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House of Stratus, Jan 2, 2009 - 108 pages
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When his friend Charles Pitt-Heron vanishes mysteriously, Sir Edward Leithen is at first only mildly concerned. But a series of strange events that follow Pitt-Heron's disappearance convince Leithen that he is dealing with a sinister secret society. Their codename is 'The Power-House'. The authorities are unable to act without evidence. As he gets deeper involved with the underworld, Leithen finds himself facing the enemy alone and in terrible danger.

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Review: The Power House (Sir Edward Leithen #1)

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

I think it's the one of JB's novels that I like the least. Some tried and true ingredients but no snap. An early potboiler, but does stay on some of the author's favorite themes, like the suave ... Read full review

Review: The Power House (Sir Edward Leithen #1)

User Review  - Jared8randall - Goodreads

Buchan's writing style is witty and fun to read. People get in a tizzy because of all the mad coincidences in his "dime novels," well they're not seeing the point: it's a fun, short read. Leithen is my favorite Buchan character so far. The restaurant scene is gold. Read full review


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