Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

The Plainsmen Series

Known for his keen historical accuracy, author Terry C. Johnston’s astonishing retelling of the battle of the American West between Native Americans and the U.S. cavalry begins with Sioux Dawn, a reimagining of the Fetterman Massacre of 1866. Johnston’s compelling fictional hero of The Plainsmen Series, Sergeant Seamus Donegan, blends seamlessly with real-life warriors and peacemakers of famous historical battles, from the legendary Crazy Horse to General Custer and his epic last stand at Little Bighorn. A riveting portrayal of the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians, the author’s “attention to detail and authenticity,” according to the Chicago Tribune, “makes it easy to see why Johnston is today’s bestselling frontier novelist.”

Books in this Series

Turn the Stars Upside Down
g

Turn the Stars Upside Down

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 16)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

TURN THE STARS UPSIDE DOWN
Terry Johnston

For more than a decade one man struck fear in the hearts of U.S. soldiers on the frontier: Crazy horse, the great Oglala Sioux leader,...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Lay the Mountains Low
g

Lay the Mountains Low

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 15)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

LAY THE MOUNTAINS LOW
Terry C. Johnston

In the summer of 1877, in a place called White Bird Canyon, Nez Perce warriors delivered a stunning blow to the First Cavalry—the...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Cries from the Earth
g

Cries from the Earth

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 14)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Cries from the Earth
Terry C. Johnston

By mid-1877, trouble in the Northwest is brewing like a foul broth. Ill will is growing between white settlers and the Non-Treaty bands...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Ashes of Heaven
g

Ashes of Heaven

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 13)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Ashes of Heaven
Terry C. Johnston

The U.S. Army's goal: to wipe out the remnants of scattered, starving people on the frontier's Northern Plain. But before Colonel Nelson...

Avaliable in:

eBook
Buy
Blood Song
g

Blood Song

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 8)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Blood Song
Terry C. Johnston

Frontier Scout Seamus Donegan is heading for Montana Territory with his new bride when war erupts in the Black Hills of Dakota. Sitting bull...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Dying Thunder
g

Dying Thunder

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 7)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Dying Thunder
Terry Johnston

Newly freed from service with the 10th Cavalry, Seamus Donegan joins a party of buffalo hunters as they follow the shrinking herds into the ancient...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Shadow Riders
g

Shadow Riders

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 6)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Chief White Bear and his Kiowa tribe would accept no more broken promises from the white man, so they left the Indian Territory reservations and crossed the Red River to the south. But heir last...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Devil's Backbone
g

Devil's Backbone

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 5)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Devil's Backbone

Terry C. Johnston


The Modoc Indians and American officials had been flirting with war in the Oregon Territory for some time. When Modoc chief Keintpoos...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Black Sun
g

Black Sun

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 4)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Black Sun

Terry C. Johnston


No one captures the glory, adventure and drama of the courageous men and women who tamped the American West like award-winning author...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
The Stalkers
g

The Stalkers

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 3)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

No one captures the glory, adventure and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the American West like award-winning author Terry Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters,...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Red Cloud's Revenge
g

Red Cloud's Revenge

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 2)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

Seven month of small reprisals since the Fetterman massacre had passed. Sergeant Seamus Donegan of the Army of the West had witnessed proud leaders--both Indian and White--steel themselves for the...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy
Sioux Dawn
g

Sioux Dawn

The Plainsmen Series (Volume 1)
Terry C. Johnston
St. Martin's Press

No one captures the glory, adventure and drama of the courageous men and women who tamed the America West like award-winning author Terry Johnston. His Plainsmen series brims with colorful characters,...

Avaliable in:

Physical Book eBook
Buy

About the author

Terry C. Johnston

Terry C. Johnston was born on the first day of 1947 on the plains of Kansas, and has lived all his life in the American West. His first novel, Carry the Wind, won the Medicine Pipe Bearer's Award from the Western Writers of America, and his subsequent books have appeared on bestseller lists throughout the country. He lives and writes in Big Sky country near Billings, Montana.

Terry C. Johnston