Research Trips!

Some people have this image of a writer sitting in a quiet, dark room fingers glued to the keyboard pounding away at the next great story. Sometimes that image is correct. But then there are the research trips!

That’s right I’m on a research trip now for a couple books I’m putting together based in southern Louisiana…in the swamps! So how do you research a swamp book? By visiting one! That’s right, my sister Delilah Devlin and I are happily visiting the swamp via a swamp tour, driving down to Grand Isle, LA and touring some southern plantation houses along the way. And don’t forget the Zydeco bars. Must have some of the crazy Cajun music.

Research can be soooo much fun. Wish us luck. Maybe we’ll even see an alligator!

In the meantime here’s a blurb from my latest Ugly Stick Saloon story


by Myla Jackson

This biker chick longs for the open road…until two Kiowa cowboys shift her gears.

Eight months ago, Libby Jones parked her motorcycle in Temptation, Texas, to work at the Ugly Stick Saloon. Since then she’s grown to love the bar’s feeling of family, but now it’s time to hit the road. The longer she stays, the greater the risk her father’s investigators will track her down.

Yet she can’t resist taking the Gray Wolf twins up on their offer to go riding on their ranch. Even though getting involved should be the last thing on her mind.

Ever since Libby landed at the Ugly Stick, Mark and Luke Gray Wolf have been trying to capture her attention. She’s blown them off at every turn, until now. Their plan: expose her to the delights only twins can provide—and persuade her to stay for the long haul.

Libby’s longing for a life she can’t have makes her delay her departure just a heartbeat too long. Her hesitation gives her past time to walk through the saloon door, and all hell to break loose. Now the twins have a fight on their hands to teach her that being free doesn’t mean she can’t let go of her heart

Warning: Welcome back to the Ugly Stick Saloon. Pull up a chair and set a spell, you’re gonna wanna hear this tale about two hot Kiowa twins and a leather-clad biker chick. Multiple partners, a little BDSM, and one skinny-dippin’ scene so hot it’ll make the pages sizzle!


About Myla Jackson

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. When she's not wrangling words from her computer she's out snow-skiing, boating, riding her ATV or spending time with her family. 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 and her stories visit her website at
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10 Responses to Research Trips!

  1. Clare O'Beara says:

    Well that does sound unusual. Do Kiowa customs have rules for, er, twin situations?

  2. Carin W says:

    I loaded this on my Kindle last night, I had no idea you and Delilah were related LOL!

  3. Maria D. says:

    Lol…Have fun on your research trip and make sure none of the gators get you!

  4. tiss81 says:

    Already read it and LOVED it. Thanks Myla. Enjoy your research. I’d love to do research, but I don’t write. LOL. Will be waiting to see what you come up with next for story line.

  5. I will be downloading this book on my kindle fire for my trip to Thailand next week to work at the Elephant Hospital! Cant wait to read it 🙂

  6. suzyrph says:

    This will be one hot menage in Yexas. I love how you research. I just Google it.LOL

  7. Jenny says:

    Just read Boots and Leather and I loved it !!

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