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William W. Johnstone Books In Order

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Publication Order of Ashes Books

Out of the Ashes (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fire in the Ashes (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anarchy in the Ashes (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood in the Ashes (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Alone in the Ashes (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wind in the Ashes (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smoke from the Ashes (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Danger in the Ashes (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valor in the Ashes (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trapped in the Ashes (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death in the Ashes (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survival in the Ashes (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fury in the Ashes (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Courage in the Ashes (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terror in the Ashes (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance in the Ashes (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Battle in the Ashes (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Flames from the Ashes (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Treason in the Ashes (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
D-Day in the Ashes (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Betrayal in the Ashes (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaos in the Ashes (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter in the Ashes (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Judgment in the Ashes (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ambush in the Ashes (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Triumph in the Ashes (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hatred in the Ashes (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Standoff in the Ashes (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crisis in the Ashes (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tyranny in the Ashes (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warriors from the Ashes (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny in the Ashes (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Enemy in the Ashes (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Escape from the Ashes (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Bad Men of the West Books

with J A Johnstone
Butch Cassidy: The Lost Years (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Forty Times a Killer! (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Dangerous Man (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Ben Savage, Saloon Ranger Books

with J A Johnstone
Buzzard's Bluff (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Boneyard (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter at Wolf Creek (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Black Ops Books

with J A Johnstone
American Jihad (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Remember the Alamo (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jacknife (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Home Invasion (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Blood Bond Books

with J A Johnstone
Blood Bond (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brotherhood of the Gun (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gunsight Crossing (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gunsmoke and Gold (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Devil Creek Crossfire (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shootout at Gold Creek (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
San Angelo Showdown (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death in Snake Creek (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter Trail (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hanging Road (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ride for Vengeance (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas Gundown (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Road to Yuma (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Moonshine Massacre (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Arizona Ambush (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hundred Ways to Kill (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Blood Valley Books

with J A Johnstone
Blood Valley (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Six Ways from Sunday (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savage Guns (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Brannigan's Land Books

with J A Johnstone
Brannigan's Land (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mean and Evil (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Brothers O'Brien Books

with J A Johnstone
The Brothers O'Brien (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Killing Season (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shadow of the Hangman (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Last Man Standing (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Time to Slaughter (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Law of Violence (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Buck Trammel Western Books

with J A Johnstone
North of Laramie (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bury the Hatchet (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Intruders (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Fires of Blackstone (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Buckhorn Books

with J A Johnstone
Buckhorn (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Paid in Blood (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodthirsty (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cat Books

Cat's Cradle (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cat's Eye (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Christmas Books

with J A Johnstone
A Lone Star Christmas (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Rocky Mountain Christmas (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Big Sky Christmas (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Frontier Christmas (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Texas Hill Country Christmas (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Colorado Christmas (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Arizona Christmas (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A High Sierra Christmas (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Jensen Family Christmas (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Maccallister Christmas (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Death Valley Christmas (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Chuckwagon Trail Books

with J A Johnstone
The Chuckwagon Trail (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die by the Gun (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hill of Beans (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Biscuits and Gravy (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Settling His Hash (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Code Name Books

Code Name: Payback (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Survival (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Death (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Coldfire (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Quickstrike (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Extreme Prejudice (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code Name: Kill Zone (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Cotton Pickens Books

with J A Johnstone
Massacre Mountain (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wyoming Slaughter (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Support Your Local Deputy (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Death & Texas Books

with J A Johnstone
Death & Texas (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark is the Night (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scavengers (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Marked for Death (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Devil Books

The Devil's Kiss (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Heart (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Touch (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Cat (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Laughter (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dog Team Books

The Last of the Dog Team (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Return of the Dog Team (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge of the Dog Team (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Target Response (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Duff MacCallister Books

with J A Johnstone
Eagles Legacy (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Killing (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dry Gulch Ambush (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kill Crazy (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kingdom Come (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ten Guns from Texas (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Day of Reckoning (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stalking Death (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranglehold (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killer Take All (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savage Sunday (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Riding the Nightmare (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Eagles Books

Eyes of Eagles (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dreams of Eagles (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Talons of Eagles (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scream of Eagles (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rage of Eagles (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Song of Eagles (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cry of Eagles (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood of Eagles (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny of Eagles (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge of Eagles (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pride of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crusade of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Thunder of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodshed of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Massacre of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carnage of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Defiance of Eagles (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Firestick Books

with J A Johnstone
Firestick (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood and Bullets (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead for a Dollar (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The First Mountain Man Books

The First Mountain Man (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood on the Divide (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Absaroka Ambush (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Forty Guns West (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cheyenne Challenge (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher and the Mountain Caesar (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blackfoot Messiah (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Peace (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Justice (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Journey (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Fortune (With: Fred Austin) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Quest (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Showdown (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Pursuit (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Fire (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Assault (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Fury (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Massacre (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Blood Hunt (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Slaughter (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Bloodbath (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Hellstorm (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Kill (With: J A Johnstone) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Rage (With: J A Johnstone) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Frenzy (With: J A Johnstone) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Carnage (With: J A Johnstone) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Preacher's Inferno (With: J A Johnstone) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Flintlock Books

with J A Johnstone
Flintlock (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gut-Shot (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kill or Die (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Time For Vultures (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell's Gate (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pitchfork Pass (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Forever Texas Books

with J A Johnstone
Forever Texas of the American West (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Frontiersman Books

with J A Johnstone
The Frontiersman (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
River of Blood (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Darkest Winter (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Damnation Valley (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Guns of Vigilante Books

Guns of the Vigilantes (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Troubleshooters (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Raising Caine (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
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Publication Order of Hank Fallon Books

with J A Johnstone
Yuma Prison Crashout (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Behind the Iron (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Time (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Knife in the Heart (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Have Brides, Will Travel Books

with J A Johnstone
Have Brides, Will Travel (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Shotgun Wedding (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Till Death (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hell's Half Acre Books

with J A Johnstone
The Butcher of Baxter Pass (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell's Half Acre (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cold-Blooded (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hunter Buchanon Books

with J A Johnstone
The Black Hills (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood in the Dust (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunter's Moon (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Invasion USA Series Books

Invasion USA (With: Fred Austin) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Border War (With: J A Johnstone) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jake Ransom, Man of the Mountains Books

To the River's End (With: J A Johnstone) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Jackals Books

with J A Johnstone
The Jackals (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stand Up and Die (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Every Mother's Son (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead River (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Family Jensen Books

with J A Johnstone
The Family Jensen (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Helltown Massacre (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Violent Land (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hard Ride to Hell (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Massacre Canyon (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brotherhood of Evil (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Those Jensen Boys! Books

with J A Johnstone
Those Jensen Boys! (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rimfire (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Twelve Dead Men (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ride the Savage Land (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rope Burn (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Jensen Brand Books

with J A Johnstone
The Jensen Brand (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Too Soon to Die (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rising Fire (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Gold Mine Massacre (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Night in Big Rock (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Luke Jensen: Bounty Hunter Books

with J A Johnstone
Luke Jensen, Bounty Hunter (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Shot (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloody Sunday (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bad Men Die (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Rides Alone (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Legion of Fire (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Burning Daylight (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hired Guns (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prairie Fire (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Kerrigans Books

with J A Johnstone
The Kerrigans (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lawless (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Journey into Violence (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hate Thy Neighbor (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil to Pay (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Last Gunfighter Books

The Drifter (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Reprisal (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghost Valley (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Forbidden (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Showdown (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Imposter (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rescue (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Burning (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Man's Land (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Manhunt (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Violent Sunday (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Renegades (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savage Country (With: Fred Austin) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Legion (With: J A Johnstone) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Avenger (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell Town (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ambush Valley (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killing Ground (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sudden Fury (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winter Kill (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Before Sundown (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Montana Gundown (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Last Rebel Books

Survivor (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man Books

with J A Johnstone
Matt Jensen, the Last Mountain Man (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Trail (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Purgatory (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savage Territory (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Snake River Slaughter (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dakota Ambush (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Massacre at Powder River (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Eyes of Texas (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Torture Town (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Great Train Massacre (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Die with the Outlaws (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Morgan Family Books

with J A Johnstone
The Black Hills Blood Hunt (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Morgans Books

with J A Johnstone
The Morgans (With: J A Johnstone) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Mountain Man Books

The Last Mountain Man (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Return of the Mountain Man (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trail of the Mountain Man (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge of the Mountain Man (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Journey of the Mountain Man (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Law of the Mountain Man (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
War of the Mountain Man (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Code of the Mountain Man (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pursuit of the Mountain Man (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Courage of the Mountain Man (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood of the Mountain Man (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fury of the Mountain Man (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rage of the Mountain Man (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cunning of the Mountain Man (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Power of the Mountain Man (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spirit of the Mountain Man (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ordeal of the Mountain Man (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Triumph of the Mountain Man (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance of the Mountain Man (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Honor of the Mountain Man (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Battle of the Mountain Man (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pride of the Mountain Man (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Creed of the Mountain Man (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Guns of the Mountain Man (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Heart of the Mountain Man (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Justice of the Mountain Man (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Valor of the Mountain Man (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warpath of the Mountain Man (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trek of the Mountain Man (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Quest of the Mountain Man (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ambush of the Mountain Man (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wrath of the Mountain Man (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Destiny of the Mountain Man (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Betrayal of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rampage of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Violence of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Savagery of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shootout of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Assault of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strike of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Butchery of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Terror of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodshed of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Brutal Night of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Venom of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Torture of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where There's Fire, There's Smoke (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloody Trail of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas Kill of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slaughter of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cruel Winter of the Mountain Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Nathan Stark Books

with J A Johnstone
Nathan Stark, Army Scout (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Old Cowboys Never Die Books

Old Cowboys Never Die (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Perley Gates Western Books

with J A Johnstone
The Legend of Perley Gates (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Reason to Die (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bullets Don't Argue (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shot to Hell (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Red River Vengeance (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texarkana (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Phoenix Rising Books

with J A Johnstone
Phoenix Rising (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Firebase Freedom (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Day of Judgment (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Preacher & MacCallister Books

with J A Johnstone
Frontier America (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
They Came to Kill (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When All Hell Broke Loose (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Crossing (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Range Detectives Books

with J A Johnstone
The Range Detectives (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hang Them Slowly (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rattlesnake Wells, Wyoming Books

with J A Johnstone
Rattlesnake Wells, Wyoming (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Frontier of Violence (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Right Between the Eyes (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Red Ryan Books

with J A Johnstone
Riding Shotgun (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Backstabbers (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bullet for a Stranger (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Quiet, Little Town (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Last Stage to El Paso (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Remington 1894 Books

with J A Johnstone
Remington 1894 (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rig Warrior Books

with J A Johnstone
Rig Warrior (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wheels of Death (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eighteen-Wheel Avenger (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knockdown (By:J A Johnstone) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Satan Influenced Books

A Crying Shame (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Nursery (1983)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rockinghorse (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Jack-in-the-Box (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sweet Dreams (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Baby Grand (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Toy Cemetery (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Uninvited (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sandman (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Carnival (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darkly the Thunder (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rockabilly Hell (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rockabilly Limbo (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood Oath (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Savage Texas Books

with J A Johnstone
Savage Texas (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Good Day to Die (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stampeders (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rebel Yell (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seven Days to Hell (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sawbones Books

with J A Johnstone
Sawbones (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Never Seen Deader (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Shawn O'Brien Books

with J A Johnstone
Town Tamer (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Manslaughter (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Better off Dead (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sidewinders Books

Massacre at Whiskey Flats (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sidewinders (With: J A Johnstone) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cutthroat Canyon (With: J A Johnstone) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mankiller, Colorado (With: J A Johnstone) (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadwood Gulch (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Texas Bloodshed (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Butcher of Bear Creek (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bleeding Texas (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sixkiller, US Marshal Books

with J A Johnstone
Sixkiller, U.S. Marshal (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Day of Rage (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eight Hours to Die (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Hour of Death (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood for Blood (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dead Man Walking (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Slash and Pecos Books

with J A Johnstone
Cutthroats (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Good Day for a Massacre (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wicked Die Twice (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell for Breakfast (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sons of Thunder (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Smoke Jensen Books

with J A Johnstone
Smoke Jensen, the Beginning (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
This Violent Land (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Outlaw Country (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When the Shooting Starts (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Springfield Books

Springfield 1880 (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Stoneface Finnegan Books

with J A Johnstone
By the Neck (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil You Know (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hard Road to Vengeance (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Texas John Slaughter Books

with J A Johnstone
Texas John Slaughter (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Day in Tombstone (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Edge of Hell (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Tim Colter Books

with J A Johnstone
Colter's Journey (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Edge of Violence (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Town Called Fury Books

with J A Johnstone
A Town Called Fury (With: J A Johnstone) (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hard Country (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Judgment Day (With: J A Johnstone) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Redemption (With: J A Johnstone) (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Trail West Books

with J A Johnstone
The Trail West (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Monahan's Massacre (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hang Him Twice (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Will Tanner Books

with J A Johnstone
Will Tanner (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Stranger in Town (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Powder Burn (With: J A Johnstone) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Evil Never Sleeps (With: J A Johnstone) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dig Your Own Grave (With: J A Johnstone) (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pray for Death (With: J A Johnstone) (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Violent Storm (With: J A Johnstone) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Winchester Books

with J A Johnstone
Winchester 1886 (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Winchester 1887 (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Wolf Books

Wolfsbane (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hunted (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prey (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

From the Ashes: America Reborn (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Sanction (1981)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Initiation (1982)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dagger (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eagle Down (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloodland (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death Master (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Watchers in the Woods (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Them (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bats (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night Mask (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What the Heart Knows (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Breakdown (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ordeal (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance Is Mine (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Blood of Patriots (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bleeding Edge (With: J A Johnstone) (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Suicide Mission (With: J A Johnstone) (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Day of Independence (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stand Your Ground (With: J A Johnstone) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shot in the Back (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tyranny (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Texas Hill Country Christmas (With: J A Johnstone) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Black Friday (With: J A Johnstone) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Doomsday Bunker (With: J A Johnstone) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trigger Warning (With: J A Johnstone) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Go West, Young Man (With: J A Johnstone) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Scorching (With: J A Johnstone) (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Down the Dark Streets (With: J A Johnstone) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Taylor Callahan, Circuit Rider (With: J A Johnstone) (2022)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
William W. Johnstone was the last born of four children. His father was a minister and his mother a school teacher. Johnstone was born and raised in Southern Missouri. When he was fifteen he quit school and tried to join the FFC.

He was however kicked out because he was underage. He went and joined the carnival but after some time he quit and resumed his studies. He has worked as a deputy sheriff, an army officer and also as a radio broadcaster.

It is said that the sixteen years that he worked in radio broadcasting is what shaped his passion for storytelling. His inspiration stems from his own life experiences. For instance his hobby was collection of knives and guns. He therefore had a good understanding of the weapons used for fighting in those days. His grandparents also narrated to him about their family life experiences.

Johnstone began writing in 1970 but he was not a full time writer until 1980. This is when his first book “The Devil’s Kiss” was published. From that time to date he has authored over two hundred books most of which have become best-sellers.


Johnstone’s writing focused more on the western adventures. This he captured in a variety of genres that included action, science fiction, horror and suspense. Most of his books are about political and social issues that are tactically woven around a survivalist theme.

He has written numerous novel series such as The Ashes series and the Mountain Man series. Johnstone adopts a rather peculiar writing approach. He makes the story to take a back seat, so that he can deliver his own political view. The writer skill fully transports the reader back into the eighties.

This was a time when wrong was wrong and right was simply right. Truth was truth and there were no gray areas. Perhaps in an attempt to break away from the norm, Johnstone authored two novels under the pseudonym William Mason. His writings exemplify his diversity of talent.

This is evident through the way he could practically talk about issues that are important to the society. Some of his first works include the Out of Ashes and the First Mountain Man.

Out of the Ashes

This is the first book that Johnstone wrote for his Ashes Series. It is set in the post apocalypse America where the Americans are devastated and worried. The situation is horrid as families and loved ones are either killed or displaced.

The streets have also been overrun by thieves and gangsters. It is against this background that the hero of the book Ben Raines comes in. Just like the other survivors, he is looking for his missing family members. The ordinary folks are scared and they do not know how to counter the said aggression. As a result they assemble together and decide to look for a leader.

Since Ben Raines is a rebel mercenary, soldier and patriot, he brings the men together and makes them join the resistance to create a new American future. The revolutionary army led by Raines faces myriads of challenges in their quest to rebuild America.

The hallmark of the struggle is when the revolutionary army clashes with the government forces. The novel is a story of hope, determination and the will to push on in the face of adversity. This is perhaps what informed the writer’s decision to name the book “Out of the Ashes”.

Even though it takes a political twist, the book can be said to be prophetic in a way. Most of the things that the writer reflected on in the novel are being witnessed in the current world today.

The novel is full of intrigues, suspense and romance. It is written in such a way that the reader cannot predict the outcome. The reader keeps on flipping one page after the other, just to get to the end.

The first Mountain Man

This is the first book written by Johnstone in his Mountain Man Series. The novel is about a daring ambitious young man full desire to travel and see the world. He leaves his family behind and sets on his path to pursue his dreams.

On his way he encounters numerous challenges of living in a strange land. He is also waylaid by wicked white and Indian men. All these experiences brings him to the harsh truth that in the frontier, one has to do all that it takes to survive.

The man flees for safety in the Rocky Mountain wilderness. He stays there for a while and masters skills that transform his life. He becomes the Preacher, a man feared by his enemies and adored by his fans in equal measure.

The Preacher is highly skilled and at one point he is even portrayed as the only man with the ability to lead a wagon train full of pilgrims through the Oregon Trail. However, the only through way is through a renegade blood thirsty Indians.

He has to do all that he can to ensure that the wagon does pass through successfully. Johnstone tactically takes the Preacher through numerous challenges in an effort to shed light into the problems faced in these areas. It provides a clear appreciation of who the mountain men are and the tribulations that they had to go through.

The Preacher’s adventure through the Oregon also provides an opportunity to learn a number of interesting facts about the area.


William W. Johnstone is a celebrated writer who has won numerous awards. He has been voted the best-selling writer by The New York Times and USA Today.


To say that William W. Johnstone is a good writer is definitely an understatement. He is a prolific writer that was well ahead of his time. One would not be too presumptuous to say that his stories were prophetic in a way.

Whether by design or sheer coincidence, his books predicted the political and social climate that exists today. The interesting thing is that even though William is no more, his works still continue to sell. This is indeed proof of his story writing prowess.

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13 Responses to “William W. Johnstone”

  1. P J Johnson: 7 months ago

    Was there any books written continuing Denny Jensen’s life. Whom does she end of marrying. Brice or Conrad? I’m waiting for the last book in that series to arrive, “Dark night in Big Rock”. I have loved this series couldn’t put my books down. I just want to know what happens with her. With Smoke and Sally. So is there another series that continues with them. Thank you

  2. Carole Hemstreet: 7 months ago

    I have read all of his western books and keep current as new books come out. I love the books, well written and fast reads. I like the original early books the best but will keep reading the new books when released.

  3. Gerald: 8 months ago

    Best books ever written! I’ve read about 60 books so far

  4. Fizzmaster: 8 months ago

    Would love to see more HORROR novels from WW Johnstone! They are so entertaining!

  5. wayne stanfield: 8 months ago

    avid reader of anything by W W Johnstone. Spend at least 2 hours a week looking on Ebay for his older works. Since retirement I travel a lot and stop at every 2nd hand store that resales books looking for decent copies of his books. Never enjoyed reading till I got into the Ashes series and got hooked.

  6. Ricky Sholar: 8 months ago

    The First Mountain Man Series (Preacher) Has got to be my all-time favorite series to read. I have read some of them 2 and 3 times.

    Smoke Jensen, Matt Jensen, Luke Jensen, Perley Gates, Will Tanner, I love them all. AWESOME books to read.

  7. Brenda Atwood: 11 months ago

    Are you going to write anymore Cotton Pickens books? I read them all, and Really Enjoyed them!!

  8. Cynthia JINKENS: 12 months ago

    Are you going to write any more books in the will tanner series? I thoroughly enjoy that series. Thank you

  9. Tony Bowen: 1 year ago

    Are there going to be any more books in the last gun fighter series? Also what happened to Frank Morgan’s son and.his wife? I think I missed a book.

  10. Christine: 1 year ago

    Is there more than 1 book called Preacher the beginning as there are 2 different covers and is Preacher : the legendary mountain man : how it all bagan the same as book no 8 in the series thanks

  11. Karen Tygart: 1 year ago

    I like to read a good western and how it makes me feel, like I am right there with the people who are on those pages. Great work!

  12. Bob Ellison: 1 year ago

    I like his books. I read them over the ones I have and I would like to get more of them.

  13. lively4Jesus: 5 years ago

    We discovered Smoke Jensen audio books (Mike down loads them on his phone and we listen to them via blue tooth in our rigs) on a trip to see our kids in Colorado, and have become rabid fans! We are on our 2nd book. Anyone wanting to read or listen to an intelligent well written book Mr, Johnstone is the Author to read!!! Thank you so much!


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