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Ordeal of the Mountain Man (Mountain Man #17)

4.23  ·  Rating Details ·  203 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The newest addition to Johnstone's series finds Smoke Jensen in Muddy Gap, Wyoming, taking a much-needed break from driving a herd north. But he is soon on the run again, with Jack Grubb's vicious gang of rustlers hot on his trail. Then, Chief Iron Claw's bloodthirsty Cheyenne warriors appear on the horizon and it won't be long before a war between the white man's greed an ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 1st 1996 by Pinnacle (first published 1996)
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Steve Davidson
May 02, 2014 Steve Davidson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good Story

One of the better Johnstone sagas. Lots of action and a continuously developing plot.
I missed Pearlie and Cal though.
Rob Smith
Mar 03, 2017 Rob Smith rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2017
This is one of the better stories of the whole Johnstone Clan corral of books. The writing, though, is very good at times, then weak and then horrible. i wonder how many hands were in writing this book.

Basically this book is a variation of many of the previous Smoke Jensen novels combined into one. This one combining herding cattle, kidnapping, taking over a town indians, etc. All of which is a retread of the other books with the same results - and i don't mean just gunfighting. The town banker,
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larry brashear
Feb 14, 2017 larry brashear rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Outstanding!

Another great story of Smoke Jenson and his family. This tale has a lot of heartache caused by criminal scum but good won the day!
David
Mar 04, 2015 David rated it it was amazing
Suspense!!! ...and a page turner to the end! I actually thought Smoke Jensen had breathed his last breath...on more than one occasion.
Sue
Jul 28, 2016 Sue rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: westerns
Too many scenarios, too mixed up to get a fix.
Timothy Boyd
Jan 15, 2016 Timothy Boyd rated it liked it
Very good western series. The story of Smoke Jensen, trained by the last of the mountain men as a boy. If you like men's adventure and westerns then you will enjoy the series. Recommended
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William Wallace Johnstone was a prolific American author, mostly of western, horror and survivalist novels.

Born and raised in southern Missouri, Johnstone was the youngest of four children. His father was a minister and his mother a school teacher. He quit school when he was fifteen and worked in a carnival and as a deputy sheriff. He later served in the Army and, upon returning to civilian life,
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