Inspector Appleby is the protagonist in a series of crime fiction novels by Scottish novelist Michael Innes (James Innes Mackinstosh Stewart). Sir John Appleby starts out as a detective inspector with Scotland Yard. As time passes, he moves up the ranks of the outfit.
Michael Innes is the pseudonym of Scottish author John Innes Mackintosh Stewart (1906-1994), who wrote crime fiction as Michael Innes and contemporary fiction and non-fiction as J.I.M. Stewart. He is the author of the Inspector Appleby series. Stewart was born in Edinburgh, where he also grew up. He studied at several different universities all over […]