The Making of America series is a multi-author series of historical and western fiction novels that look at the different aspects of the Frontier days of the United States. Each book is an individual story. Although the series started out being written by different authors, starting with The Texans, it was written by Lee Davis Willoughby – a collective pseudonym of Richard Laymon, William L. DeAndrea and Richard Deming.

The Making of America series started in 1979 with the novel The Wilderness Seekers by Lou Cameron. The series lasted 56 books until The Sixgun Apostles by Lee Davis Willoughby, published in 1987. The books can be read in any order. Below is a list of the Making of America books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Making Of America Books


The Wilderness Seekers(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mountain Breed(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Conestoga People(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Forty-Niners(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hearts Divided(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Builders(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Land Rushers(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wild and the Wayward(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Texans(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Alaskans(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Golden Staters(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The River People(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Land Grabbers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Ranchers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Homesteaders(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Frontier Healers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Buffalo People(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Far Islanders(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Border Breed(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Boomers(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wildcatters(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gunfighters(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cajuns(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Donner People(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Creoles(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Nightriders(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sooners(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Express Riders(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vigilantes(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Soldiers of Fortune(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wranglers(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Baja People(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Yukon Breed(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Smugglers(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Voyageurs(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Barbary Coasters(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whalers(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Canadians(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Prophet's People(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lawmen(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Copper Kings(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Caribbeans(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trail Blazers(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Gamblers(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Robber Barons(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Assassins(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bounty Hunters(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Texas Rangers(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outlaws(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Fugitives(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Frontier Detectives(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Raiders(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Rough Riders(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warrior of the Code(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sixgun Apostles(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Wilderness Seekers was written by Lou Cameron. The Mountain Breed was written by Aaron Fletcher. The Conestoga People and The Builders were written by Jeanne Sommers. The Forty-Niners was written by John Toombs. Hearts Divided was written by Paula Moore. The Land Rushers was written by Elizabeth Zachary. The Wild and the Wayward was written by Georgia Granger. Every book thereafter was written by Lee Davis Willoughby.

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