Here are the approved cover images for the next two collections of Louis L'Amour western short stories, The Trail to Crazy Man, and The Rider of Ruby Hills, respectively.
Below are four rejected comp images for the above titles. I liked them a lot, but the client felt they were way too gentle, and asked for more explicit dramatic tension.
CLIENT: RANDOM HOUSE
ART DIRECTORS: BEAU L'AMOUR, SCOTT BIEL