Preacher’s Assault (Google eBook)

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Pinnacle Books , Jan 1, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
4 Reviews
The Greatest Western Writer Of The 21st Century

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 Promised Land.

One Man Knows His Way

A young prostitute. The spoiled son of the wagon train owner--these are a few of the souls Preacher must protect. But then a rifle goes off at the wrong moment. A towering grizzly bear attacks. And both outlaws and Comanches ambush the wagon train…

Behind The Barrel Of A Gun

Now, the travelers are surrounded by predators of every shape and stripe. For Preacher, there is only one way to go--straight into the heart of danger, to blaze a killing trail of his own…

  

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Review: Preacher's Assault (The First Mountain Man #17)

User Review  - John Hill - Goodreads

Great western read. I have not read much in the genre since I was a kid reading Louie Lamour books, and I must say this novel reminded me why I loved the genre so much. I plan on reading more from the author and what a great find at 50 cents at a garage sale! Read full review

Review: Preacher's Assault (The First Mountain Man #17)

User Review  - Flannery Kneel - Goodreads

In Independence, Missouri, a brawl ensues inside the saloon where Lorenzo, Preacher, and Casey are. The whole town is after the trio, but Roland Bartlett leads them to safety. When Roland's father ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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About the author (2011)

William W. Johnstone was born in Southern Missouri on October 28, 1938. He quit school when he was fifteen to join a carnival, but went back and finished high school in 1957. After that he worked as a deputy sheriff, and spent time in the army. When he returned, Johnstone went into radio broadcasting, where he worked for sixteen years. Johnstone started writing in 1970, but was not published until late 1979. His first published book was The Devil's Kiss. He wrote close to two hundred books during his lifetime including the Ashes series, Mountain Man series, The First Mountain Man series, and Eagles series. He began writing full-time in the early 1980s. He died on February 8, 2004 at the age of 65.

J. A. Johnstone is a Tennessee-based novelist.

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