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Johnstone, William W.

Overview
Works: 2,365 works in 7,864 publications in 1 language and 278,216 library holdings
Genres: Western fiction  Fiction  History  Christmas stories  Biographical fiction  Historical fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Romance 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 1,728 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
Those Jensen boys! by William W Johnstone( Book )

25 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 1,521 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" -- Publisher
A lone star Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,472 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
Return of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

33 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in English and held by 1,299 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
Smoke Jensen, the beginning by William W Johnstone( Book )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,292 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."--
A Big Sky Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 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
The family Jensen by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,212 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
Ambush of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mountain man Smoke Jensen never wanted to kill, but circumstance has plunged him into bloodbaths time and time again. Now Angus McDougal, the father of one of Smoke's victims, wants revenge. Tracked into the wintry wilderness of Colorado, Smoke must summon all of his survival skills to evade his enemy
Strike of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malcolm Theodore Puddle is a 21-year shipping clerk from way back East. The Mountain Man's former neighbor, Humboldt Puddle, died and left his crumbling 600-acre ranch to his only living heir just as a greedy and ruthless cattle barong began circling it like a vulture. Smoke is not the pitying kind, but poor, unsuspecting Puddle is walking into a death trap. Any enemy of Smoke's neighbor is his enemy, too. Puddle may not be much, but he's all Smoke has. (Bestseller)
Sidewinders by William W Johnstone( Book )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,159 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
Flintlock by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 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
Savagery of the Mountain Man by William W Johnstone( Book )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santa Clara, Colorado, is 24 hours by train from the land where Smoke Jensen found peace and prosperity on his Sugarloaf Ranch. But somehow, Smoke can't stay away from Santa Clara - and from an evil cattle baron hiding a murderous past. For Smoke, it starts at a high-class auction for a pureblood Hereford bull. Smoke wins the bidding - and earns 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 Pearlie runs afoul of Quentin, all hell will break 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
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

He was born in the Going Snake District of the Cherokee Nation and forged a destiny as bold as his name. John Henry Sixkiller was fearless. He fought in the 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles, his father's regiment during the Civil War, and served with the Longhorse Police in Indian territory in a time of violence and change. Now, Sixkiller faces his greatest challenge yet. As a U.S. Marshal, he must take on the most notorious outlaws the west has ever seen
Die by the gun by William W Johnstone( Book )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After completing a successful cattle drive as a the chuckwagon cook, Mac signs up for another one to escape those seeking revenge for a crime he did not commit -- Amazon
The trail west by William W Johnstone( Book )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2018 in English and held by 1,122 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
Blood valley by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,109 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
Texas John Slaughter by William W Johnstone( Book )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's been barely a decade since the notorious gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Rustlers and outlaws still terrorize the land, and the good citizens of Tombstone are at the end of their ropes. Enter Texas John Slaughter--the new sheriff of Cochise County and the toughest lawman west of the Rio Grande. With a backbone of steel to match the iron law of his badge, Texas John is determined to bring peace to this parched desert hell even if it kills him. Which it just might. When word gets out about an untapped vein of silver in the Dragoon Mountains, every man in town heads for the hills. The streets of Tombstone are an easy target for raiders, looters--and one gang of outlaws foolish enough to kidnap Slaughter's young, pretty wife. Forget keeping the peace. This is war."--
A town called Fury by William W Johnstone( Book )

33 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seventeen-year-old Breckinridge Wallace is a pioneer whose fearless instincts have finally landed him in trouble with an Indian enemy. Now, from the bustling streets of St. Louis to the vast stillness of the Missouri headwaters, Breck is discovering a new world of splendor, violence, promise and betrayal on his way to the new frontier. Most of all, he is clawing his way to manhood behind the law of the gun
The first mountain man : Preacher's blood hunt by William W Johnstone( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,087 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
 
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A lone star Christmas
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Return of the mountain manThe family JensenAmbush of the mountain manSidewindersSavagery of the Mountain ManBlood valleyA town called Fury
Alternative Names
Johnstone William Wallace

Mason William

William W. Johnstone American writer

William W. Johnstone Amerikaans romanschrijver (1938-2004)

William W. Johnstone écrivain américain

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