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U2 (Rock Band)
Dead Man's Confession (Cass Lewis) 38

Udet, Ernst (German First World War Air Ace)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman) 64-65, 69, 163, 280

Uffa (6th Century East Anglian Saxon Chieftain)
"Sherlock Holmes, Dragon-Slayer" (Darrell Schweitzer) 126-129, 132-133

Ugly Duckling, The (The Ugly Duckling - Hans Andersen)
From Prussia with Love (John DeChancie) 21; My Hero (Tom Holt) 201; Justice Hall (Laurie R. King) 102

Ugyen Gyatso (Sikkimese Teacher, Companion of Sarat Chandra Das)
The Siam Question (Timothy Francis Sheil) 88

Ugyen Wangchuck (King of Bhutan (1907-26), 1862-1926)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 285

Uhlan, The (The Gift of the Emperor - E.W. Hornung)
"The Adventure of the Honourable Cracksman" (M J Elliott) 29

Uhland, Ludwig (German Poet, 1787-1862)
Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 64

Uhlenhuth, Paul (German Bacteriologist, 1870-1957)
Sherlock Holmes and the Harvest of Death (Barrie Roberts) 159

Uhura, Lieutenant (Star Trek - TV series)
Death's Angel (Kathleen Sky) 7, 11-12, 20, 27-29, 93, 159, 162, 184

Uhlenhuth, Paul (German Biologist, 1870-1957)
Sherlock Holmes: The Unauthorized Biography (Nick Rennison) 54

Ulmer, Edgar G. (Austrian-American Director, 1904-1972)
And Then There Was One (Gilbert Adair) 7

Ulyanov, Alexander (Brother of Lenin, 1866-1887)
The Holmes Factor (Brian Freemantle) 173

Ulysses (Greek Mythology)
"Ideal Interviews: Sherlock Holmes" (Anyhow) 97; "The Strange Case of the Tongue-Tied Tenor" (Carole Buggé)
337; Good Night, Mr. Holmes (Carole Nelson Douglas) 94; Irene at Large (Carole Nelson Douglas) 83; The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 101; "A Scarletin Study" (Philip Jose Farmer) 216; The Notched Hairpin (H.F. Heard) 188-189; Sherlock Holmes: Draco, Draconis (Brett Spencer & Dorian David Altamont) 228-229; Sherlock Holmes and the Giant Rat of Sumatra (Alan Vanneman) 83
S.S.Ulysses: Femme Fatale (Carole Nelson Douglas) 120-123

Uma (Hindu Goddess, Consort of Shiva)
Death by Gaslight (Michael Kurland) 194, 209, 277

Umberto (Humbert) I (King of Italy (1878-1900), 1844-1900)
"The Affair of the 46th Birthday" (Amy Myers) 244-252
"The Matter of the Assassination League" (David L. Hammer) 50; Prisoner of the Devil (Michael Hardwick) 238; The Revenge of the Hound (Michael Hardwick) 95; The Pandora Plague (Lee A. Matthias) 138

Umslopogaas (Allan Quatermain - H. Rider Haggard)
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (K.J. Anderson) 138; The Adventure of the Peerless Peer (Philip José Farmer) 108; The Adventure of the Three Madmen (Philip José Farmer) 155; The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill) 15

U.N.C.L.E. (The Man From U.N.C.L.E. - TV Series)
The Rainbow Affair (David McDaniel) 13-157
The Evil in Pemberley House (Philip José Farmer & Win Scott Eckert) 174

Uncle Remus (Uncle Remus Stories - Joel Chandler Harris)
"A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1
"The Adventure of the Magic Alibi" (Philip J. Carraher) 25

Uncle Sam (Personification of USA)
Sherlock Holmes in New York (D.R. Bensen) 29; Watson's Last Case (Ian Charnock) 77; Spider Dance (Carole Nelson Douglas) 76; The 6 Messiahs (Mark Frost) 352; Inspector Ginkgo Tips His Hat To Sherlock Holmes (Alex Jack) 123; The League of Heroes (Xavier Mauméjean) 193; Sherlock Holmes and the American Angels (Barrie Roberts) 33; Sherlock Holmes and the Railway Maniac (Barrie Roberts) 27; "The Song at Twilight" (Michael Walsh) 334; The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 219; Wilde About Holmes (Milo Yelesiyevich) 51
Ung Klsam: "The Greatest Tertian" (Anthony Boucher) 80

Uncle Silas (Uncle Silas - J. Sheridan Le Fanu)
Murder in the Bath (Michael Mallory) 120

Uncle Tom (Uncle Tom's Cabin - Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Elementary, My Dear Groucho (Ron Goulart) 40; "The Humorist’s Curse" (Bill Peschel) 259; "A Study in Fiction" (M.C. Stretch) 1

Underhill, Evelyn (British Mystical Poet & Writer, 1875-1941)
A Monstrous Regiment of Women (Laurie R. King) 127, 130, 173

Underwood, John T. (American Typewriter Manufacturer,1857-1937)
Underwood Typewriter: "The Sleep of Reason" (Lou Anders) 215

Undine (Undine - Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué)
"A Death in Venice" (Ted Riccardi) 138

Unicorn, The (Playing With Fire - Arthur Conan Doyle)
The Baker Street Phantom (Fabrice Bourland) 93-94

Unicorn, The (The New Doctor Who Adventures: Cat's Cradle: Witch Mark - Andrew Hunt)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 183-184, 200

UNIT (Dr. Who TV Series)
Happy Endings (Paul Cornell) 74, 78, 85, 133, 139, 151-154, 158-160, 162-163, 204, 206, 212, 219, 225-228, 230, 237-238, 283
Evolution (John Peel) 183

Universal Export (James Bond movies)
Whitechapel: The Final Stand of Sherlock Holmes (Bernard J. Schaffer) 331

Unknown Comic, The (The Gong Show - TV series)
The Unknown Comedian: An East Wind Coming (Arthur Byron Cover) 299-300, 302
The Wizard of Whoopee: An East Wind Coming (Arthur Byron Cover) 298-299, 302

Updike, John (American Author, 1932-2009)
The Tulpa (J.N.Williamson) 33

Upward, Allen (American Writer, 1863-1926)
Allan Quatermain at the Dawn of Time (Thos. Kent Miller) xxxv

Urabi, Colonel Ahmed: see Arabi Pasha

Urania (Muse of Astronomy)
The List of 7 (Mark Frost) 241; "The Hidden Church" (Watkin Jones) 42
Temple of Isis-Urania: The Arcanum (Thomas Wheeler) 136

Uranus (Greek God of the Heavens)
A Samba for Sherlock (Jô Soares) 263

Urban II (Pope (1088-99), c1040-1099)
The Great Detective at the Crucible of Life (Thos. Kent Miller) 145; Sherlock’s Logic (William Neblett) 73

Urban VIII (Pope (1623-44), 1568-1644)
Believe (William Shatner & Michael Tobias) 196; "Sherlock Holmes and the Chinese Junk Affair" (Roy Templeman) 48

Urban, Charles (British-American Cinematographer, 1867-1942)
The Year of High Treason (Vithal Rajan) 242, 282, 297-298

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

Urquhart, Charles (American Doctor, Proclaimed John Wilkes Booth Dead)
The Surrogate Assassin (Christopher Leppek) 173, 296

Urrea, General José (Mexican Military Officer, 1797-1849)
The Quest for Bowie's Blade (J.T. Edson) 16-17

Ursula, St (4th Century German Martyr)
St-Ursula-on-the-Sea: The Spiritglass Charade (Colleen Gleason) 161
Ursulines: Copper Beeches (Arthur H. Lewis) 45; Lestrade and the Brother of Death (M.J. Trow) 11

Urzuline (Voodoo goddess)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 142-143, 151

Usher, Madeline (Fall of the House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe)
The Bloody Red Baron (Kim Newman)
34

Usher, Roderick (Fall of the House of Usher - Edgar Allan Poe)
The Night Calls (David Pirie) 82; Séance for a Vampire (Fred Saberhagen) 52

Ussher, James (Irish Archbishop, 1581-1656)
The Infernal Device (Michael Kurland) 138; Sherlock Holmes and the Terror Out of Time (Ralph E. Vaughan) 18

Utamaro (Japanese Artist, c.1753-1806)
Dreaming Spies (Laurie R. King) 241, 245

Uther Pendragon (Legendary British King, Father of King Arthur)
Druid's Blood (Esther M. Friesner) 62; "The Adventure of the Marked Man" (Stuart Palmer) 100;
Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Grail (Barrie Roberts) 116

Utrillo, Maurice (French Artist, 1883-1955)
W.G. Grace's Last Case (William Rushton) 235-236

Utterson, G.J. (The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson)
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 29-45, 61, 75, 87, 95-99, 105, 107-113, 132-138, 142-144, 146, 233, 235, 237, 243-244
"The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Holmes" (Steven Philip Jones & Seppo Makinen) 11-15, 18-19, 26
"The Post-Modern Prometheus" (Nick Kyme) 89-90, 94-97, 101
Sherlock Holmes: My Life (Lawrence R. Spencer) 208-211
The D. Case (Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini) 422

Utterson's Servant. (The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson)
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Holmes (Loren D. Estleman) 133

Uxbridge, Henry William Paget, Lord (British General, 1768-1854)
Lestrade and the Devil's Own (M J Trow) 19

Uyenishi, Sadakazu "Raku" (Japanese Jujitsu Instructor, 1880-?)
Lestrade and the Mirror of Murder (M.J. Trow) 161, 163

Uzanne, Octave (French Author, 1852-1931)
The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires (Brian Stableford) 3-4, 7, 9-11