Mountain Man is a series of Western adventure novels by American authors William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone. In the original series, Smoke Jensen sets out west from Missouri, with him his Navy Colt and an old mountain man named Preacher, who is going to teach him everything he needs to know. The series spawned multiple spin-offs that continue to this day.

The original Mountain Man series began in 1984 with The Last Mountain Man. The First Mountain Man series began with the title novel in 1991. The Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man series began in 2008 with its title novel. The Family Jensen series began in 2010 with its title novel. All series are currently ongoing. Below is a list of William & J.A. Johnstone’s Mountain Man books in order of when they were originally published (as well as in chronological order when necessary):

Publication Order of Mountain Man Books


The Last Mountain Man(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Return of the Mountain Man(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trail of the Mountain Man(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Revenge of the Mountain Man(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Law of the Mountain Man(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
War of the Mountain Man(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Code of the Mountain Man(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pursuit of the Mountain Man(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Fury of the Mountain Man(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rage of the Mountain Man(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cunning of the Mountain Man(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Power of the Mountain Man(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Courage of the Mountain Man(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood of the Mountain Man(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Spirit of the Mountain Man(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ordeal of the Mountain Man(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Triumph of the Mountain Man(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vengeance of the Mountain Man(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Honor of the Mountain Man(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Battle of the Mountain Man(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pride of the Mountain Man(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Creed of the Mountain Man(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Guns of the Mountain Man(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heart of the Mountain Man(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Justice of the Mountain Man(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Valor of the Mountain Man(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Warpath of the Mountain Man(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trek of the Mountain Man(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Quest of the Mountain Man(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ambush of the Mountain Man(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wrath of the Mountain Man(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Destiny of the Mountain Man(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Betrayal of the Mountain Man(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rampage of the Mountain Man(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Violence of the Mountain Man(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Savagery of the Mountain Man(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shootout of the Mountain Man(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Assault of the Mountain Man(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Strike of the Mountain Man(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Butchery of the Mountain Man(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Mountain Man Books

The differences in the Mountain Man series’ chronological order from its original publication order include: Journey of the Mountain Man and Law of the Mountain Man are switched; Courage of the Mountain Man and Blood of the Mountain Man take place following the events of Pursuit of the Mountain Man; Trek of the Mountain Man and Quest of the Mountain Man are reversed in chronological order.

Publication Order of First Mountain Man Books


The First Mountain Man(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood on the Divide(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Absaroka Ambush(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forty Guns West(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cheyenne Challenge(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher and the Mountain Caesar(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blackfoot Messiah(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Peace(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Justice(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Journey(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Fortune(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Quest(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Showdown(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Pursuit(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Fire(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Assault(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Fury(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Massacre(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Preacher's Blood Hunt(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man Books


Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Deadly Trail(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Purgatory(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Savage Territory(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Snake River Slaughter(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dakota Ambush(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Massacre at Powder River(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Eyes of Texas(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Torture Town(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Family Jensen Books


The Family Jensen(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Helltown Massacre(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Violent Land(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hard Ride to Hell(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Destiny of the Mountain Man was written by Fred Austin. Preacher’s Fortune was written by Fred Austin. All novels in all series since 2006 have been written by J.A. Johnstone.

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