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  • 1

    King of the Mountain: Wilderness Series #1

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (23)
    Story
    (25)

    Nathaniel King left New York City in 1828 to venture into the vast unexplored regions beyond Mississippi. He heads west, lured on by dreams of wealth based on his uncle's promise to share with him "the greatest treasure in the world".

    Edward says: "excellent wilderness adventure."
    excellent wilderness adventure.

    This is the first of the wilderness series. I've read most but ont the first one, so I decided to listen to it. It keeps you interested and is easy li..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 22 2008 by Edward (Havelock, NC, USA)
  • 2

    Lure of the Wild: Wilderness Series #2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    This is the second audiobook in the "Wilderness Series". Up in the Rockies, where a man could live free, Nathaniel King and a rugged mountain man named Shakespeare McNair head for a rendezvous of trappers and fur traders.

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  • 3

    Savage Rendezvous: Wilderness Series #3

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (29)
    Performance
    (17)
    Story
    (18)

    This is the third audiobook in the "Wilderness Series". Mountain Man Nathaniel King must prove his innocence when accusations of multiple murders and theft could land him in a "civilized" prison cell for the rest of his natural life.

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  • 4

    Blood Fury: Wilderness Series #4

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (21)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (16)

    The wild Rocky Mountains in 1828 held many dangers and challenges for those daring enough to enter. On a hunting trip, young Nathaniel King stumbles upon a disgraced Crow warrior.

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  • 5

    Tomahawk Revenge: Wilderness Series #5

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    This is the fifth audiobook in the "Wilderness Series". In America's Black Powder Days, fierce Indians and rough mountain men fought a never ending fight for survival in the Rocky Mountains. When newcomer Nathaniel King loses his partner who is captured by the Blackfeet, King's survival skills will be severely tested.

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  • 6

    Black Powder Justice: Wilderness Series #6

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (23)
    Performance
    (16)
    Story
    (16)

    This is audiobook #6 in the Wilderness Series. In 1828, few white men dared to venture into the immense, unsettled region west of the Mississippi. And of those who did, only courageous men like Nathaniel King had the skills and strength to survive the harsh, frozen wilderness.

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  • 7

    The Vengeance Trail: Wilderness Series, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    In 1829, life west of the Mississippi was filled with constant peril and hardship. At any moment, a settler might find himself threatened by a murderous Indian or a deadly beast. Only rugged mountain men like Nathaniel King had the courage to challenge the unknown dangers for the freedom the wilderness offered. But when Nate and his mentor Shakespeare McNair made enemies of two Flathead Indians, their survival skills were tested as never before. If either man made one mistake, both would suffer merciless deaths.

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  • 8

    Death Hunt: Wilderness Series #8

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (15)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (7)

    In 1829, a new life in the vast uncharted region beyond the Mississippi River was a cause for celebration, and fear. With wild beasts, lawless renegades, and hostile Indians enough to threaten even the bravest of men, a newborn had little hope for survival. Upon the birth of their first child, trapper Nathaniel King and his Indian wife, Winona, were overjoyed. But their delight turned to terror when Nathan accompanied the men of Winona's tribe on a deadly buffalo hunt. If King didn't return, his family was sure to perish.

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  • 9

    Mountain Devil: Wilderness Series #9

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (17)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    In 1832, life in the Rocky Mountains was filled with danger and mystery. Indian legends held that deep in secluded valleys lurked bizarre creatures bent on destroying man. Although Indians shunned such places, courageous settlers like Nathaniel King willingly braved these forbidden areas. But when Nate led a hunting expedition into a valley where one of these monsters was said to live, several of his fellow hunters were viciously slain.

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  • 10

    Blackfoot Massacre: Wilderness Series #10

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (11)

    When the Reverend John Burke was trapped in perilous Blackfoot territory, Nathaniel King had to save the man, or he'd bear the brand of a coward until the day he died.

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  • 11

    Northwest Passage: Wilderness Series, Book 11

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    The epic struggle for survival in America's untamed West. In Northwest Passage, Nathaniel King made a mistake that could be his last when he agrees to lead a seemingly innocent group of pioneers through the treacherous mountains. For the Banner party had a secret hidden there that they did not want revealed.

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  • 12

    Apache Blood: Wilderness Series, Book 12

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (8)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (5)

    Nate and his young family journey to the southern Rockies, only to have the child and woman taken by the Apache. With the help of his friend Shakespeare McNair, Nate will save his loved ones or die trying.

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  • 13

    Mountain Manhunt: Wilderness Series, book 13

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (14)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (10)

    After rescuing Solomon Cain from an Indian death trap, mountain man Nathanial King is left stranded by the ungrateful man in the wilderness, where he hooks up with a Ute brave who is determined to kill Cain.

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  • 14

    Tenderfoot: Wilderness Series, Book 14

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Rugged and independent, the mountain men who live in the savage Rockies needed great courage just to survive. Not a day passed without wild animals, deadly cutthroats, or hostile elements threatening to destroy them. To protect their homes and families, Nathaniel King and other settlers taught their sons the skills that would help them battle their enemies. But young Zach was still a tenderfoot when vicious Indians captured King.

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  • 15

    Winterkill: Wilderness Series, Book 15

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (13)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    Savage and dangerous, the unexplored Rockies hid threats that could kill even the most experienced mountain men. For mountain man Nathaniel King, helping stranded travelers had become common. But when he takes in a pair of strangers who have lost their way, his kindness is repaid with vile treachery.

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  • 16

    Blood Truce: Wilderness Series, Book 16

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    Wilderness is the exciting series that details Nathaniel King's life and adventures in the Rockies as he fights to carve a life out of the savage frontier. When a deadly dispute among rival Indian tribes explodes into a bloody war, Nate has to make peace between the enemies - or his young family will be the first to lose their scalps.

    V. Carpenter says: "Great, exciting book."
    Great, exciting book.

    This book was purchased for my husband but I really enjoyed its myself. I have 17 of the series now and plan to get the rest in due time. If you dre..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 25 2012 by V. Carpenter ()
  • 17

    Trapper's Blood: Wilderness Series, Book 17

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    The exciting series that details the life and adventures of mountain man Nathaniel King returns, as Nate outfights the Indians and renegades roaming the unexplored territory. When trappers start turning up dead, their bodies mutilated, Nate and his friends vow to track down the merciless killers.

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

  • 19

    Iron Warrior: Wilderness Series, Book 19

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    Iron Warrior. The rugged pioneers in the Rocky Mountains fight from day to day, never knowing when warring Indians or cutthroat renegades will attack. When Nate King faces a foe that bullets will not kill, he can=t depend on his rifle to save his life. If his cunning fails, King will end up as nothing more than another notch on his seemingly invincible adversary's belt.

    James says: "good story line"
    good story line

    I have listened to nearly all the series the idea is good the basic story lines are good but author probably repeats about 1/4 of the series in each b..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 28 2013 by James (LAYTON, UT, United States)
  • 20

    Wolf Pack: Wilderness Series, Book 20

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    Mountain man Nathaniel King and other settlers in the Rockies are forever on the lookout for possible dangers - and always ready to match death with death. But when a marauding band of killers and thieves kipnaps his wife and children, Nate has finally run into enemies who've pushed his skill and cunning to the limit.

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  • 21

    Black Powder: Wilderness Series, Book 21

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    Though living on the frontier was deadly, the reward for the hardy souls brave enough to take the risk was unlimited freedom—freedom that murderous renegades would steal for a few pieces of gold. When mountain man Nathaniel King and his family were threatened by a band of slavers, they faced enemies like none they'd ever battled.

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  • 22

    Trail's End: Wilderness Series, Book 22

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    Strong mountain men like Nate King risked everything to carve a new world from the frontier, and they weren't about to give it up without a fight. But when some friendly Crows asked Nate to help them rescue a missing girl from a band of murderous Lakota, he set off on a journey that would take him to the end of the trail - and possibly the end of his life.

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  • 23

    The Lost Valley: Wilderness Series, Book 23

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    When mountain man Nathaniel King promises a dying Ute warrior that he would find the man's son, he has no idea that he will soon confront an enemy unlike any he has ever faced. For his trail will lead him and his family straight into the clutches of a mysterious, hidden tribe--a tribe that no white man has ever seen and lived to describe.

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  • 24

    Mountain Madness: Wilderness Series, Book 24

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    When Nate King comes along a pair of green would-be trappers from New York, he is only too glad to risk his life to save them from a Piegan war party. It's only after he takes them into his own cabin that he realizes that they would repay his kindness with betrayal.

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  • 25

    Frontier Mayhem: Wilderness Series, Book 25

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (9)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    The unforgiving wilderness of the Rocky Mountains forced a boy to grow up fast, so Nate King taught his son, Zach, how to survive the constant hazards and hardships--and he taught him well. With an Indian war party on the prowl and a marauding grizzly on the loose, young Zach was about to face the test of his life, with no room for failure. But there was one danger Nate hadn't prepared Zach for--a beautiful girl with blue eyes.

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  • 26

    Blood Feud: Wilderness Series, Book 26

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (6)
    Story
    (6)

    The brutal wilderness of the Rocky Mountains can be deadly to those unaccustomed to its dangers. So when a clan of travelers from the hill country back East arrive at Nate King's part of the mountain, Nate is more than willing to lend a hand and show them some hospitality. He has no way of knowing that this clan is used to fighting--and killing--for what they want. And they want Nate's land for their own!

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  • 27

    Gold Rage: Wilderness Series, Book 27

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (4)

    Gold Dust Fever! Penniless old trapper Ben Frazier is just about ready to pack it all in when an Arapaho warrior takes pity on him and shows him where to find the elusive gold that white men value so greatly. His problems seem to be over, but then another band of trappers finds out about the gold and force Ben to lead them to it. It’s up to Zach King to save the old man, but can he survive a fight against a gang of gold-crazed mountain men?

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  • 28

    The Quest: Wilderness Series, Book 28

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Life in the brutal wilderness of the Rockies is never easy. Danger can appear at any time, from any direction. Whether it’s in the form of hostile Indians, fierce animals, or the unforgiving elements, death can surprise any unwary frontiersman. That’s why Nate King and his family have mastered the fine art of survival – and learned to provide help to their friends whenever necessary. So when one of Nate’s neighbors shows up at his cabin more dead than alive, Nate doesn’t hesitate for a second.

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  • 29

    Mountain Nightmare: Wilderness Series, Book 29

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (7)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (7)

    Hunter or the hunted? As mountain man Nate King and his family struggle to live free in the untamed country of frontier America, Nate and his neighbors have begun to find tracks and other signs of a being the Indians know as the "Old One", a half-man, half-breed creature that preys on humans and kills simply for the sake of killing.

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  • 30

    Blood Kin: Wilderness, Book 31

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 38 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Growing up in the wild frontier of the Rockies, Zach King survived countless dangers, from nature and from human predators. Like his father, the legendary Nate King, Zach has learned to anticipate threats before they appear. But even Zach can’t predict the danger he’ll face when he travels with his fiancée to meet her family in St. Louis.

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  • 31

    Savages: Wilderness Series, Book 30

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    Frontiersmen living in the untamed Rockies are surrounded every day by endless dangers, including attack by hostile Indians. But to Nate King and his family, the local tribes are simply people like them, people trying to live free in the glorious mountains, and many of them have become their friends. It is only when Nate’s son, Zach, sets out with his fiancée to visit her relatives in St. Louis that Zach meets savages of a very different kind - vicious white cutthroats who kidnap his beloved.

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  • 32

    The Westward Tide: Wilderness, Book 32

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    Life in the majestic Rockies is hard. Only the hardiest and bravest of pioneers can survive the never-ending dangers of the frontier. Still, young Zach King can’t wait to return there with his bride-to-be. For the frontier is his home, the only place he feels free from the constraints and prejudices of so-called civilization. But it looks like he’ll have to postpone the homecoming just a little longer.

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  • 35

    Frontier Fury: Wilderness, Book 35

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    For frontiersman Nate King, the Rockies are the last untamed wilderness, a place of magnificent beauty and unparalleled danger, a place to respect and call home. He and his family begin a trek through this harsh terrain with no wish but to see their cabin at journey's end. But a chance encounter with a deranged settler leads Nate to the startling discovery that the man has big plans for this wild land.

    Cheryl says: "I love this series"
    I love this series

    I feel like I am traveling right along with this family. I am always so sorry when a book ends. We need more!!!!

    Reviewed on August 12 2014 by Cheryl ()
  • 36

    The Tempest: Wilderness Series, Book 36

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (3)
    Performance
    (3)
    Story
    (3)

    In the untamed wilderness of the Rockies, Shakespeare McNair has seen many dangers over the years, but even he has a hard time imagining the bizarre creature that's terrorizing him and his wife, Blue Water Woman. It walks like a man, but has the strength of an animal. When the beast finally strikes, carrying off Blue Water Woman, Shakespeare vows to turn the tables.

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  • 37

    Perils of the Wind: Wilderness, Book 37

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By David Thompson
    • Narrated By Rusty Nelson
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    It takes a special breed of man to survive in the wilds of the American frontier. A man like Nate King has the courage, the strength and the skills he needs to endure the hardships of the magnificent Rockies. But the four cutthroats who heard about Nate paying for provisions with gold don’t plan to make it on their own. They figure they can get Nate’s gold for themselves. When they kidnap Nate’s younger daughter they think they’ve struck it rich. They don’t know Nate very well. They don’t know that he’ll do anything to protect his family.

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