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D-, Minister (The Purloined Letter - Edgar Allan Poe)
Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 295

Da Gama, Vasco (Portuguese Explorer, 1460-1524)
The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 206;
Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 94; The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 517

Da Ponte, Lorenzo (Italian Librettist, 1749-1838)
"The Well-Educated Young Man" (William P. Coleman) 87

Da Rimini, Francesca (13th Century Italian Noblewoman in Dante's Inferno)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 296

Da Vinci, Leonardo (Italian Painter & Scientist, 1452-1519)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 264, 267-268, 288
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 130, 133, 138, 140-141, 147, 171-172
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 109-110, 119, 137-138, 141; Young Sherlock Holmes (Alan Arnold)
24, 35, 43, 153; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 75; "The Adventure of the Snitch In Time" (August Derleth & Mack Reynolds) 67; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 287; "The Adventure of the Wax Gamblers" (Adrian Conan Doyle & John Dickson Carr) 57; "The Adventure of the Forgetful Assassin" (M.J. Elliott) 110; Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 11-12; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 110; The Revenge of Moriarty (John Gardner) 74, 152, 163, 166-169, 178-179, 193, 197; The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 312; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 18, 22, 25, 35-36, 38, 40-43, 46, 62, 135. 137-139, 144; Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 27, 105, 174; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 164-165; "A Ballad of the White Plague" (P.C.Hodgell) 216, 231; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 314; My Hero (Tom Holt) 34, 199; The Shadow of Reichenbach Falls (John R. King) 145, 325, 344; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 190; "The Disembodied Assassin" (Andrew Lane) 198; "A Matter Without Gravity" (Alain le Bussy) 130; The Stuff of Nightmares (James Lovegrove) 237; Sherlock Holmes in Japan (Vasudev Murthy) 247; "The Macabre Affair" (Bill Paxton) 32; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 538-539; "Art, Crime, and Enlightenment" (Vithal Rajan) 166; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 24, 38-39, 41, 44; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 143, 191; "How the Professor Taught a Lesson to the Gnoles" (Josh Reynolds) 105; "The Case of Vittoria The Circus Belle" (Jay Sheckley) 294; "The Adventure of the Smiling Face" (Denis O. Smith) 145; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 177; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 112; The Jewelled Peacock of Persia (Jake & Luke Thoene) 103; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 89; Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 25-28, 65, 71 {De Virgilio}; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 170; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 209, 212, 222; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 190-191; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 220; "The Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Paula Volsky) 179; "The Adventure of the Mona Lisa" (Carolyn Wells) 24-26
DaVinci Cats: "Watson Comes Through" (Dana Martin Batory) 116

Daaé, Christine (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 12-13, 18-24, 27-28, 35, 42-51, 53, 55
The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 43, 53, 58, 69-74, 77, 79, 82, 85-91, 93, 97-112, 117, 124, 128-129, 135-136, 139-140, 154, 159-164, 166, 169-175, 178-179, 181-185, 190, 192-195, 197-199, 201-205, 207, 209, 211-217, 220
"Angels of Music" (Kim Newman) 151-160, 162-166, 169-181
The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano)
4, 23-25, 27, 30-32, 35-47, 50-51, 67, 69, 71-78, 82-85, 88, 90, 92, 94-95, 99-100, 104, 107, 110-120, 122-126, 131, 135-137, 144-145, 148, 151-173, 176, 178, 180, 182-185, 190-195, 197-207, 209-212, 220-240, 242, 244-246
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 73; "The Purloined Face" (Stephen Volk) 232

Daaé, Daddy (Phantom of the Opera - Gaston Leroux)
"Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 22-24; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 69, 87, 101-102; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 36-37, 41-42, 69, 72, 74-75, 125, 162

Daak, Abslom (Doctor Who Magazine)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 240

D'Abbetot, Robert (11th Century Norman Landholder)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 170

Dacier, Bon-Joseph (French Philologist, 1742-1833)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 117

D'Acques, Melissa (Drachenfels - Jack Yeovil)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 51, 209

Dadant, Charles (French-American Beekeeper, 1817-1902)
Dadant Design: "A Country Death" (Simon Kurt Unsworth) 130

Dadd, Richard (British Artist, 1819-1886)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 47; The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 71; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 273; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 67

Dadd, Robert (British Chemist, Father of Richard Dadd, ?-1843)
The Hampstead Poisonings (Glen Petrie) 71; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 273

Daedalus (Greek Mythology)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 45; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 148-149, 151; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 265

Daft Jamie: see James Wilson

Dafydd ap Gwilym (Welsh Poet, 1320-1380)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 221-222, 243

Daggett, Elizabeth: see Gillette, Elizabeth

Dagon (Philistine Fertility God)
"Nightmare in Wax" (Simon Clark) 425; "The Drowned Geologist" (Caitlín R. Kiernan) 306; "The Adventure of the Innsmouth Whaler" (Christian Klaver) 19, 28-31, 33, 35-36; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 221; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 14
Armies of Dagon: "The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 28
Temple of Dagon:
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 27

Dagon, Order of (The Big Fish - Kim Newman)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 27

Dagon, Silver Eye of (Conan Comics)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 26-29, 32-36, 38-41

d'Agoult, Marie (French Author, 1805-1876)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 153

Daguerre, Louis (French Painter & Photographer, 1789-1851)
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 302; "The Adventure of the Arabian Knight" (Loren D. Estleman) 163
Daguerre Looms: Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 425; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 876
Daguerrotype: Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 168, 230; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 55, 82, 243;"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 11; "Jacques the Giant Slayer" (Vanessa de Sade) 182, 187; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 246; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 95; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 65; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 121; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 21; Dracula's Diary (Michael Geare & Michael Corby) 65, 67; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 189; Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 143; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 265; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 211; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 183; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff)
293; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 92; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume 2 (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 119; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 130; The Affair of the Incognito Tenant (Lora Roberts) 54; "The Return of the Sussex Vampire" (Christopher Sequeira) 209; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 555; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 87, 92; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 87; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 221, 228; "The Comfort of the Seine" (Stephen Volk) 33; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 413; "Dead Man's Manuscript" (I.A. Watson) 136, 169; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 103

Dahl, Arlene (Norwegian-American Actress, 1925-)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 80

Dahlinger, Susan (American Sherlockian)
Dr Dahlinger: "The Old Senator" (Steve Hockensmith) 64

Dahmer, Jeffrey (American Serial Killer, 1960-1994)
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 16

Dailygraph Reporter, The (Dracula - Bram Stoker)
Thomas C. Parker: Sherlock Holmes Vs. Dracula (Loren D. Estleman) 28-39, 41-42, 45-48, 50-53, 55-59

Daimler, Gottlieb (German Engineer & Inventor, 1834-1900)
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 166; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 107
Daimler Cars: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 100; Sherlock Holmes and the Sandringham House Mystery (Val Andrews) 28, 68; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 328-330; The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 190-191, 267; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 166, 179; Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 175, 195, 209-210, 218, 220; "The Case of the Scientific Recluse" (Ned Hubbell) 52; "The Incriminating Glove" (Ned Hubbell) 166; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 115, 133; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 191; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 193; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 68, 70-71; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 118, 120; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 121, 129, 147, 151, 178, 202; "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 322, 324
Daimler Company: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 26
Daimler Engine: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 21, 199, 206, 318-319, 328, 341, 387, 431, 441

Dairywoman, The (The Turn of the Screw - Henry James)
"The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 145

Daisy, Princess of Pless (Mary Teresa Cornwallis-West) (Wife of Prince Henry of Pless, 1873-1943)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203, 218, 227

Dakin, Henry D. (English Chemist, 1880-1952)
Dakin's Hypochlorite: The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 451

Dakin, D. Martin (British Sherlockian)
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 53

Dalai Lama (Tibetan Spiritual Leader)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 8; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 188; Sherlock Holmes in Tibet (Richard Wincor) 29

Dalai Lama, 1st, Gedun Drub (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1391-1474)
"The Adventure of the Missing Detective" (Gary Lovisi) 324, 326; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu)176-177, 184, 205, 207, 220

Dalai Lama, 5th, Lozang Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1617-1682)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 147

Dalai Lama, 9th, Lungtok Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1806-1815)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 234; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 151, 159; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 160

Dalai Lama, 10th, Tsultrim Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1816-1837)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 156, 178, 210; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 159; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 160

Dalai Lama, 11th, Khendrup Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1838-1856)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 156, 178, 210; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 159; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 160

Dalai Lama, 12th, Trinley Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1856-1875)
"The Adventure of the Missing Detective" (Gary Lovisi) 326; Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (Thos. Kent Miller) 29; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 156, 178, 180, 182, 210, 236; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 159; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 160

Dalai Lama, 13th, Thupten Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1876-1933)
Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 230, 233-234, 252, 256
The Game (Laurie R. King) 26, 28, 88
"The Adventure of the Missing Detective" (Gary Lovisi) 318-319, 323-329, 332-333
Sherlock Holmes on the Roof of the World (Thos. Kent Miller)
27, 30, 32-42, 45, 52-56, 65, 67-68, 73
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 92, 104, 125-128, 131-132, 137, 140, 150-159, 166-168, 173-175, 177-178, 182-186, 190-191, 205, 207-209, 211-212, 214, 216, 219, 222, 224-226, 228, 234-236, 240, 242, 244-247, 249-250, 253-254, 256-259, 261
Sherlock Holmes’s Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 20-21, 40, 46, 58, 73, 85-86, 92, 99, 103-104, 111-117, 120, 123-134, 136-137, 139-141, 143-145, 154, 157-158, 160-162, 164-169, 171, 178, 181-182, 185, 187-194, 196, 204-215, 217, 221-222
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 76, 88, 146, 152, 156-157, 162, 166, 170
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 159-160, 171, 605
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 223-225, 228
"The Shadow of the Wolf" (Ron Weighell) 36-38, 42
The Star of India (Carole Buggé) 7; The Case of the Reluctant Agent (Tracy Cooper-Posey) 91, 95, 98, 101; A Slight Trick of the Mind (Mitch Cullin) 141; "The Deadly Sin of Sherlock Holmes" (Tom English) 73; "The Adventure of the Reluctant Spirit" (Paul D. Gilbert) 165; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Paul D. Gilbert) 16-17, 148; The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 100-101, 137, 141-142, 145-147, 149-150, 160, 179; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 43, 74; "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 253; "Mycroft's Great Game" (Gary Lovisi) 119; "The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 86; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 147, 157, 159

Dalai Lama, 14th, Tenzin Gyatso (Tibetan Spiritual Leader, 1935- )
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 34, 37, 40, 137-138, 149-150, 164, 171, 177

Dale, David (Father-in-law of Robert Owen)
The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle Jr.) 112

Dale, Jimmy (Jimmy Dale, The Grey Seal series - Frank L. Packard)
"God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 306

Dale, Ronald (British Bank Clerk)
"The Case of the Naked Bicyclists" (Donald Thomas) 129

Daleks, The (Dr Who - TV series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 37, 83, 168, 228, 240, 266; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Mark Haddon) 89; My Hero (Tom Holt) 299; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 155; Evolution (John Peel) 144

Daley, Thomas (British Murderer, c.1858-1898)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 9, 168-169, 177

Dalgliesh, Adam (Dalgliesh series - P.D. James)
Sergeant Dalgliesh: Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 523, 539, 578-579

Dalhousie, James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of (Scottish Statesman, 1812-1860)
"The Case of the Murdering Saint" (Vithal Rajan) 13; The Dead Can Wait (Robert Ryan) 151-152

Dali, Salvador (Spanish Artist, 1904-1989)
"The Adventure of the Disappearance of Whistler's Mother" (Robert L. Fish) 142; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 15; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 92; My Hero (Tom Holt) 196
The Salvador Deli: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 31

Dalio, Marcel (French Actor, 1900-1983)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 33

Dallas, Hilda (British Suffragist Artist, 1878-1958)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 164

Dallmeyer, John Henry (Anglo-German Optician, 1830-1883)
Dallmeyer Lens: The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 208

Dalrymple, Flower (Followed - L.T. Meade & Robert Eustace)
Baskerville (John O’Connell) 79-80

Dalton, John (British Chemist, 1766-1844)
Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 103; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 238 ; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 150

Dalton, Canon John Neale (The Duke of Clarence's Tutor, 1839-1931)
Bloodline (Jill Jones) 31
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 277-278
; "The Bite Worse Than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 74

Dalton Gang, The (American Outlaws, 1890-1892)
Sherlock Holmes and the Queen of Diamonds (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 124

Daly, Augustin (American Theatrical Producer, 1838-1899)
Daly's Theatre: "The Book of Tobit" (Carla Coupe) 113; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 221; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 37; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 269

Daly, Dr. (The Sorceror - Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 86

Dalziel, Supt. Andrew: see Dalziel & Pascoe

Dalziel & Pascoe (Dalziel & Pascoe series - Reginald Hill)
Mrs. Dalziel & Constable Pascoe: Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 112-113, 119

Dam, H.J.W. (British Journalist)
The Case of the Grave Accusation (Dicky Neely) 73

Damajanti, Nala (Exotic Dancer)
"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 314

Damakort (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Legacy - Gary Russell)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 251-253

Damballah Ouedo (Voodoo God)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 142-143, 151

Damien, Father (Joseph de Veuster, Belgian Missionary, 1840-1889)
The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 22, 24-29, 31, 34, 84

Damocles (Greek Courtier)
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 213
Coffin of Damocles: "The Adventure of the Clothes-line" (Carolyn Wells) 60
Damacles [sic] Sword: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 98
Sword of Damocles: "The Man who "Bested" Sherlock Holmes" (Joseph Baron) 52; Sherlock Holmes and the Seven Deadly Sins Murders (Barry Day) 145; "The Adventure of the Two Women" (Adrian Conan Doyle) 190; "The Man on Westminster Bridge" (Dick Gillman) 397; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 164
Truncheon of Damocles: Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 178

Damon & Phintias / Pythias (4th Century Sicilian Philosophers)
"The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Holmes" (Steven Philip Jones & Seppo Makinen) 19; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 125

Damrong Rajanubhab (Siamese Prince, 1862-1943)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 252, 257, 339-340, 383, 602

Dan (Bible - Genesis)
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 177

Dana, Charles (American Newspaperman, 1819-1897)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 116; The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 100; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 177

Danae (Mother of Perseus in Greek Mythology)
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 90

Danbury (Mark Twain's Cat)
"The Adventure of the Stomach Club Papers" (Bill Peschel) 311

Dance, Charles (British Actor, 1946- )
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 109

Dancer (Santa's Reindeer)
Sherlock Holmes and the Sacred Sword (Frank Thomas) 160

Dancing Men of Providence, The (Sherlockian Society)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 63

Dandelos, Nick: see Nick the Greek

George Dandin (George Dandin - Moliere)
"Prolegomena to Dr Watson's Ninth Marriage" (Jacques Barzun) 49

d'Andresy, Henriette (The Queen's Necklace - Maurice Leblanc)
The Dark Lady (Irene Adler) 225

Dandridge (Fright Night - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 286-287, 290, 292

Daneri, Carlos Argentino (The Aleph - Jorge Luis Borges)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Daniel (Bible - Daniel)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Seven (Val Andrews) 93; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 131; Castle Rouge (Carole Nelson Douglas) 68; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 122; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 343; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 141;
"Parris Green" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 208; Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 148; Reply Paid (H.F. Heard) 120; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 250; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 231; Bloodguilty (Raymond Thor) 63; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J.Trow) 222; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 196

Danilo, Prince (The Merry Widow - Franz Lehár)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 141

Danilova, Alexandra (Russian Ballet Dancer, 1903-1997)
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 150

Dannay, Frederic (American Author (Ellery Queen), 1905-1982)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 66

D'Annunzio, Gabriele (Italian Author, 1863-1938)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 54

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

Dantalion, Doc (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Original Sin - Andy Lane)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 268

Dante Alighieri (Italian Poet, 1265-1321)
"The Adventure of the Brimstone Chalice" (Dr. Hill Barton)
284; "Prolegomena to Dr Watson's Ninth Marriage" (Jacques Barzun) 43; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 46-47, 248, 328; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 26; "The Executioner" (Lawrence C. Connolly) 113; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 122; The Shadow of the Rat (David Stuart Davies) 60; The Tangled Skein (David Stuart Davies) 143; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 177; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 111, 167; From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 236; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 83; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 145; Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 58; "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 302; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 56; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 134; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 12; A Taste for Honey (H.F.Heard) 30-31; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 170;"The Shadows on the Lawn" (Barry Jones) 142; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 348; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 355; Death By Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 259; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 223; "The Human Mystery" (Tanith Lee) 256; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 11; "The Weeping Masks" (James Lowder) 99; "The Adventure of the Voorish Sign" (Richard A. Lupoff) 369; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 136; Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 47, 290; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 153; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 94; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 36; The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 67; Evolution (John Peel) 55; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 295; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 134, 252; "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 142; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 93; "The Case of the Two Bohmes" (Ted Riccardi) 182; "The Case of the Vermilion Face" (Ted Riccardi) 210; "A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 157; "The Mountain of Fear" (Ted Riccardi) 306; The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 166; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 20, 62, 149; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 177; "The Adventure of the Purple Hand" (D.O.Smith) 214; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 16; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 129; "A Most Diabolical Plot" (Tim Symonds) 302; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 13; Ten Years Beyond Baker Street (Cay Van Ash) 17; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 366, 375; "The Sect of the Salamander" (Ron Weighell) 103-104; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 106
Dantesque: The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 119
Operation Dante: Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 14-15, 28-29, 31, 66, 83

Dantes, Edmund, The Count of Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas, Père)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 174
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 35, 41, 147, 156-158; The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 84; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 121; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 154; Sherlock Holmes and the Golden Bird (Frank Thomas) 81; Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 219; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 75

Danton, Georges Jacques (French Revolutionary, 1759-1794)
"The Case of the Tell-Tale Hands" (Donald Thomas) 30; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 190
Rue Danton
: The Secret of Sherlock Holmes (Gary F. Boothe) 96

Danvers, Mrs (Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier)
The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 13

Daoloth (The Render of Veils - Ramsey Campbell)
"Nightmare in Wax" (Simon Clark) 425

Daphnis & Chlöe (Greek Mythology)
The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 53

D'Acques, Melissa (Drachenfels - Jack Yeovil)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 51

Darby, Abraham (British Ironmaster, 1678-1717)
"The Remarkable Worm" (Carolyn Wheat) 204
Darbies: "The Remarkable Worm" (Carolyn Wheat) 204
Derbies: Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 16, 133

Darby, Kim (American Actress, 1947- )
The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 13

Darby and Joan (The Joys of Love Never Forgot - Henry Woodfall)
"The Matter of the Royal Varietal" (David L. Hammer) 42

Darch, Car (Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy)
"The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 149

Darcy, Athena (Tarzan Alive - Philip José Farmer)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 16; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 65

Darcy, Fitzwilliam (Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 73-74, 79, 82-83
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 15-16; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 54, 62-63, 121, 124, 149; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 1
Mrs Darcy Bennett: Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 62

Darcy, Fitzwilliam Bennet (Tarzan Alive - Philip José Farmer)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 16; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 27, 63-65, 124, 200

Darcy, Sir Gawain (Tarzan Alive - Philip José Farmer)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 16; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 27, 64, 124, 200

Darcy, Georgiana (Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen)
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 151

Darcy, Thomas (Husband of Lady Howard, c.1586-?)
The Moor (Laurie R. King) 35, 72, 296

d'Arcy, Ursula (Tarzan Alive - Philip José Farmer)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 13; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 64, 118

Darius (King of Persia (521-485BC))
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 144; The Game (Laurie R. King) 46, 115; All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 140;
Basil and the Pygmy Cats (Eve Titus) 48, 50, 52-53, 56

Dark Lady, The (Subject/Addressee of certain of Shakespeare's Sonnets)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 36, 65-67, 97; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 20, 178; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 16; Sherlock Holmes and the Lady in Black (June Thomson) 105

Dark Lord (The Lord of the Rings - J.R.R. Tolkien)
The Mystery Surrounding Watson’s Lost Dispatch Box (Gary Lovisi) 66

Darkbloom, Vivian (Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov)
Judgment of Tears (Kim Newman) 18

Darling, Candy (American Actress, 1944-1974)
"Half There / All There" (Glen Mehn) 237

Darling, Charles John, 1st Baron (British Judge, 1849-1936)
Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 133, 135-137, 140, 160, 180, 220
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J. Trow) 139

Darling, George (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
"The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 15, 17

Darling, Joe (Australian Cricketer, 1870-1946)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 304

Darling, John (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
"The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 15-18, 21-22, 35, 37

Darling, Mary (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
Meg Darling: "The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 15-18, 21

Darling, Michael (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
"The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 15-18, 21-22, 37

Darling, Wendy (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
"The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 15-18, 21-22, 37
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 21-22, 201, 203

Darling Family, The (Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie)
Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 77

Darnell, Lord (Matty Groves - Folk Song)
Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 415

Darnley, Lord Henry Stuart (Husband of Mary Queen of Scots, 1545-1567)
The Italian Secretary (Caleb Carr) 36-37, 39-41, 50, 122, 195-196
Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 1, 194

Darracq, Alexander (French Car Designer, 1855-?)
Darracq Car: Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 59, 74, 94

Darras, General Paul (French Military Officer, the Dreyfus Affair)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 63

Darrow, Clarence (American Lawyer, 1857-1938)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 196; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 311

Dart, Raymond (Australian Palaeoanthropologist, 1893-1988)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 16

D'Artagnan (The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas)
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 332-334, 343, 363, 369, 381-388, 390, 394-396, 471-474, 478, 482
"The Queen of Air & Darkness" (Poul Anderson) 50; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 86; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 346; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 44; "The Lost Boy" (Barbara Hambly) 34; "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 305-306; "The Adventure of the Glass House" (Michael Mallory) 62-64; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 202
A D'Artagnan: "The Adventure of the Jersey Girl" (Bill Peschel) 366
D'Artagnan-like: Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 68
A Veritable D'Artagnan: Sherlock Holmes and the Treasure Train (Frank Thomas) 123

See also: The Three Musketeers

Darth Vader (Star Wars series - movies)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 78

Darwin, Charles (British Naturalist, 1809-1882)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (Jon L. Breen) 185-199
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 57-58, 61-62, 65-78, 101, 133-134, 140, 151-161, 163-164
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 18, 72; "Ten Lords A-Leaping" (Jake Arnott) 318; Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 78; "The Adventure of the Inertial Adjustor" (Stephen Baxter) 274; "Colonel Warburton’s Madness" (Rolfe Boswell) 96; The Giant Rat of Sumatra (Richard L. Boyer) 45;
"The Caribbean Treaty Affair" (Jill Braden) 394; Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 47; "The Case of the Martian Invasion" (Colin Bruce) 126; "Three Cases of Unfair Preferment" (Colin Bruce) 145; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 46, 113, 118; "A Full Account of Ricoletti of the Club Foot & His Abominable Wife" (Ian Charnock) 149, 153, 162; "Matilda Briggs and the Giant Rat of Sumatra" (Ian Charnock) 218; The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 203; "Sherlock Holmes and the Diving Bell" (Simon Clark) 165; The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 4; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 124; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 149; "The Riddle of the Golden Monkeys" (Loren D. Estleman) 151; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 168; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 15, 21-22, 31, 33, 40-41, 48, 52-53, 64, 70, 80, 96, 101-102, 105, 117, 141, 144; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 194; The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 48; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 211; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 80; The Strange Return of Sherlock Holmes (Barry Grant) 18; "Fade to Black" (Michael Gregorio) 506; "The Spy's Retirement" (John Courtenay Grimwood) 269; Exit Sherlock Holmes (Robert Lee Hall) 33; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 156; The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi)13; A Study in Ashes (Emma Jane Holloway) 58; My Hero (Tom Holt) 104; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 152; An Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 46, 123-124; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 153; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 228; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 318; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 139; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 102; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 138; "Reichenbach" (Michael Kurland) 207; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 201; Black Ice (Andrew Lane) 22; "The Curious Case of the Compromised Card-Index" (Andrew Lane) 46; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 76; "A Father's Tale" (Sterling E. Lanier) 142; Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 153; "Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 8; "The Adventure of the Lunatics’s Ball" (Adam Beau McFarlane) 133; "Obsession" (Russel D. McLean) 153; "The Strange Affair At Glastonbury" (Eddie Maguire) 4; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 119; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 21, 41-42, 73, 93, 119, 141, 144, 160, 174, 239; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 120-121, 232; The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 59-60, 67-68, 119, 198, 201; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 225, 312; "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 274, 290; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 144; The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 28, 74-75, 310; "The Adventure of the Marked Man" (Stuart Palmer) 98; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 107; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 76-77; Evolution (John Peel) 211; "Sherlock Holmes in the Lost World" (Martin Powell) 146; "The Adventure of the Professor’s Bequest" (Philip Purser-Hallard) 32; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 7, 20, 145; "The Adventure of Ricoletti of the Club Foot (and his abominable wife)" (Roberta Rogow) 159; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 186; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 192, 194-197, 271-272, 279; Sherlock Holmes and the Plague of Dracula (Stephen Seitz) 204; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 85; Sherlock Holmes at the 1902 Fifth Test (Stanley Shaw) 24; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 183; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 134-135, 175; The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 79; The Case of the Cryptic Crinoline (Nancy Springer) 78; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 87, 111; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 19; The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan (Nancy Springer) 85; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 104, 120-121, 172, 177; Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 12, 14; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 11; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 152; "The Case of the Sumatran Rat" (June Thomson) 178-179; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 147; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 687, 790, 813, 946; "A Study In Lavender Lace" (Larry Townsend) 56; Brigade (M.J.Trow) 218; Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 219; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 105, 110, 313-314; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 51-52; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 18; "Hounded" (Stephen Volk) 24; Sherlock Holmes's War of the Worlds (Manly W. Wellman & Wade Wellman) 47; "The Case of the Rajah's Emerald" (Carolyn Wheat) 124; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 322
Dr S.S. Beagle: The Detective of London (Robert & Bruce Kraus)
Darwinian: "The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (John L. Breen) 192; Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 100; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 35, 40; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 47; The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 65; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 74, 162; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 271; Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 63, 70; The White Worm (Sam Siciliano) 51; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 482; The Second War of the Worlds (George H. Smith) 83; "A Study In Lavender Lace" (Larry Townsend) 69; Sherlock Holmes & the Coils of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 51; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 19; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 172
Darwinism: Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 18, 173; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 161, 182, 185; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 299
Darwinist: The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 40, 130; A Study in Darkness (Emma Jane Holloway) 200; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 280
Social Darwinism: Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 103; A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 245; The Case of the Left-Handed Lady (Nancy Springer) 87; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 37

NOTE: Mr Darwin in "The Adventure of Ricoletti of the Club Foot (and his abominable wife)" (Roberta Rogow)(157, 159-161, 163, 166-167) is one of Darwin's sons, but which is not specified.

Darwin, Emma (Wife of Charles Darwin, 1808-1886)
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 67-68, 70, 73, 77-78, 153, 163
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (John L. Breen) 186, 189-190, 193; Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 192

Darwin, Erasmus (British Scientist & Poet, 1731-1802)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (Jon L. Breen) 195, 197; The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 5;
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 7; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 80

Darwin, Erasmus (Brother of Charles Darwin, 1804-1881)
Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 163

Darwin, Sir Francis (Son of Charles Darwin, 1848-1925)
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 190-198, 215, 263, 271-272, 282, 293

Darwin, Robert (Father of Charles Darwin, 1766-1848)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 134

Das, Sarat Chandra (Indian Scholar & Spy, 1849-1917)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 146-147, 149-150, 155
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 43, 87-88, 94-97, 99-101, 106, 132, 146-148, 157, 191
"Kim and Kim Again" (Vithal Rajan) 154

D'Ascenzo, Nicola (Italian Artist, 1871-1954)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 205

Dasent, Bury I. (American Journalist)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 273-274, 328-329, 337

Dashwood, Sir Francis (English Founder of the Hellfire Club, 1708-1781)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 4; "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 300; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 423
The Dashwood Club: "The Queen of the Night" (Donald Thomas) 300

Datchery, Dick (The Mystery of Edwin Drood - Charles Dickens)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 233, 323, 387, 391, 395-397, 401, 407, 412
"Sherlock Holmes and the Drood Mystery" (Edmund Pearson) 159, 161-162
The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 24-25, 47-48, 81-82, 87-88, 117-119, 133-135, 138-139, 161, 166, 175
"Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 215-225
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 11, 58-59, 81, 121-124, 193

Dauber, Samuel (American Bookseller)
Dauber & Pine: Pulptime (P.H. Cannon) 50

d'Aubray, Marie Madeleine (French Serial Killer, 1630-1676)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 113

Daudet, Alphonse (French Novelist, 1840-1897)
"Sherlock Holmes" (An Idle Quill) 107

Dauntless, Richard (Ruddigore - Gilbert & Sullivan)
Richard Abernetty: "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 455-457, 459

Davenport, A,H. (American Furniture Manufacturer)
Davenport Sofa: The Case of the Bizarre Bouquets (Nancy Springer) 52, 159; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 24, 127, 143

Davenport, Captain (Commissioner of the First Davenport Desk)
Davenport Desk: Moriarty (John Gardner) 17

Davenport, Basil (American Editor & Sherlockian, 1905-1966)
"The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (Henry T. Parry) 77

"Davenport, Basil": Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 48

Davenport, Ira (American Spirit Medium, 1839-1911)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 49, 51

Davenport Brothers: William (1841-1877) & Ira (1839-1911) (American Spirit Mediums)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 36, 51, 157, 189; The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 138; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 93; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 148; A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 176; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 93; "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 186; "The Case of the Phantom Chambermaid" (Donald Thomas) 260

Daventry, Mrs. (Mr. & Mrs. Daventry - Oscar Wilde)
"Cabaret Aux Assassins" (Cara Black) 223, 227

David (Disciple of Sr Romedius)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 116

David (King of Judah & Israel (100-961BC), ?-961BC)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 70, 170; The Veiled Detective (David Stuart Davies) 195; Moriarty (John Gardner) 267, 277; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 60; Enter the Lion (Michael P. Hodel & Sean M. Wright) 278; A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 224; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 234; "The Allegro Mystery" (Luke Benjamen Kuhns) 164; No Place Like Holmes (Jason Lethcoe) 154-155; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 30; "A Discreet Investigation" (Rohase Piercy) 37-38; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 146; "The Adventure of the Eminent Collector" (Tony Reynolds) 132; Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 66; "The Russian Countess" (David Scott) 57; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 23, 134; Lestrade and the Sawdust Ring (M.J.Trow) 142-143; "Jerusalem Keep" (Mark Valentine & John Howard) 362; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 115; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 151-152
City of David: A Letter of Mary (Laurie R. King) 15
Davidic: Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 43
"Once In Royal David's City": "The Four Wise Men" (Peter Lovesey) 39, 42; "The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 25
Star of David: Sherlock Holmes and the Houdini Birthright (Val Andrews) 91;
"The Shadow Not Cast" (Lionel Chetwynd) 250; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 42, 50; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 173; "The Adventure of the Ocean Queen" (Michael Mallory) 32, 36; The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death (Daniel Pinkwater) 329; "The Adventure of the Missing Coffin" (Laura Resnick) 78; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 109; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 56, 58
Star of King David: Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 66

Street of David: Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 52
see also: David & Goliath

David & Goliath (Bible - Samuel)
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 154-155; The Disappearing Diplomat (Terrance Dicks) 46; The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 34; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 210; Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 125; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 304; The Confessions of Mycroft Holmes (Marcel Theroux) 84; Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 46; Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 90; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 204
see also: David; Goliath

David, Jacques-Louis (French Painter, 1748-1825)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 108; "The Sainte-Geneviève Caper" (Alain le Bussy) 131; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 144; The Dorking Gap Affair (Glen Petrie) 134

David, St (6th Century Bishop & Confessor)
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 80
Davy's Day: "Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 312
St David's Church: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 86, 108, 116
St David's, Pembrokeshire: "The Case of the Viceroy's Assistant" (Ted Riccardi) 23-24
St David's Station: Escapade (Walter Satterthwaite) 21

David-Néel, Alexandra (French Explorer, 1868-1969)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 178, 199; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 222-223

Davidson, Garrie (American Theater Hand)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 213-215, 217

Davidson, Randall Thomas (Archbishop of Canterbury (1903-28), 1848-1930)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 156
The Archbishop of Canterbury: The Game (Laurie R. King) 214; The Language of Bees (Laurie R. King) 6; Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 120

Davies (Husband of Mary Kelly): see Davis

Davies, Captain (The Island of Dr Moreau - H.G. Wells)
Sherlock Holmes: The Army of Dr Moreau (Guy Adams) 132

Davies, Emily (British Feminist and Educator, 1830-1921)
Sherlock Holmes and the Strange Events at the Bank of England (Graham Avery) 81

Davies, John (Welsh Robber, ?-1821)
Robert Newton: The Glendower Conspiracy (Lloyd Biggle, Jr.) 77

Davies, Moll (English Theatre Dancer, Mistress of Charles II)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 64

Davies, Thomas (Introduced Johnson to Boswell)
The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 1; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison)

Davis (First Husband of Mary Kelly)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 170

Davis, Alfred (English Watch Retailer)
Wilsdorf & Davis: Dead Man’s Land (Robert Ryan) 50

Davis, Andrew Jackson (American Spiritual Healer, 1826-1910)
The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 14, 207

Davis, Bette (American Actress, 1908-1989)
Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 4

Davis, Dwight F. (American Tennis Player, 1879-1945)
Davis Cup: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 55

Davis, Elmer (American Journalist & Sherlockian, 1890-1948)
"Murder at the Murray Hill" (Edgar W. Smith) 60, 67
The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 20; Murder Most Irregular (H. Paul Jeffers) 23; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 3-5; "The Curious Incident of the Dogs In the night-Time" (Wolcott Gibbs) 146

Davis, George R. (American Politician, 1840-1899)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 589, 591-592, 600

Davis, Dr Henry (English Doctor, c.1818-1891)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 7-8, 19-20, 27-28, 98

Davis, Henry Gassaway (American Senator, 1823-1916)
"The Adventure of the Diamond Dog Collar" (Bert Leston Taylor) 288

Davis, Jefferson (US Confederate President (1861-65), 1808-1889)
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 114, 120, 122; Red Leech (Andrew Lane) 28, 78, 260; The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 62, 231; Sherlock Holmes and the Royal Flush (Barrie Roberts) 91, 114-115

Davis, John (Ripper Case, Carman who Found Chapman's Body)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 91
The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 48, 52-53
Sherlock Holmes and the Whitechapel Vampire (Dean P. Turnbloom) 68
"The Case of the Baker Street Dozen" (Arthur Douglas) 63; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 169

Davis, Noah K. (American Professor of Moral Philosophy & Religion)
The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions (H. Paul Jeffers) 53

Davis, Phil (British Actor, 1953- )
"As to ‘An Exact Knowledge of London’" (Tony Broadbent) 32

Davis, Richard Harding (American Writer, 1864-1916)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 74-75, 156, 215

Davis, Superintendent Robert (British Police Officer)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 9, 75

Davison, Charles (Father of Emily Wilding Davison)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 68, 97, 137, 188

Davison, Emily Wilding (British Suffragist - Threw herself in front of king's horse at the Derby, 1872-1913)
"The Adventure of the Librarian's Ghost" (Jon L. Breen) 35
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 50, 57, 61-64, 66, 68-70, 73-75, 78, 95-98, 137, 149-150, 168-169, 187-188

Gods of War (James Lovegrove) 97
NOTE: There is a suffragist character named Emily Davison in Graham Moore's The Holmes Affair . As she is murdered at home in her own flat it is unlikely that she is the historical Emily Davison.

Davitt, Michael (Irish Republican, 1846-1906)
"The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 329

Davy, Sir Humphrey (British Chemist, 1778-1829)
"A Case of Mis-identity" (Colin Dexter) 121; Evolution (John Peel) 139;"The Wandering Corpse" (John Taylor) 10
Davie Lamp: East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 71
Davy Lamp: "The Scarlet Woman" (Watkin Jones) 109

Davy, Peter (Widdecombe Fair - Song)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J.Trow) 169

Davy, Tess (Augustus Maltravers series - Robert Richardson)
The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 38, 51, 145, 147-150, 152, 154-157, 161, 163-167, 172-182, 187-192

Dawkins, Sir William Boyd (British Archaeologist, 1837-1929)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 60-62, 65-68, 75-76

Dawn Patrol, The (The Dawn Patrol - Movie)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 111

Dawson, Charles (English Solicitor, Discoverer of the Piltdown Man, ?-1916)
Sherlock Holmes and the Skull of Death (Robert E. McClellan) x, 10, 13, 16-19, 25, 29, 64, 76-79, 81-82, 86, 95, 98, 107-108, 112, 133, 150, 176
Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 10, 17, 20-21, 25-27, 29-30, 34-38, 40-49, 51-52, 57-85, 92-94, 98-99, 118-122, 138-171, 173-188, 191, 193-207, 211-216, 221-223, 234-235, 238-242, 244, 246, 250, 253-256, 259, 262, 265-284
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 137-139, 141, 144-145

Dawson, Charles (American Hotel Clerk)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 199-200, 232-233

Dawson, Emily (First English Woman Magistrate)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M.J. Trow) 73

Dawson, George M. (Canadian Surveyor & Scientist, 1849-1901)
"The Riddle of the Rideau Rifles" (Peter Calamai) 186

Dawson, Thomas, Baron Dartrey and Viscount Cremorne (British Nobleman, 1725-1813)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 69

Dax, Colonel (Paths of Glory - Movie)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 333

Day, Alfred (English Railway Signalman, Witness to the Grantham Rail Disaster)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 20, 34, 42, 57

Day, Alice Hooker (Wife of John C. Day, 1847-1928)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 232-233, 236, 240, 247

Day, Doris (American Actress, 1924- )
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 218; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 71; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 432

Day, Harry (Houdini's UK Manager)
Harry Dayton: The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 27-28, 34, 106, 115-116, 171, 178, 180, 187-188, 192, 202-203, 226, 231

Day, John C. (American Lawyer, 1835-1899)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 232-233, 236, 240, 247

Daybreak Boys, The (New York Gang)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 184

Daystrom, Dr. Richard (Star Trek - TV series "The Ultimate Computer" episode)
"The Mechanical Pup" (Dana Martin Batory) 94

Dazhbog (Slavic Sun God)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 145