Texas Authors Fiction
An unusual set of themes for a Texas novel is included in Fortune on the Spectrum. Taking place in coastal South Texas, the main character is on the autism spectrum and experiences wealth, fame, success and danger. Texas Authors Fiction.
Denny Jagen lives on a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico. He is diagnosed with autism at three years of age, but has a unique gift, a fascination with money. This fascination becomes a talent for day trading and he becomes the youngest, self-made millionaire in Texas history.
Living on the Gulf of Mexico with his family, he has experienced close calls with storms and hurricane watches, but never a direct landing. This all changes when by accident of fate, he is left home alone with a category four hurricane heading straight for his town.
Part of the novel addresses the ever looming possibility of a major hurricane hitting the Texas coast and how it may affect the most vulnerable. Other more tranquil aspects of Texas beach life are explored as well.
Mark Ferdinand offers a great mix of excitement and detailed life challenges of his main character in Fortune on the Spectrum.
Author Mark Ferdinand
Author Mark Ferdinand, a resident of Corpus Christi, Texas, has a son with autism that inspires him every day. Mark’s experience enables him to bring a unique character to life in the world of fiction. With the increase of special needs characters as a trend in books, movies and television, Mark is able to approach the creation of such characters with a realism and respect not often seen in popular media.
Fortune on the Spectrum is published independently and is available through Amazon Books in both paperback and Kindle e-book format.