyth's Seed Drills: "The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 174, 191

Smyth, James Josiah (British Seed Drill Manufacturer, 1834-1908)
"The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 192

Snake (School For Scandal - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 31

Snark, The (The Hunting of the Snark - Lewis Carroll)
Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 180

Sneerwell, Lady (School For Scandal - Richard Brinsley Sheridan)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 31

Snelgrove, John (British Retailer)
Marshall Snelgrove

Snelling, Harold (British Photographer who Examined the Cottingley Fairy photographs)
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 89

Snelwar, Alexander (British Anarchist)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 124-126

Snider, Jacob (American In ventor, 1811-1866)
Snider-Enfield: "The Climbing Man" (Simon Clark) 192
Snider Rifle: "The Riddle of the Rideau Rifles" (Peter Calamai) 188; Watson’s Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 8, 158, 183

S.N.I.F. (Langelot series - "Lieutenant X")
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 29, 40

Snif (Langelot Series - "Lieutenant X")
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 26-27, 40-41

Snodgrass, Augustus (The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 117-121

Snodgrass, Joseph (American Physician)
"The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 20-21

Snoop, Sidney (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 72

Snow, John (English Physician, 1813-1858)
Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 31; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 10, 179

Snow Queen, The (The Snow Queen - Hans Christian Andersen)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 250; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 461; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 352

Snow White (Fairy Tale Character)
"Humpty Dumpty, Did he Fall? Or Was he Pushed?" (Victor G. Ambrus)
Sophie's World (Jostein Gaarder) 454
The Beast of Backslope (Tracy Barrett) 33; "Jacques the Giant Slayer" (Vanessa de Sade) 179; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 322; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 213; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 168

Snowblood, Lady: see Yuki Kashima

Snowden, Philip, 1st Viscount (British Politician, 1864-1937)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 104

Snowdon, Lord: see Anthony Armstrong-Jones

Snowe, Lucy (Villette - Charlotte Brontë)
The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 365

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley (American Author, 1927- )
"The Last of Sheila-Locke Holmes" (Laura Lippman) 218

Snyders, Frans (Flemish Artist, 1579-1657)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 84

Soames, Enoch (Enoch Soames - Max Beerbohm)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 215

Soane, Sir John (British Architect)
"All That Glitters" (Bill Paxton) 9, 16; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 27, 30
Sir John Soane Museum: "The Adventure of the Dorset Street Lodger" (Michael Moorcock) 222

Sobieski, John III (King of Poland, 1624-1696)
Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 88

Socrates (Greek Philosopher, 470-399BC)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 2-3, 5-6, 10, 46-47, 70, 128, 148-149, 154-155, 184, 186, 203
"The Adventure of the Eyrie Cliff" (Rick Boyer) 100; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 70, 160; "Three Cases of Unfair Preferment" (Colin Bruce) 141; "The Devil and Sherlock Holmes" (Loren D. Estleman) 5; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 129; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 11, 76, 79; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 300; "Shady Sinners of the Styx"(Lawrence Daniel Fogg) 15; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 45; 48; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) The Game (Laurie R. King) 337; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 129; "The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 20, 33, 63; "The Sacred White Elephant of Mandalay" (Michael Mallory) 129; "The Kingdom of the Blind" (Adrian Middleton) 59; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) cxc; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 64, 299-300; "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 98-99; The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 16; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 67, 227, 233; "The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 296; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 251; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 261
Le Methode Socratique: Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 122
Pre-Socratic: The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 583
The Socrates of Salpêtrière: "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 386
Socratic: The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 71; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 44; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 105; "The Rangoon Jade" (Frank Thomas) 45; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 161
Socratic Dialogue: The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 52; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 11
Socratic Method: The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 20; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 94; "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 208
Socratical: Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 75

Sokr Tis: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80

Soft Machine (English Rock Group)
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 242

Sohrab (Legendary Persian Hero)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 13-15, 116

Sokolow (Sokoloff), William (aka Joseph, British Anarchist, Killed in the Sidney Street Siege, ?-1911)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 231-232
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow)
136-137
Yoshka Sokoloff: "The Case of Peter the Painter" (Donald Thomas) 238, 243, 267
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 136-137

Sol, Doña (Hernani - Victor Hugo)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 182

Solanas, Valerie (American Writer, 1936-1988)
"Half There / All There" (Glen Mehn) 223-227, 231-237, 239, 241-243, 245

Soldier With The Green Whiskers, The (Oz series - L. Frank Baum)
"Sherlock Holmes in Oz" (Ruth Berman) 431

Soldiers, The (Il Trovatore - Giuseppe Verdi)
The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 179

Soldiers at the Tomb of Christ (New Testament)
An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 50, 175, 212, 214-216

Sollas, W.J. (British Geologist, 1849-1936)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 139

Solo, Napoleon (The Man From UNCLE - TV series)
The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 14-33, 37-55, 57, 60-79, 83, 87, 89-129, 131-141, 143-149, 153-157
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 174

Solomon (King of Israel (961-922BC))
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 10-12, 17, 19, 23, 31, 42, 44, 54
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 70; "Exalted are the Forces of Darkness" (Leigh Blackmore) 198; "Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 3;
Mrs Hudson and the Spirits' Curse (Martin Davies) 190; "The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 68; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 391; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 294; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 141; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 65, 125-126; The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 24; "The Darlington Substitution" (H. Paul Jeffers) 216; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 234; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 111; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 198; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 19; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 38, 72; "The Young Lord Peter Consults Sherlock Holmes" (Dorothy L. Sayers) 40; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 129; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 122; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 251; Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 72; "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 8; "The Bothersome Business of the Dutch Nativity" (Derek Wilson) 26; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 33
King Solomon's Mines: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 23, 64, 137; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 110; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) lvi- lvii, lix, ccii, I; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 15
Psalm of Solomon: "The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 283
Solomonic:
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 185
Solomon-like: Arsène Lupin versus Herlock Sholmes (Maurice Leblanc) 16
Solomon-mines: The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 164
Solomon's Star: Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 101

Solomon's Temple: The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 40

Solomon, Solomon Joseph (British Artist, 1860-1927)
The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 149-150, 152-153, 156-157, 161, 204, 358

Solzhenitsyn, Alexander (Russian Writer, 1918-2008)
The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 283-284

Somerset, Lord Arthur (Royal Equerry, 1851-1926)
"The Adventure of the Unidentified Flying Object" (Michael G. Cornelius) 246-249, 256, 268-269
Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 112-113
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 50, 189, 235
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 113-114; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 155; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 103, 108, 115-116, 125; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 137; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 115-116; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 179; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 170, 175, 177, 179-180

Somerset, Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of (Lord Protector of England, 1506-1552)
Somerset House: Solar Pons Versus the Devil's Claw (Basil Copper) 104, 124, 143; "The Hooded Man" (Paul D. Gilbert) 119, 123-124; "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Holmes" (Steven Philip Jones & Seppo Makinen) 8; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 288; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 104, 137; "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 129; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 133; "The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 296, 334; "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 302; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 86; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 93

Somerset, Henry, 8th Duke of Beaufort (British Politician & Soldier, 1824-1899)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 112

Somerset, Lord Henry Richard Charles (British Politician, 1849-1932)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 112-113

Sommers, William (English Jester, ?-1560)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 157

Son of Sam (American Serial Killer)
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 16

Sondergaard, Gale (American Actress, 1899-1985)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 105-106

Sondheim, Stephen (American Composer, 1930- )
The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 46

Song Ci (Chinese Forensic Medical Expert, 1186-1249)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 234

Sonic the Hedgehog (Video Game Character)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 237

Sons of Champlin (American Rock Group)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 181

Sons of the Copper Beeches, The (Philadelphia Sherlockian Society)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 1, 3, 5-7, 9-14, 16-22, 26-27, 37, 42-43, 45-47, 50, 54, 66, 71, 96-97, 99, 103-107, 110-111, 123, 126, 138-139, 144, 146, 149-150, 152-155, 158-160, 167-169, 171, 175-177, 180, 185-187, 209, 213-223, 235-236, 240
"There's a Time and a Place for Everything" (Marvin Aronson) 47, 58; "Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 60

Sontag, John (American Outlaw, 1861-1893)
"Cross of Gold" (Michael Collins) 348

Sontag, Susan (American Author, 1933-2004)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 133

Sontarans, The (Dr. Who - TV Series)
Evolution (John Peel) 233

Soong Ching-ling (Wife of Sun Yat-Sen, 1893-1981)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 133

Sooty & Sweep (British TV Puppet Characters)
"The Lion of Draksville" (Julian Rathbone) 141

Sophia of Württemberg (Queen of the Netherlands, Wife of William III, 1818-1877)
"A Case of Royal Blood" (Steven-Elliot Altman) 65, 75-76; "A Matter of Royal Honour" (David L. Hammer) 78

Sophie Chotek, Duchess of Hohenberg (Wife of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, 1868-1914)
"The Fifth Browning" (Jürgen Ehlers) 540
"The Death of Mycroft Holmes" (Ted Riccardi) 68-69
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 148, 222; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 18; "The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas)

Sophocles (Greek Dramatist, 496-406BC)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 62; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 176; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 95; "The Human Mystery" (Tanith Lee) 256; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 12, 37, 59; "The Adventure of the English Scholar" (Denis O. Smith) 243

Sopwith, T.O.M. (British Aviator, 1888-1989)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 87
Sopwith: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 235; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 433
Sopwith Aeroplane: A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 249-250; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 181, 188
Sopwith Camel: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 76; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 136
Sopwith Tabloid: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 235-236
Sopwith Triplane: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 269

Sorceror, The (The Sorceror's Apprentice - Goethe)
"The Adventure of the Haunted Showman" (Christopher Sequeira) 370

Sorceror's Apprentice, The (The Sorceror's Apprentice - Goethe)
"The Phantom Pistol" (Jack Adrian) 489; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 90; "The Adventure of Clergyman Peter" (Henry Ledgard & Andrew Singer) 78; "The Adventure of the Haunted Showman" (Christopher Sequeira) 370

Sorelli (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 25, 43, 93
Carlotta Sorelli: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 53, 55, 75, 79-80, 97, 105, 123-125, 127-129, 154-155, 163

Sorin, Count Nikolai (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Set Piece - Kate Orman)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 37-39, 66, 97

Sorme, Gerard (Gerard Sorme trilogy - Colin Wilson)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 91

Sorns, The (The Space trilogy - C.S. Lewis)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 7, 16-19

Sosostris, Madame (The Waste Land - T.S.Eliot)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 109-113, 130
Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 41, 100, 119, 125, 132, 135, 138-139, 146, 162, 182, 184-185, 189, 191, 197-199, 205-206, 210-216, 219-220, 224-225, 234, 236, 254-255, 294, 335-336, 349-350

Sotheby, John (English Auctioneer, 1740-1807)
Sotheby's: "Art in the Blood" (Laura Caldwell) 107; "The Matter of the Superfluous Stamp" (David L. Hammer) 59; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 137; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 101; The Mystery Surrounding Watson’s Lost Dispatch Box (Gary Lovisi) 125; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 11; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 15; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 64, 88; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 140; "The Case of the Vatican Cameos" (June Thomson) 133, 135, 161

Sotheran, Henry (British Bookseller)
Sothran's Bookshop: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 4

Sothern Georgia (American Stripper, 1909-1981)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 192

Soubrier, M. (French Furniture Maker)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 474

Souez, Ina (American Soprano, 1903-1992)
"The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 34

Sound, Sylvester (Sylvester Sound the Somnambulist - Henry Cockton)
"The Man who "Bested" Sherlock Holmes" (Joseph Baron) 51-52

Sousa, John Philip (American Composer, 1854-1932)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas)
354-355
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 79; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 95; "The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 49, 54; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 113; "The Adventure of the Faithful Retainer" (Amy Myers) 370, 376; "Porlock’s Demise" (Ted Riccardi) 100-101; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 65
Sousaphone: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 52

Souser, Kenneth (American Sherlockian)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 19, 21, 220

Southey, Robert (British Writer, 1774-1843)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 115; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 183-184, 186; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 166-167

Soveral, Marquis Luis de (Portuguese Diplomat)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 50, 176-177, 189, 191, 203, 216-217

Soyer, Alexis (French Chef, 1810-1858)
Soyer Stove: Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 16