Michael Innes
1906-1994
 

Pseudonym of John Innes Mackintosh Stewart. He was born in Edinburgh. Although he had a successful academic and literary career under his own name, he is more widely known as Michael Innes, the pseudonym under which he wrote forty-five crime novels and numerous short stories. He is the creator of 'John Appleby', later Sir John, a Scotland Yard detective, who appears in most of his novels.

 

Titles and year of publication:
 
'John Appleby' Novels
 1) Death at the President's Lodging (US Title: Seven Suspects)  1936
 2) Hamlet, Revenge!  1937
 3) Lament for a Maker  1938
 4) Stop Press (US Title: The Spider Strikes)  1939
 5) There Came Both Mist and Snow (US Title: A Comedy of Terrors)  1940
 6) The Secret Vanguard  1940
 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  1948
12) Operation Pax (US Title: The Paper Thunderbolt)  1951
13) A Private View (US Title: One-Man Show) (Also published as: Murder Is an Art)  1952
14) Appleby Talking (US Title: Dead Man's Shoes) (short stories)  1954
15) Appleby Plays Chicken (US Title: Death on a Quiet Day)  1956
16) Appleby Talks Again (short stories)  1956
17) The Long Farewell  1958
18) Hare Sitting Up  1959
19) Silence Observed  1961
20) A Connoisseur's Case (US Title: The Crabtree Affair)  1962
21) The Bloody Wood  1966
22) Appleby at Allington (US Title: Death by Water)  1968
23) A Family Affair (US Title: Picture of Guilt)  1969
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 (short stories)  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
Other Novels
 1) From London Far (US Title: The Unexpected Chasm)  1946
 2) What Happened at Hazelwood  1946
 3) The Journeying Boy (US Title: The Case of the Journeying Boy)  1949
 4) Christmas at Candleshoe (Also published as: Candleshoe)  1953
 5) The Man from the Sea (Also published as: Death by Moonlight)  1955
 6) Old Hall, New Hall (US Title: A Question of Queens)  1956
 7) The New Sonia Wayward (US Title: The Case of Sonia Wayward)  1960
 8) Money from Holme  1964
 9) A Change of Heir  1966
10) The Mysterious Commission  1974
11) Honeybath's Haven  1977
12) Going It Alone  1980
13) Lord Mullion's Secret  1981

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