The Juggernaut of Terror by Carl McK. Saunders (Philip Ketchum)


Cases from the career of “Hard-Boiled” Captain John Murdock

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Philip Ketchum writing as “Carl McK. Saunders”

Central City runs red from gangland war. Corruption and political graft undermine authority to the highest levels. In steps Captain John Murdock, Chief of Detectives, whose only interest is to do his job. Unpopular with both the media and with his superiors, nevertheless Murdock’s methods gets results,—whether battling blackmailers, bootleggers, drug runners or organized crime!

Collected are the initial twenty stories in this long-running, reader favorite series.

With an introduction by Garyn G. Roberts, PhD, lecturer and award-winning popular culture historian.


  • Introduction by Garyn G. Roberts, PhD
  • Hard
  • The Murder Game
  • Pure Bluff
  • Tickets To Hell
  • Red Harvest
  • Frame-Up
  • The Pay Off
  • The Square Seven
  • Wanted—One Corpse
  • Murder Ahead
  • Guests From the East
  • Furnace of Death
  • Trigger Traffic
  • The Key to Hell
  • The Wax Witness
  • The Murder Mill
  • The Dead Alibi
  • The Black Hood
  • The Juggernaut of Terror
  • Red Tape

First book publication

Trade paperback / 330 pages

Cover art by Walter M. Baumhofer

Additional information

Weight 20 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 1 in