WorldCat Identities

Innes, Michael 1906-1994

Overview
Works: 238 works in 1,610 publications in 8 languages and 25,611 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Fiction)  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6037.T466, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Innes
 
Most widely held works by Michael Innes
Appleby and the Ospreys by Michael Innes( Book )

21 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clusters, a great country house, is troubled by bats, as Lord and Lady Osprey complain to their guests, who include first rate detective Sir John Appleby. In the matter of bats, Appleby is indifferent, but he is soon faced with a real challenge - the murder of Lord Osprey, stabbed with an ornate dagger in the library
Appleby and Honeybath by Michael Innes( Book )

19 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and German and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Appleby and Charles Honeybath investigate a missing corpse
Carson's conspiracy by Michael Innes( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
The Ampersand papers by Michael Innes( Book )

34 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Appleby is strolling along a Cornish beach, he narrowly escapes being struck by a body falling down a cliff. The body is that of Dr Sutch, an archivist, and he has fallen from the North Tower of Treskinnick Castle, home of Lord Ampersand. Two possible motivations present themselves to Appleby - the Ampersand gold, treasure from an Armada galleon; and the Ampersand papers
Sheiks and adders by Michael Innes( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When half of the guests at a charity masquerade fete at Drool Court turn up dressed as sheiks, it must be more than pure coincidence. One of them is the real thing, however, and Sir John Appleby, master detective, discovers that he is in grave danger. When one of the pseudo-sheiks is murdered, Appleby finds himself in the midst of an international political crisis
Going it alone by Michael Innes( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Gilbert Averell exchanged passports with his friend George, alias Prince de Silistrie, he never dreamt of such sinister activities as attempted murder, blackmail, kidnapping, bank robbery and arson
Lord Mullion's secret by Michael Innes( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Mullion Castle, sumptuous stately home, we meet the Earl and his family, who include his delightful daughters, Patty and Boosie, and dotty Great-aunt Camilla. Old school chum, Charles Honeybath, who has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the Earl's wife, finds himself at the helm of a complex investigation involving ancestral works of art and a young under gardener, Swithin, who seems to possess the family features somewhat strikingly
An awkward lie by Michael Innes( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Sir John Appleby's son Bobby does most of the detecting in a classic situation of the disappearing corpse
Appleby's answer by Michael Innes( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author of detective novels, Priscilla Pringle, is pleased to find that she is sharing a railway compartment with a gentleman who happens to be reading one of her books Murder in the Cathedral. He is a military officer, Captain Bulkington, who recognises Miss Pringle and offers her £500 to collaborate on a detective novel. To everyone's surprise, Miss Pringle is rather taken with Captain Bulkington - but is she out of her depth?
Appleby's other story by Michael Innes( Book )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During a walk to Elvedon House, palatial home of the Tythertons, Sir John Appleby and Chief Constable Colonel Pride are stunned to find a police van and two cars parked outside. Wealthy Maurice Tytherton has been found shot dead, and Appleby is faced with a number of suspects
A change of heir by Michael Innes( Book )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Gadberry, 'resting actor', receives a mysterious invitation and a proposition that could lead him to enormous riches. Wealthy imbiber, Nicholas Comberford, wants George to impersonate him in order to secure a place in the will of a fabulously affluent great-aunt, who lives in a Cistercian monastery and won't allow any liquor in the place
Appleby's end by Michael Innes( Book )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Appleby's End was the name of the station where Detective Inspector John Appleby got off the train from Scotland Yard. But that was not the only coincidence. Everything that happened from then on related back to stories by Ranulph Raven, Victorian novelist--animals were replaced by marble effigies, someone received a tombstone telling him when he would die, and a servant was found buried up to his neck in snow, dead. Why did Ranulph Raven's mysterious descendants make such a point of inviting Appleby to spend the night at their house?"--Amazon.com
Lament for a maker by Michael Innes( Book )

47 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Appleby of Scotland Yard investigates the puzzling death of Ranald Guthrie, a wealthy Scottish recluse
The long farewell by Michael Innes( Book )

34 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lewis Packford, the great Shakespearean scholar, was thought to have discovered a book annotated by the Bard - but there is no trace of this valuable object when Packford apparently commits suicide. Sir John Appleby finds a mixed bag of suspects at the dead man's house
The daffodil affair by Michael Innes( Book )

29 editions published between 1942 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Appleby's aunt is most distressed when her horse, Daffodil, a somewhat half-witted animal with exceptional numerical skills, goes missing from her stable in Harrogate. Meanwhile, Hudspith is hot on the trail of Lucy Rideout, an enigmatic young girl has been whisked away to an unknown isle by a mysterious gentleman. And when a house in Bloomsbury, supposedly haunted, also goes missing, the baffled policemen search for a connection. As Appleby and Hudspith trace Daffodil and Lucy, the fragments begin to come together and an extravagant project is uncovered, leading them to South American jungle
Appleby on Ararat by Michael Innes( Book )

30 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appleby and a small group of Commonwealthers are shipwrecked on a Pacific island inhabited by sinister archaeologists, German spies and transvestites. The scenery is spectacular, the conversation droll and civilized, but ominous events portend imminent disaster on this quiet refuge
The mysterious commission by Michael Innes( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kriminalroman
The gay phoenix by Michael Innes( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appleby comes out of retirement to investigate a suspected case of impersonation. Cosy mystery. Whodunit
Honeybath's haven by Michael Innes( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When portrait-painter and occasional detective, Charles Honeybath, pays a visit to his old friend Edwin Lightfoot, there are a few surprises in store. Edwin's irksome wife is packing her bags, while Edwin is indulging in an eccentric game of pretence - acting the part of a long-dead petty criminal named Flannel Foot
Death at the President's lodging by Michael Innes( Book )

30 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspector Appleby is called to St Anthony's College, where the President has been murdered in his Lodging. Scandal abounds when it becomes clear that the only people with any motive to murder him are the only people who had the opportunity - because the President's Lodging opens off Orchard Ground, which is locked at night, and only the Fellows of the College have keys."--FantasticFiction.com
 
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Appleby and the Ospreys
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Appleby and HoneybathCarson's conspiracySheiks and addersGoing it aloneLord Mullion's secretAn awkward lieAppleby's answerA change of heir
Alternative Names

controlled identityStewart, J. I. M. (John Innes Mackintosh), 1906-1994

Innes Mackintosh Stewart, John 1906-1994

Innes, Michael

Innes, Michael, 1906-

Innes, Michael pseud

MacKintosh Stewart, J.I.

Mackintosh Stewart, John I. 1906-1994

Mackintosh Stewart, John Innes 1906-1994

Stewart, J.I.M. 1906-1994

Stewart, John I. 1906-1994

Stewart, John Innes Mackintosh 1906-1994

Stewart, John Innes Mickintosh

Stewart, John Mackintosh 1906-1994

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