Harold March, the rising reviewer and social critic, was walking vigorously across a great tableland of moors and commons, the horizon of which was fringed with the far-off woods of the famous estate of Torwood Park.
-- The Man Who Knew Too Much by G.K. Chesterton.
I downloaded this to the kindle app on my iPhone as my "emergency" book, so that I would never be without something to read in a pinch. It is free on amazon.
This is a collection of eight related short stories, all mysteries featuring an amateur sleuth named Horne Fisher. I read the first one today and, although I thought the plot was rushed, it was still entertaining. Chesterton is better known for his Father Brown series, which I haven't read, but think I would enjoy.
I'm on a vintage mystery jag.