I’ve always been a sucker for a man with a mustache. There I’ve said it. I think it makes them sexier and gives them a certain air of danger, especially cowboys. But for all my preferring them, I’ve never put any facial hair on the heroes of my books.
Here’s a secret. Editors and cover designers don’t like them. The main reason is that 3/4 of the men today are clean-shaven.
Another reason is that cover designers find it very difficult to get them right due to there being so many different styles and readers will definitely know if they get it wrong.
So here are some of my favorites: