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Guest Blogger: Myla Jackson
Monday, September 26th, 2011

Riverboats & Gamblers

by Myla Jackson

I admit to a fascination with riverboats and riverboat gamblers of the past. Taking a riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi is on my bucket list of things to do before I die.

There’s something romantic about riverboats, lazily steaming up and down the rivers of our country. Tales by Mark Twain and movies like Show Boat helped nurture my attraction. When I needed a setting for my third book in the Bound and Tied series of 1860 Historical Erotic novellas, I couldn’t think of anything more exciting and romantic than the riverboats along the Mississippi. I can still hear the echoes of Ol’ Man River in a deep baritone and Lovin’ Dat Man O’ Mine.

Like the song, Rosalyn can’t help lovin’ that man and has returned to the Mississippi looking for him in RIVER BOUND.


What do a madame and a bounty hunter have in common? They want the same man.
Bound and Tied, Book 3

When Rosalyn Smythe, aka Madame Rosie, steps aboard the Marie-Dearie, she hopes it’s the end of a year-long search for her runaway fiancé, Dalton Black. Her cabin holds a surprise: James McKendrick. Notorious bounty hunter, old lover…a man only too happy to help her clear the air—and her heart—of her murdering, thieving bastard fiancé once and for all.

In disguise as a riverboat gambler, Dalton is determined to find who framed him for killing two U.S. Army soldiers and who stole the gold they were carrying. He wants his life back—and his woman, who just happens to be on board and on the arm of his former best friend.

Convincing James he’s innocent is easier than winning back Rosalyn’s heart. Especially since Rosalyn seems to be enjoying their competition for her affections a little too much. There’s only one place to work out his dilemma. In bed.

As the sheets become unbearably hot, threads of evidence leading to the real killer are unraveling, leading toward one fateful card game—and one man who’s hell-bent on making sure Dalton has nothing left to lose.

Warning: This title contains hot ménage a trois scenes, bondage, and two men loving, sharing and fighting for the love of one woman with very specific bedroom desires and a a bordello full of experience to tempt any man beyond redemption.

Samhain Publishing
Barnes and Nobles Nook

About the Author

Twenty years of livin’ and lovin’ on a South Texas ranch raising horses, cattle, goats, ostriches and emus left an indelible impression on Myla Jackson, one she likes to instill in her red-hot stories. Myla pens wildly sexy, fun adventures of all genres including historical westerns, medieval tales, romantic suspense, contemporary romance and paranormal beasties of all shapes and sexy sizes. She lives in the tree-covered hills of Northwest Arkansas with her husband of 20+ years and her muses—the human-wanna-be canines—Chewy and Sweetpea.

To learn more about Myla Jackson visit her website at

9 comments to “Guest Blogger: Myla Jackson”

  1. tammy ramey
    · September 26th, 2011 at 10:31 am · Link

    gorgeous cover and the book sounds wonderful. i can hardly wait to read it. 😛

  2. Myla Jackson
    · September 26th, 2011 at 12:20 pm · Link

    Thanks Tammy! Bounce on over to my blog for a chance to win free books if you haven’t already!

  3. Shadow
    · September 26th, 2011 at 1:06 pm · Link

    sounds and looks awesome! hot read! 🙂 ill definitely be getting this one!

  4. Becky W
    · September 26th, 2011 at 2:32 pm · Link

    River Bound sound like a great story. I will look forward to reading it. I like riverboats myself. I like the riverboats that are a paddlewheel-driven boat.

  5. Marika Weber
    · September 26th, 2011 at 3:05 pm · Link

    I have pre-ordered it. 😉

    You know I can’t wait for Rosalyn’s story.

  6. Jen B.
    · September 26th, 2011 at 6:56 pm · Link

    Ooooo, sounds interesting! Another wish list book.

  7. Nicole Passante
    · September 26th, 2011 at 7:11 pm · Link

    I just looked in my nook library and “reminded” myself that I have and read the first two in that series! LOL!

    I was wondering why I haven’t read your entire portfolio, LOL, may I got distracted? That happens some times with me 😉

    Myla I’ll be heading over to goodreads now to put your stuff higher on my “to-read” list because I loved the first two.

    Thanks for the reminder that I like these Delilah!

  8. Myla Jackson
    · September 26th, 2011 at 9:55 pm · Link

    Thanks Nicole! I’m excited that Rosalyn gets to have her story told. She’s so fun!

  9. Delilah
    · September 27th, 2011 at 7:24 am · Link

    Love you, sis! Hope you sell a ton of books!

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