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"The Episode of the Bold Bad Undergraduate and the Postage Stamps" (1913)
Included in:
As It Might Have Been (Robert C.S. Adey)
Story Type:
Parody
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr Watson
Other Characters: Hubert Tiddlecombe; Tiddlecombe's Companions; Scotland Yard Detectives
Date: 1897
Locations: A University Town; St Timothy's College; 221B, Baker Street
Story: Staying in a great University town, Holmes and Watson are visited by three men from St Timothy's College, where a student has had a shilling's worth of postage stamps stolen from his room. Holmes disguises himself as a drainpipe to keep watch and bring the culprit to justice.

Stuart Palmer

"The Adventure of the Marked Man" (1944)
Included in:
The Further Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes (Richard Lancelyn Green); The Game Is Afoot (Marvin Kaye)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Tobias Gregson; Mrs. Hudson; (Emilia Lucca)
Other Characters: Allen Pendarvis; Donal Pendarvis; Sub-Inspector Owens; Constable Tredennis; Capstan & Anchor Barmaid; Penzance Constable; Penzance Doctors; Hansom Driver; (Pendarvis's Housekeeper; Maudie Tredennis)
Date: April, 1895
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; A Train; Cornwall; Penzance; Penzance Station; The Capstan & Anchor; Penzance Police Station; A Hansom; Mousehole; The Grey Mouse Inn; Pendarvis's House
Story: After Watson returns from a walk in the park, Holmes deduces that he is intending to make Emilia Lucca the second Mrs. Watson. Allen Pendarvis, of Mousehole in Cornwall, visits them, telling of three written death threats and a shot fired at him. He claims to have no enemies, but after further questioning, Holmes arranges to have his brother Donal arrested. Donal is soon released from prison, and threatens to sue for false arrest. Holmes and Watson travel to Cornwall, and stand watch over the house with Constable Tredennis. They are able to prevent any further violence, but Holmes dispenses his own form of justice.

"The Adventure of the Remarkable Worm" (1944)
Included in:
The Misadventures of Sherlock Holmes (Ellery Queen)
Story Type:
Pastiche-Parody / Untold Story
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Isadora Persano
Date: April 1893
Story: Holmes is approached by Isadora Persano who, having woken up in the charity ward of Charing Cross Hospital, remembers only collapsing in Oxford Street. He has with him a flask containing what appears to be a venomous worm, previously unknown to science.

Henry T. Parry

"The Baker Street Irregulars Murder Case" (1968)
Included in:
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (Feb 1968)
Story Type:
Homage
Historical Figures: (Lizzie Borden)
Other Characters: Lewis Korell; Makepeace Allen; Wiley Abelson
Locations: A Courtroom; McShane's Restaurant, New York
Story: During a speech at a meeting of the Baker Street Irregulars, in which he proposes to show that instead of tackling Moriarty at Reichenbach, Holmes was actually at the scene of the Borden murders in Fall River and quite mad, television writer, Lewis Korell, is shot with a Jezail rifle. Evidence seems to point to Makepeace Allen, BSI secretary, the basement of whose house contains equipment necessary for making the weapon.

Valerie J. Patterson

"Green and Red Trappings" (2003)
Included in:
Curious Incidents 2 (J.R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Dr. Watson; Sherlock Holmes
Date: 24th December
Locations: 221B, Baker Street
Story: On Christmas Eve Watson is certain that, this year, Holmes will not be able to deduce what his present is.

Barbara Paul

"Eleemosynary, My Dear Watson" (1999)
Included in:
More Holmes for the Holidays (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg & Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs Hudson
Other Characters: Chinese Boys; James Lombard; Lord Edgar Blanchard; Constable; Wilfred Lombard; Workman; Blanchard's Servant; Lady Blanchard; Limehouse Constables; Mr Chu; Bank of England Official; Blanchard's Coachman; Constables; Hu Wei-Yung; (Chinese Robbers)
Date: 23rd-25th December,
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Berkeley Square; Lombard's Shop; King's Cross; Blanchard Residence; Knightsbridge; Lombard Residence; Limehouse; The Golden Lotus; Mr Chu's Opium Den; Bank of England; Telegraph Office; Northey Street; Salvation Army Mission; Regent's Canal
Story: Out walking, Holmes and Watson see a group of Chinese boy carol singers shortly before a violent robbery occurs in a jeweller's shop. The customer, Lord Blanchard, says this is the second such robbery he has experienced. They trace the owner's wastrel son to a Limehouse opium den, and learn the identity of one of the robbers. The following day Lord Edgar is abducted and Holmes and Watson encounter the carollers again and interrupt another robbery. They venture back into Limehouse in an attempt to rescue Blanchard and recover the stolen goods.

"The Sleuth of Christmas Past" (1996)
Included in:
Holmes for the Holidays (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg & Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs. Hudson; A Baker Street Irregular; Inspector Lestrade
Other Characters: Mr. Curtis; Amy Stoddard; Thomas Wickham; John Fulham; Etienne Piaget; Mr. Stoddard; Grimes; Mrs. Curtis; Carolers; Policeman; Men in Coldharbor Lane; Coachman; Kerward Lane Ticket-Seller; Hansom Driver; Fulham's Servant; Stoddard's Servant
Date: 21st - 24th December, 1887
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Manchester Square; Crawford Street (Curtis's Shop); Coldharbor Lane (Wickham & Piaget's Warehouse); Grosvenor Square (Fulham's House); Bayswater Road (Stoddard's House); A Hansom Cab
Story: After meeting Curtis, their local chemist, and learning of his concerns about the Merchants Association's Christmas Charity Fund, Holmes and Watson return home to find Amy Stoddard waiting for them. She tells them of her concern over her fiancé, Wickham, a wine dealer and another of the Fund's administrators, who has had her copy a passage out in her father's handwriting, which read like an extract from a will, and who she has been told by his business partner, Piaget, has booked passage on the Mary Small, a ship bound for France. Curtis is shot in his shop, and Lestrade learns from his wife that his concerns were about a wine dealer. Wickham says that it was Piaget who was booked aboard the ship, not him, a statement which the ticket-seller seems to confirm. Amy's father's friend, Fulham, expesses concern over Wickham's character, however. Holmes's investigations appear to have uncovered the truth of the matter, but then Amy is abducted from her bedroom.

Bill Paxton

"The Bab Deception" (2000)
Included in:
The Hidden Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Bill Paxton)
Story Type:
Pastiche narrated by Watson & Holmes
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs. Hudson; Inspector Lestrade; Mycroft Holmes; (Spirits of Mary Morstan & Moriarty)
Historical Figures: Victoria Claflin Woodhull; Frank James; Arthur Conan Doyle (Spirits of Woodhull's Father, James's Father, Charles Doyle & Tsar Alexander III) (Shah Nasr-ed-Din; Queen Victoria)
Other Characters: Inspector Bradley Macintosh; Sir Randolph Gretzinger; Rafid Alhawaj; Lady Merryanne Gretzinger; Constables; Diogenes Page; Dr. Mortimer O'Reilly; Heather Stone; Suhair Tawfik; Al-Jodaly Alheloo; Nickolay Romanovich; Daniel Webster Rainbe; Rainbe's Assistant; Rafid Ali; Alexander Zworykin; Alhandi Jamilah; Abinuk Alhawaj
Date: August, 1896
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Gretzinger's House, Tennison Road; The Diogenes Club; The Crown & Goose; A Coroner's office; Rainbe's House
Story: Holmes expounds at great length on his occult beliefs and invites Watson to a Séance. Lestrade & Macintosh take Holmes & Watson to the home of Sir Randolph Gretzinger, former Ambassador to Persia, who has been murdered along with his servant. Holmes finds a copy of the Bayan in Gretzinger's hand, and he expounds at length on Babism. He deduces that the men have been injected with poison, and expounds at length on snake venom. The following day they are summoned to the Diogenes Club, where Mycroft expounds at great length on the politics of petroleum. After visiting the dead man's widow and urging her to continue his oil negotiations with the Shah of Persia Holmes is visited by representatives of the Baha'i who fear that the book was planted on the body to implicate them. They expound at length on the assassination of the last Shah. Holmes & Watson are invited to a Séance and Holmes expounds at length on the other guests. At the Séance a spirit claiming to be Moriarty hurls a dagger at Holmes. Holmes organises members of the "Baker Street Baha'i" in the Russian Embassy to locate Gretzinger's missing appointment book, from which he is able to learn the murderers name.

"The Eight Pointed Cross" (2000)
Included in:
The Hidden Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Bill Paxton)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson
Historical Figures: (Remains of King Mausolus & Queen Artemisia of Caria)
Other Characters: Lord Calhoon; Falgrove; L'Isle Adam; Reservation Clerk; Falgrove's Assistant; Adam's Assistant
Date: Late Autumn, 1897
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Malta; Valletta; Castle of St. Peter
Story: Lord Calhoon brings Holmes a suit of armour belonging to his ancestor, A Knight Templar, with a map etched inside it. Holmes expounds at length on the Knights Templars. Holmes & Watson go to Malta to investigate. On board ship they see Falgrove, the restorer who discovered the map. Holmes continues to expound on the Knights of Malta and the Seven Wonders of the World. In Valletta, Holmes visits the library, and on his return is able to expound at great length on the history of the Mausoleum. He believes the map is a clue to finding the lost treasure of Mausolus & Artemisia. They find the treasure.
"The Macabre Affair" (2000)
Included in:
The Hidden Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Bill Paxton)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs. Hudson
Historical Figures: Alfred Binet; Marie Curie; Pierre Curie; Karl Knoepker
Other Characters: Binet's Receptionist; Paris Cabby; Karl Knoepker; Godfrey St. James; Inspector Bradley Macintosh; Lord James Kensington; Sir Charles Farthington; Sir Rodney Grope; Constables; Dr. Mortimer O'Reilly; Thomas Kingsley; Usher; Percy Fawnsworth; Receptionist; Miss Philpot; Daisy Talcan; Page; Robert An'aga; Malcolm Hathaway; Tobias Wecht; Tongan Guards; Mr. Tu'ma; Bank Employees; Cleaning Crews; Maintenance Workers; Firemen; Policemen; Security Guards; Registrar; Paul Bodmin; Bodmin's Assistant; Workman; Captain of Guards; George Wallace; Franklin Wren; Johnathon Wilson; Grope's Secretary; William Slatterly; Said Karnak; Jinnah Patel; Bertram Woolrich
Date: February, 1896
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; A Train; Paris; Hotel D'Alsace; The Sorbonne; Leipzig; Bank of England
Story: Holmes is reading up on graphology, he suggests that he and Watson go to Paris & Leipzig. In Paris, Alfred Binet expounds at great length on graphology. Marie & Pierre Curie come to tea. In Leipzig, Karl Knoepker expounds at even greater length on graphology. Back in England they are called in by Lestrade to investigate the death of a manager of the Bank of England, while he was in the process of assessing the value of artefacts brought as collateral by the King of Tonga. The man was tied to a table and his heart cut out, seemingly in an Aztec ritual. While they are investigating the murder a bomb explodes, destroying the records of who was in the building at the time. Holmes sends out questionnaires to all bank staff and visitors, and brings Knoepker to London to analyse the handwriting. Several attempts are made on Holmes's life before a gold swindle is revealed and the murderer captured.

Shane Peacock

Eye of the Crow (2007)
Story Type:
Children's Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Inspector Lestrade; Professor Moriarty (Malefactor); (Mycroft Holmes)
Historical Figures:
(Lewis Carroll; Benjamin Disraeli; Anna Swan; Blondin; Charles Dickens; William Ewart Gladstone; Great Farini; El Niño (Lulu) Farini)
Other Characters: Blackfriars Bridge Crowds; Ex-Army Man; Woman in Bonnet; National Gallery Passers-by; Trafalgar Square Irregulars; Grimsby; National Gallery Constable; Southwark Boys; Ratfinch; Rose Holmes; Wilberforce (Wilbur) Holmes; Omnibus Driver; Omnibus Passengers; Old Bailey Crowd; Inspector Lestrade (father); Mohammad Adalji; Jailers; Police; One-Legged Lunatic; Man in Sailor's Cap; Old Yard Street Children; Crew; Trafalgar Square Crowds; Opera Crowds; Opera Bobbies; London Bridge Woman; Whitechapel Crowds; Beggar; Old Yard Street Man; Lestrade's Men; Bow Street Turnkeys; Bow Street Constable; Irene Doyle; Andrew C. Doyle; Miss Stamford; Bow Street Bobbies; Westminster Bobbie; Drunken Sailors; Crippen; Waterman's Boy; Whitechapel Road Man; Pieman; Tinker; Well-Dressed Man & Woman; Tradesmen; Coachman; Irene's Companion; Street People; St Paul's Crowds; Dupin; Leicester Square Crowds; Haymarket Actors; Actress; Maude; Street Band; Conjurer; Fire Eater; Mr Lear; Carnaby Street Crowds; Crossing Sweepers; Gray's Inn Road Crowds; Gray's Inn Road Policeman; Bart's Crowds; Maids; Nurses; Patients; Smithfield Crowds; Cook; Crystal Palace Crowds; Dancers; Mayfair Crowds; One-Eyed Man; Newsgirl; Newsboy; One-Eyed Man's Wife; Medical Student; Butcher; J.T.R.; J.T.R.'s Servants; (Lillie Irving; Mr & Mrs Sherrinford; Mr & Mrs Holmes; Violet Holmes; Hatter; Schoolchildren; School Bully; Rose's Students; Adalji's Parents; Prudence; Doyle's Maid; Mayfair Housemaid; J.T.R.'s Wife)
Date: May, 1867

Locations: Whitechapel; Southwark; Blackfriars Bridge; Fleet Street; Trafalgar Square; National Gallery; Borough High Street; Royal Opera House; The Old Bailey; Temple Bar Gate; The Strand; Morley's Hotel; The East End; Old Yard Street; Covent Garden; Bow Street; London Bridge; Bow Street Police Station; Butcher's Shop; Seven Dials; Bloomsbury Square; Bedford Place; Montague Street; Doyle's House; Westminster; Wild Street; Lincoln's Inn Fields; Waterloo Bridge; The Mint; Whitechapel Road; St Paul's Cathedral; Leicester Square; Whitcomb Street; Theatre Royal, Haymarket; Soho; Carnaby Street; Lear Glass Blowing; Billingsgate; British Museum; High Holborn; Holborn Hill; Gray's Inn Road; Bart's; Smithfield Market; Sydenham; Crystal Palace; Mayfair; New Bond Street; Berkeley Square; One-Eyed Men's Houses; Regent Street; Fetter Lane; Thames Embankment; Scotland Yard; Northumberland House
Story: Living over a hatter's shop in Southwark, with his family, suffering anti-Semitic taunts, and playing truant, the thirteen-year-old Holmes reads of a murder in Whitechapel. Seeing Adalji, the Arab accused of the murder, at the Old Bailey, leads Holmes to believe he is innocent. He follows a pair of crows to the site of the murder, and returning there later, discovers a glass eye, and is arrested by Lestrade on suspicion of withholding evidence. In Bow Street police station, he encounters Adalji again, and learns that the murder was committed with his butcher's knife.

He is visited by Irene, daughter of the philanthropist, Doyle, and with her help, and some porridge, escapes from jail. He turns to the Trafalgar Square Irregulars, a gang of street boys, and Irene for help in solving the murder. He realises that the crows have witnessed the murder, and attempts to reconstruct what they saw. Threats are made against him, and he draws his mother into the case, which has led him to Mayfair, where she gives singing lessons. Irene is almost killed and Holmes's mother discovers a league of one-eyed men. Events lead Holmes's quest for justice to turn to one for revenge.

Death in the Air (2008)
Story Type:
Children's Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Inspector Lestrade; Professor Moriarty (Malefactor)
Historical Figures:
Alfred Vance; Fakir of Oolu; The Great Farini; El Niño Farini; George Leybourne
Other Characters: Crystal Palace
Police; Monsieur Mercure; Crystal Palace Audience; Band; Fainting Woman; Man in Top Hat; Sigerson Trismegistus Bell; Elephant & Castle Crowds; Iceman; Beatrice; Street Urchins; Trafalgar Square Irregulars; Grimsby; Crew; Irene Doyle; Lincoln's Inn Fields Beggars; Lincoln's Inn Fields Men; Crystal Palace Crowds; Wilberforce Holmes; L'Hirondelle / The Swallow / Johnny Wilde; Inspector Lestrade, Sr; La Rouge-Gorge / The Robin / Mabel; L'Aigle / The Eagle / Jimmy; Denmark Street Costermongers; Denmark Street Children; Leicester Square Crowds; Organ-Grinder; Hawkers; Alhambra Audience; Alhambra Orchestra; Dancers; Oscar Slater; William; Woman Backstage; Crystal Palace Night Guard; Newspaper Deliveryman; St Martin's Lane Couple; Toothless Woman; Cheesemonger; Lazarus; Toshers; Faustian Bargain Patrons; Midget Acrobats; The Animal Boy; Singers; Charing Cross Crowds; News Vendors; Charing Cross Conductor; Train Passengers; Boaters; Young Crystal Palace Guard; Crystal Palace Officials; Inebriated Man; Gang of Boys; Dante; Strand Crowds; Dock Workers; Boy in Black; Old Tunnel Woman; Mrs Hawkins; Old Regent's Park Woman; Charon; Sutton; Crowley; Sticks; Brim; Hansom Driver; Scotland Yard Night Sergeant; Scotland Yard Constables; Stable Boys; Times Reporter (Hobbs); Lestrade's Men
(Rose Holmes; Zazu; Lord Redhorns; Tradesman; Andrew C. Doyle; Ahab Spell; Crystal Palace Engineer; Jewish Pawnbroker)
Date: July 1st, 1867
Locations: Sydenham; Crystal Palace; Denmark Street; Bell's Shop; Elephant and Castle; Southwark; Rose Street; Soho Square; Lincoln's Inn Fields; Smithfield Market; Leicester Square; Royal Alhambra Theatre; Covent Garden; Waterloo Bridge; Dulwich; Dulwich Road; Trafalgar Square; St Martin's Lane; Crown Street; The Faustian Bargain Public House; Charing Cross Station; A Train; London Bridge Station; Bermondsey; Palace Station; St Martin's Lane; Drury Lane; Bloomsbury & St Giles Workhouse; Seven Dials; White Lion Street; The Strand; London Docks; Thames Tunnel; Grand Surrey Docks; Rotherhithe Street; London Bridge; Montague Street; Regent's Park; Hyde Park; Kensington; Chelsea; Battersea Bridge; Scotland Yard; Southwark
Story: Holmes witnesses the aerialist Mercure fall from his trapeze at the Crystal Paris, he notices that the trapeze has been cut, and hears Mercure's last words. Six weeks after the death of his mother, Holmes is now working as apprentice to the apothecary, Bell, who is facing eviction from his shop. Holmes hears, from Irene, who is hanging around Malefactor now, of a gang of robbers, and the five hundred pound reward for their arrest, and wonders if he can get a reward for discovering who caused Mercure's fall. He visits the Royal Alhambra music Hall and learns more about the Mercures from El Niño Farini, and breaks in to the Crystal Palace to examine the crime scene.

The following day he reads of a robbery at the Crystal Palace, and uncovers the Swallow's connections to the Brixton Gang responsible for the robberies around the city. He is pursued through Rotherhithe, and witnesses Bell teaching Mrs Hawkins his own personal martial art, Bellitsu. He returns to Rotherhithe disguised as Bell, and infiltrates the gang's headquarters, interrupting a rat-baiting event, and ending up a captive. Rescue comes from above and leads to a rooftop escape followed by a visit to Scotland Yard and a horseback return to Rotherhithe. Holmes does not receive his expected reward.

Vanishing Girl (2009)
Story Type:
Children's Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Inspector Lestrade; Professor Moriarty (Malefactor)
Historical Figures: Thomas Barnardo; Thomas Hanlon; (Fourdrinier Brothers)
Other Characters:
Robert Self; Man with the Limp; Irene Doyle; Paul 'Dimly' Waller; Workhouse Beadle; Workhouse Boys; Andrew C. Doyle; Victoria Rathbone; Victoria's Coachman; Lord Rathbone; Lady Pauline Rathbone; Icarus; Sigerson Trismegistus Bell; Reporters; Inspector Lestrade, Sr; Mr Hobbs; Dupin; Dupin's Customers; Stationer; Grimsby; Crew; Kings Cross Crowds; Ticket Inspectors; Constance; Constance's Husband; Kings Cross Porter; Family on Train; Railway Guards; Railway Porter; Passengers; Conductor; Farm Children; Jack McMudo; Penny Hunt; Paper Mill Workers; Rumpleside; Muddle; St Neots Ticket Inspector; Constable Bradstreet:Hornsey Ticket Inspector; Medical Student; Scotland Yard Desk Sergeant; Scotland Yard Constables; Belgravia Police; Belgravia Onlookers; Constable Gregory; Fishmonger; Rathbone's Guests; Coachman; Rathbone's Servants; Rathbone's Cook; Barrymore; Kitchenmaid; Stepney Girl; Workhouse Cook; Workhouse Nurse; White Horse Lane Boys; Portsmouth Train Passengers; Portsmouth News Vendor; Portsmouth Crowds; Bush Villas Landlord; Southsea Police Detectives; Captain Waller; Hansom Driver; Portsmouth Thug; Waterloo Crowds; St Neots Railway Employee; St Neots Milkmaid; Blacksmith; Tradesmen; Polly Hunt; Penny's Husband; Postman; Eliza Shaw; Workhouse Man; Lestrade's Men; Workhouse Concierge; Toby
(Irene's Mother; Rose Holmes; Wilberforce Holmes; Papermaker; Pierce; Penny's Friend; Lestrade's Constables; Captain Dimly; Rathbone's Groom; Rathbone's Footmen; Rathbone's Maids; Beatrice Leckie; National School Headmaster; Mudlark; Mr & Mrs Waller; Rathbone's Stable Boy; Southwark Lion Tamer; The Littlest Irregular; Trafalgar Square Crowds; Messenger Boy)
Date: August-December, 1867
Locations: Stepney; Ratcliff Workhouse; Hyde Park; Rotten Row; Denmark Street; Bell's Shop; Scotland Yard; White Hall Street; Trafalgar Square; Bloomsbury; Montague Street; Euston Road; Kings Cross Station; Stevenage; St Neots; Little Paxton; Little Barford; Muddle's Tobacconist Shop; Grimwood Hall; St Neots Station; Hornsey Station; Seven Sisters Road; Oxford Street; Belgravia; Belgrave Square; Rathbone's House; Snowfields Road; National School; Smithfield Market; Shadwell; Stepney High Street; St Dunstan's Church; White Horse Lane; Great Russell Street; British Museum; Portsmouth; Portsmouth Station; Southsea; Park; King's Road; 1, Bush Villas; Waterloo Station; Waterloo Bridge; Post Office
Story: Irene Doyle sees a boy at the Ratcliff Workhouse who closely resembles her dead brother. Victoria Rathbone, daughter of a prominent politician, is abducted in Hyde Park, but it is three months before Scotland Yard announces that a ransom note has been received. The watermark of the paper on which the ransom note was written gives Holmes his first clue, and leads him to a paper mill near St Neots, and from there to a manor house protected by a wild beast. He thinks he has found Victoria, but when he returns to London, he learns that Lestrade has found her in another part of the country. A couple of weeks later Rathbone is robbed of all his valuables.

Holmes trades on young Lestrade's sympathy to be given access to Rathbone's house, and learns of Irene's familial relationship to the Rathbones. He infiltrates a costume party given by the Rathbones, disguised as a footman. Later he visits the workhouse to see Paul.

Victoria is kidnapped a second time. Holmes travels to Portsmouth to find the man he believes to be Paul's father and to examine the house where Victoria was previously discovered. He returns to Grimwood Manor to bring the case to a close.

NOTE: It is not clear whether the Constable Gregory who is on duty at Rathbone's house in Belgravia goes on to become Inspector Gregory of Silver Blaze.

The Secret Fiend (2009)
Story Type:
Children's Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Inspector Lestrade; Professor Moriarty (Malefactor); (Mycroft Holmes)
Historical Figures: John Bright; John Bedford Leno; Friedrich Engels; Karl Marx; Benjamin Disraeli; (Spring-Heeled Jack)
Other Characters:
Louise Stevenson; Beatrice Leckie; Sigerson Trismegistus Bell; Drunken Tradesman; Westminster Policemen; Dupin; St Paul's Waifs; Milkwomen; Westminster Bridge Crowds; Trafalgar Square Crowds; Trafalgar Square Police; Trafalgar Square Irregulars; Grimsby; Crew; Andrew Doyle; Irene Doyle; Paul Waller / Paul Doyle; Alfred Munby; Southwark Beggar; Borough High Street Crowds; Whitehall Coachman; John Silver; Southwark Bobbies; Snowfields Pupils; Headmaster; London Bridge Pedestrians; Fleet Street Newsboys; Fleet Street Pedestrians; Reform League Man; Utterson; Lambeth Passers-by; Mr Leckie; Birdcage Walk Pedestrians; Brompton Road Pedestrians; Brompton Road Vendors; Scotland Yard Desk Sergeant; Lincoln's Inn Field Gentlemen; Couple Outside the College of Surgeons; Crowd Outside Hatter's Shop; Peelers; Protestors; Lady in Barouche; Barouche Driver; Henry & Edward's House Agent; Kensington Footmen; Scullery Maid; Limehouse Child; Mr Stevenson; Mrs Stevenson; Stevenson Children; Limehouse Sailor; Rotherhithe Toughs; Blackheath Governesses & Children; Hide's Servant; Simian; Denmark Street Pedestrians; Ratfinch; Rookery Residents; Prostitute; Disraeli's Coachman
(Beatrice's Father; Rose Holmes; Wilberforce Holmes; Inspector Lestrade, Sr; Hobbs; Knightsbridge Coachman; Knightsbridge Ladies; Constable Balfour; Constable Cummey; Hobbs; Carousing Lads; Working-Class Women; Burly Tradesmen; Treasure Family; Jackel)
Date: February-March, 1868
Locations: Westminster Bridge; Denmark Street; Bell's Shop; Leicester Square; Trafalgar Square; Westminster; Whitehall; Downing Street; Crown Street; The Strand; Thames Street; Fleet Street; St Martin's Lane; Blackfriars Bridge; Southwark; Blackfriars Road; Borough High Street; St George's Circus; Bridge Street; The Mint; Hatter's Shop; Scotland Yard; Westminster Road; Snowfields National School; Snowfields Road; Montague Street; Lambeth; Hermiston National School; Birdcage Walk; Constitution Hill; Hyde Park Corner; Wellington Arch; Knightsbridge; Brompton Road; Queens Gardens; Lancelot Place; Drury Lane; Lincoln's Inn Fields; Lincoln's Inn Field; College of Surgeons; National Art Gallery; Kensington; Limehouse; Narrow Road;
Samoa Street; London Bridge; Rotherhithe; Deptford; Greenwich; Greenwich Park; Blackheath; Hide's House; Soho Square; Shoreditch Road; Church Street; Bethnal Green Road; Bethnal Green; Old Nichol Street Rookery
Story: A servant girl, Beatrice's friend, is abducted by a leaping figure, resembling Spring-Heeled Jack, on Westminster Bridge. Holmes finds her unharmed beside the river and doubts Beatrice's story, so Beatrice goes to Scotland Yard where young Lestrade takes on the case. Holmes attends a political rally in Trafalgar Square. He captures a Spring-Heeled Jack in Southwark, but the attacks continue.
Holmes is attacked by the Trafalgar Square Irregulars, and Beatrice's lfe is threatened. The Jack turns to murder, fomenting violent political protests. When Holmes's name is linked to the murders, he is given twenty-four hours to solve the case.

NOTE: It is hinted on P.112 that Irene Doyle will become Irene Adler: "I may actually take to the stage...Perhaps I will go to America in a few years, create a whole new existence for myself, a whole new biography to put in the play programs and papers. Did you know that I had a wild American upbringing?"

NOTE 2: Utterson, the former member of the Trafalgar Square Irregulars, takes his name from Robert Louis Stevenson's J.G. Utterson (The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde). The life plan he reveals to Holmes ("I will get out of London when I am educated, change my name, go to the South Seas, and write adventure stories") is a further link to Stevenson. Other references (including Louise Stevenson, John Silver, Robert Hide, Lanyon Street, Samoa Street, and the Treasure family) continue the links to Stevenson.

Matthew Pearl

"The Adventure of the Boston Dromio" (2009)
Included in:
Sherlock Holmes In America (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; (Wilson Hargreave)
Historical Figures: Anna Harris Smith

Other Characters: Dr Joseph Lavey; Detective Dugan; Police Officers; Animal rescue League Employee; Colonel Brenton; Kindness Club Children; League Agent; Two Young Women; Two Boys; Prisoners; Julius McArthur / George Simpson / George Smith / George Fitzbeck; Prison Guards; (Amelia Lavey; Mary Ann Pinton / Mary Painting; Minister; Prosecuting Attorney; Butler; Kittens' Owner; Betsy; Deputy Sheriff)
Locations:
USA; Massachusetts; Boston; Watson's Lodgings; Police Headquarters; Lavey's House; Carver Street; Animal Rescue League; Restaurant; Charlestown Prison
Story:
On a tour of America with Holmes, Watson dines with Lavey, the surgeon who tended to his wounds in Afghanistan, who complains about the odd behaviour of his housemaid. Two days later he calls on Watson again to tell him that she is dead, and the police found him lying unconscious over her body with his rifle in his hand. Watson cables Holmes to come to Boston from Portland, Maine, where he has been staying. They visit Lavey's house with Detective Dugan, and learn that the girl was suffocated. Holmes asks to see Mary's kitten, which is being kept at the Animal Rescue League. There they meet Anna Harris Smith, the League's founder. Holmes takes the kitten to a restaurant and then visits a prison to find the girl's killer. Back at the Animal rescue League he explains the significance of the cat.

Edmund Pearson

"Sherlock Holmes and the Drood Mystery" (1913)
Included in:
The Game Is Afoot (Marvin Kaye)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson
Fictional Characters: Thomas Sapsea; Edwin Drood; John Jasper; Neville Landless; Helena Landless; Deputy; Mrs. Tope; Dick Datchery; Jack Tartar; Stoney Durdles; Mr. Grewgious; Princess Puffer; (Rosa Bud; Mr. Crisparkle)
Other Characters: Passers-by
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; A Train; Cloisterham; Sapsea's House; The Gatehouse; The Crozier Inn; The Cathedral; The Churchyard
Story: Holmes & Watson travel to Cloisterham at the request of Sapsea to investigate Drood's disappearance. Sapsea believes Landless to be responsible, because he is foreign. When they visit Jasper, Holmes seems to recognise him from London. Holmes returns to London, leaving Watson in Cloisterham, where, in the cathedral, he sees Datchery watching Jasper. Watson becomes convinced that he is Helena Landless in disguise. Holmes returns with Tartar & Neville Landless. Durdles takes Holmes & Watson to the churchyard, where events come to a head, and the fate of Edwin Drood is revealed, but not before Landless falls to his death.

John Peel

"The Dynamics of an Asteroid" (2009)
Story Type:
Science Fiction Homage
Canonical Characters: Professor Moriarty; Sherlock Holmes; (Dr Watson)
Fictional Characters: Denis Borel; Doctor Omega; Fred; Tiziraou; Zephyrin Xirdal
Historical Figures: (Crew of the Bounty)

Other Characters: Widow Thibault
Date: May 4th, 1891 / 1896 / 1908
Locations:
Switzerland; Reichenbach Falls; Aboard the Cosmos; France; Paris; Bois de Boulogne; Rue Cassette; Outer Space; Asteroid; (Tunguska; Pitcairn Island)
Story:
Omega and his companions rescue Moriarty from his fall at Reichenbach, and take him into the future to assist them in preventing an asteroid colliding with the Earth. A further stop in Paris enlists the aid of Xirdal, before the journey into space to rendezvous with the asteroid begins. As they explore its surface, they face treachery from Moriarty.

Evolution (1994)
Story Type:
Science Fiction Homage
Fictional Characters: The Fourth Doctor; Sarah Jane Smith; Rutans
Historical Figures: Arthur Conan Doyle; Jack Lamb; L.C. Dunsterville; Rudyard Kipling; George Beresford; John Gray; (Crew of the Hope)
Other Characters: Boy-Dog; Ben Tolliver; Mermaid; Seal Creature Guards; Sir Edward Fulbright; Alice Fulbright; Lieutenant Roger Bridewell; Fulbright's Guests; Colonel Edmund Ross; Sir Alexander Cromwell; Constable Bernard Faversham; Jim Brackley; Bodham Crowd; Millicent Chadwick; Jen Walker; Fulbright's Butler; Servants; Waiter; Lady Burnwell; Captain Kevin Parker; Footmen; Lucy; Vicki; Joshua Anders; Mer-Children; Cherry; Raintree; Brogan; Coachman; Doctor Martinson; Tom; Billy's Girl; Billy; Serving Maid; Tobias Breckinridge; Factory Workers; Factory Children; Jeeves; Cromwell's Driver; Fulbright's Gardener; Lizzy; Simon; Nan; Jack Kinney; Percival Ross; Limehouse Residents; Patrick; Dog-Creatures; Fulbright's Men; (Abercrombie; Serving Maids; Ronnie Chadwick; Tim; Cleaner; Breckinridge's Secretary)
Date: 1880
Locations: Dartmoor; Tolliver's Boat
; Fulbright Hall; The TARDIS; Bodham; The Wharf; Aboard the Hope; The Pig & Thistle Pub; Graveyard; Billy's Shack; Breckinridge's Factory; Mine; Laboratory; Limehouse; Warehouse; Mercy Hospital; Beach
Story: A creature is out hunting on Dartmoor. A mermaid attacks an old fisherman off the Devon coast after he sees fairy fires in the water. At Fulbright Hall an engagement party is under way for Sir Edward's daughter Alice, and her fiancé, Bridewell. Fulbright suspects Bridewell's friend Ross of having a hidden reason for being at the Hall. A howling is heard on the Moor and Fulbright, Bridewell, Ross and his manservant Abercrombie set out to investigate. The Doctor and Sarah Jane arrive in the TARDIS, having been aiming for India and a chance to meet Kipling, who, it later transpires, is in the area, but still a schoolboy. Sarah, encounters the creatures, swiftly followed by the hunters from the Hall. The Doctor decides to investigate. Police officer Faversham is investigating the disappearances of several children, and when the fisherman's body is brought in, he calls on Doyle, whose whaling ship, the Hope, is docked in the harbour, to examine the body.
The missing children are being held captive and are all forced to undergo the "Change". Sarah and the Doctor stay at the Hall. The Doctor is loaned a deerstalker and chequered cape coat for a trip into town to view the body with Doyle.
Kipling and schoolmates, Dunsterville and Beresford form an attachment to Sarah. The creatures and the missing children appear to be connected to a new factory owned by Breckinridge, and to Doyle's ship. Alice overhears Ross planning to search the Hall, and is drugged when she attempts to open his booby-trapped luggage. Ross and Abercrombie disappear from the Hall. Sarah, The Doctor, Doyle and Fulbright set out to trap the creature, but Ross appears and kills it. Sarah tours the factory, including Breckinridge's large marine aquarium. Doyle and the Doctor's autopsy reveals that the creature was a ten-year-old boy, and they and Sarah set out to sea to investigate the fisherman's death. They are attacked and Sarah is saved by a mermaid, and Doyle's skills as a harpooner.
Sarah and Kipling are kidnapped while lying in wait for grave robbers, and taken to the factory, and from their to an underwater laboratory where Ross's brother is engaged in genetic experiments. The Doctor, Doyle and Ross join forces to stage a rescue, and the missing children are taken, by TARDIS, to a new home.

John Pelan

"The Mystery of the Worm" (2003)
Included in:
Shadows Over Baker Street (Michael Reaves & John Pelan)
Story Type:
Supernatural Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Isadora Persano
Fictional Characters: Dr. Nikola; (Fu Manchu?)
Other Characters: Dr. Robert Beech; Driver; (Nikola's Bearers)
Date: 1894
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Limehouse; Nikola's Warehouse
Story: Holmes and Watson are shown two archaeological artefacts and a strange worm by Beech, an entomologist, but Holmes sends him packing as a fraud. Soon after, Nikola arrives at Baker Street and reveals that Beech was his emissary, and in reality, Persano. He tells Holmes of the discovery of the artefacts and says that he believes that they are for communicating with another world, and asks Holmes to join him in an attempt to communicate with the beings that live there. Holmes and Watson meet Persano at Nikola's Limehouse warehouse where the attempt is to take place.

Hugh Pentecost

"My Dear Uncle Sherlock" (1960)
Included in:
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (Jan 1960)
Story Type:
Homage
Detectives: Uncle George Crowder & Joey Trimble
Other Characters: Hector Trimble; Esther Trimble; Mrs. Lydia Leggett; Trooper Gilligan; Dave Taylor; Bill Leggett; Joan Leggett; Red Egan; Patrick Aloysius Molloy, Shep
Locations: Lakeview, USA: The Trimble House; The Courtroom
Story: 12 year old Joey Trimble is in the habit of having stories from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes read to him by his uncle, ex-lawyer George Crowder. Joey has found the dead body of Mrs. Leggett's German Shepherd dog, Shep, and alerted Trooper Gilligan, who, on entering the house, has discovered that Mrs. Leggett has also been killed. Shep would only let handyman Dave Taylor enter the house without barking, so the evidence seems to indicate that her great-nephew Bill Leggett must be guilty. In the courtroom, Uncle George is able to draw on his Sherlockian experience to show who the murderer actually is.

Barry Perowne

"Raffles on the Trail of the Hound" (1975)
Also published as "The Baskerville Match"
Included in:
Raffles of the Albany (Barry Perowne); Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (July 1975)
Story Type:
Homage in the style of Hornung's Raffles stories
Fictional Characters: A.J.Raffles; Bunny Manders
Historical Figures: Herbert Greenhough Smith; W.W.Jacobs; (Arthur Conan Doyle; Fletcher Robinson; Harry Baskerville; Sir Richard Cabell; Sidney Paget)
Other Characters: Sirius; Landlady; Vicar of Widecombe-in-the-Moor; Convicts; Landlord; The Man with the Cat; Book-dealer
Date: 1902
Locations: Greenhough Smith's Office; A Train; Raffles' Rooms at The Albany; Dartmoor: An Inn under Black Down; Princetown; The Stone Rows; Rowe's Duchy Hotel; (Bovey Tracey; Widecombe-in-the-Moor)
Story: The Strand magazine has received a letter addressed to Conan Doyle, from "Sirius", a resident of Bovey Tracey, stating that a giant hound has been sighted on Dartmoor and that he has discovered its whelps, and requesting Doyle to view the lair. Summoned by Greenhough Smith, and suspecting a threat to Doyle's life connected with his Boer War book fund campaign, Raffles & Bunny journey down to Dartmoor to investigate, and lie in wait at the whelps' lair.

"The Victory Match" (1976)
Included in:
Raffles of the Albany (Barry Perowne)
Story Type:
Homage in the style of Hornung's Raffles stories
Fictional Characters: A.J.Raffles; Bunny Manders
Historical Figures: Arthur Conan Doyle; James Watson; Queen Victoria; (Commodore Vanderbilt; Hugh Grosvenor, 1st Duke of Westminster; Prince Albert of Monaco; Leonard Jerome; Lady Jennie Churchill; Lord Randolph Churchill)
Other Characters: Lieutenant-Commander Braithwaite; Station Porter; Sailors; Victory Visitors; Ladies-in-Waiting; Able-Seaman John Hayter; Gentlemen-of-England Cricket Team; Steward; Slopshop Man; Aristotle Andiakis; Groom; Coachman; Achilleion Crewmen; (Marine Guard; Miranda Hayter; Hayter's Accomplice; Queen's Private Secretary)
Date: Early August (Cowes Week), Between 1882 & 1890
Locations: A Train; Portsmouth; Portsmouth Station; Lord Nelson Inn; Aboard the Gosport Jezebel; Aboard HMS Victory; Royal Naval Barracks; Cricket Ground; Southsea; Elm Grove; Bush Villas; Isle of Wight; Cowes; Portsea; Slopshop; Corfu Restaurant; Cowes Station; Aboard the Achilleion
Story: Raffles and Bunny travel to Portsmouth for a cricket match against the Royal Navy during Naval Week. Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar uniform is stolen, although his hat is left behind. After being injured in the match, Raffles seeks out Conan Doyle at Bush Villas. Raffles and Bunny stage a burglarious assault on the yacht of Greek millionaire Andiakis, while Doyle and Watson investigate the theft of Nelson's uniform.

Anne Perry

"The Case of the Bloodless Sock" (2001)
Included in:
Murder in Baker Street (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower); The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (John Joseph Adams)
Story Type: Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; (Professor Moriarty)
Other Characters: Groom; Robert Hunt; Hunt's Staff; Jenny Hunt; Cook; Butler; Josephine; Hodgkins; Percy Bradford; (Kitchen Maid)
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; County Durham; Morton Grange; Hampden
Story: Watson visits an old friend in the North, only to find on his arrival that his friend's five-year-old daughter, Jenny, is missing. The child is found but Hunt asks Watson's advice over the future of the nursemaid who allowed the child to wander, but to whom she is devoted. He then receives a letter, signed "M", stating that the child might be abducted again at any time. After hearing a description of her abductor from the child, Watson sends for Holmes. When they arrive back at the house they learn that Jenny has disappeared again. After she returns another letter arrives from Moriarty, and, exploring the village, Holmes finds a child's sock, which gives him the solution to the case even though it proves not to be the one Jenny was wearing and he calls for the ice-cream man to help prove his theory.

"The Christmas Gift" (1999)
Included in:
More Holmes for the Holidays (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg & Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs Hudson; Inspector Lestrade
Other Characters: Audience; Announcer; Vassily Golkov; Cab Driver; Dudley Street Porter; Boy; Hall Manager; Hansom Driver; Sandwich Seller; Old Men; Boys; Washerwoman; Helena Carburton
(Hugo Carburton; Ol' Gertie; Jeannie Carburton)
Date: 22nd - 25th, December, 1894
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; The Strand; Concert Hall; Baker Street; Dudley Street; Golkov's Rooms; Concert Hall; Regent's Park; Shaftesbury Avenue; Stable Yard; Gertie's House; Scotland Yard
Story: When it is announced that Golkov, the violinist at whose concert Holmes and Watson are in attendance, is ill, Holmes sets off in pursuit of the far from sick musician, only to find him knocking on their own door. His Stradivarius has been stolen and an inferior model left in its place. He believes it disappeared while Helena, the woman he hopes to marry, was alone with it. A ransom has been demanded - money that has been raised for an orphanage. Holmes believes that Helena's father is behind the plot to discredit Golkov and prevent him from marrying his daughter. Holmes sets a plan in motion, with Watson as the villain, to save everybody's reputations but his own.

"Hostage to Fortune " (1999)
Included in:
The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Martin H. Greenberg, Carol-Lynn Rössel Waugh & Jon L. Lellenberg)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs Hudson; (Inspector Lestrade; Mycroft Holmes)
Other Characters: Robert Harris; Kidnapper; Sleeping Men; Messenger; Villagers; Naomi MacAllister; Old Woman; Child; Driver; (Harris's Friends; Urchin)
Date: Spring
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Prince's Hall, Trafalgar Road; Brick Lane; Scotland; Inverness; Rosemarkie; Upper Eathie
Story: Harris consults Holmes after the disappearance of his daughter, Naomi, during a trip to the theatre. He has received a ransom demand of ten thousand pounds. Unable to raise all the money, he wants Holmes to persuade the kidnappers to accept what he has been able to. Holmes accepts, but at the rendezvous with the kidnapper, he disappears, and the following day, Watson receives a ransom demand. From clues in a partial letter on the back of the ransom note, he endeavours to track down Harris's daughter, and, through her, Holmes. The quest takes him to rural Scotland, where he finds Naomi, whom he takes back to London to use in his rescue plan.
"The Watch Night Bell" (1996)
Included in:
Holmes for the Holidays (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon L. Lellenberg & Carol-Lynn Waugh)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson
Other Characters: Millicent Bayliss; Colonel John Bayliss; Alyson Franklyn; Theodore Franklyn; Nora; Servants; Butler
Date: 22nd-25th December & 31st December
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Northumberland; Allenbury Hall
Story: Millicent Bayliss tells Holmes that she believes her sister has been persuaded by her husband to kill their father, a hero of Rorke's Drift. Holmes & Watson travel to the family home in Northumberland, and during the Watch Night service in the family chapel the chapel bell falls, nearly killing the Colonel. Holmes discovers that the beam supporting the bell has been drilled through and orders the house to be searched. The drill is found and Holmes reveals the identity of the unsuccessful murderer.

Anne Perry & Malachi Saxon

"The Case of the Highland Hoax" (2002)
Included in:
Murder, My Dear Watson (Martin H. Greenberg, Jon Lellenberg & Daniel Stashower)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs. Hudson; Professor Moriarty
Historical Figures: Queen Victoria
Other Characters: Harriet Ridley; Reverend Talbot Ridley; King's Cross Porter; Martin Ridley; Aberdeen Porter; Taggart; Mrs. MacPhail; Shona; Morag; James ; ian; Wee Jamie; Callum; Angus; Reverend Edwin Murray; Doctor; Constable; Undertakers; Captain Urquhart; Queen's staff; Ghillies; Railway Guard
Locations: Baker Street; 221B, Baker Street; King's Cross Station; A Train; Aberdeen Station; Another Train; Ballater; Ballater Station; A Trap; A Castle
Story: Watson receives an invitation from his brother-in-law, Talbot Ridley, to take a holiday at a castle in Scotland. Ridley has been given the holiday as a gift from an anonymous parisioner. Watson invites Holmes, but he is planning a holiday in Switzerland. In Scotland Ridley meets a fellow man of the cloth, Edwin Murray, but after inviting him to dinner, Edwin is found dead, poisoned by a bottle of port. Holmes arrives in Scotland and is quick to deduce that Moriarty is behind the murder, and that the Queen, staying nearby at Balmoral, may be at risk in a plot designed to discredit Holmes.

Thomas Perry

"The Startling Events in the Electrified City'" (2011)
Included in:
A Study in Sherlock (Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger)
Story Type:
Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Dr Watson; Sherlock Holmes; (Mrs Hudson; Mrs Watson)
Historical Figures: William McKinley; Sydney Barton Booth; Dr Roswell Park; William Bull; Dr Mann; John Milburn; George B. Cortelyou; Leon Czolgosz; Ida Saxton McKinley; Mark Hanna; Theodore Roosevelt
Other Characters: Captain Frederick Allen; Deutschland Crew; Coast Guard Crewman; Hotel Bellman; Soldiers; Cabriolet Driver; Bartender; Dignitaries; Train Passengers; Spaniard; Middle-Aged Lady; Conductor; Sous-Chefs; Exposition Crowds; Police Officers; African; Orderlies; Park's Assistants; Nurses; Iroquois Indians
Date: August 25th - September 14th, 1901
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Aboard SS Deutschland; USA; New York Harbour; Huson River; Albany; Buffalo; Train Station; Genesee Hotel; 1168, Delaware Avenue; Main Street; Telegraph Office; Pan-American Exposition Grounds; University of Buffalo; A Bar; A Train; Niagara Falls; Goat Island; Luna Island; Restaurant; Hospital; Police Station; Canada; Montreal; Aubeurn Penitentiary
Story: Naval captain Allen takes Holmes and Watson to America, where President McKinley's life is under threat. In Buffalo, where the Pan-American Exposition is being held, they are taken to meet McKinley who asks Holmes to ensure that he is assassinated. While touring the Exposition grounds, Holmes tells Watson that part of the challenge will be to keep McKinley alive long enough to arrange the assassination attempt. He enlists the help of John Wilkes Booth's nephew, and sundry local officials. Holmes prevents a number of attempts on the President's life before putting hs own plan into action.

Steve Perry

"The Case of the Wavy Black Dagger" (2003)
Included in:
Shadows Over Baker Street (Michael Reaves & John Pelan)
Story Type:
Third Person Pastiche
Canonical Characters: Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson
Other Characters: Sita Yogalimari
Date: 1884
Locations: New York
Story: Holmes is visited in New York by the Balinese priestess, Sita Yogalimari. She shows him a kris, the partner of which is missing. The two are necessary for the slaying of Black Naga, one of the Old Ones, whose time of rising is fast approaching. Her deductions about Holmes equal his own about her before the two daggers are reunited.

Glen Petrie

The Dorking Gap Affair (1989)
Story Type:
Extra-canonical Adventure of Mycroft Holmes
Canonical Characters: Mycroft Holmes; Sherlock Holmes; Mrs Turner; (Victor Trevor)
Historical Figures: Earl of Granville; Sir George Chesney; (Admiral Saisset; Louis Adolphe Thiers; Prince Otto von Bismarck; Pauline García-Viardot; Bettino Ricasoli)
Other Characters:
Jean-Christophe Thibault; Sailors; Ferry Passengers; Inspector Greatorex; Sergeant McManus; Folkestone Cab Driver; Train Passengers; Ticket-Collector; Mr Whettam; Stableman; Cuthbert Jenks-Robinson; Footman; Carl Philipp Emmanuel Guttmann; Balliol Musicians; Balliol Audience; Mr Spode; King; Mitre Clerk; Sir James Swarthmoor; Reverend Sir Horatio Rumbelow; Sir James's Manservant; Assistant Paddington Station-Master; Paddington Factotum; Paddington Porter; Princess Sofya Sergeyevna (Sophie) Trubetskoy; Market Crowds; Pall Mall Gay Ladies; Cyril; Pall Mall Passers-by; Rector of St James; St James Congregation; Church Beadle; Child; Madame Tirard; Athenaeum Waiter; Jermyn Street Passers-by; Organ-Grinder; Urchins; Dolly-Mops; Girl with Hoop; Nursemaids; New Diogenes Member; Thompson; Diogenes Waiter; Sleeping Diogenes Member; Clubmen; Diogenes Porter; Cyril's Children; Sophie's Nyanya; Captain Edwin Barnaby; Abigail Rodgers; Mrs Rodgers; Billy Lavendar; George Rodgers; Old Tom; Isabella Jenks-Robinson ; Ranmore Manservant; Farm-maid; Farmhands; Rosie; Treasury Clerks; Mr Phillips; Mr Martins; Foreign Office Official; Granville's Aides; Diogenes Attendants; Mabel; Maisie; Pall Mall Blood; Egham Trap Driver; Indian Syce; Cricketers; Students; Venables; Cissie; Sophie's Maids; Bruton Street Porter; Coachman; Kendall's Hotel Policemen; Kendall's Head Porter; Inspector Grimes; Williams; Holy Cross Doctor; Figgis; Driffield; Diogenes Members; White Posts Chambermaids; Guests; Waiter; Emily; Grooms; Dorking Residents; Tobacconist's Assistant; Mr Fredericks; Jeannine; Bruton Street Policeman; Jemima-Anne; Wotner; Mrs Barnaby; Twenty-First Lancers; Guildford & Bramley Mounted Yeomanry Band; Chesney's Men; Garden Party Crowds; Sergeant-of-Gunners; Ragamuffins; Charing Cross Porters; Railway Attendants; Charing Cross Passengers; Railway Guard; Bookseller; (Sir Philip Doughty; Madame Thibault; Kent Policeman; Countess of Kilgarden; Papal Nuncio; Mr Turner; Pierre Tirard; Johor Baru Tunku; Prince Sergey Trubetskoy; Frederick Colton; Princess Trubetskoy; Princess Katerina Orlov; Prince Nikolay Orlov; Trubetskoys' Torquay Parlourmaid; Torquay Physician; Mrs Armitage; Sergeant Parrish; Mrs Peters; Harry; Jemima Whettam; Liza Makepeace; Examining Doctors; Boatman; Lizzie; Kendall's Manager; Kendall's Porter; French Embassy Men; Annie; William Cornwallis-Herbert; Sophie's Cook; White Posts Ostlers; Dorking Policemen; Cousin Seb; Barnaby's Aunt; Barnaby's Father; Lady Silverdale; Mr Wilkins; Wantage Sisters; French Ambassador; German Ambassador)
Date: April - June, between 1871 & 1873
Locations: Cross-Channel Ferry; Folkestone; Trains; Station; Ranmore Hall; Oxford; Balliol College; The Broad; The Turl; The High; Mitre Hotel; Paddington Station; Pall Mall; 73a, Pall Mall; Church of St James, Piccadilly; Jermyn Street; Kendall's Hotel; Athenaeum Club; Diogenes Club; Bruton Street; Sophie's Apartment; Rodgers' Farm; Eldeberry Woods; St Martha's Hill; Silent Pool; The Treasury; Mycroft's Office; The Foreign Office; Horse Guards Parade; Egham; Cooper's Hill; Indian Civil Engineering College; Staines; Holy Cross Mortuary; Brasenose College; Carlton Club; Dorking, White Posts Hotel; Box Hill; Ranmore Common; Tobacconists; Charing Cross Station; The Strand; Bookshop
Story: Thibault arrives in England with information for the Government, but not does not meet his expected contact. Visiting Sherlock in Oxford, Mycroft is called on by Cabinet Secretary Swarthmoor to look into Thibault's disappearance, and finds himself being watched as he returns home. Thibault's mistress arrives in London, and Mycroft suggests that she is an agent of the French Government. He discovers that his shadows are Russian Princess Sophie Trubetskoy and her man Cyril. He learns from them that Bismarck's agent, Guttmann, whom Sophie blames for her sisters death, is in England. Abigail finds a dead man in Silent Pool, near Ranmore Hall, but when the police search it has disappeared and she is not believed, but is given a job at the Hall, where she comes to the attention of Guttmann. Guttmann arranges for farmboy Billy Lavendar to be disposed of. Mycroft & Sophie visit Sir George Chesney who suggests that the plot may involve the defence of Dorking Gap, a major strategic location in the event of an invasion of Britain. After identifying Thibault's body, pulled from the Thames, Sophie plans to accompany Mme Tirard to France but she disappears, while Mycroft attempts to send Sherlock to Dorking, but instead receives advice on the importance of European railways to his investigation. With limited time to prover his theory to his superiors, Mycroft and Cyril travel to Dorking, where he learns that a German marching band is arriving to play at a fete at Ranmore Hall. When Mycroft is captured and imprisoned in a well, Sophie enlists Chesney and Captain Barnaby to aid in his rescue.

The Monstrous Regiment (1990)
Story Type:
Extra-canonical Adventure of Mycroft Holmes
Canonical Characters: Mycroft Holmes; Mrs Turner; Sherlock Holmes; (Squire Trevor; Victor Trevor; Professor Moriarty; (Sergeant) Tobias Gregson)
Historical Figures: Januarius Aloysius McGahan; George Leybourne; Viscount Cross; George Pleydell Bancroft; Marie Bancroft; (Otto von Bismarck; Napoleon III; Sultan of Turkey; Tsar Alexander II; Prince Milan of Serbia; Queen Victoria; Kaiser Wilhelm I; Joseph Joachim; The Bancrofts; Lord Derby; Benjamin Disraeli; Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy; Count Pyotr Shuvalov; Lord Odo Russell)
Other Characters:
National Gallery Attendant; Protestors; Divan Customers; Waiters; Cigar Girl; Carl Philipp Emmanuel Guttmann / Pastor Gustav-August von Holz / Parson August; Prostitutes; Amelia; Clergyman; Bishop; Sir James Swarthmoor; Junior Treasury Clerks; Treasury Porter; Sightseers; Lamplighter; Olympia Manager; Box-office Attendant; Foyer Attendant; Couple in Box; Olympia Audience; Dancers; Bandmaster; Orchestra; Jenny Miller; Stage-hands; Stage Manager; Performers; Cyril Prettyman; Young Man; Buckingham Row Pub Clientele; Growler Driver; Swarthmoor's Attendants; Euston Porters; Ticket Inspector; Vicar of Wetwood; Emily; Euston Guard; Rugby Porters; Passengers; Station Attendant; Paper Boy; Lamp Attendant; Undertaker; Mourners; Chief Inspector Quilt; Sir Ralph Dearing; Coachman; Vanderlys Gatekeeper; Florrie; Kitchen Servants; Mrs Arbuthnot; Lady Sowerby; Footmen; Brown; Maisie; Cab-Driver; Prince of Wales Attendants; Theatre Audience; Cloakroom Maids; Programme Sellers; Hansom Driver; Brewer's Dray Driver; Millichip; St Thomas's Matron; Dr Feldman; Porters; Patients; Nurses; Chaplain; Rosalie Mottram; Nurse Redfern; Westminster Bridge Prostitute; Mr Partick; Cooper; Brancaster Station-Master; Old Tom; Scolt Head Islanders; Mrs Rigg; Old Seaman; Japhet; Growler Driver; St James's Rector; Diogenes Members; Diogenes Waiters; Little Girl & Mother; Workman; Cabbie; Wareham Lampman; Major Edwin Barnaby; Mr Lewis; Arabella Hornby; Henrietta-Louise Hornby; Whitlock; Fräulein von Holz-zu-Birkensee; Colonel Sir Rinaldo Hornby; Mr Crashaw; Lady Hornby; Hornby's Servants; Groom; Worth Matravers Villagers; Sexton; Maddy Orchard / Abigail Rodgers; Watts; Hawkins; Hodgson; Jesse; Princess Sophie Trubetskoy / Claudine Lebrun; Parson Sabine; Guttmann's Men; Submarine Crewman; Yeoman-Warder; Guardsmen; Sergeant; Execution Spectators; Surgeon-Major; Subaltern; Orderly; Private Ferris; Senior Officer; Men in Overcoats and Top Hats; Warders; Clergyman; Dustmen; (Turkish Officer; Sophie's Contacts; Serving Girl; Chief Inspector Grimes; Louis Ponsonby; Lord Dewsbury; Dewsbury's Maid; Florence Boardman; Rear-Admiral Sir Fitzroy Parkinson; Lady Dewsbury; Emily Richards; Mr Wellbody; Gilbert Nuttall; Evelyn Rookworthy; Lord Cormorant; Warwickshire Police Officers; Mr Turner; Albert Correy; Sir Philip Doughty; Miss Stansfield; Paper Boy's Mother; Susan; Ellen Brown; Mr Hetherington; Cicely; Annie; Rosie; Pastor Schumacher; Ludwig Rotwang; Signor Viviani; Madame Viviani; Amy; Mrs Burnside; Jim; 'Melia; Telegraph Boy; Bishop; Mrs Sabine; Mrs Withershanks; Bishop's Secretary; Princess Orlov; Baron von Schwering)
Date: Mid or Late 1870s
Locations: National Gallery; Margaret's Street; The James Street Divan; James Street; Haymarket; 73a Pall Mall; The Treasury; Horse Guards Parade; St James's Park; Olympia Theatre; Victoria Street; Emmanuel Hospital; Swarthmoor's Office; Euston Station; Train; Rugby Junction; Vanderlys Hall; Carlton Club; Prince of Wales's Theatre; St Thomas's Hospital; The Embankment; Westminster Bridge; Margaret Street; Wellbody's Office; Train; Norfolk; Brancaster Staithe; Pub; Scolt Head Island; Prior's Fairing; The Dish of Lampreys; Fairing Manor; East Barsham; Liverpool Street Station; St James's Church, Piccadilly; Jermyn Street; Diogenes Club; 10, Downing Street; Dorset; Wareham Station; Corfe; Isle of Purbeck; Seacombe House; Worth Matravers; St Nicholas' Church; The Winspit; Tower of London
Story: Mycroft tells reporter McGahan about Guttmann's machinations in the Balkans. Returning home he receives an invitation to see Cyril perform at the Olympia Theatre. Swarthmoor reminds Mycroft of the death of Ponsonby, after sealed Admiralty orders were stolen from his care, and tells him of a similar incident leading to the death of Lord Derby's private secretary. Mycroft is sent to Vanderlys to investigate, taking Cyril as his valet. He delays the visit after spotting Guttmann at the theatre. On the train he begins to suspect that a domestic staff agency may be at the root of the matter. On arriving in Warwickshire, he learns that an arrest has been made, but sets about proving that the girl accused is innocent. His life is endangered in an infectious diseases ward, and he visits the staff agency. He is lured to an island on the Norfolk coast where he finds Sherlock, who has been drugged and brought there by Moriarty, waiting for him. The plot leads them to Dorset, where Mycroft believes another despatch is to be intercepted. He discovers that Barnaby and Princess Sophie have been sent ahead of him, and both the papers and the Princess disappear. Guttmann makes an unexpected mistake, but his associate has a rendezvous at the Tower of London.
The Hampstead Poisonings (1995)
Story Type:
Extra-canonical Adventure of Mycroft Holmes
Canonical Characters: Mycroft Holmes; Sherlock Holmes; Billy; Mrs. Turner; Mrs. Hudson; Dr. Watson
Historical Figures: Edward Marshall Hall; Ethel Marshall Hall; Sir William Vernon Harcourt; Sir William Gordon Cumming; Forrest Fulton; Sir Allen Young; Louisa, Duchess of Manchester; Lord Hartington; Edward VII; Duchess of Devonshire; Princess Alexandra; Sir Richard Webster; (Lt. John Chard; Lt. Gonville Bromhead; General Hamilton-Browne; Surgeon-Major Reynolds; Sir Henry Clifford; Sir Henry Ponsonby; Sir William Gull)
Other Characters: Mycroft's Driver; Princess's Porter; Nanny; Princess's Footman; Princess Sophie Trubetskoy; Cyril; Jeannine; Princess's Maid; Princess's Groom; Ragged Children; Gaoler; Prison Clerks; Cecily Bradfield; Prisoners; Prison Visitors; Wardresses; Hilda; General Bradfield; Prison Matron; Diana Tuttle; Turnkeys; Colonel Edwin Barnaby; Lady Dolly Murray; Lord Adolphus Murray; Murray's Pageboy; Boaters; Lakeside Spa Members; Aggie; Josiah Hartz; Augustine Bullfinger; Dr. Moldwyn Pugh; Sir James Swarthmoor; Swarthmoor's Three Companions; Cock Tavern Waiter; Diogenes Club Attendant; George; Diogenes Club Porter & Staff; Austen; Maisie; Ragged Children; Jarvey; Hampstead Women; Two Girls; Milly; Miss Bickleigh; Hampstead Policeman; PC Hawkshawe; Men in Hollybush Place; Roberts; Policemen; Police Inspector; Dr. John Bickleigh; Chief Inspector Wilmot; Hampstead Desk Sergeant; Prisoners; Milkman; Milkman's Assistants; Postman; Hampstead Maids; Baker's Boy; Brown; Constable; Mrs. Turner's Boy; Sir Frederick Colton; Burns; Clerks;
Porters; Scrubbing Women; Finnegan's Waiters; Carl Philip Emmanuel Guttmann; Guttman's Cabman; Veronica; Mycroft's Cab Driver; Liverpool Street Crowds; Porters; Duke of Streltsau; Colonel Valentine Blake; Mrs. Blake; Assistant Stationmaster; Lord Ranelagh; Lord Lingard; Lady Lingard; Regimental String Band; Stationmaster; G.E.R. Director; Railway Attendant; Colonel-Major Baron von Goeben; Train Guard; Sandringham Estate Men; Ghillie; Footmen; Hall-porters; Page; Palliser; Sandringham Guests; Footmen; Maids; Mycroft's Valet; Bessie Martin; Sir Napier Soames; Lady Lechslade; Helen Gurney; French Tutor; Smedley & Ditchling's Office Boy; Smedley; Mr. Justice Muckleburn; Jury; Archibald Russell; James Cathcart QC; Wardresses; Court Usher; Villiers Manyon; Clerk of the Court; Courtroom Crowds; Mr. Hillmore; Couple with Small Dog; (Captain Septimus Athelney Meadowthorpe; Helena Meadowthorpe; Parthenope Manyon; Two Ruffians; Mordecai Stote; Mr. Dykes-Robinson; Mrs. Bickleigh; Annie Gibbs; Flett; Murray's Maids; Cab Driver; Streltsau's Gun Loader)
Date: 1890 or later
Locations: 221B, Baker Street; Mycroft's Hansom; Portman Square; Bruton Street; Princess's Mansion; Millbank Prison; Hampstead; Kenwood House; Haverstock Hill; Baker's Row; Church Row; Graveyard; Marshall Hall's Home;Bryanston Street; Bullfinger's Growler (Oxford Street); Whitehall; The Cock Tavern; The Diogenes Club; Somerset House; The Home Office; Pall Mall; Mycroft's Rooms; Corner of South End Road and Downshire Hill; Downshire Hill; Bickleigh's House; Hollybush Place; The Assembly Room; Hampstead Police Station; Hollybush Lane; Minerva Court; Horse Guard's Parade; Marshall Hall's Office, Fountain Court; Chancery Lane; Serle Street; Lincoln's Inn Fields; Finnegan's Dining Rooms, Clement's Lane; The Embankment; New Bond Street; Piccadilly; Liverpool Street Station; The Royal Train; Norfolk; Sandringham House; Smedley & Ditchling's Offices; Squire's Mount; Number Three Court; St. James's Park; (Italy; Florence; Hampstead Heath; Bickleigh's House; Isandlwana; Rorke's Drift)
Story: Mycroft is present when Marshall Hall consults Holmes over a case he is defending. Diana Tuttle has been accused of poisoning her employer and lover, Meadowthorpe. Holmes is engaged in the Lauriston Gardens affair, so Mycroft decides to take on the case. He enlists Princess Sophie to visit Tuttle in jail and learn more about the events of the night of Meadowthorpe's death. They also learn more of Manyon, whose daughter was Meadowthorpe's fiancée, and who was at the doctor's house on the night of his death, who has property dealings in the Hampstead area. Mycroft's investigations suggest that Manyon has links with the Prince of Wales's baccarat playing crowd. Mycroft is warned off the case by his superiors, and reasons that Tuttle's solicitors are doing all in their power with the co-operation of the prison authorities not to have their client hanged as he previously thought, but to prevent the trial, or at least the evidence, ever coming to court. On a second visit to Hampstead Mycroft learns that one of the principal witnesses in the case is found drowned, and finds himself under arrest. Meanwhile Sherlock suggests the case may be designed to draw Mycroft's attention away from other matters. Eventually Mycroft becomes aware of the presence of his old adversary Guttmann. Mycroft is invited by Princess Alexandra to spend a week at Sandringham House, where he encounters a cockatoo, also named Mycroft, and the Pince of Wales, and where another man is shot in mistake for him. The successful conclusion of the affair depends on Mycroft and Marshall Hall's courtroom defense of Tuttle, and Sherlock's knowledge of typewriters.