Wednesday, June 15, 2011


To the "virtual home" of author Jimmy Gordon.
Formerly, a fire fighter for 14 years, a work related injury, (and a subsequent surgery) ushered in a new chapter in his life as a writer, much to the surprise of his peers.

Join Jimmy as he chronicles the exciting adventures of his characters and his journey as a "hot" multi-genre author emerging on today's publishing scene.


Firefighter and paramedic-turned-author Jimmy (J.D.) Gordon was born and raised in Chicago where he developed a taste for the finer things that the Windy City has to offer - pan pizza, live blues and the Cubs.
Jimmy dropped into the world of literature, literally. After falling off a train and breaking his knee Jimmy had to spend quite a bit of time recuperating. While visiting the firehouse his peers asked what he planned to with all that time away. This when Jimmy said the words that he now claims to have changed his life.
"I should write a book."

Despite some skepticism from his peers ("You don't even use punctuation on your run reports!"), he completed a novel, Island Bound, and made it a point to use punctuation throughout.
Another injury, sustained on the job, ended his career in the fire service. Aside from writing Gordon spends his Spring and Summer as an umpire for high school and youth baseball. He now lives with his wife and children in Glen Ellyn IL, a suburb of Chicago.

Books Available Online

Books Available Online
Andy Bigg's new life in the "burbs" is about to take a turn for the worse, when an uninvited guest moves into the stately old Victorian home he shares with his mom, new step dad, and baby sister.

Red Engine Press

Red Engine Press
Chicago area fire fighter, Eddie Gilbert, is headed back to the Florida Keys and open seas of the Caribbean. A beautiful woman and an interesting job offer awaits. He is tasked to find a young doctor. What happens next will have you glued to the pages of Caribbean Calling.

Also, by daughter Emily Gordon

Also, by daughter Emily Gordon
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