An index of plays, theatre styles and other popular entertainment forms mentioned in Sherlockian fiction. Play titles in italics indicate that the title is fictitious.

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Abie's Irish Rose - Anne Nichols: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 120

Adrienne Lecouvreur - Eugène Scribe: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 46-47, 49-50, 230

L'Africaine - Meyerbeer: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 136

Aïda - Verdi: Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 37, 41, 45; Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 94; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 338; "The Adventure of the Odd Lotteries" (Robert L. Fish) 187; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 95-106, 108; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 115; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 54; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 231; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 142; "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 85; "The Mystery of Jaisalmer" (Ted Riccardi) 285; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 210; "The Case of the Boulevard Assassin" (June Thomson) 46, 61; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 58
"Ah! Si schiude il ciel...": San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 104
"Gli dei l'adducano...": San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 100
"La fatal pietra sovra mi si chiuse...": San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 103
"Qual gemito!...": San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 104

L'Aiglon - Edmond Rostand: W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 246

Aladdin: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 111; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 256

Aladdin and His Magic Lamp: The Case of the Ranjipur Ruby (Anthony Read) 24

Albert Herring - Benjamin Britten: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 92

Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves: The Case of the Ranjipur Ruby (Anthony Read) 24

All's Well That Ends Well - William Shakespeare: The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 352; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 2; "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 258; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 94
"All's well that ends": Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 138
"All's well if it ends well": Mrs Hudson and the Irish Invincibles (Barry S. Brown) 186
"All's well that ends well": Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 157; Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 52; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 296, 366; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 223; In Search of Watson (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 85, 89; "Holmes In Scotland (W.R.Duncan Macmillan) 144; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 17; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 169; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 156; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 36; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 137

Amadis - Claretie & Massenet: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 60

The American - Henry James: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 3, 119, 155, 228, 395-398

L'amour mèdecin - Molière: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 89

Amphitryon - Molière: The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 181

Andrea Chenier - Giordano: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 181-182

Annie - Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin & Thomas Meehan: "The Adventure of the Speckled Bandana" (J.E. Cohen) 57, 60

Antony & Cleopatra - William Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 92; "The Disappearance of Caroline Erskine" (Michael Mallory) 229; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 29; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 202; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 391; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 209-210
"Age hath not withered her...": "Sherlock Holmes and Brigadier Gerard" (Anonymous) 61; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 155; The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 17; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 75; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 248
"I am fire and air and my other elements are given to baser life": The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 115
"Infinite variety": The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 78

Arabian Nights: Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 111, 120

Arden of Feversham: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 45-46
"I happened on a painter yesternight...": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 46

Around the World in Eighty Days - Adolphe Denerry: "The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 260

As You Like It - William Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 84; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 301; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 297; "The Adventure of the Global Traveler" (Anne Lear) 74; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 30, 145; "The Eight Pointed Cross" (Bill Paxton) 224; "Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 93; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 328; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 60; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 121, 258, 261, 301, 322, 328-329, 334, 343
"All the world's a stage...": "As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 18; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 5; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 98; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 157; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 297; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 65; My Hero (Tom Holt) 51; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 157
"A great reckoning in a little room": "The Case of the Wimbledon Tragedy" (June Thomson) 86
"Thy loving voyage is but for two months victualled": "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 189
"Tongues in trees, books in running brooks": "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell)
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Astley's Circus: "The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 71; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 68

Attendez-moi sous l'orme - Jean-François Regnard: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 88

Babes in the Wood: Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 112; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 73

The Ballet Russe: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 208

The Banqueters - Aristophanes: All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 87

The Barber of Seville - Rossini: The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 86; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 83

Barnum & Bailey's Circus: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 36; "The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 69, 71; "The Manor House Case" (Edward D. Hoch) 270; The Game (Laurie R. King) 217; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 179; "The Sacred White Elephant of Mandalay" (Michael Mallory) 129, 148, 151; A Study In Terror (Ellery Queen) 160; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 185; "The Horror of Hanging Wood" (John Taylor) 139; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 103; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 346, 407, 440, 470, 605, 615; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 126; Sabrina The Teenage Witch: Hounded By Baskervilles (Mercer Warriner) 58
Scarnum & Scaley's: "The Fingerprint Failure" (A. Conning Goil) 109

Bartholomew Fair - Ben Jonson: "The Italian Sherlock Holmes" (Reginald Hill) 237

Batty's Grand National Hippodrome: All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 283

Beach Blanket Babylon Blames Bonzo: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 211-213, 217-219, 253-258

Becket - Alfred, Lord Tennyson: The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 20, 41, 137-138, 141; "The Oppressed Tragedian" (Alan Stockwell) 134-135; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 370

The Beggar's Opera - John Gay: "The Adventure of the Eccentric Inventor" (Eugene D. Goodwin) 109; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 214, 220, 227; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 158; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 298; "My Dear Holmes (His Positively Last Appearance on Earth)" (Ralph Wotherspoon) 227

The Belle's Stratagem - Hannah Cowley: Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 143

The Bells - Leopold Lewis: "The Singular Affair of the Aluminium Crutch" (Ian Charnock) 130; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 205; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 27; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 67; "The Eccentric Gentleman" (Alan Stockwell) 12; "The Oppressed Tragedian" (Alan Stockwell) 135-137; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 281; "The Case of Lady Sannox" (Peter H. Wood) 79

Der Bettelstudent - Millnocker: "The Adventure of the Boulevard Assassin" (Richard A. Lupoff) 222

The Big Five - Agatha Christie: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 175

The Black Crook - Charles M. Barras: "The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 54, 62; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 159

Blithe Spirit - Noel Coward: The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 105

Bluebeard: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 278, 304

La Bohème - Puccini: "The Modjeska Waltz" (Rose Biggin) 543; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 100, 102; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 249; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 123; "Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 113; "A Ballad of the White Plague" (P.C.Hodgell) 219; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 111; "The Case of the Plangent Colonel" (Ted Riccardi) 83; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 170-173, 176, 179, 182; "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 109

The Bohemian Girl: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 21

Boris Godunov - Mussorgsky: "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 22-23

Bostock's Circus: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 63-64, 200

Box & Cox - Morton: A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 125

A Boy & His Doge: "The Adventure of the Odd Lotteries" (Robert L. Fish) 184

The Bride of Lammermoor: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 195, 332

The Browning Version - Terence Rattigan: "The Sound of the Buskervilles" (Douglas Moreton) 121, 124

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show: "The Case of the Vanished Killer" (Derrick Belanger) 243-244, 248, 251-259; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 86, 101, 128, 190, 199, 208, 220, 228, 230, 233, 310, 326; "Holmes and the Loss of the British Barque Sophy Anderson" (Peter Cannon) 94; "The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 73; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 158; "The Adventure of the Christmas Bear" (Bill Crider) 175-178; "The Adventure of the White City" (Bill Crider) 177, 179, 181, 186, 188; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 47, 51-53, 129, 132, 161, 396, 493; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 182, 257-258, 277, 282-284, 287-298, 301, 355, 357, 382, 421, 426, 428, 450, 474; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 144, 170, 191-192, 225, 258, 288, 386; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 163; Holmes on the Range (Steve Hockensmith) 86; "The Haunted Manor" (Howard Hopkins) 111; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 92; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 102, 104; "The Adventure of the Copper Breechloads" (Zakariah Johnson) 41, 44-45, 51; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 179; "The Adventure of the Diamond Stickpin" (Michael Mallory) 169-182; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 134; "The Color That Came To Chiswick" (William Meikle) 76, 79; The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 100-104, 154, 172, 217; The Dragon Tattoo (Tim Pigott-Smith) 41; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 17, 50, 64, 113-114, 121-122, 126, 129-146, 161, 167; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 18, 31-35, 112; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 267-268; Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 7-8, 12, 21-24, 33, 52, 78, 92, 94-95, 98, 104, 109, 133, 137, 141-142, 147-148; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 308-310, 326, 515, 518, 582; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 132; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 610-611; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 35-46, 48, 117; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 155

Bulldog Drummond: "Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 113

A Bungled Arrangement: "The Adventure of the Empty Lighthouse" (Jack Grochot) 76

Bunraku: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 235

Burlesque: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 109

Caesar & Cleopatra - George Bernard Shaw: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 56
"When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of, he always declares that it is his duty": Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 56

Camille - Alexandre Dumas, Fils: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 5-6, 12, 45, 210, 230

Candida - George Bernard Shaw: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 158

Captain Ostralici's Circus: "The Adventure of Queen Hippolyta" (Denis O. Smith) 400-401, 403, 411

Cardenio - William Shakespeare: Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 45; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 163

Carmen - Bizet: "The Strange Case of the Tongue-Tied Tenor" (Carole Buggé) 337-338, 347-348; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 368; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 199; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 288; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 169; "The Adventure of the Anonymous Author" (Edward D. Hoch) 104; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 60-65, 71, 112-114, 147, 182-183

Castello's Circus: Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 92, 98-100

Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 179; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 188

La Cenerentola (Cinderella) - Rossini: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 342; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 172-173; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 314; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 123

Chance Is Your Uncle: Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 16

Charley's Aunt - Brandon Thomas: "The Mystery of the Elastic Band" (Anonymous) 91; The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 36; The Game's Afoot Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 77; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 80

Chicago - Kander & Ebb: The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 45

Chicken Soup With Barley: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190

Chipperfield's Circus: "The Adventure of Zolnay The Aerialist" (Rick Boyer) 13-26, 33-37

Chomp - O.T. Loup-Garou: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 227

Chu Chin Chow: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 21; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 77

Le Cid - Pierre Corneille: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 89; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 130

Cinderella: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 111; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190

Cinderella - Rossini: see La Cenerentola

Circus Gentz: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 177

Circus Rentz: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 120

Clarimonde's Coming Out - Henry Arthur Jones: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 98, 101

Clarke & Clarke's Circus: "The Adventure of the Abominable Wife" (Paul D. Gilbert) 99-109, 114

Cleopatra: Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 366; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109

The Cocoanuts: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 71

Colonel Sellers - Mark Twain: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 228-229

A Comedy of Errors - William Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 177Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 111; "The Adventure of the Boston Dromio" (Matthew Pearl) 268
"Unquiet meals make ill digestions": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 269

Commedia Dell Arte: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 35; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 229; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 451; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 177

Coquette - George Abbott & Ann Preston Bridgers: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 300

Coriolanus - William Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 367; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 258, 365; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 57-58; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 549; "The Oppressed Tragedian" (Alan Stockwell) 135; "The Adventure of the Second Round" (Mark Wardecker) 66
"Drive out a nail with a nail": "The Lion of Draksville" (Julian Rathbone) 150
"He that trusts to you...": The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 24

The Corsican Brothers - Alexandre Dumas: "The Eccentric Gentleman" (Alan Stockwell) 12; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 235, 244; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 281

Cosi Fan Tutte - Mozart: "The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 37

The Country Court - Chiquinha Gonzaga: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 61

The Country Girl: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 118

Cox & Box - Sir Arthur Sullivan: Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 82; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 125

The Crimson Cryptogram: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 3

The Critic - Sheridan: The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 99

The Cup: Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 95

Cymbeline - William Shakespeare: "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 113, 317
"Golden lads and girls all must as chimney sweeps come to dust": Moriarty (John Gardner) 74
"I love thee brotherly...": The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 112-113, 317

La Dame Aux Camélias - Alexandre Dumas: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 219; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 246; "The Lady of the Camellias" (Ronald C. Weyman) 78, 80, 84, 86, 91

The Dark Street: The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 37

The Darling of the Gods - David Belasco: Shady Sinners of the Styx (Lawrence Daniel Fogg) 9-10

The Daughter of the Regiment - Gaetano Donizetti: Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 235

The Deadly Plank or The Dumb Sailor Boy: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 128

Deadwood Dick or The Sunbeam of the Sierras: The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 102-104

Dell & Travers Giant Amusements Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 171

Dick Whittington: "The Adventure of the Decadent Headmaster" (Nick Campbell) 100

Dido and Aeneas - Henry Purcell: "The Adventure of the Fateful Malady" (Craig Janacek) 409

Dr Faustus - Christopher Marlowe: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 100

Dr Hill's California Concert Company: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 194

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde: The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 17, 229; "The Singular Habits of Wasps" (Geoffrey A. Landis) 230; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 133; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 159-160, 162-164

Dr Miracle: "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 242

A Doll's House - Henrik Ibsen: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 147; "The Questionable Parentage of Basil Grant" (R. Bostoun Cromer) 57; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 20, 47, 53, 60-61, 79; "The Manor House Case" (Edward D. Hoch) 268; "The Draugr of Tromsø" (Carole Johnstone) 448; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 257-258; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 397

Don Giovanni - Mozart: "The Well-Educated Young Man" (William P. Coleman) 86-87; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 97; "The Missing Don Giovanni" (Paul D. Gilbert) 70, 77; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 462; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 167; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 518; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 7; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 153; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 247

Don Juan Triumphant - The Phantom of the Opera: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 103, 162, 192-195, 197-198, 202, 214-216, 219; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 163, 226, 229

Don Quixote: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 76, 96, 267

Drood - Rupert Holmes: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 11

The Drunkard: Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 33

The Duchess of Malfi - John Webster: Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 86; "The Adventure of the Locked Carriage" (Stuart Douglas) 206; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 135, 147, 203; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 171; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 169
"Other sins only speak...": The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 159
"We are merely the stars' tennis-balls": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64

Earl Carroll's Vanities: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 205

The Education of a Basilisk: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 17-21, 214, 224

Eleanor Rigby: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 16

Ello Dali: "The Adventure of the Disappearance of Whistler's Mother" (Robert L. Fish) 142

Emilia di Liverpool - Donizetti: "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 188

An Enemy of the People - Ibsen: "The Draugr of Tromsø" (Carole Johnstone) 472

Enter Godot - Slavorigin: And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 3

Eugene Onegin - Tchaikovsky: Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 151

The Fair Maid of Seville: Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 212

Falstaff - Verdi: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 180

Faust - Berlioz: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 180

Faust - Goethe: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 182, 291; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 205; Dr Jekyll and Mr Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 219, 221; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 130-131, 137-138, 181, 222, 295-296; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 146
"Doch dieser Schwelle Zauber zu zerspalten, Bedarf ich eines Rattenzahns": "The Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Ted Riccardi) 205

Faust - Gounod: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 257; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 123; "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 19, 36, 42; "The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 467; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 87, 97, 105, 107, 112, 125-129, 179; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 236, 248-250; "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 162; "The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 314; "The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 327, 331; "Commonplaces" (Naomi Novik) 359; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 4, 23-25, 43-45, 59, 81, 85, 88, 92-93, 95-96, 116, 152, 155-156, 165-166, 176, 180, 182, 197-204; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 184; "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 242; Basil and the Pygmy Cats (Eve Titus) 21; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 237
"Marguerite! sois maudite!": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 201
"Non, monsieur! Je ne suis demoiselle, ni belle...": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 93
"O silence! O bonheur! ineffable mystère": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 96
"Salut! demeure chaste et pure...": The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 117
"Sois maudite! A toi l'enfer!: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 200

Fedora - Giordano: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 183

Fédora - Victorien Sardou: "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 387; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 5, 230

Fernand Cortez - Spontini: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 19

Die Fledermaus - Strauss: "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 39; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 15; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 167; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 64; Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 40; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 58; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 7

The Floating Island: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 104

Florodora: "The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 33

The Flying Dutchman - Richard Wagner: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 53, 59, 64-65, 73-74; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 43-44, 46-47, 52-54, 72, 83, 184, 275

Les Folies Bergère: "The Witch of Greenwich" (Gerard Dole) 148; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 171, 274, 280; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 321; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 7; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 130; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 119; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 74, 76, 349; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 198; A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 38

La Follies de Galmet: The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 24

Frawley's Frolics Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 191-192

Der Freischutz - Weber: The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 58-59; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 113

The French Maid - Basil Hood: "The Book of Tobit" (Carla Coupe) 113

Frou-Frou - Meilhac & Halevy: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 31-33, 230

The Gaiety Girl: The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 36

George Sanger's Circus: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 91; "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 235, 238-239, 242-244; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 142; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 29, 84; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 33-231

Gestern - Hugo Von Hofmannsthal: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 154

Ghosts - Henrik Ibsen: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 140-141

Gianni Schicchi - Puccini: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 51

The Giant Rat of Sumatra - Donald O'Lunny: The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 2, 5-9, 11, 18-22, 31, 33-34, 39-42, 62, 65, 82, 87, 93, 96, 101-102, 110, 113-115, 122-124, 130, 133-136, 142, 147-148, 152

Gibson & Fowler's Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 119-137, 165-167, 169, 184

The Gibson Girl: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 158

The Gilded Age - Mark Twain: "The Adventure of the Jersey Girl" (Bill Peschel) 362

Ginnet's Royal Cirque Italien: The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 41

La Gioconda - Ponchielli: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 123; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 180

Girls of Göttenberg: Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 174

God, Man and the Devil - Jacob Gordin: The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 159

The Gondoliers - Gilbert & Sullivan: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 285; "Murder To Music" (Anthony Burgess) 188-190; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 63, 71; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 264

Die Götterdämmerung - Richard Wagner: Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 96; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 255, 265, 273-274, 276, 279; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 137

The Grand Duchess and the Waiter - Alfred Savoir: Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 37

La Grand Duchesse De Gérolstein - Offenbach: Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 161; "Sherlock Holmes & 'The Woman'" (Michael Harrison) 112

The Grand Duke - Gilbert & Sullivan: The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 35, 63, 109

Grand Guignol: Solar Pons Versus the Devil's Claw (Basil Copper) 154; The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 190; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 95; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 169; "Jacques the Giant Slayer" (Vanessa de Sade) 188; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 239; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 284; "The Paradol Paradox" (Michael Kurland) 245; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 279; "The Adventure of the Voice in the Smoke" (Daniel McGachey) 131; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 235; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 4; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 141; "The Case of the Remarkable Worm" (June Thomson) 71

The Great Old Ones Come: "A Study In Emerald" (Neil Gaiman) 1, 14-15, 17

Greek Tragedy: "Sherlock Holmes and the Ghost of Christmas Past" (David Stuart Davies) 328; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 68; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 66

Il Guarani - Carlos Gomes: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 91

Guy Domville - Henry James: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 4, 398-400

Guys & Dolls - Loesser & Loewe: "Sherlock Holmes: The Missing History" (Miles Kington) 85

Haddon Hall - Sullivan: Brigade (M.J.Trow) 300

Hagenbecks Circus: "The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 71

Hair: "The Lion of Draksville" (Julian Rathbone) 144

The Hairy Ape - Eugene O'Neill: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 9

Hamlet - William Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 21; Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 144; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 85; "Anecdotes That Might Have Been: William Gillette and Vesuvius" (John Kendrick Bangs) 57; "The Case of the Vanishing Stars" (Deanna Baran) 196-197; "The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 95; "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 163, 174-176, 182-183, 186, 192-195, 200-201; Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 194; "The Singular Affair of the Aluminium Crutch" (Ian Charnock) 122, 129; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 109; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 135, 154; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 124, 128; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 67; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 12, 39, 77, 99, 112, 127, 142, 157, 170-176; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 241, 302; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 107; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 60; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 97, 109; "The Adventure of the Mocking Huntsman" (M.J. Elliott) 29; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 103; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 61, 95, 136, 141; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 39, 67-69, 72, 75, 112-113, 155, 161-163, 179, 204, 225, 234-235, 277, 281, 307, 317, 320, 380-381; "The Adventure of the Ukrainian Foundling Orphans" (Robert L. Fish) 238; San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 172; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 3; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 282; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 180, 382; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 263, 328, 410-411, 413, 422-423; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 20; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 62; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 172-173; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 386; My Hero (Tom Holt) 13-14, 22, 50-52, 79, 94, 112, 117, 165-166, 174, 213; "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 212; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 101; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 59; "The Adventure of the Grand Old Man" (H. Paul Jeffers) 199; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; "The Mystery of the Strange Noise" (Wex Jones) 114; Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 191; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 66; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 43, 331; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 30, 38, 242, 255; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 191-192; Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 115; "The Case of the Ancient British Barrow" (Terry McGarry) 101; "The Adventure of the Vanished Village" (Michael Mallory) 110; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 82; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 88; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 9; "The Whitechapel Murders" (Morecambe & Wise) 4; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 130; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 86; "The Case of the Highland Hoax" (Anne Perry & Malachi Saxon) 128; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 131, 293; The Shadow of Evil (Tim Pigott-Smith) 72; Scarlet In Gaslight (Martin Powell & Seppo Makinen); "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 85; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 27, 56; "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 87; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 67; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 171; "The Things That Shall Come Upon Them" (Barbara Roden) 68; The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow) 142; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 26; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 120; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 171, 196; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 328; "The Adventure of the English Scholar" (Denis O. Smith) 219; "The Adventure of the Unique Hamlet" (Vincent Starrett) 81-87, 90-96; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 211, 216, 218, 241, 245-246, 260, 274, 280; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 44, 117, 145; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 213; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 293, 298-310, 316, 328, 338, 345, 356; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 107; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276-277, 282; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 16; "The Case of the Stray Chicken" (June Thomson) 47; "The Case of the Vatican Cameos" (June Thomson) 141; "The Case of the Watchful Waiter" (June Thomson) 271; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 78; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J. Trow) 138; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 139-144, 178, 224; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 138-139; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 138; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 77; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 267; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 154
"A rat! A rat!": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 193; My Hero (Tom Holt) 154
"Alas, poor Yorick...": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 377; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 70; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 99; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano)
"And by a sleep to say we end...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 31-32
"Angels & ministers of grace...": The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 124
"Art thou a spirit of health...": Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 132
"As if he had been loosed out of hell to speak of horrors...": "The Adventure of the Second Round" (Mark Wardecker) 69
"At his head a grass green turf...": "The Adventure of the Second Round" (Mark Wardecker) 69
"Bare bodkin": The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 39, 75, 198; My Hero (Tom Holt) 36
"But look, the morn in russet mantle clad...": No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 77
"Conscience does make cowards of us all": Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 183; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 121; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 41
"Dead for a ducat": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 193; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 296
"Flights of angels sing thee to thy rest": Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 197
"For he himself is subject to his birth": The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 142
"Foul deeds will rise": The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 148
"Frighted with false fire": The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 9
"Get thee to a nunnery": My Hero (Tom Holt) 232
"Good night sweet prince...": Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (Gerald Frow) 26
"He is justly served": Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 156
"Hoops of Steel": Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 28
"How now sweet queen": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 179
"How weary, stale, flat and unprofitable...": Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 5
"I am thy father's spirit": My Hero (Tom Holt) 130
"I could a tale unfold...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 38, 130
"I knew him, Horato": The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 223
"I know a hawk from a handsaw": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 76; My Hero (Tom Holt) 114; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 21
"I think it be thine...": Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 142
"If it be not now, yet it will come": Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 217; The Shadow of the Rat (David Stuart Davies) 45
"A kind of fighting that will not let me sleep": Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 175
"The lady doth protest too much": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 41; Murder, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 19; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 79; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 134; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 16
"Leave her to heaven": Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 267
"Look to the queen there, ho": The Shadow of Evil (Tim Pigott-Smith) 72, 75, 93, 114, 127, 137-138, 158-159, 214; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 96
"Lug the guts": The Shadow of the Rat (David Stuart Davies) 126
"Mad sou' by sou'west...": "The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman" (Barbara Hambly) 128; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 128; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 151
"Man delights not me...": Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 173
"A man may smile and smile...": "The Case of the Stray Chicken" (June Thomson) 47
"Murder most foul": "Woman’s Work" (David Barnett) 319; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 110
"My hour is almost come": My Hero (Tom Holt) 131
"Now might I do it pat": My Hero (Tom Holt) 295; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 158
"O, I die, Horatio...": The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 43-44
"O that this too too solid flesh...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 99, 114; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 154; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 282
"O, what a noble mind...": The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 69; The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 25, 178; The Shadow of the Rat (David Stuart Davies) 95; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 132; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 59; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 32; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 71
"O what a rogue and peasant slave I am": My Hero (Tom Holt) 114, 153
"One may smile and smile and still be a villain": "The Strange Death of Matthew Tidmore" (Ned Hubbell) 113; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 196
"A palpable hit": Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 142
"The paragon of animals": Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies)
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"Passing through nature to eternity": "The Adventure of the Mocking Huntsman" (M.J. Elliott) 25
"The play's the thing...": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 334
"Put the murderous Machiavel to school": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 150
"Rat in the arras": Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 154
"Rest! Rest! Perturbed spirit": Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 166
"Rich gifts wax poor...": The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 320
"Set me the stoups of wine...": "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 308
"Shuffled off this mortal coil": The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 118
"Slings and arrows...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 36; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 177; "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 229
"Something is rotten...": The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 52; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 135; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 97; My Hero (Tom Holt) 298; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 136; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 207
"That he is mad, 'tis true...": "The Adventure of the Unique Hamlet" (Vincent Starrett) 96
"The play's the thing...": Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 194; "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 85
"The rest is silence": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 210; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 44
"There are more things in Heaven & Earth, Horatio": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 189; The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 53, 137, 256; "The Strange Case of the Haunted Freighter" (Carole Buggé) 54; The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 125; Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 22; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 304; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 241; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 245; "The Adventure of the Ukrainian Foundling Orphans" (Robert L. Fish) 238; "The Doll Who Talked to the Dead" (Nev Fountain) 123; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 84;
Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 173; Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 386; "The Horror of the Many Faces" (Tim Lebbon) 261; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 44; "The Adventure of the Voorish Sign" (Richard A. Lupoff) 359; Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 115; "The Beast of Guangming Peak" (Michael Mallory) 21; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 267; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 86; "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 84; "Sherlock Holmes, Dragon-Slayer" (Darrell Schweitzer) 125; "The Adventure of the Lost Specialist" (Christopher Sequeira) 285; "Art in the Blood" (Brian Stableford) 130; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 16; "The Haunted House" (Alan Stockwell) 210; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 132; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 509; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 62; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 138; The Probability Pad (T.A. Waters) 131-132; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 199; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 154
"There's fennel for you...": "The Adventure of the Second Round" (Mark Wardecker)

"There's the rub": "The Entwined" (J.R. Campbell) 212; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 138
"These blazes, daughter...": The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 131
"They come not single spies": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 161
"Thou art e'en just a man...": "Merridew of Abominable Memory" (Chris Roberson) 245
"Thou wretched, rash, intruding fool": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 157
"Tis a consummation devoutly to be wished for": The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 110
"Tis an unweeded garden...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 138
"Tis true, 'tis pity...": Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B. Greenwood) 65
"To be or not to be": Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 109; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 69-70, 77, 156; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 383-384; My Hero (Tom Holt) 113, 237, 266; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 72, 103; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 21, 88; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 256
"To hold...the mirror up to nature...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 52
"To sleep, perchance to dream": "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 235
"Tragedians of the city": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 192
"The undiscovered country": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 253; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 19
4; The Case of the 2nd Séance (Sam McCarver) 23; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David) 95; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 56
"What a piece of work is man": Reply Paid (H.F. Heard) 44
What art thou that usurpst this time of night": "Merridew of Abominable Memory" (Chris Roberson) 244
"What players are they?...": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 191
"When down her weedy trophies...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 146
"Who should 'scape whipping?": "The Human Mystery" (Tanith Lee) 259
"Who would these fardels bear?": My Hero (Tom Holt) 151, 153
"Why man, she did make love...": The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 293

Hansel & Gretel - Humperdinck: Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 59

Harbour Lights - George R. Sims: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 140

Harlequin and Cinderella: "The Case of the Vanishing Stars" (Deanna Baran) 190-191, 197

Harlequinade: "The Case of the Vanishing Stars" (Deanna Baran) 190, 197

The Haunted Man - Charles Dickens: "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 169

The Haunted Murderer: "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 192

Heautontimoroumenos - Terence: "Humani nil a me alienum puto": The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 99; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 97

Hedda Gabler - Henrik Ibsen: "The Draugr of Tromsø" (Carole Johnstone) 476; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 397; The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 19, 22

Held by the Enemy - William Gillette: "Imaginary Interview with Sherlock Holmes" (Guisard) 22

The Help - Ernest Wild: "The Case of the Peasenhall Murder" (Donald Thomas) 178

Hengler's Circus: A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 140; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 182, 186-199; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 378; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 118; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 109; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 173; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 130

Henry IV - Shakespeare: Against the Brotherhood (Quinn Fawcett) 246; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 51; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 169

Henry IV, Part 1 - Shakespeare: "The Case of the Vampire's Mark" (Bill Crider) 113; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 52-53; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 90; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 63-65, 187
"The better part of valour is discretion": "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 75
"The game is afoot"
: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64

"I can call spirits from the vasty deep": Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 28
"Neither fish nor fowl": Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 174
"Screw your courage to the sticking place": "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 75
"So when this loose behaviour I throw off...": The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 90

Henry IV, Part 2 - Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 33, 90; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 63-65, 187; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 112
"I see a strange confession in thine eye": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 263
"Nature's soft nurse": A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 98, 192
"Sweet prince, speak low": The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 65
"There is a history in all men's lives": Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 51
"Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown": Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 108; The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 177; The List of 7 (Mark Frost)
; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 5, 213
"We have heard the chimes at midnight": Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 10, 165; Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 17

Henry V - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 82; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 54; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 28, 183; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 20; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 197; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 83, 187; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 75; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 67, 408; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 97; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 141; "The Case of the Highland Hoax" (Anne Perry & Malachi Saxon) 128; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64; "The Adventure of the Ripper's Scrawl" (Michael Mallory) 36; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 182; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 108; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 318; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 112
"A' babbled of green fields": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64
"But pardon gentles all...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 27
"Close the wall up with our English dead": The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 108
"Cry God For Harry...":
The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 197, The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 248; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 182
"Disguise fair nature with hard-favoured rage": Sherlock Holmes Meets Annie Oakley (Stanley Shaw) 94
"For so work the honey bees...": The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 68
"The game's afoot": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64
"His nose was as sharp as a pen": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 63
"Many things have full reference...": The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 408
"Once more unto the breach": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 317; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 197; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 97; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 52; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 345; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 54; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 108
"Piece out our imperfections": Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 138
"Singing masons building roofs of gold": "The Adventure of the Out-of-Date Murder" (Ken Greenwald) 69
"This band of brothers": Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 318
"This wooden O": S
herlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 27, 35, 76, 99, 148, 153, 156, 164, 176, 186
"upon his royal face there is no note…": Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 83

Henry VI - Shakespeare: "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 312-313; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 129, 158-159, 161
"After the slaughter of so many peers...": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 298
"A deadly groan...": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 300
"The smallest worm will turn...": "The Adventure of the Unknown Worm" (Daniel McGachey) 83
"What a sign it is of evil life...": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 302
"What is pomp, rule, reign...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 280

"Wither one rose...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 74

Henry VIII - Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 14, 33, 99
“so may he rest, his faults lie gently on him”: Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 62

Hernani - Hugo: The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 179, 181-182, 184-185

His American Cousin: Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 33

The Hi-ti Girl: "Why Musical Comedy Has No Plot" (C. O’M) 335, 337-342

HMS Pinafore - Gilbert & Sullivan: Arthur and the Great Detective (Alan Coren) 34; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 52; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 283; "The Lady on the Bridge" (Mike Hogan) 350; "The Case of the Dishonoured Professor" (Roger Jaynes) 57; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 55-71, 76-77, 87, 89; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 264; "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 240; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 19; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 92; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 453; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 282; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 205; "The Struldbrugg Reaction" (John Sutherland) 282; The Jewelled Peacock of Persia (Jake & Luke Thoene) 66

The Hound of the Baskervilles: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 90, 122

The House of Temperley - Doyle: "Five Rings In Reno" (R.L.Stevens) 96

Howes & Cushing's Circus: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 68-69, 136, 174, 176

Hugo Your Way, I'll Go Mine: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

Les Huguenots - Meyerbeer: The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 18; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 111

An Ideal Husband - Oscar Wilde: "The Adventure of the Noble Husband" (Peter Cannon) 51-52; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 161; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 12, 23, 136; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 10, 19

I'll Say She Is!: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 67

The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde: Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 149-151, 158-159, 163-164; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 159, 161, 163, 165-166, 168-169, 171-172, 174, 186, 189; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 40; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 76-77; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 64; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 155; Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 54-56, 59-61, 66, 69, 76; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 52; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 23, 136; "The Two Failures of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 10-11; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 21; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 172

The Impresario - Mozart: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 97

Iolanthe - Gilbert & Sullivan: The Final Solution (Michael Chabon) 17; The Shadow of the Rat (David Stuart Davies) 121; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 99; "Mesmerizing Bertie" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 277, 280, 283; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 453; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 56; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 203, 205; "Exit Centre Stage" (M.J.Trow) 245

Iphegenia in Taurus - Euripides: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 88, 322

Iris - Mascagni: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 179

Ivanhoe - Sullivan: Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 170; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 95

Jack and the Beanstalk: Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 111

Jane Annie - James M. Barrie & Arthur Conan Doyle: "The Adventure of the Two Collaborators" (James M. Barrie) 41, 43; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 2; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 92-93

The Jew of Malta - Marlowe: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 100; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 49
"I count religion but a childish toy": The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 22
"That was in another country...": Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 406

Joan of Arc: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 305

John Chilcote, M.P. - John Hunter Booth: "At the St James’s Theatre" (Max Beerbohm) 41-44

Le Joueur - Jean-François Regnard: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 88

La Juive - Halevey: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 100, 104, 120, 151-152, 165, 192

Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare: "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 217-218; "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 210; The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 60; "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 165, 195, 205; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 12, 70, 73-74; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 69; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 377; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 64; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 177; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 130; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 239; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 53
"Cassius is aweary of the world": The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 55
"Et tu, Brute": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 74
"The evil that men do lives after them": "Shady Sinners of the Styx" (Lawrence Daniel Fogg) 14
"I will see thee at Philippi": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 81
"A lean and hungry look": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 165, 197; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 58; The Case of the Invisible Thief (Thomas Brace Haughey) 135; An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 82; The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 103; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 7
"Let me have men about me that are fat": The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 103
"Let slip the dogs of war": The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 240
"Security gives way to conspiracy": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 304
"Such men are dangerous": Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 223
"Such men as he be never at heart's ease": The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 33
"That you have wronged me doth appear in this": "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 218
"There is a tide in the affairs of men, which taken at the flood...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 117
"You blocks, you stones, you worse than senseless things": "The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 32; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 179

Kabuki: The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 151; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 117; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 200, 214, 237, 267; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 214

King & Collier - Dvorak: Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 222

The King and I - Rodgers & Hammerstein: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 213

King Arthur - J. Comyns Carr: "The Oppressed Tragedian" (Alan Stockwell) 135

The King in Yellow: "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 221-223, 227, 229-235, 238, 240-241, 244-247, 251-262

King John - William Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 279; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 77, 83
"The spirit of the time shall teach me speed": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 279
"Were in the Washes all unwarily devoured": "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 83

King Lear - William Shakespeare: "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 184; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 12, 99; "The Adventure of the Locked Carriage" (Stuart Douglas) 198; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 63; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 162; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 98; Moriarty (John Gardner) 149; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 194; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 61; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 66; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 96; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 65; "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 225; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 48; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 30, 38, 120, 175, 207-208, 235, 252, 254; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 23; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 312; "The Murder of Conan Doyle" (Ray Russell) 265; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 44; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 332; "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 139
"As flies to wanton boys are we to th' gods": A Taste for Honey (H.F. Heard) 105; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 23; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 87
"Beneath is all the fiends...": Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 322
"Bind fast his corky arms": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 238
"Blow winds and crack your cheeks": Moriarty (John Gardner) 150
"Foul fiend Flibbertigibbet": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 296
"The green mantle of the standing pool...": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 297
"I’ll go to bed at noon": Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 65
"Let not the creaking of shoes...": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 298
"Poor Tom's a-cold": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 296, 310
"Poor Turlygod! Poor Tom!": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 296
"Soft, gentle and low": Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 181

Kit, The Arkansas Traveller - T.B. De Walden: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 269

The Lady of Lyons or Love & Pride - Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 128, 132

Lady Windermere's Fan - Oscar Wilde: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 62; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 64; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 40; "The Lady on the Bridge" (Mike Hogan) 356-357; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 353

Lady Windermere's Faun - Oscar Wilde: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 185

Lakmé - Delibes: Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 39, 63

Le légataire universel - Jean-François Regnard: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 88

Lena: Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 108-109, 111

Life: "The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 138

The Lily of Killarney - Benedict & Oxenford: The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 318

The Littlest Violet-Seller: "A Study In Emerald" (Neil Gaiman) 1, 14

Lohengrin - Wagner: "The Nostalgia of Nervy Jim The Snatcher" (John Kendrick Bangs) 169-170, 173; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 277; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 204-205; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 325; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 103; My Hero (Tom Holt) 44; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 137; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 307; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 117, 137, 148; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 209; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 121; "Everything Flows and Nothing Stays" (John Soanes) 34; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 151

Lola Montez in Bavaria: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 155, 165, 186

The London Gaieties: Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 173-174, 219

Lost Horizon: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 213

Love's Labours Lost - Shakespeare: Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 130; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 278; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 517-518
"Honest plain words best pierce the ear of grief": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 278
"Milk comes frozen home in pail": Moriarty (John Gardner) 162
"When icicles hang...and greasy Joan doth keel the pot": "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 209, 212, 217

Love's Labours Wonne - William Shakespeare: All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 87

Lucia: "And The Rest" (C.D. Ewing) 354

Lucia Di Lammermoor - Donizetti: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 113; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 188; Basil and the Pygmy Cats (Eve Titus) 32

Lucrezia Borgia - Donizetti: Murder by Decree (Robert Weverka) 11

The Lyons Diligence: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 64

Macbeth - William Shakespeare: "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 216; "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; "The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 97; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 187; "The Adventure of the Eyrie Cliff" (Rick Boyer) 97; Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 190; Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 265; "The Adventure of the Young British Soldier" (Bill Crider) 25; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 262; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 139; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 90, 129; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 72; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 99; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 113; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 270, 303, 410-411, 444, 518; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 180-182; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 201; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 297; "The Adventure of the Reluctant Corpse" (Matthew J. Elliott) 231; Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 104; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 90, 335; The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 124; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 11-12, 14, 16, 66, 133-134, 146, 166, 193, 218, 225, 261-262, 295, 333-336, 345-346, 352; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 90; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 261-262, 325, 377, 410-411, 422; Moriarty (John Gardner) 124; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 68, 131, 161; "The Case of the Demon Barber" (Ken Greenwald) 76; Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 5-6; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 63; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 472; "The Strange Death of Matthew Tidmore" (Ned Hubbell) 78-79; "The Case of the Baffled Courier" (Roger Jaynes) 158; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 18, 26; "The Third Sequence" (Bruce Kilstein) 152; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 175; "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 125; "The Adventure of the Global Traveler" (Anne Lear) 67, 73-76; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 269;The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 30, 38, 143, 169, 174-175; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 67, 82-83, 108-109; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 94; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 183; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 71; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 20; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 143; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 138-139; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 67; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 276; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 286; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 328; Hound and the Witching Affair (Brenda Sivers) 41-42; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 13; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 141, 230; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 126; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 332; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 140; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276 ;"The Case of the Pentre Mawr Murder" (June Thomson) 169; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 78, 80; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 366-367, 375; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 150; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 101; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 63, 67; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 165; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 394; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 70-71, 76, 78; Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson); "The Onion Vendor’s Secret" (Marcia Wilson) 229
Macbethian: "The Glennon Falls" (Sam Wiebe) 149
"And all our yesterdays...": Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 227
"balm of hurt minds": The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 89
"Be bloody, bold and resolute": My Hero (Tom Holt) 60
"Bring me no more reports...": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 334
"By the pricking of my thumbs...": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 16; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 301; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 146; "The Case of the Watchful Waiter" (June Thomson) 243, 251; "The Case of the Wimbledon Tragedy" (June Thomson) 79
"Cabin'd, cribb'd, confined": Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 121
"Come what come may": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 286
"Full of sound and fury and signifying nothing": Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 49-50
; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 12, 335
"Glamis thou art...": Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 182
"Good things of day begin to droop and drowse...": The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 83
"Here's a knocking indeed...": The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 38
"I am in blood stepped so far...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 113
"If twere done when 'tis done...": Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 48; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 105; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 54
"Infirm of purpose...": "The Strange Death of Matthew Tidmore" (Ned Hubbell) 79
"Is this a dagger...": "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 70; Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)
"It was as tedious to turn back...": The Devil’s Promise (David Stuart Davies) 127
"It will have blood, they say, blood will have blood": The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 338
"Knit up the ravell'd sleave": The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 89
"Knock, knock, knock...": Moriarty (John Gardner) 124
"Lay on, Macduff": Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 104
"Life's but a walking shadow...":
Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 190; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 113; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 139
"The mere despair of surgery": "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 126
"Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it": Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)
"Out damned spot": "The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 97
"Out, out brief candle": Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 189-190
"Rooky wood": Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 265
" Screw your courage to the sticking point": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 333
"She should have died hereafter": "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 140
"Stay not upon the order of your going": Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 335
"struts and frets...": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 12, 335
"A tale told by an idiot": Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 179
"The Thane of Cawdor lives": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 129
"That which cries "Thus thou must do": Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 175

"There's husbandry in heaven": The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 226
"A third is like the former...": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 334
"to be thus is nothing...": The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 122-123
"Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow": Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 411; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 11, 335; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 227
"Twere best done quickly": Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 158
"Unsex me here...": The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 96
"Untimely ripp'd": Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 180
"We have scotched the snake...": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 331; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 145
What, all my pretty ones": "The Identity of Miss Angelica Vespers" (Ka) 16
"When shall we three meet again": "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 216; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 90; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 26; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 90; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 214; The Adventure of the Missing Brother (Eugene Edmund Snyder) 13
"Which smok’d with bloody execution": "The Resources of Mycroft Holmes" (Charlton Andrews) 217
"Who would have thought the old man...": Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 181
"Your spirits shine through you": The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 334

Madame Butterfly - Puccini: I Have Madame Butterflies in My Stomach: Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 122

Madame de Sade - Mishima: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 2-3, 7

The Magic Flute - Mozart: "The Adventure of the Reluctant Spirit" (Paul D. Gilbert) 197; "The Adventure of the Missing Countess" (Jon Koons) 310; "The Opera Thief" (Larry Millett) 312, 314-316, 318, 320, 323; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 40, 60, 87-88, 95; "The Adventure of the Deadly Interlude" (James O’Keefe) 165; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 143; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 139; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 237, 275

The Magnetick Lady - Jonson: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 34

Le Mâitre De Forges - Georges Ohnet: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 119

Maldurêve - De Lorde: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 71

Manfred - Lord Byron: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 114

Manon - Massenet: "The Adventure of Foulkes Rath" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 167; "The Adventure of the Willow Basket" (Lyndsay Faye) 217; "Commonplaces" (Naomi Novik) 359

The Marble Heart: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 188

Maria Marten: Or Murder in the Red Barn: Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 105

Maritana - William Vincent Wallace: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 64

The Marriage of Figaro - Mozart: "The Modjeska Waltz" (Rose Biggin) 542; Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 267; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 154; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 167; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 182; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 237

Mary Queen of Scots: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 146

The Mascot Moth: "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 78

A Masked Ball - Verdi: The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother (Gilbert Pearlman) 81, 92-107

Maskelyne & Cooke's Magic Show: The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 151

The Master Builder - Ibsen: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 112

Mazeppa: "The Adventure of the Jersey Girl" (Bill Peschel) 370

Mazeppa's Rise: "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 234

Measure For Measure - Shakespeare: Against the Brotherhood (Quinn Fawcett) 151; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102
"Imagine howling": "The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 32
“The law hath not been dead…”: Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 19

Mefistofele - Boito: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 161-163, 193, 219

Die Meistersinger - Wagner: "Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 203; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 49-50; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 276, 281

Melodrama: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 49; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 173; Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 69, 388; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 135; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 188; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 91; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 114; "The Secret of Grant’s Tomb" (Joe Gentile) 102; "The Case of the Demon Barber" (Ken Greenwald) 71, 81; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 76; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 349; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 424; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 33-34; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 119, 228; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 197; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 188; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 138; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 25; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 64; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 188; Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 33; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 19, 35; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 419; "The Battersea Worm" (John Taylor) 44; "The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 141; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 574
Melodramatic: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 124
Melodramatic Clichés: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 232
Melodramatics: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 135

Mephistofele - Boito: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 180

The Merchant of Venice - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 230; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 148; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 277; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 104; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 60; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 103; "The Adventure of the Eccentric Inventor" (Eugene D. Goodwin) 107; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 41, 154; A Taste for Honey (H.F.Heard) 51; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 93, 472; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 225; "The Fallen Financier" (James Lovegrove) 346; "The Adventure of the Nefarious Nephew" (Michael Mallory) 135; "The Adventure of the Ripper's Scrawl" (Michael Mallory) 36; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 129; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 255; The Case of the Stolen Sparklers (Anthony Read) 144; "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 87; "The Bars of Soap, or The Jew Au Jus" (T.P. Stafford) 276; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 46, 49, 176, 179-180; "The Case of the Notorious Canary Trainer" (June Thomson) 154; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 76
"Fair thoughts and happy hours...": "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 76
"He is well paid that is well satisfied": "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 86
“I dote on his very absence”
: Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 63
"I shall have my pound of flesh": Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 190; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 230
"Look how the floor of heaven...": A Taste for Honey (H.F. Heard) 51
“The man that hath not music in himself…”: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 51
"The quality of mercy is not strained": The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 154, 175; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 88
"The seeming truth...": Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 225
"Troilus, methinks, mounted the Trojan walls": The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 13
“Truth will come to light; murder cannot be hid long”: Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 62

Merlinda the Mermaid and the Treasure of Blackbeard: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 294-296, 302

The Merry Widow - Franz Lehar: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 208

The Merry Wives of Windsor - Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 26; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 244; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 163, 204, 380; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 32, 157-158, 161-163, 165; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; "The Adventure of the Regular Passenger" (Paul D. Gilbert) 60; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 64
"The dickens his name is": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 32, 158
"We three to hear it and end it": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 26, 107, 132

The Messenger Boy - Tanner & Murray: "The Resuscitation of Sherlock Holmes" (James MacArthur) 84

The Messiah - Handel: Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 29, 31, 33

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Mendelssohn: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 45

A Midsummer Night's Dream - William Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 15; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 42, 91; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 457; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 72; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 3, 7-8, 19, 29, 45, 69, 73, 79, 97, 113; My Hero (Tom Holt) 87, 115, 299; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 186; Dead Man's Confession (Cass Lewis) 32; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 195; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 198; "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 95; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 452; "The Case of the Maestro's Ghost" (John Whitman) 70-115; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 193
"I have a reasonable good ear in music": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 5
"I see their knavery": My Hero (Tom Holt) 294
"Ill met by moonlight": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 151; My Hero (Tom Holt) 162, 292; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 555
"I'll put a girdle round about the earth": Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 183; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice in Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 60
"imagination bodies forth the forms of things unknown": The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 163
"A local habitation and a name": "The Case of the Scientific Recluse" (Ned Hubbell) 66
"Lord what fools these mortals be": Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 159
"Now to 'scape the serpent's tongue": The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 555
"Tarry rash wanton": My Hero (Tom Holt) 292
"What angel wakes me...": My Hero (Tom Holt) 90, 294, 305
"What fools these mortals be": Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Seven (Val Andrews) 18; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 24
"What, jealous Oberon?": My Hero (Tom Holt) 29
"You spotted snakes...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 8

The Mikado - Gilbert & Sullivan: "The Railway Van That Vanished" (L.F.E. Coombs) 23, 29; "The Tenth Jar" (L.F.E. Coombs) 79; Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 185; "The Malady of the Mind Doctor" (Howard Halstead) 148; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 18, 25, 77-87; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 227; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 190; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 47, 94; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 452-453; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 201-208; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 28, 140; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 42
"Let the punishment fit the crime": Moriarty (John Gardner) 71
"Three little maids from school are we": Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 121

Molesworth's Circus: "The Case of the Ainsworth Abduction" (June Thomson) 29-39

Mondego: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 56, 122

Money - Edward Bulwer-Lytton: Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 224

Monsieur le Ministre - Claretie: The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 57-58, 60

Les Monstres sacrés - Cocteau: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 35

Morality Plays: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 35; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 327

La Morte Amoureuse - Offenbach: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 71

Mother Goose: Brigade (M.J.Trow) 367

Mother Goose and Dick Whittington in the Wood: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 108

Le Moulin Rouge: The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 111; "The Witch of Greenwich" (Gerard Dole) 148; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 316; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 75; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 153, 170, 251-252, 275-276; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 60; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 17; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 276; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 233; The Spy Who Fell Off the Back of a Bus (Marc Lovell) 47; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 217-223, 226, 234, 243, 245, 254

The Mourning Bride - William Congreve: "Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned": Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 318; Sherlock Holmes and the Frightened Golfer (J.M. Gregson) 44, 105
"Music hath charms to sooth the savage breast": The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 130

Mr. & Mrs. Daventry - Oscar Wilde: "Cabaret Aux Assassins" (Cara Black) 223

Much Ado About Nothing - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 53; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; "The Eccentric Gentleman" (Alan Stockwell) 12
"Much ado about nothing.": "Holmes In Scotland (W.R.Duncan Macmillan) 145
"Paper bullets of the brain": "The Steamship Friesland" (Peter Calamai) 195

Mummers Plays: Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 50, 53-54

The Murder in the Cemetery - Agatha Christie: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 175

The Murder of Roger Shamwell - Agatha Christie: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 156-161

Music Hall: Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 5-6, 15-18, 62; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 7-9, 35; "The Case of the Vanishing Stars" (Deanna Baran) 194, 196; The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 32; Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 39; "The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes" (Andrew Darlington) 183; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 91-92; "The Adventure of the Swaddled Railwayman" (Richard Dinnick) 236; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 293; Moriarty (John Gardner) 94, 116, 118, 178; "The Case of the Parson's Parrot" (S.M. Ghatak) 28; The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 110; Sherlock Holmes at the Raffles Hotel (John Hall) 28; "The Matter of the Dangerously Generous Benefactor" (David L. Hammer) 14; Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 22, 49; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 65; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 62; "The Haunting of Sherlock Holmes" (H. Paul Jeffers) 113; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 216-217; "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 229; "The Adventure of the Beggar’s Head" (Michael Mallory) 189; The Case of the Racehorse Ringer (Anthony Read) 80-81, 109; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 35-37; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 162; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 61; Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 71, 124, 425; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 65; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 369; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 65, 230, 278; "The Black Heaven" (Ron Weighell) 125; A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 376

My Lady's Dress: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190

My Look-Alike Brother Tom: "A Study In Emerald" (Neil Gaiman) 1, 14

The Mysterious Affair at Canterbury - Agatha Christie: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 172, 191-193

Mystery Plays: The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 18

Nabucco - Verdi: The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 146; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 21; "A Singular Affair at Trincomalee" (Ted Riccardi) 247; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 213

Nansal: The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 18

Nativity Play: Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 11-12

Naturalism: "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 58; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 76

The New Aladdin: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 53

The New Magdalen: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 290

Night Must Fall - Emlyn Williams: The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 97

No, No, Nanette: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 142

Noh Theatre: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 235; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 386; "The Case of the Abandoned Lighthouse" (June Thomson) 191, 197, 215

Norma - Bellini: The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 86; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 52; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 311
"Ite sul colle , o Druidi...": Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David) 203

Not In My Conservatory, You Don't: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190

The Nutcracker: "The Christmas Conspiracy" (Edward D. Hoch) 131; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 92

Oberammergau Passion Play: Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 135

Oedipus Meets Electra - Quentin Drake-Chalmers: "The Murder of Conan Doyle" (Ray Russell) 266

Oedipus Rex - Sophocles: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 95

Oh, Calcutta: A Three-Pipe Problem (Julian Symons) 179

Oh, Mr. Lincoln: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 33

Oklahoma! - Rodgers & Hammerstein: My Hero (Tom Holt) 314

Oliver! - Lionel Bart: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 159

Opera Bouffe: Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) 145

The Orchid - James T. Tanner, Caryll & Monckton: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 118-119, 122, 145, 183, 189, 202, 213; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 55; "The Adventure of the Bramley Court Devil" (Michael Mallory) 86

The Oresteia - Aeschylus: Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 252

Orphans of the Storm: Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 16

Orpheus in the Underworld - Offenbach: Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 11

Otello - Verdi: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 120; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 113; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 55

Othello - Shakespeare: Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 16; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 12, 99, 161; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 289; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 244; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 27, 29, 33-37, 43, 64-65, 71-72; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 53; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 18-22, 24-25, 31, 38, 43-44; "The Whitechapel Murders" (Morecambe & Wise) 4; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 70; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 207; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 49, 53, 68; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 78; "The Case of Lady Sannox" (Peter H. Wood) 82
"Chaste stars":The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 65
"Death and damnation": "On the Threshold of the Chamber of Horrors" (Montgomery Carmichael) 168
"Done the state some service": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 37
"The green eyed monster...": The Fall of the Amazing Zalindas (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 104
"He who steals my purse...": Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 173; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 194; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 149
"It is the cause, my soul": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 161
"Look to her, Moor...": The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 207
"Passing strange": Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 230
"Though in the trade of war...": The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 21

"What noise is this?": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 37

Our American Cousin: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 16, 56, 68, 184; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 27; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 60, 132, 138, 144, 233

Our Ostriches - Marie Stopes: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 41

The Painful Predicament of Sherlock Holmes - William Gillette: Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 202

Pagliacci - Ruggiero Leoncavallo: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 62-63; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 168, 182-183; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 188

Pantomime: Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 56; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 105, 111; The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 142; "The Case of the Vanishing Stars" (Deanna Baran) 190; Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 20; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 20, 198, 278; Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 267; Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 18; Mrs Hudson and the Malabar Rose (Martin Davies) 111-112, 161, 271, 286-290, 319; Moriarty (John Gardner) 81; Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 147; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 366; Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 98; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 79; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 282; The Moor (Laurie R. King) 248; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 30; Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 110; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 179; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 85; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 203; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 151; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 303; "Mr Sherlock Holmes Tuttlebury" (W. Carter Platts) 71; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 332; "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 70; "The Case of the Barton Wood Murder" (June Thomson) 187; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 141; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 73; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 62; Dr. Mortimer and the Aldgate Mystery (Gerard Williams) 208
Pantomime Dame: The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 266

Paradise Lost: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 105

Parsifal - Wagner: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 204; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 236; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 128, 137, 155; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 178; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 66

Patience - Gilbert & Sullivan: Arthur and the Great Detective (Alan Coren) 34, 36, 39, 48, 50, 52, 54-55, 58-61; "The Adventure of the Gold Hunter" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 40; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 47-49; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 151; "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 120; "The Haunted House" (Alan Stockwell) 215; "Exit Centre Stage" (M.J.Trow) 232; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 41, 259-261, 286-287
"Down Piccadilly with a poppy or a lily": Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 41

Peking Opera: The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 322

Pericles, Prince of Tyre - Shakespeare: : Remember eartly man is but a substance...": The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 274

La Perichole - Offenbach: The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 84

The Pestered Butterfly - Henry Chitterlow: "The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 92

Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 92; "The Adventure of the Ukrainian Foundling Orphans" (Robert L. Fish) 240; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 77, 310; "The Enigma of the Warwickshire Vortex" (F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre) 465; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 21; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 133, 136, 139, 141-142, 145, 222, 237, 247; Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 114; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 157
"Avast, belay, yo ho...": The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 35

Phantom of the Opera - Andrew Lloyd Webber: My Hero (Tom Holt) 109

Phèdre - Racine: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 230, 238

Pierrot Show: "The Case of the Hygienic Husband" (Donald Thomas) 212

Pinwheel Revue: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 47

The Pirates of Penzance - Gilbert & Sullivan: "Recalled To Life" (Paula Cohen) 201-202; "The Railway Van That Vanished" (L.F.E. Coombs) 30; Arthur and the Great Detective (Alan Coren) 31, 34, 40; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 186; "The Adventure of the Locked Carriage" (Stuart Douglas) 196; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 246; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 25, 33-55, 61-64, 87; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 9, 14, 25-26, 28, 33-34, 47, 51, 57, 71, 96-97, 210, 255, 264; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 190, 261; "The Paradol Paradox" (Michael Kurland) 238; "The Beast of Guangming Peak" (Michael Mallory) 17; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 169; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 96; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 282; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 371; "Places for Act Two!" (Bradley H. Sinor) 157-173; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 201; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 299; "Exit Centre Stage" (M.J.Trow) 244

Pirates of the Carib Sea - Gilbert & Sullivan: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 890, 897, 916

Ploughman's Paramount Circus: A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 60, 71, 75, 128, 141, 153, 155, 162, 175, 318

The Police Revue: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 142, 145, 164; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 163-164; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 574; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 155; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 147; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 74, 158, 199-200, 205-210

Poof in Boots: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 115

Poppy: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 175

Porgy & Bess: Porky & Bess: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 187

Powell & Clarke's Circus: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 74, 93, 177

Princess Ida - Gilbert & Sullivan: Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 202, 205

The Prisoner of the Tower: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 76

The Prisoner of Zenda: The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 35-37, 39, 377-378

Private Lives - Coward: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 139-140

Promenade Concerts: "The Adventure of the Dying Doctor" (Colin Bruce) 7

Le Prophète - Meyerbeer: The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 41-43, 53-54, 56, 77, 100, 182, 212; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 22, 162

Punch & Judy Show: Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 164; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 84; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 242; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 327; "Parris Green" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 216; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 358; "The Tale of the Forty Thieves" (C.H. Dye) 231; Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 74; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 69; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 208; The Mystery of the Conjured Man (Tracy Mack & Michael Citrin) 110; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 178; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 309; The Problem of the Missing Miss (Roberta Rogow); The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 31, 55, 65-67, 70, 90-91, 95; "The Case of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Jay Sheckley) 318; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 509; "Everything Flows and Nothing Stays" (John Soanes) 39; "The Holy Rood" (Alan Stockwell) 114; The Thundering Underground (Jake & Luke Thoene) 14; "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 240; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 235; "The Case of the Hammersmith Wonder" (June Thomson) 47; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 245; Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 140

I Puritani - Bellini: The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 35

Purloin's Prophecy: The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 2

Pygmalion - Shaw: "The Adventure of the Eccentric Inventor" (Eugene D. Goodwin) 112; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 109, 266; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 155

R.J. Toby's Colossal Travelling Circus: "The Adventure of the Missing Countess" (Jon Koons) 307, 312-319

Rain: Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 79

Raising the Wind: "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 314

Restoration Comedy: "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 59

Revenge for Honour - Chapman: "The law is an ass": The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 160

The Revenge of Spring-Heeled Jack: Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 35-37

The Revenger's Tragedy - Tourneur: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 225, 283-284; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 171

Das Rheingold - Wagner: Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 173; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 174, 178-179

Richard II - Shakespeare: "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 198; Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 158; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 22, 39; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 127
"Let us sit upon the ground and tell sad stories of the death of kings": "The Curse of Edwin Booth" (Carole Buggé) 198-199
"The love of wicked friends...": Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 91
"This blessed plot...": "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 159
"This happy breed of men": "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26
"This other Eden...": Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 21; A Study in Terror (Ellery Queen) 30
"This royal throne of kings...": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 39-40; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 298
"This sceptred isle": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 39; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 207; "The Disappearing Prince" (Edmund Hastie) 10; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 46; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 158; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 63; "A Singular Affair at Trincomalee" (Ted Riccardi) 217

Richard III - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 148; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 207; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 76; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 26; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 3, 185; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 201; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 66; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 207; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 336
"And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house...": Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 148
"An honest tale speeds best...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 267
"I that was wash'd to death with fulsome wine": Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 160
"It is a reeling world...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 336
"My kingdom for a horse": The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 187; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 36; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 155; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 50
"Now is the winter of our discontent...": "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 59
"So wise so young...": The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 65
"Was ever woman in this humour woo'd": The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 161; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 207
"We are not safe, Clarence, we are not safe": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 298

Richelieu - Bulwer-Lytton: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 334; "The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 312

Rienzi - Wagner: "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 137, 148

Rigoletto - Verdi: Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 64; Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 139; "The Adventure of the Second Stain" (F.P. Cillié) 212; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 57; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 9; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 142

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 26-27, 30, 37, 207

The Ring Cycle - Wagner: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 71; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 11, 184; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 172, 255, 259, 265, 285; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 282; "The Curious Affair of the Italian Art Dealer" (Sara Paretsky) 31; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 155

Ringling Brothers Circus: The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 69-70; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 179

The Rite of Spring: The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 192

The Rites of Eleusis: The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 124

The Rivals - Sheridan: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 21; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 72-73, 160-161; "The Adventure of the Medium" (Tony Reynolds) 87; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 102; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 63
"Heigh Ho": The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 73, 161

The Road Is Narrow - Colin McGrath: "The Adventure of the Grand Old Man" (H. Paul Jeffers) 185-187, 189, 192-194, 198, 201

Rob Roy - Reginald de Koven: "The Highland Intrigue" (Steve Leadley) 136

Robinson Crusoe: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 42; "Mr Sherlock Holmes Tuttlebury" (W. Carter Platts) 71

Le Roi De Lahore: "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 3; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 77, 80; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 23

Le Roi Malgré Lui - Emmanuel Chabrier: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 44

Romeo & Juliet - William Shakespeare: Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 176; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 74; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 291, 293; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 131; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 65; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 3; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 55; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 162; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 26; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 267; "The Adventure of the Other Woman" (Michael Mallory) 23; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 187, 236, 259; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 38-40, 45, 61, 108-109, 138; Sherlock Holmes and the Somerset Hunt (Rosemary Michaud) 3; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 59; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 149; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 211; "Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 174; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 239; "The Murder of Conan Doyle" (Ray Russell) 265; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 321; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 266; "The Case of Vittoria the Circus Belle" (Jay Sheckley) 308; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 223; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J. Trow)198; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 257
"He jests at scars...": The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 59
"I pay thy poverty": "The April Fool’s Adventure" (Ken Greenwald) 32
"Jocund day stands tiptoe...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 260
"My poverty, but not my will": "The April Fool’s Adventure" (Ken Greenwald) 32
"Oh that I were a glove upon that hand": The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 60
"A plague o' both your houses": The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 61, 138
"A rose by any other name...": Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 63; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas)
101; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 143, 204
"Star-crossed lovers": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 65; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 318; "Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 98; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 28
"They are but beggars that can count their worth": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 266
"A thing like death to chide away this shame": "The Flowers of Utah" (Robert Pohle) 96
"'Tis not so deep as a well, nor so wide as a church": "The Case of Lady Sannox" (Peter H. Wood) 89
"What light through yonder window breaks": The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 59
"What's in a name": The Strange Retu
rn of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 104; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 142
"Wherefore art thou...": "Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 69

La Rondine - Puccini: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 178

Der Rosenkavalier - Richard Strauss: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 92

Rover Brothers Circus: "The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 70-79

Ruddigore - Gilbert & Sullivan: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 139; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 217; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 63, 71-75; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 149-150, 310, 397; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 453-460; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 40

The Ruins of Astolot: "The Adventure of the Snared Drummer" (Robert L. Fish) 85-86

Rusalka - Anton Dvorak: "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 178

Ruy Blas - Victor Hugo: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 51

Saint Ludmila - Dvorak: Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 222-223; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 459

Saints & Sinners - Henry Arthur Jones: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 98

Sally - Jerome Kern & Clifford Grey: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 300

Salomé - Richard Strauss: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 91

Salomé - Oscar Wilde: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 278; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 116; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 27; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 193

Samson et Delilah - Saint-Saëns : The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 210; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 178

Sardanapalus - Lord Byron : The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 131

Saul - Handel: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 333; The Problem of the Spiteful Spiritualist (Roberta Rogow) 241; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 202

The Scarlet Pimpernel: The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 21

School For Scandal - Sheridan: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 164; Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 25, 31, 33-34, 135; "A Scandal in Drury Lane, or The Vampire Trap" (Carolyn Wheat) 59-60, 63-64, 77; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 269

The Second Mrs Tanqueray - Pinero: Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R.Bensen) 15, 94, 150; "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 314; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 283; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 93

Secret Service - William Gillette: "Imaginary Interview with Sherlock Holmes" (Guisard) 22

Semiramide - Rossini: "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 109; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 213

Sganarelle - Molière: The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 89

The Shame of Maudie Jones: Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 2

She Stoops To Conquer - Goldsmith: The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 69; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 128, 130, 214, 241-242, 245-246, 251, 254-257, 259-260, 262
"I love everything that is old": The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 129
"In this hypocritical age...": The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 256

Sheerluck Jones - Watson & La Serre: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 573-576, 603

Sherlock Holmes - William Gillette: "The Adventure of the Tired Captain" (Bob Byrne) 90-92; "Imaginary Interview with Sherlock Holmes" (Guisard) 22; The Punjat's Ruby (Marian J.A.Jackson) 22, 83, 187, 208-209; "Too Many Stains" (Marvin Kaye) 329; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 296; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 34, 171-172, 241, 257; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 201-202; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 135; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 76; "The Adventure of the Agitated Actress" (Daniel Stashower) 93-97, 100-107, 111-112; The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 41; Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 207-208; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 571-573; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 16, 130-131

Sherlock Holmes - Ouida Bergre: "An Encounter In Central Park" (Basil Rathbone) 186, 189

Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Queen's Tiara: Sherlock Mr Croc (Frank Rodgers) 25, 32

Siegfried - Wagner: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 176, 202; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 147; The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 151-152, 157; Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (June Thomson) 9

The Silver King - Henry Arthur Jones: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 98; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 67

Simon Wheeler, Amateur Detective - Mark Twain: "My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 44

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 291

Sleeping Beauty - Tchaikovsky: Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 57-58, 73, 144, 164

The Sorceror - Gilbert & Sullivan: Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 98; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 85-92, 282, 285-286; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 87, 105-111; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 451, 453; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 205

South Pacific - Rodgers & Hammerstein: The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 113-115

The Spanish Tragedy - Thomas Kyd: "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 280

The Speckled Band - Doyle: "Five Rings In Reno" (R.L.Stevens) 98

The Spectre Bride - Dvorak: "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 154, 222, 257, 259-260, 263; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 436, 442, 459-460

The Spring Chicken - Monckton & Caryll: The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 8

Springtime For Henry - Benn W. Levy: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 99

The Squire's Daughter - Howard: The Case of the Vanishing Corpse (Robert Newman) 21, 107

Still Waters Run Deep: The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 127

Susannah - Carlisle Floyd: The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 18

Swan Lake - Tchaikovsky: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 352; The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Michael & Mollie Hardwick) 37, 39, 138-139; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 73

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: "The Case of the Demon Barber" (Ken Greenwald) 71-72, 75, 79-82

The Tale of the 47 Ronin: Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 200

Tales of Hoffmann - Jacques Offenbach: Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 141; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 209; "The Adventure of the Dying Ship (Edward D. Hoch) 127; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 263; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 60; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 19; Sherlock Holmes's Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 47;
Tails of Hoffman: Hound and the Witching Affair (Brenda Sivers) 8

Tamburlaine - Christopher Marlowe: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 25; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 100

The Taming of the Shrew - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 26; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 105-106; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 50-51; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 49; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 215; The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 23, 241; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 78

Tannhäuser - Richard Wagner: "The Adventures of Padlock Bones" (Sol Cohen) 25; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 173; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 22; "The Devil's Tunnel" (John Taylor) 104-105, 109; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 128, 137; "The Bars of Soap, or The Jew Au Jus" (T.P. Stafford) 274; "The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 62

The Tempest - Shakespeare: The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 43, 193, 256; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 353; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 304; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 186; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 71-74; "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 9; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 53; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 171; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 99The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 144-145; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 264, 277, 333; Sherlock Holmes in Tibet (Richard Wincor) 29
"Brave new world": Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 435; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 293; My Hero (Tom Holt) 50; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 190
"Full fathom five": Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 40
"I'll break my staff": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 73
"Irreparable is the loss...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 264
"The isle is full of noises": The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 242; The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 10
"Let us not burden our remembrances...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 333
"Our revels now are ended": Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 189; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 416
"The past is prologue": Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 304, 309; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 75, 77, 83, 324
"Such stuff as dreams are made on": Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 54; "The Struldbrugg Reaction" (John Sutherland) 293

"This rough magic I here abjure": The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 73

Tempest-tossed - Lawrence Harding: "Modern Miranda" (Peter Pericarp) 40

Thaïs - Jules Massenet: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 322; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 110; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 45

The Thieving Magpie - Rossini: Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 15-17, 45-46, 150

This England: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 85

The Thorn of Anxiety - Bazzard: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 122

The Three Musketeers: "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 84

The Three Oranges: Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 8

The Ticket of Leave Man - Tom Taylor: Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 67

Timon of Athens - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 287

Timour The Tartar - Matthew Lewis: The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 131

Titus Andronicus - Shakespeare: The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 169; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 265; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 328; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 78
"Come and take choice of all my library": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 265

The Torments of Honoria: "The Adventure of the Bramley Court Devil" (Michael Mallory) 86, 94

Tosca - Puccini: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 37; "The Missing Don Giovanni" (Paul D. Gilbert) 71; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 297; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 193; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 194; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 182-183; "The Adventure of the Rara Avis" (Carolyn Wheat) 73

La Traviata - Verdi: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 27, 30-32, 36, 38, 40; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 113; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 57; "The Phantom of the Barbary Coast" (Frank M. Robinson) 109; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 58; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 239, 245-248, 255, 260, 262, 266, 283

Trial By Jury - Gilbert & Sullivan: The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 84; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 24-25, 64, 90-105

Trilby - George Du Maurier: "The Puzzle of the Vanishing Laboratory" (Peter Calamai) 14; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 144; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 281

Tristan & Isolde - Wagner: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 123; "The Saviour of Cripplegate Square" (Bert Coules) 260, 262, 309; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 116; "The Adventure of the Jersey Girl" (Bill Peschel) 360-362, 371; "The Heavenly Taxi" (Shirley Purves) 67; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 128, 155

Troilus & Cressida - Shakespeare: "The Adventure of the Defenestrated Princess" (Jayantika Ganguly) 102; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 1-3, 251; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 266, 299
"He that is proud eats up himself": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 299
"My thoughts were like unbridled children ...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 266
"O heart, heavy heart...": Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 298

The Trojan Women - Euripides: Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 31

Il Trovatore - Verdi: The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 121, 175-176, 179-185, 187, 190, 353; Basil in the Wild West (Eve Titus) 58

Twelfth Night - Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 41, 99; "The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 229; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 304; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 51, 62; "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 65-66, 68-71, 76; "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 212; "The Accidental Murderess" (H. Paul Jeffers) 53; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 19, 21, 40-41, 50, 58, 86, 136, 153; "In Flanders Field" (H. Paul Jeffers) 21; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 54; The Game (Laurie R. King) 274; "Red Sunset" (Bob Madison) 269;The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 3, 101; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 126; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 130-131; "The Adventure of Vanderbilt and the Yeggman" (Roberta Rogow) 239, 243; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 60
"Bay windows transparent as barricadoes...": The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 294
"How say you to that, Malvolio?": The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 50
"I am a fellow o' the strangest mind":Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 44
"I marvel that your ladyship takes delight in such a barren rascal": The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 50
"Journeys end in lovers meeting":
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 71, 142, 161-162; "The Clam of Catastrophe" (Arthur Byron Cover) 216; The Scroll of the Dead (David Stuart Davies) 125; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 41, 218; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 185; "Red Sunset" (Bob Madison) 269; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 235; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 16
"Not yet old enough for a man": The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 50
"Some are born great...": "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 93; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 92
"There is no darkness but ignorance": Moriarty (John Gardner) 171

"Thou most excellent devil of wit": "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 62
"we will fool him black and blue": "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 62

"Wouldst thou not be glad...": "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 62

Twilight of the Gods - Wagner: See Die Götterdammerung

Two Gentlemen of Verona - Shakespeare: "Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 296; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 268
"Though the chameleon love can feed on the air...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 268
Two Gentlemen of Venice: W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 47

Two Merry Monarchs: A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 17

The Two Noble Kinsmen - Shakespeare: Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 268
"And here being thus together...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 268

221B Baker Street - Roger Creighton & Chickie Landell: Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 1-4, 7, 9, 12, 16, 23, 31, 36, 48, 50-55, 62, 67, 72, 84-86, 100-102, 121, 125, 127, 137, 158, 162-163, 168-170, 172, 182-183, 192, 197-198

The Unattainable - William Somerset Maugham: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 99

Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 230

Under The Clock - Charles Brookfield & Seymour Hicks: Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 86; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 307; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 181

An Unequal Match - Tom Taylor: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 103, 337

Utopia (Limited) - Gilbert & Sullivan: "Places for Act Two!" (Bradley H. Sinor) 159-160; "Exit Centre Stage" (M.J.Trow) 244

The Valkyrie - Wagner: see Die Walküre

The Vampire: The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 88

The Vampyres of Venice: or: A Maid, A Spade & A Blade - Gilbert & Sullivan: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 70; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 21

The Vanities: Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 237

Vaudeville: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 73, 80, 131, 152; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 10, 14-15, 62, 102; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 14, 27, 73; The Pursuit of the House-Boat (John Kendrick Bangs) 78; "Sherlock Holmes Again" (John Kendrick Bangs) 299; Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 111; The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 76; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Franklin W. Dixon) 9, 76; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 123; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 160, 238-239, 245, 266, 276, 427; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 123, 439; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 129; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 20, 66, 122, 246; Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 35; Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 22; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 187; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 32, 47, 57-58, 87-88, 91, 189, 195, 243, 245; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 8; Most Baffling, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 65; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 68; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 27; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 227; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 77; Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 217; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 121; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 8, 133, 138; Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 78; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 101, 208-210; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 104; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 6, 20, 93, 143, 228; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 180; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 34, 149, 322
Vaudeville-house: "The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman" (Barbara Hambly) 131
Vaudevillians: Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 74; Elementary, Mr Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 108; "The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman" (Barbara Hambly) 128, 143; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 206; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 24, 122; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 160

Vera, or The Nihilists - Wilde: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 31, 36, 43, 52, 74-75, 86, 91-92, 104-106, 115, 117, 122-124, 182, 289-290

I Vespri Siciliani - Verdi: "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 237

La Vestale - Spontini: The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 19

The Victors - Wagner: "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 132, 147

Volpone - Jonson: The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 127, 175; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 166, 193, 265

Vortigern - Ireland: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 183

Waiting for Guizot: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 82

Die Walküre - Richard Wagner: The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 202; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 75; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 138, 176-177; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 208

Wallace's Wondershow Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 164-166, 169

Ward Number Six - Anton Chekhov: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 130

Wayang Kulit: Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 136, 138

Welsh Brothers' Circus: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 155-156; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 6

When Knights Were Bold: "The Adventure of the Vanished Village" (Michael Mallory) 110

The White Devil - John Webster: Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 66; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 86

Why Marry?: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 190

Widower's Houses - George Bernard Shaw: The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 29

The Widow's Dilemma: "The Phantom Chamber" (Gary Alan Ruse) 71-72

The Wife, Her Lover, Their Chauffeur and the Rest of the Domestics: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 111, 115

The Wild Duck - Henrik Ibsen: The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 61; "The Draugr of Tromsø" (Carole Johnstone) 448

The Wild Horse of the Mazeppa: The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 36

William Tell - Rossini: Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 52

The Winter's Tale - William Shakespeare: Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 137; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 263, 286; The Probability Pad (T.A.Waters) 63
"exit pursued by a bear": The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 488
"snapper-up of unconsidered trifles": Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (June Thomson) 86
"so we profess ourselves...": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 286
"Tis a lucky day, boy": Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 263

Witkin & Egan's Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 171, 174

The Wolf Shall Lay Down With The Lamb: "The Adventure of the Christmas Bear" (Bill Crider) 178-181

A Woman of No Importance - Oscar Wilde: Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J.Trow) 81

The Woman-Man - Magalhâes, De Almeida & Gonzaga: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 99, 117-118, 132, 143-144, 194

Wombwell's Circus: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 134, 200

World of Mirth Carnival: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 170

Yelva - Henry Bishop: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 165

The Yeoman of the Guard - Gilbert & Sullivan: The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 13, 63-64; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 73, 90; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 159
"Little, or nothing, or much": "Too Many Stains" (Marvin Kaye) 328

Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura: Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 267

Young Widow Malone: "The Murder of the Enigmatic Husband (Ned Hubbell) 221

Zé Caipora: A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 100, 257

The Ziegfeld Follies: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 88, 195; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 53; Sherlock Holmes and the Masquerade Murders (Frank Thomas) 173-174