James Gould


Jim Gould is a married Boomer, a father, grandfather, patent lawyer, motorcycler, skier, hiker, traveler and a lover of Manhattan's culture. After writing as a lawyer for over three decades, he began non-legal writing a few years ago in his blog jimslifecycle.com. Please go there for free travel stories, fiction short stories and essays (and a few travel photos).

This is his first book, but it will not be his last. Possible future projects include (1) Lifecycle, based on my diary of a cross-country motorcycle trip at age 17 and an upcoming repeat 50 years later and (2) a story of the creators of Superman, their lives, their loves, their military service and the 70 year legal battle for control of the copyright on Superman.


Three Irish Short Stories: Scared Sober, Deaf Widow Dunphy, The Love Lamb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These three Irish short stories, set in the fictional town of Ballybrook, explore (1) conflict between love and drinking; (2) greed and gossip versus companionship and (3) overcoming pride and shyness to find love.
Stories Fiction & True of People Around the World
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Fiction and nonfiction short stories set around the world, including Ireland, the Caribbean, Morocco, Croatia, Mexico, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Kauai, Massachusetts and Texas. The fiction ranges from being Scared Sober to the love stories The Love Lamb and Berber Boy Seeks First Wife, Must Like Camels. The nonfiction stories include Glenn Doherty, a SEAL killed in Benghazi and the people of Kauai.
How I Lost 30 Pounds & Kept It Off
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,420. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
With the Slo-Mo ‎Substitution Plan explained in this book you will lose weight and keep it off without dieting, ‎starving or counting calories. You will also get fit and healthy in the process. Your body clings to excess fat, making permanent weight loss hard. Slo-Mo works with your body rather than fighting it. I devised this plan for myself and succeeded. You can, too.
Chuck Tales: 17 Adventures of Chuck the Woodchuck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
These 17 bedtime read aloud stories are the adventures of Chuck the Woodchuck and his animal (skunk, crow, rabbit, beaver) and human friends. Chuck is a clever little fellow who always seems to come out on top while finding ways to get his favorite food, clover.
12 Steps to Financial Security in Retirement
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
This is a one-stop guide for financial planning before and during retirement. Investments, the "Nut", the "Number", Net Worth, allocation of investments, reverse mortgages, how to draw down savings, Social Security and Medicare are all explained in everday language, using the author's own experiences as examples. Work sheets, checklists and a glossary make this easy to use.
Better Sex At Any Age
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex guides & how tos
This book will make sex better at any age for him and her. It includes sexual positions and clitoral, G-Spot and prostate stimulation for stronger and longer orgasms; oral sex; role play; spanking and bondage (erotic, not S&M); anal sex and other sexual variations. It has a detailed description of how ED drugs and non-drug devices work. It also has exercise and health programs for better sex.
The Ultimate Men's Retirement Guide to Mental, Financial, Physical and Sexual Health (& Fun)
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 57,370. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual health
This book answers the questions of men facing retirement including getting excited about retirement; the financial Number needed, allocating investments and making them last; getting and staying healthy,fit and trim and dealing with sexual problems. Also covered are Social Security, Medicare and end of life issues, and life lessons to make things more peaceful. A bookshelf in a book for Boomers.

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