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Baal (Semitic God)
An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 135; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 181
Baal-fire: The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 89
Temple of Baal: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 139, 143

Baalzephon (Hellenic God)
Season of Madness (Aaron Smith) 14-15, 18, 24, 28, 73, 75-76, 79

Bab, The: see Mirza Ali Muhammad

Babbage, Charles (British Mathematician, Inventor of first "Computer", 1792-1881)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 743, 748, 750, 753-754, 758, 760-762, 799, 813, 821, 848, 850, 897-898, 923-929, 939-940, 964, 969-977, 979-987, 992, 1008
"The Adventure of the Second Scarf" (Mark Aronson) 98;"The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce) 119, 134; "The Reichenbach Secret" (David Stuart Davies) 394; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 23, 30, 220-221; "The Doll Who Talked to the Dead" (Nev Fountain) 128; Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 151-152; The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 14, 63, 145, 271, 293; "The Curious Case of the Compromised Card-Index" (Andrew Lane) 42; "The Ciphered Message" (Henry Ledgard & Andrew Singer) 109-110; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 159; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) cx; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 276; "Moriarty By Modem" (Jack Nimersheim) 291; "The Aristotelian" (Steve Poling) 12; "The Adventure of the Professor’s Bequest" (Philip Purser-Hallard) 31; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 17, 145, 147, 154; "The Future Engine" (Byron Tetrick) 219-222; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 91, 104, 118; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 588
Babbage Calculator: From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 131
Babbage Company: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 70, 117, 121, 297; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 763, 998
Babbage Corps: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 720
Babbage Day: All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 143
Babbage Engine: From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 48, 50, 244-245; Masterminds of Falkenstein (John DeChancie) 218; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 352; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 849, 1001, 1005
Babbage Group: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 316
Babbage Plan: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 748, 751
Babbage Player Piano: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 294
Babbage Tower: The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 24, 49, 270; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 747, 753, 755, 757-758, 765, 794, 837
Charlie Company: The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 720, 729

For the love of Babbage: A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 276

Babbage, Henry Prevost (Son of Charles Babbage, 1824-1918)
"The Final Programme" (Henry Ledgard & Andrew Singer) 209-210, 214, 216-217
"The Future Engine" (Byron Tetrick) 218-225, 232

Babbitt (Babbitt - Sinclair Lewis)
Babbitts: Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 201

Babcock, George Herman (American Inventor, 1832-1893)
Babcock & Wilson [sic]: "The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 151

Baber: see Babur

Babes in the Wood (British Folk Story Characters)
"Time Patrol" (Poul Anderson) 43; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 112; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 154; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 172; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 328; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 212; The Disappearance of Sherlock Holmes (Larry Millett) 185; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 173; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 73
A babe in the woods: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 131; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 107
Babes in the Bohemian Woods: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 99

Babeuf, Francois-Noel (French Journalist & Political Activist, 1760-1797)
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 247

Babington, Anthony (English Conspirator, 1561-1586)
The Dark Water (David Pirie) 262; "The Adventure of the Eminent Collector" (Tony Reynolds) 124
Babington Plot: Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 203; “The Case of the Paradol Chamber” (June Thomson) 19, 21, 23, 35

Babur / Baber (Zahir ud-Din Muhammad) (First Mughal Emperor of India (1526-30), 1483-1530)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 162; The Game (Laurie R. King) 115; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 184
Babur's Garden: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 188

Baby, The (Punch & Judy Show)
The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 66

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

Babylon, Whore of: see Whore of Babylon

Bacall, Lauren (American Actress, 1924- )
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 70, 80; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 67-68, 74

Bacchus (Greek God of Wine & Vegetation)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 38; An East Wind Coming (Arthur Byron Cover) 123; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 249; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 36; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 163; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 1; The Case of the Invisible Thief (Thomas Brace Haughey) 44; "The Adventure of the Pallid Mask" (Daniel McGachey) 234; "The Tragic Case of the Child Prodigy" (William Patrick Maynard) 111; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 54; "The Sound of the Buskervilles" (Douglas Moreton) 121; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 50; "The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 110
An aging Bacchus: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 139
Bacchanal: Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 77, 86
Bacchanalia: Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 259; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 104
Bacchanalian: The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 146; "The Loss of the British Bark Sophy Anderson" (Gary Lovisi) 32; "Eleemosynary, My Dear Watson" (Barbara Paul) 54; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 124
Bacchantes: The Probability Pad (T.A. Waters) 140-141
Bacchic: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 195; "The Black Heaven" (Ron Weighell) 134
Bacchus (yacht): San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 144, 188
Children of Bacchus: The Probability Pad (T.A. Waters) 139, 141
HMS Bacchante: The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 278

Bach, Carl Philipp Emmanuel (German Composer, 1714-1788)
"Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 21; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 93

Bach, Johan Sebastian (German Composer, 1685-1750)
"Mr. Sigerson" (Peter Beagle) 64; "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80 {Bakh}; The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 257; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 6; "Murder To Music" (Anthony Burgess) 183; "The Singular Affair of the Aluminium Crutch" (Ian Charnock) 115; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 70; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 22-23; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 6, 9; "The Case of the Last Battle" (L.B.Greenwood) 491; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 114; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 31; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 121; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 247; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 141; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 188; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 348; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 188-189; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 190, 203; Fire Storm (Andrew Lane) 11-12, 21; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 149; "Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 21; The Will of the Dead (George Mann) 56; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 28; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 203; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 72, 143; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 275; Sherlock in Love (Sena Jeter Naslund) 74, 96, 219; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 12; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 35; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 140; "The Adventure of 221C" (Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis) 180; "The English Señor" (Marta Randall) 284; "The Lion of Draksville" (Julian Rathbone) 138; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 67; Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 115; "Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 73; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 228; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 289, 291; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 78-79, 277, 297-298, 394; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 199; "The Execution of Sherlock Holmes" (Donald Thomas) 80-81, 93; No Ordinary Terror (J. Brooks Van Dyke) 273; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 73, 162, 179; "As Falls Reichenbach, So Falls Reichenbach Falls" (Alvaro Zinos-Amaro) 490

Bacharach, Burt (American Composer, 1928- )
Bacharach of Criminal Records: Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 33

Bachert, Albert (Jack the Ripper Case Witness, c.1863-?)
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 143-144

Backhouse, Sir Edmund (English Fraudster, 1873-1944)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 87-106, 109, 111-129, 138-140, 144, 154, 211, 216-229, 231-241, 260
Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 245-246

Bacon, Francis (British Artist, 1909-1992)
The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 154; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 149

Bacon, Sir Francis (English Philosopher & Writer, 1561-1626)
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 8; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 23; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 64; "The Case of the Borderland Dandelions" (Howard Engel) 46; "A Scarletin Study" (Philip José Farmer) 190, 206-207; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 15, 144; Moriarty (John Gardner) 201; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 20, 31, 35-36, 43, 75, 90, 93, 96, 106, 115-116, 123, 161-162, 165-166; "The Case of the Baconian Cipher" (Ken Greenwald) 119; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 238; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 88; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 52; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 162; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 177; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 16; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 97; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 443; "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 15
Baconian: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 40
; "The Case of the Baconian Cipher" (Ken Greenwald) 115, 119-120
Baconites: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 19-20
Bekn: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 81

Bacon, Roger (British Philosopher, 1214-1292)
Reply Paid (H.F.Heard) 11, 100; "The Adventure of the Extraterrestrial" (Mack Reynolds) 184-185
Anagram-Bacon Club: Reply Paid (H.F. Heard) 121

Badcock, Sir Alexander (British General, 1844-1907)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 127-128

Baddeley, Alexis (Evadne Mount series - Gilbert Adair)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 101, 119, 182-183

Baddeley, Wilfred (British Tennis Player, 1872-1929)
"The Sporting Gent" (Alan Stockwell) 74

Baden-Powell, Lord Robert (British Soldier, Founder of the Boy Scouts, 1857-1941)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 8-10
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 197
Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow)
28-31, 140-141, 147-156, 171, 199-208, 219
"The Adventure of the Ukrainian Foundling Orphans" (Robert L. Fish) 241-242; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 73; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 17, 171; "The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 148; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 182; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 26

Bader, Douglas (World War II Air Ace, 1910-1982)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 32-34

Badewski, Lucie (Polish Wife of George Chapman)
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 71-72

Badger, Mr (The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 105, 112-115
My Hero (Tom Holt) 136; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 311

Badía-y-Leblich, Domingo (Spanish Traveller, 1766-1818)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 166

Badly-Drawn Boy (British Rock Musician, 1969- )
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 242, 245

Badrut, Caspar (Swiss Hotelier, 1848-1904)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 97

Badrutt, Hans (Swiss Hotelier, 1876-1953)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 70-71, 87, 89, 97

Badrutt, Johannes (Swiss Hotelier)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 97

Baedeker, Karl (German Publisher, 1801-1859)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 20
Baedeker Map: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 124; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 34
See also: Baedeker Guides

Baer, Arthur "Bugs" (American Journalist, 1886-1969)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 64, 292

Baeyer, Adolf Von (German Chemist, 1835-1917)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 68

Bagehot, Walter (British Journalist & Economist, 1826-1877)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 60; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 87

Baggins, Bilbo (The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 329

Baggins, Frodo (The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Beast of Backslope (Tracy Barrett) 35; "The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 81

Bagheera (The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 149, 165

Bahadur, Rameshwar Singh (Maharaja of Darbhanga (1898-1929), 1860-1929)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 296

Baiga (Child of Naga Baiga in Indian Baiga Mythology)
"The Naga Baiga of Moogli Hills" (Vithal Rajan) 119

Bailey, David (British Photographer, 1938- )
PC Bailey, the Police Photographer: Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 130-131; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 177-179; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 172

Bailey, James (The Anubis Gates - Tim Powers)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 142

Bailey, Joseph W. (American Politician, 1862-1929)
The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 118

Bainbridge, Lieutenant Absalom R. (Led John Wilkes Booth to Garrett's Farm)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 165-166, 168-169, 205, 259

Bainbridge, Sir Charles (Newbury & Hobbes series - George Mann)
The Will of the Dead (George Mann) 7, 32, 35-40, 42, 46, 52, 66-77, 95, 98-107, 113, 115-116, 118-129, 139-146, 148, 152, 154-155, 159-169, 174-182, 185-194, 196-207, 209, 211, 214, 216
"The Case of the Night Crawler" (George Mann) 165; The Spirit Box (George Mann) 22, 53, 60, 100, 112

Bainbridge, Isobel Newbury & Hobbes series - George Mann)
The Will of the Dead (George Mann) 66, 68

Baines, Matthew (English Cricketer, 1863-1925)
"A Death at the Cricket" (Eddie Maguire) 56-57

Baird, George Alexander "Mr Abingdon" (British Race Horse Owner)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 319-320; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 63

Baird, John Logie (British Engineer, 1888-1946)
Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 112

Baird, Spencer Fullerton (American Ornithologist & Ichthyologist, 1823-1887)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 36

Baker, Wee Bonnie (American Singer, 1913-1990)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

Baker, Danny (English Writer & TV & Radio Presenter, 1957- )
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 237

Baker, Sir Edward (English Baronet after whom Baker Street was named, c.1763-1825)
"The Singular Affair of the Dying Schoolboys" (H. Paul Jeffers) 147-148

Baker, F. Grenfell (British Doctor)
"The Loss of Chapter Twenty-One" (Mark Hodder) 13-14, 19-20, 22, 26, 28, 30

Baker, Johnny (American Sharpshooter, 1869-1931)
Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 131

Baker, Josephine (American-French Dancer & Singer, 1906-1975)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 155

Baker, Kenny (American Singer & Actor, 1912-1985)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

Baker, Luther Byron (American Secret Service Officer, Hunted John Wilkes Booth, 1830-1896)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 69, 169

Baker, Marrion (American Police Officer)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 72-75

Baker, Phil (American Composer & Entertainer, 1896-1963)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 224

Baker, Sir Samuel White (British Explorer, 1821-1893)
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 89, 96-101, 104, 106
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 43; Most Baffling, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 55

Baker, Stanley (British Actor, 1927-1976)
Captain Joshua Baker: The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 85-86, 88, 95

Baker, Valentine (British Colonel, Accused of rape by Hannah Dickenson, 1827-1887)
I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 26-27, 43-48
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow)
89-100, 105-107, 125, 144, 216-217, 219, 223
Colonel Constantine Butler: "The Matter of the Cashiered Colonel" (David Hammer) 26-29
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 84

Baker Street Babes, The (Sherlockian Group)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 88

Baker Street Irregulars, The (American Sherlockian Society)
"The Ultimate Crime" (Isaac Asimov) 339-344, 349
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 11-252
"The Man Who Read Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" (William Brittain) 227
"Holmes Ex Machina" (Susan Casper) 237
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 8-9
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 108-109
Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 3-173
"The Adventure of the Purloined Paget" (Phillip Margolin & Jerry Margolin) 61-62, 82
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 4-8, 13-16, 18, 29-30, 59, 66, 68, 109, 136, 190, 200
"Codeine (7 Per Cent)" (Christopher Morley) 422-423
"The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (Henry T. Parry)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 57-73
The Manhattan Deerstalkers: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 143-144
"The Final Problem" (Bliss Austin) 356; "The Case of the Elderly Actor" (John Ball, Jr.)210-211; The Barker Street Regulars (Susan Conant) 24-25, 104; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 13; "A Christmas Episode" (Charles Fisher) 64; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 11; "The Curious Incident of the Dogs in the Night-Time" (Wolcott Gibbs) 146-147; "The Brown Recluse" (Davis Grubb) 81-83, 88-90; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 2-4, 49, 119; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 16; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 187; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 45, 121; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 1, 3-5, 11, 14, 18, 21, 104-105, 126, 155, 163; "The Mysterious Case of the Urn of ASH; or, What Would Sherlock Do?" (Deborah Morgan) 138, 149; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 26-27, 150, 175, 177

Bakhsh, Sir Rahim (President of the Bahawalpur Council of Regency, 1857-1935)
"The Indian Summer of Sherlock Holmes" (Vithal Rajan) 220-223

Bakunin, Michael (Russian Political Theorist & Anarchist, 1814-1876)
"Cross of Gold" (Michael Collins) 337; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 83, 91-94, 126, 151; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 176; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 405-406; "The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 47-48; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 138, 246; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 122; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 265; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 9
Bakuninist: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 52, 95, 129, 134, 139, 159

Balaam (Biblical Prophet - Numbers)
The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 22-23
Bahram: The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher)
109

Balasha, Auntie (Kate Shugak series - Dana Stabenow)
"The Eyak Interpreter" (Dana Stabenow) 301, 304, 306

Balboa, Vasco de (Spanish Explorer, 1475-1519)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 29

Balch, Herbert E. (British Archaeologist, 1869-1958)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 59-63, 65-68, 75-76

Baldred, St (Bishop of Scotland, ?-757)
College of St Baldred: "The Escape of the Bull-Dog" (R.C. Lehmann) 25, 28

Baldur / Baldr (Norse God)
The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 142, 171

Baldwin, Dwight Hamilton (American Piano Manufacturer, 1821-1899)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 328

Baldwin, Stanley (British Prime Minister (1923-29, 1935-37), 1867-1947)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 153
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 84; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 18; The Game (Laurie R. King) 5, 149; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 214, 254, 303; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 155, 164, 182, 187
The Prime Minister: Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 208; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 203

Balfe, Michael (Irish Composer, 1808-1870)
The Notched Hairpin (H.F.Heard) 95

Balfour, Arthur James, Lord (British Prime Minister (1902-5), 1848-1930)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 388-390, 394-398
Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 31, 40, 45, 48, 79, 166-169, 239
The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 281
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 62, 232
"The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 309-310, 312, 320
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 37, 39
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 42; The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 132; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 93, 96; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 105; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 81; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 106; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 315; "The Case of the Greek Key (Donald Thomas) 102; "A Study In Orange" (Peter Tremayne) 256; Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 183-184; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 528, 630; "Dudley Jones, Bore-Hunter" (P.G. Wodehouse) 245
Balfour Declaration: "The Adventure of the Illegal Alien" (Anthony R. Lewis) 331
The Prime Minister: Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 13

Balfour (Sidgwick), Eleanor (Sister of Arthur Balfour, Psychic Investigator, 1845-1936)
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 23-24
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 145-148

Balfour, Gerald William, 2nd Earl of (British Politician, 1853-1945)
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 144-146

Balfour, Jabez Spencer (British Radical Politician, 1843-1916)
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 210

Ball, Albert (British First World War Air Ace, 1896-1917)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 6, 8, 24, 138-139, 144, 174-175, 182-184, 187-189, 193-199, 206-212, 228-230, 235, 253-254, 256, 261, 269-270, 279, 285-286, 288, 290, 299-300, 302, 323, 335, 344, 347

Ball, Dr. George H. (American Clergyman, c.1821-1907)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 177

Ball, Friar John (British priest, Leader of the Peasant's Revolt, ?-1381)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 7, 56

Ball, John (British Golfer, 1862-1940)
Sherlock Holmes and the Frightened Golfer (J.M.Gregson) 67, 96

Ball, Ann (Wife of Thomas Bodley)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 236; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 212

Ballantine, George (Scottish Grocer)
Ballantine's Whisky: "Quid Pro Quo" (Ashley Lister) 368

Ballet Rambert (British Corps de Ballet)
Ballet Rambo: Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 100, 226

Baloo (The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling)
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 149, 165

Balor (Giant in Irish Mythology)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 246

Balsamo, Josephine: see Countess Cagliostro

Balthazar (Three Wise Men - Bible)
The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 174, 237; "The Four Wise Men" (Peter Lovesey) 35, 43, 47-49, 52; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) cxxiii

Balthazard, Dr Victor (Director of Medical Staff at the Sûreté)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 149

Baltimore Gun Club, The (From the Earth to the Moon - Jules Verne)
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 947; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 395

Balzac, Honoré de (French Author, 1799-1850)
"The Case of the Elderly Actor" (John Ball, Jr.) 221; The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 64; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 184; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 159; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 70; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 299; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 136; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 219; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 108; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 143; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 254; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 16, 29, 249; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) xiv; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 403; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 233; The Tale Not Told (Constance Wilder-Wokoun) 79; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 86, 269

Bambera, Brigadier Winifred (Doctor Who: Battlefield - TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 73

Bambi (Bambi - Felix Salten)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 144

Bancroft, Marie Effie Wilton, Lady (British Actress, 1839-1921)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 27-28, 128-133
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 138, 140-144, 178, 224-225, 237

Bancroft, Squire Bancroft (British Actor, 1841-1926)
Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 137-144, 147-150, 155-156, 178, 224, 232
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 79; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 27-28, 129; "The Case of the Matinee Idol" (Donald Thomas) 332

Bancroft, George Pleydell (Son of Squire Bancroft, 1868-1956)
The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 129

Bangs, Elizabeth & Mary (America Psychic Mediums)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 23

Bangs, John Kendrick (American Author, 1862-1922)
"Shady Sinners of the Styx" (Lawrence Daniel Fogg) 9, 11-12

Banister, Guy (American Private Investigator, 1901-1964)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 112

Bank of England Principal Cashier (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 13

Bankes, Isabella (Victim in Smethurst-Bankes Murder Case, 1816-1859)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 21-35, 37-41, 43-44, 46, 48-51
The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 210; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 93-94

Bankes, Elizabeth (Sister of Isabella Bankes)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 39

Bankes, George (Father of Isabella Bankes)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 39

Bankes, George Vernon (Brother of Isabella Bankes)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 39

Bankes, Jane (Sister of Isabella Bankes)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 39

John Eldon Bankes (British Judge, 1854-1946)
Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 375-377

Bankes, Louisa (Sister of Isabella Bankes)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 19-29, 31-33, 37-39

Banks, Iain M. (Scottish Author, 1954-2013)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 278

Banks, Rosie M. (Jeeves series - P.G. Wodehouse)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Banky, Vilma (Hungarian Actress, 1898-1991)
They Might Be Giants (James Goldman) 24

Banquo (Macbeth - William Shakespeare)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 118; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 334; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 235; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 197; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 46; "The Case of the Danish Prince" (Miles Kington) 133; "The Adventure of the Global Traveler" (Anne Lear) 74; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 129; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 129; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 83; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 74; "The Case of the One-Eyed Colonel" (June Thomson) 76; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 369; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 165; "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 169; Stanley Bagshaw and the Frantic Film Fiasco (Bob Wilson)

Banting, William (English Undertaker & Dietician, 1797-1878)
Banting (Dieting): "The Case of the Bespoke Bee Sting" (Douglas Moreton) 62

Bao Zheng (Chinese Government Official, 999-1062)
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 104, 199, 266

Baphomet (Deity of the Knights Templar)
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 201

Baptistin (French Criminal)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 154

Bara, Theda (American Actress, 1885-1955)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 44

Barabbas (Bible - Matthew)
An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 168

Barabus (The Jew of Malta - Christopher Marlowe)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 115

Barbara, St. (Turkish Martyr, ?-235)
The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 178; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 201
Cathedral of St Barbara: The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 187
Santa Barbara: Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 227-228, 231, 261

Barbarella (Comic Strip Character)
The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 13-14

Barbarossa (Aruj, Pirate, c.1474-1518)
Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 195, 249

Barbarossa (Khair-ed-Din, Red Beard, Pirate, c.1478-1546)
Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 195, 249; "The Adventure of the Rara Avis" (Carolyn Wheat) 73, 75

Barber, Mary Saxton (Sister of Ida McKinley, ?-1917)
"The Startling Events in the Electrified City" (Thomas Perry) 139

Barbicane, Impey (From the Earth to the Moon - Jules Verne)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) xcvi-xcviii, ciii-cvii, cx-cxi, cxv, cxviii, cxxx, cxl-cxliii, ccv-ccvii, III
"Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 123; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 188
; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 395

Barbie (Doll)
"Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 206
Barbée: "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 173

Barboas, Rui (Brazilian Abolitionist, 1849-1923)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 243

Barbour, John (Scottish Importer)
Barbour Hat: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 149

Barclay, David (British Banker, 1729-1809)
Barclay and Perkins Brewery: The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 157
Barclay's: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 5; "Moriarty’s Fiendish Plan" (Roger Jaynes) 226

Bard, Wilkie (British Music Hall Performer, 1874-1944)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 35, 61
Wilkies: Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 35, 112, 127

Bardeleben, Curt Von (German Chess Player, 1861-1924)
"The Moriarty Gambit" (Fritz Leiber) 299

Mrs Bardell (Sexton Blake series - Harry Blyth)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 11
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 113-114

Bardell, Mrs. Martha (Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 126-127, 129-131, 133-135, 153, 161, 173
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 162; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 25

Bardolph (Henry IV, Part 1 - William Shakespeare)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 90

Bardot, Brigitte (French Actress, 1934- )
"A Study in Scarborough" (Guy Adams) 134

Barford, N.F. (British Naturist)
The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 70

Baring Family (Bankers)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 19
Baring (&) Brothers: Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 42, 136, 139; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 125
Barings Bank: The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 15, 17; Sherlock Holmes and the Man from Hell (Barrie Roberts) 52, 92; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 78, 83, 167; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 147

Baring-Gould, Arthur (Sabine Baring-Gould's Half-Brother & Curate, 1865-?)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 104

Baring-Gould, Edward (Father of Sabine Baring Gould, 1804-1872)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 19-20, 43, 103, 192

Baring-Gould, Captain Edward (Ancestor of Sabine Baring-Gould)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 275

Baring-Gould, Grace (Wife of Sabine Baring-Gould, 1850-?)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 17, 104, 120, 200, 246, 285

Baring-Gould, Margaret 'Daisy' (Sabine Baring-Gould's Daughter, 1870-?)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 18-19, 183

Baring-Gould, Mary (Sabine Baring-Gould's Daughter, 1869-?)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 43, 182

Baring-Gould, Reverend Sabine (British Writer & Cleric, 1834-1924)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 1, 9-28, 33-43, 45, 51-52, 54, 56, 64, 67, 71, 78, 81-88, 90-91, 96, 99, 101-107, 113-120, 122-129, 132, 140-142, 145, 149, 159, 168-170, 175, 179-200, 202-203, 205-207, 213, 215-216, 223-232, 234, 236-238, 243-247, 252-256, 261, 264, 268-275, 279, 283, 285, 297-301
The Game (Laurie R. King) 18; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 3; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 174; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 151, 153, 156; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 156; "Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 60; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 40

Baring-Gould, Sabine's Children
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 19, 43, 91, 184, 200

Baring-Gould, Sabine's Uncle (Vicar of Lew Trenchard)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 20

Baring-Gould, Sophia (Mother of Sabine Baring-Gould, ?-1863)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 103, 183

Baring-Gould, William S. (American Sherlockian, 1913-1967)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 60
Ethan Cage Remarque: Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 12-15, 19, 29-30, 33-35, 40, 45, 49-50, 55-59, 63, 64-68, 71, 73, 75, 77, 80-81, 83-88, 90-91, 96-97, 100, 102, 106, 109, 114-117, 129, 135-136, 144, 161-163, 171
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 4; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 11; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 14; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 59, 215, 217; Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (Thos. Kent Miller) 5

Barjis Qadir (Maharani of Oudh)
The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 316

Barker, Gus (Cousin of Henry James)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 37-38, 40, 402, 432, 599

Barker, Reginald L. (Second Purser Aboard the Titanic)
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 86

Barkis, Mr (David Copperfield - Charles Dickens)
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 36

Barlow, Elizabeth (Wife of Kenneth Barlow, ?-1957)
The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 175

Barlow, Ken (Coronation Street - TV series)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 110

Barlow, Kenneth (British Murderer)
The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 175, 188

Barlow, Kurt (Salem's Lot - Stephen King)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 67

Barlow, Richard "Dick" Gorton (British Cricketer, 1851-1919)
The Kentish Manor Murders (Julian Symons) 170-171, 174

Barlow Rubies, The (Gaslight - Patrick Hamilton)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 221

St Barnabas (Apostle)
St Barnabus Church: "The Fulham Strangler" (Keith Moray) 315

Barnaby & Burgho (Bloodhounds Used In Ripper Case)
"My Three Ripping Years at the Yard" (Douglas Moreton) 27
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 207-213
Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 157-160, 167-168, 221, 247
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 100; "The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 61; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 181, 304; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 7
NOTE: Will Thomas's Anatomy of Evil only features Barnaby.

Barnard, Dr. Christian (South African Surgeon, 1922-2001)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 137

Barnardo, Dr. Thomas (Irish Philanthropist, 1845-1905)
Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 144, 151, 190-196, 239
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 92; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 178; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 154; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 346; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 23; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 333
Dr Barnardo's: Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 9; "The Lady on the Bridge" (Mike Hogan) 354; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 99

Barnato, Barney (English Comic & Diamond Trader, 1852-1897)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 75-76, 78, 83, 89-90

Barnes, Djuna (American Writer, 1892-1982)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 180

Barnes, Jake (The Sun Also Rises - Ernest Hemingway)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 222-225

Barnes, John (British Soccer Player, 1963- )
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 41

Barnes, Julian (English Author, 1946- )
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 95

Barnett, Henrietta (Rev. Samuel Barnett's wife, 1851-1936)
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 171-178
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 63

Barnett, Joseph (Ripper Case, Lived with Mary Kelly)
Supping with Panthers (Tom Holland) 225, 253
The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 230
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 101, 113; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 170-171; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 260; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 226

Barnett, Reverend Samuel (British Clergyman, Founded Toynbee Hall, 1844-1913)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 63-64
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 171, 173-179, 319
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 19, 190-191

Barney, Natalie (American Author, 1876-1972)
The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 394

Barnum, Nancy Fish (English Wife of P.T. Barnum, 1950-1927)
"The Sacred White Elephant of Mandalay" (Michael Mallory) 133, 136, 145-149, 152

Barnum, P.T. (American Circus Entrepreneur, 1810-1891)
"The Sacred White Elephant of Mandalay" (Michael Mallory) 129-130, 132-160
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 11; "My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 49; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 128; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 81; "A Baker Street Irregular" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 256, 261; "Dracula on the Rocks" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 32, 38; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 19, 157, 377; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 174; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 36, 165, 204; "The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 111; "The Adventure of the Plated Spoon" (Loren D. Estleman) 206; The Guilty Abroad (Peter J. Heck) 17, 22; The Adventure of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Edward D. Hoch) 69, 71; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 57; "The Adventure of the Diamond Stickpin" (Michael Mallory) 169; Sherlock Holmes and the Rune Stone Mystery (Larry Millett) 16; "The Mystery of the Worm" (John Pelan) 192; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 239; "The Horror of Hanging Wood" (John Taylor) 139; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 101-103, 132; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 346, 411, 524; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 794; Lestrade and the Deadly Game (M.J.Trow) 126; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 177; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 297; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 91
P.T. Barnum-like: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 4
P.T.Barnworm: "The Case of the Missing Butterfly" (William Kotzwinkle) 4-6, 31

See also: Barnum & Bailey

Barnum & Bailey (American Circus Owners)
The Game (Laurie R. King) 217; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 185
See also: Barnum, P.T.

Baron, The (British Racehorse)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 319

Baron Cemetaire: see Baron Samedi

Baron Crois: see Baron Samedi

Baron Samedi (Voodoo God, also known as Baron Crois & Baron Cemetaire)
Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 1182-84, 88-89, 117, 124, 127-128, 130, 137, 146-147, 166, 169, 171, 173, 189-190
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 127, 236; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 52; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 142

Barr, Archibald (British Engineer, 1855-1931)
Barr & Stroud: "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 268; "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 324

Barre, Armand (French Engineer)
Barre Sliding Railway: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 565

Barrett, John (19th Century English Brewer)
Barratt's Brewery: Death Cloud (Andrew Lane) 30-31

Barrett, Syd (British Musician, 1946-2006)
Lieutenant Syd Barrett: The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 235-236

Barrett, Thomas (British Police Constable, Tabram Murder)
Constable Edward Bennett: Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 1-2, 12-14, 28-29, 33-34, 36-37, 42, 51, 53-54, 60-62, 65-70, 73, 76-78, 87, 89-106, 110, 118, 121-122, 124-126, 128-129, 131, 140-141, 144, 146, 151-156, 158, 161, 164-167, 171-174, 176-179, 187-188, 195, 197, 207, 211-212, 215-216, 220-221, 223-225, 229-231, 237, 239-241, 248, 256-257, 259-260, 267, 269-281, 283-288, 290-292, 294-296, 298, 301-305, 307, 309-311, 313-317, 320-321

Barrett, Sir William (British Founder of the Society For Psychical Research, 1844-1925)
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 149

Barretts of Wimpole Street, The (The Barretts of Wimpole Street - movie)
The Wimpoles of Barrett Street: "The Adventure of the Ascot Tie" (Robert L. Fish) 5

Barrie, James M. (British Author, 1860-1937)
"The Adventure of the Two Collaborators" (James M. Barrie) 41-43
"By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 206
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 7, 133-136, 148, 222, 248, 251
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 61-62, 71, 75-78, 81-83, 92-95, 99, 103, 157-159, 162, 167
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 92; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 131; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 10; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 77, 310; "Be Seeing You!" (Xavier Mauméjean) 122; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 2, 11, 22, 50, 77; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 138; "The Adventure of St Nicholas the Elephant" (Christopher Redmond) 336; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 213; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 223

Barrington, Rutland (English Actor, 1853-1922)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 203

Barrow, Eliza (Murdered by Frederick Seddon, 1860-1911)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 78-79, 178-179, 190-191, 195-196
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 9

Barry, Sir Charles (British Architect, 1795-1860)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 226; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 155; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 8; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 534; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 23

Barry, Charles, Jr (British Architect, 1823-1900)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 23

Barry, Edward (American Train Driver)
Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon (Larry Millett) 261

Barrymore, Ethel (American Actress, 1879-1959)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 93-95

Barrymore, John (American Actor, 1882-1942)
Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 144; The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 70; "As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 30; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 234; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 3, 109; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 31; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 47; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 76, 120

Bart, Lionel (British Composer, 1930-1999)
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 159

Barth, Alice (British Opera Singer)
"The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 242

Barth, John (American Writer, 1930- )
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 255
Opera Barth: The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 65

Barthelme, Donald (American Writer, 1931-1989)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 255

Barthes, Roland (French Literary Theorist, 1915-1980)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 255

Bartholdi, Frederic (French Sculptor of Statue of Liberty, 1834-1904)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 143
Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold) 78; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 79; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 118-119; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 33

Bartholdi, Mme. (Frederic Bartholdi's Mother, Model for the face of the Statue of Liberty))
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 143

Bartholomew, St (Apostle)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 105; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 146
Church of St Bartholomew The Great: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 9; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 206
St Bartholomew's Church: Winter at Death’s Hotel (Kenneth Cameron) 235-236; The Spirit Box (George Mann) 120
See also: Bart's

Bartleby (Bartleby The Scrivener - Herman Melville)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 176; The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 95

Bartlett, Adelaide (British Murderess, 1863-1886)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 91-92
"The Adventure of the Gold Hunter" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 51, 54; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 340; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 23

Bartlett, Eddie (The Roaring Twenties - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 120, 122, 125, 296-297, 306

Bartlett, John (American Bookseller, 1820-1905)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 151; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 21

Bartlett, Thomas Edwin (Murdered Husband of Adelaide Bartlett, ?-1886)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 91
"The Adventure of the Gold Hunter" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 51

Bartok, Bela (Hungarian Composer, 1881-1945)
"Stately Homes and the Invisible Slasher" (Arthur Porges) 97

Bartolozzi, Francesco (Italian Engraver, 1727-1815)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 246

Barton, Clara (Founder of American Red Cross, 1821-1912)
"The Adventure of the Glass Room" (Philip J.Carraher) 147; Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 19

Barton, Elizabeth (English Nun, The Holy Maid of Kent, 1505?-1534)
The Quallsford Inheritance (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 157; The Fatal Mistake (Hugh S. Scullion) 68

Barton-Wright, Edward W. (British Martial Arts Instructor, 1860-1951)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 10; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 127; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 90; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 136-137
Bartitsu: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 269

Bartram, John (American Botanist, 1699-1777)
Bartram's Garden: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 108

Barwell, Mr (British Coroner)
"The Ghost in the Machine" (Donald Thomas) 40

Barye, Antoine (French Sculptor, 1795-1875)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 124

Bascom, Lieutenant George N. (American Soldier, responsible for Cochise's disillusionment with US Government)
Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 103

Basho, Matsuo (Japanese Poet, 1644-1694)
"Sherlock Holmes & Basho" (A.A.Attanasio) 47-52
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 10, 23, 26, 81-82, 84, 123, 126, 134-135, 155-158, 166, 186-187, 198, 232, 235, 238, 290, 294, 297, 321-322, 329-330

Basie, Count (American Jazz Musician, 1904-1984)
The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 34

Basil Brush (Children's TV Character)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 93, 186

Baskerville, Harry (English Coachman)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 87-90, 165, 170
The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 9, 69; Baskerville (John O’Connell) 40-41, 50, 89, 99, 111, 113, 115, 120
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 21; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 88

Bass, William (British Brewer, 1717-1787)
Bass Pale Ale: Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 126-127

Bassanio (The Merchant of Venice - William Shakespeare)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 58, 149-151; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 163; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 104; "The Fallen Financier" (James Lovegrove) 346; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 179

Bassano, Emilia (English Poet, 1569-1645)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 12, 20, 168, 177-178

Bassick, Alf (Sherlock Holmes - 1922 Movie)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 236, 243, 268

Bast / Bastet (Egyptian Cat-Headed Goddess of Love & Fertility)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 107, 110, 134; The Clockwork Scarab (Colleen Gleason) 160; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 295-296

Christine Bastendorff (Daughter of Serwerin Bastendorff, c.1873-?)
Matilda "Matty"Bastendorff: Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10-13, 15, 18, 21-23, 26, 36, 47-51, 53, 57, 65, 72, 75, 82, 127, 163, 167-168, 184

Bastendorff, Mary (English Lodging House Keeper, c.1844-1925)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 9-13, 15, 17-23, 25, 28, 47-48, 50, 53-54, 56-57, 61, 65-66, 74, 83, 127, 163-166, 168-170, 184

Bastendorff, Peter (Brother of Serwerin Bastendorff, c.1857-1897)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 9-12, 24-25, 47-48, 52, 54, 69, 72-74, 82, 85, 164-165, 168, 173

Bastendorff, Peter (Son of Serwerin Bastendorff, c.1874-?)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10-13, 15, 21, 36, 47, 53, 57, 65, 72, 75, 127, 167-168, 184

Bastendorff, Rosa (Daughter of Serwerin Bastendorff, c.1878-?)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10-13, 15, 21, 36, 47, 53, 57, 65, 72, 75, 127, 167-168, 184

Bastendorff, Sewerin (Luxembourger Cabinet Maker, c.1847-1909)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 7, 9-13, 18, 20, 23-26, 28, 40, 47-48, 50-54, 56-58, 61, 65-66, 69, 72-75, 79-83, 88, 98, 127, 163-175, 179, 184-185

Bastendorff, Sewerin (Son of Serwerin Bastendorff, c.1877-?)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10-13, 15, 21, 36, 47, 53, 57, 65, 72, 75, 127, 167-168, 184

Bastian, Madame (French Cleaning-Woman & Spy)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 395

Bastos, Coelho (Brazilian Police Chief)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 135-137, 151

Bateman, H.L. (Hezekiah Linthicum) (American Actor-Manager, 1812-1875)
The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 20

Bateman, Mary (English Murderess, The Yorkshire Witch, 1768-1809)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 78-79

Bates, Henry Walter (British Entomologist, 1825-1892)
Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 176

Bathild, St (French Queen, c626-680)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 265, 285

Bathory, Countess Elizabeth (Transylvanian Noblewoman, "Countess Dracula", 1560-1614)
Season of Madness (Aaron Smith) 39, 74, 93-94, 100-101, 103-104, 108
"The Case of the Vampire's Mark" (Bill Crider) 114, 126; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 518; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 36; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 67, 277; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 65

Bathsheba (Bible - Samuel)
"The Allegro Mystery" (Luke Benjamen Kuhns) 164; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 142-143

Bathurst, Benjamin (British Diplomat, 1784-1809?)
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 455

Batman (Batman Comics)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 33; The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 22; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 140; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 7; Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning (A.J. Low) 5, 26, 46; Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong (A.J. Low) 7-8

Batory, Dana Martin (American Geologist, Cabinetmaker & Writer)
"Everything Comes In Circles" (Dana Martin Batory) 22

Battle, Superintendent (Superintendent Battle series - Agatha Christie)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 36, 106, 232-233, 235, 239, 370, 377, 381, 395, 403

Baucis (Wife of Philemon in Roman Mythology)
"The Color of Death" (Dana Martin Batory) 58

Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre (French Author, 1821-1867)
"Eve Times Four" (Poul Anderson) 163; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 142, 144, 148, 176, 184, 297; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 18; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 299, 307; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 177; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 213; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 119; "Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 155; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 66; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 199; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 379; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 47; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 92; "A Letter To Posterity From John H. Watson, M.D." (Donald Thomas) 5; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 36; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 23-24; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 235; "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 12; The Tale Not Told (Constance Wilder-Wokoun) 79
Baudelaire-ian: Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 20

Baudouin, Prince (Prince of Belgium, 1869-1891)
Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 260

Bauer, Bruno (German Philosopher, 1809-1882)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 22, 102

Bauer, Louis (Gaslight - Patrick Hamilton)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 145-146

Bauer, Dr Max (Writer on Precious Stones)
Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 183-186, 190, 205, 207, 228
"The Rangoon Jade" (Frank Thomas) 44

Baum, L. Frank (American Author, 1856-1919)
"A Scarletin Study" (Philip José Farmer) 203, 205

Bauman, Ruthe (Kate Shugak series - Dana Stabenow)
"The Eyak Interpreter" (Dana Stabenow) 292-293, 302

Baumer, Paul (All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 85-86

Bausch, John Jacob (German Optician, 1830-1926)
Bausch & Lomb: San Francisco Kills (Denny Martin Flinn) 78

Bavarian Countess (Pictures From Italy - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 372-374, 400

Bavarian Countess's Murderer (Pictures From Italy - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 372-374

Bavarian Countess's Murderer's Wife (Pictures From Italy - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 372-374

Bax, E. Belfort (British Socialist, 1854-1926)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 46, 115

Baxter, Wynne E. (British Coroner, 1844-1920)
The Last Sherlock Holmes Story (Michael Dibdin) 32, 34
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 49, 51-52, 54-58, 70
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 72-74
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 62; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 71; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 329; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 197; The Mycroft Memoranda (Ray Walsh) 95

Bayer, Friedrich (German Businessman, 1825-1880)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 24, 37, 91, 94
Friedrich Bayer & Co.: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 152

Bayes, Nora (American Vaudeville Star, 1880-1928)
Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 122

Bayes, Thomas (British Mathematician, 1702-1761)
"The Execution of Andrews" (Colin Bruce) 174-175

Bayne, Thomas Vere (Tutor at Chist Church College, Oxford)
"Call Me Wiggins" (Norman Schreiber) 84

Bazalgette, Joseph (British Engineer, 1819-1891)
"The Adventure of the Swaddled Railwayman" (Richard Dinnick) 244; "The Mystery of the Hanged Man's Puzzle" (Paul Finch) 224; "The Adventure of the Fateful Malady" (Craig Janacek) 401; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 60; Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 136; Sherlock Holmes’s Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 11; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 26, 156

Bazzard (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 265, 323-324, 388, 396, 401, 407, 412
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 134, 160-162, 164
"Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood" (Harry B. Smith) 222, 224
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 122-124