Cover Trend: Bearded (And Mustachioed) Heroes

Beards are back! From five o'clock shadows to stubble to fuller beards, there's no denying that facial hair is trending again — and not in a sleazy 70s dad sort of way (unless you're a hipster, maybe). Contemporary-set romance covers of all sorts have been sporting scruffy heroes lately, especially in romantic suspense (guess you don't have time to shave if you're hunting down baddies), and you won't see us complaining. Here's a sampling of bearded (and one mustachioed!) heroes we're swooning over:











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