A very popular series by J.A. Johnstone are the historical suspense Christmas books, featuring historical western, christmas, western and christian tropes. Another much read series are the historical The Loner novels, tagged as western and historical western. The most favorited books are Colter's Journey, The Bounty Killers, Matt Jensen, The Last Mountain Man: Deadly Trail and A Colorado Christmas. J.A. Johnstone's latest book is Hang Them Slowly which was published in 2019.