As I’ve mentioned in the past, I don’t often buy Western novels for the cover art. But here are five that I did buy. They’re not masterpieces, by any means. Each one, however, displays some feature or other that, for me, distinguishes it from the usual boring, middle-of-the-road, realist action scenes that publishers apparently think that readers of Western novels prefer to gawk at:
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All of the cover artists in the above group are uncredited, but two of the covers are legibly signed, so I’ve included their names in the file names. Two other covers are also signed, but I can’t make out the signatures, nor can I find any credit information on any other websites.