Author(s): Mark A. Cooper
Now Jason is stranded on the coast with an elite specialops team on a suicide mission. Starving and pushed beyond exhaustion, Jason has to summon the will to rescue the captured team and save his country from all out nuclear war. But will he survive? Key Selling Points: Author's style has been compared to Anthony Horowitz (readers have actually theorized it's Horowitz using a psuedonym), whose Alex Rider novels bookscan over 15,000 copies per week The self-published edition has received accolades and there's already a buzz building; he has thousands of followers on the web. Proven market for this type of "boy espionage" book, and the time period (early '60s) hearkens back to classic James Bond--a great hook.
Mark A Cooper was born in London and moved with his wife and son to the U.S in 2003. When his 12-year old son's grades improved after reading the Harry Potter series, Mark decided to encourage literacy with his own novel. He self-published FLEDGLING: Jason Steed and the novel has enjoyed huge success and a devoted following on the web.