Order of Mountain Man Books
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
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
Publication Order of Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man Books
|Matt Jensen: The Last Mountain Man||(2008)|
|Snake River Slaughter||(2010)|
|Massacre at Powder River||(2012)|
|The Eyes of Texas||(2013)|
Publication Order of Family Jensen Books
|The Family Jensen||(2010)|
|The Violent Land||(2012)|
|Hard Ride to Hell||(2013)|
|Brotherhood of Evil||(2015)|
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.