Michael Innes's picture
32 followers

Michael Innes


(John Innes Mackintosh Stewart)
Scotland (1906 - 1994)

aka J I M Stewart

John Innes Mackintosh Stewart was born in Edinburgh, educated at Oxford, and taught English in universities all over the world. His scholarly career includes successful works on Rudyard Kipling and Thomas Hardy, but he is better known as mystery writer Michael Innes, whose legendary character, Inspector John Appleby, inspired a lasting vogue for donnish detective fiction.
 

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Inspector Appleby
   1. Death At the President's Lodging (1936)
     aka Seven Suspects
   2. Hamlet, Revenge! (1937)
   3. Lament for a Maker (1938)
   4. Stop Press (1939)
     aka The Spider Strikes
   5. The Secret Vanguard (1940)
   6. There Came Both Mist and Snow (1940)
     aka A Comedy of Terrors
   7. Appleby On Ararat (1941)
   8. The Daffodil Affair (1942)
   9. The Weight of the Evidence (1943)
   10. Appleby's End (1945)
   11. A Night of Errors (1947)
   12. Operation Pax (1951)
     aka The Paper Thunderbolt
   13. A Private View (1952)
     aka One-Man Show / Murder Is an Art
   14. Appleby Talking (1954)
     aka Dead Man's Shoes
   15. Appleby Talks Again (1956)
   16. Death On a Quiet Day (1957)
     aka Appleby Plays Chicken
   17. The Long Farewell (1958)
   18. Hare Sitting Up (1959)
   19. Silence Observed (1961)
   20. A Connoisseur's Case (1962)
     aka The Crabtree Affair
   21. The Bloody Wood (1966)
   22. Appleby At Allington (1968)
     aka Death By Water
   23. A Family Affair (1969)

     aka Picture of Guilt

   24. Death At the Chase (1970)
   25. An Awkward Lie (1971)
   26. The Open House (1972)
   27. Appleby's Answer (1973)
   28. Appleby's Other Story (1974)
   29. The Appleby File (1975)
   30. The Gay Phoenix (1976)
   31. The Ampersand Papers (1978)
   32. Sheiks and Adders (1982)
   33. Appleby and Honeybath (1983)
   34. Carson's Conspiracy (1984)
   35. Appleby and the Ospreys (1986)
   36. Appleby Talks About Crime (2010)
   Appleby Talks (2023)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
thumbthumbthumb
 
Staircase in Surrey (as by J I M Stewart)
   1. The Gaudy (1974)
   2. Young Pattullo (1975)
   3. Memorial Service (1976)
   4. The Madonna of The Astrolabe (1977)
   5. Full Term (1978)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Novels
   From London Far (1946)
     aka The Unsuspected Chasm
   What Happened At Hazelwood? (1946)
   The Journeying Boy (1949)
     aka The Case of the Journeying Boy
   Candleshoe (1953)
     aka Christmas At Candleshoe
   Mark Lambert's Supper (1954) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Guardians (1955) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Man from the Sea (1955)
     aka Death By Moonlight
   Old Hall, New Hall (1956)
     aka A Question of Queens
   A Use of Riches (1957) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Case of Sonia Wayward (1960)
     aka The New Sonia Wayward
   The Man Who Won The Pools (1961) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Last Tresilian (1963) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Money from Holme (1964)
   An Acre of Grass (1965) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Aylwins (1966) (as by J I M Stewart)
   A Change of Heir (1966)
   Vanderlyn's Kingdom (1967) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Avery's Mission (1971) (as by J I M Stewart)
   A Palace of Art (1972) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Mungo's Dream (1972) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Andrew and Tobias (1980) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Going It Alone (1980)
   A Villa In France (1982) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Open Prison (1984) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Naylors (1985) (as by J I M Stewart)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbno image availablethumbthumb
no image availablethumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumb
 
Collections
   Three tales of Hamlet (1950) (with Rayner Heppenstall)
   The Man Who Wrote Detective Stories (1959) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Cucumber Sandwiches (1969) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Our England is a Garden and Other Stories (1979) (as by J I M Stewart)
   The Bridge at Arta (1981) (as by J I M Stewart)
   My Aunt Christina and other stories (1983) (as by J I M Stewart)
   Parlour 4 and other stories (1984) (as by J I M Stewart)
thumbthumbthumbthumb
thumbthumbthumb
 
Non fiction
Sorry, we're not listing non fiction by this author
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Anthologies containing stories by Michael Innes
thumb
Lessons in Crime (2024)
Academic Mysteries
(British Library Crime Classics)
edited by
Martin Edwards
thumb
Who Killed Father Christmas? (2023)
And Other Seasonal Mysteries
(British Library Crime Classics)
edited by
Martin Edwards
thumb
Murder in a Heatwave (2023)
(Vintage Murders, book 7)
edited by
Cecily Gayford

More anthologies 


Visitors also looked at these authors


About Fantastic Fiction       Information for Authors