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Johnstone, William W.

Overview
Works: 2,068 works in 6,557 publications in 1 language and 257,365 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western fiction  History  Christmas stories  Biographical fiction  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Novels  Christmas 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
Butch Cassidy : the lost years by William W Johnstone( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,746 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 )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,529 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
Those Jensen boys! by William W Johnstone( Book )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 1,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ace and Chance Jensen find their skills put to the test when two young ladies ask them to protect their struggling stagecoach line from a ruthless, bloodthirsty mine owner with money, power, and enough hired killers to slaughter half the territory"--
MacCallister : the eagles legacy by William W Johnstone( Book )

31 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Scottish Highlands, 1885. Two men, brandishing knives, attack a young woman outside a pub. Duff MacCallister steps in and saves her--killing one of the assailants. Big mistake. The attacker was the sheriff's son, and now MacCallister is marked for death. His only hope: America. Here, in the sprawling land of dreams, Duff hopes to start a new life with his American cousins. Unfortunately, the sheriff's deputies are tracking him down--with nine of the deadliest cutthroats money can buy. Blazing a trail of blood and bullets all the way to the Rockies, Duff has to kill his enemies one by one--or die trying. But this time, Duff is not alone. He has a new ally by his side. A living legend of frontier justice. His cousin the gunslinger known as Falcon MacCallister ..."--Page 4 of cover
Return of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 1,321 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 the 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!--
Smoke Jensen, the beginning by William W Johnstone( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,284 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."--
The family Jensen by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt and Smoke Jensen are trapped in a cabin with their friend, Preacher, while the gunmen hired by a power-hungry cattle baron attempt to carry out their mission and eliminate the homesteaders
A Big Sky Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,248 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 )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,229 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 )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,223 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
Sidewinders by William W Johnstone( Book )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,214 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
A town called Fury by William W Johnstone( Book )

35 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One man. One town. One Destiny
Flintlock by William W Johnstone( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,165 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..."--P. [4] of cover
Blood valley by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,142 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
Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 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 trail west by William W Johnstone( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1848, Dooley Monahan, son of struggling Iowa pioneers, went off to pick up a new milk cow. Young Dooley never came home. Now, nearly three decades later, Dooley Monahan has become an accidental legend, managing to plant a bullet in the chest of a dangerous outlaw. All Dooley really wants is to claim his reward at a bank in Phoenix and make his way North to a gold strike he read about in a newspaper. But fate has other plans. It starts with a family slaughtered by Apaches, a dog smarter than most humans Dooley knows, a girl with a wounded soul, and the blood hungry brothers of the outlaw Dooley killed who will not give up their pursuit until they've avenged his death. The farther Dooley tries to head North, destiny pushes him West. His trail is populated by strange friends and dangerous enemies, strewn with bad luck and bad blood--and frequently interrupted by sudden storms of gunfire
Trail of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,105 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
Violence of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 1,098 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his wife and neighbor's daughter are kidnapped by outlaw Reece Van Arndt, mountain man Smoke Jensen will go to great and deadly lengths to find the women, catching Reece off guard
Revenge of eagles by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,093 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
Savagery of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

22 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It starts at a high-class auction for a pureblood Hereford bull. Smoke Jensen wins the bidding - and the hatred of Pogue Quentin, Santa Clara's leading citizen and a man living on bloodshed and lies. Then Smoke's friend Pearlie drifts to Santa Clara, and when he runs afoul of Quentin, all hell breaks loose. Now Smoke Jensen is heading to Santa Clara to face a man who already wants him dead - but Pogue Quentin never met anything like the fire of a mountain man
 
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A lone star Christmas
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MacCallister : the eagles legacyReturn of the mountain manThe family JensenAmbush of the mountain manSidewindersA town called FuryBlood valleyTrail of the mountain man
Alternative Names
Johnstone William Wallace

Mason William

William W. Johnstone American writer

William W. Johnstone Amerikaans romanschrijver (1938-2004)

William W. Johnstone escriptor estatunidenc

William W. Johnstone escritor estadounidense

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English (353)