Books by Terry C. Johnston

TURN THE STARS UPSIDE DOWN by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 14, 2001

"Can't beat that."
A spiritual swan song in the Plainsmen series from frontier novelist Johnston (Wind Walker, 2000, etc.), who died March 25 in Billings, Montana. Read full book review >
LAY THE MOUNTAINS LOW by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2000

"You are there, you are really there in Johnston's largest, most complex work: an apt hardcover debut in the series."
A sequel to the paperback Cries from the Earth from the vastly prolific Johnston, whose Plainsmen novels always offer more than just pulp-style rehashes of American history. Read full book review >
DEATH RATTLE by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 7, 1999

"Bleak as winter rain, but a wide readership awaits Titus, a character cut from rawhide."
Eighth and possibly final installment in Johnston's Northwest wilderness saga (Ride the Moon Down, 1998, etc.) featuring a now-aged, bone-weary Titus Bass, a mountain man and trapper who will hang onto his old ways under the Big Sky where he's spent his life trapping buffalo and then beaver. Read full book review >
DANCE ON THE WIND by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"Bursts of brilliant realism occasionally enliven the prose, but, overall, Johnston's latest sags under its own weightand never matches the quality of the trilogy it precedes."
Johnston (Winter Rain, 1993, etc.) returns to Titus Bassthe mountain man protagonist of the trilogy Carry the Wind, Borderlords, and One-Eyed Dreamin this prequel about Bass's coming of age in frontier America. Read full book review >
WINTER RAIN by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1993

"No surprises lie in wait, though, for those familiar with Western history and events."
Prolific Johnston's (the Son of the Plains series; The Plainsmen series) vision of the West continues—grim, bleak, and unrelenting—in this sequel to Cry of the Hawk (1992). Read full book review >
CRY OF THE HAWK by Terry C. Johnston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 17, 1992

"In his fast-paced but uneven latest, Johnston (Carry the Wind, 1982, etc.) magnifies the violence and stench of the Old West."
Western potboiler that will stain the reader with grease, blood, and smoke. Read full book review >