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Johnstone, William W.

Overview
Works: 1,704 works in 5,948 publications in 1 language and 245,357 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  Christmas stories  History  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Novels  Christmas fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O415, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about William W Johnstone
 
Most widely held works by William W Johnstone
Blood bond by William W Johnstone( Book )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves can't walk away when they see an unarmed man getting brutally beaten in a Colorado Rockies gold mining town, and find themselves in the middle of a violent land war
Sidewinders by William W Johnstone( Book )

36 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 2,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Scratch Morton and Bo Creel, two amiable drifters and old pals. Veterans of cowboying, cattle drives, drunken brawls, and a couple of shoot-outs, Scratch and Bo are mostly honest and don't go looking for trouble--it's usually there when they wake up in the morning. Now, in remote Arizona Territory, they're caught up in a battle between two stagecoach lines. The owner of one, a beautiful widow, has gotten both Scratch and Bo hot and bothered, each trying to impress her as they fend off the opposing stage line trying to destroy her. But nothing is what it seems in the fight, and two tough sidewinders are riding straight into a trap
Judgment day : a town called Fury by William W Johnstone( Book )

39 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The settlers may think the worst has passed, but Jason Fury can see that this ramshackle place he calls home is facing its darkest day. Crippled by a drought and devastated by an unrelenting, blood-red dust storm, Fury is also under attack by Apaches who can smell the settlers' blood and fear. For Jason, it's time to find a few good men and women to fight a battle the likes of which they've never seen before
Butch Cassidy : the lost years by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Asking the question "What if Butch Cassidy wasn't killed in the infamous Bolivian shootout in 1908?", an exciting novel of the Old West follows Butch as he, after fleeing South America, is pulled into the most dangerous train robbery he's ever attempted along with a new Wild Bunch
A lone star Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a cattle drive turns deadly, Smoke and Matt Jensen and Duff MacCallister struggle to cope with bloodthirsty Indians and trigger-happy rustlers as they ride into a brutal blizzard that sorely tests their skills of survival
Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal by William W Johnstone( Book )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Henry Sixkiller is as fearless as they come. Now he faces his greatest challenge-- as a U.S. Marshal, he must take on the most notorious outlaws the west has ever seen
The first mountain man : Preacher's blood hunt by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a dangerous Rocky Mountain trail, Peacher must deal with Jebediah Druke and his ruthless band of killers and Crow warrior Blood Eye, who has been tracking Preacher with nothing but bad intentions
Luke Jensen, bounty hunter by William W Johnstone( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambushed and left for dead, Confederate soldier Luke Jensen is taken in by a Georgia farmer and his beautiful daughter who nurse him back to health, but when fate takes a tragic turn, Luke, driven by vengeance, becomes the greatest bounty hunter who ever lived
Return of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The town of Bury took up a piece of Idaho Territory that was still raw, untamed frontier. It was no place for the cowardly or faint-hearted, but Smoke Jensen was neither. Nor were Stratton, Potter and Richards, the three bloodthirsty outlaws who came there to live. Or, if Smoke had his way ... to die! It had been years since hired gunhands had murdered Smoke's wife and son, but the pain was as fresh as yesterday. And so was Smoke's need for revenge. He's come a long way to find the bandit trio responsible for his family's brutal massacre. Now, the town of Bury was about to live up to its name
A Rocky Mountain Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three days before Christmas, Matt Jensen is traveling the Denver and Pacific railway when a gang of outlaws cause an avalanche to slam down on the train. As Smoke Jensen and Duff MacCallister frantically try to make their way to the accident, Matt struggles to save the survivors. Starving under a bitter, drivin snow in the brutal, unforgiving Rocky Mountains, and surrounded by armed and desperate outlaws, Matt still dreams of making it home for Christmas. But, unless fate lends a hand, nobody will
Smoke Jensen, the beginning by William W Johnstone( Book )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the eve of the Civil War, Kirby Jensen is the youngest of three children living on a hardscrabble ranch in Southwestern Missouri. But in 1861, shots were fired in Charleston harbor, and Kirby's father and brother went to war. Smoke Jensen The Beginning follows the Jensen clan during these volatile years, from Civil War battles to border state raids to the kind of frontier justice achieved only by bullets and blood. William W. Johnstone chronicles the early years of Kirby Jensen--soon to be nicknamed Smoke-- as he journeys from boyhood innocence into a manhood shaped by violence and a young man's thirst for justice."--
Matt Jensen, the last mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After foiling a train robbery in Colorado and receiving a public reward from the governor, Matt Jensen must once again go up against the frustrated outlaw and his murderous posse when they kidnap the governor's niece
A Big Sky Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

12 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an 1873 wagon train of immigrants is battered by harsh storms, outlaws, and Indians, Smoke Jensen and an old mountain man known as the Preacher come to their aid and promise to get them to Montana Territory by Christmas
Ambush of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smoke Jensen flees from a father seeking revenge for his child's murder, sending Smoke into the Colorado wilderness, where he must rely on his instincts to evade twenty armed men
Strike of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Malcolm Theodore Puddle is a 21-year shipping clerk--from way back East. What is he doing out here? The Mountain Man's former neighbor, Humbolt Puddle, has died and left his crumbling 600-acre ranch to his only living heir, just as a greedy and ruthless cattle baron is circling the Humbolt ranch like a ravenous vulture. Poor, unsuspecting Puddle is walking into a death trap. Smoke is the not the pitying kind. But any enemy of Smoke's neighbor is his enemy, too: kill-crazy hired gunmen are threatening the whole valley and good men are dying. Puddle may not be much, but he's all Smoke has--as a take-no-prisoners mountain man and a timid tinhorn make for an army of two--in one hell of a fight."--Page 4 of cover
Flintlock by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Busted out of prison by an outlaw friend, Flintlock joins a hunt for a fortune - a golden bell hanging in a remote monastery. But between the smouldering ruin of his former jail cell and a treasure in the Arizona mountains there will be blood at a U.S. Army fort, a horrifying brush with Apache warriors, and a dozen bloody showdowns with the schemers, shootists, madmen, and lost women who find their way to Flintlock's side. From a vicious, superstitious half-breed to the great Geronimo himself, Flintlock meets the frontier's most murderous hard cases - many who he must find a way to kill ..."--Page 4 of cover
Blood bond : Ride for vengeance by William W Johnstone( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After saving Sweet Apple, Texas, from disaster, blood brothers Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves remain to assist the new marshal with his duties, but they soon find themselves on the brink of a full-scale range war and tangling with an old enemy
Revenge of eagles by William W Johnstone( Book )

18 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American west - forged by the myths and the men that defined the frontier. Men like the MacCallisters ... Frontier justice runs in the family
Trail of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When gold is discovered in the little town of No-Name, Colorado, its initially joyful citizens are besieged by an onslaught of fortune-hunting gunslingers, and Smoke Jensen recruits a handful of legends to help protect the town. Reissue
Blood valley by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immune to death and war, Cotton accepts the job of sheriff in Doubtful, Wyoming, despite the threat of a range war between the ranchers and homesteaders. Reprint
 
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A lone star Christmas
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SidewindersJudgment day : a town called FuryA lone star ChristmasReturn of the mountain manMatt Jensen, the last mountain manAmbush of the mountain manBlood bond : Ride for vengeanceRevenge of eagles
Alternative Names
William W. Johnstone American writer

William W. Johnstone Amerikaans romanschrijver (1938-2004)

William W. Johnstone escriptor estatunidenc

William W. Johnstone escritor estadounidense

Languages
English (398)