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Johnstone, William W.

Overview
Works: 1,068 works in 3,885 publications in 1 language and 211,202 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Western stories  Christmas stories  History  Romance fiction  Biographical fiction  Novels  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.O415, 813.54
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Most widely held works about William W Johnstone
 
Most widely held works by William W Johnstone
The family Jensen by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 2,358 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
Blood bond by William W Johnstone( Book )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves don't look for trouble--it's usually there when they wake up in the morning. When they ride into the little gold mining town of Jordanville, high in the Colorado Rockies, all they want is a hot meal and something cold to wash it down. When they see an unarmed man getting brutally beaten by a hard case with a bullwhip, their plans suddently change
Butch Cassidy : the lost years by William W Johnstone( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,618 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
Sidewinders by William W Johnstone( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,524 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
Return of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2013 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
The first mountain man : Preacher by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Preacher makes plans to attend an annual rendezvous, he agrees to lead a train of sixty wagons on the last leg of the rugged trail to Oregon through territory controlled by outlaws and hostile Native Americans
Luke Jensen, bounty hunter by William W Johnstone( Book )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 1,326 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
Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal by William W Johnstone( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 1,311 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
Blood bond : Ride for vengeance by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,246 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
The last gunfighter : Dead before sundown by William W Johnstone( Book )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Frank Morgan gets to a town called Los Angeles, he can see the forces gathering around him. For the Spanish landowners, wealth is measured in cattle on the open range. For hardnosed oilmen, a fortune is in the ground in the form of shining black crude oil. When blood is spilled on the sun-seared land, Morgan takes his stand, but when he discovers that a third party has entered the fray, he knows the rules have changed and justice will only be forged with bullets
A lone star Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 1,221 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
Trail of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 1,142 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
Smoke Jensen, the beginning by William W Johnstone( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 1,140 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. Back at home, waves of violence crash over Kriby and his family, until the boy quickly becomes a man, riding with Brigg's Marauders, coming up against violent killers like Frank and Jesse James, and proving his own skill with a gun. For Kirby, the end of the war will bring no peace. His family is shattered by murder and destruction. And his father comes back from battle ravenous for revenge
Ambush of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,138 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
Code of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursed by his reputation as the fastest gun in the West, Smoke Jensen finds his wife wounded by an outlaw gang determined to make a name for themselves, and against unbelievable odds, he begins tracking them
Revenge of eagles by William W Johnstone( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,125 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
A Rocky Mountain Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three days before Christmas, Matt Jensen is traveling the Denver and Pacific railway when an avalanche slams down onto the train, trapping it in desolate Trout Creek Pass. But it wasnt an act of nature that caused the accident; it was a gang of outlaws attempting to rescue their leader, who is being taken to Red Cliff to be hanged. As Smoke Jensen and Duff MacCallister frantically try to make their way to the scene, Matt struggles to save the survivors, among them a beautiful young woman with a dark past, a merchant seaman turned rancher, and a senator with his very ill young daughter. Starving under a bitter, driving 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
A Big Sky Christmas by William W Johnstone( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,067 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
Law of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After retiring his guns to raise a family and build a herd, legendary ex-gunfighter Smoke Jensen realizes he must leave retirement or die when he accidentally rides into the middle of the biggest range war of the decade
Strike of the mountain man by William W Johnstone( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,035 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 neighbour, 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 neighbour 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
 
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Alternative Names
William W. Johnstone American writer

William W. Johnstone Amerikaans romanschrijver (1938-2004)

Languages
English (302)

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Blood bondSidewindersReturn of the mountain manThe first mountain man : PreacherBlood bond : Ride for vengeanceThe last gunfighter : Dead before sundownA lone star ChristmasTrail of the mountain man