When King found a man buried alive he knew he was on the trail of his strangest case. But it wasn’t until the second murder had been committed before his very eyes that he realized he was pitted against a clever enemy—a master criminal who was gambling for fabulous stakes in a game of golden death!
“Giant dogs at large! Kill several in Manhattan…” The nation read this story with horror, Dogs as big as horses—dogs that mutilated and destroyed. What were these beasts? What fiendish hand directed them? Only the Secret 6 guessed the real menace, dared follow the crimson tracks of a monster killer!
Two months ago James had died. Yet now he walked again—a thing resurrected from the tomb! What was the secret of the curse that was turning one of America’s richest houses into a family of living dead? Grimly, King and his Secret 6 pit their skill against the strange murder scheme of a corpse master.
It struck out of the night, a monster whose blood-red shadow brought death to everyone it touched. What was this weird Thing? Beneath its reign of terror, police were powerless. But grimly, out of the list of victims, rose six men—six men who vowed to track the scarlet killer down a suicide road to a murder showdown!