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Faa, John (16th Century Scottish King of the Gypsies)
"The Fury" (Lyn McConchie) 72)

Faber, Geoffrey (British Publisher, 1889-1961)
Faber
: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 102, 104-106, 115
Faber & Faber: And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 145

Fabergé, Agathon (Russian Jeweler, Brother of Carl Peter Fabergé, 1862-1895)
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 129, 176, 192

Fabergé, Carl Peter (Russian Jeweler, Creator of Fabergé Eggs, 1846-1920)
"The Adventure of the Haunted Rectory" (Basil Copper) 34; The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 177; Sherlock Holmes and the Thistle of Scotland (L.B.Greenwood) 143; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 64; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 210; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 32, 167, 171, 189-190; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 129; Dr Mortimer and the Barking Man Mystery (Gerard Williams) 141
Fabergé: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 454
Fabergé Cigarette Case: Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 453
Fabergé Designs:
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 52; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 167
Fabergé Eggs:
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 83; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 314, 325, 458; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 62-64; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 295; Rasputin's Revenge (John T. Lescroart) 166-167, 175, 216, 221; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 191
Fabergé enamellist: Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 55
Fabergé Snuffbox:
A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 135

Fabian (Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare)
"The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 218, 223-224

Fabian, Robert (British Police Detective, Fabian of the Yard, 1901-1978)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J.Trow) 30-34, 42-48, 51, 57, 122, 130-131, 133-134, 143-147, 149-150, 152, 154, 165, 234
A Fabian at the Yard: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 55

Fabius Maximus Cunctator, Quintus (Roman Commander, ?-203BC)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 44;
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 152
Fabian Socialism: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 65
Fabian Socialist: Good Night, Mr Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 154; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 7, 44, 158; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J. Trow) 141; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 50
Fabian Society: The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 22, 26; Durkheim Is Dead! (Arthur Asa Berger) 125, 130; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 44, 146; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 27-28; A Puzzle for Sherlock Holmes (Robert Newman) 28, 33; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 189; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 55
Fabians: "The Strange Death of Sherlock Holmes" (Andrew Darlington) 184; The Albino’s Treasure (Stuart Douglas) 217; "Red Sunset" (Bob Madison) 265; Lestrade and the Dead Man's Hand (M.J. Trow) 132; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 152

Fabre, Inspector (Nestor Burma series - Léo Malet)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 31

Fabre, Jean Henri (French Entomologist, 1823-1915)
"Zindernuff's Treasure" (Dana Martin Batory) 162

Fabvier, Charles Nicolas (French Baron, 1782-1855)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 212

Factor, Max (Polish-American Cosmetics Manufacturer, 1872-1938)
Max Factor Make-up: Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 39, 254

Fafnir (Siegfried - Richard Wagner)
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 152

Fagin (Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens)
"Dynamics of an Asteroid" (Lavie Tidhar) 66-67, 71-72, 74-75, 78
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 736-741, 752, 794, 870-881
Sherlock Holmes and the Man Who Lost Himself (Val Andrews) 105; Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 74, 116; "The Well-Educated Young Man" (William P. Coleman) 95; Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 192; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 272; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 161; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 81, 185; Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House (Gerald Frow) 36; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 58; The Travels of Sherlock Holmes (John Hall) 111; "The Singular Affair of the Dying Schoolboys" (H. Paul Jeffers) 155; "The Adventure of the Other Woman" (Michael Mallory) 18; Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Alliance (Larry Millett) 121; The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes (Mona Morstein) 145; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 318; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 402; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 212; The Dragon Turn (Shane Peacock) 21; Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 24, 28; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 241; "The Adventure of the Gypsy Girl" (Tony Reynolds) 40; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 274; The Demon Device (Robert Saffron) 248; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 181; The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 310
The Fagin business: The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 14, 50
Fagin-like: The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 3
Fagins: "The Case of the Racing Certainty" (Donald Thomas) 36
Faginy: "The Tale of the Forty Thieves" (C.H. Dye) 228
A junior Fagin: Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 118

Faguet, Emile (French Literary Critic, 1847-1916)
The Return of Moriarty (John Gardner) 15

Fah Lo Suee (Fu Manchu Series - Sax Rohmer)
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 388, 390, 394-395, 400, 402, 404, 427, 460-461, 463
The Book of Changes (R.H.W.Dillard) 83, 99-101

Fahmy Bey, Ali (Egyptian Prince, Shot by his Wife, ?-1923)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 116, 127, 188, 190-203, 206-207, 210-216, 222-223, 231-232
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 134

Fahmy Bey, Marguerite (French Wife of Prince Ali Fahmy Bey)
Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 116, 127, 189-204, 206, 210-216, 222-224, 231-232, 235
"The Case of the Sporting Major" (Donald Thomas) 134

Fahrenheit, Gabriel (German Physicist, 1686-1736)
Fahrenheit Scale: Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 75; "The Weeping Masks" (James Lowder) 96; "The Dilemma of the Distressed Savoyard" (Crighton Sellars) 455; The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 31; "The Case of the King’s Evil" (Donald Thomas) 72

Fairbanks, Douglas (American Actor, 1883-1939)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 201
Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow)
138
Fire in the Blood (P.N. Elrod) 179; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 133, 217; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 35

Fairborn, Gulliver (The Burglar in the Rye - Lawrence Block)
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 140

Fairfax, Colonel (The Yeoman of the Guard - Gilbert & Sullivan)
The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 64

Fairfax, Gwendolen (The Importance of Being Earnest - Oscar Wilde)
Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 188

Fairies (A Midsummer NIght's Dream - William Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 8, 45, 79-80

Fairport Convention (British Folk Rock Group)
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 319

Fairy Godmother (Fairy Tale & Pantomime Character)
Chapel Noir (Carole Nelson Douglas) 30, 34; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268, 273-275; The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 124; "The Case of the Barton Wood Murder" (June Thomson) 187
Fairy Godfather: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 268; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 73
See also: Cinderella's Fairy Godmother; Sleeping Beauty's Fairy Godmothers

Faisal I: See Feisal I

Fakir of Oolu, The / Alfred Syvester (British Magician, 1813-1886)
Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 56

Falkenhayn, Erich Von (German General & Minister of War, 1861-1922)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 39

Falkland, Lucius Cary, 2nd Baron (British Statesman, 1610-1643)
Falkland Islands
: The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 77

Fallantin, Samuel (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 12-13, 15, 17, 40

Fallon, Matt (American Saloonkeeper)
Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 44

Falret, Jean-Pierre (French Psychiatrist, 1794-1870)
Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 58

Falstaff (Henry IV, Part I etc - William Shakespeare)
Sherlock Holmes at the Varieties (Val Andrews) 52; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 276; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 134; Sherlock Holmes and the Copycat Murders (Barry Day) 63; Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 22, 39, 162; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 64, 158, 162, 165; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 52; Sherlock Holmes and the Adler Papers (John Hall) 86; "Excerpts from an Unpublished Memoir Found In the Basement of the Home for Retired Actors" (Steve Hockensmith) 73, 75; Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 111; Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 63-65, 187; Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 169; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 179; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 248; The Web Weaver (Sam Siciliano) 322; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 512; "Sherlock Holmes: The Actor" (Donald Thomas) 276, 278, 280; "The Case of the Colonel's Madness" (June Thomson) 76
Falstaff Hotel: "The Ball of Twine" (Miles Elward) 58
Falstaff Tavern: Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 156, 160
Falstaffian: The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 162; The Whitechapel Horrors (Edward B. Hanna) 257; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 67; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu)
140; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 95; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 131
Jack Falstaff Tavern: The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 192

Falvet: see Jean-Pierre Falret

Famine (One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse)
My Hero (Tom Holt) 279
The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 214; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 152
See also: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Famous Five, The (The Famous Five series - Enid Blyton)
The Case of the Missing Masterpiece (Terrance Dicks) 32

Fancher, Cecil (Son of Maude Fancher, 1920-1922)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 152

Fancher, Maude (Killed self & son after hearing ACD speak on Spiritualism, ?-1922)
Killer Finish (Denny Martin Flinn) 196; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 152; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 48

Fandor, Jérôme (Fantômas series - Pierre Souvester & Marcel Allain)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 30; "The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 276

Fandorin, Erast (Fandorin series - Boris Akunin)
"The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 10; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 112

Fanizzardi, Colonel (Italian Diplomat)
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 236, 335

Fanque, Pablo (British Circus Owner, 1810-1871)
The House of Smoke (Sam Christer) 189

Fanshawe, Ginevra (Villette - Charlotte Bronte)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 197

Fantastic Four, The (Fantastic Four comics)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 127

Fantômas (Fantômas series - Pierre Souvester & Marcel Allain)
"The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 262, 273-275
Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 378-381, 383-384, 393, 430, 449-453, 469-471, 473, 476, 483-484, 488-506, 508-509, 521, 523-524, 544-546, 548-551, 561, 568, 584, 603-604, 607, 613-616, 618, 623-629, 631-639, 653, 655-659, 664-667
Spectrobert: Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 5-11, 52, 57-59, 65-67, 72-76, 78, 106, 111-114, 116-120, 124-125, 134-140, 142, 144-146, 151-154, 156-160, 171, 181, 200
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 30, 34, 36; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 233; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 70-71; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 817-818, 820

Faraday, Michael (British Scientist, 1791-1867)
"The Singular Affair of the Aluminium Crutch" (Ian Charnock) 120, 129; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 71;
Sherlock Holmes: My Life and Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 101; Skullduggery (Peter Marks) 42; Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time  (Thos. Kent Miller) c; Sherlock Holmes and the Earthquake Machine (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 103; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 109, 150; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 160; "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 33, 47; Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 124

Farid ud-din Attar (12th Century Persian Poet)
Night Watch (Stephen Kendrick) 17

Farini, El Niņo (Canadian Aerialist, 1855-?)
Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 23, 30, 52, 55, 57-70, 88-89, 91, 96, 121, 200
Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 23, 201; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 10

Farini, The Great: see William Leonard Hunt

Farmer, The (The Farmer's In the Dell - Nursery Rhyme)
"The Case of the King of Hearts" (Judie Angell) 73, 77

Farmer, The (The House that Jack Built - Nursery Rhyme)
"The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 279-280

Farmer, Frances (American Actress, 1913-1970)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 74

Farmer, Philip José (American Author, 1918- )
Albert Payson Agricola: "God of the Naked Unicorn" (Richard Lupoff) 301, 307-311, 313-317
Captain Philip Fermier: "The Shades of Pemberley" (Win Scott Eckert) 12; The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 115-117

Farnese, Alessandro (Duke of Parma (1586-92), 1545-1592)
Farnese Collection: Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 188
Prince of Parma
: A Father's Tale (Sterling E. Lanier) 146

Farr, Florence (British Actress, 1860-1917)
"Exalted are the Forces of Darkness" (Leigh Blackmore) 190-192
Sherlock Holmes: The Breath of God (Guy Adams) 46

Farr, Henrietta (British Artist)
"Exalted are the Forces of Darkness" (Leigh Blackmore) 191

Farragut, David (American Admiral, 1801-1870)
Admiral Kisler: The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 22

Farrar, Geraldine (American Soprano, 1882-1967)
Creighton's Castle (Miriam Lynch) 79

Farrell, John (American Writer & Sherlockian)
The Farrell Brothers: Basil In Mexico (Eve Titus) 99

Farrell, Mary (Irish office Cleaner, The Irish Crown Jewels Affair)
"The Case of the Crown Jewels" (Donald Thomas) 69, 74-79, 86, 96, 98

Farrell, Red Rocks (American Gangster, Member of the Whyos, 1857-?)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 44, 223, 241

Farren, Nelly (British Actress, 1848-1904)
Eye of the Crow (Shane Peacock) 141

Farrow, Ann (British Murder Victim, ?-1905)
Ann Fraser: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 98

Farrow, Thomas (British Murder Victim, ?-1905)
Thomas Fraser: Lestrade and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (M.J. Trow) 98

Farrow, William (British Publican, landlord of the Frying Pan, Whitechapel)
Jules: Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 52, 61, 63-65, 293-294

Farryner, William (English Baker - Great Fire of London started in his shop)
"The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 271

Faruq Ali Khan Bahadur (Son of Asaf Jah VI, 1884-1887)
"The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 57, 62

Farwell, Willard B. (American Politician, 1829-1903)
Deadly Season (Tim Champlin) 31

Fashion Plates, The (New York Gang)
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 163

Fat Boy, The (The Pickwick Papers - Charles Dickens)
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Seven (Val Andrews) 16; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 166; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 22, 77

Fate (Personification of Destiny)
Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of Oscar Wilde (Russell A. Brown) 61, 139; Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 141; Time for Sherlock Holmes (David Dvorkin) 53;"The Adventure of the Celestial Snows" (George Alec Effinger) 331; Sherlock Holmes and the Boulevard Assassin (John Hall) 100, 104; The Secret Diary of Dr. Watson (Anita Janda) 277; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 299; A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 103; "The Human Mystery" (Tanith Lee) 256; "Fool’s Gold" (Martin Rosenstock) 127
Hand of Fate: "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 338

Fates, The Three (Greek Mythology)
The Pursuit of the Houseboat (John Kendrick Bangs) 75; The Case of the Baker Street Irregulars (Anthony Boucher) 54; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 31; The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 76; Good Morning, Irene (Carole Nelson Douglas) 348; "The Legacy of Rachel Howells" (Michael Doyle) 404; "The Brown Recluse" (Davis Grubb) 91; "The Adventure of the Fateful Malady" (Craig Janacek) 416; The Beekeeper's Apprentice (Laurie R. King) 148, 150; The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 24, 173; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 365, 402; Pirate King (Laurie R. King) 276; "Inga Sigerson Weds" (Richard A. Lupoff) 3; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 14, 95; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 90; The Holmes-Dracula File (Fred Saberhagen) 145; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 314; Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 214, 234; Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 81; "Art in the Blood Revealed" (Regina Stinson) 28; The Crimes of Dr Watson (Duane Swierczynski) 31; The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 33
see also: Atropos

Father Christmas (Personification of Christmas)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (Jon L. Breen) 192-194, 196-197; Who Killed Sherlock Holmes? (Paul Cornell) 88; "The Adventure of the Forgetful Assassin" (M.J. Elliott) 105; The Scottish Ploy (Quinn Fawcett) 217; The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 80; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 137;"The Music of Christmas" (L.B.Greenwood) 165; Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Raleigh Legacy (L.B.Greenwood) 40, 75; "The Adventure of the Christmas Bauble" (John Hall) 206; Sherlock Holmes and the Fall River Tragedy (Owen Haskell) 17; "The Christmas Conspiracy" (Edward D. Hoch) 127, 135, 137, 140, 143; "The Adventure of the Sleeping Cardinal" (Jeremy Branton Holstein) 157; Elementary, Mrs Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 110; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 145; "Sherlock Holmes and the Muffin" (Dorothy B. Hughes) 224-225; "The Adventure of the Burnt Man" (Michael Mallory) 80; "The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 270; The Secret Fiend (Shane Peacock) 173; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 267; East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 136; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 215; Some Danger Involved (Will Thomas) 171; Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 129; "The Man Who Was Not Sherlock Holmes" (Ralph E. Vaughan) 130; "The Adventure of the Man Who Never Laughed" (J.N.Williamson) 144; The Jewel of Covent Garden (Wayne Worcester) 118, 154
see also: Santa Claus; St Nicholas

Fatima (Daughter of Mohammed)
The Haunting of Torre Abbey (Carole Buggé) 141

Fauchet, Inspector (James Bond: The Authorised Biography - John Pearson)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 31

Faucit, Helena (British Actress, 1817-1898)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 79; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 132

Faulds, Dr. Henry (British Surgeon, Early Writer on Fingerprints, 1843-1930)
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 193-195, 215, 263, 271-273, 293
The Unpleasantness at Parkerton Manor (Barry S. Brown) 17; The Adventures of Young Stamford (Richard M. Caplan, M.D.) 112, 114-116; The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 251; "The Adventure of the White Python" (Adam McFarlane) 84; Sherlock Holmes’s Tibetan Adventure (John F. Rice) 18; "The Case of the Itinerant Yeggman" (June Thomson) 174

Faulkner, Alice (Sherlock Holmes - William Gillette)
"The Adventure of the Agitated Actress" (Daniel Stashower) 95-96, 98

Faulkner, J. Meade (British Author)
"The Adventure of the Haunted Rectory" (Basil Copper) 23, 30, 37

Faulkner, William (American Author, 1897-1962)
The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 296

Faunce, Lieutenant Granville de la M. (British Soldier, Second Afghan War)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 152, 161-162, 169-170, 172, 174, 176-177, 184

Fauntleroy, Lord (Little Lord Fauntleroy - Frances Hodgson Burnett)
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1
"The Case of the Bashful Bohemian" (S.M. Ghatak) 41-43; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 63; Watson's Choice (Gladys Mitchell) 25; The Case of the Missing Marquess (Nancy Springer) 112, 185, 191
A Little Lord Fauntleroy: Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 124
Little Lord Fauntleroy (Racehorse): "The Case of the Dancing Noblemen" (S.M. Ghatak) 104;

Faure, Berthe (Wife of Felix Faure, 1842-1920)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 133, 140

Faure, Francois Felix (French President (1895-99), 1841-1899)
"The Case of the Unseen Hand" (Donald Thomas) 110, 112, 119-129, 132-135, 137-143, 149, 151-153, 156-157
Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 245; The Disappearance of Edwin Drood (Peter Rowland) 106; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 248; "The Case of the Camden Town Murder" (Donald Thomas) 244

Fauré, Gabriel (French Composer, 1845-1924)
The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 2; I, Sherlock Holmes (Michael Harrison) 36

Faust (Sold his Soul to the Devil in Medieval Legend)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 26;
Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 306; Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 219, 221; The Adventure of the Three Dragons (Luke Steven Fullenkamp) 35; Who Thinks Evil (Michael Kurland) 161-163, 169, 219; "Commonplaces" (Naomi Novik) 359; "Adventure of the Opera Ghost" (Steven Philip Jones & Aldin Baroza) 42; The Canary Trainer (Nicholas Meyer) 125; The Execution of Newcome Bowles (Allan D. Mickle) 21; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 94; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 45, 92, 95-96, 100, 116-117, 180, 197-198, 200-201, 203; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 151; The Seventh Bullet (Daniel D. Victor) 116; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 286
Faust Circle: Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 87, 236
Faust House; Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 89
Faustian: "The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 331; Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 206; "Voiceover" (Edward Wellen) 229; A Spot of Detection" (Jacqueline Winspear) 379
The Faustian Bargain Public House: Becoming Holmes (Shane Peacock) 113; Death in the Air (Shane Peacock) 110

see also: Faustus, Dr. ; Faust (opera)

Faustine (Faustine - Algernon Swinburne)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 102-103, 105, 107, 166-167, 307

Faustus, Dr. (Dr. Faustus - Christopher Marlowe)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 27, 32, 34-36
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Globe Murders (Barry Day) 115; Doctor Watson and the Invisible Man (Noel Downing) 48; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 145; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 54; Shadowfall (Tracy Revels) 158

Fawcett, Farrah (American Actress, 1947- 2009)
The Ritual (J.N.Williamson) 227

Fawcett, Henry (British Politician, 1833-1884)
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 207

Fawcett, Millicent (British Suffragist, 1847-1929)
The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 157-158, 167, 170-174, 206, 263, 292, 338
Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 15-16; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J. Trow) 519

Fawkes, Guido "Guy" (Plotted to blow up the Houses of Parliament, 1570-1606)
"Mr. Homes Solves A Question of Authorship" (John Kendrick Bangs) 209; The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 237; Sherlock Holmes and the Alice In Wonderland Murders (Barry Day) 156-158, 168, 178; "The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman" (Lillian de la Torre) 253; Irene's Last Waltz (Carole Nelson Douglas) 214; Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 249, 260; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 137; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 226; My Hero (Tom Holt) 5; Murder, Mrs. Hudson (Sydney Hosier) 142, 174; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 117; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 15; "The Adventure of the Beggar's Head" (Michael Mallory) 197; Hellbirds (Austin Mitchelson & Nicholas Utechin) 35; "Angel Down, Sussex" (Kim Newman) 134, 136; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 268, 388; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 288; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 75; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 77; The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 108; Lestrade and the Hallowed House (M.J.Trow) 526; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 151, 176; Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 236; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J.Trow) 216-217; "The House That Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 296-297
A / The Guy: The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes (Hilary Bailey) 26; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 292, 320; Lestrade and the Ripper (M.J. Trow) 281
Guy Fawkes Banger: Sherlock Holmes and the King’s Governess (Barrie Roberts) 69
Guy Fawkes Bonfire: The God of the Hive (Laurie R. King) 69
Guy Fawkes Day: Dust and Shadow (Lyndsay Faye) 248; Faction Paradox: Erasing Sherlock (Kelly Hale) 76; "The Clue of the Hungry Cat" (H. Paul Jeffers) 140; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 11; Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 290; "The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 296
Guy Fawkes Doll: The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 124
Guy Fawkes Dummy: Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 292
Guy Fawkes Night: Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 395; "The Hound of the D’Urbervilles" (Kim Newman) 210; Vanishing Girl (Shane Peacock) 71; The Case of the Ranjipur Ruby (Anthony Read) 36
; Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 77

Fawlty, Basil (Fawlty Towers - TV Series)
The Prayer of the Night Shepherd (Phil Rickman) 73

Fay, Larry (American Gangster)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 184

Faye, Alice (American Actress, 1915-1998)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 188

Fealy, Maude (American Actress, 1883-1971)
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 150

Feathers (Rio Bravo - movie)
The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 13

Fechter, Charles (French Actor, 1824-1879)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 26

Feisal I (King of Iraq (1921-33), 1885-1933)
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 31; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 49; O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 169, 243; Lestrade and the Kiss of Horus (M.J. Trow) 84; Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J.Trow) 120-121, 125, 211

Félix, Charles-François (French Barber-Surgeon, 1635-1703)
The Nine Wrong Answers (John Dickson Carr) 86

Felix the Cat (Cartoon Character)
The Case of the Frozen Scream (Thomas Brace Haughey) 108

feLixi (The New Doctor Who Adventures: The Also People - Ben Aaronovitch)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 255

Fell, Dr. (Nursery Rhyme Character)
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 64

Fell, Dr. Gideon (Gideon Fell series - John Dickson Carr)
The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 14
The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 87
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 190-193
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 33;
NOTE:
The Character J.D. Carr writes under the alias of Dr Gideon Fell in The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 51, 172, 200-201, 245-246, 322

Fellini, Federico (Italian Film Director, 1920-1993)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 25

Feltman, Charles (German-American Butcher)
Feltman's Hot Dog Emporium: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 344-345

Fen-Chu (L'Enigmatique Fen-Chu - George Fronval)
"The Eye of Oran" (Win Scott Eckert) 28
"The Vanishing Devil" (Win Scott Eckert) 65

Fenellosa, Ernest (American Academic, 1853-1908)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 258

Fenn-Cooper, Redvers (Dr Who: Ghost Light - TV Series)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 26

Fenric (Dr. Who: The Curse of Fenric: TV series)
All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 221

Fenris Wolf (Creature from Scandinavian Mythology)
"The Shadow of the Wolf" (Ron Weighell) 33

Feodora of Leiningen (Half-Sister of Queen Victoria, 1807-1872)
Mycroft Holmes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Anna Waterhouse) 225, 227, 320-322

Feofar Khan (Michael Strogoff - Jules Verne)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 183

Fenton (The Merry Wives of Windsor - William Shakespeare)
Something Rotten (Jasper Fforde) 162

Ferdinand (King of Rumania (1914-27), 1865-1927)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 24

Ferdinand (The Tempest - William Shakespeare)
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 144

Ferdinand I (Emperor of Austria (1835-48), 1793-1875)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 67

Ferdinand II of Aragon (King of Aragon (1479-1516) and others, 1452-1516)
Moriarty (John Gardner) 1

Ferdinand II (King of Portugal (1836-53), 1816-1885)
"The Adventure of the Stuttering Ghost" (H. Paul Jeffers) 123

Ferdinand III, St (King of Castile (1217-52) and León (1230-52), 1199-1252)
San Fernando Valley: The Baker Street Letters (Michael Robertson) 150; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 222

Ferdinand III (Holy Roman Emperor (1637-57), 1608-1657)
Charles-Ferdinand University: "The Adventure of the Lost Theorem" (Julie Novakova) 325

Ferdinand VI (King of Spain (1746-59), 1713-1759)
Sherlock Holmes and the Crosby Murder (Barrie Roberts) 131

Ferdinand VII (King of Spain (1808 & 1814-33), 1784-1833)
"The Incident of the Impecunious Chevalier" (Richard Lupoff) 11

Ferdinand, Duke (The Duchess of Malfi - John Webster)
Embassy Row (Quinn Fawcett) 135, 181, 234, 279

Fergus I of Dalriada (Scottish King, c.500)
"The House that Jack Built" (Edward Wellen) 287

Ferguson, Dr Samuel (Five Weeks In A Balloon - Jules Verne)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 118, 124

Fermat, Pierre de (French Mathematician, 1601-1665)
The Star of India (Carole Buggé)
67; "Everything Flows and Nothing Stays" (John Soanes) 31
Fermat's Last Theorem: All-Consuming Fire (Andy Lane) 14; "Everything Flows and Nothing Stays" (John Soanes) 30; "The Case of the Blood Royal" (Donald Thomas) 199; Death on a Pale Horse (Donald Thomas) 92
Fermat's Theorem: "The Thinking Machine" (Denise Hamilton) 191

Fermi, Enrico (Italian-American Physicist - First controlled nuclear reaction, 1901-1954)
"The Ripe Moment" (John Ball) 134; "You See But You Do Not Observe" (Robert J. Sawyer) 347
Fermi Paradox: "You See But You Do Not Observe" (Robert J. Sawyer) 347-348, 357

Fernandel (French Comedian, 1903-1971)
The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) 263

Fernandes, Giovanni (16th-17th Century Chinese Jesuit)
Watson's Afghan Adventure (Kieran McMullen) 37

Ferragamo, Salvatore (Italian Shoe Designer, 1898-1960)
Feragamo Shoes: "The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 90, 99, 103

Ferranti, Sebastian Ziani de (British Inventor, 1864-1930)
A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 395
Ferranti Cables: The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 345

Ferrari, Enzo (Italian Motor-Racing Driver & Car Manufacturer, 1898-1988)
A Ferrari: The Cop Catchers (Terrance Dicks) 86; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 302; Dead Man’s Confession (Cass Lewis) 18

Ferrers, Laurence, Earl (English Nobleman, Hanged for Murder, 1720-1760)
The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 44

Ferrie, David (American Pilot, 1918-1967)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 120-122

Ferrer, Sir David (Scottish Neurologist, 1843-1928)
Sherlock Holmes and the Affair in Transylvania (Gerry O’Hara) 78

Ferret, Julia "Okita" (British Magician, 1852-1916)
"The Case of the Yokohama Club" (Donald Thomas) 327

Ferris, George Washington (American Inventor of the Ferris Wheel, 1859-1896)
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 199; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 308, 471, 473, 516-518, 531; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 630, 649; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 817
Ferris Wheel: "The Adventure of the White City" (Bill Crider) 183, 190, 192, 195; Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 351, 354; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 47; Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 55; Sherlock Holmes and the Knave of Hearts (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 28; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King)169
; Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 171, 173; The Snarkout Boys and the Baconburg Horror (Daniel Pinkwater) 592, 615-616; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 565; Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar) 660, 663, 667; The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 817

Feste (Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 101
Olivia & Valentine Feste: "The Thief of Twelfth Night" (Carole Nelson Douglas) 217-219, 221-223, 225

Fettes, William (Scottish Philanthropist, 1750-1836)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 47-48

Feuerbach, Ludwig (German Philosopher, 1804-1872)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 111; The Case of Emily V (Keith Oatley) 59

Feydeau, Georges (French Dramatist, 1862-1921)
Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 309; W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 206

Fezziwig, Mr (A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens)
The Limehouse Text (Will Thomas) 224

Fezziwig, Mrs (A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens)
Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance (Gyles Brandreth) 75

Fhlerey, Hyacinth (Maid to Lola Montez)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 140, 238-239

Fibonacci, Leonardo (Italian Mathematician, c.1170-c.1250)
"The Fulham Strangler" (Keith Moray) 303; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 39-40
Fibonacci Spiral: "The Thinking Machine" (Denise Hamilton) 178

Fichtl, Paula (Servant to Simund Freud)
The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (Nicholas Meyer) 90-91, 108, 113-114, 116, 122, 130, 177, 219

Ficino, Marcilio (Italian Philosopher, 1433-1499)
"The Bab Deception" (Bill Paxton) 151

Fick, Adolf Eugen (German Inventor of Contact Lenses, 1829-1901)
Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 106; The West End Horror (Nicholas Meyer) 106; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 122
Fink: "The Adventure of the Intermittent Jigsaw Puzzle" (Alan Stockwell) 169

Fiedler, Richard (German Scientist)
The Winged Wheel (Peter H. Wood) 95, 138, 164

Field, Andrew (American Biographer)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Field, James T. (American Publisher)
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 191

Field, Marshall (American Businessman, 1834-1906)
Sherlock Holmes: My Life And Crimes (Michael Hardwick) 33
Marshall Field's: The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 244
; The Magic Bullet (Larry Millett) 341

Fielden, Samuel (British-American Anarchist, 1847-1922)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 285

Fielding, Henry (British Novelist, 1707-1754)
The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 39; "The Adventure of the Eccentric Inventor" (Eugene D. Goodwin) 109; The Incredible Umbrella (Marvin Kaye) 214, 220, 227; "Missing Parsons" (Douglas Moreton) 149; Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 14; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 109

Fielding, Sir John (British Magistrate, 1721-1780)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 107

Fields, Gracie (British Singer & Entertainer, 1898-1979)
The Curse of the Nibelung (Marcel D'Agneau) 31; The Book of the Dead (Robert Richardson) 172

Fields, Lew (American Entertainer, 1867-1941)
Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 134

Fields, W.C. (American Actor, 1880-1946)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 174-175, 177
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 91

Fife, Alexander Duff, Duke of (Husband of Princess Louise, 1849-1912)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 203

Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro - Mozart)
Café Figaro: The Great Game (Michael Kurland) 10-14, 43

Filby, Eustace T. (The Time Machine - H.G.Wells)
"The Richmond Enigma" (John DeChancie) 165-174, 176-182
Opened Grave (L. Frank James) 57

Fildes, Sir Luke (British Artist, 1843-1927)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 25, 72; The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 375, 387, 389, 391-392; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 92, 95; "Sherlock Holmes Solves The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Harry B. Smith) 222

Filippo Maria Visconti (Duke of Milan (1412-47), 1392-1447)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 50

Fincastle, John (Vein of Iron - Ellen Glasgow)
The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 90

Finck, Colonel Pierre A. (American Army Physician)
Sherlock Holmes in Dallas (Edmund Aubrey) 156, 160

Fine Lady Upon a White Horse (Ride a Cock Horse - Nursery Rhyme)
"The Adventure of the English Scholar" (Denis O. Smith) 255

Finglemore, Paul (An African Millionaire - Grant Allen)
"The Greek Invertebrate" (Kim Newman) 354, 357; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 425

Finlay, Dr (Dr. Finlay's Casebook - TV series)
Lestrade and the Gift of the Prince (M.J.Trow) 114

Finlay, Mr (American Lodger at 4, Euston Road)
Sherlock Holmes Investigates the Murder In Euston Square (Ronald Pearsall) 10, 13, 51-52, 57, 73, 86, 165-166, 168, 172, 175

Finn, Huckleberry (The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 83, 207, 226, 245, 266, 286; "My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 47; "The Adventure of the Laughing Fisherman" (Jeffrey Deaver) 81; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 285
Honeybear Finn: "Give Me Lib, or Give Me Death" (Rod Reed) 211

Finn, Máire Mab (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Love and War - Paul Cornell)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 168-171, 173-178, 183, 194, 199, 212, 214, 220, 228, 288

Finn, Mickey (American Barman)
Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 5, 136, 144
A Mickey; "The Bughouse Caper" (Bill Pronzini) 202
A Mickey Finn: From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 140, 151; The Bughouse Affair (Marcia Muller & Bill Pronzini) 262; "The Commercial Centre Mystery" (P. Nikitin) 184

Mickey Finned: The Book of Changes (R.H.W. Dillard) 148

Finney, Lieutenant Commander Ben (Star Trek - TV Series "Court Martial" episode)
"The Color of Death" (Dana Martin Batory) 56; "A Nostalgic Country of the Mind" (Dana Martin Batory) 9

Fionguala, Ethelind (Ken's Mystery - Julian Hawthorne)
Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 67

Fiorelli, Giuseppe (Italian Archaeologist, 1832-1896)
Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 61

Fiori, Margherita (Robert Browning's Nurse)
"The Case of the Portuguese Sonnets" (Donald Thomas) 152, 157-158

Fiorillo, Silvio (Italian Actor, c.1560-1632)
The Case of the Baffled Policeman (Allen Sharp) 66

Fireman on American Train (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 118

Firpo, Luis (Argentine Boxer, 1894-1960)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 9, 150, 192, 220-221
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 135

Firth, Thomas (British Steelmaker)
Thomas Firth & Sons: "The Adventure of the Forgetful Assassin" (M.J. Elliott) 103

Firuz (Turkish Emir during the First Crusade)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 146

Fischer, Adolph (German-American Anarchist, 1858-1887)
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 285

Fish, Fisher Tarleton (Billy Bunter series - Charles Hamilton)
Sherlock Holmes and the Greyfriars School Mystery (Val Andrews) 12, 31-33, 61, 63, 69-70

Fisher, Elizabeth (Sister of Catherine Eddowes)
Anatomy of Evil (Will Thomas) 194

Fisher, John Arbuthnot, 1st Earl (British Admiral & First Sea Lord, 1841-1920)
The King Edward Plot (Robert Lee Hall) 27, 176-177, 189, 203, 210
Sherlock Holmes and the Story For Which The World Is Not Yet Prepared (Stephen E. Pierce) 19-21, 26-28
A Study in Murder (Robert Ryan) 238, 250-251, 409
"The Case of a Boy’s Honour" (Donald Thomas) 3-23, 25, 29, 32, 41, 45-46, 55-56, 72, 76, 86, 88
"The Case Of the Greek Key" (Donald Thomas) 99-111, 116-118, 121, 131, 145, 150, 159, 163-164
"The Case of the Zimmermann Telegram" (Donald Thomas) 271, 275, 277-283, 285, 290, 292, 296
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow)
120, 164-166, 196-200, 241
"The Fifth Browning" (Jürgen Ehlers) 535; The Holmes Inheritance (Brian Freemantle) 344; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 226; Sherlock Holmes and the Hapsburg Tiara (Alan Vanneman) 107, 265-266

Fisk, James (American Financier, 1834-1872)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 76
Fisk Family: Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 67

Fiske, Minnie Maddern (American Actress, 1865-1932)
Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 245

Fitch, Clyde (American Dramatist, 1865-1909)
"Anecdotes That Might Have Been: William Gillette and Vesuvius" (John Kendrick Bangs) 57

Fitt, Grace Thornton (Aunt of Raymond Chandler)
The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 17-18

Fitzgerald, Barry (Irish Actor, 1888-1966)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 61

Fitzgerald, Edward (English Poet & Translator, 1809-1883)
Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 104; The Empress of India (Michael Kurland) 84-85

Fitzgerald, Edward (Father of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1853-1931)
Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 159, 161-162

Fitzgerald, Edward (American Hotel Worker, Carrie Brown Murder Case)
The Adventure of the New York Ripper (Philip J. Carraher) 28

Fitzgerald, Ella (American Jazz Singer, 1918-1996)
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 17
Ellifitzgerrald my dear Whopper:
"The Singularge Experience of Miss Anne Duffield" (John Lennon) 225

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (American Author, 1896-1940)
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 7; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 26, 33; The Art of Detection (Laurie R. King) 129; Locked Rooms (Laurie R. King) 285-286; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 33

Fitzgerald, George Robert 'Fighting' (Irish Duellist, 1748-1786)
"The Adventure of the Persistent Marksman" (Lillian de la Tour) 244

Fitzgerald, John (Falsely Confessed to the Murder of Annie Chapman)
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 117-118

Fitzgerald, John (American Politician, Father of Rose Kennedy, 1863-1950)
The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 145

Fitzgerald, John E. (American Distiller)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 118

Fitzgerald, Mary "Mollie" McQuillan (Mother of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1860-1936)
Sherlock Holmes and the Ice Palace Murders (Larry Millett) 159, 161-162

Fitzgerald, Zelda (Sayre) (Wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1900-1948)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 49

Fitzhamon, Robert (Norman Lord of Gloucester, c.1064-1107)
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J.Trow) 98

Fitzosbern, Osbern (Bishop of Exeter (1072-1103), c.1027-1103)
Lestrade and the Sign of Nine (M.J. Trow) 49

Fitzroy, Robert (British Naval Officer, Captain of HMS Beagle, 1805-1865)
"The Adventure of the Naturalist's Stock Pin" (John L. Breen) 188; Sherlock Holmes' Lost Adventure (Lauren Steinhauer) 153

Fitzpatrick, Sir Dennis (British Colonial Administrator, 1837-1920)
"The Bite Worse than Death" (Vithal Rajan) 67, 74-76

Fitzsimmons, Bob (British Prize-Fighter, 1862-1917)
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 129

Fitzstephen, James Lynch (15th Centure Mayor of Galway)
"Victor Lynch the Forger" (Terry McGarry) 33

Fitzstephen, Walter (Son of James Lynch Fitzstephen)
"Victor Lynch the Forger" (Terry McGarry) 33

Fitzwilliam, Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam (British Nobleman, 1745-1816)
Fitzwilliam Museum: Lestrade and the Magpie (M.J. Trow) 31, 124, 128-129

Five Kings, The (Kim - Rudyard Kipling)
The Game (Laurie R. King) 13, 24; The Mandala of Sherlock Holmes (Jamyang Norbu) xxii, xxiv, 7

Five Pointers, The (New York Gang)
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 163

Fix, Mr (Around the World in Eighty Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 33-42, 71-81, 83-84, 86-89, 108, 113-124, 126-128, 144-155
"The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 263, 266, 269

Flageolet (Policeman Puppet)
Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 58

Flagler, Henry (American Industrialist, 1830-1913)
Shadowblood (Tracy Revels) 154-161, 169, 174, 208, 250, 253

Flambeau (Father Brown series - G.K.Chesterton)
The Adamantine Sherlock Holmes (Hapi) 7, 10, 13
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 222

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

Flamingo Croquet Mallets (Alice's Adventures In Wonderland - Lewis Carroll)
The Case of the Philosophers' Ring (Randall Collins) 26

Flammarion, Camille (French Astronomer, 1842-1925)
The Baker Street Phantom (Patrice Bourland) 2, 79; "The Very First Affair" (Johan Heliot) 259, 268; Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 85; "The Lunacy of Celestine Blot" (Stephen Volk) 388

Flamsteed, John (British Astronomer, 1646-1719)
Flamsteed House: "The Red Planet League" (Kim Newman) 277, 286

Flanagan, Bud: see Flanagan & Allen

Flanagan, Father (Boys Town - Movie)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 69

Flanagan, Thomas (Around the World in 80 Days - Jules Verne)
The Other Log of Phileas Fogg (Philip José Farmer) 12-15, 17, 40

(Bud) Flanagan & (Chesney) Allen (British Entertainers)
Alan Flanagan: Lestrade and the Guardian Angel (M.J. Trow) 80

Flanders, Moll (Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe)
"The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 386

Flandrin, Jean-Hippolyte (French Painter, 1809-1864)
And Then There Was No One (Gilbert Adair) 242

Flash, The / Barry Allen / Jay Garrick (Comic Book Character - Gardner Fox & Harry Lampert)
The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 141

Flashman, Harry (Tom Brown's Schooldays - Thomas Hughes)
"Flashman and the Tiger" (George MacDonald Fraser) 295-342
The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 50, 99, 104, 141, 316
The Great Game (Lavie Tidhar) 806, 897, 921
"The Railway Van That Vanished" (L.F.E. Coombs) 28; "By Any Other Name" (Michael Dirda) 212; The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 188

Flaubert, Gustave (French Author,1821-1880)
"My Silk Umbrella" (Darryl Brock) 45; The Star of India (Carole Buggé)
161-162; "The Adventure of the Christmas Bear" (Bill Crider) 169; The Case of the Revolutionist's Daughter (Lewis S. Feuer) 20, 58, 148; The Strange Doings of J. Leslie Ryder (Daniel Gracely) 56-57; The Private Life of Dr. Watson (Michael Hardwick) 195; The Dracula Caper (Simon Hawke) 146; The House of Silk (Anthony Horowitz) 109; The Holmes Affair (Graham Moore) 283; Anno Dracula (Kim Newman) 101; The Monstrous Regiment (Glen Petrie) 181; Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 56-57; The Angel of the Opera (Sam Siciliano) 68; The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 400; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 164; "Voiceover" (Edward Wellen) 226; The Monster of St. Marylebone (Wayne Worcester) 30

Flavia, Princess (The Prisoner of Zenda - Anthony Hope)
Sherlock Holmes and the Hentzau Affair (David Stuart Davies) 15-22, 24, 52, 61-63, 66, 98-101, 113, 115-127, 130-132, 135, 142-144, 147-149
The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 36-37; "The Problem of the Final Adventure" (Kim Newman) 434; "A Shambles in Belgravia" (Kim Newman) 190; The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 84, 313

Flavius Silva (Roman Legion Commander)
O, Jerusalem (Laurie R. King) 141

Flaybum, Miss (Bride of the Birch - Anonymous)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Allan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 36

Fleance (Macbeth - William Shakespeare)
"The Adventure of the Global Traveler" (Anne Lear) 74

Flecker, James Elroy (British Writer, 1884-1915)
"The Adventure of the Out-of-Date Murder" (Ken Greenwald) 62

Fleet, Frederick (Lookout on the Titanic, 1887-1965)
"Two Roads, No Choices" (Dean Wesley Smith) 153
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 221

Fleet, William Alexander (American Rhodes Scholar, Teacher & Soldier, 1883-1918)
"Sherlock Holmes Outwitted: The Adventure of the 'Hot Feet'" (Armistead M. Dobie) 330

Fleetwood (British Train Driver, Killed in the Grantham Rail Disaster, ?-1906)
Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 18-22, 34, 57

Fleischmann, Charles Louis (American Food Manufacturer, 1835-1897)
Fleischmann Gin: Moriarty (Anthony Horowitz) 118

Fleischmann, Samuel (London Tailor, Rented Premises Burned Down in the Sidney Street Siege)
Lestrade and the Leviathan (M.J.Trow) 135

Fleiss, Wilhelm (German Physician, 1858-1928)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 51

Fleming, Alexander (British Bacteriologist, Discovered Penicillin, 1881-1955)
Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J.Trow) 110-112, 123-125, 128
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 188; Basil and the Lost Colony (Eve Titus) 56

Fleming, Ian (British Author, 1908-1964)
"Hall of Fame" (A. Bertram Chandler) 42;
Son of Holmes (John T. Lescroart) 12, 14; "The Case of the Ups and Downs" (Douglas Moreton) 84; Death of a Scavenger (Keith Spore) 74
Commander Flemming: The Adventure of the Dreaming Detective (Ralph E. Vaughan) 5, 9-10, 16, 20-22, 47

Fleming, Rhonda (American Actress, 1923- )
The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 80, 82, 84, 153, 177-178, 182

Fletcher, Captain (For Name and Fame - G.A. Henty)
The Private Life of Dr Watson (Michael Hardwick) 270, 272

Fletcher, Edward (British Politician, 1911-1983)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Underground Car Park" (Alan Watkins) 308

Fletcher, J(oseph) S(mith) (British Author, 1863-1935)
"The Omnibus Murder" (R.E. Swartwout) 128

Fletcher, Jessica (Murder She Wrote - TV series)
The Murder of Sherlock Holmes (James Anderson) 1-166

Fletcher, John (British Playwright, 1579-1625)
Sherlock Holmes and the Shakespeare Letter (Barry Grant) 116; The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 37, 163, 165

Fletcher, P.W. (Ship's Bugler Aboard the Titanic, 1886(?)-1912)
Sherlock Holmes and the Titanic Tragedy (William Seil) 68

Fletcher, Richard (English Cleric, c.1544-1596)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 165

Fletcher, Sir Walter (British Secretary of the Medical Research Council, 1873-1933)
"The Enchanted Garden" (H.F. Heard) 142

Fleurette: see Petrie, Fleurette

Flew, Anthony (British Philosopher, 1923-2010)
The Case of the Invisible Thief (Thomas Brace Haughey) 58

Fliess, Wilhelm (German Physician, 1858-1928)
Sherlock Holmes' Last Case (Robert D'Artagnan) 138, 188
The Case of Emily V. (Keith Oatley) 44, 128

Flinders, Matthew (British Explorer, 1774-1814)
"Sherlock Holmes and the Mummy's Curse" (H. Paul Jeffers) 86

Flinn, Captain John M. (American Soldier)
"The Circle of Blood" (Steve Leadley) 51

Flint, Cap'n (Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson)
"The Adventure of the Six Maledictions" (Kim Newman) 238

Flint, Sir William Russell (Scottish Artist, 1880-1969)
East of Ealing (Robert Rankin) 43

Flite, Miss (Bleak House - Charles Dickens)
The Master Sleuth on the Trail of Edwin Drood (Robert F. Fleissner) 128

Flobert, Louis Nicholas (French Inventor, 1819-1894)
Flobert Pistol: Sherlock Holmes and the Nine-Dragon Sigil (Tim Symonds) 221

Flood, Frederick Solly (Attorny General for Gibraltar, 1801-1888)
"The Abandoned Brigantine" (Sam Benady) 11, 25

Flora (The Turn of the Screw - Henry James)
Flora Mordaunt: "The Case of the Ghosts at Bly" (Donald Thomas) 95, 98-102, 113-115, 120-121, 123-125, 135, 140-141, 146-148, 154-160, 162-164, 172, 226, 228-230, 238, 268
The Fifth Heart (Dan Simmons) 129

Flora (Lola Montez's Poodle)
Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 140

Floral Sisters, The (American Vaudeville Act)
Sherlock Holmes and the King of Clubs (Steve Hayes & David Whitehead) 105; Nevermore (William Hjortsberg) 162

Florodora Sextet, The (Chorus Girls of the Musical Floradora)
"The Anomaly of the Empty Man" (Anthony Boucher) 33

Florizel of Bohemia (The Suicide Club - Robert Louis Stevenson)
"The Questionable Parentage of Basil Grant" (R. Bostoun Cromer) 55, 57-59

Flower, Charles Edward (English Brewer, 1830-1892)
The Stratford Conspiracy (Michael Mallory) 258-260

Fludd, Robert (British Philosopher, 1574-1637)
"The Case of the Fiery Messengers" (Ron Weighell) 8; The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 23

Flush (Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Spaniel)
Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 375

Fly, C.S. (American Photographer, 1849?-1901)
"The Adventure of the Coughing Dentist" (Loren D. Estleman) 109, 115

Flying Dutchman, The (The Flying Dutchman - Richard Wagner)
Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 183; Sherlock Holmes and the Apocalypse Murders (Barry Day) 60, 64, 74; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 85; A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 45, 52-53, 389, 423; "Celeste" (Neil Jackson) 143, 146; The Grimswell Curse (Sam Siciliano) 116; The Bookman (Lavie Tidhar) 45
The Flying Dobermann: Count Dobermann of Pinscher (Brenda Sivers) 42

Flying Dutchman, Captain of the (The Flying Dutchman - Richard Wagner)
A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 46, 52-53

Flying Dutchman, Crew of the (The Flying Dutchman - Richard Wagner)
A Study in Silks (Emma Jane Holloway) 52-53

Flying Robert (Struwwelpeter - Heinrich Hoffman)
The Adventures of Inspector Lestrade (M.J.Trow) 151, 177, 181, 187, 189-190, 196-197

Flying Scotsman, The (British Railway Train)
The Flying Scotsman (Quinn Fawcett) 81, 94-97, 104-111, 114-126, 129-140, 143-154, 157-262, 265-309
"The Adventure of the Iron Box" (Ken Greenwald) 155-157
"Sherlock Holmes and the White Lady of Featherstone" (Tony Lumb) 4-7
"The Adventure of Dedstone Mill" (Denis O. Smith) 415; "The Omnibus Murder" (R.E. Swartwout) 128; The Final Page of Baker Street (Daniel D. Victor) 96

Flynn, Cinnabar (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Sleepy - Kate Orman)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 238

Flynn, Errol (American Actor, 1909-1959)
The Cinema Swindle (Terrance Dicks) 63; Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 41; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 127; The Night Mayor (Kim Newman) 81; Everybody's Favorite Duck (Gahan Wilson) 157