William W. Johnstone was born in Southern Missouri. He is the youngest of four children born to a minister father and school teacher mother. His parents raised him with strong morals and a solid education. He quit school at 15 and tried to join the French Foreign Legion. Unfortunately, he was too young to enlist and joined the carnival instead. He did return home to finish his high school education.
The gold-mining town of Red Light, Montana, is the kind of backwater hole less famous for the folks that live there than the ones who die there. Like Janey Jensen, Smoke Jensen's sister. Smoke never would have come back if it hadn't been for her estate. But that isn't the only thing the Last Mounta...
On the rolling Missouri River a riverboat of fur traders, a U.S. Senator and Prussian royalty are all heading to the Yellowstone from St. Louis. Preacher's onboard because the nation's fate depends on the passengers landing safe and sound. But it won't be easy. Two beautiful women make a play for P...
Borders Of Blood Smoke Jensen has come to Corpus Christi, Texas, to take delivery of five hundred horses he purchased from an old friend. That's when a Mexican revolutionary, Colonel Bustamante Keno, brazenly crashes the border, slaughters twenty-two innocent U.S. citizens in cold blood, and ste...
In Montana Territory, one name above all others strikes fear and hatred in the hearts of the Crow Indians--John Jackson, better known these days as Liver-Eating Jackson. Consumed by grief and rage, the mountain man has brutally killed ten braves so far in his one-man war of vengeance against the Cr...
Preacher is on the move, joining a trail drive led by freewheeling adventurer Wiley Courtland. Wiley has good horses to deliver to the American Fur Company at Fort Gifford. An Indian war party, led by the cunning and ruthless Red Knife, has other plans. Furiously fighting their way to safety, th...
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 ...
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Heading west to San Diego some honest pilgrims paid ten men good money to keep their wagon train safe. Soon word comes to Tombstone, where Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves are wearing out their welcome gambling with Wyatt Earp. The wagon train's guards turned against their charges and headed off to M...
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In William Johnstone's bestselling The Last Gunfighter, Frank Morgan is the last of his kind -- until he confronts a young gun who shares his name, skill, and maybe even his blood... Like Father. Like Son. Like Hell. Frank Morgan has one son he knows of -- and Kid Morgan has become famous in ...
A WOMAN FOR THE WINTER Montana Territory and a band of Assiniboine Indians give Preacher shelter for the winter. A beautiful woman named Raven's Wing makes the sheltering even better -- once he gets things straight with a jealous brave who wants to lift Preacher's scalp. A FIRE IN THE NIGHT Ac...
The kind of man for whom God created the gun, Smoke Jensen stands as a force of will in the brutal, lawless west. Messing with his wife is a bad idea... Into The Valley Of Death Sally has traveled to the silver-mining town of Goth, Colorado to open a restaurant with a friend. That's where she...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the half breed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the half breed and the white man who rode together -- and when the situation demands, kill together. In ...
Smoke Jensen, Matt Jensen, Falcon And Duff MacCallister -- Together For The First Time They just wanted to get home for Christmas...but fate had other plans. It's December 1890. A Texas rancher named Big Jim Conyers has a deal with Scottish-born, Wyoming cattleman named Duff MacAllister. Alon...
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FAME AND THE FIGHTING MAN A long way from Montana Territory, Falcon MacCallister is back east, visiting his family, with Buffalo Bill Cody by his side. When the government asks both men to take a break from being famous to get back to fighting, Falcon and Buffalo Bill head west -- into a hornet's ...
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Journey Across A Killing Ground... Frank Morgan survived his first trip to Alaska. Barely. Now, in Western Canada, Morgan and a band of survivors encounter an arch enemy with a fortune in ill-gotten gains -- money he'll use to supply murderous Metis rebels with stolen U.S. Army Gatling guns to u...
On A Trail Blazed With Blood The Sante Fe Trail stretches from the Mississippi River to New Mexico Territory through the West's most savage lands. That's why a wealthy trader hires the mountain man called Preacher to keeps his trade goods safe -- and hopefully deliver a flock of pilgrims to a Pr...
THEY WILL INVADE YOUR HOME. Home, Texas. Two men break into the house of an elderly couple. Guns are fired. Blood is spilled. When one of the intruders sues the homeowner and wins, the good people of Home take the law into their own hands. In a stunning case of backward justice fueled by the libera...
INVITATION TO A HANGING They're hanging Billy Ray Cabot in Cloverdale, Nevada on Friday. Or so they think. Thursday brings Smoke Jensen to town. In another life, Billy Ray was almost kin to Smoke, and guilty or not, Smoke will blast Cloverdale sky high if that's what it takes to set his old frie...
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Cotton Pickens made it through fifth grade. That and a tin star were good enough to make him the sheriff in the boomtown of Doubtful, Wyoming. And Doubtful's name is no accident. The saying around town is, If you're a lawman, it's doubtful you'll last a day. Savage Guns Spoiled, brash King Brag...
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LIFE IS CHEAP IN ARIZONA TERRITORY In Phoenix a sheriff guns down a banker and robs him of a document. Going to the banker's aid, a witness hears the dying man's last words and takes hold of the map the sheriff was really after. By the time the crooked lawman realizes he has the wrong document, Jo...
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WHO IS KILLING THE ARMY'S KILLER ELITE? The attacks strike like lightning, a murder blitz targeting America's most ultra-secret organization, the Army's clandestine assassination arm known as the Dog Team. Without warning, Dog Team operatives are being systematically slaughtered, decimating the re...
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A half-breed and a white man. For years their legend has grown, but few know how far they will go for one another or the roots of their blood bond. Now, that bond will be put to the most deadly test yet... When Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves came to Kansas, they didn't know the Governor had just...
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A HAIL OF LEAD.... It was a favor to a dead friend: Frank Morgan is shepherding a group of mail-order brides to a brawling Alaska boomtown called Skagway. A bushwhacking, a storm-racked sea voyage, and an anything-but-friendly reception isn't enough to stop Morgan and his blushing brides. But a be...
A MOUNTAIN MAN IN DISGUISE A big city like St. Louis is the last place where a mountain man like Preacher would pick a fight. But how else will he get at the ruthless power broker who is using fear and bloodshed to take over the Western fur trade? A KILLER IN CONTROL Shaving his beard, posing as a...
WHERE THERE'S FIRE... THERE'S SMOKE.... 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. AND WHERE THERE'S SM...
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In his epic saga of bloodshed and bullets, USA Today bestseller William Johnstone follows the violent trail of gunfighting legend Frank Morgan. Now this lone hero is about to come face to face with another kind of legend -- one that stalks the woods of northern California... HALF MAN, HALF BEAST, ...
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Strike Like An Eagle Stand Like A Man Falcon MacCallister never thought he'd wear army brass. But Colorado is about to join the Union--and the would-be state has just made him Lt. Colonel in its Home Guard. Then, before his military career can take off, Falcon loses one of his men and two deadl...
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William W. Johnstone's Dog Team novels of combat shine a searing light on the Army's most secret lethal force. Now, these heroes are once again called into battle--right on U.S. soil... In the Southwest, a legendary Vietnam-era aircraft disappears--and officials call it a crash in accessible ter...
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SIC WAYS FROM SUNDAY -- AND SEVEN WAYS TO DIE Cotton Pickens' parents had a cussed sense of humour, but there's nothing funny about the way the man can draw a gun. Now he's in the middle of a mining camp district slowly being crushed under the iron fist of another misnamed, hard headed fellow, Car...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the half breed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the half breed and the white man who rode together--and pulled iron faster than anyone in the West... A ma...
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In his towering Last Gunfighter series, USA Today bestseller William Johnstone chronicles a frontier legend--a drifter, a fighter and a man you only want on your side... BEFORE IT WAS THE CITY OF ANGELS, IT WAS A PERFECT PLACE TO DIE WITH THE DEVIL When Frank Morgan gets to a town called Los Ang...
DREAMS OF GOLD AND POWER The mountains are brimming with the lure of fortunes--from gold to a booming fur trade. A man at home in this once pristine wilderness, Preacher knows there's no turning back civilization now. What he doesn't know is that beyond the plans of some men is a deadly enemy with ...
DEAL WITH THE DEVIL Smoke Jensen has seen the worst that men can do on the lawless frontier. But even the mountain man is not prepared for the outlaw band that strikes Smoke's ranch, kidnapping Sally and the daughter of Smoke's neighbor. Now, the women are gone and a ranch hand and his young daught...
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A lawman, a drifter, a legend--Frank Morgan returns to the town he once called home and ends up in the middle of a killing ground... LETHAL OR LEGAL The Lucky Lizard is bad luck. Not that the Nevada mine is empty; it's full of silver. But the man who thinks he owns it fair and square is in for ...
America Is Under Attack And this time, it's not New York City or Washington. A sleeper cell of Middle Eastern terrorists are targeting the heartland: an all-American superstore on opening day, right outside of Fort Worth, Texas. The day after Thanksgiving. As insurance, the terrorists have al...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together--and pulled iron faster than anyone in the West... Having sav...
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Where's The Thunder, There's Fire... Higbee Colorado, population 147, is booming. A visionary named Garrison Wade is building a railroad to connect Higbee to the Santa Fe. But a family named Clinton has its own selfish reasons for making sure these bands of steel go nowhere--and they've brought in...
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FEW MEN RETURN FROM THE PLACE THEY CALL AMBUSH VALLEY Yuma Prison is a fetid hellhole filled with the dregs of humanity--killers, thieves and backstabbers who'd kill over a scrap of meat. Now it's home to Frank Morgan, who's posing as an inmate. A ruthless outlaw named Cicero McCoy has buried a fo...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together--and pulled iron faster than anyone in the West... Sweet Apple...
On A Journey For Dreamers In the bustling streets of St. Louis, two cousins have a dream: to travel west with a wagon train of supplies and make a fortune in trade. Since a rugged mountain man called the Preacher saved their bacon once before, they turn to him again... In A Land Full Of Dang...
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From the harsh, windswept prairies to the rough and bare-knuckle mountain towns, USA Today bestseller William W. Johnstone has chronicled one man's epic journey of survival, justice and a longing for a place to call home. Now, Frank Morgan is a lone lawman in a living hell. Buckskin, Nevada, was...
Only career politicians could dream up a stunt like this: courting the growing Hispanic community that keeps them in office, the geniuses in charge in San Antonio agree to grant temporary dominion over the Alamo to the Mexican government for a week-long celebration. That doesn't sit too well with G...
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They Fought For Fame And Fortune The MacCallister clan was raised on a harsh, unforgiving frontier, where courage and blood bonds mattered the most. While Falcon MacCallister followed his father's mountain man legacy, his brother and sister made their fame and fortune on another kind of battlegrou...
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William W. Johnstone's epic westerns brilliantly pit the courage of a man alone against the rugged landscape of frontier America. Weaving actual historical characters and events with hoof-pounding suspense, Johnstone's new Frank Morgan adventure finds the West's last gunfighter facing his toughest ...
THEY WERE PILGRIMS IN A PERILOUS LAND The harsh, unforgiving frontier is no place for innocents. And when an old friend of the Preacher's asks him to guide a gaggle of wide-eyed Easterners through the Rockies, Preacher responds with a polite: "Hell no." HE WAS THEIR PROTECTOR, THEIR PREACHER... B...
THERE'S NOTHING A MAN WON'T DO TO CLEAR HIS NAME They called him fastest gun alive, but Smoke Jensen is determined to stay on the right side of the law. That is, until he's jumped by six low-life robbers who steal his shirt--and his identity. Smoke's tried for robbery and murder, and sentenced to h...
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PROUD ENOUGH TO DIE... The MacCallister clan has traveled far and wide, but none has traveled harder than Falcon MacCallister. Hired by a wealthy cattle baron, Falcon sets out from San Francisco for the town of Laramie with a magnificent Arabian horse in tow--and rides into a storm of treachery an...
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Hire This Gun--And You Get This Man... In the Mongollon Rim country of Arizona, Frank Morgan walked into a blood feud between two powerful cattle barons. When the shooting stopped and the smoke cleared, Morgan had killed one of the men. Now, the dead man's family wants revenge, and the surviving ...
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Not since the days of the infamous Pancho Villa has a foreign force raided American soil for plunder. And when a busload of American schoolgirls is hijacked and taken across the border into Mexico, the repercussions prove to be deadly. The gang of kidnappers is led by the ruthless crime lord Al...
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In a hostile land, a fast gun and a true friend are the only way to stay alive. Now, two young men whose bond is stronger than blood are discovering how dangerous it is to go it alone--when you're riding a... Slaughter Trail Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers years ago in Wyo...
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Art Jensen is a born warrior. A direct descendant of the legendary mountain man Smoke Jensen, he is destined to continue his ancestor's legacy of heroism. For the courage, strength, and honor of a man never dies... Into The Dark Lieutenant Colonel Art Jensen finds himself a soldier without an ...
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Blood Is Thicker Than Water...And More Precious Than Gold. For Frank Morgan, a reunion with his estranged son brings back bittersweet memories of another time and place. Conrad Morgan is an Eastern businessman trying to build a railroad through an untamed corner of New Mexico Territory. Even thou...
The Message Was Written In Blood: Bring Me The Head Of Smoke Jensen! A hard term in Yuma Prison gave Ralph Tinsdale and his gunhawk sidekicks time to nurse a deep hatred for Smoke Jensen--the man who put them there. A bloody escape gives them the chance to get even. Their posse is already forty str...
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Little Tuscon, Arizona, just twenty miles north of the border, is a small town whose citizens believe in God, country, and hard work. But their peaceful existence is about to be shattered by Mara Salvatrucha--the murderous Central American gang known as M-15. Culled from the scum of the earth, ...
Their Fight Is His Fight... They call him Preacher. And they call him when they need help. Now, a Mexican brother and sister have asked the legendary frontiersman to accompany them into the Sangre de Cristo mountains--to find a missing family fortune of gold and silver. The Frontier Is His ...
Smoke Jensen was once the fastest draw in the West. He was also tired of taking on every tinhorn upstart out to make a reputation. So Jensen hung up his .45s for good. Or so he thought... WHEN A WAR NEVER DIES, A SOLDIER NEVER RESTS. In the bush country of South Texas, Captain Richard King built...
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Now, Johnstone returns to the saga of the drifting gunman Frank Morgan, a man willing to walk into any storm--and blast his way out again... Shoot First. Die Last. On the border between Mexico and Texas, Frank Morgan is caught between two warring ranchers, men who speak different languages but...
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In his electrifying novel of combat, The Last of the Dog Team, William W. Johnstone introduced a hero for our times--Terry Kovack. In war, the enemy feared him. In peace, men admired him and women wanted him... Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, the legendary Terry Kovack, Steve Irela...
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The American West--forged by the myths and the men that defined the frontier. Men like the MacCallisters... Frontier Justice Runs In The Family Falcon MacCallister couldn't duck his father's legacy as a shootist in the Wild West--and he's never tried to. A man who lives between two worlds, Fal...
They've already started coming across. The drug dealers and the petty criminals. The terrorists and the parasites. For one man on the West Texas border, the time to stand against them is now. John Howard Stark, a Vietnam vet whose family has worked their ranch for generations, has set off a trip wi...
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America's Secret Strike Force...They Get The Job Done! Take No Prisoners Today, when bomb-throwing madmen rule nations and crime cartels strangle the globe, justice demands extreme measures. For twenty years, ex-CIA agent John Barrone fought his country's shadow wars. Now, he spearheads a secre...
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The Last Gunfighter is a groundbreaking series that weaves together tales of frontier warriors and outlaws, lawmen and adventurers, and the innocents caught between them. This gritty, action-packed new adventure captures the fury of a Texas range war--stoked by greed, hatred, and one man's quest fo...
He Was Looking For A Wilderness... Before he became a legend, he was a trapper peacefully plying his trade in the Rocky Mountains. But people needed a hero. And Preacher was the only one around... But What He Found Was A Bloody Battle... A wagon train of pioneers is struggling Westward towa...
Shoot A Mountain Man In The Back... On the frontier, a man's word is his bond, and only fast guns and good friends can save your life. So when Smoke Jensen trusts his gravely injured comrade to the care of a small town doctor, the last thing he expects is an act of betrayal--and a call for revenge...
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Out Of The Fight--And Into The Fire A deadly confrontation with the outlaw who murdered his wife has left Frank Morgan a wounded shell of his former self--until a woman he once knew calls him back to Parker County. Married to another man, Mercy Monfore has a hold on Morgan that cannot be denied. N...
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"In a book that forms a coda to William W. Johnstone's ""Ashes"" series, Jim LaDoux, the grandson of the legendary General Ben Raines has seen his grandfather, and the last of his family, die in the beginnings of the plague that sweeps the world, leaving many millions dead and a civilization strugg...
Falcon MacCallister's father was a legend in the West, but Falcon's quest for justice has driven him onto the wild side of the law. Famed as a gunslinger, feared for his lethal speed and accuracy, Falcon decides to make it a fair fight when he comes up on a man being attacked by a bandit gang in th...
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America's Secret Strike Force...They Get The Job Done! Dead On Target Today, when bomb-throwing madmen rule nations and crime cartels strangle the globe, justice demands extreme measures. For twenty years, ex-CIA agent John Barrone fought his country's dirty back-alley wars. Now, he spearhead...
Kansas doesn't want it. Neither does Texas. The 35-mile wide strip of land destined to become the Oklahoma panhandle is a place unlike any other on the frontier: with no laws, no rules, and a powerful attraction for killers, looters, and fugitives. Frank Morgan, a gunfighter feared by all and hated...
HE FOUGHT FOR HIS FREEDOM In a land of towering mountains and howling winds, a man has found a home--away from other men and away from memories of the past. A trapper by trade, a fighter at heart, he has earned the name "Preacher," and a legend of his own. HE FOUGHT FOR HIS LIFE In the wilds, Prea...
One Man Has A Knife. Twenty Men Have Guns. And The Odds Are Just About Even... Smoke Jensen never wanted to kill, but fate had other plans, and the Mountain Man has left plenty of blood, tears and fury in his wake. Angus MacDougal, the father of one of Smoke's victims, wants revenge. Riding up...
When Frank Morgan sets up camp in a lush valley in Montana, the last thing he expects to see is fires lighting up the night sky as fields, farms and homes are torched by so-called "range detectives" working for two powerful ranchers. For the ranchers, the battle lines have been drawn in the form of...
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In The War Against Tyranny, Every Man Must Be Willing To Stand On His Own... ...Stand and die if dying needs to be done. For when freedom is in shackles, we are all alone, and our blood is the price we must be willing to pay. Under the command of Ben Raines, the Southern United States of Amer...
WHERE THERE'S SMOKE, THERE'S FIRE... A visionary has a dream: to drive a railroad across the North American continent and through the vast Canadian Rockies. A thousand miles of rugged land stand in the way. So do hostile Indian tribes and outlaws who the see the railroad--and the men building it...
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America's Secret Strike Force ... They Get The Job Done! Strike Back, Strike Fast Today, when bomb-throwing madmen rule nations and crime cartels strangle the globe, justice demands extreme measures. For twenty years, ex-CIA agent John Barrone fought his country's dirty back-alley wars. Now, ...
In California Frank Morgan nearly found a home. But now he's pulled up stakes and hit the road again, aiming to reach the high desert of Arizona. For Frank, the plan changes when he steps into a saloon in a dusty boom town called Los Angeles. That's where he learns that his nemesis, Val Dooley, has...
WALK LIKE A MAN Long before there was a mountain man called Preacher, a young adventurer set off with a team of fur traders from St. Louis for the time of his life. On a wild frontier, he sought a fortune. Instead, he found blood, betrayal, and the beginning of a legend. TALK LIKE A MAN Armed only...
It didn't matter that the warrant was years old, or that Smoke Jensen had been cleared of all charges. A Texas bounty hunter named Bill Pike believed he could still collect a $10,000 reward for killing Jensen-and he intended to do just that. But when Pike and his men came calling, Jensen was nowher...
With his legend dogging him everywhere he goes, Frank Morgan longs for a place to settle down. His choice is a remote corner of untamed Northern California, a land of towering trees and rugged hills. But for Frank, the haven is a hell. A man who is his exact look-alike has been terrorizing the loca...
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In a shattered world struggling to rebuild, oil is the lifeblood of industry -- what remains of it. Now, poised with a nuclear dagger ready to cut that vital lifeline, stands El Farrar, barbaric warlord of the Near East. Leagued in global conspiracy with Claire Osterman, power-grasping President of...
When an old friends family is massacred, legendary mountain man Smoke Jensen hits the vengeance trail. He's soon riding into a bloody Colorado war that has militia cavalry volunteers and Kiowa warriors stalking each other across the territory - matching kill for kill, outrage for outrage. Defying b...
Code Name - 4
A USA Today Bestselling Author Today, when bomb-throwing madmen rule nations and crime cartels strangle the globe, justice demands extreme measures. For twenty years, ex-CIA agent John Barrone fought his country's dirty back-alley wars. Now, he spearheads a secret strike force of elite law enforcem...
THE LAST GUNFIGHTER In his acclaimed Mountain Man novels, master storyteller William W. Johnstone creates boldly authentic stories that capture the vanishing American frontier. Now he brings readers the next chapter in the history of that frontier with The Last Gunfighter -- a groundbreaking serie...
HE WILL BECOME A LEGEND... Before the legend of Preacher there was a man, and before the man there was a boy. In this thrilling new novel, William W. Johnstone tells the story of a young man filled with wanderlust and raw courage -- who would someday become a hero. ...IF HE SURVIVES On nothing mor...
Outlaws had smashed his life, left his wife dying, and carried off his son. Now all Frank Morgan wants is to hang up his guns and settle down in peace. But all that changes when he rides into the middle of a Montana range war, where a valley has been ripped apart by hatred and fears...and where his...
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Ben Raines and his army won a war on two fronts, bringing law, peace, and prosperity to the Southern United States of America. But SUSA's northern neighbor and erstwhile enemy, the United States, is in chaos. And when a ferocious invader attacks the soft and crippled nation, Raines has no choice bu...
THE OUTLAWS PICKED THE WRONG MOUNTAIN TO ATTACK...SMOKE JENSEN'S MOUNTAIN. They busted out of prison, armed and ready to wreak havoc in the high country. Outrunning and outfighting the U.S. Cavalry, more than thirty murderers and thieves would leave a trail of burned out ranches, robbed trains, ...
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A USA Today Bestselling Author After twenty years as a CIA agent, John Barrone now spearheads a secret strike force of elite law enforcement and intelligence professionals on a seek-and-destroy mission against America's sworn enemies. In L.A., a teenage prostitute disappears. Months later, her bill...
Ghost Valley Outlaws have taken Frank Morgan's son, and with all the good gunfighting men either dead or dying, Morgan knows he'll be riding after the kidnappers alone. But just as he gets close to the men he's hunting, he comes upon a ghost town nestled into the Rocky Mountain valley. For Morgan, ...
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Under the command of Ben Raines, the Southern United States have defeated all comers -- and carved out a stronghold in the Southwest desert. But now, two powerful forces are crashing in against the rebels from the North and the South, and Raines has no choice but to strike back with everything he's...
IT TAKES A TOUGH MAN TO PUT SMOKE JENSEN BEHIND BARS... On the Western frontier there was no lawman more feared and respected than U.S. Marshal Bill Tilghman. But now Tilghman has found the body of a man left outside a Texas saloon. And with more than a strong hunch who the killer was, Tilghman st...
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When USA leader Claire Osterman is ousted from power, she plots a plan for revenge that will start in Central America and plunge the North American continent into a bloody war. Ben Raines will lead his patriot army into the jungles of Mexico to stop the enemy....
William W. Johnstone is Zebra and Pinnacle's most prolific writer, with over 100 books to his credit -- and over 100 million copies of his books in print. The Mountain Man series is considered a classic -- boldly authentic stories that capture the vanishing American frontier. The Last Gungfigther i...
When Monte gave back the stolen army payroll, he made an enemy in Slaughter and a friend in mountain man Smoke. Smoke has no choice but to come down off the mountain and go head-to-head in a fiery clash of courage, fury, and guns....
WHERE EAGLES DARE The Oklahoma Panhandle is one hundred miles of lawlessness and danger: a no man's land designed to separate Texas from pro-Union Kansas. Through this desolate strip rides legendary gunslinger Falcon MacCallister, a young Indian boy by his side. Behind him lies a scene of horror l...
Code Name - 1
An explosive new action series! Ex-CIA agent John Barrone spearheads a secret strike force of elite law enforcement and intelligence professionals on a seek-and-destroy mission against America's enemies. As terrorists smuggle a bio-weapon of mass destruction into the West Coast, Barrone and his tea...
In his The Mountain Man series, master storyteller William W. Johnstone created a boldly authentic series that captured the vanishing American frontier. Now, Johnstone begins an exciting new chapter in the history of that frontier with "The Last Gunfighter" -- a ground-breaking saga that introduces...
With a brace of Colt .44s, a deadly aim, and a bullet-shredded Bible, despicable desperado Lazarus Cain has already made a name for himself in Texas. But he makes his first mistake when he crosses a Colorado ranch in the highland meadows known as Sugarloaf. His second mistake? Crossing the rancher,...
CRY OF VENGEANCE Falcon MacCallister roams the West, far from home, far from the memories of the peace and beauty of MacCallister's Valley. With a destiny as wide and unsure as the open range, he is a loner. But to those who know him, he is a legend... In a small New Mexico town, two young gunslic...
RUN FOR HELL Smoke Jensen has tried to make peace with the land -- and the past. But trying to outrun a reputation as a fearless gunslinger in the wilds of Colorado Territory can be life's toughest game -- especially when a man is playing against fate. This time it's calling Smoke to the restless ...
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While Ben Raines and his Rebel army have triumphed in Africa, America has been consumed in the flames of anarchy. After a terrifying civil war, the commander-in-chief has vanished, a new constitution has been born, and a power mad president has soared to infamy. Dead or alive, she wants Raines brou...
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"I will continue to fight until the scum and the warlords and the human filth are gone from the face of this land that we still call America." -- BEN RAINES Ben Raines has been to hell before and made it out alive every time. But Ben hasn't come face-to-face with a fury like Claire Osterman, fa...
THE TASTE OF BLOOD...AND FEAR It's a simple job for Smoke Jensen: drive a herd of longhorns to the backwater railhead of Dodge City. When he arrives there, Smoke finds a town in the grip of terror, its only lawman, Wyatt Earp, outgunned by a cutthroat gang forty strong. The rampage of bank robberi...
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Led by power-hungry lunatic Bruno Bottger, germ warfare strategy has turned African civilians into killing machines with no conscience and no mercy. With millions already wreaking havoc, it's up to Ben Raines and his Rebels to bravely defend a country under siege. Now, Ben and his men are outnumber...
Miles from civilization, a hiking party has embarked on a wilderness weekend with little more than their wits and a lust for adventure to guide them. But Montana's Bitterroot Mountains harbor an enemy far more dangerous than the rugged elements of the wild. With cunning patience, a stranger is watc...
.44 CALIBER JUSTICE Smoke Jensen already has a good woman by his side -- now all he needs to make Sugarloaf the best damned cattle ranch in Colorado is John Chisum's prime steer. But getting Chisum's herd out of New Mexico territory takes a tough hide. A cattle war has turned the landscape hostile...
RAGE OF FURY Falcon McCollister roams the West with a single-minded goal-swift justice for the man who ambushed his father. The relentless search has turned the frontier into a hunting ground. And it has turned the hunter into a legend. An adventure, a love story, an epic of courage, loyalty,...
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For the first time since the inception of his fictional Tri-States network 15 years ago, bestselling author William W. Johnstone delivers a complete guide to the first 24 books in his "Ashes" series. Here is Ben Raines on the IRA, the IRS, racism, the justice system, welfare, the military, politici...
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In the ashes of the apocalypse, Ben Raines and his Rebels face a new obstacle: the anarchists and barbarians who seek to destroy what's left of the Red, White and Blue. Now, Raines's battalions are positioned to advance on Southern Africa in pursuit of Bruno Bottger and his neo-Nazi armies. Those s...
A SHORT RIDE TO HELL Outlaw Joe Wales has a score to settle in Pueblo: find Jacob Murdock and the band of vaqueros who attacked his wife and drown them in their own stinking blood. But when Wales's hunting party is ambushed, the only gunfighter he can count on for cover is Smoke Jensen, the trigge...
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To millions, Simon Border is a saint who has the inside track to God. But to Ben Raines, Border is a dangerous hypocrite with an army of true believers who'll do anything they're ordered to do--like wage a holy war against Raines and the SUSA Rebels. Border has condemned Raines as the Antichrist an...
LIFE IS CHEAP IN ARIZONA TERRITORY Raised by the Shawnee, Jamie Ian MacCallister survived the bloodshed of the Alamo and the Civil War. With each victory, the MacCallister legend grew -- as violent and unpredictable as the land that gave him life. Now the battle has gotten personal: the brutal mu...
Some people don't know when to leave bad enough alone. Just when it seemed that Smoke Jensen's life had settled down to something resembling normal...He'd all but forgotten the vicious young gunfighter who called himself Sundance. Smoke had hoped to teach that twisted kid a lesson by shooting off h...
Only his thirst for blood equals his lust for wealth and power. And in his vicious seizure of the coveted land around Taos, high among the Rocky Mountains in the New Mexico territory, plenty of innocent blood will be spilled. Robber baron Clifton Satterlee's plan is twofold and simple: to wrest the...
LEGEND. OUTCAST. FREE MAN. The natural enemy of every free man is his own government... He has gone by many names during his long life. Heretic. Rebel. Ransom. Today he is called Cantrell. A beleaguered man of awesome strength and extraordinary power, he is the last bastion of rugged individual...
In the depth of a cruel High Lonesome winter comes a cryptic message for Smoke Jensen. The letter tells of skulduggery by gold barons, railroad magnates and Chinese tongs in San Francisco. Smoke knows only one person in the city by the bay: the well-rounded, open-natured Francie, mistress of one of...
A MESSIAH SHALL LEAD THEM... In the Wyoming wild, Blackfoot warriors prepare for battle, their bloodlust stirred by a legendary prophet promising victory in a war that will forever rid the plains of the white man. To legendary mountain man Preacher, it isn't a promise - it's a threat. But being out...
THE MESSAGE WAS WRITTEN IN BLOOD: BRING ME THE HEAD OF SMOKE JENSEN! A hard term in Yuma prison gave Ralph Tinsdale and his gunhawk sidekicks time to nurse a deep hatred for Smoke Jensen, the man who put them there. A bloody escape gives them a chance to get even. But they aren't acting alone. The...
BLOOD ON THE SNOW Mountain men are skilled at survival. Preacher, the greatest of all those warriors of the forest, will kill anything--beast or man--that threatens his survival. Ten years ago, he taught this violent lesson to gun-crazed Ezra Pease when he ran the outlaw out of town. But Pease a...
BIG CITY JUSTICE In the depth of a cruel High Lonesome winter comes a cryptic message for Smoke Jensen. The letter tells of skulduggery by gold barons, railroad magnates and Chinese tongs in San Francisco. Smoke knows only one person in the city by the bay: the well-rounded, open-natured Francie, ...
Raised by the Shawnee, Jamie Ian MacCallister fought his way to manhood on an odyssey that took him from the Alamo to Colorado to the goldfields of California. Now, the United States is divided North against South. With his own sons fighting on opposing sides, MacCallister leads his Confederate Mar...
NOTHING PUTS THE FIGHT IN SMOKE JENSEN LIKE A WAR FOR WHAT'S RIGHT. There were some who knew Smoke Jensen as a hero...and there were others who believed the dark side of the legend -- that he was an outlaw who'd killed over 300 men. But when Smoke wakes up with a gut-wrenching headache in a New...
BIG AS A BEAR, SLY AS A COUGAR, MEAN AS A RATTLESNAKE... HIS NAME IS SMOKE JENSEN: MOUNTAIN MAN. Smoke Jensen is the most powerful man on the Sugarloaf frontier -- and he's all that stands between a greedy group of Eastern slickers and their schemes for a criminal empire in the Rockies. When Smo...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together--and who could jerk killing iron with the best of them... Tr...
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"When people take from society in the form of criminal acts, I see no point in keeping those people around. Not at taxpayer expense. If they come into Rebel Territory with anything on their minds other than obeying the law and working hard and respecting the rights of others, we know what to do. We...
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RISE AND FIGHT Social decay buckled America and the Great War brought her to her knees. Out of the ashes, two would-be nation states rise. One is built on values of hard work and justice, under the leadership of the outlaw general. Ben Raines. The other would return all power to the federal govern...
A FRIENDLY PLACE... During a trip back east for a family reunion, Preacher learns that even the civilized midwest can attract a motherlode of trouble...especially when a gang of local bully boys decide to pick a fight. Now wealthy landowner Elam Parks lies dead - and there's a $5,000 reward on the ...
Good,very good! I enjoy the Smoke Jensen books and this is one along the same lines as the others when he goes to help out two Mexican gunfighters that he had met in another of his books. Of course being Smoke Jensen he ends up right in the middle of the fight. Good action and moves along well. The...
A MAN AS RUGGED AS THE NEW FRONTIER AND AS BOLD AS THE UNTAMED WEST... Orphaned at the age of seven and adopted by Indians, Jamie Ian MacCallister grew into a man more at ease in the wilderness than among men. But when the westward strike drove him across the Arkansas Territory into Texas, he fina...
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GUNPOWDER TRAIL Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves weren't lookin' for trouble when they rode into the little slap-up gold mining town of Jordanville high in the Colorado Rockies. All they wanted was some hot vittles and somethin' cold to wash 'em down. But when they saw an unarmed man gettin' beat ...
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While ending the rule of slavers, thugs and the cannibalistic Night People on the Hawaiian Islands, Ben Raines and his rebel army learn of a new threat to America. A grim spectre from the past - an army of Nazis led by the maniacal Jesus Dieguez Mendoza Hoffman - is marching through South America t...
PREACHER Veteran mountain men often spoke of a legendary figure who blazed trail through land never seen before by white men -- a twelve-year-old runaway who came to the Rockies and grew into manhood in the unforgiving country of the high lonesome. They called him Preacher -- a name that would bec...
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"Whether I live or die, the Rebel cause will go on." -- Ben Raines A DEADLY EVIL REBORN The evil Jesus Mendoza Hoffman, descendant of one of the most infamous Nazis of all time, and his fanatical New Army of Liberation pose a dire threat to the new world -- and Ben Raines's rebel forces. With hi...
BLOODY MONTANA GOLD Major Cosgrove not only owned the small gold mining town of Red Light lock, stock and barrel, he thought he owned everyone in it -- until Smoke Jensen rode in to prove otherwise. All Smoke wanted was to settle up the estate of his late sister, but the ranch that came with it ...
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SIX-GUNS FROM HELL When Matt Bodine and his blood brother Sam Two Wolves headed into the small cowtown of Crossville close by Devil Creek, all they wanted was to stock up on vittles and give their weary mounts a breather. But they found themselves in the middle of the biggest damn range war west...
BLOODY CATTLE TRAIL TO MONTANA Clint Black ran the biggest cattle operation In Montana -- and didn't take kindly to competition from any other rancher in the territory. His Circle .45 spread controlled the best water and the best graze, and he had a bunch of rough ol' boys who weren't shy about ...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together - and who could jerk killing iron with the best of them... In ...
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"I usually give the enemy one chance to surrender. After that, I don't take prisoners." -- BEN RAINES D-DAY 2.0 Having reclaimed American soil from the savage armies of terrorists, lawless street gangs, and mutant Night People, Ben Raines and his Rebel army have a new mission: to free the Britis...
Mountain man Preacher's plans to attend the annual rendezvous are changed when he agrees to lead a train of sixty wagons on the last leg of the rugged trail to Oregon, confronting scheming outlaws and hostile Native Americans along the way. Reissue....
THE CURSE OF FAME The trouble with being the fastest gun alive was having to prove it to all the trigger-happy gunmen who scoured the West itching for a challenge. Some traveled even further--Count Frederick von Hausen sailed across the Atlantic from Germany to hunt the most dangerous game of al...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. As years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the white man who rode together - and who could jerk killing iron with the best of them...Wise ...
ROCKY MOUNTAIN SHOWDOWN Big Max Huggins, who ran the slap-up outlaw town of Hell's Creek in the north Montana Rockies, had an eye on expanding his cutthroat operation to nearby Barlow -- unmindful of the fact that Smoke Jensen was visitin' kin there with his wife Sally. When the band of murderou...
Smoke Jensen was said to be the fastest gun alive. Until he hung up his gunbelts to raise a family. Then Lee Slater & his gang started stirring up trouble. This was their 1st mistake, the 2nd was to kill Jensen's wife. There wasn't going to be a 3rd....
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"We're the last known barrier against total, worldwide anarchy. If we fall, the whole damn world falls with us." -- BEN RAINES YES WE CAN To the few who survived the Great War, their reward was a cruel joke. The politicians had told them that all the major cities of the world had been destroyed,...
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"I have nothing but contempt for the lawless." -- BEN RAINES THE LAST FRONTIER Ben Raines -- rebel leader and America's greatest survival expert -- has a dream: to free the nation from the deadly grip of outlaw gangs and armies of terrorists overrunning its once great cities. The dream is about ...
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Young Matt Bodine and Sam Two Wolves became blood brothers on the day the rancher's son saved the halfbreed's life, forging a bond no one could ever break. Beneath the Montana big sky, Matt learned the ways of the Cheyenne from his friend. And as years passed, a legend grew of the breed and the whi...
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"I'm sure that future generations will curse me for destroying the cities. After they do, they can settle down and rebuild. But for now, the cities contain the scum -- they must go..." -- BEN RAINES A CALL TO ARMS The war against the Night People continues as Ben Raines and his rebel army set ...
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HELL ON THREE SIDES Nuclear and germ warfare have reduced America's amber i waves of grain to a savage wasteland. Amid a world of smoldering ruin, few men have the awesome courage or specialized skills to fight back, to rebuild. Ben Raines, famed soldier and survival expert, is one such man. And...
WHEN THE BULLETS START TO FLY Smoke Jensen sat in a cave and boiled the last of his coffee. He figured he was in Idaho - somewhere south of Montpelier - but he was certain about only two things: he was cold and he was being hunted by a small army of men. Smoke knew why he was cold - it was winter....
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From the author of the bestselling series, Mountain Man, comes another western winner. The two blood brothers were almost legendary. Tales abounded about the white man and the half-breed who rode the same trail, until growing tensions and General Custer tore them apart....
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A FINAKL DESPERATE BATTLE AGAINST ALL ODDS Out of the wasteland of an America blasted by nuclear holocaust arise legendary deeds of heroism. With their world a smoldering ruin around them, a few men of superhuman courage and skill fight on--grimly clinging to the shreds of hope for an America re...
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A decade has passed since the nuclear nightmare of the Great War brought America to the brink of destruction. Out of the smoldering ashes, Ben Raines has emerged to build a new society in this once proud land. But in this hellish new world there is evil lurking, evil that will stop at nothing to de...
FRONTIER JUSTICE Smoke Jensen had been off buying cattle when the news came back from his spread. The gunhawks had struck as cowards always do -- in a pack and at night. They'd shot and nearly killed his wife, and shootin' a woman on the Colorado frontier was a hangin' offense -- or just an out...
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During the years following the nuclear holocaust that decimated the United States, soldier and survivalist Ben Raines has dedicated his life to rebuilding civilization from the ruins. But for America to rise again, the new laws must be as just as they are harsh - they must be Ben Raines' laws....
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COTTON COMES TO DOUBTFUL Lawmen don't last long in the town of Doubtful, Wyoming Territory. The last one quit, another ended up in a hangman's noose, and one more was backshot by the hired guns at the Circle L Ranch. But the town of Doubtful has never seen the likes of the man who's known onl...
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"What's left of America? Roaming gang of thugs, punks and killers who have more rights than the law-abiding citizen. I'd like to think I can make a change. Even if I have to back it up with gunpowder." -- BEN RAINES A NATION ON FIRE The devastating nuclear nightmare of the Great War brings civil...
THE MOUNTAIN MAN KNOWS WHAT GOLD DOES TO MEN'S SOULS! When gold is discovered near the little town of No-Name, Colorado, the citizens are overjoyed at their good fortune...until trouble gallops down Maine Street on a horse straight out of Hell. For gold's closest companions are greed and murder,...
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In post-World War III America, legendary soldier and freedom fighter Ben Raines orders his rebels to make one last desperate assault against the Russian invaders and the mercenary turncoat San Hartline. But until fresh troops arrive, Raines wages a one-man guerrilla war against the enemy! Reissue....
Sweet Dreams: At the Heart of Innocence Was Evil... At the Core of Light Was Darkness... [Mass Market Paperback] William W. Johnstone (Author) Mass Market Paperback: 397 pages Publisher: Zebra Books (March 1, 1985) Language: English ISBN-10: 0821715534 ISBN-13: 978-0821715536 Product Dimensio...
GOD FORGIVES... 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 ...
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No one knew where the scrap of a girl, clinging to a black cat with eerie yellow eyes, had come from. Strange things began to happen, bizarre killings, horrifying accidents. No one noticed the girl's cheeks turning pink, her frail body filling out, or her innocent blue eyes turning an eerie, evil y...
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Ben Raines is fighting to rebuild a nation from the bitter chaos and smoldering ashes of nuclear war and anarchy. But in this hellish new order, there are devils leading armed gangs of marauders, who bring destruction wherever they go. When Raines is cut off from his SUSA Rebel forces, he becomes t...
From his Missouri farm, the boy travels west. In his heart is vengeance. In his hand is a Navy Colt. By his side is the old mountain man named Preacher, who'll teach young Smoke Jensen everything he needs to know about fighting like the devil, and--when the time comes--dying like a man. Although hi...
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The town of Logandale is showing signs of the foul presence of the Prince of Darkness. Hollow-eyed, hungry corpses rise from unearthly tombs to gorge themselves on living flesh, spawning a new generation of restless Undead. Only Sam and Nydia Balon have faced the master before and know what must be...
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Amid the nuclear and biological devastation of World War III, Ben Raines and his SUSA Rebels lead the resistance against invading Russians and independent mercenaries under the command of the ruthless Sam Hartline to build and defend a free nation. Reissue."...
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The Lord of Darkness had promised eternal life and endless orgy to get a pledge of love from the coven members. The few who had fought against his hideous powers in Whitfield in 1958 can't believe it could happen again. But then hot wind begins to blow......
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THE LAST OF THE DOG TEAIYI At the age of sixteen, Terry Kovak had a reputation in North Georgia--with girls his own age, women old enough to be their mothers, and with a military officer who saw the pure, hard violence in Terry's eyes. By graduation day Kovak had one foot inside the secret world o...
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As the years pass, Black Wilder is waiting for just the right moment to emerge from the shadows in the small prairie town. The time is now, the beasts are hungry, the Undead are awake, and the putrid stench of evil hangs in the area. The townspeople are about to be touched by the Devil's kiss....