Thanks for voting! The choice was overwhelmingly in favor of cover 2 as it is. So I’m keeping it and replacing Mitch’s name with Clayton’s. 😀 I appreciate all the feedback because it helped a lot. Also, since some people wanted to see a bride in the background, I’m thinking of doing that for a future cover: maybe a mail-order bride one.
Here’s the new cover:
Now I can get to the task of rewriting parts of it to fit the Nebraska world. 😀